June 12-13, 2019 Edged Weapon, Armor, & Militaria
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For a nearly identical example see the spontoon to the far in plate 67 on page 62 of "American Polearms" by Rodney Hilton Brown. This example has a blade that measures 8 - 3/8" in height with a brass conical 4 - 1/4" socket, retained by two rose head nails. The guard measures 4 - 3/4" and is hand forged iron. The blade is tapered is of diamond-section form. Complete with old possibly original wooden haft, with more contemporary brass spike at base. CONDITION: Blade and cross bar retain a spotted grey patina and show some wear. Brass retains a dark patina with some losses around one of the nails. Haft is very good. A Nice American Revolutionary War Polearm.
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Value
Blade Length
7 - 3/4"
Overall Length
83 - 5/8"
Paperwork
American Revolutionary War Spontoon.
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Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $660.00
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Number Bids: 3
Auction closed on Thursday, June 13, 2019.
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