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M 1494

Eagle Head Naval Sword

ORNATE EAGLE POMMEL SWORD with a pierced, fouled anchor, motif in the knuckle bow. Circa 1820-30.  Curved blade measures 19 1/2" l. x 1 3/8" w. Both sides decorated with blue and gilt designs that include an American Eagle, pole and cap, Lady Liberty and other foliate designs. Ivory grip with wire wrapping. Nice bold Eagle head pommel with feather motif back strap. Original leather scabbard with three brass mounts and two carrying rings. Overall condition quite good. Rare handle form and very unusual to find with its scabbard. Illustrated and discussed on the dust jacket and page 27 in Peter Tuite's book "U.S. Naval Officers Their Swords and Dirks". Also illustrated on page 21 in Rankin's book "Small Arms of the Sea Services".

Sales price: $8,975.00

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