French Hanger, c. 1778-88, brass hilt with a leather-wrapped grip (some light loss), and a steel blade with a single fuller, blade lg. 29 1/4, overall lg. 34 1/2 in.
Note: This type of hanger is almost identical to the Light Infantry hanger imported by Lafayette, but without the branch.
Grips has some light loss, but in good condition, blade has some cleaning.
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