Edged Weapons

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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 »

NEW JERSY-MARKED, M1860 AMES NAVAL CUTLASS DATED 1862, WITH SCABBARD

NEW JERSY-MARKED, M1860 AMES NAVAL CUTLASS DATED 1862, WITH SCABBARD

Here is a nice original example of an Ames 1862-dated government naval boarding cutlass that would have been carried by U.S. Navy seamen aboard ship during the Civil War. The blade is New Jersey… (30-1791). Learn More »

ORIGINAL IMPORTED MOUNTED OFFICER’S ARTILLERY SABER FROM THE EARLY TO MID 19TH CENTURY

ORIGINAL IMPORTED MOUNTED OFFICER’S ARTILLERY SABER FROM THE EARLY TO MID 19TH CENTURY

Presented here is a wonderful military edged weapon used in America circa 1820 to 1840. The saber and its brass scabbard are a high quality specimen produced by the maker A. W. (Adam W.) Spies who was… (30-1795). 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 »

U. S. (NAVAL PATTERN) MODEL 1860 ARMY CUTLASS DATED 1864

U. S. (NAVAL PATTERN) MODEL 1860 ARMY CUTLASS DATED 1864

Here is a rare original specimen of an Ames-produced and U. S. government inspected army cutlass made in the naval pattern. Not to be confused with the Naval Cutlass of 1860, this rare specimen, in… (172-3298). 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

EARLY LUFTWAFFE OFFICER’S SWORD [M1935] WITH HANGER – PAUL WEYERSBERG & CO., SOLINGEN

EARLY LUFTWAFFE OFFICER’S SWORD [M1935] WITH HANGER – PAUL WEYERSBERG & CO., SOLINGEN

Early Luftwaffe Sword. Paul Weyersberg, sword and wreath within double-oval TM. Silver-plated hilt fittings show heavy surface wear with areas of loss of plating to background of the pommel and… (727-394). Learn More »

US MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD DATED 1862

US MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD DATED 1862

Maker mark “Ames Mfg. Co. / Chicopee, Mass”. Inspector marks, obverse ricasso: “J.H.”; reverse ricasso: “1862”. All markings crisp. Bright, near-pristine blade measures 30.25” in length,… (754-02). Learn More »

$3,600.00
Originally $4,000.00

UNUSUAL CONFEDERATE CAVALRY SABER WITH SCABBARD

UNUSUAL CONFEDERATE CAVALRY SABER WITH SCABBARD

Presented here is an unusual specimen of a Confederate cavalryman’s crude saber and its iron scabbard. This saber has some of the characteristics of the more recognizable Kenansville pattern saber.… (161-03). Learn More »

$2,750.00
ON HOLD

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 »

BRITISH PATTERN 1853 CAVALRY SABER

BRITISH PATTERN 1853 CAVALRY SABER

This fighting weapon is an original English 1853 Pattern heavy cavalry saber similar to those blades manufactured by a number of British firms. The Confederacy purchased swords and sabers in limited… (727-05). 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 »

CONFEDERATE IMPORT, BRITISH PATTERN 1853 CAVALRY SABER BY ISAAC & CO.

CONFEDERATE IMPORT, BRITISH PATTERN 1853 CAVALRY SABER BY ISAAC & CO.

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… (729-123). Learn More »

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 »

ORIGINAL, EARLY CIVIL WAR MODEL 1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD IN FINE CONDITION

ORIGINAL, EARLY CIVIL WAR MODEL 1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD IN FINE CONDITION

Here is a fine quality saber of the type issued to Federal horsemen during the American Civil War. Produced under the smallest government contract for sabers (10,000) by the D. J. Millard Company’s… (172-3294). Learn More »

RUGGED CIVIL WAR PERIOD BOWIE KNIFE AND SHEATH

RUGGED CIVIL WAR PERIOD BOWIE KNIFE AND SHEATH

This unexcavated iron and German silver artifact of the 1840s – 1850s time frame, is a very fine example of a Civil War soldier’s belt knife commonly referred to by the men who wielded them as a… (786-03). 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 »

RELIC CONFEDERATE BOWIE KNIFE RECOVERED IN A CONFEDERATE TRENCH

RELIC CONFEDERATE BOWIE KNIFE RECOVERED IN A CONFEDERATE TRENCH

Iron tang and blade of a Confederate Bowie knife in good condition. Item is rusted throughout with small amounts of loss along the true edge. Overall length is 14.50 inches long from the tip of the… (R19583). Learn More »

