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    Merely that it is not lion head or etched but...

    Merely that it is not lion head or etched but rather plain for a British or Mexican officer. The ones I own are leather grips with plain blades.
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    I do not have records but believe Spain imported...

    I do not have records but believe Spain imported these and 1796 light cavalry pattern 1800 to 1820 in their decline in Mexico. Parts, partial swords and swords found there lean that way. I am not...
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    I have a couple of these trooper 1803 pattern...

    I have a couple of these trooper 1803 pattern flank officer blades. One out of Tejas and one I picked up in Mexico. Iron bird head pommel, plain leather grip with flat blade. I assume made in...
  4. Hollow ground blades are my delight. Swedish...

    Hollow ground blades are my delight. Swedish pieces are not in my scope but interesting none the less. What are the wira marks for, marker or inspection?
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    While galloping a horse either method in...

    While galloping a horse either method in photograph would work but the saber in the painting would cause a jackpot.
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    While a similar style hilt with minor differences...

    While a similar style hilt with minor differences was somewhat popular in Mexico mid to late 19th century especially during Second Mexican Empire this piece to my eye is Brazilian late18th to mid...
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    Javier and Ivan, thanks for your input although...

    Javier and Ivan, thanks for your input although conflicting very helpful. With misspelled name on second piece I think we can assume a later period copy of a 16th century SebastiŠn Hernandez blade...
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    The blade might not have been but hilt is...

    The blade might not have been but hilt is Portuguese.
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    Looks like it was made for Portuguese market.

    Looks like it was made for Portuguese market.
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    Spanish repurposed 1728 cavalry blade

    Sword two possibly made from 1728 model cavalry blade.
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    Spanish ?Personal protection sword

    I am seeking information on these two swords.I suspect mid to late 18th century and Spanish and for personal protection. Sword one and similar style in next post. The blade profile appears French...
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    Baltimore Cutlass

    I am researching a cobbled cutlass blade and do not own a Baltimore type. If one of you Gentlemen that has access to a legitimate Baltimore would post specifications for it I would greatly...
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    Were these considered a dagger or naval dirk?

    Were these considered a dagger or naval dirk?
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    German 1880

    I believe these are German and 1880 to 1900 of a similar form.
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    United States Diplomatic style swords

    While a bit outside my scope of US Federal period and Spanish Colonial I was none the less intrigued by these beauties. I made excellent purchases in rare Spanish Colonial and Federal Period pieces...
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    In Revolutionary War IC stood for Independent...

    In Revolutionary War IC stood for Independent Company. It is possible this is from one of those. Eric
  17. M1826 Starr Cutlass

    Most excellent Jerry a beautiful example. Here is one of mine with 25 ≥/16 blade and interesting tidbit on peening. It appears to be a rivet connection.
  18. Your post and inquiries are always most...

    Your post and inquiries are always most interesting. Eric
  19. Vlad, Anyone can purchase a saber like this here....

    Vlad, Anyone can purchase a saber like this here. It is a private purchase and as such you can order it anyway you chose. Our National Guard are civilians and Military as well. They work regular jobs...
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    I see these m1860 cutlass with cast metal grips...

    I see these m1860 cutlass with cast metal grips on occasion. Are they real or memorex?
  21. Paul I have seen them but have no thoughts or...

    Paul I have seen them but have no thoughts or information of value. I believe my unmarked cutlass are period for a number of reasons although many smarter than me disagree. I have spent untold hours...
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    I would say it is based on British hunting...

    I would say it is based on British hunting hangers of the 17th and 18th century although to common and crude for British cutler manufactur. Possible American, what are markings on shell guard, hard...
  23. Solingen sword maker CLK

    I recently purchased a Solingen made eaglehead sword from this time frame. It is also marked to CLK. Does anyone have any information on CLK? There are some Carl's in Kirschbaum makers from this era...
  24. M1826 Starr cutlass

    One of the unmarked examples above is missing pommel cap. All 4 of my marked examples zhave standard ET, US, N. Starr in parallel.
  25. Unmarked Starr m1826 cutlass

    Paul I have 3 I had bought one recently that had slipped my mind. One is totally unmarked, one has L mark on reverse another has W or M mark. None of them have standard ET, US, N. Starr parallel on...
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