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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

RARE SOUTH CAROLINA DRAGOON SABER DATED 1835

RARE SOUTH CAROLINA DRAGOON SABER DATED 1835

The overall length of the drawn saber is approx. 39.50 inches. The blade is bright overall with minor scattered mottling. Both sides of the lower 8 inches of the blade have scattered moderate pitting.… (E2890). Learn More »

SCARCE SPECIAL ORDER CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER BY ROBY, FOR HIS OWN CAVALRY TROOP: LT. JAMES A. DAVIS, LATE 2nd MASS, WIA ANTIETAM

SCARCE SPECIAL ORDER CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER BY ROBY, FOR HIS OWN CAVALRY TROOP: LT. JAMES A. DAVIS, LATE 2nd MASS, WIA ANTIETAM

We know of just three of these Roby cavalry officer’s sabers made for officers of the Spaulding Light Cavalry: one inscribed to E.S. Parkhurst, the troop’s 1st Lieutenant (Chelmsford Historical… (870-156). Learn More »

US MODEL 1841 NAVAL CUTLASS & SCABBARD BY AMES DATED 1842

US MODEL 1841 NAVAL CUTLASS & SCABBARD BY AMES DATED 1842

The blade on this cutlass is in good condition. It is clean and free of pitting and only exhibits light mottling. Both edges show several very slight nicks and the point is good. The ricasso is… (870-22). Learn More »

SCHUYLER, HARTLEY AND GRAHAM SILVER GRIPPED TRANSITIONAL 1860 STAFF AND FIELD SWORD

SCHUYLER, HARTLEY AND GRAHAM SILVER GRIPPED TRANSITIONAL 1860 STAFF AND FIELD SWORD

As Thillmann notes, the 1860 Staff and Field is a misnomer derived from Peterson’s classification of the 1860 Staff sword that morphed into the 1872 Staff and Line officers’ sword. This one dates… (870-401). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD MADE AND MARKED BY BOYLE, GAMBLE AND MCFEE OF RICHMOND

CONFEDERATE FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD MADE AND MARKED BY BOYLE, GAMBLE AND MCFEE OF RICHMOND

This is an excellent example of the “open guard” style of foot officer’s sword made by Boyle, Gamble, and McFee of Richmond, VA, which bears their company name and address cast in raised letters… (870-599). Learn More »

1840/41 PATTERN GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD BY HORSTMANN

1840/41 PATTERN GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD BY HORSTMANN

This is a scarce version of the 1840/41 pattern general officer’s sword by Horstmann in very good condition. This was formerly in the superb collection of Kevin Hoffman, who felt it was a very early… (870-346). Learn More »

$2,500.00
ON HOLD

HIGH GRADE US 1860 STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD BY AMES WITH GILT SCABBARD

HIGH GRADE US 1860 STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD BY AMES WITH GILT SCABBARD

This beautiful, high quality sword by Ames follows the printed regulations for the 1860 sword for “officers of the general staff and staff corps” except on two points. Rather than horn, it a… (870-399). Learn More »

HISTORICAL PRESENTATION MODEL 1840 GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD OF WILLIAM SCHOULER, ADJUTANT GENERAL OF MASSACHUSETTS 1860: HE PREPARED THE “MINUTEMEN OF ‘61”

HISTORICAL PRESENTATION MODEL 1840 GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD OF WILLIAM SCHOULER, ADJUTANT GENERAL OF MASSACHUSETTS 1860: HE PREPARED THE “MINUTEMEN OF ‘61”

This sword has a wonderful undisturbed patina on the exterior and bright blade with vivid etching that really catches the eye when drawn. It also bears a great 1860 inscription to the Adjutant General… (870-343). Learn More »

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 »

1861 PRESENTATION M1850 STAFF AND FIELD SWORD WITH GUTTA PERCHA GRIP: DRILL MASTER AND ARTIST DAVID DALHOF NEAL, SUMNER HOME GUARD, SAN FRANCISCO

1861 PRESENTATION M1850 STAFF AND FIELD SWORD WITH GUTTA PERCHA GRIP: DRILL MASTER AND ARTIST DAVID DALHOF NEAL, SUMNER HOME GUARD, SAN FRANCISCO

This is a very nice example of a Klingenthal made U.S. Model 1850 Staff and Field Officer’s sword with an 1861 presentation. The sword follows the U.S. regulations, which derived from French… (766-1064). Learn More »

$2,250.00
ON HOLD

ELEGANT CA. 1840 SOUTH CAROLINA MILITIA OFFICER’S SWORD BY HORSTMANN

ELEGANT CA. 1840 SOUTH CAROLINA MILITIA OFFICER’S SWORD BY HORSTMANN

This sword by Horstmann is in excellent condition, incorporates the South Carolina state seal on the guard, and dates about 1840, the era of the “elegant elite,” volunteer militia companies that… (1117-93). Learn More »

$4,750.00
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SILVERED SOUTH CAROLINA MILITIA OFFICER’S SWORD BY HORSTMANN

SILVERED SOUTH CAROLINA MILITIA OFFICER’S SWORD BY HORSTMANN

Volunteer militia companies might operate under their own charters, which let them set their own regulations for uniforms and equipment. In this case, the officer has selected a silver mounted (brass,… (1117-92). Learn More »

TIFFANY PRESENTATION SWORD TO WILLIAM S. MARBLE, 7th CONNECTICUT VOLS, WIA BERMUDA HUNDRED, IN COMMAND OF THE REGT. AT FT. FISHER

TIFFANY PRESENTATION SWORD TO WILLIAM S. MARBLE, 7th CONNECTICUT VOLS, WIA BERMUDA HUNDRED, IN COMMAND OF THE REGT. AT FT. FISHER

Tiffany & Company is acknowledged as the finest producer of presentation swords in the 1860s and this is good example of their work, showing detailed craftsmanship and refined taste. The deeply… (870-172). Learn More »

$16,000.00
Originally $18,000.00

SECOND MODEL VIRGINIA MANUFACTORY CAVALRY SWORD WITH SCABBARD

SECOND MODEL VIRGINIA MANUFACTORY CAVALRY SWORD WITH SCABBARD

This example is of the shortened Second Model sword pattern with its scabbard.  The rounded iron pommel and guard with a sword-knot hole distinguish it from the First Model.  First and Second… (1000-832). Learn More »

PRESENTATION SWORD AND POST-WAR PAINTING OF CAPTAIN JOHN U. KREIDLER, 108TH OHIO INFANTRY

PRESENTATION SWORD AND POST-WAR PAINTING OF CAPTAIN JOHN U. KREIDLER, 108TH OHIO INFANTRY

The sword is a non-regulation imported 1850 pattern officer's French manufactured sword. It is 36 ¾ inches overall with a slightly curved 31 3/8-inch blade with a double fuller. The blade appears to… (1043-366). Learn More »

$2,500.00
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 »


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MODEL 1816 CONE CONVERSION MUSKET TENTATIVELY IDENTIFIED TO J. N. VANCE, 30TH MISSISSIPPI SOLDIER

Musket is a smoothbore .69 single shot muzzleloader in overall good condition. The barrel has a surface that is mostly dark with streaks of lighter areas. The brass blade front sight is mounted on the rear of the front barrel band. There is no rear… (1000-107). Learn More »

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