Wood handle serrated knife letter opener

Nov 27, 2021. 01:47 UTC
Wood handle serrated knife letter opener
Stacy
United States of America

Category
Antiques & curio

Acquired from
Inherited

For sale
Yes
Description

Brass look unknown metal. Inscribed with number 2.673 on both sides. Engraved design in blade.

Provenance

Unknown. Possibly African or Middle Eastern as my father collected back in the 60’s & 70’s when traveling the region.

Answered within about 18 hours
Nov 27, 19:29 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$200 - $300 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$300 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Stacy,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

An antique Orientalist style cast brass and turned wood paper knife
Probably European, late 19th / early 20th Century
The serpentine blade with engraved top and part serrated edge, marked 2.673 adjacent to round turned handle
8 inches long overall
CONDITION: appears to be in good condition overall
PROVENANCE: inherited
$200-300*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

Please let us know if you have additional items to appraise, and thank you again for using Mearto.

Stacy ginn Nov 27, 21:52 UTC

Hi Delia, please see additional pics with measurements. Thank you!

Delia Nov 28, 19:21 UTC

Thanks, Stacy, you're all set

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