Model 1850 Foot Officer's Sword. 30.25" single edged blade with 20.25" fuller. Brass single branch guard with wire-wrapped shagreen grip.
Obverse ricasso marked with four-line Ames address in scroll. Blade has a light pewter finish with a dull luster and light scattered oxidation and light rust frosting.
Guard has a mild patination with some bronzing. All of the wire remains with moderate wear to shagreen with some separation of seam. The item "Original Ames U. Model 1850 Foot Officer's Sword Civil War" is in sale since Friday, July 26, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Edged Weapons".The seller is "civilwardagger" and is located in Charlotte, North Carolina. This item can be shipped worldwide.