A Civil War officer's presentation saber with very rare telescopic scabbard
Slightly curved 32 1/2 inch blade etched with scrollwork and panoplies of arms and marked on the spine Manfre de Klingenthal Coulaix. Brass three bar hilt molded with floral panels. Shagreen and copper wire-wrapped grip. Rare nickeled iron telescoping scabbard with maker markings Jay & Cie/Brevette A Paris and engraved with presentation inscription Presented to M.P. Nolan/by F.J. Heckler May 20th, 1861.
Condition: Blade showing scattered light spotting. Grip with minor losses to shagreen. Scabbard fine.
US$ 6,000 - 9,000
£4,000 - 6,000
4,600 - 7,000
Arms and Armour
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