This is for an antique, late Victorian, hefty gentlemans hunting pocket lockback knife by H G Long of Sheffield. Closed length discounting lanyard ring is 5.2. Main blade measures 4.25 and the lockback mechanism clicks open and holds, as it should.
To close the knife, the button presses down fine and releases the blade. Brass liners are all milled. Cartouche is engraved with E. It has a smaller blade and button hook, both with HG Long marks and a corkscrew, the back of which has file decoration. The picker and tweezer are missing.
The handles have no cracks or damage. The button hook snaps on opening but not closing. The smaller penblade does not snap on open or closing. The corkscrew has strong snap on opening and closing. The item "Antique Sheffield Lockback Pocket Hunting Knife Stag HG Long Vtg Folding Tool" is in sale since Tuesday, March 22, 2016.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Folding Knives\Vintage (Pre-1970)\Factory Manufactured\Other Vint. The seller is "andyguyuk" and is located in Chesterfield. This item can be shipped worldwide.