English Silver Hilted Hanger, London, 1771, hilt with silver counter-guard decorated with chased and engraved panoply of arms, silver chain knuckle bow and lion's head pommel, carved and green dyed ivory grip with silver ribbon banding; curved single-edge blade with false edge at the tip, one wide and one narrow fuller, blade lg. 25 7/8, overall lg. 31 1/2 in.
Silver toned to dark gray, hilt and grip have movement on the blade tang; blade is generally bright with spots/areas of gray mottling and mild to moderate underlying pitting at the tip.
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