1840 Ames NCO Sword

In use by American soldiers for over 70 years, including during the Mexican War, Civil War and Spanish American War. A single-edged sword, it has a cast brass hilt paired with a ribbed grip that is further protected by kidney-shaped hand guards. Pommel is global with a capstan. Blade measures 31-3/4?.

Description

The 1840 non commissioned sword was carried by American soldiers for over 70 years; a period which included the Mexican War, Civil War and Spanish American War.

Copied from an Ames original. The left ricasso reads AMES MFG CO / CHICOPEE / MASS. The right ricasso reads US / DFM / 1863. The single edged blade has a single broad fuller running from the ricasso to near the point. The entire hilt is cast brass and the grip is ribbed. The pommel is global with a capstan. The grip is flanked by kidney-shaped handguards.?

This 1840 NCO sword comes with a leather scabbard that replicates the original Ames version. Can be sharpened for an additional fee.?

Made by Windlass Steelcrafts.

  • Blade: 31-3/4″ long