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Circa 1910 Buenos Aires / Ayres Argentina Merchant's Dagger, sold

A rare early 20C Argentine merchant's dagger, in overall quite good condition, made / retailed / marked to by E Barrie.

Early 20th Century Buenos Aires / Ayres Argentina Merchant's Dagger

Sold Item Notice

E. Barrie was a cutlery and knife merchant on Rivadavia 567 in Buenos Ayres (Aires) in the early 20th Century. This is a Argentinean merchant's knife and would have been worn by a trader for protection from thieves / muggers / robbers.

The 13 1/4 inch blade has rust and patina, firm in the hilt. The hilt, possibly silver plated or plain steel is in overall good condition, the cross guard with some minor bending. The leather sheath aged and worn. A rare item for only £xxx(too late - but we will divulge the original selling price for a small fee). Full sized / additional pictures available upon request. Item reference number M53 (1318)

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