Lot 187    

Box of John Wilson Skinning Knives in Original Printed Box,
2006, Spring Americana, May 10, 11 & 12
five knives, mint in box with traditional curved 5" long single-edged steel blades marked on left face I. Wilson/Sycamore St/Sheffield, England and Double Shear/Steel/Hand forged, with 2-piece hardwood grip, attached with 5 steel rivets, total length 9". Card stock original box has three pasted down printed labels with main label reading in part John Wilson's/Celebrated/Peppercorn And Diamond Brand Skinning Knives., 10" x 4" x 1" high.

Provenance:  
Ex James E. Sanders Collection


Condition:  
Knives are mint and unused, box with one end missing from both lid and base and minor wear, VG+.
Sold: $690.00
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F.J. Haynes Cabinet Card of Chief Joseph,
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