Black Rock Galleries

Collins & Co. [Hartford, CT] Foot Officer’s Sword, Model 1850, US Military Issued, C. 1862

Winning Bid $80.00

Location: BRG Bridgeport

Item #: 94690
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Collins & Co. [Hartford, CT] Foot Officer’s sword, model 1850, US military issued, c. 1862, brass hilt with knuckle bow and pierced counter guard with floral motif, D-guard, sharkskin and wire-wrapped grip, brass pommel cap with floral garland in relief running up each side, blade marked on shoulder with manufacturer’s name, one side of blade with official US seal and the other with “US,” rusting and nicking to blade, minor scattered loss to sharkskin grip, blade measures 32” l.; from tip of blade to pommel cap 38 ½” l.