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Antique American War of 1812 Light Artillery Sabre â Sword

Antique American War of 1812 Light Artillery Sabre – Sword


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  Antique American War of 1812, Light Artillery Sabre - Sword. A plain brass stirrup hilt with a knuckle bow, shield shaped langets, downcurved rear quillon swelling at the tip and retaining the original ribbed leather covered grip made without wire.

A broad slightly curved single edged blade cut with a wide full-length fuller, German Import blade deeply stamped on the riccaso, P. KNECHT. In its original brass scabbard with two suspension rings and iron shoe.  

REFERENCES:

American Swords from the Philip Medicus Collection: Philip Medicus, Stuart C. Mowbray, Norm Flayderman Page 154. Plate 73g.    

MEASUREMENTS: Overall length with the scabbard: 94 cm (37 in), the length without the scabbard: 90 cm (35 1/2 in).  

CONDITION: the sword is in good condition showing its age and usage, minor dents to the scabbard.