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M 1860 Cavalry Officer Saber
Rare PS Justice Cavalry Officer Saber. The Ordinace dept ordered 174 sabers from this company at the start of the war and were not inspected in any way. This particular saber is not marked PS Justice but based on construction it is a Justice product. What is unknown is if it was part of the US order or possibly a private officer purchase. First off this is a Read More »
Added: 03/12/18 Price: $1,350
M 1850 Staff and Field
M 1850 Staff and Field. Fine sword by a great maker. Henry Sauerbier of Newark New Jersey. You know this is a CW sword as he only made swords during the Civl War and this was carried by the wear in the rings. Guard is standard Staff and field vrsion with cast US but is a higher grade version with great casting, a lot of hand chasing on the outside guard, knuc Read More »
Added: 03/12/18 Price: $3,150
M1840 NCO Sword - Presented post war
M 1840 NCO. Hand chased guard, scabbard throat, drag and etched blade. Presented to Sgt. E. McElroy of the 9th MVM in 1866. Custom NCO with hand chased hilt and scabbard furniture. Blade is etched but do to poor storage it is pitted, worn and a little hard to make out. The Emerson and Silver Keystone mark in on the ricasso. Scabbard is leather and is very s Read More »
Added: 12/10/17 Price: $725
Bailey, Banks and Biddle USMC Mameluke, 1 known
Bailey (Bailey, Banks and Biddle) Philadelphia was not known to produce Marine Officer Swords. This is the first example known of a Mameluke by Bailey. Most contracts and orders went to Horstmann and some to Bush and a very few to Ames. These 1872 Model swords have ivory grips with circular fasteners with raised stars. The blade is 7/8 th of Read More »
Added: 12/10/17 Price: $1,100
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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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