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Two Knives, c. mid-19th century, a knife with a pearl grip and German silver fittings, marked on the ricasso "EDWARD/BARNES/& SONS," and a knife with a German silver grip, steel blade marked "John Smith/LOWELL," with a red morocco scabbard and German silver throat and tip.
Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio.
Both in good condition, the Barnes knife is missing the scabbard.
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