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RARE CIVIL WAR EARLY FEDERAL CONTRACT SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN FROM GETTYSBURG

RARE CIVIL WAR EARLY FEDERAL CONTRACT SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN FROM GETTYSBURG

This early Civil War artifact is a very good relic example of a seldom seen U.S. contract smoothside canteen that was once part of the personal collection of the Eckert and Rosensteel families of… (942-02). Learn More »

VERY FINE CONDITION CIVIL WAR US MODEL 1861 3 INCH ORDNANCE RIFLE

VERY FINE CONDITION CIVIL WAR US MODEL 1861 3 INCH ORDNANCE RIFLE

This artillery tube, next to the US 3 inch Parrott tube, was the most widely used rifle cannon during the American Civil War. Manufactured of wrought iron under John Griffen’s patent, of which The… (941-01). Learn More »

GETTYSBURG RELIC DESK SET

GETTYSBURG RELIC DESK SET

Very nice Gettysburg relic desk set with blue inkwell made by John Goode, who is known as an early maker of these desk sets. The wood base meas. approx. 6 inches long x 3.50 inches wide x 1 inch high… (M25607). Learn More »

MINTY, CIVIL WAR FEDERAL INFANTRY 1858 PATTERN “HARDEE” HAT

MINTY, CIVIL WAR FEDERAL INFANTRY 1858 PATTERN “HARDEE” HAT

The Civil War artifact presented is an original example of a complete, Pattern 1858, Federal enlisted infantryman’s hat. Commonly referred to as the “Hardee Hat”, the government-issue cover was… (302-60). Learn More »

RICHMOND SHARPS CARBINE

RICHMOND SHARPS CARBINE

Presented here is a Richmond-made, straight-breech Confederate Sharps carbine. Of the approximately 5,000 firearms called “Richmond Carbines” made for the Confederate government between 1862 and… (362-777). Learn More »

VERY FINE CONDITION CIVIL WAR US MODEL 1861 3 INCH ORDNANCE RIFLE

VERY FINE CONDITION CIVIL WAR US MODEL 1861 3 INCH ORDNANCE RIFLE

This artillery tube was the most widely used rifle cannon during the American Civil War. Manufactured of wrought iron under John Griffen’s patent, of which The Horse Soldier has an original copy… (940-01). Learn More »

PATENT DOCUMENTS AND LETTERS REGARDING MANUFACTURE OF 3” ORDNANCE RIFLES

PATENT DOCUMENTS AND LETTERS REGARDING MANUFACTURE OF 3” ORDNANCE RIFLES

This lot consists of five letters written between John Griffen and Samuel Reeves; a legal agreement between Griffen, Reeves, and Emile Geyelin; Samuel Reeves’ copy of Letters Patent 37108 with… (274-204). Learn More »

ABRAHAM LINCOLN “FIVE DOLLAR BILL” CABINET CARD IMAGE

ABRAHAM LINCOLN “FIVE DOLLAR BILL” CABINET CARD IMAGE

Photo taken by Matthew Brady Studio 6.5 X 4.25”.  Front mark: “Brady. Washington, D.C.” Backmark: “L.C. Handy/ Photographer/ Publisher, 494 Maryland Ave./ South Washington, D.C.” Exhibits… (930-11). Learn More »

ABRAHAM LINCOLN CARTE DE VISITE

ABRAHAM LINCOLN CARTE DE VISITE

Matthew Brady studio photo, taken February 24, 1861. Backmark: “Published by E. Anthony/ 501 Broadway, New York. From Photographic Negative, From Brady’s National Portrait Gallery,” with stamp… (930-08). Learn More »

VERY FINE CONDITION WARTIME SLOUCH HAT & IMAGES IDENTIFIED TO 1ST MICHIGAN CAVALRY & 17TH NEW YORK INFANTRY OFFICER

VERY FINE CONDITION WARTIME SLOUCH HAT & IMAGES IDENTIFIED TO 1ST MICHIGAN CAVALRY & 17TH NEW YORK INFANTRY OFFICER

The three items in this group are identified to Captain Frederick W. Backus who served for a short time in the 1st Michigan Cavalry and the 17th New York Infantry before dying of disease in 1862. The… (470-10). Learn More »

