OVERALL LENGTH OF SWORD MEASURES 36. THIS SWORD WAS USED ALSO BY MILITIA OFFICERS AND NCO'S -STATE MILITIA NAVY. IT'S SHOWN IN BEZDEK'S NEW BOOK ON SWORDS PG. 581 WHERE HORSTMANN PUT THESE TOGETHER FROM INVENTORY. FLAYDERMAN ALSO IDENTIFIED THIS SWORD AS A USMC MUSICIANS SWORD.THIS IS AN OFFICERS MODEL 1ST ONE SEEN IN A LONG TIME. We pride ourselves on providing the best possible customer service possible. Inquiries made outside of these hours will be answered as soon as possible. · Items left unpaid for more than 7 days are eligible to be relisted and/or have an unpaid item claim filed. The item "EXTREMELY RARE CIVIL WAR US MARINE CORPS SWORD & RAYSKIN SCABBARD- USMC" is in sale since Saturday, December 24, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Edged Weapons". The seller is "dixierelics" and is located in Cumming, Georgia. This item can be shipped worldwide.