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

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Lot:5 , Rare American Revolution Period English Infantry Hanger Sword with Historic Inscription

Description:
Rare American Revolution Period English Infantry Hanger Sword with Historic Inscription. A very special example of American Rev War English hanger carried by an infantry man, in its brass furniture featuring a historical inscription on the inside of the heart-shaped guard, stating the date and place this weapon was taken by an American lieutenant E. Oswald as a trophy at the battle of Fort Ticonderoga on 10th of May, 1775. Original bare wooden grip and brass-mounted leather scabbard. Mounted with a broad large-fullered blade with a false-edge tip. Nice patina throughout on this fascinating historic example.
Overall length 28 1/2". Blade length 22 1/2"

Estimate: $2000-$3000

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

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