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Sword: P.S. Justice, Philadelphia

Object Number: 
X.139
Date: 
1860-1885
Medium: 
Steel, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 26 1/2 x 3 3/8 x 1 1/8 in. ( 67.3 x 8.6 x 2.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on reverse of blade near hilt: "P. S. JUSTICE / PHILAD'A" stamped: on on circular holder: "A 82"
Description: 
Sword bayonet with slightly serpentine, single-edged steel blade with deep fuller; brass hilt cast in one piece with quillon with disk finial opposite circular gun mount, grip with molded ridges, and pistol grip pommel with 1 1/2 inch slot at back.
Gallery Label: 
This object is identified as a "U.S. Army sword bayonet" in the accession records.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group