US Civil War Model 1860 Staff & Field Presentation Sword with Scabbard. " over "Chicago, ILL" and on the other side is the walking bear stamp which supposedly stands for Abraham Kuller Zu Wald, he was a Solingen sword maker active from 1847 to 1880, so this blade was most likely imported, there is also "Made In at the edge going under the guard.The guard, grip, and pommel cap have a slight wiggle. The grip shows very little wear, it is complete, the twisted wire is also complete and barely loose. The double clamshell has the typical eagle with flags on it on one side and on the folding side is a shield with crossed cannons, swords, and rifle. The quillon has a lion face on it.
The etched blade is straight, unsharpened, has a few scattered light age spots on the last 5 toward the tip, minor. The scabbard is solid with scattered age spots throughout, some rust down by the drag. Length of the blade measures 30 1/8", length of the sword is 36 3/4", and overall in the scabbard it is 37 3/4.
Check out my other War items!! WE CAN'T FIX A PROBLEM IF WE AREN'T INFORMED THAT THERE IS ONE!The item "US Civil War Model 1860 Staff & Field Presentation Sword withScabbard-GF Foster" is in sale since Tuesday, September 24, 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.