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Ames Model 1860 Cavalry Officer's Saber

Auction:
3165M
Lot:
323
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

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Auction:
Sale #3165M - 3165M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 02, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Ames Model 1860 Cavalry Officer's Saber, brass hilt with foliate designs, wire-wrapped shagreen grip, steel blade with "US," foliate designs, and a panoply of arms, steel scabbard with brass fittings, upper band marked "AMES MFG CO/CHICOPEE/MASS.," blade lg. 34 3/4, overall lg. 41 in.

Provenance: The collection of Ed Vebell.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Hilt is in good condition, blade has a few light pits and engraving is light, scabbard has a few small dings and dents on the brass drag.


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

United States, Blade weapons, Ceremonial weapons, Dao, Hilt, Military technology, Model 1840 light artillery saber, Security, Shagreen, Swords