20 3/4" s.e. blade with long ricasso etched with military drums, foliage and makers inscription. Broad central fuller etched with boar and stag. Long false edge. Rococo scroll decorated silver cross guard with three hallmarks. Silver scabbard cover, base ferrule and guard, identical to Neumann 102.S dated 1764-5. Finely reeded black ebony grip and silver button. Blade shows medium gray patina with frosty pitting slightly obscuring the decoration. Hilt excellent for the period. Type carried in Colonial America for personal protection and later serving in the Revolution.