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    High Grade Regulation Civil War M1850 Foot Officer's Sword with German Silver Scabbard and Gilt Etched Blade. Slightly curved 30" blade about mint. 7¼" central gilt panel on the obverse with spread wing eagle and motto. 3" gilt panel just above the ricasso with intricate scroll work. Reverse with a central gilt panel with large US and identical to the obverse above the ricasso. Reverse ricasso marked P. D. L. in a cartouche. The regulation brass hilt is untouched with nice dark patina, perfect. Fishskin grip with triple brass wire wrap also mint. German silver scabbard with brass throat and decoratively cut iron drag. One dent on the face between the ring mounts, otherwise excellent. A very attractive and unusual Civil War foot officer's sword.

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