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Non-Reg, French impt. Cavalry Off, Brass scabbard
A really attractive non reg cavalry officer saber a Klingenthal import. A panoply of arms and a Federal Eagle decorate the half basket guard, with a fancy pommel and scroll quillon. The grip is sharkskin with twisted brass wire. The 35 inch Cavalry length blade is proofed with an oval with a Crown above B and an inverted shield with S over inv Read More »
Added: 09/26/18 Price: $2,650
M 1860 Cavalry Officer Saber - " Ames - clone"
M 1860 Cavalry Officer Saber - " Ames - clone". This is the exact saber in John Thillman's Civil War Cavalry and Artillery Sabers color section. In the color section John referred to this saber as a Ames transitional saber as it has a wide 1840 style blade and 1840 style grip, but has the Ames 1860 guard and etch pattern. After the book w Read More »
Added: 07/30/18 Price: $2,850
M 1860 Staff Officer Sword
M 1860 Staff Officer Sword. Higher grade than normally seen. This would appear to be late war based on construction. Brass guard has a nice reddich brown patina. Rear counter guard button is present but does not fully lock in the up position. Counter guard is also stamped EL with stars. Sharkskin grip and wire are in good condition. Blade obverse and reverse Read More »
Added: 06/11/18 Price: $1,650
CSA Naval/Marine Cutlass - only known example.
CSA Naval/Marine Cutlass - only one know of this style. This extremely rare southern cutlass was made to appear as a southern Officer Sword. The guard is cast brass and in the style of a M1841 Naval Cutlass. There is an oval, almost round hole where the guard joins the pommel very much like the Thomas, Griswold cutlass. This seems to be for a Read More »
Added: 04/11/18 Price: $5,750
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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