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War of 1812 Officer's Eagle Pommel Sword and Another Short Sword

Auction:
2509
Lot:
1147
Sold for:
$1,067$900

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

War of 1812 Officer's Eagle Pommel Sword and Another Short Sword, c. 1805-10, first with brass eagle head pommel, ribbed bone grip, curved blade having blued and gilt motifs of scrolled foliage and the Liberty cap, leather scabbard, (corrosion and wear to blade, edge chips), overall lg. 33 1/2; and a short sword with ribbed leather and brass grip and pommel, slightly curved steel blade, leather scabbard, lg. 18 3/4 in.
Estimate $1,400-1,800

Keywords

steel blade, Blade weapons, Heavy Cavalry Sword, Hilt, Scabbard, Sword

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