Sheffield Bowie Knife with Blued Blade Etched “VR”

A very handsome and superb condition bowie knife by H.G. Long & Co., Sheffield, with a blue and bright blade etched with “VR” cipher for Victoria Regina. The knife has a brown leather sheath and a cutlery style stag grip with a pointed oval German silver crossguard and probably silver ferrule and pommel. The blade is single edged with a spear point, of diamond cross section and slightly hollow ground. The company name is stamped on the ricasso. Size: 12 inches long overall, with a 7 inch blade. Processing and shipping within the continental U.S $35 plus a 1.5% replacement cost insurance fee. Discounts given on combined lot shipping.

Provenance:Lawrence Shelton Collection


Condition: The knife itself is excellent plus, with bright bluing and etching. The sheath shows minor wear, and is missing its hanging loop.

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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