Antique Knights of Columbus Fraternal Sword - “T.C. Gleason Co. Chicago” No Res
Offered is this antique Knights of Columbus sword & scabbard. It is marked on the blade; “T.C. Gleason Co. Chicago, Ill” & “Knights of Columbus”. The sword is approx. 27-1/4” long in the scabbard. The hand guard has a shell in the center with a world globe and other symbolisms. The tip has a bust of Christopher Columbus. The handle is black painted wood. The blasé is straight with a raised center ridge like a dagger blade. Both sides has a gold washed decorations about half way down from the handle. Shiny with NO nicks, bends, or deep scratches. CONDITION. This is as found with no major polishing, buffing, or cleaning. It does show wear age & use. The gold wash is strong but does show a few wear spots. The scabbard base plating has some wear spots on the front lower third. It is slightly ruff on these spots with some of the plating missing. There is also some slight staining & a few scratches elsewhere on the scabbard. See last 2 close up photos Still a nice antique piece woth displaying or collecting. Look carefully at all photos and offer accordingly. Please view ALL my pictures carefully to better determine the exact condition to your own satisfaction. I ask that you ask necessary questions early & PRIOR to offerding. I will assist you in any way I can. I must sell this as pictured, as described, and 'AS IS'. Thank you & good luck...
1) PLEASE ask your questions before you offer. All items are sold 'as is'. I accept returns ONLY if I agree item is grossly mis-described, if buyer made payment in the required 7 days, and I'm contacted by seller within 3 days of receipt of order. Postage is NOT refundable.
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