Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1405: Gold Inlaid Zlatoust "Bobcat" Knife

Auction Date: December 4, 2021

Gold Inlaid Zlatoust "Bobcat" Knife with Sheath

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

Gold Inlaid Zlatoust "Bobcat" Knife with Sheath

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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 bobcat on the prowl. The sheath is adorned in the same fashion with a scene showing a bobcat returning from a hunt with a game bird in its mouth as well as white inlaid stones. Per consignor the blade is rare Swedish Damascus. 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 overall with minimal handling marks, a bright blade, and crisp engraving overall. Box and case are both very fine with light storage and handling marks.

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