G. Woodhead Spear Point Bowie knife with Coffin Grip.

A handsome bowie knife with spear point blade by G. Woodhead, 36 Howard Street Sheffield. The grip is a rounded coffin shape in dark wood, with three mother-of-pearl dots set into one side. The cross guard is German silver. The knife is complete with a heavy brown leather sheath. Size: 11 ½ inches long overall, with a 7 1/8 inch blade. Shipping: $35.00.

Provenance:Lawrence Shelton Collection


Condition: The blade shows moderate wear, and has some minor black pits. The edge has some minor nicks and bumps, and is a little sway-backed along the edge. The grip is excellent, as is the sheath.

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


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