Lot 33 (Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus'), 30th April 2019)

A VICTORIAN NAVAL OFFICER'S DIRK BY GIEVE & SON, PORTSMOUTH

Sold for £550


Condition report

Some rust spotting to blade, gilt finish worn, scabbard missing brass tip.

We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of this property. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Charles Miller Ltd is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD “AS IS” IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.

 

A VICTORIAN NAVAL OFFICER'S DIRK BY GIEVE & SON, PORTSMOUTH

the 18in. blued blade with gilt etching and 'VR' cypher, signed by handle as per title, regulation acorn pattern hilt with shagreen grip, contained within scabbard of issue – 24in. (61cm.) long overall

Auction: Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus'), 30th April 2019

Pictures and Naval - 1-61

Sailor Art - 65-97

Shipwreck and East India Co. - 100-125

Collectables inc. Rowing, Liner and Fittings - 128-167

Instruments 170-249

Ship Models - 250-287

 

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Sunday, 28th April
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Monday, 29th April
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Tuesday, 30th April
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