Rare English & Huber #2 Philadelphia Bowie Knife

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Rare English & Huber #2 Philadelphia Bowie Knife


14.5” overall, 9.5” clip point blade stamped “J. ENGLISH / & HUBERS” on one ricasso, the other “SHEFFIELD WORKS” in an arc over “2”. the number denotes the size of this very early American Bowie knife. Sheffield was always known as the home of great cutlery, so English & Hubers named their firm Sheffield Works. This is very scarce and popular pattern with distinctive wasp-waist silver studded ivory grip with German silver pommel & ferrule, vintage German silver mounted sheath

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