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CONFEDERATE 3-INCH READ SHELL FOUND IN REYNOLD’S WOODS, GETTYSBURG – GEISELMAN COLLECTION

CONFEDERATE 3-INCH READ SHELL FOUND IN REYNOLD’S WOODS, GETTYSBURG – GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This item is an original fired and unexploded C.S. 3-Inch Read Smooth Case-Shot Shell.  Lightly pitted, this shell measures approximately 8 ½ inches long and 2.8 inches in diameter and weighs 9.5… (1054-208). Learn More »

1864 DATED ALLEGANY ARSENAL ARTILLERY FUSE POUCH

1864 DATED ALLEGANY ARSENAL ARTILLERY FUSE POUCH

This is a very nicely preserved Civil War artillery fuse pouch that saw some postwar use and had a plate affixed to the flap from 13th Regiment of the National Guard of New York. The brown leather is… (1055-01). Learn More »

$500.00
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 8 SECOND FUSE PACK FROM FRANKFORD ARSENAL

8 SECOND FUSE PACK FROM FRANKFORD ARSENAL

This pack of 8-second artillery fuses originates from the Frankford Arsenal and was produced in 1863. The pack is constructed of a drilled wood block covered with a yellow-tan colored paper label.… (M23177). Learn More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

 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 »

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 »

$1,395.00
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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 »

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 »

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

CONFEDERATE ARTILLERY FUSE POUCH

CONFEDERATE ARTILLERY FUSE POUCH

Very nice condition brown leather fuse pouch. The leather of the outer flap is in good condition with a tooled line around the edge.  The latch tab was stitched to the underside of the flap.  This… (1000-561). Learn More »

U.S. ARTILLERY FUSE POUCH MARKED “CONN”

U.S. ARTILLERY FUSE POUCH MARKED “CONN”

Very nice condition leather fuse pouch. The leather of the outer flap is slightly stiff but in very good condition.  The corners show a slight curl from use. The latch tab is stitched and riveted to… (1000-503). Learn More »

U.S. NAVY FRICTION PRIMER POUCH WITH RARE “U.S.N.” MARKING

U.S. NAVY FRICTION PRIMER POUCH WITH RARE “U.S.N.” MARKING

Small leather box to hold friction primers and carried on the belt(past terminology designated this type box as a Navy fuse box). The box is relatively square in shape to accommodate the shape of the… (853-166). Learn More »

$295.00
Originally $350.00


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DOCUMENTED CIVIL WAR REGULATION CAVALRY GUIDON OF COMPANY B, FIRST WEST VIRGINIA CAVALRY WITH A GREAT FAMILY LETTER

The First West Virginia Cavalry (or First Virginia (Loyal) Cavalry) has a great fighting record. Recruited in northwest Virginia, western Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio starting in July 1861, elements of the regiment first saw action at Carnifex Ferry… (1030-24). Learn More »

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