SOLD – CIVIL WAR MODEL 1840 WRISTBREAKER SWORD AND SCABBARD

CIVIL WAR MODEL 1840 WRISTBREAKER SWORD AND SCABBARD
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THIS IS AN AUTHENTIC CIVIL WAR SWORD THAT WAS FOUND 5 MILES NORTH OF LAKE ANNA IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY VIRGINIA. IT IS IN ORIGINAL UNTOUCHED BATTLE USED CONDITION WITH A GOOD DARK ATTIC SURFACE ON THE SCABBARD WHICH HAVE ALWAYS BEEN TOGETHER WITH THE SWORD. THE BLADE IS IN GOOD CONDITION AND HAS NOT BEEN SHARPENED SINCE THE WAR. THERE IS A MAKERS MARK C&J CLEMEN AND JUNG ON THE RICASSO WHO ONLY MADE SWORDS FOR THE STATE AND MILITIA. IT IS A MODEL 1840 “WRISTBREAKER” HEAVY CAVALRY SABER AND NOT SURE IF IT WAS UNION OR CONFEDERATE USED DURING BATTLE. NICE ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR SABER THAT WAS FOUND HERE IN VIRGINIA YEARS AGO. MEASURES: 43″ LONG OVERALL LENGTH.