AMERICAN STIRRUP HILT SHORT SABER 1780-1800
This sword bears the white collection tag of George C. Neumann and is shown in plate 73.SS in his book "Battle Weapons of the American Revolution". Straight single edged American manufactured blade with crude narrow single fuller along top on both sides. Heavy hand forged iron stirrup hilt with evidence of a branch which was once on the right side, but was removed carefully during the period of use. The wooden grip is composed of bulbous sections. CONDITION: Blade retains a spotted grey patina with some sharpening to edge. Hilt retains a dark patina. Grip very good showing some minor scuffing and wormholes. PROVENANCE: From the Collection of George M. Rapport. Ex. George C. Neumann Collection. DMG. Blade Length: 29 - 3/4"Overall Length: 34 - 3/4"
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