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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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

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 »

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 »

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 »

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

IDENTIFIED, WWI USMC OFFICER’S ‘MAMALUKE’ 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 »

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

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 »

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 »

18TH CENTURY EUROPEAN RAPIER WITH LEATHER SCABBARD

18TH CENTURY EUROPEAN RAPIER WITH LEATHER SCABBARD

Tapered double edged blade with a surface that has very light scattered pitting and mottling. The blade is approx. 29.50 inches long and meas.1.00 inch wide at the ricasso. The first 5.00 inches of… (172-3828). Learn More »

VERY NICE PRE-CIVIL WAR MILITIA OFFICER’S SWORD

VERY NICE PRE-CIVIL WAR MILITIA OFFICER’S SWORD

Here is a very fine quality, imported 'Knights Head' style sword made for the American militia market. Official regulations in the 1830s through 1840s called for infantry officer swords to have a… (172-3830). Learn More »

CLASSIC MODEL 1850 IMPORTED CIVIL WAR FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD

CLASSIC MODEL 1850 IMPORTED CIVIL WAR FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD

Here is an original Civil War Model 1850 foot officer’s sword in fine condition complete with its leather scabbard. Sword is unmarked and is no doubt an import item. The handsome imported infantry… (172-3120). Learn More »

U.S.N. REGULATION SWORD BY JOSEPH RODGERS FOR C. HALL, NORFOLK, VA

U.S.N. REGULATION SWORD BY JOSEPH RODGERS FOR C. HALL, NORFOLK, VA

This style Eagle hilt was described by the Navy in 1830 and became the pattern for the regulation Model 1841. Manufactured: England / Norfolk, VA  Maker: Joseph Rogers & Sons  Year: C1830s … (870-51). Learn More »

US NAVAL OFFICER’S EAGLE HEAD SWORD IDENTIFIED TO LT. EDMUND BYRNE

US NAVAL OFFICER’S EAGLE HEAD SWORD IDENTIFIED TO LT. EDMUND BYRNE

Family ID to Lt. Edmund Byrne with service from 1814 to 1850. His name is scratched under the guard. Byrne was a midshipman in 1814, promoted to Lt. in Jan. 1825, and to Commander on 9/8/41. He… (870-59). Learn More »

RARE TIFFANY & CO. HIGH GRADE MODEL 1860 NAVAL OFFICER’S CUTLASS

RARE TIFFANY & CO. HIGH GRADE MODEL 1860 NAVAL OFFICER’S CUTLASS

Manufactured: New York;  Maker: Tiffany & Co / PDL;  Year: Civil War;  Model: M 1860 Naval Officer Cutlass ; Size: 30.25;  Condition: VG High grade naval officer’s cutlass from Tiffany &… (870-08). Learn More »

RARE MODEL 1852 NAVAL OFFICER’S SWORD PRESENTED TO LT. JAS. H. MOORE

RARE MODEL 1852 NAVAL OFFICER’S SWORD PRESENTED TO LT. JAS. H. MOORE

A rare pre-war pattern of the 1852 naval officer's sword. Presented to: “Lt. Jas. H. Moore / U.S.N. /from his friend / Richd. W. Tyson / Feb. 12, 1857.” Manufactured: Philadelphia, PA;  Maker:… (870-13). Learn More »

C. 1850 MILITIA OFFICER’S SWORD

C. 1850 MILITIA OFFICER’S SWORD

C.1850 Militia Officer’s Sword by Ames Mfg. Co. Chicopee, Mass. Double-edged straight blade is etch decorated with scroll & leaf designs and a wing spread American Eagle. Obrese side the same… (516-84). Learn More »

IMPORTED FRENCH M-1821 OFFICER’S SWORD WITH INSCRIPTION

IMPORTED FRENCH M-1821 OFFICER’S SWORD WITH INSCRIPTION

This imported Civil War sword is an example of an original Model 1821 foot officer’s sword manufactured in France.  The plain, unembellished, brass-hilted sword is complete with two broken portions… (172-4189). Learn More »

MODEL 1833 DRAGOON ENLISTEDMAN’S SABRE

MODEL 1833 DRAGOON ENLISTEDMAN’S SABRE

Maker: Unmarked; probably N.P. Ames of Springfield, Mass. Blade Length: 34” Blade Etchings: Only a small amount of the light leaf design remains. Blade is very nice with smooth semi-bright… (344-2514). Learn More »

US NAVY EAGLE POMMEL SWORD ID’D TO PERCIVAL DRAYON, WHO SERVED HIS COUNTRY FOR 38 YEARS

US NAVY EAGLE POMMEL SWORD ID’D TO PERCIVAL DRAYON, WHO SERVED HIS COUNTRY FOR 38 YEARS

Manufactured: Unmarked  Maker: Unmarked  Year: 1838 - 1850s  Model: Eagle pommel Size: 29.5 inch blade, 1 inch wide, .314 thick  Condition: VG The blade is etched: “Percival / Drayton / U.S. /… (870-48). Learn More »

MODEL 1852 NAVAL OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO EDWARD W. HALCRO

MODEL 1852 NAVAL OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO EDWARD W. HALCRO

Model 1852 Naval Officer dated 1861 by Brown, Boston Mass. White washed sharkskin grip.  Manufactured: Boston, Mass.  Maker: S.E. Brown  Year: 1861  Model: M1852 Navy Officer   Size: 28.9 inch… (870-27). Learn More »

1833 DRAGOON ENLISTEDMAN’S SABER

1833 DRAGOON ENLISTEDMAN’S SABER

Maker: N.P. Ames Springfield, Mass. Blade Length: 34” Blade Etchings: Faint “United States Dragoons”. Faint N.P. Ames Springfield. Ricasso stampd with inspector’s initials “JM”, date… (344-2558). Learn More »

C1850 KNIGHT’S HEAD POMMEL MILITIA OFFICER’S SWORD

C1850 KNIGHT’S HEAD POMMEL MILITIA OFFICER’S SWORD

Maker: Unknown Blade Length: 30” Blade Etchings: Exceptional condition etching. Frosted panel with scroll/oak leaf designs. Panoply of arms with Liberty Cap on pole. Wing spread eagle etc. Grip:… (344-2527). Learn More »

MODEL 1841 NAVAL CUTLASS BY AMES, DATED 1842

MODEL 1841 NAVAL CUTLASS BY AMES, DATED 1842

Manufactured: Cabotville, Mass  Maker: N.P. Ames  Year: 1842  Model: Model 1841 Size: 21.2 inch blade Solid brass hilt with fish scale grip held by 3 steel rivets. An American eagle is cast into… (870-25). Learn More »

M1826 MARINE CORPS MAMALUKE SWORD BY HORSTMANN & SONS

M1826 MARINE CORPS MAMALUKE SWORD BY HORSTMANN & SONS

Manufactured: Philadelphia Maker: Horstmann & Sons Year: c1830 - 59 Model: M1826 Size: 32 inch Condition: Excellent+ The 1826 styles of the Marine Mamaluke have brought about straighter blades,… (870-81). Learn More »

EXCELLENT CONDITION EARLY MARINE MAMALUKE WITH IVORY GRIP AND ENGRAVED SCABBARD

EXCELLENT CONDITION EARLY MARINE MAMALUKE WITH IVORY GRIP AND ENGRAVED SCABBARD

Manufactured: U.S.  Maker: Unmarked  Year: C1820-25  Model: Mamaluke Size: 29.25 inch blade 1.30 in. wide  Condition: Excellent+ Sharply curved, single edged, blue and gold engraved blade… (870-72). Learn More »

US MODEL 1852 NAVAL OFFICER’S PRESENTATION SWORD BY ROBY, IDENTIFIED TO PAYMASTER GEORGE E. MARTIN

US MODEL 1852 NAVAL OFFICER’S PRESENTATION SWORD BY ROBY, IDENTIFIED TO PAYMASTER GEORGE E. MARTIN

Manufactured: W. Chelmsford, Mass.  Maker: C. Roby & Co.  Year: Civil War  Model: M1852 Navy Officer  Size: 28.75 inch blade Roby Naval officer swords are certainly not common. This blade… (870-07). Learn More »

US MARINE CORPS OFFICER’S ENGLISH MADE MAMALUKE WITH IVORY GRIP

US MARINE CORPS OFFICER’S ENGLISH MADE MAMALUKE WITH IVORY GRIP

Manufactured: England  Maker: Unmarked  Year: C1820-25  Model: Mamaluke Size: 35.8 inch blade, 1.21 wide  Condition: Excellent+ Tri-color blade - blue, gold and "white" of flat design. Ship's… (870-76). Learn More »

US NAVAL SURGEON’S SWORD, C1820-1830

US NAVAL SURGEON’S SWORD, C1820-1830

Manufactured: Unknown  Maker: Unknown  Year: 1820-1830  Model: Naval Surgeon Sword Size: 25.75  Condition: VG Great early naval surgeon sword.  Guard has high grade casting on knucklebow, pommel… (870-11). Learn More »

EARLY MARINE CORPS MAMALUKE WITH CARVED BONE GRIP

EARLY MARINE CORPS MAMALUKE WITH CARVED BONE GRIP

Manufactured: unmarked  Maker: unmarked  Year: C1820-25  Model: Mamaluke  Size: 29.25 inch blade 1.33 in. wide  Condition: Excellent+ Early Marine Officer Mamaluke with carved Ivory grip and… (870-75). Learn More »

MODEL 1841 NAVAL OFFICER’S SWORD BY AMES

MODEL 1841 NAVAL OFFICER’S SWORD BY AMES

Manufactured: Springfield Mass  Maker: N. P. Ames Cutler  Year: 1841-1050  Model: M 1841 Naval Officer Sword   Size: 28.25  Condition: VG Eagle head brass guard is in great shape with both… (870-62). Learn More »

$5,000.00
ON HOLD

MODEL 1833 ENLISTEDMAN’S DRAGOON SABRE

MODEL 1833 ENLISTEDMAN’S DRAGOON SABRE

Maker: Ames Manufacturing Co. Springfield, Mass. Blade Length: 34” Blade Etchings: “UNITED STATES DRAGOONS” done with dry needle etch. “DRAGOONS” is visible, “UNITED STATES” is worn off.… (344-2560). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD PRODUCED BY COLLINS & COMPANY

CIVIL WAR MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD PRODUCED BY COLLINS & COMPANY

Presented here is a fine, original, Civil War Model 1850 foot officer’s sword complete with leather scabbard manufactured by the highly regarded Hartford, Connecticut firm of Collins and Company and… (172-4275). Learn More »

