SOLD – ANTIQUE CIVIL WAR MODEL 1840 SWORD AND SCABBARD

MODEL 1840 CIVIL WAR SWORD FALMOUTH VIRGINIA
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THIS IS A GOOD EARLY CIVIL WAR MODEL 1840 SWORD THAT WAS FOUND IN FALMOUTH VIRGINIA. IT IS IN AS FOUND UNTOUCHED CONDITION WITH BATTLE SCARS ON THE BLADE AND DINGS ON THE SCABBARD. THE TWISTED WIRE ON THE GRIP AND LEATHER WASHER IS STILL INTACT WITH GOOD WORN PATINA THROUGHOUT. THE BLADE HAS NEVER BEEN RESHARPENED AND TARNISHED, THE RICASSO HAS NO APPARENT MARKS.THE SPINE OF THE BLADE IS SIGNED KLINGENTHAL. NOT SURE IF IT WAS USED BY THE UNION OR CONFEDERATE.