U.S. Militia Staff Officer's Sword, by Ames

View Item in Catalog
  Lot #15  (Sale Order: 15 of 779)  
Sold for: $600.00 to onsite
"Tax, Shipping & Handling and Internet Premium not included. See Auction Information for full details."

Payment Type:

Payment Type: Please Add / Select Card

Description Terms of Sale
Item Description: Translate description
U.S. Militia Staff Officer's Sword, by Ames, 1840-1860, 30-1/2'' etched blade with foliate and Stand at Arms design, cast brass crossguard, which is the same as the prescribed staff and general officer's swords of 1832 in that it is straight double-edged and elliptical in sections. Pommel is the somewhat conventional down-facing helmet. Grips are a single piece of lined carved ivory with decorations. Cross quillions with eaglehead finials. In two-hanger lightly decorated brass scabbard. Pommel and quillion were originally connected by a chain (now missing). Condition is about fine with light carbon spotting to blade, and somewhat dark toning to cast brass furniture, with minor cracks from shrinkage to grip. Est.: $1,200-$1,800.

Unable to retrieve AutoCheck Summary Report, please try back later.

Summary Vehicle History Report below provided by AutoCheck.

AutoCheck® vehicle history reports deliver information on reported accidents, odometer rollback, lemon vehicles, branded titles and much more.

AutoCheck found record(s) for this   




Get the full report to learn more:

Know the exact vehicle you want? One report may be all you need.  Single Report $24.99

Researching more than one vehicle? Run as many reports as you like for 21 days Unlimited Reports for 21 Days $44.99
This item is part of Premiere Firearms Auction
 Saturday, Aug 3, 2013 | 10:00 AM  Pacific
Print This Page

U.S. Militia Staff Officer's Sword, by Ames
U.S. Militia Staff Officer's Sword, by Ames
Lot number: 15
Seller: Carol Watson's Orange Coast Auctions
Event: Premiere Firearms Auction
Ends: Saturday, August 3 | 10:00 AM  Pacific

Message: 500 characters remaining