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U.S. Ames Model 1860 Civil War Cutlass


Only 25,000 were made

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This is a Civil War 1862 dated U.S. Naval Cutlass and was made by Ames Mfg. Co. /Chicopee Massachusetts and it has a navy anchor above the 1862 date. Only 25,000 were made compared to the 300,000 M1860 Light Cavalry Sabers. The blade is 26” long. The brass hilt is marked with a navy number 6M/263. The leather scabbard is attached to a clear plastic support to protect the scabbard. Only the tip shows some ware. The right side of the ricasso is marked with an Anchor 1862 and the left side Ames Mfg. Co./Chicopee/Mass.