Mid-19th Century American Officer's Saber

30" single edged blade with 22" median fuller.  Brass guard with carved bone grips.  Right ricasso marked "A.W. SPIES/WARRANTED" spine marked with numeral "5".  Blade engraved with floral and martial themes with evidence of gilding.  No scabbard.


Blade has an overall light pewter patina with salt and pepper darkening along with some areas of smooth pitting.  Guard has a dull luster with grip showing a pale cream color.  Right side of grip has 3.5" crack.  Tip is broken.

Estimate: $300 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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