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2231
$3,450.00

HIGH GRADE PRESENTATION QUALITY CIVIL WAR STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD WITH SILVER GRIP AND RAISED RELIEF PATRIOTIC MOUNTINGS.

This sword was made by Emerson & Silver of Trenton, NJ, bearing their “Keystone” mark 31-3/4″ white etched blade retains much of its luster with intricate etched decoration, unusual spiral cut silver grip has alternating decorated and smooth rings. Hilt has American eagle on shield below stars with panoply of flags. Throat and top mount are embellished with “US” in wreath over American eagle over patriotic shield. PROVENANCE: Ex-Richard Johnson Collection; Pictured on pg 319 of “Civil War Army Swords” by John H. Thillmann. CONDITION: Very fine overall. Brass mounts, hilt and pommel retain 70-80% orig gold with balance brass/copper patina. German silver scabbard body is equally fine with old polish. Blade also very fine. 50626-1 JS (3,000-5,000) – Lot 2231

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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