Lot 290: Clean Model 1860 Ames Cavalry Saber
November 27, 2016
Bluffton, SC, USALive Auction
Description: This is a true attic find. The date 1865 & inspector's mark "J.F." is clearly stamped on the ricasso. The reverse side has no marking, nor was it ever marked. the blade has a smooth surface, nice patina, & nopitting. The three banded guard has a beautiful patina, as does the pommel. The leather grip & twisted brass wire are perfect. No scabbard.