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SABRE BAYONET FOR MODEL 1859 SHARPS RIFLE

SABRE BAYONET FOR MODEL 1859 SHARPS RIFLE

Blade measures 21.25”. Overall length 26 1/8”. Brass handle and socket VG condition with scratches from use. Blade is marked “Made by / Ames Mfg. Co. / Chicopee / Mass” inside a scroll at… (490-75). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE “CS” ARTILLERY SHORT SWORD

CONFEDERATE “CS” ARTILLERY SHORT SWORD

[See Pritchard, COLLECTING THE CONFEDERACY, p. 155]. Roman style sword by Burger & Bros., a Richmond-based company producing Confederate edged weapons between December 1861-October 1862. Heavy… (172-3547). Learn More »

N. P. AMES CONTRACT, BRASS-MOUNTED, M1833 DRAGOON SABER WITH SCABBARD

N. P. AMES CONTRACT, BRASS-MOUNTED, M1833 DRAGOON SABER WITH SCABBARD

This dragoon saber is an Ames Model 1833 contract specimen manufactured by the N. P. Ames cutlery firm of Springfield, Mass. The U.S. regiment of dragoons organized on March 2, 1833 and a new pattern… (789-02). Learn More »

$1,750.00
Originally $2,050.00

MODEL 1842 AUSTRIAN BAYONET WITH ORIGINAL SCABBARD

MODEL 1842 AUSTRIAN BAYONET WITH ORIGINAL SCABBARD

Nice 4-edged bayonet with mottled dark/light patina. Scabbard is composed of wooden core covered with leather with single side seam. Some age breaks in leather near top. Large iron belt hook attached… (689-27). Learn More »

$225.00
Originally $295.00

US MODEL 1855 BAYONET

US MODEL 1855 BAYONET

Semi-bright iron bayonet meant for use on the Model 1855 or 1861 rifle musket. The surface of the bayonet has moderate to heavy mottling but no pitting. Blade flat has a passable “US” stamping.… (E2533). Learn More »

WWII OSS [OFFICE OF STRATEGIC SERVICES] KNUCKLE KNIFE WITH SCABBARD

WWII OSS [OFFICE OF STRATEGIC SERVICES] KNUCKLE KNIFE WITH SCABBARD

This lethal weapon measures 14” in overall length. Featuring a narrow triangular blade with flat backside measuring 8.75” in length, .5” in width at the base. The hilt consists of D-guard with… (172-3498). Learn More »

$350.00
ON HOLD

CONFEDERATE CAVALRY SABRE BY UNKNOWN MAKER

CONFEDERATE CAVALRY SABRE BY UNKNOWN MAKER

Classic example. Modeled after the US M1840 Heavy Cavalry Sabre. Under closed examination the flaws associated with many Confederate manufactured edged weapons stand out. The pommel cap is much less… (819-05). Learn More »

SABRE BAYONET FOR MODEL 1859 SHARPS RIFLE

SABRE BAYONET FOR MODEL 1859 SHARPS RIFLE

Blade measures approx. 21 7/8”. And is marked at ricasso in three lines, “Ames Mfg Co / Chicopee / Mass” with date 1860 on reverse. The brass handle is serial numbered “36654” which places… (490-74). Learn More »

SWORD, MEMORIAL AND REGIMENTAL HISTORY GROUP ID’D TO NEW HAMPSHIRE OFFICER

SWORD, MEMORIAL AND REGIMENTAL HISTORY GROUP ID’D TO NEW HAMPSHIRE OFFICER

The items in this group are identified to Charles O. Jenison who served as both an officer and enlisted man in the 1st and 4th New Hampshire and the 3rd Massachusetts Cavalry. The first item in the… (E2543). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE ARTILLERY SHORT SWORD

CONFEDERATE ARTILLERY SHORT SWORD

Overall length 25”, with 19.5” spear shaped blade, measuring 1.5” at base. This blade has all the tell-tale characteristics of Confederate versions of the U.S. artillery sword, beginning with… (172-3546). Learn More »

HITLER YOUTH KNIFE WITH SCABBARD

HITLER YOUTH KNIFE WITH SCABBARD

Maker marks: “WKG Solingen/plumed knight helmet/ Encircled “RZM”/ “M7/42/ 1937”. Blade inscription [cursive script] “Blut und Ehre! [Blood and Honor]. Single edged, spear tapered blade… (172-3512). Learn More »

BRITISH PATTERN 1821 ENLISTED CAVALRY SABER IMPORTED BY TIFFANY

BRITISH PATTERN 1821 ENLISTED CAVALRY SABER IMPORTED BY TIFFANY

This specimen is a British Pattern 1821 enlisted cavalry Type 1 contract saber manufactured by either Schnitzler and Kirschbaum of Solingen, Prussia or Robert Mole of Birmingham, England.  The… (344-95). Learn More »

$1,100.00
Originally $1,495.00

ONLY KNOWN EXAMPLE OF AN IMPORTED M1840/1860 TRANSISTIONAL ‘KIRSCHBAUM’ CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD

ONLY KNOWN EXAMPLE OF AN IMPORTED M1840/1860 TRANSISTIONAL ‘KIRSCHBAUM’ CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD

This imported saber is the only known ‘transitional’ Model 1840 / 1860 cavalry saber produced by the German firm of “C. R. Kirshbaum & Company” that we have seen.  Specimen exhibits the… (344-59). Learn More »

$1,500.00
Originally $1,950.00

IMPORT MODEL 1859 MARINE CORPS SWORD MISSING SCABBARD

IMPORT MODEL 1859 MARINE CORPS SWORD MISSING SCABBARD

These swords were used by Marine Corps Officers from 1859-1875; after that they were carried by Marine NCOs. This example has a blade made by Weyenberg and was imported by Horstmann & Sons,… (344-40). Learn More »

$695.00
Originally $895.00

US MODEL 1852 CIVIL WAR NAVAL OFFICER’S SWORD & SCABBARD

US MODEL 1852 CIVIL WAR NAVAL OFFICER’S SWORD & SCABBARD

Maker-mark [obverse ricasso]: “Tomes Son / & Melvain / New York”. Blade maker-mark [reverse ricasso]: “Clauberg / Solingen”. Markings crisp. Semi-bright blade measures 29” in length and… (344-1714). Learn More »

$1,850.00
Originally $2,450.00

US MODEL 1842 SOCKET BAYONET

US MODEL 1842 SOCKET BAYONET

Stamped “U.S.” on blade flat near ricasso. Very fine condition with minor fine pitting on socket. Bayonet was cleaned but nicely done. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL… (490-591). Learn More »

US MODEL 1816 SOCKET BAYONET

US MODEL 1816 SOCKET BAYONET

Harper’s Ferry manufactured. Marked on blade flat near ricasso “A/US” and in small letters “F” over number “95” on neck. Metal has been cleaned with very fine scattered pitting in… (490-590). Learn More »

1863 DATED AMES MUSICIAN’S SWORD FROM YORK GAR POST

1863 DATED AMES MUSICIAN’S SWORD FROM YORK GAR POST

The blade of this musician’s sword is bright with only light scattered mottling and discolorations from age. The edge is nice and free of nicks but there are some minor scratches scattered along its… (E2379). Learn More »

US MODEL 1835/40 SOCKET BAYONET

US MODEL 1835/40 SOCKET BAYONET

Used on the Model 1842 Musket. “US” stamped on blade flat near ricasso. Metal smooth with gray patina. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB… (490-593). Learn More »

US MODEL 1835/40 SOCKET BAYONET

US MODEL 1835/40 SOCKET BAYONET

Used on the Model 1842 Musket. “US” stamped on blade flat near ricasso. Metal smooth with gray patina. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB… (490-594). Learn More »

CLASSIC C. 1850-60 STAG HANDLED SHEFFIELD BOWIE KNIFE

CLASSIC C. 1850-60 STAG HANDLED SHEFFIELD BOWIE KNIFE

Style often seen in photographs of Civil War soldiers on both sides! 8 ¾” single edged straight blade with last 5” with false edge on upper side of blade. Maker marked twice! Parallel to the… (30-1863). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA SIDE KNIFE

CIVIL WAR ERA SIDE KNIFE

Clipped point, Bowie-style blade measuring 6.125” in length, .875” at base. 2.25” flat brass, oval shaped handguard. 3/75” black bone handle, secured by four tang rivets. Semi-dark blade, with… (E2529). Learn More »

