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#1 Major1863

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Posted 05 December 2017 - 12:57 PM

I found this sword not too long ago.  It was being sold as a Civil War sword but it doesn't look like any Civil War sword I've ever seen.  The blade's girth is too big and looks much older than mid-1800s.  It looks like a sword from the War of 1812 or around that time.

The blade is 30 inches long and still has a bit of an edge to it.  The sword as a whole is actually quite light in weight.  I'd say about the sane weight as a civil war musicians sword.   I can't seem to find any makers marks either.  If anybody can ID this then I'd greatly appreciate it!

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Posted 05 December 2017 - 12:57 PM

This is a detailed photo of the hilt.

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#3 hink441

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Posted 31 December 2017 - 04:13 PM

That is a beautiful sword, I agree it looks older than a typical Civil War sword. Hopefully someone with more knowledge will pipe up and provide some more information.

Chris


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