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Title Brass-hilted sawback hanger
Nationality British
Period c 1760
Price £350.00
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This hanger, almost certainly of military or naval origin, is an exceptionally clean example with a 24" sawback blade and a staghorn grip. Typically they would have been used in the Seven Years War, as well as in the US War of Independence. It would have been carried in a brass-mounted leather scabbard, now sadly lacking.

The grip is in good shape, without any visible faults. The peening of the tang appears undisturbed. There is a nicely finished lap weld at the forte of the blade. However, there are about nine or so edge nicks towards the point. The saw teeth are still surprisingly sharp!

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


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

testimonials

I receive the cap this day, I very happy. This cap is very beautiful. I hope that find other beautiful items in your shop. Many thanks.

S T, France, 12.03.2010

Bayonets arrived today, very nice!

M G, Germany, 22.06.2009

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