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    U.S. M1833 Foot Artillery Sword, Ames/1845, with the Original White Buff M1836 Waist Belt Set. Sword near mint retaining 50% of the original gilt on the hilt, with the blade showing 98% of the original luster. Scabbard with a few minor finish cracks and just a bit weak where it joins the tip, else perfect. Tip undented. Belt set also about perfect. Buckle and fittings retain 50% of the original gilt, face of the belt with period white buff dressing, perfect. Reverse of the belt with the 1" x 2.25" maker's stamp of R & H. A. Dingee. Really and exceptional example of this U.S. regulation belt/sword set.

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    December, 2009
    12th Saturday
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