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The Maryland Antique Arms Show
Sept. 26th - 27th
Maryland State Fairgrounds 2200 York Rd Timonium, Md. 21093
The Autumn Gerrtysburg Civil War Show
Oct 24th & 25th
Allstat Complex 2638 Emmitsburg Rd - 4mi south of Gettysburg
Item #: SEG331
Needle etched Ames address
Made: C1850s-60s / Chicopee, MA
Maker: Ames Mfg. Co.
Model: Militia Officer
Size: 31.25 inches long by 1 inch wide
USA/Canada - $24 per Item
Europe - $48 per Item
APAC - $48 per Item
S,Cent America - $48 per Item
Very fine Ames Manufacturing Company Militia Officer's sword. This sword boasts a gilt Knight's Helmet pommel with double chain guard attached along with flat slab mother of pearl grips. The cruciform guard is again gilt with a deep stipple effect. The oval cross-section blade is double edged with a small center fuller running 11.5 inches. The etched blade on the frost background is acorns & oak leaves a stand of American flags with a Liberty cap and the reverse has similar foliate with a stand of arms, an American eagle with E. P. U. and sun rays. The throat less gilt brass scabbard double top rings and a single middle ring. The slide in drag is a stylized acorn.is engraved with stylistic designs and stamped on the reverse Ames Mfg. Co. / Chicopee / Mass.