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    U.S. M1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER WITH INTERESTING PERIOD ID. Standard M1860 light cavalry in every respect but completely unmarked, no maker or inspectors, and clearly made this way. Neatly scratched on the back of the knuckle bow and unquestionably period, "W. M. E. U. S. R. I.", most intriguing. An unusual M1860 light cavalry with interesting ID and superb condition.

    Condition: Completely untouched. Blade near mint. Brass hilt with nice patina, perfect. Grip with original leather and twisted brass wire wrap, also perfect. Steel scabbard excellent with overall smooth dark patina. Just some negligible surface rust and a few dents on the back near the drag. Drag with some light pitting and wear on the bottom from being carried.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2007
    1st Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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