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Lot 0274
M1852 Naval sword with a beautifully etched blade. The etchings on one side consist of an eagle perched on a cannon barrel, an anchor, a scroll with “U.S.N.” and a sword knot tied in the shape of a square knot. The opposite side has the name “C. O. Ward” etched near the ricasso. Forward of this are an anchor with US shield and a circle of 16 five-pointed stars. The maker’s name etched in the ricasso is “J. A. FREDK. HORR, PHILA. PA.” Horr is a known maker of Navy swords from about 1905 to the 1930’s. The blade is 11/16" wide at the ricasso. The leather washer at the ricasso is 100% intact. The scabbard is engraved "COW" (Ward's initials). The top 5" of the leather scabbard is missing. very good.

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Estimate $200 - $350Jul 28, 2018
Willoughby, OH, USA