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WAR OF 1812 PERIOD US MILITIA CAVALRY OFFICER'S SWORD

$1,075

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WAR OF 1812 PERIOD US MILITIA CAVALRY OFFICER'S SWORD

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Brass hilt with stirrup form guard slotted for a sword knot. Ribbed bone grip. 30 1/2" curved, broad, broad fullered blade. Scroll end blued segment first half, decorated with arms and drum splay one side, arms with Liberty Cap and Stars & Bars the other, both with gold inlay intact. The base with foliate splay each side with the gold a little weaker. The blue faded at the forte as well but quite bright for the balance. Hilt tight with good patina. Grip with a crack, small checks, chip to the heel and fine honey patina.

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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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