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This American artillery officer's sword in the Frederick Widmann-style dates ca.1825-1835. 31" long spadroon blade is decorated with the Federal Eagle, flags, strands of arms, Liberty Caps, oak leaves and acorns. Blade has a pleasing dark patina, without any rust or pitting. Yellow-mounted hilt contains all the charcteristics of Widmann's Philadelphia atelier. Grips are checkered bone. Scabbard initially had two carrying rings, which were period-removed, and the sword was worn with the shoulder belt, probably by a mounted artillery officer.