~ Late 18th Century American Civilian Transitional Sword ~
This is a transitional sword from the spadroon types to the heavy basket/heavy blade patterns used in the late Napoleonic era and Crimean War.
These swords are based on different French patterns of the era.
The light flexible straight blade is a fullered one with a double edge towards its tip.
The guard of the sword is shaped in the style of a spadroon one but is made of one strong steel piece.
The grip is made of black painted hardwood with its pommel and spine resembling the Spanish/French late 18th century hussar’s sword patterns.
There are no visible marks or stamps on the sword.
~ Dimensions ~
The blade length is 32 ½ inches (82.5 cm) and the overall length of the sword is 37.79 inches (96 cm).
It weighs 660 grams.
~ Condition ~
The sword is in good condition for its age. There are some spots of rust on the blade but most of it still preserves its original blue.
There is some amount of age pitting but the overall condition of the blade is good.
The wooden grip remains intact and the metal components of the grip have minor spots of rust.
~ Postage ~
Postage is £20 or it can be picked up from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.