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420 GBP
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Lot location
Lewes, East Sussex
A good Tibetan knife, tapered SE multi fullered blade 13", the hilt of silver coloured metal, the pierced and gilt pommel having red felt backing, and with wire bound grip, the sheath partly covered with fishskin, and with large silver coloured mounts having bands chased with gilt foliage, with leather belt strap. GC £150-250
Antique Arms & Militaria
Live
Venue address
West Street Auction Galleries
Lewes, East Sussex
BN7 2NJ
United Kingdom
Antique Arms & Militaria

Auction dates
Apr 26, 2022 10:30 AM BST
Lots: 1-355
Viewing dates
Apr 21, 2022 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM BST
Apr 22, 2022 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM BST
Apr 25, 2022 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM BST
Auction currency
GBP
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  (if any), the purchaser thereof. If any dispute shall arise as to any bidding

  the lot in dispute shall be immediately put up for sale again at the last undisputed

  bidding, or the dispute may be determined by the Auctioneers. The Auctioneers

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  any lots, or varying the order of the sale.

 

  2. No person shall advance less at a bid than a sum to be named from time to

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  or lots in question may, if the Auctioneers think fit, be put up again and resold.

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  at the first sale.

 

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  taken as statements or representations of fact. The Auctioneers reserve the

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  defect in any lot. Any purchaser (home or overseas) who is represented by an

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  be invalidated by reason of any defect or faults in any of the lots by reason

  of the lots being incorrectly described in the catalogue, and no compensation

  shall be paid in respect of any faults or errors of description.

 

  6. Notwithstanding the preceding condition, if within seven days of the receipt

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  in the same condition as it was at the time of the sale to the premises of the

  Auctioneer and there shows that considered in the light of the terms of the

  catalogue the lot sold is a forgery, the Auctioneers are authorised to, and

  will rescind the sale and approach the vendor (if already paid) for the return

  of the proceeds paid to him.

 

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  11. The Auctioneers' description of conditions of antique and modern firearms

  is for guidance as collectors' pieces only and does not refer to their suitability

  for use. The Auctioneers can accept no responsibility if these weapons are fired.

 

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  payment of the purchase price to the Auctioneers and for safe delivery of the

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  ACCEPTANCE OF BIDS. Bids cannot be accepted from persons under the age of 18,

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Grades of Condition

 

Excellent - Virtually original state.

VGC - (Very Good Condition) a fine item.

GC - (Good Condition) a sound item.

QGC - (Quite Good Condition) some wear and/or damage.

FC - (Fair Condition) much wear and/or damage, or parts missing.

POOR - Items seldom catalogued in this state unless rarity or historical value makes them nevertheless worthy of collection.

AF - (At Fault or As Found)

WO - (Working Order) is used to describe functioning items in conjunction with grades of condition, eg VGWO&C - (Very Good Working Order and Condition), GWO&QGC - (Good Working Order and Quite Good Condition), etc..

 

NOTE: In the catalogue descriptions, these grades may be qualified by additional remarks.

 

Lots with descriptions below GC are not recommended for the postal bidder, unless previously viewed or advice taken.

 

"Decorative" indicates an item made up from parts for ornamental purposes; not for the serious collector.

 

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The following grades apply to Orders, Decorations, Medals and Coins:

 

Unc Uncirculated

EF Extremely Fine

NEF Nearly Extremely Fine

VF Very Fine

GF Good Fine

F Fine

VG Very Good

G Good

 

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