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549: AMERICAN CIVIL WAR PRESENTATION SWORD

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Description

AN AMERICAN CIVIL WAR PRESENTATION SWORD, 1865, the single-edged blade with extensively etched panels on each side with scrolling floral and vegetative motifs, one side engraved with “united we stand” the other with “divided we fall,” the original brass hilt engraved with a dedication “Presented to Lt. Col. Ebeneyer Whitten Stone, 61 Mass. Inf. 1865 for gallant action by his men”, inscribed on the base of the blade “C. Roby & co. W. Chelmsford Mass.”, the hilt with an eagle battling a snake, length: 101.5 cm. (39 1/2 in.)

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Estimate $10,000 – $15,000
Starting Bid $5,000
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