Military Accoutrements

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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… (410-485). Learn More »

NON-EXCAVATED, SMALL FALSE EMBROIDERED CIVIL WAR CROSSED SABERS INSIGNIA

NON-EXCAVATED, SMALL FALSE EMBROIDERED CIVIL WAR CROSSED SABERS INSIGNIA

This stamped brass device is an excellent example of a Civil War Cavalry officer’s hat insignia. Device features two long sabers crossed at their center points. This specimen has scabbard rings… (410-484). Learn More »

U.S. TRAPDOOR RIFLE SLING

U.S. TRAPDOOR RIFLE SLING

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

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

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

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

SMALL EMBROIDERED CIVIL WAR CROSSED SABERS INSIGNIA

SMALL EMBROIDERED CIVIL WAR CROSSED SABERS INSIGNIA

This hat device is an excellent example of a Civil War Cavalry officer’s hat insignia. Device features two sabers crossed at their center points. This specimen features only three scabbard rings,… (410-483). Learn More »

$295.00
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SMALL EMBROIDERED CIVIL WAR INFANTRY INSIGNIA, 42ND REGIMENT

SMALL EMBROIDERED CIVIL WAR INFANTRY INSIGNIA, 42ND REGIMENT

This hat device is a very nice example of a Civil War Infantry officer’s hat insignia. Device features a French horn adorned with tassels. Constructed of embroidered bullion thread, this is sewn on… (410-482). 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

FRAMED COLLECTION OF 1840’S MILITARY UNIFORM ACCESSORIES

FRAMED COLLECTION OF 1840’S MILITARY UNIFORM ACCESSORIES

Very nice display in a modern fame that meas. approx. 15.25 x 30.25 x 1.50 inches. At top is an engraved brass plate that reads “1840’S AMERICAN MILITARY UNIFORM PARAPHERNALIA FROM HEAD TO… (565-159). Learn More »

$165.00
Originally $195.00

UNION MEDICAL STAFF (“M.S.”) 1ST LIEUTENANT SHOULDER STRAPS

UNION MEDICAL STAFF (“M.S.”) 1ST LIEUTENANT SHOULDER STRAPS

Green dead bullion straps and Lieutenant bars, with jaceron trim, on blue velvet, with centered silver bullion “M.S.”.  One strap exhibits very slight rubbing on its lower outer margin. Reverse… (M26406). Learn More »

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 »

UNION ARMY DRUM PLATE

UNION ARMY DRUM PLATE

Snazzy ornamental eagle plate, made of stamped tin (for either snare or bass drum).  Oval shaped, measuring 8.5 x 5.75”, featuring horn- of-plenty adornment on either underside, and “NE Plus… (160-16). Learn More »

VOLUNTEER MILITIA TINNED IRON HAT PLATE CIRCA 1820-1835

VOLUNTEER MILITIA TINNED IRON HAT PLATE CIRCA 1820-1835

In contrast to the “enrolled militia,” which consisted of all eligible adult male citizens, the volunteer militia was composed of men who outfitted themselves at their own expense and formed… (30-2169). Learn More »

RELIC U.S. ENLISTEDMAN’S CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM CEMETERY HILL, GETTYSBURG

RELIC U.S. ENLISTEDMAN’S CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM CEMETERY HILL, GETTYSBURG

This excavated Pattern 1839 oval US cartridge box plate has a smooth brown patina. The brass face has central “US” with a few dings.  The plate’s reverse has 100% of the lead fill. The two iron… (1054-2179). Learn More »

$300.00
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DUG PATTERN 1839 OVAL CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE DUG IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA

DUG PATTERN 1839 OVAL CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE DUG IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA

Plate has a very attractive face with an even, smooth, light patina. For a dug plate the face is in very nice condition and is free from any major dings or dents. Reverse has 100% of the lead fill… (1000-1225). Learn More »

CAP BOX IDENTIFIED TO 90TH PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER

CAP BOX IDENTIFIED TO 90TH PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER

Box has an outer flap that is heavily crazed but shows very little surface loss. Latch tap is solid. Interior flap has a nice smooth surface and both ears. The interior is minus the lamb’s wool and… (172-5344). Learn More »

$295.00
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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 WINNER

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

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 WINNER 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 WINNER 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

PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM THE GETTYSBURG SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION

PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM THE GETTYSBURG SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION

Oval plate with prominent “US” at center. Face has a rusted dark patina throughout. Small piece of edge missing at the 8 o’clock position. Perhaps a 0.75 inch long but this does not touch the… (1054-1685). Learn More »

$250.00
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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 »

MODEL 1833 PATTERN DRAGOON EAGLE BRASS CAP PLATE

MODEL 1833 PATTERN DRAGOON EAGLE BRASS CAP PLATE

This is one of the cap insignias that the US Army “Dragoons” (mounted branch of service) adopted in 1833. It features a brass, stamped eagle device affixed to a larger brass, eight-point start… (160-14). 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 »

POST-WAR REUNION 1ST DIVISION 18TH CORPS BADGE

POST-WAR REUNION 1ST DIVISION 18TH CORPS BADGE

Nice stylized 18th Corps silver badge with a chased herringbone border with each arm having a bump out at center. Engraved at center of the badge is “1ST” for 1st Division. Badge meas. approx.… (142-54). Learn More »

VIRGINIA OFFICER’S 1858 HARDEE HAT INSIGNIA

VIRGINIA OFFICER’S 1858 HARDEE HAT INSIGNIA

An exceedingly rare piece of headgear insignia in excellent condition. When the wide-brimmed “Hardee” or “Jeff Davis” hat was adopted for universal wear as a dress hat in the U.S. Army in… (142-62). 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 »

ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR CARBINE SLING FULL LENGTH AND NOT REASSEMBLED

ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR CARBINE SLING FULL LENGTH AND NOT REASSEMBLED

Carbine slings were essential cavalry accouterments. Worn over the left shoulder, the wide leather belt has a snap hook that can move along it on a small roller bar.  With the snap hook fastened to a… (809-103). Learn More »

UNION THIRD CORPS, 1ST DIVISION VETERAN PIN, ca. 1880s

UNION THIRD CORPS, 1ST DIVISION VETERAN PIN, ca. 1880s

Vertical pin-bar, diamond shaped pin, .75 x 1.2”, of white metal, w/scalloped outer rim and enameled red  (1st division) interior diamond.  Exhibits light scratching, light chipping of red… (1054-1489). 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 »

CIVIL WAR SWORD KNOT

CIVIL WAR SWORD KNOT

Fine brown bridle leather, with fine braided slip knot and tassel assembly. 18.75” length, .875” width. Leather exhibits light cracking throughout, while remaining supple. Highly attractive sword… (809-101). 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 »

CIVIL WAR VETERAN’S CAVALRY BADGE

CIVIL WAR VETERAN’S CAVALRY BADGE

An 1880s period cavalry veteran’s badge. The crossed sabers indicative of cavalry service are superimposed upon a five-pointed star and this is suspended from top bar with scrolled bottom edge and… (142-53). Learn More »

$250.00
Originally $295.00
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SMITH’S PATENT 2ND LT. OF INFANTRY SHOULDER STRAPS

SMITH’S PATENT 2ND LT. OF INFANTRY SHOULDER STRAPS

No Smith’s Patent information visible on the reverse. Blue velvet on the front is VF+. Borders with nearly all the original gilt.  [ss] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL… (142-45). Learn More »

$575.00
Originally $700.00
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SMITH’S PATENT 1ST LT. OF CAVALRY SHOULDER STRAPS

SMITH’S PATENT 1ST LT. OF CAVALRY SHOULDER STRAPS

No Smith’s Patent info visible on the reverse. Top background velvet with most of the brush surface worn thin. Very hard to find any cavalry straps today. … (142-44). Learn More »

$775.00
Originally $895.00

US M1858 CANTEEN, NEW YORK DEPOT

US M1858 CANTEEN, NEW YORK DEPOT

Canteen is complete in all respects, w/brown wool cover, linen sling, chain and cork ring spout cap (side cap chain indicates of New York Depot origin). It is also in near-fine condition in all… (1071-06). Learn More »

$595.00
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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 »

RELIC US M1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED AT LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN

RELIC US M1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED AT LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN

Eagle obverse exhibits darkened patina w/traces of remaining gilt, and a clean sharp face. Reverse attachments rusted but solid. Lead backing moderately corroded and pitted, w/traces of oxidation.… (1054-1537). Learn More »

