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    U.S. Model 1860 Light Cavalry Saber Manufactured by C. Roby and Dated 1865. 34 ½-inch slightly curved, bright blade marked "C. ROBY / W. CHELMSFORD / MASS" on the reverse ricasso and "U.S. / 1865 / A.G.M." on the obverse ricasso. Gilded-brass hilt; wire-wrapped leather grip. Top of guard marked "2 D". Iron scabbard with two mounting rings.

    Condition: Good. Blade with an overall smooth gray patina with a few areas of spotting. Grip has been poorly repaired and exhibits glue remnants. Scabbard with an overall brown patina and scattered areas of rust pitting, mostly on the drag.


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    June, 2017
    11th Sunday
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