MEASURES 37 1/2 OVERALL WITH A 31 3/4 INCH BLADE. Ames is probably the most desirable maker amongst American sword collectors.
All things considered equal, these swords will almost certainly command a premium above their counterparts. There is much already written about the The Ames Sword Company (herein referred to as "Ames").
Civil War Cavalry & Artillery Sabers. The Ames Sword Company 1835 - 1865. By John Hamilton, will cover most of the collector's curiosities.Approximate Manufacture locations & Dates Found on Ames Swords. The item "AMERICAN MEXICAN WAR CIVIL WAR EARLY AMES GENERAL HIGH OFFICER SWORD CA 1834-36" is in sale since Sunday, March 28, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\1784-1860\Original Period Items". The seller is "rachelemandelgallery" and is located in Chicago Heights, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.