A lot of three militia nco swords
Lot 5180
A lot of three militia nco swords
Sold for US$ 234 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A lot of three militia nco swords
circa 1850-70
Comprising: 1) Straight 26 inch blade of oval section, brass guard with flared quillons, shield-shaped languets and block molded with foliage, reeded bone grip, unusual ferrules and helmet pommel. 2) Straight 26 1/2 inch blade of oval section, guard with flared quillons and block/languets in the form of Federal shields, reeded bone grip, helmet pommel, brass-mounted leather scabbard. 3) Straight 25 inch blade of oval section; silvered hilt, the guard with shield-shaped languets, the quillons and block molded with scrollwork and palmettes, ebonized grip, helmet pommel, nickeled scabbard.
Condition: 1) Blade with minor spotting, hilt with traces of gilt finish, grip with large chip. 2) Blade with minor spotting, hilt with traces of gilt finish, scabbard scuffed but sound. 3) Blade with patches of spotting, hilt retains much silvered finish, scabbard with dark patina, the finish corroded.
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