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Nashville Plow Works Cavalry Saber

35.5" curved single-edged bade with 27" fuller. 5" gilt sand-cast brass hilt with CSA cast into the face of the guard under the blade and Nashville Plow Works cast into the face of the guard over the blade. Three-branch guard and knuckle bow, grooved wood grip with twisted wire wrap. Gold sword knot attached to knuckle blow. Sheet iron scabbard appears to be seamed along the upper edge and applied brass mounts and throat. Nominally 1" diameter split iron suspension rings. Upper ring with part of a buckled sword hanger.

Condition:

Good. Blade with a thick, dark, untouched and heavily oxidized patina with scattered surface roughness and pitting.  Hilt with a break between the end of the upper branch and the top of the guard. Wood grip with no leather and replaced wire. Brass with  deep ocher color that is uncleaned and untouched. Scabbard heavily oxidized with scattered bumps and dings, mounts uncleaned with a dark patina.

Estimate: $3,000 - $6,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$8,813
10/31/2018

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