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Iron-hilt Sword and Wooden Scabbard

Auction:
2856M
Lot:
88
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

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Auction:
Sale #2856M - 2856M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 30, 2015 4:00PM

Description:

Iron-hilt Sword and Wooden Scabbard, c. 1861-65, crude iron hilt and guard, wooden grip, iron blade with light file marks, wooden two-piece black-painted scabbard with a leather belt loop, blade lg. 28, overall lg. 34 1/2 in.

Provenance: From the collection of the Valley Forge Historical Society.

Note: Attached to the hilt is a tag which reads "CONFEDERATE FOOT/ARTILLERY SWORD./WOODEN SCABBARD/(MADE BY CONFEDERATES)."
Estimate $700-900

Iron hilt has some patina from age, leather on the belt loop is broken on one side, overall in very good condition.


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

Blade weapons, Heavy Cavalry Sword, Model 1832 foot artillery sword, Scabbard, Sword