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Brass-hilt cutlass hanger marked H & R Boker (Herman and Robert Boeker, Remscheid, Solingen, Germany

Currency:USD Category:Artifacts / Non-wreck Start Price:250.00 USD Estimated At:300.00 - 450.00 USD
Brass-hilt cutlass hanger marked H & R Boker (Herman and Robert Boeker, Remscheid, Solingen, Germany
SOLD
375.00USDto 2******n+ (65.63) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2013 Oct 30 @ 21:39UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Brass-hilt cutlass hanger marked H & R Boker (Herman and Robert Boeker, Remscheid, Solingen, Germany), ca. 1830. 1.27 kg, 30" long. Napoleonic pattern, adopted by French military in 1808 but very popular and used by many nations for the next 80 years as a short saber, both in the infantry and among artillery and marine troops, some in fact imported by the Confederacy during the Civil War, this specimen with brass-tipped leather scabbard (the leather still pliable but with faint age cracking, wear and minor hole on edge), solid brass "D" guard, overall nice condition, with bright blade (some age toning), clear makers' mark, some inspector stamps on hilt.