$95.00
ON HOLD

US MODEL 1855 SOCKET BAYONET

US MODEL 1855 SOCKET BAYONET

Standard .58 cal. bayonet for the M1855, M1861 and M1863 rifle-muskets. This example manufactured by Springfield Armory. VF example with nice markings at “US/S” at blade flat near… (490-601). Learn More »

$225.00
ON HOLD

US MODEL 1855 SOCKET BAYONET FOR COLT M1861 SPECIAL MODEL RIFLE-MUSKET

US MODEL 1855 SOCKET BAYONET FOR COLT M1861 SPECIAL MODEL RIFLE-MUSKET

Manufactured by Collins and Co. and marked “C & Co” on socket. Grey patina with smooth metal. “US” at blade flat near ricasso. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL… (490-596). Learn More »

US MODEL 1795-1808 SOCKET BAYONET

US MODEL 1795-1808 SOCKET BAYONET

Produced at Harper’s Ferry Armory. Bayonet has been cleaned to a semi-bright finish. Top of neck marked “US”. Slot bridge is very thin at one junction and may have been repaired years ago or… (490-586). Learn More »

US MODEL 1816 BAYONET

US MODEL 1816 BAYONET

Made at Harper’s Ferry Armory. Grey patina with some scattered very fine pitting on socket and last 4” of the blade. Blade flat marked “U/US” with part of the U in US not fully stamped.… (490-587). Learn More »

US MODEL 1855 SOCKET BAYONET

US MODEL 1855 SOCKET BAYONET

Standard .58 cal. bayonet for the M1855, M1861 and M1863 rifle-muskets. This example manufactured by Springfield Armory. VF example with nice markings at “US/S” at blade flat near… (490-600). Learn More »

$225.00
ON HOLD

MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABER FROM LEE’S HEADQUARTERS MUSEUM

MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABER FROM LEE’S HEADQUARTERS MUSEUM

The blade of this saber has aged dark but there is no pitting and is otherwise nice. The edge has numerous small nicks. The ricasso is blank and unmarked. Attached to one side of the blade is an old… (821-09). Learn More »

HOLSTER, BELT AND STAG HANDLED KNIFE

HOLSTER, BELT AND STAG HANDLED KNIFE

This great leather grouping with a knife exhibits homespun craftsmanship. With a stag handle and a nickel guard, the knife measures 9 inches long with a stitched leather sheath and a 4 inch belt… (697-108). Learn More »

BAYONET FOR THE US MODEL 1917 RIFLE

BAYONET FOR THE US MODEL 1917 RIFLE

This bayonet and scabbard is in overall good condition. The blade is semi-bright with minor amounts of mottling. The blade meas. approx. 17.00 inches long with a single fuller that starts just above… (E2535). Learn More »

US MODEL 1835 SOCKET BAYONET FROM LEE’S HEADQUARTERS MUSEUM

US MODEL 1835 SOCKET BAYONET FROM LEE’S HEADQUARTERS MUSEUM

Model 1835 socket bayonet in good condition. The metal surfaces show some light mottling but there is no rust or pitting. The locking ring moves freely and the blade flat is stamped with a… (821-15). Learn More »

$295.00
ON HOLD

CLASSIC CONFEDERATE D-GUARD BOWIE KNIFE

CLASSIC CONFEDERATE D-GUARD BOWIE KNIFE

Absolutely untouched attic condition. Single edged dark blade with light, evenly distributed surface accumulation chipped paint. The blade measures 17.25” in length. The overall knife measures at 22… (E2540). Learn More »

AMES MODEL 1832 ARTILLERY SHORT SWORD WITH SCABBARD & BELT RIG

AMES MODEL 1832 ARTILLERY SHORT SWORD WITH SCABBARD & BELT RIG

Hilt is made of cast brass with spread winged eagle stamped into both sides of the pommel. Grip has three rivet heads and scalloped feather design. Plain, straight counterguard with a quillon on each… (172-3470). Learn More »

VERY FINE CONFEDERATE COURTNEY & TENNANT NAVAL CUTLASS BY ROBERT MOLE

VERY FINE CONFEDERATE COURTNEY & TENNANT NAVAL CUTLASS BY ROBERT MOLE

This edged weapon is a rare, original, contract naval cutlass manufactured by the Robert Mole & Co., an old and established sword-making firm in Birmingham, England. Mole was an exporter who… (161-02). Learn More »

$3,450.00
Originally $4,500.00
ON HOLD

US MODEL 1841 NAVAL CUTLASS BY AMES

US MODEL 1841 NAVAL CUTLASS BY AMES

The blade on this cutlass is in good condition. It is clean and free of pitting and only exhibits light mottling. Both edges are sharp and the point is good. The edges have one or two visible nicks… (172-3467). Learn More »

1860-DATED AMES MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABER

1860-DATED AMES MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABER

This blade is a classic Civil War saber that was referred to as the “light cavalry” saber by the US Ordnance Department. A desirous and seldom seen, early war Ames contract Model 1860 cavalry… (2-559). Learn More »

MODEL 1813 SABER BY STARR

MODEL 1813 SABER BY STARR

The blade on this saber meas. approx. 1 3/8 at the ricasso and is approx. 33.75 inches long. The blade has a slight curve and a clipped point. The surface of the blade is semi-bright with very light… (701-35). Learn More »

$700.00
ON HOLD

MODEL 1840 OFFICER’S CAVALRY SABER BY HORSTMANN WITH 1872 HILT

MODEL 1840 OFFICER’S CAVALRY SABER BY HORSTMANN WITH 1872 HILT

This battle weapon is an officer’s, original, non-regulation cavalry saber manufactured by the firm of Gerbruder Weyersberg of Solingen, Prussia (now Germany) and assembled by William H. Horstmann… (E2065). Learn More »

EARLY IMPORT MODEL 1840 LIGHT ARTILLERY SABER BY S & K

EARLY IMPORT MODEL 1840 LIGHT ARTILLERY SABER BY S & K

This Model 1840 Light Artillery saber was made by the Prussian firm of Schnitzler & Kirschbaum also known as S & K. This firm had the earliest contract for these Artillery sabers with the US… (721-90). Learn More »

$900.00
Originally $1,000.00

1851-DATED AMES MODEL 1840 ENLISTED CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD

1851-DATED AMES MODEL 1840 ENLISTED CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD

Produced by the Ames Manufacturing Company of Cabotville, Massachusetts, the Mexican-era saber presented here is one of 2,550 such contract blades delivered in 1851 to the US Ordnance Department.… (721-89). Learn More »

$900.00
Originally $1,000.00

BRITISH PATTERN 1853 “THREE BAND” ENFIELD SOCKET BAYONET WITH ORIGINAL LEATHER SCABBARD

BRITISH PATTERN 1853 “THREE BAND” ENFIELD SOCKET BAYONET WITH ORIGINAL LEATHER SCABBARD

For use on the British Pattern 1853 .577 Caliber three band Enfield Infantry Rifle. This rifle musket imported by both the North and South in the Civil War was the second most widely used infantry… (E2515). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE D-GUARD BOWIE KNIFE

CONFEDERATE D-GUARD BOWIE KNIFE

Diamond-shaped, spear-pointed blade, measuring 10” in length, 2.25” in width at base. Exhibits consistent plumb colored patina, with medium rust and a few slight dings along lower edge. D-guard… (30-1801). Learn More »

$2,500.00
Originally $3,000.00

FRENCH GRAS BAYONET

FRENCH GRAS BAYONET

For use on the 11mm Model 1874 Gras Rifle. The Model 1874 was a conversion of the chassepot Model 1866 rifle. Named after the French officer who developed the conversion. These bayonets were produced… (E2521). Learn More »

LEATHER SCABBARD FOR MODEL 1855 SWORD BAYONET

LEATHER SCABBARD FOR MODEL 1855 SWORD BAYONET

The leather body of this scabbard is in nice condition. It has some minor chips to the surface finish and some light creases otherwise it is very pliable. The central seam is tightly closed. The brass… (286-69). Learn More »

BRITISH PATTERN 1853 “THREE BAND” ENFIELD SOCKET BAYONET WITH ORIGINAL LEATHER SCABBARD

BRITISH PATTERN 1853 “THREE BAND” ENFIELD SOCKET BAYONET WITH ORIGINAL LEATHER SCABBARD

For use on the British Pattern 1853 .577 Caliber three band Enfield Infantry Rifle. This rifle musket imported by both the North and South in the Civil War was the second most widely used infantry… (E2518). Learn More »

