October 31, 2018 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


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Pattern 1818 Starr Contract Sword

32" curved, single-edged clip point blade with a single 25.5" fuller. 5" bird's head pommel with reverse-P iron knuckle bow and flat iron quillon terminating in a flat disc finial. Leather covered grooved wood grip. Obverse ricasso marked US / P / JN / N. STARR. Partial leather throat washer, spanner nut pommel cap. Includes blackened metal scabbard with two suspension rings.

Condition:

Good. Blade lightly cleaned, with a mostly pewter gray patina and scattered surface oxidation and some age discoloration. Blade with a few minor nicks in the edge. Markings clear. Hilt with an untouched brown patina, grip with wear and significant leather loss. Scabbard good solid with both rings, scattered surface oxidation and some lightly scattered dents.

Estimate: $600 - $900
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$529
10/31/2018

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