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This exact knife is pictured on pg. 58 of Norm Flayderman’s The Bowie Knife. This knife measures 13″ overall opened with large wide leaf-shaped 6″ blade, cyphered marks of six hounds Motto: “OLD ROUGH & READY”, and on central riband “THE TEXAS RANGER”. Knife has smaller 3″ blade with same maker mark on ricasso “SAMUEL / ROBINSON / SHEFFIELD”. PROVENANCE: Ex-Norm Flayderman Collection; The Estate Collection of Phil A. Bleakney, Jr. CONDITION: Good to very good overall. Hand worn & whittled stag grips with German silver escutcheon. Steel bolster is gray with staining & pitting. Small blade is very good overall, though probably shortened & repointed at some point in its life. Large blade has cleaning & tool marks. Three letters in mottos are weak, as seen in photos, not affecting overall aesthetics of this rare large, early folder. Blade is still quite sharp. 49059-216 JS (3,000-4,000) – Lot 1171

Auction: Firearms - October 2015
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