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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
ON HOLD

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

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 »

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 »

EXTREMELY SCARCE NEW HAMPHIRE OFFICER’S FALSE EMBROIDERED HAT INSIGNIA

EXTREMELY SCARCE NEW HAMPHIRE OFFICER’S FALSE EMBROIDERED HAT INSIGNIA

Regular army officers had been authorized a silver “U.S.” within a gold bullion wreath for wear on their undress caps in 1839. This was carried over in the 1851 regulations for use on the 1851… (2020-912). Learn More »

REMARKABLE GETTYSBURG LETTER COLLECTION OF ELIZA WRIGHT OSBORN, WRITTEN TO HER MOTHER, MARTHA COFFIN WRIGHT OF AUBURN, NY, REGARDING THE WOUNDING AND RECUPERATION OF HER BROTHER, LT. WILLIAM “WILLY” WRIGHT OF COWAN’S BATTERY.

REMARKABLE GETTYSBURG LETTER COLLECTION OF ELIZA WRIGHT OSBORN, WRITTEN TO HER MOTHER, MARTHA COFFIN WRIGHT OF AUBURN, NY, REGARDING THE WOUNDING AND RECUPERATION OF HER BROTHER, LT. WILLIAM “WILLY” WRIGHT OF COWAN’S BATTERY.

A few of the letters are addressed to Eliza’s husband, David Muson Osborne, founder of a successful farm machine company that was an early acquisition of International Harvester, and several are… (L15607). Learn More »

$6,500.00
ON HOLD

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 »

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 »

BOOTS STATED TO BE THOSE WORN BY GENERAL SAMUEL K. ZOOK WHEN KILLED AT GETTYSBURG & OTHER RELATED ITEMS

BOOTS STATED TO BE THOSE WORN BY GENERAL SAMUEL K. ZOOK WHEN KILLED AT GETTYSBURG & OTHER RELATED ITEMS

These boots surfaced in the collection of the late Stan Landis of Quakertown, Pennsylvania and then passed to a New York collector where they were obtained in 1975 by George Lower, owner of the… (355-39). Learn More »

$15,000.00
Originally $22,000.00

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 »

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF THADDEUS B. WAKEMAN, “FREE THOUGHT” ADVOCATE AND PHILOSOPHER

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF THADDEUS B. WAKEMAN, “FREE THOUGHT” ADVOCATE AND PHILOSOPHER

This is one of two daguerreotypes from the Wakeman family we are proud to offer. This one is nicely identified in ink on a paper label pasted to the facing pad, reading: “My grandfather / Thaddeus… (846-178). Learn More »

$585.00
Originally $650.00

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

FLAG FRAGMENT: 143rd PENNSYLVANIA VOLS. AT GETTYSBURG

FLAG FRAGMENT: 143rd PENNSYLVANIA VOLS. AT GETTYSBURG

This flag fragment recently came out of a collection we purchased. It measures about 3 ¼  by 3 ¼ inches overall, and is blue silk with a gold painted five-pointed star measuring about 2 ¾ inches… (1054-1019). Learn More »

$2,250.00
ON HOLD

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

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 »

CIRCA 1820-25 ENGLISH KEYED BUGLE

CIRCA 1820-25 ENGLISH KEYED BUGLE

Doubtless one of the finest examples extant. The piece was professionally restored a number of years ago and remains in pristine, almost new condition. Measures 20” overall, with a copper body with… (801-01). Learn More »

$2,000.00
Originally $2,500.00

FRAMED HALF-PLATE TINTYPE OF CONFEDERATE SOLDIER WITH BOWIE KNIFE & REVOLVER

FRAMED HALF-PLATE TINTYPE OF CONFEDERATE SOLDIER WITH BOWIE KNIFE & REVOLVER

This is a period tintype copy of an unidentified Confederate soldier proudly displaying his bowie knife and revolver. He is wearing a shell jacket and kepi. The brass buttons and guard of the knife… (846-106). Learn More »

$1,500.00
Originally $1,650.00

CIRCA 1852 VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE SOCIETE DE CADETS CERTIFICATE FOR WILLIAM OVERALL YAGER

CIRCA 1852 VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE SOCIETE DE CADETS CERTIFICATE FOR WILLIAM OVERALL YAGER

William Overall Yager: Virginia Military Institute, Société de Cadets Certificate, circa 1852, one page vellum with ink notations on the verso, 15¾" x 19½", partially printed on vellum, in French.… (846-104). Learn More »

$2,475.00
Originally $2,750.00

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 »


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