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    2nd Model Virginia Manufactory Saber Shortened/Altered for Confederate Use. 32 1/2" blade generally clean with just some light scattered surface rust. No pitting and just one nick, very nice. Marked only with a cryptic letter/numeral near the base on the obverse. The hilt and scabbard have an old coat of black paint, easily cleaned, The hilt is near perfect having been protected by the paint, with absolutely no rust or pitting. The grip retains 60% of the original leather and all of the single strand brass wire wrap. Scabbard excellent under the black paint, with no pitting, and just a few very minor dents. Brass ring mounts and rings with original iron throat and drag. Very nice example of this scarce and desirable primary Confederate saber as issued to the first two regiments of Virginia cavalry.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2011
    12th Saturday
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