$250.00
Originally $325.00
SOLD

US MODEL 1840 ARTILLERY SABER, DATED 1863

US MODEL 1840 ARTILLERY SABER, DATED 1863

No maker’s mark.  Inspector mark “U.S. / A.D.K./1863” [Andrew D. King was the chief inspector of Ames Artillery sabers, 1840-1865] would indicate that this saber was produced by Ames.… (E2409). Learn More »

$950.00
Originally $1,150.00

SCARCE, IDENTIFIED, M1840 ENLISTED CAVALRY SABER WITH ORIGINAL COMPLETE SABER BELT RIG

SCARCE, IDENTIFIED, M1840 ENLISTED CAVALRY SABER WITH ORIGINAL COMPLETE SABER BELT RIG

This imported and seldom-seen Model 1840 cavalry saber, also called a dragoon heavy cavalry saber, is a product of the Clemen & Jung Company of Solingen, Prussia. Highly regarded for their quality… (E2401). Learn More »

$1,850.00
Originally $2,200.00

IMPORTED PRESENTATION GRADE MODEL 1850 STAFF & FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO 134TH ILLINOIS OFFICER

IMPORTED PRESENTATION GRADE MODEL 1850 STAFF & FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO 134TH ILLINOIS OFFICER

This imported presentation grade Model 1850 Staff & Field Officer’s sword is identified to Captain Joshua Pike of Company G, 134th Illinois Infantry. The sword is in nice used condition and was… (779-11). Learn More »

$2,950.00
ON HOLD

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

ID'D GROUPING OF CAVALRY ITEMS IDENTIFIED TO WILLIAM CURRAN,  1ST NEW JERSEY CAVALRY VOLUNTEERS

ID'D GROUPING OF CAVALRY ITEMS IDENTIFIED TO WILLIAM CURRAN, 1ST NEW JERSEY CAVALRY VOLUNTEERS

A true 'attic find' is the best way to describe this handsome, well-preserved Civil War cavalry grouping that belonged to Corporal William Curran of the 1st New Jersey cavalry. A truly wonderful… (M23241). Learn More »

$3,250.00
Originally $3,950.00
SOLD

US MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABER WITH UPSIDE DOWN DATE

US MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABER WITH UPSIDE DOWN DATE

We have encountered a few of these oddities before. There is no maker mark but there is a date on one side of the ricasso stamped opposite from the way it is usually done. The blade is semi-bright… (E2343). Learn More »

$450.00
Originally $595.00
SOLD

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

RARE RETRACTABLE CONFEDERATE PIKE

RARE, RETRACTABLE CONFEDERATE PIKE

This item is a very nice Confederate retractable pike. In its retracted position in which the blade is sheathed, it measures 72-1/2 inches long from butt to butt. Each end has a metal ferrule; the… (E2303). Learn More »

$2,250.00
Originally $2,950.00

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

ORIGINAL, CIVIL WAR, TWO-SECTION CONFEDERATE PIKE

ORIGINAL, CIVIL WAR, TWO-SECTION CONFEDERATE PIKE

Here is an unusual variation of an original Confederate 'pike' in very good original condition that was produced by an unknown maker. Totally unmarked, the pike specimen exhibits a flat,… (E2098). Learn More »

$1,500.00
Originally $1,950.00
ON HOLD

ORIGINAL "RICHMOND-STYLE" CONFEDERATE PIKE

ORIGINAL "RICHMOND-STYLE" CONFEDERATE PIKE

This unmarked specimen from an unknown maker exhibits a diamond-shaped, double-edged 12" long steel blade. Typical of some other style Confederate pikes, the blade on this specimen is straight from… (M21467). Learn More »

$2,250.00
Originally $2,950.00

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 »

CONFEDERATE "DOG RIVER" STYLE CAVALRY SABRE

CONFEDERATE "DOG RIVER" STYLE CAVALRY SABRE

This specimen is a fine example of a Confederate Cavalry Sabre whose maker is unknown. It is a close copy of the U.S.Cavalry Model 1860. This particular sabre has a tapering cone grip, brown leather… (486-15). Learn More »

$2,250.00
Originally $2,750.00
ON HOLD

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 »

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 indeed one of the ‘tried and true’ military edged weapons used by U.S. mounted forces before and during the… (560-05). 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 »

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 »

