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  • College Hill Arsenal S/F Sword - etched blade
    College Hill Arsenal S/F Sword - etched blade

    College Hill Arsenal S/F Sword - etched blade. A long carried sword, from the College Hill Arsenal in Nashville Tenn. Nashville fell in 1862 so this is a very early sword.
    Typical traits are penknife false ricasso and a undecorated pommel. Oil cloth grip and crude wire are in nice shape as well as the original blade washer. Steel scabb Read More »
    Added: 03/25/14   Price: $8,200

  • Colt Pocket Revolver M1849  - Mfg. 1851-Super Condition
    Colt Pocket Revolver M1849 - Mfg. 1851-Super Condition

    M 1849 Colt Pocket Revolver - Mint. Overall revolver is excellent+. Serial numbers all match #86646. Manufactured in 1851 it a very desirable example of an early Colt pistol. This is one that "lived" through the gold rush, the Civil war and beyond. All markling and edges are crisp and sharp. Barrel has 80% soft blue finish. Cylinder scene is Read More »
    Added: 03/15/14   Price: $6,250

  • Allen & Thurber - Pepperbox
    Allen & Thurber - Pepperbox

    Allen & Thurber - Pepperbox. Standard 31 cal pepperbox with a 4 inch, 6 shot barrel with a bar hammer. Has engraved frame and nipple shield. Overall a nice mix of blue and plum brown. One side is a little better condition thant the other as can be seen in the photo's. This comes from long storage laying flat and the one side. The metal has slightly stronger co Read More »
    Added: 01/23/14   Price: $765

  • Sharps Derringer - M 1A
    Sharps Derringer - M 1A

    Sharps Derringer - M 1A. Brass frame in good condition. Grips are gutta-percha with molded design with a few fine nicks on the edge. Fluted barrels have tunred a nice brown/blue patina. Mechanically excellent. Nice example in .22 caliber. Read More »
    Added: 01/23/14   Price: $695


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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 Sword for Sale
Ames - Springfield, Throat w/ carry ring & Drag
Ames Sword for Sale
High Grade AMES - Famous fire zouaves - Ellsworth
Ames Sword for Sale
Only known example 1865 dated Ames Cavalry Officer