December 04, 2019 10:00 AM EST Cincinnati


Horstmann U.S. Model 1840 Cavalry Saber

36" single-edged blade with 27" single fuller.  Brass three-branch guard with wire-wrapped leather grip.  Obverse ricasso marked with three-line "HORSTMANN/& SONS/PHILADELPHIA" address.  Iron scabbard with drag marked with "S&K" import stamp and "GM" inspector stamp.


Good.  Blade is mostly bright with some scattered oxidation and staining. Guard has a dull patination with grip retaining its original wire and minimal leather loss. Scabbard and blade have some evidence of past cleaning.

Estimate: $700 - $1,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium

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