Nashville Plow Works Saber


A chance to own a unique piece of US wartime history. An authentic replica of the highest caliber. Prior to the Civil War Messrs. Sharp & Hamilton operated a farming implement company under the trade name of Nashville Plow Works. With the war looming, the owners converted their establishment into an armory. The Nashville Plow Works continued operations until April 1, 1862, when the city was taken by Federal troops. This sword has a cast brass guard, with both CSA (Confederate States of America) and Nashville Plow Works cast in block letters on the side of the guard. This fine saber has a 1065 high carbon steel blade with full tang and is well tempered. Grip is black leather wrapped and twisted brass wire. The pommel and back strap are of one piece and of brass. The scabbard is blackened steel with brass mounts.

Weight 0.8kg (1 lbs 12oz), overall length 99cm (39”), blade length 86cm (34”), width 2.9cm (1 1/8”) and thickness 4.8mm (3/16”). Made by Windlass Steelcrafts.

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