Used after the War for Independence. Mostly for show as most of the Cavalry Troopers preferred the Model 1860's they used in the War for Southern Independence. See symbols etched in Handle - see close up photos.
Thank you BC for this information! The item "Vintage US Model 1872 Cavalry Officer Sword Used Indian Wars/Spanish American" is in sale since Sunday, January 27, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Edged Weapons". The seller is "cognasip" and is located in Amarillo, Texas.
This item can be shipped to United States.