This is a nice find eric I have seen them in good to near mint condition...your example shows its age and where its been. Nice find!!
It is not the size of a Collection in History that matters......Its the size of your Passion for it!! - Larry C
One never knows what tree roots push to the surface of what laid buried before the tree was planted - Larry C
“The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” - Winston Churchill
A great find Eric , i love the patina , it's a shame about the pommel but it still looks sweet to my eyes
We are the Pilgrims , master, we shall go
Always a little further : it may be
Beyond that last blue mountain barred with snow
Across that angry or that glimmering sea...