Confederate "Dog River" Cavalry Saber

34.5" single edged blade with 26" long, .75" wide fuller.  Three-branch brass guard, leather grip wrapped in iron wire. Iron scabbard with brass ring mounts.  Blade shows some imperfections, the most prevalent being a 1.25" and 1.5" hollow at ricasso.  Scabbard has a visible lap-seam along its length.  Guard is crudely fitted, with an imperfect form and a visible deviation from center for both guard and pommel.


Good. Blade has an overall pewter patina with some chips on blade. Guard has some moderate bronzing and what appears to be modern paint on the guard. Grip retains a moderate amount of its leather grip with complete, tight wire wrapping. Scabbard has a dark color with additional paint staining. Brass mounting has a caramel color.  

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
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