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    Spanish American Cavalry Sword?

    Hello.
    My grandfather recently gave me this sword, which he said was given to him by his father. He says its from the spanish american war. I searched for any information on this sword, and found a few that were close, but nothing exact. From what i can tell, its close to a M1872. There is what I pretty sure is the manufacture name and address on the blade just under the handguard, E.A. Armstrong Mfg. Co. 300 Wabash Ave, Chicago, and a bear on the other side of the blade. I have attached several pictures of the sword.
    Can anyone help me or point me in the direction of someone that can? Thank you for at least looking.

    Jesse

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    Well, I'm just looking. Are you sure its not a saber ? (nitpick). I would say an officers dress saber, private purchase. I think an issue weapon would have been pretty plain. I see that design on lots of different ones, it must have been some kind of official pattern. The strange thing is that it does not seem to have a spot to have the owners name engraved.

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