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UNIQUE GEORGIA STATE SEAL SWORD BY AMES BELONGING TO LT. WILLIAM FEAY SHELLMAN, OGLETHORP LIGHT INFANTRY, & ADJUTANT 8th GEORGIA, WOUNDED IN ACTION AT MANASSAS, GETTYSBURG, AND COLD HARBOR

UNIQUE GEORGIA STATE SEAL SWORD BY AMES BELONGING TO LT. WILLIAM FEAY SHELLMAN, OGLETHORP LIGHT INFANTRY, & ADJUTANT 8th GEORGIA, WOUNDED IN ACTION AT MANASSAS, GETTYSBURG, AND COLD HARBOR

This beautiful and unique sword belonging to William Feay Shellman of the Oglethorp Light Infantry and 8th Georgia Volunteers is pictured on p. 151 of The Ames Sword Company by Hamilton, and in… (870-300). Learn More »

$18,000.00
ON HOLD

CONFEDERATE BOYLE AND GAMBLE FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD WITH LEATHER SCABBARD

CONFEDERATE BOYLE AND GAMBLE FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD WITH LEATHER SCABBARD

Presented here is a nice example of a Boyle and Gamble Confederate foot officer’s sword complete with its original leather scabbard. Typically carried by many Southern infantry officers during the… (801-126). Learn More »

$4,000.00
Originally $5,000.00
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REVEREND GENERAL AND FIGHTING CHAPLAIN: 1860 STAFF SWORD PRESENTED IN 1861 BY HIS STUDENTS TO REVEREND J.B. VAN PETTEN: CHAPLAIN TO FIELD OFFICER AND BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL, WOUNDED IN ACTION AT THIRD WINCHESTER AND CITED FOR GALLANT CONDUCT

REVEREND GENERAL AND FIGHTING CHAPLAIN: 1860 STAFF SWORD PRESENTED IN 1861 BY HIS STUDENTS TO REVEREND J.B. VAN PETTEN: CHAPLAIN TO FIELD OFFICER AND BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL, WOUNDED IN ACTION AT THIRD WINCHESTER AND CITED FOR GALLANT CONDUCT

Changing from a non-combatant chaplain charged with saving souls to a field-grade combat officer responsible for taking lives, and then returning to civilian life in academia obviously requires some… (870-397). Learn More »

US 1832 PATTERN INFANTRY SERGEANT’S SWORD BELT WITH REGULATION SHORT SWORD

US 1832 PATTERN INFANTRY SERGEANT’S SWORD BELT WITH REGULATION SHORT SWORD

This is a scarce example of the 1832 pattern sword belt and short sword for infantry sergeants and company musicians. This was regulation until the 1840 patterns were adopted, produced, and issued,… (1097-22). Learn More »

$2,300.00
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1861 DATED AND INSPECTED 1850 FIELD AND STAFF WITH BLADE PRESENTATION TO D.W. FLAGLER, U.S. CHIEF ORDNANCE OFFICER AT GETTYSBURG, FROM THE MOTHER OF WEST POINT CLASSMATE H.W. KINGSBURY

1861 DATED AND INSPECTED 1850 FIELD AND STAFF WITH BLADE PRESENTATION TO D.W. FLAGLER, U.S. CHIEF ORDNANCE OFFICER AT GETTYSBURG, FROM THE MOTHER OF WEST POINT CLASSMATE H.W. KINGSBURY

An extremely rare US Army 1850 pattern staff and field sword made by Ames, one of only 67 dated and inspected by the U.S. government in 1861, presented to D.W. Flagler, an 1861 graduate of West Point… (870-643). Learn More »

$9,500.00
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SUPERB SILVER AMES 1832/34 OFFICER’S SWORD OF HENRY CONSTANTINE WAYNE, WEST POINT 1838, REGULAR ARMY MEXICAN WAR, DEVELOPER OF THE U.S. CAMEL CORPS, GEORGIA INSPECTOR & ADJUTANT GENERAL, CSA BRIGADIER

SUPERB SILVER AMES 1832/34 OFFICER’S SWORD OF HENRY CONSTANTINE WAYNE, WEST POINT 1838, REGULAR ARMY MEXICAN WAR, DEVELOPER OF THE U.S. CAMEL CORPS, GEORGIA INSPECTOR & ADJUTANT GENERAL, CSA BRIGADIER

This beautiful silvered Ames 1832/34 pattern officer’s sword is illustrated and discussed on pages 71-72 of Thillmann’s U.S. Army Swords. The scabbard is silvered en suite with the hilt and… (870-311). Learn More »

ROMAN HELMET POMMEL NON-REGULATION MILITIA OFFICER SWORD

ROMAN HELMET POMMEL NON-REGULATION MILITIA OFFICER SWORD

This very pretty U.S. non-regulation sword dating about 1840 has a U.S. eagle on the counterguard and a beautiful bright-etched blade with strong frosting and vivid etching that includes a matching… (490-2159). Learn More »

1840 STYLE CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER WITH AMES 1861 DATED AND INSPECTED BLADE

1840 STYLE CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER WITH AMES 1861 DATED AND INSPECTED BLADE

This unusual cavalry officer’s saber utilizes an 1840 style cavalry officer’s hilt and an 1861 dated and inspected blade by Ames. The sword is in excellent condition overall and the pommel shows… (870-114). Learn More »

