Classic type as worn ceremonially with traditional Greek costume. Pewter hilt relief decorated in foliage. Chained edge brass scabbard with hide medial segment, mounted with pewter appliques of the Greek eagle, military and classical subjects. 11 3/8" blade with 1821 date, commemorating Greek independence from the Ottoman Turks. Blade stained dark with a few small blemishes. Hilt and scabbard with dark patina throughout and undamaged.