Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1402: Gold Inlaid Zlatoust "Grizzly Bear" Knife

Auction Date: December 4, 2021

Gold Inlaid Zlatoust "Grizzly Bear" Knife with Sheath

Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Gold Inlaid Zlatoust "Grizzly Bear" Knife with Sheath

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Type: Other
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Manufactured at the Zlatoust Arms factory in Zlatoust, Russia. The knife is adorned with fine inlaid floral scrolls, geometric designs, and a scene depicting a roaring grizzly. The sheath is adorned in the same fashion with a painted scene showing a grizzly bear ready to fight the wolf that has challenged him. The pommel of the knife is fashioned into the shape of a grizzly's head. Damascus steel blade. The knife measures 12 1/2 inches from tip to pommel. Includes a hardwood display case, shipping box, and factory paperwork describing the knife in Russian.

Rating Definition:

Excellent with a bright blade and crisp engraving overall. Case is excellent.

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