An American Model 1840 Dragoon Heavy Cavalry Sabre. 41 ½” overall, 36” slightly curved blade with single wide fuller, marked ‘W. Walscheid/Solingen’ on the ricasso. The brass three bar hilt with domed pommel and wooden brown leather covered grip with twisted brass wire. Iron scabbard with two rings and large drag.
In very good condition.
This model sword was used extensively from the 1840s through the Civil War