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IMPORT MODEL 1840 CAVALRY SABER WITH SCABBARD NAMED TO 12TH ILLINOIS CAVALRY OFFICER

IMPORT MODEL 1840 CAVALRY SABER WITH SCABBARD NAMED TO 12TH ILLINOIS CAVALRY OFFICER

Well used but complete Model 1840 cavalry saber stamped at top of the knuckle bow with “LIEUT. C. RODEN.” Charles Ernst Von Roden was born in the Hanover region of Lower Saxony in Germany in April… (22-23). Learn More »

$2,250.00
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POST-CIVIL WAR 1859 CONTRACT USMC MUSICIAN'S SWORD BY HORSTMANN

POST-CIVIL WAR 1859 CONTRACT USMC MUSICIAN'S SWORD BY HORSTMANN

This sword is patterned after the Ames manufactured 1859 Marine musician's sword but this post-war specimen was made by Horstmann of Philadelphia. The Marine version of the musician sword had a half… (1179-042). Learn More »

STARR 1813 OFFICER’S SABER AND SCABBARD

STARR 1813 OFFICER’S SABER AND SCABBARD

This nicely marked Starr officer’s saber has the steeply angled hilt seen on his government contract enlisted sabers of 1812/13 but with the shallower pommel cap seen, for instance, on his 1808 and… (597-11). Learn More »

SCARCE AND DESIRABLE AMES MODEL 1860 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, EX- KEVIN HOFFMAN

SCARCE AND DESIRABLE AMES MODEL 1860 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, EX- KEVIN HOFFMAN

This is a very good example of a very hard to find saber formerly in the collection of Kevin Hoffman and likely the same one shown on page 90 of Thillmann’s Civil War Cavalry and Artillery Sabers to… (870-625). Learn More »

EXCELLENT CONDITION MODEL 1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD

EXCELLENT CONDITION MODEL 1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD

This is a wonderful M1850 staff and field sword, complete, all original, un-messed with, and showing a bright blade with vivid etching against a bright silvery frosted ground. The brass hilt and… (988-29). Learn More »

$2,250.00
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AMES MODEL 1841 U.S. NAVAL CUTLASS WITH MEXICAN WAR DATE OF 1845

AMES MODEL 1841 U.S. NAVAL CUTLASS WITH MEXICAN WAR DATE OF 1845

The 1841 U.S. Navy cutlass is scarce. Only 6,600 were delivered on government contracts from 1842 through 1846. The 1845 date on this one indicates it is one of 1,200 made on a September 21, 1844,… (490-3182). Learn More »

INSCRIBED AMES M1850 STAFF AND FIELD SWORD OF COLONEL AND BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL T.R. STANLEY 18th OHIO, BRIGADE COMMANDER AT STONES RIVER AND CHICKAMAUGA

INSCRIBED AMES M1850 STAFF AND FIELD SWORD OF COLONEL AND BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL T.R. STANLEY 18th OHIO, BRIGADE COMMANDER AT STONES RIVER AND CHICKAMAUGA

This is the nicely inscribed sword of Colonel Timothy Robbins Stanley, who led the 18th Ohio in both its three-month and three-year enlistments, commanded brigades in Negley’s Division at Stones… (1186-05). Learn More »

FANTASTIC EXAMPLE OF A CONFEDERATE CAVALRY SABER WITH SCABBARD BY BOYLE & GAMBLE

FANTASTIC EXAMPLE OF A CONFEDERATE CAVALRY SABER WITH SCABBARD BY BOYLE & GAMBLE

The drawn saber meas. 38.50 inches from point to pommel. The blade is wonderful, it is bright and clean with only very minor scattered mottling. There is no fuller of any kind. The back of the blade… (1179-049). Learn More »

$3,950.00
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STARR 1812 CAVALRY SABER: WAR OF 1812

STARR 1812 CAVALRY SABER: WAR OF 1812

Starr’s March 1812 U.S. contract for 5,000 cavalry sabers was modified twice: once in design of the sabers and once in the number ordered. After delivering 1,000 by November, the remaining 4,000… (597-10). Learn More »

PRESENTATION MODEL 1840 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER BY AMES

PRESENTATION MODEL 1840 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER BY AMES

This impressive Ames Model 1840 cavalry officer’s saber was formerly in the well-known and widely respected collection of Kevin Hoffman. It is a very high end saber, bearing a rubbed  presentation… (870-271). Learn More »

$9,500.00
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STARR M1818 CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD, INSP. BY SAGE, DATED 18211798 US CONTRACT SABER

STARR M1818 CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD, INSP. BY SAGE, DATED 1821

Nathan Starr contracted with the U.S. government for 10,000 cavalry sabers in December 1818, and delivered them in batches from 1820 to 1822. This is a good example of the pattern, using an iron hilt… (597-14). Learn More »

