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Hunting Sword

Date: hallmarked for 1765–66
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Steel, silver, agate
Dimensions: Length overall 28 1/4 in. ( 71.76 cm) Length of blade 23 1/8 in. ( 58.72 cm) Gr. width of blade 1 1/8 in. ( 2.84 cm) Gr. thickness of blade 0 1/4 in. ( 0.64 cm) Hardness of blade 55-65
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: Gift of Jean Jacques Reubell, in memory of his mother, Julia C. Coster, and of his wife, Adeline E. Post, both of New York City, 1926
Accession Number: 26.145.244

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