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Title: U. S. Navy issue dress sword

Accession Number: 2000.165.1
Category: CLOTHING & ACCESSORIES
Type: sword
Maker: Starkey, Joseph
Place: England, London
Date: circa 1869
Materials: steel; gold; lizard (?)
Description: U. S. Navy issue dress sword belonging to Rear Admiral Charles A. Baldwin, c.1869. Gold hilt with oak leaf filigree "USN"; top has eagle motif; grip appears to be of lizard skin (?) with metallic rope decoration. Etched steel blade marked near hilt "JOSEPH/ STARKEY/ CONDUIT ST/ LONDON". In scabbard 2000.165.2

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