September 29, 2021 The Bill Myers Collection
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 9/29/2021
This circa 1820 unique patriotic sword has a slightly curved single-edged blade with a wide shallow fuller on each side. The right side is engraved with gilded designs including a Liberty pole with Liberty cap atop and florals. Opposite side engraved with floral scrolls. The one piece stirrup hilt has a cut out chicken eagle guard engraved on both sides with detailed feathers and a shield on its breast. Walnut grip shows a series of bulbous turnings. Flat brass pommel. Bottom of knucklebow engraved with an arrow pointing towards the pommel. CONDITION: Blade retains a dark brow patina and shows some wear to engraving. Blade shows traces of gilt decoration, some nicks to cutting edge and a minor chip on top, towards tip. Hilt retains a pleasing mustard patina, right wing of eagle bent slightly inwards. Grip excellent. A very unusual and patriotic American sword. DMG
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Blade Length
26 - 1/2"
Overall Length
31 - 1/8"
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Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $1,500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $3,360.00
Estimate: $3,000 - $6,000
Number Bids: 11
Auction closed on Wednesday, September 29, 2021.
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