SUPERB CIVIL WAR AMERICAN NAVY USN M1852 NAVAL SWORD ANTIQUE blade dagger dirk
VERY FINE QUALITY MODEL M1852 AMERICAN NAVAL OFFICER'S SWORD. CIRCA MIDDLE OF 19TH CENTURY - GUARANTEED AMERICAN CIVIL WAR PERIOD. GORGEOUS HAND FORGED BLADE IS RICHLY DECORATED ON BOTH SIDES WITH MILITARY MOTIF, AMERICAN EAGLE, STARS AND ANCHOR. GOLD GILDED BRASS HILT AND SCABBARD MOUNTS. BLADE IS MARKED "IRON PROOF" ON SPINE, NO OTHER MARKS - DEFINITELY GERMAN IMPORT BALDE OF SUPERB QUALITY. FINE ORNATE HILT, CRISP DETAILS. ORIGINAL FISH SKIN WRAPPED GRIP WITH ORIGINAL WIRE. ORIGINAL LEATHER SCABBARD WITH MISSING DRAG (lower part - tip of the scabbard). BLADE IS ABOUT 28 7/8 in. (73.4 cm) LONG AND ABOUT 1 1/8 in. (2.76 cm) WIDE AT RICASSO. VERY GOOD ORIGINAL ANTIQUE UNCLEANED CONDITION WITH HONEST WEAR AND CHARMING INDICATION OF AGE. HILT IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION WITH NO PLAY BETWEEN PARTS. GOLD GILDING SHOWS NORMAL AGE WEAR, GOOD AMOUNT OF ORIGINAL GILDING IS STILL PRESENT. BLADE IS IN VERY GOOD UNCLEANED ORIGINAL CONDITION WITH VERY MINOR EXPECTED INDICATION OF AGE. ORIGINAL LEATHER WASHER ON BLADE.
ORIGINAL BLACK LEATHER SCABBARD IS IN VERY GOOD HEALTHY CONDITION. MISSING DRAG (tip of scabbard). 100% ORIGINAL UNCLEANED, UNALTERED, UNMOLESTED ANTIQUE FINE QUALITY IMPORTED CIVIL WAR PERIOD SWORD.
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The item "SUPERB CIVIL WAR AMERICAN NAVY USN M1852 NAVAL SWORD ANTIQUE blade dagger dirk" is in sale since Friday, March 29, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Edged Weapons". The seller is "silverapple" and is located in PA. This item can be shipped worldwide.