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    US M1860 Light Cavalry Saber. Blade with smooth light patina, absolutely no rust pitting or nicks. Nicely marked on obverse ricasso "US / C. E. W. / 1865" and on reverse "MANSFIELD & LAMB / FORESTDALE, R. I." Retains the original leather washer. Hilt about perfect with dark untouched patina and large number 21 stamped on one face of the pommel and 5 on the other. Grip retains 90% of the original leather and all of the twisted brass wire wrap. Scabbard about perfect with smooth dark patina on one side and little patina on the other, obviously this side of the scabbard protected, wherever it was stored. Absolutely no rust pitting or dents. Fine sword.

    From the estate of Houston collector Brent Burg.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2012
    9th Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 12
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