Civil War Model 1840 Artillery Saber and Scabbard - Manufactured by C. Roby, West Chelmsford, Mass. Dated 1864. The blade is marked “C. ROBY / W. CHELMSFORD / MASS” the reverse is boldly stamped, "U.S. / 1864/ A.G.M." Blade is in very nice condition. Brass pommel has a domed cap. The hilt is tight to the blade. Original grips are strong and tight and consist of a turned wooden handle wrapped with black bridle leather and encircled seventeen times with original tight, single-twist, brass wire wrap. Black leather is very good and shows almost no wear.
The iron scabbard exhibits a "68" on the throat. The large iron ring bands are tight and suspension rings are present. The scabbard appears to have a name etched into it, identification may be possible with more research.
Inventory Number: SWO 024