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Civil War US Army Cavalry Sword -
This is a US Army cavalry sword.




The scabbard is made from metal. It has two suspension rings in the upper section. These rings allowed the soldier to carry the sword hung from the side of the uniform.

The handle is constructed from wood that has been painted black. All brass fittings which include a single hand guard.






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The blade is stamped with markings on both sides of the throat. One side reads ADR 1862. The other side is difficult to read.

The blade is curved. A typical characteristic of the swords from this time period.






This Civil war/Spanam US military collectible may be currently reproduced. It is becoming more difficult to be able to tell the fake ones from the real ones because the quality of the reproductions is improving. The collector must become familiarized with the construction style and materials employed in the manufacturing of this item. Attention to the details is critical in order to be able to determine the authenticity of the collectible.



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Year 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Value $350.00 $370.00 $400.00 $420.00 $450.00
Availability Rare Rare Rare Rare Rare
Invest Grade A A A A A


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