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I have a Model 1850 Infantry Officers sword, manufactured by

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I have a Model 1850 Infantry Officers sword, manufactured by C. Roby Chelmsford Ma., identified and documented as battle carried through the Peninsular Campaign 1862 by 1st Lt Orin J. Fitch 81st NY Volunteer Infantry. Sword was a private purchase by Fitch in January 1862. Lt. Fitch was injured at Battle of Malvern Hill and contracted malaria. He was discharged in late 1862. Sword is complete in all respects including full leather scabbard ( engraved) with original belt hanger hardware and traces of the original sword belt. Condition is pristine and original owing to the his short active service.
Seeking appraisal value for insurance purposes.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Glenda B. replied 4 months ago.

Hello, my name is Glenda
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