Edged Weapons

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PRESENTATION M1840 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SWORD OF LT. JAMES H. BRADLEY, ADJUTANT 131st NY – “1st METROPOLITAN GUARD” – “A GALLANT OFFICER”- “FIGHTING FOR RESTORATION TO THE RANK OF WHICH ONE OF THOSE PESTS OF THE SERVICE, A COURT-MARTIAL HAD ROBBED HIM.”

PRESENTATION M1840 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SWORD OF LT. JAMES H. BRADLEY, ADJUTANT 131st NY – “1st METROPOLITAN GUARD” – “A GALLANT OFFICER”- “FIGHTING FOR RESTORATION TO THE RANK OF WHICH ONE OF THOSE PESTS OF THE SERVICE, A COURT-MARTIAL HAD ROBBED HIM.”

James H. Bradley’s 1864 obituary noted the “death of a gallant officer,” mentioning his presence at First Bull Run, heroics in the peninsula campaign, service in Banks’s  Bayou Teche… (1052-1121). Learn More »

M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD OF JULIUS ELLENDORF, 42nd NEW YORK: THE TAMMANY REGIMENT – LIEUTENANT, ADJUTANT, AND CAPTAIN: WIA COLD HARBOR – BREVETED  “FOR FAITHFUL AND MERITORIOUS SERVICE IN THE FIELD DURING THE WAR.”

M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD OF JULIUS ELLENDORF, 42nd NEW YORK: THE TAMMANY REGIMENT – LIEUTENANT, ADJUTANT, AND CAPTAIN: WIA COLD HARBOR – BREVETED “FOR FAITHFUL AND MERITORIOUS SERVICE IN THE FIELD DURING THE WAR.”

This Model 1850 Foot Officer’s Sword bears an old paper label glued to the scabbard between the upper and middle mounts that is faded, but clearly reads “Sword belonging to/Capt. Julius… (1052-1120). Learn More »

PRESENTATION SWORD OF LT. THOMAS HICKEY – ZOUAVE OFFICER IN CORCORAN’S IRISH LEGION- MORTALLY WOUNDED AT COLD HARBOR – PHOTOGRAPHED IN THE FIELD WITH THIS SWORD

PRESENTATION SWORD OF LT. THOMAS HICKEY – ZOUAVE OFFICER IN CORCORAN’S IRISH LEGION- MORTALLY WOUNDED AT COLD HARBOR – PHOTOGRAPHED IN THE FIELD WITH THIS SWORD

This is an impressive sword made “in the French non-regulation Zouave style,” as noted by Thillmann, which is particularly appropriate since the officer to whom it was presented served in a New… (1052-1119). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR US NAVY CUTLASS AND SCABBARD

CIVIL WAR US NAVY CUTLASS AND SCABBARD

This is the regulation US Navy cutlass and scabbard of the Civil War, issued to some members of gun crews to help repel borders, form boarding parties and hack through anti-boarding nets on enemy… (1240-01). Learn More »

$975.00
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PRESENTATION US M1840 MEDICAL STAFF SWORD OF ASST. SURG. BENJAMIN F. TAFT, 20th MASSACHUSETTS- THE HARVARD REGIMENT- WITH BATTLE HONOR: “FREDERICKSBURG.”

PRESENTATION US M1840 MEDICAL STAFF SWORD OF ASST. SURG. BENJAMIN F. TAFT, 20th MASSACHUSETTS- THE HARVARD REGIMENT- WITH BATTLE HONOR: “FREDERICKSBURG.”

This regulation U.S. M1840 Medical Staff sword bears an elegant inscription in script: B.F. Taft/Asst. Surgeon 20th Mass. Vols./Fredericksburg on the obverse scabbard between the upper and middle… (1052-1118). Learn More »

WW2 US MARINE CORPS HOSPITAL CORPSMAN BOLO KNIFE AND SCABBARD

WW2 US MARINE CORPS HOSPITAL CORPSMAN BOLO KNIFE AND SCABBARD

Devoted to saving lives under fire, service as a Marine hospital corpsman took a special kind of courage. These wide bladed knives with rounded points were intended to cut wood and bamboo to fashion… (169-626). Learn More »

$250.00
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AMES M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD IDENTIFIED TO CAPT. SAMUEL HUBBARD, 15TH CONNECTICUT INFANTRY

AMES M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD IDENTIFIED TO CAPT. SAMUEL HUBBARD, 15TH CONNECTICUT INFANTRY

This original Model 1850 Foot Officer’s sword by Ames comes with the original brass throat portion from its leather scabbard. This sword measures 36.5” overall, with a 30.5” steel blade. Blade,… (1052-681). Learn More »

$1,950.00
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2ND MODEL LUFTWAFFE DAGGER WITH HANGERS

