Finely forged iron head with nearly parallel spear point with strong medial ridge. Base projections inscribed BES * E * SCHMID * No.7. Faceted baluster bolster over faceted socket with short integral cheek straps. Tapered octagonal section haft. 90 1/2" overall. Head crisp with smooth patina and some frosty old superficial oxidation. Haft excellent with surface bruises as expected. Especially flamboyant example as served in Colonial America. See Neumann 58.PA and 59.PA.