SU-85.  U.S. Model 1860 Staff and Field Officer sword.  Marker marked by WM Read & Sons Boston Mass.  Approx 30" blade.  Overall nice condition plain blade.  A wear mark on lower portion of one side of scabbard.  Good condition handle.  Overall a nice sword.  Typically, the 1860 Staff and Field Officer’s sword was more a badge of rank than a weapon.  In 1872 the M-1860 sword was expanded  for use by all Army officers except medical officers, paymasters, and mounted officers.  The Model 1860 Staff and Field officer sword was eventually replaced by the Model 1902 Officers Saber........$450.

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