POST-WAR MEDICAL SWORD ID’D TO NEW YORK CIVIL WAR SURGEON

POST-WAR MEDICAL SWORD ID’D TO NEW YORK CIVIL WAR SURGEON

This Model 1840 Medical Staff Officer’s sword was produced by the firm of Raymold & Whitlock of New York. This company was in business from 1881-1898 and was backed by Schuyler, Hartley &… (779-01). 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 »

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 moderate… (701-37). 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 »

SNELL SABER BAYONET & SCABBARD

SNELL SABER BAYONET & SCABBARD

This particular Saber Bayonet (known as type 1) was originally designed for the model 1841 Mississippi Rifle. Its design is generally credited to Mr. Chauncey Snell of Auburn, New York. Official… (123-7406). Learn More »

NEW YORK STATE M1860 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD WITH OFFICER’S BELT RIG AND SCABBARD

NEW YORK STATE M1860 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD WITH OFFICER’S BELT RIG AND SCABBARD

This original, post-war M1860 Staff and Field officer’s sword bears the New York State seal and is one of many produced by various manufacturers from the Civil War thru the turn of the century. This… (704-51). Learn More »

ORIGINAL, CIVIL WAR ROBY ENLISTED MODEL 1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD IN GOOD CONDITION

ORIGINAL, CIVIL WAR ROBY ENLISTED MODEL 1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD IN GOOD CONDITION

This is a representative of the type of saber issued to countless Federal cavalrymen during the Late War of the Rebellion. Manufactured by the West Chelmsford, Massachusetts concern of Christopher… (30-1775). 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 light… (701-36). 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 »

TWO DISTINCT NEW YORK STATE PRESENTATION OFFICER’S SWORDS WITH SCABBARDS, IDENTIFIED TO WILLIAM M. KIRBY OF THE NEW YORK NATIONAL GUARD

TWO DISTINCT NEW YORK STATE PRESENTATION OFFICER’S SWORDS WITH SCABBARDS, IDENTIFIED TO WILLIAM M. KIRBY OF THE NEW YORK NATIONAL GUARD

The first specimen is a late nineteenth century M1860 Staff and Field officer’s sword that is a fine condition presentation piece to General William M. Kirby of the National Guard of New York. Sword… (704-47). Learn More »

EXCELLENT PLUS M1860 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S PRESENTATION SWORD WITH SCABBARD

EXCELLENT PLUS M1860 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S PRESENTATION SWORD WITH SCABBARD

This Model 1860 Staff and Field officer’s sword and scabbard is an extremely fine presentation set manufactured by and imported from the well-known W. Clauberg sword making firm of Solingen,… (704-45). Learn More »

AMES M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD WITH SCABBARD

AMES M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD WITH SCABBARD

Presented here is a fine, original Civil War Model 1850 foot officer’s sword made by the Ames Manufacturing Company of Chicopee, Massachusetts. Complete with its matching leather scabbard, the sword… (172-3122). Learn More »

MODEL 1872 FOOT OFFICER’S ARTILLERY SWORD

MODEL 1872 FOOT OFFICER’S ARTILLERY SWORD

This is a very fine example of an 1872 Artillery sword that is marked RAYMOLD &  / WHITLOCK / NEW YORK, who were a military goods dealer in business from 1881 -1898. The 32 inch blade is in mint… (704-41). Learn More »

TURN-OF-THE-CENTURY, IDENTIFIED PRESENTATION MILITIA OFFICER’S SWORD

TURN-OF-THE-CENTURY, IDENTIFIED PRESENTATION MILITIA OFFICER’S SWORD

This fine condition militia sword and scabbard is a presentation set given to Sergeant William F. Robertson of Company D, 7th Regiment, National Guard of New York. The weapon is quite unusual in that… (704-36). Learn More »

FINE PRESENTATION M1860 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD

FINE PRESENTATION M1860 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD

This Model 1860 Staff and Field officer’s sword and scabbard is a presentation piece imported by the Joseph A. Joel Company of New York City. The staff sword specimen is a post-war model in… (704-49). Learn More »

FINE, 1857-DATED AMES MODEL 1840 ENLISTED CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD

FINE, 1857-DATED AMES MODEL 1840 ENLISTED CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD

The M1840 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… (172-3223). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED M1860 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD WITH SCABBARD AND SILK SASH

IDENTIFIED M1860 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD WITH SCABBARD AND SILK SASH

