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RARE CONFEDERATE DESERTER DOCUMENT

RARE CONFEDERATE DESERTER DOCUMENT

U.S. Quartermaster document authorizing sea passage on the vessel “Arago” for a Confederate deserter from New York City to Hilton Head, South Carolina.  Document is dated March 4th 1865 and is… (1053-51F) SOLD. Learn More »

$55.00
SOLD

RARE REUNION RIBBON FOR FAMOUS GETTYSBURG CONFEDERATE DIVISION

RARE REUNION RIBBON FOR FAMOUS GETTYSBURG CONFEDERATE DIVISION

White ribbon meas. approx. 6.50 inches long by 2.25 inches wide with a gold Virginia State Seal at center with “PICKETT’S MEN” in gold lettering above and “AUGUST 1898 / PHLIADELPHIA”… (286-551) SOLD. Learn More »

FULL COLOR REUNION RIBBON FOR THE FAMOUS “PHILADELPHIA BRIGADE”

FULL COLOR REUNION RIBBON FOR THE FAMOUS “PHILADELPHIA BRIGADE”

White ribbon meas. approx. 2.50 inches wide by 6.00 inches long. At center is a red, white and blue 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Corps flag on a golden pole within a golden sunburst. Across the top… (286-549) SOLD. Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF SEATED ARMED UNION SOLDIER

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF SEATED ARMED UNION SOLDIER

Young beardless soldier seated in a chair holding his musket by his side with the barrel facing forward. He wears a dark forage cap at a jaunty angle with a Company letter “D” attached to the… (1054-155) SOLD. Learn More »

MODEL 1839 US CIVIL WAR CAVALRY CARBINE SLING

MODEL 1839 US CIVIL WAR CAVALRY CARBINE SLING

Model 1839 Civil War complete carbine sling.  A standard issue item for mounted troopers, the adjustable belt of black bridle leather is 2 3/8” wide and worn over the shoulder, with the swivel hook… (M26042) SOLD. Learn More »

IDENTIFIED WORLD WAR TWO US 11TH AIRBORNE BLOUSE & MONEYBELT

IDENTIFIED WORLD WAR TWO US 11TH AIRBORNE BLOUSE & MONEYBELT

Blouse is identified by laundry number P4719 to John C. Place of East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania whose serial number was 33464179. The blouse is a four pocket with a 1942 date on the cloth tag in the… (1042-17) SOLD. Learn More »

WORLD WAR TWO US IKE JACKET IDENTIFIED TO 9TH INFANTRY DIVISION SOLDIER WITH GERMAN MADE DISTINCTIVE UNIT INSIGNIA

WORLD WAR TWO US IKE JACKET IDENTIFIED TO 9TH INFANTRY DIVISION SOLDIER WITH GERMAN MADE DISTINCTIVE UNIT INSIGNIA

Jacket is in very nice condition. The exterior is clean and free of any blemishes. All cloth insignia is attached with attractive “V” shaped stitching. The insignia on the jacket consists of Staff… (1042-15) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ISSUE ENLISTED OVERCOAT IDENTIFIED TO LEMUEL FRANKLIN LISCOM, 14th NEW HAMPSHIRE

CIVIL WAR ISSUE ENLISTED OVERCOAT IDENTIFIED TO LEMUEL FRANKLIN LISCOM, 14th NEW HAMPSHIRE

This mounted overcoat came out of the Liscom family of Hinsdale, NH, as part of a large grouping of Civil War material acquired twenty or more years ago by Hank Ford, a rather legendary New England… (1046-04) SOLD. Learn More »

LARGE CARPET BAG DATED 1865

LARGE CARPET BAG DATED 1865

Original carpet bag typical of the Civil War and Reconstruction era.  Main body constructed of heavy “carpet”; bottom and sides of leather. A hinged metal frame keeps the top edge rigid and a… (1054-311) SOLD. Learn More »

MINTY COLT ARMY HOLSTER

MINTY COLT ARMY HOLSTER

This minty holster is a non-regulation military style for the Colt Army revolver. Meadows (1987) pictures a nice parallel on page 68 (and for a pocket model on page 72.) The belt loop is a single… (172-5388) SOLD. Learn More »

8th ILLINOIS CAVALRY 1909 REUNION RIBBON

8th ILLINOIS CAVALRY 1909 REUNION RIBBON

A nice silver on yellow ribbon for the 1909 re-union of the 8th Illinois Cavalry, a well-known Midwestern unit that served in the Army of the Potomac and at Gettysburg. A narrow border of what seem to… (1054-449) SOLD. Learn More »

