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    U.S. Model 1850 Field & Staff Officer's Sword Collins & Co Hartford Conn 1862 32" slightly curved blade deeply etched on both sides with typical patriotic motifs, a panoply of arms central to the obverse, "US" on the reverse. Etched in panel " Miller & Co New York", and "Collins & Co Hartford Conn 1862" stamped on the ricasso. Etched at ricasso on the obverse is a 2 1/2" knight in armor. Blade is smooth and gray with small areas of scattered pitting. Decoratively pierced guard incorporates the letters "US", excellent with wear to the gilt finish. Fish skin grip showing a few splits, no wire wrap. Steel scabbard body smooth and brown. Scalloped edge middle and upper brass mounts, drag with heavy cast decorative elements centered with a standing soldier. Drag shows heavy dents on both sides. An untouched sword in "attic" condition.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    12th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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