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    U.S. Infantry Officers' Sword, Circa 1821-1832. 31 ½-inch straight, slender blade with broad fullers on each side. Light floral etching in remnants of blued panels. Gilded brass hilt with eagle-head pommel. Ivory grips. Lacking scabbard. See Harold L. Peterson's The American Sword 1775-1945, number 67 for more detail.

    Condition: Good. Blade modestly worn and retaining a smooth gray patina and some traces of the bluing in the panels. Hilt loose on the tang. Small sections of ivory missing from grip.


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    December, 2016
    11th Sunday
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