RELIC PATTERN 1851 NCO BELT PLATE RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

RELIC PATTERN 1851 NCO BELT PLATE RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

Plate has a very nice dark patina throughout. All the details of the spread-winged eagle are clearly visible. None of the applied silver wreath remains. Plate is complete with the belt keeper on one… (1054-1620). Learn More »

$295.00
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PATTERN 1841 US ENLISTED MAN’S WAIST BELT WITH LEATHER KEEPER

PATTERN 1841 US ENLISTED MAN’S WAIST BELT WITH LEATHER KEEPER

This style of belt came into use in 1841 and was originally made of white buff but by 1852 buff leather was in short supply and bridle leather began to be used. Also, the new regulations of 1852… (561-14). Learn More »

$295.00
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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 »

MODEL 1858 BULLSEYE CANTEEN WITH COVER AND SLING

MODEL 1858 BULLSEYE CANTEEN WITH COVER AND 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… (1054-1471). Learn More »

BUFF LEATHER ENLISTEDMAN’S WAIST BELT AND PLATE

BUFF LEATHER ENLISTEDMAN’S WAIST BELT AND PLATE

The belt is made of white buff leather and has been dyed black on the outside. Attached to one end is the brass keeper while the other has a very nice Pattern 1839 oval “US” plate. In the area of… (1071-04). Learn More »

US MODEL 1858 CANTEEN PAINTED GOLD

US MODEL 1858 CANTEEN PAINTED GOLD

Philadelphia Depot spheroid canteen in good condition. The body of the canteen has several minor indentations but nothing serious. All three sling keepers are present as is the spout. The entire body… (M26318). 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 »

FRAMED PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED FROM CAMP OF 1ST MARYLAND INFANTRY AT WINCHESTER, VA

FRAMED PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED FROM CAMP OF 1ST MARYLAND INFANTRY AT WINCHESTER, VA

Plate is nicely matted and framed. It is in good relic condition with a dark patina. Shows small areas of light surface rust and cracking. Wood frame is stained dark brown. Measures 10 ½” by 10… (1054-1440). Learn More »

EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED IN VIRGINIA

EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED IN VIRGINIA

Pattern 1826 eagle breast plate to wear on the cartridge box sling. Face has good detail to the eagle and is free of cracks with a light even patina. Reverse has 100% lead fill and only rusted remains… (1054-1686). 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. These are a plain style with no gutter inside. One is stamped with “11”. The iron rowel remains on each spur. These are a similar pattern but one is… (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 »

US 1859 PATTERN CAVALRY CURB BIT #1, THE MEXICAN OR RING BIT

US 1859 PATTERN CAVALRY CURB BIT #1, THE MEXICAN OR RING BIT

This is the “Number 1” of the four sizes of curb bit officially adopted in 1859, by the same board who adopted the McClellan saddle. The pattern seems to have been in use for some years previous… (1000-900). Learn More »

US SWORD HANGER, JEB STUART STYLE, FRANKFORD ARSENAL

US SWORD HANGER, JEB STUART STYLE, FRANKFORD ARSENAL

Leather sword hanger retains all original brass hardware. Straps are folded and riveted with snap hooks at ends. Leather is supple and has some light crazing. Brass hanger is marked with an Old… (809-68). Learn More »

$295.00
Originally $395.00

LADDER BADGE ID’D TO JOHN W. SMITH, 58TH OHIO INFANTRY

LADDER BADGE ID’D TO JOHN W. SMITH, 58TH OHIO INFANTRY

Here is a handsome, post-war suspension badge owned by Sgt. John W. Smith. Smith, a farmer by occupation, stood 5’8” tall and had a dark complexion, brown hair and brown eyes; he was 20 years old… (1019-01). Learn More »

MAGNIFICENT SET OF SILVER GAMECOCK HEAD SPURS PRESENTED BY THE OFFICERS OF THE FIRST DELAWARE TO MAJOR GENERAL W.H. FRENCH

MAGNIFICENT SET OF SILVER GAMECOCK HEAD SPURS PRESENTED BY THE OFFICERS OF THE FIRST DELAWARE TO MAJOR GENERAL W.H. FRENCH

Unique in our experience, these impressive silver spurs are cast and chased in the form of a fighting rooster or gamecock. Intricately worked feathers spread back on the sidebars from the neck of each… (766-1029). 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 »

