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BORMANN FUSE PUNCH / WOODWORKING TOOL

BORMANN FUSE PUNCH / WOODWORKING TOOL

Pointed flat iron blade approx. 3.50 inches long with a brass top. These tools are also used for woodworking but many are found on Civil War sites and were used to punch the Bormann time fuse. Overall… (809-19). Learn More »

ORIGINAL, UNOPENED PACK OF U.S. FRICTION PRIMERS

ORIGINAL, UNOPENED PACK OF U.S. FRICTION PRIMERS

This is an original, unopened package of Federal artillery friction primers. The pack consists of a drilled wood block, containing five friction primers, wrapped completely in dark blue paper. The… (809-20). Learn More »

12-PDR. SPHERICAL BORMANN SHELL FROM ANTIETAM

12-PDR. SPHERICAL BORMANN SHELL FROM ANTIETAM

This is a nice excavated relic from Antietam, Maryland.  Iron cannonball complete with Bormann fuse.  Iron is in good condition with a rusty and pitted surface…typical of an excavated iron relic.… (896-10). Learn More »

37MM WINCHESTER COMMON SHELL FOR HOTCHKISS GUN

37MM WINCHESTER COMMON SHELL FOR HOTCHKISS GUN

Nice 37mm Hotchkiss round made by Winchester and dated 5-91 (May, 1891). Steel shell with nose painted red and brass rotating band. Base of shell features threaded hole for base fuse (no fuse… (490-1476). Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

37MM WINCHESTER COMMON SHELL FOR HOTCHKISS GUN

37MM WINCHESTER COMMON SHELL FOR HOTCHKISS GUN

Nice 37mm Hotchkiss round made by Winchester and dated 5-91 (May, 1891). Steel shell with nose painted red and brass rotating band. Base of shell features threaded hole for base fuse (no fuse… (490-1475). Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

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 »

$15,000.00
Originally $25,000.00

US 10-POUNDER PARROTT SHELL FROM SEVEN DAYS – MAC MASON COLLECTION

US 10-POUNDER PARROTT SHELL FROM SEVEN DAYS – MAC MASON COLLECTION

The standard ammunition for the 3-inch rifled cannons. This shell was fired but is amazing condition. Iron body is smooth, clean and free of rust. Standard iron sabot is complete but shows rifling… (809-11). Learn More »

12-PDR. SPHERICAL BORMANN SHELL FROM FREDERICKSBURG

12-PDR. SPHERICAL BORMANN SHELL FROM FREDERICKSBURG

This is an early recovery from Fredericksburg, VA.  Iron cannonball complete with Bormann fuse.  Iron is in excellent condition with smooth surface and dark brown color. Some scattered light… (809-13). Learn More »

US NAVAL 3-INCH, POWDER “PASSING BOX”

US NAVAL 3-INCH, POWDER “PASSING BOX”

Black leather cylinder with top & lid strap, & long buckled carrying strap. Measures 12.25” in height, 4.25” in diameter at the base. Case leather is very good, with slight cracking &… (853-90). Learn More »

$600.00
Originally $750.00

CIVIL WAR 12 PDR LIGHT PASS BOX

CIVIL WAR 12 PDR LIGHT PASS BOX

In the field artillery, pass boxes were used by an individual gunner to carry live artillery-cartridges from a service-magazine to the piece, dryly and securely. This leather box is cylinder shaped,… (853-88). Learn More »

$600.00
Originally $700.00

US NAVY PASS BOX FOR 30-PDR

US NAVY PASS BOX FOR 30-PDR

Pass boxes were used by the gunner to carry live artillery-cartridges from a magazine to the piece. This pass box is a leather cylinder, with a lid, and has a leather sling. The sling has a brass… (853-86). Learn More »

$800.00
Originally $995.00

US NAVY PASS BOX FOR 32-PDR

US NAVY PASS BOX FOR 32-PDR

Pass boxes were used by the gunner to carry live artillery-cartridges from a magazine to the piece. This pass box is a leather cylinder, with a lid, and has a leather sling. The sling is one piece… (853-83). Learn More »

$800.00
Originally $995.00

CS 3” READ SHELL ID’D TO EDWARD C. BLOCKER, 138TH PA. INFANTRY

CS 3” READ SHELL ID’D TO EDWARD C. BLOCKER, 138TH PA. INFANTRY

This is an early Gettysburg battlefield pickup by Blocker, a resident of Adams County, PA. It is a mint condition, unfired shell with a copper sabot. The top bourrelet band is flush on one side of… (809-10). Learn More »

$1,250.00
ON HOLD

EARLY BATTLEFIELD PICKUP U.S. 3-INCH SCHENKL SHELL FROM GETTYSBURG

EARLY BATTLEFIELD PICKUP U.S. 3-INCH SCHENKL SHELL FROM GETTYSBURG

A nice clean, early battlefield pickup 3” Schenkl artillery shell in wonderful condition.  Iron body is smooth and clean with no active rust. Percussion fuse has a dark patina with about ¼ of the… (809-14). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR NAVY FUSE BOX, NEW YORK 1863

CIVIL WAR NAVY FUSE BOX, NEW YORK 1863

Small leather box to hold fuses 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 loop which is… (172-4586). Learn More »

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. Single wide belt loop is sewn, latch… (853-167). Learn More »

$250.00
Originally $300.00

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 »

$350.00
Originally $500.00

NAVY YARD MARKED FUSE BOX

NAVY YARD MARKED FUSE BOX

This Navy fuse box is in good condition. The outer flap is smooth and mostly clean with only light surface wear. The latch tab is sewn to the underside of the flap and is in excellent condition. Upon… (853-164). Learn More »

$395.00
Originally $450.00

US NAVY FUSE BOX (FRICTION PRIMER BOX)

US NAVY FUSE BOX (FRICTION PRIMER BOX)

Small leather box to hold friction primers were carried on the belt (past terminology designated this type box as a Navy fuse box).  The outer flap is smooth and mostly clean with only light crazing.… (853-159). Learn More »

$295.00
Originally $395.00

CIVIL WAR NAVY FUSE BOX, BOSTON

CIVIL WAR NAVY FUSE BOX, BOSTON

Small leather box to hold fuses 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 loop which is… (172-4587). Learn More »


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FANTASTIC CLIPPED POINT BOWIE KNIFE WITH CYPHERS BY THEODOR A. MEYER

Semi-bright blade meas. approx. 9.75 inches long x 1.00 inch wide. Blade has a clipped point with a raised center. Blade surface has light scattered mottling with small amounts of surface pitting in small pockets and some minor scratches. The true… (30-1977). Learn More »

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