WAR OF 1812 ERA OFFICER'S SWORD, BERGER, PARIS, EARLY 19TH C., L 34 1/2" OVERALL EAGLE-HEAD POMMEL
1/2 blued steel blade with gilt decorations of crossed arms, liberty cap and scrolling floral designs. Ricasso marked Bergen Paris. Carved bone grip with brass eagle's head pommel and guard. Blade length 29 1/2". Includes leather and brass scabbard.
Cracking, loss and repair to the bone grip. Pitting to the blade. General surface wear to age. Leather scabbard shows cracking with pitting, denting and splitting to the brass portions.