Antique American Civil War Cavalry Sword Sabre Mansfield & Lamb dated 1864. Authentic, Antique American Civil War cavalry sword, saber: dated 1864 (Model 1860), made by Mansfield & Lamb of Forestdale, Rhode Island. Details: An extremely long, slightly curved, single edged steel blade, cut with a broad full-length fuller, and a slender fuller along the back-edge, very well marked, ricasso stamped on the outer site with production date 1864. W (the inspector initials) and U. The inner site stamped with makers mark of the Mansfield & Lamb Company of Forestdale, Rhode Island.
Blade has the original leather washer. A regulation cross hilt with a three bar guard, and brass pommel stamped on the top with additional inspector marking, a spirally grooved wooden grip with remains of the wire wrap.The sword is in its original steel scabbard with two suspension rings. This Mansfield & Lamb Civil War cavalry saber has a rare 1864 production date. CONDITION: In the same condition as was found, with its original patina showing the age and usage, lack of the leather binding and the wire wrap. MEASUREMENTS: Overall length with the scabbard: 108.5 cm (42 3/4 in). Length of the sword without the scabbard: 104.3 cm (41 1/8 in).
Length of the blade: 88.3 cm (34 3/4 in). All items are guaranteed to be authentic antiques, and not reproductions.
All our artifacts are accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity. Our business is based on a long family tradition of collecting fine European and Oriental Antiques and Art, with a special interest in Antique Arms and Armour. We have been involved in antique trading since 1970. The item "Antique American Civil War Cavalry Sword Sabre Mansfield & Lamb Blade Dated 1864" is in sale since Saturday, June 24, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Swords & Sabers\Other Collectible Swords".
The seller is "eclecticmuseum" and is located in Ottawa, Ontario. This item can be shipped worldwide.