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2763T Marlborough
October 28, 2014 10:00AM - November 4, 2014 4:00PMCalender

Two British Pattern 1796 Infantry Officer's Swords

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2763T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 28, 2014 10:00AM


Two British Pattern 1796 Infantry Officer's Swords, c. late 18th/early 19th century, brass hilts with faceted pommels and wire-wrapped grips, steel blades engraved with foliate designs, panoply of arms, and a crown over GR, blade lg. 33, overall lg. 39 in.

Provenance: Sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Fort Ticonderoga Museum.
Estimate $300-500

Both blades have some light pitting, and do not have scabbards.

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Infantry Officer, steel blades, Fort Ticonderoga Museum