Old West African Spade Knife
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Old West African Spade Knife

Code: aicb00004

$175.00


Product Description

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THANK YOU ALL Very Much for the Orders that came in while we were on the road, we are processing them as quickly as possible! We are Currently BACK IN THE OFFICE so NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY, as we are FULLY OPERATIONAL and ABLE TO SHIP until Further Notice, our Show Travel is over until January 2022 for The Porky Police & Fire Memorabilia Collectors Show in Claremont California on January 15th.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts to add to your collection here, NOW is an EXCELLENT TIME TO BUY, as we are IN THE OFFICE and ABLE TO SHIP, and the Holiday Season is not yet upon us.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: This is a West African knife from the late 19th century or early 20th century. The knife has a spade-shaped blade and the handle is in wood wrapped in copper. The stand is included.

VINTAGE: Circa late 19th century ??? early 20th century.

SIZE: Knife: approximately by 10" in length and 3-3/4" in width at widest part of blade; stand: 4" square base.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Knife: steel, wood, copper; stand: painted steel and brass.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an ethnographic collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay SHOP VGEX11 LAGEX3/12

CONDITION: 6- (Fine): The knife shows some moderate to heavy wear and spots of oxidation; copper wrapping has lifted from the handle near the end.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.