An American militia officer's sword belt
Lot 5217
An American militia officer's sword belt
US$ 500 - 700
£300 - 420
Auction Details
Lot Details
An American militia officer's sword belt
circa 1825-60
The cast, gilt brass two-piece buckle with round tongue embossed with a Federal eagle, the ring with laurel wreath, the attachment loops plain. black leather sword belt. Sword straps retain the brass swivels.
Condition: Fine. Buckle retains much gilt finish and showing some wear to detail. Leather with light surface scuffing, one sword strap showing more wear.
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