Superb Revolutionary War English or American Slotted Hilt Sword (ID: as1088)
Superb Revolutionary War English or American Slotted Hilt Sword
|( ID: as1088 )|
A very fine example of a Revolutionary War period hanger. This example remains in very nice condition and has a leather and brass mounted scabbard with the matching belt hanger. The grip is beautifully crafted in russet iron and completely tight to the fullered blade.
This type was used in the Revolutionary War by both the English and American revolutonary forces under George Washington. Dates to the period 1770-1790.
Overall length is 35", blade is 27".