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Carved Navy Pocketknife

Auction:
3097M
Lot:
90
Sold for:
$584$475

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Auction:
Sale #3097M - 3097M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 27, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Carved Navy Pocketknife, carved on one side "Hospital Engraved By Gunners/Mate N. Farragut Who Lost Both/Legs In The Manassas Battle" with a flag and panoply of arms, lg. 3 1/4 in.

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

Has some patina on the steel parts.


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, Economy of South Korea, LG Corporation, Manassas, Panoply, USS Farragut