Marine Nco Swords

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Marine Non-commissioned Officers' Sword, 1859-present - Variations
... Model 1859 Marine NCO swords initially were equipped with heavy, wide blades similar in shape and weight to those typically used on standard Army M1850 foot officers’ swords ... Unlike the Army officers’ blades, however, the blades on early Marine NCO swords were polished bright but not etched ... The familiar etched designs on Marine NCO swords were authorized in 1875 regulations, and they have been a standard feature of Marine NCO swords ever since ...

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