NICE & RARE 19th CENTURY ENGLISH HODGES PATENT BOW:
In fine original condition. 100% authentic. Circa 1850 (UK Patent 12,623 of May 29th 1849). 25 ¼ inch overall length. Fine 126 stamped original hard wood grip. Very good metal bearing a light age patina throughout. Fine markings : R.E HODGES PATENTEE SOUTHAMPTON ROW LONDON. Missing the vulcanized rubber string making these type of bows highly unusual. A unique and very attractive bow!
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