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Object Sword
Year Range from 1802
Year Range to 1822
Description Cavalry sabre made by Virginia Manufactory (Richmond, Virginia). Heavy sabre (a) and scabbard (b) of iron. Wood grip, leather-covered, wound with brass wire. Iron hilt made from single piece, pierced. Very heavy curved blade. Heavy iron scabbard same width and thickness for its entire length.
Length (inches) 40.25
Credit line Gift of Mr. Reginald Pelham Bolton, Esq.
Catalog Number A1693 a,b