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    Very Fine Untouched Civil War US M1850 Staff & Field Officer's Sword by Horstmann Deep dark patina over all with brass mounts and hilt retaining most of the original gilt underneath, and would doubtless clean beautifully. Brown lacquer scabbard with some scattered old dry surface rust, and some scuffs of what appear to be white paint, very minor and would also clean to excellent or better. Blade absolutely mint. The obverse with classic Horstmann etch with eagle, motto, arms panoply and floral/scroll work with Horstmann logo at the base. Reverse with US arms/flags panoplies, floral/scroll work all on a frosted background. The sword is overall in about perfect untouched, uncleaned condition including the grip. Absolutely no dents or nicks and actually appears to be unused/unissued. Choice example of the rather scarce and very desirable regulation Civil War US field grade officer's sword.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2011
    12th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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