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    U.S. Model 1850 Foot Officers' Sword.
    31 ½-inch slightly curved blade, etched on either side with panoplies of arms and foliate scroll designs. No maker's mark but marked IRON PROOF on the back of the blade. Brass hilt with plain reverse counter-guard and obverse counter-guard with pierced design of branches and scrolls. Wire-wrapped fish skin grips. Black leather scabbard with brass mountings.

    Condition: Very good. Blade slightly dark; hilt with significant wear to gilding; leather scabbard with some surface scuffs, throat and middle brass mount loose.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2016
    12th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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