EAGLE HEAD US OFFICER'S SWORD C.1805
About the piece
Brass hilt with eagle head pommel and brass 5 ball guard of light section characteristic for the period. Reeded ivory or bone grip. 28 1/2" curved broad fullered blade with light decoration of military trophies. Blade mostly smooth in old preservative. 5-6 areas of isolate old pitting/erosion. Hilt with good patina. Grip with a few small edge nicks.