2ND MODEL LUFTWAFFE DAGGER WITH HANGERS

SMF, Solingen seated King TM. Natural finished aluminum hilt fittings show light surface wear with some factory darkening remaining in the recesses of pommel and the eagle and swastika crossguard with… (1252-02). Learn More »

$795.00
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M1860 CAVALRY SABER & SCABBARD BY C. ROBY, DATED 1865

M1860 CAVALRY SABER & SCABBARD BY C. ROBY, DATED 1865

This weapon is a Model 1860 Light Cavalry saber. Considered a lighter, more maneuverable weapon than its predecessor the Model 1840 “Wristbreaker”. A fine representative saber issued to countless… (1192-01). Learn More »

AMES MODEL 1840 NCO SWORD WITH SCABBARD DATED 1864

AMES MODEL 1840 NCO SWORD WITH SCABBARD DATED 1864

The drawn sword meas. 38.75 inches long. The blade is in excellent condition. It is clean and bright with no visible mottling or pitting. It meas. 32.25 inches long with a stopped fuller mea.30.50… (2024-1073). Learn More »

VERY SCARCE US INSPECTED AMES M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD DATED 1851

VERY SCARCE US INSPECTED AMES M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD DATED 1851

Ames received a contract for the new pattern foot officer’s sword in April 1850. The total was just 800, delivered in batches from March 10, 1851, through February 25, 1852. To accommodate differing… (721-114). Learn More »

$1,150.00
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BEAUTIFUL GERMAN HUNTING SWORD

BEAUTIFUL GERMAN HUNTING SWORD

This German hunting sword has lots of gilt finish left on the brass mounts of the hilt and a very clean blade showing deeply etched floral and animal motifs, along with a poem, with etching showing… (2024-273). Learn More »

EUROPEAN DAGGER

EUROPEAN DAGGER

Here is a very nice example of dagger or boot knife. European style, possibly Spanish. Measures 14” overall with a 9.5” double edged blade. Brass “S”-shaped cross guard is approximately… (2022-650). Learn More »

US MODEL 1840 HEAVY CAVALRY SABER DATED 1849 BY AMES

US MODEL 1840 HEAVY CAVALRY SABER DATED 1849 BY AMES

The Model 1840 was based on the French M1822 and replaced the lighter and far less robust US Model 1833 saber for dragoons. Ames received their first  contract for 2,000 in 1844, on which deliveries… (2024-587). Learn More »

AMES MODEL 1832 SHORT SWORD WITH SCABBARD AND BELT

AMES MODEL 1832 SHORT SWORD WITH SCABBARD AND BELT

This Federal edged weapon is an Ames Model 1832 U.S. Foot Artilleryman’s short sword in excellent original condition.  Handsome and ruggedly made, this blade specimen is a product of the Ames… (490-6822). Learn More »

MODEL 1917 TRENCH KNIFE AND SCABBARD

MODEL 1917 TRENCH KNIFE AND SCABBARD

This trench dagger has a single triangular shaped blade without any markings. The blade measures approximately 9” with the overall length of knife being 14”. The knuckle guard in a "D" shape with… (169-648). Learn More »

$795.00
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 VERY GOOD US MODEL 1880 HUNTING KNIFE

VERY GOOD US MODEL 1880 HUNTING KNIFE

This regulation knife has a blade with good edges and point, smooth metal, with just some thin age stains to the blade, handle, and guard, with a few tiny dings to the latter, and just a minor chip to… (169-630). Learn More »

$575.00
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NEAR EXCELLENT AMES 1852 US NAVY OFFICER’S SWORD AND SCABBARD

NEAR EXCELLENT AMES 1852 US NAVY OFFICER’S SWORD AND SCABBARD

This is a great example of the Civil War US Model 1852 officer’s sword made by Ames. (The pattern continued in use, but after the Civil War used a scaled down blade, hilt and mounts.) The gilt brass… (881-23). Learn More »

IRON-MOUNTED BOWIE

IRON-MOUNTED BOWIE

This Bowie knife is likely an early-war Confederate piece made by one of the many local smiths supplying arms to volunteers, but has a great frontier look as well. It is simply made, but has some… (2024-330). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE ARTILLERY SHORT SWORD WITH CS AND STAR

CONFEDERATE ARTILLERY SHORT SWORD WITH CS AND STAR

Confederate swords don’t get much more recognizably Confederate than this- probably the reason it has been widely reproduced. This is a very good, original example, showing remnants of an old… (2024-272). Learn More »

$3,250.00
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AMBROTYPE OF IDENTIFIED MUSICIAN OF THE PETERSBURG MILITIA

Formerly in the collection of Bill Turner, this sixth plate ambrotype has a great pedigree, having been published as Figure 2 in Albaugh’s landmark “Confederate Faces.” Identified there as a, “Musician named Crowder, of Petersburg, Va., in… (1138-1866). Learn More »

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