34" singled edged, slightly curved quill back blade, 39.5" overall. Three branch brass guard with grooved wood grip covered in thin leather, missing wire wrap. Buff leather throat washer. Obverse ricasso is needle etched in four lines “N P Ames / Cutler / Springfield / Mass” and inspected “WS”. with reverse of blade etched United States over a floral spray. Forward swept quillon on top of guard inspected “WS” on obverse with weak “MPL” final inspection on rear face of upper guard. Drag also inspected “MPL”. Includes correctly inspected iron scabbard with two suspension rings and two buff leather sword hangers with brass hardware.
Good. Blade dull with old dried grease, some oxidized staining and some scattered areas of surface roughness and some small patches of pitting. Guard with an uncleaned patina, grip with some leather loss but retaining much of the original covering with the wire missing. Scabbard heavily oxidized with scattered bumps and dings.
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