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Bird's Head Pommel Saber and Scabbard Attributed to A.W. Spies

Auction:
3305M
Lot:
205
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
Sale #3305M - 3305M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 04, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Bird's Head Pommel Saber and Scabbard Attributed to A.W. Spies, c. early 19th century, brass hilt with twisted "P" knuckle bow and remnants of silver wash, carved ivory grip, counterguard has two langets with a star, marked "Warranted" on the ricasso, partially blued blade with gilt foliate designs and panoply of arms, brass scabbard with some remnants of silver wash, engraved foliate designs around the bands and drag, and an eagle clutching olive branches, blade lg. 29, overall lg. 33 1/2 in.

Provenance: Rodney Hilton Brown Collection; The War Museum.

Note: This item may be subject to state and federal laws. Buyers are responsible for shipping.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Hilt is slightly lose, and a small chip in the ivory where the knuckle bow connects to the pommel.


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