March 25, 2020 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati
Ends March 25, 2020


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Horstmann U.S. Naval Officer's Sword

28" spearpoint blade with 19.5" fuller.  Brass single-branch guard with wire-wrapped shagreen grip.  Blade engraved with martial and naval themes, including "Frank Nathaniel Eklund" dedication on panel.  Obverse ricasso marked with Horstmann stamp and "GERMANY" manufacture mark.  Reverse ricasso shows two-line Horstmann address.  Leather scabbard with brass fittings.  Fitted with sword knot.

Condition:

Blade is mostly bright with some minor oxidation.  Some tarnishing of guard with all wire remaining.  Some tarnishing of brass with leather showing some wear including a split just above drag.  Fittings are loose, scabbard may be a replacement.

Estimate: $200 - $300
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$330
03/25/2020

 

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