W. Clauberg Model 1850 Presentation Sword

W. Clauberg Model 1850 Presentation Sword

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Description (Brief)
Presented to Henry Lawton
Currently not on view
Object Name
Other Terms
Sword; Edged Weapons; Army; Staff Officer; Field Grade Officer; Officer; Service
date made
ca 1860
Lawton, Henry W.
W. Clauberg
Place Made
Germany: North Rhine-Westphalia, Solingen
Physical Description
metal (blade material)
wood, metal (scabbard material)
metal; gilt (hilt material)
blade: 32 in x 1 1/8 in; 81.28 cm x 2.8575 cm
scabbard: 33 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in; 85.09 cm x 5.715 cm
overall: 37 3/4 in x 5 in; 95.885 cm x 12.7 cm
overall, scabbard: 1 in x 2 3/4 in x 33 1/2 in; 2.54 cm x 6.985 cm x 85.09 cm
overall, sword: 3 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in x 37 3/4 in; 8.89 cm x 11.43 cm x 95.885 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Mary C. Lawton
Edged Weapons
Civil War
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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