Ames is probably the most desirable maker amongst American sword collectors. All things considered equal, these swords will almost certainly command a premium above their counterparts. There is much already written about the The Ames Sword Company (herein referred to as "Ames"). Civil War Cavalry & Artillery Sabers. The Ames Sword Company 1835 - 1865.
By John Hamilton, will cover most of the collector's curiosities. The item "CIVIL WAR M 1850 AMES STAFF & FIELD SWORD CAPTURED BY CONFEDERATES BULLET MARK" is in sale since Sunday, January 13, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Edged Weapons". The seller is "rachelemandelgallery" and is located in Chicago Heights, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.