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Connecticut-marked Ames Light Artillery Saber

Auction:
3034M
Lot:
37
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
Sale #3034M - 3034M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 26, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Connecticut-marked Ames Light Artillery Saber, c. 1862, brass hilt stamped "85," leather and brass wire-wrapped grip, ricasso marked on one side "CONN/1862," and "Ames" on the other, and a steel scabbard, blade lg. 33, overall lg. 38 1/2 in.

Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio.
Estimate $400-600

In very good condition with leather and wire intact.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Nicholas A. Penachio, Blade weapons, Ceremonial weapons, Dao, Hilt, Military science, Military technology, Model 1840 light artillery saber, Ricasso, Security, Swords, West Point Cadets' Sword