The scene in 2017. Excellent shark skin grip brass wire flip down push button guard work just fine.
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The origins of the ames manufacturing company date back to 1822 when industrialist edmund dwight purchased property along the chicopee river at skenungonuck falls at the present day village of chicopee falls.
Ames mfg co chicopee mass. It is home to several statues and monuments to world war ii veterans and vietnam war veterans. Items 1 30 of 39 results items per page. Sometime in the late 1850s the earliest i have seen was 1859 ames started using a new mark on all enlisted models that was carried through the civil war.
All things considered equal these swords will almost certainly command a premium above their counterparts. Ames mfg co model. Ames moved their tool and cutlery business to a new industrial town on the chicopee river near springfield massachusetts in 1829.
M1860 naval cutlass condition. The edward bellamy house is a national historic landmark at 9193 church street in chicopee falls massachusetts. The house was built in 1852.
Under the guard engraved with gar very detailed and showy. Co chicopee massachusetts 1864 brass cupped knuckle bow and pommel with leather and wire wrapped handle marked at ricasso with makers mark date and usn more. They were invited by edmund dwight who owned textile mills nearby.
Ames manufacturing company was a manufacturer of swords tools and cutlery in chicopee massachusetts as well as an iron and bronze foundrythey were a major provider of side arms swords light artillery and heavy ordnance for the union in the american civil warthey also cast a number of bronze statues which can be found throughout new england. Image from picturesque hampden 1892. The chicopee war memorial is located off of the intersection of bonneville avenue and front street.
Ames non regulation scarce open guard. Model 1860 gar officers sword the 29 blade is maker marked with ames mfg co chicopee mass. 1863 chicopee mass maker.
Cochicopeemass are enclosed within an unraveled scroll and initialsusdate is stamped on the opposite side of the blade. The ames manufacturing company on springfield street in chicopee around 1892. Blade scroll design to inlude us eagle with war trophies.
There is much already written about the the ames sword company herein referred to as ames. This history of this establishment which has become one of the most extensive and important of its kind not only in the united states but in the world begins in 1829 when mr. Ames then a young man of twenty six started a small cutlery in the blacksmith shop of the chicopee manufacturing company at chicopee falls employed at.
Ames is probably the most desirable maker amongst american sword collectors. The words made byames mfg. Civil war naval cutlass ames mfg.
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