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MODEL 1840 PAYMASTER DEPARTMENT SWORD BY AMES

MODEL 1840 PAYMASTER DEPARTMENT SWORD BY AMES

This beautiful sword was manufactured by Ames Manufacturing Company, Chicopee, Massachusetts. The 1840 pattern sword served double duty as both a Pay Department sword and Medical Staff sword. The… (1047-57). Learn More »

M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD AND SCABBARD BY AMES

M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD AND SCABBARD BY AMES

This attractive, regulation Foot officer’s sword was manufactured by Ames in 1862. The blade of the Foot Officer sword is so slightly curved that it looks straight at first glance. It is… (1047-96). Learn More »

SCHUYLER, HARTLEY AND GRAHAM CIVIL WAR NON-REGULATION OFFICER’S SWORD BY CLAUBERG: THE “PETERSON-75”

SCHUYLER, HARTLEY AND GRAHAM CIVIL WAR NON-REGULATION OFFICER’S SWORD BY CLAUBERG: THE “PETERSON-75”

This sword is an adaption for the American market of the British 1827 pattern sword for officers of riflemen. It was also “No. 29,” in the sword section of the Schuyler, Hartley and Graham… (809-75). Learn More »

SCARCE HORSTMANN & SONS 1840 MUSICIAN’S SWORD

SCARCE HORSTMANN & SONS 1840 MUSICIAN’S SWORD

Horstmann-made 1840 musicians’ swords are fairly scarce. The company was a huge military goods operation and had army contracts, but in 1862 the Holt Owens Commission on Ordnance and Ordnance Stores… (286-510). Learn More »

$165.00
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STUDY OF THE FAMOUS AMES SWORD COMPANY

STUDY OF THE FAMOUS AMES SWORD COMPANY

Excellent condition copy of “THE AMES SWORD COMPANY 1829-1935” by John D. Hamilton. Book is hardcover and runs 255 pages with index. Published by Andrew Mowbray Publishers in 1994. This edition… (1054-519). Learn More »

$50.00
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CIVIL WAR NON-REGULATION CLAUBERG BRASS-HILTED OFFICER’S SWORD

CIVIL WAR NON-REGULATION CLAUBERG BRASS-HILTED OFFICER’S SWORD

Falling under the general heading of the “Peterson-75,” from Harold Peterson’s The American Sword, these swords were made for export to the U.S. in Germany, but were based on the British 1827… (809-88). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR NON-REGULATION OFFICER’S SWORD BY F. HORSTER WITH A BRIGHT BLADE

CIVIL WAR NON-REGULATION OFFICER’S SWORD BY F. HORSTER WITH A BRIGHT BLADE

This a classic example of the “Peterson-75” non-regulation Civil War officer’s sword, patterned on the British 1827 Rifle officer’s sword and 1822/45 Infantry officer’s sword. These were… (1047-133). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR NON-REGULATION OFFICER’S SWORD BY WALSCHIED, CLOSELY FOLLOWING THE BRITISH 1827 RIFLE PATTERN

CIVIL WAR NON-REGULATION OFFICER’S SWORD BY WALSCHIED, CLOSELY FOLLOWING THE BRITISH 1827 RIFLE PATTERN

This officer’s saber more closely follows the British 1827 pattern sword for Rifle Officers than do many of the “Peterson-75” imports. A spread-winged American eagle with an “E Pluribus… (809-89). Learn More »

EXCELLENT AMES MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD

EXCELLENT AMES MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD

A superior example of the Civil War regulation sword for line officers by the best-known American maker of edge weapons. Made regulation in 1850 for infantry lieutenants and captains, the sword… (998-138). Learn More »

ENGLISH HANGER OR CUTLASS Ca. 1650

ENGLISH HANGER OR CUTLASS Ca. 1650

Measuring about 31 ½ inches overall with a 25.5 inch blade, short swords with blades designed for cutting like this one were known interchangeably as cutlasses and hangers. Collectors sometime refer… (766-927). Learn More »

