AMERICAN MEXICAN WAR CIVIL WAR PRESENTATION GRADE AMES HIGH OFFICER SWORD Ca 1848 MEASURES 37 3/4 OVERALL WITH A 31 1/2 INCH BLADE. THERE ARE SOME DENTS IN THE SCABBARD, CONSISTENT WITH AGE. 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 PRESENTATION GRADE AMES HIGH OFFICER SWORD 1848" is in sale since Friday, June 21, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Edged Weapons". The seller is "rachelemandelgallery" and is located in Chicago Heights, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.