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  • Original Civil War U.S. M60 Mansfield And Lamb Cavalry Saber Dated 1864 Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original Civil War U.S. M60 Mansfield And Lamb Cavalry Saber Dated 1864 Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. Model 1860 Light Cavalry saber and scabbard dated 1864 was manufactured by partners Henry Mansfield and Estus Lamb in Forestdale, Rhode Island. Issued to Federal horsemen during the last year of the American Civil War, this is one of 37,500 edged weapons produced for the U.S. Ordnance Department by the firm during the war. The guard, grip, and blade are all firmly attached to each other and exhibit no play whatsoever. Its original buff leather washer is present. The brass guard and pommel has a bright yellowed brassy patina. Its blade length measures approximately 34-3/4 inches, with a 27- inch fuller. Its curved blade has a pleasing light sheen which has been maintained in excellent condition with little discoloration.  Marked very clearly on the ricasso is “U.S. / J.C.W. / 1864” with “MANSFIELD & LAMB / FORESTDALE R. I.” within a large oval on the reverse ricasso.  Its brass two branch guard and knuckle bow is in good shape with no unusual bending. Its domed brass pommel cap is present with one side is inspector stamped “C.E.W”, with a stamped “W” on the other side. The center-swell handle grips have the leather wrap cover that is in very good condition with some minor loss. The leather is tightly wrapped by its original twist brass wire. The original matching steel scabbard has acquired a very pleasing mottled grey patina.  The two ring bands are present and firmly affixed. Both suspend twin rings measuring approximately 1-1/4 inch (outer diameter). Both rings exhibit slight wear indicative of this rig being belted and worn by the soldier. The scabbard retains its throat collar and exhibits a brazed seam along the bottom length where the metal was folded and joined. This finely crafted Mansfield & Lamb saber and scabbard will be an excellent addition to any Civil War edged weapon or general relic collection. 100% guaranteed to be authentic, and unaltered. A fantastic display piece. Complete museum documentation (COA) from The Gettysburg Museum Of History. See our other pieces on our web site.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.

  • Original Civil War Model 1855 Springfield .58 Caliber Socket Bayonet Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original Civil War Model 1855 Springfield .58 Caliber Socket Bayonet Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. A good non-excavated bayonet with very light pitting. The ring is tight but could be loosened. The US mark is no longer visible. Has some dings from being "tapped" on and off a rifle. This one was definitely used and not a surplus item. 100% Guaranteed the be Authentic, Comes with Museum documentation (COA).Please see our other Civil War relics available on our web site.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.

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    Original Civil War Ames 1833 Artillery Short Sword With Early Buff Belt Rig Certified

    $895.00
    Original Civil War Ames 1833 Artillery Short Sword With Early Buff Belt Rig Certified. A fine solid example of the Artillery Short Sword and scabbard. 100% original and complete except the scabbard tip. Blade is very nice markings are very legible. Clearly legible on the blade is the US and JCB inspector stamping and the  date is very well struck with all of the 1833 visible. Other side of blade has the eagle clearly visible and strong . As for the firm marking the “N.P Ames" firm marking is all there. The blade is excellent. The brass handle and guard are excellent. The brass mounted leather scabbard is solid and whole with just some surface crazing in the finish on the leather. The scabbard tip is gone. The White buff rig is excellent the leather is very pliable and moves very easy. No cracks or bad spots at all. Has stampings  inside and the owners name can faintly be seen (see photos). Has some soiling to the all white/buff otherwise excellent. From a very old collection. A fantastic piece. 100% Guaranteed the be Authentic, Comes with Museum documentation (COA).Please see our other Civil War relics available on our web site.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.