May 17, 2022 Early Arms & Militaria
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 5/17/2022
Comprising: (A) An attractive circa 1790 ivory-gripped, iron-mounted pillow pommel sword. The slightly curved blade has a wide shallow fuller on both sides. Both sides feature a large dragon-like monster, towards the ricasso. Iron stirrup hilt with counter guard bar on right side. Iron pillow pommel and faceted ferrule at base of grip. Faceted and reeded grip. CONDITION: Blade tight to hilt, retains a grey patina with some scattered dark spotting, blade has been sharpened during its period of use. Hilt retains a very dark heavy brown patina. Grip retains a very pleasing honey patina, some scattered age cracks and marks form use. A very attractive sword. (B) Untouched pillow pommel saber with scabbard. Unengraved slightly curved blade with wide, shallow fuller on both sides. Brass stirrup hilt with faceted pillow pommel, reeded cherry grip. Complete with its original, black leather scabbard with tooled 18th century designs. Shaped brass mounts. CONDITION: Completely as-found and untouched. Blade retains a pleasing even grey patina, one nick to cutting edge. Blade tight to hilt. Hilt retains a very dark brown patina. Grip has two minor hairline age cracks. Scabbard very good with two small repairs and scattered crazing and minor flaking. A very nice attic-condition sword. DMG

Item Dimensions: Largest: 34"
Blade Length
(A) 25 - 1/4" (B) 28"
Overall Length
(A) 31" (B) 33 - 1/2"
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,560.00
Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Number Bids: 7
Auction closed on Tuesday, May 17, 2022.
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