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This beautiful eagle pommel mounted artillery officer's saber dates ca.1825, and is of English manufacture. Ketland-style eagle pommel is wide, with a flat, over-sized eagle's head. 29"-long blade is nicely blued and gilded, with much of the decoration still present. Scabbard did not fare well, but protected the blade decoration, and for that we should be thankful. Blade is signed WARRANTED at the obverse ricasso. Maker's name is possibly present, but I was not successful in squeezing the light underneath the langets to be certain. Knuckle bow is somewhat loose now, as is almost invariably the case with the hilts of this fashion. The original buff belt is 30" long, and with belt plates is 34" long. The belt plate features an Artillery Eagle, and is a rare find in its own right! Original lacquer still covers the back of the plate. Overall, this is a very pleasing, untouched example of the early Federal period American mounted artillery officer's swords.