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Four Civil War-era Fighting Knives

Auction:
3033T
Lot:
1059
Sold for:
$1,107$900

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Auction:
Sale #3033T - 3033T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 18, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Four Civil War-era Fighting Knives, a knife made from a Confederate pole arm, wooden grip, with brass ferrule and steel blade, a heavy knife made from a pole arm with a copper-wrapped grip and iron blade, a knife made from a cut down sword bayonet with a brass hilt, and a knife made from a cut down sword wit a brass grip and steel blade.

Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio.
Estimate $500-700

All have wear from use but are in good condition.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Nicholas A. Penachio, Bayonet, Blade weapons, Bowie knife, Fighting knife, Knife, Military science, Military technology, Security, Sword