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Re: springfield 1873
Posted by Dick Hosmer on Wednesday, 19 October 2011, at 10:04 p.m., in response to springfield 1873, posted by tony barton on Wednesday, 19 October 2011, at 9:13 p.m.
Made around 1880. The saber marks indicate that the owner was into self-abuse, as the army did not fight any saber-equipped foes during period of use. Hope his sarge didn't catch him at it! :-) Or, perhaps they are something a bit more mundane than saber cuts?
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