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Ames Manufacturing Co. Presentation Sword & Scabbard Inscribed "San Francisco, Contreras, Cherubusco. Presented to Col. George W. Morgan"

Recipient:
Morgan, George Washington  Search this
Maker:
Ames Manufacturing Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, gilt (scabbard material)
metal, steel (blade material)
metal, brass (hilt material)
Measurements:
overall: 38 1/4 in x 5 1/4 in; 97.155 cm x 13.335 cm
blade: 32 1/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 81.5975 cm x 3.175 cm
scabbard: 33 3/4 in x 3 1/4 in; 85.725 cm x 8.255 cm
overall, sword: 1 1/2 in x 5 in x 38 1/4 in; 3.81 cm x 12.7 cm x 97.155 cm
overall, scabbard: 7/8 in x 4 1/8 in x 33 3/4 in; 2.2225 cm x 10.4775 cm x 85.725 cm
Object Name:
Saber
sword
Other Terms:
Sword; Saber; Edged Weapons; Presentation
Place Made:
United States: Massachusetts, Chicopee
Referenced:
Mexico
Date made:
ca 1850
Subject:
Edged Weapons  Search this
Related event:
Mexican War  Search this
Credit Line:
Mrs. G. W. Morgan
ID Number:
AF.8956
Catalog number:
8956
Accession number:
37280
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-9b22-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_420463
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