Lg. Mid-19th C. American made Arkansas Toothpick

Currency:USD Category:Collectibles / Knives, Swords & Blades Start Price:900.00 USD Estimated At:1,800.00 - 2,400.00 USD
Lg. Mid-19th C. American made Arkansas Toothpick
Auction Location:

16600 Aston Street
Irvine, CA
Large and Unique Mid-19th Century American made Arkansas Toothpick, marked ''J.S. Silver Jr./Trenton, NJ'', 15'' double-edged blade, steel finial-tipped coffin-shaped guard, alternately grooved and checkered four-sided tapered American walnut grip, with steel round flat pommel nut. J.S. Silver is mentioned in several Civil War publications as a Union sword maker. Condition is excellent as lightly sharpened, with very small loss at tip. Etched panel maker's name remains 90% visible, with light carbon spotting to blade. Grips remains in excellent condition. Est.: $1,800-$2,400.