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THE CITY TRUST AND BANKING COMPANY, NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK $1 NOTE

THE CITY TRUST AND BANKING COMPANY, NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK $1 NOTE

The City Trust and Banking Company, New York City, New York. $1 note, serial number 4226, featuring an Indian with ship owner. Dated 12/26/1839. XF condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS… (173-802) SOLD. Learn More »

1886 GAR BADGE - SAN FRANCISCO

1886 GAR BADGE - SAN FRANCISCO

The top of this badge has a stamped brass spread-winged eagle over crossed cannons and cannon balls. Reverse still has the original pin. Attached is a pot metal disk. The obverse has the Seal of the… (M23535) SOLD. Learn More »

$30.00
SOLD

“CS” EMBOSSED CONFEDERATE CAP BOX

“CS” EMBOSSED CONFEDERATE CAP BOX

Brown leather, with encircled “CS” stamped on front flap. Presents wooden finial at base, and single reverse belt loop, all of which are Confederate characteristics. Plus interior flap, and… (775-01) SOLD. Learn More »

US/CS GRAPESHOT BALL

US/CS GRAPESHOT BALL

Iron ball which meas. approx. 1.75 inches across and has light surface rust and pitting throughout. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE,… (727-145A) SOLD. Learn More »

$22.00
SOLD

1902 GAR BADGE FOR 36TH NATIONAL ENCAMPMENT

1902 GAR BADGE FOR 36TH NATIONAL ENCAMPMENT

This badge is made of white metal with red, white and blue enamel decoration. The top bar has a spread-winged eagle over crossed cannons inside a laurel wreath with a riband at bottom that reads… (M23516) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

US MODEL 1841 MISSISSIPPI MUSKET TOOL FROM GETTYSBURG

US MODEL 1841 MISSISSIPPI MUSKET TOOL FROM GETTYSBURG

The tool is complete but being made of iron it has rusted throughout. Both blades are complete in length and the box wrench end has a small chip out of one edge. This item was found by the late John… (173-695) SOLD. Learn More »

$30.00
SOLD

WILLIAMS CLEANER TYPE II BULLET FROM GETTYSBURG

WILLIAMS CLEANER TYPE II BULLET FROM GETTYSBURG

Bullet is in very nice dropped condition with the cleaning disk still in place at bottom. This item was found by the late John Cullison and passed by him to the well-known Rosensteel family collection… (173-709) SOLD. Learn More »

$10.00
SOLD

POCKET KNIFE RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

POCKET KNIFE RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

The knife is closed within its brass handle. The handle meas. approx. 3.00 inches long. There is a maker’s name stamped into the side of the handle but the discoloration on the surface makes it hard… (173-693) SOLD. Learn More »

$18.00
SOLD

BOX OF RELICS FROM EAST CAVALRY FIELD GETTYSBURG-GEISELMAN COLLECTION

BOX OF RELICS FROM EAST CAVALRY FIELD GETTYSBURG-GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This box contains items recovered from East Cavalry Field and was once part of the famous John Geiselman collection of Gettysburg artifacts. The items are the following:   2 horse shoes 2 whole… (173-1070) SOLD. Learn More »

U.S. 24 POUNDER CANVAS SPONGE COVER

U.S. 24 POUNDER CANVAS SPONGE COVER

Presented here is a seldom seen example of an original Federal Civil War artillery sponge cover. This artillery accoutrement is a canvas sleeve-like device designed to fit over and protect the… (731-67) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

TIPTON STEREO VIEW SHOWING THE GATEHOUSE OF EVERGREEN CEMETERY, GETTYSBURG

TIPTON STEREO VIEW SHOWING THE GATEHOUSE OF EVERGREEN CEMETERY, GETTYSBURG

Image is mounted on yellow stock. One edge is marked “ARTISTIC STEREO GEMS OF GETTYSBURG SCENERY” and the other states that the image is by W. H. Tipton. The view was taken looking west from East… (P13292) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

SPANISH AMERICAN WAR MARINE CORPS DRESS BLUE BLOUSE & TROUSERS

SPANISH AMERICAN WAR MARINE CORPS DRESS BLUE BLOUSE & TROUSERS

The dark blue wool blouse is in excellent condition overall. The exterior has no moth damage of any kind and all the buttons are present. The blouse has a seven button front with two on each shoulder.… (410-51) SOLD. Learn More »

FANTASTIC STEEL ENGRAVING OF PICKETT’S CHARGE BY WALKER & BACHELDER

FANTASTIC STEEL ENGRAVING OF PICKETT’S CHARGE BY WALKER & BACHELDER

This steel engraving was executed by H. B. Hall and published in 1876. The engraving is from an original oil painting by James Walker entitled “GETTYSBURG: REPULSE OF LONGSTREET’S ASSAULT.” The… (P13256) SOLD. Learn More »

WORLD WAR ONE MOBILE ARTILLERY LIGHT IN ORIGINAL BOX

WORLD WAR ONE MOBILE ARTILLERY LIGHT IN ORIGINAL BOX

Brand new still in the box is this small metal artillery light. The light is rectangular and meas. approx. 5.00 x 2.25 x 1.08 inches. The body is painted OD green with a clear lens on the top. A… (410-46) SOLD. Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

WORLD WAR ONE OFFICER’S CAMPAIGN HAT

WORLD WAR ONE OFFICER’S CAMPAIGN HAT

Classic WW1 campaign hat with a wide brim and the “Montana” style peak. Brim has five parallel rows of stitching around the edge. Interior has original leather sweatband that is stamped “USA”… (410-38) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

WORLD WAR ONE MARCHING COMPASS WITH ORIGINAL LABEL

WORLD WAR ONE MARCHING COMPASS WITH ORIGINAL LABEL

Metallic OD green body with folding sights. Interior has fluid and compass arrow while the bezel ring is marked with graduations in white. The side has a viewing port. One of the folding sights is… (410-45) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

RARE, UNOPENED .58 CAL TYPE 2 ‘WILLIAMS’ CLEANER PAPER CARTRIDGE

RARE, UNOPENED .58 CAL TYPE 2 ‘WILLIAMS’ CLEANER PAPER CARTRIDGE

Presented here is a rare original… an unopened Federal .58 caliber Type 2 Williams Patent ‘cleaner’ longer sized bullet stilled wrapped in its original dark blue / gray paper. In mint condition,… (M23557) SOLD. Learn More »

WORLD WAR ONE MATCH SAFE WITH 3RD INFANTRY DIVISION INSIGNIA

WORLD WAR ONE MATCH SAFE WITH 3RD INFANTRY DIVISION INSIGNIA

Small brass match safe that meas. approx. 2 3/8 inches x 1.50 inches x 0.75 of an inch. Each end is open to allow a small matchbox to slide in while each side has a cut opening to expose the striker… (410-44) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

FRAGMENT OF 3-INCH SCHENKL SHELL FROM THE ROSE FARM, GETTYSBURG - ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

FRAGMENT OF 3-INCH SCHENKL SHELL FROM THE ROSE FARM, GETTYSBURG - ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

This is a piece of the narrow base section of a 3-inch Schenkl case shot shell. The fragment is the solid knob found in this base area exhibiting the bottom of the bursting chamber with a case shot… (173-1265) SOLD. Learn More »

$67.50
SOLD

WORLD WAR ONE “MAP HELMET” ID’D TO SOLDIER IN 4TH DIVISION

WORLD WAR ONE “MAP HELMET” ID’D TO SOLDIER IN 4TH DIVISION

    This is an American made Model 1917 helmet that has been painted in a camouflage pattern and personalized. Many of these helmets were painted in the months after the Armistice of November 11,… (M23666) SOLD. Learn More »

LATE NINETEENTH EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY OFFICER’S CLOAK

LATE NINETEENTH EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY OFFICER’S CLOAK

This dark blue wool broadcloth cloak has a fold down collar, four Russian knot closure straps, two large vertical front pockets and is edged throughout with a ribbed black tape. The sleeves are very… (410-53) SOLD. Learn More »

US INFANTRY GENERAL SERVICE EAGLE BUTTON RECOVERED AT LITTLE ROUND TOP

US INFANTRY GENERAL SERVICE EAGLE BUTTON RECOVERED AT LITTLE ROUND TOP

Dug enlisted men’s 1854 pattern eagle button, type used on the fatigue blouse and frock coats. This specimen was part of the well-known Rosensteel family collection of Gettysburg artifacts and was… (173-601) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

ORIGINAL .44 CAL. PRESSED POWDER SKIN CARTRIDGE WITH A ‘HAZARD POWDER COMPANY’ MARKED PAPER WRAPPER

ORIGINAL .44 CAL. PRESSED POWDER SKIN CARTRIDGE WITH A ‘HAZARD POWDER COMPANY’ MARKED PAPER WRAPPER

Presented here are six, original, Federal .44 caliber skin-wrapped seamless cartridges of pressed powder wrapped together with its original, soft paper package. The skin-wrapped cartridges are the… (422-138) SOLD. Learn More »

TWO PIECE CIVIL WAR ERA NAVY OFFICER’S BUCKLE

TWO PIECE CIVIL WAR ERA NAVY OFFICER’S BUCKLE

Item is a two piece plate that consists of a tongue, wreath and two keepers. This brass plate was made from the 1840’s through the 1880’s. The tongue has a spread-winged eagle on a horizontal… (410-48) SOLD. Learn More »

SMITH AND WESSON MODEL NO 1 SECOND ISSUE REVOLVER IDENTIFIED TO HENRY A RICKER, 8TH MAINE INFANTRY

SMITH AND WESSON MODEL NO 1 SECOND ISSUE REVOLVER IDENTIFIED TO HENRY A RICKER, 8TH MAINE INFANTRY

Smith and Wesson produced about 117,000 revolvers between 1860 and 1868. The revolver is a 22 short rimfire caliber. The blued cylinder is a seven shot with a 3 3/16 inch blued octagon barrel. The… (740-161) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR CAVALRY CARBINE SWIVEL

CIVIL WAR CAVALRY CARBINE SWIVEL

Here is a great specimen of a typical carbine swivel hook used by Federal cavalrymen during the Civil War. When attached to one end of the trooper’s leather carbine sling, the swivel’s spring… (172-3237) SOLD. Learn More »

$60.00
SOLD

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE WITH MARKINGS

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE WITH MARKINGS

Dug plate in very nice condition. The face has a nice rich dark patina with small amounts of discoloration around the edges. The detail on the eagle is very sharp. Stamped above the eagles head is the… (R20173) SOLD. Learn More »

WORLD WAR ONE SHAVING KIT BY GILLETTE

WORLD WAR ONE SHAVING KIT BY GILLETTE

Nickeled case meas. approx. 4.00 x 1.75 x 0.75 of an inch. The lid is embossed with a spread-winged eagle with a US shield on his chest over a plain rectangle that can be stamped or engraved with an… (410-43) SOLD. Learn More »

$40.00
SOLD

TIPTON STEREO VIEW OF BIG ROUND TOP

TIPTON STEREO VIEW OF BIG ROUND TOP

Image is mounted on yellow stock. One edge is marked “ARTISTIC STEREO GEMS OF GETTYSBURG SCENERY” and the other states that the image is by W. H. Tipton. View is looking southeast. The view was… (P13276) SOLD. Learn More »

ALABAMA CENTRAL BANK, ALABAMA, $5 NOTE

ALABAMA CENTRAL BANK, ALABAMA, $5 NOTE

Alabama Central Bank, Alabama. $5 note, serial number 5394, featuring two men at wharf. Dated 12/1/1856. VG condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE… (173-844) SOLD. Learn More »

$85.00
SOLD

STATE OF ALABAMA $5 NOTE

STATE OF ALABAMA $5 NOTE

State of Alabama. $5 note, serial number 5420, featuring slaves. Dated 1/1/1864. FINE condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY… (173-840) SOLD. Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

1902 GAR BADGE FOR 36TH NATIONAL ENCAMPMENT

1902 GAR BADGE FOR 36TH NATIONAL ENCAMPMENT

This is a two piece medal. Cast upper bar is made up of the letters “GAR” with the word “WASHINGTON” on a riband superimposed on the letters. Each letter of “GAR” is filled in with… (M23514) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

1900 GAR BADGE MADE OF CAPTURED CANNON

1900 GAR BADGE MADE OF CAPTURED CANNON

This two piece cast bronze badge has a wide scroll at top. Written on the scroll is: ON THE RECORD OF FOUR YEARS ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S NAME APPEARS GRANT AND LOGAN AND OUR TEARS ILLINOIS… (M23533) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

1887 BADGE FOR GENERAL LEE’S RICHMOND MONUMENT

1887 BADGE FOR GENERAL LEE’S RICHMOND MONUMENT

The top piece of this badge is a stamped brass spread-winged eagle that is very similar to those found on war-time ID badges. The reverse has the remains of the pin. The base and catch are present but… (M23509) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

US MODEL 1835/1842 BAYONET RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

US MODEL 1835/1842 BAYONET RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

Bayonet is .69 and is complete except for the locking ring. The entire surface of the bayonet has a nice dark patina and some light to moderate pitting. No markings are visible. Recovery location is… (R20189) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL, UNOPENED PACKAGE OF JOHNSTON & DOW PISTOL CARTRIDGES FOR COLT REVOLVERS

ORIGINAL, UNOPENED PACKAGE OF JOHNSTON & DOW PISTOL CARTRIDGES FOR COLT REVOLVERS

This artifact from the Civil War is an unopened packet of six, 44 caliber combustible cartridges still contained in the original packing. The rectangular  shaped, brown paper wrapped packet measures… (M23471) SOLD. Learn More »

TIPTON STEREO VIEW OF SOLDIER’S NATIONAL CEMETERY GATE, GETTYSBURG

TIPTON STEREO VIEW OF SOLDIER’S NATIONAL CEMETERY GATE, GETTYSBURG

Image is mounted on yellow stock. One edge is marked “ARTISTIC STEREO GEMS OF GETTYSBURG SCENERY” and the other states that the image was taken by Tipton. The image was taken from the tower that… (P13270) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

TIPTON STEREO VIEW OF 91ST PENNSYLVANIA MONUMENT ON LITTLE ROUND TOP

TIPTON STEREO VIEW OF 91ST PENNSYLVANIA MONUMENT ON LITTLE ROUND TOP

Image is mounted on yellow stock. One edge is marked “ARTISTIC STEREO GEMS OF GETTYSBURG SCENERY” and the other states that the image is by W. H. Tipton. The view was taken from the summit of… (P13273) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

CONFEDERATE 3 INCH READ “VIRGINIA PATTERN” READ SHELL FROM GETTYSBURG

CONFEDERATE 3 INCH READ “VIRGINIA PATTERN” READ SHELL FROM GETTYSBURG

The body of this shell is in good cleaned condition. The body surface has an even mixture of smooth surfaces and light pitting. Both the upper and lower bourrelets are visible. The sabot is a copper… (M23426) SOLD. Learn More »

US MODEL 1841 RIFLEMAN’S CARTRIDGE BOX

US MODEL 1841 RIFLEMAN’S CARTRIDGE BOX

The leather on this box is in very good to excellent condition. The outer flap is smooth and clean with just the lightest crazing. Attached to the flap is a small Pattern 1839 oval “US” cartridge… (M23655) SOLD. Learn More »

1846 DATED MEXICAN WAR ERA BATTY “PEACE” POWDER FLASK BY AMES

1846 DATED MEXICAN WAR ERA BATTY “PEACE” POWDER FLASK BY AMES

Brass powder flask in excellent condition. The body is free of any dings or dents and has a crisp raised design and solid side seam. The design consists of a spread-winged eagle above a circle of 26… (M23654) SOLD. Learn More »

COLT’S PATENT BULLET MOLD

COLT’S PATENT BULLET MOLD

Offered is a .44 caliber Colt bullet mold in very fine condition.. It has two cavities, one for a round ball and one for a conical shaped bullet. Molt is marked COLT”S PATENT. It is marked 44L and… (30-1774) SOLD. Learn More »

MILITIA EAGLE SWORD PLATE FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL FAMILY COLLECTION

MILITIA EAGLE SWORD PLATE FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL FAMILY COLLECTION

This striking, one-piece, brass belt plate is referred to as a militia panel plate that was once part of the famed Rosensteel Museum Collection of Gettysburg. The rectangular, die-struck rolled brass… (173-1206) SOLD. Learn More »

US MODEL 1860 COLT ARMY REVOLVER

US MODEL 1860 COLT ARMY REVOLVER

The most widely used sidearm of the Civil War, the 1860 Colt Army is a .44 caliber, 6 shot cylinder with an 8 inch round barrel and an attached loading lever. Serial numbers began at number 1 and… (30-1773) SOLD. Learn More »

MORNING REPORTS FOR COMPANY E, 12TH REGIMENT RHODE ISLAND VOLUNTEERS, OCTOBER 1862-JUNE 1863

MORNING REPORTS FOR COMPANY E, 12TH REGIMENT RHODE ISLAND VOLUNTEERS, OCTOBER 1862-JUNE 1863

Regulation morning reports folder, with adhesive cover stamp—“Company Morning Reports/Twelve Months/ Company E.” Measuring 14.5 x 11”.  Interior heading lists company captain [“John J.… (B4803) SOLD. Learn More »

FRAMED PHILADELPHIA PROMISSORY NOTE

FRAMED PHILADELPHIA PROMISSORY NOTE

This pre-printed note dates from 1802 and is filled out in legible ink. The note states that Mr. Charles Francis Liot is refusing to pay the note held by a Mr. Pierre Payan. The document is filled out… (731-874) SOLD. Learn More »

US / CS CIVIL WAR BRASS CAVALRY SPURS WITH ORIGINAL PAIR OF LEATHER STRAPS

US / CS CIVIL WAR BRASS CAVALRY SPURS WITH ORIGINAL PAIR OF LEATHER STRAPS

Presented here is a set of unexcavated, intact, brass cavalry spurs commonly used during the Civil War. These spurs are the large size, about 3½” across the boot opening. The pair is void of any… (2-628) SOLD. Learn More »

MODEL 1917 CT BOLO KNIFE & SCABBARD

MODEL 1917 CT BOLO KNIFE & SCABBARD

Blued blade meas. approx. 10.25 inches long. Bluing is rubbed some from the blade being taken in and out of the scabbard. About 90% of the bluing remains with the edge bright. Edge shows some wear but… (701-113) SOLD. Learn More »

US 3.67 INCH 20 PDR PARROTT SHELL

US 3.67 INCH 20 PDR PARROTT SHELL

Shell is fired and in good condition. The surface of the body is smooth with some hints of the original Arsenal paint throughout. There is a light coat of rust over the entire surface of the shell but… (727-270) SOLD. Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 30 PDR BROOKE SHELL WITH FUSE PLUG

CONFEDERATE 30 PDR BROOKE SHELL WITH FUSE PLUG

Shell is unfired and in good condition. The surface of the body is mostly smooth with some light to moderate pitting at bottom. There is a light coat of rust over the entire surface of the… (727-225) SOLD. Learn More »

US 20 PDR SCHENKL SHELL

US 20 PDR SCHENKL SHELL

Shell is fired but in good condition. The surface of the body is mostly smooth with some light to moderate pitting throughout. There is a light coat of rust over the entire surface of the shell. Fuse… (727-345) SOLD. Learn More »

WORLD WAR ONE US LEATHER SADDLE BAGS DATED 1917

WORLD WAR ONE US LEATHER SADDLE BAGS DATED 1917

This pair of leather saddle bags is in very good condition. Each bag flap is embossed with a strong “US” and both bags have all three of the closure straps and buckles. The exterior leather is… (731-719) SOLD. Learn More »

“VIRGINIA PATTERN” CONFEDERATE 3 INCH READ SHELL

“VIRGINIA PATTERN” CONFEDERATE 3 INCH READ SHELL

The body of this shell has heavy to severe pitting with some material loss but its shape is true to the pattern and both the upper and lower bourrelets are visible despite some heavy scale type rust.… (727-276) SOLD. Learn More »

IDENTIFIED M1849 COLT POCKET REVOLVER WITH ALL MATCHING NUMBERS

IDENTIFIED M1849 COLT POCKET REVOLVER WITH ALL MATCHING NUMBERS

Presented here is a classic Colt cap and ball pistol commonly referred to as the 1849 Pocket Model revolver. The personal sidearm, in good original condition throughout, is a presentation to Thomas S.… (172-2713) SOLD. Learn More »

BALL BUTTON

BALL BUTTON

Small size brass ball button (11 mm) recovered from Gettysburg site near route 30 west. This example still retains its shank, but no visible back marks. Highly possible a button from a Zouave unit… (173-543) SOLD. Learn More »

$10.00
SOLD

U.S. OFFICER’S EAGLE I CUFF BUTTON

U.S. OFFICER’S EAGLE I CUFF BUTTON

Excavated example of an Officers eagle I cuff button, 16mm in diameter. This specimen still retains some gold gilt on the face side, along with its original straight shank on the rear. There is a… (173-515) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

U.S. EAGLE “I” OFFICER’S CUFF SIZE BUTTON

U.S. EAGLE “I” OFFICER’S CUFF SIZE BUTTON

Excavated example of a Union Officer’s eagle I cuff button.  This specimen measures 16mm in diameter and the obverse face shows signs of some gold gilt left on the surface. The rear reverse side… (173-516) SOLD. Learn More »

$28.00
SOLD

ENFIELD PATTERN 1856 SABER BAYONET WITH ORIGINAL LEATHER SCABBARD

This British-made accoutrement is an original saber bayonet made for the two-band Enfield .577 caliber musket longarm. Bayonet, with its Yataghan-style blade measures a total of 28” long and has a… (721-84) SOLD. Learn More »

FULL COLOR SOLDIER’S MEMORIAL FOR THE 23RD MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

FULL COLOR SOLDIER’S MEMORIAL FOR THE 23RD MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

This full color lithograph memorial was printed in July of 1862. Across the top in a blue sky id a spread-winged eagle on a perch flanked by four US flags which are in turned flanked on one side by a… (450-59) SOLD. Learn More »

MODEL 1855 LOCKPLATE FROM WAUHATCHIE TENNESSEE

MODEL 1855 LOCKPLATE FROM WAUHATCHIE TENNESSEE

Stripped relic condition Model 1855 lockplate recovered in a US campsite at Wauhatchie, Tennessee. The lock is rusted and devoid of any parts. Just visible on the front are the letters… (R19644) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

BAYONET SCABBARD THROAT FROM SPOTSYLVANIA

BAYONET SCABBARD THROAT FROM SPOTSYLVANIA

Brass throat off of a scabbard for some type of sword bayonet. The anchor tab is missing but the rest of the throat is complete. There is even a small piece of leather with it. Side seams are open… (R19712) SOLD. Learn More »

$27.50
SOLD

SECTION OF SWORD SCABBARD FROM SPOTSYLVANIA

SECTION OF SWORD SCABBARD FROM SPOTSYLVANIA

This brass scabbard section meas. approx. 7.25 inches long. One side is engraved with a scalloped edge design while the center has a floral pattern. The reverse is blank. There is a hole on one edge… (R19844) SOLD. Learn More »

$37.50
SOLD

PACK OF 5 SECOND ARTILLERY FUSES

PACK OF 5 SECOND ARTILLERY FUSES

Unopened pack of five, 5 second artillery fuses that are wrapped in brown paper. The wrapper and string are in good condition and all original. Across the face of the pack is “5.S” in black… (M23618) SOLD. Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

TWO EARLY WAR LETTERS BY A 6TH NORTH CAROLINA SOLDIER

TWO EARLY WAR LETTERS BY A 6TH NORTH CAROLINA SOLDIER

These two letters were written by Private Emanuel Miller of Company G, 6th North Carolina to the Redwine sisters, Mary and Haney. Both letters are written in ink on blue lined paper. Both are in good… (759-07) SOLD. Learn More »

TWO DOCUMENTS FOR 83RD PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER

TWO DOCUMENTS FOR 83RD PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER

These two documents relate to the discharge of Private Ray W. Porter of Company A, 83rd Pennsylvania Infantry. The first document is headed “CERTIFICATE TO BE GIVEN TO VOLUNTEERS AT THE TIME OF… (L14499) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

CIVIL WAR GUARD COUNTERSIGN

CIVIL WAR GUARD COUNTERSIGN

This is a slip of white paper on which is written the countersign for the day noted. All persons approaching a guard in camp would have to give this countersign to be allowed to pass. The countersign… (L14514) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

CIVIL WAR GUARD COUNTERSIGN

CIVIL WAR GUARD COUNTERSIGN

This is a slip of white paper on which is written the countersign for the day noted. All persons approaching a guard in camp would have to give this countersign to be allowed to pass. The countersign… (L14515) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

EX-ROSENSTEEL GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD MUSEUM BRITISH LION HEAD BELT PLATE

EX-ROSENSTEEL GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD MUSEUM BRITISH LION HEAD BELT PLATE

This handsome, one-piece, brass belt plate is a British imported “Lion Head” plate that once was part of the famed Rosensteel Museum Collection of Gettysburg. The circular, solid-brass,… (173-1204) SOLD. Learn More »

THE CITY OF OMAHA, NEBRASKA INDIAN TERRITORY, $1 NOTE

THE CITY OF OMAHA, NEBRASKA INDIAN TERRITORY, $1 NOTE

The City of Omaha, Nebraska Indian Territory. $1 note, serial number 3554, featuring Indian warriors watching a train go across their land. Dated 10/1/1837. VG… (173-780) SOLD. Learn More »

MAKER-MARKED, CIVIL WAR ARTILLERY OFFICER’S FORAGE-STYLE BUMMER’S CAP

MAKER-MARKED, CIVIL WAR ARTILLERY OFFICER’S FORAGE-STYLE BUMMER’S CAP

This original Civil War artillery officer’s cap or kepi in the tall, forage-style design is in excellent overall condition. Sometimes referred to as a fatigue cap or bummer’s cap, the Pattern 1858… (M23612) SOLD. Learn More »

CULP’S HILL SHELL FRAGMENT

CULP’S HILL SHELL FRAGMENT

This is a base fragment of a Confederate 3 inch smooth Read shell recovered on Culp’s Hill years ago. The fragment is 3.00 inches wide x 2.00 inches high. It still retains the full iron sabot and a… (173-660) SOLD. Learn More »

$97.50
SOLD

REGULATION MODEL 1851 EAGLE PATTERN U.S. OFFICER’S RECTANGULAR SWORD BELT PLATE ON LEATHER BELT

REGULATION MODEL 1851 EAGLE PATTERN U.S. OFFICER’S RECTANGULAR SWORD BELT PLATE ON LEATHER BELT

This Federal officer’s belt rig is typical of those worn by most officers during the Civil War. Consists of a Model 1851 brass rectangular eagle waist belt plate matched to an officer’s black… (637-147) SOLD. Learn More »

TIPTON CABINET CARD PHOTO OF GETTYSBURG SHARPSHOOTER MONUMENT

TIPTON CABINET CARD PHOTO OF GETTYSBURG SHARPSHOOTER MONUMENT

Circa 1890’s cabinet card photograph of the monument to Vermont’s Company F, 1st U.S. Sharpshooters in Pitzer’s Woods at Gettysburg. The card meas. approx. 5.25 inches wide x 8.50 inches long.… (635-62) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

PAIR OF UNION ENLISTED EAGLE BUTTONS - GETTYSBURG

PAIR OF UNION ENLISTED EAGLE BUTTONS - GETTYSBURG

A pair of dug enlisted men’s eagle buttons, one with partial remnants of tunic cloth attached. These are possibly from a grave recovery site on Culp’s Hill. Both of the faces of these examples… (173-557) SOLD. Learn More »

$30.00
SOLD

UNION OFFICER’S EAGLE I CUFF BUTTON

UNION OFFICER’S EAGLE I CUFF BUTTON

An example of a dug officer’s brass (15mm) cuff button. Overall dark patina surface from ground oxidation, missing the shank. The back mark is a series of ring designs. This specimen was recovered… (173-548) SOLD. Learn More »

$30.00
SOLD

UNION INFANTRY EAGLE BUTTON

UNION INFANTRY EAGLE BUTTON

Example of a dug U.S. infantry eagle enlisted man’s button in 18mm this specimen was recovered at the Wheatfield site in Gettysburg. Heavy overall oxidation to the surface with a dent to the shield… (173-552) SOLD. Learn More »

$18.00
SOLD

BUTTON SHELL FILLED WITH BUTTERNUT CLOTH FRAGMENTS

BUTTON SHELL FILLED WITH BUTTERNUT CLOTH FRAGMENTS

An interesting button specimen recovered from the Pickett’s charge site Gettysburg. An 18mm back shell of brass with the face filled with fragments of petrified butternut colored… (173-559) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

UNION EAGLE INFANTRY BUTTON

UNION EAGLE INFANTRY BUTTON

A nice example of a dug U.S. infantry eagle button in 18mm. This specimen exhibits high surface details of the eagle design with an oxidized back ground. The shank is present (but bent) and the makers… (173-547) SOLD. Learn More »

$30.00
SOLD

PEWTER SPOON BOWL FROM GETTYSBURG

PEWTER SPOON BOWL FROM GETTYSBURG

This is the bowl and 1.75 inches of stem from a pewter table spoon. There is a nice clamshell design on the back where the stem meets the bowl. This item was recovered in the Wheatfield many years ago… (173-1161) SOLD. Learn More »

$18.00
SOLD

US CAVALRY CARBINE SLING BUCKLE FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL FAMILY COLLECTION

US CAVALRY CARBINE SLING BUCKLE FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL FAMILY COLLECTION

Standard issue buckle as found on almost all US issued cavalry slings. This one shows signs of use and is complete. Very nice for any cavalry or belt plate display. Museum accession number on… (173-1205) SOLD. Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 3.67 INCH 6 POUNDER SPHERICAL SHELL WITH COPY OF BORMANN FUSE

CONFEDERATE 3.67 INCH 6 POUNDER SPHERICAL SHELL WITH COPY OF BORMANN FUSE

Complete 6-inch spherical shell with light to moderate pitting and some small amounts of surface material loss and light rust. About 75%-80% of the original finish remains. The base has drilled… (727-313) SOLD. Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 3.00 INCH ROUNDED NOSE READ BOLT FROM GEORGIA

CONFEDERATE 3.00 INCH ROUNDED NOSE READ BOLT FROM GEORGIA

The body of this bolt is in good cleaned condition with light to moderate pitting throughout the surface. Both the upper and lower bourrelets are easily discernable. The sabot is a copper ring and is… (727-91) SOLD. Learn More »

COLT MODEL 1878 “FRONTIER” DOUBLE ACTION PRESENTATION REVOLVER

COLT MODEL 1878 “FRONTIER” DOUBLE ACTION PRESENTATION REVOLVER

One of Colt's first double action revolvers, this firearm was presented from Sir Winston Churchill to Dr. Homer Knight, one time Dean of Westminster College in Missouri.  On March 5, 1946, Churchill… (740-54) SOLD. Learn More »

SCHOOLGIRL’S TRIBUTE TO CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS

SCHOOLGIRL’S TRIBUTE TO CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS

2pp., in ink, on lined paper measuring 4.375 x 7”. Paper exhibits watermark, ink is slightly fading, two slight touches of foxing. Else VG, and entirely legible.  “Soldiers”, by Susie A. Lewis,… (L14509) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

CONFEDERATE ORDNANCE RECEIPT - CAPT. R. J. JEFFORDS, SOUTH CAROLINA RANGERS

CONFEDERATE ORDNANCE RECEIPT - CAPT. R. J. JEFFORDS, SOUTH CAROLINA RANGERS

Dated “9 Sept 1861”. One page note, measuring 8.5 x 3.5”; in ink on lined paper, with reverse endorsement.  Pristine condition.  Text: “Charleston 9th Sept 1861. Rec’d from ordnance… (731-216) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN U-BOAT BOOK

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN U-BOAT BOOK

Book title is “U-BOATS IN ACTION 1939-1945” by B. Herzog. This hardcover book runs approx. 2.56 pages and contains over 450 black and white photographs of U-Boats in action during World War Two.… (724-09) SOLD. Learn More »

$30.00
SOLD

MINTY, CIVIL WAR FEDERAL ARTILLERY 1858 PATTERN “HARDEE” HAT

MINTY, CIVIL WAR FEDERAL ARTILLERY 1858 PATTERN “HARDEE” HAT

The Civil War artifact presented is an original example of a complete, Pattern 1858, Federal enlisted artilleryman’s hat. Commonly referred to as the “Hardee Hat”, the government-issue cover was… (M23614) SOLD. Learn More »

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

A dug example of an Infantry cartridge box shoulder sling plate from the Rosensteel Family Collection, museum accession #11242. Missing most of lead filled reverse side, partial fragment of wire loop… (173-1201) SOLD. Learn More »

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE SKIN FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE SKIN FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

A dug example of the “Outer shell skin” of an infantry cartridge box sling breast plate recovered in Gettysburg. Ex- Rosensteel Family Collection, museum accession #… (173-1202) SOLD. Learn More »

US/CS GRAPESHOT BALL

US/CS GRAPESHOT BALL

Iron ball which meas. approx. 2.00 inches across and has heavy surface rust and pitting throughout.   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE,… (727-145B) SOLD. Learn More »

$22.00
SOLD

US/CS NAVAL GRAPESHOT BALL

US/CS NAVAL GRAPESHOT BALL

Iron ball that meas. approx. 3.00 inches across. Surfaces have light rust but very little pitting.   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE,… (727-184) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

INDIAN WAR ARTILLERY CAP INSIGNIA

INDIAN WAR ARTILLERY CAP INSIGNIA

Stamped brass crossed cannons with all four loops on the back. One of the loops is slightly bent. Item meas. approx. 2.00 x 1.50 inches. These are smaller and somewhat different in design from the… (M17238) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

CIVIL WAR US NAVY BUTTON MANUFACTURED BY STARKEY, LONDON

CIVIL WAR US NAVY BUTTON MANUFACTURED BY STARKEY, LONDON

(ALBERT’S NA113-TICE NA230As6) This button is in excellent unused condition. The face is still bright with no dings, dents or scratches. This is a two piece button with an eagle above a horizontal… (763-13) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

SAUER TYPE THREE 38-H MODEL POLICE PISTOL AND HOLSTER

SAUER TYPE THREE 38-H MODEL POLICE PISTOL AND HOLSTER

The Model 38-H is a semi-automatic pistol in 7.65 MM. The serial number is on the right side of the frame. The left side of the slide is marked J.P.SAUER & SOHN, SUHL and CAL 7.65 and the right… (G3230) SOLD. Learn More »

EAGLE DISCHARGE FOR 35TH PENNSYLVANIA & 191ST PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER

EAGLE DISCHARGE FOR 35TH PENNSYLVANIA & 191ST PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER

Standard eagle masthead discharge for Corporal Smith A. Barker. The document is pre-printed and filled out in legible ink. The face of the document is clean but has five horizontal and three vertical… (490-396) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

PAIR OF PASSES FOR 23RD MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIER

PAIR OF PASSES FOR 23RD MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIER

This pair of framed passes are for Sergeant Dexter Ladd of the 23rd Massachusetts Infantry. The first pass meas. approx. 4.00 x 3.25 inches. The document is pre-printed and filled out in legible ink.… (490-395) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

EAGLE DISCHARGE FOR 2ND NEW YORK HEAVY ARTILLERY SOLDIER

EAGLE DISCHARGE FOR 2ND NEW YORK HEAVY ARTILLERY SOLDIER

This Eagle masthead discharge is filled out in legible ink for Private Charles B. Page of Company B, 2nd New York Heavy Artillery. The document has browned some with age and has one vertical and two… (490-398) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

CONFEDERATE 1.75 RAINES HAND GRENADE

CONFEDERATE 1.75 RAINES HAND GRENADE

Hollow oval iron body that meas. approx. 4.00 inches long. There is a fuse hole on one end and an iron plug on the other. There is a noticeable side seam running horizontally around the piece. The… (727-325) SOLD. Learn More »

BUCK & BALL AMMO CRATE MADE INTO CHESS/CHECKER BOARD

BUCK & BALL AMMO CRATE MADE INTO CHESS/CHECKER BOARD

The outside measurements of this wooden crate are approx. 17.00 inches long x 13.50 inches wide x 7.50 inches high. The crate is nailed and not dovetailed. The exterior has been painted olive drab.… (727-58) SOLD. Learn More »

NEW HAVEN CONNECTICUT GAR BADGE

NEW HAVEN CONNECTICUT GAR BADGE

This badge is for the Admiral Foote Post #17 in New Haven, Connecticut. The top bar is stamped brass with a scrollwork edge design. At center of the bar is a white strip of celluloid that reads… (M23523) SOLD. Learn More »

$30.00
SOLD

1896 MEDAL FOR GENERAL HANCOCK’S STATUE IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

1896 MEDAL FOR GENERAL HANCOCK’S STATUE IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

Thin brass stamped top bar with a bust of George Washington at center flanked by three stars on each side. The reverse of the top bar has the original pin on the back. Ribbon is red, white and blue… (744-57) SOLD. Learn More »

$82.50
SOLD

INDIAN WAR SPUR RECOVERED IN TEXAS

INDIAN WAR SPUR RECOVERED IN TEXAS

Cast brass spur that looks to be similar to the issue Civil War spur but thicker in appearance. Both yokes are present but only the left one has the strap keeper. Most of the keeper is broken off of… (173-1059) SOLD. Learn More »

$30.00
SOLD

NICE CONDITION DUG CAVALRY BUTTON

NICE CONDITION DUG CAVALRY BUTTON

ALBERTS CV1/TICECV215A40 Coat sized eagle button with a letter “C” stamped at center of the shield on the eagles chest. About 80% of the gilt remains with the high ridges only being worn. There is… (R20334) SOLD. Learn More »

$85.00
SOLD

CIVIL WAR PRIVATE PURCHASE MESS/UTENSIL KIT ID'D TO ERASTUS L. DEAN, 39TH MASS. INFANTRY - KILLED AT LAUREL HILL, VA

CIVIL WAR PRIVATE PURCHASE MESS/UTENSIL KIT ID'D TO ERASTUS L. DEAN, 39TH MASS. INFANTRY - KILLED AT LAUREL HILL, VA

A resident of Taunton, MA, Erastus L. Dean was 18 years and employed as a machinist when he enlisted in the 39th Massachusetts Infantry on 8/8/62; he served with the regiment until his death on… (548-122) SOLD. Learn More »

$950.00
Originally $1,250.00


SOLD

CIVIL WAR M1860 SPENCER REPEATING ARMY RIFLE

CIVIL WAR M1860 SPENCER REPEATING ARMY RIFLE

This famous longarm is a Civil War Model 1860 Spencer Repeating rifle in very good original condition. Initial army contracts with the Spencer Company of Boston, Massachusetts called for 10,000… (169-465) SOLD. Learn More »

FINE, ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR M1858 FEDERAL FORAGE CAP

FINE, ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR M1858 FEDERAL FORAGE CAP

This highly desirable article of Federal Civil War uniform cloth is a fine piece of regulation headgear commonly referred to as a M1858 forage cap. Issued to most Federal soldiers as part of their… (M23611) SOLD. Learn More »

US BELT PLATE HOOKS FROM WINTER CAMP AT FREDERICKSBURG

US BELT PLATE HOOKS FROM WINTER CAMP AT FREDERICKSBURG

This is the “Puppy Paw” style hooks only off the back of a Pattern 1839 oval US belt plate. The piece is shaped like the letter “Y” with the posts on the two parallel arms. The hook for the… (R19858) SOLD. Learn More »

