|Description||Model 1860 U. S. Light Cavalry Saber: single-edged, curved blade with rounded back, brass hilt with a knuckle bow and two branches flowing from an oval guard and terminating at the pommel; remains of wood grip, leather and brass wire wrap missing; metal scabbard with two suspension rings and large drag. Metal scabbard (.822a) with two suspension rings; sword frozen in scabbard. Relic condition.|
|Provenance||The sword in scabbard from Dr. A. S. Priddy collection.|
Priddy, A. S.