Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Lot of Three Civil War Model Swords.
    Includes: 1.) Ames U.S. Model 1840 musicians' sword with a 28-inch straight blade and brass hilt. Obverse side stamped with the Ames logo; reverse side stamped "US / H.D.H. / 1864". Leather scabbard with brass throat and drag. 2.) U.S. Model 1860 Staff and Field officers' sword with a 29-inch straight, plated blade acid etched with panoplies of arms, an eagle and scroll work. Marked "J. H. McKenney & Co., N.Y." This is a post-Civil War issue sword. Metal scabbard with brass mounts and three carrying rings. 3.) Emerson & Silver U.S. Model 1840 noncommissioned officers' sword with a 32-inch straight blade and brass hilt. Obverse side of the blade with the Emerson & Silver logo; reverse stamped "US / DFM / 1863". The hilt is also inspector stamped "DFM".

    Condition: 1.) Good. Blade with a gray patina, point dulled; hilt with only traces of gilt; scabbard has broken near the brass drag and has been crudely repaired with added leather. 2.) Excellent. 3.) Good. The blade exhibits a smooth gray patina. Lacking scabbard.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2019
    9th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 15
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 547

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $300,000 (minimum $49), plus 20% of any amount between $300,000 and $3,000,000, plus 12.5% of any amount over $3,000,000 per lot.

    Sold on Jun 9, 2019 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    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 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2021 October 9 Americana & Political Signature Auction Featuring the Michael Ward Collection - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Thanks a million for getting approval to sell my Civil War Hospital Death Ledger! You made them AND ME , a nice profit. You are the best!
    Ed W.,
    Mount Vernon, OH
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search