1832 Heavy Artillery Sword by Ames

19" wasp-waisted, spear point blade with a 10.25" wide central fuller and dual 3.5" fullers near the hilt. 25" O.A.L. Obverse ricasso marked US/J.H/1856, reverse marked AMES MFG CO/CHICOPEE. Crossguard with JH inspection on obverse and RHKW on reverse. Cast brass hilt with fish-scale patterned grip and American Eagle motif cast into pommel cap.


Good. Blade cleaned to bright with markings weak on the reverse. Some lightly scattered pitting present on blade, edges with a few minor nicks. Hilt with a nice, uncleaned patina.

Estimate: $300 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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