COLLEGE HILL ARSENAL, NASHVILLE, TN CAVALRY OFFICER’S SWORD

$7,500.00 ON HOLD

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Item Code: 870-548

This rare sword has two outer branches to the guard, making a large cavalry type basket hilt. The brass hilt still shows areas of original gold gilting. The cavalry length, single unstopped fuller blade has a long, flat ricasso. The leather grip has a fine strand of double twisted wire. The steel scabbard, with a lapped Confederate seam, is brass mounted with two ring mounts and a brass throat and drag. The sword has a beautiful untouched patina, super grip, gold quillon left on the hilt, and the scabbard is undented.

A sword by the same maker is pictured in Confederate Swords by Albaugh, supplement section back, pages 14/15.

Sold Hendershott catalog (listing included) for $18,500. [gj]  [ph:L]

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