The blade has not been sharpened and it has age spots scattered throughout. The scabbard is solid and it has minor scattered surface rust throughout.The leather washer is missing. Length of the blade is 32" (1 5/16" wide and 3/8" thick), the sword is 37 1/2", and in the scabbard it is 38 1/2.
Check out my other Civil War Items! WE CAN'T FIX A PROBLEM IF WE AREN'T INFORMED THAT THERE IS ONE! The item "US Civil War Model 1840 Ames Type I Artillery Sword-Saber withScabbard-Dated 1855" is in sale since Thursday, December 12, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Edged Weapons".
The seller is "twistedlifesupplies" and is located in Berlin, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.