BRITISH PATTERN 1853 “THREE BAND” ENFIELD SOCKET BAYONET WITH ORIGINAL LEATHER SCABBARD

BRITISH PATTERN 1853 “THREE BAND” ENFIELD SOCKET BAYONET WITH ORIGINAL LEATHER SCABBARD

For use on the British Pattern 1853 .577 Caliber three band Enfield Infantry Rifle. This rifle musket imported by both the North and South in the Civil War was the second most widely used infantry… (E2517). Learn More »

FRENCH GRAS BAYONET

FRENCH GRAS BAYONET

For use on the 11mm Model 1874 Gras Rifle. The Model 1874 was a conversion of the chassepot Model 1866 rifle. Named after the French officer who developed the conversion. These bayonets were produced… (E2522). Learn More »

U.S. M1884 TROWEL BAYONET, WITH SCABBARD

U.S. M1884 TROWEL BAYONET, WITH SCABBARD

14.75” in overall length, triangular shaped blade is 10” length, 3.5” in width at base. Exhibits pleasing dark patina with patches of light, unobtrusive pitting. Brown bridal leather scabbard… (482-364). Learn More »

$325.00
ON HOLD

IMPORTED M1860 STAFF & FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD BY HORSTMANN

IMPORTED M1860 STAFF & FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD BY HORSTMANN

This Model 1860 Staff sword is a post-war piece in fine condition overall. Though not maker-marked, this Prussian-made sword blade, by Gebruder Weyersberg, was one of thousands imported by Horstmann… (172-3225). Learn More »

M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S IMPORTED SWORD AND SCABBARD WITH PRESENTATION TO ORRING M. GROSS

M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S IMPORTED SWORD AND SCABBARD WITH PRESENTATION TO ORRING M. GROSS

After two years of military service, Orrin Gross, a thirty-six-year-old infantry sergeant from Galva, IL, and formerly of Co. G, 112th IL infantry regiment, gained his appointment to Captain of… (E2479). Learn More »

$3,950.00
ON HOLD

ORIGINAL, 1863-DATED US MODEL 1840 N.C.O. SWORD WITH OFFICER-STYLE ECTHED BLADE

ORIGINAL, 1863-DATED US MODEL 1840 N.C.O. SWORD WITH OFFICER-STYLE ECTHED BLADE

This original sword specimen is a C. Roby Manufacturing Company product referred to as a Model 1840 N.C.O. sword. In good overall condition, these sidearms were carried by Federal non-commissioned… (30-1847). Learn More »

TYPE 30 JAPANESE BAYONET WITH SCABBARD

TYPE 30 JAPANESE BAYONET WITH SCABBARD

Type 30 bayonet manufactured and marked Koishikawa (Tokyo). No inspector marks. Bright fullered blade. Oval washers with screws. Stamped with serial number 79479. Scabbard is metal with ball tip. No… (698-72). Learn More »

$150.00
Originally $235.00

AUSTRIAN BAYONET FOR CAPTURED WEAPONS

AUSTRIAN BAYONET FOR CAPTURED WEAPONS

This simple “ersatz” bayonet was manufactured to fit captured weapons that were captured from the Austro-Hungarian 1917 victory. It was made to fit the 1895 rifle. Metal scabbard is… (698-66). Learn More »

$250.00
Originally $335.00

WW1 FRENCH M1866 BAYONET

WW1 FRENCH M1866 BAYONET

The M1866 has a 22 ½ inch steel yataghan blade with a brass hilt. Has a sweeping quillon and a muzzle ring. The spine of the blade has the French arsenal marking and the date (1868). Two touch marks… (698-64). Learn More »

$175.00
Originally $235.00

ORIGINAL, MID-19TH CENTURY, BRASS-MOUNTED, U.S. MARINE SERGEANT’S SWORD

ORIGINAL, MID-19TH CENTURY, BRASS-MOUNTED, U.S. MARINE SERGEANT’S SWORD

Here is a fine quality, U.S. Marine ‘Eaglehead Pommel’ sword specimen circa 1846-1851 that was made for the American market, and imported by one of the three William H. Horstmann retailing firms… (30-1845). Learn More »

IMPORTED, SILVER-MOUNTED, M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S PRESENTATION SWORD WITH SCABBARD

IMPORTED, SILVER-MOUNTED, M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S PRESENTATION SWORD WITH SCABBARD

Presented to Captain Horace A. Sprague of the 13th New York State Militia was this German-imported, silver mounted, high-grade foot officer’s sword and scabbard. The Model 1850 sword specimen was a… (490-477). Learn More »

IMPORTED, PRESENTATION, SILVER-MOUNTED OFFICER’S CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD BY SAUERBIER

IMPORTED, PRESENTATION, SILVER-MOUNTED OFFICER’S CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD BY SAUERBIER

This high-grade, imported, silver mounted Model 1840 saber and scabbard specimen was presented to Captain Thomas Morley of the 4th New York Heavy Artillery battery during the Civil War. Thomas Morley… (112-34). Learn More »

RELIC CONDITION, EARLY 19TH CENTURY, BRASS-MOUNTED EAGLE HEAD OFFICER’S SWORD WITH COUNTERGUARD AND SCABBARD REMAINS

RELIC CONDITION, EARLY 19TH CENTURY, BRASS-MOUNTED EAGLE HEAD OFFICER’S SWORD WITH COUNTERGUARD AND SCABBARD REMAINS

Here, in relic condition, is an ‘Eagle head’ sword specimen, circa 1820-1830, likely made for the American market. Official regulations in 1821 through 1825 called for infantry officer swords to… (172-3257). Learn More »

ORIGINAL, DATED 1860 AMES MODEL 1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD IN GOOD CONDITION

ORIGINAL, DATED 1860 AMES MODEL 1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD IN GOOD CONDITION

Here is a pre-Civil War Ames saber specimen and forerunner of the type issued to Federal horsemen during the War. Produced by the Chicopee, Massachusetts firm of Ames Sword Company, this weapon is the… (172-3367). Learn More »

MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S PRESENTATION SWORD ID’D TO A LIEUTENANT SIMPSON

MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S PRESENTATION SWORD ID’D TO A LIEUTENANT SIMPSON

This Model 1850 Foot Officer’s sword is identified to a Lieutenant Simpson of an unknown regiment. The sword is in used condition and was no doubt carried during the Lieutenant’s service. The… (765-06). Learn More »

$1,550.00
Originally $1,750.00

BRITISH PATTERN 1853 CAVALRY SABER

BRITISH PATTERN 1853 CAVALRY SABER

The Isaac, Campbell & Co firm in London, England manufactured this English Pattern 1853 cavalry saber and scabbard.  Often referred to as ‘Isaac & Co’, the firm was a notorious retailer… (344-103). Learn More »

MAGNIFICENT D-GUARD BOWIE KNIFE WITH SHEATH, 1850s/60s

MAGNIFICENT D-GUARD BOWIE KNIFE WITH SHEATH, 1850s/60s

Overall length 19.5”, with blade measuring 13.625” in length, 2.125” at base. Strong, formidable, clipped point blade. Exhibits light gray patina with patches of pitting near the base and tip.… (30-1787). Learn More »

$6,500.00
Originally $7,500.00

ORIGINAL, EXCELLENT CONDITION MEDICAL STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD WITH MATCHING BRASS SCABBARD

ORIGINAL, EXCELLENT CONDITION MEDICAL STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD WITH MATCHING BRASS SCABBARD

This handsome, imported edged weapon is the classic Civil War style specimen that the Surgeon General and U.S. Medical Department designated as the Medical Staff Sword.  Adopted in 1840 and… (30-1752). Learn More »

$2,500.00
Originally $2,850.00

FEDERAL PERIOD SABRE AND SCABBARD CIRCA 1785-1800

FEDERAL PERIOD SABRE AND SCABBARD CIRCA 1785-1800

An early HUSSAR HILTED form of saber with a combination guard and knuckle bow in iron with a brass pommel, strap and ferrule. This particular militia cavalry saber resembles one produced by Joseph… (30-1809). Learn More »

$2,200.00
Originally $2,600.00

M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SILVER-HILTED SWORD WITH METAL SCABBARD BY HORSTMANN

M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SILVER-HILTED SWORD WITH METAL SCABBARD BY HORSTMANN

A very handsome M1850 foot officer’s silver-hilted sword with its fine metal scabbard. This high quality blade was manufactured by the sword-making dynasty of Gerbruder Weyersberg of Solingen,… (172-2787). Learn More »

M1860 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER AND SCABBARD BY NEW YORK MAKER ‘TOMES, SON AND MELVAIN.’

