Good for display or restoration project, here is an ld Collins & Co machete/sword blade from the Spanish-American War period in good condition. The total length, including the tang, is 32 7/8 inches long. This blade has never been mounted (see the last picture). The maker's mark is present but partially faded LEGITIMUS / COLLINS & CO / HARTFORD / ACERO FINO / CALIDAD / GARANTIZADA / No.
87 and the Collins logo. The blade is very solid with a dark patina and areas with the original polish.
Note that the eagle machete/sword shown in the last picture is not part of this listing. Please look carefully at the pictures for details and let me know if you have any question. Please take a look at the other knifes and sheaths I have for sale this week. The item "Old Collins Co Blade Spanish American Machete Sword Dagger Knife Eagle #87" is in sale since Wednesday, February 5, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Spanish-Amer War (1898-1902)\Original Period Items".
The seller is "tbmm1970" and is located in Raleigh, North Carolina. This item can be shipped worldwide.