CIVIL WAR MODEL 1860 MANSFIELD LAMB CAVALRY SWORD

CIVIL WAR MODEL 1860 MANSFIED LAMB CAVALRY SWORD
CIVIL WAR MODEL 1860 MANSFIED CAVALRY SWORD

THIS IS AN EARLY CIVIL WAR CAVALRY SWORD FROM YORK COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA. IT IS IN GOOD ORIGINAL AS FOUND CONDITION AND HAS NEVER BEEN CLEANED SO TO PRESERVE THE HISTORY. THE GRIP IS INTACT WITH THE ORIGINAL LEATHER AND TWISTED BRASS WIRE. IT IS SIGNED ON THE RICASSO MANSFIELD AND LAMB FOREST DALE RHODE ISLAND ON ONE SIDE AND US 1864 ON THE OBVERSE. THESE WERE PRODUCED FOR THE ORDINANCE DEPARTMENT AND ISSUED THE FEDERAL CAVALRY HORSEMAN. THE HANDLE IS TIGHT ANS HAS A NICE MELLOW PATINA AND THE BLADE IS IN GOOD CONDITION WITH SOME DARKENING TO THE SURFACE. THIS IS A NICE CIVIL WAR CAVALRY SWORD FROM PENNSYLVANIA.