$10.00
SOLD

CONFEDERATE KNIFE SCABBARD TIP FROM SPOTSYLVANIA

CONFEDERATE KNIFE SCABBARD TIP FROM SPOTSYLVANIA

Claw shaped brass finial from the tip of a side-knife scabbard. The item meas. approx. 1.75 inches long and still has some leather trapped inside. Old typed tag that comes with the item reads… (R19887) SOLD. Learn More »

$18.00
SOLD

CONFEDERATE SCABBARD TIP FROM VIRGINIA

CONFEDERATE SCABBARD TIP FROM VIRGINIA

Tin bayonet scabbard tip made of one piece, curled and tacked at the top. There is still leather inside. With the item is a typed label that reads “CONFEDERATE BAYONET SCABBARD TIP FOUND IN WINTER… (R19881) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

HALF OF A BRASS FUSE ADAPTER

HALF OF A BRASS FUSE ADAPTER

This piece of brass meas. approx. 1.50 inches long with threads running down one side while the other shows the cavity for the bursting charge. Great for an artillery or artillery fuse display. No… (M22710) SOLD. Learn More »

$18.00
SOLD

BRASS WICK FEEDER FROM A LANTERN

BRASS WICK FEEDER FROM A LANTERN

This is the brass wick keeper and feed knob from a kerosene lantern. The knob still operates freely. You can still see the threads on the base where it screwed into the base. The brass is discolored… (R19781) SOLD. Learn More »

$10.00
SOLD

TEXAS SPUR FROM CONFEDERATE GENERAL JOHN G. WALKER’S CAMP

TEXAS SPUR FROM CONFEDERATE GENERAL JOHN G. WALKER’S CAMP

Large iron spur. All surfaces are rusted but the item is solid. Each iron yoke ends with a side-stud. Large rowel with 10 points. All are complete and the rowel still turns. Spur was found in a camp… (173-1060) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

ORIGINAL PACKET OF ARTILLERY FUSES

ORIGINAL PACKET OF ARTILLERY FUSES

This artifact is an original artillery fuse packet with five Federal artillery paper time fuses still contained within the original paper wrap. Packet is wrapped in faded blue paper holds five… (727-40) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL OPENED PACK OF ARTILLERY FRICTION PRIMERS

ORIGINAL OPENED PACK OF ARTILLERY FRICTION PRIMERS

This small wooden package still has the original label which has a drawing of an artillery primer and reads “FRICTION PRIMERS FRANKFORD ARSENAL.” The label is printed on only one side. The pack… (M23621) SOLD. Learn More »

BRITISH PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD BAYONET FROM ANTIETAM

BRITISH PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD BAYONET FROM ANTIETAM

This is an early battlefield pick up from the Remsburg collection. Mr. & Mrs. Remsburg were early collectors of Antietam items. This particular bayonet  has had approx. 5.50 inches flattened and… (R18443) SOLD. Learn More »

RELIC “CS” CONFEDERATE “SARDINE” BELT BUCKLE

RELIC “CS” CONFEDERATE “SARDINE” BELT BUCKLE

[See Mullinax, p.65, plate 113] Recovered at Chancellorsville, VA [scratched inscription on reverse: “Chan / Oct. 1955 / 12th Corps Line”]. Die stamped, “gold” colored brass face, with brass… (553-02) SOLD. Learn More »

SOLDIER’S MEMORIAL FOR MAN WHO SERVED IN BOTH THE ARMY & NAVY

SOLDIER’S MEMORIAL FOR MAN WHO SERVED IN BOTH THE ARMY & NAVY

This is the standard color document that is often encountered. It has a large spread winged eagle at the top center with flags and a US shield flanked by a Naval and a land battle scene. The main text… (725-68) SOLD. Learn More »

CSA MAJOR’S STAR COLLAR INSIGNIAS

CSA MAJOR’S STAR COLLAR INSIGNIAS

Two gold bullion stars, measuring 1.25” in diameter, with newsprint paper backing & black trim, stitching visible. Bullion in fine condition, outer trim & stitching a bit ragged. Else VG… (759-10) SOLD. Learn More »

RELIC CANTEEN WITH WAGON WHEEL IMPRINT, AND SMALLER RELICS

RELIC CANTEEN WITH WAGON WHEEL IMPRINT, AND SMALLER RELICS

This lot of relics contains an almost complete Model 1858 New York Depot canteen. The body of the canteen is crushed with the imprint of a wagon wheel through the center. The body is rusted severely… (172-3157) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR UNION ENLISTED MAN’S FORAGE CAP FOR 110TH REGIMENT

CIVIL WAR UNION ENLISTED MAN’S FORAGE CAP FOR 110TH REGIMENT

This enlisted man’s forage cap is in overall good condition. The exterior is blue wool cloth which has several areas of moth damage. Working around the cap we will start at the front. Just under the… (M23610) SOLD. Learn More »

RAREST OF THE RARE! CONFEDERATE 3.67 INCH MARSHALL ARSENAL SCHENKL SHELL, RECOVERED IN AREA OF THE RED RIVER CAMPAIGN

RAREST OF THE RARE! CONFEDERATE 3.67 INCH MARSHALL ARSENAL SCHENKL SHELL, RECOVERED IN AREA OF THE RED RIVER CAMPAIGN

This rare shell is in excellent unfired condition. The bulbous nose section of the shell has a clean body with light to moderate pitting. The tapering tail of the shell is in like condition with 12… (727-126) SOLD. Learn More »

HOTCHKISS SHELL FRAGMENT FROM GETTYSBURG

HOTCHKISS SHELL FRAGMENT FROM GETTYSBURG

This fragment meas. approx. 4.00 inches long x 2.25 inches wide and is from the nose of a US 3-inch Hotchkiss shell. The top has the indentation and threads meant for the fuse. This item was recovered… (173-691) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

CIVIL WAR SHARPS AND HANKINS NAVY CARBINE

CIVIL WAR SHARPS AND HANKINS NAVY CARBINE

Known as the Sharps & Hankins Model 1862 carbine, this weapon is a wartime .52 caliber, rimfire, breechloading firearm designed by Hartford, Connecticut native Christian Sharps. Presented is an… (765-05) SOLD. Learn More »

BUST VIEW CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL ROBERT RODES WITH CONNECTION TO ONE OF MOSBY’S MEN

BUST VIEW CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL ROBERT RODES WITH CONNECTION TO ONE OF MOSBY’S MEN

Image is a well-known bust view of Rodes in the uniform of a Confederate General. He sports his trademark mustache and well-kept hair. The image has faded some and the paper has light foxing… (697-646) SOLD. Learn More »

US 3-INCH SCHENKL CASE SHOT WITH COMBINATION SCHENKL FUSE

US 3-INCH SCHENKL CASE SHOT WITH COMBINATION SCHENKL FUSE

The body of this shell is in very rough condition. It appears as though the shell was once in a very wet area and freezing and thawing as well as heavy rust took its toll on the body. The shape is… (727-229) SOLD. Learn More »

US 3-INCH PARROTT SHELL CASE SHOT

US 3-INCH PARROTT SHELL CASE SHOT

The body of this shell is mostly smooth and clean with only light chipping and discoloration. The fuse hole is empty allowing a clear view of the matrix and bursting cavity. The iron sabot shows signs… (727-123) SOLD. Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 3-INCH SMOOTH READ SIDE LOADER - WILDERNESS

CONFEDERATE 3-INCH SMOOTH READ SIDE LOADER - WILDERNESS

This shell was cast and then loaded with case shot through a hole on the side which is now plugged with iron, hence the name “side-loader.” The body of this shell is mostly smooth with light… (727-253) SOLD. Learn More »

GEM SIZED TINTYPE OF AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMAN WITH WHITE BABY

GEM SIZED TINTYPE OF AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMAN WITH WHITE BABY

This gem sized tintype comes mounted on a CDV sized card with an impressed ornate frame. The image shows a young adult African American woman holding a white baby on her lap. The way the photo is… (344-1814) SOLD. Learn More »

$30.00
SOLD

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF A YOUNG AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMAN

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF A YOUNG AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMAN

Tintype comes housed in a half cloth case with full brass mat and frame. Image shows a young black woman wearing a light skirt with a tight fitting lighter colored jacket and blouse with a white… (344-1802) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

STEREO CARD OF COTTON PICKING IN PROGRESS

STEREO CARD OF COTTON PICKING IN PROGRESS

This stereo card was produced by the company of Underwood and Underwood and dates from 1895. The image shows a group of black workers picking cotton while a mounted overseer watches in the background.… (344-1807) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

STEREO CARD OF COTTON PICKING IN PROGRESS

STEREO CARD OF COTTON PICKING IN PROGRESS

This stereo card was produced by the Keystone View Company of Underwood and dates from 1909. The image shows a group of black workers picking cotton while a mounted overseer watches in the background.… (344-1805) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

C.S. ARTLLLERY FUSE PLUG

C.S. ARTLLLERY FUSE PLUG

Dug example of a Confederate Artillery brass fuse insert for explosive shot. Recovered at Trevilian Station in Virginia. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (R20147) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

CIVIL WAR ERA MEDICAL SYRINGE

CIVIL WAR ERA MEDICAL SYRINGE

Maker mark patent: “I.R Comb & Goodyear 185_”. Made of India rubber, measuring 7.5” in length with extended with ring handle extended.  Exhibits light wear. Good medical… (M23551) SOLD. Learn More »

AUSTRIAN M1842 PERCUSSION MUZZLE LOADING CARBINE

AUSTRIAN M1842 PERCUSSION MUZZLE LOADING CARBINE

Presented is a Model 1842 Austrian carbine in good plus condition. Carbine, also called the ‘Kammer-Karabiner’, features a huge.75 caliber barrel that is rifled with twelve lands and grooves.… (G3239) SOLD. Learn More »

VERY FINE M1859 SHARPS PERCUSSION CARBINE

VERY FINE M1859 SHARPS PERCUSSION CARBINE

This shoulder arm is a Civil War Model 1859 Sharps carbine made by the Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Company of Hartford, Connecticut circa 1859 to 1862. Carbine is a straight-breech, .52 caliber… (169-463) SOLD. Learn More »

CONFEDERATE .69 CALIBER SOCKET BAYONET IN RELIC CONDITION FROM ANTIETAM – GAVIN COLLECTION

CONFEDERATE .69 CALIBER SOCKET BAYONET IN RELIC CONDITION FROM ANTIETAM - GAVIN COLLECTION

This Civil War relic is a CS-modified socket bayonet in strong condition that was made into a pot hook or body hook. From a Confederate campsite on private fields near Antietam, Maryland, the bayonet… (601-405) SOLD. Learn More »

M1905 BAYONET (AKA M1942)

M1905 BAYONET (AKA M1942)

At the start of WW2 a stockpile of leftover WWI era bayonets was to be supplemented with perhaps 100,000 to 300,000 new production bayonets, and contracts were being negotiated by late 1941. The new,… (E2437) SOLD. Learn More »

US/CS ARTILLERY CHAIN FROM GETTYSBURG

US/CS ARTILLERY CHAIN FROM GETTYSBURG

This is a 26.50 inch length of heavy chain with a “T” bar at each end. These chains are usually referred to as “trace chains” and were used by the artillery to help pull the gun or caisson.… (173-641) SOLD. Learn More »

US NAVAL LIEUTENANT SHOULDER STRAPS

US NAVAL LIEUTENANT SHOULDER STRAPS

Three early Civil War shoulder straps, two matched and complete, one with outer bullion border only. The matched straps feature bullion outer border, with jaceron inner & outer trim. Black velvet… (763-02) SOLD. Learn More »

RELIC CONDITION JEFFERSON DAVIS EAGLE HAT INSIGNIA

RELIC CONDITION JEFFERSON DAVIS EAGLE HAT INSIGNIA

US  M1855 eagle insignia used to pin up the side of the black,  high-crowned, regular army “Hardee” hat [famously worn by the Union “black hat” Iron Brigade during the Civil War.]  Made of… (R20003) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL 1863-DATED US MODEL 1840 N.C.O. SWORD AND SCABBARD BY AMES COMPANY

ORIGINAL 1863-DATED US MODEL 1840 N.C.O. SWORD AND SCABBARD BY AMES COMPANY

This original specimen of an Ames Manufacturing Company product is a Model 1840 N.C.O. sword in good condition. Typical of those carried by Federal non-commissioned officers this blade comes with its… (765-01) SOLD. Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 3-INCH SMOOTH READ SIDE LOADER & COPPER FUSE ADAPTER

CONFEDERATE 3-INCH SMOOTH READ SIDE LOADER & COPPER FUSE ADAPTER

This shell was cast and then loaded with case shot through a hole on the side which is now plugged with lead, hence the name “side-loader.” The body of this shell is mostly smooth with light… (727-108) SOLD. Learn More »

US/CS 3-INCH PARROTT CASE SHOT SHELL WITH REMAINS OF BORMANN FUSE

US/CS 3-INCH PARROTT CASE SHOT SHELL WITH REMAINS OF BORMANN FUSE

The body of this case shot shell has moderate to heavy pitting and light rust throughout. There is an obvious deactivation hole drilled into one side. The iron sabot is complete and may show very… (727-348) SOLD. Learn More »

VERY FINE MODEL 1861 U.S. SPRINGFIELD MUSKET DATED 1862

VERY FINE MODEL 1861 U.S. SPRINGFIELD MUSKET DATED 1862

This Model 1861, .58 caliber, percussion rifle-musket dated 1862 is in complete, very fine condition. Produced at the Federal armory in Springfield, Massachusetts, the musket retains its original… (169-458) SOLD. Learn More »

RUSSIAN CONTRACT WINCHESTER MODEL 1895

RUSSIAN CONTRACT WINCHESTER MODEL 1895

Winchester manufactured 425,800 Model 1895’s from 1896 to 1931. It came in  30-30, 30-06, 30-40 Krag, 303 British, 35 Winchester, 38-72,40-72,405 Winchester, and 7.62 Russian caliber. They had a… (740-399) SOLD. Learn More »

US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED AT MANASSAS

US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED AT MANASSAS

The face of this Pattern 1839 oval US cartridge box plate is clean and free of scratches, dings or dents and has a nice mellow patina throughout. The condition of the face is one of the nicest we have… (173-630) SOLD. Learn More »

LUFTWAFFE FLAK GUNNER’S BADGE

LUFTWAFFE FLAK GUNNER’S BADGE

Very nice badge in beautiful clean condition. The details of the eagle and the flak gun are very precise and crisp. Reverse has a “T” bar pin and correct catch. The maker’s mark on the back is a… (378-30) SOLD. Learn More »

.44 COLT BULLET MOLD

.44 COLT BULLET MOLD

Iron mold in good clean condition. Exterior still has some light signs of bluing as well as some light pitting. Top of sprue cutter is marked “COLT’S PATENT.” Marking is a little thin. Interior… (30-1769) SOLD. Learn More »

COLTON’S MAP OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE CANADA’S ID’D TO CAPT. WILLIAM B. WILLIAMS, 2ND MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY – KILLED IN ACTION AT CEDAR MOUNTAIN, VA IN 1862

COLTON’S MAP OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE CANADA’S ID’D TO CAPT. WILLIAM B. WILLIAMS, 2ND MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY – KILLED IN ACTION AT CEDAR MOUNTAIN, VA IN 1862

Published by J.H. Colton, New York, New York, 1862. Large colored folding map, measuring 30 x 27”. Interior pencil note: “The property of S. Fortescue formerly belonged to Captain Williams Co B 2n… (697-501) SOLD. Learn More »

SMITH & WESSON MODEL NO.1 2ND ISSUE & PHOTO ID’D TO 1ST NEW HAMPSHIRE CAVALRYMAN

SMITH & WESSON MODEL NO.1 2ND ISSUE & PHOTO ID’D TO 1ST NEW HAMPSHIRE CAVALRYMAN

This revolver is in very nice condition. It is a .22 with a 3-3/16 inch barrel. The barrel and the 7-shot cylinder are blued with a silver plated frame. The bluing is worn some but about 60% remains… (655-04) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL, CIVIL WAR, AMES M1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD IN GOOD CONDITION

ORIGINAL, CIVIL WAR, AMES M1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD IN GOOD CONDITION

Here is an Ames Manufacturing Company saber specimen of the type issued to Federal horsemen during the American Civil War. Produced by the Chicopee, Massachusetts firm of Ames Sword Company, this… (757-25) SOLD. Learn More »

REMINGTON MODEL 1917 RIFLE

REMINGTON MODEL 1917 RIFLE

Model 1917 U.S. Magazine Rifles were manufactured by Remington Arms U.M.C.Co and Winchester Repeating Arms Co. In 1917 and 1918 they manufactured a combined total of 2,193,429. They were 30 caliber.… (740-396) SOLD. Learn More »

CONFEDERATE SPUR RECOVERED FROM SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, VA

CONFEDERATE SPUR RECOVERED FROM SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, VA

This Confederate spur measures 4 inches long and 3 inches wide. Both loops are intact but the rowel is missing. The original digger's typed tag reads "Spurs found in Spotsylvania County,… (R19727) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM THE ROSENSTEEL GETTYSBURG COLLECTION

US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM THE ROSENSTEEL GETTYSBURG COLLECTION

This riker box display contains a dropped Union three ring Minie ball and a dropped Confederate Gardner bullet.  Also in the box is a Pattern 1839 Cartridge Box Plate. This plate is from the famous… (M21447) SOLD. Learn More »

US PATTERN 1839 PLATE SKIN FROM THE ROSENSTEEL GETTYSBURG COLLECTION

US PATTERN 1839 PLATE SKIN FROM THE ROSENSTEEL GETTYSBURG COLLECTION

This riker box display contains a dropped Union three ring Minie ball and a dropped Confederate Gardner bullet.  Also in the box is the stamped brass "skin" only of what used to be either a belt… (M21461) SOLD. Learn More »

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM THE ROSENSTEEL GETTYSBURG COLLECTION

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM THE ROSENSTEEL GETTYSBURG COLLECTION

This riker box display contains a dropped Union three ring Minie ball and a dropped Confederate Gardner bullet.  Also in the box is a Pattern 1826 Eagle Breast Plate  meant for wear on the sling of… (M21385) SOLD. Learn More »

MODEL 1868 U. S. SPRINGFIELD RIFLE

MODEL 1868 U. S. SPRINGFIELD RIFLE

51,389 Model 1868 Springfields were manufactured from 1866 to 1872.  They are chambered for the 50 centerfire cartridge.  The breechblock pivoted forward when released by a thumb latch, which was… (768-01) SOLD. Learn More »

1902 INFANTRY CORPORAL’S CHEVRONS

1902 INFANTRY CORPORAL’S CHEVRONS

Matching pair blue wool chevrons with white chain stitched borders. Chevrons meas. approx. 7.00 inches long from edge to point with an 8.00 inch gap across the top. The width of the stripes is approx.… (731-644) SOLD. Learn More »

$15.00
SOLD

1902 ARTILLERY CORPORAL'S CHEVRONS

1902 ARTILLERY CORPORAL'S CHEVRONS

Matching pair of red wool chevrons with black chain stitched borders. Chevrons meas. approx. 7.00 inches long from edge to point with an 8.00 inch gap across the top. The width of the stripes is… (731-643) SOLD. Learn More »

$15.00
SOLD

TWO PIECE “CS” PLATE FROM SPOTSYLVANIA BATTLEFIELD

TWO PIECE “CS” PLATE FROM SPOTSYLVANIA BATTLEFIELD

This is a very nice two piece tongue and wreath “CS” plate. The two pieces were found 25 feet apart but no doubt go together. The patina matches perfectly and the tongue and wreath fit together… (173-632) SOLD. Learn More »

1863 REPORT OF THE CHIEF OF THE BUREAU OF ORDNANCE, NAVY DEPARTMENT

1863 REPORT OF THE CHIEF OF THE BUREAU OF ORDNANCE, NAVY DEPARTMENT

This unbound report is dated December 20, 1863 and covers such topics as how many guns the Navy had on hand, the armament on certain mainline ships, production of foundries, reports on gun carriages… (731-403) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

WARTIME PRINTING OF CONFEDERATE REPORTS OF MURFREESBORO

WARTIME PRINTING OF CONFEDERATE REPORTS OF MURFREESBORO

This is a section taken from a book printed during the war. This coverless pamphlet contains the after action reports of the 1st, 4th, 19th, 31st and 33rd as well as the 84th Tennessee and 9th Texas… (731-402) SOLD. Learn More »

BRANCH STATE BANK AT CHICAGO $5 NOTE

BRANCH STATE BANK AT CHICAGO $5 NOTE

Branch State Bank at Chicago, Illinois. $5 note, serial number 96 and 69, featuring error of inverted serial numbers. Dated 7/12/1839. XF condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS… (173-750) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

THE COLUMBIA BANK WASHTINGTON D.C. $1 NOTE

THE COLUMBIA BANK WASHTINGTON D.C. $1 NOTE

The Columbia Bank, Washington D.C. $1 note, serial number 3180, featuring an eagle with a ship. Dated 8/25/1852. Fine condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (173-745) SOLD. Learn More »

SMALL SIZED PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE

SMALL SIZED PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE

This small sized Pattern 1839 oval “US” belt plate came from an estate sale in Westminster, Maryland which is approx. 23 miles southeast of Gettysburg. The face of the plate has a moderate patina… (2-618) SOLD. Learn More »

US/CS CANISTER ROUND RECOVERED AT ATLANTA

US/CS CANISTER ROUND RECOVERED AT ATLANTA

This item is a large riker box that holds the remains of a US or CS 3.67-inch canister round. The box contains 27 rusted iron canister balls that meas. approx. 1.00 inch in diameter as well as two… (727-321) SOLD. Learn More »

STATE OF NEW YORK CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED AT MANASSAS

STATE OF NEW YORK CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED AT MANASSAS

The face of this SNY cartridge box plate has a nice dark patina but shows wear from use. There are numerous small scratches and a dent in the letter “N.” The dent is small and on only one arm of… (173-633) SOLD. Learn More »

PATTERN 1851 EAGLE SWORD PLATE FROM MANASSAS

PATTERN 1851 EAGLE SWORD PLATE FROM MANASSAS

This Pattern 1851 eagle sword plate is the NCO variety with the applied silver wreath. This plate was meant for wear by NCO’s and mounted enlisted men. It was also a plate that was popular with many… (173-631) SOLD. Learn More »

SMALL GROUP OF BULLETS DUG AT GETTYSBURG

SMALL GROUP OF BULLETS DUG AT GETTYSBURG

This small group of bullets was dug by Gettysburg resident and local relic hunter James Althoff. The lot includes 4 dropped .58 mini balls, 1 dropped Sharps, 1 dropped Williams Cleaner Type 1, 1… (2-627) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

CDV SOLDIER WITH AMPUTEE FRIEND OR RELATIVE

CDV SOLDIER WITH AMPUTEE FRIEND OR RELATIVE

CDV is a full standing view of two young men. One is a soldier who stands with his right hand resting on the shoulder of his friend who is dressed in civilian clothes and standing on crutches. Closer… (697-1102) SOLD. Learn More »

SOAP DISH ID’D TO SOLDIER WHO SERVED IN THREE REGIMENTS

SOAP DISH ID’D TO SOLDIER WHO SERVED IN THREE REGIMENTS

This porcelain soap dish belonged to Grafton Fenno, who served in the 71st New York, the 165th New York and the 3rd Massachusetts Cavalry. The dish meas. approx. 5.00 x 3.75 x 1.50. The top surface is… (172-3148) SOLD. Learn More »

BIBLE NEW TESTAMENT ID’D TO TWO SOLDIERS OF CO. “E”, 49TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

BIBLE NEW TESTAMENT ID’D TO TWO SOLDIERS OF CO. “E”, 49TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

“The New Testament of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ...” Published by the American Bible Society, New York, 1862.  316pp., brown blindstamped covers. Exhibits wear & rubbing at the… (B4797) SOLD. Learn More »

FINE, CONNECTICUT MAKER MARKED, CIVIL WAR CAVALRY CARBINE SWIVEL

FINE, CONNECTICUT MAKER MARKED, CIVIL WAR CAVALRY CARBINE SWIVEL

Here is an example of a carbine swivel hook used by Federal cavalrymen during the Civil War. Constructed of polished steel, this marked artifact has two components: snap hook and its steel sling… (172-3235) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

AMES CONTRACT MODEL 1833 ENLISTED DRAGOON SABER & SCABBARD

AMES CONTRACT MODEL 1833 ENLISTED DRAGOON SABER & SCABBARD

This enlisted man’s saber is an Ames Model 1833 contract dragoon specimen manufactured by the N. P. Ames cutlery firm of Springfield, Mass. The regiment of US Dragoons organized on March 2, 1833 and… (E2428) SOLD. Learn More »

AMES M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD WITH METAL SCABBARD

AMES M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD WITH METAL SCABBARD

Presented here is a fine and original Civil War Model 1850 foot officer’s sword complete with its matching metal scabbard by the Ames Manufacturing Company of Chicopee, Massachusetts. Ames produced… (E2430) SOLD. Learn More »

SPAN-AM WAR PRINT — A RECRUIT’S FAREWELL

SPAN-AM WAR PRINT — A RECRUIT’S FAREWELL

Glorious color lithograph, measuring 15.5 x 20”, mounted in magnificent period gilt frame, with wooden backing & hang-wire. Overall dimensions, 25.5 x 29.5”. Un-titled piece by unknown artist,… (770-04) SOLD. Learn More »

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED FROM CHANCELLORSVILLE, VA

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED FROM CHANCELLORSVILLE, VA

This eagle breast plate has a dark brown patina with some mild dirt. The back has some surface rust and is missing its loops. Accompanied by original digger’s typed tag which reads, “Union Army… (R19507) SOLD. Learn More »

US ARTILLERY 10 INCH MUZZLE COVER

US ARTILLERY 10 INCH MUZZLE COVER

Designed for Columbiads, the muzzle measures 10” in diameter, 3.125” in height. Upper flanged lid has 10.5” diameter, and a centered ring attachment. Lid stencil: “10 INCH”. Original dark… (727-48) SOLD. Learn More »

U.S. EAGLE ENLISTEDMAN’S COAT BUTTON

U.S. EAGLE ENLISTEDMAN’S COAT BUTTON

Excavated example of a union army enlisted man’s fatigue blouse or frock coat button. This specimen measures 18mm in diameter and still retains its original straight standing shank. The manufactures… (173-522) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

U.S. OFFICER’S CUFF SIZE EAGLE I BUTTON

U.S. OFFICER’S CUFF SIZE EAGLE I BUTTON

Excavated example of an Officers eagle I cuff button from Gettysburg, site unknown. The shank on the reverse side is present and is in a straight position. The manufacturer's mark is not… (173-526) SOLD. Learn More »

$15.00
SOLD

PATTERN 1854 GENERAL SERVICE ENLISTED BUTTON

PATTERN 1854 GENERAL SERVICE ENLISTED BUTTON

Excavated example of an enlisted man’s eagle coat button recovered from the first day’s field action at Gettysburg. This specimen measures 19mm in diameter and retains its original (bent) shank.… (173-542) SOLD. Learn More »

$10.00
SOLD

HEAVY ARTILLERY MORTAR POWDER BAG

HEAVY ARTILLERY MORTAR POWDER BAG

Bag is in good unused condition. There one or two very small holes along the top edge but otherwise it is very sound. The bag meas. approx. 15.00 inches across the top and is approx. 19.00 inches… (727-47) SOLD. Learn More »

$97.50
SOLD

“FALLSCHIRM-JÄGER RGT. 1” ELITE UNIT CUFFTITLE

“FALLSCHIRM-JÄGER RGT. 1” ELITE UNIT CUFFTITLE

Original German elite unit sleeve insignia worn by members of the 1st Fallschirmjäger Regiment; the 1st Paratrooper Regiment was attached to the 7th Flieger-Division (1939 – 1943) and the 1st… (M23562) SOLD. Learn More »

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN DAGGER - NSKK/SA

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN DAGGER - NSKK/SA

This dagger apparently started life as an NSKK dagger with a black scabbard. At some point someone painted the scabbard brown to match the handle. The dagger is completely original. The grip is wood… (286-44) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR SURGICAL CHAIN SAW

CIVIL WAR SURGICAL CHAIN SAW

Seven and a half inch piece of linked chain, connected by a hook and two gutta percha handles. Handles good, chain and metallic handle parts exhibit light tarnish. Handle hook-end broken, but still… (M23543) SOLD. Learn More »

MAKER MARKED CAVALRY CARBINE BOX

MAKER MARKED CAVALRY CARBINE BOX

The outer flap of this box shows wear consistent with use. It has light crazing on the top and a corner that is wrinkled from the act of opening and closing the box. The latch-tab is slightly worn but… (655-05) SOLD. Learn More »

“AFRIKAKORPS” ELITE UNIT CUFFTITLE

“AFRIKAKORPS” ELITE UNIT CUFFTITLE

Original German elite unit sleeve insignia worn by members of FM Erwin Rommel’s vaunted Deutsche Afrikakorps (DAK) in North Africa, 1941 – 1943.  Units of Rommel’s DAK authorized to wear the… (M23560) SOLD. Learn More »

“AFRIKA” CAMPAIGN CUFFBAND

“AFRIKA” CAMPAIGN CUFFBAND

Original German campaign sleeve insignia.  Instituted on 15 January 1943, the “Afrika” cuffband was awarded to members of the German armed forces who participated in the campaign in North Africa,… (M23559) SOLD. Learn More »

19TH CENTURY PORTABLE CHESS SET

19TH CENTURY PORTABLE CHESS SET

Nice custom manufactured chess set in turned and carved ivory.  All 32 pieces are present along with the original box (top of this box missing) and hand drawn paper with diagram and dimensions of the… (179-576) SOLD. Learn More »

BOWIE KNIFE WITH NEW YORK TOKEN ATTACHED TO HANDLE

BOWIE KNIFE WITH NEW YORK TOKEN ATTACHED TO HANDLE

The overall length of this knife is approx. 19.25 inches. The handle is approx. 4.50 inches long and is made up of alternating pieces of wood separated by brass rings with thick brass ferrules on each… (172-3108) SOLD. Learn More »

PATTERN 1832 GENERAL STAFF BUTTON

PATTERN 1832 GENERAL STAFF BUTTON

Excavated example of a General Staff Officers eagle coat button recovered from the Culp’s Hill action at Gettysburg. This specimen measures 22mm in diameter and retains its original (Bent) shank.… (173-530) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

PATTERN 1854 GENERAL SERVICE ENLISTED BUTTON

PATTERN 1854 GENERAL SERVICE ENLISTED BUTTON

Excavated example of an enlisted man’s eagle coat button recovered from the first day’s field action at Gettysburg. This specimen measures 19mm in diameter and retains its original (Bent) shank.… (173-541) SOLD. Learn More »

$10.00
SOLD

US/CS STIRRUP FROM GETTYSBURG

US/CS STIRRUP FROM GETTYSBURG

This civilian style brass stirrup is in good condition with a dark patina over the entire surface. This style is typical of the Civil War period but is not military issue. The sides of the stirrup are… (173-644) SOLD. Learn More »

$97.50
SOLD

E. A. PRESCOTT SINGLE ACTION .38 NAVY REVOLVER

E. A. PRESCOTT SINGLE ACTION .38 NAVY REVOLVER

This revolver was produced from 1861 to 1863 with production being stopped due to a patent infringement. Therefore, only a few hundred were made. This particular example has a 7.00 inch octagon barrel… (172-3075) SOLD. Learn More »

SEATED VIEW OF 29TH MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER

SEATED VIEW OF 29TH MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER

Image shows a bearded officer seated in a thoughtful pose. His right arm rests on the back of his chair while his right hand holds his head in a contemplative fashion. The subject wears a light… (697-782) SOLD. Learn More »

“U.S.A. MEDICAL DEPT” TIN CONTAINER

“U.S.A. MEDICAL DEPT” TIN CONTAINER

Empty tin is rectangular in shape, jappaned black, and measures 3.5” x 2”, w/.625” tin spout & original cork. Medical label: “38. / USA MEDICAL DEPT. / Prepared at the / U.S.A. Laboratory… (M23542) SOLD. Learn More »

US MEDICAL DEPARTMENT SPONGE PACKET DATED “U.S./1861”

US MEDICAL DEPARTMENT SPONGE PACKET DATED “U.S./1861”

Linen packet in original wrap, with small “U.S./ 1861” marking in black stencil. Cursive handwriting on the reverse, in faded ink:  “Dr. Cushing / sterile.” Measures 3.5 x 3.5”. Linen… (M23548) SOLD. Learn More »

WATERING BIT FROM GETTYSBURG

WATERING BIT FROM GETTYSBURG

This watering bit is complete and still operates properly. The iron surfaces are covered with a light coat of surface rust throughout. This item was purchased from a local Gettysburg farm sale in the… (173-647) SOLD. Learn More »

$39.50
SOLD

WATERING BIT WITH SECTION OF LEATHER RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

WATERING BIT WITH SECTION OF LEATHER RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

Bit is composed of both rings and both halves of the bit itself. All iron surfaces are rusted with light pitting but all heavy scaly rust has been removed. Still attached to one of the rings is a 3.50… (173-646) SOLD. Learn More »

$39.50
SOLD

CAMP CANDLESTICK HOLDER RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

CAMP CANDLESTICK HOLDER RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

This iron candlestick holder is of the pattern most often found in Civil War camps. It is an iron socket with a sharp spike protruding from the bottom. This one is still caked with rust and the spike… (173-643) SOLD. Learn More »

$39.50
SOLD

ORIGINAL PACK OF 1911 .45 PISTOL AMMUNITION

ORIGINAL PACK OF 1911 .45 PISTOL AMMUNITION

Complete full pack of 20 cartridges for the 1911 .45 automatic pistol. Package has some light wear. Each end of the pack has a cloth pull tab. Red label reads “20 CARTRIDGES, PISTOL BALL-CALIBER .45… (169-333) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

BRITISH PATTERN MARTINI-HENRY SOCKET BAYONET WITH ORIGINAL LEATHER SCABBARD

BRITISH PATTERN MARTINI-HENRY SOCKET BAYONET WITH ORIGINAL LEATHER SCABBARD

This accoutrement is an original angular socket bayonet made for the Martini-Henry breech-loading, single-shot, lever-activated rifle adopted by the British army. Circa 1881 to 1888, the socket bay… (E2426) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN

CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN

[See O’Donnell & Sylvia, p. 87]  Measuring 6.25 in diameter, by 2”, with raised ring in center of both convex faces. Three sling loops & spout [missing cork]. Exhibit dark gray patina,… (727-55) SOLD. Learn More »

MILITIA CROSSBELT PLATE FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

MILITIA CROSSBELT PLATE FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

From the famed Rosensteel collection. Thin brass oval militia plate, possibly Confederate, measuring 2.5 x 3.25” with intact stud hooks and tongue. Face retains oval shape, while exhibiting medium… (173-607) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV OF 42ND WISCONSIN OFFICER

CDV OF 42ND WISCONSIN OFFICER

Bust view shows a young 2nd Lieutenant wearing a dark frock coat and vest. The image is in the center of a frame that is printed right on the card. Just visible inside the frame is one 2nd… (217-198) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV AND STEEL ENGRAVING OF UNION HERO ELMER E. ELLSWORTH

CDV AND STEEL ENGRAVING OF UNION HERO ELMER E. ELLSWORTH

First is a vignette view of Colonel Ellsworth from the knees up. He is posed with one had behind his back and the other rests on his hip. He wears a dark double-breasted frock coat with Colonels… (217-201) SOLD. Learn More »

CLIPPED SIGNATURE OF US VICE PRESIDENT GEORGE CLINTON

CLIPPED SIGNATURE OF US VICE PRESIDENT GEORGE CLINTON

Small slip of paper that meas. approx. 3.50 x 1.75 inches with a bold ink signature at center which reads “GEO. CLINTON” with decorative lines beneath the signature. Some of the paper is missing… (L14466) SOLD. Learn More »

COVER FOR 6TH NORTH CAROLINA LETTER

COVER FOR 6TH NORTH CAROLINA LETTER

Small envelope addressed to a lady care of the Flat River Post Office in Orange County, North Carolina. The envelope is postmarked “HILLSBORO, N.C. DEC. 22, 1861.” The return address on the left… (759-05) SOLD. Learn More »

MAKER MARKED US MODEL 1863 CAVALRY BIT FROM GETTYSBURG

MAKER MARKED US MODEL 1863 CAVALRY BIT FROM GETTYSBURG

This bit is complete with the curb chain, both “US” rosettes and end rings. The bits surfaces are discolored with light surface rust but no pitting. One side is marked “STARBUCK BROS. TROY,… (173-649) SOLD. Learn More »

POWDER FLASK FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

POWDER FLASK FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

This large “clamshell” style tin powder flask is from the well-known Gettysburg Rosensteel family collection. The body of the flask meas. approx. 8.00 inches long x 4.75 inches at its widest. The… (173-640) SOLD. Learn More »

M1902 U.S ARMY / G.A.R. HAT WITH HAT CORD

M1902 U.S ARMY / G.A.R. HAT WITH HAT CORD

Rich black felt, with 1902 regulation “star” side vents. Fore and aft center crease. Brim measures wide 3.25” on sides, 2.75” front & rear. Crown 4.5 to 5”. Regulation triple stitching… (470-06) SOLD. Learn More »

1ST ILLINOIS LIGHT ARTILLERY LETTER

1ST ILLINOIS LIGHT ARTILLERY LETTER

This letter is five pages long and written in ink. It is written in a clear hand and is very legible. The letter was written by Private Charles Stickney of Battery B, 1st Illinois Light Artillery to… (217-213) SOLD. Learn More »

REVOLUTIONARY WAR FORAGE DOCUMENT

REVOLUTIONARY WAR FORAGE DOCUMENT

Slip of paper that meas. approx. 7.75 inches long x 2.25 inches wide and reads: November 24th 1777 In deliver four Waggenors three Days Provisions by order of Daniel Warner B. Q. M…. John Spare M… (L14467) SOLD. Learn More »

$60.00
SOLD

G.A.R. KEPI, POST “471”, LEBANON PA

G.A.R. KEPI, POST “471”, LEBANON PA

Ca.  1910-20. No maker insignia other than a gold “trade mark” stamping on inner crown. Navy blue felt wool, with brass chin-strap buttons, chin-strap, and gilt G.A.R. “471” crest mounted at… (470-07) SOLD. Learn More »

EARLY 19TH CENTURY FREE BLOWN AND CUT PANEL WINE GLASS

EARLY 19TH CENTURY FREE BLOWN AND CUT PANEL WINE GLASS

Nice example of an American produced wine glass, circa 1820-1840 period. This glass incorporates the form of a trumpet bowl with hand cut fluted designs. The stem is of a form known as a baluster type… (179-561) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

1860’s FLINT GLASS WHISKEY TUMBLER

1860’s FLINT GLASS WHISKEY TUMBLER

Nice Civil War era blown mold whiskey tumbler glass with a heavy clear tapered body and octagon fluted base. The base shows quite a bit of abrasion from years of being slid along bar tops and tables.… (179-558) SOLD. Learn More »

$30.00
SOLD

1/6 PLATE TINTYPE – STERN LOOKING UNION ENGINEER

1/6 PLATE TINTYPE – STERN LOOKING UNION ENGINEER

Wearing a slouch hat with Engineer’s insignia on front.  Nearly full length seated view.  Wearing a dark colored frock coat which is probably civilian.  Light colored trousers with wide stripe… (P13237) SOLD. Learn More »

 1/6 PLATE TINTYPE – LOADED WITH REVOLVERS!

