A deluxe presentation U.S. Model 1902 saber for all officers
Battery B, 7th Field Artillery, U.S. Army
Slightly curved 29 1/2 inch blade with 21 inch panel etched with conventional motifs and inscription Capt. C.S. Ferrin U.S. Army/Presented By/Members of Battery B,/7th F.A. U.S.A. Ricasso marked for the Harding Uniform & Regalia Company of Boston, Massachusetts. Silver-plated brass hilt with molded decoration as a Model 1872 cavalry officer's saber. Black bakelite grip. Brown leather sword knot. Nickeled scabbard with silver-plated mounts; suspension mount pierced and chased with florals and Federal eagles, the chape chased with leaves and blossoms.
Condition: Blade with smooth mottled grey metal. Hilt with light wear to silver plating. Sword knot with surface scuffing overall. Scabbard with scattered light marks and dent to one side.