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    Regulation U.S. M1840 Medical Staff Officer's Sword, circa 1850. Unique regulation brass hilt with integrally cast old English MS on the shield shaped langet. Hilt about perfect retaining traces of the original gilt. Blade elliptical in cross section, etched on both sides for 2/3 its length with floral/scroll motifs, arms panoplies, and spread wing eagle. Salt and peppering overall with some scattered surface rust, generally very good with no nicks or pitting. Regulation brass scabbard with brass mounts exhibiting deeply cast decoration, very good with just some dents on the lower section and bottom mount. One brass ring mount broken, easily restored. A nice honest representative example of this scarce U.S. regulation sword.

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    January, 2009
    23rd-25th Friday-Sunday
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