$5,500.00
Originally $6,000.00
ON HOLD

CONFEDERATE TWO PIECE “CS” VIRGINIA STYLE BUCKLE

CONFEDERATE TWO PIECE “CS” VIRGINIA STYLE BUCKLE

Reference O’Donnell & Campbell Plate 004. Two piece tongue and wreath buckle. Nice, even chocolate brown patina. All details on the wreath are easily visible and the “CS” casting is good.… (R22617). Learn More »

NUMBERED “JOHN BROWN” PIKE

NUMBERED “JOHN BROWN” PIKE

Famous abolitionist John Brown contracted with blacksmith Charles Blair of Collinsville, Connecticut to make several hundred pikes at $1 each. Each pike was to have a 9.50-10.00 inch double edged… (259-24). Learn More »

$7,500.00
ON HOLD

EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY PIPE TOMAHAWK BY NEW YORK CITY MAKER J. ROSE & SON

EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY PIPE TOMAHAWK BY NEW YORK CITY MAKER J. ROSE & SON

Exceptional example. Harold Peterson lists J. Rose & Son NYC as making 36 tomahawks for the Office of Indian Affairs in 1806 at a prices ranging from 50 to 90 cents each. It is possible this… (30-1970). Learn More »

MERRILL CARBINE ID’D TO TWO MEMBERS OF THE 7TH INDIANA CAVALRY

MERRILL CARBINE ID’D TO TWO MEMBERS OF THE 7TH INDIANA CAVALRY

This Merrill carbine bears serial number 12776 and shows on the Ordnance return for the 7th Indiana Cavalry as having been initially issued to Private Anthony Fredrick of Company D. Scratched on the… (G3634). Learn More »

BOOTS STATED TO BE THOSE WORN BY GENERAL SAMUEL K. ZOOK WHEN KILLED AT GETTYSBURG & OTHER RELATED ITEMS

BOOTS STATED TO BE THOSE WORN BY GENERAL SAMUEL K. ZOOK WHEN KILLED AT GETTYSBURG & OTHER RELATED ITEMS

These boots surfaced in the collection of the late Stan Landis of Quakertown, Pennsylvania and then passed to a New York collector where they were obtained in 1975 by George Lower, owner of the… (355-39). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE OFFICER’S KEPI WITH VIRGINIA SIDE BUTTON

CONFEDERATE OFFICER’S KEPI WITH VIRGINIA SIDE BUTTON

The body of this kepi is made of dark blue, almost black wool and is in very nice condition overall despite scattered moth damage on the body. The biggest of the moth holes is on the right front as… (14-1831). Learn More »

COMPANY OF MILITARY HISTORIANS

COMPANY OF MILITARY HISTORIANS

The Company of Military Historians was founded in 1949 as an educational, scientific, and literary institution devoted to the study and dissemination of "information on the uniforms, equipment,…. Learn More »

REVOLUTIONARY WAR LOG HUT FROM MASSACHUSETTS (P.O.R.)

REVOLUTIONARY WAR LOG HUT FROM MASSACHUSETTS (P.O.R.)

PRICE UPON REQUEST This is an original Revolutionary War log hut that features squared and dovetailed timbers with no pins. This method of construction made the hut transportable and reusable. The… (236-93). Learn More »

MINT CONDITION US 4.62” HOTCHKISS SHELL

MINT CONDITION US 4.62” HOTCHKISS SHELL

This mint non-excavated Hotchkiss shell only needs the Hotchkiss fuse, which would easily screw into the shell. Three flame grooves run the entire length of the shell. The lead sabot is in perfect… (R22351). Learn More »

$1,250.00
Originally $1,850.00

IMPORTED, SILVER-MOUNTED, M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S PRESENTATION SWORD WITH SCABBARD

IMPORTED, SILVER-MOUNTED, M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S PRESENTATION SWORD WITH SCABBARD

Presented to Captain Horace A. Sprague of the 13th New York State Militia was this German-imported, silver mounted, high-grade foot officer’s sword and scabbard. The Model 1850 sword specimen was a… (490-477). Learn More »

$3,800.00
Originally $4,000.00


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