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The Forks of the Delaware Historical Arms Society, aka Allentown, PA show
July, 13 & 14 2013
The Forks of the Delaware Historical Arms Society, AKA: Allentown, PA show
May 11 & 12, 2013
Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Assoc.
June 29-30 2013
Item #: SJM148
Confederate Foot Officer Sword marked T.G. & Co. by Thomas, Griswold & Co. of New Orleans.
Manufd: New Orleans
Maker: T.G. & Co.
Year: Early War
Model: M 1850 Foot Officer Sword
Size: 29.5 inches
Confederate Foot Officer Sword and scabbard by T.G. & Co of New Orleans. A well cast brass guard with a few flaws and a bulbous finial (Griswold tell tale sign). A well cast pommel with a back seam and a 3 step crown. The grip is a wood core wrapped in thin leather and bound with fine twisted copper wire. The blade is bright with a crude ricasso area stamped T G & Co / N.O. Leather, back seamed scabbard with lightly gilt brass mounts held in place by very small screws. Scabbard had a bend 3/4 of the way down which has been strengthened.
Hilt, Slight grip swell lower portion
Reverse, grip taper to pommel
Guard and pommel detail
TG & Co / N.O.