An unusual non-regulation foot officer's sword
Lot 5102
An unusual non-regulation foot officer's sword
Sold for US$ 877 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
An unusual non-regulation foot officer's sword
Unmarked 32 1/2 inch quill-back blade. Silver-plated hilt comprising a broad, concave half-basket guard pierced with scrollwork and with applied silver-plated brass plaque in the form of an eagle with upswept wings perched on a Federal shield. Grey shagreen and silver wire-wrapped grip. Iron two-ring scabbard.
Condition: Blade with bright steel showing light cleaning. Hilt retains nearly all unpolished silver plated finish. Grip with some scuffing. Scabbard with dark patina.
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