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LARGE SCANDINAVIAN PUUKKO KNIFE DAGGER

Lot : 4

ARMS, ARMOR & ASIAN WORKS OF ART

Estimate: $250.00 - $500.00

Starting Price: $50.00

Condition: Condition is Fare to Good

Auction Date: June 12, 2016

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Nice size and quality 19th century Puukko knife from one of the Scandinavian countries, having a large wooden grip with slightly worn black paint finish and large iron bolster above the exquisite S-turned iron cross guard which slides down deep inside the special openings on the sides of the scabbard. Mounted with a very elegant long blade with significant curvature to its length compare to the most knives of such style, it exhibits nice smooth patina with occasional heavier staining, retaining good sharp edge and point with minimal wear. With its original wooden scabbard in the frame of german silver mounts, having small leather hanger still intact. 19th century.

Dimensions: overall length 12 ⅝", blade length  5 ¾" ( 32.1 cm, 14.6 cm).