IMPORT MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD IDENTIFIED TO JOHN M. DODGE, MEMBER OF THE 108th ILLINOIS

IMPORT MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD IDENTIFIED TO JOHN M. DODGE, MEMBER OF THE 108th ILLINOIS

Original Civil War import Model 1850 foot officer’s sword sold by Schuyler, Hartley and Graham of New York. Sword is in good condition and is identified to Commissary Sergeant John Dodge of the… (344-2723). Learn More »

EARLY  WIDE BLADE M1840 HORSTMANN MARINE CORPS NCO SWORD WITH PERIOD INSCRIPTION

EARLY WIDE BLADE M1840 HORSTMANN MARINE CORPS NCO SWORD WITH PERIOD INSCRIPTION

Manufactured: Philadelphia  Maker: Horstmann  Year: not dated  Model: 1840 NCO  Size: 31.5 inches Early wide blade NCO sword by Horstmann of Philadelphia.  Horstmann NCO swords are distinct as… (870-88). Learn More »

M1834 US REVENUE MARINE SWORD BY HORSTMANN

M1834 US REVENUE MARINE SWORD BY HORSTMANN

US Revenue Cutter Service Sword, Model 1834, also referred to as US Revenue Marine. Manufactured 1834-62. A scarce sword made for officers of the United States Revenue Cutter Service or Revenue… (870-37). Learn More »

M1860 AMES NAVAL CUTLASS WITH SCABBARD, DATED 1862, “ENTERPRISE”

M1860 AMES NAVAL CUTLASS WITH SCABBARD, DATED 1862, “ENTERPRISE”

Here is an original example of an Ames 1862-dated government naval boarding. Blade measures 26” long, 1¼” wide at the ricasso and has a flat back with a single, wide, unstopped fuller. Blade is… (870-20). Learn More »

MAMALUKE SABER MANUFACTURED IN ENGLAND

MAMALUKE SABER MANUFACTURED IN ENGLAND

Manufactured: England  Maker: William Harvey  Year: 1840 - 1850  Model: Mameluke  Size: 30.25  Condition: VG Wonderful Mamaluke Saber manufactured in England.  Most likely for a British officer… (870-74). Learn More »

SHORTENED MODEL 1840 PATTERN UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS NCO SWORD BY HORSTMANN WITH UNALTERED SCABBARD

SHORTENED MODEL 1840 PATTERN UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS NCO SWORD BY HORSTMANN WITH UNALTERED SCABBARD

Sword meas. approx. 29.75 inches long from pommel to point. The blade meas. approx. 24.00 inches long with a bright surface. There is a central stopped fuller that meas. approx. 22.00 inches long.… (870-85). Learn More »

REMARKABLE SWORD IDENTIFIED TO GEORGE WILLIAM GORDON (1801-1877), US CONSUL TO BRAZIL (1840-46) AND SLAVE TRADE OPPONENT

REMARKABLE SWORD IDENTIFIED TO GEORGE WILLIAM GORDON (1801-1877), US CONSUL TO BRAZIL (1840-46) AND SLAVE TRADE OPPONENT

A remarkable sword manufactured by W.H. Horstmann & Co., New York after the Model 1834 US Revenue Cutter/Marine sword. Neatly engraved on the reverse folding guard, “Geo. Wm. Gordon / United… (870-60). Learn More »

UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS USED MODEL 1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD BY AMES MFG. CO., CHICOPEE, MASS.

UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS USED MODEL 1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD BY AMES MFG. CO., CHICOPEE, MASS.

In 1859 the US Marine Corps regulations changed. The prized Mamaluke style sword was replaced with the same regulation sword used by the Army. This would later be reversed and today the Marines still… (870-52). Learn More »

CIRCA 1812-1820 GERMAN HANGER

CIRCA 1812-1820 GERMAN HANGER

The blade of this interesting sword measures 26”. It has a main fuller running nearly the entire length with a secondary fuller approx. 18” of the length. The last 8 ½” of the blade has a false… (344-3245). Learn More »

AN UNUSUAL MODEL 1852 NAVAL OFFICER’S SWORD BY SAUERBIER

AN UNUSUAL MODEL 1852 NAVAL OFFICER’S SWORD BY SAUERBIER

Manufactured by the Newark, New Jersey firm of Henry Sauerbier. Sword meets all the normal requirements for this sword with a few exceptions. It has a metal scabbard instead of the normally seen… (870-32). Learn More »

ITALIAN MANUFACTURED 1852 PATTERN NAVAL OFFICER’S SWORD

ITALIAN MANUFACTURED 1852 PATTERN NAVAL OFFICER’S SWORD

An unusual pattern variant made in 1864. The maker or more likely the supplier’s name is on the top scabbard mount and reads: “V. Labruna/in/Napoli”. The grip is 3 7/8” long and topped with… (870-17). Learn More »

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

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… (870-63). Learn More »

MODEL 1872 SPRINGFIELD ARMORY ARTILLERY SABER

MODEL 1872 SPRINGFIELD ARMORY ARTILLERY SABER

These sabers were made by the Springfield Armory from about 1880 into the 1890’s. Overall the sword meas. 36.50 inches from point to pommel. Blade is approx. 32.25 inches long with an unstopped… (172-4451). Learn More »

FRAMED C. J. PUGLIESE SWORD ENGRAVINGS

FRAMED C. J. PUGLIESE SWORD ENGRAVINGS

These original engravings by well-known military artist C.J. Pugliese features obverse and reverse views of the hilt of a Confederate sword with the “CS” showing. Image is clear and shows great… (933-13). Learn More »

MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD PRESENTED TO AN ODDFELLOW IN 1861

MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD PRESENTED TO AN ODDFELLOW IN 1861

This original Model 1850 Staff and Field Officer’s sword is complete with the original metal scabbard. This quality steel edged weapon was presented to Charles Hannabery of Philadelphia by members… (482-380). Learn More »

FRAMED C. J. PUGLIESE SWORD & SCABBARD ENGRAVING

FRAMED C. J. PUGLIESE SWORD & SCABBARD ENGRAVING

This original engraving by well-known military artist C.J. Pugliese features a close view of a Confederate sword with the “CS” showing, and the top of a scabbard. Image is clear and shows great… (933-12). Learn More »

US MODEL 1840 ARTILLERY SABER BY AMES ID’D TO BUGLER JOHN B. WALLACE, BATTERY D,  1ST WEST VIRGINIA LIGHT ARTILLERY

US MODEL 1840 ARTILLERY SABER BY AMES ID’D TO BUGLER JOHN B. WALLACE, BATTERY D, 1ST WEST VIRGINIA LIGHT ARTILLERY

Identified Civil War Ames Model 1840 artillery saber in very good condition. Made for artillery mounted units, this edged weapon is stamped on the obverse ricasso of the blade with a clear stamping… (870-619). Learn More »

IMPORTED MODEL 1860 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER BY KLINGENTHAL

IMPORTED MODEL 1860 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER BY KLINGENTHAL

Manufactured: Klingenthal France Maker: Klingenthal Armory Year: CW era Model: M 1860 Cavalry Officer Saber Size: 36.25” Condition: VG   French import by Klingenthal.  These are actually less… (870-269). Learn More »

PRESENTATION GRADE US MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD BY W.H. HORSTMANN & SONS

PRESENTATION GRADE US MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD BY W.H. HORSTMANN & SONS

Manufactured: Philadelphia Maker: W.H. Horstmann & Sons Year: CW Model: M1850 Foot Officer Size: 31.00” Condition: VG High grade sword from Horstmann.  Standard brass foot officer guard with… (870-142). Learn More »

FRAMED C. J. PUGLIESE SWORD ENGRAVING

FRAMED C. J. PUGLIESE SWORD ENGRAVING

This original engraving by well-known military artist C.J. Pugliese features a close view of the hilt of a Confederate sword with the “CS” showing at the front. Image is clear and shows great… (933-15). Learn More »

US MODEL 1850 MOUNTED OFFICER’S STAFF & FIELD SWORD BY W.H. HORSTMANN & SONS

US MODEL 1850 MOUNTED OFFICER’S STAFF & FIELD SWORD BY W.H. HORSTMANN & SONS

Manufactured: Philadelphia, PA Maker: Horstmann, W. H. & Sons Year: Civil War Model: M1850 Staff for Mounted Officer Size: 32 inch blade with heavy curve Condition: VG   Fine Horstmann & Sons… (870-390). Learn More »

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 »

$3,950.00
Originally $4,950.00

VERY RARE US MODEL 1840 AMES CAVALRY OFFICER’S SWORD WITH QUILLBACK SOLINGEN BLADE

VERY RARE US MODEL 1840 AMES CAVALRY OFFICER’S SWORD WITH QUILLBACK SOLINGEN BLADE

Very rare Ames with gold washed, quillback, Damascus blade from Solingen. Manufactured: Springfield, MA / Solingen Maker: N.P.Ames Year: C1840s Model: M1840 Size: 33 5/8 inch blade length, 1.18… (870-238). Learn More »

US MODEL 1840 NON-REGULATION ARTILLERY OFFICER’S SABER

US MODEL 1840 NON-REGULATION ARTILLERY OFFICER’S SABER

Manufactured: Unknown Maker: Unknown Year: 1840's Model: M 1840 Artiller Saber Size: 32.00 Condition: VG This saber is non-regulation in that it has an enlisted M1840 artillery hilt mounted with an… (870-236). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE BOYLE & GAMBLE NCO SWORD

CONFEDERATE BOYLE & GAMBLE NCO SWORD

Manufactured: Richmond, VA Maker: Boyle & Gamble Year: Civil War Model: N.C.O. Size: 26.5in blade, .8 wide, widens to .9 near the tip Condition: VG These NCO swords are quite scarce. There were… (870-499). Learn More »

HIGH GRADE MODEL 1860 STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD WITH ARMOR PIERCING BLADE

HIGH GRADE MODEL 1860 STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD WITH ARMOR PIERCING BLADE

Manufactured: France Maker: Klingenthal Year: CW era Model: M 1860 Staff Sword- Size: 32.50 Condition: VG High Grade M 1860 Staff Officer Sword. Presentation grade sword with an impressive large brass… (870-407). Learn More »

US MODEL 1860 AMES CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER WITH WOOD LINED STEEL SCABBARD

US MODEL 1860 AMES CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER WITH WOOD LINED STEEL SCABBARD

Manufactured: Chicopee, Mass. Maker: Ames Mfg. Co. Year: Civil War Model: M1860 Size: 35 inch blade Condition: Excellent+ This regulation M1860 Cavalry Officer has the decorated guard with the eagle,… (870-122). Learn More »

MINT CONDITION HORSTMANN US MODEL 1840 GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD

MINT CONDITION HORSTMANN US MODEL 1840 GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD

Manufactured: Philadelphia Maker: Horstmann / Weyersberg Year: 1840 Model: M 1840 General Officer’s Sword Size: 32.25 inch blade Condition: Mint This sword is a real screamer and is mint from top… (870-659). Learn More »

VERY RARE BOYLE, GAMBLE NCO SWORD WITH LEATHER SCABBARD

VERY RARE BOYLE, GAMBLE NCO SWORD WITH LEATHER SCABBARD

Manufactured: Richmond, VA Maker: Boyle & Gamble Year: Civil War Model: B&G NCO Size: 26.8 inch blade, .93 wide, .29 thick Condition: Excellent+ This NCO has the standard straight blade with a… (870-485). Learn More »

FRENCH MANUFACTURED ‘CENT GARDE’ CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER

FRENCH MANUFACTURED ‘CENT GARDE’ CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER

Manufactured: French pattern & Maker Maker: Chatellerault Year: Civil War Era Model: Cent Garde Cavalry Officer Size: 37.25 inch blade & 1.25 inches wide Condition: Excellent+ The "Cent Garde"… (870-260). Learn More »

OFFICER’S SWORD BY AMES WITH SHEET SILVER GRIP AND CRUCIFORM GUARD

OFFICER’S SWORD BY AMES WITH SHEET SILVER GRIP AND CRUCIFORM GUARD

Manufactured: Chicopee, Mass. Maker: Ames Mfg. Co. Year: c1850 - Civil War Model: Cruciform guard officer Size: 31.2 inch double edged blade Condition: Excellent+ This officer sword has an engraved… (870-203). Learn More »

$4,000.00
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US MODEL 1840 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER WITH SHORT BLADE

US MODEL 1840 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER WITH SHORT BLADE

Manufactured: New York / Solingen Maker: Horstmann Bros / K&C Year: 1850 Model: 1840 Size: 31.5 inch Condition: Excellent+ Horstmann Brothers, NY Model 1840 Cavalry Saber in the short blade format… (870-248). Learn More »

SWORD PRESENTED TO LT. JOHN J. POPE, A MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER WOUNDED AT PETERSBURG

SWORD PRESENTED TO LT. JOHN J. POPE, A MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER WOUNDED AT PETERSBURG

Officer’s cavalry sabre inscribed between the top mount and throat, "Presented to /  Lt. J. Foster Pope / 14th Regt. Mass. Vols. / by / his late mess mates of / Co. A Mass. 13th / Apr 15th… (870-252). Learn More »

US MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD

US MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD

Standard Civil War Officer’s sword with cast brass hilt with scroll/leaf/flower designs in guard. Grip wrapped with sharkskin and bound with double strand twisted brass wire. Standard pommel cap… (870-123). Learn More »

AMES M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD & SCABBARD PRESENTED TO WILLIAM D. ADAMS, SOLDIER WHO SERVED IN BOTH THE 13TH MASSACHUSETTS &                79TH UNITED STATES COLORED TROOPS

AMES M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD & SCABBARD PRESENTED TO WILLIAM D. ADAMS, SOLDIER WHO SERVED IN BOTH THE 13TH MASSACHUSETTS & 79TH UNITED STATES COLORED TROOPS

Excellent conditioned Model 1850 foot officer’s sword made by the Ames Manufacturing Company of Chicopee, Massachusetts complete with its matching metal scabbard. The drawn sword meas. approx. 36.25… (870-361). Learn More »

$5,500.00
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IMPORT MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO LT. WILLIAM MCCRORY, OHIO SHARPSHOOTER OFFICER

IMPORT MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO LT. WILLIAM MCCRORY, OHIO SHARPSHOOTER OFFICER

The blade on this item is in excellent condition. It is bright and clean with only light mottling. The drawn sword meas. approx. 36.50 inches long from point to pommel. It has a stopped fuller that… (870-382). Learn More »

IMPORT MODEL 1850 CIVIL WAR FIELD & STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO COL. RICHARD M. CORWINE, MEMBER OF GENERAL FREMONT’S STAFF

IMPORT MODEL 1850 CIVIL WAR FIELD & STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO COL. RICHARD M. CORWINE, MEMBER OF GENERAL FREMONT’S STAFF

Original Civil War Model 1850 Field & Staff officer’s sword in nice condition complete with its metal scabbard. Sword is unmarked and is no doubt an import item. It is identified by a… (870-157). Learn More »

CLASSIC CONFEDERATE CAVALRY SABRE

CLASSIC CONFEDERATE CAVALRY SABRE

The drawn saber meas. approx. 42.25 inches long from point to pommel. The blade itself is bright with just the slightest scattered mottling. There is no pitting. True edge has several very small… (870-544). Learn More »

$3,500.00
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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… (939-01). Learn More »

$2,250.00
Originally $2,500.00

MODEL 1840 MEDICAL DEPARTMENT SWORD

MODEL 1840 MEDICAL DEPARTMENT SWORD

Sword has a nice cast brass hilt. Top has pineapple shaped pommel cap and a molded grip with acorn and oak leaf motif. Near the top of the grip on both sides is a medallion with a spread-winged eagle… (E2756). Learn More »

US PAY DEPARTMENT SWORD BY AMES MFG. CO., MODEL 1840

US PAY DEPARTMENT SWORD BY AMES MFG. CO., MODEL 1840

Manufactured: Cabotville / Chicopee Maker: Ames Year: 1848 - Civil War Model: M1840 Size: 30.2-inch blade Condition: Excellent+ The N.P. Ames Cabotville address was used up to 1847. The Chicopee… (870-341). Learn More »

MODEL 1860 FIELD & STAFF OFFICERS SWORD PRESENTED TO SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR CAPTAIN WILLIAM FAIRWEATHER

MODEL 1860 FIELD & STAFF OFFICERS SWORD PRESENTED TO SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR CAPTAIN WILLIAM FAIRWEATHER

This sword is in the Model 1860 Field and Staff Officer’s sword. Under the counterguard is a presentation to Captain William Fairweather of Company G, 6th Massachusetts Infantry. The blade is double… (136-25). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE SHORT SWORD MADE BY BOYLE, GAMBLE AND MCFEE OF RICHMOND

CONFEDERATE SHORT SWORD MADE BY BOYLE, GAMBLE AND MCFEE OF RICHMOND

This edged weapon is copied from the US Model 1832 Artillery short sword and is minus its scabbard. The blade is double edged and meas. approx. 19.00 inches with a 10.75 inch long fuller. Blade… (1000-823). Learn More »

ALTERED US MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO J.C. MOLLOY, 63RD NEW YORK INFANTRY

ALTERED US MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO J.C. MOLLOY, 63RD NEW YORK INFANTRY

Manufactured: France Maker: Unknown Year: 1861 Model: M 1850 Foot Officer Size: 30.25  Condition: VG   Sword has components of French manufacture but a Solingen style blade. Brass guard has an even… (870-381). Learn More »

MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABER AND PORTRAIT ID’D TO 1ST LT. ANTHONY A. TAYLOR, 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT

MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABER AND PORTRAIT ID’D TO 1ST LT. ANTHONY A. TAYLOR, 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT

This small group of items is identified to 1st Lieutenant Anthony A. Taylor of Company a, 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry who received the Medal of Honor for actions at Chickamauga. The first item in the… (945-352). Learn More »

PAINTED ESCUTCHEON AND MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO MAJOR WILLIAM LAMBERT OF THE 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY & THE 27TH & 33rd NEW JERSEY

PAINTED ESCUTCHEON AND MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO MAJOR WILLIAM LAMBERT OF THE 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY & THE 27TH & 33rd NEW JERSEY

At top center is a large, full color, spread winged eagle sitting on a reddish brown fascine at the center of a sunburst and gold stars. Due to paint loss some of the stars are missing. The eagle’s… (945-353). Learn More »

US MODEL 1840 GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD IN VERY FINE CONDITION

US MODEL 1840 GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD IN VERY FINE CONDITION

Manufactured: Solingen Maker: Wyersberg Year: 1840-1850 Model: M 1840 General Officer Sword Size: 33.25” Condition: VF This sword is designated a general officer sword by the engraved brass… (870-352). Learn More »

US MODEL 1832 GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD BY N.P. AMES CUTLER, SPRINGFIELD, MASS.

US MODEL 1832 GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD BY N.P. AMES CUTLER, SPRINGFIELD, MASS.

Manufactured: Springfield, Mass. Maker: N.P. Ames Cutler Year: Early Springfield address Model: M1832 Size: 31.5 inch blade Condition: VG-Exc Throat and drag mounts only. Unusual top mount with single… (870-319). Learn More »

MOUNTED US M1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD BY HORSTMANN & SONS, PHILA.

MOUNTED US M1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD BY HORSTMANN & SONS, PHILA.

A scarce mounted staff sword with a curved blade and ray skin grip. Manufactured: Philadelphia, PA Maker: W.H. Horstmann & Sons Year: 1850 - Civil War Model: M1850 Mounted Staff Officer Size:… (870-384). Learn More »

MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD WITH “MONITOR” BLADE BY M.W. GALT & BRO., WASHINGTON, D.C., PRESENTED TO LT. JOHN EXTON BY BATTERY H, 2ND PENNSYLVANIA HEAVY ARTILLERY

MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD WITH “MONITOR” BLADE BY M.W. GALT & BRO., WASHINGTON, D.C., PRESENTED TO LT. JOHN EXTON BY BATTERY H, 2ND PENNSYLVANIA HEAVY ARTILLERY

Manufactured: Import / Washington, D.C. Maker: Import / M.W. Galt & Bro. Year: C1863 Model: M1850 Foot Officer Size: 32.1 inch blade Import style foot officer retailed by and etched on the… (870-364). Learn More »

M1840 MUSICIAN’S SWORD BY AMES, DATED 1859

M1840 MUSICIAN’S SWORD BY AMES, DATED 1859

Sword has 28” blade which is dark with light oxidation and has slight bend. Some small nicks along the edge. Obverse ricasso is marked “US / JH / 1859” while the reverse ricasso has “MADE BY /… (1030-500). Learn More »

$195.00
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CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABRE IDENTIFIED TO CAPTAIN MARCUS A. MOORE, 1ST MASSACHUSETTS CAVALRY

CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABRE IDENTIFIED TO CAPTAIN MARCUS A. MOORE, 1ST MASSACHUSETTS CAVALRY

Manufactured: Newark, NJ Maker: Sauerbier, Henry Year: Early Civil War Model: Model 1840 transitional with 1860 style grip Size: 34.2 inch blade, 1.17 wide, .353 thick This sword has all true Type 1… (870-159). Learn More »

