Premier Firearms Auction
May 12, 13 & 14, 2023
EXTREMELY RARE & FINE CONFEDERATE LEECH & RIGDON CAVALRY OFFICERS SABER.
33” heavy cavalry blade with unique 17” etched patriotic panels on either side including full firm marking not seen on another: “LEECH / & / RIGDON / COLUMBUS / MISS”. Leech & Rigdon renowned sword makers left the presentation panel blank as on so many, we don’t know who carried it. Less than 10 examples of this saber exist in any condition, and this is among the best few.
UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: bill of sale from Gary Hendershott stating ex-Fred Slaton collection.
PROVENANCE: Cullen Smith estate collection.