M1860 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER AND SCABBARD BY NEW YORK MAKER ‘TOMES, SON AND MELVAIN.’

Here is a seldom seen, Civil War, early Model 1860 cavalry officer’s saber in good condition complete with its scabbard. The Tomes, Son and Melvain Company was an importing firm established at 6… (480-151). Learn More »

PRIVATELY PURCHASED MODEL 1840 NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICER’S SWORD BY CHRISTOPHER ROBY, WEST CHELMSFORD, MASS.

PRIVATELY PURCHASED MODEL 1840 NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICER’S SWORD BY CHRISTOPHER ROBY, WEST CHELMSFORD, MASS.

We have not encountered another example of this sword and it is not mentioned in John Thillmann’s book, Civil War Army Swords – A Study of United States Army Swords from 1832 Through 1865. The… (480-152). Learn More »

US M1860 CIVIL WAR ERA STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD

US M1860 CIVIL WAR ERA STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD

Maker-mark: Schuyler, Hartley & Graham. Import-mark mark: [French] “Chattellerault”. Assembler mark: “B.F.D.”, for “Backes-Delacour”, a Paris firm which used Klingenthal blades in… (E2454). Learn More »

US MODEL 1852 CIVIL WAR NAVAL OFFICER'S SWORD

US MODEL 1852 CIVIL WAR NAVAL OFFICER'S SWORD

Maker mark: “H. Horstmann & Sons / Philadelphia”. European import blade, semi-bright, measuring 28.5” in length, 1.125” width at the base. Exhibits light scratching, patches of… (172-3119). Learn More »

AMES M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD WITH LEATHER SCABBARD

AMES M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD WITH LEATHER SCABBARD

This original Civil War Model 1850 foot officer’s sword made by the Ames Manufacturing Company of Chicopee, Massachusetts comes complete with its matching leather scabbard. Ames produced high-grade… (362-246). Learn More »

IMPORTED M1840 ENLISTED CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD

IMPORTED M1840 ENLISTED CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD

The Model 1840 cavalry saber, commonly referred to as “The Old Wristbreaker”, was one of the tried and true military edged weapons used by U.S. mounted forces before and during the Civil War. … (E2467). Learn More »

LIGHT ARTILLERY OFFICER’S SABER, CIRCA 1820-25

LIGHT ARTILLERY OFFICER’S SABER, CIRCA 1820-25

Exquisite example of a Light Artillery Militia Officer’s Saber. The sword (within the scabbard) measures a full 35 ½” from the pommel to the drag and 35” from pommel to sword tip. Both faces of… (30-1798). Learn More »

MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO 114TH PENNSYLVANIA OFFICER

MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO 114TH PENNSYLVANIA OFFICER

This Model 1850 Foot Officer’s sword is identified to Lieutenant Almyne H. G. Richardson of Company K, 114th Pennsylvania Infantry. The sword is in overall excellent untouched condition. The blade… (37-289). Learn More »

ORIGINAL EARLY DATED 1859 AMES MODEL 1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD IN FINE CONDITION

ORIGINAL EARLY DATED 1859 AMES MODEL 1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD IN FINE CONDITION

Here is a fine, pre-war Ames saber specimen and forerunner of the type issued to Federal horsemen during the American Civil War. Produced by the Chicopee, Massachusetts firm of Ames Sword Company,… (172-3303). Learn More »

GROUP OF ITEMS ID’D TO AN OFFICER IN ONE OF THE MOST SOUGHT AFTER REGIMENTS IN THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, THE 124TH NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS

GROUP OF ITEMS ID’D TO AN OFFICER IN ONE OF THE MOST SOUGHT AFTER REGIMENTS IN THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, THE 124TH NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS

The items here presented belonged to John B. Stanbrough of the 124th New York Infantry also known as "The Orange Blossoms." They are well known for the stand they made here at the top of the… (480-132). Learn More »

$9,500.00
Originally $10,750.00

EARLY DATED AMES MODEL 1840 ENLISTED CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD

EARLY DATED AMES MODEL 1840 ENLISTED CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD

The Model 1840 cavalry saber, commonly referred to as “The Old Wristbreaker,” was one of the edged weapons used by U.S. mounted forces before and during the Civil War. Produced by the N. P. Ames… (172-3300). Learn More »

FINE BOWIE KNIFE WITH SHEATH BY J. ALLEN & SONS, SHEFFIELD

FINE BOWIE KNIFE WITH SHEATH BY J. ALLEN & SONS, SHEFFIELD

Here is an original, antique, clip point, bowie hunting knife made by the J. Allen firm of Sheffield, England in the early 1900s. In fine condition, the handsome side knife comes with a modern leather… (705-20). Learn More »

RUGGED, NINETEENTH CENTURY U. S. NAVY ORDINARY SEAMAN’S KNIFE

RUGGED, NINETEENTH CENTURY U. S. NAVY ORDINARY SEAMAN’S KNIFE

This rugged artifact is a standard-issue, British-imported naval seaman’s folding pocket knife in use by the U. S. Navy during the late 19th century and early 20th century. In very good, complete… (558-189). Learn More »

US M1840 CAVALRY SABER IMPORTED BY HORSTMANN

US M1840 CAVALRY SABER IMPORTED BY HORSTMANN

This example of an original, M1840 heavy cavalry saber and scabbard was imported by the Philadelphia firm of William Horstmann. Blade shows the maker’s address on the obverse ricasso of… (172-3293). Learn More »

USMC M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD WITH SCABBARD

USMC M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD WITH SCABBARD

Here is a Model 1850 Marine Officer’s brass-hilted sword with its leather scabbard. Blade likely manufactured by the firm of Gerbruder Weyersberg of Solingen, Prussia (now Germany) and assembled by… (172-3295). Learn More »

US MODEL 1841 NAVY CUTLASS

US MODEL 1841 NAVY CUTLASS

A very scarce U.S. Navy Cutlass with original first type scabbard. This example is dated 1842 (first year of manufacture) and marked N.P. AMES CABOTVILLE MASS on the blade near the hilt. The reverse… (172-3291). Learn More »

$2,950.00
ON HOLD

VERY SCARCE, 1851-DATED, INSPECTED, AMES M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD

VERY SCARCE, 1851-DATED, INSPECTED, AMES M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD

Presented is an 1851-dated and government inspected Ames Foot Officer’s sword in excellent condition. The U.S. Ordnance department purchased the M1850 Foot Officer’s sword for the first time in… (172-3292). Learn More »

PRESENTATION GRADE MODEL 1850 STAFF & FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO 11TH NEW YORK ASSISTANT SURGEON

PRESENTATION GRADE MODEL 1850 STAFF & FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO 11TH NEW YORK ASSISTANT SURGEON

This presentation grade Model 1850 Staff & Field Officer’s sword is identified to Lieutenant Joseph B. Ward who was Assistant Surgeon of the 11th New York Infantry. The sword is in good used… (729-121). Learn More »

MINTY, EXTREMELY RARE MAKER-MARKED SOCKET BAYONET FOR THE GREENE BREECH-LOADING RIFLE

MINTY, EXTREMELY RARE MAKER-MARKED SOCKET BAYONET FOR THE GREENE BREECH-LOADING RIFLE

The A. H. Waters Armory of Millbury, MA made a total of only 1,500 Greene rifles from 1859 to the early 1860s. Actual quantity of Greene bayonets produced are unknown but this handsome, brightly… (E2193). Learn More »

$850.00
Originally $950.00

AMES MODEL 1840 ARTILLERY SABER

AMES MODEL 1840 ARTILLERY SABER

From 1844 till 1865 Ames Manufacturing Company produced approximately 24,604 artillery sabers. From 1844 to 1860 they produced what is called the type one saber which has a recess in the handguard to… (E2306). Learn More »

$1,650.00
Originally $1,850.00

US MODEL 1840 ENLISTEDMAN'S CAVALRY SABER BY HAMMOND

US MODEL 1840 ENLISTEDMAN'S CAVALRY SABER BY HAMMOND

While no Federal saber contracts for the C. Charles Hammond and Son Company have been found, they did have contract in 1864 to supply the U.S. Ordnance Department with axes, hatchets, hammers and… (E2111). Learn More »

