Lot 401
Francis Newton Sheffield Clip Point Utility and Fighting Knife
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Its 7 5/8 in. blade marked FRANCIS NEWTON REAL PREMIER KNIFE on the left side; an alloy plate on the horn grip's side reads "TO ALIC KENNEDY FROM ROBERT GOWER SEPTEMBER 1870." In addition to the primary blade, this knife is equipped with a corkscrew, combination tweezers-blade, and a pick. The whole is secured in a leather sheath having silver alloy mounts.

LOA in sheath 13.5 in.

Private Antique Arms Collection, North Carolina

Some stains to the blade; all elements intact; the leather is supple. Very good overall condition.

$500 - 1,000