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M00417 - Ames Model 1840 saber dated 1847
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Item Number: M00417

Item Title: Ames Model 1840 saber dated 1847

Price: $650

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: US

Model: M1840

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Description:Model 1840 Saber with iron scabbard. Blade is marked âN.P. AMES/CABOTSVILLE/1847â on the right side and âU.S./RCâ on the left. MEASUREMENT: 35â blade, 41-1/2â O/L. The blade has spots of pitting and mottling. The scabbard has rust and pitting but is still solid and could be cleaned up fairly easily.

This is the famous "wristbreaker" saber used by cavalryman including Forrest himself. This one has an early, highly desirable Mexican American War era date.