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Two (2) CIvil War Officer's Swords. 1st item: Cavalry Officer's Sword Model 1860. Light but visible etching on steel blade, brass guard and shagreen leather wrap with twisted brass wire. Brass mounted metal scabbard. Plain mounts. Gilt in protected areas. Blade length – 32". Overall length with scabbard – 39 1/4". 2nd item: Foot Officer's Sword, dated 1851. Steel blade and brass hilt with decorative engraving on guard. Inspector's mark "JWR" on pommel. Possible Nashville battlefield pick-up. Blade length – 31 3/4". Overall length – 37 1/2". Provenance: the estate of Sarah Hunter Hicks Green, formerly of Historic Devon Farm, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: 1st item: Good patina. leather washer missing. 2nd item: Moderate to heavy pitting. Small areas of gilt in recessed areas on guard. Leather wrap and wire grip missing.