AMES M1840 "OLD WRISTBREAKER" CAVALRY SWORD AND SCABBARD 1846
Original Pre Civil War Ames M1840 "Old Wristbreaker Cavalry Sword and Scabbard with 1846 Production date. The Brass handle and Pommel have a gorgeous matching aged patina. The original wrap and wire are intact and in very nice condition. Has two sets of Inspector initials on the pommel. The blade is full length with a nice point. Has the Ames Maker Mark / 1846 date on one side of the blade and US / JH Inspector Initials on the reverse. The scabbard is in great shape with a very smooth even patina. Has the original throat and both mounting rings. The original drag has an amazing amount of wear. Top of the line example that will make a great addition to any collection ormusuem. Please see all photos.