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Object Name SWORD
Catalog Number 1976.011.00002
Date ca. 1863
Description Confederate cavalry saber: curved single-edged blade with flat back and single unstopped fuller; brass hilt of two branches and knuckle bow flowing from oval guard to pommel; wood grip covered in leather and twisted wire; "MEMPHIS / NOVELTY WORKS / THOS LEECH & CO." stamped on inside of guard. Metal scabbard (.2a) with brass mounts, no drag.
Dimensions L-43 inches
Made Thomas Leech and Company / Memphis Novelty Works
Provenance Unknown
Subjects edged weapon