Congressional Presentation Sword with Scabbard of Colonel Marinus Willett (1740–1830)

Sword maker: C. Liger (French, Paris, recorded 1770–93)
Date: hallmarked for 1785–86
Geography: Paris
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Steel, silver, gold
Dimensions: sword L. 39 5/8 in. (100.6 cm); scabbard L. 33 1/4 in. (84.5 cm)
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: Bequest of George Willett Van Nest, 1916
Accession Number: 17.87.3a, b

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