Military Accoutrements

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CONFEDERATE WOOD DRUM CANTEEN WITH SLING AND SPOUT

CONFEDERATE WOOD DRUM CANTEEN WITH SLING AND SPOUT

The canteen measures 7 1/4” inches by 2 3/8” with iron bands and three sling loops.  The spout appears to be made on a lathe and remains firmly in position.  The cotton sling is 1” wide and… (1032-70). Learn More »

MILITIA SWORD BELT & BUCKLE, ca. 1846 - 1850

MILITIA SWORD BELT & BUCKLE, ca. 1846 - 1850

Black bridle leather, 38” in width, 1.5” in width. Two Strap-hangars, 11 x 22.75” in length, .875” in width. Brass circular disc buckle, with wingspread eagle encircled by 29 stars. Circular,… (846-110). Learn More »

$810.00
Originally $950.00

CIVIL WAR STAFF CAPTAIN’S SHOULDER STRAPS

CIVIL WAR STAFF CAPTAIN’S SHOULDER STRAPS

Captains of staff could perform a number of duties. Some could often be found on the staffs of brigadier generals and higher officers in the field, not only carrying out administrative duties, but… (1087-37). Learn More »

U.S. PATENT OFFICE MODEL FOR IMPROVED ARMOR FOR SHIPS AND BATTERIES

U.S. PATENT OFFICE MODEL FOR IMPROVED ARMOR FOR SHIPS AND BATTERIES

U.S. Patent #37,695 was issued February 17, 1863 to R.H. Jewett of Mount Sterling, IL. The invention was for “improved defensive armor for ships and other batteries.” Offered here is the actual… (853-10). Learn More »

VERY NICE REGULATION CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S 1851 PATTERN SWORD BELT PLATE

VERY NICE REGULATION CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S 1851 PATTERN SWORD BELT PLATE

This plate has lots of nice, subdued gilt yet on the brass with just moderate rubbing to the high points. The side bar shows a slight bow, indicating it was actually worn, and the fastening hook is in… (490-2068). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE STYLE ADAPTATION OF THE US MODEL 1858 SMOOTH SIDED CANTEEN

CONFEDERATE STYLE ADAPTATION OF THE US MODEL 1858 SMOOTH SIDED CANTEEN

This example has a tall, narrow tin spout with a rolled lip and three sling loops located at the 2 o’clock, 6 o’clock and 10 o’clock positions.  No stopper or chain are present.  Comparison… (1032-62). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED CAVALRY PICKET PIN OF GEORGE W. MOWERS, 21st PA CAVALRY

IDENTIFIED CAVALRY PICKET PIN OF GEORGE W. MOWERS, 21st PA CAVALRY

This is a regulation piece of cavalry gear that is seldom found in this good condition. These iron pins permit the trooper to let his horse graze at temporary halts during a march or on campaign. A… (M26510). Learn More »

EMBROIDERED OFFICER’S INSIGNIA, 1ST INFANTRY

EMBROIDERED OFFICER’S INSIGNIA, 1ST INFANTRY

This patch features an embroidered infantry horn with a small false embroidered number 1 in the center. Background is black velvet which has been trimmed. The black velvet shows light wear to the… (142-70). Learn More »

US MODEL 1890/92 ENTRENCHING KNIFE AND 1890 PATTERN ALTERED SCABBARD

US MODEL 1890/92 ENTRENCHING KNIFE AND 1890 PATTERN ALTERED SCABBARD

The Model 1890 entrenching tool is sometimes designated the Model 1892 from the date on guard and handle socket, but is really the same as the 1880 hunting knife. Experiments with entrenching… (1047-186). Learn More »

SCARCE WISH-BONE BUCKLE, ON FIELD-MADE ARMY BELT

SCARCE WISH-BONE BUCKLE, ON FIELD-MADE ARMY BELT

Iron “Wishbone” w/hook and rear studs, attached to rough Field-made belt cut from bridal leather, 35” in length, 1.75” in length, w/four punched holes. Leather is stiff cracking throughout.… (224-499). Learn More »

