Super-solid handle, handguard and wrap - with fine original patina throughout. "Ames MFG Co" no longer discernable, but clearly an Ames weapon with hilt displaying the more desirable "1863" engraved date versus typical 1864 and 1865.Obtained directly from family of original cavalryman. Auctiva Offers Free Image Hosting and Editing.
The item "AUTHENTIC AMES MFG 1863 CIVIL WAR Model 1860 U. CAVALRY SWORD BATTLE-USED" is in sale since Tuesday, November 28, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Edged Weapons". The seller is "dommed2011" and is located in Warminster, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.