A U.S. Model 1850 Staff & Field officer's sword
Lot 5100
A U.S. Model 1850 Staff & Field officer's sword
Sold for US$ 585 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A U.S. Model 1850 Staff & Field officer's sword
Slightly curved 29 1/2 inch blade with 17 inch panel etched and engraved with scrollwork and panoplies and on one side US. Brass hilt of standard pattern. Grey shagreen and brass wire-wrapped grip. Brass mounted black leather scabbard, the throat with frog stud.
Condition: Blade with mottled grey patina showing some light pitting and fairly clear decoration. Grip with considerable losses to shagreen. Scabbard scuffed but sound, the drag with numerous dents.
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