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M 1850 Staff & Field - Presented to Maj. Gen Curtis
M 1850 Staff & Field - Presented to Maj. Gen Sam Curtis. Standard configuration for a M1850 Staff and Field except the scabbard was nickle plated. Brass guard and pommel cap still retain a generous amount of gilt. Sharkskin grip with double twisted wire is in great shape, shows wear on the underside from carry. Blade has tunred a gray with Read More »
Added: 06/30/14 Price: $23,500
Pay Department M1840 Ames-Cabotville / Chicopee
The N.P.Ames Cabotville address was used up to 1847. The Chicopee address started in 1848. This scabbard has the early applied rectangle box with N.P. Ames / Cabotville and the blade has the Ames Mfg. Co. / Chicopee / Mass. This entire sword has heavy gilt with applied silver PD letters on the langet. The blade has beautiful etching of oak bra Read More »
Added: 06/30/14 Price: $7,500
CSA Staff & Field - College Hill - full etch blade
CSA Staff & Field - College Hill - Wonderful fully frosted, etched blade. Early war sword as Nashville fell in 1862 to Union forces.
Brass guard has deep patina with two branch guard. Grip is oil cloth with remants of twisted wire. (3 turns are missing) Blade has penknife ricasso and is beautifully etched. Obverse etch is cross hatchin Read More »
Added: 06/16/14 Price: $17,000
Emerson&Silver M1850 Staff & Field-Rare all steel scabbard
M 1850 Staff & Field - Rare all steel scabbard. Great sword here with a mint etched blade and a great look. Super large half basket brass guard with large US. It has taken on a nice mellow patina. Sharkskin grip has double twisted wire in a chevron configuration. Blade has original factory polish and frosty panels. Obverse blade has a nine Read More »
Added: 06/16/14 Price: $2,650
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Featured Sword Maker - Ames Mfg Co.
The N.P. Ames Company opened its doors in 1791 at their factory at Chelmsford, Massachusetts. In 1832 Nathan P. Ames signed his first contract with the United States government for Foot Artillery swords. Thus began the tradition that exists to this day at America's oldest sword manufacturer.
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Swords for Sale made by Ames
Ames - Springfield, Throat w/ carry ring & Drag
High Grade AMES - Famous fire zouaves - Ellsworth
Only known example 1865 dated Ames Cavalry Officer