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Auction: Edged Weapons, Armor, & Militaria
was auctioned on: 10 December 2019
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RARE ROSE NON-COMMISSIONED ARTILLERY OFFICER'S SWORD WITH SCABBARD.

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Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,800
Price realised:  n. a.
Lot number 1125, Views: 326

Circa 1785-1800, this rare sword has a straight tapered single edged blade with false edge and deep narrow fuller on each side. Spine marked "W ROSE" near top of blade. Brass hilt with counter branch on right side of guard, round turned pommel with capstan. Cherry grip with brass ferrule at each end. Complete with its original black leather scabbard with brass mount. CONDITION: Blade retains a dark, heavy brown patina and marking is excellent. Hilt retains a dark mustard patina, grip excellent. Scabbard has a portion missing at tip and has some holes and deterioration, brass mount has a mustard patina and shows minor denting. A very scarce and attractive early Rose-marked sword. DMG. PROVENANCE: From the Collection of George M. Rapport. Name Value Blade Length 28 - 3/4" Overall Length 34 - 1/4" Paperwork

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Morphy Auctions
Title: Edged Weapons, Armor, & Militaria
Date of the auction: 10 Dec 2019
Address: Morphy Auctions
North Reading Road 2000
PA 17517 Denver
United States
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