Military Accoutrements

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SILVER IDENTIFICATION SHIELD OF WILLIAM MARSHALL 18th MASS. 1862-1864

SILVER IDENTIFICATION SHIELD OF WILLIAM MARSHALL 18th MASS. 1862-1864

A very nice condition silver identification shield belonging to a member of the 18th Massachusetts, present for all its major engagements. The government did not supply means of identification for… (766-1437). Learn More »

MODEL 1851 OFFICER’S SWORD BELT PLATE

MODEL 1851 OFFICER’S SWORD BELT PLATE

Civil War-era officer’s sword belt buckle. Cast brass eagle buckle with 1/2” wide hook on back. The buckle is still nicely curved and only shows minor wear. Beautiful patina overall. Eagle plate… (1100-25). Learn More »

$245.00
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CIVIL WAR BRASS DOUBLE LOOP TRUMPET WITH CORD BY STRATTON & FOOTE

CIVIL WAR BRASS DOUBLE LOOP TRUMPET WITH CORD BY STRATTON & FOOTE

This double loop brass trumpet features a lengthwise dovetail seam that is one of the things to look for in a Civil War instrument. Stamped in an oval pattern on the bell is “STRATTON & FOOTE /… (1117-166). Learn More »

MAKER MARKED US NAVY FRICTION PRIMER POUCH

MAKER MARKED US NAVY FRICTION PRIMER POUCH

Small leather box used to hold friction primers and worn on the waist belt.  The box is relatively square in shape to accommodate the friction primer packs.  This box has a single wide belt loop, an… (1117-177). Learn More »

BRIDLE LEATHER CAVALRY CARBINE SLING

BRIDLE LEATHER CAVALRY CARBINE SLING

A superb example of the Cavalry shoulder sling designed for use with weapons fitted with sling rings (musketoon, rifled carbine, and all of the patented breech-loading carbines). The sling was to be… (1110-10). Learn More »

CROSSED CANNONS ARTILLERY INSIGNIA

CROSSED CANNONS ARTILLERY INSIGNIA

Brass enlistedman's style artillery hat insignia shows crossed cannons. Two attachment hooks remain on reverse. Item has darkened in areas but original gilt still shows.  [SL] … (M26248). Learn More »

PATTERN 1832 INFANTRY NCO BELT PLATE

PATTERN 1832 INFANTRY NCO BELT PLATE

Plate is made up of two round brass discs one decorated with an eagle and the other with a “US” and stacked muskets. The two sections of the plate are joined by an “S” hook. All three pieces… (1110-14). Learn More »

“SAM BROWN” SHOULDER SLING FOR SABER BELT

“SAM BROWN” SHOULDER SLING FOR SABER BELT

Unissued shoulder strap for the cavalry saber belt. Nice bridle leather strap with brass hook at each end. One sliding “belt loop” remains. Some light crazing to the finish but otherwise perfect… (1117-176). Learn More »

$150.00
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STATE OF MASSACHUSETTS HAVERSACK

STATE OF MASSACHUSETTS HAVERSACK

This white canvas haversack comes with its original liner or “rice bag” that buttons in place and can be removed for cleaning. The bag and cover are one piece, and the cover fastens with two bone… (1109-04). Learn More »

$550.00
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FANTASTIC WORLD WAR TWO INSIGNIA & MEDAL GROUP ID’D TO GERMAN GENERAL WHO WAS LIAISON OFFICER IN TOKYO – PRESENTED TO AN AMERICAN GENERAL ON MACARTHUR’S STAFF

FANTASTIC WORLD WAR TWO INSIGNIA & MEDAL GROUP ID’D TO GERMAN GENERAL WHO WAS LIAISON OFFICER IN TOKYO – PRESENTED TO AN AMERICAN GENERAL ON MACARTHUR’S STAFF

This group of items is identified to Lieutenant General Alfred Franz Kretschmer who was Berlin’s liaison officer in Tokyo through most of World War Two. He presented these items to General Charles… (128-1180). Learn More »

STAMPED BRASS ENGINEER CAP INSIGNIA

STAMPED BRASS ENGINEER CAP INSIGNIA

Civil War era stamped brass engineer’s insignia measures approximately 2” x 1 ¼”.  Piece is the shape of a castle. Two thin brass wire loops soldered to the back. Insignia is in perfect… (2020-771). Learn More »

HARDEE HAT EAGLE INSIGNIA

HARDEE HAT EAGLE INSIGNIA

Regulation 1858 eagle used on enlisted man's dress (Hardee) hat to loop the side of the dress hat up. It was originally introduced in 1851 as a pompon eagle, attached to the base of the pompon holder… (2020-769). Learn More »

US NAVY FRICTION PRIMER POUCH

US NAVY FRICTION PRIMER POUCH

Small leather box to hold friction primers and worn on the belt.  The box is relatively square in shape to accommodate the friction primer packs.  This box was manufactured in 1864. It has a single… (490-2382). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED MODEL 1858 SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN WITH COVER AND STRAP

IDENTIFIED MODEL 1858 SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN WITH COVER AND STRAP

The Model 1858 canteen was the most popular canteen of the Civil War period. Canteen measures approximately 7 ¾” in diameter. It is covered in brown wool. The cover is complete and in good… (1109-05). Learn More »

PATTERN 1851 OFFICER’S SWORD BELT PLATE

PATTERN 1851 OFFICER’S SWORD BELT PLATE

Standard cast brass plate with spread winged eagle at center of a raised brass wreath on a stippled background. Details on the face are very good. Plate face is free of dents and scratches. Reverse… (1110-90). Learn More »

MILITIA PANEL PLATE 1845-1860

MILITIA PANEL PLATE 1845-1860

Very nice and complete eagle militia plate circa 1840-1860. Stamped sheet brass plate featuring a central eagle within a thin linear border surrounded by thirteen five-pointed stars around the edge… (1110-21). Learn More »

$275.00
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PATTERN 1821 BRASS MILITIA EAGLE AS WORN ON THE MODEL 1864 LIGHT ARTILLERY SHAKO

PATTERN 1821 BRASS MILITIA EAGLE AS WORN ON THE MODEL 1864 LIGHT ARTILLERY SHAKO

Stamped brass spread- winged eagle with 3” wingspan. Details of the stamping are very good. Reverse has two brass loops for attaching to shako. Campbell and O’Donnell note on page 98 of their book… (1110-05). Learn More »

$55.00
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1820’S MILITIA EAGLE BELT PLATE

1820’S MILITIA EAGLE BELT PLATE

This clipped corner plate is slightly convex and meas. approx. 3.00 x 1.75 inches. The face has a stamped spread-winged eagle with a patriotic shield on its chest. Stamping is very good. The reverse… (1110-22). Learn More »

$225.00
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WAR OF 1861 IDENTIFICATION DISC OF JONAS H. COLOMY 10th NEW HAMPSHIRE

WAR OF 1861 IDENTIFICATION DISC OF JONAS H. COLOMY 10th NEW HAMPSHIRE

The government did not issue dog tags to soldiers in the Civil War, but the large number of soldiers listed as missing and buried in anonymous graves made it a matter of great concern to soldiers and… (1054-2477). Learn More »

$1,250.00
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US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

Very nice condition plate with a nice light mellow patina on its face. Eagle stamping is nice with good detail. There is some light discoloration along one edge. Back of the plate has 100% lead fill… (1110-88). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA CONFEDERATE STYLE SADDLE BAGS

CIVIL WAR ERA CONFEDERATE STYLE SADDLE BAGS

Confederate cavalry troopers used a wide variety of saddlebags: some captured, some government made, and many likely of this commercial type that was popular before, during and after the war. This… (14-1985). Learn More »

$695.00
Originally $1,100.00
SOLD

MAJOR OF INFANTRY SHOULDER STRAPS WITH SHOE-STRING TIES

MAJOR OF INFANTRY SHOULDER STRAPS WITH SHOE-STRING TIES

This is a pair of major of infantry shoulder straps measuring approximately 4 ½” x 1 ¾”. These are single bordered, infantry straps. The bullion embroidered borders are in good condition with… (142-68). Learn More »

$900.00
Originally $975.00

CAVALRY LEATHER GROUP WITH NAME

CAVALRY LEATHER GROUP WITH NAME

A group in very nice condition containing a carbine cartridge box, a revolver cartridge box, and an NCO sword belt rig, all from same maker. Buff leather belt and all straps are in very good condition… (809-102). Learn More »

$1,750.00
Originally $1,950.00

MINT EMBROIDERED ENGINEER OFFICER’S HAT INSIGNIA FROM THE COLLECTION OF DUNCAN CAMPBELL

MINT EMBROIDERED ENGINEER OFFICER’S HAT INSIGNIA FROM THE COLLECTION OF DUNCAN CAMPBELL

This very well done embroidered insignia for an officer of Engineers has its black backing untrimmed and measuring about 2 3/8 inches by 3 inches. A slightly smaller rectangle of paper, mostly intact,… (480-187). Learn More »

EMBROIDERED ENGINEER OFFICER’S HAT INSIGNIA ON OVAL, FROM THE COLLECTION OF DUNCAN CAMPBELL

EMBROIDERED ENGINEER OFFICER’S HAT INSIGNIA ON OVAL, FROM THE COLLECTION OF DUNCAN CAMPBELL

This is the regulation US insignia for an officer in the Corps of Engineers. The silver castle with turrets surrounded by a gold bullion wreath was adopted 1839/1840. The corps was small and drew from… (480-186). Learn More »

INSCRIBED WARTIME 18th CORPS 2nd DIVISION STAFF CORPS BADGE OF MAJOR HENRY NOYES, 148th NY, AND A.A. INSPECTOR GENERAL, WIA COLD HARBOR

INSCRIBED WARTIME 18th CORPS 2nd DIVISION STAFF CORPS BADGE OF MAJOR HENRY NOYES, 148th NY, AND A.A. INSPECTOR GENERAL, WIA COLD HARBOR

This inscribed corps badge dates between June and October 1864, between the introduction of the badge and the owner’s posting to divisional staff, and his promotion to colonel of the 38th USCT in… (480-190). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR NAVY OFFICER’S SWORD KNOT

CIVIL WAR NAVY OFFICER’S SWORD KNOT

This is the officer’s dress sword knot, and is a woven bullion ribbon folded over upon itself to create a 15” long strap that terminates in a tasseled bullion knot. The piece was secured to a… (172-5555). Learn More »

1870’S BRASS CLIPPED CORNER PLATE WITH LARGE “1” AT CENTER

1870’S BRASS CLIPPED CORNER PLATE WITH LARGE “1” AT CENTER

Plate meas. approx. 2.25 x 3.50. It is made of slightly convex sheet brass with clipped corners. A white metal number “1” is attached by iron loops passing through the brass and being held by thin… (1110-30). Learn More »

8TH INFANTRY OFFICER’S HAT INSIGNIA

8TH INFANTRY OFFICER’S HAT INSIGNIA

Brigades of the Second Army Corps saw action in both Cuba and Puerto Rico during the Spanish-American War. The War Department re-authorized corps badges in General Orders No. 99 on July 15, 1898, for… (1110-07). Learn More »

SPANISH AMERICAN WAR SECOND CORPS BADGE

SPANISH AMERICAN WAR SECOND CORPS BADGE

Brigades of the Second Army Corps saw action in both Cuba and Puerto Rico during the Spanish-American War. The War Department re-authorized corps badges in General Orders No. 99 on July 15, 1898, for… (480-193). Learn More »

RARE U.S. ISSUE CIVIL WAR HAVERSACK WITH NY DEPOT INSPECTOR STAMP – NICE!

RARE U.S. ISSUE CIVIL WAR HAVERSACK WITH NY DEPOT INSPECTOR STAMP – NICE!

