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Model 1840 Artillery Sword

32" curved blade, marked in a banner at the ricasso Ames Mfg Co, Chicopee Mass and on the reverse in three lines U.S. L.D. and dated 1862. Brass knuckle bow and pommel, leather and brass wire wrapped handle. Metal scabbard with sub-inspector's initials L.D.

Condition:Blade retains all of the original polish. All markings are well proud-ed and untouched. Scabbard still retains the original burnished bright finish and has a light coat of dried cosmoline protecting the scabbard. This is for the most discriminating Collector who desires the best. On a scale 1-10 this is a 10.

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,300
10/29/2010

 

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