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M 1840 Cavalry Officer Sword - Rare Eagle / US Guard

M 1840 Cavalry Officer Sword - Rare Eagle / US Guard

Item #: SJM234

M 1840 Cavalry Officer Sword - Rare decorated Guard with Eagle & US on quillon.

Manufd: Solingen 
Maker: S & K-Schnitzler & Kirschbaum 
Year: 1861-65 
Model: M 1840 Cavalry Officer Sword 
Size: 35.25 
Condition: VG 

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 USA/Canada - $20 per Item
 Europe - $40 per Item
 APAC - $40 per Item
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Price: $2,850 USD



M 1840 Cavalry Officer Sword - Rare decorated Guard. Quillon having an American Eagle With Federal shield containing a U.S. Made by  by S & K. (Schnitzler & Kirschbaum). The Guard has fancy casting in which a "war eagle" (holding arrows only) is cast into the top of the quillon.  Outer branches are hand chased and flat of the knuckle bow has cast decoration as well as the under side of the guard. Sharkskin grip and double twisted wire shows use but has no issues.  Blade is etched and has turned gray (never cleaned).  Obverse blade has Schnitzler & Kirschbaum Solingen / foliate - urn - foliate / stand of arms / foliate / stand of arms / foliate.  Reverse side etch is identical to obverse.
Scabbard is blued steel and has taken on a blue / brown patina.  Brass throat is missing but brass cast ring bands and fancy cast drag are in great condition.



Hilt, Note the fancy cast on the top of the knuckle bow




Reverse showing decorated Knuckle bow and pommel.




Quillon having an American Eagle With Federal shield containing a U.S. NOTE: Arrows in both talons (Eagle of war time)




Under side of guard and branch decoration.




Top of pommel and decorated wreath around the eagle




Overview




Overview




Decorated Brass Scabbard mounts




Fancy drag