FOLDING KNIFE called Navaja
End of the 19th century
Brass, steel, scale and bone
Long. total: 39.6 cm; Long. blade: 18cm
Folding knife with slightly leafy blade in single-edged steel, finished in a point, marked “VALERO SUN ZARAGOZA” in capital letters.
Its handle, finished in a “rattlesnake tail”, is made up of riveted inserts of brass and dyed blond horn.
Blade in its entire length, never polished.
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