Knight's Head Pommel U.S. Militia Officer's Sword

32.5" spear point blade, 1" wide at ricassso, with 16" stopped fuller. 5.75" gilt brass hilt with knight's head pommel facing to the obverse, decorative knuckle bow and down-turned guard with cast American patriotic motifs. Checkered ivory grip scales. Blade with 12.5" of blued finish terminating in foliate scrolls with engraved foliate and martial themes, highlighted with gold gilt. Brass scabbard with two suspension rings and a frog hook at the throat.


Very good. Retains much of the bright blue finish and gold highlights on the blade with scattered surface oxidation, discoloration and some pinpricking. Throat washer missing. Hilt with traces of gold gilt and some verdigris. Grips scales very good with wear, some very minor chipping and minute grain cracks. Scabbard very good and deeply tarnished.

Estimate: $800 - $1,500
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