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Solingen Civil War Era Non-Regulation Foot Officer's Sword by Horster

Solingen Civil War Era Non-Regulation Foot Officer's Sword by Horster


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Directory: Popular Collectibles: Militaria: Pre 1900: Item # 1336752
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 $1,995.00 
Offered is a fabulous U.S. civil war era non-regulation foot officer's sword by F. Horster in antique condition. The following are the specifications of this stunning antique sword: Solingen for the American market Slightly curved 32 inch Iron Proof blade with 6 inch etched panels, one side with florals and US, the other with Federal eagle. Ricasso etched with scrollwork and stamped F. Horster/Solingen, reverse with brass Proved disc. Steel semi-basket hilt of British form, the guard pierced with eagle and US Grey shagreen and copper wire-wrapped grip. Iron two-ring scabbard. Condition: Blade excellent. Hilt and scabbard showing areas of light spotting, the hilt retaining it's red leather spacer. Grip excellent.