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    Without a Doubt, the Rarest of the M1860 Light Cavalry Sabers are those Marked "J. B. A." With the maker remaining unknown there are less than ten specimens extant. Quintessentially an M1860 in virtually every detail, but displaying the block letters "J. B. A." on the reverse ricasso. This particular example is also marked with a letter "W" on the obverse ricasso and the letters "ASM" on the top of the pommel. Entire sword completely "in the black," untouched. Entire scabbard black and covered with light pitting. Brass hilt hilt about perfect, also deep dark patina. The leather grip is excellent/ perfect, there is no wire. Blade is excellent, light gray with just some scattered salt and peppering. A completely untouched example of this exceedingly rare Civil War saber.

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    June, 2010
    26th Saturday
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