Lot 88    

Wooden Handled Patch Knife Made From File,
2005, Historic Americana / Nov 16, 17 & 18
with 3.25" single edge blade with false edge, lead ferrule and single piece faceted hardwood grip, all with nice mellow patina, total length 6.75".

Provenance:  
Ex James and Carolyn Dresslar Collection


Condition:  
EXC.
Sold: $258.75
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