MODEL 1840 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD - NO SCABBARD

MODEL 1840 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD - NO SCABBARD

Overall this sword meas. approx. 39.00 inches long. The blade itself is approx. 32.50 inches long with a stopped central fuller approx. 30.50 inches long. The blade surface is bright with only… (558-46). Learn More »

M1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD PRESENTED TO CAPT. EDWIN A. WOOD, CO. A, 51ST MASSACHUSETTS

M1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD PRESENTED TO CAPT. EDWIN A. WOOD, CO. A, 51ST MASSACHUSETTS

Manufactured: Unknown Maker: Unknown Year: 1862 Model: Non Regulation Staff & Field Size: 31.00 Condition: VG This sword is classified as non-regulation as it has the full basket minus the… (870-394). Learn More »

US M1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD PRESENTED TO LT. COL. EDMUND SHURLY, 26TH NEW YORK INFANTRY – WOUNDED AT FREDERICKSBURG

US M1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD PRESENTED TO LT. COL. EDMUND SHURLY, 26TH NEW YORK INFANTRY – WOUNDED AT FREDERICKSBURG

Manufactured: Chicopee Mass Maker: Ames Mfg Co Year: 1865 Model: M 1850 Staff & Field Size: 32.00” Condition: VG This is an early Ames 1850 Staff & Field as noted by the wide blade and block… (870-133). Learn More »

$12,000.00
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MODEL 1840 PATTERN UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS NCO SWORD BY RIDABOCK & CO. WITH SCABBARD

MODEL 1840 PATTERN UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS NCO SWORD BY RIDABOCK & CO. WITH SCABBARD

Sword meas. approx. 31.00 inches long from pommel to point. The blade meas. approx. 24.50 inches long with a semi-bright surface. There is a central stopped fuller that meas. approx. 22.50 inches… (1037-215). Learn More »

MODEL 1872 UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS OFFICER’S MAMALUKE SWORD

MODEL 1872 UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS OFFICER’S MAMALUKE SWORD

The drawn sword meas. approx. 35.00 inches long. The plated blade itself meas. approx. 29.75 inches long x 0.75 of an inch wide at the ricasso. It has a central fuller that starts just above the… (150-354). Learn More »

THE AMERICAN FRATERNAL SWORD, AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE GUIDE

THE AMERICAN FRATERNAL SWORD, AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE GUIDE

Hamilton, John D., Joseph Marino, James Kaplan. Andrew Mowbray Publishers, Inc. (January 12, 2009).  Hardcover, 248 pages. 8.5x11 inches, coated paper, 600+ photographs. Finally, a book that makes… (ST287). Learn More »

$47.99 Each
Originally $79.99

MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO LT. BENJAMIN DUNHAM, 63RD PENNSYLVANIA OFFICER WOUNDED AT FAIR OAKS

MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO LT. BENJAMIN DUNHAM, 63RD PENNSYLVANIA OFFICER WOUNDED AT FAIR OAKS

Good conditioned Model 1850 foot officer’s sword believed to have been made by Sauerbier of Newark, New Jersey. Weapon is complete with the scabbard however the scabbard is in poor… (E2677). Learn More »

$1,950.00
Originally $2,250.00

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 »

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 »

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 »

$1,150.00
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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 »

US MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD BY SAUERBIER OF NEWARK, NJ

US MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD BY SAUERBIER OF NEWARK, NJ

Manufactured: Newark, NJ Maker: Sauerbier, Henry Year: Civil War Model: Model 1850 Foot Officer Size: 31-inch blade length Condition: VG-Exc The etched blade has a large H. Sauerbier / MAKER / Newark,… (870-371). Learn More »

US MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD BY C. ROBY & CO.

US MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD BY C. ROBY & CO.

Manufactured: Chelmsford Mass . Maker: C. Roby & Co Year: Civil War Model: M 1850 Foot Offc. Sword Size: 31.25” Condition: VG M 1850 Foot Officer’s Sword. Nice condition foot officer sword… (870-378). Learn More »

MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD BY SAUERBIER, WITH BATTLE SCENES ON THE BLADE

MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD BY SAUERBIER, WITH BATTLE SCENES ON THE BLADE

Manufactured: Newark, NJ Maker: Sauerbier, Henry Year: Civil War Model: Model 1850 foot officer Size: 31.25 inch blade Henry Sauerbier Model 1850 foot officer sword with a sharkskin grip, Twisted wire… (870-370). Learn More »

EXCELLENT MODEL 1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER BY ROBY

EXCELLENT MODEL 1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER BY ROBY

The quintessential U.S. cavalry arm of the Civil War, the Model 1860 saber was actually introduced in 1857 as a replacement for the heavier Model 1840, but long-used collector terminology has fixed it… (E2872). Learn More »

$825.00
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ROBY MADE US CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER

ROBY MADE US CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER

Roby made a several versions of the 1860 cavalry officer’s saber and seems to have been willing to take on many custom orders as well. In fact, the blade etching seems to have been individually… (1047-112). Learn More »

US MODEL 1860 GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD WITH FRENCH BLADE

US MODEL 1860 GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD WITH FRENCH BLADE

Manufactured: France Maker: Klingenthal / E. Lyon Year: CW Period Model: M 1851 General Officer Sword Size: 31.00” Condition: VG M 1851 General Officer Sword. Scarce pattern that is a cross between… (870-355). Learn More »

MODEL 1860 STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD PRESENTED TO CAPT. WILLIAM R. IRWIN, 8TH INDIANA INFANTRY AND US COMMISSARY DEPARTMENT

MODEL 1860 STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD PRESENTED TO CAPT. WILLIAM R. IRWIN, 8TH INDIANA INFANTRY AND US COMMISSARY DEPARTMENT

Manufactured: NY / NJ Maker: Tomes, Son & Melvain / Stapleton & Co. Year: c1863 Model: M1860 staff & Field Condition: VG This is a very interesting model 1860 Staff & Field officer’s… (870-177). Learn More »

MODEL 1840 GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD – FRENCH IMPORT

MODEL 1840 GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD – FRENCH IMPORT

Manufactured: France Maker: Klingenthal Year: CW Size: 32 inch blade This example is in excellent condition. Scabbard retains most of the original blue finish. Mounts and drag are high grade and cast… (870-350). Learn More »

EARLY AMES M1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD – ONLY MADE 1850 AND 1851

EARLY AMES M1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD – ONLY MADE 1850 AND 1851

Manufactured: Chicopee, Mass. Maker: Ames Mfg. Co. Year: 1850-51 production Model: M1850 Staff Officer Size: 31.75 inch blade, 1.12 wide, 5/16 thick Highly embellished and heavily gilded guard and… (870-388). Learn More »

$12,000.00
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NON-REGULATION STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD

NON-REGULATION STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD

Manufactured: European Style Maker: Unmarked Year: Civil War Model: M1850 Size: 32.5 inch blade A very impressive Staff & Field officer's sword with a large half basket consisting of a lined… (870-608). Learn More »

CIRCA 1850 MILITIA OFFICER’S SWORD BY HORSTMANN & SONS, PHILA.

CIRCA 1850 MILITIA OFFICER’S SWORD BY HORSTMANN & SONS, PHILA.

High grade, pre-war Militia officer by Horstmann with the unusual feature of no U.S. designs on the blade and a federal shield with 7 stripes and no stars on the scabbard. Manufactured: Philadelphia,… (870-208). Learn More »

CIRCA 1820-30 MOUNTED OFFICER’S SABRE WITH ENGRAVED BRASS SCABBARD

CIRCA 1820-30 MOUNTED OFFICER’S SABRE WITH ENGRAVED BRASS SCABBARD

Manufactured: U.S. Maker: unmarked Year: Pre War Model: Militia Size: 29.25 inch blade, 1.25 wide, .28 thick Beautiful 5 pointed star over rays on the quillon. Spiral carved ivory grip and spiral… (870-224). Learn More »

BRITISH 1796 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER MADE FOR THE AMERICAN MARKET

BRITISH 1796 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER MADE FOR THE AMERICAN MARKET

This steel-hilted saber is modeled on the British 1796 light cavalry saber and the style was very popular in American mounted units from before the War of 1812 right into the 1840s. This has a very… (870-624). Learn More »

MODEL 1840 MEDICAL STAFF SWORD AND SCABBARD BY HORSTMANN

MODEL 1840 MEDICAL STAFF SWORD AND SCABBARD BY HORSTMANN

The 1840 sword for officers of the Medical Staff was the regulation pattern for Surgeons and Assistant Surgeons throughout the Civil War. This included not only doctors posted to general hospitals and… (1054-324). Learn More »

NON-REGULATION SILVER GRIPPED PRESENTATION SWORD BY SCHUYLER, HARTLEY & GRAHAM - LT. JAMES MOFFAT, 16TH NEW YORK CAVALRY

NON-REGULATION SILVER GRIPPED PRESENTATION SWORD BY SCHUYLER, HARTLEY & GRAHAM - LT. JAMES MOFFAT, 16TH NEW YORK CAVALRY

This presentation sword has very impressive deeply cast and chased mounts and silver gripped hilt. Schuyler, Hartley and Graham assembled and sold a wide variety of swords that were often highly… (870-653). Learn More »

UNIQUE CLAUBERG PRESENTATION CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER - WILLIAM SCHILLING, 4TH NEW YORK STATE MILITIA NATIONAL GUARD

UNIQUE CLAUBERG PRESENTATION CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER - WILLIAM SCHILLING, 4TH NEW YORK STATE MILITIA NATIONAL GUARD

If you want to own a unique, one-of-a-kind, high-end presentation sword that is literally, “the one in the book,” this might be for you. This 1840-style cavalry officer’s saber has an etched… (870-275). Learn More »

CIRCA 1820-1830 SABER FOR A MOUNTED INFANTRY OFFICER

CIRCA 1820-1830 SABER FOR A MOUNTED INFANTRY OFFICER

This sword represents a very popular pre-Civil War American form. The brass hilt has a smooth, rounded, “birds-head” pommel and “reverse-P” knuckleguard slotted for a sword a knot. The grip is… (870-647). Learn More »

M1832 FOOT ARTILLERY SWORD WITH SCABBARD, WITH MEYERSBERG SYMBOL ON BLADE

M1832 FOOT ARTILLERY SWORD WITH SCABBARD, WITH MEYERSBERG SYMBOL ON BLADE

Manufactured: Solingen Maker: Weyersberg / Horstmann Year: Sword undated, scabbard 1861 Model: 1832  Size: 19.25 inch blade The W. H. Horstmann company had a strong association with the  Gebruder… (870-466). Learn More »

$2,000.00
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MINTY 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD BY JAMES P. FITCH WITH SCARCE GUTTA PERCHA GRIP

MINTY 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD BY JAMES P. FITCH WITH SCARCE GUTTA PERCHA GRIP

James P. Fitch got his start in the military goods business with Schuyler, Hartley and Graham. He set up his own business as a retailer in New York City in September 1862. He was joined in the… (870-639). Learn More »

SILVER GRIPPED CLAUBERG 1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD

SILVER GRIPPED CLAUBERG 1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD

W. Clauberg of Solingen was a prolific (according to Thillmann, the most prolific) maker of swords for import into the U.S. Specializing in higher quality workmanship, their blades show up with many… (870-655). Learn More »

PRESENTATION SWORD OF CAPT. WILLIAM BLOODGOOD, 95th NEW YORK, AIDE TO GENERAL CUTLER; TWO HORSES SHOT FROM UNDER HIM AT GETTYSBURG!

