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U.S. / C.S. ARTILLERY GIMLET / WOODWORKING TOOL

U.S. / C.S. ARTILLERY GIMLET / WOODWORKING TOOL

Gimlet has a heavy metal wire with a metal handle on one end and a screw at the other. It was used to remove broken friction primers or other obstructions from the vent of a tube. The iron rod is… (286-362). Learn More »

$65.00
ON HOLD

U.S. / C.S. ARTILLERY GIMLET / WOODWORKING TOOL

U.S. / C.S. ARTILLERY GIMLET / WOODWORKING TOOL

Gimlet has a heavy metal wire with a wooden handle on one end and a screw at the other. It was used to remove broken friction primers or other obstructions from the vent of a tube. This one has some… (286-356). Learn More »

$65.00
ON HOLD

RICHMOND PATTERN ARTILLERY HORSE BIT

RICHMOND PATTERN ARTILLERY HORSE BIT

This is a cast iron double rein bit very similar to the Richmond Arsenal Shay and Williams brass bit. It is covered with light to moderate surface rust. It was purchased at a local Gettysburg auction… (889-09). Learn More »

$145.00
Originally $185.00

9-LB SOLID SHOT FROM WAR OF 1812

9-LB SOLID SHOT FROM WAR OF 1812

Very nice condition 9-pounder. Surface is clean and mostly free of pitting. Remains of an old paper label reads in part “CANNON BALL WAR 1812……L.P.” Recovery site not known. … (172-4505). Learn More »

US 4.62” JAMES ARTILLERY SHELL

US 4.62” JAMES ARTILLERY SHELL

Rifled artillery projectile, James design, Federal manufacture, bursting shell, "common" (standard), open base with slots, lead and tin sleeve sabot, James percussion fuze, rifled heavy 12 pounder gun… (172-4509). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 12LB CASE SHOT SIDE LOADER

CONFEDERATE 12LB CASE SHOT SIDE LOADER

Spherical shell in excellent clean condition. The body has some light pitting and casting flaws. Shell has a pronounced mold seam and the Confederate adapter for a paper time fuse is present. Side… (172-4506). Learn More »

EXCAVATED U.S. 3” DYER ARTILLERY SHELL

EXCAVATED U.S. 3” DYER ARTILLERY SHELL

This is an excavated Civil War field artillery projectile in very good original condition known to collectors as a 3” Dyer shell.  The cylindrical-shaped projectile measures 7” high and weighs… (490-1520). Learn More »

$395.00
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CONFEDERATE FRICTION PRIMER BOX – RICHMOND ARSENAL – RECOVERED AT CHANCELLORSVILLE

CONFEDERATE FRICTION PRIMER BOX – RICHMOND ARSENAL – RECOVERED AT CHANCELLORSVILLE

Empty package for friction primers. Wood block with 6 holes drilled to hold the primers (2 per hole, no primers remain). The block is wrapped in paper and features a stenciled label on the front.… (R21832). Learn More »

$2,000.00
Originally $2,250.00

U.S. 3.4” DAHLGREN “BLIND” SHELL WITH MAC MASON MARKING

U.S. 3.4” DAHLGREN “BLIND” SHELL WITH MAC MASON MARKING

This is an excavated specimen and was manufactured in a Federal arsenal following the design of John Dahlgren. The pattern employed a lead cup sabot with a groove in the middle on which greased twine… (172-4620). Learn More »

U.S. 3.8” HOTCHKISS BOLT FOR JAMES RIFLE WITH MAC MASON MARKING

U.S. 3.8” HOTCHKISS BOLT FOR JAMES RIFLE WITH MAC MASON MARKING

This is an excavated specimen and this 14-pdr. size was for the 3.8” James rifle. The lead sabot is missing. The patent information is still evident as cast into the base cup. The shell has been… (172-4615). Learn More »

U.S. 3” HOTCHKISS SHELL WITH MAC MASON MARKING

U.S. 3” HOTCHKISS SHELL WITH MAC MASON MARKING

This is an excavated specimen and this common size was for the 3” Ordnance rifle. This shell was fired and retains its lead sabot and brass fuse adapter. The three flame grooves run along the body… (172-4617). Learn More »

$495.00
ON HOLD

U.S. 3.67” SCHENKL SHELL WITH MAC MASON MARKING

U.S. 3.67” SCHENKL SHELL WITH MAC MASON MARKING

This is an excavated specimen and this 6-pdr. size appears somewhat more “egg-shaped” than the more common 3” Schenkl projectiles. Interestingly, this is the type that has six recessed… (172-4616). Learn More »

$895.00
ON HOLD

ORIGINAL, UNOPENED PACKET OF FRANKFORD ARSENAL ARTILLERY 8 SECOND FUSES

ORIGINAL, UNOPENED PACKET OF FRANKFORD ARSENAL ARTILLERY 8 SECOND FUSES

This fine artifact from the Civil War period is an original, unopened packet of five Federal artillery paper time fuses that are still contained within the original beige or light tan colored paper… (M25627). Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

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 »

$57,500.00
ON HOLD

US / CS 4.52” 12-POUNDER SOLID SHOT FROM GETTYSBURG

US / CS 4.52” 12-POUNDER SOLID SHOT FROM GETTYSBURG

This is a relic cannon ball recovered from Wolf Hill. The projectile comes with an attractive wood display base and a letter from the man who recovered the relic (a well-known local collector). … (R22626). Learn More »

$495.00
ON HOLD

VERY RARE CONFEDERATE 3-INCH MULLANE / TENNESSEE PATTERN POINTED NOSE SHELL

VERY RARE CONFEDERATE 3-INCH MULLANE / TENNESSEE PATTERN POINTED NOSE SHELL

This Tennessee Sabot pattern projectile is sometimes called the Mullane shell. This is the rare pointed nose type, which is found only in hex-head bolt Mullane shells. This used a very rare CS copper… (R22627). Learn More »

$650.00
ON HOLD

U.S. NAVY FRICTION PRIMER POUCH

U.S. NAVY FRICTION PRIMER POUCH

Small leather box to hold friction primers and carried on the belt.  The box is relatively square in shape to accommodate the shape of the friction primer packs.  This box has a single wide belt… (523-19). Learn More »

$125.00
ON HOLD

3” HOTCHKISS CASE SHOT – EARLY BATTLEFIELD PICK-UP

3” HOTCHKISS CASE SHOT – EARLY BATTLEFIELD PICK-UP

This is the case-shot version of the standard 3-inch Hotchkiss projectiles fired in 3-inch cannons. Three-piece construction consists of a nose portion containing the bursting charge and case-shot… (R22621). 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 »


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C1825 MAMALUKE WITH HORN GRIP, BY F.W. WIDMANN

Manufactured: Philadelphia  Maker: Widmann, F. W.   Year: c 1825  Model: Mamaluke Size: 31.5 inch blade with a sweeping curve  Condition: Excellent+ F. W. / Widmann / Ornamental / Sword / Mounter etched in ricasso area with Philadelphia on the… (870-71). Learn More »

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