1860 Model US Civil War Cavalry Sabre, Roby,
Dated 1864, sold
In good condition, a United States Civil War cavalry sabre.
Guaranteed authentic US Civil War / 1860M cavalry sabre (be warned,
most 1860M's are reproductions; this sabre is guaranteed authentic).
The sabre has been shined up and is quite impressive.
Made by / marked to "C Roby Chelmsford Mass", with correct
inspection stamp "US 1864 A.G.M."
The 34 3/4 inch blade is in good order, firm in the hilt. The hilt
in good shape, no apparent damage. The wooden grip has an age (through
being in a dry atmosphere) crack and has lost its twisted grip wire
bindings (replacement easily made with brass jewelry wire, a vice
and an electric drill on slow speed to hold and twist the wire).
Steel scabbard in good condition. Sword sheathes and draws well.
A good sword. Please quote item reference number G44. Further /
large images available upon request.