Issue haversacks were essential for soldiers and are extremely rare for collectors. This is the standard wartime federal issue pattern of tarred canvas with a fixed shoulder strap and a flap secured… (302-86). Learn More »

$2,500.00
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1870’S BRASS CLIPPED CORNER PLATE

1870’S BRASS CLIPPED CORNER PLATE

Plate meas. approx. 2.25 x 3.50. It is made of slightly convex sheet brass with clipped corners. Reverse has a thin bar along one edge for attaching to a belt and a narrow tongue. Item has some light… (1110-27). Learn More »

GERMAN WORLD WAR TWO ARMY COMBAT BELT WITH MAGAZINE POUCHES FROM THE RON TUNISON COLLECTION

GERMAN WORLD WAR TWO ARMY COMBAT BELT WITH MAGAZINE POUCHES FROM THE RON TUNISON COLLECTION

1940 pattern stamped steel construction, combat box buckle features a smooth outer field with a high relief, embossed Wehrmacht eagle with down swept wings, within a circular riband of an oak-leaf… (1100-234). Learn More »

1872/1902 OFFICER’S SWORD KNOT

1872/1902 OFFICER’S SWORD KNOT

This is the officer’s dress sword knot, and is a woven bullion ribbon folded over upon itself to create a 12” long strap that terminates in a woven bullion knot. The piece was secured to a sword… (172-5561). Learn More »

$85.00
SOLD

CIVIL WAR NAVY OFFICER’S SWORD KNOT

CIVIL WAR NAVY OFFICER’S SWORD KNOT

This is the officer’s dress sword knot, and is a woven bullion ribbon folded over upon itself to create a 14” long strap that terminates in a tasseled bullion knot. The piece was secured to a… (172-5554). 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 »

INDIAN WAR PERIOD HOSPITAL STEWARD HAT INSIGNIA

INDIAN WAR PERIOD HOSPITAL STEWARD HAT INSIGNIA

A stamped brass wreath surrounding a silver “US” in Roman letters was the regulation U.S. Army hat insignia for Hospital Stewards during the Civil War and up to 1882, when a caduceus replaced the… (480-188). Learn More »

$125.00
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MIXED PAIR OF CIVIL WAR SMITH PATENT SHOULDER BOARDS

MIXED PAIR OF CIVIL WAR SMITH PATENT SHOULDER BOARDS

These boards have a stamped brass, false embroidered, single border with sky blue field at center denoting an infantry officer. One of the bars is for a 2nd lieutenant and the other is for a 1st… (2020-735). Learn More »

SCARCE IDENTIFIED EARLY WAR OR PREWAR PATTERN BUFF CAVALRY CARBINE SLING, UNCUT, ALL ORIGINAL

SCARCE IDENTIFIED EARLY WAR OR PREWAR PATTERN BUFF CAVALRY CARBINE SLING, UNCUT, ALL ORIGINAL

Carbine slings were an essential piece of cavalry gear. Slung over the left shoulder, the sling carried a snap-hook on a roller bar connected to a ring on the carbine, preventing its loss while in… (302-90). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED SWORD BELT OF SERGEANT SOLOMON ASHLINE 118th NEW YORK, CAPTURED AT SECOND FAIR OAKS 1864

IDENTIFIED SWORD BELT OF SERGEANT SOLOMON ASHLINE 118th NEW YORK, CAPTURED AT SECOND FAIR OAKS 1864

This regulation buff leather sword belt is near mint condition. The leather is supple and has a nice overall brown tone that is common in black buff accoutrements, which oxidized quickly from iron in… (172-5551). Learn More »

EXTREMELY RARE CIVIL WAR SIGNAL CORPS EMBROIDERED BULLION INSIGNIA

EXTREMELY RARE CIVIL WAR SIGNAL CORPS EMBROIDERED BULLION INSIGNIA

Civil War insignia for the signal corps is among the rarest of the rare. Initially titled the signal service as part of the army staff, it was only established in 1860 with the appointment of one… (480-194). Learn More »

$4,500.00
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PAIR OF EMBROIDERED ORDNANCE-STYLE FLAMING BOMB INSIGNIA

PAIR OF EMBROIDERED ORDNANCE-STYLE FLAMING BOMB INSIGNIA

This is a nice pair of gold bullion embroidered “flaming bomb” or “flaming shell” insignia on a trimmed red background in excellent condition. The ball is made of tightly coiled bullion that… (480-195). Learn More »

$195.00
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US MODEL 1851 ENLISTEDMAN’S N.C.O. SWORD BELT PLATE

US MODEL 1851 ENLISTEDMAN’S N.C.O. SWORD BELT PLATE

The belt plate and buckle pictured here is from mid Civil War, 1862-1864.  The eagle plate is an 1851 pattern prevalent in late war enlistees.  The design was introduced in 1851 with… (172-5362). Learn More »

NON-DUG GEORGIA OVAL BELT PLATE ON LEATHER

NON-DUG GEORGIA OVAL BELT PLATE ON LEATHER

This is a scarce, non-excavated example of the state seal belt plate worn by Georgia militia just before the war and by Georgia volunteer troops all through the conflict. Under Governor Brown… (1106-01). Learn More »

$6,500.00
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1870 PATTERN RIFLE SLING WATERVLIET ARSENAL

1870 PATTERN RIFLE SLING WATERVLIET ARSENAL

This is a nice condition 1870 pattern U.S. rifle sling for the army’s trapdoor rifles of the Indian Wars. This is one-piece construction with a standing loop on one end and a brass wire hook on the… (172-5562). Learn More »

MODEL 1858 BULLSEYE CANTEEN WITH CORK, COVER, AND INDIAN WAR SLING

MODEL 1858 BULLSEYE CANTEEN WITH CORK, COVER, AND INDIAN WAR SLING

Original Civil War Model 1858 corrugated-pattern tin canteen, often called the “bullseye” pattern. The body consists of two circular sections of pressed-tin soldered together at the rim. The… (2020-642). Learn More »

$315.00
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US WORLD WAR TWO NAVY OFFICER’S INSIGNIA

US WORLD WAR TWO NAVY OFFICER’S INSIGNIA

Insignia consists of a silver spread-winged eagle and shield superimposed over gold plated crossed anchors. Insignia was worn on the overseas caps of Navy officers. Reverse is stamped “STERLING”… (266-1011). Learn More »

US WORLD WAR TWO ENGRAVED GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL GROUP FROM THE COLLECTION OF RON TUNISON

US WORLD WAR TWO ENGRAVED GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL GROUP FROM THE COLLECTION OF RON TUNISON

This small group of items belonged to PFC. Albert E. Stefenelli of the 1853rd Statistical Control Unit of the 8th Service Command. The group consists of a Good Conduct medal in the original blue… (1100-243). Learn More »

$50.00
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CIVIL WAR BASS DRUM

CIVIL WAR BASS DRUM

This particular type of drum was meant to be played ‘at rest.’ Drum based music accompanied almost every aspect of the soldier’s life and was extremely important to a soldier because it… (1015-01). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED GROUPING OF ARTIFACTS BELONGING TO PRIVATE JABEZ B. OLES 144th NY INFANTRY AND 1st NY ENGINEERS

IDENTIFIED GROUPING OF ARTIFACTS BELONGING TO PRIVATE JABEZ B. OLES 144th NY INFANTRY AND 1st NY ENGINEERS

This grouping comes from a respected central New York collection with an identification that is verbal, but trustworthy and includes the soldier’s regulation issue canteen with his initials… (480-178). Learn More »

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 »

$155.00
Originally $195.00
SOLD

GERMAN WORLD WAR TWO THREE-POCKET MAGAZINE DATED 1938 FROM THE COLLECTION OF RON TUNISON

GERMAN WORLD WAR TWO THREE-POCKET MAGAZINE DATED 1938 FROM THE COLLECTION OF RON TUNISON

Magazine is made of pebbled leather with alloy finials at the bottom of each of the three pockets. Each pocket has a flap that is held closed by a strip of leather, sewn to the underside of the flap,… (1100-145). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE WITH BRIDLE LEATHER BELT

US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE WITH BRIDLE LEATHER BELT

The patterned 1839 belt plates came in two issues; small, measuring in 1.6” x 2.8” and large, measuring 2.2” x 3.5”.  Each buckle was made from a stamped US thin brass plate.  The smaller… (1043-72). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

These plates were standard to cartridge boxes till 1864.  Due to the increase in cost to produce military items, manufacturing companies found ways to cut costs.  The cartridge plate was replaced… (1000-635). Learn More »

PAIR OF BRASS OFFICER’S STYLE BOX SPURS BY MAXWELL

PAIR OF BRASS OFFICER’S STYLE BOX SPURS BY MAXWELL

The term “box” spur is derived from the use of small metal box inlet into the heel of a boot into which the central metal prong between the side bars of the spur is inserted and held by a spring… (160-26). Learn More »

LEATHER SLING FOR USE ON AK-47 OR SKS

LEATHER SLING FOR USE ON AK-47 OR SKS

Sling dates from the 1950’s or 60’s and is made of brown leather that is in excellent condition. One end has a loop of brown leather held in place by a stud while the opposite end has a “D”… (2020-122). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR US NAVY GENERAL SERVICE BELT PLATE

CIVIL WAR US NAVY GENERAL SERVICE BELT PLATE

Patterned after the 1841 general service plate, this item dates circa 1860-1865.  Buckles issued during this time period modeled an 1852 pattern that replicated the traditional eagle on vertical… (1047-160). Learn More »

$300.00
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US MODEL 1851 CAVALRY BELT RIG

US MODEL 1851 CAVALRY BELT RIG

Belt is in overall nice condition with both drops, shoulder support strap, plate and one sliding keeper. Buff leather is in slightly stiff but pliable condition. Belt meas. approx. 1.75 inches wide… (503-138). Learn More »

$900.00
Originally $1,295.00

MODEL 1858 BULLSEYE CANTEEN WITH COVER AND SLING W/TAG ID'D TO PRIVATE IN 6TH PA HEAVY ARTILLERY

MODEL 1858 BULLSEYE CANTEEN WITH COVER AND SLING W/TAG ID'D TO PRIVATE IN 6TH PA HEAVY ARTILLERY

Original Civil War Model 1858 corrugated-pattern tin canteen, often called the “Bullseye” pattern. The body consists of two circular sections of pressed-tin soldered together at the rim. The… (1054-1471). Learn More »

MODEL 1859 CAVALRY BIT

MODEL 1859 CAVALRY BIT

Iron Model 1859 cavalry bit that is in near complete condition. All surfaces have a covering of light surface rust. Both brass “US” bosses are present and wear a light patina. “O” rings and… (665-77). Learn More »

$225.00
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IDENTIFIED US BASE DRUM WITH MINNESOTA CONNECTION

IDENTIFIED US BASE DRUM WITH MINNESOTA CONNECTION

Bass drum has a maple wood shell in very good condition. The wood surface shows light wear and is free of cracks and chips. It meas. approx. 19.00 inches tall by 26.50 inches across the heads. Painted… (996-01). Learn More »

$1,200.00
Originally $1,600.00
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A WEST VIRGINIA SOLDIER’S WARTIME SOUVENIR: A CS WOOD CANTEEN FOUND AT RICHMOND IN 1865

A WEST VIRGINIA SOLDIER’S WARTIME SOUVENIR: A CS WOOD CANTEEN FOUND AT RICHMOND IN 1865

It is very symbolic that a Virginian who had remained loyal to the Union carved a captured Confederate canteen in Richmond, Virginia, on July 4, 1865, the anniversary of the newly re-united nation’s… (1097-21). Learn More »

$5,500.00
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LATE 18th CENTURY NAVAL SAILCLOTH WATER BUCKET

LATE 18th CENTURY NAVAL SAILCLOTH WATER BUCKET

This wonderful, sailor made water bucket has a rope handle fixed through large hand-worked grommets in this bucket made of sailcloth. Dating to around the end of the 18th century, this is a piece… (1097-20). Learn More »

$295.00
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UNTOUCHED CIVIL WAR KITTREDGE CARTRIDGE BOX

UNTOUCHED CIVIL WAR KITTREDGE CARTRIDGE BOX

A very nice, completely untouched brass self-closing cartridge box by Kittredge. The box is brass, with brass top having a rolled edge, and brass belt loops fixed to the reverse along with a flat,… (1097-02). Learn More »

MODEL 1851 NCO WAIST BELT WITH BELT PLATE AND SWORD FROG

MODEL 1851 NCO WAIST BELT WITH BELT PLATE AND SWORD FROG

Civil War era non-commissioned officer’s belt buckle on original waist belt. Cast brass eagle buckle which has a one-piece applied German silver wreath and has the narrow ½ inch wide hook on back.… (1087-78). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE OFFICER’S HAVERSACK OF MAJOR JAMES B. EUSTIS: ON THE STAFFS OF MAGRUDER, JOHNSTON, AND HOOD

CONFEDERATE OFFICER’S HAVERSACK OF MAJOR JAMES B. EUSTIS: ON THE STAFFS OF MAGRUDER, JOHNSTON, AND HOOD

This identified Confederate officer’s haversack is beautifully and boldly inscribed in period brown ink across the underside of its cloth-lined flap: “Major Eustis / A. A. Gen’l / Gen’l J.E.… (846-176). Learn More »

$4,750.00
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VERY NICE NON-DUG ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA STYLE OVAL CS “EGG” BUCKLE

VERY NICE NON-DUG ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA STYLE OVAL CS “EGG” BUCKLE

This is a very scarce example of a non-excavated Confederate enlisted man’s belt plate in excellent condition. Plates of this pattern long ago got the unflattering nickname of CS “egg” plates… (286-819). Learn More »

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 »

US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED IN VA

US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED IN VA

Nice light brown/olive patina, both iron hooks intact, bent over. Minor ding along edge by letter “S”. Minor wear to face of plate, lead back intact. Nice excavated plate. … (766-12128). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED IN VA

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED IN VA

Nice example excavated Eagle Breast Plate. Nice olive/tar patina on face, sharp detail of winged spread eagle. Back, sans both iron loops. Minor dings along edge. … (766-12127). Learn More »

CLASSIC CONFEDERATE CAP BOX FROM GETTYSBURG PICKED UP BY G.W. MOWERS OF FAYETTEVILLE, PA., VETERAN OF THE 21st PA CAV AND 87th PA INF.

CLASSIC CONFEDERATE CAP BOX FROM GETTYSBURG PICKED UP BY G.W. MOWERS OF FAYETTEVILLE, PA., VETERAN OF THE 21st PA CAV AND 87th PA INF.

If you have been checking our new arrivals you will have noticed material from George W. Mowers of Fayetteville, Pennsylvania. Mowers did two stints in the army during the Civil War: six months in the… (M26553). Learn More »

GREAT CONFEDERATE CARTRIDGE BOX AND SLING FROM GETTYSBURG, PICKED UP BY G.W. MOWERS OF FAYETTEVILLE, PA.

GREAT CONFEDERATE CARTRIDGE BOX AND SLING FROM GETTYSBURG, PICKED UP BY G.W. MOWERS OF FAYETTEVILLE, PA.

