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NON-DUG U.S. 3” HOTCHKISS SHELL

NON-DUG U.S. 3” HOTCHKISS SHELL

This is a very nice condition specimen of the common shell for 3” rifles. This shell retains its original lead sabot and brass fuse adapter. The three flame grooves run along the body of the shell.… (490-1802). Learn More »

$265.00
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CONFEDERATE 12-PDR FRAGMENT WITH “Q”-MARKED FUSE

CONFEDERATE 12-PDR FRAGMENT WITH “Q”-MARKED FUSE

This is the top portion of a 12-pounder C.S. cannon ball in relic condition.  The iron fragment still holds the bronze fuse adaptor that was screwed into it.  On the underside of the fuse a “Q”… (1000-2170). Learn More »

RARE CONFEDERATE McEVOY FUSE IGNITER

RARE CONFEDERATE McEVOY FUSE IGNITER

McEvoy received a patent in January 1863 for his “fuse igniter,” which increased the reliability of Confederate shells, which often failed to detonate. Instead of relying merely on the discharge… (1000-728). Learn More »

3” SCHENKL CASE SHOT SHELL FROM THE CULP FARM, GETTYSBURG – GEISELMAN COLLECTION

3” SCHENKL CASE SHOT SHELL FROM THE CULP FARM, GETTYSBURG – GEISELMAN COLLECTION

Here is a 3” Schenkl case shot shell recovered from the Gettysburg battlefield. Specifically, from the Culp Farm.  The iron body of the shell is complete.  Fuse and case shot balls are gone.  In… (224-416). Learn More »

HALF OF CONFEDERATE 12-PDR CASE SHOT, WINEBRENNER FARM, GETTYSBURG – GEISELMAN COLLECTION

HALF OF CONFEDERATE 12-PDR CASE SHOT, WINEBRENNER FARM, GETTYSBURG – GEISELMAN COLLECTION

Here is a large portion of a Confederate 12-pdr “side loader” case shot recovered from the Gettysburg battlefield. Specifically, from the Winebrenner Farm.  This is perhaps just over half of the… (224-407). Learn More »

3” SCHENKL CASE SHOT SHELL

3” SCHENKL CASE SHOT SHELL

This is an excavated 3” Schenkl case shot shell. Iron surface is cleaned and mostly smooth with some pitting.  Complete combination fuse has a few dents but retains good details. Unknown recovery… (286-509). Learn More »

 U.S. 4.52 INCH 12-POUND CASE SHOT SHELL FOUND IN REYNOLD’S WOODS, GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

U.S. 4.52 INCH 12-POUND CASE SHOT SHELL FOUND IN REYNOLD’S WOODS, GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

Here is a very nice unfired U.S. 4.52-inch case shot with a Borman time fuse. Moderately pitted, it weighs 11 pounds, is fused, and was meant to be fired from a 12-pounder smooth bore gun. The shell… (224-313). Learn More »

SCARCE CIVIL WAR 24-POUNDER IRON FLANK HOWITZER MANUFACTURED BY CYRUS ALGER IN 1863!

SCARCE CIVIL WAR 24-POUNDER IRON FLANK HOWITZER MANUFACTURED BY CYRUS ALGER IN 1863!

This 24-pounder iron Flank Howitzer is one of 50 made during the American Civil War by Cyrus Alger, an arms manufacturer and inventor located in Boston. Markings are visible; “No. 1486”, the… (766-911). Learn More »

$22,500.00
Originally $27,500.00

CS 3-INCH READ-PARROTT ARTILLERY SHELL BY SAMPSON & PAE

CS 3-INCH READ-PARROTT ARTILLERY SHELL BY SAMPSON & PAE

This is an excavated example of a CS Read-Parrott pattern shell. Shell comes from an old collection and was dug long ago, so the iron is in very good condition. The iron is dark and smooth with only… (998-475). Learn More »

MINTY PACK OF FRANKFORD ARSENAL 5-SECOND FUSES

MINTY PACK OF FRANKFORD ARSENAL 5-SECOND FUSES

This pack of 5-second artillery fuses originates from the Frankford Arsenal and was produced in 1864. The pack is constructed of a drilled wood block covered with a paper label. This paper covering is… (809-85). Learn More »

