Hawksley Victorian Bowie Knife with Gutta Percha Grips & Sheath.

An especially large bowie knife by G. & J.W. Hawksley & Sons Ltd. of Sheffield, with checkered gutta percha grips, an unusually long clipped point, and a fine black leather sheath with German silver drag. Size: 14 ½ inches long overall, with the blade being 10 ¼ inches long. Shipping: $40.00.

Provenance:Lawreence Shelton Collection


Condition: Overall excellent condition, most of the blade being in a high state of original polish. The grips are excellent. The sheath is excellent. There is a tiny amount of rust on the ricasso, and some rust along the parts of the tang visible between the grips.

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


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