Civil War swords, revolver in April 19 J.C. Devine sale

Two swords and a revolver used in the Civil War are among the highlights of an April 19, 2009 auction by J.C. Devine.

All three items are from the Hodges collection of personal artifacts used during the war.

One sword is an 1850 Foot Officer’s pattern model with a 30 3/4” blade. The sword has the trademark knight logo of W./ CLAUBERG SOLINGEN.” The other is a standard pattern Ames Co. U.S. Model 1850 Foot Officer’s sword with a 30” blade.

The Hodges collection also includes a .44 American caliber S&W 8" barrel (serial number 1032) model single action revolver bearing the inscription “F.S. Hodges of the A & P Railroad.”

For more information on other items in the sale, call 877-454-4867 or visit

A Civil War Model 1850 Foot Officer’s Sword offered by J.C. Devine.

A Civil War Ames Model 1850 sword.

A S&W .44 with 8” barrel single action revolver used in the Civil
War and offered by J.C. Devine Co.

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