American Revolutionary War Period Silver-hilted Officer's Sword For Sale
This wonderful English cuttoe dates ca.1770, and has a beautifully hand-chased
silver and ebony hilt, both quillons are in the form of hunting dog
torsos. The silver pommel has a nicely stippled background, with raised
floral decorations and a proud button. There is a rain keeper on the
bottom of the hilt, also of sterling silver. The grip is ebony, stylized
with with a series of vertical grooves. Fighting quality blade is fighting quality Montmorency, 64 cm long and 2.5 cm wide at the ricasso. Blade has
acquired a dark uniform patina. Blade is slender and quite strong.
Hangers like this one were carried with the British and Continental
officers in the period spanning the French and Indian War through the
American Revolutionary War. Either an army or a naval officer ould have
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American Revolutionary War Period Silver-hilted Officer's Sword : $950