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    CIVIL WAR M1850 FOOT OFFICER'S SWORD AND SCABBARD BY AMES. A very nice representative M1850 foot officer's sword by this very desirable maker.

    Condition: 30.5" blade with overall gray patina, just one minor nick. Classic blade etch with hand engraved details. Includes spread wing eagle, riband with motto, panoplies of arms and large block US. Ames maker's logo incorporated into the blade etch above the ricasso. Brass hilt with light patina, excellent. Sharkskin grip with twisted brass wire wrap very nice and tight. Blued steel scabbard excellent with brass mounts and engraved brass throat. Bottom mount with some dents and wear to the bottom of the drag testifying to the sword's extensive use.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2007
    1st Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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