Civil War Medical Officer's Sword
Appraised Value: $2,500 (2013)
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Appraisal Video: (0:30)
Arms & Militaria
Shiloh Civil War Relics
GUEST: Well, I've got a family heirloom that my father received on his tenth birthday from his father.
APPRAISER: It's officially known as the model 1840 medical officer's sword. Very pretty etched blade, original grip, original scabbard, and medical pieces in many areas of collecting bring more than regular pieces. Have you ever had it appraised?
GUEST: No, no.
APPRAISER: Because it's a medical sword and because it's in very pretty shape, it's a piece that would retail for about $2,500.
GUEST: Very nice, very nice.
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