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Five Swords

Auction:
2765M
Lot:
451
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
Discovery - 2765M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 20, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Five Swords, including a small blade with cast brass hilt and ivorine grip with knight's head pommel; a blade stamped "U.S. 23165" lacking hilt and grip; a Model 1906 Ames cavalry saber stamped "A.S. Co. 1906" to ricasso, with wire-wrapped grip; an unmarked U.S. Army artillery officer's saber with scabbard; and an engraved Naval sword marked "Army & Navy Co-operative Co. New York, N.Y." to ricasso, with engraved anchors, knots, and "U.S.N." to blade and shagreen and wire-wrapped grip and brass hilt.
Estimate $300-500


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Ames, United States, United States Army, artillery officer, Co-operative, head

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