Lot 847

Knights of Pythias Ceremonial Sword

Estimate: $100 - $200

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$3,000 $250
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$150,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

Property from the Collection of John and Virginia Duncan, Savannah, GA


Knights of Pythias Ceremonial Sword, an antique Knights of Pythias ceremonial sword, marked 'The Pettibone Mfg. Co. Cincinnati, O.' near hilt, the blade etched 'Charleston, SC' on one side and 'H. E. Couturier' on the other, the hilt with owners initials 'U.R.' and 'FCB' for the Pythian motto 'Friendship, Charity, Benevolence'.

Measurements: Length: 35 in.


Overall fair condition, pitting to blade, particularly to tip, pitting and rust to sheath, losses on end of sheath, wear to leather on handle.
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