No rust or pitting, no nicks or chips, no play between parts. Brass handle is in good condition with an even light-colored patina and does not appear to have been cleaned. Blade has not been sharpened.The scabbard is very old. The item "Original Civil War NCO Sword US A. 1864 Ames" is in sale since Thursday, July 5, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Edged Weapons". The seller is "antiques-bazaar" and is located in Charlotte, North Carolina.
This item can be shipped worldwide.