An American Infantry officer’s sword

Item:
437
Region:
Americas
Type:
Swords
Description:
An American Infantry officer’s sword with “Weeping Eagle” or “Osborn Eagle” pommel c 1805. The plain blade with single edge, cut with a single fuller. The brass eagle’s head pommel and “slotted” guard each with traces of gilding. The slightly swollen polished bone grip is reeded. An untouched sword showing honest age wear. See E.A. Mowbray “The American Eagle Pommel Sword” 1988, pp 112-117 for an account of these swords.
Metrics:
Blade length 32¾” (83cms) Overall length 38” (96.3cms)
Price:
£975