This classic Confederate cartridge box just came out of the family of George W. Mowers of Fayetteville, PA. Mowers lived near Gettysburg his entire life. Not only was his farm and wagon-shop near the… (M26509). Learn More »

PRE-WAR BOX SPURS WITH VERBAL ID TO AN OHIO ARTILLERY OFFICER WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG

PRE-WAR BOX SPURS WITH VERBAL ID TO AN OHIO ARTILLERY OFFICER WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG

This small pair of box spurs was meant to wear on the heel of the boot with the spike at the back of the yoke penetrating the boot heel. Spurs are made of iron with a 2.25 inch arm protruding off the… (1054-2168). Learn More »

PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED AT CEDAR CREEK

PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED AT CEDAR CREEK

The face of this plate is smooth with a faint patina. There are a few minor dents, scratches and surface dirt but nothing out of the ordinary. The reverse has 98% of the lead fill which Is… (516-603). Learn More »

UNTOUCHED UNISSUED PATTERN 1839 OVAL BELT PLATE

UNTOUCHED UNISSUED PATTERN 1839 OVAL BELT PLATE

Plate was standard issue to almost every Union soldier during the war. This plate still has the original untouched gilt finish and is free from dings and scratches. Reverse has 100% of the smooth lead… (286-403). Learn More »

UNISSUED PATTERN 1839 OVAL BELT PLATE

UNISSUED PATTERN 1839 OVAL BELT PLATE

Plate was standard issue to almost every Union soldier during the war. This plate has a nice untouched patina over its face. There are one or two small spots of discoloration from age. There is one… (172-5366). Learn More »

PAIR OF US CIVIL WAR INTERTWINED “USA” ROSETTES FOR ARTILLERY

PAIR OF US CIVIL WAR INTERTWINED “USA” ROSETTES FOR ARTILLERY

An original pair of rare Artillery intertwined bridle rosettes. They have the “USA” letters. Stamp brass face with raised dome; back filled in with lead. Both brass loops present. Minor wear on… (286-568). Learn More »

US ARTILLERY ENLISTEDMAN’S FUSE POUCH, ARSENAL MARKED!

US ARTILLERY ENLISTEDMAN’S FUSE POUCH, ARSENAL MARKED!

Very nice condition leather fuse pouch with “Watervliet Arsenal” stamped on the outer flap. Leather slightly stiff but in very good condition. Leather latch tab stitched to the under side of the… (172-5402). Learn More »

PATTERN 1819 “US” CROSSBELT PLATE

PATTERN 1819 “US” CROSSBELT PLATE

This early plate is a stamped brass vertical oval with the letters “”U.S.” at center. Plate was meant for wear on the white buff cross belts worn early in the history of the US Army. The face of… (M21510). Learn More »

$1,450.00
Originally $1,850.00

PATTERN 1839 OVAL CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED AT FREDERICKSBURG

PATTERN 1839 OVAL CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED AT FREDERICKSBURG

Plate has a nice even brown patina with lighter discoloration around the edges from ground action. Face has a good strong “US” stamping free from dings and dents. Reverse has 100% of the lead fill… (1000-1214). Learn More »

BRASS CIVIL WAR DRUMMER’S PLATE

BRASS CIVIL WAR DRUMMER’S PLATE

This plate was meant to be worn on the sling of the drum and to hold the drumsticks when not in use. The front of the plate is made of a sheet of thin brass with clipped corners. Mounted to the front… (1000-2161). Learn More »

$695.00
ON HOLD

WELL-USED CIVIL WAR NAVAL SWORD KNOT

WELL-USED CIVIL WAR NAVAL SWORD KNOT

Gold bullion knot made out of gold bullion tape with an acorn made of bright coiled bullion with a dark blue center at the bottom of the acorn. Knot has a sliding keeper made out of gold bullion… (998-615). Learn More »

$145.00
ON HOLD

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
ON HOLD

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 »

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S SWORD BELT WITH PATTERN 1851 BUCKLE

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S SWORD BELT WITH PATTERN 1851 BUCKLE

This is an officer’s sword belt rig in very good condition. Belt is constructed of folded leather that is stitched. Nice tooled floral design on belt. Belt leather measures approximately 39” long… (1087-77). 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 »

MODEL 1858 SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN WITH COVER AND STRAP

MODEL 1858 SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN WITH COVER AND STRAP

The model 1858 canteen was the most popular canteen of the Civil War period. Canteen measures approximately 7 ¾” in diameter. It is covered in brown wool. The cover is complete and in good… (2020-62). 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
ON HOLD

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 »

US MODEL 1886 MILLS CARTRIDGE BELT FOR THE .45-70

US MODEL 1886 MILLS CARTRIDGE BELT FOR THE .45-70

This H-shaped, heavy, cast belt plate was adopted by the U.S. Army in 1886 and used on what is sometimes called the “loose-loop” belt, which has woven cartridge loops and ends that are secured to… (M26041). 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 »

PAIR OF EMBROIDERED CAVALRY HAT INSIGNIA FOR 7TH MISSOURI CAVALRY CAPTAIN

PAIR OF EMBROIDERED CAVALRY HAT INSIGNIA FOR 7TH MISSOURI CAVALRY CAPTAIN

The first item is a black felt oval that meas. approx. 4.50 inches long x 2.50 inches wide and is outlined with a single border of gold dead bullion. Felt is in excellent condition. At center of the… (766-1058). 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 »

$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 »

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 »

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

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 »

C. 1843-1850 SNARE DRUM WITH “BARBOUR COUNTY VIRGINIA” AND AN AMERICAN EAGLE PAINTED ON THE SIDE!

C. 1843-1850 SNARE DRUM WITH “BARBOUR COUNTY VIRGINIA” AND AN AMERICAN EAGLE PAINTED ON THE SIDE!

Drum is a superb untouched attic condition drum. It measures 17 ¾” x 20” dia. The body is painted red with county and state in approx. 1” high letters around the premium hole. The percussion… (M25668). Learn More »

$7,500.00
Originally $11,500.00

BANNERMAN SOUVENIR SHIELD W/ MOUNTED U.S. CARBINE SOCKET

BANNERMAN SOUVENIR SHIELD W/ MOUNTED U.S. CARBINE SOCKET

Painted wooden shield has original Bannerman tag on the back which reads, “MATCH HOLDER 1238 / MADE FROM CIVIL WAR CARBINE SOCKET”. Socket is wrapped around a piece of wood. Also displayed on… (1054-1409). Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

1910 MOUNTED GARRISON BELT WITH RIFLE BELT RING AND HOOK

1910 MOUNTED GARRISON BELT WITH RIFLE BELT RING AND HOOK

This pattern 1910 garrison belt is made of light green web material and closes via a two piece tongue and wreath buckle made of brass. The body of the belt is in excellent condition. It is both strong… (172-5472). Learn More »

RARE EARLY MARINE CORPS EPAULETTES / WINGS

RARE EARLY MARINE CORPS EPAULETTES / WINGS

Heavily embroidered narrow bodied epaulettes with wide ends also known as “wings.” The top surface of these epaulets is a dark blue/black cloth with a very heavy, raised oak leaf decoration done… (344-2721). Learn More »

$5,500.00
Originally $6,500.00

RARE ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR CLOTH CORPS BADGE FROM THE ARCHIVE OF JOHN M. DEANE - 3rd and 29th MASSACHUSETTS, MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT

RARE ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR CLOTH CORPS BADGE FROM THE ARCHIVE OF JOHN M. DEANE - 3rd and 29th MASSACHUSETTS, MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT

Civil War corps badges can be a minefield for the collector and cloth badges are especially hard to judge. Here is one that you can sleep at night owning. This comes from the archive of material… (1041-56). Learn More »

$1,150.00
Originally $1,450.00

GENERAL WILCOX’S FAREWELL ADDRESS TO THE NINTH CORPS PRESERVED BY JOHN M. DEANE, ALONG WITH ONE OF HIS ISSUE CORPS BADGES - MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT FROM MASSACHUSETTS

GENERAL WILCOX’S FAREWELL ADDRESS TO THE NINTH CORPS PRESERVED BY JOHN M. DEANE, ALONG WITH ONE OF HIS ISSUE CORPS BADGES - MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT FROM MASSACHUSETTS

John M. Deane was proud of his war service and preserved a wonderful archive of material. He rose from Lieutenant to Major, serving at the very first call for troops in the 3rd Mass Volunteer Militia… (1041-64). Learn More »

$1,250.00
Originally $1,550.00

BEAUTIFUL PATTERN 1839 OFFICERS SHOULDER BELT PLATE

BEAUTIFUL PATTERN 1839 OFFICERS SHOULDER BELT PLATE

Very attractive plate made of solid brass. Face of plate has applied silver “US” in gothic script inside an applied silver wreath surrounded by a sunburst. The rays of the sunburst are raised and… (160-13). Learn More »

PAIR OF CIVIL WAR DRUM STICKS

PAIR OF CIVIL WAR DRUM STICKS

Unmarked pair of wooden drum sticks. They match in shape and size but one stick is just a bit darker than the other. Each shows even wear.  [ad[ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH… (M26305). Learn More »

DUG PATTERN 1839 OVAL CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE DUG IN CULPEPER, VA

DUG PATTERN 1839 OVAL CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE DUG IN CULPEPER, VA

Plate has a dark underlying patina with scattered lighter spotting across the face. This was caused by ground action. Face is free of any major dings or dents. Reverse has 100% of the lead fill with… (1000-1210). Learn More »

US STAFF OFFICER HAT INSIGNIA

US STAFF OFFICER HAT INSIGNIA

Bullion wreath, encircled “U.S”, on woven black patch, measuring 2.5 x1.75”. Bullion and U.S. lettering are tight, exhibiting medium dark patina. Patch edges slightly rough. Reverse stitching… (141-101). Learn More »

MILITIA “CHEESEBOX” STYLE CANTEEN

MILITIA “CHEESEBOX” STYLE CANTEEN

Canteen has a rich brown patina. Measures 6 ¾” in diameter x 2” thick. Iron tacks hold wood band in place around the body. Sling keepers and spout are missing. Some light surface scratches and… (1054-1401). Learn More »

UNION VIII CORPS VETERAN'S BADGE

UNION VIII CORPS VETERAN'S BADGE

Hexagonal six-pointed star, w/reverse bar-pin, 1.125” in diameter. Of white metal, lightly scratched. Else VG. Composed of various units, the Union Corps was assigned to the Middle District of the… (1054-1493). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

Sharp black lacquered patina. Clean face. Rear loop hooks exhibit rust, while remaining solid. Lead backing displays slight grime and light oxidation. Else VG, and very… (1054-1614). Learn More »

DUG 2ND CORPS BADGE

DUG 2ND CORPS BADGE

Union 2nd Corps trefoil badge cut from sheet brass. Item meas. approx. 1.25 x 1.25. Top leaf has small hole for attaching to coat or cap. Good condition with an oxidized surface from ground… (1000-1838). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE COPY OF MODEL 1858 SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN WITH COVER

CONFEDERATE COPY OF MODEL 1858 SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN WITH COVER

This is a very interesting southern copy of the typical Civil War “smooth side” canteen, the most popular canteen of the Civil War period. Canteen measures approximately 7 ½” in diameter. It is… (1054-1647). Learn More »

2ND CORPS BADGE MADE FROM A COIN – MANASSAS RECOVERY

2ND CORPS BADGE MADE FROM A COIN – MANASSAS RECOVERY

Item is a coin that has been carved down into a 2nd Corps trefoil that meas. approx. 1.25 x 1.25 inches. It was attached to the uniform or cap by three holes punched through it. Two on either side of… (1054-1651). Learn More »

U.S. CAVALRY SWORD KNOT – MAKER MARKED J.I. PITTMAN

U.S. CAVALRY SWORD KNOT – MAKER MARKED J.I. PITTMAN

Sword knot is made of black bridle leather, with slipknots, measuring 18.5" in overall length, 1" in width with 3" tassels at the end. Leather is strong and supple. Exhibits light cracking throughout,… (1054-1654). Learn More »

VOLUNTEER MAINE MILITIA CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE DUG AT GETTYSBURG

VOLUNTEER MAINE MILITIA CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE DUG AT GETTYSBURG

Oval “VMM” plate dug at Gettysburg along the Taneytown Road near the Artillery Ridge Campground. The face of the plate is dark with a smooth even patina that clearly shows the letters “VMM.”… (R23084). Learn More »

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

Breast plate has a face with a nice mellow patina with several small age spots. The stamping of the eagle is very good. Reverse has 100% of the lead fill and both loops.… (696-116). Learn More »

US MODEL 1858 SMOOTHSIDED NEW YORK DEPOT CANTEEN

US MODEL 1858 SMOOTHSIDED NEW YORK DEPOT CANTEEN

The model 1858 canteen was the most popular canteen of the Civil War period. Canteen measures approximately 7 ¾” in diameter. It is covered in brown wool. The cover is complete and in fair… (696-110). Learn More »

SMALL SIZE CIVIL WAR ERA SPURS – LIKELY FOR LADIES OR CHILDREN

SMALL SIZE CIVIL WAR ERA SPURS – LIKELY FOR LADIES OR CHILDREN

Small pair of brass spurs, measuring 2.75” from heel forward, 2.75” in width. Attractive brass spurs. Spiked rowels measure .50” in diameter, and are in great condition. The pair exhibit an… (M26339). Learn More »

