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Eagle Pommel Short-sword with Scabbard

Auction:
2763T
Lot:
1007
Sold for:
$461$375

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2763T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 28, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Eagle Pommel Short-sword with Scabbard, c. 19th century, brass eagle pommel with bone grips, steel blade marked No. 87/K and WARRANTED, leather scabbard with brass throat and drag, blade lg. 27 3/4, overall lg. 33 1/2 in.

Provenance: Sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Fort Ticonderoga Museum.
Estimate $200-400

In good condition, drag on the scabbard is loose.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

steel blade, Fort Ticonderoga Museum