This original M1860 Staff and Field officer’s sword is one of many produced by various manufacturers from the Civil War to the turn of the century. American manufactured by the J. H. McKenney &… (704-54). Learn More »

US MODEL 1840 NCO SWORD DATED 1864

US MODEL 1840 NCO SWORD DATED 1864

Maker mark: “Ames Mfg. Co. / Chicopee/Mass.” Inspectors mark: “U.S. / J.H. / 1864”. Brilliant, ding-free  blade measures 32” in length, .875” at base. Washer worn, but present. Bright… (172-3256). Learn More »

ENFIELD BAYONET IN US MADE SCABBARD

ENFIELD BAYONET IN US MADE SCABBARD

This bayonet and scabbard is in worn condition. The bayonet is the Enfield type with working locking ring. The surfaces of the bayonet are dark and have light amounts of surface rust. There is a… (458-127). 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 »

$295.00
ON HOLD

ORIGINAL EMERSON & SILVER NCO SWORD DATED 1863 WITH MATCHING METAL SCABBARD

ORIGINAL EMERSON & SILVER NCO SWORD DATED 1863 WITH MATCHING METAL SCABBARD

This edged weapon is the classic pre-Civil War style specimen that the U.S. Ordnance Department designated as the Noncommissioned Officer’s Sword, Model 1840. An original mid-war piece, this Emerson… (172-3068). 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 »

MODEL 1832 FOOT ARTILLERY BELT & EARLY PRODUCTION SWORD

MODEL 1832 FOOT ARTILLERY BELT & EARLY PRODUCTION SWORD

This is a white buff belt in good condition. The leather surfaces are very dirty from age and storage but it is still pliable. The belt is complete with all its original parts including the strip of… (718-18). Learn More »

U.S. M1855 ANGULAR SOCKET BAYONET WITH ITS ORIGINAL LEATHER SCABBARD IN VERY GOOD CONDITION

U.S. M1855 ANGULAR SOCKET BAYONET WITH ITS ORIGINAL LEATHER SCABBARD IN VERY GOOD CONDITION

Presented here, in very good condition, is an original, US Model 1855 socket bayonet in its original black bridle leather scabbard. These socket bayonets were made for the .58 caliber rifle / muskets… (123-7559). Learn More »

MINTY M1860 STAFF & FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD

MINTY M1860 STAFF & FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD

By Horstmann, blade  mark: Klingenstahl crown. Near-mint blade measuring 30” in length, .75” in width at base. No washer. Gilt hilt assembly tight, symmetrical, and mint bright. Pristine leather… (172-3225). 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 »

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 »

US M1850 STAFF & FIELD OFFICERS SWORD

US M1850 STAFF & FIELD OFFICERS SWORD

Foreign import, with Prussian  term “Eisenhauer” [iron proof] embossed in cursive script above the obverse ricasso. Bright ding-free blade measuring 33.25” in length. Displays crisp floral… (612-12). Learn More »

$2,500.00
Originally $3,150.00

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

US M1850 STAFF & FIELD OFFICER'S SWORD

US M1850 STAFF & FIELD OFFICER'S SWORD

Foreign import, with Prussian term "Eisenhauer" [iron proof] embossed in cursive script above the obverse ricasso. Bright ding-free blade measuring 33.25" in length. Displays crisp floral markings… (612-01). Learn More »

$2,760.00
Originally $3,450.00

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 »

EAGLE HEAD MILITIA SWORD ID’D TO A LIEUTENANT IN THE 39TH ALABAMA INFANTRY

EAGLE HEAD MILITIA SWORD ID’D TO A LIEUTENANT IN THE 39TH ALABAMA INFANTRY

Very nice Eagle head sword ID to Lieutenant Milledge L. Bates who served in the 39th Alabama Infantry of the Army of Tennessee from 1862-1865. The scabbard is made of brass and has a nice light patina… (490-360). Learn More »

$4,950.00
Originally $6,950.00

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 »

$1,295.00
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US MODEL 1833 DRAGOON SABER

US MODEL 1833 DRAGOON SABER

The blade on this saber is in good condition. The true edge has two small nicks which are spaced a good distance apart. The surface of the blade has darkened some from age but clearly  etched on one… (701-46). 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 »

1853 PATTERN ENFIELD BAYONET WITH SCABBARD

1853 PATTERN ENFIELD BAYONET WITH SCABBARD

This particular example of the P-53 bayonet, caliber .58 was produced for the American market. Has a full 17 ½” blade (without makers or inspector’s markings); the overall surface condition shows… (123-7541). Learn More »