1850 FOOT OFFICER SWORD MOUNTED WITH HEIRLOOM FAMILY “HONOUR AND MY COUNTRY” BLADE

1850 FOOT OFFICER SWORD MOUNTED WITH HEIRLOOM FAMILY “HONOUR AND MY COUNTRY” BLADE

This custom-made 1850 foot officer’s sword apparently follows an old tradition of using an heirloom blade for a member of the family once again going off to war. The hilt is the regulation pattern… (870-642). Learn More »

PRESENTATION 1850 STAFF AND FIELD SWORD OF CAPT. JOHN W. GREGG, ADC TO GEN. JOHN MCARTHUR, POW SHILOH, MENTIONED IN OR'S FOR NASHVILLE

PRESENTATION 1850 STAFF AND FIELD SWORD OF CAPT. JOHN W. GREGG, ADC TO GEN. JOHN MCARTHUR, POW SHILOH, MENTIONED IN OR'S FOR NASHVILLE

John W. Gregg was Aide-de-Camp to General McArthur when the latter launched a devasting attack on the left flank of Hood’s line in front of Nashville on December 16, 1864, destroying half of… (870-395). Learn More »

U.S. 1840 PATTERN CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER BY WESTER: THE ONLY ONE KNOWN

U.S. 1840 PATTERN CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER BY WESTER: THE ONLY ONE KNOWN

John Thillmann did not uncover any 1840 or 1860 cavalry officer’s sabers made by Wester in the survey conducted for his essential Civil War Cavalry and Artillery Sabers, published in 2001, and only… (870-267). Learn More »

MINTY SILVER GRIP AMES HIGH GRADE PRESENTATION STAFF AND FIELD SWORD PRESENTED TO MAJOR H.D. JOHNSON, JR., AN OFFICER IN THE VIRGINIA BRIGADE (U.S.) OF WARD HILL LAMON, LINCOLN’S CONFIDANT, BODYGUARD, AND US MARSHAL D.C.

MINTY SILVER GRIP AMES HIGH GRADE PRESENTATION STAFF AND FIELD SWORD PRESENTED TO MAJOR H.D. JOHNSON, JR., AN OFFICER IN THE VIRGINIA BRIGADE (U.S.) OF WARD HILL LAMON, LINCOLN’S CONFIDANT, BODYGUARD, AND US MARSHAL D.C.

This beautiful and unique, custom order officer’s sword, formerly in the Kevin Hoffman collection, is illustrated on pages 286-287 of Thillmann’s essential “Civil War Army Swords.” It also has… (870-440). Learn More »

$11,500.00
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VERY HIGH-GRADE AMES 1860 PATTERN STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD

VERY HIGH-GRADE AMES 1860 PATTERN STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD

This presentation grade Ames 1860 Pattern Staff Officer’s Sword has the superior design and finish of Ames’ highest quality work, with all the decorative elements deeply cast, chased by hand, and… (870-400). Learn More »

GILT BRASS HILT U.S. OFFICER’S SWORD BY CLAUBERG, “PETERSON-75”

GILT BRASS HILT U.S. OFFICER’S SWORD BY CLAUBERG, “PETERSON-75”

Still known by some collectors as the “Peterson 75” from the figure number in the classic “American Sword,” this imported in some quantity and liked by many officers as a field sword for its… (870-432). Learn More »

US 1860 PATTERN STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD BY AMES

US 1860 PATTERN STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD BY AMES

Adopted for officers “of the general staff and staff corps” in 1860, this pattern was also used by general officers. Peterson incorrectly designated it a, “staff and field officer’s sword,”… (870-398). Learn More »

NICE HORSTMANN CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER WITH QUILL-BACK BLADE

NICE HORSTMANN CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER WITH QUILL-BACK BLADE

This cavalry officer’s saber is likely very early war and could possibly be typed as “transitional” since it uses an 1833-style quill back blade, but with a plain brass hilt of the 1840/60… (870-250). Learn More »

EARLY WAR U.S. CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER, 1840 STYLE, BY SMITH, CRANE AND COMPANY, NEW YORK, 1858 TO 1862

EARLY WAR U.S. CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER, 1840 STYLE, BY SMITH, CRANE AND COMPANY, NEW YORK, 1858 TO 1862

Smith, Crane and Company pieces are scarce. They were only in business from 1858 through 1862, retailing military goods in New York City. Their swords were imported, of German make and likely by… (870-263). Learn More »

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 »

VERY SCARCE 1832 DATED FOOT ARTILLERY SHORT SWORD, FIRST YEAR OF PRODUCTION

VERY SCARCE 1832 DATED FOOT ARTILLERY SHORT SWORD, FIRST YEAR OF PRODUCTION

Among the new standardized sword patterns adopted by the U.S. Army between 1832 and 1834 was a short sword was modeled on the French 1816 pattern for artillerymen on foot. Looking like an ancient… (870-465). Learn More »

VERY RARE 1834 ENGINEER AND MEDICAL STAFF SWORD BY HENRY BOKER, BELONGING TO BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL JOHN HENDRICKSON, WHO LOST A LEG AT FREDERICKSBURG, 83rd NEW YORK VOLS (9th NYSM) AND 13th V.R.C.

VERY RARE 1834 ENGINEER AND MEDICAL STAFF SWORD BY HENRY BOKER, BELONGING TO BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL JOHN HENDRICKSON, WHO LOST A LEG AT FREDERICKSBURG, 83rd NEW YORK VOLS (9th NYSM) AND 13th V.R.C.

New patterns of swords for the U.S. army were developed from 1832 to 1834. This elegant smallsword pattern (variously called by collectors the 1832 or 1834 pattern) was designated for officers of… (870-325). Learn More »


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