Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK, visit our website andrewbottomley.com. A scarce steel hilted early hanger or short sword from the era of the American Revolutionary war. Circa 1775-1783. Iron knuckle-bow. The single edged blade with one narrow fuller, blade length approx 23 inches. Very nice plain bone grip with its cross-hatching now well worn. Blade with some minor wear and rusting, otherwise in good overall condition. The grip is a good colour with a nice period patina to the metal. A very good authentic piece dating from the time of the U.S. Revolutionary war era or earlier. Overall length approx 28 inches. Ref 9514. If you wish to purchase this item please visit our website andrewbottomley.com where you can pay by credit/debit card or bank transfer at no extra charge. Established 1968.