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    U.S. Eagle Head Officers' Sword, Circa 1808-1816.
    27 ½-inch single-edged slightly curved blade with wide fullers running to about 8-inches from the tip. Simple engraved designs of a panoply of arms, crossed flags and foliate designs are accented in gilt and appear in blue panels. No maker but it is almost certainly a sword imported from England. Gilded-brass hilt with knuckle bow and guard with a five-ball design. Fluted bone grip. The sword knot is a later addition. Leather scabbard with gilded-brass mounts and two carrying rings.

    Condition: Very good. Large portions of the bluing remains in the panels on the blade, including the majority of the gilt on the designs. The leather on the scabbard appears to be a more recent complete restoration.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2019
    9th Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 9
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