All things considered equal, these swords will almost certainly command a premium above their counterparts. There is much already written about the The Ames Sword Company (herein referred to as "Ames"). Civil War Cavalry & Artillery Sabers.
The Ames Sword Company 1835 - 1865. By John Hamilton, will cover most of the collector's curiosities.Approximate Manufacture locations & Dates Found on Ames Swords. The item "AMERICAN MEXICAN WAR CIVIL WAR AMES OFFICER SWORD INTER BELLUM PERIOD C 1848-60" is in sale since Wednesday, January 27, 2021.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Edged Weapons". The seller is "rachelemandelgallery" and is located in Chicago Heights, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.