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English-Made Bowie Knife

Auction:
2237
Lot:
320
Sold for:
$3,525$3,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2237
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 22, 2004 10:00AM

Description:

English-Made Bowie Knife, c. third quarter 19th century, the clipped blade marked "Wragg and Sons, Sheffield," "California Hunting Knife," with various stamps including a steer, two dogs, a hunter on horseback, and a profile of "Old Zack," German silver lion head pommel, horn grip, German silver and leather sheath with an embossed cowboy roping a steer, (insect damage to horn grip), lg. of blade 8 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Bowie Knife, Wragg and Sons, Blade weapons, Cowboy, Equestrianism, Grip, Hilt, Knife

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