Model 1902 Officer’s Sword – Named to Coast Artillery Corps NH NG Officer
The Model 1902 Officer’s Sword is named to a Frederick W. Moore. Moore was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the 2nd Company, New Hampshire National Guard, Coast Artillery Corps. He rose to the rank of Captain in 1912 and retired on January 9, 1914. The Coast Artillery Corps was organized on April 27, 1909, from companies of the Second Regiment (disbanded). Major Chauncey B. Hoyt was the commanding officer.
Moore was from Laconia, NH.
The sword has a braided leather sword knot that has some areas of wear, cracking and rubbing to the finish. It has been wrapped around the handle and stored this way and the leather is supple enough to unwrap and display properly, if done so with care.
The sword and the scabbard have some light wear, scuffing and blemishing throughout.
On the Ricasso the sword is marked, “HARDING UNIFORM & REGALIA CO. BOSTON, MASS.”.
On the blade the name Frederick W. Moore & C.A.C. N.H.N.G. is etched into the blade. All components of the blade are tightly fit together.
The blade measures approx. 34″; total length measures approx. 39.5″.
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|Dimensions||48 × 6 × 6 in|