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    American Militia Officer's Sword Circa 1835 N.P. Ames Springfield 26 3/4" curved blade. The obverse decorated 2/3 its length with vines/ leaves/ flowers, large panoply of arms with American flags, liberty cap and stars, sunburst above. Reverse similar decoration with spreadwing American eagle riband above with motto, sunburst above. The ricasso script engraved N. P. Ames Cutler Springfield. Blade a smooth mix of gray and bright finish with lightly worn engraving, no rust or edge nicks. All brass hilt with decorative cast reverse P guard. Carved one piece bone grip with a few minor edge chips. Sheet brass scabbard with double ring mounts showing a few dents on the body with a concentration of dents at the drag. Interesting sword, an very early product of this popular sword maker.

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    December, 2012
    8th Saturday
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