25 5/8” broad fullered s.e. blade marked Mitter Stad Steyr (City of Steyr). Ordnance marks and 1853 opposite. Original blade seat. Blade brown with some isolated pitting. Iron hilt with issue marks and frosty oxidation. Grip complete with minor surface flaking only. One of the European patterns imported by the Confederacy and this example in condition consistent with secreting after the war in barn wall or floor as many were in anticipation of a second rising of the South against the North.

Item ID: FNS5101

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