Vintage COUTEL, SHEFFIELD, Pearl Handle, File-Worked, Grooved Bolsters, Gunstock Pattern Folder
This spectacular, old COUTEL large gunstock pattern folder is approximately 4 5/16" long when closed. The beautiful genuine mother-of-pearl handles are crack/chip free and enhanced with light scrimshaw(see pics) as well as grooved nickel silver bolsters(see pics). The large clip blade is stamped on the front tang: COUTEL(see pics) and on the rear tang: SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND(see pics). The top of the bladee is beautifully file-worked to match the file-worked backspring(see pics). This museum quality piece of cutlery would be the center piece of any pearl collection!! Buyer to pay $10.00 for postage, insurance, packaging, transportation and, AAPK/Paypal's share of the shipping. No international shipping.
Item # 66432