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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 »

PRESENTATION SWORD FROM JAY COOKE, FINANCIER OF THE UNION, TO FELLOW SANDUSKY OHIO NATIVE LT. JAY COOKE SMITH, 101st OHIO, ADC TO GEN. CRUFT AND BRIGADE COMMANDER KIRBY, 4th ARMY CORPS: “…MOUNTED AND CONTINUALLY ON THE FRONT LINE” AT NASHVILLE.

PRESENTATION SWORD FROM JAY COOKE, FINANCIER OF THE UNION, TO FELLOW SANDUSKY OHIO NATIVE LT. JAY COOKE SMITH, 101st OHIO, ADC TO GEN. CRUFT AND BRIGADE COMMANDER KIRBY, 4th ARMY CORPS: “…MOUNTED AND CONTINUALLY ON THE FRONT LINE” AT NASHVILLE.

This elegant and very high quality, non-regulation presentation staff and field officer’s sword was formerly in the renowned collection of Kevin Hoffman and is pictured both his book, “Swords of… (870-650). Learn More »

SILVER MOUNTED 1758 DATED HUNTING SWORD, CUTTOE, OR HANGER

SILVER MOUNTED 1758 DATED HUNTING SWORD, CUTTOE, OR HANGER

This short sword is typical of the hunting swords initially used to dispatch wounded game, but which then became indicators of a gentleman’s social status and at the same time came to be used… (490-3090). Learn More »

MODEL 1860 GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD, GILT HILT AND SCABBARD, SILVER GRIP, AND DAMASCENE BLADE

MODEL 1860 GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD, GILT HILT AND SCABBARD, SILVER GRIP, AND DAMASCENE BLADE

This very high-grade sword is not marked by a maker or dealer, but is most likely a German import. Following the general lines of the 1860 Staff Sword, carried by General officers as well as Staff… (870-354). Learn More »

NON-REGULATION STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD

NON-REGULATION STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD

Manufactured: European Style Maker: Unmarked Year: Civil War Model: M1850 Size: 32.5 inch blade A very impressive Staff & Field officer's sword with a large half basket consisting of a lined… (870-608). Learn More »

$3,150.00
Originally $3,500.00

JOHNSTON MACON, GA CAVALRY OFFICER SWORD, ONE OF TWO KNOWN

JOHNSTON MACON, GA CAVALRY OFFICER SWORD, ONE OF TWO KNOWN

This exact sword is illustrated in Confederate Swords by Albaugh, pages, 109, 110, 111. This unique pattern is similar to the design of the Federal US 1833 Model Dragoon sword. It is brass hilted with… (870-604). Learn More »

$8,550.00
Originally $9,500.00

FROEHLICH, CONFEDERATE STATES ARMORY, KENANSVILLE NC CAVALRY OFFICER’S SWORD

FROEHLICH, CONFEDERATE STATES ARMORY, KENANSVILLE NC CAVALRY OFFICER’S SWORD

There are only six known examples (Louis Froelich, Arms-Maker to the Confederacy by McAden & Fonvielle, pg. 56) of this unique Cavalry officer’s pattern, which has a large brass guard with… (870-556). Learn More »

$31,500.00
Originally $35,000.00

B. DOUGLAS CONFEDERATE CAVALRY OFFICER’S SWORD, COLUMBIA, SC

B. DOUGLAS CONFEDERATE CAVALRY OFFICER’S SWORD, COLUMBIA, SC

This rare sword has 3 known examples. This sword has a brass hilt with florally decorated branches. Douglas has several unique features to his hilt: a large mushroom shaped pommel cap; a knuckle bow… (870-549). Learn More »

$10,800.00
Originally $12,000.00

HIGH GRADE PRESENTATION US M1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD OF WILLIAM CHANDLER CASEY, 7th NGSNY: GOLD WASHED DAMASCUS BLADE, STRONG ETCHING, HILT AND SCABBARD MOUNTS WITH TRACES OF GILT

HIGH GRADE PRESENTATION US M1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD OF WILLIAM CHANDLER CASEY, 7th NGSNY: GOLD WASHED DAMASCUS BLADE, STRONG ETCHING, HILT AND SCABBARD MOUNTS WITH TRACES OF GILT

This is a very strong example of a US M1850 Staff and Field Officer’s Sword with a regulation guard featuring a floating U.S. with openwork floral motifs and a deeply cast and chased pommel with… (870-652). Learn More »

US 1832 PATTERN 1844 DATED ARTILLERY SHORT SWORD AND DINGEE MARKED BELT

US 1832 PATTERN 1844 DATED ARTILLERY SHORT SWORD AND DINGEE MARKED BELT

The 1832 short sword had been specified for infantry sergeants and musicians as well as enlisted men of foot artillery. With the distribution of the 1840 sword patterns the sergeants and musicians… (480-222). Learn More »

$2,250.00
Originally $2,500.00

U.S.N. REGULATION SWORD BY JOSEPH RODGERS FOR C. HALL, NORFOLK, VA

U.S.N. REGULATION SWORD BY JOSEPH RODGERS FOR C. HALL, NORFOLK, VA

This style Eagle hilt was described by the Navy in 1830 and became the pattern for the regulation Model 1841. Manufactured: England / Norfolk, VA  Maker: Joseph Rogers & Sons  Year: C1830s … (870-51). Learn More »

$8,100.00
Originally $9,000.00

CONFEDERATE BOYLE & GAMBLE NCO SWORD

CONFEDERATE BOYLE & GAMBLE NCO SWORD

Manufactured: Richmond, VA Maker: Boyle & Gamble Year: Civil War Model: N.C.O. Size: 26.5in blade, .8 wide, widens to .9 near the tip Condition: VG These NCO swords are quite scarce. There were… (870-499). Learn More »

$5,400.00
Originally $6,000.00

RICHMOND STYLE CONFEDERATE ARTILLERY SHORT SWORD

RICHMOND STYLE CONFEDERATE ARTILLERY SHORT SWORD

Confederate artillery short swords are collecting category of their own. This one shares enough characteristics with those of Boyle and Gamble to suggest a Richmond connection, but is possibly by… (870-484). Learn More »

$4,500.00
Originally $4,000.00


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EXCELLENT LARGE, ORIGINAL FRAMED OIL PAINTING OF 20TH MAINE’S JOSHUA LAWRENCE CHAMBERLAIN BY MICHAEL GNATEK

This is an original oil on canvas portrait of Major General Joshua L. Chamberlain of the 20th Maine Infantry done by the late Michael Gnatek. Mr. Gnatek received his art training at Yale University and in the Marine Corps, where he was a combat… (10-1968). Learn More »

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