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    Union Army Foot Officer's Sword. This sword has a 31" highly engraved foliate patterned blade depicting a stand of flags above the crosshatched ricasso and a federal shield further up the blade that has seen much wear. At the midpoint of the fuller, there is engraved "U.S." The reverse of the blade is nicely engraved as well with "E. Pluribus Unum", a depiction of cannon and arms, as well as a federal eagle. The 4" grip is of ray skin, which has worn down to the underlying wood on one side. The highly carved guard retains some gilt however the knucklebow is slightly loose at the pommel cap. The metal scabbard has been highly used as well with a dark brown patina. This would make a great display piece.

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    June, 2007
    24th-25th Sunday-Monday
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