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$585.00
Probably WWI era. Standard pattern with 27 1/2" blade etched first half with foliage, naval motifs and name panel hand engraved with owner's name M M STEWART. The forte with retailer's name, BROWNING & KING, BROOKLYN NY. That seller generally identified a... (read more)
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$1,350.00
Iron hilt with “melon slice" guard and reeded cast iron grip, retaining near all original black paint finish. 25 3/4" curved wedge section blade, narrow fullered for half its length. Blade shows old smooth dark staining with a few isolated small areas pit... (read more)
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28 1/4" blade decorated with foliage, owner's name and Worcester Co Commandery. Maker's name Gaylord Mfg. Co. Chicopee Mass to the base. Gaylord made 1860 Staff & Field Officer's swords as well as fraternal swords and is recorded about 1860-80. Hilt with ... (read more)
$1,850.00
Early 19th century. Forged iron head with short cheek straps, crescent form axe blade, leaf shaped fore spike and hooked back fluke. The blade stamped HYLAND. 97 1/4" total length. Circular section wood haft with blackened finish. Haft dry with a few brui... (read more)
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$345.00
19th century secret society sword. Originating in 1883, the primary function of the Woodmen was providing death benefits for its members. As with other secret societies, it had a flamboyant culture which served to unify the members and attract recruits. T... (read more)
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$385.00
19th century. 1860 Staff and Field Officer's pattern with wirer wrapped shark skin grip. 30 1/8" d.e. blade etched with scrolling foliage and F L I V Association with owners name opposite. The base with Ames maker's name. Decoration light as applied. Blad... (read more)
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15" length. Shaved natural horn with raised faceted spout. Black hide covered wood base secured with copper pins. Surface soiled from storage. Base edge with a little worm damage.... (read more)
Staff and Field
$375.00
Peterson #121. 29 3/4" blade marked D ABBATT & F DECARO, recorded New York 1905-11 dating this example to WWI service. The mark poorly struck. Brass hilt with wire wrapped black leather covered grip. Unplated scabbard excellent with gray patina and mounts... (read more)
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Staff and  Field
$390.00
Standard pattern, Peterson #121. Indian Wars/Custer period. Unmarked 29 3/4" plated blade, virtually 100% intact, bright, without freckling. Brass hilt with rifle stand motif guard. Wire wrapped leather covered grip. Hilt excellent. Plated scabbard comple... (read more)
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colonial American hatchet
$215.00
Thick wedge section with vertical face and and backswept bit. Round eye with thickened drop below. Unmarked and probably American made which is unusual as most were imported from Europe. 8" height.... (read more)
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American Pike
$1,235.00
Revolutionary War production C.1775-77. From a well-known group including examples found at Fort Ticonderoga. See American Pole Arms, pl.55. 78 1/4" length. Well forged leaf shaped head with butted seam socket. Slightly tapered wood haft with dark brown p... (read more)
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US MILITIA NCO SWORD
$335.00
Indian Wars Period C.1870-80. Two piece plated brass hilt. The pommel of 1860's regulation form integral with the black Japanned spirally fluted grip. Brass wire wrap. Decorated "bow tie" form guard. 28 1/2" d.e blade, plated, unmarked and excellent. Hilt... (read more)
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Naval Officers Sword
$615.00
Probably WWI. 30 1/4" s.e. broad fullered blade decorated 2/3 its length with patriotic and US naval motifs including vacant panel for owner's name. Maker's name, M C Lilly at the forte. Blade virtually mint condition. Gilt hilt of standard pattern with p... (read more)
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AMERICAN MILITIA NCO SWORD C.1790-10
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Heavy iron hilt with stirrup form guard, rectangular pommel and grip ferrule. Reeded ebony grip. 23 5/8" straight narrow fullered blade probably imported from Europe. Hilt with uniform medium pitting. Grip excellent. Blade with scattered pitting. The last... (read more)
Cavalry Officers Sword
$515.00
Standard pattern, Peterson 86. Brass hilt with wire wrapped leather covered grip. 24" broad fullered s.e. blade with maker's name at the forte. Blade quite crisp with dark patina obscuring the name, and scattered raised oxidation. Hilt dark, sound and com... (read more)
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ODD FELLOWS  SWORD C.1870
