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U.S. Model 1880 Hunting Knife

Auction:
3165M
Lot:
364
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
Sale #3165M - 3165M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 02, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

U.S. Model 1880 Hunting Knife, wooden grip, brass counter-guard marked "SPRINGFIELD/ARMORY" on one side and "1466," leather scabbard with brass fittings, marked on the belt hook "R.I.A.," blade lg. 8 1/2, overall lg. 13 1/2 in.

Provenance: The collection of Ed Vebell.
Estimate $200-300

Some light wear on the scabbard but in overall 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

Blade weapons, Knife, Knives, Military technology, Scabbard, Security, Swords