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Lot 2113: Two American Swords, One Presentation Etched

Auction Date: June 23, 2022

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,300 - $1,700

Two American Swords, One Presentation Etched

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Class: Other
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1) Heiberger presentation sword, 39 1/2" OAL, 33 3/4" blade etched "Presented to/Captain Samuel/M. Swigert/U.S.A. by Troop F/2nd U.S. Cavalry", gilt brass hilt, wire wrapped grip, nickel finished scabbard. Online records show Swigert as a graduate of the USMC Class of 1868, retiring in 1903 at the rank of Colonel after suffering a stroke during service in the Philippines. 2) Slauterer officer sword, 37 1/2" OAL, 31" etched blade, brass grip with folding counter-guard, wire wrapped grip, nickel scabbard with gilt accents. Both are good.

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