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US MODEL 1840 MUSICIAN’S SWORD MANUFACTURED BY THE COLLINS COMPANY IN 1862

US MODEL 1840 MUSICIAN’S SWORD MANUFACTURED BY THE COLLINS COMPANY IN 1862

This firm was founded by Samuel Collins and David Collins and their Cousin William Wells in 1826, along the Farmington River in Canton, where they began to produce edged tools and weaponry including… (2020-83). Learn More »

SCARCE HORSTMANN US MODEL 1840 MUSICIAN’S SWORD WITH ETCHED BLADE

SCARCE HORSTMANN US MODEL 1840 MUSICIAN’S SWORD WITH ETCHED BLADE

As an importer, Horstmann brought in or assembled some 1840 pattern musicians’ swords even before the Civil War, but his versions of the sword have always been scarce. One reason is that he was… (2020-84). 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 »

$9,000.00
Originally $10,000.00

EARLY  WIDE BLADE M1840 HORSTMANN MARINE CORPS NCO SWORD WITH PERIOD INSCRIPTION

EARLY WIDE BLADE M1840 HORSTMANN MARINE CORPS NCO SWORD WITH PERIOD INSCRIPTION

Manufactured: Philadelphia  Maker: Horstmann  Year: not dated  Model: 1840 NCO  Size: 31.5 inches Early wide blade NCO sword by Horstmann of Philadelphia.  Horstmann NCO swords are distinct as… (870-88). Learn More »

$4,500.00
Originally $5,000.00

SHORTENED MODEL 1840 PATTERN UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS NCO SWORD BY HORSTMANN WITH UNALTERED SCABBARD

SHORTENED MODEL 1840 PATTERN UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS NCO SWORD BY HORSTMANN WITH UNALTERED SCABBARD

Sword meas. approx. 29.75 inches long from pommel to point. The blade meas. approx. 24.00 inches long with a bright surface. There is a central stopped fuller that meas. approx. 22.00 inches long.… (870-85). Learn More »

$900.00
Originally $1,000.00

M1826 MARINE CORPS MAMALUKE SWORD BY HORSTMANN & SONS

M1826 MARINE CORPS MAMALUKE SWORD BY HORSTMANN & SONS

Manufactured: Philadelphia Maker: Horstmann & Sons Year: c1830 - 59 Model: M1826 Size: 32 inch Condition: Excellent+ The 1826 styles of the Marine Mamaluke have brought about straighter blades,… (870-81). Learn More »

$9,000.00
Originally $10,000.00

US MARINE CORPS OFFICER’S ENGLISH MADE MAMALUKE WITH IVORY GRIP

US MARINE CORPS OFFICER’S ENGLISH MADE MAMALUKE WITH IVORY GRIP

Manufactured: England  Maker: Unmarked  Year: C1820-25  Model: Mamaluke Size: 35.8 inch blade, 1.21 wide  Condition: Excellent+ Tri-color blade - blue, gold and "white" of flat design. Ship's… (870-76). Learn More »

$8,000.00
Originally $9,000.00

EARLY MARINE CORPS MAMALUKE WITH CARVED BONE GRIP

EARLY MARINE CORPS MAMALUKE WITH CARVED BONE GRIP

Manufactured: unmarked  Maker: unmarked  Year: C1820-25  Model: Mamaluke  Size: 29.25 inch blade 1.33 in. wide  Condition: Excellent+ Early Marine Officer Mamaluke with carved Ivory grip and… (870-75). Learn More »

$7,200.00
Originally $8,000.00

EXCELLENT CONDITION EARLY MARINE MAMALUKE WITH IVORY GRIP AND ENGRAVED SCABBARD

EXCELLENT CONDITION EARLY MARINE MAMALUKE WITH IVORY GRIP AND ENGRAVED SCABBARD

Manufactured: U.S.  Maker: Unmarked  Year: C1820-25  Model: Mamaluke Size: 29.25 inch blade 1.30 in. wide  Condition: Excellent+ Sharply curved, single edged, blue and gold engraved blade… (870-72). Learn More »

$16,200.00
Originally $18,000.00

U.S. MILITIA OFFICER’S SWORD 1820-1850

U.S. MILITIA OFFICER’S SWORD 1820-1850

This is a good example of a popular sword among U.S. militia officers from the 1820s into the 1840s. Peterson dates the general form to the U.S. 1821 regulations specifying a straight-bladed infantry… (870-673). Learn More »

$1,575.00
Originally $1,750.00

SILVER GRIPPED CLAUBERG 1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD

SILVER GRIPPED CLAUBERG 1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD

W. Clauberg of Solingen was a prolific (according to Thillmann, the most prolific) maker of swords for import into the U.S. Specializing in higher quality workmanship, their blades show up with many… (870-655). Learn More »

