Lot 65: Model 1832 Ames Foot Artillery Sword
December 2, 2016
New Orleans, LA, USALive Auction
Description: Model 1832 Ames Foot Artillery Sword, marked with eagle and "N.P. Ames/ Springfield/ United/ States/ 1832", Gladius form, fullered blade, blade l. 19 in. Provenance: Gaspar Cusachs, entrepreneur, historian and collector, (1855-1929); The Gaspar Cusachs Collection, loaned to the Louisiana State Museum, New Orleans, LA (c. 1909-2016).