COMING IN MAY 2021
EXTREMELY RARE & UNIQUE CONFEDERATE OFFICER’S FINE SWORD BY “D. MURRAY, MOBILE, ALABAMA”.
Classic Mobile, Alabama made officer’s sword with gold plated hilt decorated with “CS” in oval. 31.25” half round top edge blade is etched with arabesques and floral motifs with vacant presentation panel. Ricasso is incise etched “D. Murray / Mobile”. This unique example surfaced about 30 years ago and still to this day is among the highest finish of Mobile made Confederate swords by maker’s such as James Conning or Louis Bissonnet. Rarely are the castings as crisp or gilted like this example.