delicately formed blade with notched detailing along edges; added crisscross decorations along top; ovoid eye with gasket; undistinguished touch-mark on blade; long thin handle with slight bevel; notched detailing on shaft mirrors blade's design, overall length 24 in., width of blade 2.25 in. mid-19th century
Collection notes attribute blade's manufacture to the gunsmith Horace Dimick (1809-1874) of St. Louis.
Provenance: From an Important Denver, Colorado Collector
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