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This is a Fake Berger & Brother Saber, which showed up on an on-line auction.

Its weight is heavy; has a stopped fuller and a second small fuller, both of which are not found on a

Confederate sabers from any Richmond maker.


Berger & Brother Richmond maker-mark

in a style and stamp not known for the company.

Wrong style steel scabbard lacking both brass mounts or a lapped seam.