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    American Eaglehead Officer's Saber C. 1825. 28" blade generally smooth and gray with a number of small nicks and some very light pitting near the tip but no rust. Retains traces of the original engraved decoration and gilt. Hilt with unusual upswept faceted knucklebow and disc quillon. Large crested eaglehead retaining traces of the original gilt. The smooth one piece walnut grip appears to be original to the sword with nice patina and a 3/8" flat brass ferrule at the base. Hilt overall about perfect. Unusual form.

    From the estate of Houston collector Brent Burg.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2012
    9th Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 7
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