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This expanding guard has a hollowed out knuckle bow into which fits two thin sections that pivot out when needed and lock into position by a spring near the grip's base. A small friction clip from the outboard branch fits through a mid-point hole in…

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This hilt illustrates some of the fine cut steel work from England contemporary with the last years of the War for Independence. The spaces between its side branches are now filled with prolific designs creating a semi-basket guard which also expands…

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As the dashing Hussars won acclaim from most northern continental countries in the mid 1700's, their uniforms and weapons were closely imitated. This included their light saber with a curved blade. It began to gain acceptance in England by the 1770's…

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Fluting and pierced designs have been combined in this interesting semi-basket officer's hilt. Its knuckle bow's upper end is fastened to the pommel ring and adds three outboard branches plus a short inboard one as it descends to join the dished oval…

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A hollow ivory grip with a green dyed spiraled surface adds color to this slender iron'hilted sword. Its faceted olive type pommel secures the tip of a slender knuckle bow, which, in turn, divides near its base to form an outboard horizontal guard…

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This unique knuckle bow creates a right angle at each end, and a raised design at midpoint. Its quillon, too, has an unusual tripple disc terminal. Cord was spiraled around the wooden grip before covering it with leather to create channels for the…

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A stirrup-type hilt is again present on this sword. Its ivory grip has a 3/4" ferrule at the base, and a cap pommel. The elliptical counterguard was apparently cut from a flat piece of brass; it has three decorative piercings opposite each side of…
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