1/6 PLATE TINTYPE – LOADED WITH REVOLVERS!

2/3 length standing view of an unidentified Union soldier wearing a forage cap, state issue waist coat, and US belt & buckle.  Tucked into the vest pocket of his jacket is a Remington Revolver,… (P13236) SOLD. Learn More »

GETTYSBURG CENTENNIAL MEDAL

GETTYSBURG CENTENNIAL MEDAL

The ribbon has two blue stripes with a gray stripe in the middle. The obverse of the drop has raised busts of Generals Meade and Lee surrounded by “BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG-THE HIGH WATER MARK.” The… (172-3189) SOLD. Learn More »

$15.00
SOLD

1860 DATED BIBLE

1860 DATED BIBLE

Published by the American Bible Society, New York, 1860. 965pp. Black leather with raised spine bands, with gilt edges, trim and spine lettering. Light to medium rubbing at the extremities. Tight… (450-34) SOLD. Learn More »

MODEL 1861 U.S. PERCUSSION RIFLE - MUSKET

MODEL 1861 U.S. PERCUSSION RIFLE - MUSKET

Cal. 58 “Springfield” manufactured at the Springfield Armory. The lock surface is a gunmetal gray patina in color with some pitting around the eagle motif. Markings “Eagle” with” U.S.”… (648-11) SOLD. Learn More »

$2,950.00
Originally $3,495.00


SOLD

US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM THE ROSENSTEEL FAMILY COLLECTION

US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM THE ROSENSTEEL FAMILY COLLECTION

Standard issue oval US cartridge box plate with dark patina to face. Small dent along one edge. Back has 98% of the lead fill with just a little missing in area of dent. No hooks. Museum accession… (173-627) SOLD. Learn More »

19TH CENTURY APOTHECARY GRADUATED & ETCHED BEAKER

19TH CENTURY APOTHECARY GRADUATED & ETCHED BEAKER

Nice example of a hand blown glass pharmaceutical Laboratory beaker from the firm of WHITEHALL & TATUM of Pennsylvania.  Etched on the left side are the graduated measurements of 1/4, 1/2, 1,… (179-591) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

MODEL 1888 SPRINGFIELD ‘TRAPDOOR’ RIFLE

MODEL 1888 SPRINGFIELD ‘TRAPDOOR’ RIFLE

Produced by the Springfield Armory, this Model 1888 ‘Trapdoor’, .45 caliber, breechloading, centerfire rifle is one of over 230,000 of all types made from 1868 through 1891. Barrel has government… (G3220) SOLD. Learn More »

1864 57TH OHIO SOLDIER LETTER – THE ATLANTA CAMPAIGN

1864 57TH OHIO SOLDIER LETTER – THE ATLANTA CAMPAIGN

2 ¼  page letter in ink on 8” x 10” paper.  Dated Acworth, GA, June 6, 1864.  Written by Andrew Dieffenbach of Company E, 57th OVI, 1st Brig., 2nd Div, 15th Army Corps. The letter is directed… (765-09) SOLD. Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

EARLY 19TH CENTURY FREE BLOWN AND CUT PANEL WINE GLASS

EARLY 19TH CENTURY FREE BLOWN AND CUT PANEL WINE GLASS

Nice example of an American produced wine glass, circa 1820-1840 period. This glass incorporates the form of a trumpet bowl with hand cut fluted designs. The stem is of a form known as a baluster type… (179-562) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

1860’S MINIATURE CLEAR GLASS MUG WITH PANELED BASE

1860’S MINIATURE CLEAR GLASS MUG WITH PANELED BASE

Essentially a shot capacity size whiskey glass with an added handle, mostly used to measure amounts from Back Bar Bottles for mixed drinks. 2 1/4” in height by 2”across the… (179-559) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

1860’S COBALT BLUE SHOT GLASS

1860’S COBALT BLUE SHOT GLASS

Nice scarce example of a Civil War period fluted body shot glass in cobalt blue with a rough pontiled base. Complete, no chips or damages. 2 ½” in height by 2 1/8” in diameter across the… (179-560) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

EYE-GLASSES AND CASE DUG IN CONFEDERATE TRENCH AT SPOTSYLVANIA – GAVIN COLLECTION

EYE-GLASSES AND CASE DUG IN CONFEDERATE TRENCH AT SPOTSYLVANIA – GAVIN COLLECTION

Long oval brass case with missing hinge that meas. approx. 4.75 inches long x 1.25 inches wide.  Both pieces of the cover have a crack in the same place but one is a little more severe than the… (601-460) SOLD. Learn More »

FIRED US ARTILLERY FRICTION PRIMER - RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

FIRED US ARTILLERY FRICTION PRIMER - RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

This relic friction primer is in good condition and still has the wire protruding from the side. The item comes in a small plastic bag that has typed on it “SPOTSYLVANIA -APRIL 1954-CANNON PRIMER-CS… (670-14) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR PAPERWEIGHT

GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR PAPERWEIGHT

This glass paperweight souvenir from a GAR encampment reads “28Th NATIONAL G.A.R. ENCAMPMENT / SEPT. 1894 / PITTSBURGH.” It features a GAR ribbon and medal design in the center. Some of the medal… (217-228) SOLD. Learn More »

$40.00
SOLD

C.S. ARTLLLERY FUSE PLUG

C.S. ARTLLLERY FUSE PLUG

Dug example of a Confederate Artillery brass fuse insert for explosive shot. Recovered at Trevilian Station in Virginia. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (R20144) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

RELICS RECOVERED AT THE SHERFY FARM AT GETTYSBURG

RELICS RECOVERED AT THE SHERFY FARM AT GETTYSBURG

This collection of relics from the Battle of Gettysburg was found where, on July 2, 1863, Union artillery batteries fired across the Emmitsburg Road into the Sherfy Farm to stop Barksdale’s… (173-620) SOLD. Learn More »

LOADED RELIC REMINGTON REVOLVER RECOVERED AT COLD HARBOR

LOADED RELIC REMINGTON REVOLVER RECOVERED AT COLD HARBOR

This is a New Model 1858 Remington revolver that is complete except for a small piece of the wood grip. All metal surfaces are heavily pitted but all active rust has been removed. The loading lever… (172-3131) SOLD. Learn More »

POTSDAM BAYONET

POTSDAM BAYONET

Metal surfaces have a very dark finish with very light pitting throughout. The knuckle between the socket and the blade is stamped with “155” and the collar is stamped with a “19.” The blade… (193-55) SOLD. Learn More »

M1842 USN PISTOL DATED 1854

M1842 USN PISTOL DATED 1854

.54 Caliber, smoothbore percussion single shot. Lock-plate markings: “N.P. ADAMS/SPRINGFIELD/ MASS……USN/ 1844”. Barrel markings: “JCB/P”. Inspector cartouches, left wrist: “RP” &… (763-08) SOLD. Learn More »

ARSENAL MARKED INDIAN WAR MCKEEVER CARTRIDGE BOX WITH AMMO

ARSENAL MARKED INDIAN WAR MCKEEVER CARTRIDGE BOX WITH AMMO

The leather on this box is in good condition despite some light surface crazing. The embossed “US” is visible and the bottom of the latch-tab is marked “ROCK ISLAND.” The reverse of the box… (172-3139) SOLD. Learn More »

MAKER MARKED PERCUSSION CAP BOX

MAKER MARKED PERCUSSION CAP BOX

The exterior leather on this box is in good condition throughout with only light surface crackling on the lower outer flap in the area of the latch-tab. The inner flap is in excellent condition with… (172-3140) SOLD. Learn More »

WATERING BIT FROM GETTYSBURG

WATERING BIT FROM GETTYSBURG

Iron watering bit with both rings. This relic was recovered along the Baltimore Pike in Gettysburg. It is in good condition in that it is complete and solid. Heavy rust… (R20114) SOLD. Learn More »

$8.00
SOLD

DOOR OR FENCE LATCH FROM GETTYSBURG

DOOR OR FENCE LATCH FROM GETTYSBURG

This relic is an iron split pin from a fence or door latch. Item was recovered along the Baltimore Pike in Gettysburg. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE… (R20111) SOLD. Learn More »

$6.00
SOLD

PEWTER CANTEEN SPOUT WITH INITIALS FROM GETTYSBURG

PEWTER CANTEEN SPOUT WITH INITIALS FROM GETTYSBURG

This relic is a pewter canteen spout that has been flattened. Scratched into the pewter are the initials “G. H. B.” Item was recovered along the Baltimore Pike in… (R20115) SOLD. Learn More »

$10.00
SOLD

PEWTER CANTEEN SPOUT FROM GETTYSBURG

PEWTER CANTEEN SPOUT FROM GETTYSBURG

This relic is a pewter canteen spout in good condition considering it is still holding its shape. Item was recovered along the Baltimore Pike in Gettysburg. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS… (R20113) SOLD. Learn More »

$6.00
SOLD

SPLIT CANISTER BALL FROM GETTYSBURG

SPLIT CANISTER BALL FROM GETTYSBURG

This relic is a large iron canister ball that split into two halves. Item was recovered along the Baltimore Pike in Gettysburg. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (R20110) SOLD. Learn More »

$27.50
SOLD

BULLET MADE INTO A NIPPLE PROTECTOR FROM GETTYSBURG

BULLET MADE INTO A NIPPLE PROTECTOR FROM GETTYSBURG

This relic is a bullet that was carved and used as a nipple protector on a musket. The outline of the hammer face can be seen on the top and the imprint of the nipple can be discerned on the… (R20116) SOLD. Learn More »

$8.00
SOLD

HARNESS BUCKLE FROM GETTYSBURG

HARNESS BUCKLE FROM GETTYSBURG

This relic is a complete iron buckle. It was recovered along the Baltimore Pike in Gettysburg. All heavy rust has been removed and the surfaces stabilized. A buckle of this size can be from a belt,… (R20112) SOLD. Learn More »

$2.00
SOLD

FOLDED POCKETKNIFE FROM GETTYSBURG

FOLDED POCKETKNIFE FROM GETTYSBURG

This relic is a folded pocketknife with blades still present. Item was recovered along the Taneytown Road in Gettysburg. Most of the wood remains as do the metal escutcheon on the side and both… (R20109) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

SECTION OF RAMROD FROM GETTYSBURG

SECTION OF RAMROD FROM GETTYSBURG

Iron ramrod that looks to be from a Model 1861 Springfield. This relic was recovered along the Tanneytown Road in Gettysburg. Item is the upper portion of the ramrod with the tulip and 6.00 inches of… (R20105) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

KEPI BUCKLE FROM GETTYSBURG

KEPI BUCKLE FROM GETTYSBURG

Small brass buckle used on the chinstraps of forage caps and kepis. This one was recovered along the Baltimore Pike in Gettysburg. It is in good relic condition and still shows some original color on… (R20108) SOLD. Learn More »

$6.00
SOLD

SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF TWO UNION SOLDIERS IN RAIN COATS

SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF TWO UNION SOLDIERS IN RAIN COATS

Nice view of two Union soldiers seated side by side with their hands clasped in their lap. Each man wears an oilcloth raincoat. At first look both men appear to be wearing ponchos but upon closer… (129-13) SOLD. Learn More »

PATTERN 1839 OVAL US BELT PLATE AND BULLETS FROM THE ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION OF GETTYSBURG

PATTERN 1839 OVAL US BELT PLATE AND BULLETS FROM THE ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION OF GETTYSBURG

This riker box display contains a dropped Union three ring minie ball and a dropped Confederate Gardner bullet. Also in the box is a Pattern 1839 oval “US” belt plate meant for wear on the Union… (M21411) SOLD. Learn More »

PATTERN 1839 OVAL US BELT PLATE AND BULLETS FROM THE ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION OF GETTYSBURG

PATTERN 1839 OVAL US BELT PLATE AND BULLETS FROM THE ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION OF GETTYSBURG

This riker box display contains a dropped Union three ring minie ball and a dropped Confederate Gardner bullet. Also in the box is a Pattern 1839 oval “US” belt plate meant for wear on the Union… (R19073) SOLD. Learn More »

PATTERN 1839 OVAL US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE AND BULLETS FROM THE ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION OF GETTYSBURG

PATTERN 1839 OVAL US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE AND BULLETS FROM THE ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION OF GETTYSBURG

This riker box display contains a dropped Union three ring minie ball and a dropped Confederate Gardner bullet. Also in the box is a Pattern 1839 oval “US” plate meant for wear on the outer flap… (M21314) SOLD. Learn More »

WAIST BELT AND CAP BOX ID’D TO 7TH MINNESOTA SOLDIER WOUNDED AT NASHVILLE

WAIST BELT AND CAP BOX ID’D TO 7TH MINNESOTA SOLDIER WOUNDED AT NASHVILLE

The leather of the waist belt is in good condition. It shows light wear from age and storage but is still supple and strong. The end opposite the buckle had a brass keeper but it was removed long ago,… (172-3134) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR ERA ‘SEA BAG’

ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR ERA ‘SEA BAG’

Of the Civil War era, this article was a mainstay of personal equipment carried and stored by all nautical seamen in the military or on private vessels. The sea bag was utilized by the sea-going… (763-07) SOLD. Learn More »

US ARTILLERY GREASE BUCKET FROM SPANGLER FARM AT GETTYSBURG

US ARTILLERY GREASE BUCKET FROM SPANGLER FARM AT GETTYSBURG

This iron artillery tar/grease bucket is from the well-known collection of the late John Geiselman. The bucket was recovered on the George Spangler farm which sits between the Baltimore Pike and the… (173-597) SOLD. Learn More »

UNION MUSTER-OUT ROLL FOR CO. E, 5th CONNECTICUT VOLUNTEER INFANTRY REGIMENT

UNION MUSTER-OUT ROLL FOR CO. E, 5th CONNECTICUT VOLUNTEER INFANTRY REGIMENT

Presented here is an original Union army muster-out roll / pay roll document for Company E, 5th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry dated just after the Civil War. This early regiment saw extensive hard… (422-153) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR U.S. NAVAL OFFICER’S FROCK COAT

CIVIL WAR U.S. NAVAL OFFICER’S FROCK COAT

Navy blue, doubled-breasted, 18 button wool frock, with original buttons. Collar hooks, green velvet inner lining, with white linen inner sleeves, & inner belt hook cinch in the rear at the waist.… (763-10) SOLD. Learn More »

MILITIA SABER BLADE FROM FREDERICKSBURG BATTLEFIELD

MILITIA SABER BLADE FROM FREDERICKSBURG BATTLEFIELD

Relic saber blade recovered from the area of Hamilton’s Crossing on the Fredericksburg battlefield. The blade is complete from the tang to the point. It meas. approx. 1.25 inches wide at the ricasso… (R19584) SOLD. Learn More »

CONFEDERATE SPUR ROWEL

CONFEDERATE SPUR ROWEL

Crudely made brass rowel. It meas. approx. 1.50 inches across. All teeth present. Comes with an old typed label that reads “FOUND IN CONFEDERATE WINTER CAMPSITE IN ORANGE COUNTY, VA. SEPTEMBER… (R19904) SOLD. Learn More »

$29.50
SOLD

CIVIL WAR U.S. NAVY ENLISTED FATIGUE CAP

CIVIL WAR U.S. NAVY ENLISTED FATIGUE CAP

[See Echoes of Glory, Arms and Equipment of the Union, p. 167]. Made of blue wool, with four side-earflaps, buttoned and trimmed, with circular, trimmed top knot, and linen chin straps. Wool contains… (763-12) SOLD. Learn More »

CLASSIC PRUSSIAN ‘POTSDAM’ MODEL 1809 PERCUSSION MUSKET

CLASSIC PRUSSIAN ‘POTSDAM’ MODEL 1809 PERCUSSION MUSKET

This original German longarm is a .72 caliber, Potsdam Model 1809 smoothbore, single-shot muzzleloader in good condition. Musket measures a total length of almost 57” with a 41¼” long barrel and… (193-54) SOLD. Learn More »

NORTH CAROLINA STATE SEAL BUTTON FROM GETTYSBURG

NORTH CAROLINA STATE SEAL BUTTON FROM GETTYSBURG

Face only of a two piece coat sized North Carolina state seal button. Face is solid but bottom edge is curled. There is also much discoloration on the surface. No back is present. A modern label with… (173-603) SOLD. Learn More »

VIRGINIA STATE SEAL BUTTON FROM GETTYSBURG

VIRGINIA STATE SEAL BUTTON FROM GETTYSBURG

Two piece coat sized Virginia Militia button (Tice VA229A1-Alberts VA 15.) Face has slight push and some discoloration from ground action. Reverse has depressed mark that reads “HORSTMANN &… (173-602) SOLD. Learn More »

US GENERAL SERVICE EAGLE BUTTON FROM GETTYSBURG

US GENERAL SERVICE EAGLE BUTTON FROM GETTYSBURG

Standard issue General Service coat sized eagle button. The face is in good condition with no dings or dents. The face is discolored from ground action and fertilizer. Reverse has a bent shank and a… (173-606) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

CDV FULL STANDING VIEW OF ILLINOIS ARTILERYMAN IN NON-REGULATION COAT

CDV FULL STANDING VIEW OF ILLINOIS ARTILERYMAN IN NON-REGULATION COAT

Image shows Sergeant Frederick Deane of The Chicago Board of Trade Battery posed by a podium or low table. He wears a kepi with small crossed cannons on the front, a light double-breasted jacket with… (217-199) SOLD. Learn More »

POST-WAR LETTER WRITTEN BY CS MAJOR GENERAL LAFAYETTE McLAWS

POST-WAR LETTER WRITTEN BY CS MAJOR GENERAL LAFAYETTE McLAWS

Very fine condition seven page letter (four 7 5/8” x 9 ¾”pages, three are front & back); in ink.  The final page with McLaws’ signature is housed in an archival safe frame which measures… (746-02) SOLD. Learn More »

ATLANTA STYLE CSA RECTANGULAR BELT PLATE

ATLANTA STYLE CSA RECTANGULAR BELT PLATE

Plate meas. approx. 2 5/8  inches across x 1 7/8 inches high. It has a raised border with “C.S.A.” at center. The face has a nice dark patina and some light scattered discoloration from ground… (R20084) SOLD. Learn More »

PIECE OF A FLAG FROM THE USS BROOKLYN

PIECE OF A FLAG FROM THE USS BROOKLYN

Nicely matted & framed section of flag which includes a copy of a black and white photograph of the ship, and a copy of a handwritten note identifying the flag.  The frame measures 12 1/4" x 15… (M23450) SOLD. Learn More »

COLT MODEL 1862 POLICE REVOLVER WITH MATCHING NUMBERS

COLT MODEL 1862 POLICE REVOLVER WITH MATCHING NUMBERS

This early specimen Colt sidearm is a .36 caliber Colt Model 1862 Police revolver. Considered by many gun collectors to be the pinnacle of the Colt’s factory streamlined revolver design, this… (218-404) SOLD. Learn More »

$1,195.00
Originally $1,250.00


SOLD

MODEL 1863 U.S. PERCUSSION RIFLE – MUSKET TYPE II, a.k.a. MODEL 1864

MODEL 1863 U.S. PERCUSSION RIFLE – MUSKET TYPE II, a.k.a. MODEL 1864

Cal. 58 “Springfield” produced by Springfield Armory. The lock surface is dark brown with a matching hammer. Markings “Eagle” with” U.S.” over SPRINGFIELD” and the date “1864” remain… (218-400) SOLD. Learn More »

$1,595.00
Originally $1,750.00


SOLD

MODEL 1861 U.S. SPRINGFIELD MUSKET DATED 1861

MODEL 1861 U.S. SPRINGFIELD MUSKET DATED 1861

Model 1861, .58 caliber, percussion rifle-musket dated 1861 in complete, very good condition produced by the Federal armory in Springfield, Mass. Musket retains its original stock, original iron… (218-389) SOLD. Learn More »

$2,295.00
Originally $2,495.00


SOLD

US NAVY SEWING PALM

US NAVY SEWING PALM

Well broken-in leather sewing palm. The main body of the item is constructed of leather with a raised brass thimble at center. The side of the brass thimble is embossed with an anchor. There is a good… (763-05) SOLD. Learn More »

DIARY OF CAPTAIN JOHN F. CASNER, 91ST PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

DIARY OF CAPTAIN JOHN F. CASNER, 91ST PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

Group of four small books comprising the wartime diary of Captain John F. Casner of Company K, 91st Pennsylvania Volunteers. John F. Casner, Sr. was 40 years old when he raised Company K of the 91st… (465-120) SOLD. Learn More »

FINE CIVIL WAR REGULATION MODEL 1851 PATTERN U.S. OFFICER’S RECTANGULAR SWORD BELT PLATE

FINE CIVIL WAR REGULATION MODEL 1851 PATTERN U.S. OFFICER’S RECTANGULAR SWORD BELT PLATE

This Federal rectangular eagle / wreath waist belt plate is a typical Model 1851 officer’s early war specimen. In fine overall condition, this convex-shaped brass device measures 51 x 84 mm and was… (M23042) SOLD. Learn More »

EARLY CIVIL WAR NAVAL LIEUTENANT’S INSIGNIA

EARLY CIVIL WAR NAVAL LIEUTENANT’S INSIGNIA

This insignia meas. approx. 3.25 inches across x 2.00 inches wide. It has a horizontal anchor done in silver bullion thread inside a laurel wreath of gold bullion thread. All embroidery is done on… (763-03) SOLD. Learn More »

LATE CIVIL WAR NAVAL SURGEON’S INSIGNIA

LATE CIVIL WAR NAVAL SURGEON’S INSIGNIA

This insignia meas. approx. 2.75 inches across x 1.75 inches wide. It has an oak leaf done in gold bullion thread inside a laurel wreath which is also done in gold bullion thread. The edges of the… (763-11) SOLD. Learn More »

PAIR OF CIVIL WAR NAVY PAYMASTER’S SHOULDER STRAPS

PAIR OF CIVIL WAR NAVY PAYMASTER’S SHOULDER STRAPS

These matching pair of shoulder straps each have a thick single border of bullion thread with an inner and outer jaceron border of twisted bullion thread. The rank field at center is black velvet with… (763-04) SOLD. Learn More »

PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

The face of this plate is clean and smooth with a nice rich, deep, dark patina. There is one small barely perceptible dent on the edge above the letter “S.” There are also very small amounts of… (173-610) SOLD. Learn More »

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

The face of this plate has a nice dark patina and is free from dings and dents. There are very small amounts of discoloration around the edge. The reverse has 95% of the lead fill but no hooks. This… (173-611) SOLD. Learn More »

MUSKET LOCKPLATE RECOVERED FROM PORT GIBSON, MISSISSIPPI

MUSKET LOCKPLATE RECOVERED FROM PORT GIBSON, MISSISSIPPI

This musket lockplate exhibits some surface rust and pitting. It measures 6.5 inches long. The original digger's typed tag reads "Musket Lock Plate Found on the Port Gibson, Miss. Battlefield… (R19560) SOLD. Learn More »

$27.50
Originally $49.50


SOLD

GROUP OF NAVAL BUTTONS RECOVERED FROM BERKLEY PLANTATION

GROUP OF NAVAL BUTTONS RECOVERED FROM BERKLEY PLANTATION

This group of relic naval buttons features five buttons of various sizes. Only one of the buttons features its original shank. The original digger's typed tag reads "Navy Buttons Berkley Plantation… (R19897) SOLD. Learn More »

$22.00
Originally $39.50


SOLD

.36 CALIBER MAYNARD CLEANING SHIELD

.36 CALIBER MAYNARD CLEANING SHIELD

This casing was put into the receiver of the Maynard while cleaning it. (See page 190 of Round Ball to Rimfire: A History of Civil War Small Arms Ammunition Part 4, A Contribution to the History of… (R19336) SOLD. Learn More »

$200.00
Originally $225.00


SOLD

CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN RECOVERED AT FREDERICKSBURG

CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN RECOVERED AT FREDERICKSBURG

Nearly complete Confederate tin drum canteen dug from the Confederate winter camp at Fredericksburg, Va. Canteen meas. approx. 6.00 inches across. One side is crushed in like it was run over by a… (R19447) SOLD. Learn More »

$295.00
Originally $495.00


SOLD

INVITATION TO THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG

INVITATION TO THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG

These invitations were sent out to veterans and VIPs for the 1938 reunion. Nice embossed US and Confederate flags in wreath at top. This one has a fold across center with a one inch separation along… (L14461B) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

UNION VETERANS’ PATRIOTIC LEAGUE ENVELOPE

UNION VETERANS’ PATRIOTIC LEAGUE ENVELOPE

The envelope is in used condition and is addressed to a veteran named James A. Brown in Clarksburg, Ohio. The interesting thing about this item is the left side is dominated by a Civil War period… (282-312) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

GAR BUSINESS CARD FOR 10TH NEW HAMPSHIRE SOLDIER

GAR BUSINESS CARD FOR 10TH NEW HAMPSHIRE SOLDIER

Card meas. approx. 4.00 inches x 2.25 inches with an embossed GAR slouch hat and sword in the upper left corner. Script at center reads “M. H. BELL, CO.G, 10th N.H. REGIMENT.” Bottom left… (172-3112) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

CDV COLLAGE OF UNION GENERALS

CDV COLLAGE OF UNION GENERALS

This CDV features 31 small bust view illustrations of Union Generals. Some of the Generals pictured are:   Winfield Scott John A. Dix Ben Butler Henry Halleck Franz Sigel Robert Anderson Nathaniel… (P13143) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

CIVIL WAR ENGRAVING OF MAJOR GENERAL WILLIAM T. SHERMAN

CIVIL WAR ENGRAVING OF MAJOR GENERAL WILLIAM T. SHERMAN

CDV sized Civil War period engraving of the famous Union General William Tecumseh Sherman. His accomplishments and career is too well known to be repeated here. Image is clean and clear. Period ink… (P13144) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

MARYLAND MILITIA STAFF OFFICER'S COAT BUTTON

MARYLAND MILITIA STAFF OFFICER'S COAT BUTTON

Produced by Scovill circa 1860's, this three piece coat size button intended for pre-war Maryland Militia staff officers.  Button depicts state seal of Maryland: a shield with a fisherman,… (622-87) SOLD. Learn More »

$300.00
Originally $350.00


SOLD

SOUTH CAROLINA MILITIA COAT BUTTON

SOUTH CAROLINA MILITIA COAT BUTTON

Two piece convex button, coat size. Seal of South Carolina, a palmetto tree with "S C". The Latin word "opibusque" is misspelled "opirusque", a die maker's error. BM: "HORSTMANN & ALLIEN / (dot)… (622-79) SOLD. Learn More »

$225.00
Originally $275.00


SOLD

GERMAN KURLAND CAMPAIGN CUFFBAND

GERMAN KURLAND CAMPAIGN CUFFBAND

Rare original campaign award for Wehrmacht defenders of the isolated Kurland pocket. The Soviet offensive in January 1945 cut off German Army Group North from the rest of the German forces defending… (476-68) SOLD. Learn More »

LARGE FRUIT/RATION CAN RECOVERED AT PETERSBURG

LARGE FRUIT/RATION CAN RECOVERED AT PETERSBURG

Tin ration can measures approximately 4.75 inches tall by 4.00 inches across.  Body has moderate to heavy surface rust and no holes.  Top cut open.  One side is slightly dented causing a slightly… (173-217) SOLD. Learn More »

$39.50
SOLD

SECTION OF FRYING PAN DUG AT PETERSBURG

SECTION OF FRYING PAN DUG AT PETERSBURG

Rusted iron frying pan bottom meas. approx. 6.75 inches across the bottom with a 1.75 inch rim. One small hole on edge. Heavy rust has been cleaned and preservative added. Recovered in Confederate… (173-190) SOLD. Learn More »

$39.50
SOLD

EARLY ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR .50 CALIBER SMITH CARBINE

EARLY ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR .50 CALIBER SMITH CARBINE

Single-shot, breechloading, percussion firearm used by Federal mounted forces during the Civil War. This .50 caliber carbine was invented and patented by physician Gilbert Smith of Buttermilk Falls,… (740-348) SOLD. Learn More »

REPRESENTATIVE CIVIL WAR THREE-SCREW COLT MODEL 1860 ARMY REVOLVER

REPRESENTATIVE CIVIL WAR THREE-SCREW COLT MODEL 1860 ARMY REVOLVER

This cap and ball percussion sidearm is a Civil War Colt Model 1860 Army revolver in good overall condition. These sidearms were in production from 1860 through 1873 and were the successor to the Colt… (172-2907) SOLD. Learn More »

VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE CADET COAT BUTTON

VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE CADET COAT BUTTON

Two part low convex coat button. "D. EVANS & CO. / ATTLEBORO" dm on riband with flower. Shank present. Very nice gilt patina, slightly dull. Excellent condition. Albert's SU408, Tice's… (622-61) SOLD. Learn More »

$60.00
Originally $90.00


SOLD

CONFEDERATE 3.67 READ PARROT SHELL RECOVERED AT COLD HARBOR

CONFEDERATE 3.67 READ PARROT SHELL RECOVERED AT COLD HARBOR

This shell stands approx. 10.25 inches high and has a coppering sabot with a pronounced ring just below the nose. The sabot shows signs of rifling. The body of the shell is smooth with just light… (R20157) SOLD. Learn More »

RELIC PATTERN 1839 U.S. INFANTRY WAIST BELT PLATE

RELIC PATTERN 1839 U.S. INFANTRY WAIST BELT PLATE

Excavated example of the pre-Civil War /early war (1857-1863) period infantry waist belt plate with the stud (Puppy Paw) type attachments and hook tongue still present. This specimen shows the… (R20177) SOLD. Learn More »

SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN WITH ORIGINAL COVER AND SLING

SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN WITH ORIGINAL COVER AND SLING

Standard Model 1858 smoothside canteen with complete linen sling and dark blue cover. The body of the canteen has a moderate dent at the center of each side. Due to the cover the dents have to be felt… (217-223) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S SASH

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S SASH

Sash is complete length with acorn and tassels on each end. The body of the sash has some small scattered pulls. Near the center there is a pull about 6 inches long but this is the largest. There is… (450-42) SOLD. Learn More »

FANTASTIC DOUBLE CONFEDERATE SIXTH PLATE TINTYPES

FANTASTIC DOUBLE CONFEDERATE SIXTH PLATE TINTYPES

This full cloth covered case contains two sixth plate tintypes of well-dressed and armed Confederates. Each soldier stands at the position of “ATTENTION” and wear similar uniforms. When the case… (217-215) SOLD. Learn More »

M1860 AMES NAVAL CUTLASS DATED 1862

M1860 AMES NAVAL CUTLASS DATED 1862

Here is a good original example of an Ames 1862-dated government naval cutlass that would have been carried by U.S. Navy seamen aboard ship during the Civil War. The blade on this boarding cutlass… (E2420) SOLD. Learn More »

61st OHIO SOLDIER’S LETTER – EYEWITNESS TO THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG

61st OHIO SOLDIER’S LETTER – EYEWITNESS TO THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG

Dated “Camp Near Burlin [Berlin] Maryland / July the 16 – 63” and written by Abraham Bope to his father, the letter is 4 pages in length and written in ink.  Signed with full ID, “Abraham… (765-08) SOLD. Learn More »

UNDATED FOUR PAGE LETTER WRITTEN BY PVT. CHARLES L. BONNEY, 103RD OHIO VOLUNTEERS

UNDATED FOUR PAGE LETTER WRITTEN BY PVT. CHARLES L. BONNEY, 103RD OHIO VOLUNTEERS

A 4 page letter written in pencil on patriotic paper, with unstamped patriotic cover.  Cover has a nice patriotic engraving but shows wear and tear around its edges.  The stationary features a… (765-12) SOLD. Learn More »

$55.00
SOLD

1862 HANDWRITTEN PASS FOR 58TH OHIO SOLDIER, HEADQUARTERS OF ARMY OF THE SOUTH WEST

1862 HANDWRITTEN PASS FOR 58TH OHIO SOLDIER, HEADQUARTERS OF ARMY OF THE SOUTH WEST

Nice handwritten pass for 1st Lt. P.A. Bishop of the 58th Ohio to go to Memphis and signed by Geo. O. Lakalski, Aid and 1st Lt of 2d Cavalry.  Lakalski was on the staff Gen. F. Steele, Comdg. Peter… (765-10) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

P.O.W. / ANDERSONVILLE DOCUMENT - “LIST OF PRICES AT A RESTURANT AT CAMP SUMTER / ANDERSONVILLE GEORGIA.”

P.O.W. / ANDERSONVILLE DOCUMENT - “LIST OF PRICES AT A RESTURANT AT CAMP SUMTER / ANDERSONVILLE GEORGIA.”

Dated June 2, 1864. 2pp., in ink, on lined paper, measuring 9.75 x 7.75”. Fold-marks exhibit extensive professional restoration, neatly done. Paper exhibits light soiling and staining. Else VG,… (287-76) SOLD. Learn More »

LINCOLN CONSPIRACY TRIAL—THE PROSECUTION CASE IN THE TRIAL OF MARY SURRATT, DAVID E. HEROLD, LEWIS PAYNE, SAMUEL MUDD, et al.

LINCOLN CONSPIRACY TRIAL—THE PROSECUTION CASE IN THE TRIAL OF MARY SURRATT, DAVID E. HEROLD, LEWIS PAYNE, SAMUEL MUDD, et al.

