Culbertson marked on the blade. The Sword Has an Oval Patriotic Gold Gilt Cross Guard with Engraving on the Underside, and Patriotic Eagle On The Top in High Relief. The Sword Handle is a Wire Wrapped Sharkskin Grip with Patriotic Eagle Pommel.
The Scabbard is a Steel Metal Scabbard with Brass Accents. The Reverse ricasso has the makers mark Henderson Ames Co. The famous Civil War firm of Ames merged with Henderson just before this sword was made.
The quality of the workmanship on this sword is excellent. It is complete with is steel scabbard nickle plated with gold gilt brass mounts also in great condition. The overall length is 38.5" and 32" blad e.The item "Antique US M1860 Presentation Staff & Field Officer's Ames Sword Post Civil War" is in sale since Thursday, March 4, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Indian Wars (1866-97)\Original Period Items". The seller is "civilwardagger" and is located in Charlotte, North Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, Australia, Taiwan, Thailand, Bahamas, Mexico, Philippines, Norway, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.