A Revolutionary War era German spontoon
Lot 5116
A Revolutionary War era German spontoon
Sold for US$ 2,106 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Revolutionary War era German spontoon
circa 1750-80
Having a broad 6 inch spearpoint blade with slight median ridge and cusped lower edge over an oval panel pierced with arrowhead and crescent forms above a faceted socket molded with three stepped bands and engraved with regimental markings R.N.-6/ E.N.2. Shortened side straps, one marked G I D I. Mounted on old 64 inch haft, the lower end mounted with robust spearpoint cone.
Condition: Grey metal showing areas of pitting. Haft with scattered marks.
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Footnotes

  • Note: For an example of this type see Fig. 121-PA of Swords and Blades of the American Revolution by George C. Neumann.
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