**SOLD** NAMED WW1 US NAVY USN 1852 PATTERN OFFICERS PRESENTATION SWORD & SCABBARD

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Offered is a good original WW1 era, named United States Navy Officer’s 1852 Pattern presentation sword.
The sword features a ray skin pebbled grip, which shows good service use and wear, being mounted onto a polished gilt brass backstrap & USN laurel leaf branched guard. The blade has battle & laurel leaf etchings running 2/3 down the length of both sides of the 79 cm thin straight blade. Excellent condition US eagle and ‘US’ & sailor ‘s mottos to etc., with only light age spots and runner marks. The blade is maker marked/engraved for Ridabock & Co. New York to ricasso. The scabbard retains both suspension rings for hanging and large style maritime ornate drag. The leather outer is in fine condition. The scabbard is likewise in excellent condition, being name engraved to H. W. STEINFATT  to top locket. Overall length: 94 cm.
Ensign Henry William Steinfatt was born on the 29th February 1880, enlisting into the US Navy 19th September 1918. He was assigned to the 3rd Naval Division. He is listed as having died in Fairview, New Jersey on the 29th July 1954.

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Weight 2 kg
Dimensions 100 × 15 × 15 cm

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