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IDENTIFIED US BASE DRUM WITH MINNESOTA CONNECTION

IDENTIFIED US BASE DRUM WITH MINNESOTA CONNECTION

Bass drum has a maple wood shell in very good condition. The wood surface shows light wear and is free of cracks and chips. It meas. approx. 19.00 inches tall by 26.50 inches across the heads. Painted… (996-01). Learn More »

MODEL 1849 AUSTRIAN RIFLED MUSKET

MODEL 1849 AUSTRIAN RIFLED MUSKET

This rifled weapon is the Model 1849 Austrian musket in .75 caliber.  This weapon measures 48” overall with a 33” round barrel. Barrel surface is a dark pewter color with light pitting; heavier… (998-163). Learn More »

MINTY, ‘C. D. SCHUBARTH’ CONTRACT .58 CALIBER MODEL 1861 MUSKET

MINTY, ‘C. D. SCHUBARTH’ CONTRACT .58 CALIBER MODEL 1861 MUSKET

In remarkable condition, this original, 1863-dated Model 1861 .58 caliber percussion rifle-musket is a contract longarm produced by C. D. Schubarth and Co. of Providence, R.I. In 1862, the firm… (172-3597). Learn More »

$4,600.00
Originally $4,950.00

EXTRAORDINARY PAIR OF IDENTIFIED IMAGES OF TWO MEMBERS OF COWAN'S 1ST NEW YORK LIGHT ARTILLERY - BOTH KILLED AT GETTYSBURG, JULY 3, 1863!

EXTRAORDINARY PAIR OF IDENTIFIED IMAGES OF TWO MEMBERS OF COWAN'S 1ST NEW YORK LIGHT ARTILLERY - BOTH KILLED AT GETTYSBURG, JULY 3, 1863!

An extraordinary pair of images from this well-known New York Artillery unit which defended Cemetery Ridge against Pickett's Assault on the afternoon of July 3, 1863. These two identified images are a… (P13914). Learn More »

$4,250.00
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GETTYSBURG COPPER TEA KETTLE, CIRCA 1790’S- 1819

GETTYSBURG COPPER TEA KETTLE, CIRCA 1790’S- 1819

This is one of only three copper tea kettles known to exist that were made by Christian Wampler of Gettysburg, PA. Wampler was born on July 27, 1777 in York, PA. He was a tinner and coppersmith, as… (401-31). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR UNION OFFICER’S SHELL JACKET, VEST, BELT, SASH AND CDVs IDENTIFIED TO CAPTAIN FREDERICK SEARS GRAND d’HAUTEVILLE

CIVIL WAR UNION OFFICER’S SHELL JACKET, VEST, BELT, SASH AND CDVs IDENTIFIED TO CAPTAIN FREDERICK SEARS GRAND d’HAUTEVILLE

Frederic Sears d’Hauteville was born in Boston to a wealthy American mother and aristocratic Swiss father.  He graduated from Harvard in the Class of 1862, but, a year earlier, in May 1861, he… (410-231). Learn More »

$8,500.00
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ORNATE NON-REGULATION MODEL 1850 FIELD & STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO 141ST NEW YORK MAJOR

ORNATE NON-REGULATION MODEL 1850 FIELD & STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO 141ST NEW YORK MAJOR

Sword is identified to Charles W. Clanharty [Clauharty] who rose to be Major and then Lieutenant-Colonel (not mustered) in the 141st New York Infantry. The drawn sword meas. approx. 37.25 inches from… (846-118). Learn More »

IMPORT MODEL 1850 CIVIL WAR FIELD & STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO MEMBER OF GENERAL FREMONT’S STAFF

IMPORT MODEL 1850 CIVIL WAR FIELD & STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO MEMBER OF GENERAL FREMONT’S STAFF

Original Civil War Model 1850 Field & Staff officer’s sword in nice condition complete with its metal scabbard. Sword is unmarked and is no doubt an import item. It is identified by a… (870-157). Learn More »

MINT CONDITION PAIR OF CIVIL WAR BROGANS

MINT CONDITION PAIR OF CIVIL WAR BROGANS

These brogans are in near mint condition and show only very light signs of use. The leather uppers are supple and mostly clean with some very light wear marks along the edges. They are square toed… (578-03). Learn More »

$3,950.00
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IMPORT MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO OHIO SHARPSHOOTER OFFICER

IMPORT MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO OHIO SHARPSHOOTER OFFICER

The blade on this item is in excellent condition. It is bright and clean with only light mottling. The drawn sword meas. approx. 36.50 inches long from point to pommel. It has a stopped fuller that… (870-382). Learn More »

AMES M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD & SCABBARD PRESENTED TO SOLDIER WHO SERVED IN BOTH THE 13TH MASSACHUSETTS &                79TH UNITED STATES COLORED TROOPS