PARTIAL C.S. TWO-PIECE BUCKLE

PARTIAL C.S. TWO-PIECE BUCKLE

This relic partial buckle is the “tongue” half of a two-piece buckle, with soldered disk attached. Disk has raised “CS”, which shows great definition. The brass is strong and has a nice brown… (1054-2085). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR US CAVALRY SWORD KNOT

CIVIL WAR US CAVALRY SWORD KNOT

Black bridle leather, with braided slipknots, measuring 18.5" in overall length, 1" in width with 3.25" tassels. Leather strong, supple. Exhibits light cracking throughout. Two tassel strands missing,… (M20650). Learn More »

$475.00
Originally $700.00

CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN

CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN

Confederate style tin drum canteen.  This example measures 6 and 3/4 by 2 and 3/4 (includes the raised surface).  Tin sling loops are located at the 3 o’clock, 6 o’clock and 9 o’clock… (1032-65). Learn More »

$450.00
ON HOLD

POST-CIVIL WAR LADDER BADGE OF ILLINOIS SOLDIER S.A. RIDGE, 59TH ILL. VOLS.

POST-CIVIL WAR LADDER BADGE OF ILLINOIS SOLDIER S.A. RIDGE, 59TH ILL. VOLS.

Here is a handsome, post-war, suspension ladder badge once owned by Private Samuel A. Ridge of Company “H”, 59th Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry, a three-year regiment.  Records show Ridge… (160-17). Learn More »

TWO PIECE CONFEDERATE CS BUCKLE

TWO PIECE CONFEDERATE CS BUCKLE

This is a scarce, non-excavated example of the classic Confederate “Two-piece CS” plate of a pattern associated with the Army of Northern Virginia. These plates were patterned after the US 1836… (M26552). Learn More »

WESTERN SPURS, “CROCKETT” MAKER, ca. 1880s/90s

WESTERN SPURS, “CROCKETT” MAKER, ca. 1880s/90s

Iron spurs, 5.5” in length, 3.25” in width, 2” prong extension, five notched-spoke rowel, 1.25” in diameter. W/four holed brown leather straps and buckles.  Spur metal work exhibits medium… (172-5490). Learn More »

UNUSUAL PAIR CIVIL WAR PERIOD MEDICAL INSIGNIA / SHOULDER KNOT INSERTS

UNUSUAL PAIR CIVIL WAR PERIOD MEDICAL INSIGNIA / SHOULDER KNOT INSERTS

This insignia consists of the letters “MD” flanked by Lieutenant-Colonel silver oak leaves. The letters “MD” are done in Old English script using heavy gold bullion thread and meas. approx.… (456-03). Learn More »

$615.00
Originally $695.00

MODEL 1858 MCCLELLAN SADDLE TREE

MODEL 1858 MCCLELLAN SADDLE TREE

Skin covered saddle tree in good overall condition however the saddle shield and brass escutcheons have been removed as has the iron anchors for the saddle blanket. The only iron remaining are the… (31-1579). Learn More »

$195.00
Originally $250.00

U.S. TRAPDOOR RIFLE SLING

U.S. TRAPDOOR RIFLE SLING

“Sub-inspector” stamp. Brown leather, 70” in length, 1” in with leather slip knot & brass hook at each end, w/ 11 holes. Stitching, leather supple and lightly cracked throughout. Otherwise… (M26338). Learn More »

C1880’S VETERAN’S BADGE - 4TH CORPS, 3RD DIVISION

C1880’S VETERAN’S BADGE - 4TH CORPS, 3RD DIVISION

1.125” silver sided, w/inset divisional blue triangle. Reverse bar-pin attached to circular black felt, 1.375” in diameter. Overall condition near mint. In circular plastic case. Superb corps… (1054-1488). Learn More »


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ADDRESS OF HON. EDWARD EVERETT, AT THE CONSECRATION OF THE NATIONAL CEMETERY AT GETTYSBURG, 19TH NOVEMBER, 1863, WITH THE DEDICATORY SPEECH OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN…

Published for the Benefit of the Cemetery Monument Fund, By Little, Brown and Company, 1864. Owner signature, rear Eps: “William P. Shipman.” 88 pp., maps, ills. Brown blind-stamped cloth, 6.25 x 9.75”, w/gilt spine lettering. Exhibits light… (959-44). Learn More »

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