Confederate Imported British Pattern 1853 Enlisted Dragon Saber - Inventory Number SWO 130 / SOLD
This is a very nice example of a Confederate Imported British pattern 1853 Enlisted Dragoon Saber, often referred to by collectors as an Enfield Cavalry Saber. This pattern of saber was the standard saber used by British Enlisted cavalrymen and dragoons. It is believed that approximately 5,OOO of these sabers were imported into the Confederacy during the American Civil War. These numbers are based upon extrapolated numbers from existing blockade-runner manifests.
Inventory Number: SWO 130 / SOLD