IMPORT MODEL 1840 CAVALRY SABER WITH SCABBARD

$350.00 SOLD

Quantity Available: None

Item Code: 913-52

This M-1840 cavalry saber is an original example of the older, heavy “dragoon” style sword. Blade measures 35” long, 1 ¼” wide at the hilt with a 26 ½” long fuller and 16” long narrow fuller. There are no maker’s marks on this sword. The thick, flat spine of the blade is typical of the 1840. The blade surface is dark with scattered areas of light pitting. Blade edge has no nicks.

The cast brass hilt is typical of cavalry sword hilts with a symmetrical two-branch guard integrated into the knucklebow. The hilt is slightly loose. The original leather washer is missing. Grips are worn showing original cord utilized under the leather wrap. About four wraps of original twisted wire also remain. All brass is dark.

Steel scabbard is in excellent condition and exhibits a uniform dark (almost black) patina overall. A few very minor dents to scabbard and no wear on the drag. Mounts are tight and strong, as are the iron rings. The drag is unmarked. Throat is riveted which is a trait of most import swords.

This is an honest M1840 cavalry saber that is worn and tired, but has a decent blade, good matching scabbard, and is priced right. A perfect starter for a beginning collector or will look great on any wall.  [jet]

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE,

MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR LAYAWAY PROGRAM.

FOR OUR POLICIES AND TERMS,

CLICK ON ‘CONTACT US’ AT THE TOP OF ANY PAGE ON THE SITE,

THEN ON ‘LAYAWAY POLICY’.

THANK YOU!



Inquire About IMPORT MODEL 1840 CAVALRY SABER WITH SCABBARD

should be empty

featured item

LOW HUMP RICHMOND RIFLE-MUSKET DATED 1863

This CS Richmond musket is correct throughout and comes from the collection of Gerald Bennett who is one of the leading authorities on the CS Richmond musket. This Richmond Armory longarm is often referred to as a Confederate “Low Hump” rifle… (302-61). Learn More »

Upcoming Events

18
Jan

Coming up Jan. 27 - 28: Gettysburg Gun Show at the Allstar Events Complex at the Eisenhower Inn Learn More »