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Skinner AuctionsMarlborough MA
February 25, 2022 12:00 PMCalender

British Officer's Sword

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


British Officer's Sword, c. 1778-80, iron semi-basket hilt with four scrolling branches connecting to either side of a central knuckle bow with openwork counter-guard and tall pommel, skin wrapped grip with brass wire wrapping; straight single edge blade with false edge at the tip, one wide and one narrow fuller, blade lg. 33 3/8, overall lg. 39 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Iron has an oveall gray appearance with spots of darker mottling; hilt is a little loose.

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