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    "Roman" Pattern Confederate-Manufactured Foot Artillery Sword, identical to the one illustrated in Albaugh's Addendum To The Photo Supplement. 18¾" double edged, wasp waisted, blade with deep dark patina, just some scattered light pitting and a few minor nicks. Ribbed grip brass hilt perfect with very nice untouched patina. Typical turning marks on the faces of the cross guard finials, marked with a single dot on the face of each side of the guard. There is no scabbard. Certainly one of the great mysteries of the Confederacy is that, not having enough brass for accoutrement finials, they saw fit to produce myriad numbers of this heavy brass hilted sword in various forms, which generally proved useless in combat. A very nice untouched example of this scarce Confederate sword.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2008
    29th-30th Sunday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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