Model 1860 - 1906 Cavalry Officers Sword. The ricasso is marked A. " (stands for Ames Sword Company of Chicopee) over a Flaming Bomb and over "1906", the reverse is marked "U. The side of the pommel cap has a "64" and the top has what looks like a "0".The iron guard is tight. The grip is missing 50% of the leather (it is flaking off still), the twisted wire wrap is complete and tight. The blade is unsharpened, several small nicks along the blade edge, minor light age spots scattered throughout, a few spots of surface rust in a small area near the tip and the tip is blunted. The leather washer is intact. Length of the blade is 34 7/8" (1 1/16" wide and 5/16" thick) and overall the sword is 40 5/8". Check out my other War Items! Including More Swords and Many Bayonets! The item "WWI Model 1860 1906 A. Ames Cavalry Officers Sword" is in sale since Tuesday, September 8, 2020.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\United States\Edged Weapons". The seller is "twistedlifesupplies" and is located in Berlin, New Hampshire.
This item can be shipped to United States.