Premier Fine Art & Antiques Auction
August 29, 2023
Below is just a small portion of the massive selection of high quality art & antiques to be featured in our upcoming August 29th 2023 auction! This auction will span multiple genres of collectibles, including Fine Paintings & Art, Jewelry & Silver, Orientalia, Rare Glass & Lamps, Early & Victorian Furniture, Decoys, Carvings, Coin-Op, & MORE!
Finest Known Civil War Roby Eagle Pommel Bowie Knife
13.5” overall, 9.25” sharpened clip point blade etched in large patriotic panels on either side, stamped on ricasso “C. ROBY & CO / W. CHELMSFORD / MASS”. This knife has survived in extraordinary condition with frosty lustrous blade, perfect ribbed walnut grip with few defects, brass ferrule & unique Roby eaglehead pommel, 2.25” oval steel crossguard. These knives are rare to start with and most examples saw hard use. This knife sold as lot 388 James D Julia Auctions March 12, 2007 for $20,700 and has letter from original buyer.