A 1751 Pattern Sword, An 1856 Pattern Pioneer's Sidearm, And A Continental Cavalry Trooper's Sabre
Lot 146
A 1751 Pattern Sword, An 1856 Pattern Pioneer's Sidearm, And A Continental Cavalry Trooper's Sabre
Sold for £525 (US$ 870) inc. premium
Lot Details
A 1751 Pattern Sword, An 1856 Pattern Pioneer's Sidearm, And A Continental Cavalry Trooper's Sabre
The First Late 18th Century, The Remainder 19th Century
The first with curved single-edged blade fullered along the back on each side, incised with a running wolf mark on one side, and stamped with maker's name 'Dawes Birm.m' on the back at the forte, brass hilt comprising heart-shaped guard with two rounded bars swept-up to join the knuckle-guard, lobed rear quillon, globular pommel with button, and swelling spirally-twist grip; the second with saw-back blade stamped 'Watts' on one side of the forte, and brass stirrup hilt with ribbed grips; the last with bright slightly curved fullered blade, steel stirrup hilt with langets, and ribbed leather-covered grip bound with twisted brass wire, in its steel scabbard (some pitting and dents) with two rings for suspension (3)
63.5 cm., 57 cm. and 83. cm. blades
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