1905 REUNION RIBBON FOR THE 126th NEW YORK

1905 REUNION RIBBON FOR THE 126th NEW YORK

A very good condition ribbon for the 126th NY in blue silk with white lettering and a prominent red Second Corps badge on a white circle in the middle flanked by “A.P.” (Army of the Potomac.) The… (1054-441) SOLD. Learn More »

THE TOMBSTONE [ARIZONA] EPITAPH - OCTOBER 12, 1880

THE TOMBSTONE [ARIZONA] EPITAPH - OCTOBER 12, 1880

“Published by Clum, Sorin & Co…Every morning (Mondays excepted). Daily Epitaph, delivered per week, 25 cents.” 4 pp., 15.25 x 22.25”, six columns. Exhibits four small tears at margins,… (998-2128) SOLD. Learn More »

BOZEMAN AVANT COURIER/ MONTANA TERRITORY—SEPTEMBER 11, 1874 [BLACK HILLS EXPEDITION—SIOUX INDIAN WAR, 1876-77].

BOZEMAN AVANT COURIER/ MONTANA TERRITORY—SEPTEMBER 11, 1874 [BLACK HILLS EXPEDITION—SIOUX INDIAN WAR, 1876-77].

Vol. 3—Number 30. 4 pp., 19 x 25.5”, seven columns. Exhibits slight fold-marks, one slight 1” tear, front page right margin. Else Vg plus & entirely legible. Located in southwest Montana,… (998-2115) SOLD. Learn More »

$60.00
SOLD

DAILY TERRITORIAL ENTERPRISE — VIRGINIA [CITY], NEVADA, AUGUST 1, 1875 [MARK TWAIN’S NEVADA NEWSPAPER]

DAILY TERRITORIAL ENTERPRISE — VIRGINIA [CITY], NEVADA, AUGUST 1, 1875 [MARK TWAIN’S NEVADA NEWSPAPER]

Vol. XXXL.—No. 1. 4pp., 23 x 17.5”. Exhibits light fold-marks, three slight chips at the margins. Else VG & entirely legible. Virginia City, Nevada, will always occupy a special niche in… (998-2105) SOLD. Learn More »

$55.00
SOLD

INSPECTED AND DATED AMES M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD WITH SCABBARD

INSPECTED AND DATED AMES M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD WITH SCABBARD

Excellent conditioned Model 1850 foot officer’s sword made by the Ames Manufacturing Company of Chicopee, Massachusetts complete with its matching leather scabbard. The blade measures 30.25” long… (302-72) SOLD. Learn More »

$2,800.00
Originally $3,500.00


SOLD

BRITISH BUTLER AND COMPANY SAWTOOTH BOWIE KNIFE

BRITISH BUTLER AND COMPANY SAWTOOTH BOWIE KNIFE

A relic of the British Raj in India. Think “Lives of a Bengal Lancer” and Rudyard Kipling. This stag hilted bowie features a double-edged spearpoint blade with a sawtooth back edge for… (E2836) SOLD. Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 3-INCH SMOOTH READ SHELL

CONFEDERATE 3-INCH SMOOTH READ SHELL

This is a “dug” artillery shell fired from 3” rifled cannons.  This is the tall, smooth sided Read pattern shell.  The wood drive-in fuse is missing as is the sabot. The typical CS lathe… (1054-1051) SOLD. Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 12-POUNDER SPHERICAL CASE SHOT, SIDE LOADER

CONFEDERATE 12-POUNDER SPHERICAL CASE SHOT, SIDE LOADER

Confederate 12-pounder spherical case shot complete with a lead side loader plug and a brass fuse adapter that would have taken a paper time fuse. Iron shows only light pitting. Coated. Recovery… (1030-230) SOLD. Learn More »

FOLLOWING THE GREEK CROSS OR MEMORIES OF THE SIXTH ARMY CORPS BY GENERAL T.W. HYDE, WITH NUMEROUS PORTRAITS

FOLLOWING THE GREEK CROSS OR MEMORIES OF THE SIXTH ARMY CORPS BY GENERAL T.W. HYDE, WITH NUMEROUS PORTRAITS

This is the rare third printing of the memoirs written by General Thomas W. Hyde, which were originally published in 1894. This edition was published by Haughton, Mifflin & Company / The Riverside… (924-23) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD


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RARE CASED CIVIL WAR PERIOD EMBALMING SURGEON’S CHEMICAL BOTTLES

During the early part of the Civil War it was the Embalming Surgeons that performed the embalming procedure. Most of the men were military surgeons, some were civilian surgeons that took up the trade and became Embalming Surgeons. Dr. Thomas Holmes,… (M25239). Learn More »

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