149

Ames M1860 Light Cavalry Saber,

35" blade. Brass wire and leather wrapped handle. Brass knuckle bow and pommel. Ricasso marked Ames Mfg. Co., Chicopee, Mass. and reverse is dated 1863 with U.S. and subinspector's initials ADK. Further marked ADK on the tip of the drag. Metal scabbard.

Provenance:Ex. Robert R. Routhier

Condition:Blade has been lightly cleaned and all markings are very sharp and proud. Leather handle is dark with some very minor scuffing. Brass guard has rich mellow mustard look. Scabbard has been lightly cleaned and is a gunmetal grey with lots of staining.

Estimate: $750 - $1,200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$863
05/02/2008

 

Have a Similar Item?

Consign With Us