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A Jefferson Guard Sword and Scabbard from the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis, 1904,
Made by the Ames Sword Co., Chicopee MA, the steel blade is etched with an acanthus leaf motif on both sides and inscribed 'Jefferson Guard' and 'Louisiana Purchase Exposition'. This sword is numbered 465 on the blade. The hilt is inscribed 'J.G' for the Jefferson Guard. The Guard was a privately hired security force of several hundred men who patrolled the fair grounds including the Olympic Games site and served as the unofficial guides.
H: 28 W: 6 1/2 in.

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A Jefferson Guard Sword and Scabbard from the Louisiana

Estimate $150 - $250Mar 13, 2017
10717 Detroit Ave
Cleveland, OH 44102
United States
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