J. Nowill & Sons

SOLD - Stag, Sheffield Lockback Folder, Antique - SOLD

SOLD - Stag, Sheffield Lockback Folder, Antique - SOLD

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JOHN NOWILL & SONS. SHEFFIELD, CROSS KEYS. LARGE STAG LOCKBACK DIRK, C. 1860-80'S, 6 ¼" KNIFE, 5" flat ground spear point lock back blade, bright mirror polish, marked **J. NOWILL & SONS SHEFFIELD D CROSSED KEYS." Ricasso marked *J. NOWILL & SONS SHEFFIELD." Top rat tail grooved steel bolsters. Pretty dark well matched Sambar stag scales, over steel liners, very nice narly stag. There are two very small side pin checks, which are hard to find; J. Nowl, very highly regarded on the Sheffield list, received Medals for knives at the 1851 Crystal Palace Great Exhibition. And, again at the Paris Exhibition in 1855; MINT

Blade Length: 5"
Overall Length: 11.5"

Photography by Mitchell D. Cohen


LAYAWAY: Layaway options are available. An initial deposit is required. Contact the gallery directly about layaway options: email - studio@farinafinearts.com. Knives must be purchased in full in 90 days.  Thereafter we will put the knife back up for sale. You can a deposit via Zelle: (617) 470-8862 (Paul Farina), PayPal: studio@farinafinearts.com or Credit Card: Please call our manager, Ashley Childs at (406) 624-8335.


SHIPPING: All knives are shipped via FedEx 2-day, insured with signature required upon delivery (unless noted otherwise). In order to ship your item(s) we need your full name, exact address, phone number and email address.

RETURN POLICY: Please contact us within three days of receipt for a refund of the cost of the knife: studio@farinafinearts.com. Shipping and insurance charges are not refundable. Returns are subject to a 10% restocking fee and credit card or PayPal processing fee. All items must be returned in the same exact condition as it was received and must be shipped fully insured via FedEx. Most custom knives are guaranteed by the makers we represent and most factory knives carry the manufacturer's warranty. We do not guarantee the durability of natural handle materials (such as bone, wood, pearl, etc...) or the reaction of any material to water and air (rust, oxidation, etc.)  If an item needs to be returned due to our error, we may offer a full refund at our discretion. Any condition visible in our product pictures is considered to be disclosed and does not constitute an error or omission on our part.