$825.00
Originally $1,050.00

M1833 DRAGOON SABER, DATED 1834

M1833 DRAGOON SABER, DATED 1834

Maker mark reads, “_p. Ames/ cutler/Springfield/ 1834” [in cursive script]. Semi-bright blade measuring 34” in length, 1.125” at base. Exhibits light age-spotting and a few moderate dings,… (172-3288). Learn More »

CLASSIC IMPORTED M1850 OFFICER’S STAFF AND FIELD SWORD IN EXCELLENT CONDITION

CLASSIC IMPORTED M1850 OFFICER’S STAFF AND FIELD SWORD IN EXCELLENT CONDITION

This original, imported Model 1850 Officer’s Staff and Field sword, complete with original metal scabbard, is a most handsome specimen. Carried by many higher-ranking Federal officers during the… (172-3290). Learn More »

A BRUTAL-LOOKING, MODIFIED CONFEDERATE FOOT ARTILLERY SWORD

A BRUTAL-LOOKING, MODIFIED CONFEDERATE FOOT ARTILLERY SWORD

This hefty edged weapon is a Confederate foot artillery short sword that is similar to the Federal Model 1832 U.S. Foot Artilleryman's sword often described as a 'Roman gladiator' sword. The weapon… (486-22). Learn More »

$2,500.00
Originally $2,950.00

CONFEDERATE FOOT ARTILLERY SWORD

CONFEDERATE FOOT ARTILLERY SWORD

Overall length 24.5". Diamond shaped, double-edged, spear-pointed, and measures 18.75" in length, 2.125" in width at cross-guard. Exhibits medium to heavy rust w/plum colored patina, and one minor… (486-27). Learn More »

$2,500.00
Originally $2,950.00

CONFEDERATE FOOT ARTILLERY SWORD

CONFEDERATE FOOT ARTILLERY SWORD

Bronze hilted with diamond-shaped, double-edged, spear-point blade. Overall length: 22.25". Blade measures 16.25" in length, 1.75" in width, and has a half inch fuller running from 2" above the… (486-26). Learn More »

$2,000.00
Originally $2,200.00

CONFEDERATE FOOT ARTILLERY SWORD

CONFEDERATE FOOT ARTILLERY SWORD

This is a Confederate short sword devoid of any markings. It has a crudely cast brass guard and grip, the latter having parallel groves. The pommel is bare of decorations. It has some circular… (486-23). Learn More »

$2,100.00
Originally $2,500.00

CONFEDERATE FOOT ARTILLERY SWORD BY W.J. MCELROY, MACON, GEORGIA

CONFEDERATE FOOT ARTILLERY SWORD BY W.J. MCELROY, MACON, GEORGIA

Cast brass hilt with ribbed grip. Crossguard with recessed panel on each side with lathe turned circular quillon circles. Blade is without a fuller and measures 19 1/8" and is in very fine condition.… (486-25). Learn More »

$2,500.00
Originally $3,500.00

FINE, FIRST U.S. CONTRACT, MODEL 1840 ENLISTED CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD

FINE, FIRST U.S. CONTRACT, MODEL 1840 ENLISTED CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD

The Model 1840 cavalry saber, commonly referred to as “The Old Wristbreaker”, was one of the ‘tried and true’ military edged weapons used by U.S. mounted forces before and during the Civil… (172-3289). Learn More »

POST-CIVIL WAR M1860 CHILD’S SCHOOL CADET SWORD

POST-CIVIL WAR M1860 CHILD’S SCHOOL CADET SWORD

Total length, 26.5”. Narrow blade is unmarked, measuring 22” in length, .5” in width. Exhibits light water staining, with spots of pitting near tip. Brass hilt assembly tight and symmetrical.… (172-2839). Learn More »

POTTS SWORD BAYONET, CA. 1861 OR EARLIER

POTTS SWORD BAYONET, CA. 1861 OR EARLIER

[See Hardin’s AMERICAN BAYONET, pp. 172-73, figure 142]. This unusual, double-ringed, Bowie-shaped bayonet measures 17” in length. Its blade displays the characteristic Bowie clipped point and… (172-3299). Learn More »

US M1840 CAVALRY SABER IMPORTED BY HORSTMANN

US M1840 CAVALRY SABER IMPORTED BY HORSTMANN

This example of an original, M1840 heavy cavalry saber and scabbard was imported by the Philadelphia firm of William Horstmann. Blade shows the maker’s address on the obverse ricasso of… (344-64). Learn More »

MODEL 1855 SABER BAYONET

MODEL 1855 SABER BAYONET

The blade is semi-bright with light mottling and scattered very light surface pitting. The blade meas. approx. 9.75 inches long with a wide central fuller running approx. 16.00 inches beginning at the… (172-2752). Learn More »

1902 PHILIPPINE INSURRECTION M1872 CAVALRY SABER & BINOCULARS ID’D TO COLONEL ARTHUR WILLIAMS

1902 PHILIPPINE INSURRECTION M1872 CAVALRY SABER & BINOCULARS ID’D TO COLONEL ARTHUR WILLIAMS

The sword is accompanied by a yellowed, handwritten identifying card which reads: “Col. Arthur Williams carried in Philippines — laid aside in Samar 1902-3 (1899-1909) (?) (3d, 26th & 15th… (172-2966). Learn More »

USN M1870 SPRINGFIELD ROLLING BLOCK RIFLE BAYONET, TYPE II, WITH SCABBARD

USN M1870 SPRINGFIELD ROLLING BLOCK RIFLE BAYONET, TYPE II, WITH SCABBARD

[See Hardin, The American Bayonet, p. 101, fig. 2] Maker-mark: “Ames Mfg. Co. / Chicopee, Mass.”  Inspector mark, reverse ricasso: “USN/ C.G.S. / 1871”. Straight spear-pointed blade,… (172-2755). Learn More »

PRESENTATION SWORD BY AMES AND BADGE ID’D TO 44TH MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER

PRESENTATION SWORD BY AMES AND BADGE ID’D TO 44TH MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER

This small group of items belonged to Lieutenant John A. Kenrick of the 44th Massachusetts Infantry. The first item in the group is a martially marked Model 1850 Foot Officer’s sword made by Ames… (172-3267). Learn More »

1864-DATED, AMES MODEL 1840 LIGHT ARTILLERY SABER WITH ITS SCABBARD

1864-DATED, AMES MODEL 1840 LIGHT ARTILLERY SABER WITH ITS SCABBARD

Here is an original, Civil War enlisted Ames Model 1840 light artillery saber in very good condition overall, that has one of the very best condition blades we’ve seen in over thirty years. Termed… (30-1776). Learn More »

EARLY 19TH CENTURY, MOUNTED ARTILLERY OFFICER’S GILT-HILTED SABER AND SCABBARD

EARLY 19TH CENTURY, MOUNTED ARTILLERY OFFICER’S GILT-HILTED SABER AND SCABBARD

Presented here is an early nineteenth century military saber produced for the American market. This mounted artillery officer’s saber, circa 1815 to 1840 is an eye-catching, high-quality specimen… (408-08). Learn More »

EARLY, C. ROBY, TYPE 1 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER IN VERY GOOD CONDITION

EARLY, C. ROBY, TYPE 1 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER IN VERY GOOD CONDITION

This original battle weapon is a seldom seen, Civil War officer’s regulation M1860 cavalry saber manufactured by the firm of C. Roby of West Chelmsford, Massachusetts. This distinctive, slightly… (172-3224). Learn More »

WORLD WAR ONE ERA MODEL 1852 NAVAL OFFICER’S SWORD WITH ID

WORLD WAR ONE ERA MODEL 1852 NAVAL OFFICER’S SWORD WITH ID

The blade is in excellent condition. It is clean and bright with no nicks on the edge. The etching is still frosty. The decoration on the blade consists of the usual scrollwork designs with a square… (172-3070). Learn More »

BOWIE KNIFE BY J. ALLEN & SONS, SHEFFIELD

BOWIE KNIFE BY J. ALLEN & SONS, SHEFFIELD

Presented here is an original, antique, clip point, bowie hunting knife made by the J. Allen firm of Sheffield, England in the early 1900s. The handsome side knife comes without a scabbard. Knife… (705-14). Learn More »

