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NASHVILLE PLOW WORKS CAVALRY OFFICER SABER

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NASHVILLE PLOW WORKS CAVALRY OFFICER SABER

PRICE   $  13,750.00

DESCRIPTION

A Confederate cavalry officer's saber with original scabbard. Distinctive 3-branch brass guard with small letter style "NASHVILLE PLOW WORKS" above blade and block letter "CSA" in an arch below blade. Leather grip with twisted brass wire wrap. Brass backstrap with iron ferrule behind guard. 34.5-inch curved blade with single unstopped fuller. Iron scabbard with crude, solder seam. Brass throat, ring mounts and drag.

The Nashville Plow Works company was only in business until April of 1862 at which time the Federal army occupied the city. Their products are unique and highly collectible.

 

CONDITION

    A completely original and unaltered sword. Leather grip is complete other than a scuff on back right side. Wire wrap is complete. Guard has a nicely aged brass patina with good decoration. Blade is still mostly bright with only scattered dark areas. Scabbard is in very good condition with scattered original black paint,  having minor surface roughness and one slightly pushed area near drag.

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