SOLD – CIVIL WAR MODEL 1840 “WRISTBREAKER” SWORD FREDERICKSBURG

EARLY MODEL 1840 HEAVY CALVERY SWORD
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THIS IS AN AUTHENTIC EARLY MODEL 1840 HEAVY CAVALRY CIVIL WAR SWORD THAT WAS FOUND IN FREDERICKSBURG VIRGINIA. IT IS IN ORIGINAL UNTOUCHED UNCLEANED AS FOUND CONDITION AND THE SABER AND SCABBARD HAVE ALWAYS BEEN TOGETHER.THE LEATHER ON THE GRIP IS NO LONGER PRESENT. THE SWORD IS WAR USED WITH BATTLE NICKS ON THE BLADE AND DINGS ON THE SCABBARD. THIS MODEL WAS THE FAVORITE OF CONFEDERATE NATHAN BEDFORD FORREST DURING THE WAR. NOT SURE IF IF THIS ONE WAS CARRIED BY A UNION SOLDIER OR THE CONFEDERACY. NO MARKS ON THE RICASSO AND HAS GOOD OVERALL ORIGINAL PATINA AND SURFACE.