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Fantastic Antique Folk Art Collection of Prison Shivs/Shanks - circa 1930's-1960

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$1,675.99
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Qty Available
Only one in stock, order soon
Age
Post-1940
Primary Material
Mixed Materials
Original/Repro
Original
Condition
Good - average wear
Type
Other

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Set of authentic confiscated prison knives, shanks, and shivs dating from the late 1930's to the 1960's. Properly mounted in a shadow box for display. All of these knives are from the family of a former prison guard who worked in a New York State Prison. All are constructed from found parts in the prison and have great patina. The shadow box measures 13.5" x 20" x 4." 10 knives/shivs/shanks in total.

 

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More than a week ago
Item number

83782447

Priced $1675.99. Categorized under Antiques >> Decorative Arts >> Metalware. Age: Post-1940, Primary Material: Mixed Materials, Original/Repro: Original, Condition: Good - average wear, Type: Other. Set of authentic confiscated prison knives, shanks, and shivs dating from the late 1930's to the 1960's. Properly mounted in a shadow box for display. Al of these knives are from the family of a former prison guard who worked in a New York St.