PAIR OF SPURS – LEE’S HEADQUARTERS

PAIR OF SPURS – LEE’S HEADQUARTERS

Offered here is a nice pair of brass spurs, of a pattern considered to be Confederate. These are a plain style with no gutter inside. One is stamped with “11”. The iron rowel remains on each spur.… (141-108). Learn More »

U.S. ARTILLERY FUSE POUCH -- ARSENAL MARKED

U.S. ARTILLERY FUSE POUCH -- ARSENAL MARKED

The leather is in decent condition but shows use, wear and some soiling overall.  The latch tab was stitched to the underside of the flap.  This tab is broken at the hole with the lower half gone. … (696-85). Learn More »

U.S. ARMY ONE-PIECE .45-70 RIFLE SLING

U.S. ARMY ONE-PIECE .45-70 RIFLE SLING

The army’s trapdoor rifles of 1868 and 1870 had shorter barrels requiring only two barrel bands. Paradoxically, these required longer gun slings to reach from the swivel on the upper band down to… (1037-233). Learn More »

NEAR MINT CONDITION CIRCA 1851-1855 RIFLEMAN’S BELT AND SABER BAYONET FROG

NEAR MINT CONDITION CIRCA 1851-1855 RIFLEMAN’S BELT AND SABER BAYONET FROG

In 1839 the oval US plate was introduced for wear on a waist belt by infantry and riflemen. By 1841 the belt for riflemen was increased in width to carry the waist-mounted rifle cartridge box and the… (1000-703). Learn More »

EARLY 19TH CENTURY EQUESTRIAN LEATHER MARTINGALE

EARLY 19TH CENTURY EQUESTRIAN LEATHER MARTINGALE

Here is an early 19th century specimen of worn and tired leather horse equipment known as a martingale. This equestrian accoutrement appears to date from the 1820s to 1840s and was a leather strap… (30-1468). Learn More »

$135.00
Originally $215.00

BOYD AND SONS MARKED PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

BOYD AND SONS MARKED PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

These round eagle breast plates were introduced in the army in 1826 and originally fastened the shoulder belt for the bayonet. When the bayonets were shifted to wear on the waist belt in the 1840s the… (490-1860). Learn More »

.50-70 RIFLE SLING

.50-70 RIFLE SLING

Leather sling for .50-70 caliber rifles. Smooth black leather in very good condition. Measures approximately 62” long being assembled from sections of two shorter slings. One piece bears the… (490-1883). Learn More »

.50-70 RIFLE SLING

.50-70 RIFLE SLING

Leather sling for .50-70 caliber rifles. Smooth black leather in good condition. Measures approximately 65” long being assembled from sections of two shorter slings. Each piece bears the original… (490-1882). Learn More »

RELIC US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE

RELIC US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE

This Federal belt plate is of the regulation 1839 pattern and was recovered in central Virginia. Constructed in the die-struck and rolled brass method, the brass accoutrement’s face shows a very… (1000-1234). Learn More »

RELIC US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE

RELIC US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE

This Federal belt plate is of the regulation 1839 pattern and was recovered in central Virginia. Constructed in the die-struck and rolled brass method, the brass accoutrement’s face shows a very… (1000-1242). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR CAPTAIN OF INFANTRY SHOULDER STRAPS

CIVIL WAR CAPTAIN OF INFANTRY SHOULDER STRAPS

Here is a pair of Civil War Federal Army captain’s shoulder straps sometimes referred to as shoulder boards. Straps are in decent condition with dark blue fields and captain’s bars.  Straps… (766-943). Learn More »

VERY RARE AND SPECTACULAR MARINE CORPS CIVIL WAR OR EARLIER EAGLE SNARE DRUM

VERY RARE AND SPECTACULAR MARINE CORPS CIVIL WAR OR EARLIER EAGLE SNARE DRUM

This rare drum has had the tension ropes and ears as well as the heads replaced but the body and hoops are original and the interior has a fantastic maker’s label from a known early maker. There are… (344-1831). Learn More »

MODEL 1903 PISTOL CARTRIDGE BELT

MODEL 1903 PISTOL CARTRIDGE BELT

Belt is made of khaki web material with eight pockets around the body of the belt. Each pocket has a brown metal rimless eagle snap attached to a pointed flap. All snaps operate properly. Pocket… (1047-149). Learn More »

U.S. 1833 PATTERN DRAGOON SHAKO PLATE

U.S. 1833 PATTERN DRAGOON SHAKO PLATE

This Napoleonic-style eagle on a sunburst was adopted for wear on the dress shakos of U.S. dragoons in 1833. This is an officer’s quality plate with the eagle of stamped brass, silvered, attached to… (410-461). Learn More »

BRITISH ARMY AND NAVY CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY LIMITED MARKED SQUARE/TRANSIT TOOL

BRITISH ARMY AND NAVY CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY LIMITED MARKED SQUARE/TRANSIT TOOL

This engineer’s square or transit is stamped on one leg, “Army & Navy C.S.L.” The Army and Navy Cooperative Society Limited was founded in 1871 as a non-profit cooperative to provide goods… (30-2115). Learn More »

MILITIA RIFLE COMPANY STORAGE CHEST ABOUT 1825-1845

MILITIA RIFLE COMPANY STORAGE CHEST ABOUT 1825-1845

A very scarce U.S. militia rifle company’s storage chest. This measures 31.75 inches wide, 17 inches deep and stands 12.5 inches tall. It has excellent original period forest green paint with… (30-2147). Learn More »

US MODEL 1858 SMOOTHSIDED NEW YORK DEPOT CANTEEN

US MODEL 1858 SMOOTHSIDED NEW YORK DEPOT CANTEEN

This is a nice M1858 smooth- faced canteen without a cover, chain and stopper. Appears the canteen was an olive drab color. It has surface rust on approximately 50 % of the surface. One side has one… (819-131). Learn More »

LEAD FILLED COMPANY LETTER “R”

LEAD FILLED COMPANY LETTER “R”

Letter has four attachment prongs on reverse. Measures ¾” x ¾”. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR… (458-384). Learn More »

LEATHER SLING FOR A 45/70 RIFLE - EARLY EXAMPLE WITH NARROW CLAW HOOKS

LEATHER SLING FOR A 45/70 RIFLE - EARLY EXAMPLE WITH NARROW CLAW HOOKS

One piece sling made of bridle leather dyed a dark brown with a tooled line along each edge. Sling has one sliding leather keeper and a narrow brass claw hook on one end. The opposite end is doubled… (1037-189). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR MUSKET SLING

CIVIL WAR MUSKET SLING

Leather musket sling for Civil War-era muskets and rifles. Smooth black leather in good condition. Measures approximately 46” long. Complete with brass hook on one end, loop sewn on opposite end,… (286-473). Learn More »

SINGLE POST-CIVIL WAR U.S. CAVALRY SPUR

SINGLE POST-CIVIL WAR U.S. CAVALRY SPUR

Brass spur has much of the original gilt showing, with scattered areas of darkening or spotting. Shows remains of iron rowel.  Brass has one small crack, but spur is still very sturdy. Measures 5… (1030-340). Learn More »

FRAMED C.S. OVAL “EGG SHAPED” BELT PLATE, RECOVERED FROM ATLANTA

FRAMED C.S. OVAL “EGG SHAPED” BELT PLATE, RECOVERED FROM ATLANTA

Belt plate was found on the Confederate line at the site of the Battle of Atlanta, Georgia, which took place in 1864.  Plate is in very good relic condition, just slightly warped. Plate is made of… (1030-262). Learn More »

MODEL 1902 OFFICER’S BULLION SWORD KNOT

MODEL 1902 OFFICER’S BULLION SWORD KNOT

A bullion ribbon portion is folded over upon itself to create a 15” long strap that terminates in a braided bullion knot. The piece was secured to a sword hilt and then looped around the officer’s… (1047-206). Learn More »

LEATHER SLING FOR THE PATTERN 1898 HAVERSACK

LEATHER SLING FOR THE PATTERN 1898 HAVERSACK

Brown leather sling in overall very good condition. Strap is approx. 2.00 inches wide at center and tapers as it moves toward each end where it is only 1.25 inches wide. Each end has a brass hook for… (1037-238). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE FROM CENTRAL VIRGINIA

CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE FROM CENTRAL VIRGINIA

This C.S. frame buckle shows impact from something. The plate measures 64mm by 72mm and its central bar has been bent to one side and one edge of the frame has been bowed slightly. The excavator has… (1000-1338). Learn More »

BUFF LEATHER US NAVY CUTLASS FROG

BUFF LEATHER US NAVY CUTLASS FROG

This is a nice accompaniment to an 1860 naval cutlass: a very good condition belt frog in buff leather. Cutlass were often stored in racks on board ship, but were passed out to certain members of… (1000-578). Learn More »

KOREAN WAR BRITISH P08 BELT

KOREAN WAR BRITISH P08 BELT

Khaki web belt with plain brass keepers and claw buckle. Belt meas. approx. 2.25 inches wide. Outer back portion has two slanted web tabs with brass adjustment buckles. Interior of belt is faintly… (1047-156). Learn More »

RARE EXCELLENT CONDITIONED MODEL 1910 GENERAL OFFICER’S GARRISON BELT

RARE EXCELLENT CONDITIONED MODEL 1910 GENERAL OFFICER’S GARRISON BELT

OD green web belt with two piece tongue and wreath style plate. Belt is tightly woven and meas. approx. 2.00 inches wide. The belt can be adjusted for size on each end by the use of a blackened iron… (1047-148). Learn More »

$475.00
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NICELY DONE 19TH CENTURY EMBROIDERED BURSTING BOMB INSIGNIA

NICELY DONE 19TH CENTURY EMBROIDERED BURSTING BOMB INSIGNIA

Item meas. approx. 2.00 x 1.25 inches and consists of a bursting bomb made of gold bullion thread and gold sequins on a black felt backing. Item has some light surface dirt but is in otherwise good… (33-369). Learn More »

VIRGINIA RECTANGULAR WAIST BELT PLATE

VIRGINIA RECTANGULAR WAIST BELT PLATE

Virginia is known to have ordered these state-seal belt military plates just before the war. Northern manufacturers were willing to take on the business and there are two different die-strikes. One,… (33-255). Learn More »

NICELY DONE 19TH CENTURY EMBROIDERED BURSTING BOMB INSIGNIA

NICELY DONE 19TH CENTURY EMBROIDERED BURSTING BOMB INSIGNIA

Item meas. approx. 2.00 x 1.25 inches and consists of a bursting bomb made of gold bullion thread and gold sequins on a red felt backing. Item has some light surface dirt and the thread has darkened… (33-370). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S ARTILLERY HAT INSIGNIA

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S ARTILLERY HAT INSIGNIA

Crossed cannons made of gold bullion thread with a red felt center bordered by dead bullion on a circular black felt backing. Overall dimensions of the item are 2.25 x 2.25 inches. Some light surface… (33-388). Learn More »

LARGE CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S ARTILLERY HAT INSIGNIA

LARGE CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S ARTILLERY HAT INSIGNIA

Crossed cannons made of gold bullion thread with gold sequin accents and an enhanced border of bright bullion on a black felt oval. Overall dimensions of the item are 3.00 x 2.00 inches. Reverse has a… (33-382). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S ARTILLERY HAT INSIGNIA

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S ARTILLERY HAT INSIGNIA

Crossed cannons made of gold bullion thread with a black felt center bearing a gold bullion thread number “4” on a cut-out black felt backing. Overall dimensions of the item are 2.50 x 1.75… (33-379). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S 2ND ARTILLERY HAT INSIGNIA

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S 2ND ARTILLERY HAT INSIGNIA

Crossed cannons made of gold bullion thread with a red felt center on a black felt square. At center of the red felt is a white metal false embroidered number “2.” Overall dimensions of the item… (33-386). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S ARTILLERY HAT INSIGNIA

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S ARTILLERY HAT INSIGNIA

Crossed cannons made of gold bullion thread with a red felt center bordered by dead bullion on a black felt square. Overall dimensions of the item are 2.00 x 1.75 inches. Some light surface dirt… (33-387). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S 1ST CAVALRY HAT INSIGNIA

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S 1ST CAVALRY HAT INSIGNIA

Small crossed sabers made of gold bullion thread on a black felt oval with a dead bullion border. Attached above the sabers is a stamped brass false embroidered number “1” approx. 0.50 an inch… (33-380). Learn More »

OFFICER’S ARTILLERY HAT INSIGNIA

OFFICER’S ARTILLERY HAT INSIGNIA

Small crossed cannons made of stamped brass done in the false embroidered style meas. approx. 1.50 inches wide x 1.00 inches tall affixed to a black felt oval with a dead bullion border. Overall… (33-381). Learn More »

MILITIA OVAL BREAST PLATE DUG IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA

MILITIA OVAL BREAST PLATE DUG IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA

Nice sheet brass oval militia breast plate. Item is slightly convex with a smooth brown patina throughout. Face is smooth with two tiny edge cracks. Reverse has two small spots of lead where fasteners… (1000-1347). Learn More »

SOUTH CAROLINA EMBROIDERED HAT INSIGNIA

SOUTH CAROLINA EMBROIDERED HAT INSIGNIA

The Palmetto tree was instantly recognizable as the insignia of South Carolina troops, a reminder of the resilience of Palmetto log fort defenses against British cannon in the Revolution. About two… (33-368). Learn More »

