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Scarce pattern civil war kepi
Civil War Officer Kepi. High grade wool has aged to a brown, almost dark butternut color. Eagle buttons on both sides of visor. Interior has "USA" and "color warrented" impressed on the inside Leather crown. Made of a high quality wool, tared leather visor and chin strap. It has 2 vent holes placed by the maker Read More »
Added: 09/08/14 Price: $3,400
Pre contract M 1860 Cavalry Saber - Ames 1859 dated
M 1860 Cavalry Saber made by Ames Mfg. Co. Dated 1859. Pre war dated Ames. Very rare. It is believed that it was the 59 dated Ames sabers that were sent South prior to hostilities breaking out. This saber has nice patina to the brass guard and a super leather grip with twisted wire. Pommel is inspected with WAT and JH on the rim. Blade sh Read More »
Added: 09/08/14 Price: $1,950
M 1832 Artillery Short Sword dated 1842
M 1832 Artillery Short Sword. Standard regulation sword. Brass hilt has typical fine Ames casting.
Guard is stamped with inspection mark WAT on flat of quillions. Grip has taken on a nice patina. Blade is bright. Obverse ricasso is stamped N.P. Ames Springfield. Reverse ricasso is United States / 1842 / JCB. No scabbard with this e Read More »
Added: 09/08/14 Price: $750
Engineer Tintype and Rare Hat Insignia
Engineer Tintype and Rare Hat Insignia. Nice display of a rare tintype of an egineering 2nd Lt. On his hat is an example of the same type of hat insignia. Tintype has great subject matter and is in great condition. It is in a leatherete case which has a nice mat and minor scuffing to the outside. Hinge is unrepaired and in good condition. Read More »
Added: 08/14/14 Price: $1,150
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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