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  • USMC NCO Sword/Foot Offc.  - no scabbard.
    USMC NCO Sword/Foot Offc. - no scabbard.

    USMC NCO / Foot Officer sword. Pre CW period NCO's were either plain blade or etched in a generic etch by Wyersburg and sold by Horstmann. This sword has the characteristics and grip profile of a Wyerburg/Hortmann product. The brass guard is in the standad foot officer style with dark patina. Leather grip and wire are in good condition. B Read More »
    Added: 08/27/17   Price: $475

  • USMC NCO sword - CW period.
    USMC NCO sword - CW period.

    USMC NCO sword - CW period. Usually when you see NCO swords they are etched with USMC and in a standard foot officer scabbard. These are post CW. The correct configuration for pre war/CW is what you see here. Usually the blades are plain or etched with only foliate and stand of arms. This blade is the latter. The obverse ricasso is Wyersburg marked with the Read More »
    Added: 08/27/17   Price: $1,750

  • Ames Non Regulation -  scarce OPEN guard
    Ames Non Regulation - scarce OPEN guard

    Ames Non Regulation open guard foot officer sword. This guard is like the standard foot officer of the m1850 with the casting eliminating the decorative foliate between the guard. These also had a special scabbard which is attributed to E. Gaylord. It is similar in style to the French Infantry M 1821. Identical sword to the Ames Non Reg on pg Read More »
    Added: 08/16/17   Price: $2,650

  • S&K First Contract M1840 Cavalry Saber

    Markings on back spine of blade - Crown D , Crown RC, S&K. Knuckle bow has a hand cut #18 & crown over D. Ironic that it has the same 18 as the one featured in John Thillmann's Read More »
    Added: 08/16/17   Price: $1,450

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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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Swords for Sale made by Ames Mfg Co.

M 1840 Artillery Officer Saber
M 1840 Artillery Officer Saber
M 1840 Cavalry Saber - Ames 1846
M 1840 Cavalry Saber - Ames 1846
M 1840 Engineer officer Sword
M 1840 Engineer officer Sword