There are currently no items available for purchase in this Department. Search our Auction Archives below to find item values.
Lot
74022

1863 Ames Civil War Musician's Sword. This 1863 Ames Musician's sword has a 28" blade marked "Ames Mfg. Co. Chicopee, Mass."...

2007 June Civil War Grand Format Auction #663

 
Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
Auction Ended On: Jun 25, 2007
Item Activity: 6 Internet/mail/phone bidders
1,855 page views
Location:

Lot Viewing:
Allstar Events Complex
2638 Emmitsburg Road
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Auction:
Eisenhower Hotel & Resort
Grand Ballroom
2634 Emmitsburg Road
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Description:
1863 Ames Civil War Musician's Sword. This 1863 Ames Musician's sword has a 28" blade marked "Ames Mfg. Co. Chicopee, Mass." at the ricasso. It is marked "U.S." and "1863" at the ricasso on the reverse with an inspector's mark of "ADK". The blade, with a central fuller that runs nearly the entire length of the blade, has an even light gray patina. This sword has a single bar brass knuckle-bow which extends into a straight quillon and etched 4" brass grip. The scabbard is all metal and has black lacquer finish with about 60% finish remaining. Emerson is the maker of the scabbard.The 5" throat is equipped with a frog, and the drag measures 6½" making this sword and scabbard a nice display piece. Ames was the most famous American swordmaker of the 19th century.

View large image(s) of this item

Service and Handling Description: Bats, Clubs, Sticks, Swords, Rifles, etc. (view shipping information)

Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

Find Auction Prices for Comparable Items:

Photographs:
Sign-in or Join (free & quick) to see the full image








FLOOR AUCTIONS View All
Open For Bidding
Coming Soon
HERITAGE MEMBERSHIP
904,038
bidder-members
$990,355,904
sold in the last year
VIEW BENEFITS
  1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
  2. Bid online
  3. Free Collector newsletter
  4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
  5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    winnings 
CONSIGNMENTS WANTED
Only 33 days left to consign to the 2015 January 24 The Donald P. Dow Collection of Lincolniana Americana & Political Grand Format Auction - Dallas!
Learn About Consigning With Us
Very thorough, almost scholarly. Very accurate and honest.
M.L. ,
Rosemont, IL
HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. To compare for yourself, visit: compete.com
HERITAGE VIDEO TUTORIAL
GETTING THE MOST OUT OF SEARCH
RECENT AUCTIONS
2014 October 8 - 9 Historical Manuscripts Signature Auction - Beverly Hills
2014 October 8 - 9 Historical Manuscripts Signature Auction - Beverly Hills
REALIZED $854,979
HISTORICAL SURVEY
You could win!
Take the Survey