Civil War Production Ames U.S. Model 1840 Light Artillery Saber with Scabbard
Category:Antiques / Firearms & Armory
Start Price:275.00 USD
Estimated At:650.00 - 900.00 USD
800.00USDto floor+ (156.00) buyer's premium + taxes, fees, etc...
SOLD at 2011 May 21 @ 10:28UTC-5 : EST/CDT
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Estimate: $650 - 900
Regulation Model 1840 saber with curved 32 inch single fuller blade, with the three-line Ames Chicopee address on the left ricasso and "U.S./ N.M./ 1864" on the reverse. Brass hilt with an upturned rear quillion, helmet pommel and wire wrapped leather grip. Steel scabbard with "H" on the throat, dual suspension rings and a swept drag.
Condition: Good. The blade shows some dings on the edge and mild spotting, with an aged patina on the brass, mild wear on the leather and a mixed brown and gray patina on the scabbard.