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Spring Americana, Paintings and Maritime Art

April 6 - April 8, 2017

Lot #171
DepartmentWeapons
Sold For$450.00(hammer price)
 $540.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedMay 4, 2017

Description

U.S. MODEL 1850 SWORD AND SCABBARD
Sword by the Ames Manufacturing Co., Chicopee, Massachusetts. Blade etched MVM" (Massachusetts Volunteer Militia). Accompanied by an old handwritten tag stating the sword belonged to General George W. Ward. Length of blade 30"."

Condition

Sword has pitting to blade. Scabbard has been broken in half and is held together by modern taping.

The description of the item above may not be the final version used in the catalog. The descriptions are as yet unedited and may contain mistakes. The description, estimates and photos could all be wrong. In rare cases they may not end up in this sale. Once the items have received their lot number the descriptions will have been changed if needed.

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