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Carved Navy Pocketknife

Auction:
3033T
Lot:
1052
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 "Gnr Edward Furmidge./USS. Delaware.," with flags, foliate designs, and "USN" on the opposite side, lg. 2 3/4 in.

Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio.
Estimate $300-500

Some light rust spotting on the steel, staining on the grip, and missing the cork screw.


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, Edward Furmidge, Great Northern Railway, Hitchin, United States Navy