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1751P British Infantry Hanger / Sword, Regiment Marked, sold

A very good condition Huntingdon Militia (62nd Royal American Regiment of Foot) infantry hanger (sword), made by Samuel Harvey, which saw service with the British army during the US War of Independence / American Revolutionary War.

1751P British Infantry Hanger / Sword, Regiment Marked, US Revolutionary War

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What a lovely example of this iconic British US War of Independence / American Revolutionary War sword, made by the top British maker of the time, Samuel Harvey of Birmingham England. This sword saw service with the British army in the Americas during that war.

The 24 3/4 inch blade is in very good condition, with "SH" within a running fox trademark of Samuel Harvey on both sides. The blade firm in the gilt on brass hilt. The hilt in very good condition for its age, marked with "M Huntingdon" for the Huntingdon Militia and "4/20" denoting the 20th weapon of the 4th battalion.

A well above average example; look around, lesser examples (when you can find them) sell for more! Please quote item reference H68 (997). Further / full sized images available upon request.

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