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Ames M1840 Heavy Cavalry Saber,

35.75" blade marked on the ricasso Ames Mfg. Co., Chicopee, Mass. and dated 1859. Reverse marked US and JH. Brass knuckle bow and pommel, leather and brass wire wrapped handle. Metal scabbard.

Provenance:Ex. Robert R. Routhier

Condition:Blade is gunmetal grey with several small areas of pitting and staining. Handle has been rewrapped with new leather and brass wire. Guard has been artificially aged. Metal scabbard has been rebrowned.

Estimate: $700 - $1,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$978
05/02/2008

 

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