US Navy Sword: A rare 1850 Navy model presentation sword, 35 3/4” overall. Brass fitted handle with rayskin and  single wire wrapped grip; double engraved floral and Naval motif nickel plated 30” blade with maker or distributor “Geo. Evans & Co Phila PA” on ricasso and dedication “Presented to O. J. Gullickson by the Deck Force USS Nevada”. Gullickson, a chief boatswain's mate,  received the Navy Cross for his gallantry under fire. Overall in very good- condition showing wear to handle gilding and heavy wear blade plating. $500