An American eagle pommel infantry officer's saber
Lot 3155
An American eagle pommel infantry officer's saber
US$ 450 - 650
£270 - 390
Lot Details
An American eagle pommel infantry officer's saber
circa 1815-30
Curved 29 inch single edged blade with broad 22 inch fuller below the spine, the ricasso marked P. Knecht on one side and Solingen on the reverse. Brass hilt comprising knucklebow without languets, the quillon terminal a stylized acorn, the center of the knucklebow with central panel molded with foliage; eaglehead pommel of handsome form with integral gripstrap. Bone grip carved with fluted and ribbed panels.
Condition: Blade with dark mottled patina showing some minor pitting and scattered nicks to edge. Hilt retaining very slight traces of silver-plated finish. Grip showing a number of filled areas.
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