The Argument of John A. Bingham, Special Judge Advocate, delivered June 27 and 28, 1865, before the Military Commission, Washington, D./C. Published by the Government Printing Office, Washington:… (287-55) SOLD. Learn More »

MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD & PHOTO ID’D TO 4TH RHODE ISLAND OFFICER

MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD & PHOTO ID’D TO 4TH RHODE ISLAND OFFICER

This sword and photo belonged to George Rex White who served as a Sergeant and Lieutenant in Company F, 4th Rhode Island Infantry. The sword is a Model 1850 Foot Officer’s sword minus the scabbard.… (172-3153) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR RIFLE SLING

CIVIL WAR RIFLE SLING

Leather sling for a Model 1855, 1861 or 1863 Springfield or contract musket in good condition. It has a sewn loop on one end and brass hook on the other. Also present is the sliding leather keeper.… (M23407) SOLD. Learn More »

DAMAGED ESCUTCHEON FOR COLOR BEARER AND POW OF 59TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

DAMAGED ESCUTCHEON FOR COLOR BEARER AND POW OF 59TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

This item is the center section of an escutcheon that has seen better days. The actual art work is in good condition but the surrounding mount is stained, torn and chipped in numerous places. The… (740-823) SOLD. Learn More »

WORLD WAR TWO JAPANESE MEDAL IN THE ORIGINAL BOX

WORLD WAR TWO JAPANESE MEDAL IN THE ORIGINAL BOX

Medal consists of a white ribbon with an orange stripe on each end. The ribbon is folded into a triangular pattern. Attached to the ribbon is a star shaped drop with eight arms that end in a circle.… (M23359) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

WORLD WAR TWO JAPANESE MEDAL IN THE ORIGINAL BOX

WORLD WAR TWO JAPANESE MEDAL IN THE ORIGINAL BOX

Medal consists of a white ribbon with a red stripe on each end. Attached to the ribbon is a leaf and plant shaped drop with three plants above three wide leaves. The reverse of the drop has Japanese… (M23358) SOLD. Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

FINE ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR M1855 SOCKET BAYONET WITH SCABBARD

FINE ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR M1855 SOCKET BAYONET WITH SCABBARD

This accouterment is an original Civil War socket bayonet with its leather scabbard. Total length of the bayonet is 21” long while the blade itself is 17½” long. This M1855 socket bayonet was… (123-7558) SOLD. Learn More »

IMPORTED M1850 STAFF AND FIELD SWORD WITH SCABBARD

IMPORTED M1850 STAFF AND FIELD SWORD WITH SCABBARD

This edged weapon is a imported, Civil War Model 1850 staff and field officer's sword complete with its metal scabbard in good, original condition. An example of a Federal staff officer's… (612-05) SOLD. Learn More »

$1,200.00
Originally $1,500.00


SOLD

ORIGINAL MAKER MARKED CIVIL WAR ERA FIFE

ORIGINAL MAKER MARKED CIVIL WAR ERA FIFE

This wooden fife is a wonderful example of a typical musical wind instrument as used during the Civil War period and later. In very good original condition, this post-war cylindrical fife measures… (172-3229) SOLD. Learn More »

ARSENAL-MARKED, INDIAN WAR CARBINE SCABBARD IN VERY GOOD ORIGINAL CONDITION

ARSENAL-MARKED, INDIAN WAR CARBINE SCABBARD IN VERY GOOD ORIGINAL CONDITION

Presented here is an original, heavy duty, thick, black leather carbine scabbard in very good condition utilized by the U.S. cavalry during the Indian Wars of the 1870s and 1880s. The straight, thick,… (740-428) SOLD. Learn More »

US MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD WITH SWORD KNOT

US MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD WITH SWORD KNOT

Maker mark: “Tomes, Son / & Melvain / New York”; blade-mark: Emerson & Silver. Both markings crisp. Blade measures 32” in length, 1” in width at base, while exhibiting a bright patina,… (E2405) SOLD. Learn More »

CONNECTICUT NATIONAL GUARD STAFF COAT BUTTON

CONNECTICUT NATIONAL GUARD STAFF COAT BUTTON

Three piece convex button, coat size.  "CNG" for Connecticut National Guard.  This unit was organized during the war, representing a replacement of state militia units. The buttons with narrow rim… (622-136) SOLD. Learn More »

$22.00
Originally $30.00


SOLD

1861 DIARY KEPT BY AN UNIDENTIFIED ILLINOIS PREACHER

1861 DIARY KEPT BY AN UNIDENTIFIED ILLINOIS PREACHER

Blindstamped black leather with folding. Front publisher page missing. Front inner cover contains stamp: “Wright & Parker / dealers in/ drugs, books & groceries / West Batavia. Ills.”… (287-51) SOLD. Learn More »

NATHAN STARR 1818 CONTRACT CAVALRY SABER WITH METAL SCABBARD

NATHAN STARR 1818 CONTRACT CAVALRY SABER WITH METAL SCABBARD

Good condition, militia horseman’s battle saber is an original contract of 1818 piece made by the firm of Nathan Starr of Middletown, Connecticut. Some 10,600 sabers were contracted to Nathan Starr… (701-67) SOLD. Learn More »

US 10 POUNDER 2.9-INCH PARROTT SHELL RECOVERED AT SAVAGE STATION

US 10 POUNDER 2.9-INCH PARROTT SHELL RECOVERED AT SAVAGE STATION

The body of this shell is rusted with moderate to severe pitting throughout. There is also some loss of surface material were pitting is most severe. Iron sabot on base shows signs of rifling from… (R20102) SOLD. Learn More »

US 3.67-INCH JAMES SHELL FROM 3RD LOUISIANA REDAN AT VICKSBURG

US 3.67-INCH JAMES SHELL FROM 3RD LOUISIANA REDAN AT VICKSBURG

This fired example is in excellent condition. The upper body is fairly smooth with just the lightest scattered pitting. Still present in the nose is the brass James percussion fuse. The tin sleeve… (R20159) SOLD. Learn More »

NAVY OFFICER’S CHAPEAU

NAVY OFFICER’S CHAPEAU

Beaver fur chapeau or bicorn. The crown has some light scattered fur loss near the top while the turned up side flaps have it more severely, especially around the base of the hat. The flap edges are… (287-57) SOLD. Learn More »

MASSACHUSETTS MILITIA STAFF OFFICER'S COAT BUTTON

MASSACHUSETTS MILITIA STAFF OFFICER'S COAT BUTTON

Circa 1840's three piece button, coat size.  Button depicts the state seal of Massachusetts, an arm holding a sword;    "MASSACHUSETTS  VOLUNTEER MILITIA".  BM:  "R & W. ROBINSON / (dot)… (622-112) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
Originally $45.00


SOLD

1862 DATED MAKER MARKED US CARTRIDGE BOX & SLING

1862 DATED MAKER MARKED US CARTRIDGE BOX & SLING

The leather of the box is in excellent smooth supple condition with only light wear consistent with use. Attached to the front of the outer flap is a brass oval “US” cartridge box plate in very… (217-227) SOLD. Learn More »

A DICTIONARY OF PRACTICAL SURGERY…., IN TWO VOLUMES

A DICTIONARY OF PRACTICAL SURGERY…., IN TWO VOLUMES

By Samuel Cooper. Published by B. & T. Kite, Johnson & Warner, M. Carey et al. Philadelphia: 1816. 516 & 522 pp. Full leather calf, with red & gilt lettered spine labels. Both volumes… (611-242) SOLD. Learn More »

SOLDIER’S MEMORIAL ID’D TO 153RD PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER

SOLDIER’S MEMORIAL ID’D TO 153RD PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER

This is the standard color document that is often encountered. It has a large spread winged eagle at the top center with flags and a US shield with “INFANTRY” printed across its face and flanked… (M23369) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR .50 CALIBER SMITH CARBINE

ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR .50 CALIBER SMITH CARBINE

This .50 caliber Smith carbine is a single-shot, percussion firearm used by Federal mounted forces during the Civil War. It was invented and patented by physician Gilbert Smith of Buttermilk Falls,… (765-03) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR NEW MODEL 1863 SHARPS CARBINE

CIVIL WAR NEW MODEL 1863 SHARPS CARBINE

This single-shot, percussion shortarm used during the Civil War is an original Sharps carbine, a .52 caliber, breechloading specimen called the New Model 1863. It was invented and patented by… (172-3220) SOLD. Learn More »

.58 CALIBER BERDAN MUSKET CARTRIDGE

.58 CALIBER BERDAN MUSKET CARTRIDGE

Brass shell center fire type cartridge for the Colt-Berdan breech loading musket. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED… (M22366) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

ARSENAL MARKED CIVIL WAR STADIA

ARSENAL MARKED CIVIL WAR STADIA

This Stadia is made of brass and meas. approx. 5.25 inches long x 1.50 inches wide. Both ends are rounded while the center has an elongated triangle cutout with range marks along one side. The range… (M23454) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL, CIVIL WAR, ROBY ENLISTED MODEL 1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD IN GOOD CONDITION

ORIGINAL, CIVIL WAR, ROBY ENLISTED MODEL 1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD IN GOOD CONDITION

Manufactured by the West Chelmsford, Massachusetts firm of Christopher Roby and Company, this saber was one of over 48,000 edged weapons produced by the firm for the U.S. Ordnance Department.… (30-1749) SOLD. Learn More »

U.S. MODEL 1835 BAYONET SCABBARD

U.S. MODEL 1835 BAYONET SCABBARD

Nice solid example of the Model 1835 bayonet scabbard. Originally designed for use with the Model 1828 white buff leather shoulder belt and later converted for the use on the waist belt frog. This… (M23438) SOLD. Learn More »

A BRAVE BLACK REGIMENT/ HISTORY OF FIFTY-FOURTH REGIMENT OF MASSACHUSETTS VOLUNTEERS

A BRAVE BLACK REGIMENT/ HISTORY OF FIFTY-FOURTH REGIMENT OF MASSACHUSETTS VOLUNTEERS

By Luis F. Emilio, published by Boston Book Company, 1891. 1st Ed., 410pp. illus., folding map. Brown buckram cloth, with gilt cover & spine lettering. Exhibits light wear & rubbing at the… (186-23) SOLD. Learn More »

GAVEL MADE OF WOOD RECOVERED ON LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN WITH PRESENTATION

GAVEL MADE OF WOOD RECOVERED ON LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN WITH PRESENTATION

The handle on this gavel is a straight piece of wood approx. 8.00 inches long. At the top is an elliptical shaped head carved smooth over most of the surface except for a section of the top, back and… (287-17) SOLD. Learn More »

M1860 SPENCER CIVIL WAR CARBINE ALTERED POST-WAR BY THE SPRINGFIELD ARMORY

M1860 SPENCER CIVIL WAR CARBINE ALTERED POST-WAR BY THE SPRINGFIELD ARMORY

This repeating, M1860 Spencer .52 caliber, 56-56 metallic cartridge carbine was invented and patented by Manchester, Connecticut native Christopher M. Spencer. Designed for cavalry use but not issued… (765-04) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL IRON-MOUNTED M1812 STARR CAVALRY CONTRACT SABER AND MATCHING SCABBARD

ORIGINAL IRON-MOUNTED M1812 STARR CAVALRY CONTRACT SABER AND MATCHING SCABBARD

The leading sword maker in America from 1798 to 1830 was Connecticut’s own Nathan Starr of Middletown and his firm produced the military edged weapon presented here. This hefty cavalry saber is a… (701-65) SOLD. Learn More »

EXCELLENT JOSLYN 1ST MODEL 1862 CARBINE

EXCELLENT JOSLYN 1ST MODEL 1862 CARBINE

The Joslyn carbine, a First Model 1862 used an innovative pivoting breechblock system invented and patented by Massachusetts gun designer Benjamin Franklin Joslyn in 1855. Under a June 1862 government… (123-7554) SOLD. Learn More »

STRUCK BULLSEYE CANTEEN FROM COLD HARBOR

STRUCK BULLSEYE CANTEEN FROM COLD HARBOR

This item is from a GAR Hall in Philadelphia. It is a bullseye canteen with a good bite of damage in the area of the spout. The way the metal is crumpled and torn makes it appear that it has been… (173-197) SOLD. Learn More »

FRUIT/RATION CAN RECOVERED AT PETERSBURG

FRUIT/RATION CAN RECOVERED AT PETERSBURG

Tin ration can measures approximately 3.25 inches tall by 3.00 inches across.  Body has moderate to heavy surface rust and one small hole.  Top cut open.  Despite the rust can is solid.  Recovered… (173-220) SOLD. Learn More »

$39.50
SOLD

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

Plate is in excellent condition. The face is smooth and clean and as near perfect as you will find. The details of the eagle are excellent. There is only a very light patina over the surface. The… (172-3202) SOLD. Learn More »

PAIR OF CIVIL WAR ERA BOOTS

PAIR OF CIVIL WAR ERA BOOTS

These are a matching pair of calf length boots. The soles are attached by a double row of pegs and show average to moderate wear. The leather of the uppers is in good condition but each has a tiny… (287-53) SOLD. Learn More »

WORLD WAR ONE NAVY OFFICERS VISOR CAP

WORLD WAR ONE NAVY OFFICERS VISOR CAP

Blue wool body with a black bound edge visor with a green underside. The base of the cap has a black faded horizontal band with Navy side buttons and a heavy gold braid chinstrap that has also… (740-579) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

HALF OF CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN RECOVERED AT PETERSBURG

HALF OF CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN RECOVERED AT PETERSBURG

This canteen is missing only one side piece and one sling loop. The rest of it is there. The side that is left is creased near the center and has moderate material loss. The spout and two sling… (173-187) SOLD. Learn More »

SASH ID’D TO CAPTAIN FRANK MUNSON, 5TH NEW YORK CAVALRY

SASH ID’D TO CAPTAIN FRANK MUNSON, 5TH NEW YORK CAVALRY

Sash is complete and full length. The body is in good condition with no runs or tears. The acorns and tassels are complete and show only light wear. This sash was purchased with other items belonging… (287-52) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR MASSACHUSETTS CAPTAIN’S FROCK COAT

CIVIL WAR MASSACHUSETTS CAPTAIN’S FROCK COAT

This frock coat is in very good condition for its age. The color of the exterior is very strong with no signs of fading. It has the proper sleeves with plenty of room at the elbow and a low stand-up… (287-56) SOLD. Learn More »

SECTION US ARTILLERY INSIGNIA RECOVERED FROM WILDERNESS, VA

SECTION US ARTILLERY INSIGNIA RECOVERED FROM WILDERNESS, VA

This half of an artillery insignia in relic condition. The original digger's typed tag reads "Artillerists Hat Insignia found on the Wilderness, Va. Battlefield -… (R19871) SOLD. Learn More »

$22.50
SOLD

FRAMED CLIPPED SIGNATURE OF GENERAL NELSON MILES

FRAMED CLIPPED SIGNATURE OF GENERAL NELSON MILES

Item consists of a slip of paper that meas. approx. 3.75 x 1.25 inches that is signed in ink “VERY TRULY YOURS, NELSON A. MILES.” Signature is strong though the ink has faded some. With the… (465-129) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

SHADOW BOX OF ITEMS RECOVERED FROM GRAVE AT SAVAGE’S STATION

SHADOW BOX OF ITEMS RECOVERED FROM GRAVE AT SAVAGE’S STATION

Very nice 19th Century wood shadow box that meas. approx. 10.50 inches long x 8.75 inches wide x 1.75 inches deep. The top edge of the box has a marbled finish to the wood with carved “V” shaped… (287-72) SOLD. Learn More »

WOOD SALVAGED FROM THE C.S.S. VIRGINIA, ALSO KNOWN AS THE MERRIMACK, THAT FOUGHT THE IRONCLAD MONITOR, MARCH 9TH, 1862

WOOD SALVAGED FROM THE C.S.S. VIRGINIA, ALSO KNOWN AS THE MERRIMACK, THAT FOUGHT THE IRONCLAD MONITOR, MARCH 9TH, 1862

The CSS Virginia was the first steam-powered ironclad warship of the Confederate States Navy, built during the first year of the American Civil War; she was constructed as a casemate ironclad using… (M23376) SOLD. Learn More »

CLASSIC, 1863-DATED, AMES MODEL 1840 LIGHT ARTILLERY SABER AND SCABBARD

CLASSIC, 1863-DATED, AMES MODEL 1840 LIGHT ARTILLERY SABER AND SCABBARD

Mid-war Model 1840 light artillery saber complete with its original metal scabbard. Termed an Ames Type 2, this variation was made from 1860 through 1865 and features a saber that has a flush… (E2424) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV 23RD MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIER - POW AT DREWRY’S BLUFF

CDV 23RD MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIER - POW AT DREWRY’S BLUFF

Full standing view of a young clean-shaven Sergeant standing by a low table. He wears a dark frock coat with Sergeant stripes on each arm. The coat is open to reveal a matching dark military vest and… (697-658) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV OF MAJOR GENERAL GEORGE McCLELLAN & WIFE

CDV OF MAJOR GENERAL GEORGE McCLELLAN & WIFE

Image shows George McClellan seated in a chair with his wife Ellen standing next to him. He wears the uniform of a Major General while Mrs. McClellan wears a dark dress and dark short jacket. Image is… (P13121) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV FULL STANDING VIEW OF MRS. STEPHEN DOUGLAS IN MOURNING

CDV FULL STANDING VIEW OF MRS. STEPHEN DOUGLAS IN MOURNING

Very clean clear image of the widow of Senator Stephen A. Douglas. She is posed by a balustrade and column on which her black feathered hat rests. She wears a black dress with a white collar and under… (P13128) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

TYSON STEREO VIEW OF CULP’S HILL AT GETTYSBURG

TYSON STEREO VIEW OF CULP’S HILL AT GETTYSBURG

Clear crisp image of large boulders on Culp’s Hill mounted on a yellow card. The image shows a well-known outcropping of rocks with smaller rocks piled between them for protection. A split tree… (287-65) SOLD. Learn More »

RELIC SPOON & FORK FROM THE FAMOUS DANNER COLLECTION, GETTYSBURG

RELIC SPOON & FORK FROM THE FAMOUS DANNER COLLECTION, GETTYSBURG

Large iron spoon and four tine fork recovered here at Gettysburg by a veteran and brought back to his Massachusetts GAR Post and later donated to the well-known Danner Museum in Gettysburg. Both the… (287-60) SOLD. Learn More »

POSSIBLE STRUCK RELIC CANTEEN FROM PETERSBURG

POSSIBLE STRUCK RELIC CANTEEN FROM PETERSBURG

This tin drum canteen is complete except for the spout and two sling keepers. Both sides of the canteen have small scattered holes caused by rust. One side has a hole at center that meas. approx. 2.75… (173-188) SOLD. Learn More »

FOURTH MODEL BURNSIDE CARBINE IN GOOD ORIGINAL CONDITION

FOURTH MODEL BURNSIDE CARBINE IN GOOD ORIGINAL CONDITION

Here is an original Civil War ‘Burnside’ cavalry carbine specimen in good condition overall but is missing its triggerguard inner latch. Produced by the Burnside Rifle Co of Providence, Rhode… (G3227) SOLD. Learn More »

STRANDS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S HAIR

STRANDS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S HAIR

8" X 10", double matted in handsome suede, highlighted with a copy photo of Lincoln seated strands of Lincoln's hair encased. These strands came from locks of hair collected by Mrs. Caroline Wright,… (M23431) SOLD. Learn More »

STRANDS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S HAIR

STRANDS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S HAIR

8" X 10", double matted in handsome suede, highlighted with a copy photo of Lincoln seated strands of Lincoln's hair encased. These strands came from locks of hair collected by Mrs. Caroline Wright,… (M23432) SOLD. Learn More »

STRANDS OF HAIR IDENTIFIED TO GEORGE WASHINGTON AND ABRAHAM LINCOLN

STRANDS OF HAIR IDENTIFIED TO GEORGE WASHINGTON AND ABRAHAM LINCOLN

Offered is a very attractive framed & matted 15 ½” x12 ½” display with color images of each man.  Below each image are a few strands of hair belonging to each individual, under magnified… (M23374) SOLD. Learn More »

STRANDS OF HAIR FROM ABRAHAM LINCOLN AND MARY LINCOLN

STRANDS OF HAIR FROM ABRAHAM LINCOLN AND MARY LINCOLN

Offered is a burgundy matted 11" x 14", double matted display with copies of photos of Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln. Under each photo are a few strands of hair from each individual. The hairs… (M23381) SOLD. Learn More »

WOOD FROM THE GALLOWS THAT HUNG THE LINCOLN CONSPIRATORS

WOOD FROM THE GALLOWS THAT HUNG THE LINCOLN CONSPIRATORS

11" X 14" unframed display with strands of Abraham Lincoln's hair as well as fragments from the scaffold that the conspirators were hung. Included are copy photos of Lincoln, the hanging scene, and a… (M23373A) SOLD. Learn More »

SHADOW BOX OF GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD FLORA

SHADOW BOX OF GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD FLORA

Nineteenth century shadowbox with half of a woven basket attached to a cardboard backing and filled with various amounts of dried flora collected on the Gettysburg battlefield. The flora is tastefully… (R20205) SOLD. Learn More »

DENTAL TOOL RECOVERED AT THE SITE OF THE 2ND CORPS HOSPITAL AT GETTYSBURG

DENTAL TOOL RECOVERED AT THE SITE OF THE 2ND CORPS HOSPITAL AT GETTYSBURG

Complete and fully operational Civil War period dental tool marked “J.D. CHEVALIER, NEW YORK” on both sides near the jaws. There is some light rust and discoloration but overall the item is in… (R20204) SOLD. Learn More »

MODEL 1855 SOCKET BAYONET RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG, FROM THE COLLECTION OF GAR POST #551 IN YORK SPRINGS, PA

MODEL 1855 SOCKET BAYONET RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG, FROM THE COLLECTION OF GAR POST #551 IN YORK SPRINGS, PA

This item is from the collection of the Peter Miller Post #551 of the GAR. The Post was located in York Springs, Adams County, Pennsylvania and is believed to be named after Private Peter Miller of… (R20203) SOLD. Learn More »

US MODEL 1861 SPRINGFIELD RIFLE MUSKET RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY A LOCAL RESIDENT

US MODEL 1861 SPRINGFIELD RIFLE MUSKET RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY A LOCAL RESIDENT

This musket was recovered on the battlefield by Daniel E. A. Keefauver sometime in the 1880’s or 90’s. It was passed down through his family until it was sold and came into the possession of the… (R20202) SOLD. Learn More »

PATTERN 1839 U.S. INFANTRY CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

PATTERN 1839 U.S. INFANTRY CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

A excavated example of the infantry cartridge box plate. Recovered from the Harper’s Ferry vicinity. Plate consists of a stamped brass face with a lead filled reverse side. Only one wire loop… (R20174) SOLD. Learn More »

PATTERN 1839 U.S. INFANTRY CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

PATTERN 1839 U.S. INFANTRY CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

An excavated example of the U.S. infantry cartridge box plate, circa 1864. This plate was recovered in the U.S. trench area at Petersburg, Virginia. The outer stamped brass shell shows a deep-dark… (R20181) SOLD. Learn More »

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE CARTRIDGE BOX SLING PLATE

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE CARTRIDGE BOX SLING PLATE

This excavated eagle “breast” plate composed of a stamped brass front shell and lead filled back with two iron wire loops, was recovered near Richmond, Virginia. This example shows signs of edge… (R20178) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV WONDERFUL OUTDOOR CAMP SCENE

CDV WONDERFUL OUTDOOR CAMP SCENE

CDV is outdoor image of what looks like a Quartermaster’s tent. There is an “A” tent pitched below a tree. The tent is surrounded by boxes and barrels. Seated on a box in front of the tent is an… (697-755) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV MAJOR GENERAL JOHN F REYNOLDS, HERO OF GETTYSBURG

CDV MAJOR GENERAL JOHN F REYNOLDS, HERO OF GETTYSBURG

Bust view CDV of John Fulton Reynolds, Commander of the 1st Corps and hero of the battle of Gettysburg. It was Reynolds, along with cavalryman John Buford who decided that Gettysburg was the place for… (697-712) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV FANTASTIC MOURNING CARD FOR PRESIDENT LINCOLN

CDV FANTASTIC MOURNING CARD FOR PRESIDENT LINCOLN

CDV of a broadside titled “PRESIDENT LINCOLN’S FAREWELL ADDRESS TO HIS NEIGHBORS-SPRINGFIELD FEBRUARY 12, 1861.” Above the title is a drawing of Columbia grieving by the Presidents casket. Above… (P13157) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL BURNSIDE CARBINE .54 CAL. BRASS CARTRIDGE

ORIGINAL BURNSIDE CARBINE .54 CAL. BRASS CARTRIDGE

Employed in the Union cavalry’s widely used, breech-loading Burnside carbine, this .54 caliber, brass cartridge specimen is in very good original condition. Artifact features a unique, cone-shaped… (M23166) SOLD. Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

.69 CALIBER BUCK & BALL CARTRIDGE

.69 CALIBER BUCK & BALL CARTRIDGE

A superb / mint example of an arsenal, paper wrapped 69. Caliber buck & ball cartridge for the smoothbore musket. This specimen would date from the flintlock period of 1820’s through to the mid… (M23165) SOLD. Learn More »

RELIC CONDITION REMINGTON-BEALES NAVY REVOLVER

RELIC CONDITION REMINGTON-BEALES NAVY REVOLVER

This revolver is complete with all the following parts, frame and cylinder, loading lever, trigger, hammer, grips, trigger guard and front sight. All the iron surfaces have moderate to heavy pitting.… (408-06) SOLD. Learn More »

9TH MASSACHUSETTS CARVED BONE RING

9TH MASSACHUSETTS CARVED BONE RING

Very nice and delicately done carved bone ring. Carved on the face is “MS 9 INF” very neatly filled in with blue ink or paint. Each shoulder of the ring has a US shield done in red ink or paint.… (450-58) SOLD. Learn More »

MINTY, 1863-DATED, AMES M1840 LIGHT ARTILLERY SABER AND SCABBARD

MINTY, 1863-DATED, AMES M1840 LIGHT ARTILLERY SABER AND SCABBARD

Here in minty condition is an original enlisted Model 1840 light artillery (mounted) saber complete with its original metal scabbard. Termed an Ames Type 2, this variation has a flush guard on the… (E2393) SOLD. Learn More »

MODEL 1855/1861 BUTT PLATE IN TREE ROOT

MODEL 1855/1861 BUTT PLATE IN TREE ROOT

Model 1855/1861 rifle butt plate embedded in a tree root that was recovered from the Wilderness in 1955. The plate is complete with both screws and is covered in rust. A section of tree root approx.… (287-15) SOLD. Learn More »

$97.50
SOLD

CLIPPED SIGNATURE OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL JOHN BROWN GORDON

CLIPPED SIGNATURE OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL JOHN BROWN GORDON

Slip of paper that meas. approx. 4.00 x 2.25 inches with an ink signature that reads “J. B. GORDON, GEORGIA” with “EX GOV.” in bottom right corner. Autograph has faded some but still is very… (172-3104) SOLD. Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

ORIGINAL ARTILLERY HAT CORD

ORIGINAL ARTILLERY HAT CORD

Original red wool Artillery hat cord meant for wear on the 1858 dress or “Hardee” hat. The color of this cord is still strong. There is some light wear and dirt on the acorns and the front section… (465-125) SOLD. Learn More »

$39.50
SOLD

US M1840 NCO SWORD WITH NEW JERSEY MARKING

US M1840 NCO SWORD WITH NEW JERSEY MARKING

Maker mark: “Made by / Ames Mfg. Co. / Chicopee / Mass.” State mark: “N.J.”. Scabbard tip inspector initials: “D.F.M.” Medium-bright straight blade measuring 32.5” in length, .875” in… (757-26) SOLD. Learn More »

US MODEL 1840 ENLISTED CAVALRY SABER BY TIFFANY & CO.

US MODEL 1840 ENLISTED CAVALRY SABER BY TIFFANY & CO.

Maker mark: “Tiffany & Co. / New York; Blade-mark: “P.D.L. [Luneschloss, P.D. & Companie]”. Markings crisp. Bright blade measuring 35.5” in length, 1.25” in width at base. Washer… (299-02) SOLD. Learn More »

PATTERN 1863 U.S. INFANTRY WAIST BELT, BELT PLATE & CAP POUCH

PATTERN 1863 U.S. INFANTRY WAIST BELT, BELT PLATE & CAP POUCH

This three piece set is comprised of the mid-war pattern 1863 bridle leather waist belt along with a brass keeper attachment. Also attached is a pattern 1839 brass & lead filled oval U.S. infantry… (737-01) SOLD. Learn More »

$525.00
Originally $585.00


SOLD

CDV OF 11TH NEW HAMPSHIRE SOLDIER

CDV OF 11TH NEW HAMPSHIRE SOLDIER

Full standing view of James F. Riddell leaning on a balustrade with one leg crossed in front of the other and one arm on his hip. He wears a forage cap, dark frock coat with piping on collar and… (475-158) SOLD. Learn More »

$120.00
Originally $135.00


SOLD

CDV SURGEON ALBERT POTTER

CDV SURGEON ALBERT POTTER

Three quarter standing CDV view of Assistant Surgeon Albert Potter of the 5th Rhode Island Heavy Artillery. Potter stands in front of a painted backdrop of a river valley with one arm behind his back… (475-157) SOLD. Learn More »

$120.00
Originally $135.00


SOLD

CDV NICE SEATED VIEW OF 1ST MASSACHUSETTS CAVALRYMAN

CDV NICE SEATED VIEW OF 1ST MASSACHUSETTS CAVALRYMAN

Three-quarter seated view of a young soldier wearing a dark shell jacket with a collar that has a single row of braid flanked by two buttons. This is different from the standard issue cavalry shell… (697-1072) SOLD. Learn More »

RARE, ‘DOUBLE-ENDED’ WHITWORTH SLUG EXCAVATED AT FORT FISHER, NORTH CAROLINA

RARE, ‘DOUBLE-ENDED’ WHITWORTH SLUG EXCAVATED AT FORT FISHER, NORTH CAROLINA

Rare Confederate double-ended, Whitworth .45 caliber lead slug recovered at Fort Fisher on the North Carolina coast at Wilmington some time after the assault. In excellent condition, this solid lead… (R20129) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL UNOPENED .58 CAL PAPER CARTRIDGE

ORIGINAL UNOPENED .58 CAL PAPER CARTRIDGE

Presented here is an original, unopened Federal .58 caliber paper wrapped cartridge in mint condition. This desirable artifact is considered the most common type of ammunition used with muzzleloaders… (M23164) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

BRASS FLAG STAFF HEAD

BRASS FLAG STAFF HEAD

Excavated example of a Civil War period “Spear Head” type flagstaff finial. Recovered at Brandy Station, Virginia. This flagstaff tip exhibits a pleasing, light greenish patina from  years of… (R20170) SOLD. Learn More »

US PISTOL CARTRIDGE BOX

US PISTOL CARTRIDGE BOX

The leather on this box is in good condition. The outer flap has the inspectors stamp and “US” just above the latch tab stitching. There are some signs of a makers mark on the bottom edge of the… (697-141) SOLD. Learn More »

FLAG REMNANT FROM THE 61ST PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS, ARMY OF THE POTOMAC

FLAG REMNANT FROM THE 61ST PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS, ARMY OF THE POTOMAC

The flag remnant came from one of the Regimental Flags used by the 61st Pennsylvania Volunteers during the Civil War. While this regiment did not win specific acclaim for turning the course of a… (M23380) SOLD. Learn More »

REVOLUTIONARY WAR FLAG FRAGMENTS FROM THE BATTLE OF SARATOGA, 1777

REVOLUTIONARY WAR FLAG FRAGMENTS FROM THE BATTLE OF SARATOGA, 1777

The Battles of Saratoga (September 19 and October 7, 1777) conclusively decided the fate of British General John Burgoyne's army in the American War of Independence and is generally regarded as a… (M23382) SOLD. Learn More »

CONFEDERATE SIDE KNIFE

CONFEDERATE SIDE KNIFE

Wooden-handled knife made from file, overall length 12.5”, with 8.25” spear-shaped blade with file markings visible at base and on blade. S-shaped iron cross guard, with brass handle ring and… (2-611) SOLD. Learn More »

CW ENLISTED BELT RIG WHICH INCLUDES BUCKLE, CAP BOX, AND BAYONET WITH SCABBARD

CW ENLISTED BELT RIG WHICH INCLUDES BUCKLE, CAP BOX, AND BAYONET WITH SCABBARD

Black leather belt measures 41” in length, 1.875” in width, with 5 holes. Leather solid & supple, but cracking. US buckle face exhibits medium coppery patina, along with moderate wear and… (M23314) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV 147TH NEW YORK DOUBLE AMPUTEE

CDV 147TH NEW YORK DOUBLE AMPUTEE

Three-quarter seated view of Alfred Stratton, Company G, 147th New York. Stratton is posed in front of a painted backdrop of a camp scene. He wears a dark shell jacket and light trousers. He has both… (697-709) SOLD. Learn More »

WONDERFUL OUTDOOR VIEW OF TWO UNIDENTIFIED UNION OFFICERS

WONDERFUL OUTDOOR VIEW OF TWO UNIDENTIFIED UNION OFFICERS

CDV sized outdoor view of two Union officers posed in front of their wall-tent. One subject is standing with his left arm resting on the center pole of the tent while the other is seated. The standing… (697-752) SOLD. Learn More »

WORLD WAR TWO ENLISTEDMAN’S SERVICE BLOUSE

WORLD WAR TWO ENLISTEDMAN’S SERVICE BLOUSE

This service blouse is a size 39 Long and is dated 1941. Each sleeve has green woven Sergeant Stripes on a black backing. The collar insignia are matching screw backed “US” and Ordnance discs and… (731-858) SOLD. Learn More »

$40.00
SOLD

 69TH NEW YORK REGIMENT HARDPACK KNAPSACK

69TH NEW YORK REGIMENT HARDPACK KNAPSACK

This example of a “Hardpack” type knapsack is paint-stenciled with the regimental number 69 (4-1/2”) located on the center outer flap and the letter B (¾”) over the number 17 (1”) on the… (410-28) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR CRUTCH

CIVIL WAR CRUTCH

This item was purchased at a farm sale in the Antietam area.  Made of wood, measuring 49.5” in length, with 7.5” armrest secured by nails. Single crutch strut is beveled: four-sided near the… (51-111) SOLD. Learn More »

WOOD FROM THE GALLOWS THAT HUNG THE LINCOLN CONSPIRATORS

WOOD FROM THE GALLOWS THAT HUNG THE LINCOLN CONSPIRATORS

11" X 14" unframed display with strands of Abraham Lincoln's hair as well as fragments from the scaffold that the conspirators were hung. Included are copy photos of Lincoln, the hanging scene, and a… (M23373) SOLD. Learn More »

LEATHER FROM A CHAIR IN ROBERT E. LEE’S CHAPEL OFFICE DURING HIS PRESIDENCY OF WASHINGTON COLLEGE

LEATHER FROM A CHAIR IN ROBERT E. LEE’S CHAPEL OFFICE DURING HIS PRESIDENCY OF WASHINGTON COLLEGE

The leather in this display originally covered a chair in Robert E. Lee’s Chapel office at Washington College. This piece was part of a larger remnant that was given with the card shown above; the… (M23378) SOLD. Learn More »

FABRIC FROM A CHAIR BELONGING TO ROBERT E. LEE, GIVEN TO HIS GODCHILD

FABRIC FROM A CHAIR BELONGING TO ROBERT E. LEE, GIVEN TO HIS GODCHILD

The fabric in this display originated from a chair that originally covered a chair belonging to Robert E. Lee. It was found in an old envelope noted, "General Robert E. Lee, button and material from… (M22751) SOLD. Learn More »

‘SAVAGE’ DOUBLE ACTION NAVY MODEL REVOLVER

‘SAVAGE’ DOUBLE ACTION NAVY MODEL REVOLVER

Manufactured by the Savage Revolving Fire-Arms Company of Middletown, Connecticut, this original cap and ball percussion sidearm is an original, double-action Navy Model revolver in good condition… (287-13) SOLD. Learn More »

STARR SINGLE ACTION PISTOL

STARR SINGLE ACTION PISTOL

Starr made about 32,000 revolvers between 1863 and 1865. The single action replaced the Model 1858 double action because it was less expensive to manufacture. The only other revolvers that surpass the… (287-14) SOLD. Learn More »

IMPORTED FRENCH DUAL SPOUT CANTEEN

IMPORTED FRENCH DUAL SPOUT CANTEEN

Another example of this canteen appears on page 151 of “CIVIL WAR CANTEENS” by Steve Sylvia and Michael O’Donnell. This canteen matches exactly in style, construction and markings the one… (217-225) SOLD. Learn More »

DUG PATTERN 1839 U.S. CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

DUG PATTERN 1839 U.S. CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

Excavated example of the U.S. infantry cartridge box plate recovered on the battlefield northwest of Manassas Junction, Virginia and along the Bull Run stream bank. This specimen shows the face of the… (R20175) SOLD. Learn More »

1799-1860 SOCKET BAYONET VARIATION FOR THE AUSTRIAN RIFLE AND RIFLE-MUSKET

1799-1860 SOCKET BAYONET VARIATION FOR THE AUSTRIAN RIFLE AND RIFLE-MUSKET

This rifle-musket accoutrement is an original, quadrangular blade socket bayonet in strong but rusted condition. Made for the Austrian M1854 “Lorenz” Rifle Musket, this bayonet features its… (E2404) SOLD. Learn More »

WADE & BUTCHER “XCD” BOWIE KNIFE, CA. 1880

WADE & BUTCHER “XCD” BOWIE KNIFE, CA. 1880

Maker mark, “Wade & Butcher / Sheffield / England”. Mid-blade marking: “XCD” with banner & word “exceed”. Overall length 11.125”, with clipped point 7” Bowie blade. Sharp… (705-17) SOLD. Learn More »

‘STARR’ PERCUSSION CARBINE IDENTIFIED TO PRIVATE CHARLES M. CRUMP, 13TH ILLINOIS CAVALRY

‘STARR’ PERCUSSION CARBINE IDENTIFIED TO PRIVATE CHARLES M. CRUMP, 13TH ILLINOIS CAVALRY

This cavalry arm is a fine example of the Starr carbine, a breech loading, .54 caliber, percussion model shortarm produced by the Starr Arms Company of Yonkers, New York. It is identified by serial… (600-03) SOLD. Learn More »

STRANDS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S HAIR

STRANDS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S HAIR

8" X 10", double matted in handsome suede, highlighted with a copy photo of Lincoln seated strands of Lincoln's hair encased. These strands came from locks of hair collected by Mrs. Caroline Wright,… (M23371A) SOLD. Learn More »

STRANDS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S HAIR

STRANDS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S HAIR

8" X 10", double matted in handsome suede, highlighted with a copy photo of Lincoln seated strands of Lincoln's hair encased. These strands came from locks of hair collected by Mrs. Caroline Wright,… (M23371B) SOLD. Learn More »

RARE VICKSBURG NEWSPAPER PRINTED ON WALLPAPER

RARE VICKSBURG NEWSPAPER PRINTED ON WALLPAPER

This is an original copy of the much reproduced Vicksburg newspaper called “THE DAILY CITIZEN.” The single page newspaper is printed on a piece of wallpaper that has a large brocade pattern in… (L14479) SOLD. Learn More »

RECRUITING BROADSIDE FOR 72ND OHIO INFANTRY

RECRUITING BROADSIDE FOR 72ND OHIO INFANTRY

Broadside is printed in black ink on white paper. It meas. approx. 13.25 x 19.25 inches. Emblazoned across the top in letters 1.25 inches high is “TO ARMS!” The subsequent lines implore the people… (L14481) SOLD. Learn More »

RON TUNISON STATUE “BUFORD AND REYNOLDS”

RON TUNISON STATUE “BUFORD AND REYNOLDS”

A large limited edition Cold-cast bronze statue of Generals John Buford and John Reynolds by renowned sculptor Ron Tunison (1947-2013). It depicts Reynolds arriving on horseback as Buford points to… (150-240) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR NEW MODEL 1863 SHARPS CARBINE

CIVIL WAR NEW MODEL 1863 SHARPS CARBINE

The most famous, single-shot, percussion firearm used during the Civil War was the Sharps carbine, a .52 caliber, breechloading firearm invented and patented by Hartford, Connecticut native Christian… (753-07) SOLD. Learn More »

WORLD WAR TWO BOMB GROUP REUNION GLASS

WORLD WAR TWO BOMB GROUP REUNION GLASS

Small drinking glass printed on both sides. The front has an 8th Air Force insignia surrounded by “388th BOMB GROUP (H) ASSOC.”  The reverse has blue lettering that reads “388TH BOMBARDMENT… (198-696) SOLD. Learn More »

$10.00
SOLD

PAIR OF CIVIL WAR ERA DRUMSTICKS

PAIR OF CIVIL WAR ERA DRUMSTICKS

This pair of wooden drumsticks is a matched pair. The color and grain as well as the wear on each are consistent. One of the sticks has a letter “H” carved into the wide… (465-123) SOLD. Learn More »

WINCHESTER M1890 SECOND MODEL, SLIDE-ACTION .22 CAL RIFLE

WINCHESTER M1890 SECOND MODEL, SLIDE-ACTION .22 CAL RIFLE

This firearm was the first slide-action rifle ever produced by the Winchester Repeating Arms Company of New Haven, Connecticut. The Model 1890 rifle was originally chambered for the .22 caliber Short,… (740-425) SOLD. Learn More »

FRAMED WARTIME ALS WITH THREE CDV'S - GENERAL SAMUEL P. HEINZELMAN, USA

FRAMED WARTIME ALS WITH THREE CDV'S - GENERAL SAMUEL P. HEINZELMAN, USA

Items matted against white and green, and mounted in a contemporary brass fame measuring 16.5 x 12", with card backing & hang-wire. The two carte de visites at right and left feature Heintzelman… (492-36) SOLD. Learn More »

$325.00
Originally $450.00


SOLD

FLAG REMNANT FROM THE 155TH NEW YORK INFANTRY, CORCORAN'S IRISH BRIGADE

FLAG REMNANT FROM THE 155TH NEW YORK INFANTRY, CORCORAN'S IRISH BRIGADE

In October 1862, more than 400 Buffalo men, most of them Irish, heeded President Abraham Lincoln's call for additional volunteers during the Civil War and crowded into Fort Porter near the present day… (M23379) SOLD. Learn More »

LINCOLN AND ASSASSINATION CONSPIRATORS RELIC DISPLAY

LINCOLN AND ASSASSINATION CONSPIRATORS RELIC DISPLAY

The 11" X 14" display contains the following:  Strands of Abraham Lincoln's hair, pieces of the scaffold that the conspirators were hanged from in July 1865, and a piece of wooden wall lath board and… (M23375) SOLD. Learn More »

US 3 INCH SCHENKL SHELL FRAGMENT FROM GETTYSBURG

US 3 INCH SCHENKL SHELL FRAGMENT FROM GETTYSBURG

Relic is the side portion of a Schenkl shell. The nose section still retains some of the thread for fuse. Item meas. approx. 6.25 inches long x 2.00 inches at its widest section. Item was recovered… (R20118) SOLD. Learn More »

$15.00
SOLD

CONFEDERATE 3 INCH READ SHELL FRAGMENT FROM GETTYSBURG

CONFEDERATE 3 INCH READ SHELL FRAGMENT FROM GETTYSBURG

Relic is the side portion of a 3 inch Read shell. Item meas. approx. 4.00 inches long x 2.50 inches at its widest section. Item was recovered near Rock Creek at the base of Culp’s Hill. Needs… (R20120) SOLD. Learn More »

$18.00
SOLD

VERY GOOD CONDITION “POTTS & HUNT” ENFIELD PATTERN SERGEANT’S MODEL PERCUSSION RIFLE WITH SABER BAYONET AND SCABBARD

VERY GOOD CONDITION “POTTS & HUNT” ENFIELD PATTERN SERGEANT’S MODEL PERCUSSION RIFLE WITH SABER BAYONET AND SCABBARD

This original English short rifle with its accompanying saber bayonet is a British Pattern Sergeant’s Model in very good condition. A handsome piece, this specimen is partially identified to what we… (696-31) SOLD. Learn More »

KURZ & ALLISON PRINT “ROUGH-RIDERS, COL. THEODORE ROOSEVELT, COMMANDER”

KURZ & ALLISON PRINT “ROUGH-RIDERS, COL. THEODORE ROOSEVELT, COMMANDER”

Colored print published 1899. Measures 29.75” x 23.5”, in gilt frame, with period wood backing, hang wire. Depicts heroic charge by Roosevelt’s Spanish-American War “Rough-Riders”. Classic… (721-43) SOLD. Learn More »

PATTERN 1839 INFANTRY WAIST BELT PLATE

PATTERN 1839 INFANTRY WAIST BELT PLATE

A non-excavated example of the regulation U.S. infantry waistbelt plate prominently used from 1857 to 1872. This example contains the “Arrow hook” type fasteners, which was adopted in 1863… (M23366) SOLD. Learn More »

