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    • Model 1842 Socket Bayonet.

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    • An angular bayonet with V ground point and full length back flute. Bayonet is exceptionally rusty and flaking badly. Delineation of the socket assembly is no longer possible although all components seem to be intact.
    • Smoking Pipe.

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    • Plain clay pipe with a bowl 1" in diameter. Finish is dirty and blackened at rim. Bowl is charred and has traces of tobacco. Small foot at neck of pipe. Tapering stem with lipped end.
    • Picket Pin.

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    • Cylindrical iron pin tapering to four sides to a point at one end with a flat 1 1/4 inch diameter head on the opposite end. A swivel is held between the head and the slightly larger diameter main body of the pin. The swivel is pierced to hold an...
    • Smoking Pipe.

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    • Plain clay pipe with a 9/8" diameter oblong bowl. Blackened at the base of the bowl and stem. Interior is encrusted with ash. Stem is broken and has black paint at neck. Small extension on base of stem for resting pipe.
    • Packing Box.

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    • Wooden packing box used to ship hair plumes to Fort Leavenworth for the 10th Cavalry. Rectangular with sides consisting of one piece of wood and bottom made of two tongue and groove pieces, one 8 inches wide and the other 10 inches wide. Pieces are...
    • Surveyor's Chaining Pins.

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    • Ten surveying chaining pins on a circular wire loop keeper. The pins are formed from a .1875 diameter metal rod. They are 10.25 in long and pointed at one end with a two inch diameter eye at the other. The wire keeper is a 5.25 in diameter ring...
    • Surveyor's Equipment Case.

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    • A pine case with dovetailed ends, metal side handles and hinged lid with lock plate on front. The entire case exterior is stained except for the bottom. The metal side handles are bent rods which pass through the sides and through a metal plate on...
    • Lincoln Water Pitcher.

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    • Hexagonal footed pitcher with a matte finish and glazed interior. Has a grape vine and cluster design on the sides and laurel and oak leaves on a curved handle. A paper with handwriting is glued to the bottom. Apparently made by a lost slip method.
    • Model 1917 Knife Bayonet.

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    • Long knife bayonet with semi spear point and "V" ground edge. Blade has a deep square edged fuller and is parkerized. High narrow upper guard with rounded point on lower guard. Walnut scales are screwed to tang and have 2 grooves in center. Pommel...
    • Sword Belt Plate.

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    • A brass plate, with raised rim and a wreath of laurels encircling an eagle with shield and arrows and laurels held by its talons. Stars, sun rays, and scroll with "E PLURIBUS UNUM" are over the eagles head. The eagle holds part of the scroll in its...
    • Lewis Gun Magazine.

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    • A cartridge spacer ring carrying interior separators is fastened by a rivet to the magazine pan. Inside the pan itself is the magazine center; while outside is the magazine top plate, enclosing the magazine latch and the magazine latch spring. The...
    • Hat Badge.

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    • Stamped brass cavalry insignia, hollow-backed brass, crossed sabers, displayed with edges up. Small brass number thirteen is brazed above the sabers, to denote branch. Pin affixed to the back for attaching to the hat.
    • Buckle.

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    • Brass buckle with rectangular frame. Center bar is raised. Prong is looped around bar at the center where bar is narrowed. Prong has tapered end and is bent over to one side.

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