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    Outstanding Untouched Condition Confederate Cavalry Saber and Scabbard Manufactured by the Confederate States Armory, Kenansville, N. C. These Froelich/Kenansville EM cavalry sabers are certainly as quintessentially "Rebel" as any sword produced by the Confederacy, this being an exceptional example. The 34" slightly curved blade utilizes a single wide unstopped fuller that extends to within 6" of the tip. Overall smooth and gray, untouched, just a few nicks and some diagonal file marks on both sides of the ricasso that appear to be the result of poor finishing. Absolutely no rust or pitting. The classic brass hilt with the underside of the guard recessed and unfinished and flat cap pommel, is in wonderful untouched condition with deep rich patina, just a few minor nicks from honest use. Wood grip retains about 70% of the original leather and 100% the single strand brass wire wrap. Heavy iron scabbard with prominent backside lap seam, smooth deep dark patina, retaining much of what appears to be an original acid brown finish. Scabbard with some scattered dents which also appear to be the result of honest use, again, no rust or pitting. Brass ring mounts with iron rings, iron drag and brass throat which is marked on the top with Roman numeral "XXXXIII". The throat is friction fitted with an internal spring. The mounts are also in perfect untouched condition. A really exceptional Confederate cavalry saber, by a very desirable maker in superb attic condition.

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    June, 2008
    29th-30th Sunday-Monday
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