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Starr Cavalry Saber and Scabbard

Auction:
2856M
Lot:
79
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
Sale #2856M - 2856M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 30, 2015 4:00PM

Description:

Starr Cavalry Saber and Scabbard, c. early 19th century, iron hilt with leather-wrapped wood grip, steel blade marked on the ricasso N.STARR, and a steel scabbard with two carrying rings, blade lg. 35, overall lg. 40 in.
Estimate $600-800

Some light leather loss on the grip, blade is bright.


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

Starr Cavalry, Blade weapons, Dao, Hilt, Model 1840 light artillery saber, Ricasso, Sabre, Scabbard, Swords