Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    C. 1815 American Eaglehead Artillery Officer's Saber. Plain 28", 1 1/2" wide curved blade with generally smooth gray patina and just some scattered salt and peppering and staining. The hilt utilizes the "Bolton/Upson" eaglehead, fluted knucklebow which splits at the base forming two thin scalloped branches along with a scalloped central section under the grip, the three terminating in a clamshell quillon. One very minor bend on one of the outboard branches, minor, with the hilt retaining 80% of the original gilt. Fluted ivory grip about perfect with nice mellow patina, 3/8" brass ferrule at the base. There is no scabbard. Very attractive eaglehead from this earlier period in very desirable form.

    From the estate of Houston collector Brent Burg.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2012
    9th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 311

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 43 days left to consign to the 2020 April 23 Historical Manuscripts Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    We had a wonderful time in New York during the October 2013 Historical Manuscripts auction that featured my mother’s papers collected during her tenure as Martin Luther King, Jr.’s secretary. In fact, the entire experience from beginning to end has been a pleasure.
    Howard Ballou,
    Brandon, MS
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 December 14 Historic Flags of World War II Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 December 14 Historic Flags of World War II Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,022,424