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 INSCRIBED SWORD OF LT. WILLIAM L. FOULKE, 79th ILLINOIS, WOUNDED IN ACTION AT LIBERTY GAP, TN, AND SAW ACTION AT STONES RIVER, MISSIONARY RIDGE, ATLANTA CAMPAIGN, FRANKLIN AND NASHVILLE

INSCRIBED SWORD OF LT. WILLIAM L. FOULKE, 79th ILLINOIS, WOUNDED IN ACTION AT LIBERTY GAP, TN, AND SAW ACTION AT STONES RIVER, MISSIONARY RIDGE, ATLANTA CAMPAIGN, FRANKLIN AND NASHVILLE

William L. Foulke received his commission as 2nd Lieutenant of Co. C in the 79th Infantry on May 11, 1863, was promoted to 1st Lieutenant, and served as acting regimental adjutant from January 1,… (172-5481). Learn More »

$2,500.00
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AMES MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABER DATED 1864

AMES MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABER DATED 1864

The drawn saber meas. approx. 40.50 inches from point to pommel. The blade meas. approx. 34.75 inches with a central fuller that is 27.50 inches long. The surface of the blade is bright and very… (490-2143). Learn More »

US MODEL 1840 TIFFANY CAVALRY SABRE

US MODEL 1840 TIFFANY CAVALRY SABRE

Model 1840 Tiffany cavalry sabre. Esteemed German manufacturer P.D. Luneschloss produced these iron hilted sabres for Tiffany and Company of New York. The hilts are made from four pieces and there are… (1032-88). Learn More »

$650.00
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AMES MODEL 1840 CAVALRY SABER DATED 1850

AMES MODEL 1840 CAVALRY SABER DATED 1850

The drawn saber meas. approx. 42.00 inches from point to pommel. The blade meas. approx. 36.25 inches with a central fuller that is 25.75 inches long. The surface of the blade is bright and very… (490-2144). Learn More »

EXCELLENT REGULATION U.S. 1850 STAFF AND FIELD SWORD WITH SCABBARD, LIKELY BY EMERSON AND SILVER

EXCELLENT REGULATION U.S. 1850 STAFF AND FIELD SWORD WITH SCABBARD, LIKELY BY EMERSON AND SILVER

This very pretty 1850 pattern sword for field and staff officers has loads of gilt finish remaining on the brass hilt and scabbard mounts, all of the blue/brown finish yet on the scabbard body, and a… (490-2141). Learn More »

ORNATE NON-REGULATION MODEL 1850 FIELD & STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO 141ST NEW YORK MAJOR

ORNATE NON-REGULATION MODEL 1850 FIELD & STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO 141ST NEW YORK MAJOR

Sword is identified to Charles W. Clanharty [Clauharty] who rose to be Major and then Lieutenant-Colonel (not mustered) in the 141st New York Infantry. The drawn sword meas. approx. 37.25 inches from… (846-118). Learn More »

$4,350.00
Originally $4,950.00

U.S. MODEL 1840 MUSICIAN’S SWORD BY AMES, DATED 1847, WITH SCABBARD

U.S. MODEL 1840 MUSICIAN’S SWORD BY AMES, DATED 1847, WITH SCABBARD

Sword has 28” blade which is bright with light scattered spotting. Some small nicks along the edge. Obverse ricasso is marked “US / WD” while the reverse ricasso has “___S MFG. CO /… (1071-02). Learn More »

AMES MODEL 1840 GENERAL OR STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD PRESENTED TO CAPTAIN, LATER GENERAL, ROBERT COWDIN FEBRUARY 22, 1848

AMES MODEL 1840 GENERAL OR STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD PRESENTED TO CAPTAIN, LATER GENERAL, ROBERT COWDIN FEBRUARY 22, 1848

This high-grade Ames sword displays a nice combination of history art. It shows some non-regulation elements that are not uncommon on militia swords, but generally follows the lines of the 1840… (870-345). Learn More »

US MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABRE, DATED 1864

US MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABRE, DATED 1864

The standard issue weapon for Union cavalrymen, the light cavalry sabre saw active field service and troopers generally returned home with them at the war’s end.  This sabre’s brass hilt has a… (1032-84). Learn More »

