28.75" curved, single-edged blade, 1.25" wide at ricasso, with 22" fuller along the spine. 5.5" hilt with rudimentary lion or dog's head pommel, crudely cast of brass. Four-slot guard with tapered and fluted knuckle bow, spiral grooved wood grip with 8 wraps of flat copper wire. Blade with starburst maker's mark on obverse near ricasso. Typical of officer's sabers, both English and American, from the 3rd quarter of the 18th century.
Good. Blade cleaned to bright, toning down with scattered surface oxidation and discoloration, along with some light pitting. Brass polished to bright. Wood grip with full-length crack along obverse.
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