VERY RARE US MODEL 1840 AMES CAVALRY OFFICER’S SWORD WITH QUILLBACK SOLINGEN BLADE

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Very rare Ames with gold washed, quillback, Damascus blade from Solingen.

Manufactured: Springfield, MA / Solingen

Maker: N.P.Ames

Year: C1840s

Model: M1840

Size: 33 5/8 inch blade length, 1.18 wide

Condition: Excellent+

This is obviously a product of N. P. Ames. Ames did not produce gold washed blades during this time period -this one was likely a special order requiring a high grade gold washed blade.

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