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Descriptions
etched 13 metal 3340 gold 240 shark skin 2
Names
sword 25
Subjects
eagle 68
Date:
ca. 1845-1855
Dimensions:
overall length: 37.25 in, blade length: 31.125 in
Credit Line:
Gift of The Coe Foundation
Inscription:
W. Laubers Solingen (makers Motif); other side, (city proof mark for quality)
Remarks:
U.S. foot officer's dress sword. Shark skin, wire wrapped grip, iron guard with Federal period eagle motif. Same motif on blade. c. 1845-1855. W. Laubers Solingen (makers motif); other side, (city proof mark for quality). Blade etched and gold washed. Source reference, Harold L. Peterson, The American Sword - 1775-1945 (New Hope, Robert Halter, The River House, 1954). pg. 83 - sword #75. 1967 catalog no. 394, gift of the above source. Original studio collection of artist, Frederic S. Remington. CONDITION: Badly rusted, overall poor condition.
Accession Number:
1.67.498A

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