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Lot of Two Cavalry Sabers,

one M1840 cavalry sword, 36" blade, brass guard and leather and brass wire wrapped handle. Marked on ricasso Ames Mfg. Co., Chicopee, Mass. and dated 1843. M1860 cavalry sword, 35" blade with very light markings. Metal scabbard, brass guard with leather and brass wire wrapped handle.

Condition:Blade is gunmetal grey with some salt and pepper staining. Scabbard is pitted and brown. Brass guard is nicely tarnished. M1860 blade is very dark with pitting. Brass guard has a nice deep mustard look. Scabbard is smooth and grey-to-brown.

Estimate: $600 - $800
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,020
05/02/2008

 

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