17th century - A Rare "Hounslow" style hanger or short sword. English circa 1640. Very unusual ribbed Bone grips. The blade with several panels of very clear etching. Overall length 33 inches. Excellent condition. Ref 6474. This sword was also carried at the right period in history to have possibly seen use in the American Revolutionary War 1775-1783. Please see similar swords in the well know book on American Revolutionary war weapons written by George Neuman.
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