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Lot 3189
1) Overall length: 18". Blade length: 12". Lg. bone handled "W. SINGLETON & CO. / SHEFFIELD" marked bowie w/ integral sheath catch mounted through guard. This knife was once in the collection of Jim Dresslar & Jim welded the blade where broken as can be seen in photos. CONDITION: fair to good. Sheath missing tip. Lg. crack in grip. Sheath lock pitted. 2) Overall length: 14 1/2". Blade length: 10". Horn gripped bowie found in Reddy Creek. CONDITION: blade heavily pitted as expected w/ a found relic. Grip is sound (almost fossilized) with eroded surface. 3) Overall length: 13 1/2". Blade length: 8 1/2". This heavily patinaed primitive knife exhibits a single quillon crossguard. Grip is split crown stag retained by 1 pewter pin & 1 screw. CONDITION: fair to good. Iron pitted overall. 4) Overall length: 14 1/2". Blade length: 11". This unusual relic has the appearance somewhat of an American Indian dag. Blade is 2" wide. Made w/ no guard but a lg. finger notch near ricasso. The grip is 2 wood slabs attached by 8 brass pins & a heavy brass bolster. CONDITION: fair to good. Heavy iron patina. Wood grip is weathered w/ one 1/4" x 2 1/2" sliver missing from 1 edge & 1 brass pin has been replaced by an iron tack. 5) Overall length: 11". Blade length: 7". Well made skinning/utility knife w/ lg. 3" brass crossguard, stag grip w/ copper ferrule & copper pin. CONDITION: good to very good overall. Staining & pitting on blade. 6) Overall length: 12 1/4". Blade length: 8". This lightweight patch on skinning knife has pinned 2 piece brass crossguard that is decorated & initialed. 1 Piece wood grip is retained by pinned crossguard & 1 additional pin. CONDITION: very good overall. Iron patina w/ staining. Dark mustard patina to crossguard & worn wood surface w/ sm. dings & dents. PROVENANCE: Wayne McNeese Collection. (02-11554(6)/DJ). $1,200-1,500 for lot.

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Estimate $1,200 - $1,500Oct 22, 2018