32" spearpoint blade with 21.5" median fuller, 1" wide at forte. Blade etched throughout with floral scrolls and martial trophies with a panel etched with Latin motto "SEMPER PARATUS" (always prepared). Obverse ricasso marked with W. Clauberg maker's mark. Blade has a gilt wash which has since aged. Cast hilt of brass with eagle-head rear quillon and guard of entwined oak leaved with "US" in branches. Reeded guard with panels of leaves surrounding an Indian brave, surmounted by an eagle atop a globe. Steel scabbard with case brass throat and chape in the form of martial trophies.
Fair. Blade has some scattered oxidation and scratching with some dark red rust in scratches with some additional rust on gilt wash, possibly from moisture in the scabbard. Cutting edge has no major imperfections. Scabbard has some scattered spots of oxidation and some dulling of luster of mounts.
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