FRAMED PERSONALIZED OVERCOAT BUTTON IDENTIFIED TO MAJOR GENERAL PHILIP KEARNY WITH RELATED ITEMS

FRAMED PERSONALIZED OVERCOAT BUTTON IDENTIFIED TO MAJOR GENERAL PHILIP KEARNY WITH RELATED ITEMS

Modern wood frame with a double blue mat divided into two sections. The right section has a very large overcoat button designed by and made for Major General Philip Kearny. The button face is… (523-73). Learn More »

$1,950.00
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PAIR OF SMITH PATENT 1ST LIEUTENANT SHOULDER STRAPS ATTRIBUTED TO 147TH PENNSYLVANIA OFFICER

PAIR OF SMITH PATENT 1ST LIEUTENANT SHOULDER STRAPS ATTRIBUTED TO 147TH PENNSYLVANIA OFFICER

Straps have the usual convex stamped brass false embroidered single border. The surfaces of each have a nice patina. The blue wool rank field has faded to a purple color. One strap has a fair amount… (33-347). Learn More »

PAIR OF SMITH PATENT 2ND LIEUTENANT OF CAVALRY SHOULDER STRAPS

PAIR OF SMITH PATENT 2ND LIEUTENANT OF CAVALRY SHOULDER STRAPS

Straps have the usual Smith patent false embroidered stamped brass border. The yellow wool of the rank field still has strong color but both show light wear. One shows some small moth nips while the… (33-343). Learn More »

PAIR OF SMITH PATENT 2ND LIEUTENANT OF INFANTRY SHOULDER STRAPS

PAIR OF SMITH PATENT 2ND LIEUTENANT OF INFANTRY SHOULDER STRAPS

Straps have the usual Smith patent false embroidered stamped brass border. The sky-blue rank field still has strong color and light surface dirt. Both have one tiny moth nip otherwise they are… (33-344). Learn More »

MAKER MARKED 1880’S/1890’S DRUM

MAKER MARKED 1880’S/1890’S DRUM

Drum has a dark Maplewood body that is approx. 10.00 inches high, not including the hoops, and is 17.50 inches wide. The finish on the body is very good with only minor scuff marks. There is a… (1000-892). Learn More »

FANTASTIC NAMED CONFEDERATE COTTON BELT - PUBLISHED IN BOOK ON CIVIL WAR RELICS

FANTASTIC NAMED CONFEDERATE COTTON BELT - PUBLISHED IN BOOK ON CIVIL WAR RELICS

This unique Confederate belt was published on page 228 of “THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF AMERICAN CIVIL WAR RELICS” by Stephen W. Sylvia and Michael J. O’Donnell in 1978. It was originally part of… (33-244). Learn More »

UNISSUED PATTERN 1839 OVAL US BELT PLATE

UNISSUED PATTERN 1839 OVAL US BELT PLATE

Face has almost all of its original gilt finish. There are a few scattered age spots otherwise the plate is as issued. There are no dings or dents on the edge. Face has a few minor scratches. Reverse… (998-720). Learn More »

RELIC US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE – FROM FIRE PIT

RELIC US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE – FROM FIRE PIT

This Federal belt plate is of the regulation 1839 pattern. This belt plate looks to have come out of a fire pit where it was burnt to reclaim the lead.  Constructed in the die-struck and rolled brass… (1000-1244). Learn More »

WHITE BUFF LEATHER DRAGOON SWORD BELT WITH FIELD REPAIRED “US” BUCKLE

WHITE BUFF LEATHER DRAGOON SWORD BELT WITH FIELD REPAIRED “US” BUCKLE

Buff leather dyed brown on the outside to conform to the 1851 Regulations while the inside was left white. Leather is in very nice condition but just a bit stiff. The frog for the M1832 Artillery… (410-358). Learn More »

WHITE BUFF LEATHER DRAGOON SWORD BELT WITH FIELD REPAIRED “US” BUCKLE

WHITE BUFF LEATHER DRAGOON SWORD BELT WITH FIELD REPAIRED “US” BUCKLE

Nice condition white buff leather sword belt. Measures approximately 40” long with buckle. Belt is just a hair under 2” wide. White buff leather is soiled and slightly stiff. Short and long straps… (1000-705). Learn More »

HEAVY ARTILLERY BUFF LEATHER BELT, BUCKLE AND FROG

HEAVY ARTILLERY BUFF LEATHER BELT, BUCKLE AND FROG

This buff leather belt rig is in very good condition. Belt leather remains pliable.  The rectangular eagle NCO plate features the three-piece silver wreath applied to the face. The buckle and keeper… (1000-613). Learn More »

MAKER MARKED MODEL 1858 SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN WITH COVER, STOPPER, AND STRAP

MAKER MARKED MODEL 1858 SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN WITH COVER, STOPPER, AND STRAP

The model 1858 canteen was the most popular canteen of the Civil War period. Canteen measures approximately 7 ¾” in diameter. It is covered in brown wool. The cover is nearly complete and in decent… (1000-591). Learn More »

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 »

LEAD FILLED COMPANY LETTER “R”

LEAD FILLED COMPANY LETTER “R”

Letter has four attachment prongs on reverse. Measures ¾” x ¾”.  [sl] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED… (458-384). Learn More »

E.S. RITCHIE CASED SHIP COMPASS, CIRCA 1930’S

E.S. RITCHIE CASED SHIP COMPASS, CIRCA 1930’S

Wooden box meas. approx. 8.00 x 8.00 x 5.00 inches with a brass mounted compass inside. Box is nailed together and has no lid. Box has no markings and shows only minor wear. Inside the box is a… (853-70). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN WITH EARLY REPRODUCTION SLING

CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN WITH EARLY REPRODUCTION SLING

This is a very nice condition C.S. tin drum canteen. Tin spout and all three sling keepers are present. Edges, spout and keepers are soldered. Measures 6 ¾” in circumference by 2 ¼” wide. The… (1000-548). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE TARRED HAVERSACK

CONFEDERATE TARRED HAVERSACK

Large canvas tarred haversack too big to be Federal issue yet it is similar in appearance to those carried by Union soldiers. The body of the bag meas. approx. 18.00 inches long x 15.75 inches high.… (1000-673). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN

CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN

This is the classic style of a C.S. tin drum canteen. Tin spout and all three sling keepers are present. Edges, spout and keepers are soldered. Measures 6 ½” in circumference by 2” wide. The body… (1000-549). Learn More »

DUG CONFEDERATE SPUR

DUG CONFEDERATE SPUR

This is a nice, excavated Confederate spur.  It is cast brass and retains a good green patina.  Possibly a copy of a civilian style. Has curved neck with no iron rowel remaining.  Slight bend at… (1000-1520). Learn More »

DUG CONFEDERATE SPUR

DUG CONFEDERATE SPUR

This is a nice, excavated Confederate spur. Similar in style to federal spurs. It is cast brass and retains a good green patina.  Has squared-off neck with no iron rowel remaining.  Slight bend in… (1000-1515). Learn More »

TWO-PIECE MILITIA BUCKLE ON BELT

TWO-PIECE MILITIA BUCKLE ON BELT

Elaborate design featuring an eagle in the center. Two-piece, tongue and wreath style buckle of cast brass and gilted.  Pre-Civil War design that continued to be used through the war. Leather belt is… (1000-605). Learn More »

RARE NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE MILITIA BUCKLE ON BELT

RARE NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE MILITIA BUCKLE ON BELT

New Hampshire State Militia buckle, intended for units from New Hampshire. This plate is believed to have been manufactured during the war. The New Hampshire militia was authorized in 1862. None of… (1000-604). Learn More »

SHEET BRASS MILITIA BELT PLATE

SHEET BRASS MILITIA BELT PLATE

Here is a very nice eagle belt plate as used by many militia officers.  Measures 84mm x 56mm. Die stamped sheet brass featuring central eagle. Thirteen stars around edge.  Attractive face with nice… (1000-1351). Learn More »

US EAGLE BREAST PLATE WITH INITIALS ON REVERSE

US EAGLE BREAST PLATE WITH INITIALS ON REVERSE

Plate has an excellent stamping on the front and a face that has an even medium dark patina. Plate is free of nicks and scratches. Reverse has 100% of the lead fill and both loops. In black ink is the… (1000-1295). Learn More »

DUG CONFEDERATE SPUR

DUG CONFEDERATE SPUR

This is a nice, complete Richmond style Confederate spur.  It is excavated, heavy cast brass and retains a good green patina.  Has squared-off neck with original iron rowel and iron strap buckle. … (1000-1517). Learn More »

DUG CONFEDERATE SPUR

DUG CONFEDERATE SPUR

This is a nice, complete Confederate spur. Similar in style to federal spurs. It is excavated, cast brass and retains a good green patina.  Has squared-off neck with original iron rowel.  No bends… (1000-1514). Learn More »

US NAVAL FROG

US NAVAL FROG

Unissued buff leather frog for a saber bayonet. Approx. 9" long x 3.75" wide. About 2 inches of the stitching on the left side has separated. This piece is in great condition and was never issued. … (853-193). Learn More »

$250.00
Originally $300.00

U.S. NAVY FRICTION PRIMER BOX

U.S. NAVY 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 box is relatively square in shape to accommodate the shape of… (853-161). Learn More »

$225.00
Originally $295.00

CAPTAIN OF 10th INFANTRY DRESS EPAULETTES

CAPTAIN OF 10th INFANTRY DRESS EPAULETTES

Pair of dress, bullion epaulettes for an infantry officer. Epaulette upper-surfaces feature gold bullion “boards” with ¼” wide embroidered bullion edging and stamped brass “clam shell”.… (410-234). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR NEW YORK DEPOT PATTERN 1858 SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN WITH PERIOD ALTERED SLING

CIVIL WAR NEW YORK DEPOT PATTERN 1858 SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN WITH PERIOD ALTERED SLING

The body consists of two circular sections of pressed-tin, formed in an oblate spheroid pattern and soldered together at the rim. Fluid capacity of the canteen was three pints and its liquid contents… (1000-599). Learn More »

MAKER MARKED BUFF LEATHER CAVALRY CARBINE SLING

MAKER MARKED BUFF LEATHER CAVALRY CARBINE SLING

Very nice white buff leather carbine sling that was dyed dark to meet the 1851 regulations. The dark dye has held its color. Leather is in very good shape and is still very pliable. Sling is complete… (1000-740). Learn More »

GUTTER-BACK CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE

GUTTER-BACK CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE

Small sized frame buckle measuring 60mm wide x 66mm tall. Smooth face with even brown patina. A shallow channel cast in the back gives this plate its name. Plate is in very nice condition. Unknown… (1000-1312). Learn More »

LATE 1890’S MILLS CARTRIDGE BELT WITH PLATE

LATE 1890’S MILLS CARTRIDGE BELT WITH PLATE

Dark blue web belt with a single row of sewn loops for holding ammunition. Belt meas. approx. 3.00 inches wide by 34.00 inches long including the plate. Belt can be extended approx. another 10 inches.… (998-897). Learn More »

VIRGINIA BELT PLATE

VIRGINIA BELT PLATE

Stamped brass rectangular belt plate has the raised image of the Virginia state seal with motto, “SIC SEMPER TYRANUS” above, and, “VIRGINIA” below. Seal features Virtus with sword down and… (1000-1340). Learn More »

EXCAVATED CONFEDERATE “BEVELED EDGE” FRAME BUCKLE

EXCAVATED CONFEDERATE “BEVELED EDGE” FRAME BUCKLE

Small Confederate frame buckle measuring 55mm wide x 63mm tall.  Dug belt buckle with even tan patina. Excellent condition with nice original “body curve”. Recovered from central Virginia. … (1000-1320). Learn More »

EXCAVATED CONFEDERATE SPUR

EXCAVATED CONFEDERATE SPUR

A nice example of a Confederate cavalry spur in good “dug” condition.  Brass spur with only minimal remains of iron rowel.  No damage or bends to the spur.  Nice brown patina with surface dirt… (1000-1521). Learn More »

EXCAVATED CONFEDERATE SPUR

EXCAVATED CONFEDERATE SPUR

A nice example of a Confederate cavalry spur in excellent “dug” condition.  Brass spur with no rowel remaining.  No damage or bends to the spur.  Nice green patina.  Open, round strap loops at… (1000-1509). Learn More »

LIKE NEW AUTOGRAPHED COPY OF “AMERICAN MILITARY BELT PLATES”

LIKE NEW AUTOGRAPHED COPY OF “AMERICAN MILITARY BELT PLATES”

Hardcover volume meas. approx. 8.75 x 11.25 inches. The work was done by Michael J. O’Donnell and J. Duncan Campbell and is signed by them on a bookplate pasted to the inside front cover. Volume was… (573-68). Learn More »

EXCELLENT CONDITION U.S. NAVY ENLISTED BELT

EXCELLENT CONDITION U.S. NAVY ENLISTED BELT

Regulation belt made of blackened buff leather.  This pattern belt and japanned iron friction buckle seems to have appeared in 1862.  It is specifically detailed as a regulation issue item by the… (1000-576). Learn More »

EXCAVATED CIVIL WAR “VMM” OVAL WAIST BELT PLATE

EXCAVATED CIVIL WAR “VMM” OVAL WAIST BELT PLATE

Presented here is an excavated “Volunteer Militia of Maine” oval waist belt plate that was issued to the State’s volunteer infantrymen early in the Civil War. Maine formally organized its… (1000-1541). Learn More »

