Without Copy of the Permit. Rare example with well etched blade including a very seldom encountered "USC" abbreviature for "United States Cavalry" in oppose to the common "US", showing nice light gray patina smoothly distributed throughout. In its ornate brass hilt mounts showing wear to the fire gilt finish and its fine shark skin grip cover. In its blued steel scabbard, solid and intact overall.Overall : 41" Blade : 32 1/2". Listing and template services provided by inkFrog. The item "Rare American Civil War era US Cavalry Officer's Sword with USC Etched Blade" is in sale since Monday, June 28, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Edged Weapons". The seller is "antiqueblades" and is located in Saint Petersburg, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.