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October 26, 2017 10:00 AMCalender

Spanish Sword Identified to General Henry Washington Benham

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Auction: Sale #3034M - 3034MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: October 26, 2017 10:00AM


Spanish Sword Identified to General Henry Washington Benham, c. mid to late 19th century, silver-plated brass hilt with a lion pommel, shagreen and wire-wrapped grip with the Spanish crest, engraved on the knuckle bow "GEN. H. W. BENHAM. U.S.A.," blade etched with foliate designs and "FABRICA DE TOLEDO," with a plated steel scabbard, blade lg. 32, overall lg. 37 1/4 in.

Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio.
Estimate $700-900

In very good condition with a few very small dents in the scabbard.

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Henry Washington Benham, H. W. BENHAM, Nicholas A. Penachio, United States, TOLEDO