A scarce U.S. Model 1812 cavalry saber by W. Rose
Lot 3159
A scarce U.S. Model 1812 cavalry saber by W. Rose
US$ 2,000 - 3,000
£1,200 - 1,800
Lot Details
A scarce U.S. Model 1812 cavalry saber by W. Rose
Broad curved 34 inch blade with slightly clipped point, the spine deeply stamped W.Rose, one side of the blade marked V/MTW. (Inspector Marine T. Wickham) Stirrup hilt. Leather-wrapped grip. Black japanned two-ring scabbard.
Condition: Blade with sharp markings, mottled patina, areas of light pitting and nicks to edge. Hilt with smooth dark metal. Grip leather showing light wear. Scabbard retains nearly all the japanned finish.
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Footnotes

  • Note: William Rose was contracted for 500 sabers.
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