Identified Edged Weapons

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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

SOUTH CAROLINA OFFICER’S SWORD PRESENTED BY MAJOR GENERAL GODFREY WEITZEL TO AIDE-DE-CAMP HORACE B. FITCH, WITH SEVEN BATTLE HONORS: FITCH PENNED WEITZEL’S MESSAGE ANNOUNCING THE FALL OF RICHMOND

SOUTH CAROLINA OFFICER’S SWORD PRESENTED BY MAJOR GENERAL GODFREY WEITZEL TO AIDE-DE-CAMP HORACE B. FITCH, WITH SEVEN BATTLE HONORS: FITCH PENNED WEITZEL’S MESSAGE ANNOUNCING THE FALL OF RICHMOND

This eagle-pommel sword bears an etched Palmetto tree on its blade indicating it was taken from a South Carolina officer. Its scabbard bears an inscription from Major General Godfrey Weitzel to Horace… (870-219). Learn More »

$6,500.00
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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 »

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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PRESENTATION SILVER GRIP AND DAMASCENE ETCHED 1850 FOOT OFFICER SWORD AND SASH OF LT. WILLIAM H. ALEXANDER 139th NEW YORK, KILLED IN ACTION BY A 12 LB. SOLID SHOT

PRESENTATION SILVER GRIP AND DAMASCENE ETCHED 1850 FOOT OFFICER SWORD AND SASH OF LT. WILLIAM H. ALEXANDER 139th NEW YORK, KILLED IN ACTION BY A 12 LB. SOLID SHOT

Lt. William H. Alexander, Co. F 139th New York, was killed in action in Virginia in October 1864. A letter from his commanding officer says his body and personal effects were collected and brought… (1113-01). 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 »

NON-REGULATION CAVALRY OFFICER SABER OF W.S. ABERT, 6th U.S. CAVALRY AT WILLIAMSBURG AND HANOVER COURT HOUSE, AIDE-DE-CAMP TO McCLELLAN AT ANTIETAM, STAFF OF GEN. BANKS, BVT. BRIGADIER GENERAL

NON-REGULATION CAVALRY OFFICER SABER OF W.S. ABERT, 6th U.S. CAVALRY AT WILLIAMSBURG AND HANOVER COURT HOUSE, AIDE-DE-CAMP TO McCLELLAN AT ANTIETAM, STAFF OF GEN. BANKS, BVT. BRIGADIER GENERAL

Following the British 1822 pattern saber for an officer of light cavalry, this beautiful cavalry officer’s sword with German silver hilt and scabbard was made by F. Horster of Solingen and carried… (870-409). 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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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 »

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 »

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 »

$18,000.00
ON HOLD

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

FIERCE LOOKING WORLD WAR TWO FOLDING KNIFE WITH ID

FIERCE LOOKING WORLD WAR TWO FOLDING KNIFE WITH ID

Overall length of the open knife is approx. 12 inches in length. The clipped point blade meas. approx. 7.25 inches long x 0.75 of an inch wide at its base. Surface is bright with light scattered… (2020-50). Learn More »


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