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  • Non-Commissioned Officer Sword / SOLD

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    Non-Commissioned Officer Sword - Inventory Number: SWO 175 / SOLD

    The model 1840 non-commissioned officer sword was intended for sergeants and were ceremonial in purpose, being used to convey rank and to signal movement in drills.  The sword could be used in a fight, but only as a weapon of last resort.  Manufactured by C. Roby, W. Chelmsford, Mass. US / (inspector) / 1862, additional inspector stamp on guard.  Standard features include: brass handle, grip gives the appearance of wire wrap but its integral with the handle, guard is made from two plates unadorned, hilt is single branch.  No scabbard.  

    Inventory Number: SWO 175 / SOLD