Companion to the preceding example and demonstrating the same fine quality and detailing found on Civil War officers' and presentation swords. 27 ¾” blade of the same heavy proportions. The base with elegant cursive maker’s name, Ames Mfg Co Chicopee MASS and decorated 2/3 its length with Masonic devices and owner’s name. The silvered hilt finely chased. The silvered scabbard finely hand engraved and with stamped retailers name to the throat. Both with the silver nearly all complete with uniform dark patina. Blade just about mint as well. Exceptional proportions and quality. Would date before 1870.