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    Civil War Regulation US M1850 Foot Officer's Sword By Horstmann. Blade excellent, near mint, retaining most of the original luster with just a few scattered stains. Etched for 2/3 its length with floral/scroll work, arms panoplies with American shield, with eagle and motto on obverse, and large US on reverse, with Horstmann logo at the base. Hilt about perfect, the decoration being slightly higher grade than normally encountered. Retains most of the original gilt with sharkskin and spring like brass wire wrap perfect. Scabbard also near perfect with just some minor scuffs, very sound. The brass mounts retaining 80% of the original gilt wash. An exceptionally fine example of this basic Civil War US company grade officer's sword.

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    November, 2011
    12th Saturday
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