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Christopher Johnson, Sheffield Spear Bowie Belt Dagger With Polished Bone Hilt & 1896-97 London WH (William Hol Knives

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Cheshire, North WestPublished 3 Years ago
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CategoryBlades
SubcategoryKnives
ConditionUsed
Price£ 475
Sale typeTrade
MakeChristopher Johnson, Sheffield
Manufactured YearVictorian
Your referenceED 2398
Recommended UsageCollection item
Description

Victorian Christopher Johnson, Sheffield Spear Bowie Belt Dagger With Polished Bone Hilt & 1896-97 London WH (William Holmes) Sterling Silver Mounts & Leather Scabbard. ED 2398 - ED 2398

A Victorian, English Spear Point Belt dagger & Scabbard. This dagger was made by Western Works, Sheffield Cutler Christopher Johnson & Co (see page 90 of Tweedale's 'The Sheffield Knife Book'). It has an elegant polished bone hilt (one side of the hilt has a small imperfection which can be seen in image 3). One side has an inlaid silver plate and ir has a silver pommel. It has a silver ferrule and oval cross guard with tooled circumference. The pommel cap and ferrule have sterling silver hall marks which are ‘WH’ (William Holmes) London 1896-97). It has a 6" double edged, spear point steel blade with medial ridge, marked crisply at the ricasso, "CJ Johnson Sheffield" together with trademark. It measures 10 ¾” overall length. It's original brown leather open top scabbard has an integral belt loop to the rear & stitched seam. All leather & stitching of the scabbard are intact. The price includes UK delivery. ED 2398
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