MODEL 1799 PATTERN SOCKET BAYONET USED WITH THE AUSTRIAN MUSKET

MODEL 1799 PATTERN SOCKET BAYONET USED WITH THE AUSTRIAN MUSKET

This Model 1799 pattern bayonet is an original, quadrangular blade socket device in very good condition. Made for use with variant Austrian / Hungarian army muskets during the period 1799 through… (721-81). Learn More »

CIRCA 1840-1850 MILITIA OFFICER'S SWORD

CIRCA 1840-1850 MILITIA OFFICER'S SWORD

Extremely sharp and attractive maker-mark [obverse]: "N.P. Ames/ Cutler/ Springfield." Straight, spear-point blade measuring 28.5" in length and 1" in width at the ricasso. Blade emblazoned with… (612-11). Learn More »

$3,100.00
Originally $3,895.00

DELUXE MEDICAL OFFICER'S SWORD

DELUXE MEDICAL OFFICER'S SWORD

Unmarked import, with oval blade measuring 29.5" in length, and .75" in width at hilt. The obverse frosting features panoply of arms and "Medical Department." in 3" lettering, followed by floral… (612-09). Learn More »

$3,000.00
Originally $3,800.00

DELUXE US M1850 FOOT OFFICERS SWORD

DELUXE US M1850 FOOT OFFICERS SWORD

Prussian import. Maker-mark [reverse ricasso]: "Clauberg/ SCL__CE11". Fine to near-mint blade measuring 32" in length, with "Iron-Proof" on top. Frosted, with sharply etched military trophies &… (612-08). Learn More »

$7,895.00
Originally $9,850.00

HIGH GRADE US M1850 FOOT OFFICERS SWORD

HIGH GRADE US M1850 FOOT OFFICERS SWORD

Ca.1850s, 1861-65. Maker-mark: [in fine cursive script above the obverse ricasso] "W.H./ Horstmann & Sons/ Philadelphia". Kings-head stamp appears on reverse ricasso, with "Iron Proof" appearing… (612-07). Learn More »

$6,350.00
Originally $7,950.00

NON-REGULATION FOOT OFFICER'S SWORD AND SCABBARD BY W. HORSTMANN AND SONS

NON-REGULATION FOOT OFFICER'S SWORD AND SCABBARD BY W. HORSTMANN AND SONS

Here is a Prussian, non-regulation foot officer's edged weapon imported, assembled and marked by W. Horstmann of Philadelphia. Complete in every regard, this handsome sword & scabbard specimen is… (612-04). Learn More »

$1,995.00
Originally $2,495.00

RUGGED HARRINGTON EARLY BOWIE KNIFE, C1840s-1850s

RUGGED HARRINGTON EARLY BOWIE KNIFE, C1840s-1850s

Commonly referred to by the men who wielded these blades as “Bowie” knives, this fine, unexcavated example is an iron and wood belt knife made in the 1840s and 1850s. Knife appears to be similar… (30-1652). Learn More »

GROUP OF ITEMS ID’D TO RHODE ISLAND HEAVY ARTILLERY OFFICER

GROUP OF ITEMS ID’D TO RHODE ISLAND HEAVY ARTILLERY OFFICER

This group contains a number of items identified to Lieutenant Charles E. Douglas who served in both as a Private in Company A, 1st Rhode Island Infantry and as Sergeant and Lieutenant in Company F,… (217-200). Learn More »

US MODEL 1860 ENLISTED CAVALRY SABER, DATED 1865

US MODEL 1860 ENLISTED CAVALRY SABER, DATED 1865

Maker mark: “Emerson & / Silver / Trenton/ N.J.”. Inspector markings: “U.S. / J.M. 1865”. Markings lightly stamped, but legible. Bright fine blade measures 34.5” in length, 1.125” in… (172-3061). Learn More »

US MODEL 1860 ENLISTED CAVALRY SABER, DATED “1859”

US MODEL 1860 ENLISTED CAVALRY SABER, DATED “1859”

Maker mark: “Ames Mfg. Co. / Chicopee / Mass.”; Inspector mark: “U.S. / J.H./ 1859.” Dark blade measuring 34.75” in length, 1.125” in width at base. Markings moderately worn, but legible.… (172-3060). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED, WWI USMC OFFICER’S ‘MARMALUKE’ SWORD AND SCABBARD

IDENTIFIED, WWI USMC OFFICER’S ‘MARMALUKE’ SWORD AND SCABBARD

This World War One era specimen is an identified, USMC officer’s sword and scabbard used by Edgar Hayes. Marine Corps history indicates that this type of sword was first presented to a Marine… (172-2881). Learn More »

RARE CIVIL WAR “CANFIELD BROS & CO” M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD

RARE CIVIL WAR “CANFIELD BROS & CO” M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD

This Civil War specimen is an original, rare Model 1850 Foot Officer’s sword assembled by the small retailing firm of Canfield Brothers & Company Baltimore, Maryland. The Canfield Bros. served… (172-2819). Learn More »

HANDSOME, UNMARKED CONFEDERATE FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD WITH LEATHER SCABBARD

HANDSOME, UNMARKED CONFEDERATE FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD WITH LEATHER SCABBARD

Here is a totally unmarked, veteran Confederate foot officer’s sword in great overall condition. A good-looking Southern infantry officer’s piece, this sword follows the pattern of the Federal… (172-2879). Learn More »

RARE 1873/1876 WINCHESTER RIFLE MUSKET BAYONET & SCABBARD

RARE 1873/1876 WINCHESTER RIFLE MUSKET BAYONET & SCABBARD

Sword bayonet measuring 20” in length, 1.0625” in width at the base. Winchester “W” crown marking at base. Clean, medium-bright blade with patches of light water-markings. Cast brass hilt,… (172-2894). Learn More »

US M1840 ARTILLERY SABER

US M1840 ARTILLERY SABER

Maker mark: “Ames Mfg. C_ / Chicopee/Mass.”; inspector mark: “U.S. / J.H. / 1864”. Bright and brilliant, ding-free blade measuring 32” in length, 1.25” at base. Washer present. Brass hilt,… (172-3064). Learn More »

US M1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER DATED 1862

US M1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER DATED 1862

Maker mark: “D.J. Millard / Clayville [NY]”. Inspector mark: “U.S. / C.E.W. / 1862”. Clean, light gray blade measuring 34.75” in length, 1.125” in width at base. Smooth consistent patina,… (172-3056). Learn More »

LATE NINETEENTH CENTURY HARPOON

LATE NINETEENTH CENTURY HARPOON

This unmarked harpoon, possibly of the whaling era, consists of a cylindrical wooden pole mounted with a flat, double-edged, double-barbed iron blade at the tip and an iron pointed ferrule at the… (14-1406). Learn More »

TIFFANY HIGH GRADE PRESENTATION SWORD TO MAJOR GENERAL HENRY SLOCUM

TIFFANY HIGH GRADE PRESENTATION SWORD TO MAJOR GENERAL HENRY SLOCUM

Henry Slocum was an important Union Civil War General. He graduated from West Point 7th in his class in 1852. He stayed in the Army for several years, serving in the Seminole War in Florida and then… (344-1728). Learn More »

FEDERAL PERIOD BRASS-MOUNTED SABER AND SCABBARD

FEDERAL PERIOD BRASS-MOUNTED SABER AND SCABBARD

Presented here in very good condition is a mounted infantry officer’s or cavalry officer’s saber commonly used in America during the Federal period, i.e. circa 1790-1805. Produced by an unknown… (172-2875). Learn More »

ORIGINAL SPENCER SABER BAYONET FOR THE MODEL 1860 SPENCER NAVY RIFLE

ORIGINAL SPENCER SABER BAYONET FOR THE MODEL 1860 SPENCER NAVY RIFLE

This rare Federal accoutrement is an original Spencer saber (aka sword) bayonet for the Spencer Navy Rifle in excellent original condition. Produced by the Collins & Company of Collinsville,… (172-2893). Learn More »

RARE, PRE-1859 C. ROBY M1840 LIGHT ARTILLERY TYPE 1 SABER WITH SCABBARD

RARE, PRE-1859 C. ROBY M1840 LIGHT ARTILLERY TYPE 1 SABER WITH SCABBARD

This saber is an early, seldom seen ‘C. Roby’ enlisted Model 1840 light artillery edged weapon termed a Type-1. Blade exhibits the single, rare one-line maker address “C. ROBY & CO” but no… (172-2880). Learn More »

