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Antique The Henderson Ames Company Spanish Style Sword
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Antique The Henderson Ames Company Spanish Style Sword

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Sold Date: 11/22/2008
Channel: Online Auction
Source: eBay



Antique The Henderson Ames Company Spanish Style Sword

SIZE: 35 3/4" Blade - 30 1/4"

SHIPPING WEIGHT: 4 lbs

PRIMARY MATERIAL: Metal

CONDITION: Good

This Auction is for an Antique The Henderson Ames Co Spanish Style Sword. This item is in good used condition and does show signs of use and wear, but to be expected for such an old piece. Could use a good cleaning, the sword is completely intact. This sword did not come with a sheath.

Frank Henderson was selling and / or making swords, regalia and military goods from 1850 until his death in 1899 and his company, Henderson-Ames co continuing until 1923. From 1850 to 1871 he operated his business under his name, Frank Henderson, in Kalamazoo MI. In 1871, Henderson formed a partnership with Theron F Giddings and started the Henderson & Giddings co. This only lasted until 1873 when the name was changed back to Frank Henderson. From 1873 to 1893 Henerson put out catalogs selling fraternal goods and began selling as an agent for the Ames Sword co. In 1893, Henderson consolidated his regalia company with the Chicago based branch of the Ames Sword Co forming the Henderson Ames Co. In 1894, Henderson bought the Detroit regalia factory of E. A. Armstrong, including sword plant, stock, tools, machinery, furniture and fixtures. When Henderson died in 1899, his firm continued in business until it was purchased and dissolved by M. C. Lilley co in 1923.

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