A U.s. Civil War 1862 Ames Mfg. Co. U.s.n. Naval Cutlass Sword & Sheathe
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A U.s. Civil War 1862 Ames Mfg. Co. U.s.n. Naval Cutlass Sword & Sheathe:
Chicopee, MA, U.S.N. Union Naval cutlass sword dated 1862. The grip of the cutlass is missing the brass wire wrapping. The cutlass scabbard does not fit properly. One side of the blade's ricasso is marked 1862". The following partial mark can be seen on the obverse of the blade's ricasso: "Made by Ames Mfg. Co. CHICOPEE" ( "MASS.") The serial number "6M 243" is stamped on the inside quillion. ThYou are offerding on a U.S. Civil War Model 1860 Ames Mfg. Co. of e cutlass measures approximately 32" from the point tip to the end of the pommel cap. The length of the sword from point tip to the quillion measures approximately 26". The blade width at the ricasso is approximately 1 3/16". The blade thickness at the widest point is approximately 5/16". The brass hilt measures approximately 6" from outer edge of quillion to top of pommel cap. The width of the brass hilt is approximately 4 3/8". The blade has marks and wear. Sheathe is worn. Dents in the pummel, worn. sheathe does not fit all the way.