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    U.S. Model 1860 Staff Officer's Sword This sword has a 30" straight blade with median ridge, etched for half it length with scrolls, patriotic motifs, American eagle and "US". Marked on the ricasso "Lippincot Chicago". Blade is mostly smooth and gray with areas of minor dark staining. Brass hilt with folding guard exhibits 70% original gilding, sharkskin grip with twisted wire wrap excellent. Nickel plated steel scabbard with brass fittings shows a few minor patches of dark staining.
    Verbal attribution to General Felix Agnus, 5th New York Volunteer Infantry.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2015
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 13
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