CIVIL WAR CONFEDERATE SHARP & HAMILTON CAVALRY SWORD IT IS ESTIMATED THAT THERE ARE APROXIMATELY TEN OF THESE SWORDS IN EXISTANCE. Last time that you saw one of these rare items offered for sale? That it has probably been quite a while if you've ever seen one at all.
The version of sword that is illustrated on pages 146 to 148 of. Supplement to Confederate swords book by William Albaugh III.Quite a few of the Nashville Plow Works and very few. College Hill cavalry sabers but this one. Most elusive one of the Nashville made cavalry sabers.
The blade is full-length and measures 36 inches in overall. Of these will have, at the base of the back of the blade, the makers.
The firm of Sharp and Hamilton as well as the Nashville. This one is an unmarked Sharp &Hamilton sword. The handguard of the sword is constructed of a large.Of cast brass with a smooth design and as you can see the color is. As with the Nashville production traits, it has the full.
This one is constructed of iron as are the College Hill counterparts. The handle of the sword is still intact after all of. The wooden core is present with approximately 98% of the original leather that has a very pleasing black color.The original double twist copper wire is present as well. The company use the very small gauge brass wire. Why this is almost always missing. This wire is in pleasing shape. That makes this sort so special is that it is accompanied by the original metal and brass scabbard.
The iron of the scabbard used for the majority of. And Hamilton cavalry sabers were of poor quality but this one is.Forced them into use in the early days of the war. Most of the scabbard you encounter are heavily rusted but not this one.
Original black paint from the factory still hanging out. The mounts of the scabbard are constructed of brass with the rings being made of iron. It has the simple throat at the top of the scabbard that is original and intact and held in place by 2 pins. On the bottom of the scabbard is the original iron drag that still has an attractive shape.
This is one of the toughest to find of all Nashville made Confederate swords and the condition is as good or. Most of those that I have encountered in 30 years. This piece of history came from the museum like personal collection of Mathew Woodburn.The item "CIVIL WAR CONFEDERATE SHARP & HAMILTON CAVALRY SWORD ONE OF TEN IN EXISTANCE" is in sale since Wednesday, March 3, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Other Civil War Original Items". The seller is "rachelemandelgallery" and is located in Chicago Heights, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.