This is a scarce variation , only Emerson & sliver produced the steel scabbard variation. You see scabbardless examples all day long - the sheaths just never stood the test of time. This is the only one I've ever seen with nickel plated sheath mounts. A rare & desirable NCO sword! Don't pass it up!The item "CIVIL WAR NCO SWORD & Sheath Union Army Sergeants Sword Nice Cond" is in sale since Saturday, June 16, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Edged Weapons". The seller is "phmical" and is located in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.