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    UNUSUAL IMPORTED CIVIL WAR CAVALRY SABER COMBINING THE FEATURES OF BOTH THE M1860 AND M1840. Doubtless a sword provided by an opportunistic importer at the beginning of the war to meet the pressing need for arms on both sides. An unusual and scarce variant in choice condition.

    Condition:
    35.75" curved blade about mint, typical of the M1840. Marked on the ricasso with a plumed helmet. Hilt typical of the M1860 with the leather covered twisted brass wire wrapped grip shaped to fit the hand. Original buff leather washer. Marked on the top of the pommel with seven small dots and Roman numeral VII on the back side of the pommel cap, most unusual. Heavy steel scabbard, also typical of the M1840, with rivet fastened throat. Scabbard also about mint.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2007
    1st Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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