Early Pillow Pommel Navy Sword

24.5" curved, singled-edged blade with 23.5" stopped median fuller and 15.5" narrow, stopped fuller at spine. 5.5" brass hilt with a reeded bone grip and pillow pommel. Five-ball knuckle bow and guard. 1.38"x.6" oval brass escutcheon in obverse grip, secured by a .33" band engraved with a fouled anchor motif. Small brass lanyard ring at rear of guard. With associated leather scabbard with brass mounts.


Good. Blade slightly shortened, cleaned with scattered oxidation, discoloration and pitting, most severe at tip. Hilt very good, engraved escutcheon worn partly smooth with anchor only partially visible. Hilt somewhat loose. Brass with a pleasing golden patina. Scabbard fair to good, with applied finish and repairs along the seam, mounts mismatched, possibly both replaced.

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
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