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    Presentation Grade Silver Grip Model 1860 Staff and Field Officer's Sword of Edward A. Wells, ca. 1890s.
    Nicely etched blade by James H. Hirsch and Company, Chicago Illinois, with steam boat, eagle, stand of flags & foliate patterns. Has the original leather washer intact. The name "Edward A. Wells" etched, then fire blue at the top third of the blade. Blade stamped "Made in Germany." Very elaborate gold brass guard, with large eagle on one side, and cannons & rifles on the other, also gilded pommel cap. Nickel-plated scabbard is mounted with decorated ring mounts and drag, which is also gilded grip silvered and twisted wire wrap 100 percent.

    Condition: Blade has minimal staining, nothing offensive, very pleasing example. Scabbard shows scattered erosion.


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    June, 2008
    13th Friday
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