Military Accoutrements

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IDENTIFIED 18th SOUTH CAROLINA CONFEDERATE CARTRIDGE BOX: W. F. HODGE, Co. B, WOUNDED IN ACTION AT SECOND MANASSAS

IDENTIFIED 18th SOUTH CAROLINA CONFEDERATE CARTRIDGE BOX: W. F. HODGE, Co. B, WOUNDED IN ACTION AT SECOND MANASSAS

The loss of the Eighteenth South Carolina Volunteers in this engagement was   very heavy, being nearly or quite half the number that went into action.” – Official Report of Second Bull Run by… (846-195). Learn More »

$3,550.00
Originally $3,950.00

MATCHED PAIR CIVIL WAR ERA IRON SPURS

MATCHED PAIR CIVIL WAR ERA IRON SPURS

Offered here is a matched pair of spurs. These are a plain style with no gutter inside or markings. Made of iron with remnants of gold surface paint. Strap brackets on ends of the arms are round with… (160-24). Learn More »

MAKER MARKED US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA

MAKER MARKED US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA

Oval Pattern 1839 US cartridge box plate complete with both hooks. Face has a wonderful rich, smooth, dark patina with no oxidation and only minor faint surface scratches. There are no dings or dents… (1000-1220). Learn More »

US CARTRIDGE BOX ID’D TO MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT JOHN M. DEANE OF THE 3RD & 29TH MASSACHSUETTS INFANTRY

US CARTRIDGE BOX ID’D TO MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT JOHN M. DEANE OF THE 3RD & 29TH MASSACHSUETTS INFANTRY

This infantry cartridge box was preserved by the family with a significant trove of artifacts belonging John M. Deane that we are offering in separate sales. When the war broke out Deane was a 29… (846-210). Learn More »

$855.00
Originally $950.00

US SWORD HANGER, JEB STUART STYLE, FRANKFORD ARSENAL

US SWORD HANGER, JEB STUART STYLE, FRANKFORD ARSENAL

Leather sword hanger retains original brass hardware. Straps are folded with “buttons” at ends. Leather is supple and has some moderate crazing. Brass hanger is marked with an Old English… (1117-173). Learn More »

US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA

US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA

Oval Pattern 1839 US cartridge box plate complete with both hooks. Face has a nice dark patina with light scattered spots of oxidation. Face has no major dings or dents. Lead on the reverse is 100%.… (1000-1217). Learn More »

MEXICAN WAR EAGLE SADDLE POMMEL

MEXICAN WAR EAGLE SADDLE POMMEL

Circa 1840, this eagle head saddle pommel would have been used on officer’s saddles during the Mexican American War.  Later, the accoutrement could be repurposed and used for the pommel on a cane,… (179-1049). Learn More »

PATTERN 1839 OVAL US BELT PLATE, MISSING TONGUE

PATTERN 1839 OVAL US BELT PLATE, MISSING TONGUE

Stamped brass oval plate with lead filled back. The face is clean with a light surface patina and minor surface wear. There are no major dings or dents. Reverse has 100% of the lead fill and both… (2020-857). Learn More »

PATTERN 1839 OVAL US DRAGOON BELT PLATE

PATTERN 1839 OVAL US DRAGOON BELT PLATE

Stamped brass oval plate with lead filled back. The face has moderate surface wear in the form of numerous small scratches as well as some spots of oxidation. The top of the plate has a flattened… (1117-149). Learn More »

RARE YORK COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA SCREW-TIP POWDER HORN

RARE YORK COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA SCREW-TIP POWDER HORN

These elegant screw-tip powder horns are as quintessentially American as the Pennsylvania-Kentucky rifles they often accompanied. Produced as early as the French and Indian War, they retained their… (490-2454). Learn More »

$750.00
ON HOLD

CAVALRY SPUR FROM THE BOHON COLLECTION, EX-SHIELDS MUSEUM, FIRST DAY’S BATTLEFIELD AT GETTYSBURG

CAVALRY SPUR FROM THE BOHON COLLECTION, EX-SHIELDS MUSEUM, FIRST DAY’S BATTLEFIELD AT GETTYSBURG

This is a regulation issue cavalryman’s spur, with rounded profile to the sides and neck, with the rowel in place. The rowel shows some rounding the tips, and one tip missing, but turns freely. The… (490-2447). Learn More »

