An unusual ivory-mounted English bowie knife by Hill & Son
The 8 1/4 inch clip point blade marked on the ricasso Hill & Son/Haymarket/London. Single folding German silver quillon. Elephant ivory gripscales. Pommel with hollow containing a pair of folding, spring-loaded scissors. Original black leather scabbard, the front fitted with brass stud, the belt loop marked Hill &Son/Haymarket.
Condition: Blade cleaned and showing light scratches and areas of light pitting. Hilt fine, the gripscales with some small hairline cracks. Scabbard with light scuffing.