Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 2233: Etched and Gilt JS & Co. Marked Saber with Scabbard

Auction Date: February 4, 2021

Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500

Etched and Gilt JS & Co. Marked Saber with Scabbard

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Marked "JS&Co" for the U.S. retailer John Sayre of New York. Partially nitre blued with gilt inlaid patriotic designs on the first third of the blade. Simple guard with ribbed grip. Leather and brass scabbard. This type of sword was popular during the Mexican American War. Good, with some oxidation on the blade, patina on the brass, chipped grip, and some cracking of the leather scabbard.

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