"I have confirmation from Jackson Armory that they can also look at edged weapons. A David Jackson is president. Am assuming one of Red Jackson's sons. We will definitely be setting up an appointment.
"Thank you so much for your time and effort! I am willing to go to Atlanta, however it will have to be in after my daughter's wedding in mid October. The knife has been a mystery to me for all of my life. It would be nice to…"
"Interestingly enough, we also have correspondence after my father came into possession of the knife from one or more individuals claiming it was a fake, but very interested in buying it. They had seen the knife when John Norris owned it."
"Mr. Norris died in 1963. We have correspondence between my father and Mr. Norris discussing the Smithwick knife in the late 50's and early 60's. I never heard my father refer to it as the Juan Sequin Bowie. It is not a…"
"I do not recall of ever being taken to the building behind Mr. Norris' house that as my father described as being a collection of Indian and Western weapons and other items. I believe he also collected Civil War era items as well.
My father, Bob Thomas, was the private collector you talked to in San Marcos. He also wrote articles for True West in the '70s and '80s. Would love to discuss some things you mentioned about the knife. Dad was a…"
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