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Carved Navy Pocketknife

Auction:
3033T
Lot:
1042
Sold for:
$277$225

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Auction:
Sale #3033T - 3033T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 18, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Carved Navy Pocketknife, carved on one side "LIBBY PRISON./1st MATE JARVIS/1863," with a ship and flags on the opposite side, lg. 3 5/8 in.

Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio.
Estimate $400-600

Some light rust on the steel and staining on the grip.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Nicholas A. Penachio, American Civil War prison camps, Libby Prison