Early Eagle Pommel Militia Sword

28" curved, single-edged blade 1.25" wide at ricasso, with 20" unstopped fuller. 5.5" brass eagle head hilt with reeded bone grip and five-ball knuckle bow and guard with forward swept quillon terminating in a flat brass disk. Blade with 13" of fire blued finish and gold gilt decorations, including floral motifs and patriotic panoplies of arms. Leather throat washer present. No scabbard.


Good to very good. Blade with some of the fire blue and much of the gold gilt decoration, showing age, wear, some surface oxidation and some surface rust. Blade tight in hilt, hilt and guard very good with a mellow gold patina to the brass.

Estimate: $700 - $1,000
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