OVERALL SABER IS IN EXCELLENT ORIGINAL AS FOUND CONDITION. MINTY BLADE IS ETCHED ON BOTH SIDES. THE BLADE RICASSO IS MARKED W. HAS SCROLLS, FLAGS, WAR TROPHIES, US , EAGLE, RIBBAND AND MOTTO. FANCY SCABBARD IS DARK GREY RAYSKIN WITH SPARSE, CAST BRASS MOUNTS.
HILT IS DISTINCTIVE CAST BRASS WITH A SINGLE KNUCKLE BOW. 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.NORM FLAYDERMAN ALSO IDENTIFIED THIS SWORD AS A USMC MUSICIANS SWORD. 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 "RARE BEAUTIFUL CIVIL WAR US W.
HORSTMANN US MOTIF SWORD USMC" is in sale since Friday, March 17, 2017. 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.
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