AMERICAN POWDER HORN CIRCA 1790-1820

AMERICAN POWDER HORN CIRCA 1790-1820

A good size, very plain American powder horn of the late eighteenth or early nineteenth century. Powder horns were easily made from the horns of slaughtered cattle and offered hunters and woodsmen a… (1000-2221). Learn More »

$145.00
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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

REGULATION 1851 PATTERN U.S. OFFICER’S SWORD BELT PLATE

REGULATION 1851 PATTERN U.S. OFFICER’S SWORD BELT PLATE

The rectangular sword belt plate bearing the Arms of the United States was introduced in 1851 as the regulation buckle for officers and for enlisted men armed with swords. The central motif is an… (286-538). Learn More »

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 »

MODEL 1872 ENLISTEDMAN’S BELT PLATE

MODEL 1872 ENLISTEDMAN’S BELT PLATE

U.S. model 1872 cast brass enlistedman’s rectangular belt buckle measures approximately 3 3/8” x 2 1/8”.  Narrow hook on back. Integral belt loop cast onto end of buckle.  Face features… (766-1039). 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 »

CONFEDERATE WOOD DRUM CANTEEN

CONFEDERATE WOOD DRUM CANTEEN

Wood canteens like this with simple lathe-turned front and back faces and staves secured with iron bands were made throughout the south and even at the time were regarded as the quintessential… (1054-305). Learn More »

$2,500.00
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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 clear… (1000-1246). 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 »

RELIC CONDITION U.S. CAVALRY SLING BUCKLE

RELIC CONDITION U.S. CAVALRY SLING BUCKLE

This brass carbine buckle was once part of a Union cavalryman’s carbine sling rig. One prong remains intact while the other prong has broken off of the ring. Buckle exhibits a dark rust colored… (1000-1342). 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 »

STAMPED BRASS SOUTH CAROLINA HAT INSIGNIA

STAMPED BRASS SOUTH CAROLINA HAT INSIGNIA

Brass insignia measures 1 ¾” tall.  Palmetto tree with two ovals positioned at trunk and “1776” at bottom. Great detail remains. Four solder marks on rear but wires are gone.  This was… (33-365). 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 »

CIVIL WAR RIFLE SLING ALTERED FOR USE ON THE 50/70 SPRINGFIELD

CIVIL WAR RIFLE SLING ALTERED FOR USE ON THE 50/70 SPRINGFIELD

Brown leather sling with a sewn keeper at one end and a long brass hook on the other. Sling meas. approx. 1.25 inches wide x 65.75 inches long and has one sliding leather keeper. Approx. 21.00 inches… (1037-236). 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 »

BRIDLE WITH BIT, CIRCA 1830-1860

BRIDLE WITH BIT, CIRCA 1830-1860

Here is a complete well-worn bridle constructed of heavy leather. The headpiece is just over 1 ¾” wide with tooled edge. The sliding brow band is just over 1” wide and also has tolled edge. Below… (14-1986). 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 »

CROSSED CANNONS INSIGNIA EXCAVATED AT COLD HARBOR

CROSSED CANNONS INSIGNIA EXCAVATED AT COLD HARBOR

Brass, enlistedman’s style artillery hat insignia. Crossed cannons in relic condition with dark brown patina.  Fair condition with dents and a few small cracks.  Displays very well.  Recovered at… (33-373). 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 »

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 »

MARKED CIVIL WAR LEATHER MUSKET SLING

MARKED CIVIL WAR LEATHER MUSKET SLING

Leather sling approx. 1.25 inches wide x 67.00 inches long. Sling has correct brass hook on one end and sewn leather loop on the other. Both sliding leather keepers are also present. Leather is… (1000-597). 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 »

STAMPED BRASS HAT WREATH

STAMPED BRASS HAT WREATH

Stamped brass false embroidered laurel wreath meant for wear on a hat. The face of the item has a fairly clean surface. Reverse has only one hook remaining. … (33-450). 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 »

RARE PRESENTATION CIVIL WAR FLAG STAFF OF COMPANY A, 10TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

RARE PRESENTATION CIVIL WAR FLAG STAFF OF COMPANY A, 10TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

This presentation flag staff, measuring 62 ½” in length and 1 ½” in diameter, bears an attached silver plate upon which is inscribed, “Presented by Mrs. Artemas Bigelow / Gt Barrington Mass… (766-813). Learn More »

