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    U.S. Model 1850 Staff & Field Officer's Sword - Tiffany & Co New York 32" blade retaining most original luster, with just a few very minor dark spots, 18" long panel on the obverse with floral / scrollwork / arms panoply and spread wing American eagle with shield and "Tiffany & Co New York " at the front of the ricasso. Reverse of the blade with similar etched panel with large block letters "US", ricasso stamped "P.D.L" in oval. Hilt is very fine with perfect fish skin and triple wire wrap. Steel scabbard with most of the original brown finish mixing with smooth brown patina, with just one small patch of very old surface rust, negligible. Choice example of this popular form Civil War officers sword and especially desirable by this maker.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2012
    8th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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