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Object Name SWORD
Catalog Number 0985.06.00054
Date 1848
Description Model 1840 Musician's sword: straight, single-edged blade with single stopped fuller, obverse ricasso stamped "US / WD"; reverse ricasso stamped "N.P. Ames / Cabottville / 1848"; flat knuckle bow forms guard, ending in flared quillon, knuckle bow stamped "WD" and "J.W.R" on obverse; ball pommel and cast brass grip. Leather scabbard (.54a) with brass mounts, scabbard broken above drag.
Dimensions L-37 inches
Owned Unknown
Made Ames Manufacturing Company - N. P. Ames
Provenance Unknown
Subjects edged weapon