$2,250.00
Originally $2,950.00

LEATHER SLING FOR A 45/70 KRAG RIFLE-ROCK ISLAND MARKED

LEATHER SLING FOR A 45/70 KRAG RIFLE-ROCK ISLAND MARKED

One piece sling made of brown leather with a tooled line along each edge. Sling has two sliding leather keepers and a brass claw hook on one end. The opposite end is doubled over to form a loop and is… (1037-235). 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 black felt backing. Item has some light surface dirt but is in otherwise good… (33-369). Learn More »

THIRD DIVISION SECOND ARMY CORPS BADGE

THIRD DIVISION SECOND ARMY CORPS BADGE

This is a high quality wartime badge for the Third Division of the Second Army Corps. Officers and some enlisted men quickly went to commercial or privately made badges after the adoption of Corps… (998-652). Learn More »

LEAD FILLED HAT INSIGNIA “H”

LEAD FILLED HAT INSIGNIA “H”

Stamped brass letter “H” meas. approx. 1.00 inch x 1.00 inch. Face shows light wear to finish. Reverse has most of the lead fill and all four attachment wires. … (33-476A). Learn More »

LEAD FILLED HAT INSIGNIA “K”

LEAD FILLED HAT INSIGNIA “K”

Stamped brass letter “K” meas. approx. 1.00 inch x 1.00 inch. Face shows light wear to finish. Reverse is mins any attachment wires or loops.    [ad] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS… (33-476B). 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 »

GEORGIA STATE SEAL HAT INSIGNIA

GEORGIA STATE SEAL HAT INSIGNIA

About 2 ¾ inches tall, this Georgia state seal hat insignia still has all four pointed fastening prongs on the reverse. The pattern is often called the “pillars and arches” or just “the… (33-364). Learn More »

SOUTH CAROLINA HAT INSIGNIA

SOUTH CAROLINA HAT INSIGNIA

A finely struck, stamped brass South Carolina hat insignia measuring about 3 inches tall. This still retains much of its gilt finish on its face and reverse. Two long brass pins are soldered in place… (33-366). 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 »

SILVER EMBROIDERED SOUTH CAROLINA HAT INSIGNIA

SILVER EMBROIDERED SOUTH CAROLINA HAT INSIGNIA

A very eye-catching South Carolina Palmetto tree hat insignia. This has just about all of its original silver on the embroidered dead-and-bright bullion and sequins that make up the tree. Just two… (33-367). Learn More »

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 »

$1,600.00
Originally $2,000.00

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 »

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 »

US SPANISH AMERICAN WAR PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL GUARD INFANTRY HAT INSIGNIA -  10TH INFANTRY, CO. A

US SPANISH AMERICAN WAR PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL GUARD INFANTRY HAT INSIGNIA - 10TH INFANTRY, CO. A

With colored enameled keystone symbol in center with number above crossed rifles and with Company letter below. Screw style attaching disc on reverse.  The rifle barrel on the right side is bent… (344-2898). Learn More »

COMPLETE MODEL 1855 RIFLEMAN’S BUCKLE

COMPLETE MODEL 1855 RIFLEMAN’S BUCKLE

Excavated rifleman’s buckle.  Found together with all four pieces.  There is an old Mac Mason identification painted on the face that has been mostly scraped off. There is an additional half… (543-41). 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 »

US SPANISH AMERICAN WAR PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL GUARD INFANTRY HAT INSIGNIA -  10TH INFANTRY, CO. C

US SPANISH AMERICAN WAR PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL GUARD INFANTRY HAT INSIGNIA - 10TH INFANTRY, CO. C

With colored enameled keystone symbol in center with number above crossed rifles and with Company letter below. Screw style attaching disc on reverse.  The numbers “10” are slightly bent… (344-2900). 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 »

TWO PIECE CS TONGUE AND WREATH PLATE ON THE ORIGINAL BELT

TWO PIECE CS TONGUE AND WREATH PLATE ON THE ORIGINAL BELT

Sandcast two-piece plate in excellent condition. Tongue is slightly convex with a good, clear “C’ and an “S” that has a flaw in the upper serif. Wreath has pronounced detail. Both pieces have… (846-107). Learn More »

