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EAGLE HEAD US OFFICER'S SWORD C.1820-40

$1,375

Availability: In stock

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EAGLE HEAD US OFFICER'S SWORD C.1820-40

About the piece


Brass hilt with open mouth eagle pommel. Elaborate foliage cross guard with eagle on shield center. Original chain knuckle guard connecting the cross guard to the pommel. Ivory grip carved in three segments including fan splay to the bottom. 30 1/2" straight spadroon form blade decorated with foliage and early patriotic motifs including 15 star "stars and bars" shield and liberty cap on a pole. Excellent throughout for the period with the decoration crisp and good patina to the hilt. Grip with a few hair line checks as always encountered.

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Dealer

Faganarms



Since 1965, we have served collectors, providing fine and rare Antique Arms & Armor and a broad spectrum of related items. Founded in the post war years when good items were relatively abundant, we grew with the Civil War Centennial and through the Revolutionary War Bi-centennial to become the largest volume dealers in our field. Our stock of over 5000 items includes swords and all types of edged weapons, armor, pole arms and firearms as well as artifacts from virtually every culture including Viking, Indopersian, African, Oceanic, Japanese, and other Asian.

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