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    UNUSUALLY HEAVY CONFEDERATE MANUFACTURED DOG RIVER CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD. Overall one of the sturdiest Confederate manufactured sabers we've noted and an unusual and rare example in very desirable condition.

    Condition: 34.5" blade with shallow unstopped fuller. Just some very minor hairline forging flaws. Nice dark gray patina with just a few small patches of light pitting. Massive brass hilt with several casting flaws, most notably on the back of the guard where the branches converge, loads of character and completely in the black. Retains what appears to be the original thick leather washer. Leather covered grip with single strand brass wire wrap excellent. Equally massive steel scabbard with visible but reasonably well executed soldered seam along the bottom. Steel rings and drag. Generally a smooth dark gray patina with just some scattered light pitting.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2007
    1st Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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