ENGLISH SIDE KNIFE WITH SHEATH, C. 1850-60

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Maker mark: “Manson/ Sheffield”. Measures 11.25 in total length; spear-shaped blade 6.375” in length, 1.125” in width at base. Frosted blade inscription: “Never Draw Me Without Reason….Never Sheath Me Without Honor.” Brass-cross guard, 2.25” in length. German silver, florally decorated handle.  Brown leather, gilt trimmed scabbard, w/brass, frogged throat and tip. Leather solid, though lightly worn & scuffed.

In condition, sharp blade exhibits moderate patches of pitting on the inscription side. Silver handle display moderately bright patina. Scabbard leather solid, with light wear & scuffing. Brass throat & tip display medium coppery patina. Else VG and highly attractive. Superb desk piece.

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