EARLY KNIGHTS TEMPLAR SWORD

$395.00

28" blade with brown rusted surface interspersed with pitting marks, smoother toward the point and showing remnants of decoration.  Brass hilt with plumed helmet form pommel shows good dark age patina. Black japanned grip with the cross removed and some surface flaking. Based on the state militia swords of the period, this example may date as early as the Civil War or before. The removal of the cross from the grip suggests that it may have served the Confederacy as an NCO’s sword. In view of the acute lack of weapons in the South at the outbreak of the war, it may be assumed that no sword of any description, stayed home once the fighting started.

Item ID: A6443

This item is sold

Sold

Certificate of Authenticity

All items purchased from The History Gift Store are accompanied by a signed and dated Certificate of Authenticity with the name of the item and its unique item number for future reference.

Certificates are suitable for display with your item, and can easily be mounted in a 8½" x 5½" frame. Our certificates are printed on an acid free 65lb cardstock. This means your certification will not turn yellow or deteriorate over time.

EARLY KNIGHTS TEMPLAR SWORD

You have questions? We have answers.

We want you to be completely satisfied with your purchase, and we will do anything we can to make sure of it.
If you have any questions, please let us know, and we'll be happy to assist you.