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French Foot Officer's Sword

Auction:
2763T
Lot:
1003
Sold for:
$800$650

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

Description:

French Foot Officer's Sword, c. early 19th century, brass hilt with wood grip, brass oval langets, steel blade, black leather scabbard missing the throat with a brass drag, blade lg. 28, overall lg. 33 1/2 in.

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

Sword is in good condition, the scabbard is missing the throat and some leather near the top.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Foot Officer, steel blade, Fort Ticonderoga Museum