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE U.S. INFANTRY CARTRIDGE BOX SLING PLATE

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE U.S. INFANTRY CARTRIDGE BOX SLING PLATE

An excavated example of the U.S. Infantry “Eagle” breast plate recovered from Winchester, Virginia. This plate exhibits heavy ground contact action, with the overall face of the plate and figure… (R20179) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC MEMBERSHIP BADGE

GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC MEMBERSHIP BADGE

This is the standard GAR membership badge worn by all regular members of that organization. At top is a brass spread-winged eagle over crossed cannons with a stack of cannonballs at bottom. The… (282-309) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

STRANDS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S HAIR

STRANDS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S HAIR

8" X 10", double matted in handsome suede, highlighted with a copy photo of Lincoln seated strands of Lincoln's hair encased. These strands came from locks of hair collected by Mrs. Caroline Wright,… (M23371) SOLD. Learn More »

18th CENTURY RELICS FROM THE FORT AT CROWN POINT, NY

18th CENTURY RELICS FROM THE FORT AT CROWN POINT, NY

The Crown Point for was constructed by the British army in 1759 under the command of Sir Jeffery Amherst.  Mostly built after the threat of French invasion had ended, it was used largely for staging… (M23384) SOLD. Learn More »

GROUP OF PHOTOGRAPHS RELATING TO MAJOR JOHN F. CASNER, 91ST PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

GROUP OF PHOTOGRAPHS RELATING TO MAJOR JOHN F. CASNER, 91ST PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

This small group of images contains five photographs and a Major’s shoulder strap. The first image in the group is a wartime quarter plate tintype of Casner as a Captain. He is posed in the position… (465-126) SOLD. Learn More »

PAIR OF MARINE CORPS SHOULDER SCALES WITH ORIGINAL BOX

PAIR OF MARINE CORPS SHOULDER SCALES WITH ORIGINAL BOX

Pair of brass shoulder scales in excellent unused condition. The clamshells on these are stamped brass with a detachable lower plate for attaching tassels. The body of these scales is made of one… (465-127) SOLD. Learn More »

BILL TO REPAIR CONFEDERATE CEMETERIES 1906

BILL TO REPAIR CONFEDERATE CEMETERIES 1906

Copy of a Congressional bill pulled from a book that meas. approx. 5.50 x 8.75. Bill is titled “GRAVES OF SOLDIERS OF THE CONFEDERATE ARMY AND NAVY ETC.” Act is dated January 18, 1906. The body of… (731-549) SOLD. Learn More »

$15.00
SOLD

1852 TEXAS NAVY PAGE

1852 TEXAS NAVY PAGE

Printed page from a book that meas. approx. 5.50 x 8.75. Piece is titled “RESOLUTION OF THE LEGISLATURE OF TEXAS IN FAVOR OF THE INCORPORATION OF THE TEXAS NAVY INTO THE NAVY OF THE UNITED… (731-550) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

FEDERAL, RIFLED-MUSKET 1863-DATED LOCKPLATE BY 'COLT'

FEDERAL, RIFLED-MUSKET 1863-DATED LOCKPLATE BY 'COLT'

Presented here is a handsome, completely original, Colt-made Federal Civil War lockplate. Made for the Colt Special Model 1861 contract rifle-musket, this seldom-seen, 1863-dated specimen, one of a… (362-298) SOLD. Learn More »

BRITISH SABER BAYONET / 1863 WHITWORTH RIFLE

BRITISH SABER BAYONET / 1863 WHITWORTH RIFLE

[Similar to P1856 bayonet.] Crown marking “VR” in reverse, “E crown 1” on obverse, with “J.B.” stamped on top flatted edge. Single edged blade measures 22.75” in length, 1.25” in… (721-82) SOLD. Learn More »

SCHNITZLER & KIRSHBAUM “S & K” BAYONET FOR BRAZILIAN RIFLE, CA. 1860-70’S

SCHNITZLER & KIRSHBAUM “S & K” BAYONET FOR BRAZILIAN RIFLE, CA. 1860-70’S

“S & K” blade markings. Single edged, full-fullered blade measuring 23.75” in length, 1.125” in width at base. Exhibits clean, medium bright patina. Iron cross guard, with minor dings.… (721-65) SOLD. Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 3.67-INCH 6-POUNDER SPHERICAL SHELL WITH ORIGINAL WOODEN FUSE PLUG

CONFEDERATE 3.67-INCH 6-POUNDER SPHERICAL SHELL WITH ORIGINAL WOODEN FUSE PLUG

The iron body of this shell has some of the original arsenal paint still visible. The rest of the body has light pitting. The fuse still retains the original wood fuse plug but no paper fuse. This… (727-293) SOLD. Learn More »

2ND MODEL MAYNARD CARTRIDGE

2ND MODEL MAYNARD CARTRIDGE

Metal casing in good condition with lead flat nosed projectile. Metal casing has light surface dirt and discoloration from age. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (169-313) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

.58 CALIBER PAPER CARTRIDGE

.58 CALIBER PAPER CARTRIDGE

Complete paper cartridge with conical bullet in nose. Clean body with no rips or tears. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE… (169-245) SOLD. Learn More »

$85.00
SOLD

CONFEDERATE USED 1st MODEL MAYNARD CARBINE

CONFEDERATE USED 1st MODEL MAYNARD CARBINE

One week after the state of Mississippi severed all ties with the union, two senators in Washington contracted to purchase arms from the Maynard Arms Company. The first contract was for 325 “Rifles… (75-667) SOLD. Learn More »

US MODEL 1840 MUSICIAN'S SWORD, DATED 1861

US MODEL 1840 MUSICIAN'S SWORD, DATED 1861

Maker mark: “Made by / Ames Mfg. Co. / Chicopee / Mass.”. Inspectors mark: “U.S. / A.D.K. / 1861”. Bright, straight, light gray blade measuring 28” in length, .75” in width at the base.… (172-3065) SOLD. Learn More »

US MODEL 1840 CAVALRY SABER, DATED 1846

US MODEL 1840 CAVALRY SABER, DATED 1846

Maker-mark: “N.P. Ames / Cabotville / 1846”. Inspector-mark: “U.S. / NWP”. Bright attractive blade measuring 35.75” in length, 1.25” in width at the base. Exhibits one small horizontal… (754-01) SOLD. Learn More »

US MODEL 1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER DATED 1865

US MODEL 1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER DATED 1865

Maker mark: Made by / Ames Mfg. Co. / Chic [opee] ___”. Lower lines weakly stamped. Inspector mark: “U.S. / G.K.C. / 1865”. [Also, “G. W. C.” inspector mark on pommel cap, and “G.K.C.”… (172-3059) SOLD. Learn More »

STRUCK ARTILLERY WATER BUCKET

STRUCK ARTILLERY WATER BUCKET

An interesting excavated artifact consisting of what appears to be a shell or shell fragment struck artillery water bucket. This specimen has a fairly large and deep indentation (7 ½” by 5 1/2”)… (R20142) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR BULLSEYE CANTEEN

CIVIL WAR BULLSEYE CANTEEN

Philadelphia Depot bullseye canteen in good used condition. The brown wool cover and original sling show their age in dirt and wear but they are complete. The cover has some light staining throughout… (172-3085) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR PERIOD BUGLE MADE BY KLEMM & BRO., PHILADELPHIA

CIVIL WAR PERIOD BUGLE MADE BY KLEMM & BRO., PHILADELPHIA

Copper bugle with brass fittings. This bugle is a single twist with a brass reinforced bell. The brass on the top of the bell is marked in script “KLEMM & BRO. PHILADELPHIA” in two lines. The… (465-121) SOLD. Learn More »

LEATHER HOLSTER FOR COLT REVOLVER

LEATHER HOLSTER FOR COLT REVOLVER

The leather of this holster has a dry, stiff feel to it. It is complete with flap, solid leather tap, brass finial and the plug is still present in the base of the cylinder. However, the side seam has… (465-124) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR PERIOD TIN CUP WITH ID ON BOTTOM

CIVIL WAR PERIOD TIN CUP WITH ID ON BOTTOM

This cup resembles the so called Army issue cup in height and width. The cup meas. approx. 4.25 inches tall x 4.25 inches across the bottom. About a third of the way down from the top rim there is a… (450-54) SOLD. Learn More »

MODEL 1851 DRAGOON BELT

MODEL 1851 DRAGOON BELT

Buff leather belt in good condition. The interior of the belt shows that it was originally white but was dyed dark on the outside. The belt has a sewn and riveted leather tab near the keeper end that… (757-16) SOLD. Learn More »

COLT MEDIUM FRAME ‘LIGHTNING’ SLIDE-ACTION RIFLE

COLT MEDIUM FRAME ‘LIGHTNING’ SLIDE-ACTION RIFLE

This popular Colt Lightning shortarm is termed “The Baby Model”, a medium-framed, slide-action or trombone mechanism, .44-40 caliber rifle in excellent, refinished condition. Colt pioneered the… (740-335) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR SECOND MODEL MAYNARD CARBINE

CIVIL WAR SECOND MODEL MAYNARD CARBINE

Here is a 2nd Model Maynard carbine widely regarded as one of the best performing and most accurate of all the cavalry arms used during the Civil War. The well-favored, metallic cartridge,… (362-601) SOLD. Learn More »

M1860 SPENCER RIFLE THAT BELONGED TO ROBERT MEEK, 5TH INDEPENDENT COMPANY, OHIO SHARPSHOOTERS

M1860 SPENCER RIFLE THAT BELONGED TO ROBERT MEEK, 5TH INDEPENDENT COMPANY, OHIO SHARPSHOOTERS

This original Civil War longarm is a Model 1860 Spencer repeating rifle. Identification through records indicate that this rifle, with serial #2490, was issued to Private Robert Meek in the 5th… (30-1741) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR/INDIAN WAR SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN

CIVIL WAR/INDIAN WAR SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN

New York Depot smoothside canteen in good condition. The blue wool cover and original sling show some age with light dirt and wear. The cover has two or three small moth bites. The largest is the size… (172-3079) SOLD. Learn More »

BOOK AND TINTYPE ID’D TO MEDAL OF HONOR WINNER IN 5TH NEW YORK CAVALRY

BOOK AND TINTYPE ID’D TO MEDAL OF HONOR WINNER IN 5TH NEW YORK CAVALRY

Quarter-plate tintype of Saddler Loron F. Packard of Company E, 5th New York Cavalry. He is posed seated in a chair in front of a military camp scene painted backdrop. He wears a dark slouch hat with… (B4750) SOLD. Learn More »

AMMUNITION CRATE FOR BRASS CASED GALLAGHER CARTRIDGES PULLED FROM THE JAMES RIVER, WITH SOME CARTRIDGES FOUND WITH THE CRATE

AMMUNITION CRATE FOR BRASS CASED GALLAGHER CARTRIDGES PULLED FROM THE JAMES RIVER, WITH SOME CARTRIDGES FOUND WITH THE CRATE

Water logged wooden crate meas. approx. 14.00 inches long x 13.00 inches wide x 7.00 inches high. Crate is nailed together and is a little delicate but is holding together well. No signs of any… (R20168) SOLD. Learn More »

$395.00
Originally $850.00


SOLD

.54 AUSTRIAN RIFLE AMMUNITION CRATE FROM OHIO STATE LABORATORY

.54 AUSTRIAN RIFLE AMMUNITION CRATE FROM OHIO STATE LABORATORY

Very nice condition wooden crate meas. approx. 16.75 inches long x 13.50 inches wide x 7.25 inches tall. Crate is nailed and is still very solid. The outside surface is painted an olive drab and only… (R20166) SOLD. Learn More »

$975.00
Originally $1,500.00


SOLD

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF 49TH PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF 49TH PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER

This seated image shows a young Union soldier wearing a dark frock coat buttoned down the front with light trousers. He holds his forage cap in his lap. The photographer has touched all the buttons on… (P13216) SOLD. Learn More »

1830’s INFANTRY NCO WAIST BELT AND PLATE

1830’s INFANTRY NCO WAIST BELT AND PLATE

This belt was prescribed for wear by Infantry NCO’s along with the artillery short sword in 1832 and lasted until the Model 1840 NCO sword and baldric were introduced. This Model 1832 belt is of the… (757-34) SOLD. Learn More »

M1844 ITALIAN “PIEDMONT” ARTILLERY SWORD BAYONET

M1844 ITALIAN “PIEDMONT” ARTILLERY SWORD BAYONET

[Similar to British Brunswick bayonet. See Jantzen, p. 118-19]. Straight, diamond shaped blade, measuring 17.75” in length, 1.25” in width at the base. Exhibits medium-gray patina with age marks… (721-68) SOLD. Learn More »

NICE MARKED NAVY FUSE BOX

NICE MARKED NAVY FUSE BOX

Leather Navy fuse box in good condition. The leather throughout the piece shows some light wear but is in good shape. The outer flap has a crisp stamping that reads “NAVY YARD PHIL’A 1862” in an… (172-3094) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ARTILLERY 3 INCH HOTCHKISS CANISTER SHOT SHIPPING CRATE

CIVIL WAR ARTILLERY 3 INCH HOTCHKISS CANISTER SHOT SHIPPING CRATE

This Civil War period Artillery crate served its original purpose during that war, only to be put back into service later in the 19th century as a shipping crate for SPARE PARTS FOR SCOFIELD, SMITH… (M23283) SOLD. Learn More »

US M1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER, DATED 1862

US M1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER, DATED 1862

Maker mark:  “Prov. / Tool / Co. [Providence Tool & Die]. Inspector mark: “U.S. / J.M. / 1862”. Semi-bright blade, clean with slight scratching & a pair of light water-marks. Measuring… (172-3055) SOLD. Learn More »

1864 & 1865 SOLDIER DIARIES IDENTIFIED TO PVT. SAMUEL METZ - CO. I, 92ND ILLINOIS INFANTRY

1864 & 1865 DIARIES IDENTIFIED TO PVT. SAMUEL METZ - CO. I, 92ND ILLINOIS INFANTRY

These two identical diaries are species of a brand-"Pocket Diary, 1864 [& 1865]. Published Annually For The Trade. 1864 [& 1865]"-commonly purchased by Union soldiers. Both feature three… (217-32) SOLD. Learn More »

$1,950.00
Originally $2,450.00


SOLD

NATIONAL TRIBUNE "ARMY OF THE GULF" SERVICE MEMORIAL , ID'D TO JOHN S. STOKES, Co. "I" & "B", 8th NEW HAMPSHIRE INFANTRY

NATIONAL TRIBUNE "ARMY OF THE GULF" SERVICE MEMORIAL , ID'D TO JOHN S. STOKES, Co. "I" & "B", 8th NEW HAMPSHIRE INFANTRY

Ca. 1900-10. National Tribune printed form with a colored border festooned w/bust photos of the various Army of Gulf commanders. Measures 24" in height and 19" in width, and has the certification of… (217-180) SOLD. Learn More »

$60.00
Originally $75.00


SOLD

BRASS CIVIL WAR DRUMMER’S PLATE

BRASS CIVIL WAR DRUMMER’S PLATE

This plate was meant to be worn on the sling of the drum and to hold the drumsticks when not in use. The front of the plate is made of a sheet of thin brass with clipped corners. Mounded on the face… (465-122) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR BULLSEYE CANTEEN

CIVIL WAR BULLSEYE CANTEEN

Philadelphia Depot bullseye canteen in good overall condition. The wool cover and sling as well as the stopper are long gone but the pewter spout and body of the canteen have retained their shape with… (172-3077) SOLD. Learn More »

US MODEL 1840 NCO SWORD DATED 1862

US MODEL 1840 NCO SWORD DATED 1862

Maker mark: “Ames Mfg. Co./ Chicopee/ Mass.” Inspector’s mark: “US/ A.H.C./ 1862” [also, “A.D.K.” inspector-mark on knuckle guard and drag]. Bright brilliant blade, with touch of light… (172-3066) SOLD. Learn More »

M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD AND SCABBARD BY MINTZER, PHILADELPHIA

M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD AND SCABBARD BY MINTZER, PHILADELPHIA

Maker marked: “Mintzer / Philadelphia”. No inspectors’ marks. Blade measures 30½” in length, 1 1/8” in width at the hilt. Wide unstopped fullers are 20½” long with 14” narrow fullers.… (E2403) SOLD. Learn More »

RELIC SHARPS CARBINE BARREL FROM TREVILIAN STATION

RELIC SHARPS CARBINE BARREL FROM TREVILIAN STATION

This excavated artifact from the Civil War cavalry battlefield at Trevilian Station in Virginia is a Sharps carbine barrel with only the receiver frame still attached. No breech block, operating… (R20143) SOLD. Learn More »

WATERVLIET ARSENAL ARTILLERY SHELL CRATE DATED NOVEMBER 1861

WATERVLIET ARSENAL ARTILLERY SHELL CRATE DATED NOVEMBER 1861

Very rare ammunition crate for 10 rounds of 20 PDR rifle shells fixed for the 3.67” 20 PDR Parrott – Hotchkiss Gun. This crate exhibits faded white stenciled lettering along the face length side… (M23292) SOLD. Learn More »

METHODIST EPISCOPAL HANDBOOK ID’D TO 5TH NEW YORK CAVALRY MEDAL OF HONOR WINNER

METHODIST EPISCOPAL HANDBOOK ID’D TO 5TH NEW YORK CAVALRY MEDAL OF HONOR WINNER

Pocket sized hardbound book that meas. approx. 3.50 x 5.25 inches. Covers are embossed with a scrollwork design while the spine has gold decoration with title “DISCIPLINE 1856.” Covers have some… (B4749) SOLD. Learn More »

19TH CENTURY BRASS POWDER FLASK

19TH CENTURY BRASS POWDER FLASK

A plain smooth-face brass body powder flask used for ether hunting rifles or pistols. Flask has a three step adjustable spout and spring release spout opener in working order. Four ring loops for… (186-50) SOLD. Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

PATTERN 1839 OVAL US BELT PLATE

PATTERN 1839 OVAL US BELT PLATE

Stamped brass oval plate with lead filled back. The face is clean with a light surface patina and light wear. There are no major dings or dents. Reverse has 100% of the lead fill, both arrow hooks and… (M23329) SOLD. Learn More »

PIECE OF A FLAG FROM THE USS BROOKLYN

PIECE OF A FLAG FROM THE USS BROOKLYN

Nicely matted, shrink-wrapped section of flag which includes a copy of a black and white photograph of the ship, and a copy of a handwritten note identifying the flag.  The star measures approximate… (M23334) SOLD. Learn More »

PIECE OF A FLAG FROM THE USS BROOKLYN

PIECE OF A FLAG FROM THE USS BROOKLYN

Nicely matted, shrink-wrapped section of flag which includes a copy of a black and white photograph of the ship, and a copy of a handwritten note identifying the flag.  The star measures approximate… (M23335) SOLD. Learn More »

GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC SLOUCH HAT

GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC SLOUCH HAT

Nice example of a Union veteran’s G.A.R. Slouch hat circa 1890-1920. Made of a quality black wool and fully lined with both a leather sweat band and a light blue cotton “bag type” adjustable… (M23286) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR COMBINATION KNIFE FORK AND SPOON

CIVIL WAR COMBINATION KNIFE FORK AND SPOON

This item is one of the most encountered and most often seen eating utensils of the Civil War. This knife, fork and spoon combination is the size of a large pocket knife and has a similar shape. One… (M22914) SOLD. Learn More »

MODEL 1842 MUSKET TOOL

MODEL 1842 MUSKET TOOL

This tool has the boxed wrench on one end and two screwdriver blades on the other. Tool is in good condition with only some light surface dirt from age and… (731-666) SOLD. Learn More »

$40.00
SOLD

U.S. MODEL 1851 N.C.O. CAVALRY BELT RIG

U.S. MODEL 1851 N.C.O. CAVALRY BELT RIG

This complete waistbelt assembly is comprised of the pattern 1851 N.C.O eagle belt plate mounted on a blackened buff leather belt, as well as the sword hanger straps and hardware. Also present are the… (M23272) SOLD. Learn More »

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN ARMBAND

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN ARMBAND

White armband meas. approx. 2.00 inches wide with black lettering that reads “WERKSCHAR17” basically means “Labor-Troops 17.” Over the numeral “7” is a light Nazi stamping in red but it is… (344-463) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF AN ENGLISH OFFICER

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF AN ENGLISH OFFICER

Nice straight on view of a British officer standing with one hand tucked in his coat ala Napoleon. The subject wears a dark double-breasted coat with a large bow-tie and matching visor cap. The cap… (731-695) SOLD. Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF AN OLDER WOMAN

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF AN OLDER WOMAN

Bust view of an older woman in a black dress with white lace collar with cameo pin at her throat. Also on her head is a small white lace hairpiece with wide earpieces. The black background has chipped… (731-701) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

 US MODEL 1858 NEW YORK DEPOT CANTEEN

US MODEL 1858 NEW YORK DEPOT CANTEEN

Smooth side canteen with pewter spout and a nice brown wool cover in excellent condition. There are no holes in the cover and it looks and feels clean. The cork stopper is 100% intact and the… (757-31) SOLD. Learn More »

VERY GOOD CONDITION, BRITISH 1856 PATTERN ENFIELD ‘VOLUNTEER’ RIFLE BY GUNSMITH ALEXANDER HENRY

VERY GOOD CONDITION, BRITISH 1856 PATTERN ENFIELD ‘VOLUNTEER’ RIFLE BY GUNSMITH ALEXANDER HENRY

Seldom-seen is this British 1856 Pattern short rifle, sometimes referred to as a Sergeant’s Model rifle. Gunsmith Alexander Henry of Edinburg, Scotland produced this original short rifle in the… (697-18) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV OF LINCOLN PORTRAIT

CDV OF LINCOLN PORTRAIT

Period mourning card has a framed photograph of President Lincoln on a black background. CDV sized image has a photographer’s imprint on the reverse for J. R. MARKEN, FREDERICK, MD. Mount has dirt… (P13193) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

CDV OF GEORGE WASHINGTON WELCOMING PRESIDENT LINCOLN TO HEAVEN

CDV OF GEORGE WASHINGTON WELCOMING PRESIDENT LINCOLN TO HEAVEN

1865 dated CDV sized lithograph showing George Washington in the clouds of Heaven embracing President Lincoln and placing a laurel wreath on his head. The bottom of the mount has publishing… (P13192) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

MODEL 1861 U.S. PERCUSSION RIFLE - MUSKET

MODEL 1861 U.S. PERCUSSION RIFLE - MUSKET

Cal. 58 “Trenton” was produced by J.T. Hodge and A.M. Burton, at the Trenton Locomotive and Machine Co., Trenton, New Jersey for a Federal Government contract. The lock surface is attic brown in… (696-34) SOLD. Learn More »

M1863 BRIDESBURG CONTRACT RIFLE-MUSKET WITH THE NEEDHAM CONVERSION TO A BREECHLOADING SYSTEM

M1863 BRIDESBURG CONTRACT RIFLE-MUSKET WITH THE NEEDHAM CONVERSION TO A BREECHLOADING SYSTEM

This is a Model 1863 Bridesburg Contract rifle-musket with a Needham conversion system in good original condition. Before its alteration from cap and ball to a .58 caliber breechloading centerfire… (721-80) SOLD. Learn More »

ROBY ENLISTED M1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER, SCABBARD AND SABER KNOT DATED 1864, IN VERY GOOD CONDITION

ROBY ENLISTED M1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER, SCABBARD AND SABER KNOT DATED 1864, IN VERY GOOD CONDITION

Manufactured by the West Chelmsford, Massachusetts firm of Christopher Roby and Company, this cavalry saber and scabbard was one of over 48,000 edged weapons produced by the firm for the U.S. Ordnance… (E2400) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL CONFEDERATE TONGUE AND WREATH BUCKLE ON ATTACHED NON-DUG, LEATHER WAIST BELT

ORIGINAL CONFEDERATE TONGUE AND WREATH BUCKLE ON ATTACHED NON-DUG, LEATHER WAIST BELT

A rare and desirable Confederate uniform accoutrement is this very fine condition, cast brass, two-piece tongue and wreath buckle attached to its original black leather waist belt.  The non-dug,… (697-144) SOLD. Learn More »

US M1840 HALL-NORTH PERCUSSION CARBINE, TYPE 2

US M1840 HALL-NORTH PERCUSSION CARBINE, TYPE 2

Presented here is a Model 1840 Hall-North .52 caliber, breechloading percussion smoothbore carbine in the Type 2 variation. Manufactured by Simeon North of Middletown, Connecticut between 1840 and… (753-06) SOLD. Learn More »

MID-EIGTHEENTH CENTURY BRITISH MILITARY FLINTLOCK BLUNDERBUSS

MID-EIGTHEENTH CENTURY BRITISH MILITARY FLINTLOCK BLUNDERBUSS

Often called the “Thunder Pipe”, as well as other names, this device is a specimen of a short shotgun-like muzzleloader known as a ‘Blunderbuss’. The blunderbuss was a single-shot, 18th… (G3172) SOLD. Learn More »

MODEL 1863 U.S. PERCUSSION RIFLE – MUSKET TYPE I

MODEL 1863 U.S. PERCUSSION RIFLE – MUSKET TYPE I

Cal. 58 “Springfield” produced by Springfield Armory. Model 1862 Type one muskets are easily identified by the lack of barrel band retaining springs. The lock surface is a brown patina. Markings… (218-416) SOLD. Learn More »

US M1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER DATED 1860

US M1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER DATED 1860

Maker mark: “Ames Mfg. Co. / Chicopee / Mass.” Inspector’s mark: “U.S. / J.T. / 1860”. Bright blade measures 35” in length, 1.125” in width at the base. Exhibits smooth consistent patina… (172-3057) SOLD. Learn More »

US M1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER DATED 1859

US M1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER DATED 1859

Maker mark: “Ames Mfg. Co. / Chicopee / Mass.” Inspector’s mark: “U.S. / J.H. / 1859”. Bright blade measuring 35” in length, 1.125” in width at the base. Exhibits smooth silvery patina,… (172-3058) SOLD. Learn More »

MODEL 1860 COLT ARMY FOUR SCREW PISTOL

MODEL 1860 COLT ARMY FOUR SCREW PISTOL

The 1860 Colt Army is a .44 caliber, 6 shot cylinder with an 8 inch round barrel and an attached loading lever. Serial numbers began at number 1 and ended around number 200500. After around serial… (218-418) SOLD. Learn More »

US PISTOL CARTRIDGE BOX WITH MAKER’S MARK

US PISTOL CARTRIDGE BOX WITH MAKER’S MARK

Leather pistol cartridge box in good condition. The leather is supple with light wear at edges and corners of outer flap. Usual crease marks across the top of the flap from use. Interior is nice with… (757-18) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV JOHN C. BUDLONG, SURGEON, 3RD RHODE ISLAND CAVALRY

CDV JOHN C. BUDLONG, SURGEON, 3RD RHODE ISLAND CAVALRY

Backmark: “S.B. Brown/ Photographer/ 101 Westminster St. / Providence, R.I.” Signed in ink, lower margin, “John C. Budlong, M.D.” Standard brown lined front margins.  Hatless, bearded Subject… (P13080) SOLD. Learn More »

LEATHER CIVIL WAR FLAG HARNESS WITH POSSIBLE BULLET/SHRAPNEL HOLE

LEATHER CIVIL WAR FLAG HARNESS WITH POSSIBLE BULLET/SHRAPNEL HOLE

Leather sling with brass buckle, plate and socket. Leather neck strap meas. approx. 1.75 inches wide and is approx. 51.00 inches long. The surface of the leather has light crackling with only a very… (51-102) SOLD. Learn More »

$975.00
Originally $1,500.00


SOLD

AUTOGRAPH OF A MEMBER OF THE LINCOLN ASSASSINATION COMMISSION

AUTOGRAPH OF A MEMBER OF THE LINCOLN ASSASSINATION COMMISSION

This is a slip of paper that meas. approx. 5.50 inches long x 8.50 inches wide that was obviously pulled from a book. The inscription on the paper reads “JAMES A EKIN, BVT. BRIG. GEN., Q.M.G. O.,… (L14473) SOLD. Learn More »

AUTOGRAPH OF A MEMBER OF THE LINCOLN ASSASSINATION COMMISSION

AUTOGRAPH OF A MEMBER OF THE LINCOLN ASSASSINATION COMMISSION

This is a slip of paper that meas. approx. 4.50 inches long x 2.50 inches wide that reads “MILITARY COMMISSION, WASHINGTON D. C., JUNE 16, 1865, AUGUST V. KAUTZ, BRIG. + BVT. MAJ. GEN.” The period… (L14474) SOLD. Learn More »

STEREO VIEW OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN’S FUNERAL PROCESSION IN NEW YORK CITY

STEREO VIEW OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN’S FUNERAL PROCESSION IN NEW YORK CITY

Nice stereo view by E. & H. T. ANTHONY of the Lincoln funeral procession in New York on April 25, 1865. The view is number 2950 in Anthony’s Instantaneous Views series. The image is clear with… (P13205) SOLD. Learn More »

PRINTED 1864 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION TICKET

PRINTED 1864 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION TICKET

White piece of paper meas. approx. 2.75 inches wide x 5.50 inches long. Ticket is printed using red, white and blue ink. Across the top in blue ink is “UNION PRESIDENTIAL TICKET.” Beneath this is… (L14469) SOLD. Learn More »

US MAKER MARKED CAP BOX

US MAKER MARKED CAP BOX

Leather cap box in good condition. The outer flap has a slightly subdued sub-inspector’s mark at lower center. The latch tab shows some wear and surface finish loss but it is complete. The body of… (757-11) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR REGULATION COLOR-BEARER’S HARNESS

CIVIL WAR REGULATION COLOR-BEARER’S HARNESS

Bridle leather harness with elongated heart shaped padded base that holds a brass escutcheon and movable brass cup. The strap of the leather harness meas. approx. 2.00 inches wide and is approx. 25.00… (757-33) SOLD. Learn More »

ARSENAL MARKED ARTILLERY HAVERSACK

ARSENAL MARKED ARTILLERY HAVERSACK

Haversack is completely constructed of brown leather. It has a large body that meas. approx. 12.75 inches wide x 13.00 inches tall and is sewn around the edges with a wide flap at top. The flap is… (757-24) SOLD. Learn More »

US ARTILLERY GREASE BUCKET

US ARTILLERY GREASE BUCKET

Heavy iron cylindrical bucket that meas. approx. 8.50 inches tall x 7.25 inches across. The top and bottom both have a re-enforced iron band riveted in place. Attached to the top of the bucket is a… (757-29) SOLD. Learn More »

US ARTILLERY WATER BUCKET

US ARTILLERY WATER BUCKET

Heavy iron cylindrical bucket meas. approx. 9.00 inches tall x 8.25 inches across. The top and bottom both have a re-enforced iron band riveted in place. Attached to the top of the bucket by a heavy… (757-30) SOLD. Learn More »

5TH NEW YORK CAVALRY HISTORY WITH VERBAL ID TO MEDAL OF HONOR WINNER

5TH NEW YORK CAVALRY HISTORY WITH VERBAL ID TO MEDAL OF HONOR WINNER

Original 1st edition copy of “HISTORIC RECORDS OF THE FIFTH NEW YORK CAVALRY…” by Rev. Lewis N. Boudrye published in 1865. The volume is leather bound with a gold embossed star with the number… (B4751) SOLD. Learn More »

$85.00
SOLD

CAMP MIRROR ID’D TO 5TH NEW YORK CAVALRY MEDAL OF HONOR WINNER

CAMP MIRROR ID’D TO 5TH NEW YORK CAVALRY MEDAL OF HONOR WINNER

Oval camp mirror housed in a wooden case. Closed it meas. approx. 5.00 inches long x 2.75 inches at its widest. To expose the mirror one of the wooden covers pivots to the side. The mirror is in good… (M23288) SOLD. Learn More »

EARLY SHARPS MODEL 1852 ‘SLANT BREECH’ CARBINE

EARLY SHARPS MODEL 1852 ‘SLANT BREECH’ CARBINE

Presented here is Sharps Model 1852 carbine referred to as the ‘Slant Breech’ or ‘Sloping Breech’ model. The Model 1852 is one of an estimated 5000 such pieces made and is the forerunner of… (753-02) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR JOSLYN MODEL 1864 CARBINE IN GOOD CONDITION

CIVIL WAR JOSLYN MODEL 1864 CARBINE IN GOOD CONDITION

The Joslyn carbine Model 1864, sometimes called the Second Model, was a cavalry weapon that used an innovative breechloading, single-shot, .52 caliber rimfire system invented and patented by… (753-01) SOLD. Learn More »

MODEL 1860 SPENCER CARBINE

MODEL 1860 SPENCER CARBINE

The famous Spencer Carbine of the Civil War. Manufactured by the SPENCER REPEATING RIFLE COMPANY, BOSTON, MASSACHUSSETTS. This example was manufactured between the years 1863-1865 and is a.52 caliber… (756-01) SOLD. Learn More »

REMINGTON “ZOUAVE” RIFLE SWORD BAYONET

REMINGTON “ZOUAVE” RIFLE SWORD BAYONET

Bright, ding-free blade measures 20” in length, measures 1.06125” at base. Inspection “S” on reverse. Exhibits a trace of grime at the base & a patch of water marking at the tip. Cast… (172-2890) SOLD. Learn More »

MAKER MARKED US ARTILLERY FUSE POUCH

MAKER MARKED US ARTILLERY FUSE POUCH

Very nice almost mint condition brown leather fuse pouch. The leather of the outer flap is soft and supple and clean. Sewn to the underside of the outer flap is a latch tab that shows only light wear.… (757-23) SOLD. Learn More »

LEFAUCHEUX PINFIRE REVOLVER IDENTIFIED TO SERGEANT WILLIAM O. BLANCHARD, 9TH MISSOURI UNION CAVALRY

LEFAUCHEUX PINFIRE REVOLVER IDENTIFIED TO SERGEANT WILLIAM O. BLANCHARD, 9TH MISSOURI UNION CAVALRY

Presented here is a M1854 12-mm Lefaucheux pinfire revolver identified by unit ordnance records to Sergeant William O. Blanchard of Company B, 9th Missouri State Militia Cavalry (US). Blanchard, a… (G3208) SOLD. Learn More »

US “BULLSEYE” CANTEEN WITH DARK BLUE COVER

US “BULLSEYE” CANTEEN WITH DARK BLUE COVER

Federal issue canteen with concentric rings or “bullseye” type body with a pewter spout and dark blue cloth cover. The body of the canteen feels solid with no major dings or dents. The dark blue… (757-32) SOLD. Learn More »

U.S. WATERVLIET (NEW YORK) ARSENAL AMMUNITION BOX .577 CALIBER ROUNDS

U.S. WATERVLIET (NEW YORK) ARSENAL AMMUNITION BOX .577 CALIBER ROUNDS

ULTRA RARE!!! U.S .577 caliber ammunition chest originating from the WATERVLIET ARSENAL still partially filled with 30 packages of rifle-musket rounds (5 packages on the surface are disintegrated with… (R20154) SOLD. Learn More »

U.S. MODEL 1842 HARPERS FERRY RIFLED MUSKET

U.S. MODEL 1842 HARPERS FERRY RIFLED MUSKET

This is the first regulation model of a musket made in the percussion ignition system at the national armories. The Harpers Ferry Armory produced 103,000 of these muskets between 1844 and 1855. It is… (218-415) SOLD. Learn More »

MODEL 1863 U.S. PERCUSSION RIFLE – MUSKET TYPE I

MODEL 1863 U.S. PERCUSSION RIFLE – MUSKET TYPE I

Cal. 58 “Springfield” produced by Springfield Armory. Model 1862 Type one muskets are easily identified by the lack of barrel band retaining springs. The lock surface is gray-bright with a slight… (362-565) SOLD. Learn More »

NAVY CONTRACT SHARPS NEW MODEL 1859 CARBINE WITH IRON FURNITURE

NAVY CONTRACT SHARPS NEW MODEL 1859 CARBINE WITH IRON FURNITURE

This is one of the early Model 1859 Sharps Carbine manufactured in 1861. It is a .52 caliber percussion breechloader with the Sharps pellet priming system. Markings include MODEL 1859 designation on… (753-05) SOLD. Learn More »

VERY GOOD CONDITION M1853 SHARPS ‘SLANT BREECH’ CARBINE WITH UNUSUAL DOUBLE-SET TRIGGERS

VERY GOOD CONDITION M1853 SHARPS ‘SLANT BREECH’ CARBINE WITH UNUSUAL DOUBLE-SET TRIGGERS

This pre-Civil War carbine, often referred to as the ‘John Brown’ model, is a single-shot, .52 caliber, breechloading Model 1853 shortarm invented and patented by Hartford, Connecticut native… (753-04) SOLD. Learn More »

AERIAL PHOTO OF THE GETTYSBURG TAKEN ON JULY 4, 1938 DURING THE DEDICATION OF THE PEACE LIGHT MEMORIAL

AERIAL PHOTO OF THE GETTYSBURG TAKEN ON JULY 4, 1938 DURING THE DEDICATION OF THE PEACE LIGHT MEMORIAL

Black & white photo meas. approx. 14.00 inches long x 9.50 inches wide showing the west and north sides of the town of Gettysburg. An inscription on the reverse reads “TO GEO. D. ‘POP’… (P13175) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

US EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED AT SPOTSYLVANIA – GAVIN COLLECTION

US EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED AT SPOTSYLVANIA – GAVIN COLLECTION

Pattern 1826 eagle breast plate recovered in the 6th Corps lines at Spotsylvania. The face has a light patina to with some light discoloration around the edges. There are some minor cracks around the… (601-595) SOLD. Learn More »

US EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED AT HALLTOWN, WEST VIRGINA – GAVIN COLLECTION

US EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED AT HALLTOWN, WEST VIRGINA – GAVIN COLLECTION

Pattern 1826 eagle breast plate has a light brown patina to the face with some light discoloration around the edges. The face is free from any major nicks, scratches or dents. Reverse has 100% lead… (601-672) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL PACK OF 1911 .45 PISTOL AMMUNITION

ORIGINAL PACK OF 1911 .45 PISTOL AMMUNITION

Complete full pack of 20 cartridges for the 1911 .45 automatic pistol. Package has some light wear. Each end of the pack has a cloth pull tab. Red label reads “20 CARTRIDGES, PISTOL BALL-CALIBER .45… (169-335) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

LINCOLN MOURNING RIBBON WITH CLIPPED ADVERTISEMENT OFFERING THEM TO THE PUBLIC

LINCOLN MOURNING RIBBON WITH CLIPPED ADVERTISEMENT OFFERING THEM TO THE PUBLIC

White satin ribbon meas. approx. 2.00 inches wide x 6.00 inches long. Inside a black border is printed “WE MOURN THE NATION’S LOSS-ABRAHAM LINCOLN APRIL 15, 1865.” With the ribbon comes a period… (M23311) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV WARTIME VIEW OF THE WHITE HOUSE

CDV WARTIME VIEW OF THE WHITE HOUSE

CDV view of the front of the White House when it was occupied by President Lincoln. Image is taken from the street and shows some passersby as well as the circular drive in front of the… (P13199) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV OF JOHN WILKES BOOTH BY FREDERICKS OF NEW YORK