GREENE BAYONET

GREENE BAYONET

Triangular socket bayonet in very good condition. All metal surfaces are clean and free of rust. There is only the lightest amount of mottling scattered here and there. The locking ring is a little… (172-3046). 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 »

VERY FINE, EARLY DATED, PRE-WAR AMES MODEL 1840 ENLISTED CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD

VERY FINE, EARLY DATED, PRE-WAR AMES MODEL 1840 ENLISTED CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD

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… (123-7544). 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 »

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 »

CIVIL WAR IDENTIFIED, INSPECTED, AND 1862 DATED AMES M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD

CIVIL WAR IDENTIFIED, INSPECTED, AND 1862 DATED AMES M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD

Presented is an identified Civil War M1850 foot officer’s sword in very good condition that is dated and government inspected. Ames produced high-grade swords and sabers for private purchase, and… (172-2939). 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 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 »

COMPLETE M1832 FOOT ARTILLERY SWORD RIG (INCLUDES SWORD, SCABBARD, FROG, BELT & TWO-PIECE BUCKLES)

COMPLETE M1832 FOOT ARTILLERY SWORD RIG (INCLUDES SWORD, SCABBARD, FROG, BELT & TWO-PIECE BUCKLES)

Sword maker mark & military markings [obverse & reverse ricasso]: Eagle motif, “N.P. Ames / Springfield”, “United States / 1833”. Inspector markings “S. Huse/ Newbur[yport]” /… (494-24). 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 »

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 »

NEAR MINT CIVIL WAR PERIOD M1852 NAVAL OFFICER SWORD

NEAR MINT CIVIL WAR PERIOD M1852 NAVAL OFFICER SWORD

Maker-mark [obverse ricasso]: “Ames Mfg. Co. / Chicopee/ Mass.” Bright blade, measuring 29” in length, 1.125” in width at base, with slight traces of moisture traces near tip. Standard naval… (172-2878). Learn More »

$3,250.00
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P1859 ENFIELD CUTLASS BAYONET

P1859 ENFIELD CUTLASS BAYONET

Dark grey spear-pointed blade, measuring 27” in length, 1.5” in width. Exhibits light moisture spotting & patches of pitting on both sides of blade. The wide, basket hand-guard has a bayonet… (172-2883). Learn More »

MODEL 1855 BAYONET & MARKED SCABBARD

MODEL 1855 BAYONET & MARKED SCABBARD

The bayonet is an excellent example with only very scattered spots of mottling. Locking ring works well. The blade flat is stamped “US” but the letter “U” is thin. The scabbard is in very nice… (172-2904). 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

INFANTRY OFFICER EAGLE-HEAD POMMEL SWORD WITH SCABBARD, C1830

INFANTRY OFFICER EAGLE-HEAD POMMEL SWORD WITH SCABBARD, C1830

[See Mowbray’s The American Eagle-Pommel Sword, p.114, fig. 16c., for a hilt view of this type.] No maker mark. Overall length 38”, with 32.75” straight blade, blued and etched, and 5.25”… (123-7413). Learn More »

ORIGINAL, M1840 AMES BRASS-MOUNTED MILITIA OFFICER’S SWORD AND SCABBARD

ORIGINAL, M1840 AMES BRASS-MOUNTED MILITIA OFFICER’S SWORD AND SCABBARD

Here is a fine condition ‘Knights Head’ style sword specimen produced for the American militia market by the Ames Manufacturing Co of Chicopee, Massachusetts. This 1830s through 1840s example of a… (123-7389). Learn More »

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 »

WW1 CANADIAN MkI BAYONET (MARKED U.S.)

WW1 CANADIAN MkI BAYONET (MARKED U.S.)

