mansfield & lamb

  1. Unlikely marriage

    I recently purchased this saber and scabbard knowing it was a married piece, but what intrigues me is how a Rhode Island sword could end up (fitting nicely) with what appears to be a Kenansville, N.C. scabbard. Personally, I can't think of too many scenarios where this would happen, but I would...
  2. correct scabbard???

    Hello, I recently purchased a Mansfield & Lamb sword in fair condition. What I can't figure out, though is how crudely made the scabbard is for a Northern made sword (Rhode Island I think). It appears as though the iron for the scabbard was just folded over and sealed in some way, leaving a...