The first half of the 20th century. Good silvered hilt with plumed helmet pommel and bow tie guard with raised Crusader’s head. Black japanned grip with an inlaid cross. 30” d.e. blade finely decorated with crusades scene, foliage, owner’s name, Masonic motifs and maker’s name Pettibone Bros at the forte. Crisp with all gold ground intact. Plated scabbard with three beautiful silvered mounts including red enamel crosses. The silver with fine mottled bright/tarnish patina. Exceptional.