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Lot 0464
Revolutionary War or earlier American made iron spontoon, head of 20 inches total. Diamond section double edged blade of about 11", blacksmith forged with integral "S"-shaped crossbar and conical socket. Complete with replaced 5 foot long haft. For a similar example of a blacksmith made spontoon with similar form, see figure 111.PA on page 219 of "Swords & Blades of the American Revolution" by George C. Neumann. Very good condition with some scattered areas of corrosion and some marks from use, dark patina overall.

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Early and Large 18th Century American Spontoon.

Estimate $1,200 - $1,800Nov 3, 2017