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    Very Fine US M1840 Heavy Cavalry Saber By Ames. Blade about perfect with very light gray patina and touches of luster. Excellent Ames and Inspector's markings along with 1857 date. Absolutely no rust, pitting, stains or edge nicks. Retains the original leather washer. Hilt also perfect with nice light patina. Leather grip and tight twisted brass wire also about perfect. Scabbard also perfect with no dents or dings and just some light scattered surface rust mixed with what appears to be the remains of an old nickel finish. An exceptionally nice M1840 Ames saber.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2012
    8th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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