Antique Quill Knife
SKU: CHR-957

Mechi, John Joseph

This product is no longer for sale

  • 1 11/16" blade of carbon steel, with half stop, 3 3/16" closed length
  • Fancy filed steel bolsters
  • Tortoise shell scales with nickel silver escutcheon
  • Steel liners and back spring
  • Includes original storage box
  • Very nice fit and finish, with crisp walk and talk
  • Dates to between 1830 and 1865, excellent condition (steel parts all show a patina of staining and some small pitting spots, there are a couple of small dings in the cutting edge, and a crack in the front handle scale at the rear pin)