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MODEL 1852 U.S. NAVY OFFICER’S SWORD BY HORSTMANN

MODEL 1852 U.S. NAVY OFFICER’S SWORD BY HORSTMANN

This pattern of sword for US Navy officers was adopted in 1852 and a version of it is still in use. This is a nice Civil War example sold by Horstmann, preserving very nice blade etching and with a… (790-08). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR CAVALRY OFFICER’S 1840-PATTERN IMPORT SABER

CIVIL WAR CAVALRY OFFICER’S 1840-PATTERN IMPORT SABER

P.D. Luneschloss & Co. was an old and respected sword-making firm in Solingen, who supplied a large number of swords to various military goods dealers during the Civil War. John Thillmann devotes… (790-06). Learn More »

IMPORT MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO 30TH PENNSYLVANIA RESERVES AND 99TH PENNSYLVANIA OFFICER KILLED IN ACTION AT FORT FISHER

IMPORT MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO 30TH PENNSYLVANIA AND 99TH PENNSYLVANIA OFFICER KILLED IN ACTION AT FORT FISHER

This sword made by Klingenthal and imported from France was presented to Captain John W. Moore of Company G, 30th Pennsylvania Infantry by the men of his Company. The weapon has a semi-bright blade… (1089-05). Learn More »

$6,500.00
ON HOLD

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 »

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
ON HOLD

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
ON HOLD

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
ON HOLD

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 »

$850.00
Originally $1,200.00
ON HOLD

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
ON HOLD

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

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 »

MODEL 1872 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER BY AMES

MODEL 1872 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER BY AMES

This pattern of cavalry officer’s saber was adopted in 1872 and was regulation for thirty years until the 1902 pattern officer’s sword was adopted for all branches of service. As shown by this… (1047-16). Learn More »

SCARCE MODEL 1872 “NATIONAL ARMORY” CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER

SCARCE MODEL 1872 “NATIONAL ARMORY” CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER

This lighter version of the 1860 pattern cavalry saber was adopted for cavalry officers in 1872 and spread to mounted officers of other services starting in 1878. Initial production at Springfield was… (1047-102). Learn More »

1840 HEAVY CAVALRY SABER BY AMES DATED 1846 IN EXCELLENT CONDITION

1840 HEAVY CAVALRY SABER BY AMES DATED 1846 IN EXCELLENT CONDITION

A classic US model 1840 cavalry saber by Ames in outstanding condition that would be hard to equal, let alone surpass, and bearing a Mexican War date as well. The blade is mirror bright, showing the… (1075-01). Learn More »

WAR OF 1812 ERA “AMERICAN INFANTRY” BLADE IN A DIPLOMATIC SWORD MOUNTING

WAR OF 1812 ERA “AMERICAN INFANTRY” BLADE IN A DIPLOMATIC SWORD MOUNTING

This is a very interesting sword. The hilt is identical to Plate 65b of the Medicus collection, which Flayderman identifies as an American diplomatic sword circa 1830-1850, but which some parallels… (870-225). Learn More »

SCARCE 1843 PATTERN REVENUE-MARINE SWORD

SCARCE 1843 PATTERN REVENUE-MARINE SWORD

The Ames Sword Company catalog of 1882/83 lists this sword as number 538 and describes it as the “Old Regulation Revenue and Marine,” by which they mean the old regulation “Revenue-Marine,”… (870-38). Learn More »

1860 STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD PUBLISHED IN <i>US ARMY SWORDS</i>

1860 STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD PUBLISHED IN US ARMY SWORDS

The 1860 staff officer’s sword was occasionally used by general officers as well, leading to the mistaken nomenclature of, “Staff and Field Officer’s Sword.” Many staff officers, and generals,… (809-95). Learn More »


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VERY RARE AND SPECTACULAR MARINE CORPS CIVIL WAR OR EARLIER EAGLE SNARE DRUM

This rare drum has had the tension ropes and ears as well as the heads replaced but the body and hoops are original and the interior has a fantastic maker’s label from a known early maker. There are only two or three of these early Marine Corps… (344-1831). Learn More »

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