3022B ANTEBELLUM SOUTHERN PUSH DAGGER WITH SHEATH.

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[?]Live Online Auction Starts In 2024 Jul 24 @ 10:00 (UTC-4 : AST/EDT)
Category Firearms & Military
Auction Currency USD
Start Price 1,750.00 USD
Estimated at 3,500.00 - 4,000.00 USD
6.75" overall, 4" double edged blade. 3.25" ebony grip numbered "10" on top adjacent to German silver capstan rivet. The unknown maker has always been thought by most knife collectors to be made by Mississippi River manufacturer in either New Orleans or Memphis. This example has name "W. H. [W]RIGHT" nicely carved on one side of the grip and two sets of initials on the other side. This is an attractive knife with well fit contemporary sheath. CONDITION: good overall, blade is gray with old sharpening and pitted areas. Accompanying Sheffield altered sheath matches well with replaced German silver tip. PROVENANCE: ex- John Bates collection, Memphis TN. (02-22913/JS). $3,500-4,000.