Lot 208: Revolutionary War Era Blacksmith-Forged Halberd Head, Heart-Shaped Maker's Mark
29 October 2016
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
Revolutionary War Halberd Head with Heart Maker's Mark
c. 1760-1780 Colonial to Revolutionary War Period, Blacksmith-Forged Halberd Head, with integral Heart-Shaped Maker's Mark, Very Fine.
A rare style Revolutionary War era blacksmith forged Iron Halberd Head, measures about 11.25" long, the blade being about 7.5" with a straight hook at the top for catching saddle straps. Very rare maker's mark - a heart shape - on the blade. Gorgeous natural even surface age patina. An unusual design and intimidating heavy forged piece with unusual scary attributes, great for display in any Colonial or Revolutionary War collection.