It looks to be made around the Spanish American War or Turn of the Century. The brass handle is decorated with a breast shield.Overall in good condition with the original blade showing some age. There is some rust deterioration towards the tip of the blade. I believe those blades were replaced and the swords were used in theaters and plays years ago. This sword blade has its original form. Thanks for visiting this offering. Turn of Century Short Sword Spanish American War Era Brass Breast Shield Handle. It has a similar form like a Civil War short artillery sword.
From checking the internet some feel it might be a fraternal organization sword, a military cadet sword, and I saw a listing for a Colombian Exposition Guards sword, Check your reference bold to be sure. Feel free to contact me with any questions you might have. Get Supersized Images & Free Image Hosting. Create your brand with Auctiva's. Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Spanish-Amer War (1898-1902)\Original Period Items". The seller is "estateauction" and is located in this country: US.
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