CDV OF JOHN WILKES BOOTH BY FREDERICKS OF NEW YORK

Image from life shows Booth in a dark suit with a heavy light fur collared overcoat. He is posed with one hand on his hip and with the other he holds the edge of his jacket. Image is clear with great… (P13191) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV OF JOHN WILKES BOOTH & THE DEVIL

CDV OF JOHN WILKES BOOTH & THE DEVIL

This Civil War period lithograph CDV depicts the devil whispering to John Wilkes Booth. Booth is shown standing just outside the Presidential box with a dagger in one hand and the pistol in the other… (P13190) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

CDV 20TH MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER KILLED AT BALL'S BLUFF

CDV 20TH MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER KILLED AT BALL'S BLUFF

CDV is a three-quarter standing view of 2nd Lieutenant William Lowell Putnam. He wears a dark frock coat with 2nd Lieutenants shoulder straps tightly buttoned down the front. At his waist is his sword… (697-294) SOLD. Learn More »

MODEL 1851 DRAGOON BELT

MODEL 1851 DRAGOON BELT

Buff leather belt in good condition. The interior of the belt shows that it was originally white but was dyed dark on the outside. The belt has a sewn and riveted leather tab near the keeper end which… (757-15) SOLD. Learn More »

DIARY FROM 1ST NEW YORK DRAGOONS SOLDIER

DIARY FROM 1ST NEW YORK DRAGOONS SOLDIER

This pocket diary belonged to James E. Rood of Company A, 1st New York Dragoons. The book has leather covers with the usual fold over flap. The leather is in good condition with only a small area of… (282-311) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL PACK OF SEVEN 56.50 SPENCER METALLIC RIMFIRE CARTRIDGES BY D. C. SAGE, IN A PARTIAL ORIGINAL BOX

ORIGINAL PACK OF SEVEN 56.50 SPENCER METALLIC RIMFIRE CARTRIDGES BY D. C. SAGE, IN A PARTIAL ORIGINAL BOX

Presented are seven original, unused, post-war 56.50 metallic rimfire cartridges still housed in a single, original inner pasteboard package together with a partial original outer pasteboard box lid.… (422-137) SOLD. Learn More »

INFANTRY RECTANGULAR BELT PLATE

INFANTRY RECTANGULAR BELT PLATE

Brass rectangular belt plate with embossed crossed rifles at center. Plate meas. approx. 3.00 inches long x 1.75 inches wide. The plate has clipped corners and is partially convex. Reverse has a wide… (282-314) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

PATTERN 1854 AUSTRIAN LORENZ RIFLE WITH BAYONET

PATTERN 1854 AUSTRIAN LORENZ RIFLE WITH BAYONET

The pattern 1854 Austrian Lorenz is the second most imported rifle after the Enfield. The confederate government purchased 100,000 and the U.S. purchased 200,000 Austrian weapons. The 1854 are a… (G3197) SOLD. Learn More »

MODEL 1861 U.S. PERCUSSION RIFLE - MUSKET

MODEL 1861 U.S. PERCUSSION RIFLE - MUSKET

Cal. 58 “Springfield” manufactured at the Springfield Armory. The lock surface is a bright polished patina. Markings “Eagle” with” U.S.” over SPRINGFIELD” and the date “1862”are… (G3217) SOLD. Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF OHIO SOLDIER WITH OVM PLATE

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF OHIO SOLDIER WITH OVM PLATE

Three-quarter seated view of a young Ohioan wearing a dark four-button sack coat and light trousers holding his forage cap in his lap. Around his waist is his belt with an oval “O.V.M.” plate worn… (282-308) SOLD. Learn More »

US MODEL 1858 BULLSEYE CANTEEN RECOVERED AT 1863 ARTILLERY CAMP, RAPPAHANNOCK

US MODEL 1858 BULLSEYE CANTEEN RECOVERED AT 1863 ARTILLERY CAMP, RAPPAHANNOCK

Recovered April 1959. This canteen shows significant rust loss but retains two full and one partial sling keepers. It has no remaining spout, and has some surface rust. This item was part of a private… (R15936) SOLD. Learn More »

$49.50
Originally $85.00


SOLD

STRUCK CS SWORD SCABBARD & THROAT - MONOCACY, MD

STRUCK CS SWORD SCABBARD & THROAT - MONOCACY, MD

Recovered December 1960. This brass scabbard and throat measures 7" x 1.75". This item was part of a private collection, the contents of which were excavated in the 1950's - 1960's. They were later… (R15954) SOLD. Learn More »

$67.50
Originally $125.00


SOLD

US 3.63-INCH SUB-PATTERN III 20-POUNDER PARROTT CHILLED NOSE BOLT

US 3.63-INCH SUB-PATTERN III 20-POUNDER PARROTT CHILLED NOSE BOLT

Fired from a 20-pounder 3.67-inch caliber Parrott Rifle. The brass sabot ring clearly exhibits the "lands and grooves" of this gun. Designed primarily for destroying fortifications and ships, this… (R13976) SOLD. Learn More »

$295.00
Originally $395.00


SOLD

US/CS 4.52 IN. 12 LB. SPHERICAL SHOT, RECOVERED AT RICHMOND, VA

US/CS 4.52 IN. 12 LB. SPHERICAL SHOT, RECOVERED AT RICHMOND, VA

Spherical shot with overall surface rust with a coppery brown color that was recovered at Richmond, VA. One rectangular shaped area meas.3.75" x .75" on surface that is smooth where someone began to… (R12217) SOLD. Learn More »

$185.00
Originally $225.00


SOLD

US 4.96-INCH HOTCHKISS SHELL BASE

US 4.96-INCH HOTCHKISS SHELL BASE

Fired from a 5.1-inch 50-pounder Dalgren rifle. Found in Deep South coastal areas. Cleaned and varnished. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB… (R14015) SOLD. Learn More »

$30.00
Originally $57.50


SOLD

CS 3.62-INCH 20-POUNDER SMOOTH READ WROUGHT IRON CUP SABOT AND SHELL BASE

CS 3.62-INCH 20-POUNDER SMOOTH READ WROUGHT IRON CUP SABOT AND SHELL BASE

Large lathe dimple in the center of the iron base. Thick wrought iron sabot and shell base meas. 2" high. Cleaned and varnished. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (R14013) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
Originally $39.50


SOLD

CS 2.86-INCH 10-POUNDER SMOOTH READ WROUGHT IRON CUP SABOT FOUND AT RICHMOND, VA

CS 2.86-INCH 10-POUNDER SMOOTH READ WROUGHT IRON CUP SABOT FOUND AT RICHMOND, VA

Lathe dimple in the center of the base. Thin wrought iron sabot. Recovery at Richmond, VA. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE… (R14009) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
Originally $30.00


SOLD

CS 2.86-INCH 10-POUNDER SMOOTH READ WROUGHT IRON CUP SABOT AND SHELL BASE

CS 2.86-INCH 10-POUNDER SMOOTH READ WROUGHT IRON CUP SABOT AND SHELL BASE

Large lathe dimple in the center of the base. Thick wrought iron sabot with small section of shell base with portion of bourrelet ring. Sabot and shell base meas. 1" high. Location of recovery… (R14008) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
Originally $39.50


SOLD

LINCOLN-HAMLIN 1860 FERROTYPE CAMPAIGN TOKEN

LINCOLN-HAMLIN 1860 FERROTYPE CAMPAIGN TOKEN

Circular brass token with a small hole punched on the center edge for wearing on a coat lapel. Stamped into the edge of the obverse is “UNION OF THE STATES 1860” while at center is a tintype (also… (P13204) SOLD. Learn More »

RELIC 1860 ELECTION TOKEN

RELIC 1860 ELECTION TOKEN

Circular brass token with a small hole punched on the center edge for wearing on a coat lapel. Stamped into the edge of one side is “ABRAHAM LINCOLN 1860” while the opposite side has “HANNIBAL… (R20160) SOLD. Learn More »

STEREO CARD OF FORD’S THEATRE

STEREO CARD OF FORD’S THEATRE

Card shows the front of Ford’s Theater as it looked in the 1870’s or ‘80’s. The image is by J. JARVIS and is number 56 in his Views of Washington series. The image is on a yellow mount with… (P13207) SOLD. Learn More »

CLOSE UP STEREO VIEW OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN’S CATAFALQUE

CLOSE UP STEREO VIEW OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN’S CATAFALQUE

This stereo card is a very close view of President Lincoln’s catafalque during the funeral procession in New York City. The image is on a greenish-blue mount and is a little light in contrast.… (P13206) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV LINCOLN’S SECRETARY OF THE NAVY GIDEON WELLES

CDV LINCOLN’S SECRETARY OF THE NAVY GIDEON WELLES

CDV is a full seated view of Welles at a table in a high-backed chair. He wears a dark suit that causes his white beard to look more prominent than usual. The image is clear with good contrast. The… (P13210) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

CDV IMAGE OF THE AQUIDNECK HOTEL IN RHODE ISLAND - JOHN WILKES BOOTH

CDV IMAGE OF THE AQUIDNECK HOTEL IN RHODE ISLAND - JOHN WILKES BOOTH

This is an outdoor CDV view of the Aquidneck House Hotel where John Wilkes Booth stayed shortly before his assassination of President Lincoln and where he was believed to have been when the city of… (P13208) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

CDV COLLAGE OF THE LINCOLN CONSPIRATORS

CDV COLLAGE OF THE LINCOLN CONSPIRATORS

This CDV is a collage of photos of Lincoln conspirators. The card has John Wilkes Booth at center surrounded by George Atzerodt, Edmund Spangler, Michael O’Laughlin, Lewis Powell Samuel Arnold and… (P13215) SOLD. Learn More »

BUST VIEW OF “OUR AMERICAN COUSIN” ACTRESS LAURA KEENE

BUST VIEW OF “OUR AMERICAN COUSIN” ACTRESS LAURA KEENE

This profile bust view CDV is attributed to be of Laura Keene by the old pencil inscription on the reverse. The view shows Miss Keene in an off the shoulder dress with a ribbon in her hair. The image… (P13209) SOLD. Learn More »

12 POUND HOWITZER ARTILLERY SIGHT

12 POUND HOWITZER ARTILLERY SIGHT

This sight is 1 3/8 inches in length. One end is tapered to a blade type point and the other is milled down to approximately 3/8 inches in diameter. The finish is a gun metal gray. Stamped on the side… (M20393) SOLD. Learn More »

$135.00
Originally $200.00


SOLD

SHOTGUN MADE FROM SPRINGFIELD MUSKETS PARTS

SHOTGUN MADE FROM SPRINGFIELD MUSKETS PARTS

This is a shotgun that was built by J.M. Johnson’s Great Western Gun Works in Pittsburgh, Pa. from Springfield musket parts. The barrel is an 1861 barrel that is 36” in length.  The lockplate is… (218-330) SOLD. Learn More »

PROGRAM FOR THE DEDICATION OF THE ALABAMA MEMORIAL AT GETTYSBURG

PROGRAM FOR THE DEDICATION OF THE ALABAMA MEMORIAL AT GETTYSBURG

This program is printed on one side only and meas. approx. 5.50 x 8.25 inches. It is a rare piece and not something commonly encountered. This item is from the personal collection of the Rosensteel… (L14459) SOLD. Learn More »

UNUSED INVITATION TO THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG

UNUSED INVITATION TO THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG

Pre-printed invitation from the Governor of the State of Pennsylvania and the Commission of the75th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg to attend the festivities from June 29-July 6, 1938. The… (L14461A) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

PROGRAM FOR THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY REUNION AT GETTYSBURG FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

PROGRAM FOR THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY REUNION AT GETTYSBURG FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

Four page printed program listing all the events and speakers for the 75th Anniversary at Gettysburg. The title page has bold lettering that reads “PROGRAM-75TH ANNIVERSARY BATTLE OF… (L14468) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

HANDWRITTEN NOTE BY GENERAL WILLIAM T. SHERMAN

HANDWRITTEN NOTE BY GENERAL WILLIAM T. SHERMAN

This small slip of paper in fair condition meas. approx. 3.75 x 2.50 inches and is all written and signed in General Sherman’s hand. The top edge has some chipping and there is a tear that runs ¾… (344-1091) SOLD. Learn More »

CLIPPED SIGNATURE - GEN. BEN BUTLER

CLIPPED SIGNATURE - GEN. BEN BUTLER

Ink signature on 4 3/4" x 1 3/4" portion of a page. Very good condition, edges are jagged, minor light soiling. "Benj Butler".   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER… (L11890) SOLD. Learn More »

$40.00
Originally $50.00


SOLD

CLIPPED SIGNATURE - GEN. BEN BUTLER

CLIPPED SIGNATURE - GEN. BEN BUTLER

Ink signature on 4 3/4" x 1 3/4" portion of a page. Very good condition, edges are jagged, minor light soiling.. "Benj Butler". ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER… (L11891) SOLD. Learn More »

$40.00
Originally $50.00


SOLD

CIVIL WAR PISTOL CARTRIDGE BOX

CIVIL WAR PISTOL CARTRIDGE BOX

Solid well used box with initials "F.F." and "C.F" carved on the inside above the date "186-" Brass finial. Both belt loops on the reverse side. Two small slits cut into front flap where it must… (M18990) SOLD. Learn More »

$175.00
Originally $225.00


SOLD

LINCOLN CONSPIRACY TRIAL - COMMISSION MEMBER'S AUTOGRAPH

LINCOLN CONSPIRACY TRIAL - COMMISSION MEMBER'S AUTOGRAPH

This 4.50 x 3.00 inch piece of paper is signed in ink “VERY REPECTFULLY YOUR OBEDT. SERVT.- T. M. HARRIS, BRIG. GEN. MILITARY COMMISSION ROOM, WASHINGTON CITY, JUNE 16TH 1865.” Inscription is… (L14472) SOLD. Learn More »

LINCOLN CONSPIRACY TRIAL - COMMISSION MEMBER'S AUTOGRAPH

LINCOLN CONSPIRACY TRIAL - COMMISSION MEMBER'S AUTOGRAPH

This 5.00 x 4.00 inch piece of paper is signed in ink “D. R. CLENDENIN, LT.COL. 8TH ILL. CAV. + BVT. COL. U.S.V. MIL COM ROOM, WASHINGTON ARSENAL, JUNE 13TH 1865.” Inscription is strong and the… (L14471) SOLD. Learn More »

AUTOGRAPHS OF TWO MEMBERS OF THE LINCOLN ASSASSINATION COMMISSION

AUTOGRAPHS OF TWO MEMBERS OF THE LINCOLN ASSASSINATION COMMISSION

This is a slip of paper which meas. approx. 4.50 inches wide x 7.50 inches long that was obviously pulled from a book. The inscriptions on the paper read “D. HUNTER, MAJ. GEN.” and below this are… (L14470) SOLD. Learn More »

LINCOLN MOURNING RIBBON

LINCOLN MOURNING RIBBON

Stained white satin ribbon has heavy black printed borders and black lettering that reads “IN MEMORY OF OUR PRESIDENT LINCOLN TO-DAY IS FIRST IN THE HEARTS OF HIS COUNTRYMEN.” The name… (M23308) SOLD. Learn More »

LITHOGRAPHED CDV OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN’S DEATHBED

LITHOGRAPHED CDV OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN’S DEATHBED

Image show an artist’s rendition of the scene around President Lincoln’s deathbed. Next to the President is Mary Lincoln dressed in black while either standing or seated around the bed are… (P13194) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV VIEW OF THE LINCOLN HOME IN SPRINGFIELD WITH ABE & SON IN THE FRONT YARD

CDV VIEW OF THE LINCOLN HOME IN SPRINGFIELD WITH ABE & SON IN THE FRONT YARD

This is an often published view showing the home of the then President-elect Abraham Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois. A man and boy are posed on the corner of 8th Street and East Capitol Ave while… (P13197) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV OF LIEUTENANT GENERAL GRANT WEARING MOURNING RIBBON FOR PRESIDENT LINCOLN

CDV OF LIEUTENANT GENERAL GRANT WEARING MOURNING RIBBON FOR PRESIDENT LINCOLN

Three-quarter standing view of Grant as a Lieutenant General. He is posed with his left hand in his vest a la Napoleon while his right hand is thrust in his pocket. Visible on his upper left arm is a… (P13196) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV WARTIME VIEW OF THE REAR OF THE WHITE HOUSE

CDV WARTIME VIEW OF THE REAR OF THE WHITE HOUSE

CDV view of the rear of the White House when it was occupied by President Lincoln. Image is taken from the lawn and shows some children seated on a low wall or stone block. Friends of Willie and… (P13198) SOLD. Learn More »

CHOICE 5TH MODEL BURNSIDE CARBINE IN EXCELLENT ORIGINAL CONDITION

CHOICE 5TH MODEL BURNSIDE CARBINE IN EXCELLENT ORIGINAL CONDITION

Here is an original Civil War ‘Burnside’ cavalry carbine specimen in almost mint condition that was produced by the Burnside Rifle Co of Providence, Rhode Island in the last two years of the war.… (G3218) SOLD. Learn More »

U.S. CAVALRY PICKET PIN

U.S. CAVALRY PICKET PIN

Civil War era wrought iron picket pin and loop, used in the field as a temporary stake to tie down the horse in place. This specimen is in dug condition and location of discovery is… (M23291) SOLD. Learn More »

C.S. ARTLLLERY FUSE PLUG

C.S. ARTLLLERY FUSE PLUG

Dug example of a Confederate Artillery brass fuse insert for explosive shot. Recovered at Trevilian Station in Virginia. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (R20148) SOLD. Learn More »

$39.50
SOLD

C.S. ARTLLLERY FUSE PLUG

C.S. ARTLLLERY FUSE PLUG

Dug example of a Confederate Artillery brass fuse insert for explosive shot. Recovered at Trevilian Station in Virginia. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (R20146) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

PATTERN OF JULY 4th 1864 “TYPE 1” .58 CALIBER U.S. CARTRIDGE BOX

PATTERN OF JULY 4th 1864 “TYPE 1” .58 CALIBER U.S. CARTRIDGE BOX

A nice and complete specimen of a late- Civil War cartridge box by the contractor H.W. Oliver, Pittsburgh, Pa. The Oliver contract was let for 20,000 sets of infantry accoutrements of this… (696-41) SOLD. Learn More »

COLLIDED BULLETS FROM COLD HARBOR

COLLIDED BULLETS FROM COLD HARBOR

These two fired bullets are a .577 Enfield and a .58 caliber Union three ringer. The Enfield bullet has smashed into the base of the three-ringer. Interestingly the boxwood plug is still present in… (R19635) SOLD. Learn More »

GETTYSBURG, A HISTORY OF THE GETTYSBURG BATTLE-FIELD MEMORIAL ASSOCIATION BY JOHN M . VANDERSLICE

GETTYSBURG, A HISTORY OF THE GETTYSBURG BATTLE-FIELD MEMORIAL ASSOCIATION BY JOHN M . VANDERSLICE

Published by the Memorial Association in 1897.  Cloth covered boards with title in gilt lettered on the front and spine.  320 pp.  Folding insert map of the town and battlefield. All pages… (B4746) SOLD. Learn More »

GETTYSBURG 50TH ANNIVERSARY BOOKLET ISSUED BY THE PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD

GETTYSBURG 50TH ANNIVERSARY BOOKLET ISSUED BY THE PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD

65 page booklet entitled GETTYSBURG – THE STORY OF THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG AND THE FIELD DESCRIBED AS IT IS ON THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY. With numerous b&w photographs, and map of the town.… (B4744) SOLD. Learn More »

$15.00
SOLD

CDV DASHING UNION OFFICER

CDV DASHING UNION OFFICER

Nice bust view of Union officer. Overall very good condition, light scattered foxing. No BM, though does have a revenue stamp on reverse. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL… (P11285) SOLD. Learn More »

$40.00
Originally $45.00


SOLD

PATTERN OF JULY 4, 1864 (TYPE II) .58 CAL. CARTRIDGE BOX

PATTERN OF JULY 4, 1864 (TYPE II) .58 CAL. CARTRIDGE BOX

This cartridge box is a "Pattern of July 4, 1864 ". It has an inner flap, which makes it a type II box. This box has a black to dark brown color. The cartridge plate has been eliminated and the… (M20042) SOLD. Learn More »

$325.00
Originally $395.00


SOLD

U.S. MODEL 1851 SHORT SWORD ARTILLERY BELT

U.S. MODEL 1851 SHORT SWORD ARTILLERY BELT

This black harness leather version of the 1851 belt for the model 1832 Artillery short sword is comprised of the waist belt, along with both the 1851 plate and attached frog. The buckle has matching… (M23273) SOLD. Learn More »

GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC KEPI

GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC KEPI

Superb early GAR kepi mounted with a post-war veteran’s Second Corps / First Division badge. Also present are the numbers “67” in a false embroidered stamping mounted at the forefront of the… (M23277) SOLD. Learn More »

US M1832 ARTILLERY SWORD DATED 1842

US M1832 ARTILLERY SWORD DATED 1842

Maker mark & date: “N.P. Ames/ Springfield”, “1842”. Regulation standard, straight, double-edged sword, measuring 19.25” in length, 1.75” in width at the base. Semi-bright blade… (E2402) SOLD. Learn More »

BRASS IDENTIFICATION DISC FOR SOLDIER IN 5TH NEW YORK CAVALRY

BRASS IDENTIFICATION DISC FOR SOLDIER IN 5TH NEW YORK CAVALRY

The obverse of this disc has a bust of President Lincoln at center surrounded by the wording “ABRAHAM LINCOLN-PRESIDENT U.S.-WAR OF 1861.” The reverse is stamped “LUCUS VANDERMARK CO. G, 5TH… (M23287) SOLD. Learn More »

SIGNATURE - MAJ. GEN. MATTHEW W. RANSOM, 35TH NORTH CAROLINA

SIGNATURE - MAJ. GEN. MATTHEW W. RANSOM, 35TH NORTH CAROLINA

Ink signature on 6 1/4" x 3 1/4" paper torn from a larger sheet. Some light soiling, otherwise in good condition. "M.M. Ransom / North Carolina." ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH… (L12148) SOLD. Learn More »

$65.00
Originally $100.00


SOLD

POST WAR SIGNATURE - GEN. FRANZ SIGEL

POST WAR SIGNATURE - GEN. FRANZ SIGEL

Excellent condition, in ink on 4 1/4" x 2/3" card. Minor mounting evidence at corners. "F. Sigel / New York Feby. 26. 73." ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (L11880) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
Originally $100.00


SOLD

REPRODUCTION WOODEN CASE FITTED FOR A REVOLVER

REPRODUCTION WOODEN CASE FITTED FOR A REVOLVER

Presented here is a fine, modern (1950's) reproduction wooden case made to accommodate a small revolver. The two-piece, burgundy velvet-lined, lockable walnut case is finely custom crafted and… (M20625) SOLD. Learn More »

$175.00
Originally $250.00


SOLD

CASED COLT "ROOT" REVOLVER WITH ACCOUTREMENTS

CASED COLT "ROOT" REVOLVER WITH ACCOUTREMENTS

Serial No. 23179. .28 Caliber, five shot percussion revolver in light oak case measuring 5.75" x 9.25". Dusty velvet lined case contains five sections for revolver & accoutrements [bullet mold,… (632-15) SOLD. Learn More »

$3,650.00
Originally $4,250.00


SOLD

GAR MEMBERSHIP BADGE

GAR MEMBERSHIP BADGE

Standard GAR membership badge with brass spread-winged eagle at top, US flag ribbon and brass five-pointed star drop with GAR Coat of Arms at center. Reverse of the eagle has a pin fastener and a… (M23266) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

COLLAPSIBLE CUP & TIN CASE

COLLAPSIBLE CUP & TIN CASE

Civil War period cup of tinned sheet iron and matching carrying case. These collapsible cup sets were available to soldiers and officers alike through camp sutlers and private purchase at various… (172-3034) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

RESIN CASTING OF THE MARYLAND MONUMENT AT GETTYSBURG

RESIN CASTING OF THE MARYLAND MONUMENT AT GETTYSBURG

This is a resin replica of the full sized Maryland State monument that stands on the Gettysburg battlefield. The monument depicts two wounded Maryland soldiers, one Union and one Confederate, helping… (JK01) SOLD. Learn More »

M1850 OFFICER’S STAFF AND FIELD SWORD BY HORSTMANN

M1850 OFFICER’S STAFF AND FIELD SWORD BY HORSTMANN

This original Model 1850 Officer’s Staff and Field sword, complete with original metal scabbard, is a handsome blade specimen by the Solingen firm of Gebruder Weyersberg and imported by Horstmann.… (696-38) SOLD. Learn More »

TWO 1/6 PLATE TINTYPES OF A WELL-ARMED FEDERAL CAVALRYMAN

TWO 1/6 PLATE TINTYPES OF A WELL-ARMED FEDERAL CAVALRYMAN

Both images are sixth plate tintypes. Both images are of the same individual and both appear to have been taken at the same time in a studio. In the first image the cavalryman is standing wearing a… (P12890) SOLD. Learn More »

$395.00
Originally $450.00


SOLD

CDV UNIDENTIFIED UNION CAPTAIN - WASHINGTON, D.C. BACKMARK

CDV UNIDENTIFIED UNION CAPTAIN - WASHINGTON, D.C. BACKMARK

This is a bust view of a Union Captain sporting muttonchops and a mustache. Good clear image. BM- B. P. Paige, Washington, D.C. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (P12303) SOLD. Learn More »

$40.00
Originally $50.00


SOLD

‘A. WATERS’ ALTERATION SINGLE SHOT PERCUSSION PISTOL

‘A. WATERS’ ALTERATION SINGLE SHOT PERCUSSION PISTOL

This altered, flint to percussion, single-shot, smoothbore pistol is a fine and pleasing martial-marked specimen of the Model 1836 flintlock pistol produced by Asa Waters of Millbury, Massachusetts.… (218-392) SOLD. Learn More »

$995.00
Originally $1,150.00


SOLD

IMPORT NON-REGULATION CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER, SOLD BY HORSTMANN

IMPORT NON-REGULATION CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER, SOLD BY HORSTMANN

The blade on this saber is approx. 34.00 inches long and is etched with scrollwork and flags with an eagle on one side and scrollwork, American flag and a large “US” on the other. The ricasso has… (E2387) SOLD. Learn More »

IMPORTED MODEL 1840 CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD WITH ‘TIFFANY’ MARKINGS

IMPORTED MODEL 1840 CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD WITH ‘TIFFANY’ MARKINGS

Original, early war, Model 1840 cavalry enlisted saber complete with original metal scabbard. The ricasso bears the stampings of PDL and of Tiffany & Company.  Enlisted sabers manufactured by… (E2391) SOLD. Learn More »

MODEL 1851 EAGLE SWORD BELT PLATE

MODEL 1851 EAGLE SWORD BELT PLATE

This plate is a late war variety with a raised spread-winged eagle and wreath on a coarsely stippled filed with a wide brass tongue on the reverse. The detail on the plate is excellent. The top wings… (M23313) SOLD. Learn More »

COWBOY HAT MADE FOR AND SIGNED BY GENE AUTRY, AS WELL AS HIS COWBOY SHIRT WITH PHOTO OF THE SHIRT BEING WORN

COWBOY HAT MADE FOR AND SIGNED BY GENE AUTRY, AS WELL AS HIS COWBOY SHIRT WITH PHOTO OF THE SHIRT BEING WORN

Fantastic conditioned Cowboy hat signed on the brim “TO MY PAL FROM GENE AUTRY.” The hat is made of an off white felt material with a leather sweatband inside. Further cementing the ID is a mark… (732-02) SOLD. Learn More »

IRON U.S. BELT PLATE, CA. 1870’S

IRON U.S. BELT PLATE, CA. 1870’S

Non-regulation commercial plate with clipped corners, measuring 2.375” in height, 2.125” in width. Reverse hook and keeper intact. Exhibits plum colored patina; it’s nickeled “U.S.”… (731-62) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR DISCHARGE PAPER FOR A PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER

CIVIL WAR DISCHARGE PAPER FOR A PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER

Presented here is an original military discharge document for Civil War soldier James Haman who joined the three-months 20th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry regiment on 26 April 1861. The document,… (558-283) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
Originally $100.00


SOLD

1/4 PLATE TINTYPE TAKEN ON LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN

1/4 PLATE TINTYPE TAKEN ON LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN

This image is a outside view of two men, one an officer sitting on a large rock on top of Lookout Mountain. The one man who appears to be a civilian is wearing a derby style hat and a dark hat. The… (355-06) SOLD. Learn More »

$800.00
Originally $975.00


SOLD

FINE CONDITION, ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR SMITH CARBINE

FINE CONDITION, ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR SMITH CARBINE

Here is an original Civil War Smith carbine in fine condition used by Union forces during the Civil War. A single-shot, percussion firearm, the weapon is a .50 caliber, breechloading carbine invented… (632-21) SOLD. Learn More »

$2,750.00
Originally $3,250.00


SOLD

SINGLE-SHOT FLINTLOCK PISTOL MANUFACTURED BY LONDON GUNMAKER WILLIAM KETLAND

SINGLE-SHOT FLINTLOCK PISTOL MANUFACTURED BY LONDON GUNMAKER WILLIAM KETLAND SINGLE ACTION PISTOL

This original martial sidearm is a mid-18th century, single-shot flintlock pistol in very good condition. Gunsmith / manufacturer William Ketland, grandson to his gun maker namesake in Birmingham, is… (G3174) SOLD. Learn More »

ALLIN CONVERSION MODEL 1865 RIFLE - a.k.a. 1st MODEL

ALLIN CONVERSION MODEL 1865 RIFLE - a.k.a. 1st MODEL

This is a Springfield manufactured muzzleloader that has been converted to a breechloader using the Erskin S. Allin design. The conversion was completed at the Springfield Armory.  The muskets used a… (172-2873) SOLD. Learn More »

COPY OF LETTER WRITTEN BY LONGSTREET TO SICKLES, SIGNED BY SICKLES, FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

COPY OF LETTER WRITTEN BY LONGSTREET TO SICKLES, SIGNED BY SICKLES, FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

This copy letter dates from 1902 and was composed by former Confederate General James Longstreet. The General is writing to former Union General Daniel E. Sickles saying that he is unable to keep his… (L14462) SOLD. Learn More »

PROFILE OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN USING TEXT OF HIS FAMOUS ADDRESS

PROFILE OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN USING TEXT OF HIS FAMOUS ADDRESS

This item is interesting and somewhat unusual. It is a portrait in profile of President Abraham Lincoln using the text of the Gettysburg Address to fashion the image. The paper it is printed on meas.… (L14465) SOLD. Learn More »

BOOK RELATING TO THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG

BOOK RELATING TO THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG

This book was published in 1950 and is a report of the difficulties as well as the successes of organizing and running the 75th Anniversary of the battle. The book has numerous black & white… (B4743) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

BUFF LEATHER, FEDERAL CAVALRY CARBINE SLING

BUFF LEATHER, FEDERAL CAVALRY CARBINE SLING

An original buff leather cavalry carbine sling. The cavalry accoutrement is unshortened and is in complete condition. Issued to and used by Federal cavalry prior to and during the Civil War, this buff… (M23271) SOLD. Learn More »

MODEL 1841 U.S. PERCUSSION RIFLE (HARPERS FERRY)

MODEL 1841 U.S. PERCUSSION RIFLE (HARPERS FERRY)

Manufactured by Harpers Ferry Armory were manufactured between 1845 to 1855. They are single shot .54 caliber muzzleloaders. It has a round barrel fastened by two bands. All iron parts has an overly… (G3196) SOLD. Learn More »

GAR BELT PLATE

GAR BELT PLATE

This is a rectangular sword belt plate with a five-pointed star at the center of a stippled field. The star is surmounted by the letters “GAR” while the center of the star has the GAR Coat of… (M23267) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

PRE-CIVIL WAR MILITIA PLATE

PRE-CIVIL WAR MILITIA PLATE

Stamped brass rectangular militia sword belt plate with spread-winged eagle at center surrounded by a border of twelve stars and a wreath of laurel. The thirteenth star on the plate is on a US shield… (475-161) SOLD. Learn More »

US  PATTERN 1855 CAVALRY SHELL JACKET

US PATTERN 1855 CAVALRY SHELL JACKET

This type example of the U.S. cavalry shell jacket was issued from the date of its adoption in 1855 to well into the early 1870’s. The specimen shown here was manufactured by government contract let… (M23299) SOLD. Learn More »

US MODEL 1842 HARPERS FERRY MUSKET

US MODEL 1842 HARPERS FERRY MUSKET

The Harpers Ferry Armory manufactured around 105,000 muskets between 1844 and 1855. It is a .69 caliber single shot muzzleloader with a 42-inch barrel. All mountings are iron and have a dusky peppery… (G3192) SOLD. Learn More »

1865 LETTER AND A POST-WAR ACCOUNT OF THE BATTLE OF ANTIETAM PRIVATE CHARLES H. WHITE, 21ST MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

1865 LETTER AND A POST-WAR ACCOUNT OF THE BATTLE OF ANTIETAM PRIVATE CHARLES H. WHITE, 21ST MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

Seventeen page handwritten memo in ink detailing the activities of the 21st Massachusetts Infy, during the Battle of Antietam. MS pages measure 6.25 x 3.125", accompanied by 6 page typewritten… (L12199) SOLD. Learn More »

$500.00
Originally $695.00


SOLD

SIGNATURE & CDV - JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER, POET & ABOLITIONIST

SIGNATURE & CDV - JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER, POET & ABOLITIONIST

Ink signature on 4 1/4" x 2 3/4" card, in excellent condition. Minor creases at corners. "John G Whittier / Amesbury / 30 ~ 9 Mo 1871". Accompanied by CDV, very fine condition, no BM. John Greenleaf… (L12044) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
Originally $75.00


SOLD

SIGNATURE JOHN TYNDALL - IRISH PHYSICIST, NATURALIST & EDUCATOR

SIGNATURE JOHN TYNDALL - IRISH PHYSICIST, NATURALIST & EDUCATOR

Excellent condition, strong, dark ink signature on 4 1/4" x 2 3/4" card. "John Tyndall". John Tyndall (1820-1893) was one of the greatest scientists of the 19th century. He made important… (L12038) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
Originally $100.00


SOLD

GAR POST QUARTERMASTER SERGEANT’S RIBBON

GAR POST QUARTERMASTER SERGEANT’S RIBBON

Every GAR post had different offices that members could hold. This badge was worn by the Quartermaster Sergeant of a Post. It was his job to use Post funds to supply items needed for Post functions.… (172-2346) SOLD. Learn More »

PART OF CONFEDERATE BAYONET FOUND AT THE WILDERNESS

PART OF CONFEDERATE BAYONET FOUND AT THE WILDERNESS

Upper section of Confederate socket bayonet found by the late Wendell Lang in the Wilderness. The socket and 9.0 inches of the blade are present. Locking ring is… (R18466) SOLD. Learn More »

BRADY IMAGE OF BATTERY #4 NEAR YORKTOWN - 1ST CONNECTICUT HEAVY ARTILLERY

BRADY IMAGE OF BATTERY #4 NEAR YORKTOWN - 1ST CONNECTICUT HEAVY ARTILLERY

This an original CDV of a Brady image often used in Civil War books and publications. The view is of Battery #4 at Yorktown which was manned by large mortars of the 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery.… (697-386) SOLD. Learn More »

STANDING CDV OF MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER

STANDING CDV OF MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER

Three-quarter standing view of Joseph E. Fiske posed with his arms folded across his chest. Fiske wears a dark frock coat with 2nd Lieutenant shoulder straps and a sword belt with a non-regulation… (697-276) SOLD. Learn More »

BUST VIEW OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL GUSTAVUS W. SMITH

BUST VIEW OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL GUSTAVUS W. SMITH

Vignette bust view of Gustavus Smith who commanded the Army of Northern Virginia for a short time between the commands of General Joseph Johnston and General Robert E. Lee. Smith is shown in the… (697-628) SOLD. Learn More »

‘HIGH HUMP’ TYPE-1 RICHMOND RIFLE-MUSKET DATED 1861

‘HIGH HUMP’ TYPE-1 RICHMOND RIFLE-MUSKET DATED 1861

This Richmond Armory longarm is often referred to as a Confederate ‘High Hump’ rifle musket. The ‘high hump’ characteristic in the Federal M1855 lockplate was designed to support the Maynard… (G3181) SOLD. Learn More »

SONG BROADSIDE "ON THE DEATH OF EDWIN JOSLYN", 2ND REGT. U.S. SHARPSHOOTERS

SONG BROADSIDE "ON THE DEATH OF EDWIN JOSLYN", 2ND REGT. U.S. SHARPSHOOTERS

Composed by L. C. Hubbard, Co. B, 35th Regiment, N.Y.V. "ON THE DEATH OF EDWIN JOSLYN. / Co. E, 2nd Regiment, U.S. Sharpshooters. / DIED IN GENERAL HOSPITAL, AT FREDERICKSBURG, JULY 11th,… (336-23) SOLD. Learn More »

$100.00
Originally $175.00


SOLD

ID'D CDV BUST VIEW - CHARLES S. BULKLEY, USA

ID'D CDV BUST VIEW - CHARLES S. BULKLEY, USA

Excellent condition bust view. BM: Jordan & Co., late Bogardus, 229 Greenwich St. Period ink signature at bottom, "With Regards of / Chas s. Bulkley, U.S.A." Information in modern pencil on… (P11635) SOLD. Learn More »

$85.00
Originally $100.00


SOLD

U.S. CALIBER .30 M1A1 CARBINE

U.S. CALIBER .30 M1A1 CARBINE

The M1A1 carbine was designed with a folding stock for airborne troops. These carbines were only manufactured by Inland. This is a one that has been reworked, probably by a foreign country. The… (740-371) SOLD. Learn More »

SHARPS NEW MODEL 1859 RIFLE

SHARPS NEW MODEL 1859 RIFLE

This is a New Model 1859 Sharps Rifle. It is a .52 caliber percussion breechloader with the Sharps pellet priming system. Markings include MODEL 1859 designation on top of the barrel near the breech.… (697-25) SOLD. Learn More »

BRITISH PATTERN 1879 SAWBACK ARTILLERY SABRE BAYONET

BRITISH PATTERN 1879 SAWBACK ARTILLERY SABRE BAYONET

From the collection of Al Turner. Blade markings [obverse/reverse]: “Arrow/wd”—“crown/35/w”, cross, “Wilkinson/ London”; “V[ictoria] R/ Crown/ 35/w/ 1 94”. Medium gray, furrowed,… (721-70) SOLD. Learn More »

SPECIAL MODEL 1861 CONTRACT U.S. PERCUSSION RIFLE - MUSKET

SPECIAL MODEL 1861 CONTRACT U.S. PERCUSSION RIFLE - MUSKET

Cal. 58 “Norfolk” produced by Welch, Brown and Company and made in Norfolk, CT. The lock surface is a plum brown patina with markings “U.S. / NORFOLK, and the date “1863”are visible. Crisp… (G3182) SOLD. Learn More »

ID'D CDV BUST VIEW LT. COL. JAMES E. PLACE, 1ST NY ENGINEERS

ID'D CDV BUST VIEW LT. COL. JAMES E. PLACE, 1ST NY ENGINEERS

Bust view in excellent, clean condition. BM: S. A. Cooley, Photographer, 10th Army Corps, Beaufort, S.C. Modern ID in pencil on reverse. ID'd from another image of Place. A comparison can be seen at… (P12621) SOLD. Learn More »

