Identified Edged Weapons

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ELABORATE PRESENTATION GRADE OFFICER’S SWORD WITH SCABBARD INSCRIBED TO CAPTAIN AUGUSTUS HOELZLE OF BATTERY K ARTILLERY OF THE 1ST DIVISION OF THE NATIONAL GUARD OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK

ELABORATE PRESENTATION GRADE OFFICER’S SWORD WITH SCABBARD INSCRIBED TO CAPTAIN AUGUSTUS HOELZLE OF BATTERY K ARTILLERY OF THE 1ST DIVISION OF THE NATIONAL GUARD OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK

This sword was probably sold by Schuyler, Hartley & Graham of New York. The pattern is pictured in their 1864 catalogue in figures 13 and 16. Rather than have a standard blade, the lightly curved… (870-447). Learn More »

MODEL 1860 FIELD & STAFF OFFICERS SWORD PRESENTED TO SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR CAPTAIN WILLIAM FAIRWEATHER

MODEL 1860 FIELD & STAFF OFFICERS SWORD PRESENTED TO SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR CAPTAIN WILLIAM FAIRWEATHER

This sword is in the Model 1860 Field and Staff Officer’s sword. Under the counterguard is a presentation to Captain William Fairweather of Company G, 6th Massachusetts Infantry. The blade is double… (136-25). Learn More »

WORLD WAR TWO / KOREA UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS OFFICER’S MAMALUKE SWORD

WORLD WAR TWO / KOREA UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS OFFICER’S MAMALUKE SWORD

The drawn sword meas. approx. 36.00 inches long. The blade itself meas. approx. 31.00 inches long x 0.75 of an inch wide at the ricasso. It has a central fuller that starts just above the ricasso and… (2021-944). Learn More »

PRESENTATION SWORD: TWICE WOUNDED IN ACTION, HIS GALLANTRY ON THE BATTLEFIELD SPARED HIM A COURTMARTIAL – CAPT. WM. ACKERMANN, 62ND NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS (ANDERSON ZOUAVES)

PRESENTATION SWORD: TWICE WOUNDED IN ACTION, HIS GALLANTRY ON THE BATTLEFIELD SPARED HIM A COURTMARTIAL – CAPT. WM. ACKERMANN, 62ND NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS (ANDERSON ZOUAVES)

This exceptional, silvered Model 1850 staff and field officer’s presentation sword was given to a twice-wounded captain of the Anderson Zouaves by the men of his company. The sword was made by Ball,… (870-138). Learn More »

INSCRIBED HORSTMANN 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD OF LT. GEORGE KENNEY, LIKELY BAKER’S CALIFORNIA REGIMENT, MORTALLY WOUNDED AT GLENDALE

INSCRIBED HORSTMANN 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD OF LT. GEORGE KENNEY, LIKELY BAKER’S CALIFORNIA REGIMENT, MORTALLY WOUNDED AT GLENDALE

This very nice 1850 Foot Officer’s sword by Horstmann has a non-regulation, but very practical metal scabbard and is inscribed inside the guard in script, “Lt. George Kenney.” The volunteer… (1117-114). Learn More »

$3,200.00
Originally $3,500.00
ON HOLD

KNIGHTS OF MALTA SWORD

KNIGHTS OF MALTA SWORD

The postwar boom in fraternal and masonic societies kept many sword makers and dealers in business. The is a nice example of one made for a member of the Knights of Malta with his name, “Albert… (490-2193). Learn More »

LIGHT ARTILLERY OFFICER’S SABER PRESENTED TO CAPT. G.B. FORBES BY THE ATLANTA ARTILLERY 1890

LIGHT ARTILLERY OFFICER’S SABER PRESENTED TO CAPT. G.B. FORBES BY THE ATLANTA ARTILLERY 1890

This is an interesting use of the earlier Model 1840 light artillery officer’s saber in lieu of the newer U.S. regulation pattern of 1872. That more current sword used a reverse-P guard, perhaps a… (870-233). Learn More »

IRISH LEGION, PHOENIX REGIMENT, 4th REGT EMPIRE BRIGADE, CORCORAN ZOUAVES, ETC.: PRESENTATION SWORD OF JOSEPH E. EBLING!

IRISH LEGION, PHOENIX REGIMENT, 4th REGT EMPIRE BRIGADE, CORCORAN ZOUAVES, ETC.: PRESENTATION SWORD OF JOSEPH E. EBLING!

