Category Firearms & Military
Auction Currency USD
Start Price 1,500.00 USD
Estimated at 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD
Overall length: 34 3/4". Blade length: 29 1/8”. Plain blade with an exceptionally large fuller. Silver hilt with a relatively plain guard and expanded quillon. Unadorned knuckle bow enters the exceptionally expressive eagle head pommel just below the beak. 2-Level capstan with a silver ferrule at the base of the grip. Certifiably antique ivory, 9-rib grip. Leather scabbard with original silver throat & drag. Scabbard has a discernible incised line design. CONDITION: blade has a medium gray, mottled patina with some staining but no evidence of pitting. Guard & knuckle bow are complete and undamaged, though slightly bent. Pommel is undamaged, but hilt is a bit loose overall. Grip has a few tight age cracks with some discoloration on one side, possibly from being in contact with leather for an extended period of time, or it may be simply the bark of the ivory blank. Scabbard is quite flaked but remains amazingly solid for its age. Throat & tip exhibit expected dents & dings but no major issues. A truly exceptional American silver hilted saber. (02-20964/BF). $3,000-4,000.