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Hunting Sword (top), Short Saber (middle) and Hanger Sword (bottom)

Hanger Sword: Double edged American blade with British lion head pommel.

Details

  • Title: Hunting Sword, Short Saber and Hanger
  • Contributor: Valley Forge National Historical Park, National Park Service
  • Original Source: http://www.nps.gov/museum/exhibits/revwar/image_gal/vafoimg/vafo278315346sword.html
  • Source: The George C. Neumann Collection, Valley Forge National Historical Park
  • Origin: Top and Middle: English
  • National Park Service Catalog Number: Top: VAFO 315; Middle: VAFO 346; Bottom: VAFO 278
  • Measurements: Top: L 76.2, blade 62.2 cm; Middle: L 74.6 cm; Bottom: L 72.1, blade 57.4 cm
  • Materials: Top: Iron alloy, silver, dyed green ivory; Middle: Iron alloy, silver, ivory; Bottom: Iron alloy and antler
  • Date: Top: 1765-1780; Middle: 1777-1778; Bottom: 1750-1780

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