$110.00
Originally $135.00


SOLD

ID'D CDV 2/3 LENGTH VIEW - LT. COL. SAMUEL SUMNER, 49TH MASSACHUSETTS

ID'D CDV 2/3 LENGTH VIEW - LT. COL. SAMUEL SUMNER, 49TH MASSACHUSETTS

Very fine condition with just minor soiling. BM: O.B. Buell, Gt. Barrington, Mass. Modern pencil ID on reverse. Samuel B. Sumner was a 32 year old lawyer living in Great Barrington, MA when he… (P11858) SOLD. Learn More »

$125.00
Originally $150.00


SOLD

QUARTER PLATE TINTYPE OF A UNION SOLDIER READY FOR ACTION

QUARTER PLATE TINTYPE OF A UNION SOLDIER READY FOR ACTION

Image shows a Union soldier armed with multiple weapons ready for whatever comes his way. Subject wears a forage cap with upturned visor, a dark four-button sack coat with tinted buttons and matching… (P13108) SOLD. Learn More »

HALL’S M1819 HARPERS FERRY PERCUSSION RIFLE DATED 1839

HALL’S M1819 HARPERS FERRY PERCUSSION RIFLE DATED 1839

Harpers Ferry arsenal 2nd production type specimen of the M1819 Hall’s Flintlock Rifle altered to percussion when the arsenal’s rifle production focused on the later Model 1841 Hall’s percussion… (740-390) SOLD. Learn More »

REMARKABLE HALL’S HARPERS FERRY M1819 BREECHLOADING FLINTLOCK RIFLE DATED 1839, WITH ITS OWN BAYONET

REMARKABLE HALL’S HARPERS FERRY M1819 BREECHLOADING FLINTLOCK RIFLE DATED 1839, WITH ITS OWN BAYONET

Minty Harpers Ferry arsenal 3rd production type specimen of the M1819 Hall’s Flintlock Rifle never altered to percussion. This single-shot, rifled, breechloading longarm measures 52½” long with a… (740-354) SOLD. Learn More »

MID- TO LATE 18TH CENTURY SMALL IRON GREASE LAMP

MID- TO LATE 18TH CENTURY SMALL IRON GREASE LAMP

Hand forged, four wick spout grease lamp. The pan of the body was filled with rendered down fat grease and four saturated wicks of cord were inserted at the four cornered spouts. These were the… (30-1744) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

19TH CENTURY COTTON STOCKINGS

19TH CENTURY COTTON STOCKINGS

A pair Civil War period cotton knit stockings from a Maine estate with unusual damage located near the ankle-heal area. When paired up, both holes in the socks completely line up! How this damage came… (M23302) SOLD. Learn More »

$85.00
SOLD

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM ROSENSTEEL GETTYSBURG COLLECTION

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM ROSENSTEEL GETTYSBURG COLLECTION

Face has dark patina and light discoloration. Back has 100% lead fill, one hook and museum number. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE,… (M21329) SOLD. Learn More »

MODEL 1818 STARR NCO SWORD WITH NAME

MODEL 1818 STARR NCO SWORD WITH NAME

Length of the sword it is approx.30.50 inches overall. The blade meas. approx. 25.25 and is 1.25 inches wide at the ricasso. Blade is bright with just the slightest bit of mottling scattered… (344-118) SOLD. Learn More »

1/6 PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF AN IDENTIFIED NAVY SEAMAN

1/6 PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF AN IDENTIFIED NAVY SEAMAN

Waist-up seated view. Wearing a large wide brimmed straw hat with tassel at side. Also wearing a Naval coatee with buttons on cuff, neckerchief, and jumper shirt with dungaree collar. A piece of paper… (P12518) SOLD. Learn More »

$575.00
Originally $750.00


SOLD

ID'D CDV - EDWARD HOSMER, 44TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

ID'D CDV - EDWARD HOSMER, 44TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

Full-length view wearing long dark blue nine button frock coat with dark blue pants, left hand on hip and right hand holding kepi on studio ballustrade, on top of kepi is infantry bugle with "44" in… (P12192) SOLD. Learn More »

$80.00
Originally $100.00


SOLD

ID'D CDV 1ST LT. ANDREW A. POWERS, 5TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

ID'D CDV 1ST LT. ANDREW A. POWERS, 5TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

Seated 2/3 length view in excellent condition with nice detail. Wears 9 button frock coat and sky blue trousers, cradles his sword in crook of an elbow. BM: Moulton's Gallery, Sallem, Mass. Modern… (P12453) SOLD. Learn More »

$115.00
Originally $150.00


SOLD

CDV OF GEN SHERIDAN'S AID DE CAMP AT CHICKAMAUGA

CDV OF GEN SHERIDAN'S AID DE CAMP AT CHICKAMAUGA

Waist up view of Van Pelt as 1st Lt. Signed in ink on the front "Lieut. John Van Pelt." Back inscribed, again in period ink, "Lt. Van Pelt, Aid-de-Camp, Staff of Gen. Sheridan." No BM. Nice, clear… (558-1244) SOLD. Learn More »

$100.00
Originally $135.00


SOLD

ID'D CDV GENERAL O. M. MITCHELL

ID'D CDV GENERAL O. M. MITCHELL

Most common view of Mitchell in uniform. Three quarter standing view with arms crossed wearing guantlets. Ink inscription on back. E&HT Anthony backmark. Nice… (558-764) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
Originally $95.00


SOLD

CDV BUST VIEW GEN. NATHANIEL BANKS

CDV BUST VIEW GEN. NATHANIEL BANKS

Very fine condition, light scattered soiling. Good contrast & detail. Period ink ID on front. BM: Theo. Lilienthal's Photographic Gallery, 102 Poydras St.,… (P11638) SOLD. Learn More »

$100.00
Originally $135.00


SOLD

PRIVATE MANUFACTURE COLT TYPE PISTOL HOLSTER

PRIVATE MANUFACTURE COLT TYPE PISTOL HOLSTER

Elaborately tooled on flap, this holster was made for a Colt type pistol. The tooling shows a main motif of a Rose design centered on the flap surrounded by semi-crescent designs boarding the edge of… (558-245) SOLD. Learn More »

‘LOW HUMP’ C.S. ARMORY RICHMOND RIFLE-MUSKET

‘LOW HUMP’ C.S. ARMORY RICHMOND RIFLE-MUSKET

Presented here is a correct Confederate Richmond Armory ‘Low Hump’ rifle musket in very good but highly polished condition. The Richmond Rifle Musket is a scarce longarm as it is one of the early… (G3180) SOLD. Learn More »

MODEL 1850 US STAFF & FIELD SWORD WITH SWORD KNOT

MODEL 1850 US STAFF & FIELD SWORD WITH SWORD KNOT

Imported by “Horstmann / & Sons / Philadelphia”, whose company marking appears on the obverse ricasso, just above “Kingshead” strike of blade maker Gebruder Wyersburg of Solingen, Germany.… (648-10) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV OF 32ND MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER - DIED OF WOUNDS AT LAUREL HILL, VA

CDV OF 32ND MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER - DIED OF WOUNDS AT LAUREL HILL, VA

CDV is a very nice three-quarter standing view of Lieutenant Robert Hamilton leaning against a curtained pillar. He wears a forage cap with an infantry hunting horn insignia on the front with a… (697-665) SOLD. Learn More »

FULL STANDING CDV OF A WELL ARMED UNION OFFICER

FULL STANDING CDV OF A WELL ARMED UNION OFFICER

The unknown subject of this photo wears a dark frock coat with matching trousers. On his coat are 2nd Lieutenant shoulder straps and at his waist is his sword belt with a rectangular eagle plate, sash… (697-1171) SOLD. Learn More »

19th CENTURY TIN DRUM CANTEEN - MILITIA OR CONFEDERATE?

19th CENTURY TIN DRUM CANTEEN - MILITIA OR CONFEDERATE?

6” diameter by 1 ¾” in width tin canteen with wire strap loops and tin spout. This design pre-dates the Civil War as early as 1820’s and can date as late as the 1860’s. We do know that… (450-48) SOLD. Learn More »

FINE NON-DUG CIVIL WAR NORTH CAROLINA STATE SEAL BUTTON

FINE NON-DUG CIVIL WAR NORTH CAROLINA STATE SEAL BUTTON

This uniform artifact is a wonderful non-excavated example of a two-piece Confederate 'local' brass button as worn by many North Carolina soldiers. The circular, 23-mm, brass device exhibits the Great… (282-100) SOLD. Learn More »

$450.00
Originally $600.00


SOLD

RUDIMENTARY TREATISE ON MASTING, MAST-MAKING, AND THE RIGGING OF SHIPS

RUDIMENTARY TREATISE ON MASTING, MAST-MAKING, AND THE RIGGING OF SHIPS

Kipping, Robert, N.A. . …London: Virtue Brothers & Co., 1863. 7th ed. 149pp., ills., appendix. Wraps w/hard brown blind stamped covers. Exhibits light external soiling w/light wear and chipping… (B4060) SOLD. Learn More »

$150.00
Originally $200.00


SOLD

FRENCH REVOLUTIONARY CURRENCY - "DOMAINES NATIONAL, ASSIGNAT DE CINQUANTE [50] SOLS."

FRENCH REVOLUTIONARY CURRENCY - "DOMAINES NATIONAL, ASSIGNAT DE CINQUANTE [50] SOLS."

Dated "Loi Du 4. Janvier 1792. Series 757. Dan Quatrieme De La Liberte." One-sided, printed in black w/black authorizing signature - "Laussay" - measuring 3.25 x 3". Features lower margin vignette… (L12096) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
Originally $150.00


SOLD

SPANISH COLONIAL TWO REALE PIECE

SPANISH COLONIAL TWO REALE PIECE

Made of silver, with milled edge & margins, dated 1757, measuring 1" in diameter. Obverse features a double-crown placed between the "Two Pillars of Hercules", with margin inscription "Vtra Que… (M17279) SOLD. Learn More »

$195.00
Originally $275.00


SOLD

EXCELLENT-PLUS, MAKER-MARKED, PRE-WAR REGULATION 1839 PATTERN U.S. INFANTRY WAIST BELT PLATE

EXCELLENT-PLUS, MAKER-MARKED, PRE-WAR REGULATION 1839 PATTERN U.S. INFANTRY WAIST BELT PLATE

This small, maker-marked, regulation 1839 pattern brass waist belt plate is one of the variant types used by U.S. enlisted dragoons or riflemen prior to and early in the Civil War. A good number of… (M20235) SOLD. Learn More »

$450.00
Originally $550.00


SOLD

MINTY, U.S. 1839 PATTERN FEDERAL INFANTRY WAIST BELT PLATE MADE BY 'H. K. WHITE'

MINTY, U.S. 1839 PATTERN FEDERAL INFANTRY WAIST BELT PLATE MADE BY 'H. K. WHITE'

Here is an original, unissued Civil War Federal enlisted infantry oval waist belt plate that is an extra fine specimen. This super artifact is one of those from the H. K. White Company of New York… (M20807) SOLD. Learn More »

$425.00
Originally $495.00


SOLD

MINTY, U.S. 1839 PATTERN FEDERAL INFANTRY WAIST BELT PLATE MADE BY 'H. K. WHITE'

MINTY, U.S. 1839 PATTERN FEDERAL INFANTRY WAIST BELT PLATE MADE BY 'H. K. WHITE'

Here is an original, unissued Civil War Federal enlisted infantry oval waist belt plate that is an extra fine specimen. This super artifact is one of those from the H. K. White Company of New York… (M20806) SOLD. Learn More »

$425.00
Originally $495.00


SOLD

PACK OF 20 CARTRIDGES FOR THE MODEL 1911 AUTOMATIC PISTOL

PACK OF 20 CARTRIDGES FOR THE MODEL 1911 AUTOMATIC PISTOL

Complete unopened package with original government label from the Frankford Arsenal, containing 20 rounds for the model 19ll automatic pistol.  This early package of cartridges would be a nice… (169-337) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

CDV STANDING VIEW OF IOWA CAVALRY OFFICER & MEMBER OF THE MISSISSIPPI MARINE BRIGADE

CDV STANDING VIEW OF IOWA CAVALRY OFFICER & MEMBER OF THE MISSISSIPPI MARINE BRIGADE

CDV is a three-quarter standing view of 2nd Lt. Leroy Mayne. He is posed in front of a painted backdrop of a river scene and leans against a raised column. He wears a dark frock coat open at the… (697-711) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV THREE UNION SOLDIERS WITH US FLAG

CDV THREE UNION SOLDIERS WITH US FLAG

CDV image of three men holding a US flag between them. Two of the men wear uniforms while one man is in civilian clothes. All three men are seated closely together and with one arm reaching toward a… (697-1088) SOLD. Learn More »

NEW MODEL REMINGTON REVOLVER

NEW MODEL REMINGTON REVOLVER

The serial number on this weapon is 62333. The exterior of the revolver is clean and gray in color. The octagonal barrel has a weak stamping on the top and some wear at the muzzle. The loading lever… (G3183) SOLD. Learn More »

CONFEDERATE GARDNER CARTRIDGE

CONFEDERATE GARDNER CARTRIDGE

This is a rare cartridge in any condition. This one is a .58 Gardner with an intact powder charge. The paper is worn and dirty but looks complete. The bullet has also blackened with age and… (M23252) SOLD. Learn More »

.54 CALIBER PAPER CARTRIDGE

.54 CALIBER PAPER CARTRIDGE

Linen cartridge for the Sharps carbine or rifle in excellent condition. Item is complete. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE… (30-1747) SOLD. Learn More »

SET OF EATING UTENSILS ID'D TO HUGH S. NEWELL, 3RD MAINE INFANTRY

SET OF EATING UTENSILS ID'D TO HUGH S. NEWELL, 3RD MAINE INFANTRY

Standard 19th century wood handled knife and fork. Handle of fork is inscribed “HUGH NEWELL” and the handle of the knife is inscribed “HUGH S. NEWELL.” Hugh S. Newell was 27 years old when he… (475-92) SOLD. Learn More »

$285.00
Originally $325.00


SOLD

“COLT FRONTIER SIX SHOOTER” BISLEY MODEL SINGLE ACTION PISTOL

“COLT FRONTIER SIX SHOOTER” BISLEY MODEL SINGLE ACTION PISTOL

This is a Colt single action pistol; serial number 25421 manufactured in 1890. Caliber is 44-40 with a 7-½ inch barrel. Top of the barrel is marked COLT’S PT. F.A. MFG. Co. HARTFORD, CT. U.S.A. and… (740-19) SOLD. Learn More »

CW SPOON & KNIFE UTENSIL SET

CW SPOON & KNIFE UTENSIL SET

Three piece wooden handled set with folding spoon & two blades, with identifying tag “Holly Springs/ Miss./ Battlefield”. Handle measures 4.5” in length, .75” in width. Spoon is… (M23200) SOLD. Learn More »

SANITARY COMMISSION BOOKLET FROM 1865

SANITARY COMMISSION BOOKLET FROM 1865

Booklet runs 128 pages and meas. approx. 2.75 x 4.25. The book is paper bound. The front cover reads “THE SOLDIER’S FRIEND-US SANITARY COMMISSION.” Title page has title and printing information… (450-35) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

US CIVIL WAR MEDICAL BOTTLE

US CIVIL WAR MEDICAL BOTTLE

Handsome, slope-shouldered bottle with light blue/green coloring. Encircled side marking “U.S.A. / Hosp. Dept”. Measures 7.5” in height, 2.75” in diameter, with lipped spout 1.125” in… (M23248) SOLD. Learn More »

BRITISH BRUNSWICK SABRE BAYONET

BRITISH BRUNSWICK SABRE BAYONET

Obverse/reverse blade markings: “Crown/E/6”, “Enfield 1849”. Crossguard /ferrule markings: “”C52/ RCR”, “CROWN/17”. Semi-bright, grey, double edged, spear-pointed blade, measuring… (721-67) SOLD. Learn More »

BRITISH INFANTRY OFFICER’S SWORD, PATTERN 1796

BRITISH INFANTRY OFFICER’S SWORD, PATTERN 1796

[See p. 36, British Military Swords] Straight bright furrowed blade measuring 32.25” in length, 1” in width at base. Flat upper edge, spear tipped point. Lower third florally etched, with no maker… (721-75) SOLD. Learn More »

INSTRUCTION THEORIQUE ET PRATIQUE D'ARTILLERIE

INSTRUCTION THEORIQUE ET PRATIQUE D'ARTILLERIE

Thiroux, M. Paris: Librairie Militaire De J. Dumaine, 1849. French language text. 572pp., tables, 20 plates. Half black lea. w/raised bands and gilt spine lettering . Marbled boards and edges.… (480-61) SOLD. Learn More »

$225.00
Originally $450.00


SOLD

REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR COMMUNICATING THE REPORT OF CAPT. GEO. B. MCCLELLAN ..THE SEAT OF THE WAR IN EUROPE, 1855

REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR COMMUNICATING THE REPORT OF CAPT. GEO. B. MCCLELLAN ..THE SEAT OF THE WAR IN EUROPE, 1855

McClellan, Geo. B. Washington: A. O. P. Nicholson, 1857. 360pp., plates, fldg. map. Black glazed, blindstamped buckram, measuring 9.25 x 11.75", w/gilt spine lettering. Owner name inscription upper… (480-54) SOLD. Learn More »

$295.00
Originally $495.00


SOLD

DIEDRICH KNICKENBOCKER'S HISTORY OF NEW YORK, FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE WORLD TO THE END OF THE DUTCH DYNASTY

DIEDRICH KNICKENBOCKER'S HISTORY OF NEW YORK, FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE WORLD TO THE END OF THE DUTCH DYNASTY

Irving, Washington. Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1840. Two vols. in one. V. 1, 276pp.; V. 2, 235pp. Half black calf w/raised bands & gilt sp. Lettering, w/marbled boards, edges & eps.… (480-52) SOLD. Learn More »

$375.00
Originally $750.00


SOLD

SOUVENIR GETTYSBURG RIBBON

SOUVENIR GETTYSBURG RIBBON

Late 19th or early 20th Century large souvenir Gettysburg ribbon. Top bar is made of stamped brass and has the pin on back and a scrollwork design on front. Suspended from the top bar is a long red,… (172-2979) SOLD. Learn More »

GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR PAPERWEIGHT

GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR PAPERWEIGHT

Clear block of glass that meas. approx. 4.25 x 3.00 x 0.75 inches with a battle scene at center titled “HANCOCK AT GETTYSBURG. IN PICKETT’S CHARGE.” The glass is in great shape. It is clear and… (172-3008) SOLD. Learn More »

$40.00
SOLD

PACKAGE OF 25 VIEWS OF THE GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD

PACKAGE OF 25 VIEWS OF THE GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD

These are 25 black & white views of the battlefields and monuments at Gettysburg. Each 2.75 x 1.75 view is marked with a caption telling which part of the battlefield or monument is pictured. All… (172-3006) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

SMALL CLAY JENNIE WADE/JOHN BURNS GETTYSBURG CANTEEN

SMALL CLAY JENNIE WADE/JOHN BURNS GETTYSBURG CANTEEN

Small clay canteen with spout meas. approx. 1.25 inches wide with a photograph of Jennie Wade at center. Stamped in the clay around the photo is “GETTYSBURG JULY 2, 63” and “JENNIE WADE”… (172-2982) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

SMALL BRASS GETTYSBURG CANTEEN

SMALL BRASS GETTYSBURG CANTEEN

These small canteens were given out at reunions and sometimes were attached to reunion ribbons. The canteen meas. approx. 0.75 of an inch wide and is stamped “US” on one side and “GETTYSBURG”… (172-2985) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

COLT HERITAGE U.S. WALKER REVOLVER

COLT HERITAGE U.S. WALKER REVOLVER

This is an as new Colt Walker .44 caliber revolver with walnut display case and author signed Wilson Colt Book numbered to the pistol. The left side of the barrel lug has "The Colt Heritage… (75-661) SOLD. Learn More »

M1816 HARPERS FERRY ALTERED MUSKET DATED 1832

M1816 HARPERS FERRY ALTERED MUSKET DATED 1832

This original Model 1816 Harpers Ferry smoothbore musket was altered from flintlock to percussion likely by the armory prior to the Civil War. The .69 caliber smoothbore, single-shot muzzleloader is… (G3189) SOLD. Learn More »

CONFEDERATE SHELL FRAGMENT WITH FUSE FROM GETTYSBURG

CONFEDERATE SHELL FRAGMENT WITH FUSE FROM GETTYSBURG

Top third of a 4.52 inch, 12 pound spherical shell with Confederate fuse plug still in place. Item meas. approx. 4.00 x 4.00 inches. Underside shows the bottom of the fuse plug. An interesting… (R20117) SOLD. Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 3 INCH READ SHELL FRAGMENT FROM GETTYSBURG

CONFEDERATE 3 INCH READ SHELL FRAGMENT FROM GETTYSBURG

Relic is the side portion of a 3 inch Read shell. Fragment includes a portion of the nose which still exhibits threads for the fuse. Item meas. approx. 3.50 inches long x 1.75 inches at its widest… (R20119) SOLD. Learn More »

$18.00
SOLD

EARLY 20TH CENTURY GETTYSBURG – JENNIE WADE HOUSE SOUVENIR BUTTON

EARLY 20TH CENTURY GETTYSBURG – JENNIE WADE HOUSE SOUVENIR BUTTON

Small stamped brass button with a picture of Jennie Wade, her house and grave marker at center. Image is marked “JENNIE WADE AND HOUSE WHERE SHE WAS KILLED.” Image has light discoloration around… (172-2997) SOLD. Learn More »

$39.50
SOLD

MEADE’S HEADQUARTERS AT GETTYSBURG PAPERWEIGHT

MEADE’S HEADQUARTERS AT GETTYSBURG PAPERWEIGHT

Bubble glass paperweight with a rarely seen view of Meade’s Headquarters at Gettysburg. The glass is in excellent condition and the photo is clear as a bell. View is from the front yard looking… (172-3010) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

CIVIL WAR CONFEDERATE LETTERS WRITTEN BY TWO SISTERS, SENT BETWEEN LINES FROM STAUNTON, VA. TO PENNSYLVANIA & ILLINOIS

CIVIL WAR CONFEDERATE LETTERS WRITTEN BY TWO SISTERS, SENT BETWEEN LINES FROM STAUNTON, VA. TO PENNSYLVANIA & ILLINOIS

First Letter: From Addie Garber to Miss Martha Taylor. Dated August 25, 1862. 3pp. in ink, on lined paper, measuring 10” x 7.75”. With cover, US 3 Cent stamp, post-dated “Madison/ Sep 18/… (L14456) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

PATTERN 1853 BRITISH BUFF BAYONET FROG

PATTERN 1853 BRITISH BUFF BAYONET FROG

Infantry waist belt frog for the Enfield equipment bayonet scabbard. Slightly soiled over the years, stitching still tight. Markings noticeable on the rear lower side, looks to be the remains of a… (M23151) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

CDV SEATED VIEW OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL EDMUND KIRBY SMITH

CDV SEATED VIEW OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL EDMUND KIRBY SMITH

Very nice three-quarter seated view of Smith in a light double-breasted frock coat and dark trousers with a thin light leg stripe. The coat has a high collar of lighter material with the insignia of a… (697-636) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV FULL STANDING VIEW OF 12TH MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER

CDV FULL STANDING VIEW OF 12TH MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER

Nice unidentified view of an officer wearing a dark frock coat with 2nd Lieutenant shoulder straps and dark trousers with a thin light leg stripe. At his waist is his sword belt with rectangular eagle… (697-1108) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV 6TH & 42ND MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER

CDV 6TH & 42ND MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER

CDV is a three-quarter seated view of Lieutenant Colonel Joseph Stedman who first served as a Private and Sergeant in the 6th Massachusetts and then a Lieutenant Colonel in the 42nd… (697-315) SOLD. Learn More »

FINE, SELDOM-SEEN, GAYLORD-MARKED CIVIL WAR CAVALRY CARBINE SWIVEL

FINE, SELDOM-SEEN, GAYLORD-MARKED CIVIL WAR CAVALRY CARBINE SWIVEL

Here is a fine example of a seldom-seen carbine swivel hook used by Federal cavalrymen during the Civil War. This specimen bears the markings on its steel loop, not snap hook, and reads “SHEPARD /… (M23044) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

CIVIL WAR THREE-SCREW COLT MODEL 1860 ARMY REVOLVER

CIVIL WAR THREE-SCREW COLT MODEL 1860 ARMY REVOLVER

This cap and ball percussion sidearm is a Civil War Colt Model 1860 Army revolver in good overall condition. These weapons were in production from 1860 through 1873 and were the successor to the Colt… (31-1530) SOLD. Learn More »

GREENE BAYONET

GREENE BAYONET

Triangular socket bayonet in good condition. All metal surfaces have heavy mottling but are free of rust. The locking ring operates well. Nicely marked on the blade flat is “J. D.… (172-3045) SOLD. Learn More »

COMPANY GROUP OUTTING PHOTOGRAPH – GETTYSBURG, OCTOBER 19TH 1908

COMPANY GROUP OUTTING PHOTOGRAPH – GETTYSBURG, OCTOBER 19TH 1908

Nice clear and sharp photograph, mat-mounted in a dark oak frame of a tour group taken at the High Water Mark monument on the Gettysburg battlefield, October 19th 1908. This image is marked in period… (635-64) SOLD. Learn More »

LARGE PHOTO OF PENNSYLVANIA SENATE GROUP ON LITTLE ROUND TOP

LARGE PHOTO OF PENNSYLVANIA SENATE GROUP ON LITTLE ROUND TOP

This large format image was taken by the Battlefield Photo Company and shows members of the Pennsylvania State Senate posing with their guide, James T. Long, in front of General Warren’s statue… (635-67) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR THREE-SCREW COLT MODEL 1860 ARMY REVOLVER

CIVIL WAR THREE-SCREW COLT MODEL 1860 ARMY REVOLVER

This cap and ball percussion sidearm is a Civil War Colt Model 1860 Army revolver in good overall condition. These weapons were in production from 1860 through 1873 and were the successor to the Colt… (31-1519) SOLD. Learn More »

PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD PERCUSSION RIFLE MUSKET MARKED “WINDSOR”

PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD PERCUSSION RIFLE MUSKET MARKED “WINDSOR”

Pattern 1853 Enfield .577 inch Percussion Rifle Musket, Windsor Pattern, 1856. During the Crimean War (1854-1856) there was a shortfall of rifle muskets. An American contact was swiftly set up in… (75-665) SOLD. Learn More »

VERY RARE, CIVIL WAR MARYLAND SWORD BELT PLATE IN EXCELLENT, NON-DUG CONDITION

VERY RARE, CIVIL WAR MARYLAND SWORD BELT PLATE IN EXCELLENT, NON-DUG CONDITION

Presented here is a rare, early brass rectangular belt plate worn by Maryland volunteers during the Civil War. Prior to the war, many of the state’s volunteer militia units contracted with the well… (7-3575) SOLD. Learn More »

RECTANGULAR EAGLE MILITIA PLATE FROM THE COLLECTION OF FRANCIS LORD

RECTANGULAR EAGLE MILITIA PLATE FROM THE COLLECTION OF FRANCIS LORD

[See O’Donnell & Campbell, p.260, plate 411]. Rectangular panel plate, made of die-struck rolled brass, measuring 2.25 x3.25”. Featuring spread eagle, edged with wreath of stars. Brass tongue… (744-10) SOLD. Learn More »

FRAMED DISPLAY OF ARMY MEDICAL INSIGNIA SPANNING 50 YEARS

FRAMED DISPLAY OF ARMY MEDICAL INSIGNIA SPANNING 50 YEARS

Large gold frame meas. approx. 42.00 inches long by 18.00 inches wide with a white mat cut in to three separate squares running horizontally. Each cut out meas. approx. 12.75 x 13.00 inches. The… (731-655) SOLD. Learn More »

WONDERFUL ID BADGE, PHOTOS AND GROUP OF PAPER ITEMS NAMED TO A SOLDIER IN THE 5TH NEW YORK HEAVY ARTILLERY

WONDERFUL ID BADGE, PHOTOS AND GROUP OF PAPER ITEMS NAMED TO A SOLDIER IN THE 5TH NEW YORK HEAVY ARTILLERY

This group consists of photographs, ID badge, letters and miscellaneous paper items belonging to Quartermaster Sergeant Mark A. Randall of the 5th New York Heavy Artillery. The first item in the… (480-149) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV FULL STANDING VIEW OF 5TH MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER

CDV FULL STANDING VIEW OF 5TH MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER

CDV is of 1st Lieutenant Alfred Haskell of Medford, Massachusetts. He is posed with one arm resting on a low pedestal. He wears a forage cap with infantry insignia on the front with a number at… (697-292) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIER WHO SERVED IN FOUR DIFFERENT REGIMENTS

CDV MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIER WHO SERVED IN FOUR DIFFERENT REGIMENTS

Full standing CDV view of a bearded officer standing by a raised pillar. He wears a slouch hat turned up on the right side with the number “59” on the crown with a hat cord around its base. He… (697-703) SOLD. Learn More »

RELIC CANISTER ROUND RECOVERED AT COLD HARBOR

RELIC CANISTER ROUND RECOVERED AT COLD HARBOR

This relic 3 inch Hotchkiss canister round is almost complete. Both the top plate and the lead sabot are present. The bottom of the lead sabot still has the raised lettering that reads “HOTCHKISS 3… (727-102) SOLD. Learn More »

COLT SINGLE ACTION STANDARD REVOLVER

COLT SINGLE ACTION STANDARD REVOLVER

Offered is a single action colt that was manufactured in 1883. It is a 6-shot .45-caliber revolver. The 4 3/4-inch barrel is marked COLT’S PT. F.A. MFG. Co. HARTFORD, Ct. U.S.A. in a single line. On… (740-27) SOLD. Learn More »

AMBROTYPE OF YOUNG UNION CAVALRYMAN

AMBROTYPE OF YOUNG UNION CAVALRYMAN

Sixth-plate sized view in full gutta-percha case with patriotic mat. The subject of this ambrotype is shown from the knees up. He stands in front of a painted backdrop of what looks like the Hudson… (648-05) SOLD. Learn More »

$350.00
Originally $495.00


SOLD

CONFEDERATE IMPORT ‘KERR’ SINGLE-ACTION PERCUSSION REVOLVER  WITH THE "JS OVER ANCHOR" CONFEDERATE MARK

CONFEDERATE IMPORT ‘KERR’ SINGLE-ACTION PERCUSSION REVOLVER WITH THE "JS OVER ANCHOR" CONFEDERATE MARK

Presented here is an original, single-action, Kerr’s Patent percussion revolver made by the British weapons facility known as the London Armoury Company based in London, England. This company… (648-06) SOLD. Learn More »

RARE CIVIL WAR FEDERAL SIGNAL FLAG FROM THE ESTATE OF NEW YORK CAVALRYMAN LIEUTENANT GEORGE STONE

RARE CIVIL WAR FEDERAL SIGNAL FLAG FROM THE ESTATE OF NEW YORK CAVALRYMAN LIEUTENANT GEORGE STONE

This small cloth banner is an original, Civil War, United States Signal Corps flag sometimes referred to as a ‘wig-wag’ or ‘horseback’ signaling flag. The artifact was part of the estate of… (751-01) SOLD. Learn More »

RARE GIBBS CARBINE ID’D TO THE 10TH MISSOURI CAVALRY

RARE GIBBS CARBINE ID’D TO THE 10TH MISSOURI CAVALRY

Presented here, in remarkable condition, is a seldom seen Gibbs Model .52 caliber, percussion, breechloading carbine of the Civil War. Designed and produced by William F. Brooks of New York City in… (172-2865) SOLD. Learn More »

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE, MAKER MARKED

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE, MAKER MARKED

This pattern 1826 Eagle Breast Plate features a faint Boyd & Sons maker mark on its lead backing that reads "--- & Sons / Boston." One hook is bent and the other is missing entirely. The face… (R20000) SOLD. Learn More »

OVAL MILITIA PLATE FROM UNION WINTER CAMP – GAVIN COLLECTION

OVAL MILITIA PLATE FROM UNION WINTER CAMP – GAVIN COLLECTION

Plain, oval militia style plate dug by the late Bill Gavin in a Union winter camp on Hansborough Ridge near Stevensburg, Va. The plate meas. approx. 2.25 x 2.50 inches. It has a slight bow at center… (601-305) SOLD. Learn More »

$79.50
SOLD

ORIGINAL ‘NEW YORK DEPOT’ M1858 SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN WITH COTTON SLING IDENTIFIED TO PRIVATE JAMES H. BEAN

ORIGINAL ‘NEW YORK DEPOT’ M1858 SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN WITH COTTON SLING IDENTIFIED TO PRIVATE JAMES H. BEAN

This original specimen of a common Civil War accoutrement is a Federal New York Depot Model 1858 smoothside canteen in complete and untouched condition. Canteen is identified to Private James H. Bean… (727-51) SOLD. Learn More »

M1819 SINGLE-SHOT FLINTLOCK PISTOL MANUFACTURED BY CONNECTICUT MAKER SIMEON NORTH

M1819 SINGLE-SHOT FLINTLOCK PISTOL MANUFACTURED BY CONNECTICUT MAKER SIMEON NORTH

This most pleasing of martial sidearms is a government contract Model 1819 single-shot flintlock pistol in good condition. Gunsmith / manufacturer Simeon North of Middletown, Connecticut, produced… (G3173) SOLD. Learn More »

CHRISTIAN COMMISSION PRAYER PAMPHLET

CHRISTIAN COMMISSION PRAYER PAMPHLET

Pamphlet is titled “RULES FOR HOLY LIVING, WITH QUESTIONS FOR SELF-EXAMINATION.” Pamphlet runs 16 pages and guides the user into self-examination of love, prayer, fasting, meditation, actions,… (697-446) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

SMALL CLAY JENNIE WADE GETTYSBURG CANTEEN

SMALL CLAY JENNIE WADE GETTYSBURG CANTEEN

Small clay canteen with spout meas. approx. 1.25 inches wide with a photograph of Jennie Wade at center. Stamped in the clay around the photo is “CORRECT PHOTO-JENNIE WADE. The opposite side… (172-2983) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

SMALL WOODEN JOHN BURNS/JENNIE WADE GETTYSBURG CANTEEN - WOOD FROM REYNOLDS “GROVE”

SMALL WOODEN JOHN BURNS/JENNIE WADE GETTYSBURG CANTEEN - WOOD FROM REYNOLDS “GROVE”

Small wooden canteen with spout meas. approx. 1.75 inches wide with a photograph of Gettysburg hero John Burns at center. Stamped boldly at top is “WOOD FROM” and across the bottom in another… (172-2984) SOLD. Learn More »

$85.00
SOLD

SMALL BRASS GETTYSBURG CANTEEN

SMALL BRASS GETTYSBURG CANTEEN

These small canteens were given out at reunions and sometimes were attached to reunion ribbons. The canteen meas. approx. 0.75 of an inch wide and is stamped “US” on one side and… (172-2980) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM ROSENSTEEL GETTYSBURG COLLECTION

US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM ROSENSTEEL GETTYSBURG COLLECTION

Face is very nice with no discoloration, just the small minor scratches from use. Back has 100% lead fill, one slightly bent hook and museum number. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS… (M21367) SOLD. Learn More »

PACK OF 12MM PINFIRE CARTRIDGES

PACK OF 12MM PINFIRE CARTRIDGES

Green and white plaid box meas. approx. 4.00 x 1.50 x 1.50 inches. White printed label on top reads “CARTOUCHES A LONGUE PORTEE, 12 MILLMET, HOULLIER-BLANCHARD ARQUEBUSIER BRVETE, PARIS.” Interior… (169-316) SOLD. Learn More »

U. S. PERCUSSION PISTOL MODEL 1842 BY ‘I. N. JOHNSON’

U. S. PERCUSSION PISTOL MODEL 1842 BY ‘I. N. JOHNSON’

This U.S.-made single-shot, smoothbore pistol is a pleasing specimen of the Model 1842 percussion pistol produced by Ira N. Johnson of Middletown, Connecticut.  Ira Johnson received a contract from… (G3176) SOLD. Learn More »

SCARCE CIVIL WAR REMINGTON 1861 ARMY REVOLVER

SCARCE CIVIL WAR REMINGTON 1861 ARMY REVOLVER

This cap and ball percussion handgun, in excellent overall condition, is a rare Civil War era Remington revolver known as the “Old Model Army”. These sidearms were in production in 1862 only and… (G3178) SOLD. Learn More »

VOLUME II OF HARDEE’S TACTICS ID’D TO 29TH MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER

VOLUME II OF HARDEE’S TACTICS ID’D TO 29TH MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER

Single volume of “HARDEE’S RIFLE AND LIGHT INFANTRY TACTICS” in good condition. The spine is chipped and the covers are worn but the volume is holding together. All the plates but one appears to… (L14417) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR SPENCER CAVALRY CARTRIDGE BOX

CIVIL WAR SPENCER CAVALRY CARTRIDGE BOX

The leather of the box is in good condition. It is mostly clean and supple with only light signs of wear. Outer flap is smooth and clean with an arch of stitching and a single rivet holding the latch… (713-12) SOLD. Learn More »

CONFEDERATE TACTICS MANUAL PRINTED IN RICHMOND

CONFEDERATE TACTICS MANUAL PRINTED IN RICHMOND

Original hardcover copy of “TACTICS FOR OFFICERS OF THE INFANTRY, CAVALRY AND ARTILLERY” arranged and compiled by L. V. Buckholtz. The book meas. approx. 3.75 x 6.00 inches and runs 121 pages.… (731-548) SOLD. Learn More »

REMARKABLE, SECOND MODEL ‘ALLIN CONVERSION’ TRAPDOOR RIFLE WITH BAYONET

REMARKABLE, SECOND MODEL ‘ALLIN CONVERSION’ TRAPDOOR RIFLE WITH BAYONET

This is a very fine condition original Model 1866 US breechloading rifle with the Allin Conversion, a.k.a. the Second Model Allin “Trapdoor”. At one time, this longarm was entirely sealed with… (480-146) SOLD. Learn More »

.54 CALIBER PAPER CARTRIDGE

.54 CALIBER PAPER CARTRIDGE

Complete paper cartridge with conical bullet in nose. Clean body with no rips or tears. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE… (169-252) SOLD. Learn More »

.58 CALIBER PAPER CARTRIDGE

.58 CALIBER PAPER CARTRIDGE

Complete paper cartridge with conical bullet in nose. Clean body with no rips or tears. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE… (169-248) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

COLT SINGLE ACTION STANDARD REVOLVER

COLT SINGLE ACTION STANDARD REVOLVER

Offered is a single action colt that was manufactured in 1898. It is a 6-shot .45-caliber revolver. The 5-1/2 inch barrel is marked COLT’S PT. F.A. MFG. Co. HARTFORD, Ct. U.S.A. in a single line. On… (31-1499) SOLD. Learn More »

CABINET CARD OF TWO SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR CORPORALS

CABINET CARD OF TWO SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR CORPORALS

Cabinet card meas. approx. 5.00 x 7.25 with some peeling to the upper left corner. Image shows one Corporal seated wearing a dark five-button sack coat with light Corporal stripes on each arm, light… (731-543) SOLD. Learn More »

