This classic piece is similar to that shown as example #75 in Harold Petersons book, The American Sword. 32 blade has nice original bright finish with a little gray. Sharp clear engraving on both sides with U. On the left side and the E PLURIBUS UNUM eagle on the right side. Marked IRON PROOF on the spine.
Remaining metal finish is attractive plum brown. Sword features the E PLURIBUS UNUM eagle on the guard. Sharkskin grip has beautiful color and the wire wrap has an old repair.
Fitted in correct original steel scabbard that has nice plum brown patina few dents done by the soldier to keep the sword from rattling. A beautiful German made Civil War officer sword that will make an excellent addition to your collection and a rare importer mark of Fitch & Waldo New York which you rarely see. Please see ALL the pictures and description for what is included.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 CIVIL WAR US FOOT OFFICER NONREGULATION SWORD-FITCH WALDO-ENGRAVED" is in sale since Tuesday, December 27, 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.