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M 1860 Cavalry Officer Saber - Presentation Grade
M 1860 Cavalry Officer Saber - Presentation Grade. This saber is belived to have been assembled and retailed by Ball & Black of New York. Almost 99% of all swords seen with the "Medusa Head" pommel are actually marked Ball and Black. When this distinctive pommel is seen with an import blade they are not usually marked so perhaps it was Ball Read More »
Added: 05/13/15 Price: $5,250
Non Regulation - Scroll Hilt - Oregon Terr. Seal
Non Regualtion - "Scroll Hilt" - Gold wash blade - Oregon Territory Seal. Rare style sword not normally seen. In the SHG catalogue of 1864 this is called a scroll hilt sword in the steel sword section. These models are typically high grade as they are found with gold wash blades and typicaly a state seal or motto. Usually state seals are t Read More »
Added: 05/11/15 Price: $2,850
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
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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