$650.00
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US MODEL 1840 ENLISTEDMAN’S CAVALRY SABRE BY AMES

US MODEL 1840 ENLISTEDMAN’S CAVALRY SABRE BY AMES

Manufactured by Ames of Cabotville, MA and dated 1849.  This is a superb example!  The heavy cavalry sabre was well-regarded by troopers, with the exception of its weight, earning the nickname… (1032-85). 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… (1089-04). Learn More »

RARE MEXICAN WAR INSCRIBED AMES ARTILLERY OFFICER’S SABER OF MAJOR ROBERT S. BUCHANAN, BREVET MAJOR U.S.A., MAJOR D.C. BATTALION OF VOLUNTEERS, LATER BREVET MAJOR GENERAL

RARE MEXICAN WAR INSCRIBED AMES ARTILLERY OFFICER’S SABER OF MAJOR ROBERT S. BUCHANAN, BREVET MAJOR U.S.A., MAJOR D.C. BATTALION OF VOLUNTEERS, LATER BREVET MAJOR GENERAL

John Thillmann noted that early “Type-1” model 1840 artillery officer’s sabers like this are, “nearly non-existant on the collector’s market.” This is not only a very good example of this… (870-96). Learn More »

$25,000.00
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MODEL 1860 NAVY CUTLASS & SCABBARD

MODEL 1860 NAVY CUTLASS & SCABBARD

Overall the blade meas. approx. 26.00 inches long. It has an unstopped fuller that runs approx. 18.50 inches long. The blade is in very good condition with a surface that is bright with very light… (1070-56). Learn More »

$400.00
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REMARKABLY RARE 1840 PATTERN US ENGINEER OFFICER’S SWORD BY N.P. AMES, CUTLER, SPRINGFIELD, MASS.

REMARKABLY RARE 1840 PATTERN US ENGINEER OFFICER’S SWORD BY N.P. AMES, CUTLER, SPRINGFIELD, MASS.

The small and elite Corps of Engineers elicited top graduates from West Point. There were only 39 Engineer Officers at the time of this sword's manufacture. They performed a crucial role in the… (1082-03). Learn More »

$15,000.00
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AMES M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD WITH SCABBARD

AMES M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD WITH SCABBARD

This Model 1850 foot officer’s sword was made by the Ames Manufacturing Company of Chicopee, Massachusetts and is complete with its matching leather scabbard. This sword is one of the high-grade… (E2663). Learn More »

$1,850.00
Originally $2,000.00
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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 a contract in 1864 to supply the U.S. Ordnance Department with axes, hatchets, hammers and… (E2111). Learn More »

$495.00
Originally $700.00
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IMPORTED FIELD AND STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD

IMPORTED FIELD AND STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD

The drawn sword meas. approx. 38.75 inches long from point to pommel. The blade meas. approx. 33.00 inches long with a 19.50 inch long stopped wide fuller. The blade surface is attractively bright… (E2749). Learn More »

$695.00
Originally $895.00

MODEL 1850 IMPORTED CIVIL WAR FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD

MODEL 1850 IMPORTED CIVIL WAR FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD

Original Civil War Model 1850 foot officer’s sword in fair condition complete with its leather scabbard. Sword is unmarked and is no doubt an import item. Etched blade has good etching but is the… (E2655). Learn More »

$495.00
Originally $695.00
SOLD

AMES 1860 STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD PUBLISHED IN CIVIL WAR ARMY SWORDS

AMES 1860 STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD PUBLISHED IN CIVIL WAR ARMY SWORDS

This excellent Ames 1860 Staff Officer’s Sword is a superb example of the Ames version of the pattern, with an oval blade and sharkskin grip. In fact, it is the very sword chosen by Thillmann to… (809-97). Learn More »

AMES MILITIA STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD WITH STANDING EAGLE POMMEL

AMES MILITIA STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD WITH STANDING EAGLE POMMEL

Peterson dates this general pattern to 1840-1860 and Thillmann shows that its period of use extended into the Civil War. Peterson and Thillman call it a militia staff officer’s sword, though a… (809-98). Learn More »


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MODEL 1841 NAVAL OFFICER’S SWORD IDENTIFIED TO SIMON BACKUS BISSELL

Simon Backus Bissell was born in Fairlee, Vt., on October 28, 1808. He was appointed Midshipman on November 6, 1824, Passed Midshipman on June 4 1831, and Lieutenant December 9, 1837. At the beginning of the Mexican-American War, he was assigned to… (870-63). Learn More »

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