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    Ames U.S. Militia Staff Officers' Sword, Circa 1840-1860.
    31-inch double-edged straight blade ornately decorated in foliate scroll designs. Bone grips carved with line decoration. Gilded brass hilt with knight's head pommel and two small chains connecting the pommel to the quillons. Gilded brass scabbard with three suspension rings. (Peterson, No. 116).

    Condition: Very good. Hilt retains traces of the gilt; blade with an overall gray patina; scabbard retains about 75% gilt but with light to moderate denting, a small split and evidence of an old repair.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2019
    9th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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