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Carved Navy Pocketknife

Auction:
3165M
Lot:
305
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
Sale #3165M - 3165M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 02, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Carved Navy Pocketknife, carved on one side "DEATH TO REBELS/AND THER SONS/BATTLE OF RAYMOND MAY 12 1863," with an eagle, lg. 4 3/8 in.

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

Some light rust on the blade.


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, Battle of Raymond, Hinds County, Mississippi, Vicksburg Campaign