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Named Civil War M1850 Staff and Field Officer Sword
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The sword has a blade length of 33 inches and an overall length in the scabbard of approximately 39 inches. The leather grip shows wear but the brass wire wrap remains intact. The blade is marked "Eisenhauer", and displays the "U.S." monogram on one side, the American eagle with "E Pluribus Unum" on the other, and decorative scroll designs. The blade is generally very bright, with some typical dark spots and some minor pitting, primarily on the lower portions of the blade. The brass basket guard, pommel, and the scabbard fittings all have a dark patina, with the green residue of old polish visible in the recesses of the pommel. The uppermost scabbard fitting is nicely engraved on one side "G.B. Michaelson" and, below this, "Adjutant". The lower drag is engraved with an American eagle and "Union". Overall a very impressive example of one of the iconic weapons of the American Civil War.