PRESENTATION SWORD OF CAPT. WILLIAM BLOODGOOD, 95th NEW YORK, AIDE TO GENERAL CUTLER; TWO HORSES SHOT FROM UNDER HIM AT GETTYSBURG!

This is an impressive sword given to an officer who was in the thick of the first day’s fighting here at Gettysburg. The 95th New York part of Cutler’s brigade, which took part in the fierce… (870-161). Learn More »

$15,000.00
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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 »

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 »

$900.00
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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 »

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 »

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 »

US MODEL 1840 MUSICIAN’S SWORD MANUFACTURED BY THE AMES SWORD COMPANY IN 1848

US MODEL 1840 MUSICIAN’S SWORD MANUFACTURED BY THE AMES SWORD COMPANY IN 1848

This original specimen features a cast brass hilt with a simulated wire wrapped handle with no guard. Knuckle-bow on the obverse side blank, reverse side stamped “MS” for Massachusetts State which… (2020-85). Learn More »

US MODEL 1860 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABRE

US MODEL 1860 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABRE

Classic original Civil War Officer’s Sabre manufacturer unknown. Possibly an Ames or Roby made. Standard US single edge blade with a stopped fuller. Blade measures 32 ¼ by 1 1/8 inch at the… (33-222). Learn More »

US 1860 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABRE MADE BY THE AMES SWORD COMPANY

US 1860 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABRE MADE BY THE AMES SWORD COMPANY

This sword was a product of the Ames Manufacturing Company, a manufacturer of swords, tools and cutlery in Chicopee, Massachusetts. Ames was also involved in iron and bronze foundry. Ames was a major… (1047-118). Learn More »

U.S. MIILITIA OFFICER’S EAGLE POMMEL SWORD 1835-1860

U.S. MIILITIA OFFICER’S EAGLE POMMEL SWORD 1835-1860

This eagle pommel sword has beautifully detailed casting and chasing to its ornate hilt and a blade that was tri-colored: bright-etched, blued, and gilt. There is no maker’s mark, but some have… (2020-93). Learn More »

SCARCE HORSTMANN US MODEL 1840 MUSICIAN’S SWORD WITH ETCHED BLADE

SCARCE HORSTMANN US MODEL 1840 MUSICIAN’S SWORD WITH ETCHED BLADE

This is the second of two etched blade US Model 1840 musician’s swords by Horstmann that we recently got in. This has a clear “W.H.H.” etched on the blade in a curving ribbon on the obverse and… (2020-81). Learn More »

ELABORATE BRASS MOUNTED PHILADELPHIA CAVALRY SABER WITH SCABBARD

ELABORATE BRASS MOUNTED PHILADELPHIA CAVALRY SABER WITH SCABBARD

This sword is featured in figure 107 on page 108 of American Silver-Hilted, Revolutionary, and Early Federal Swords by Daniel D. Hartzler. It has a broad, curved single fuller blade with fire blued… (1085-03). Learn More »

$4,500.00
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AMES MODEL 1840 GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD PRESENTED TO JAMES W. PRESTON BY THE CHATHAM ARTILLERY OF SAVANNAH, GEORGIA

AMES MODEL 1840 GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD PRESENTED TO JAMES W. PRESTON BY THE CHATHAM ARTILLERY OF SAVANNAH, GEORGIA

This beautiful sword was presented by the Chatham Artillery as a prize for gunnery in 1848. The organization is an old and illustrious militia organization of Savannah, claiming descent from earlier… (870-99). Learn More »

HISTORIC AND BEAUTIFUL SWORD OF GENERAL AND PRESIDENT FRANKLIN PIERCE

HISTORIC AND BEAUTIFUL SWORD OF GENERAL AND PRESIDENT FRANKLIN PIERCE

This beautiful sword descended directly in the family of Brigadier General Franklin Pierce of New Hampshire (1804-1869,) 14th President of the United States. It comes with a notarized letter from the… (1096-01). Learn More »

$9,500.00
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US MODEL 1840 MEDICAL STAFF OFFICERS SWORD

US MODEL 1840 MEDICAL STAFF OFFICERS SWORD

The model 1840 Ames Medical Staff Sword was a unique design. Sword has a straight, diamond shaped double edge blade. Obverse side of blade etched canopy floral design with “U.S. Medical Staff”… (1047-54). Learn More »

MODEL 1840 ARTILLERY SABER & SCABBARD

MODEL 1840 ARTILLERY SABER & SCABBARD

The blade surface is bright with light scattered mottling and the upper third shows some light rub marks from drawing and returning the saber in the scabbard over time. Edge has several small nicks.… (1087-10). Learn More »

$750.00
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1840-1860 MILITIA STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD BY HORSTMANN—NICE BLADE!

1840-1860 MILITIA STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD BY HORSTMANN—NICE BLADE!

This popular pattern was classified by Peterson as a militia staff officer’s sword, but even he cautioned that it was carried by militia officers of every sort and also by some regular army officers… (998-125). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE ARTILLERY SHORT SWORD

CONFEDERATE ARTILLERY SHORT SWORD

This Artillery Short Sword is one of several variations of Confederate manufactured short swords. The hilt is cast like the US Model 1832 sans the American Eagle. Heavy cast brass hilt; the hilt is… (1061-64). Learn More »

VERY FINE CONFEDERATE CAVALRY SABRE

VERY FINE CONFEDERATE CAVALRY SABRE

The drawn sword meas. approx. 41.00 inches from point to pommel. The blade itself is very bright with just the slightest scattered mottling and a point that has a slight bend in the last 0.50 inch.… (998-143). Learn More »

$4,995.00
Originally $5,595.00

VERY NICE CLASSIC CONFEDERATE FROELICH CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD

VERY NICE CLASSIC CONFEDERATE FROELICH CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD

This classic Confederate cavalryman’s saber with its original scabbard made by Louis Froelich is in very good condition, complete and original. The hilt is the typical Froelich style with a Roman… (870-557). Learn More »

RARE, ONE-OF-A-KIND, SPECIAL ORDER U.S. 1839 PATTERN TOPOGRAPHICAL ENGINEER’S SWORD IN EXCELLENT CONDITION

RARE, ONE-OF-A-KIND, SPECIAL ORDER U.S. 1839 PATTERN TOPOGRAPHICAL ENGINEER’S SWORD IN EXCELLENT CONDITION

Topographical Engineer swords extremely scarce to begin with and this is a “one-off,” custom-made example by Ames with a scaled down blade and scabbard for a specific officer in that elite corps.… (870-598). Learn More »

VERY RARE 1834 ENGINEER AND MEDICAL STAFF SWORD BY HENRY BOKER, BELONGING TO BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL JOHN HENDRICKSON, WHO LOST A LEG AT FREDERICKSBURG, 83rd NEW YORK VOLS (9th NYSM) AND 13th V.R.C.

VERY RARE 1834 ENGINEER AND MEDICAL STAFF SWORD BY HENRY BOKER, BELONGING TO BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL JOHN HENDRICKSON, WHO LOST A LEG AT FREDERICKSBURG, 83rd NEW YORK VOLS (9th NYSM) AND 13th V.R.C.

New patterns of swords for the U.S. army were developed from 1832 to 1834. This elegant smallsword pattern (variously called by collectors the 1832 or 1834 pattern) was designated for officers of… (870-325). Learn More »

MODEL 1868 WEST POINT CADET SWORD WITH SCABBARD, ID’D TO CLASS OF 1928

MODEL 1868 WEST POINT CADET SWORD WITH SCABBARD, ID’D TO CLASS OF 1928

Cast brass cross guard, grip, and pommel with nice mellow patina. Each end of the cross guard features an eagle head with coiled snake clutched in its beak. An oval with “MA” is in the center. At… (266-1002). Learn More »

BEAUTIFUL AMES 1852 US NAVY OFFICER’S SWORD AND SCABBARD

BEAUTIFUL AMES 1852 US NAVY OFFICER’S SWORD AND SCABBARD

The 1852 US Naval officer’s sword was a beautiful design that continues in use, though with scaled down blade, hilt and mounts. This is a beautiful example of the Civil War version by Ames. The… (172-5509). Learn More »

$2,950.00
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TIFFANY CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER WITH COLLINS & CO. BLADE

TIFFANY CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER WITH COLLINS & CO. BLADE

Eagle quillon, gold washed Collins blade. Tiffany / Collins production. Manufactured: Hartford, CT. Maker: Collins / Tiffany Year: Civil War Model: M1860 Cavalry Officer Size: 35 inch blade Condition:… (790-09). Learn More »

CIRCA 1815 – 1825 EAGLE HEAD SABER

CIRCA 1815 – 1825 EAGLE HEAD SABER

Manufactured: Unknown Maker: Unknown Year: 1815-1825 Model: Eagle Head Size: 33.00” Condition: VG Early saber for a cavalry or mounted officer.  Brass eagle head has heavy attic patina and has a… (790-10). Learn More »

VERY SCARCE 1832 DATED FOOT ARTILLERY SHORT SWORD, FIRST YEAR OF PRODUCTION

VERY SCARCE 1832 DATED FOOT ARTILLERY SHORT SWORD, FIRST YEAR OF PRODUCTION

Among the new standardized sword patterns adopted by the U.S. Army between 1832 and 1834 was a short sword was modeled on the French 1816 pattern for artillerymen on foot. Looking like an ancient… (870-465). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR EAGLE POMMEL PRESENTATION SWORD BY PATIENTS AT MOWER GENERAL HOSPITAL TO DR. J.A.C. HANLY, MARCH 20th, 1863

