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    [Abraham Lincoln]: Musician's Sword Inscribed with Quote from 1865 Inaugural Address.
    M1840 musician's sword with rabbit-head proof mark and brass wire grip. The blade is 28" in length and has an acid-etched inscription on both sides. One side reads: "Lt. F. G. Morton USN". The other side reads: "Fondly do we hope, fervently do we pray - that this mighty scourge of war may speedily pass away." Two minor nicks on blade with scattered black tarnish or light rust. Very possibly unique. Obviously owned by someone whose life and beliefs were greatly influenced by our 16th President.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2019
    2nd Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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