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Presentation Sword

Auction:
2345
Lot:
391
Sold for:
$1,175$1,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Presentation Sword, early 19th century, artillery-type sword with gilt bronze mounts, shield-shaped lancets with motto: Parta Tueri and fifteen stars and stripes, eagle pommel holding a shield, carved ivory grip, engraved blade gilded and blued with liberty caps, trophy arms and an eagle with the motto: E Pluribus Unum, lg. 37 in.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Blade weapons, Hilt, Sword