Post CIVIL WAR ERA SWORD A and A SCHNITZLER SOLINGEN, Germany. Sword and scabbard are offered as found in an estate. SEE PICTURES AND PLEASE ASK FOR MORE IF NEEDED.(NATIONAL GUARD STATE OF NEW YORK). The 22nd Regiment (and 7th Regiment) of the NGSNY took part in the Funeral of President U. Grant in New York City on 8/8/1885. The 22nd and 7th Regiments fired the volleys in the salute when the the coffin was placed into the tomb.
There is no provenance that this sword or its then owner took part. But, hey, ya never know! Last name in the inscription is difficult to decipher. No date in the inscription.Blade branded SCHNITZLER A & A SOLINGEN. Overall length 37-1/2 in scabbard. Overall length sword only 35-1/2. The item "Post Civil War SWORD Fred. Y A&A SCHNITZLER" is in sale since Sunday, September 19, 2021.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Militaria (Date Unknown)\National Guard". The seller is "johnboy037" and is located in Forked River, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States.