Please have a look at all the pictures and expand them. For sale is a post Civil War era sword with the scabbard. From the end of the guard to the end of the scabbard it measures 35 inches.The blade length is approximately 33 1/2 inches. The handle length from the guard is just over 5 inches. I do know know a ton about these swords so if you have more details for me, feel free to message! Thanks to Lee for this information on the sword.
It is an American 1872 Cavalry Officers' Sword. This ID can be confirmed in Peterson's book, The American Sword #86, pages 96&97. It is, therefore, a post Civil War saber. They were regulation for American Cavalry officers from 1862 until about 1905 when some changes were made in regulation cavalry sabers. A message sent within the last 12-24 hours of the listing may not be answered, so if it is important, please try to tell us as far ahead of time as possible!We pride ourselves on being extremely friendly and easy to work with! If you make an offer on an item, please select more than 12 hours, as we are not always around the store to see it. The item "1872 Post Civil War American Cavalry Officers Sword & Scabbard Pasquale & Son SF" is in sale since Monday, July 27, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Indian Wars (1866-97)\Original Period Items". The seller is "patinamax" and is located in Ukiah, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, Australia, Taiwan, Thailand, Bahamas, Mexico, Norway, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.