Premier Fine Art & Antiques Auction
August 29, 2023
Below is just a small portion of the massive selection of high quality art & antiques to be featured in our upcoming August 29th 2023 auction! This auction will span multiple genres of collectibles, including Fine Paintings & Art, Jewelry & Silver, Orientalia, Rare Glass & Lamps, Early & Victorian Furniture, Decoys, Carvings, Coin-Op, & MORE!
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.