Auction 102

Lot 520:

KU KLUX KLAN DRESS SWORD

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Start price: $300

Estimated price: $600 - $900

Auction house commission: 25%

KU KLUX KLAN dress sword with scabbard. Rounded smooth black grip, the silvered pommel is in the shape of a knight’s helmet, the crossguard is decorated with a shield with a mounted hooded clansman carrying a burning cross, the reverse is marked ‘KKK’ in a circle, with a gold colored sword knot. The scabbard is black painted steel, straight throughout, with a frog stud and silvered drag, showing some spots of paint loss. Overall length is 36.35 inches, the blade is 28 inches. The blade is straight, unsharpened, showing a couple of black spots, the point is sharp.

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