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  • M 1840 Engineer officer Sword
    M 1840 Engineer officer Sword

    M 1840 Engineer Sword. This wondeful sword is one of the rarest regulation swords ever made. Sometimes called the "Rattlesnake Guard". This sword is uniquely American which was rare at the time when most swords were copies of French or British models. The sword has a cast rattlesnake grip, turned down guard with a castle which was the Engineer Corps insignia. Read More »
    Added: 02/11/16   Price: $27,500

  • Presentation Grade - Non Regulation Staff & Field
    Presentation Grade - Non Regulation Staff & Field

    Presentation Grade - Non Regulation Staff & Field. Very unusual hilt style. Brass guard is cast in foliate and a large US in the guard. Knuckle bow has two rubies on either side. Grip is fluted silver that tapers to the pommel cap. Pommel cap has two holes in the top. Blade is lightly gold washed. Obverse blade etch is W.H. Horstmann & Read More »
    Added: 10/12/15   Price: $5,300

  • Remington vest pocket
    Remington vest pocket "saw handle" derringer.

    Remington vest pocket "saw handle" derringer. Cannot find serial #'s on this pistol. Bright gun metal finish. Overall in very good, used condition. Action works fine and is a good example for a gambler, river boat or western display. Read More »
    Added: 10/12/15   Price: $575

  • M 1849 Colt Pocket - c. 1856
    M 1849 Colt Pocket - c. 1856

    M 1849 Colt Pocket - c. 1856 based on serial # 128698. Six inch barrel. Great cylander scene. All #'s matching. Blue and case color are very good showing even wear from normal use. Silver has some wear on the back strap and trigger guard leaving about 40%. Grips have excellent original varnish. Overall a great pistol with excellent mechanics. Read More »
    Added: 09/02/15   Price: $2,450


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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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