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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3305M Marlborough
November 4, 2019 10:00 AMCalender
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Spear-point Bowie Knife

 
Auction: Sale #3305M - 3305M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: November 04, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Spear-point Bowie Knife, c. 1850s-60s, dark stag grip with a German silver shield and guard, ricasso marked "ALEXANDER/SHEFFIELD," and the blade marked with "N" and "Y" separated by a shield, red morocco scabbard with a German silver throat, marked in gilt "N" and "Y" separated by a shield, blade lg. 5 1/4, overall lg. 9 3/8 in.

Provenance: The collection of Ron Tunison.
Estimate $300-500

Blade has a few light dark spots, the scabbard shows some wear with a frayed tip.


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Keywords

Ron Tunison