A mid 19th century Sheffield knife, this piece is one of the type commonly referred to as frontiersman or trade knives. These were made for the working man with a bit if money to spend, many of these made it to seafarers and the European pioneers of the American plains.
This example was made by Hunter & Sons of Sheffield.
What is most interesting about this piece is the marine tusk hilt.
This piece can be yours for £200 or best offer.