HIBBARD SPENCER BARTLETT OVB HAWKBILL PRUNING KNIFE NR!
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This NO RESERVE AUCTION features a VINTAGE HIBBARD SPENCER BARTLETT OVB HAWKBILL PRUNING KNIFE in VERY GOOD VINTAGE CONDITION! This antique knife has been used and sharpened over the years and remains in nice solid shape. Knife measures 4 inches long closed with grooved steel bolsters, steel pins and liners. B lade is tight and functions smoothly with excellent snap and half stop. It has, unfortunately, been sharpened improperly by someone using a mechanical device although its a fairly neat job. Front blade tang is stamped in fancy letters: OVB and back tang stamped HIBBARD / SPENCER / BARTLETT / & CO in four lines. This firm, founded in 1855, did business in the hardware trade. A very large wholesale and retail firm, they used many different trademarks on their cutlery. OVB was one of the most popular and designated a top quality product. The wood handles are flawless except for normal light pocket wear. I try to describe items accurately but PLEASE EMAIL ANY QUESTIONS. Check out my unusual 100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEE elsew on this page.A WONDERFUL ANTIQUE 120++ YEAR OLD KNIFE TO COLLECT OR CARRY! CHECK MY OTHER AUCTIONS - SHIPPING IS COMBINED AT SUPER LOW RATE FOR MULTIPLE AUCTION WINS ENDING WITHIN THE SAME 7 DAYS! U.S. shipping is $2.95 via 1st CLASS MAIL and insurance is optional. Paypal preferred. ... read more