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Artillery Officer's Sword and Belt

Auction:
2345
Lot:
426
Sold for:
$764$650

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

Description:

Artillery Officer's Sword and Belt, first half 19th century, with reeded ivory hilt, brass guard and mounts, engraved blade with a single fuller and morrocan leather belt, lg. 37 3/4 in., (drag missing).

Provenance: Descended in the family of Captain John Barnes (1795-1864), Cheshire, Connecticut.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Keywords

Artillery Officer , brass guard , Connecticut, Cheshire, John Barnes, Blade weapons, Sword