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BOSTON NAVY YARD MARKED FUSE BOX

BOSTON NAVY YARD MARKED FUSE BOX

This Navy fuse box is in good condition. The outer flap is very good throughout with only light wear visible. The latch tab is sewn to the underside of the flap and is in good condition with only… (490-2385). Learn More »

US 4.52 INCH 12 POUNDER BORMANN FUSED SPHERICAL SHELL RECOVERED AT CHANCELLORSVILLE

US 4.52 INCH 12 POUNDER BORMANN FUSED SPHERICAL SHELL RECOVERED AT CHANCELLORSVILLE

Bormann fuse punched from one section to three and one half second mark; fired from a US Model 1857 12 Pounder Napoleon Smoothbore gun. Fuse damaged from impact! Shell lightly cleaned of ground… (R23089). Learn More »

$195.00
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US/CS 4.52 INCH 12 POUND SPHERICAL SHOT WITH IMPACT CRACKS, RECOVERED AT ANTIETAM!

US/CS 4.52 INCH 12 POUND SPHERICAL SHOT WITH IMPACT CRACKS, RECOVERED AT ANTIETAM!

Fired from a US Model 1857 12 Pounder Napoleon Smoothbore gun. This projectile exhibits impact marks! Impact cracks over entire body, having struck a hard surface. Cleaned of surface rust, light… (R22952). Learn More »

$225.00
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UNFIRED US 3 INCH HOTCHKISS SHELL, NON-EXCAVATED

UNFIRED US 3 INCH HOTCHKISS SHELL, NON-EXCAVATED

This projectile would have been fired by a 3 inch gun. The most common Hotchkiss shell manufactured. Very nice brass Hotchkiss paper time fuse adapter. Lead band sabot intact. Three flame grooves cut… (410-248). Learn More »

$450.00
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US/CS 3.67 INCH 6 POUNDER SPHERICAL SHOT RECOVERED AT FREDERICKSBURG, VA

US/CS 3.67 INCH 6 POUNDER SPHERICAL SHOT RECOVERED AT FREDERICKSBURG, VA

Possibly fired by Captain Macon of the Richmond (Fayette) Artillery, positioned behind the Howlson House to the left of the center of the Confederate line. Spherical shot cleaned of surface rust;… (2020-936). Learn More »

SECTIONED 12-PDR CANNON BALL WITH WRIGHT FUSE

SECTIONED 12-PDR CANNON BALL WITH WRIGHT FUSE

Offered here is a very nice half of an excavated cannon ball; sectioned to show the contents.  This is an iron, 12-pounder shell that was intended to be fired from the smoothbore “Napoleon” style… (2020-850). Learn More »

US ARTILLERY PASS BOX FOR 3” GUN

US ARTILLERY PASS BOX FOR 3” GUN

Pass boxes were used by the gunner to carry live powder filled cartridges bags from a magazine or caisson to the piece. This pass box is a leather cylinder, with a lid, and has a leather sling. The… (1117-29). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE ARTILLERY GIMLET

CONFEDERATE ARTILLERY GIMLET

The "gimlet" has a screw on the end and was intended to be used to remove broken pieces of friction primers from the vent. It could also serve as a priming wire to poke a hole in the powder bag. This… (1117-45). Learn More »

ARTILLERY GREASE/TAR BUCKET

ARTILLERY GREASE/TAR BUCKET

This heavy-duty cylindrical implement is a Civil War iron grease bucket carried as part the equipment of an artillery gun crew. This grease bucket measures approximately 7 ½” in diameter and stands… (1117-27). Learn More »

$375.00
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ARTILLERY HAMMER

ARTILLERY HAMMER

A tool made of a narrow round iron rod for a handle and a hammer on one end. The handle terminates as a pry bar. It was used for unpacking ammunition boxes and for tightening and repairing the sabot… (1117-34). Learn More »

$395.00
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CIVIL WAR ARTILLERY SPONGE

CIVIL WAR ARTILLERY SPONGE

Made of coarse, well-twisted woolen yarn and fashioned into a bag, the sponge was attached to a sponge head which was, in turn, fastened to a wooden staff. In field artillery, the sponge was usually… (1117-53). Learn More »

$115.00
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MAKER MARKED US NAVY FRICTION PRIMER POUCH

MAKER MARKED US NAVY FRICTION PRIMER POUCH

Small leather box used to hold friction primers and worn on the waist belt.  The box is relatively square in shape to accommodate the friction primer packs.  This box has a single wide belt loop, an… (1117-177). Learn More »

PACKAGE OF ARTILLERY TIME FUSES

PACKAGE OF ARTILLERY TIME FUSES

Complete pack of 12-second time fuses for artillery shells. Tan paper-wrapped pack of five fuses. Stenciled “12.S“.  Paper remains in perfect condition with no splits or tears and is tied with… (1117-244). Learn More »

$65.00
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ARTILLERY GREASE/TAR BUCKET

ARTILLERY GREASE/TAR BUCKET

This heavy-duty cylindrical implement is a Civil War iron grease bucket carried as part the equipment of an artillery gun crew. This grease bucket measures approximately 7” in diameter and stands… (1117-28). Learn More »

$375.00
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US NAVY FRICTION PRIMER POUCH

US NAVY FRICTION PRIMER POUCH

Small leather box to hold friction primers and worn on the belt.  The box is relatively square in shape to accommodate the friction primer packs.  This box was manufactured in 1864. It has a single… (490-2382). Learn More »

U.S. 3” HOTCHKISS SHELL

U.S. 3” HOTCHKISS SHELL

This is an excavated specimen and was for the 3” Parrott and Ordnance rifles. This shell was fired and retains its lead sabot and base cup. Wood fuse adapter is gone.  The iron is pitted, typical… (696-77). Learn More »

US PARROTT TIME FUSE ADAPTER

US PARROTT TIME FUSE ADAPTER

All Parrott time Fuses adapters were manufactured of zinc and had twelve threads to the inch and also two spanner holes. Standard pattern Parrott Fuse adapter used in 3inch to the largest Naval… (766-1239). Learn More »

U.S. / C.S. CASE SHOT BALL

U.S. / C.S. CASE SHOT BALL

Area of recovery unknown. Varying sizes, approx. 1/2" to 3/4" in diameter.  [sl] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED… (R21969). Learn More »

LARGE CANNON BALL FRAGMENT WITH OLD TAG FROM SHILOH

LARGE CANNON BALL FRAGMENT WITH OLD TAG FROM SHILOH

This is a nice relic from the Battle of Shiloh, Tenn.  Rusty cannon ball fragment measures approximately 4 ½” x 3 ½” and is a portion of a 12-pounder ball.  A home made tag written in ink on… (846-209). Learn More »

$125.00
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U.S. PARROTT TIME FUSE ADAPTER

U.S. PARROTT TIME FUSE ADAPTER

All Parrott time fuse adapters were manufactured of zinc and have twelve threads to the inch. This one has two spanner holes. This fuse adapter was used in all Parrott projectiles from the 3 inch to… (766-1236). Learn More »


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INK ID’D IMAGE OF SOUTH CAROLINA CAPTAIN GEORGE M. FAIRLEE OF ORR’S RIFLES

CDV shows Fairlee in the classic Napoleonic stance, posed in front of a pastoral painted backdrop. He wears a gray frock coat with captain’s insignia on the collar, dark cuffs and galloons on the sleeves. Beside him a saber leans against a prop… (846-150). Learn More »

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