EXCAVATED CIVIL WAR “VMM” OVAL WAIST BELT PLATE

EXCAVATED CIVIL WAR “VMM” OVAL WAIST BELT PLATE

Presented here is an excavated “Volunteer Militia of Maine” oval waist belt plate that was issued to the State’s volunteer infantrymen early in the Civil War. Maine formally organized its… (1000-1539). Learn More »

EXCAVATED “OVM” WAIST BELT PLATE

EXCAVATED “OVM” WAIST BELT PLATE

This Civil War Ohio Volunteer Militia Enlisted Infantry belt plate, is in good excavated condition.  This early war belt plate measures 52 mm x 75 mm and is constructed from die-struck rolled sheet… (1000-1540). Learn More »

CS WOOD DRUM CANTEEN WITH CARVING

CS WOOD DRUM CANTEEN WITH CARVING

The wood on this canteen has a light or “blonde” finish. The body panels are in good condition and free from cracks. They have a worn smooth surface while the side pieces are dark along the edges… (1000-558). Learn More »

UNISSUED US BUCKLE AND BUFF BELT

UNISSUED US BUCKLE AND BUFF BELT

Here is a very nice, unissued Civil War U.S. belt and buckle. The buckle is the early dragoon style with “puppy-paw” hooks mounted behind the “S”. Shows no wear, but a few small dings. Dark… (1000-608). Learn More »

LARGE IRON TRIPOD FOR SIBLEY TENT

LARGE IRON TRIPOD FOR SIBLEY TENT

This rare item is a sturdy iron tripod made to support the center pole in a Civil War era Sibley tent. Three iron legs measuring approximately 52” long are pinned into a cast iron “cup”.  The… (1000-896). Learn More »

LATE 1890’S MILLS CARTRIDGE BELT WITH PLATE

LATE 1890’S MILLS CARTRIDGE BELT WITH PLATE

Dark blue web belt with a single row of sewn loops for holding ammunition. Belt meas. approx. 3.00 inches wide by 40.50 inches long including the plate. Belt has four centrally mounted grommets on the… (998-849). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE WOOD DRUM CANTEEN WITH STRAP

CONFEDERATE WOOD DRUM CANTEEN WITH STRAP

Wood canteen is the type commonly carried by C.S. soldiers. Original leather sling is present, and all three iron sling keepers. Spout is missing, which is usually the case in wooden canteens.… (1000-559). Learn More »

TWO PIECE VIRGINIA PLATE WITH BELT

TWO PIECE VIRGINIA PLATE WITH BELT

Belt is made of leather covered canvas and meas. approx. 31.50 inches long, not including the plate, and 1.75 inches wide. The leather is folded over the canvas and sewn down the center of the back of… (1000-767). Learn More »

PORTION OF A 6th CORPS BADGE

PORTION OF A 6th CORPS BADGE

Brass back section of a 6th corps badge has a darkened patina. Reverse features original soldered attachment pin and hook. There are also four small holes along edges of badge. Missing is piece of… (883-65). Learn More »

$250.00
Originally $350.00

2nd CORPS BADGE IN RELIC CONDITION

2nd CORPS BADGE IN RELIC CONDITION

Iron 2nd corps badge has light surface rust. Reverse originally featured a soldered attachment pin with hook, but all that is present is the base of both. Corps badges were attached to the soldier’s… (883-58). Learn More »

$425.00
Originally $495.00

US M1885 CAVALRY CARBINE BOOT - ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL

US M1885 CAVALRY CARBINE BOOT - ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL

Black bridle leather boot with brass tip at top. Item meas. approx. 12.25 inches long x 3.75 inches with a buckled strap at top and bottom. Leather is in excellent condition and clean with a light… (998-825). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1826 NCO EAGLE BREAST PLATE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION

US PATTERN 1826 NCO EAGLE BREAST PLATE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION

The brass face of this plate is in excellent condition, bright and clean. Sharp details to the eagle. Reverse has 100% of the lead fill and three wire hooks are present. … (998-797). Learn More »

$450.00
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MAKER MARKED SMALL PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

MAKER MARKED SMALL PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

Maker-mark on reverse, “WH. Smith/ Brooklyn”. Small pattern plate, 2.75” in length, 1.5” in width. Smooth face with minor dings, and bright [but dull] coppery patina. Clean lead backing… (286-400). Learn More »

ID DISC FOR 1st NEW YORK MOUNTED RIFLES PRIVATE

ID DISC FOR 1st NEW YORK MOUNTED RIFLES PRIVATE

Very nice brass ID disc that meas. approx. 1.25 inch across. The obverse has a spread-winged eagle with shield on his chest and 13 stars with the word “UNION” above his head. Around the edge is… (998-596). Learn More »

WONDERFULLY EXECUTED INFANTRY OFFICER’S HUNTING HORN INSIGNIA MADE OF BONE

WONDERFULLY EXECUTED INFANTRY OFFICER’S HUNTING HORN INSIGNIA MADE OF BONE

Section of animal bone formed into the shape of an infantry hunting horn complete with tassels. Overall the item meas. approx. 2.25 inches wide x 1.50 inches tall. There is a carefully done hand drawn… (M25782). Learn More »

IDENTITY SHIELD FOR SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR SOLDIER FROM GEORGIA

IDENTITY SHIELD FOR SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR SOLDIER FROM GEORGIA

This identity shield appears to have been dug in that the pin is gone from the back and its surface is dark. Boldly stamped on the face is “Co. K / 1st / GA. / Vols.” Around the edge of the shield… (M23794). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

The face of this plate is in nice condition and appears to have been only lightly cleaned. Details on the eagle are good. Reverse has 100% of the lead fill and both iron hooks. Attached to the plate… (990-37). Learn More »

WREATH SECTION OF TWO PIECE CS PLATE

WREATH SECTION OF TWO PIECE CS PLATE

This is the wreath section only of a two piece CS plate. The surface has green discoloration over a light patina which causes the details of the wreath to stand out. Keeper is present and intact but… (986-63). Learn More »

MAKER MARKED 1880’S US MILITIA SHOULDER BELT & POUCH

MAKER MARKED 1880’S US MILITIA SHOULDER BELT & POUCH

Black leather belt approx. 2.25 inches wide meant for wear over one shoulder. The ends of the belt are connected to a small cartridge box or pouch. The black leather shows heavy crazing on its surface… (665-29). Learn More »

THIRD CORPS BADGE DUG IN MINE RUN, VIRGINIA AREA

THIRD CORPS BADGE DUG IN MINE RUN, VIRGINIA AREA

Diamond shaped Union 3rd Corps badge that meas. approx. 1.00 x 1.50 inches. Face is discolored a bit from ground action and the reverse has the remains of the pin solder. Overall the item is in very… (986-71). Learn More »

6th CORPS BADGE

6th CORPS BADGE

Recovered in the greater Richmond, VA area. Brass 6th corps badge has a darkened patina. Reverse originally featured a soldered attachment hook and pin, but all that is present is the base that would… (883-45). Learn More »

$395.00
Originally $495.00

DUG 6th CORPS BADGE

DUG 6th CORPS BADGE

Recovered in the greater Richmond, VA area. Brass 6th corps badge has a darkened patina. Reverse shows where attachment pin had been soldered on but is no longer present. There are also two small… (883-57). Learn More »

$425.00
Originally $495.00

DUG 3rd CORPS BADGE

DUG 3rd CORPS BADGE

Brass 3rd corps badge has a darkened patina. Two small holes are present which were for sewing to the soldier’s hat or left side of the uniform. This avoided confusion on the battlefield as a… (883-47). Learn More »

$395.00
Originally $450.00

RELIC 5th CORPS BADGE

RELIC 5th CORPS BADGE

Brass 5th corps badge has a darkened patina. Reverse originally featured a soldered attachment pin with hook, but all that is present is the base of both. Also present are two holes on the sides which… (883-64). Learn More »

$395.00
Originally $500.00

DUG PORTION OF 7TH CORPS BADGE

DUG PORTION OF 7TH CORPS BADGE

Brass 7th corps badge has a darkened patina; missing the 5 pointed star that should be in the center opening of the “C”. Corps badges were attached to the soldier’s hat or left side of the… (883-21). Learn More »

$250.00
Originally $295.00

INDIAN WAR ERA U.S. REGULATION CAVALRY TRUMPET

INDIAN WAR ERA U.S. REGULATION CAVALRY TRUMPET

Maker plate: “Horstmann Bros. & Co. Philadelphia/ Army & Navy Goods.” 1879 pattern, brass, 13.5” in length (w/original mouthpiece), 3.5” bell diameter, outer collar (1.75” width),… (M25685). Learn More »

“SCOTT’S LEGION” / 20TH PENNSYLVANIA (3 MOS.) INFANTRY BREAST PLATE

“SCOTT’S LEGION” / 20TH PENNSYLVANIA (3 MOS.) INFANTRY BREAST PLATE

Brass oval, 3.5 x 2.625”, featuring “Roman” profile of General Winfield Scott. Reverse fastener prongs (3) missing. Obverse face bright w/handful of small. slight tarnished dots. Else VG… (494-49). Learn More »

BARDOU & SON RIFLE RANGE TELESCOPE – MADE IN PARIS, FRANCE

BARDOU & SON RIFLE RANGE TELESCOPE – MADE IN PARIS, FRANCE

Brass body covered in leather measures 10 ¼ inches when closed. When extended the five brass sections measure approx. 35 ¼” inches. Leather covering shows light wear all over, top section has… (172-4965). Learn More »

PAIR OF MODEL 1851 INFANTRY EPAULETTES

PAIR OF MODEL 1851 INFANTRY EPAULETTES

Blue wool Infantryman’s epaulettes with wool tassels for an enlisted man and musicians. Both are in excellent condition though the color of the wool has faded some. The bodies are covered in light… (37-388). Learn More »

EARLY & SCARCE CIVIL WAR TIN SNARE DRUM WITH WASHINGTON PORTRAIT MADE BY JOHN LOWELL OF BANGOR, MAINE

EARLY & SCARCE CIVIL WAR TIN SNARE DRUM WITH WASHINGTON PORTRAIT MADE BY JOHN LOWELL OF BANGOR, MAINE

Full size snare drum that meas. approx. 15.25 inches tall by 16.25 inches across. With the exception of the tension ropes, the drum is all original. The tin body is in excellent condition with only a… (413-62). Learn More »

MODEL 1859 ARTILLERY BIT

MODEL 1859 ARTILLERY BIT

Overall the bit is in good condition with only some light scattered surface rust. The surface of the bit looks as though it may have been plated at one time but most of that has worn off. Both of the… (M25497). Learn More »

PAIR OF REGULATION 1851 BUFF EPAULETTES - HORSTMAN MARKED

PAIR OF REGULATION 1851 BUFF EPAULETTES - HORSTMAN MARKED

These buff cloth epaulettes are in very good condition with only light surface dirt from age and storage throughout. There is no damage of any kind. The body of each is covered in a buff colored cloth… (37-386). Learn More »

CHASSEUR OFFICER’S WOOL EPAULETTES

CHASSEUR OFFICER’S WOOL EPAULETTES

Epaulette upper-surfaces are forest green wool. The edge of the outer shell is yellow with a single thin yellow cord border to the inside. Forest green wool fringe hangs down. Each epaulette has a… (665-07). Learn More »

RELIC CIVILIAN / CONFEDERATE CAVALRY SPUR

RELIC CIVILIAN / CONFEDERATE CAVALRY SPUR

This is a single, excavated cavalry spur.  Civilian or Confederate style spur with scalloped edges. No rowel. Light patina on the brass, may have been over cleaned by the “digger”. In very good… (665-50). Learn More »

REGULATION SIZED RIFLEMAN’S INSIGNIA

REGULATION SIZED RIFLEMAN’S INSIGNIA

This insignia was issued for use on the 1858 dress hat of enlisted men. It differs from the earlier examples in several ways. This trumpet is larger, has a double instead of a single twist, a tightly… (410-129). Learn More »

U.S. NAVAL BUFF LEATHER SWORD FROG

U.S. NAVAL BUFF LEATHER SWORD FROG

Wide belt loop at top with 1 ¾” opening in lower section. Leather is in very good to excellent condition with all stitching tight. Reverse of belt loop is stamped with, “134”. Measures 3… (853-197). Learn More »

$250.00
Originally $300.00

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

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 »

“CHEESEBOX” STYLE WOODEN CANTEEN, CIRCA 1812

“CHEESEBOX” STYLE WOODEN CANTEEN, CIRCA 1812

Canteen has a rough, brown patina. Center has carved initials, “T*N”. Measures 7” in diameter x 2 ¾” thick. Three leather sling keepers are present. Iron rivets hold sling keepers and… (665-15). Learn More »

RELIC CONFEDERATE CAVALRY SPUR

RELIC CONFEDERATE CAVALRY SPUR

This is a single, excavated cavalry spur.  Brass civilian style used by Confederates. Rusty remains of iron rowel and small bit of leather strap on one side. Nice green color to the brass and in very… (665-52). Learn More »

TIN MILITIA CANTEEN

TIN MILITIA CANTEEN

Tin drum style canteen has spout and two out of three sling keepers present. The body is solid with usual dings, dents, and scratches from age and use. Canteen has some small areas of surface… (773-06). Learn More »

