THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TO OWN ONE OF THE RAREST UNTOUCHED AUTHENTIC PIECE OF AMERICANA HISTORY. DEWITT SNAKES IN GUARD FOOT OFFICERS SWORD. This is a fine as found example with smooth blade and orig grip with original accompanying Confederate brass-mounted leather scabbard. This sword has fine untouched patina has the look Confederate collectors like to find concerning uncleaned fresh to market objects. This is a beautiful example of the classic & unique Confederate Dewitt Columbus, GA foot sword.CONDITION: Blade measures 30-1/2 with unstopped fuller just over 1-1/8 wide and very thick at over 1/3 at ricasso. Blade is mottled gray overall with areas of light staining & pitting a little more toward the tip. Grip retains small portions of its orig leather grip wrap.
Orig twisted brass wire is complete. Hilt & pommel exhibit an as found mustard patina. Accompanying original Confederate scabbard has matching patina on throat & middle mount, scabbard missing its last 9 of leather including drag. The item "CIVIL WAR CONFEDERATE A H DEWITT SNAKES IN GUARD OFFICER SWORD 1 OF 20 EXISTANCE" is in sale since Wednesday, January 27, 2021.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Edged Weapons". The seller is "rachelemandelgallery" and is located in Chicago Heights, Illinois.
This item can be shipped worldwide.