This single-edged blade has a single broad fuller. Features a cast brass hilt, ribbed grip flanked by kidney-shaped hand guards. Pommel is global with a capstan. Blade length 31-3/4 inches. 1075 high carbon steel blade comes factory sharp.
The 1840 non-commissioned sword was carried by American soldiers for over 70 years - a period which included the Mexican War, Civil War, and Spanish American War.
Copied from an Ames original. The left ricasso reads AMES MFG CO / CHICOPEE / MASS. The right ricasso reads US / DFM / 1863. The single edged blade has a single broad fuller running from the ricasso to near the point. The entire hilt is cast brass and the grip is ribbed. The pommel is global with a capstan. The grip is flanked by kidney-shaped handguards.
This 1840 NCO sword comes with a leather scabbard that replicates the original Ames version. Made by Windlass Steelcrafts and comes factory sharp.