C.S. 3” SMOOTH, LONG, READ COMMON PERCUSSION SHELL FOUND ON JACOBY’S FARM, GETTYSBURG – GEISELMAN COLLECTION

C.S. 3” SMOOTH, LONG, READ COMMON PERCUSSION SHELL FOUND ON JACOBY’S FARM, GETTYSBURG – GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This artillery specimen is a Confederate 3” smooth-sided, long read percussion shell. The projectile, made for a 10-pounder Parrott Rifle, was found on Jacoby’s Farm along the Taneytown Rd in… (224-414). Learn More »

C.S. 3” SMOOTH, LONG READ SHELL FOUND IN REYNOLD’S WOODS, GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

C.S. 3” SMOOTH, LONG READ SHELL FOUND IN REYNOLD’S WOODS, GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This example of artillery shell is classified as a Confederate 3”, smooth, long Read percussion shell made for a ten-pound Parrott Rifle (2.9”caliber). Recovered by David Plank in Gettysburg… (224-410). Learn More »

U.S. 4.52” 12-POUND SPHERICAL SHELL FOUND AT SPANGLER’S SPRING, GETTYSBURG – GEISELMAN COLLECTION

U.S. 4.52” 12-POUND SPHERICAL SHELL FOUND AT SPANGLER’S SPRING, GETTYSBURG – GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This original 12-pound spherical shell found at Spangler’s Spring is in very fine condition having been found shortly after the battle.  The circular shell is missing its Borman fuse, the brass… (224-415). Learn More »

BASE CUP FROM A HOTCHKISS SHELL  – JOHNSON/SWOPE COLLECTION, GETTYSBURG

BASE CUP FROM A HOTCHKISS SHELL – JOHNSON/SWOPE COLLECTION, GETTYSBURG

Fragment is approx. 3” in diameter; one side is flat while the other is slightly convex. Previously part of the collection of W.J. “Johnny” Johnson and his wife [maiden name Swope]. Mr. Johnson… (224-399). Learn More »

SHELL FRAGMENT – JOHNSON/SWOPE COLLECTION, GETTYSBURG

SHELL FRAGMENT – JOHNSON/SWOPE COLLECTION, GETTYSBURG

Fragment is approx. 3 ¼” in diameter. Previously part of the collection of W.J. “Johnny” Johnson and his wife [maiden name Swope]. Mr. Johnson was a retired naval officer who owned and operated… (224-397). Learn More »

$65.00
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PACK OF 8 & 9 SECOND FUSES

PACK OF 8 & 9 SECOND FUSES

Mixed pack of 8 and 9 second fuses wrapped in the original plain brown paper. Fuse times are stamped in black ink across the top of the pack. Item is in good condition with some discoloration to the… (33-238). Learn More »

LEATHER ARTILLERY BUMPER PAD

LEATHER ARTILLERY BUMPER PAD

Stands approx. 5.00 inches high. Leather surface is excellent with hardly any wear. The body of the bumper and the pad at top are held together by the same type copper rivets found on wartime… (33-245). Learn More »

$225.00
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DUG LEAD SABOT FROM A HOTCHKISS SHELL – JOHNSON/SWOPE COLLECTION, GETTYSBURG

DUG LEAD SABOT FROM A HOTCHKISS SHELL – JOHNSON/SWOPE COLLECTION, GETTYSBURG

Twisted section of sabot measures approx. 5” in width. Previously part of the collection of W.J. “Johnny” Johnson and his wife [maiden name Swope]. Mr. Johnson was a retired naval officer who… (224-398). Learn More »

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 »

$185,000.00
Originally $200,000.00

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 »

$185,000.00
Originally $200,000.00


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RHODE ISLAND STATE CONTRACT UNION ENLISTED FOOT GREAT COAT

The Infantry, Heavy Artillery and Engineers used this style of greatcoat. The foot style great coat is single breasted with a standing collar and has an elbow length cape. The coat is made of quality Sky Blue wool with a heavy brown cotton jean… (583-01). Learn More »

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