Joseph E. Ebling helped raise the Phoenix Regiment, recruited largely among men of Irish extraction in New York City and otherwise known as the Corcoran Zouaves, the Irish Legion, 4th Regiment Empire… (172-5736). Learn More »

VERY RARE AMES DRAGOON OFFICER’S SABER: 1850 LOUISIANA PRESENTATION TO JAMES R. BURNS, LATER LIEUTENANT COLONEL 35th TEXAS CAVALRY

VERY RARE AMES DRAGOON OFFICER’S SABER: 1850 LOUISIANA PRESENTATION TO JAMES R. BURNS, LATER LIEUTENANT COLONEL 35th TEXAS CAVALRY

This rare dragoon officer’s saber was made by Ames and sold through H.E. Baldwin & Co. of New Orleans for presentation to Colonel James R. Burns of the Louisiana militia in August 1850. It was… (870-239). Learn More »

$50,000.00
ON HOLD

ORNATE NON-REGULATION MODEL 1850 FIELD & STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO 141ST NEW YORK MAJOR

ORNATE NON-REGULATION MODEL 1850 FIELD & STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO 141ST NEW YORK MAJOR

Sword is identified to Charles W. Clanharty [Clauharty] who rose to be Major and then Lieutenant-Colonel (not mustered) in the 141st New York Infantry. The drawn sword meas. approx. 37.25 inches from… (846-118). Learn More »

$3,695.00
Originally $3,950.00
ON HOLD

CAPT. JAMES O. McCLURE, GENERAL BANKS’ BODY GUARD: ETCHED BLADE INSCRIBED 1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD BY WILLARD & HAWLEY

CAPT. JAMES O. McCLURE, GENERAL BANKS’ BODY GUARD: ETCHED BLADE INSCRIBED 1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD BY WILLARD & HAWLEY

This very nice US Model 1850 Staff and Field officer’s sword by Willard and Hawley of Syracuse, NY, has great blade etching that includes an officer holding a U.S. flag aloft as he surmounts enemy… (846-143). Learn More »

$3,995.00
Originally $4,950.00
ON HOLD

IMPORTED M-1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD IDENTIFIED TO 82ND PA OFFICER

IMPORTED M-1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD IDENTIFIED TO 82ND PA OFFICER

A Model 1850 Foot Officer’s sword with most its leather scabbard. Blade is an import from Solingen, Prussia (now Germany) and was assembled by Philadelphia jeweler George W. Simon. Listed as “Geo.… (2021-41). Learn More »

FIVE BATTLES, A BREVET, AND A DUEL WITH MISSISSIPPI RIFLES AT THIRTY PACES SUPERVISED BY STONEWALL JACKSON - THE MAGNIFICENT MEXICAN WAR PRESENTATION SWORD OF BREVET CAPTAIN B.F. HARLEY 11th US INFANTRY

FIVE BATTLES, A BREVET, AND A DUEL WITH MISSISSIPPI RIFLES AT THIRTY PACES SUPERVISED BY STONEWALL JACKSON - THE MAGNIFICENT MEXICAN WAR PRESENTATION SWORD OF BREVET CAPTAIN B.F. HARLEY 11th US INFANTRY

This beautiful and historic sword was presented to Brevet Captain B.F. Harley by his “fellow citizens” of Philadelphia upon his return from service in Mexico and bears the city’s coat of arms on… (870-448). Learn More »

U.S. 1834 OFFICER’S SWORD OF MAJOR R.M. KIRBY U.S. ARMY WITH 6th PLATE AMBROTYPE BY REES OF SON JOSEPH L.S. KIRBY AS C.S. ARMY 2nd LIEUTENANT WITH THIS VERY SWORD, PART OF AN EXTENSIVE FAMILY ARCHIVE

U.S. 1834 OFFICER’S SWORD OF MAJOR R.M. KIRBY U.S. ARMY WITH 6th PLATE AMBROTYPE BY REES OF SON JOSEPH L.S. KIRBY AS C.S. ARMY 2nd LIEUTENANT WITH THIS VERY SWORD, PART OF AN EXTENSIVE FAMILY ARCHIVE

This substantial archive descended in the family of Joseph Lee Smith Kirby (4 Nov. 1841- 28 July 1933,) who left West Point to join the Confederate Army in 1861 and was among the last to surrender in… (870-310). 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 »

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 »

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

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

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

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 »


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VERY SCARCE SWAN CONTRACT VIRGINIA MILITIA REGIMENTALLY MARKED MUSKET, CIRCA 1799: COMPANY C, 54th REGIMENT, NORFOLK BOROUGH

This musket follows the general lines of a British Short Land Pattern musket, but bears no British maker, ordnance, or proof marks. The lock is a two-screw lock with gooseneck hammer, rounded pan and no external bridle. The lockplate is stamped with… (1000-0255). Learn More »

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