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Folk Art Painted Swordfish Bill
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American, 19th century. A folk art painted presentation swordfish bill sword reading Mrs. A.B. Gustus. The guard features a painted crossed flags over a crest. The handle is made of wood and also painted; lg. 38.5 in.

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


Condition:  
The drilled hilt is in need of repair. With worn paint.
Sold: $270.00
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