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M 1850 Foot Officer Sword - Early Wide Blade Conversion.
M 1850 Foot Officer Sword - Early Wide Blade Commissioned for a mounted officer. Really neat sword. This is either a remount of an ancesteral blade or early war where they mounted whatever was in stock. It is such a "one off" I am betting it is a family blade remounted. Based on the hilt casting, grip shape and pommel shape this is a Horst Read More »
Added: 04/23/15 Price: $3,200
Tiffany High Grade - M 1860 Naval Officer Cutlass - Rare
High grade naval officer cutlass from Tiffany & Co New York. It was debated by collectors that this version was post war manufactured until an example recently arrived at auction with a Civil War dated inscription. This Sword is rare (one of only 2 known) and in excellent condition. Cup guard is gilt brass with blued steel for the cup. Inst Read More »
Added: 04/21/15 Price: $16,000
Leech and Rigdon -extra branch-etched ID- Hopkins
Identified and etched on the blade Lt. Wm. C. Hopkins. Leech and Rigdon (Memphis Novelty Works) Confederate officer sword with the very rare extra branch guard and original, top seamed leather scabbard. This is a very rare pattern manufactured with an additional branch added to the guard which has the CS cast into the top as seen in the photog Read More »
Added: 04/20/15 Price: $33,000
Ames dated 1851 / inspected M 1850 S/F - ID W. A. Nichols
A chance to own a Civil War General's sword of a very scarce and early pattern.Ames dated 1851 / inspected Model 1850 S/F - ID W. A. Nichols. Rare, early Ames Staff & Field Sword. Dated 1851 and inspected by ADK and JWR. Brass guard retains a generous amount of gilt and has a slight push on the outside cup which is pushed in. Inside guard Read More »
Added: 04/20/15 Price: $11,500
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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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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