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November 1, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

Francis Thurkle Eagle-pommel Hanger and Scabbard

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Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2760MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: November 01, 2014 10:00AM


Francis Thurkle Eagle-pommel Hanger and Scabbard, c. 1795-1800, gilt-brass hilt with checkered ivory grip, steel blade with fire blue and gilt, engraved with a panoply of arms, eagle and shield, a native, and foliate designs, tooled leather scabbard with gilt-brass throat and frog stud, middle band, and drag, blade lg. 31 1/2, overall lg. 38 1/2 in.

Provenance: From the collection of W. Scott Ferriss.
Estimate $800-1,000

Some gilt loss, hilt is a little loose, leather scabbard has some very light crackling on finish but is in good condition considering its age.

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Francis Thurkle Eagle-pommel, steel blade, W. Scott Ferriss