Tiffany Presentation Civil War Sword, Circa 1864
|$100.00 ($100.00 as additional item)
A piece of Civil War militaria, this presentation sword was given to United States Colonel William B. Sipes of the 7th Pennsylvania Cavalry in 1864. This sword boasts a handle carved of natural material bound by a gilt bronze cross guard and highlighted by a large faceted amethyst on the hilt. The silvered scabbard boasts fine gilt accents, along with a diamond studded “S” and an inscription that reads “Presented to / Col W.B. Sipes / 7th Regiment Penn Veteran Cavalry / By the Friends of the Regiment / 1864.” This wonderful piece is housed in its original fitted hardwood case. More information on this officer will be provided shortly, in addition to additional photographs.