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    Rare American Eagle Head Silver Hilted "Cuttoe" or Short Sword. 24-inch slightly curved blade with small fuller near top and larger fuller beneath, made without finish. Silver mountings, including eaglehead pommel of the Baltimore style. Upper and lower quillons with eaglehead finials, lower quillon attached to eaglehead pommel by knucklebow of double silver chain. Relief decoration on crossguard includes classical motifs and grotesques, from whose jaws emerge the quillons. Grips of spiral carved ivory, stained green. With small brass identification tag of Steve D'Arrigo marked "12." Likely made in Baltimore. Compare to Warren Moore, Weapons of the American Revolution, p. 155, #E52. See also p. 326, #S165, Neuman, The History of Weapons of the American Revolution.
    Condition: Very good to excellent with light age wear and patina.



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    Auction Dates
    September, 2011
    18th Sunday
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