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Best ever Book - Civil War Era Sabers
John Thillmann*s great reference book on Cavalry and Artillery Swords is nothing short of the best. It is simply the way a sword book should be done. It features over 1300 great illustrations and a wealth of information on both common and very scarce swords. Many of the photographs show swords never seen in print. I congratulate John and hope this is the standard Read More »
Added: 11/16/14 Price: $259
Rare - Ames Eagle Head - Louisiana Seal
Rare - Ames Eagle Head - Louisiana State Seal. great early sword. Brass Eagle Head. Grip is reeded bone and it has no knucklebow or chain and never did. Obverse langet has the state seal of Louisiana.
Obviously commisioned and used by a militia officer from that state. Blade is gray with light etch. Obverse ricasso has N.P Ames Cutl Read More »
Added: 11/14/14 Price: $3,900
Non Regulation Staff / Field Officer Sword - Texas Star?
Non Regulation Naval / Staff & Field Officer Sword - Texas Star? Non Regulation sword of a French Navy pattern with high grade cast guard, knucklebow and pommel cap. French import sword for the U.S. Market. Brass guard is very ornate with twisted vines and a large single star attached over the anchor on the front of the guard. Possible fo Read More »
Added: 11/14/14 Price: $3,700
Officer Kepi - Colonel 4th Regt.
Officer Kepi - Colonel 4th Regt. Nice condition kepi with a brass 4 on the top. Blue kepi is sound with a few moth holes but overall very sound. No buttons on the side and the quatrefoil is wearing to the cord. The quatrefoil appears to be green which would indicate medical officer or mounted rifles. Four rows of quatrefoil would indicate the rank of colonel. Read More »
Added: 11/14/14 Price: $2,750
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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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High Grade AMES - Famous fire zouaves - Ellsworth
Only known example 1865 dated Ames Cavalry Officer