The ricasso is marked with a "B M" inside a bow with an arrow, standing for J. The grip and guard are a little loose, missing 95% of the leather wrap and all of the twisted wire, the guard is also a bit deformed. The blade is not sharpened, it does have several light dings on the blade edge towards the lower half, and has dark age spots scattered throughout. The scabbard is solid, darkened in color with a light surface rust, it has 4 dings (2 look to be anti-rattle dings right under the lower hanger mount), the drag has been stamped with what appears to be P. The leather washer is mostly complete.Length of the blade is 35 1/8" (1 1/16" wide and 5/16" thick), the sword is 41 1/8", and in the scabbard it is 41 7/8. Check out my other Civil War Items! WE CAN'T FIX A PROBLEM IF WE AREN'T INFORMED THAT THERE IS ONE!
The item "US Civil War Model 1860 J. Bleckmann Cavalry Sword withScabbard" is in sale since Sunday, July 7, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Edged Weapons". The seller is "twistedlifesupplies" and is located in Berlin, New Hampshire.
This item can be shipped worldwide.