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Skinner AuctionsMarlborough MA
February 25, 2022 12:00 PMCalender

English Short Saber

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Auction: Sale #3950M - 3950MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: February 25, 2022 12:00PM


English Short Saber, c. 1770-85, gilded brass hilt with pierced counter-guard, reeded knuckle bow, and lion's head pomel, fine copper wire wrapped grip; curved single-edge blade with one wide and one narrow fuller and traces of etched foliate decoration, blade lg. 27, overall lg. 33 in.
Estimate $600-800

Gilding on the hilt shows wear, hilt has some movement on the tang; blade has spots/areas of gray toning in areas with underlying pitting.

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