Sword, Civil War Era, with Scabbard
The sword bayonet on the left is a K-29 U.S. Navy M1871 for a Remington Model 1870 rifle. The number "5" is prominent on the guard. The handle is brass with fish scale designed grips, pommel has a crossed "anchor and cannon" engraving, and has "AMES MFG. CO.- Chicopee" on one side of the blade and "USN- CGS- 1871" on the other side. The blade is 20" with an overall length of 24 3/4"and comes with the correct scabbard. Black leather scabbard with brass mountings, obverse-side throat frog, & square-toed drag. Leather has moderate cracking in one spot with the rest bright & strong, with light cracking. Brass exhibits smooth medium coppery patina.