August 09, 2018 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


Lot of Two Sword Belts

Lot includes one U.S. Model 1851 sword belt and one New York militia sword belt.  Model 1851 belt has applied silver wreath with right-facing eagle beneath thirteen stars.  Rear of plate shows numeral "5" with keeper marked "439".   Tongue appears soldered to plate.  Cast New York belt shows "NY" in gothic letters surrounded by asymmetrical wreath.  Wide tongue with kepper, each devoid of bench or assembly numbers.


Fair to good.  Brass has some bronzing with no luster.  Leather is mostly pliable with some stiffening.  

Estimate: $700 - $1,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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