CASED PRESENTATION SWORD IDENTIFIED TO CAPT. GEORGE LeFORT, 73RD NEW YORK INFANTRY (2ND FIRE ZOUAVES) - WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG, KILLED IN ACTION AT SPOTSYLVANIA

CASED PRESENTATION SWORD IDENTIFIED TO CAPT. GEORGE LeFORT, 2ND NEW YORK FIRE ZOUAVES - WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG, KILLED IN ACTION AT SPOTSYLVANIA

Manufactured: New York, Hartford Maker: Ball Black &Co. /Collins blade Year: 1862  Model: High Grade Foot Officer M1850  Size: 31.75 inch blade  Condition: Excellent+ This is a high-grade,… (344-1726). Learn More »

$39,500.00
ON HOLD

M1841 NAVAL CUTLASS, WITH SCARCE BRASS WORK SCABBARD

M1841 NAVAL CUTLASS, WITH SCARCE BRASS WORK SCABBARD

[See Peterson, p.5, fig. 52]. Maker-mark [obverse ricasso]: “N.P. Ames / Cabotville / Mass”; US marking [reverse]: “USN / 1842”. Markings slightly worn, though entirely legible. This cutlass… (172-2877). Learn More »

ROBY MODEL 1850 CIVIL WAR FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD

ROBY MODEL 1850 CIVIL WAR FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD

Presented here is a standard Civil War Model 1850 foot officer’s sword complete with its matching leather scabbard by the Christopher Roby Manufacturing Company of West Chelmsford, Massachusetts. C.… (344-1715). Learn More »

7TH NEW YORK NATIONAL GUARD MILITIA OFFICER’S PRESENTATION SWORD

7TH NEW YORK NATIONAL GUARD MILITIA OFFICER’S PRESENTATION SWORD

Beautifully gold gilded and highly engraved dress sword presented to Colonel L.W. Stevens of the National Guards NYSA by the Officers of the Corps 1831. This sword and scabbard exhibits the finest… (172-2938). Learn More »

AMES MODEL 1840 ENLISTED CAVALRY SABER IN GOOD CONDITION DATED 1857

AMES MODEL 1840 ENLISTED CAVALRY SABER IN GOOD CONDITION DATED 1857

This 1857 dated, edged weapon is representative of the heavy combat saber issued to Federal dragoons during the Mexican War and to later Union horsesoldiers engaged in the War of Rebellion.… (727-07). Learn More »

SCARCE, ORIGINAL ‘THOMAS, GRISWOLD & CO’ CONFEDERATE CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER WITH BRASS SCABBARD

SCARCE, ORIGINAL ‘THOMAS, GRISWOLD & CO’ CONFEDERATE CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER WITH BRASS SCABBARD

Presented is a highly sought specimen of a Confederate cavalry saber, completely unmarked and in its original all-brass scabbard. Of the type carried by southern cavaliers during the War Between the… (172-2934). Learn More »

US MODEL 1860 STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD & SCABBARD

US MODEL1860 STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD & SCABBARD

[See Thillman, CIVIL WAR ARMY SWORDS, p. 452.] Maker-mark [reverse ricasso]: “Tomes & Sons/ &/ Melvain NY.” As Tomes & Sons assembled their swords from parts from various companies,… (172-2930). Learn More »

ORIGINAL, GETTYSBURG-RELATED, PRESENTATION MEDICAL OFFICER’S SWORD WITH MATCHING BRASS SCABBARD

ORIGINAL, GETTYSBURG-RELATED, PRESENTATION MEDICAL OFFICER’S SWORD WITH MATCHING BRASS SCABBARD

This imported Federal Medical Officer’s edged weapon is a Civil War presentation specimen to Dr. George R. Richards of the 7th Michigan Volunteer Cavalry regiment. Adopted in 1840 and officially… (344-1712). Learn More »

NUMBERED “JOHN BROWN” PIKE

NUMBERED “JOHN BROWN” PIKE

Famous abolitionist John Brown contracted with blacksmith Charles Blair of Collinsville, Connecticut to make several hundred pikes at $1 each. Each pike was to have a 9.50-10.00 inch double edged… (734-01). Learn More »

$9,500.00
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CIVIL WAR SAUERBIER M1850 SWORD WITH SCABBARD

CIVIL WAR SAUERBIER M1850 SWORD WITH SCABBARD

This sword is a fine example of an original, non-regulation hilt, Civil War M1850 foot officer’s sword manufactured by the Newark, New Jersey firm of Henry Sauerbier. This quality, embellished sword… (172-2932). Learn More »

US M1832 ARTILLERY SWORD

US M1832 ARTILLERY SWORD

400 produced. Maker-mark & Inspector mark [on ricasso]: “Made by / Ames Mfg. Co. / Chicopee / Mass.” “18 / G.G.S. / 1862”. Inspector initials “G.G.S” also appear on counter guard. All… (172-2889). Learn More »

PRESENTATION STAFF & FIELD OFFICERS SWORD ID’D TO MARYLAND OFFICER

PRESENTATION STAFF & FIELD OFFICERS SWORD ID’D TO MARYLAND OFFICER

This Model 1850 Staff & Field Officer’s sword is ID’d to Captain William E. Conoway of Company A, 11th Maryland Infantry. Captain Conoway also had service in the 2nd and 9th Maryland. The… (413-16). Learn More »

MODEL 1873 BAYONET SCABBARD

MODEL 1873 BAYONET SCABBARD

Early pattern metal scabbard used with the 1873 bayonet. Belt loop is brass with a brass escutcheon plate bearing “US.” Inspector’s initials “W.T.G” on the… (362-525). Learn More »

MODEL 1873 BAYONET SCABBARD

MODEL 1873 BAYONET SCABBARD

Early pattern metal scabbard used with the 1873 bayonet. Belt loop is leather with a brass escutcheon plate bearing “N.G.P.” (National Guard Pennsylvania). ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS… (362-526). Learn More »

SPRINGFIELD ARMORY MODEL 1910 BOLO KNIFE WITH SCABBARD

SPRINGFIELD ARMORY MODEL 1910 BOLO KNIFE WITH SCABBARD

Overall bolo is in good condition. Blade has clear markings SA 1916 and US and serial number. Blade is a gun -metal gray finish. Push button is missing. Right grip has a small crack. Scabbard is in… (362-481). Learn More »

FRENCH IMPORTED M1850 OFFICER’S STAFF & FIELD SWORD WITH SCABBARD

FRENCH IMPORTED M1850 OFFICER’S STAFF & FIELD SWORD WITH SCABBARD

This original, Model 1850 Officer’s Staff and Field sword, complete with original metal scabbard, was a specimen imported from the renowned sword-making establishment of Klingenthal in France. The… (344-36). Learn More »

IMPORTED (CLAUBERG) US MODEL 1860 LIGHT CAVALRY OFFICER'S SABER

IMPORTED (CLAUBERG) US MODEL 1860 LIGHT CAVALRY OFFICER'S SABER

This saber was manufactured by the most highly respected Solingen, Prussia, and imported to the U.S. for use in the Civil War. The curved 35-½ inch blade is a gray dusky peppery patina with only two… (539-03). Learn More »

$1,800.00
Originally $2,200.00

CLASSIC MODEL 1850 JAMES FITCH - IMPORTED CIVIL WAR FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD BY CLAUBERG

CLASSIC MODEL 1850 JAMES FITCH - IMPORTED CIVIL WAR FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD BY CLAUBERG

Here is an original Civil War Model 1850 foot officer’s sword in fine condition complete with its leather scabbard. Produced by the W. Clauberg firm of Solingen, Prussia (Germany) and imported to… (697-53). Learn More »

ROBY MODEL 1850 CIVIL WAR FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD

ROBY MODEL 1850 CIVIL WAR FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD

Presented here is a standard Civil War Model 1850 foot officer’s sword complete with its matching leather scabbard by the Christopher Roby Manufacturing Company of West Chelmsford, Massachusetts. C.… (697-55). Learn More »

MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD WITH DOCUMENTS, ID’D TO 5TH RHODE ISLAND HEAVY ARTILLERY OFFICER

MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD WITH DOCUMENTS, ID’D TO 5TH RHODE ISLAND HEAVY ARTILLERY OFFICER

This sword was manufactured in New York City by the firm of Schuyler Hartley & Graham. The scabbard is made of iron and covered in black leather with brass mounts and drag. Mounts are of plain… (690-07). Learn More »

