A Ceremonial Presentation Carving Sword and Knife, Used at t...

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A Ceremonial Presentation Carving Sword and Knife, Used at the Opening of The North Staffordshire Railway Extension Line in 1849 with the Inscription 'This Knife was Presented to John Lewis Ricardo Esq. MP. Chairman of the North Staffordshire Railway Company by the Contractors and Others for the Purpose of Carving an Ox Which was Roasted Whole at the Dane Viaduct Upon the Occasional of Opening Pottery Line to Macclesfield on June 14 1849.' with Finely Carved Stag Horn Grip, 88cm Long

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19th Jan 21 at 10am GMT

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