Monday, May 12, 2014

Miniatures from The Linda Melancon Collection

1/3 Scale Bowie Knife by Dan Osterman. The scabbard is sterling silver and the ivory handle is mounted in 18 karat gold. The original of this knife was probably made by Reese Fitzpatrick, circa 1835. This is one of the finest Southern Knives in existance. (knife above the plaque)

Dan Osterman's mark

Photographed at the 2014 Lake Cumberland Show by Jan Riser.

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