Model 1840 NCO Sword - Near mint example. Manufactured by Ames, dated 1864. Sword features a brass hilt with original double clam-shell guards, and ball pommel. Brass knuckle bow on the hilt shows US government inspector marks of "H.D.H" Brass grip is tight and strong. The blade features a ricasso marked on the reverse with “Made By / Ames Mfg Co / Chicopee". Obverse stamped with a strong “U S / A.D.K / 1864” in small block letters. Housed in original complete black leather scabbard, with brass throat and drag, which is inspector marked.
Inventory Number: SWO 062