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Harry S. Truman

33rd President of the United States, 1945-1953

Dagger, Scabbard, and Belt

The dagger was given to President Truman from Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Saud. The dagger has a gold hilt, steel blade, and is decorated with nine diamonds on its grip. The scabbard is gold decorated with four diamonds. The belt has a gold buckle and woven gold thread.

Dagger, Scabbard, and Belt

 

Dagger, Scabbard, and Belt

Presentation Sword

The sword was given to President Truman from Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Saud. It is 38" long, has gold grips, and a gold chain connecting the hand guard with the pommel grip and is also decorated with four diamonds. The hand guard also has a diamond. The scabbard is gold and black leather decorated with 15 diamonds. (The gold rope and tassels shown in the photo were not stolen.)

Presentation Sword

 

Presentation Sword

Sword and Scabbard

The sword was given to President Truman from Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Saud. The sword is just under 38" long and has a curved steel blade with ivory grips and a gold decoration chain leading from the hand guard to the pommel. It has multiple diamonds and rubies throughout both the grips and the scabbard.

Sword and Scabbard

 

Sword and Scabbard

Sword and Scabbard

Sword and scabbard: The sword was a given to President Truman by the Shah of Iran. The primary materials are silver and steel.

Sword and Scabbard

 

Sword and Scabbard

Dagger and Scabbard

The dagger was given to President Truman from Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Saud. It has a gold hilt with four diamonds of .5 carats each in the pommel, surrounding a 2.5 carat emerald. The lower grip has 15 small diamonds surrounding an oval 3 carat ruby. The scabbard is gold with four rubies at the throat and an 8.5 carat emerald over a 3 carat ruby surrounded by 12 small diamonds. At the tip is a 3 carat ruby surrounded by 12 small diamonds.

Dagger and Scabbard

 

Dagger and Scabbard

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