A U.S. Model 1860 staff & field officer's sword retailed by A.J. Plate of San Francisco
Lot 3129
A U.S. Model 1860 staff & field officer's sword retailed by A.J. Plate of San Francisco
Sold for US$ 222 inc. premium
Lot Details
A U.S. Model 1860 staff & field officer's sword retailed by A.J. Plate of San Francisco
The 30 inch blade of diamond section with 10 inch panel etched with florals, US, military motifs and A.J. Plate/& Co./San Francisco/Cal, the ricasso stamped by the maker Schnitzler/A&A/Solingen. Gilt brass hilt of standard pattern. Hilt wrapped in grey shagreen and brass wire. Nickeled scabbard with gilt brass mounts.
Condition: Fine. Blade with minor spotting. Hilt with light wear to gilding. Scabbard showing light scratches and pinpoint bubbling.
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Footnotes

  • Note: Adolphus Joseph Plate, well-known retailer of percussion and cartridge guns, swords and knives, San Francisco, California, 1850-78.
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