See The American Sword, 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. Folding side guard spring ball missing. Wire wrapped ray skin grip (a little wear to high spots). 30” double edged diamond section blade with flattened ricasso, with helmet maker’s mark. The ricasso marked PETTIBONE BROS MFG Co. Brass mounted nickel plated scabbard excellent. Good with honest evidence of use. From the famous Frank Barnyak collection.