G. Woodhead Boot Knife (Sheffield England) c. 1845-1870
Start Price:450.00 USD
Estimated At:900.00 - 1,200.00 USD
700.00USDto floor+ (140.00) buyer's premium + taxes, fees, etc...
SOLD at 2008 Nov 15 @ 10:28UTC-8 : PST
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G. Woodhead Boot Knife (Sheffield England) Circa 1845-1870. This 8 3/4 in. knife has a 4 3/4 in. spearpoint blade, brass guard and ivory scales. Scales have a 1/2 in. scrimshaw of a horse's head. Blade secured on each side with 8 brass pins and one large one at the end. Except for one 1 in. diagonal crack at the top of one scale, the grip is in good to very good condition with normal slight yellow aging patina. Blade is in good condition with scattered light surface pitting and errosion. The knife is accompanied with sterling sheath which is probably not original to this knife. Estimated Value $900 - 1,200. Our item number 141069