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Lot Number 13
Bidding Starts at 09/30/2019 17:30
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(10/17/2019 22:50)
Quantity 1
High Bid 2,861.00
WADE & BUTCHER ''TEXAS SPORTSMAN'S KNIFE'' pictured on page 233 of ''Sheffield Exhibition Knives'' . Described as a 10 inch Bowie knife with a 5 1/2'' scalloped-back saber ground blade, with a severe clip. ''The Texas Sportsman Knife'' and Wade & Butcher Sheffield are stamped on the blade. Guardless with a nickel silver ferrule and a nickel silver bar shield. Fine stag handles with a folding corkscrew on the back and a fold out leather punch on the bottom. Under the handle are large slide out tweezers, with a black leather sheath with a fancy nickel silver throat and scalloped tip. Handmilled liner, some filework on the tang of the corkscrew. Some tarnishing in the filework and a speck on the blade, otherwise mint with a spectacular lead-wheel polish the old cutler's called the ''black polish."