A deluxe silver-mounted presentation U.S. Model 1902 saber for all officers
Slightly curved 32 3/4 inch blade with 22 inch panel etched with florals and panoplies on a gilt ground centering the sequential inscription Wallace/A. Riddell/Sergt./3rd Section Infantry and A.& H. A. Co. 1931-1932. Ricasso marked E.O. Bartels/& Co./Boston/Mass. Silver hilt with cast decoration a la Model 1872 cavalry officer's saber. Bakelite grip. Nickeled scabbard with silver chape and mounted with a silver spread eagle between the suspension mounts but on the right side indicating use by a left-handed officer.
Condition: Excellent. Scabbard with scattered light marks.