The Mk I was approved in 1909 Original rounded blade. Hilt is marked ROSS RIFLE Co. / QUEBEC / PATENTED 1907. Also is marked 7-09 and other markings. Scabbard is leather with an attached leather frog.… (698-60). Learn More »

ORIGINAL CONFEDERATE CAVALRY SABER WITH ITS IRON SCABBARD

ORIGINAL CONFEDERATE CAVALRY SABER WITH ITS IRON SCABBARD

Presented here is a classic, maker unknown, original Confederate cavalry saber, completely unmarked in its crude iron scabbard. Carried by Southern cavaliers during the War Between the States, this… (697-47). 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 »

SWORD BAYONET FOR THE ENFIELD RIFLE

SWORD BAYONET FOR THE ENFIELD RIFLE

Full length Enfield sword bayonet. Overall length is approx. 28.00 inches long. Blade is semi-bright with scattered surface mottling and some very light surface rust. The very tip of the point of the… (697-76). 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 »

CONFEDERATE SIDE KNIFE WITH SHEATH

CONFEDERATE SIDE KNIFE WITH SHEATH

The tapering spear-pointed blade measures 7.5” in length, and 1.25” in width at the base; the diamond-shaped iron cross guard measures 3.5”, and the wooden handle 4.75”. The crudely made blade… (458-161). 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 »

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 »

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 »

US WWII USMC CLYDE BOLO KNIFE WITH SCABBARD

US WWII USMC CLYDE BOLO KNIFE WITH SCABBARD

Overall bolo is in excellent condition. Blade is in very good condition with stamping, U.S.M.C. Blade has perfect CLYDE CUTLERY maker stamping. Wood grips are in excellent condition. Brown leather… (172-2726). 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

IMPORTED MODEL 1840 FOOT OFFICER'S SWORD WITH MATCHING BRASS SCABBARD

IMPORTED MODEL 1840 FOOT OFFICER'S SWORD WITH MATCHING BRASS SCABBARD

Known as the model 1840-Foot Officer's sword, this is a very fine specimen of the Gebruder Weyersberg sword-making firm of Solingen, Germany. Blade bears the Weyersberg 'King's Head' strike on the… (123-7320). Learn More »

US M1860 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER'S PRESENTATION SWORD

US M1860 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER'S PRESENTATION SWORD

With scabbard inscription: "Presented to Capt. Thomas Miller Jr. / Dec. 23 1881 / By the members of the 17th Sep. Co / Inf. N.G. S. N. Y. / As a testimonial / of their Regard." Maker-mark: "W /… (597-07). Learn More »

$1,500.00
Originally $1,750.00

US MODEL 1818 CAVALRY SABER

US MODEL 1818 CAVALRY SABER

[See Peterson, p. 30, ills. 30] Maker-mark: "US / P [Proved] / LS [Luther Sage] / N Starr". Standard curved, single edged blade with characteristic broad fuller running to within 6 inches of tip.… (597-05). Learn More »

$850.00
Originally $1,050.00

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 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 »

$3,500.00
ON HOLD

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 »

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 »

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

US MODEL 1860 STAFF AND FIELD PRESENTATION SWORD - CAPT. J. H. YUCKLEY, 2ND ARKANSAS INFANTRY

US MODEL 1860 STAFF AND FIELD PRESENTATION SWORD - CAPT. J. H. YUCKLEY, 2ND ARKANSAS INFANTRY

This is a Model 1860 Staff and Field sword sold by M.C Lilley & Co. in Columbus Ohio. According to the Directory of American Military Goods Dealers and Makers, M. C. Lilley moved into the military… (169-143). Learn More »

$750.00
Originally $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

US M1852 NAVAL OFFICERS SWORD ID’D TO ACTING MASTER’S MATE SAMUEL R. MEADER, USS MYSTIC

US M1852 NAVAL OFFICERS SWORD ID’D TO ACTING MASTER’S MATE SAMUEL R. MEADER, USS MYSTIC

This very handsome Model 1852 Naval Officer’s sword, complete with original leather scabbard, is identified to Acting Master Samuel B. Meader, US Navy, assigned to the U.S.S. Mystic during the Civil… (172-2656). Learn More »

REMINGTON-KEENE SOCKET BAYONET

REMINGTON-KEENE SOCKET BAYONET

This military bayonet is a fine condition, original socket bayonet manufactured during the early 1880s at the armory of E. Remington Sons of Herkimer and Ilion, New York.  Made under John W.… (172-2225). Learn More »

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 »

US MODEL 1840 AMES ENLISTED ARTILLERY TYPE I SABER WITH SCABBARD

US MODEL 1840 AMES ENLISTED ARTILLERY TYPE I SABER WITH SCABBARD

Type I Model 1840 artillery enlisted saber that is complete with its original metal scabbard. Produced by Ames of Chicopee, Mass, this mounted artillery specimen is an early piece bearing the date… (362-42). Learn More »

$850.00
ON HOLD

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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