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TITLE:  Extremely Rare Roman Folding Pocket Knife of a Gladiator
WORK DATE:  circa 1 - 150
PERIOD:  3000 B.C.–400 A.D.
CATEGORY:  Arms, Armor, Militaria
MATERIALS:  Bronze, silver and copper
SIZE:  L. approx. 3"
STYLE:  Classical
PRICE*:  15,000 US$  (Convert prices to your currency with our Currency Converter)
GALLERY:  Harlan J. Berk Ltd.  +1-312-609-0016  Send Email
DESCRIPTION:  ca. 1st-early 2nd cent. A.D.

The bronze case of this extremely rare pocket knife depicts a fully armored gladiator, complete with chest armor and grieves, gladiator's helmet and mesh face mask. The gladiator's armor is inlayed with silver and copper. The iron blade is still held within the bronze body. Green, red and black patination, one arm missing. Extremely rare and the first of its kind ever handled by Harlan J. Berk, Ltd

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