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Skinner AuctionsMarlborough MA
November 1, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

Eagle-pommel Sword and Scabbard

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


Eagle-pommel Sword and Scabbard, c. early to mid-19th century, brass eagle pommel with five-ball knuckle bow and counter-guard, reeded bone grip, fire-blued steel blade engraved with foliate designs and a panoply of arms, black leather scabbard with brass throat, middle band, and drag, blade lg. 28, overall lg. 34 1/2 in.

Provenance: Sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Fort Ticonderoga Museum.
Estimate $400-600

Knuckle guard looks to have a repair where it attaches to the pommel, not much blueing remains on the blade, scabbard is a bit dry and has shrunk a little.

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counter-guard, steel blade, Fort Ticonderoga Museum, Knuckle guard