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Boer War Trench Art Knife – G W Ratclife – Cape Town c1900

Boer War Trench Art Knife – G W Ratclife – Cape Town c1900



Here on offer is a Boer War, hand made “Trench Art” knife with its original leather scabbard, that I acquired with other Boer War memorabilia.

The handle is made up of discs of Bakelite and aluminium that have been shaped and held in place by what looks like a lead alloy top and bottom fitting. The very top has a brass ring and it looks like the knife shaft has bee... read more

Code: 50007

150.00 GBP

Scottish Hallmarked Silver Sgian Dubh – Citrine Stone - 1937

Scottish Hallmarked Silver Sgian Dubh – Citrine Stone - 1937



Here on offer is a Scottish Sgain Dubh with silver fitting dating to 1937.

The knife itself has a hand carved ebony wood handle with thistle designs and is topped with a silver cap in which is set a stunning amber coloured citrine cut stone.

The base of the hilt is finished with a solid silver collar that fits snuggly over the scabbard throat silver ... read more

Code: 50006

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Antique Bone & Silver Cased Tibetan or Chinese Eating Utensil Kit –Trousse c1820

Antique Bone & Silver Cased Tibetan or Chinese Eating Utensil Kit –Trousse c1820



Here on offer is a rare and beautiful example of an antique Tibetan or North Chinese set of encased eating utensils, consisting of a cow bone handled knife or carving utensil, two cow bone chopsticks, all in a silver over bamboo carrying case.

Another name for a set of these eating utensils is called a "TROUSSE" or Kit.

I understand that similar set... read more

Code: 50003

425.00 GBP