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Object ID 1959.006
Object Name Saber
Collection Weapons & Accessories
Credit line DHS Purchase
Year Range from 1813
Year Range to 1821
Made Joseph Rose (blade); General James Wolf (hilt)
Makers mark The steel blade is stamped "I. Rose"; the back of the guard is marked "G.J. Wolf."
Description Regulation 1813-21 Foot Officer's saber with a steel blade that is stamped "I. Rose" along the top edge of the blade near the hilt. The guard and eagle's head pommel are silver and the back of the guard is marked "G.J. Wolf." The grip is wood wrapped with twisted silver wire.
Dimensions W-1.25 L-35.5 inches
Dimension Details Overall length of sword; width of blade.
Subjects Silver
Arms & armament
Daggers & swords
People Wolf, General James
Search Terms Swords
General James Wolf
Joseph Rose
Nineteenth Century
Material Steel blade; silver hilt
Place of Origin Philadelphia, PA