August 09, 2018 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


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American Federalist Era Officer's Saber

30.5" single edged blade with 22" fuller.  Brass guard and knuckle-bow with stylized eagle head pommel and bone grip.  Blade formerly blued and gilt with floral motifs and panoply of arms.  

Condition:

Fair.  Blade has a dark gray coloration with pitting throughout.  Bluing has been lost with some gilt remaining inside engravings.  Some chips on edge of blade near point.  Guard has a dull luster with some verdigris and darkening. Grip has a mellow cream color with grip missing .75" portion near pommel.

Estimate: $300 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$270
08/09/2018

 

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