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  • Presentaion Grade M 1850 Staff & Field brass scabbard
    Presentaion Grade M 1850 Staff & Field brass scabbard

    High grade, Presentaion Grade M 1850 Staff & Field. Most likely made by Clauberg. Brass guard is high grade model with a full basket and US. Pommel has a perched eagle on top. Grip is a rare block pattern solid cast silver grip that is occasionally observed on high grade cavalry officer sabers. The silver grip has taken on a nice deep pat Read More »
    Added: 09/15/14   Price: $7,600

  • M1850 Staff & Field officer - Silver Grip
    M1850 Staff & Field officer - Silver Grip

    M1850 Staff & Field - Silver Grip. Import staff and field. Brass guard is fine and has taken on a nice deep, untouched patina. Grip is brass that was silver plated, now worn from use Showing brass through silver. Blade etch is strong, blade is turning gray with some staining. Obverse blade etch is stand of arms / foliate - eagle w/epu ri Read More »
    Added: 09/15/14   Price: $3,400

  • Scarce pattern civil war kepi
    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
    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

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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

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Ames - Springfield, Throat w/ carry ring & Drag
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Only known example 1865 dated Ames Cavalry Officer