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  • M 1832 Foot Artillery Sword - First Year dated
    M 1832 Foot Artillery Sword - First Year dated

    M 1832 Foot Artillery Sword - First Year. Standard M 1832 Foot Artillery Sword. With the exception of carry rings added and frog stud removed. This is a dated 1832, first year model with very few accepted so it is very rare. Survival rate is very low. Mexican war and Civil War use left very few for collectors today. Brass guard is cast with Read More »
    Added: 10/14/14   Price: $3,200

  • A rare variant M 1832 Foot Artillery Sword
    A rare variant M 1832 Foot Artillery Sword

    M 1832 Foot Artillery Sword. Intersting odd sword here. At first glance looks like a standard foot artillery sword except the pommel eagle is raised instead of cast into the pommel. Pean dome is higher than normal. Hilt feathers and pins are identical to Ames manufacture. Blade construction with fullered blade is the same as well. On the o Read More »
    Added: 10/14/14   Price: $2,750

  • M1852 pre-war,  Navel Officer -Small Pattern Horstmann K&C
    M1852 pre-war, Navel Officer -Small Pattern Horstmann K&C

    These small pattern M1852 Navy Officer swords are quite scarce. The blade is scaled down to 27 inches in length. The etching is also scaled down to fit the blade as is the scabbard. The guard is regulation style. It measures 3.1 inches from the back of the grip to the outside of the knuckle bow. The grip is sharkskin with twisted gilt wire wra Read More »
    Added: 10/14/14   Price: $1,950

  • Ames 1850 S&F - dated and inspected - ID to D.W. Flagler
    Ames 1850 S&F - dated and inspected - ID to D.W. Flagler

    Ames 1850 S&F - dated and inspected - ID to D.W. Flagler. A graduate of the class of who's who in the Civil War and fought at Bull Run, Flagler took part in the Maryland Campaign, including the Read More »
    Added: 10/13/14   Price: $9,500

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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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