A very rare and fine whistle hilted 1860 staff and field officer’s sword & scabbard by the Henry Allien compny out of New York. . This is made smack in the middle of the Indian wars. around 1880.
The sword has a higher grade hilt, with more detail to the elements of the guard, i The folding reverse guard folds perfectly. The grip is of rayskin with twisted wire wrap. The blade is very handsomely etched, with “clear markings . The blade decoration includes highly intricate trophies of arms with an American Flag, on each side of the blade, and an American Eagle with a Union Shield clutched in its claws. The scabbard mounts exactly echo the ferrules on the grip, and the drag has crossed American Flags on one side, and a 5-pointed star on the other. The scabbard inner throat is brass. The body of the scabbard is blackened.
The whistle is part of the hilt, such that one blows into the quillon to produce a piercing whistle.
- País de fabricación
- Estados Unidos de América
- Año de fabricación
- Siglo XIX - de mediados a finales
- Henry V Allen
- A very rare and fine whistle guard hilted 1860 staff and foot officer’s sword
- Tipo de arma
- Muy bueno +
- Longitud del barril / cuchilla
- 80 cm
- Longitud total
- 100 cm