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    Scarce US M1860 Light Cavalry Saber By D. J. Millard. Blade with smooth dark patina, just a couple of tiny nicks and a few very minor scattered areas of salt and peppering. Marked on ricasso on obverse "US / C.E.W. / 1862" and on the reverse D. J. MILLARD / CLAYSVILLE, N. Y. " Hilt perfect with dark untouched patina. Wire wrapped leather grip also about perfect with just a couple of very light, really negligible, finish cracks. Scabbard excellent with smooth dark patina and just some scattered very light surface rust, minor. Dents on both sides just above the lower ring mount and just above the drag, no breaks or cracks. Nice untouched example of one of the scarcest of the US M1860 contracts.

    From the estate of Houston collector Brent Burg.

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    June, 2012
    9th Saturday
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