September 29, 2021 The Bill Myers Collection
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 9/29/2021
Tapered single edged blade with crude narrow partial fuller on both sides and a 3" false edge. Ovoid silver guard with engraved borders on front and back. The horn handle is tapered at both ends and decorated at base with a silver ferrule with wedding band. The pommel cap is also silver. Grip has an oval shaped silver inlay in center on both sides, along with inlaid pieces above and below. Sides of handle also have a strip of silver inlay with inlaid roped silver wire on each side. The red Moroccan leather scabbard has a silver throat mount inscribed with large "SM". CONDITION: Blade retains a spotted gray patina with some minor freckling and some minor flaws to cutting edge. Silver retains an unpolished pewter patina. Horn handle shows some minor flaking on top section around inlay on right side. Scabbard shows some losses to surface on back and some losses to tip. Mount at tip is absent. A very nice late 18th or early 19th century American silver mounted knife. PROVENANCE: Ex. Norm Flayderman. DMG
Blade Length
9 - 1/2"
Overall Length
13 - 1/2"
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $1,500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $2,040.00
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Number Bids: 5
Auction closed on Wednesday, September 29, 2021.
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