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Posted 3 years ago

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I've had this for a around 15 years. Paid $300 or so at an estate auction in Jacksonville. It's a Henry Boker M1860. As far as I understand, Boker was the only imported M1860 during the Civil War. The leather washer has been replaced by me because it was missing. But apart from that it's an unmolested original.

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  1. scottvez scottvez, 3 years ago
    Nice M1860.

    There were several German sword makers that sold M1860s to the US market during the Civil War.

    Scott
  2. scottvez scottvez, 3 years ago
    Some of the German makers: Clemen and Jung (C&J) and Clauberg.

    Additionally, early in the war some US makers imported swords and added their markings.

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