NOT AVAILABLE - Model 1840 Medical Staff Officers Sword. The hilt and scabbard are brass. The engraving is very nice with an elongated bank note U.S. on one side and MEDICALL STAFF on the other. The blade measures approx. 30&1/2" long by 5/8" wide.
NOT AVAILABLE - 1805 Naval Officers Sword. The sword has a Bolton/Upson brass eagle head pommel. Richard Upson was based in New York and imported from Bolton. The cross quillon and ferrule are made of brass. The grip is bone and is wound with a twisted piece of brass wire. The blade has traces of engraving. No makers mark. It measures 28&7/8" long by 1&3/8" wide.
NOT AVAILABLE - 1821 to 1850 Artillery Officers Sword. These swords were used during the Civil War as photographs show. The pommel is a nicely detailed liberty head. The knuckle bow is decorated in a high floral design. The quillon ends with a nice eagles head. The counter- guard was made as a fixed separate piece with an American eagle and shield on it. All parts including the ferrule are brass with traces of gilt. The grip is made of bone. The scabbard is brass. The blade has very light etching and there is no makers mark. The blade measures 31&1/8" long by 15/16" wide.
NOT AVAILABLE - Eagle Pommel Militia / Society Sword. This sword has a very nice fluted bone handle. Eagle pommel, ferrule, cross quillon, and langets are made of brass. The scabbard has two carrying rings and is made of brass. The blade is elliptical and measures approx. 27&3/4" long by 3/4" wide.
NOT AVAILABLE - Model 1840 Noncommissioned Officer's sword with a very wide blade. The hilt has some gold wash still existing. The blade measures approx. 31&1/2" long by 1" wide.
NOT AVAILABLE - Civil War M1840 Officers Cavalry saber. There are three different versions of Horstmanns' M1840 Officers Cavalry sabers. First is the long blade, second is the short blade unetched, and third is the short blade etched. This sword is the short blade. The blade measures approx. 31&7/8" long by 1&3/16" wide. By leaving the U.S. and any American motif such as flags, shields, or eagles out of the engraving made it easy for Horstmann to sell to the North and South before the war.
NOT AVAILABLE - Regulation 1821 Artillery Officers sword. The blade was produced by Weyersberg , assembled and sold by William H. Horstmann. The eagle knuckle bow, plain ferrule, and pommel are made of brass. The grip is made of fluted bone. The scabbard is brass. The blade still retains most of its gold leaf and is decorated with military trophies and floral sprays. It measures approx. 27&1/2" long by 3/4" wide.
NOT AVAILABLE - Civil War Non-Regulation Officers sword. The guard is brass with an American eagle cast into it holding a ribbon in its mouth with an American shield on its chest. The ribbon reads E PLURIBUS UNUM and above the eagle are thirteen stars and rays. The pommel is also brass with cast oak leaves. The grip is wrapped with ninety percent of its fish skin and wound with two single strands of brass wire with one twisted piece of brass wire in the center. The washer is complete. The scabbard is brown and has a brass throat, bands, rings, and drag. The blade is marked with an arrow within an oval ( J.S. Holler ), military trophies, floral sprays and U.S. on one side and on the other side military trophies, floral sprays, and a spread wing American eagle. The blade is very nice and measures approx. 32" long by 1&1/8" wide.