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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State of Maine Civil War Certificate Printed Signature of Joshua Chamberlain,
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Three Photographs of Indian School Students and a Kiowa Group,
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Three Civil War Manuscripts, one from Winfield Scott,
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Robert Anderson Pro Union Fort Sumter Cockade,
Lot # 1184 - Robert Anderson Pro Union Fort Sumter Cockade,
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Two M1860 Cavalry Sabers,
Lot # 174 - Two M1860 Cavalry Sabers,
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D.F. Barry Photograph of <i>Chief John Grass</i>,
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Uncommon CDV of Maj. Gen. James B. Ricketts,
Lot # 1192 - Uncommon CDV of Maj. Gen. James B. Ricketts,
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C.R. Savage Photograph of Mary's Lake in Cottonwood, Utah,
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Carved  War of 1812 <i>Boston Hussars</i> Powder Horn,
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W. H. Jackson Photograph of Hydraulic Mining Near Virginia City, Montana
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M1852 Navy Officer's Sword,
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Sixth Plate Ambrotype of Armed Cavalryman,
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