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M1850 (#1708)

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Title:  

M1850 (#1708)
Date:
c. 1861

Content Description: 

SCABBARD TO M1850 FOOT OFFICER'S SWORD, CAT # MANA 1708. BLACK LEATHER WITH BRASS THROAT INSCRIBED: DAVID POTTS"; TIP & DRAG MISSING; MIDDLE BAND LOOSE DUE TO A MISSING BRASS RETAINING SCREW." Origin: PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA.

Physical Description: 

Material: Leather, Brass. L: 75.7, W: 3.7, D: 2.0 Cm. The Leather Body Is Complete And In Sound Condition Except Where It Has Been Bent And Permanently Creased 14.5 Cm From The End. There Are Also Minor Abrasions Typical Of Normal Wear. The Brass Tip And Drag Are Missing; The Middle Brass Band Is Loose Due To A Missing Brass Retaining Screw; The Brass Throat Is Dented On Both Sides (Obverse Side Appears To Have Been Struck With A Sharp, Pointed Object Numerous Times). Both Belt Rings Are Present

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1709

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