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Four Swords

Auction:
2763T
Lot:
1027
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2763T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 28, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Four Swords, c. mid to late 19th century, a Model 1860 staff & field officer's sword with a silver hilt, engraved blade marked RIDABOCK & CO./NEW-YORK and MADE IN FRANCE, without a scabbard, a Model 1860 staff & field officer's sword with no scabbard, a Model 1860 staff & field officer's sword with a scabbard, and a Philadelphia Patriotic Sons of America sword and scabbard.

Provenance: Sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Fort Ticonderoga Museum.
Estimate $300-500

Silver-hilt sword is in good condition but missing its scabbard, the others have some patina on steel and brass.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

field officer, YORK, France, Fort Ticonderoga Museum