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    Confederate Boyle & Gamble Cavalry Saber with Metal Scabbard by Boyle & Gamble, Richmond, Virginia. One of the finest known Boyle & Gamble enlisted man's cavalry sabers in existence. Boyle and Gamble operated throughout the Civil War, producing edged weapons of all kinds, knives, and bayonets, as well as other military necessities.

    The metal scabbard is lap-seamed on the bottom and retains the majority of its original brown lacquer. The blade length is 34½", and the overall length of the sword is 40¼". The overall condition of the blade is bright and shiny; retaining its original leather washer. The three-branch guard is in excellent condition. The grip retains its original brown leather with twisted copper wire wrap. Truly one of the finest/pristine Confederate cavalry sabers by Boyle & Gamble in existence.

    Provenance: The Tharpe Collection of American Military History

    Exhibited: The Liberty Heritage Society Museum




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    Auction Dates
    June, 2007
    24th-25th Sunday-Monday
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