Ames Model 1860 US Naval Cutless

26" curved single-edged blade with 18.5" median fuller. 6" hilt with brass half-basket guard and leather covered grooved wood grip. Reverse ricasso with three-line Ames scroll address, obverse ricasso dated 1862. Interior of guard quillon rack marked 10M/244. No scabbard present.

Provenance:From the Sword Collection of William Koch


Very good. Blade mostly bright with marks fully legible. Guard with untouched patina, leather grip with moderate wear and some flaked loss.

Estimate: $400 - $600
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