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1855 Continental Brass Hilt Infantry Sword
Smooth brass grip,stirrup guard, overall length of approximately 28 inches, with a blade length of approximately 23 inches. Marked "S&R 1855" on the ricasso beneath the langet. The iron blade has a generally even, dark gray to black appearance. There are one or two small nicks in the cutting edge. The brass grip and guard have a very dark, completely uncleaned, patina.
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