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  • Engineer Tintype and Rare Hat Insignia
    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

  • 1913 USMC dress cover
    1913 USMC dress cover

    USMC dress White Cover. original label with 1913 patent date under sweat band. Leather brim and chin strap are excellent as is the lining and sweat band. Cover is in nice condition with minimal staining. A good cleaning should bring back the bright white. Wood strips are excellent as well Providing height support. Original side buttons and original gold plate Read More »
    Added: 08/14/14   Price: $775

  • M 1850 Foot Offcer mkd. H. G. Hamlin jr.
    M 1850 Foot Offcer mkd. H. G. Hamlin jr.

    M 1850 Foot Offc Sword. Great carried sword with untouched attic patina. This exact sword is pictured in US Army Sword by John Thillman in the Foot Officer section of the book. Standard brass guard configuration with dark patina. Sharksin grip and wire show use. Blade is gray with staining but etch is completely visable. Obverse blade etc Read More »
    Added: 08/09/14   Price: $2,700

  • Pre war Militia Sword
    Pre war Militia Sword

    Militia Sword in nice condition without scabbard. Typical Militia sword used pre Civil War and early Civil War. Brass guard has a nice patina and possible identification. On furrele is engraved L. L. R. on obverse and No. 20 on reverse. Bone reeded grip is in nice condition. Blade has turned a gray patina and has some staining. Obverse etch is fan foliate Read More »
    Added: 08/09/14   Price: $350


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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
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Only known example 1865 dated Ames Cavalry Officer