1899 Dated Abdul Karim Maker Spear Point Bowie Knife For An Indian Army Officer With Gun Stock Quality Antique Ivory Hilt & Silver Mounted Scabbard With Retaining Clip. Sn 18267 - 18267
This is an original late Victorian Spear Point Bowie Knife For An Indian Army Officer . It has an 8” flattened diamond section spear point blade, incised on the forte with the intials GC and SI either side of a crown over a pair of large Gothic initials SR over a further set of initials PS and the date '99 (1899), the other side of the forte incised ABDULKARIM MAKER. It has very finely chequered antique ivory grips of gun stock quality and German silver oval finger guard with ferrule. It is contained in its silver mounted velvet wrapped wooden scabbard with spring clip which fastens to the finger guard of the knife when sheathed and retains it securely in the scabbard. The velvet is intact but one side has lost some of its colour over time. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 18267 (Ivory Content Comprises Less Than 5% Volume & Weight).
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