CIVIL WAR EAGLE POMMEL PRESENTATION SWORD BY PATIENTS AT MOWER GENERAL HOSPITAL TO DR. J.A.C. HANLY, MARCH 20th, 1863

Mower General Hospital, first known as Chestnut Hill Hospital, was one of the largest U.S. General Hospitals. Planned and built in 1862, it opened in early 1863 and could hold 3600 patients. Covering… (870-613). Learn More »

HORSTMANN U.S. NON-REGULATION MILITIA OFFICER’S SWORD WITH COLUMBIA/LIBERTY BUST POMMEL

HORSTMANN U.S. NON-REGULATION MILITIA OFFICER’S SWORD WITH COLUMBIA/LIBERTY BUST POMMEL

The gilded brass hilt of this sword features a bust of Columbia with a liberty cap that combines the personification of America somewhat with the bust of a classical warrior since she also wears a… (490-2158). Learn More »

EARLY WAR U.S. CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER, 1840 STYLE, BY SMITH, CRANE AND COMPANY, NEW YORK, 1858 TO 1862

EARLY WAR U.S. CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER, 1840 STYLE, BY SMITH, CRANE AND COMPANY, NEW YORK, 1858 TO 1862

Smith, Crane and Company pieces are scarce. They were only in business from 1858 through 1862, retailing military goods in New York City. Their swords were imported, of German make and likely by… (870-263). Learn More »

FIRST YEAR AMES US MODEL 1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD, INSCRIBED, DATED, AND INSPECTED

FIRST YEAR AMES US MODEL 1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD, INSCRIBED, DATED, AND INSPECTED

This rare sword is pictured on page 272 of Thillmann’s U.S. Army Swords. Not only is it from the first year of production by Ames, it is the scarce “Type-1” with shorter grip and heavier blade… (870-640). Learn More »

$13,500.00
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US MODEL 1850 STAFF & FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD

US MODEL 1850 STAFF & FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD

Maker mark: reverse ricasso, “C. Roby & Co. / W. Chelmsford,/ Mass.” Medium bright blade, measuring 32” in length, 1.125” in width at base. Blade etched with handsome vine & leaf, a… (1111-02). Learn More »

$1,250.00
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NICE HORSTMANN CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER WITH QUILL-BACK BLADE

NICE HORSTMANN CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER WITH QUILL-BACK BLADE

This cavalry officer’s saber is likely very early war and could possibly be typed as “transitional” since it uses an 1833-style quill back blade, but with a plain brass hilt of the 1840/60… (870-250). Learn More »

INSCRIBED OFFICER’S SWORD WITH BATTLE HONORS OF LIEUTENANT AND CAPTAIN GEORGE W. ADAMS 1st RI LIGHT ARTILLERY BREVETED THREE TIMES

INSCRIBED OFFICER’S SWORD WITH BATTLE HONORS OF LIEUTENANT AND CAPTAIN GEORGE W. ADAMS 1st RI LIGHT ARTILLERY BREVETED THREE TIMES

This is not, “just like the one in the book.” It is the one in the book: illustrated on page 411 of Thillman’s classic “Civil War Army Swords.” These non-regulation swords with steel hilts… (870-426). Learn More »

US MODEL 1840 MEDICAL STAFF SWORD BY MILLER & CO. WITH MINTY ETCHING

US MODEL 1840 MEDICAL STAFF SWORD BY MILLER & CO. WITH MINTY ETCHING

Introduced in 1840 for army surgeons and assistant surgeons, this sword is in just the kind of condition you like to find in piece coming out an estate: just enough age to the hilt and scabbard… (809-96). Learn More »

$2,350.00
Originally $2,750.00

US 1860 PATTERN STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD BY AMES

US 1860 PATTERN STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD BY AMES

Adopted for officers “of the general staff and staff corps” in 1860, this pattern was also used by general officers. Peterson incorrectly designated it a, “staff and field officer’s sword,”… (870-398). Learn More »

GILT BRASS HILT U.S. OFFICER’S SWORD BY CLAUBERG, “PETERSON-75”

GILT BRASS HILT U.S. OFFICER’S SWORD BY CLAUBERG, “PETERSON-75”

Still known by some collectors as the “Peterson 75” from the figure number in the classic “American Sword,” this imported in some quantity and liked by many officers as a field sword for its… (870-432). Learn More »

VERY HIGH-GRADE AMES 1860 PATTERN STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD

VERY HIGH-GRADE AMES 1860 PATTERN STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD

This presentation grade Ames 1860 Pattern Staff Officer’s Sword has the superior design and finish of Ames’ highest quality work, with all the decorative elements deeply cast, chased by hand, and… (870-400). Learn More »

MINTY SILVER GRIP AMES HIGH GRADE PRESENTATION STAFF AND FIELD SWORD PRESENTED TO MAJOR H.D. JOHNSON, JR., AN OFFICER IN THE VIRGINIA BRIGADE (U.S.) OF WARD HILL LAMON, LINCOLN’S CONFIDANT, BODYGUARD, AND US MARSHAL D.C.

MINTY SILVER GRIP AMES HIGH GRADE PRESENTATION STAFF AND FIELD SWORD PRESENTED TO MAJOR H.D. JOHNSON, JR., AN OFFICER IN THE VIRGINIA BRIGADE (U.S.) OF WARD HILL LAMON, LINCOLN’S CONFIDANT, BODYGUARD, AND US MARSHAL D.C.

This beautiful and unique, custom order officer’s sword, formerly in the Kevin Hoffman collection, is illustrated on pages 286-287 of Thillmann’s essential “Civil War Army Swords.” It also has… (870-440). Learn More »

$11,500.00
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WORLD WAR TWO ERA JAPANESE WAKIZASHI

WORLD WAR TWO ERA JAPANESE WAKIZASHI

This wakizashi, the traditional Japanese short sword that would be paired with a longer katana, has a paper label glued to the upper scabbard that we have not translated, but the overall look and… (770-917). Learn More »

U.S. 1840 PATTERN CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER BY WESTER: THE ONLY ONE KNOWN

U.S. 1840 PATTERN CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER BY WESTER: THE ONLY ONE KNOWN

John Thillmann did not uncover any 1840 or 1860 cavalry officer’s sabers made by Wester in the survey conducted for his essential Civil War Cavalry and Artillery Sabers, published in 2001, and only… (870-267). Learn More »

PRESENTATION 1850 STAFF AND FIELD SWORD OF CAPT. JOHN W. GREGG, ADC TO GEN. JOHN MCARTHUR, POW SHILOH, MENTIONED IN OR'S FOR NASHVILLE

PRESENTATION 1850 STAFF AND FIELD SWORD OF CAPT. JOHN W. GREGG, ADC TO GEN. JOHN MCARTHUR, POW SHILOH, MENTIONED IN OR'S FOR NASHVILLE

John W. Gregg was Aide-de-Camp to General McArthur when the latter launched a devasting attack on the left flank of Hood’s line in front of Nashville on December 16, 1864, destroying half of… (870-395). Learn More »

1850 FOOT OFFICER SWORD MOUNTED WITH HEIRLOOM FAMILY “HONOUR AND MY COUNTRY” BLADE

1850 FOOT OFFICER SWORD MOUNTED WITH HEIRLOOM FAMILY “HONOUR AND MY COUNTRY” BLADE

This custom-made 1850 foot officer’s sword apparently follows an old tradition of using an heirloom blade for a member of the family once again going off to war. The hilt is the regulation pattern… (870-642). Learn More »

1840 STYLE CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER WITH AMES 1861 DATED AND INSPECTED BLADE

1840 STYLE CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER WITH AMES 1861 DATED AND INSPECTED BLADE

This unusual cavalry officer’s saber utilizes an 1840 style cavalry officer’s hilt and an 1861 dated and inspected blade by Ames. The sword is in excellent condition overall and the pommel shows… (870-114). Learn More »

AMES 1840 PATTERN OFFICER’S SWORD

AMES 1840 PATTERN OFFICER’S SWORD

Introduced in 1841, the 1840 officer’s sword was a hybrid of older French, British and Prussian patterns. It has a straight, cut and thrust blade, single-edged with rudimentary false edge and single… (490-2149). Learn More »

ROMAN HELMET POMMEL NON-REGULATION MILITIA OFFICER SWORD

ROMAN HELMET POMMEL NON-REGULATION MILITIA OFFICER SWORD

This very pretty U.S. non-regulation sword dating about 1840 has a U.S. eagle on the counterguard and a beautiful bright-etched blade with strong frosting and vivid etching that includes a matching… (490-2159). Learn More »

SUPERB SILVER AMES 1832/34 OFFICER’S SWORD OF HENRY CONSTANTINE WAYNE, WEST POINT 1838, REGULAR ARMY MEXICAN WAR, DEVELOPER OF THE U.S. CAMEL CORPS, GEORGIA INSPECTOR & ADJUTANT GENERAL, CSA BRIGADIER

SUPERB SILVER AMES 1832/34 OFFICER’S SWORD OF HENRY CONSTANTINE WAYNE, WEST POINT 1838, REGULAR ARMY MEXICAN WAR, DEVELOPER OF THE U.S. CAMEL CORPS, GEORGIA INSPECTOR & ADJUTANT GENERAL, CSA BRIGADIER

This beautiful silvered Ames 1832/34 pattern officer’s sword is illustrated and discussed on pages 71-72 of Thillmann’s U.S. Army Swords. The scabbard is silvered en suite with the hilt and… (870-311). Learn More »

1861 DATED AND INSPECTED 1850 FIELD AND STAFF WITH BLADE PRESENTATION TO D.W. FLAGLER, U.S. CHIEF ORDNANCE OFFICER AT GETTYSBURG, FROM THE MOTHER OF WEST POINT CLASSMATE H.W. KINGSBURY

1861 DATED AND INSPECTED 1850 FIELD AND STAFF WITH BLADE PRESENTATION TO D.W. FLAGLER, U.S. CHIEF ORDNANCE OFFICER AT GETTYSBURG, FROM THE MOTHER OF WEST POINT CLASSMATE H.W. KINGSBURY

An extremely rare US Army 1850 pattern staff and field sword made by Ames, one of only 67 dated and inspected by the U.S. government in 1861, presented to D.W. Flagler, an 1861 graduate of West Point… (870-643). Learn More »

US 1832 PATTERN INFANTRY SERGEANT’S SWORD BELT WITH REGULATION SHORT SWORD

US 1832 PATTERN INFANTRY SERGEANT’S SWORD BELT WITH REGULATION SHORT SWORD

This is a scarce example of the 1832 pattern sword belt and short sword for infantry sergeants and company musicians. This was regulation until the 1840 patterns were adopted, produced, and issued,… (1097-22). Learn More »

