Offered is an awesome 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) Diamond section etched 30 inch blade retailer marked by Bent & Bush,/Boston, Mass; inscribed US/Lieut. J.A. Carter F.J.Y. Regt. with floral and military motifs. Hilt brass with gilt having folding counter guard; shagreen grip with brass wire wrap. Unusual scabbard of blued steel with usual brass 3 ring mounts; star on drag.
Condition: 1)Blade very good with etching worn slightly. Hilt retains majority of gilt; shagreen has a few chips. Scabbard retains much of blue finish but has areas of pitting and missing blue.