1820 American Mounted Officer's Sword Retailed A. W. Spies Pre Civil War Saber
1820 American Mounted Officer's Sword Retailed A. Curved 33" blade with 17" blued and gilt panel engraved with florals and panoplies and with alternating panels reserved on plain steel and etched with florals. One panoply features a Phrygian cap and a rib and inscribed A. Silver-plated brass stirrup hilt with plain languets, knucklebow worked with series of small lobes, fluted ferrule and birdshead pommel. Bone grip crudely carved with diagonal and horizontal reeded panels. Black leather scabbard with silver-plated brass mounts engraved with simple line boarders and fitted with two suspension rings. Condition: Blade retains 85 90% blued and gilt decoration with some pinpoint spotting. Blade near the point has some minor pitting. Hilt has traces of silver plating. Scabbard very scuffed, with partially open seam and partial tear above drag. Mounts retain much silver plating. The item "1820 American Mounted Officer's Sword Retailed A. Spies Pre Civil War Saber" is in sale since Saturday, August 22, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Edged Weapons". The seller is "civilwardagger" and is located in Charlotte, North Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States.