MODEL 1915 US COAST GUARD OFFICER’S SWORD

MODEL 1915 US COAST GUARD OFFICER’S SWORD

The U.S. Revenue Cutter Service and Life Saving Service merged to create the modern U.S. Coast Guard in 1915. They adopted the U.S. Navy 1852 pattern officer’s sword (still in use,) altering it… (1047-79). Learn More »

REVEREND GENERAL AND FIGHTING CHAPLAIN: 1860 STAFF SWORD PRESENTED IN 1861 BY HIS STUDENTS TO REVEREND J.B. VAN PETTEN: CHAPLAIN TO FIELD OFFICER AND BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL, WOUNDED IN ACTION AT THIRD WINCHESTER AND CITED FOR GALLANT CONDUCT

REVEREND GENERAL AND FIGHTING CHAPLAIN: 1860 STAFF SWORD PRESENTED IN 1861 BY HIS STUDENTS TO REVEREND J.B. VAN PETTEN: CHAPLAIN TO FIELD OFFICER AND BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL, WOUNDED IN ACTION AT THIRD WINCHESTER AND CITED FOR GALLANT CONDUCT

Changing from a non-combatant chaplain charged with saving souls to a field-grade combat officer responsible for taking lives, and then returning to civilian life in academia obviously requires some… (870-397). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE BOYLE AND GAMBLE FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD WITH LEATHER SCABBARD

CONFEDERATE BOYLE AND GAMBLE FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD WITH LEATHER SCABBARD

Presented here is a nice example of a Boyle and Gamble Confederate foot officer’s sword complete with its original leather scabbard. Typically carried by many Southern infantry officers during the… (801-126). Learn More »

$4,000.00
Originally $5,000.00

UNIQUE GEORGIA STATE SEAL SWORD BY AMES BELONGING TO LT. WILLIAM FEAY SHELLMAN, OGLETHORP LIGHT INFANTRY, & ADJUTANT 8th GEORGIA, WOUNDED IN ACTION AT MANASSAS, GETTYSBURG, AND COLD HARBOR

UNIQUE GEORGIA STATE SEAL SWORD BY AMES BELONGING TO LT. WILLIAM FEAY SHELLMAN, OGLETHORP LIGHT INFANTRY, & ADJUTANT 8th GEORGIA, WOUNDED IN ACTION AT MANASSAS, GETTYSBURG, AND COLD HARBOR

This beautiful and unique sword belonging to William Feay Shellman of the Oglethorp Light Infantry and 8th Georgia Volunteers is pictured on p. 151 of The Ames Sword Company by Hamilton, and in… (870-300). 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 »

$3,950.00
Originally $4,350.00

CLASSIC CONFEDERATE KENANSVILLE CAVALRY SABER FROM A LYNCHBURG, VA FAMILY

CLASSIC CONFEDERATE KENANSVILLE CAVALRY SABER FROM A LYNCHBURG, VA FAMILY

Louis Froelich was a tough man to keep down. A skilled “mechanic,” he emigrated from Bavaria in early 1861, settled in Wilmington, NC, ran a button factory and then set to making edged weapons for… (846-142). Learn More »

$2,250.00
Originally $2,500.00
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CAPT. JAMES O. McCLURE, GENERAL BANKS’ BODY GUARD: ETCHED BLADE INSCRIBED 1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD BY WILLARD & HAWLEY

CAPT. JAMES O. McCLURE, GENERAL BANKS’ BODY GUARD: ETCHED BLADE INSCRIBED 1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD BY WILLARD & HAWLEY

This very nice US Model 1850 Staff and Field officer’s sword by Willard and Hawley of Syracuse, NY, has great blade etching that includes an officer holding a U.S. flag aloft as he surmounts enemy… (846-143). Learn More »

$4,950.00
Originally $5,500.00

IMPORTED STAFF & FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD WITH SCABBARD

IMPORTED STAFF & FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD WITH SCABBARD

This is the Model 1850 Staff & Field Officer sword. It is single-edged with a false edge extending back about 11 inches from the point. There is a wide fuller which runs from the ricasso to the… (E2901). Learn More »

$1,950.00
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THE ONLY KNOWN WIDMANN 1840 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER: DATED 1844

THE ONLY KNOWN WIDMANN 1840 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER: DATED 1844

This is a unique opportunity to acquire a one-of-a-kind U.S. cavalry officer’s saber. Frederick W. Widmann emigrated to the U.S. in 1816 and set up business in Philadelphia as a die-sinker and… (870-279). Learn More »

PRESENTATION SWORD AND POST-WAR PAINTING OF CAPTAIN JOHN U. KREIDLER, 108TH OHIO INFANTRY

PRESENTATION SWORD AND POST-WAR PAINTING OF CAPTAIN JOHN U. KREIDLER, 108TH OHIO INFANTRY

The sword is a non-regulation imported 1850 pattern officer's French manufactured sword. It is 36 ¾ inches overall with a slightly curved 31 3/8-inch blade with a double fuller. The blade appears to… (1043-366). Learn More »

$2,500.00
Originally $2,950.00

SECOND MODEL VIRGINIA MANUFACTORY CAVALRY SWORD WITH SCABBARD

SECOND MODEL VIRGINIA MANUFACTORY CAVALRY SWORD WITH SCABBARD

This example is of the shortened Second Model sword pattern with its scabbard.  The rounded iron pommel and guard with a sword-knot hole distinguish it from the First Model.  First and Second… (1000-832). Learn More »

PRESENTATION STAFF AND FIELD SWORD TO JOHN C. MERRIAM 53rd NEW YORK, D’EPINEUIL ZOUAVES, LATER CHIEF ENGINEER DEPT. OF NORTH CAROLINA

PRESENTATION STAFF AND FIELD SWORD TO JOHN C. MERRIAM 53rd NEW YORK, D’EPINEUIL ZOUAVES, LATER CHIEF ENGINEER DEPT. OF NORTH CAROLINA

John Clark Merriam, born in Lexington, Mass., in 1829 was educated in France, graduating as a mechanical engineer from the College Bourbon in 1847. It made sense, then, that in August 1861 he joined… (1117-85). Learn More »

MEDICAL STAFF SWORD OF SURGEON ROBERT BROWNE, 31st NEW JERSEY AND U.S. VOLS BREVETED MAJOR AND LT. COLONEL

MEDICAL STAFF SWORD OF SURGEON ROBERT BROWNE, 31st NEW JERSEY AND U.S. VOLS BREVETED MAJOR AND LT. COLONEL

Robert Bethel Browne did two tours of duty as an army surgeon in the Civil War: the first as the Surgeon of the 31st New Jersey, when he acquired this sword, and then as an Assistant Surgeon in the… (1117-117). Learn More »

INSCRIBED OFFICER’S SWORD OF CAPT. CHARLES CURIE 178th NY, WIA ANTIETAM IN HAWKINS ZOUAVES, ACTING ADJUTANT 178th AND 16th CORPS STAFF

INSCRIBED OFFICER’S SWORD OF CAPT. CHARLES CURIE 178th NY, WIA ANTIETAM IN HAWKINS ZOUAVES, ACTING ADJUTANT 178th AND 16th CORPS STAFF

This inscribed 1850 pattern staff and field officer’s sword by Schuyler, Hartley and Graham was carried by Charles Curie, who served almost two years in the Hawkins Zouaves, 9th NY, as an enlisted… (1117-112). Learn More »

INSCRIBED SWORD OF CAPT. HENRY WARREN, 7th MAINE, KIA SPOTSYLVANIA

INSCRIBED SWORD OF CAPT. HENRY WARREN, 7th MAINE, KIA SPOTSYLVANIA

This 1850 foot officer’s sword is nicely inscribed on the face of the pommel, “Henry Warren / 7” Maine / Regt.” The hilt and blade are regulation, with brass pommel cast and chased with leaves… (1117-116). Learn More »

TIFFANY PRESENTATION SWORD TO WILLIAM S. MARBLE, 7th CONNECTICUT VOLS, WIA BERMUDA HUNDRED, IN COMMAND OF THE REGT. AT FT. FISHER

TIFFANY PRESENTATION SWORD TO WILLIAM S. MARBLE, 7th CONNECTICUT VOLS, WIA BERMUDA HUNDRED, IN COMMAND OF THE REGT. AT FT. FISHER

Tiffany & Company is acknowledged as the finest producer of presentation swords in the 1860s and this is good example of their work, showing detailed craftsmanship and refined taste. The deeply… (870-172). Learn More »

$16,000.00
Originally $18,000.00

NEW JERSEY MARKED AND 1855 DATED AMES 1832 SHORT SWORD WITH SCABBARD

NEW JERSEY MARKED AND 1855 DATED AMES 1832 SHORT SWORD WITH SCABBARD

Very few 1832 pattern short swords are state marked despite the fact that the U.S. government supplied probably 75 percent of their purchases to states under the 1808 militia act and many were… (1102-52). Learn More »

SILVERED SOUTH CAROLINA MILITIA OFFICER’S SWORD BY HORSTMANN

SILVERED SOUTH CAROLINA MILITIA OFFICER’S SWORD BY HORSTMANN

Volunteer militia companies might operate under their own charters, which let them set their own regulations for uniforms and equipment. In this case, the officer has selected a silver mounted (brass,… (1117-92). Learn More »

INSCRIBED DATED AND INSPECTED AMES 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD WILLIAM NOYES 2nd CALIFORNIA, “A CALIFORNIA PIONEER”

INSCRIBED DATED AND INSPECTED AMES 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD WILLIAM NOYES 2nd CALIFORNIA, “A CALIFORNIA PIONEER”

This is a scarce 1862-dated U.S. government contracted and inspected M1850 foot officer’s sword inscribed to an officer with service against Indian raiders in California and Arizona, who got a… (1117-113). Learn More »

$4,950.00
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SCARCE AMERICAN HORSEHEAD POMMEL OFFICER’S SABER CA. 1805 - 1810

SCARCE AMERICAN HORSEHEAD POMMEL OFFICER’S SABER CA. 1805 - 1810

Horsehead pommel swords are scarce. Predators like lions and eagles made an easy jump to military swords from hunting swords, but horses, partners in the hunt, are far less common, though particularly… (1117-82). Learn More »

ELEGANT CA. 1840 SOUTH CAROLINA MILITIA OFFICER’S SWORD BY HORSTMANN

ELEGANT CA. 1840 SOUTH CAROLINA MILITIA OFFICER’S SWORD BY HORSTMANN

This sword by Horstmann is in excellent condition, incorporates the South Carolina state seal on the guard, and dates about 1840, the era of the “elegant elite,” volunteer militia companies that… (1117-93). Learn More »