AMES M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD & SCABBARD PRESENTED TO SOLDIER WHO SERVED IN BOTH THE 13TH MASSACHUSETTS & 79TH UNITED STATES COLORED TROOPS

Excellent conditioned Model 1850 foot officer’s sword made by the Ames Manufacturing Company of Chicopee, Massachusetts complete with its matching metal scabbard. The drawn sword meas. approx. 36.25… (870-361). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED NON-REGULATION STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD AND SCABBARD – FREEMASON IN 13TH NEW JERSEY

IDENTIFIED NON-REGULATION STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD AND SCABBARD – FREEMASON IN 13TH NEW JERSEY

This sword is a very good example of an original, non-regulation, staff officer’s sword assembled by the Newark, New Jersey firm of Henry Sauerbier. This high quality, embellished sword is complete… (870-411). Learn More »

$5,500.00
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RARE CONFEDERATE MANUFACTURED 12 POUNDER IRON HOWITZER TUBE MADE BY TREDEGAR IRON WORKS IN RICHMOND, DATED 1862!

RARE CONFEDERATE MANUFACTURED 12 POUNDER IRON HOWITZER TUBE MADE BY TREDEGAR IRON WORKS IN RICHMOND, DATED 1862!

This foundry was named for the famous iron works at Tredegar, Wales; the Tredegar Iron Works opened in 1837 and was active in the foundry trade for many years in Richmond until 1952. In 1841 Joseph… (455-09). Learn More »

VERY RARE CONFEDERATE MANUFACTURED BRONZE 12 POUNDER FIELD HOWITZER PRODUCED BY JOHN CLARK AND COMPANY OF NEW ORLEANS, LA

VERY RARE CONFEDERATE MANUFACTURED BRONZE 12 POUNDER FIELD HOWITZER PRODUCED BY JOHN CLARK AND COMPANY OF NEW ORLEANS, LA

In the mid-1850’s, John Clark operated a foundry at the intersection of Race and Tchoupitoulas Streets in what is today called the Lower Garden District, close to the Mississippi River. At the… (455-08). Learn More »

MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO 114TH PENNSYLVANIA OFFICER

MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO 114TH PENNSYLVANIA OFFICER

This Model 1850 Foot Officer’s sword is identified to Lieutenant Almyne H. G. Richardson of Company K, 114th Pennsylvania Infantry. The sword is in overall excellent untouched condition. The blade… (37-289). Learn More »

$7,750.00
Originally $8,750.00

ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR RECRUITING BROADSIDE – “MOUNTED RIFLE RANGERS”

ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR RECRUITING BROADSIDE – “MOUNTED RIFLE RANGERS”

This totally original, visually stunning Civil War recruiting broadside represents the pinnacle of the genre. The wonderful woodcut at the broadside’s center depicts a cavalryman atop his mount,… (565-154). Learn More »

$4,950.00
Originally $5,495.00

PRESENTATION M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO 2ND LT. THOMAS W. CARTRIGHT, 5TH NEW YORK (DURYEE ZOUAVES) - DIED OF WOUNDS RECEIVED AT GAINES’ MILL

PRESENTATION M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO 2ND LT. THOMAS W. CARTRIGHT, 5TH NEW YORK (DURYEE ZOUAVES) - DIED OF WOUNDS RECEIVED AT GAINES’ MILL

This attractive Model 1850 Foot Officer’s sword, complete with original metal scabbard was presented to Lieutenant Thomas W. Cartright. This young man enlisted in the 5th New York Infantry on April… (870-648). Learn More »

19th CENTURY STUDIO CAMERA WITH STAND & LENS MARKED R. WALZL OF BALTIMORE

19th CENTURY STUDIO CAMERA WITH STAND & LENS MARKED R. WALZL OF BALTIMORE

At the middle of the 19th century, the newest technology was wet-plate photography, a process in which an image is captured on chemically coated pieces of plate glass. This was a complicated process… (997-01). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA PHOTOGRAPHER’S STAND WITH HEADREST

CIVIL WAR ERA PHOTOGRAPHER’S STAND WITH HEADREST

Here is a seldom seen original photographer’s stand from the Civil War period. Due to the long exposure time for wet-plate photography, these were used to help people keep still while their image… (997-02). Learn More »

PIECE OF WOOD FROM THE ROOM IN THE WHITE HOUSE WHERE LINCOLN SIGNED THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION

PIECE OF WOOD FROM THE ROOM IN THE WHITE HOUSE WHERE LINCOLN SIGNED THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION

“A piece of wood from the White House where President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation and usd (sic) as a private office by the Presidents since Jefferson’s time. Presented to Genl. W.… (945-297). Learn More »


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