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1829 Knife Cane by Jim Bowie for Rezin Bowie

Lot 0250 Details

Description
Sword/Dagger cane belonging to Rezin Bowie, brother of James Bowie, Hero of the Alamo. In 1832, Bowie traveled to the mid-Atlantic region for medical treatment. In the 1980's, this cane was rediscovered in a men's haberdashery specializing in 1800's men's accessories. Cane specifics are as follows: 33.25" total length. Metal walking tip 2.25" Wooden body 27.25". Top collar approx 1", 5/16" attached to cane, 5/8" attached to handle. Handle is 8 sided, carved, and 2.75" in length. Cane is 1 3/8" at the top decreasing in diameter to 1/5" at the bottom tip. Upon the cane portion of the top collar is engraved "RESIN-BOWIE 1829". Removing the handle reveals a triangular blade 9 7/8". Etched into 2 of the 3 sides is "Resin Bowie 1829" and "Fearless Walker".
Condition
Minor markings throughout
Weight
272 g
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1829 Knife Cane by Jim Bowie for Rezin Bowie

Estimate $4,000 - $15,000
May 29, 2019
Starting Price $1
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0250: 1829 Knife Cane by Jim Bowie for Rezin Bowie

Sold for $3,000
49 Bids
Est. $4,000 - $15,000Starting Price $1
Wed, May 29, 2019 04:00 PM
Buyer's Premium 20%

Lot 0250 Details

Description
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Sword/Dagger cane belonging to Rezin Bowie, brother of James Bowie, Hero of the Alamo. In 1832, Bowie traveled to the mid-Atlantic region for medical treatment. In the 1980's, this cane was rediscovered in a men's haberdashery specializing in 1800's men's accessories. Cane specifics are as follows: 33.25" total length. Metal walking tip 2.25" Wooden body 27.25". Top collar approx 1", 5/16" attached to cane, 5/8" attached to handle. Handle is 8 sided, carved, and 2.75" in length. Cane is 1 3/8" at the top decreasing in diameter to 1/5" at the bottom tip. Upon the cane portion of the top collar is engraved "RESIN-BOWIE 1829". Removing the handle reveals a triangular blade 9 7/8". Etched into 2 of the 3 sides is "Resin Bowie 1829" and "Fearless Walker".
Condition
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Minor markings throughout
Weight272 g

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