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US 10-POUNDER PARROTT SHELL

US 10-POUNDER PARROTT SHELL

The standard ammunition for the 3-inch Parrot rifled cannon. This shell was fired but remains in excellent condition. Possibly an early pick-up. The fuse adaptor is chewed up as is typical of these… (1053-14). Learn More »

US 10-POUNDER PARROTT SHELL WITH SCHENKL PERCUSSION FUSE

US 10-POUNDER PARROTT SHELL WITH SCHENKL PERCUSSION FUSE

The standard ammunition for the 3-inch Parrot rifled cannon. This shell was excavated but remains in very good condition. The Schenkl percussion fuse is also in very good condition and the patent… (696-78). Learn More »

RELIC HALF 6-POUND CANNON BALL – RECOVERED FROM DEVIL’S DEN, GETTYSBURG

RELIC HALF 6-POUND CANNON BALL – RECOVERED FROM DEVIL’S DEN, GETTYSBURG

Relic came from a local collection. It was recovered from Devil’s Den on the Gettysburg Battlefield. The only battery reporting at Gettysburg that had a 6- pound cannon was Latham’s North Carolina… (1030-321). Learn More »

$100.00
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RELIC CANDLESTICK HOLDER FOUND AT GETTYSBURG

RELIC CANDLESTICK HOLDER FOUND AT GETTYSBURG

Relic condition heavy iron candlestick of the type carried by many Civil War soldiers. Shows light surface rust and pitting but is solid. Measures 2 ¼” long. … (1054-1626). Learn More »

$135.00
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C.S. FUSE ADAPTER & U.S. PARROTT FUSE ADAPTER FROM THE CODORI FARM, GETTYSBURG

C.S. FUSE ADAPTER & U.S. PARROTT FUSE ADAPTER FROM THE CODORI FARM, GETTYSBURG

Presented here are two Civil War artillery projectile time fuses recovered from the fields of the Codori Farm after the Battle of Gettysburg. One artifact is a Confederate brass time fuse adapter in… (R23091). Learn More »

$250.00
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SECTION OF 3 INCH HOTCHKISS SHELL FROM LEE’S HEADQUARTERS MUSEUM

SECTION OF 3 INCH HOTCHKISS SHELL FROM LEE’S HEADQUARTERS MUSEUM

This large fragment of a US 3-inch Hotchkiss shell includes the base cup and half of the nose. When the shell was fired the sabot blew off and upon detonation only the top of the shell ruptured.… (R23090). Learn More »

ARTILLERY GIMLET FOR 12-INCH GUN – WATERVLIET ARSENAL

ARTILLERY GIMLET FOR 12-INCH GUN – WATERVLIET ARSENAL

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… (696-101). Learn More »

US / CS 12-POUNDER CANNON BALL RECOVERED AT ANTIETAM

US / CS 12-POUNDER CANNON BALL RECOVERED AT ANTIETAM

Typical cannon ball for Civil War smoothbore artillery pieces. This would have used a wood drive-in fuse, which is gone.  Iron surface is a little crusty.  Coated.  … (1054-1061). Learn More »

$215.00
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CS 3-INCH READ ARTILLERY SHELL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

CS 3-INCH READ ARTILLERY SHELL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

This is a fired example of a CS Read pattern shell. Shell is dug and in overall very good condition and exhibits mold seams on the sides and a deep lathe dimple on the bottom. The distinctive bands… (1054-1049). Learn More »

U.S. 3” HOTCHKISS SHELL FROM FREDERICKSBURG

U.S. 3” HOTCHKISS SHELL FROM FREDERICKSBURG

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 base cup. No fuse. The iron and lead show heavy pitting and the… (1054-1055). Learn More »

CS 3-INCH READ ARTILLERY SHELL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

CS 3-INCH READ ARTILLERY SHELL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

This is a fired example of a CS Read pattern shell. Shell is in dug condition, with significant chipping to the iron around the base on one side. The iron on the nose exhibits light surface pitting.… (1054-1057). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 12-POUNDER SPHERICAL CASE SHOT, SIDE LOADER

CONFEDERATE 12-POUNDER SPHERICAL CASE SHOT, SIDE LOADER

Confederate 12-pounder spherical case shot complete with a lead side loader plug and a brass fuse adapter that would have taken a paper time fuse. Iron shows typical pitting. Coated. Recovered near… (1051-01). Learn More »

U.S. ARTILLERY FUSE POUCH -- ARSENAL MARKED

U.S. ARTILLERY FUSE POUCH -- ARSENAL MARKED

The leather is in decent condition but shows use, wear and some soiling overall.  The latch tab was stitched to the underside of the flap.  This tab is broken at the hole with the lower half gone. … (696-85). Learn More »

US / CS 12-POUNDER CANNON BALL

US / CS 12-POUNDER CANNON BALL

Typical cannon ball for Civil War smoothbore artillery pieces. This would have used a wood drive-in fuse, which is gone.  Iron surface is in very good “dug” condition.  Coated. Recovered from an… (1054-1056). Learn More »

$200.00
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12-PDR. SPHERICAL BORMANN SHELL FROM RICHMOND

12-PDR. SPHERICAL BORMANN SHELL FROM RICHMOND

This is the type of artillery round fired from smoothbore Napoleon cannons. Recovered from Richmond, VA.  Iron cannonball is in good condition with some scattered pitting. The Bormann fuse is present… (1054-1063). Learn More »

U.S. 3” HOTCHKISS SHELL

U.S. 3” HOTCHKISS SHELL

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 percussion fuse. The fuse anvil still unscrews. The lead… (696-83). Learn More »

RELIC 6-PDR SOLID SHOT STRAPPED TO SABOT

RELIC 6-PDR SOLID SHOT STRAPPED TO SABOT

This is a very nice piece.  Iron body is in exceptional condition for a “dug” item. Iron is smooth. Tin straps remain solid and are still attached to the original wood sabot. The sabot shows some… (696-84). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 12-POUNDER SOLID SHOT FROM TROSTLE FARM – LEE’S HQ MUSEUM

CONFEDERATE 12-POUNDER SOLID SHOT FROM TROSTLE FARM – LEE’S HQ MUSEUM

Here is an original 4.52” solid shot. Would have been fired from a 12-pounder smoothbore cannon. Shot rounds such as this were usually fired to ricochet from one target to another causing extensive… (1054-211). Learn More »

LEATHER ARTILLERY THUMB STALL

LEATHER ARTILLERY THUMB STALL

Buff leather thumb stall to be used by artillerymen for plugging the vent of a hot cannon barrel when it is swabbed. Blocking the vent prevents air from being sucked into the barrel through the vent… (696-89). Learn More »

US / CS 12-POUNDER CANNON BALL

US / CS 12-POUNDER CANNON BALL

Typical cannon ball for Civil War smoothbore artillery pieces. This would have used a wood drive-in fuse, which is gone.  Iron surface is smooth and clean and this may not be an excavated ball. … (1053-17). Learn More »


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TWO PIECE CS TONGUE AND WREATH PLATE ON THE ORIGINAL BELT

Sandcast two-piece plate in excellent condition. Tongue is slightly convex with a good, clear “C’ and an “S” that has a flaw in the upper serif. Wreath has pronounced detail. Both pieces have a matching patina. The leather belt is in nice… (846-107). Learn More »

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