Nation's Attic 2024 Diving Into History

Antique Siebe Gorman Style Friction Style Divers Knife

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Start price: $200

Estimated price: $400 - $800

Buyer's premium: 20%

Sales Tax: On the lot's price and buyer's premium

This appears to be an antique Siebe Gorman style divers knife circa first half of the 20th century. The stainless steel blade features two sharp edges, a black Bakelite handle, and brass hardware that has been nickel platted. There are no visible names on the blade. The brass sheath has been nickel-plated and still retains a leather belt loop with a single copper rivet. The blade measures 7.5” long. The overall length of the knife in the sheath is 13.5”. The overall weight is 2 pounds and 0.5 ounces. Please refer to the detailed photos for overall condition.


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