CAVALRY SPUR FROM THE BOHON COLLECTION, EX-SHIELDS MUSEUM, FIRST DAY’S BATTLEFIELD AT GETTYSBURG

CAVALRY SPUR FROM THE BOHON COLLECTION, EX-SHIELDS MUSEUM, FIRST DAY’S BATTLEFIELD AT GETTYSBURG

If you have been following our recent offerings, you will be familiar with the collection of Tom Bohon, a longtime customer and friend. He was also a regular visitor to the Shields Museum, which… (490-2471). Learn More »

$225.00
ON HOLD

U.S. INFANTRY CARTRIDGE BOX AND SLING FROM THE FIRST DAY’S FIELD AT GETTYSBURG: SHIELDS MUSEUM

U.S. INFANTRY CARTRIDGE BOX AND SLING FROM THE FIRST DAY’S FIELD AT GETTYSBURG: SHIELDS MUSEUM

Luck is the residue of diligence. Tom Bohon was one of our earliest customers, a regular at our first shop, and regular visitor to the old Shields Museum. In 1974 he was offered a rare opportunity by… (490-2453). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE CARTRIDGE BOX FROM THE FIRST DAY’S FIELD AT GETTYSBURG, SHIELDS MUSEUM

CONFEDERATE CARTRIDGE BOX FROM THE FIRST DAY’S FIELD AT GETTYSBURG, SHIELDS MUSEUM

This Confederate cartridge box was a battlefield pick-up from the first day’s battlefield here at Gettysburg and comes from the collection of Tom Bohon, who acquired it in 1974 directly from the… (490-2448). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE LEAD RIVET FIELD REPAIRED HOLSTER, SHIELDS MUSEUM, FIRST DAY’S FIELD OF GETTYSBURG

CONFEDERATE LEAD RIVET FIELD REPAIRED HOLSTER, SHIELDS MUSEUM, FIRST DAY’S FIELD OF GETTYSBURG

This revolver holster shows a classic Confederate field repair and was part of a Shields Museum display of battlefield pick-ups from the scene of the first day’s fighting at Gettysburg. The holster… (490-2452). Learn More »

CINCINNATI DEPOT CANTEEN WITH POST-WAR STRAP

CINCINNATI DEPOT CANTEEN WITH POST-WAR STRAP

Pattern 1858 smooth side canteen with tin spout as made by the Cincinnati Depot. The body of the canteen is in good condition. One side has a small bent at center while the other has two at center.… (668-298). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE BELT WITH PATTERN 1839 US PLATE ATTACHED

CONFEDERATE BELT WITH PATTERN 1839 US PLATE ATTACHED

Belt is the Pattern 1851 waist belt with the sewn loop on one end. Laid flat the leather belt meas. approx. 39.50 inches long x 1.75 inches wide. The end of the belt which has the sewn loop also has… (2020-1206). Learn More »

$450.00
ON HOLD

SAPPERS SHAKO PLATE FROM THE 2ND FRENCH EMPIRE – ITEM FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE ARTIST, RON TUNISON

SAPPERS SHAKO PLATE FROM THE 2ND FRENCH EMPIRE – ITEM FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE ARTIST, RON TUNISON

Stamped brass plate of a bursting bomb within a wreath of palm branches above a riband that reads “SAPEURS POMPIERS.” Plate meas. approx. 4.00 x 5.00 inches with excellent detail to the flame… (1100-103). Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM THE 2ND FRENCH EMPIRE – ITEM FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE ARTIST, RON TUNISON

CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM THE 2ND FRENCH EMPIRE – ITEM FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE ARTIST, RON TUNISON

Stamped brass plate of a sun burst with a domed King’s crown at center above the letter “N” for Napoleon III. Plate meas. approx. 5.00 x 3.00 inches with excellent detail in the crown. Face has… (1100-102). Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

EXCELLENT CONFEDERATE CARTRIDGE BOX FROM THE FIRST DAY’S FIELD AT GETTYSBURG, SHIELDS MUSEUM

EXCELLENT CONFEDERATE CARTRIDGE BOX FROM THE FIRST DAY’S FIELD AT GETTYSBURG, SHIELDS MUSEUM

This a classic Confederate infantry cartridge box picked up on the first day’s field of fighting at Gettysburg and once on display at the Shields Museum. This comes to us from the collection of Tom… (490-2449). Learn More »


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PIECE OF WOOD FROM THE ROOM IN THE WHITE HOUSE WHERE LINCOLN SIGNED THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION

“A piece of wood from the White House where President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation and usd (sic) as a private office by the Presidents since Jefferson’s time. Presented to Genl. W. J. Palmer by his friend and Comrade Col. W.M.… (945-297). Learn More »

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