A U.S. Model 1840 mounted artillery saber by Ames Mfg. Co.
Curved 32 1/2 inch blade marked at the ricasso U.S./MM/1864 and Ames Mfg. Co./Chicopee/Mass. Brass hilt with leather and copper wire-wrapped grip. Iron two-ring scabbard.
Condition: Blade with smooth grey metal showing some minor spotting. Grip wrap with minor scuffing. Scabbard with mottled grey metal and some light pitting.