M1860 Light Cavalry Saber Civil War Sword

$475.00

This Model 1860 light cavalry saber has very few markings on it. The only discernible markings are an “S.” on the ricasso, and a “170” or “179” on the back side of the guard. See photos. The blade is overall in excellent condition, with a few nicks along the edge. The scabbard is marked with a “4” in silver paint.
Blade Length:  34 3/4″
Blade width at ricasso: 1″
Overall Length: 41″

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Description

The Model 1860 Light Cavalry Saber (also known as the M1862 as this was when the first 800 were issued)[1] is a long sword made of steel and brass, used by US cavalry from the American Civil War[2] until the end of the Indian wars; some were still in use during the Spanish–American War.[3]
This Model 1860 light cavalry saber has very few markings on it. The only discernible markings are an “S.” on the ricasso, and a “170” or “179” on the back side of the guard. See photos. The blade is overall in excellent condition, with a few nicks along the edge. The scabbard is marked with a “4” in silver paint.
Blade Length:  35″
Blade width at ricasso: 1″
Overall Length: 41″

Additional information

Weight 60 lbs
Dimensions 45 × 6 × 6 in

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