US ENLISTEDMAN’S CW BELT WITH PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE

US ENLISTEDMAN’S CW BELT WITH PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE

Belt plate face exhibits medium coppery patina with light dings and scratching. Reverse hooks solid. Bridal leather belt measures 36” in length, 1.875” in width, with brass keeper & six holes.… (172-4821). Learn More »

WESTERN SPUR MAKER MARKED P.B. HIRSCH, LAS ANIMAS, COLORADO

WESTERN SPUR MAKER MARKED P.B. HIRSCH, LAS ANIMAS, COLORADO

Leather wrapped spur has large rowel that freely spins. Light surface rust is present. Original chain and leather heel band are attached on one side of spur. Band is stamped with maker’s mark,… (801-572). Learn More »

PAIR OF MEXICAN WAR OFFICER’S STIRRUPS

PAIR OF MEXICAN WAR OFFICER’S STIRRUPS

Presented is a fine matching pair of a military officer’s heavy brass-plated, cast iron stirrups from the Mexican War. In wonderful original condition, these equestrian artifacts are unmarked. … (30-1553). Learn More »

$1,600.00
Originally $1,950.00

INDIAN WAR SWORD HANGER

INDIAN WAR SWORD HANGER

Item consists of brown leather drops with button over ends attached to a large flat brass hook. This item was attached to a belt and will allow a sword to be worn. Drops are unmarked. One drop meas.… (M25475). Learn More »

SILVER CONFEDERATE ID BADGE RECOVERED NEAR FALLING WATERS - GETTYSBURG POW

SILVER CONFEDERATE ID BADGE RECOVERED NEAR FALLING WATERS - GETTYSBURG POW

This silver badge is crescent shaped and meas. approx. 1.00 inch long. It is engraved around the edges with a linear decoration and engraved on its face is “SKIDS.” Reverse has the remains of a… (M25595). Learn More »

MODEL 1859 ARTILLERY BIT

MODEL 1859 ARTILLERY BIT

Overall the bit is clean with only some light scattered surface rust. The surface of the bit looks as though it may have been plated at one time but most of that has worn off. Both of the brass… (M25496). Learn More »

MODEL 1859 ARTILLERY BIT

MODEL 1859 ARTILLERY BIT

Overall the bit is clean with only some light scattered surface rust. The surface of the bit looks as though it may have been plated at one time but most of that has worn off. Both of the brass… (M25495). Learn More »

POST-CIVIL WAR 7th NEW YORK INSIGNIA

POST-CIVIL WAR 7th NEW YORK INSIGNIA

Copper insignia features the New York state seal with red, white and blue accents. A “7’ is at the bottom. Reverse has an engraved floral design and pin with hook. Measures 2 7/8” high x 2 ¼”… (460-1460). Learn More »

1858 STAMPED BRASS INFANTRY HUNTING HORN

1858 STAMPED BRASS INFANTRY HUNTING HORN

Stamped brass infantry horn insignia. Brass retains much of the original gilt. Reverse of each features two soldered attachment loops, with two of the insignia missing one loop. Measures 3 ¼”… (344-2992). Learn More »

1832 PATTERN HEAVY ARTILLERY BELT

1832 PATTERN HEAVY ARTILLERY BELT

Buff leather dyed brown on the outside to conform to the 1851 Regulations while the inside has been left white. Leather is in very good condition overall but it is a little worn on the exterior… (172-3794). Learn More »

US MODEL 1874 SHOEMAKER BIT

US MODEL 1874 SHOEMAKER BIT

Original US cavalry curb bit of the pattern of 1874 that was designed by Army Captain William Shoemaker.  The Captain’s stated purpose was to develop a horse bit for cavalry mounts that was… (M25489). Learn More »

EPAULETTES IDENTIFIED TO BRIGADIER GENERAL WILLIAM H. BROWNELL

EPAULETTES IDENTIFIED TO BRIGADIER GENERAL WILLIAM H. BROWNELL

The body of the epaulettes are made of a gold ribbed material that has scattered small stress separations and light surface dirt. The body has a border of thick gold twisted bullion that is flanked on… (128-1053). Learn More »

COLLECTION OF CIVIL WAR U.S. LEATHER GEAR

COLLECTION OF CIVIL WAR U.S. LEATHER GEAR

What at first appears to be a U.S. infantry belt rig is actually an assemblage of separate Civil War leather items. The belt is a nice condition buff leather belt with original brass keeper on the… (840-13). Learn More »

US MODEL 1874 SHOEMAKER BIT

US MODEL 1874 SHOEMAKER BIT

Original US cavalry curb bit of the pattern of 1874 that was designed by Army Captain William Shoemaker.  The Captain’s stated purpose was to develop a horse bit for cavalry mounts that was… (M25492). Learn More »

U.S. MODEL 1859 CAVALRY SADDLE CINCH FOR MODEL 1859 McCLELLAN SADDLE

U.S. MODEL 1859 CAVALRY SADDLE CINCH FOR MODEL 1859 McCLELLAN SADDLE

The body of this saddle cinch is made of indigo blue wool web, which was the standard issue girth. An absolute necessity in order that the saddle remain on the horse, and the soldier retain his seat,… (682-06). Learn More »

US MODEL 1874 SHOEMAKER BIT

US MODEL 1874 SHOEMAKER BIT

Original US cavalry curb bit of the pattern of 1874 that was designed by Army Captain William Shoemaker.  The Captain’s stated purpose was to develop a horse bit for cavalry mounts that was… (M25490). Learn More »

US MODEL 1874 SHOEMAKER BIT

US MODEL 1874 SHOEMAKER BIT

Original US cavalry curb bit of the pattern of 1874 that was designed by Army Captain William Shoemaker.  The Captain’s stated purpose was to develop a horse bit for cavalry mounts that was… (M25291). Learn More »

ARSENAL MARKED CAVALRY CARBINE SLING

ARSENAL MARKED CAVALRY CARBINE SLING

This leather cavalry carbine sling meas. approx. 2.50 inches wide x 52.00 inches long. However, it is difficult to get an accurate measurement on the length due to stiffness and waviness of the… (M25536). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE ARTILLERY FUSE POUCH WITH LEAD FINIAL

CONFEDERATE ARTILLERY FUSE POUCH WITH LEAD FINIAL

Brown leather Confederate artillery fuse pouch is in good condition. This is the leather pouch that went on the side of the Confederate artilleryman. It held his paper time fuses for firing the… (381-20). Learn More »

US SPANISH AMERICAN WAR PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL GUARD INFANTRY HAT INSIGNIA -  8TH INFANTRY, CO. G

US SPANISH AMERICAN WAR PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL GUARD INFANTRY HAT INSIGNIA - 8TH INFANTRY, CO. G

With colored enameled keystone symbol in center with number above crossed rifles and with Company letter below. Screw style attaching disc on reverse. Photos above are representative of the quantity… (344-2855). Learn More »

ARSENAL MARKED MODEL 1876 CARTRIDGE BELT WITH 1879 TRIAL MODIFICATIONS

ARSENAL MARKED MODEL 1876 CARTRIDGE BELT WITH 1879 TRIAL MODIFICATIONS

This belt is made of a doubled over piece of khaki canvas that meas. approx. 2.50 inches wide. Attached to the body of the belt are fifty-four 2.00 inch high canvas loops for holding .45 Carbine and… (172-4297). Learn More »

1st VETERAN VOLUNTEERS BADGE – FREDERICK KEPPY

1st VETERAN VOLUNTEERS BADGE – FREDERICK KEPPY

Two-piece badge is either gold plated, or gold rolled. Badge has top hangar with the soldier’s name, “F. KEPPY”.  Suspended from this is the medal with lettering that reads, “CO. E. 5th REGT.… (M25308). Learn More »

$495.00
Originally $550.00

EPAULETTES CASE

EPAULETTES CASE

Tin japanned rectangular case displays moderate surface rust inside and out. Most of japanning has worn off of the case. One hinge on lid is tight and still functioning, while the other has come loose… (344-2451). Learn More »

STAMPED BRASS FALSE EMBROIDERED INFANTRY HUNTING HORN INSIGNIA

STAMPED BRASS FALSE EMBROIDERED INFANTRY HUNTING HORN INSIGNIA

This style of infantry insignia was meant for use by officers but it can be seen on headgear from all ranks. Units from New England seemed to favor these privately purchased Infantry insignia. The… (M25381). Learn More »

NON-EXCAVATED, FALSE EMBROIDERED CIVIL WAR CROSSED CANNON INSIGNIA

NON-EXCAVATED, FALSE EMBROIDERED CIVIL WAR CROSSED CANNON INSIGNIA

This stamped brass device is an excellent example of a Civil War Artillery officer’s hat insignia. Device features two long cannon tubes crossed below their center points. Made to mimic the… (M25383). Learn More »

VETERAN’S FIFTH CORPS BADGE

VETERAN’S FIFTH CORPS BADGE

Silver 5th Corps badge with pin on back. Item meas. approx. 1.00 inch x 1.00 inch. The face is smooth as is the reverse. There are no marks of any kind. Pin is in working condition.  … (744-43). Learn More »

$395.00
Originally $495.00

VIRGINIA BELT BUCKLE

VIRGINIA BELT BUCKLE

Face of brass plate has the state seal of Virginia in great detail with a nice rich green patina. High areas still retain original gilt. Slight verdigris is present on some areas. Plate measures 2”… (215-16). Learn More »

PAIR OF TINTYPES ATTRIBUTED TO BE 15TH NEW HAMPSHIRE SOLDIER

PAIR OF TINTYPES ATTRIBUTED TO BE 15TH NEW HAMPSHIRE SOLDIER

This pair of sixth plate tintypes are attributed to be of Sergeant Luther Calvin Stevens of Company K, 15th New Hampshire Infantry but the old tag once accompanying the images has been lost by the… (355-36). Learn More »

MILITARY GOODS TIN BOX

MILITARY GOODS TIN BOX

Top of lid is stamped with, “SHANNON, MILLER & GRANT, MILITARY GOODS, MAIDEN BAND, NEW YORK”. Some light scratches and surface rust are present. Box is slightly warped so that lid does not… (344-2689). Learn More »

TIN DRUM CANTEEN

TIN DRUM CANTEEN

This is a Civil War-era tin drum canteen in very good condition. Tin spout and all three strap brackets are present. Measures 6” in diameter x 1 3/4” wide. The body is solid with usual dings,… (172-3518). Learn More »

ATTRACTIVE DISPLAY WITH ORIGINAL US INFANTRY HORN INSIGNIA AND FRAGMENT OF CIVIL WAR PERIOD FLAG

ATTRACTIVE DISPLAY WITH ORIGINAL US INFANTRY HORN INSIGNIA AND FRAGMENT OF CIVIL WAR PERIOD FLAG

Double matted in cream and red and measures 11” x14”, unframed. Original brass infantry insignia at center, on top of a 3 ½” x 2 ½” fragment of a 34 star flag. The basic fighting unit for… (M25234). Learn More »

SOCIETY OF THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC BROOCH

SOCIETY OF THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC BROOCH

This veteran’s brooch is made of brass, with red, white and blue enamel accents to highlight the various corps badge symbols. The 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 6th and 9th Corps are represented. The center… (179-717). Learn More »

PAIR OF PRESENTATION DRUM STICKS AND CDV -  JESSIE MILLS, 13TH BROOKLYN (51ST NEW YORK INFANTRY)

PAIR OF PRESENTATION DRUM STICKS AND CDV - JESSIE MILLS, 13TH BROOKLYN (51ST NEW YORK INFANTRY)

Drum sticks are accompanied by a CDV of Mills, original newspaper article from the Newbern Progess dated June 14, 1862 regarding the presentation, and a lot of documents including GAR certificates for… (344-2722). Learn More »

1896 CAP INSIGNIA FOR COMPANY L, 8TH US INFANTRY

1896 CAP INSIGNIA FOR COMPANY L, 8TH US INFANTRY

Stamped gilt brass crossed rifles insignia with the number “8” affixed at top and the letter “L” at bottom. Reverse has screw pin and fastener. Item is unissued and comes from an original… (344-2473). Learn More »

$15.00 Each
Originally $28.00

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

This plate has a nice and even darkened patina. The detail on the eagle is very good. Edge of plate has slight dings. The reverse has 100% of the lead fill with the two iron hooks present. Hooks have… (490-856). Learn More »

ATTRACTIVE DISPLAY WITH ORIGINAL US INFANTRY HORN INSIGNIA AND FRAGMENT OF CIVIL WAR PERIOD FLAG

ATTRACTIVE DISPLAY WITH ORIGINAL US INFANTRY HORN INSIGNIA AND FRAGMENT OF CIVIL WAR PERIOD FLAG

Double matted in cream and red and measures 11” x14”, unframed. Original brass infantry insignia at center, on top of a 3 ½” x 2 ½” fragment of a 34 star flag. The basic fighting unit for… (M25229). Learn More »

DUG SILVER 18TH CORPS ID BADGE FOR 98TH NEW YORK SOLDIER WOUNDED IN ACTION

DUG SILVER 18TH CORPS ID BADGE FOR 98TH NEW YORK SOLDIER WOUNDED IN ACTION

Silver 18th Corps badge identified to Private Joseph Laclair of Company H, 98th New York Infantry, recovered in the greater Richmond area. Badge meas. approx. 1.75 x 1.75 inches. In both the upper and… (883-20). Learn More »

