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    Group of Three Items. (1) U.S. M1873 trowel bayonet in near mint condition. Socket retains 98% of the original bright blue with Pat. Apr 16 72 mark on the side. Blade with just a few tiny patches of salt and peppering else perfect. There is no scabbard. (2) A U.S. M1873 .45-70 socket bayonet with the M1887 scabbard/frog. Bayonet and scabbard near perfect with just some light surface rust on the scabbard, both retaining 90% original blue. Frog with some crazing and 1" seam opening at the scabbard. (3) An M1874 alteration of a M1858 smooth side canteen marked "J. H. Johnson & Co./ Feb 5. 65" on the pewter spout. Retains stopper and chain, both of which appear to be period replacements, canvas cover showing heavy wear with a couple of holes, one sling loop replaced.

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    December, 2009
    12th Saturday
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