BRITISH P1821 CIVIL WAR CAVALRY SABER, TYPE 1

BRITISH P1821 CIVIL WAR CAVALRY SABER, TYPE 1

[See Thillman, Civil War Cavalry & Artillery Sabers, pp. 414-415].  From the John Thillman Collections.  By Tiffany, with star “T[iffany] C[ompany]” marking on obverse ricasso. Spear tipped… (344-97). Learn More »

US MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD

US MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD

No maker mark.  Bright gray blade measures 30.25” in length, 1” in width at the ricasso. Remains ding-free with slight traces of condensation spotting near tip.  Regulation “U.S.” etching… (344-44). Learn More »

MODEL 1858 CADET BAYONET

MODEL 1858 CADET BAYONET

Item is in good condition. Metal is dark with just very minor scattered surface pitting. Locking ring works fine. Blade has good “US” stamping on the flat just forward of the socket elbow. (344-1411). Learn More »

MODEL 1873 TROWEL BAYONET

MODEL 1873 TROWEL BAYONET

Blade has no visible markings. The item is in very nice condition. Socket has notch and appears to be very clean. Socket is blued while the blade is bright with only light scattered mottling. (344-1192). Learn More »

IMPERIAL GERMAN MODEL 1889 DRAGOON SWORD, MECKLENBURGISCHES REGT. 17

IMPERIAL GERMAN MODEL 1889 DRAGOON SWORD, MECKLENBURGISCHES REGT. 17

The hilt has a half basket steel guard with the Mecklenburg-Strelitz crest as the cartouche badge. The grip is brown bakelite held to the tang by two steel rivets and has an oval steel pommel. The… (580-01). Learn More »

$595.00
Originally $750.00

CLASSIC 1863-DATED AMES MODEL 1840 LIGHT ARTILLERY SABER AND SCABBARD

CLASSIC 1863-DATED AMES MODEL 1840 LIGHT ARTILLERY SABER AND SCABBARD

Here is an original enlisted Model 1840 light artillery saber that is complete with its original metal scabbard.  Termed an Ames Type 2, this variation was made from 1860 through 1865 and features a… (681-01). Learn More »

ORIGINAL MEDICAL STAFF OFFICERS SWORD WITH MATCHING METAL SCABBARD

ORIGINAL MEDICAL STAFF OFFICERS SWORD WITH MATCHING METAL SCABBARD

This imported sword is the classic Civil War style specimen that the Surgeon General and U.S. Medical Department designated as the Medical Staff Sword.   Adopted in 1840 and officially known as the… (344-111). Learn More »

MAGNIFICENT AND HISTORIC CIVIL WAR PRESENTATION CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER, IDENTIFIED TO CAPTAIN WILLIAM H. POST, 72ND NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS; ONE OF TWO EXAMPLES KNOWN WITH THE OTHER BELONGING TO MAJ. GEN. JUDSON KILPATRICK

MAGNIFICENT AND HISTORIC CIVIL WAR PRESENTATION CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER, IDENTIFIED TO CAPTAIN WILLIAM H. POST, 72ND NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS; ONE OF TWO EXAMPLES KNOWN WITH THE OTHER BELONGING TO MAJ. GEN. JUDSON KILPATRICK

34" curved M1860 style blade mint with etched panels on both sides. The obverse panel features exquisitely hand engraved scroll / floral motifs flanking a beautiful spread wing eagle, while the… (344-673). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR EVANS & HASKELL M1860 STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD

CIVIL WAR EVANS & HASKELL M1860 STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD

This original condition Model 1860 Staff officer’s sword is one of many produced by various manufacturers from the Civil War to the turn of the century.  Manufactured by the Philadelphia firm of… (344-105). Learn More »

BRITISH IMPORTED, CONFEDERATE USED BAYONET

BRITISH IMPORTED, CONFEDERATE USED BAYONET

Item meas. approx. 28.75 inches overall. The blade meas. approx. 23.75 inches long and is approx. 1.08 inches wide at the ricasso. Blade surface is bright with some scattered mottling. Heavier near… (344-158). Learn More »

EXCAVATED CONFEDERATE PIKE HEAD / BRIDLE CUTTER

EXCAVATED CONFEDERATE PIKE HEAD / BRIDLE CUTTER

Here is an original, excavated Confederate pike head with its intact bridle cutter blade attached. No staff. Recovery location is unknown but the specimen was once part of early Philadelphia artifact… (7-3358). Learn More »

MPORTED MODEL 1840 ENLISTED CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD PARTIALLY ID’D TO GAR POST #160

MPORTED MODEL 1840 ENLISTED CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD PARTIALLY ID’D TO GAR POST #160

The Model 1840 cavalry saber, commonly referred to as “The Old Wristbreaker”, was indeed one of the ‘tried and true’ military edged weapons used by U.S. mounted forces before and during the… (172-2648). Learn More »

HORSTMANN MODEL 1860 CAVALRY OFFICERS SABER

HORSTMANN MODEL 1860 CAVALRY OFFICERS SABER

W. H. Horstmann and Sons was a Philadelphia sword assembler. They were not engaged in making sword blades but they did their own brass parts such as guards, pommel caps and scabbard mounts. Offered is… (169-142). Learn More »

$2,250.00
Originally $2,850.00

ORIGINAL, BRASS-MOUNTED PRESENTATION-GRADE KNIGHTSHEAD MILITIA OFFICER'S SWORD AND SCABBARD

ORIGINAL, BRASS-MOUNTED PRESENTATION-GRADE KNIGHTSHEAD MILITIA OFFICER'S SWORD AND SCABBARD

Here is a very fine presentation quality, imported 'Knights Head' style sword specimen made for the American militia market. Official regulations in the 1830s through 1840s called for infantry officer… (169-137). Learn More »

$5,500.00
Originally $6,500.00

BOYLE, GAMBLE & MCFEE SWORD BAYONET WITH ADAPTER & SCABBARD

BOYLE, GAMBLE & MCFEE SWORD BAYONET WITH ADAPTER & SCABBARD

Blade measures 19.75" in length, 1 1/16" wide and 5/16" thick. Unstopped fuller measuring 13.5". 4.875" brass hilt of flat bird's head pommel pattern. No markings. [See Hardin, AMERICAN BAYONET, p.… (169-111). Learn More »

$5,500.00
Originally $6,000.00

MODEL 1873 BAYONET AND SCABBARD

MODEL 1873 BAYONET AND SCABBARD

Model 1873 bayonet for the 45-70 rifle. Stamped US/S. Moderate to heavy spots of rust throughout the bayonet. Scabbard is the McKenny patent type with A.R.SMITH inspector stamp. Locking ring is… (E1904). Learn More »

RARE ‘DRAKE-ALTERATION’ SOCKET BAYONET FOR THE US M1841 ‘MISSISSIPPI’ RIFLE.

RARE ‘DRAKE-ALTERATION’ SOCKET BAYONET FOR THE US M1841 ‘MISSISSIPPI’ RIFLE.

Presented in fine condition is this scarce, original “Augustine J. Drake” altered socket bayonet made to fit M1841 Mississippi rifles modified with the Lindner breechloading system.  In 1861 the… (172-2221). Learn More »

MODEL 1860 US NAVAL CUTLASS

MODEL 1860 US NAVAL CUTLASS

Maker-mark illegible [Ames Mfg./Chicopee/Mass, completely worn off]. Inspector's mark "Anchor/___ [illegible]/1861". Semi-bright blade exhibits patches of light pitting and condensation residue.… (362-317). Learn More »

US MODEL 1840 NCO SWORD WITH ENGRAVED BLADE

US MODEL 1840 NCO SWORD WITH ENGRAVED BLADE

Non-maker marked import. Medium-gray blade measures 31.5" in length; exhibits 17 inches of crisp floral engraving on each side of blade, interspersed with elongated "US" on the obverse side, and a US… (172-2051). Learn More »

HANDSOME INSCRIBED MODEL 1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER'S SWORD IN EXCELLENT CONDITION - ALBERT G. NEWSON, 193RD NEW YORK INFANTRY

HANDSOME INSCRIBED MODEL 1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER'S SWORD IN EXCELLENT CONDITION - ALBERT G. NEWSON, 193RD NEW YORK INFANTRY

Here is a very handsome and inscribed, original Model 1850 Officer's Staff and Field imported sword complete with its original metal scabbard. On the scabbard mount of this Civil War edged weapon is a… (490-06). Learn More »


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