John J. Hayes Historical Collectibles

 
1860 Cav.Sword
1860 Cav.Sword

 

 

This model 1860 Cav. sword is U.S inspected and dated 1864 on the blade.  The blade is in really good shape with no nicks or dings and the scabbard has a beautiful untouched patina. The grip leather and wire are all there.  On the guard where the name, unit and rack number are stamped J.D. Burk on the guard and A. 9 Cav. and 34 rack number on the pommel. There's the proper amount of wear and patina commensurate with a period stamping. The Buffalo Soldiers were formed up after the Civil War and consisted of the 9th & 10th. Cav. They were all Black units with the exception of the Officers and saw quit a bit of Indian Fighting out west.  A really neat Indian Wars sword carried by a soldier in the famous Buffalo Soldiers. 

 

 

Price: $2,400.00