Petti Bone 1860 Army presentation Sword (SW986)
The Petti Bone Mfg. Co. Post 1860 Army Sword presented to A.P. Wozencraft Dallas, Texas. This is an excellent presentation sword with a 30" blade, and is etched with beautiful floral motif with US script. Ricasso is marked " The Petti Bone Mfg. Co. Cincinnati, Ohio" Guard is a high relief figure of a cloaked rider. Pommel has an eagle perched on a rock over animal heads. Scabbards frag is a panoply of arms. Scabbard also has a soldier in guard position and an eagle in high relief. Scabbard is engraved with "Awarded by the Exhibition Association to the Captain Making Best Score"/ "In Interstate-Contest at Galveston's Semi-Centennial- 1889. A.P. Wozencraft was elected Captain of the First Battery Field Artillery (Texas Volunteer Guard) in 1879 aka "The Dallas Artillery Co." This company received many awards and prizes during competitions.