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Title Small sword pommel
Nationality French
Period c 1780
Price £60.00
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This little gem (1 & 3/4" high approx) is a relic of the Ancien Regime of France, contemporary with the later era of the American Revolutionary Wars. It is made of chiselled iron with a stippled mercury gilt finish. The rest of the hilt would have been en suite with the pommel and complete examples are now comparatively rare.

The relief ironwork has a russet finish and this may have been its original state, but I have also seen them with a polished finish.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.


[Edged Weapons : Swords : French : 18th Century]

testimonials

The day the blunderbuss arrives I could not stop looking and feeling the gun for at least one hour. My wife told me that I was sick........ I am very happy, it is a piece of craftsmanship! Well made! I have 5 blunderbusses but all iron barrel, also from England but this one is gorgeous with the Brass Barrel.

Please keep me informed when you have any other type of blunderbuss. Thanks my friend!

M R, USA, 04.08.2011

Yes, arrived safe and sound, very nice, and very interesting. Have a couple of friends in the States slavering over the pictures, one of them loves searching old lists, etc. If I can tie it down more definitely will let you know.

N R, UK, 19.10.2005

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