Issue Manufactured by Ames, Cabotville, Massachusetts. Additional inspector stamping on pommel. All markings are crisp and clear. OL in scabbard: 43 ¼ " OL: 41 ½ " Blade: 36 " Scabbard: 37 ¼ " Heavy weight: 4.4 lbs. Perfect fit to the scabbard.
Retains exceptionally nice leather grip and wire both original and excellent. Components are solid and tight. Patina original throughout, commensurate with age. Flat back/spine; w/both narrow and wide fullers on both sides. Scabbard : original iron scabbard with iron mountings and solid rings; has acquired a pleasing plum-brown patina.The two ring bands are tight and secure two massive rings. No dings, no dents to the scabbard body; retains its original throat collar.
Overall : an appealing "old wrist breaker" in attractive condition, displays beautifully. See all 12 photos - they show Detailed Quality of this sword.
The item "Original M1840 Wristbreaker Ames American Civil War saber sword USA CW Antique" is in sale since Saturday, October 5, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Edged Weapons".
The seller is "cenace" and is located in Manchester, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped to United States.