Beautiful Piece 100% Authentic. Authentic Civil War U. Navy Ames model M1860 Naval Cutlass Sword. A nice authentic example: Blade is marked correctly at the base, USN, D. Daniel Reynolds who inspected It. The obverse ricasso bears a thin makers four-line address that reads MADE BY / AMES MFG Co / CHICOPEE / MASS all with in the scroll pattern (barely visible) Lacquer has been applied long ago. Guard is marked 22M over 905. Blade has no nicks, Leather over wood grip looks like may have period repair Handle is tight. (Small dent in guard) There is a hole as shown, likely for hanging. Overall length: 32″ Blade length 26″. A great original Civil War sword for display. Would restore nice if you like. I stand behind all my sales as represented by my feedback. The item “Civil War U. S. Navy Ames Model M1860 Naval Cutlass Sword” is in sale since Saturday, February 22, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Edged Weapons”. The seller is “reelhistory” and is located in Parlin, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Featured Refinements: Ames Sword