American CIVIL War M 1850 Foot Officer Sword Sauerbier Inscribed Loomis B. Camp

American CIVIL War M 1850 Foot Officer Sword Sauerbier Inscribed Loomis B. Camp
American CIVIL War M 1850 Foot Officer Sword Sauerbier Inscribed Loomis B. Camp
American CIVIL War M 1850 Foot Officer Sword Sauerbier Inscribed Loomis B. Camp
American CIVIL War M 1850 Foot Officer Sword Sauerbier Inscribed Loomis B. Camp
American CIVIL War M 1850 Foot Officer Sword Sauerbier Inscribed Loomis B. Camp
American CIVIL War M 1850 Foot Officer Sword Sauerbier Inscribed Loomis B. Camp
American CIVIL War M 1850 Foot Officer Sword Sauerbier Inscribed Loomis B. Camp
American CIVIL War M 1850 Foot Officer Sword Sauerbier Inscribed Loomis B. Camp
American CIVIL War M 1850 Foot Officer Sword Sauerbier Inscribed Loomis B. Camp
American CIVIL War M 1850 Foot Officer Sword Sauerbier Inscribed Loomis B. Camp
American CIVIL War M 1850 Foot Officer Sword Sauerbier Inscribed Loomis B. Camp
American CIVIL War M 1850 Foot Officer Sword Sauerbier Inscribed Loomis B. Camp

American CIVIL War M 1850 Foot Officer Sword Sauerbier Inscribed Loomis B. Camp
CIVIL WAR M 1850 FOOT OFFICER SWORD UNMARKED SAUERBIER NEWARK NEW JERSEY, FROM A IMPORTANT COLLECTION. LOOMIS B CAMP LEFT SERVICE AFTER GETTYSBURG. ACCORDING TO THILLMANN THERE WERE ONLY 100 MADE OF THESE WITH THE US ON THE GUARD. SAUERBIER ONLY MADE SWORDS DURING THE CIVIL WAR AND WERE HIGHER QUALITY THAN AMES AND MORE RARE AND DESIREBLE. MEASURES 36 1/4 INCHES OVERALL WITH A 30 1/2 INCH BLADE. NOT MANY COME TO MARKET. Henry Sauerbier of New Jersey mfg. High quality swords of his unique designs. This sword is the size of a model 1850 foot officer's sword but has a very fine "US" cutout mixed in the floral decoration like a model 1850 staff & field officer's sword. Sauerbier's unique 30 1/2" blade w/ unstopped central fuller & top edge fuller have 20" etched patriotic & floral designs. Top of guard is nicely inscribed L. Inscription is no doubt original & typical of other field inscribed swords. Camp began the Civil War as a private in the 13th PA. 31, 1862 Company D 171st PA. He left service after Gettysburg August 8, 1863.

Blade is overall gray / bright retaining much of its original luster w/ light areas of staining & pitting, especially at point prbably from battle. Blood will stain and pit a blade.. Scabbard is sound w/ all 3 mounts.

Leather grip has triple twisted brass wire. The item "AMERICAN CIVIL WAR M 1850 FOOT OFFICER SWORD SAUERBIER INSCRIBED LOOMIS B. CAMP" is in sale since Monday, October 14, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Edged Weapons". The seller is "rachelemandelgallery" and is located in Chicago Heights, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.
American CIVIL War M 1850 Foot Officer Sword Sauerbier Inscribed Loomis B. Camp