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U.S. 1834 OFFICER’S SWORD OF MAJOR R.M. KIRBY U.S. ARMY WITH 6th PLATE AMBROTYPE BY REES OF SON JOSEPH L.S. KIRBY AS C.S. ARMY 2nd LIEUTENANT WITH THIS VERY SWORD, PART OF AN EXTENSIVE FAMILY ARCHIVE

U.S. 1834 OFFICER’S SWORD OF MAJOR R.M. KIRBY U.S. ARMY WITH 6th PLATE AMBROTYPE BY REES OF SON JOSEPH L.S. KIRBY AS C.S. ARMY 2nd LIEUTENANT WITH THIS VERY SWORD, PART OF AN EXTENSIVE FAMILY ARCHIVE

This substantial archive descended in the family of Joseph Lee Smith Kirby (4 Nov. 1841- 28 July 1933,) who left West Point to join the Confederate Army in 1861 and was among the last to surrender in… (870-310). Learn More »

$31,500.00
Originally $35,000.00

VERY EARLY WAR PRESENTATION FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD BY ENOCH Q. FELLOWS, ADJUTANT 1st NEW HAMPSHIRE

VERY EARLY WAR PRESENTATION FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD BY ENOCH Q. FELLOWS, ADJUTANT 1st NEW HAMPSHIRE

This Model 1850 Foot Officer’s Sword bears a presentation that must date between April and August 1861. The sword is the regulation pattern for lieutenants and captains serving on foot and follows… (766-1548). 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 »

$2,650.00
Originally $2,950.00

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 »

$13,500.00
Originally $15,000.00

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 »

$2,250.00
Originally $2,500.00

VERY SCARCE U.S. CONTRACT 1812 CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD BY WILLIAM ROSE IN VERY NICE CONDITION

VERY SCARCE U.S. CONTRACT 1812 CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD BY WILLIAM ROSE IN VERY NICE CONDITION

William Rose produced just 500 of these sabers on a U.S. contract from Purveyor of Public Supplies dated March 1812. The back edge of the curved, single-edge blade is stamped “W. ROSE” with some… (766-1754). Learn More »

CS ENLISTED CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD BY MARSHALL OR KRAFT, GOLDSCHMIDT AND KRAFT

CS ENLISTED CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD BY MARSHALL OR KRAFT, GOLDSCHMIDT AND KRAFT

Swords and scabbards of this pattern may be seen in several public collections, such the Wray Collection in the Atlanta History Center. Albaugh attributed them to to Kraft, Goldschmidt and Kraft of… (870-565). Learn More »

BRITISH WILKINSON-MADE P1887 MK III SABER SWORD BAYONET & SCABBARD FOR THE MARTINI HENRY RIFLE, DATED 1889

BRITISH WILKINSON-MADE P1887 MK III SABER SWORD BAYONET & SCABBARD FOR THE MARTINI HENRY RIFLE, DATED 1889

In 1888 the P-1887 Mk III was approved with an unfullered blade and a coil spring on the locking mechanism. For the Martini Henry breechloading rifle and will fit the Mk.1 thru Mk. IV rifle. Bayonet… (490-2655). Learn More »

EXCELLENT U.S. MODEL 1840 LIGHT ARTILLERY OFFICER’S SABER WITH MINTY ETCHED BLADE

EXCELLENT U.S. MODEL 1840 LIGHT ARTILLERY OFFICER’S SABER WITH MINTY ETCHED BLADE

This pattern was introduced in 1840 for all mounted officers other than cavalry, but with the introduction of the 1850 patterns it was limited to officers of light artillery, making it very scarce. On… (870-635). Learn More »

$17,000.00
Originally $19,000.00

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 »

$5,850.00
Originally $6,500.00

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 »

$4,500.00
Originally $5,000.00

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 »

$2,250.00
Originally $2,500.00

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 »

$5,850.00
Originally $6,500.00

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 »

$4,000.00
Originally $4,500.00

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 »

$5,200.00
Originally $5,800.00
SOLD

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 »

$1,950.00
Originally $2,450.00

SCARCE 1859 DATED AMES LIGHT CAVALRY SABER, AKA MODEL 1860

SCARCE 1859 DATED AMES LIGHT CAVALRY SABER, AKA MODEL 1860

Old habits die hard. Although we now know production of the new pattern cavalry saber intended to replace the heavy Model 1840 started in 1857, most still refer to them as the Model 1860. This is a… (2022-718). 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 »

$1,575.00
Originally $1,750.00

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 »

$13,500.00
Originally $15,000.00

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 »

$5,400.00
Originally $6,000.00


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IDENTIFIED 12th NEW YORK STATE MILITIA UNIFORM: THREE MONTHS SERVICE APRIL TO AUGUST 1861: SKIRMISHES AT MARTINSBURG AND BUNKER’S HILL

This is a scarce chasseur uniform consisting of cap, jacket, and trousers worn by Mark A. Campbell, Co. G, 12th NY State Militia during his three-month service from April to August 1861. The cap bears a completely original brown-ink paper label on… (1179-244). Learn More »

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