Lot 607
Confederate Georgia Altered Cavalry Saber
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Marked ISAAC & CO. on the top edge of the single fuller blade, additionally stamped with a large "G" just below the ricasso, topped with a single piece iron guard, quillon and pommel.

LOA 24.75 in.; Blade 19.25 in.

During the Civil War this British Model 1853 saber was imported through the blockade by the State of Georgia and was privately converted into a Confederate fighting knife. The blade was considerably shortened and the original hard rubber grips were replaced by crudely fashioned oak panels.

Light overall rusting.

$600 - 900