Lot 662    

American Halberd and Haft, PLUS Relic Spontoon Head,
2007, Historic Firearms and Early Militaria, May 2
ca 1700-1740. Iron cruciform spear point extends 24" from the top layer of the beak and blade. 4" break and 5" crescent-shaped blade. Beak and blade with pierced ornamental designs. Straps attached to shaft via six rivets. Opposite side of strap connected via four rivets. Other pair of straps extends down the shaft ca 24" and with six and eight rivets on opposite sides. Wood shaft with expected worm holes. 105" overall. Relic spontoon head ca 1755-1785 with 11" ridged blade. Conical base. Overall length 19."

Provenance:  
Collection of G. Vernon Diab


Condition:  
Straps with small segments of iron missing. Salt and pepper pitting on the spear. Straps with nominal oxidation.
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