Very Good American Civil War Era Foot Officer's Sword By "ames Mfg. Co, Mass."
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Very Good American Civil War Era Foot Officer's Sword By "ames Mfg. Co, Mass.":
Excellent complete example from around the Civil war period or earlier, by one of the main American manufacturer's who's struck logo has well preserved at the upper scabbard mount, in overall very nice original condition with brass furniture showing lovely rich patina and traces of original gilding, shark skin grip with twisted silver wire is fully intact and solid al;ong with the rest of the sword. Wearing a nice strong multi fullered blade with just slightest and barely detectible curvature to its length, most likely cleaned more then once in the past 150 years and now exhibiting nice clean steel finish for most length with areas of pitting and heavy patina at ricasso, also showing much worn etched decorations of patriotic and military motives. With it's original brass mounted leather scabbard in excellent state of preservation for its age.overall 36" blade 30".Please note, the shipping charges include Full cost insurance on all our items. Thanks !