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Presentation swords

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Swords of honor presented by sovereigns, princes, popes, associations, or admirers in general to individuals as awards or tokens in recognition of achievements in war or political life, typically smallswords, dress swords, or sabers.

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Broader Terms used

ceremonial swords

Equivalent Terms used

presentation sword


12yrs ago

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