NATHAN STARR 1818 CONTRACT NCO SWORD

NATHAN STARR 1818 CONTRACT NCO SWORD

Based on a pattern submitted in November 1818, Starr received a contract for 4,000 of these swords in December. They were delivered in 1819 and 1820. This one was inspected by Luther Sage, indicating… (597-13). Learn More »

$895.00
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IMPRESSIVE CIVIL WAR MODEL 1860 STAFF SWORD WITH RARE COUNTERGUARD MOTIF: ONE OF TWO KNOWN

IMPRESSIVE CIVIL WAR MODEL 1860 STAFF SWORD WITH RARE COUNTERGUARD MOTIF: ONE OF TWO KNOWN

When John Thillmann wrote US Army Swords, he knew of only one M1860 Staff sword using this impressively detailed, applied three-dimensional eagle motif on the obverse counterguard and regarded it as… (988-30). Learn More »

NATHAN STARR US NAVAL CUTLASS WITH RACK NUMBER

NATHAN STARR US NAVAL CUTLASS WITH RACK NUMBER

Starr contracted for 2,000 of these cutlasses 21 August 1826 and delivered them by June 1827, when they were inspected by Elisha Tobey. Scabbards were apparently specified after the signing of the… (597-15). Learn More »

MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABER DATED 1862, BY MILLARD

MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABER DATED 1862, BY MILLARD

The drawn saber meas. approx. 41.00 inches from point to pommel. The blade meas. approx. 35.00 inches with a central fuller that is 27.50 inches long. The surface of the blade is bright but it does… (490-3715). Learn More »

IMPORT MODEL 1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD WITH MINTY BLADE

IMPORT MODEL 1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD WITH MINTY BLADE

The drawn sword measures a total length of 37.00 inches from point to pommel. The steel blade is 31.50 inches long with a 13.75 inch narrow fuller and a 21.00 inch long stopped fuller. The blade… (1179-067). Learn More »

UNIFORM GROUP IDENTIFIED TO LIEUTENANT-COLONEL ADDISON W. PRESTON, 1ST VERMONT CAVALRY WHO TOOK PART IN FARNSWORTH’S CHARGE AT GETTYSBURG AND WAS LATER KILLED IN ACTION AT HAWE’S SHOP IN 1864

UNIFORM GROUP IDENTIFIED TO LIEUTENANT-COLONEL ADDISON W. PRESTON, 1ST VERMONT CAVALRY WHO TOOK PART IN FARNSWORTH’S CHARGE AT GETTYSBURG AND WAS LATER KILLED IN ACTION AT HAWE’S SHOP IN 1864

This group consists of several uniform pieces and an import Model 1860 officer’s cavalry saber, all in excellent condition and identified to Lieutenant Colonel A. W. Preston of the famous 1st… (1179-294). Learn More »

$29,500.00
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AMES MANUFACTURED MODEL 1850 FIELD & STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD ID’d TO 166TH & 176TH NEW YORK OFFICER

AMES MANUFACTURED MODEL 1850 FIELD & STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD ID’d TO 166TH & 176TH NEW YORK OFFICER

This sword has a bright blade that exhibits light scattered mottling and very minor surface pitting in areas. The blade meas. approx. 32.00 inches long and is 1.08 inches wide at the ricasso. The… (1179-079). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED MODEL 1852 NAVAL OFFICER’S SWORD WITH SCABBARD – CHARLES F. HATCH

IDENTIFIED MODEL 1852 NAVAL OFFICER’S SWORD WITH SCABBARD – CHARLES F. HATCH

This sword measures approximately 34” long from point to pommel. The blade is 28” long. It has a wide stopped fuller that is 19” long and a narrow fuller that is 21 ½” long. The blade remains… (1179-074). Learn More »

IMPORT MOUNTED MODEL 1850 STAFF & FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD WITH HORSTMANN MARK

IMPORT MOUNTED MODEL 1850 STAFF & FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD WITH HORSTMANN MARK

The drawn sword measures a total length of 37.75 inches from tip to pommel. The steel blade is 31.25 inches long with a 16.50 inch narrow fuller and a 24.50 inch long stopped fuller. The blade surface… (1179-069). Learn More »


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1847 CONGRESSIONAL RESOLUTIONS OF THANKS TO GEN. ZACHARY TAYLOR AND HIS OFFICERS AND MEN FOR MONTERREY, PERSONALLY DISPATCHED BY PRESIDENT POLK

Zachary Taylor received the formal thanks of Congress three times, along with gold medals, for victories in the Mexican War, the largest number of such resolutions and awards made by Congress to anyone. This is an official State Department copy on… (766-938). Learn More »

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