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American Eagle Head Sword

33" curved blade with three fullers, brass handle and pieced cross guard with crude eagle head pommel. This sword has all of the characteristics of being made by Prahl; ca 1780-1800. See 2006 in the Guthman Collection at Bonhams & Butterfields one sold just like this one for over $3,000.

Condition:Blade has turned brown with some pitting. Brass handle has a nice tarnished look. Also has an old repair in the corner where the knuckle bow meets the guard; it is very minute and very professionally done.

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,150
10/29/2010

 

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