An American Revolutionary War period horseman's saber
Lot 5075
An American Revolutionary War period horseman's saber
Sold for US$ 2,340 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
An American Revolutionary War period horseman's saber
circa 1775-80
Curved 33 inch blade with three fullers below the spine. Brass hilt with knucklebow and two curved branches extending to the sturdy guard; simple ferrule; bird's head back strap with capstan; leather-covered grip bound with two strands of straight and single strand of twisted brass wire.
Condition: Blade with scattered patches of spotting/minor pitting. Grip leather with small tear below the pommel.
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Footnotes

  • Literature: See Figure 351 in Swords & Blades of the American Revolution by George C. Neumann for an example of this pattern.
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