A scarce U.S. Model 1840 mounted artillery officer's saber

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Lot 133
A scarce U.S. Model 1840 mounted artillery officer's saber

US$ 2,500 - 3,500
£ 2,000 - 2,800
Withdrawn

Arms and Armour

28 Jun 2010, 10:00 PDT

San Francisco

A scarce U.S. Model 1840 mounted artillery officer's saber
By Ames Mfg. Co. 33 inch curved blade etched and engraved with florals, panoplies of arms, US, Federal eagle and E Pluribus Unum riband. Ricasso marked Ames Mfg. Co./Chicopee/Mass. Brass hilt molded with foliage. Leather and brass wire-wrapped grip. Brass two ring scabbard.
Condition: Blade with grey patina, sharp etching and some areas of spotting/minor pitting. Hilt with dark patina. Fine grip with minor scuffing. Scabbard with minor dents and missing throat.
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