April 12, 2019 12:00 PM EDT Cincinnati
Ends April 23, 2019


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Militia Sword

28" spearpoint blade, .75" wide at ricasso, 34" overall length.  Brass guard with wire-wrapped faux shagreen brass grip.  Japanned steel scabbard. Swords of this type are commonly seen in images of antebellum militias throughout the United States. Scabbard drag depicts martial trophies and star.  

Condition:

Fair.  Blade shows some scattered darkening and oxidation.  Some wear to painted grip revealing brass underneath.  All wire present.  Brass has been cleaned.  Scabbard shows some scratches and light denting with some flaking of finish.

Estimate: $50 - $150
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$60
04/12/2019

 

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