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Brass and Steel Infantry Officer's Sword

Auction:
2482
Lot:
473
Sold for:
$563$475

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Brass and Steel Infantry Officer's Sword, first quarter 19th century, with cast brass hilt, with eagle head pommel, four ball stirrup knuckle guard, carved bone grip, curved steel and blued single edge blade with gilt etched designs including panoply, foliage and flowers, and the initials "C.L.H. (or K.) near the hilt, (grip with two cracks, blade rusty and chipped), blade lg. 33, overall lg. 38 7/8 in.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Brass and Steel Infantry, ball stirrup knuckle guard, Blade weapons, Destruction, Fencing, Heavy Cavalry Sword, Hilt, Sword, Swordsmanship

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