Peterson #121. Standard pattern carried in the Civil War. This example dates to the immediate post war, westward expansion period, about 1870-80. Brass hilt with eagle pommel and guard. Floral motif knuckle bow. Exceptional amount of gold remaining to the hilt. Wire wrapped simulated ray skin. 30double edged diamond section blade with flattened ricasso, unmarked. Brass mounted nickel plated scabbard excellent with no dents Good clean example of better than average quality. From the famous Frank Barnyak collection.