Offered is a fabulous U.S. unusual model 1860 staff & field officer's sword in pristine condition. The following are the specifications of this stunning antique sword:
Etched 30 inch diamond section blade with eagle motif and U.S. on opposite side. Silver-plated hilt with folding counter-guard and cast spread eagle shell. Shagreen grip with silver wire wrap. Scabbard silver plated with deluxe two-ring silver-plated fittings; top fitting displays large US.
Condition: Blade worn with some etching visible and scattered dark spots. Hilt retains much silver plating with unpolished patina; shagreen with areas of wear. Scabbard dull with some pitting and nickel missing in spots.