May 16, 2020 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Nashville Plow Works Cavalry Saber

34-3/4 in. blade, hilt marked "NASHVILLE PLOW WORKS/CSA" (in crudely cast lettering, as always), leather covered wood grip; with brass mounted steel scabbard; includes sell sheets for similar swords, image of Nashville Plow Works historical marker

Note: When looking at a sword made by Nashville Plow Works, one can not help but recall the classic biblical injunction "Beat your plowshares into swords, and your pruninghooks into spears." (Joel 3:10) 

Provenance:Property From a Franklin, Tennessee Historic Home


overall good condition, blade with some pitting and loss of original surface, hilt slightly loose as seems typical; some light pitting to scabbard 

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
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