May 06, 2020 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


19th Century American Militia Officer's Sword

31.5" spearpoint blade, 1" wide at ricasso with 11" median fuller.  Cast brass crossguard with carved bone grip.  Cast brass eagle pommel.  Blade etched throughout with floral sprays in addition to martial and patriotic themes including American eagle with banner.  Ricasso marked with script Ames manufacture marking.  Brass scabbard with adornment en suite.


Good.  Blade is mostly bright with some scattered oxidation.  Etching is in good condition with sharp details showing some wear.  Some wear and darkening to brass with some loss of wash.  

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
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