$6,500.00
Originally $6,950.00

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 »

$950.00
Originally $1,125.00

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 »

OFFICER’S SWORD BELT

OFFICER’S SWORD BELT

This is an officer’s sword belt rig in good condition. Belt is constructed of folded leather that is stitched. Belt measures approximately 39” long x 1 ¾” wide. Leather is smooth and supple… (33-214). 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 »

BRIDLE WITH BIT, CIRCA 1830-1860

BRIDLE WITH BIT, CIRCA 1830-1860

Here is a complete well-worn bridle constructed of heavy leather. The headpiece is just over 1 ¾” wide with tooled edge. The sliding brow band is just over 1” wide and also has tolled edge. Below… (14-1986). Learn More »

REGULATION .69 CALIBER CARTRIDGE BOX AND SLING

REGULATION .69 CALIBER CARTRIDGE BOX AND SLING

This cartridge box is a nice example of the "Pattern 1857” infantry cartridge box with shoulder sling. Outer flap exhibits some light crazing. Lower corners show slight curling from field use. Oval… (1000-571). 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 »

CIVIL WAR PICKET PIN

CIVIL WAR PICKET PIN

This is an original Civil War iron picket pin.  A regulation piece of equipment for cavalrymen. Used to stake-down a horse temporarily while on picket or grazing. Measures 11 ½” long overall.… (1000-1354). 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 »

NON-DUG CONFEDERATE SPUR

NON-DUG CONFEDERATE SPUR

This is a nice, complete Richmond style Confederate spur.  It is non-dug, heavy cast brass and retains a mellow bronze patina from age.  Has a squared-off neck that retains a brass rowel that… (1000-1507). 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 BRIDLE LEATHER CAVALRY CARBINE SLING

CIVIL WAR BRIDLE LEATHER CAVALRY CARBINE SLING

Very nice black bridle leather cavalry carbine sling with leather that is still pliable. Sling is complete with buckle and “bat wing” tip. The brass on both have a light patina. Carbine snap hook… (1000-712). 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 »

UNUSUAL PAIR CIVIL WAR PERIOD MEDICAL INSIGNIA

UNUSUAL PAIR CIVIL WAR PERIOD MEDICAL INSIGNIA

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 »

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 »

BRITISH MUSKET SLING – 77TH REGIMENT

BRITISH MUSKET SLING – 77TH REGIMENT

British white buff leather musket sling.  Measures approximately 41” long and 1 ½” wide with a loop sewn in place at one end and a second “floating” loop. White buff leather is in excellent… (1000-670). 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 »

MILITIA / CONFEDERATE CLIPPED-CORNER BELT PLATE

MILITIA / CONFEDERATE CLIPPED-CORNER BELT PLATE

Excavated “clipped corner” belt plate.  Dark green-brown mixed patina.  Retains very good shape as most sheet brass plates were susceptible to bends and folds.  This specimen exhibits only the… (1000-1316). Learn More »

EXCAVATED CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE

EXCAVATED CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE

Simple Confederate frame buckle measuring 65mm wide x 75mm tall.  Dug belt buckle with green patina. The central bar that the belt leather attaches to has a hairline, but the bar itself is not bent.… (1000-1336). 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 SMALL PATTERN US BUCKLE AND WHITE BUFF BELT

UNISSUED SMALL PATTERN US BUCKLE AND WHITE BUFF BELT

Here is a very nice, unissued Model 1839 small pattern U.S. belt and buckle. The buckle is the early small size with only two hooks, measuring 2 ¾” x 1 ½”. Buckle shows no wear and retains a… (1000-609). 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 »

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 and retains a bright brass… (1000-607). Learn More »

$650.00
ON HOLD

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 »

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S SWORD BELT PLATE ON AN INDIAN WAR BELT

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S SWORD BELT PLATE ON AN INDIAN WAR BELT

The body of the leather belt shows some light wear along the edges but is in otherwise very good condition. The construction of the belt looks to be wartime but the furniture and the keeper for the… (410-106). 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
ON HOLD

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 »

CIVIL WAR CARBINE SOCKET

CIVIL WAR CARBINE SOCKET

Round leather socket with strap and buckle. This was attached to the saddle and held the barrel of the rider’s carbine and kept it from swinging back and forth. Leather is in good condition with… (M25875). 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 »

