Greetings from The FLYING TIGER Antiques & Vintage Historical Artifacts!!!
As of today, Monday, 3 October, we are IN THE OFFICE for the foreseeable future!!!
We will be SHIPPING every day, And LISTING will Resume Shortly!!
Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts here, to add to your collection, and
NOW is an EXCELLENT TIME TO BUY, as we will be ABLE TO SHIP DAILY.
If funding your order from a Bank that offers ZELLE, ASK ABOUT OUR ZELLE DISCOUNT!
If funding with a Credit Card, we prefer that you DO NOT USE the PAYPAL option: click past the first page of your order,
ignoring the PayPal buttons on top, and on the SHIPPING Page, Choose the CREDIT CARD Option in the PAYMENT-PLEASE CHOOSE Section.
Happy Collecting, Ron & Kanae
This is a Civil War era United States Army Cavalry saber by Kirschbaum. The sword comes in its original scabbard. The branch joining the guard with the pommel is in an openwork cobra hood style, and the guard has some letters engraved on it. The grip is in leather with brass wire wrapping. The blade is fullered on both sides and is untouched.
Circa Civil War.
Approximately 4-7/8" in width (at guard, front to back); blade only: 34-1/2" in length (including ricasso, measured in a straight line) and 1-1/8" in width; scabbard only: approximately 35-7/8" in length (measured in a straight line) and 1-1/2" in width (at tip); about 41-1/4" total length (while in scabbard).
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION:
Steel blade, brass, leather and brass wire-wrapped guard, steel scabbard.
Rings on scabbard.
"CJI" and "A" 22 on guard; Cartouche "(IRON) PROOF" mark and "(K) & C" Cartouche maker mark on blade.
This is from a Civil War United States Army weapons collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VCBEX13 LHEJX11/13 LFIEX4/16
7+ (Very Fine+ Overall): The sword is untouched; scabbard has oxidation.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.