See The American Sword, Peterson #77 and pattern still in current use for most officer’s other than Naval. This example is early, probably WWI, with 32” curved broad fullered blade marked Desmonds Los Ang Calif on the ricasso. US, eagle, and foliage decoration to over half of the blade. Finger stall composition grip. Blade a little smooth gray at the root, otherwise crisp and bright. Hilt and scabbard with wear to the plating from use.

Item ID: B7694

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