INSCRIBED HORSTMANN 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD OF LT. GEORGE KENNEY, LIKELY BAKER’S CALIFORNIA REGIMENT, MORTALLY WOUNDED AT GLENDALE

INSCRIBED HORSTMANN 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD OF LT. GEORGE KENNEY, LIKELY BAKER’S CALIFORNIA REGIMENT, MORTALLY WOUNDED AT GLENDALE

This very nice 1850 Foot Officer’s sword by Horstmann has a non-regulation, but very practical metal scabbard and is inscribed inside the guard in script, “Lt. George Kenney.” The volunteer… (1117-114). Learn More »

CLASSIC CONFEDERATE CAVALRY SABER

CLASSIC CONFEDERATE CAVALRY SABER

This sword has all the characteristics you look for in a Confederate cavalry saber. The brass hilt has a nice, untouched, mellow patina and follows the U.S. pattern in general terms, but is rather… (648-15). Learn More »

MODEL 1840 HAMMOND “WRIST BREAKER” WITH SCABBARD

MODEL 1840 HAMMOND “WRIST BREAKER” WITH SCABBARD

A nice example of the classic "wrist breaker" used before and during the Civil War. The curved blade is over 35” in length. Stamped at the ricasso is “C. HAMMOND”.  There are no other marks on… (870-458). Learn More »

1861 PRESENTATION M1850 STAFF AND FIELD SWORD WITH GUTTA PERCHA GRIP: DRILL MASTER AND ARTIST DAVID DALHOF NEAL, SUMNER HOME GUARD, SAN FRANCISCO

1861 PRESENTATION M1850 STAFF AND FIELD SWORD WITH GUTTA PERCHA GRIP: DRILL MASTER AND ARTIST DAVID DALHOF NEAL, SUMNER HOME GUARD, SAN FRANCISCO

This is a very nice example of a Klingenthal made U.S. Model 1850 Staff and Field Officer’s sword with an 1861 presentation. The sword follows the U.S. regulations, which derived from French… (766-1064). Learn More »

1860 STAFF SWORD BY VIRGIL PRICE, NEW YORK, WITH FIGURAL SLING RINGS AND PATENT MOUNTING STUD

1860 STAFF SWORD BY VIRGIL PRICE, NEW YORK, WITH FIGURAL SLING RINGS AND PATENT MOUNTING STUD

Virgil Price produced military swords during the Civil War and then shifted back into Masonic regalia and swords afterward. This seems to be a wartime 1860 staff sword that he repurposed and is a nice… (766-1451). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR IMPORT NON-REGULATION FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD WITH SCABBARD

CIVIL WAR IMPORT NON-REGULATION FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD WITH SCABBARD

This sword is an example of a non-regulation Foot Officer’s sword imported for use during the Civil War. This simple sword is complete with its steel scabbard. The slightly curved steel blade… (870-266). Learn More »

$500.00
ON HOLD

NICE 1862 DATED MANSFIELD AND LAMB U.S. CAVALRY SABER

NICE 1862 DATED MANSFIELD AND LAMB U.S. CAVALRY SABER

This is a less commonly found 1862-dated Mansfield and Lamb model 1860 cavalry saber with a scabbard bearing matching inspector’s initials. The company supplied 10,408 sabers in 1861 and 1862, and… (648-14). Learn More »

$850.00
ON HOLD

MODEL 1922 WEST POINT CADET SWORD WITH SCABBARD, ID’D TO CLASS OF 1931

MODEL 1922 WEST POINT CADET SWORD WITH SCABBARD, ID’D TO CLASS OF 1931

Cast brass cross guard, grip, and pommel; plated. Each end of the cross guard features an eagle head with coiled snake clutched in its beak. The Athenian helmet seal is in the center. At some time… (266-1003). Learn More »

$350.00
Originally $450.00

 US MARINE CORPS OFFICER’S SWORD SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR, PRE-WW1, MINT CONDITION

US MARINE CORPS OFFICER’S SWORD SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR, PRE-WW1, MINT CONDITION

This is the US Marine Corps Model 1875 officer’s sword that revived the mameluke pattern laid aside in 1859. This example has ivory grips and dates from the Spanish-American War and pre-World War… (266-1006). Learn More »

$1,100.00
Originally $1,500.00

VIETNAM ERA US MILITARY ACADEMY WEST POINT SWORD AND SCABBARD IN EXCELLENT CONDITION

VIETNAM ERA US MILITARY ACADEMY WEST POINT SWORD AND SCABBARD IN EXCELLENT CONDITION

This sword is in spectacular condition and comes from the collection of William Cooper. It is a beautiful example of the post-1922 USMA West Point cadet’s sword, which replaced the 1870s pattern,… (266-1005). Learn More »

$350.00
Originally $450.00

PRE-WORLD WAR TWO US NAVY OFFICER’S SWORD OF LT. ARTHUR DZENDOLET USS ENTERPRISE AIRGROUP, FIGHTING 6, IN 1938, AND COMMANDER MANSFIELD FLYING FIELD, SQUANTUM NAVAL AIR BASE 1942

PRE-WORLD WAR TWO US NAVY OFFICER’S SWORD OF LT. ARTHUR DZENDOLET USS ENTERPRISE AIRGROUP, FIGHTING 6, IN 1938, AND COMMANDER MANSFIELD FLYING FIELD, SQUANTUM NAVAL AIR BASE 1942

This sword came from the effects of U.S. Navy Pilot, Lt. Arthur Dzendolet (1914-1942.) Formerly in the well known and respected Bill Cooper collection, the sword is in mint condition with strong gilt… (266-1008). Learn More »

$475.00
Originally $975.00
SOLD

HISTORICAL PRESENTATION MODEL 1840 GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD OF WILLIAM SCHOULER, ADJUTANT GENERAL OF MASSACHUSETTS 1860: HE PREPARED THE “MINUTEMEN OF ‘61”

HISTORICAL PRESENTATION MODEL 1840 GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD OF WILLIAM SCHOULER, ADJUTANT GENERAL OF MASSACHUSETTS 1860: HE PREPARED THE “MINUTEMEN OF ‘61”

This sword has a wonderful undisturbed patina on the exterior and bright blade with vivid etching that really catches the eye when drawn. It also bears a great 1860 inscription to the Adjutant General… (870-343). Learn More »

HIGH GRADE US 1860 STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD BY AMES WITH GILT SCABBARD

HIGH GRADE US 1860 STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD BY AMES WITH GILT SCABBARD

This beautiful, high quality sword by Ames follows the printed regulations for the 1860 sword for “officers of the general staff and staff corps” except on two points. Rather than horn, it a… (870-399). Learn More »

WEST POINT CADET SWORD WITH SCABBARD, ID’D TO CLASS OF 1932

WEST POINT CADET SWORD WITH SCABBARD, ID’D TO CLASS OF 1932

This is a circa 1960s sword from a Class of 1932 cadet. Cast brass cross guard, grip, and pommel; plated. Each end of the cross guard features an eagle head with coiled snake clutched in its beak. The… (266-1004). Learn More »

$450.00
ON HOLD

SUPER CLEAN US MODEL 1902 OFFICER’S SWORD BY THE LILLEY-AMES COMPANY

SUPER CLEAN US MODEL 1902 OFFICER’S SWORD BY THE LILLEY-AMES COMPANY

The drawn sword meas. approx. 35.50 inches long from point to pommel. The immaculately clean and bright blade meas. approx. 30.00 inches long and has an unstopped fuller approx. 19.25 inches long. The… (E2388). Learn More »

1840/41 PATTERN GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD BY HORSTMANN

1840/41 PATTERN GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD BY HORSTMANN

This is a scarce version of the 1840/41 pattern general officer’s sword by Horstmann in very good condition. This was formerly in the superb collection of Kevin Hoffman, who felt it was a very early… (870-346). Learn More »

ETCHED BLADE, INSCRIBED E.J. JOHNSON C.S. OFFICER’S SWORD OF COL. W. M. SLAUGHTER, 51st GA, KILLED AT CHANCELLORSVILLE

ETCHED BLADE, INSCRIBED E.J. JOHNSON C.S. OFFICER’S SWORD OF COL. W. M. SLAUGHTER, 51st GA, KILLED AT CHANCELLORSVILLE

This E.J. Johnston Confederate officer’s sword has an etched blade identifying both the maker and the officer who carried it when killed at Chancellorsville. It was the subject of an article and… (846-238). Learn More »

$16,500.00
Originally $21,000.00

M1840 MUSICIAN’S SWORD BY ROBY, DATED 1863

M1840 MUSICIAN’S SWORD BY ROBY, DATED 1863

Sword measures approximately 34 ½” overall with a 28” blade. Blade is mostly bright with a few scattered patches of darker spotting and light surface rust. Obverse ricasso is marked “US / 1863… (462-284). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD MADE AND MARKED BY BOYLE, GAMBLE AND MCFEE OF RICHMOND

CONFEDERATE FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD MADE AND MARKED BY BOYLE, GAMBLE AND MCFEE OF RICHMOND

This is an excellent example of the “open guard” style of foot officer’s sword made by Boyle, Gamble, and McFee of Richmond, VA, which bears their company name and address cast in raised letters… (870-599). Learn More »

SCHUYLER, HARTLEY AND GRAHAM SILVER GRIPPED TRANSITIONAL 1860 STAFF AND FIELD SWORD

SCHUYLER, HARTLEY AND GRAHAM SILVER GRIPPED TRANSITIONAL 1860 STAFF AND FIELD SWORD

As Thillmann notes, the 1860 Staff and Field is a misnomer derived from Peterson’s classification of the 1860 Staff sword that morphed into the 1872 Staff and Line officers’ sword. This one dates… (870-401). Learn More »

TIFFANY 1860 STAFF AND FIELD SWORD CIRCA 1890

TIFFANY 1860 STAFF AND FIELD SWORD CIRCA 1890

This is a very nice Tiffany made officer’s sword. We still tend to call it the 1860 Staff and Field officer’s sword, though as Thillmann notes, the proper label should be the 1872 Staff and Line… (870-405). Learn More »


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RARE, ONE-OF-A-KIND, SPECIAL ORDER U.S. 1839 PATTERN TOPOGRAPHICAL ENGINEER’S SWORD IN EXCELLENT CONDITION

Topographical Engineer swords extremely scarce to begin with and this is a “one-off,” custom-made example by Ames with a scaled down blade and scabbard for a specific officer in that elite corps. First established as a bureau within the War… (870-598). Learn More »

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