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Fancy George Wostenholm Bowie Knife

Currency:USD Category:Firearms & Military Start Price:350.00 USD Estimated At:NA
Fancy George Wostenholm Bowie Knife
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Fancy George Wostenholm Bowie Knife, with nice long clip-point bowie blade with decorative file work on back spine. Marked at the ricasso ''Geo. Wostenholm I*XL''. Circa 1880 to turn of the century. Tang is full sized through the handle. Blade measures 7-7/8'' long, overall length is 12.25''. Beautiful aged ivory grip panels with inlaid silver plate have a couple of hairline cracks at two of the pins. Nickel silver crossguard is pointed on the tips. Blade shows minor age graying, light pitting, and sharpening scratches. Leather sheath is stitched and riveted, but appears newer than the knife. Est.: $700-$900.