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Swords Used by the Cavalry Branch of Service
Authentic Artifacts from the Revolutionary War Era thru About 1840
Authentic 1812-1813 Pattern Starr Cavalry Saber Only 10,000 Made
Item #: A6371
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This is a very nice original early U.S. military sword. It is the famous pattern made by the Nathan Starr Company of Middleton, Connecticut. This is the scarce contract model of 1812-1813. According to the books there were 10,000 of these pattern swords delivered. It has a full-length 33-3/4ths inch blade that has a gray with spotted tones. These swords are designed with the clip style blade point. This blade has three spots of heavy pitting but the rest of the blade is in fine shape as you see in the images. At the base of the blade it has the excellent original markings. It has"US" stamp along with the inspector initials and the "N.STARR" mark. It also has the inspector initials "HPP" for Henry H. Perkin who was the inspector for the U.S. ordnance department. The iron guard is present and it still retains traces of the "P" inspector initial on the bow of the guard. The handle is in vrery nice shape all over with a large amount of the original leather. The sword is accompanied by the original scabbard that is complete with rings as well as the throat and drag. This is an affordable and complete example of a scarce sword from U.S. history.

Shipping Weight: 20 lbs
$695.00 USD

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