US MODEL 1840 MUSICIAN’S SWORD MANUFACTURED BY AMES

$495.00

Quantity Available: 1

Item Code: E2680

Shipping: Determined by Method & Location of buyer

To Order:
Call 717-334-0347,
Fax 717-334-5016, or E-mail

A very nice example that the U.S. Ordnance Department designated the Musician’s Sword, Model 1840. Manufactured by the Ames Manufacturing Company, this sword is dated 1864.

This original specimen of the Model 1840 is in excellent condition. Overall length is 34 ½” with a semi-bright steel blade 28 inches long and ¾ inch wide at the hilt. No rust or pitting to blade. Single edge blade marked on the ricasso with “US / G.W.C. / 1864”. Reverse ricasso stamped “Ames Mfg Co / Chicopee / Mass”. Nice brass hilt with inspector’s mark of “L.H.K.” on  hilt. Brass drag with letter “C”. Leather scabbard of black bridle leather is in very good condition with no repairs or cracks. Sword is in very good condition with a semi-bright steel blade.    [ws]

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE,

MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR LAYAWAY PROGRAM.

FOR OUR POLICIES AND TERMS,

CLICK ON ‘CONTACT US’ AT THE TOP OF ANY PAGE ON THE SITE,

THEN ON ‘LAYAWAY POLICY’.

THANK YOU!



Inquire »

Inquire About US MODEL 1840 MUSICIAN’S SWORD MANUFACTURED BY AMES

should be empty

featured item

RARE PRESENTATION CIVIL WAR FLAG STAFF OF COMPANY A, 10TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

This presentation flag staff, measuring 62 ½” in length and 1 ½” in diameter, bears an attached silver plate upon which is inscribed, “Presented by Mrs. Artemas Bigelow / Gt Barrington Mass May 28 / 1861”. Though now tarnished with the… (766-813). Learn More »

Upcoming Events

20
Apr

Coming up May 16 - 20: 137th N-SSA Spring Nationals, Fort Shenandoah, Winchester, VA Learn More »