RELIC US EAGLE BREAST PLATE

RELIC US EAGLE BREAST PLATE

This US breast plate features the spread-winged eagle design. It was recovered from the greater Richmond area. Plate has a semi-bright patina, with high areas showing more original gilt. Edge of plate… (883-112). Learn More »

US ARTILLERY WHIP

US ARTILLERY WHIP

This is a very rare find that came out of an artillery collection. Artillery whip has a turned wood handle with a brass cap at the end where the rawhide ties through to attach braided leather whip.… (33-160). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1851 OFFICER’S BELT PLATE ON REPRODUCTION BELT

US PATTERN 1851 OFFICER’S BELT PLATE ON REPRODUCTION BELT

Rectangular brass plate features a raised decoration at center of a spread-winged eagle with a patriotic shield on his chest, surrounded by an oak leaf wreath. Brass keeper is attached. Reverse has a… (490-858). Learn More »

US EAGLE BREAST PLATE

US EAGLE BREAST PLATE

This US breast plate features the spread-winged eagle design. It was recovered from the greater Richmond area. Plate has a darkened patina. Edge of plate has some slight nicks. Reverse of plate still… (883-111). Learn More »

US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

This plate was recovered from the greater Richmond area. Plate has a darkened patina. Edge of plate has some very slight nicks.  Reverse of plate still retains lead fill and two iron loops. Both… (883-81). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE GUTTERBACK FRAMED BUCKLE

CONFEDERATE GUTTERBACK FRAMED BUCKLE

This CS brass buckle was recovered from the greater Richmond area. Plate has a nice, rich patina with hints of the original gilt on the edges. Some surface dirt is present.   [sm] … (883-133). Learn More »

REGULATION SIZED RIFLEMAN’S INSIGNIA

REGULATION SIZED RIFLEMAN’S INSIGNIA

This insignia was issued for use on the 1858 dress hat of enlisted men. It differs from the earlier examples in several ways. This trumpet is larger, has a double instead of a single twist, a tightly… (172-3760). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

This non-dug plate has a nice smooth dark patina throughout. The detail on the eagle is very good. Some small dings are present on edge of plate. The reverse has 100% of the lead fill and both hooks,… (490-852). Learn More »

TIN DRUM CANTEEN

TIN DRUM CANTEEN

Civil War era tin drum canteen is in very good condition. The body is solid with just some slight dings and dents. Spout and all three sling keepers are present. Canteen has some slight surface… (172-4012). Learn More »

EARLY 20TH CENTURY FLUGELHORN

EARLY 20TH CENTURY FLUGELHORN

Dates to pre-World War I era. Brass horn has original mouthpiece and fully functions. Has a darkened patina is in very good condition with very few dings. No… (M24725). Learn More »

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

This non-dug plate has a nice smooth dark patina throughout except for some high areas which still show hints of the original brass surface. The detail on the eagle is very good and the only blemish… (801-36). Learn More »

VERY RARE 1839 PATTERN VARIANT ENGINEER PLATE & BELT

VERY RARE 1839 PATTERN VARIANT ENGINEER PLATE & BELT

This rectangular engineer belt plate differs slightly from the regulation pattern plate in that it has only a single border as opposed to the double border called for in the government… (801-23). Learn More »

$4,500.00
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CIVIL WAR 6TH CORPS BADGE

CIVIL WAR 6TH CORPS BADGE

Small, silver insignia in the shape of a cross, which was the badge of the IV Army Corps, of the Army of the Potomac. Silver is a little tarnished around the edges. Two soldered reverse pins, both… (408-301). Learn More »

NON-DUG SMALL PATTERN 1839 OVAL US PLATE

NON-DUG SMALL PATTERN 1839 OVAL US PLATE

The face is in nice condition with small amounts of built up dirt from age and storage, one or two age spots and a nice light even patina. The reverse has 100% of the lead fill with a single brass… (172-3900). Learn More »

C1900 BRITISH SPURS

C1900 BRITISH SPURS

Leather strips on either side of one. Light rust over most of the surface of both. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED… (408-146). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE GEORGIA PATTERN FRAME BUCKLE FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE MAC MASON

CONFEDERATE GEORGIA PATTERN FRAME BUCKLE FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE MAC MASON

Recovered Sept. 20, 1963 at Frayser’s Farm (Glendale), VA, part of Lee’s Seven Days Battles. Reverse with distinctive Mason lettering. Buckle has some slight bending. Very light coat of varnish. … (172-3738). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR MEDICAL CORPS INSIGNIA

CIVIL WAR MEDICAL CORPS INSIGNIA

Two patches, made of green silk, emblazoned with bullion caduceus & oval jaceron trim. Both are of identical interior size, 3. 125 x 2.125”. One is laid on a slightly larger rectangular patch… (408-260). Learn More »

LARGE NAVY ROLLER BUCKLE

LARGE NAVY ROLLER BUCKLE

This large iron roller buckle meas. approx. 3.25 x by 1.75 inches and has a japanned surface. The tongue is substantial as is the roller. Tongue moves freely and roller spins. Approx. 80% of the… (408-84). Learn More »

TIN DRUM CANTEEN WITH COVER AND REPLACEMENT SLING

TIN DRUM CANTEEN WITH COVER AND REPLACEMENT SLING

This tin drum canteen is complete with all three sling keepers and spout. Each side has a slightly raised center and a protruding rim. There is a slight dent in one side. The cloth cover is a heavy… (172-3378). Learn More »

SILVER 5TH CORPS / MALTESE CROSS ID BADGE

SILVER 5TH CORPS / MALTESE CROSS ID BADGE

Presented is a silver Federal 5th Army Corps Maltese Cross badge modified to honor an unidentified drummer boy. A small pin bar holds the Maltese Cross suspension badge that has a miniature silver… (33-128). Learn More »

$1,400.00
Originally $1,750.00

CIRCA 1820-25 ENGLISH KEYED BUGLE

CIRCA 1820-25 ENGLISH KEYED BUGLE

Doubtless one of the finest examples extant. The piece was professionally restored a number of years ago and remains in pristine, almost new condition. Measures 20” overall, with a copper body with… (801-01). Learn More »

SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR IDENTIFICATION PIN

SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR IDENTIFICATION PIN

Shield design similar to ID pins from the American Civil War. Meas. 1 3/8” x 1”.  “E. J. LANGFORD / MAY 13, 98” on sides, and “Co. K / 1st GA. VOL. INF. / SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR” in center.… (M23794). Learn More »

U.S. NAVY FUSE BOX (BOSTON NAVY YARD)

U.S. NAVY FUSE BOX (BOSTON NAVY YARD)

Dyed leather box measuring 4.25 x 3 x 2". Internal stamp on front side (beneath outer flap): "U.S. N.[avy] Y. [ard]/ BOSTON". Front outer flap cracking with flaking spot at bottom edge & on upper… (406-70C). Learn More »

$250.00
Originally $395.00

ORIGINAL, SILVER 5th CORPS BADGE FROM THE 91ST PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

ORIGINAL, SILVER 5th CORPS BADGE FROM THE 91ST PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

This silver, Maltese Cross 5th Army Corps disc is from an unidentified member of the 91st Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. Organized in September 1861, the 91st Pennsylvania Infantry was an… (465-186). Learn More »

LATE WAR NEW YORK OFFICER’S BELT RIG

LATE WAR NEW YORK OFFICER’S BELT RIG

This belt was constructed by taking a wide strip of leather and folding the top and bottom toward the center. This gives the belt a central seam running around the inside. The belt was then sewn along… (172-3083). Learn More »

PAINTED DOUBLE SPOUT CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN

PAINTED DOUBLE SPOUT CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN

This canteen is a little larger than the average tin drum canteen. This one meas. approx. 8.00 inches across and is approx. 2.08 inches wide. One side of the canteen is completely flat while the other… (217-221). Learn More »

LEATHER CANTEL PATENT CANTEEN ID’D TO 12TH NEW HAMPSHIRE SOLDIER

LEATHER CANTEL PATENT CANTEEN ID’D TO 12TH NEW HAMPSHIRE SOLDIER

This black leather canteen was the design of Lazare Cantel who was given a patent for it on October 14, 1862. The body consists of two pieces of heavy molded leather held together with copper rivets… (217-202). Learn More »

DOUBLE SPOUT CANTEEN & RATION CAN ISSUED TO 1ST CONNECTICUT INFANTRY

DOUBLE SPOUT CANTEEN & RATION CAN ISSUED TO 1ST CONNECTICUT INFANTRY

This type of non-regulation canteen/ration can is known to have been issued to members of the 1st Connecticut Infantry which served for three months and took part in the 1st Battle of Bull Run. The… (217-210). Learn More »

WOOD-CASED ‘C. PLATH’ PRE-WW2 GERMAN MARINE SEXTANT

WOOD-CASED ‘C. PLATH’ PRE-WW2 GERMAN MARINE SEXTANT

This professional navigation instrument is a C. Plath maker-marked, standard ‘ladder’ pattern sextant, serial # 27803 produced in Hamburg, Germany prior to World War Two. Carl Plath started his… (740-484). Learn More »

FEDERAL OFFICER’S LEATHER WAIST BELT WITH ITS RECTANGULAR M1851 OFFICER’S BELT PLATE

FEDERAL OFFICER’S LEATHER WAIST BELT WITH ITS RECTANGULAR M1851 OFFICER’S BELT PLATE

This uniform accoutrement is a Civil War officer’s leather sword belt and plate with one saber strap hanger. Leather specimen is in good but broken, partial condition. Belt retains a very fine M1851… (172-2933). Learn More »

RELIC 5TH CORPS BADGE

RELIC 5TH CORPS BADGE

Made of iron, with original stick pin saudered on reverse. Measures 1and 5/16” per side. Exhibits dark patina with pitting & scuffing on obverse. Else vg, & solid. Location of recovery… (713-15). Learn More »

PAIR OF NICKELED SPURS

PAIR OF NICKELED SPURS

Two nickeled spurs complete with functional double rowels. Marked "SOLID NICKEL". ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED… (344-979). Learn More »

MODEL 1832 ARTILLERY SWORD BELT AND FROG WITH BUCKLE

MODEL 1832 ARTILLERY SWORD BELT AND FROG WITH BUCKLE

White buff leather belt that is slightly stiff with heavy surface dirt from age and storage. One of the sections has a 1.50 inch piece of leather missing on one edge. One end of the belt passes… (344-920). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR BRIGADIER GENERAL CASED EPAULETTES

CIVIL WAR BRIGADIER GENERAL CASED EPAULETTES

Pair of bullion epaulettes with japanned tin carrying case. Epaulette upper-surfaces feature a bullion brigadier’s star & eagle button. Gilt ribbed strap with brass outer shell, with hanging… (344-776). Learn More »

FOOT ARTILLERY BELT WITH NOTE

FOOT ARTILLERY BELT WITH NOTE

Brown buff leather belt in good condition. Leather is a little dry causing the inside seam in one small section to split but the rest is solid. Belt plate and keeper have matching benchmark numbers of… (344-915). Learn More »

CAVALRY CARBINE SLING SWIVEL

CAVALRY CARBINE SLING SWIVEL

Carbine sling swivels attached to the swivel ring on the carbine and to the leather strap worn over the shoulder. This prevent the carbine from being dropped or lost. These are surplus swivels that… (ST500229). Learn More »

US MODEL 1872 CAVALRY INSIGNIA

US MODEL 1872 CAVALRY INSIGNIA

Generally in very fine condition; photos above are representative of available stock. (ST500007). Learn More »

FINE CONDITION BRASS INFANTRY BUGLE INSIGNIA

FINE CONDITION BRASS INFANTRY BUGLE INSIGNIA

This rolled and stamped device is a sheet-brass artifact that depicts a military insignia worn by soldiers in infantry branch of the Federal Army during the Civil War. The crescent-shaped, one-piece… (ST500059). Learn More »

$55.00 Each
Originally $75.00

MILITIA TIN DRUM CANTEEN

MILITIA TIN DRUM CANTEEN

Circa 1850s. 6.25"x1.875" (convex sides). 1" spout with chipped cork. Two sling rings soldered on 3" from spout on each side. Dull gray color w/numerous scratches & small dents. Half dozen tiny… (108-377). Learn More »

$295.00
Originally $350.00

RHODE ISLAND "BAND OF HOPE" BADGE PIN

RHODE ISLAND "BAND OF HOPE" BADGE PIN

Ca. 1860s. Silver R.I. badge measuring 1" x 1.25", featuring a banner - 'BAND OF HOPE' - superimposed upon an anchor which is itself superimposed upon an American shield. Straight vertical pin… (179-66). Learn More »

CIRCA 1880'S 8TH CORPS BADGE

CIRCA 1880'S 8TH CORPS BADGE

Enameled surface, white six pointed star measuring 1" in diameter, with brass backing & vertical "t-square" pin on the reverse. Badge is maker marked and sterling marked.  The color white… (179-111). Learn More »


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WILLIAM GLAZE PALMETTO ARMORY COMMERCIAL RIFLE OF SAMUEL HART, 1st SERGEANT CO. B, 1st SOUTH CAROLINA RESERVES, “THE CHARLESTON GUARD.”

This is a very scarce example of a privately purchased rifle (or technically a rifled musket) made by William Glaze and his Palmetto Armory for private sale to the South Carolina militia just before the Civil War. This has clear William Glaze… (766-1182). Learn More »

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