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Can you identify a m1852 sword? I would like to get an
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S, I have this civil war officers sword. It is in good
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This is my 3rd sword to show. I am running out of time bc my
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I have a sword that my uncle brought back from Korea I
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I have a civil war sword dated 1862 stamped on the blade
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I am helping a friend find out more about a sword he has in
Hello, I am helping a friend find out more about a sword he has in the family that belonged to Joseph Egglestone Johnstone, he was a general for the south and graduated West Point with Robert Lee. In … read more
ncsunburst
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I have a British infantry sword from the war of 1812 handed
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I purchased an 1864 sword in Verona, Virginia recently. The sword is in pretty rough condi
I purchased an 1864 sword in Verona, Virginia recently. The sword is in pretty rough condition but has a great story. It was discovered in the woods near Lexington, Va around 30 years ago by an 11 yea… read more
Steven-R
Steven-R
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I have some type of sword. Very plain, maybe leather and some
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Will
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I have to fencing swords I bought at an auction. One is newer
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