It features an iron guard and grip with a steel, 22-inch unsharpened blade.
A late 18th century child's sword in the style of a gentleman's small sword of 1750, found in an attic in Maine. It features an iron guard and grip with a steel, 22-inch unsharpened blade. The iron grip has an interesting pierced motif.
Children's swords are usually found in terrible condition. This one has survived its 200-plus year history very well. Aside from a little cleaning and restoration, the sword is in excellent condition with no looseness or obvious damage.