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Militia Officer's Sword with Scabbard, ca 1830
4/30/2014 - Firearms and Militaria: Live Salesroom Auction
30" blade length with blue finish and gilt designs from languet to middle of the blade. Marking on blade "Warranted."  Grips are made of bone.  Brass cross guard, knuckle bow, languet, and back strap. Complete with brass scabbard that has 2 brass carrying rings. Remnants of sword hanger still retained on the carrying rings.

Provenance:  
From the Estate of Kenneth Erwin, Portland, Michigan


Condition:  
Blade does show minor pitting. The pitting blends well for an even look with the blue finish.  Gilt designs are sharp. Brass furniture has a mustard patina. Bone grips have a yellowing patina. The scabbard shows wear and has nicks, dings and scratches. The scabbard has an even mustard patina.  Overall condition is good.
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