May 17, 2022 Early Arms & Militaria
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 5/17/2022
For a nearly identical example, see plate 211.S on page 132 of "Swords and Blades of the American Revolution" by George C. Neumann. George Washington carried one of this specific design during the Braddock Campaign in 1755. The straight triangular Colichemarde blade with engraved designs on all three sides. Solid silver hilt with disk guard featuring gadrooned edges and shells at top and bottom on both sides. Hallmarked pas d'ane with date letter for 1761, lion, and maker's mark "IC" for John Carman. Knucklebow features panel of gardrooning on both sides. Olive-shaped pommel is gadrooned and has an integral turned capstan. Ornate grip wrapped with bands of silver and braided silver wire. CONDITION: Blade retains a grey patina and shows some wear to engraving, blade bent slightly to the left and is slightly cocked at guard. Hilt is tight to blade and retains a pleasing grey patina, some minor denting to front of guard. A very attractive officer's small sword. DMG
Blade Length
34 - 1/4"
Overall Length
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $600.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,920.00
Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800
Number Bids: 17
Auction closed on Tuesday, May 17, 2022.
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