Offered is a fabulous U.S. model 1860 staff & field officer's sword in pristine antique condition. The following are the specifications of this stunning antique sword:
Comprising: 1) 30 inch diamond section etched blade with usual military motifs and US; retailer marked Lippincott/Chicago/Ill. Standard gilt brass cast hilt having cast faux wire wrap grip and folding counterguard. Usual three ring nickel scabbard with brass mounts with star on drag.
Condition: 1) Blade is fine showing no pitting and clear etching. Hilt retains large portion of gilt. Scabbard mounts retain generous portion of gilt; nickel showing a few dark areas, areas of wear and peppered patina.