May 27, 2020 Founders & Patriots
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 5/27/2020
This dirk is featured in figure 67 on page 42 of "Silver Mounted Swords, The Lattimer Family Collection" by Daniel D. Hartzler. American in the English form. Straight double-edged diamond section blade with 7-1/2" blued panels on each side with engraved and gilded motifs. Flat s-shaped guard decoarted with engraved designs. Silver pommel cap with foliate motifs and bands of decoration. Ivory grip with checkered panel on the front. Complete with black leather scabbard with engraved silver throat mount. CONDITION: Blade retains about 70-80% original blued and gilded finishes, showing scattered areas of dark patination. Silver polished with some darker areas of patina. Grip retains a dark honey patina with some hairline age cracks. Scabbard missing tip and drag, has been covered with old black paper tape. A very attractive and large American dirk. PROVENANCE: Ex. Lattimer Collection.
Blade Length
14 - 1/8"
Overall Length
18 - 3/8"
Book Description
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $4,500.00
Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Number Bids: 26
Auction closed on Wednesday, May 27, 2020.
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