1833 AMES U.S. DRAGOON SABER DATED 1837 WITH CRISP BLADE ENGRAVING

1833 AMES U.S. DRAGOON SABER DATED 1837 WITH CRISP BLADE ENGRAVING

The 1833 U.S. Dragoon saber was modeled on the British 1821/22 light cavalry sabers and replaced the old pattern Starr sabers. Contracts were given to Ames starting in early 1834 and the sword was the… (1047-145). Learn More »

$1,300.00
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MODEL 1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER BY D.J. MILLARD 1862

MODEL 1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER BY D.J. MILLARD 1862

Millard, of Clayville, NY, obtained a contract from the U.S. government for 10,000 cavalry sabers in December 1861. Like many contractors, he suffered from delays in production, but made good on his… (E2856). Learn More »

$650.00
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RARE MASSACHUSETTS MARKED 1832 PATTERN ENLISTED SHORT SWORD WITH SCABBARD

RARE MASSACHUSETTS MARKED 1832 PATTERN ENLISTED SHORT SWORD WITH SCABBARD

Usually called the artillery short sword, the U.S. army adopted the Roman style short sword from the French army. The first contracts were let in 1832 and deliveries started in 1833. The sword was… (1043-17). Learn More »

$1,150.00
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MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABER WITH SCABBARD BY MANSFIELD AND LAMB

MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABER WITH SCABBARD BY MANSFIELD AND LAMB

Overall the drawn saber meas. approx. 41.50 inches long from point to pommel. The blade meas. approx. 35.00 inches long. It has a surface that has moderate scattered mottling and light surface dirt… (286-511). Learn More »

US MODEL 1840 MEDICAL STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD

US MODEL 1840 MEDICAL STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD

By Ames Mfg. Co. of Chicopee, MA. A nice untouched example. Blade with diamond cross sectioned profile. Marked, “AMES MFG / CO/ CHICOPEE / MASS”; also, in Old English letters, “US MEDICAL… (1047-55). Learn More »

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 »

$895.00
Originally $995.00

RICHMOND STYLE CONFEDERATE ARTILLERY SHORT SWORD

RICHMOND STYLE CONFEDERATE ARTILLERY SHORT SWORD

Confederate artillery short swords are collecting category of their own. This one shares enough characteristics with those of Boyle and Gamble to suggest a Richmond connection, but is possibly by… (870-484). Learn More »

VERY NICE PRE-CIVIL WAR MILITIA OFFICER’S SWORD BY AMES

VERY NICE PRE-CIVIL WAR MILITIA OFFICER’S SWORD BY AMES

Here is a very fine quality, 'Knights Head' style sword made for the American militia by Ames. Official regulations in the 1830s through 1840s called for infantry officer swords to have a straight… (E2657). Learn More »

$1,200.00
Originally $1,500.00

CONFEDERATE ARTILLERY SHORT SWORD BY E.J. JOHNSTON

CONFEDERATE ARTILLERY SHORT SWORD BY E.J. JOHNSTON

Measuring 23 3/8” inches overall, with a 16 1/8” inch blade, this short sword shows the typical Johnston hilt with concentric ringed grip atop a sloping section leading to the crossguard and a… (1000-819). Learn More »

EXCEPTIONALLY FINE CONDITION MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD

EXCEPTIONALLY FINE CONDITION MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD

By Ames Mfg. Co., Chicopee, Mass. Sword has a wonderful sharkskin covered grip with double strand twisted wire. All metal is bright with nearly all the original gilt finish. Black leather scabbard… (1032-20). Learn More »

$2,360.00
Originally $2,950.00


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CHAPLAIN’S SWORD PRESENTED TO W. F. SNOW, 5TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

Manufactured: Solingen Maker: Weyersberg Year: 1862 Model: New pattern Size: 28 inch blade Condition: Excellent+ A unique pattern ; the guard is intricately cast with a federal shield within a wreath and flanked by two mythological figures of… (870-422). Learn More »

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