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Model 1860 Cavalry Saber

Auction:
3165M
Lot:
91
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
Sale #3165M - 3165M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 02, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Model 1860 Cavalry Saber, c. 1863, brass hilt, wooden grip (leather and wire missing), steel blade marked "AMES," and a steel scabbard, blade lg. 34 1/2, overall lg. 41 in.

Provenance: The collection of David F. Post.
Estimate $300-500

Leather and wire missing from the grip, blade is in good condition, and the scabbard has some light wear but in overall good condition.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Blade weapons, Dao, Military history, Military technology, Model 1840 light artillery saber, Model 1860 Light Cavalry Saber, Sabres, Security, Swords