Date of the Auction:
March 01, 2019 10:00 am PST

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Lot:23 , Circa 1750s to American Revolution English Horseman's Basket Hilt Sword

Description:
Circa 1750s to American Revolution English Horseman's Basket Hilt Sword.
Powerful large sword with its brass hilt mounts featuring basket guard with distinctive S-pattern designs, large bunned pommel struck with the regiment number, and with a fine shark skin covered grip retaining original brass wire bondage. Mounted with a very long straight single edged blade having narrow spinal fuller to each side, also struck on either side with a very well preserved early maker mark. Good condition with patina and wear overall consistent with the age. Identical example is featured in George Neumann's book on edged weapons of American Revolution.

Overall length 41 1/2
Blade length 34 3/4"

Estimate: $3500-$4500

Prebidding Ends: March 01, 2019 09:00 am PST

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