A variant Civil War foot officer's sword

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Lot 2043
A variant Civil War foot officer's sword

Sold for US$ 747 inc. premium
A variant Civil War foot officer's sword
Slightly curved 32 inch blade of German manufacture etched with conventional florals and on one side US, the reverse with Federal eagle and E Pluribus Unum riband. Base etched with retailer markings Tomes, Son/& Melvain/New York, reverse with markings for Clauberg of Solingen. Brass hilt, the guard cut-out with scrollwork, US and eagle with E Pluribus Unum riband in it's beak. Fishskin and wire-wrapped grips. Steel scabbard with brass mounts.
Condition: Blade showing light wear overall. Hilt with mottled patina, grip wrapping scuffed but very sound. Scabbard retaining brown patina from blued finish.
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