with 34.8" single-edged blade with 3/4-length fuller, marked on left ricasso Ames MFG Co. Chicopee and on right U.S. M.M. 1864; brass quillon/knuckle bow with 3 branches, brass stepped domed pommel with 1/4 backstrap; leather-covered grip with braided wire wrap; total length 41". Nickel-plated steel scabbard with throat and double carrying rings and drag; total length 41".
From the Estate of John Auraden of Hamilton & Fairhaven, Ohio.
Condition: VG+, with only slight loss of nickeling to scabbard.