POST-WAR 18TH/24TH CORPS BADGE

POST-WAR 18TH/24TH CORPS BADGE

White metal badge in the shape of the 18th Corps cross with an incised heart shaped 24th Corps badge done in red enamel at center. The edge of the former is chased with a scrolled line. Reverse of the… (M25780). 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 »

TWO-PIECE, MILITIA BELT PLATE, 1850s – 1870s

TWO-PIECE, MILITIA BELT PLATE, 1850s – 1870s

Cast brass, two-piece “tongue and wreath” style belt plate. Central “tongue” portion is “domed” and in high relief. Spread-winged eagle grasping a shield and surrounded with stars. Popular… (990-110). 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 »

CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE RECOVERED AT PETERSBURG

CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE RECOVERED AT PETERSBURG

Plate has flat face with both teeth present. When laid on a tabletop a slight bend is perceptible but otherwise the item is in very nice condition with a dark surface patina. Plate was recovered at… (986-69). 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 »

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… (14-1676). Learn More »

$575.00
Originally $700.00

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 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 »

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 »

CIVIL WAR HOUSEWIFE AND SILVER CORPS BADGE OF ALBERT C. VAUGHAN, 60TH NEW YORK INFANTRY

CIVIL WAR HOUSEWIFE AND SILVER CORPS BADGE OF ALBERT C. VAUGHAN, 60TH NEW YORK INFANTRY

Housewife is hand-sewn of red and blue wool with white silk backing. Consists of two hearts which are sewn and tied together at the top, with two more cut out red hearts sewn on the insides. Hearts… (534-27). 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 MODEL 1851 OFFICER’S BELT & BELT PLATE

US MODEL 1851 OFFICER’S BELT & BELT PLATE

Seamed and double stitched black bridal leather belt measures 42. 5 x 1.75”, with attached shield-shaped sword pad (5 x 5.5”). Stitching tight, teather remains supple and good, with light cracking… (172-4820). 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 »

US PATTERN 1839 ENLISTEDMAN’S BELT PLATE

US PATTERN 1839 ENLISTEDMAN’S BELT PLATE

Medium bright face exhibits minor dings & small patch of grime, else VG. Reverse retains lead backing and “puppy paw” style hooks.  [JP] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH… (172-4571). 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 »

C. 1900-1920 US ARMY OFFICER BELT RIG WITH GILT BUCKLE, BLACK & GILT STRIPED BELT & GILT SWORD HANGERS

C. 1900-1920 US ARMY OFFICER BELT RIG WITH GILT BUCKLE, BLACK & GILT STRIPED BELT & GILT SWORD HANGERS

Bright M1851 spread eagle buckle w/keeper and clasp. Black leather belt measures 42” x 1.75”, w/attractive gilt belt keeper. The three attached sword hangers measure 7, 7.5 & 21”. Outer belt… (172-4119). 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 »

US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

The face of this plate has a nice copper colored patina with scattered darker areas. Edges have several small nicks and two chips. Reverse has lead fill and one attachment loop present. … (172-4317). 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 »

EARLY 1900’S SWORD HANGER

EARLY 1900’S SWORD HANGER

Item consists of brown leather drops with button over ends attached to a metal clip with a pressure gate. This item was attached to a belt and will allow a sword to be worn. This hanger is believed to… (M25539). Learn More »

INDIAN WAR ERA SWORD HANGER

INDIAN WAR ERA 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. One strap has markings but hard to… (M25528). 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 -  12TH INFANTRY, CO. K

US SPANISH AMERICAN WAR PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL GUARD INFANTRY HAT INSIGNIA - 12TH INFANTRY, CO. K

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… (344-2862). 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

GROUP OF MEDALS ID’D TO 62ND NEW YORK PRISONER OF WAR

GROUP OF MEDALS ID’D TO 62ND NEW YORK PRISONER OF WAR

This group of medals is identified to Walter W. Hyde of Company E, 62nd New York Infantry. First in the group is Hyde’s wartime engraved silver 6th Corps badge. It meas. approx. 1.50 x 1.50 inches.… (M23762). Learn More »

$1,750.00
Originally $2,250.00

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 »

