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    American Eaglehead Officer's Saber C. 1825. 28" curved blade decorated for half its length with engraved, gilt highlighted, floral and military motifs on fireblue background. Retains much of the original gilt and 20% of the fireblue, the balance of the blade generally smooth and gray with just a few small areas of old dark surface rust, easily cleaned. No pitting and just one small nick 6" from the tip. Plain D shaped knuckle bow with disc quillon , large crested eaglehead. One piece bone grip carved with vertical incised line decoration, perfect, with nice patina and 3/8" rounded brass ferrule at the base. Nice representative eaglehead saber.

    From the estate of Houston collector Brent Burg.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2012
    9th Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 5
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