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  • Confederate Foot Officer sword & scabbard
    Confederate Foot Officer sword & scabbard

    Confederate Foot Officer Sword. Straight blade. Unmarked example. Scabbard is typical foot officer with brass mounts and drag. Leather scabbard has a top stitch and is solid with some flaking and crazing.
    Brass guard casting is well done for a C/S sword. Flat sided quillon. The pommel cap is undecorated And retains gilt around the knuckl Read More »
    Added: 01/12/15   Price: $5,950

  • Scarce Staff & Field - Gutta Percha Grip
    Scarce Staff & Field - Gutta Percha Grip

    A mint 1862 dated blade by Collins and retailed by James Fitch N.Y. Is striking on this Non Regulation Staff & Field. The grip is Gutta percha molded to resemble sharkskin. Wonderful sword with heavy gilt still remaining on the guard. Gutta percah grip is in excellent condition. Blade is near mint with original polish and frost. Obverse sid Read More »
    Added: 01/12/15   Price: $3,850

  • M 1852 Naval Officer Sword - Super Rare Retailer
    M 1852 Naval Officer Sword - Super Rare Retailer

    M 1852 Naval Officer Sword - Super Rare Retailer: Shreve, Stanwood & Co of Boston. Standard pattern with extra embellishment. Crossed cannon and stack of cannon balls on the back of pommel cap. A very nice naval officer sword. What makes this super is the maker, Hoppe and the retailer Shreve, Stanwood & Co of Boston. Hoppe is a rare maker Read More »
    Added: 01/12/15   Price: $2,950

  • M 1832 Foot Artillery Sword - rare maker
    M 1832 Foot Artillery Sword - rare maker

    M 1832 Foot Artillery Sword - rare maker or retailer. Interesting version of this model. Brass guard looks like a Horstmann style of hilt. No rivets and brased side seems. Also looks like the high pommel dome may have been shortened. Brass guard is crude and overall the sword has a CSA look to it except the blade is stamped on both sides Read More »
    Added: 01/12/15   Price: $2,245

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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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