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    Fine Condition Bird Head Pommel American Infantry Officer's Saber, Circa 1830. 31" curved blade decorated for one half its length with gilt engraved motifs on fire blue background, which terminates in scroll work. Motifs on obverse include floral/scroll work and arms panoply with American shield and liberty cap. Marked Warranted at the base. Reverse with similar motifs but arms panoply includes only liberty cap with no shield. Retains 90% of the original gilt and fire blue. The undecorated portion of the blade retains most of the original bright luster. Unusual brass scabbard washer with serrated edge on the underside of the hilt. Hilt excellent with nice patina and traces of the original silver. Nicely carved bone grip about perfect with nice patina. The all brass scabbard retains 80% of the original silver with just a couple of minor dents. Original screw fastened throat, carrying rings etc.

    A very attractive American saber in very fine condition.


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    June, 2012
    9th Saturday
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