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LEAD FILLED COMPANY LETTER

LEAD FILLED COMPANY LETTER

Stamped brass letter “H” with lead filled back and four prongs for attaching to hat or cap. Letter meas. approx. 1.00 x 1.00 inch. Item is in good condition with just minor surface wear. … (33-476). Learn More »

$20.00
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RESTORED US MODEL 1863 ARTILLERY BIT

RESTORED US MODEL 1863 ARTILLERY BIT

For various reasons in 1868 the Ordnance Board issued Memoranda #9 that read; “TINNING ARTILLERY AND CAVALRY BITS – The Board recommend (sic) that all new artillery and cavalry bits should be… (998-841). Learn More »

RELIC PATTERN 1839 OVAL US BELT PLATE WITH REMOVED LEAD

RELIC PATTERN 1839 OVAL US BELT PLATE WITH REMOVED LEAD

Plate has a mixed green & black patina. The green patina usually means that this plate came from a fertilized field. Fertilized fields are plowed and this plate shows the effects of a plow strike… (998-803). Learn More »

EXCELLENT CONDITION BRIDLE LEATHER SWORD KNOT

EXCELLENT CONDITION BRIDLE LEATHER SWORD KNOT

Bridle leather sword knot that is in excellent condition. It appears to never have been issued. Both sliding keepers are present and firmly stitched. Tassels are also in excellent condition. There are… (2020-21). Learn More »

SECOND LIEUTENANT OF STAFF SHOULDER STRAPS

SECOND LIEUTENANT OF STAFF SHOULDER STRAPS

A nice wartime pair of Second Lieutenant’s shoulder straps for an officer serving on staff duty. This could be any post from something at the regimental level right up to duty on a general… (1091-06). Learn More »

DUG PATTERN 1839 OVAL CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

DUG PATTERN 1839 OVAL CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

Face has a “salt & pepper” patina with a good strong “US” stamping. Face is free from any major dings or dents but does have scattered oxidation from ground action. Reverse has 99% of the… (1000-1216). Learn More »

DUG PATTERN 1839 OVAL CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

DUG PATTERN 1839 OVAL CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

Face has a nice even dark patina with a good strong “US” stamping. Face is free from any major dings or dents but does have scattered light brown spotting from ground action. Reverse has 99% of… (1000-1211). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN

CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN

Nice condition tin drum canteen that meas. approx. 6.25 inches across x 1.50 inches thick. It has all three tin sling keepers and a nice low spout. Canteen is free of dings and dents and has a nice… (1061-16). Learn More »

RARE WARTIME CLOTH THIRD DIVISION FIFTH CORPS BADGE OF C.E. DEARING 16th MAINE

RARE WARTIME CLOTH THIRD DIVISION FIFTH CORPS BADGE OF C.E. DEARING 16th MAINE

Cloth corps badges are a minefield for the collector. There is little to go on with a badge that has no provenance and the market is flooded with fakes, impositions, and the occasional G.A.R. badge… (766-1094). Learn More »

NCO EAGLE WAISTBELT PLATE AND KEEPER OF SERGT. C.E. DEARING, 16th MAINE

NCO EAGLE WAISTBELT PLATE AND KEEPER OF SERGT. C.E. DEARING, 16th MAINE

This regulation 1851 pattern sword belt plate and keeper came to us in a large grouping of material belonging to Charles E. Dearing of the 16th Maine. Dearing was mustered into Co. B as a corporal in… (766-1088). Learn More »

$550.00
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MINTY LEATHER BAYONET SHOULDER SLING WITH NCO “EAGLE” PLATE

MINTY LEATHER BAYONET SHOULDER SLING WITH NCO “EAGLE” PLATE

Excellent condition bridle leather bayonet shoulder sling for M1842 bayonet scabbard. Belt is just over 2” wide. Outside surface remains in clean, unissued condition. Leather has some very minor… (1087-82). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE WAIST BELT IMPROVISED OF SNAKE BUCKLE AND CS RIFLE SLING

CONFEDERATE WAIST BELT IMPROVISED OF SNAKE BUCKLE AND CS RIFLE SLING

Field-used and field-modified equipment is a really interesting area of study where a moment of innovation or need on the part of a soldier comes to life. This also one of those objects that carries… (480-167). Learn More »

HANDCRAFTED TIN & PLASTER CANTEEN PAINTED WITH A WONDERFUL WINTER CAMP SCENE BY A GETTYSBURG VETERAN

HANDCRAFTED TIN & PLASTER CANTEEN PAINTED WITH A WONDERFUL WINTER CAMP SCENE BY A GETTYSBURG VETERAN

This framed piece of artwork was done by William H. Merkle who was a member of Companies A & B of the 16th Pennsylvania Cavalry. The item looks to consist of a square piece of wood with a circle… (M26329). Learn More »

M1851 US CAVALRY BELT RIG WITH PLATE, ALL STRAPS, AND PISTOL CARTRIDGE BOX

M1851 US CAVALRY BELT RIG WITH PLATE, ALL STRAPS, AND PISTOL CARTRIDGE BOX

Buff leather sword belt in solid condition. The exterior leather surfaces are very clean. The leather is strong and supple with no weak spots. The shoulder support strap (Sam Brown belt) is present… (1087-25). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR LIEUTENANT COLONEL OF INFANTRY SHOULDER STRAPS

CIVIL WAR LIEUTENANT COLONEL OF INFANTRY SHOULDER STRAPS

These shoulder straps are the regulation insignia for an infantry lieutenant colonel. The silver oak leaves are the regulation hold-over from their appearance on gilt epaulets and appear on a medium… (1087-35). Learn More »

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 »

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 »

$450.00
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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 »

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 »


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DECORATED 1864 EASTER EGG BY A MEMBER OF THE 15th PA CAVALRY: WARTIME, WONDERFUL, AND WHIMSICAL

This whimsical, real Easter egg was apparently a gift from a member of the 15th PA cavalry to Samuel A. Henderson. Suspicion naturally settles on George Henderson of Companies C and A as the maker, but we have been unable to firm up the connection,… (945-516). Learn More »

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