SMALL 1839 PATTERN US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

SMALL 1839 PATTERN US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

Maker marked on the reverse, “W. H. SMITH / BROOKLYN”. VF condition with lots of original gilt finish. Nice maker stamping. Wire hooks. Very strong. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM,… (622-180). Learn More »

$400.00
Originally $425.00

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 »

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 some very slight dings. The reverse has 100% of the lead fill with the two iron hooks present.… (490-854). 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 »

SILVER SHIELD SHAPED ID BADGE FOR 122ND NEW YORK SOLDIER KILLED IN ACTION

SILVER SHIELD SHAPED ID BADGE FOR 122ND NEW YORK SOLDIER KILLED IN ACTION

This dug silver shield shaped badge was recovered at Winchester Virginia. It meas. approx. 1.25 inches wide. Badge is mostly clean with some light scattered tarnish on both sides. No pin remains on… (748-09). 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
ON HOLD

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 »

US MODEL 1859 CAVALRY BIT

US MODEL 1859 CAVALRY BIT

Iron bit in good condition. Iron surfaces have discolored from age and storage. The bit retains both of the “O” rings and the curb chain hooks. “US” bosses are missing from… (179-664). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

The face has a good strike on the eagle and despite the dark surface patina throughout all details are clear. Face has a build-up of surface dirt but it is not heavy. Reverse has 100% of the lead fill… (172-3906). 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 »

NON-DUG PATTERN 1839 OVAL US BELT PLATE

NON-DUG PATTERN 1839 OVAL US BELT PLATE

The face of this plate has much of the original finish on it and looks to be unissued. There are some minor scratches and three or four small dings and two spots of discoloration. This all appears to… (408-442). 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 »

CIVIL WAR US CAVALRY SWORD KNOT

CIVIL WAR US CAVALRY SWORD KNOT

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

$700.00
Originally $795.00

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

REGULATION 1819 US SHOULDER BELT PLATE

REGULATION 1819 US SHOULDER BELT PLATE

Very good condition. Oval plate with "thin" US at center. Some minor age discoloration around "S" and scattered along the edge. Lead filled with 3 pronged back. Collector or museum number written on… (M21510). Learn More »

$1,850.00
Originally $2,000.00

IDENTIFIED, 91st PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY SOLDIER’S TEN PIECE GROUPING

IDENTIFIED, 91st PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY SOLDIER’S TEN PIECE GROUPING

A fine grouping of original Civil War uniform items along with personal artifacts that belonged to 1st Lieutenant William Letourneau, an infantryman from Company G, 91st Pennsylvania Volunteer… (465-184). Learn More »

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 »

EARLY MISSISSIPPI “MODEL 1841” BAYONET FROG

EARLY MISSISSIPPI “MODEL 1841” BAYONET FROG

A waist belt type bayonet frog of harness leather designed for the saber bayonet and scabbard for the Model 1841 rifle. The overall condition is in good stable and supple shape, with all stitching… (M23150). Learn More »

POST-CIVIL WAR MASONIC PLATE RECOVERED AT SPOTSYLVANIA – GAVIN COLLECTION

POST-CIVIL WAR MASONIC PLATE RECOVERED AT SPOTSYLVANIA – GAVIN COLLECTION

Cast brass rectangular sword belt plate from the collection of the late Bill Gavin. This plate was found in 1940 by another relic hunter and purchased by Mr. Gavin. The plate has a cross at center… (601-73). 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 »

TWO-PIECE WAIST BELT PLATE STILL ON ITS ORIGINAL LEATHER WAIST BELT - BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

TWO-PIECE WAIST BELT PLATE STILL ON ITS ORIGINAL LEATHER WAIST BELT - BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

This crudely cast, mid-19th century, two-piece eagle 'tongue and wreath' brass sword belt plate is non-dug and constructed in the sandcast method. Overall, the 2-piece plate exhibits a convex curve… (601-113). Learn More »

$950.00
ON HOLD

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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VERY RARE US MODEL 1840 AMES CAVALRY OFFICER’S SWORD WITH QUILLBACK SOLINGEN BLADE

Very rare Ames with gold washed, quillback, Damascus blade from Solingen. Manufactured: Springfield, MA / Solingen Maker: N.P.Ames Year: C1840s Model: M1840 Size: 33 5/8 inch blade length, 1.18 wide Condition: Excellent+ This is obviously a product… (870-238). Learn More »

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