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    Richards Upson & Company U.S. Officers' Sword, Circa 1808. 33 ¾-inch curved blade with wide fullers on each side. Obverse ricasso marked "Richards Upson / & Co. / New York". The blade is decorated with simple engraving including a panoply of arms, mounted horseman, American eagle and foliate designs. Gilded-brass "P" guard hilt with wire-wrapped bone grip. No scabbard.

    Condition: About very good. Blade with an overall smooth gray patina and a few nicks in the cutting edge. Hilt a bit loose. Traces of the original gilt on the hilt.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2018
    9th Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 13
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