$315.00
Premium grade by M C Lilly, Columbus, so marked at the base of the 30" blade. Fine etched decoration including the owner's name. Blade shows smooth spotty patina. Knuckle chain lacking. Scabbard body with lightly textured brown patina.... (read more)
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ODD FELLOWS SWORD C.1870
$290.00
Plated hilt of standard form, complete with knuckle chain. Wire wrapped leather grip. 28 1/2" d.e. blade, plated with minor freckling and wear at the forte only. Blade base marked GERMANY. Elaborate scabbard mounts with Samson dislodging the pillars of th... (read more)
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$265.00
A linguistic quirk which today seems unusual. In the 18th century the term odd referred to as outside the cultural scheme, as "odd jobs". The Odd Fellows were those not otherwise organized by guilds. The origins of the organization are obscure but traceab... (read more)
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COLONIAL AMERICAN PEEVY HOOK
$90.00
Forged iron, 10 1/4" length with tapered square section fore spike, the tip with a spiral twist, a demonstration of whimsy and the blacksmith's skill. Integral back spike. Tapered tang with chisel raised barbs to assure bond with its wood haft. Used by lo... (read more)
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COLONIAL AMERICAN SPONTOON C.1750
$1,760.00
Blacksmith made with forged iron head approximating the English form. Oval form base flanked by transverse shaping cuts evidently the result of the forger following a sketch or book line illustration. Conical socket. Original tinned finish preserved in pr... (read more)
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AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR PIKE C.1775-77
$445.00
Classic example as preserved at Fort Ticonderoga. 23 3/4" length of massive proportions. The tapered medially ridged point over and rectangular block, well tapered through its length. Broad rounded cheek straps, triple pierced for transverse securing rive... (read more)
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Civil War issue. Peterson #73. Gilt brass hilt pierced with foliage and flower heads. Wire wrapped dark horn grip. 29" slightly curved broad and narrow fullered blade, bright with light abrasions along the edge. Hilt with good patina and some gold remaini... (read more)
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Peterson #154. Pattern used at West Point. This example made for Massanutten Military Academy of Woodstock Virginia and so marked on the blade along with maker, Spartan Trade Mark West Germany. Additional decoration of foliage, mottos, buildings, patrioti... (read more)
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American, mid century. About 3/4 scale, made for a boy of about 10 which represented the dawn of serious military training. Quality indicative of a noble owner. Brass hilt of general form used through Europe and America as the 1850 Infantry officers sword... (read more)
$675.00
Unmarked. Brass three bar hilt shows a few small dings and two small notches filed into the side of the guard, undoubtedly signifying battles which it participated in. Grip about excellent. Blade shows light gray patina and old preservative. Scabbard surf... (read more)
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Natural cow horn, 4" length. Both ends with wood plugs, each with small central hole for a thong (perished). The center with original cylindrical wood plug Larger end with a lightly incised J. Used to carry salt for field curing meat on hunting expedition... (read more)
$275.00
Conjoined pair, sometimes called panniers, comprising accordion fold pockets, each about 13" deep to hold a large bore percussion traveling pistol. The strap and back of thick leather. The pouches of beaver tail. One flap with a iron ring to the tip. Soun... (read more)
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$220.00
See Neumann 83.A. Iron, 9 1/4" height, matching the very largest of the 14 Neumann examples so identified for size. Form similar to belt axes but nearly twice the weight and carried with camp equipment. Unmarked suggesting an American blacksmith origin. R... (read more)
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Classic example of the type made in Europe and imported to America as sailing ship ballast. 6 3/4" height. Round socket with thickened step below. Rusted with some original surface intact and remnants of the wood haft within the socket suggesting a stored... (read more)
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Iron, 5/8" height with circular eye. Wedge shaped blade with the step below the socket. That feature identifies its typology. See Neumann 6.A-8.A. Excavated with good brown patina. No deformation to the eye. Desirable small size which definitely was short... (read more)
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