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1860 Ames Pattern Cavalry Officer Saber by S H & G
Original Ames letters complain about importers copying their swords. This is one of those swords. It was sold by the famed New York firm of Schuyler, Hartley & Graham. The hilt has the same decoration as Ames Cavalry Officer Swords but the casting is inferior to the Ames quality. The grip is covered in Sharkskin but a little thicker than Ames. Read More »
Added: 10/15/17 Price: $1,850
Sauerbier Enlisted Cavalry Saber Type 1
Sauerbier enlisted cavalry saber. Rare item not often encountered. Not marked but the classic hilt profile, thick guard, spanner nut, pinked washer and blade fuller is clearly Sauerbier. Sauerbier steel scabbard has brass throat and thick ramped steel drag as is it should be. Saber is in very good condition and is not normally seen for sale Read More »
Added: 10/15/17 Price: $1,450
Non Regulation Staff & Field Sword
Non Regulation Staff & Field Sword. This is the "standard" steel hilt with Eagle and US cut into the steel. This is the smaller hilt version. Steel hilt and scabbard have taken on a real nice even dark patina. The drag shows extensive wear from field use. Sharskin grip and wire are very good with with no real issues. Blade obverse has the proved brass disk, Read More »
Added: 10/15/17 Price: $950
Naval Surgeon Shoulder Straps - 12 yrs service.
Naval Surgeon Shoulder Straps - 12 yrs service. Very rare straps. Deep green background with floral leaves. Some wear to the boarders. No moth nips to speak of. This particular set of straps indicate a naval surgeon with 12 yrs service. Very rare to find. Read More »
Added: 10/15/17 Price: $850
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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 Cavalry Saber - Ames 1846
M 1840 Engineer officer Sword