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    U.S. Model 1852 Naval Officers' Sword Named to Burton S. Hanson, Jr., 1930 Naval Academy Graduate and Retired Rear Admiral. A beautifully made pre-WWII sword with a bright blade ornately etched with floral scroll and military vignettes. The obverse of the blade is engraved "Burton S. Hanson, Jr." near the ricasso. The hilt retains most of the original luster and is complete with sword knot. The leather scabbard has gilded-brass mounts and drag. The upper mount is engraved with Hanson's "BSH" monogram. This is an excellent example with an important world War II history.

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    December, 2012
    8th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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