Early 1800's Pre-Civil War Indian Maiden Princess Officers Sword with Brass Scabbard. The ricasso area is marked. Philadelphia" on one side and on the other "W.
(too faint to make it out, doesn't look like Horstmann). The brass guard is tight but the bone grip does wiggle a little, the bone only has a few very small areas of loss.
The langets both have an eagle with wings spread. The etched blade has not been sharpened, it is straight, it does have some surface rust scattered throughout, and the tip is sharp.
The brass scabbard is very detailed and solid but it does have 7 dents (anti-rattle pinches by the looks of them) and it has slightly misshapen the scabbard, also caused a couple splits on an edge. The throat of the scabbard has a 1/4 slight split on one side.Length of the blade measures 29 1/8" (15/16" wide x 3/16" thick), the sword alone is 34 1/2", and. Check out my other War items!! WE CAN'T FIX A PROBLEM IF WE AREN'T INFORMED THAT THERE IS ONE! The item "Pre-Civil War Indian Maiden Princess Officers Sword withBrass Scabbard" is in sale since Saturday, July 6, 2019.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\1784-1860\Original Period Items". The seller is "twistedlifesupplies" and is located in Berlin, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.