Lot 101

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WEAPONS: Hassam Bros. of Boston Bowie knife, American Civil War c. 1860's, steel blade with metal and leather sheath and antler grip, the blade is marked "Hassam Brothers, Boston", the sheath is inscribed "A. I. Sands, Co. F. 38th Reg. M. V.", sheath leather is flaking but sturdy, with its metal portions having rusting spots and on the back a green stain, blade has minor rust spots on steel, 10 1/2" l. x 1 3/4" w. blade, 16 1/2" l. x 3 1/2" w. whole knife, 11 3/4" l. x 2" w. sheath [VERBAL PROVENANCE: Owned by Private Albert I. Sands of Cambridge Massachusetts who served in the Massachusetts 38th Infantry Regiment, Company F, seeing action at the Battle of Port Hudson and other conflicts ranging from 1862-1863.]

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