Offered is a fabulous presentation grade U.S. Model 1860 staff & field officer's sword by Pettibone Brothers Mfg. Co. in pristine antique condition. The following are the specifications of this stunning antique sword:
Straight 31 1/2 inch blade of diamond sectino with 16 1/2 inch panel etched with florals and panoplies, spread eagle and US; ricasso marked The/Pettibone/Bros/Mfg. Co./Cinti.O.; reverse with bear mark and U.S. Gilt brass hilt of standard pattern with folding counterguard; cast brass hilt bound with braided copper wire. Iron three-ring scabbard, the brass mounts molded with scrollwork.
Condition: Blade showing some minor pitting. Hilt with traces of gilt finish. Scabbard with some dark spotting.