Ames 1832 Foot Artillery Dated 1835. Presented here an original sword, dated 1835 with a very detailed eagle on hilt. Width: 1 7/16 at ricasso.
2 Fuller length: 3 1/2. 1 Fuller length: 10 1/2.Reverse - Eagle/Springfield (please see all picture for condition). There are real battle nicks on the blade. The hilt and cross guard are stamped brass. The grips have been molded in a scalloped eagle feather design. Three transverse iron rivets secure it to the tang of the blade. The pommel is decorated on each side with a heavily incised American eagle, with shield, holding arrows in his left talon and an olive branch in his right talon. The eagle's head faces towards it's right. The straight cross quillons terminate in disk shaped finials. Item is well made and in good preowned condition... (please see photos for condition). A couple of the tiny pins are missing from the scabbard. Original leather is in good condition. The item "Original Ames 1832 Foot Artillery Sword Dated 1835 Pre Civil War Short Sword" is in sale since Thursday, March 18, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\1784-1860\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, Norway, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, 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.