$3,050.00
Originally $3,400.00

NON-REGULATION SILVER GRIPPED PRESENTATION SWORD BY SCHUYLER, HARTLEY & GRAHAM - LT. JAMES MOFFAT, 16TH NEW YORK CAVALRY

NON-REGULATION SILVER GRIPPED PRESENTATION SWORD BY SCHUYLER, HARTLEY & GRAHAM - LT. JAMES MOFFAT, 16TH NEW YORK CAVALRY

This presentation sword has very impressive deeply cast and chased mounts and silver gripped hilt. Schuyler, Hartley and Graham assembled and sold a wide variety of swords that were often highly… (870-653). Learn More »

$7,650.00
Originally $8,500.00

MINTY 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD BY JAMES P. FITCH WITH SCARCE GUTTA PERCHA GRIP

MINTY 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD BY JAMES P. FITCH WITH SCARCE GUTTA PERCHA GRIP

James P. Fitch got his start in the military goods business with Schuyler, Hartley and Graham. He set up his own business as a retailer in New York City in September 1862. He was joined in the… (870-639). Learn More »

$3,450.00
Originally $3,850.00

CIVIL WAR VETERAN GOLD PAINTED CAVALRY SABER

CIVIL WAR VETERAN GOLD PAINTED CAVALRY SABER

Painting military items gold was popular in displaying them in G.A.R. halls and the home. The fiftieth anniversary of the war might explain it, but much was likely done earlier simply to make them… (490-2205). Learn More »

$295.00
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RARE M1840 U.S. ARTILLERY OFFICER’S SABER MADE BY AMES BUT ETCHED AND RETAILED BY SCHUYLER, HARTLEY AND GRAHAM: THE ONE IN THE BOOK!

RARE M1840 U.S. ARTILLERY OFFICER’S SABER MADE BY AMES BUT ETCHED AND RETAILED BY SCHUYLER, HARTLEY AND GRAHAM: THE ONE IN THE BOOK!

This is an extremely rare M1840 U.S. artillery officer’s saber made by Ames but etched and retailed by Schuyler, Hartley and Graham. Thillmann knew only of this one example, and until it was found… (870-637). Learn More »

$13,950.00
Originally $15,500.00

MODEL 1841 NAVAL OFFICER’S SWORD IDENTIFIED TO SIMON BACKUS BISSELL

MODEL 1841 NAVAL OFFICER’S SWORD IDENTIFIED TO SIMON BACKUS BISSELL

Simon Backus Bissell was born in Fairlee, Vt., on October 28, 1808. He was appointed Midshipman on November 6, 1824, Passed Midshipman on June 4 1831, and Lieutenant December 9, 1837. At the beginning… (870-63). Learn More »

$7,200.00
Originally $8,000.00

BRITISH 1796 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER MADE FOR THE AMERICAN MARKET

BRITISH 1796 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER MADE FOR THE AMERICAN MARKET

This steel-hilted saber is modeled on the British 1796 light cavalry saber and the style was very popular in American mounted units from before the War of 1812 right into the 1840s. This has a very… (870-624). Learn More »

$3,150.00
Originally $3,500.00

US MODEL 1840 ARTILLERY SABER BY AMES ID’D TO BUGLER JOHN B. WALLACE, BATTERY D,  1ST WEST VIRGINIA LIGHT ARTILLERY

US MODEL 1840 ARTILLERY SABER BY AMES ID’D TO BUGLER JOHN B. WALLACE, BATTERY D, 1ST WEST VIRGINIA LIGHT ARTILLERY

Identified Civil War Ames Model 1840 artillery saber in very good condition. Made for artillery mounted units, this edged weapon is stamped on the obverse ricasso of the blade with a clear stamping… (870-619). Learn More »

$4,000.00
Originally $4,500.00
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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 »

$5,400.00
Originally $6,000.00

MEXICAN WAR PRESENTATION SWORD OF CAPTAIN JAMES DILL GALBRAITH, OF NATCHEZ, MISSISSIPPI, BY THE SPARROW VOLUNTEERS: CO. E, 4th REGIMENT, PERSIFOR F. SMITH’S BRIGADE OF LOUISIANA VOLUNTEERS, MAY 1846

MEXICAN WAR PRESENTATION SWORD OF CAPTAIN JAMES DILL GALBRAITH, OF NATCHEZ, MISSISSIPPI, BY THE SPARROW VOLUNTEERS: CO. E, 4th REGIMENT, PERSIFOR F. SMITH’S BRIGADE OF LOUISIANA VOLUNTEERS, MAY 1846

Presentation of this sword on May 15, 1846, at New Orleans, just before the company, with Galbraith in command, left for the Rio Grande, is reported in the May 20, 1846, edition of the Mississippi… (870-205). Learn More »


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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 sword-mounter using imported sword blades by 1825.… (870-279). Learn More »

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