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Title Union sergeant's sword
Nationality American
Period c 1860
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This is the classic Federal NCO's sword of the US Civil War, carried by all sergeants in infantry units and possibly supply outfits. The blade is marked at the forte 'F.P.' with a rabbit's head. It could be an imported German blade.

The hilt is copied from a French original and is made of cast brass in three parts: pommel, grip and knuckle-bow/guard.

There is a little bruising to the barrel grip and the knuckle bow is slightly distorted, but generally the piece is in excellent shape for its age and it has never been dismantled. The blade measures just under 33" and the tip shows some old fire damage. It also has some minor age staining, mostly polished out.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.

[Edged Weapons : Swords : American : 19th Century]


Picked up the dirk this morning and actually waited until I got back home before unwrapping the package. It really exceeded my expectations...whilst the photos were good, to see and feel it in three dimensions was very exciting. A beatutful piece Chris, and worth the wait.

C C, Australia, 20.08.2010

Just received the buckle, it's very nice!

R P, Italy, 27.10.2006