This is a wonderful model 1860 Cavalry sword. The sword has a fantastic tight grip with no active deterioration, fabulous look and feel. The grip, guard, and blade are tight as can be, and the sword is a perfect snug fit to the scabbard, not tight and not loose. This example was clearly issued and used in the American Civil War. This is a wonderful example of an issued Model 1980 Cavalry Saber with that special look-and-feel, all tight, all proper fitting. The blade is in good condition, with typical signs of age and wear. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Edged Weapons". The seller is "rogercillo" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.