$30.00
SOLD

BROOKS PATENT WRITING FOLIO & WORK CASE COMBINED

BROOKS PATENT WRITING FOLIO & WORK CASE COMBINED

This roll up Brook’s patent case doubles as a writing desk and a housewife. At the base is a japanned tin tube approx. 8.50 inches long. The tube is hollow inside and has a strip of painted canvas… (450-30) SOLD. Learn More »

UNOPENED PACK OF CIVIL WAR ARTILLERY FUSES

UNOPENED PACK OF CIVIL WAR ARTILLERY FUSES

Still wrapped and unopened pack of artillery fuses. Label is in good condition but with some light foxing. Label reads in part “FRANKFORD ARSENAL 1863 15 SECOND… (410-18) SOLD. Learn More »

GROUP OF ITEMS INCLUDING POCKET COLT ID’D TO 8TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY SOLDIER

GROUP OF ITEMS INCLUDING POCKET COLT ID’D TO 8TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY SOLDIER

This group of items is ID’d to William H. Bentz, who rose from Sergeant to 2nd Lieutenant in the 8th Pennsylvania Cavalry. First in the group is Bentz’ NCO sash made of red wool. The item is full… (172-2978) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR CAVALRY HAT CORD

CIVIL WAR CAVALRY HAT CORD

Yellow hat cord with acorns and tassels meant for wear on the Model 1858 Dress or “Hardee” hat. Item is complete with light surface dirt and some light uniform fading from age. The acorns look to… (450-53) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

CIVIL WAR POCKET TESTAMENT ID’D TO 19TH MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIER

CIVIL WAR POCKET TESTAMENT ID’D TO 19TH MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIER

This is the typical dark brown cloth covered pocket testament given out by Chaplains during the Civil War. The book was printed by the New York Chapter of the American Bible Society and was printed in… (697-1324) SOLD. Learn More »

COLT SINGLE ACTION STANDARD REVOLVER

COLT SINGLE ACTION STANDARD REVOLVER

Offered is a single action colt that was manufactured in 1884. It is a 6-shot .44 – 40-caliber revolver. The 7-½ inch barrel is marked COLT’S PT. F.A. MFG. Co. HARTFORD, Ct. U.S.A. in a single… (740-26) SOLD. Learn More »

GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR PAPERWEIGHT - SOLDIERS NATIONAL CEMETERY - JENNIE WADE HOUSE

GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR PAPERWEIGHT - SOLDIERS NATIONAL CEMETERY

Clear block of glass that meas. approx. 4.00 x 2.50 x 1.00 inch with a view of the Gettysburg National Cemetery taken from the top of the observation tower that once stood on East Cemetery Hill.… (172-3011) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR PAPERWEIGHT - JENNIE WADE HOUSE

GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR PAPERWEIGHT - JENNIE WADE HOUSE

Clear block of glass that meas. approx. 4.00 x 2.50 x 0.75 inches with a photo of the Jennie Wade House at center flanked by two oval photos one of Jennie herself and the other of her grave in… (172-3007) SOLD. Learn More »

$40.00
SOLD

SIXTH PLATE RUBY AMBROTYPE OF YOUNG CONFEDERATE

SIXTH PLATE RUBY AMBROTYPE OF YOUNG CONFEDERATE

Three-quarter standing view of a very young soldier holding his musket at the position of “SHOULDER ARMS.” He wears a dark slouch hat curled up along the edge with a dark hatband passing around… (P13165) SOLD. Learn More »

INFANTRY OFFICERS BULLION INSIGNIA

INFANTRY OFFICERS BULLION INSIGNIA

Embroidered Infantry Hunting Horn insignia done in bullion thread and sequins with a bugle cord done in twisted bullion. The backing is the usual black felt but instead of an oval it is cut in a… (410-19) SOLD. Learn More »

UNOPENED PACK OF ARSENAL MADE SPENCER CARTRIDGE BLANKS DATED 1870

UNOPENED PACK OF ARSENAL MADE SPENCER CARTRIDGE BLANKS DATED 1870

Pack is in nice condition and meas. approx. 3.00 x 1.25 x 1.25 inches. Top has a green paper label that reads “10 RIM-PRIMED BLANK CARTRIDGES-SPENCER CARBINE, CAL; .50-FRANKFORD ARSENAL, 1870.” … (169-317) SOLD. Learn More »

AUTOGRAPH OF MAJOR GENERAL PHILIP H. SHERIDAN

AUTOGRAPH OF MAJOR GENERAL PHILIP H. SHERIDAN

Bold ink signature on a 3.75 x 2.00 inch card reads “P. H. SHERIDAN, M GENERAL” in two lines. Phil Sheridan is one of the more well-known Generals in US history. He was once allegedly described by… (P13169) SOLD. Learn More »

COLT .28 CAL. ROOT REVOLVER BULLET MOLD

COLT .28 CAL. ROOT REVOLVER BULLET MOLD

Maker marks: “Colts Patent/ K__/ *”. Markings worn, but “Colts Patent” entirely legible. Made of brass, with iron sliding panel, measuring 4.25” in length, .5” at mold base, with ball and… (123-7534) SOLD. Learn More »

NEW YORK GETTYSBURG VETERANS MEDAL ID’D TO AN OFFICER IN THE 137TH NEW YORK

NEW YORK GETTYSBURG VETERANS MEDAL ID’D TO AN OFFICER IN THE 137TH NEW YORK

Top bar reads “GETTYSBURG VETERAN” with an arch above it that reads “JULY 1-2-3” with the year “1863” between the arch and the bar. Reverse of the bar has an operating pin. Suspended from… (480-147) SOLD. Learn More »

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH DIVISON BY COLONEL EDWARD MARTIN FIVE - VOLUME SET

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH DIVISON BY COLONEL EDWARD MARTIN FIVE - VOLUME SET

This book written by Colonel Edward Martin of Waynesboro, PA has a copyright date of 1923. The book's full title is "The Twenty-Eighth Division (Pennsylvania's Guard) in the World War: The History of… (172-2968) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

The face of this plate has a nice even patina throughout. The surface is free of dings and dents and exhibits only light wear. The face is really rather pleasing in presentation showing age but no… (731-65) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV OF ADMIRAL DAVID G. FARRAGUT

CDV OF ADMIRAL DAVID G. FARRAGUT

Bust view of Farragut in uniform with a faded period ink inscription below the image that reads “D. G. FARRAGUT, VICE ADMIRAL.” The image is clear and the contrast is good but there is some… (P13172) SOLD. Learn More »

BUST VIEW OF MAJOR GENERAL ANDREW A. HUMPHRIES

BUST VIEW OF MAJOR GENERAL ANDREW A. HUMPHRIES

This bust view is a profile image of Humphries in the uniform of a Major General. The image is a little light in contrast and there is a period ink inscription on the bottom of the paper that reads… (P13171) SOLD. Learn More »

PATRIOTIC RIBBON

PATRIOTIC RIBBON

This ribbon measures 7.50 inches by 2.75 inches. It exhibits some foxing. It references a toast by Andrew Jackson, reading "THE UNION, CONSTITUTION AND THE FLAG MUST AND SHALL BE UPHELD." It features… (195-121) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

1865 PATRIOTIC RIBBON

1865 PATRIOTIC RIBBON

This ribbon measures 7 inches by 3 inches. It reads "WELCOME HOME BRAVE BOYS! / June 10th, 1865" in red ink with an American flag. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER… (195-120) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

NATHAN BEDFORD FORREST CAVALRY CORPS REUNION BADGE, CIRCA 1915

NATHAN BEDFORD FORREST CAVALRY CORPS REUNION BADGE, CIRCA 1915

Maker mark: [lower medallion reverse] “Schwaabs & S/ Milwaukee”. Three piece ladder & chain badge, measuring 3.75” in length, 1.75” in width. Gilt upper piece is stamped “Member”,… (7-3580) SOLD. Learn More »

GETTYSBURG HIGH WATER MARK SOUVENIR BUTTON

GETTYSBURG HIGH WATER MARK SOUVENIR BUTTON

Small stamped brass button with a picture of the High Water Mark of the Confederacy at center. Image was taken from Hancock Ave looking southwest and takes in the copse of trees, the monument and… (172-2995) SOLD. Learn More »

$39.50
SOLD

“JOSHUA L. CHAMBERLAIN” JULY 2, 1863 BY RON TUNISON

“JOSHUA L. CHAMBERLAIN” JULY 2, 1863 BY RON TUNISON

A limited edition cold cast bronze sculpture titled "JOSHUA L.CHAMBERLAIN" by Ron Tunison, ca. 1994. Joshua Chamberlain is depicted at the decisive moment of drawing his sword just before leading his… (726-04) SOLD. Learn More »

COLT POWDER FLASK FOR REVOLVING PERCUSSION SHOTGUN

COLT POWDER FLASK FOR REVOLVING PERCUSSION SHOTGUN

This flask for a revolving percussion shotgun features a panoply of arms including an eagle with arrows and olive branch, stars, cannons, flags, an anchor, a sabre, a bugle, and artillery rounds. The… (558-105) SOLD. Learn More »

SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR CANTEEN

SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR CANTEEN

Many of these are Civil War canteens with the old sling keepers removed and others added and a new cover put on. This canteen is the smooth side version with a pewter spout, two triangular sling… (172-3039) SOLD. Learn More »

$85.00
SOLD

ORIGINAL, UNOPENED BOX OF U.S. FRICTION PRIMERS

ORIGINAL, UNOPENED BOX OF U.S. FRICTION PRIMERS

This desirable artifact from the Civil War is an original, unopened box of Federal artillery friction primers still contained within the original, waterproof, dark-colored paper covering. Now heavily… (M23142) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA SPURS WITH ORIGINAL STRAPS

CIVIL WAR ERA SPURS WITH ORIGINAL STRAPS

These Civil War era spurs feature their original straps and functional original rowels. They exhibit a dull brass patina with minimal verdigres. They measures 4.5 inches long and 3 inches wide at the… (560-07) SOLD. Learn More »

RON TUNISON STATUE “BUFORD AND REYNOLDS”

RON TUNISON STATUE “BUFORD AND REYNOLDS”

A large limited edition Cold-cast bronze statue of Generals John Buford and John Reynolds by renowned sculptor Ron Tunison. It depicts Reynolds arriving on horseback as Reynolds is pointing west on… (726-06) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV GENERAL McCLELLAN & WIFE

CDV GENERAL McCLELLAN & WIFE

This is an often encountered photo in books and other publications. The CDV image shows General McClellan seated with his wife standing next to him. He is in the uniform of a Major General while she… (P13162) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

CDV FULL STANDING VIEW OF 45TH & 6TH MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER

CDV FULL STANDING VIEW OF 45TH & 6TH MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER

The subject is Lieutenant Albert A. Chittenden. He stands with one hand holding the back of a chair over which his greatcoat is draped. He wears a dark frock coat with 2nd Lieutenant shoulder straps… (697-704) SOLD. Learn More »

SOUTH CAROLINA MILITIA BUTTON

SOUTH CAROLINA MILITIA BUTTON

This convex two-piece, brass 23mm version of the South Carolina State shield device was produced by the button manufacturing firm of STEEL & JOHNSON during the years 1860-1865.  The vendors name… (2-605) SOLD. Learn More »

CONFEDERATE ARMY GENERAL SERVICE BUTTON

CONFEDERATE ARMY GENERAL SERVICE BUTTON

CSA marked two piece 22mm brass general service button. This version is of British manufacture and is back marked  “SUPERIOR QUALITY”. While these were not formally approved by the Confederate… (2-606) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR CHECKERS

CIVIL WAR CHECKERS

This is a complete set of period checkers. Each checker is 1 ¼ inches in diameter and 3/8 of an inch thick. One side is plain and the other side has two rings carved into them. Twelve are red and… (M23237) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

EARLY 20TH CENTURY GETTYSBURG HIGH WATER MARK SOUVENIR BUTTON

EARLY 20TH CENTURY GETTYSBURG HIGH WATER MARK SOUVENIR BUTTON

Small stamped brass button with a picture of the High Water Mark of the Confederacy at center. Image was taken from Hancock Ave looking southwest and takes in the copse of trees, the monument and… (172-2996) SOLD. Learn More »

$39.50
SOLD

GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR PAPERWEIGHT

GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR PAPERWEIGHT

Clear block of glass with scalloped edges that meas. approx. 4.50 x 3.00 x 1.00 inch with a colored lithograph of Meade’s Headquarters with an inset bust view of General Meade in one corner. This… (172-3009) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

MASSIVE HEAVY-BARRELED, PERCUSSION BENCH REST TARGET RIFLE BY UNKNOWN MAKER

MASSIVE HEAVY-BARRELED, PERCUSSION BENCH REST TARGET RIFLE BY UNKNOWN MAKER

This large, heavy-barreled, half-stock, bench rest target rifle is a custom longarm manufactured in the mid-nineteenth century by an unknown gunsmith. In very good condition, the .56 caliber… (744-04) SOLD. Learn More »

US PATTERN 1861 CARTRIDGE BOX RIG

US PATTERN 1861 CARTRIDGE BOX RIG

This Pattern 1861 .58 cal. cartridge box shows the effects of many years of storage in an attic. The leather is dry and dirty. The brass US belt plate and brass eagle breast plate have been untouched… (151-112) SOLD. Learn More »

RECTANGULAR EAGLE MILITIA PLATE FROM THE COLLECTION OF FRANCIS LORD

RECTANGULAR EAGLE MILITIA PLATE FROM THE COLLECTION OF FRANCIS LORD

This stamped brass plate is from the collection of author Francis Lord who wrote the multi-volume “COLLECTORS ENCYLOPEDIA OF THE CIVIL WAR.” The plate dates from the 1850’s. It has a… (744-09) SOLD. Learn More »

EARLY GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR POSTCARD BOOK

EARLY GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR POSTCARD BOOK

Small string bound book that meas. approx. 2.75 x 4.00 inches. Front cover has US & CS flags with bust view of Meade and Lee on their respective flags flanking a US shield with Lincoln at… (172-2992) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

CIVIL WAR PERIOD “RAT TAIL” STYLE FRYING PAN

CIVIL WAR PERIOD “RAT TAIL” STYLE FRYING PAN

The body of the pan is made of thin sheet iron with a solid iron handle riveted to the side. This pan meas. approx. 8.00 inches across the bottom with sides that flare out as they move upward. The pan… (172-3026) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

LEG SHACKLES

LEG SHACKLES

No keys to open up these Civil War era leg shackles. These iron shackles measure 22 inches long with their chain while the cuffs are a little less than 4 inches in diameter. The chain on its own… (172-2975) SOLD. Learn More »

ARGENTINE ARMY MODELLO 1927

ARGENTINE ARMY MODELLO 1927

This Colt manufactured pistol was used by the Argentinian army. It is serial number 4926 stamped on the slide and the frame. On the right side of the slide is “EJERCITO ARGENTINO. Colt Cal .45 MOD.… (740-79) SOLD. Learn More »

EARLY 20TH CENTURY GETTYSBURG – DEVIL’S DEN SOUVENIR BUTTON

EARLY 20TH CENTURY GETTYSBURG – DEVIL’S DEN SOUVENIR BUTTON

Small stamped brass button with a picture of Devil’s Den at center. Image is marked “DEVIL’S DEN, GETTYSBURG.”  Button meas. approx. 1.50 inches… (172-2994) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

LATE 19TH CENTURY PHOTOGRAPH OF MEMBERS OF THE 40TH NEW YORK INFANTRY (MOZART REGIMENT) AT GETTYSBURG

LATE 19TH CENTURY PHOTOGRAPH OF MEMBERS OF THE 40TH NEW YORK INFANTRY (MOZART REGIMENT) AT GETTYSBURG

Pictured is a large sepia toned albumen photo taken July 3, 1888 on the Gettysburg battlefield by local photographer William H. Tipton. The image depicts is a group of survivors from the 40th New… (P13161) SOLD. Learn More »

EARLY GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR - GENERAL LEE’S HEADQUARTERS WATCH FOB

EARLY GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR - GENERAL LEE’S HEADQUARTERS WATCH FOB

Round silver plated brass watch fob that meas. approx. 1.50 inches with a view of the Lee’s Headquarters at center surrounded by wording that reads “GENERAL LEE’S HEADQUARTERS-GETTYSBURG.”… (172-2999) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

CIVIL WAR ARMY ISSUE CUP WITH INITIALS

CIVIL WAR ARMY ISSUE CUP WITH INITIALS

Standard Civil War Army issue cup with wire bale reinforced handle and single rivet. Cup stands approx. 4.00 inches high and is approx. 4.25 across the flat bottom. The finish on the cup is somewhat… (172-3031) SOLD. Learn More »

FILE FOLDER BELONGING TO E.M. TODD, CONFEDERATE COMMISSARY OF SUBSISTENCE

FILE FOLDER BELONGING TO E.M. TODD, CONFEDERATE COMMISSARY OF SUBSISTENCE

This file folder features a stamp that reads "MAJ: E.M. TODD. C.S. C.S.A." The file slots feature the twelve months of the year. Two of the files are torn on the edges. The folder measures 10 inches… (729-03) SOLD. Learn More »

M1860 COLT ARMY REVOLVER BULLET MOLD

M1860 COLT ARMY REVOLVER BULLET MOLD

Maker marks: “Colt’s Patent / 44H”, somewhat worn, but legible.  Made of iron, pliers-handled, measuring 4.875” in length, 1” at mold base. Double holed, for ball & conical bullets.… (123-7535) SOLD. Learn More »

WRITING KIT

WRITING KIT

This leather covered writing kit measures 9 inches by 6.5 inches. It features a brass clip on its face and two pockets on the inside with a repeated design. It measures 14.5 inches long when… (450-51) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

US EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM SPOTSYLVANIA, DUG IN 1953 – GAVIN COLLECTION

US EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM SPOTSYLVANIA, DUG IN 1953 – GAVIN COLLECTION

Pattern 1826 eagle breast plate in relic condition. The face has a dark patina with light discoloration throughout which almost obscures the details of the eagle design on the face. There are no major… (601-367) SOLD. Learn More »

US EAGLE CARTRIDGE BOX SLING PLATE FROM SPOTSYLVANIA – GAVIN COLLECTION

US EAGLE CARTRIDGE BOX SLING PLATE FROM SPOTSYLVANIA – GAVIN COLLECTION

Pattern 1826 eagle breast plate in good dug condition. The plate has a slight concave bend in the center that was probably caused by ground freezing. The face has a wonderful dark patina with some… (601-610) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR TRAVELING PAIR OF BRASS CANDLESTICK HOLDERS

CIVIL WAR TRAVELING PAIR OF BRASS CANDLESTICK HOLDERS

This is a pair of brass candlestick holders that measure 3.25 inches diameter and 2.75 inches height. They exhibit small bits of rust but overall exhibit their shiny brass finish with some light… (410-21) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR FEDERAL REGULATION RIFLE-MUSKET SLING

CIVIL WAR FEDERAL REGULATION RIFLE-MUSKET SLING

This is an original, unmarked Union infantryman’s regulation pattern leather sling used with Federal rifle-muskets. The rifle sling measures 1¼” wide x 51” long and retains its brass hook and… (362-586) SOLD. Learn More »

MAKER MARKED CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

MAKER MARKED CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

This oval Pattern 1839 “US” cartridge box plate is in good condition. The face has a light patina but much of the original finish still shows through. It is free of scratches dings or dents.… (M23121) SOLD. Learn More »

NINTH PLATE TINTYPE OF A VERY YOUNG UNION SOLDIER IN THERMOPLASTIC CASE

NINTH PLATE TINTYPE OF A VERY YOUNG UNION SOLDIER IN THERMOPLASTIC CASE

Image is very crisp and clear with great contrast. The subject cannot be more than 14 to 16 years old. His pose is rather Lincolnesque with one hand holding the lapel of his coat. The young subject is… (748-02) SOLD. Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF AN ARMED UNION SOLDIER

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF AN ARMED UNION SOLDIER

This ambrotype shows a Union soldier from just below the waist up. The subject has the look of a new recruit as all his equipment and uniform appear to be lightly used. The subject wears an extended… (748-03) SOLD. Learn More »

EARLY TO MID-19TH CENTURY MARINE SEXTANT

EARLY TO MID-19TH CENTURY MARINE SEXTANT

This cased marine or naval sextant is a double reflection instrument used to measure the angle between any two visible objects. The name ‘sextant’ comes from the extent of its limb that is the… (740-483) SOLD. Learn More »

DUG US PATTERN 1839 US BELT PLATE

DUG US PATTERN 1839 US BELT PLATE

This pattern 1839 belt plate exhibits a nice dark patina. It measures 3.5 inches by 2.25 inches. It features the original two arrow hooks and tongue though its lead backing is pitted. Location of… (R20002) SOLD. Learn More »

DUG US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

DUG US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

The location of recovery for this cartridge box plate is unknown but it exhibits a nice dark patina with slight surface rust around the edges. It features both loops on the back of the plate as well… (R19999) SOLD. Learn More »

.44 CALIBER PISTOL CARTRIDGE BOX

.44 CALIBER PISTOL CARTRIDGE BOX

This Civil War .44 cal. pistol cartridge box has an excellent maker mark stamping that reads "W. KINSEY & CO NEWARK- N.J." The seams are in excellent condition. Leather is pliable. Slight leather… (M23148) SOLD. Learn More »

FINE CIVIL WAR CAVALRY OFFICER’S ‘CHASSEUR-STYLE’ KEPI

FINE CIVIL WAR CAVALRY OFFICER’S ‘CHASSEUR-STYLE’ KEPI

This Civil War uniform item of headgear is an original Federal cavalry officer’s chasseur-style’ kepi in excellent overall condition. Also called the “McClellan Cap”, this type cap, or kepi,… (410-22) SOLD. Learn More »

HANDSOME FOURTH MODEL M1851 COLT NAVY REVOLVER

HANDSOME FOURTH MODEL M1851 COLT NAVY REVOLVER

Here is an original, Fourth Model version of the popular 1851 Colt Navy Revolver in excellent condition. One of the most sought after models ever produced by Samuel Colt’s firm in Hartford,… (31-1518) SOLD. Learn More »

WW2 U.S.REMINGTON RAND MODEL 1911A1 SEMI-AUTOMATIC PISTOL

WW2 U.S.REMINGTON RAND MODEL 1911A1 SEMI-AUTOMATIC PISTOL

Serial number 1332827, 45cal ACP, 5 inch round barrel, parkerized finish, fixed sights and plastic grips. Manufactured in 1943 the slide is marked “REMINGTON RAND INC. / SYRACUSE, N.Y.U.S.A”. and… (740-78) SOLD. Learn More »

CASED DOMINO SET

CASED DOMINO SET

This is a complete set of dominoes in a wood case.  The set is made up of 28 dominoes 1-15/16 inches x 15/15 inches. The faces appear to be made from ivory and the back is made from ebony wood. The… (M23236) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

US .58 CAL. CARTRIDGE BOX TIN RECOVERED FROM TANEYTOWN ROAD, GETTYSBURG

US .58 CAL. CARTRIDGE BOX TIN RECOVERED FROM TANEYTOWN ROAD, GETTYSBURG

This cartridge box tin exhibits significant surface rust and some metal loss. It is crushed and measures 5 inches by 4 inches by 1.5 inches. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL… (R20103) SOLD. Learn More »

$39.50
SOLD

CS 4.52" 12 POUNDER SPHERICAL CASE-SHOT SIDE LOADING SHELL FRAGMENT RECOVERED FROM TANEYTOWN RD.,  GETTYSBURG

CS 4.52" 12 POUNDER SPHERICAL CASE-SHOT SIDE LOADING SHELL FRAGMENT RECOVERED FROM TANEYTOWN RD., GETTYSBURG

This shell fragment measures nearly 4 inches long by 3 inches wide. It exhibits pitting and surface rust as an emblematic example of a Confederate shell edging past the Union line at… (R20106) SOLD. Learn More »

$27.50
SOLD

AMERICAN SIDE KNIFE WITH LEATHER SCABBARD

AMERICAN SIDE KNIFE WITH LEATHER SCABBARD

This sideknife of American manufacture is an early 20th century product of the Eureka Cutlery Company of Nicholson, Pennsylvania. Eureka Cutlery was in operation from 1911 through 1915 and produced… (30-1743) SOLD. Learn More »

STATE OF NEW YORK BELT PLATE WITH SMALL MAKER MARKED PIECE OF LEATHER ATTACHED TO BACK

STATE OF NEW YORK BELT PLATE WITH SMALL MAKER MARKED PIECE OF LEATHER ATTACHED TO BACK

The face of this plate has an attractive look. It has a light patina that has built up around the sides of the letters “SNY” making them standout against the backdrop of the mellow surface behind… (744-08) SOLD. Learn More »

GENERAL JUBAL EARLY SIGNATURE/AUTOGRAPH AS LIEUTENANT GENERAL

GENERAL JUBAL EARLY SIGNATURE/AUTOGRAPH AS LIEUTENANT GENERAL

This clipped signature reads "JA Early / Lieut Genl C.S.A." The paper measures 3.75 inches by 2 inches. Jubal Anderson Early (November 3, 1816 – March 2, 1894) was a lawyer and Confederate general… (L14300) SOLD. Learn More »

SNAKE BUCKLE OWNED BY DR. FRANCIS LORD

SNAKE BUCKLE OWNED BY DR. FRANCIS LORD

This snake plate buckle belonged to collector/writer Dr. Francis Lord, who authored Civil War Collector's Encyclopedia as well as numerous other Civil War history related books. Lord's collection key… (744-06) SOLD. Learn More »

EAGLE MILITIA PLATE CIRCA 1850's

EAGLE MILITIA PLATE CIRCA 1850's

This pre-war era Eagle Militia Plate has been polished and looks excellent. It features an eagle with arrow and olive branch without a shield on the chest. The border features 13 stars and an American… (M23120) SOLD. Learn More »

GEM SIZE TINTYPE OF UNION SOLDIER IN A THERMOPLASTIC CASE

GEM SIZE TINTYPE OF UNION SOLDIER IN A THERMOPLASTIC CASE

Image is a bust view of a young Union soldier wearing an enlisted man’s kepi, high-collared white shirt, and dark sack coat with a matching dark military vest. All visible buttons have a touch of… (748-01) SOLD. Learn More »

KNIFE ID’D TO “BUFFALO SOLDIER” SGT. SHELVIN SHROPSHIRE - 10TH US CAVALRY

KNIFE ID’D TO “BUFFALO SOLDIER” SGT. SHELVIN SHROPSHIRE - 10TH US CAVALRY

Knife has a stag horn grip anchored by four small rivets, two at the top and two on the bottom. One side of the grip, which we will call the obverse, has a German silver escutcheon engraved “SGT.… (30-1739) SOLD. Learn More »

M1914 ARTILLERY LUGER, DATED 1917

M1914 ARTILLERY LUGER, DATED 1917

The Artillery luger is fitted with an 8-inch barrel. It is chambered for the 9mm Parabellum cartridge. It has an adjustable sight and a lug for a stock. Chambers are dated between 1914 to 1918. These… (740-210) SOLD. Learn More »

MINOR’S PATENT TIN FOLDING POCKET LANTERN DATED 1865

MINOR’S PATENT TIN FOLDING POCKET LANTERN DATED 1865

This folding lantern has the original Mica windows, Japanned finish and a painted gold stencil design. The item is made to collapses down to a small pocket sized square. When opened the lantern meas.… (744-52) SOLD. Learn More »

US EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED AT NORTH ANNA RIVER – GAVIN COLLECTION

US EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED AT NORTH ANNA RIVER – GAVIN COLLECTION

Pattern 1826 eagle breast plate for adjusting the NCO sword baldric. The face has a rich deep brown patina to the face with some light discoloration around the edges. The face is free from any major… (601-77) SOLD. Learn More »

THE SOLDIER'S POCKET BOOK HYMN BOOK 1861

THE SOLDIER'S POCKET BOOK HYMN BOOK 1861

This 64 page book measures 4.75 inches by 3.25 inches. The title is "The Soldier's Pocket Book." The book is in fair condition with foxing on interior pages and some wear on the cover. The interior… (B4740) SOLD. Learn More »

1/6 TINTYPE IMAGE OF HORSE SOLDIER

1/6 TINTYPE IMAGE OF HORSE SOLDIER

Leatherette case, somewhat scuffed, with brass clasp & frame, & red velvet upper lining. Image depicts right profile of mounted soldier, wearing slouch hat, with sword belt & M1860 saber.… (P13116) SOLD. Learn More »

REVOLUTIONARY WAR RELIC FROM FORT TICONDEROGA – GAVIN COLLECTION

REVOLUTIONARY WAR RELIC FROM FORT TICONDEROGA – GAVIN COLLECTION

Heavy iron item that meas. approx. 2.75 inches long x 1.00 inch thick. Item is dirty and rusted throughout but it looks to be one end of a trade ax. It is a hammerhead with part of the slot for the ax… (601-710) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

SKIN OF A US EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM CAMP BARTOW - GAVIN COLLECTION

SKIN OF A US EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM CAMP BARTOW - GAVIN COLLECTION

Pattern 1826 eagle breast plate in relic condition. The face has a dark patina with some light discoloration around the edges and in low areas. The face also has a wavy surface from there being no… (601-298) SOLD. Learn More »

BULLET IN WOOD RECOVERED FROM CULP'S HILL, GETTYSBURG

BULLET IN WOOD RECOVERED FROM CULP'S HILL, GETTYSBURG

This piece of wood measures approximately 7" by 3" by 2" with a round ball in its center. It was recovered from Culp's Hill in Gettysburg. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL… (R20085) SOLD. Learn More »

WWII “AFRIKA” CAMPAIGN CUFF BAND

WWII “AFRIKA” CAMPAIGN CUFF BAND

Instituted on 15 January 1943, the “Afrika” cuff band was a campaign award worn by German personnel who had served in North Africa for a period of six months or longer. The six month requirement… (476-65) SOLD. Learn More »

$375.00
Originally $425.00


SOLD

FANTASTIC CONDITION CONFEDERATE NAVY CUFF BUTTON

FANTASTIC CONDITION CONFEDERATE NAVY CUFF BUTTON

(TICE CSN210As/Albert’s CS55) The face of the button is lined with a raised design of a fouled anchor over crossed cannons with “C.N” beneath and a rope border around the edge. This button is in… (476-59) SOLD. Learn More »

$375.00
Originally $450.00


SOLD

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF AN ARMED UNION INFANTRYMAN

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF AN ARMED UNION INFANTRYMAN

Three-quarter seated view of a young Union Infantry man holding a musket in front of him. The subject wears a forage cap with a dark sack coat and matching trousers while around his waist is his belt… (450-45) SOLD. Learn More »

VERY NICE SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A UNION CAVALRYMAN

VERY NICE SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A UNION CAVALRYMAN

Three-quarter standing view of a Union cavalryman posed in front of a painted backdrop of a large fort on top of a hill with a US flag on a pole floating above the fort. The subject wears a forage cap… (450-46) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV FULL STANDING VIEW OF AN UNASSUMING UNION OFFICER

CDV FULL STANDING VIEW OF AN UNASSUMING UNION OFFICER

CDV image of a bearded Union officer posed in the classic Napoleon style. He wears a dark shell jacket with a low collar and matching dark trousers. The jacket is very subdued having nine cuff sized… (697-1059) SOLD. Learn More »

$85.00
SOLD

M1911A1 ITHACA GUN CO. PISTOL

M1911A1 ITHACA GUN CO. PISTOL

This is an example of a WW2 pistol manufactured between 1943 to 1945. This is serial number 1867938. The Ithaca frame is marked “M1911A1 U.S. ARMY” forward of the slide stop pin and “UNITED… (740-249) SOLD. Learn More »

JOHN BACHELDER GETTYSBURG MAP SET 28 MAPS COVERING THE THREE DAYS OF BATTLE PLUS EAST CAVALRY FIELD

Of all the people who wrote about the Battle of Gettysburg in the years after the famous engagement, John B. Bachelder was by far the most important. Bachelder was the leading historian of the battle… (678-09) SOLD. Learn More »

M1911A1 MILITARY ARSENAL REWORK

M1911A1 MILITARY ARSENAL REWORK

Many M1911 and M1911A1 pistols were reworked. This is an interesting such rework. The M1911 frame is only marked “UNITED STATES PROPERTY” over the serial number 552874, behind the slide stop pin.… (740-248) SOLD. Learn More »

‘IN THE BLACK’, CONFEDERATE-MARKED, IMPORTED ENFIELD PATTERN 1853 PERCUSSION RIFLE-MUSKET

‘IN THE BLACK’, CONFEDERATE-MARKED, IMPORTED ENFIELD PATTERN 1853 PERCUSSION RIFLE-MUSKET

Of all the British arms, the Pattern 1853 rifle-musket is perhaps the best known and most highly regarded weapon that replaced all earlier infantry models in the British Army. This classic, original… (G2843) SOLD. Learn More »

EARLY LOCKPLATE FROM FAIR OAKS, VA – GAVIN COLLECTION

EARLY LOCKPLATE FROM FAIR OAKS, VA – GAVIN COLLECTION

This early lockplate is a narrow flintlock plate that still retains the pan and frizzen as well as the frizzen spring on the front. The reverse still has the mainspring and part of the operating… (601-720) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

REMAINS OF A PISTOL FLASK FROM TODD’S TAVERN – GAVIN COLLECTION

REMAINS OF A PISTOL FLASK FROM TODD’S TAVERN – GAVIN COLLECTION

Item is the bottom section of a pistol flask that has been flattened from being in the ground. The brass cap and spout is missing but the whole lower body is present. Along the bottom edges on both… (601-772) SOLD. Learn More »

$47.50
SOLD

OFFICER’S SWORD DROP FROM HAMILTON’S CROSSING AT FREDERICKSBURG – GAVIN COLLECTION

OFFICER’S SWORD DROP FROM HAMILTON’S CROSSING AT FREDERICKSBURG – GAVIN COLLECTION

Very ornate officer's chain drop from a sword belt. The item meas. approx. 12.00 inches long with a sword hook at one end. The chain is made up of circular links that have a delicate linear and floral… (601-553) SOLD. Learn More »

CANTEEN SPOUT RECOVERED FROM TANEYTOWN ROAD

CANTEEN SPOUT RECOVERED FROM TANEYTOWN ROAD

This piece of a canteen features a spout with some original cork intact. It measures three inches wide and two inches tall with the spout. It exhibits significant surface… (R20107) SOLD. Learn More »

$30.00
SOLD

TRIPLETT & SCOTT REPEATING CARBINE

TRIPLETT & SCOTT REPEATING CARBINE

Meriden Manufacturing Company located in Meriden Connecticut manufactured around 5000 repeating carbines in 1864 and 1865. They were .50 caliber and used rimfire ammunition. Seven shots were stored in… (218-396) SOLD. Learn More »

IMPORTED MODEL 1860 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER AND SCABBARD

IMPORTED MODEL 1860 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER AND SCABBARD

This Model 1860 cavalry officer’s saber was one of those imported military edged weapons from Prussia used by U.S. mounted forces during the Civil War. The slightly curved steel blade has a flat… (701-44) SOLD. Learn More »

THIRTY-NINE STAR AMERICAN FLAG FROM BALTIMORE GAR POST

THIRTY-NINE STAR AMERICAN FLAG FROM BALTIMORE GAR POST

Made of cotton, measuring 34” length, 24” in height. GAR white stripe lettering as follows: “GAR / NATIONAL / 1889 / BALT. POST / 1.” Both printing and flag colors are lightly faded, while… (172-2973) SOLD. Learn More »

HANDSOME ARTILLERY OFFICER’S HAT INSIGNIA

HANDSOME ARTILLERY OFFICER’S HAT INSIGNIA

This artifact from the Civil War is an excellent specimen of a Union artillery officer’s forage cap insignia constructed of stamped brass and made to look like imitation embroidery. The face of the… (744-23) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR FEDERAL CAVALRY SWORD KNOT IN VERY GOOD CONDITION

ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR FEDERAL CAVALRY SWORD KNOT IN VERY GOOD CONDITION

Issued to Union horsemen during the war, this 38” long, leather strap is in very good complete condition. The 1” wide, black bridle leather device is looped upon itself to make a 19” long,… (M23037) SOLD. Learn More »

U.S. UNION SWITCH & SIGNAL MODEL 1911A1 SEMI-AUTOMATIC PISTOL

U.S. UNION SWITCH & SIGNAL MODEL 1911A1 SEMI-AUTOMATIC PISTOL

Serial number 1060800, 45 ACP cal, 1943 production type II. Barrel and barrel bushing has been replaced with a Micro- brand replacement. Left side of slide is marked with “USS” monogram and U.S.… (740-86) SOLD. Learn More »

MODEL 1863 U.S. PERCUSSION RIFLE – MUSKET TYPE I

MODEL 1863 U.S. PERCUSSION RIFLE – MUSKET TYPE I

Cal. 58 “Springfield” produced by Springfield Armory. Model 1862 Type one muskets are easily identified by the lack of barrel band retaining springs.  The lock surface and hammer are a dark brown… (218-408) SOLD. Learn More »

U.S. MODEL 1842 HARPERS FERRY RIFLED MUSKET

U.S. MODEL 1842 HARPERS FERRY RIFLED MUSKET

This is the first regulation model of a musket made in the percussion ignition system at the national armories. The Harpers Ferry Armory produced 103,000 of these muskets between 1844 and 1855. It is… (218-409) SOLD. Learn More »

REVOLUTIONARY WAR / COLONIAL ERA BRITISH CUTLASS

REVOLUTIONARY WAR / COLONIAL ERA BRITISH CUTLASS

Obverse ricasso marking: crown/ “GF” in cursive script. Slightly curved blade, measuring 25” in length, 1.375” in with at base, with upper fuller extending to within 6” of tip. Exhibits… (721-10) SOLD. Learn More »

MODEL 1863 U.S. PERCUSSION RIFLE – MUSKET TYPE I

MODEL 1863 U.S. PERCUSSION RIFLE – MUSKET TYPE I

Cal. 58 “Springfield” produced by Springfield Armory. Model 1862 Type one muskets are easily identified by the lack of barrel band retaining springs.  The lock surface and hammer are a dark brown… (218-407) SOLD. Learn More »

REMINGTON-MAYNARD TAPE CONVERSION RIFLED-MUSKET

REMINGTON-MAYNARD TAPE CONVERSION RIFLED-MUSKET

This handsome, heavy, full-stock, percussion cap and ball rifled musket was originally a M1816 type 2 or type 3 musket altered by Frankford Arsenal with the new Maynard Type primer locks and… (218-411) SOLD. Learn More »

US ARTILLERY GREASE BUCKET

US ARTILLERY GREASE BUCKET

Standard regulation bucket. Circular cast Iron, measuring 7.5” in height, 8” in diameter, with sliding lid & carrying chain. Painted black, exhibiting moderate pitting & rust. Else VG.… (M23144) SOLD. Learn More »

GALLAGER CARBINE – EARLY PRODUCTION

GALLAGER CARBINE – EARLY PRODUCTION

Richardson & Overman of Philadelphia manufactured around 17,700 Gallager carbines during the Civil War. Most of them were 50 caliber, percussion, single shot breechloaders. The markings on the… (218-341) SOLD. Learn More »

IOWA STATE COMMISSION FOR OFFICER IN THE TIPPECANOE GUARDS

IOWA STATE COMMISSION FOR OFFICER IN THE TIPPECANOE GUARDS

Commission appoints Joshua Davage Bell as 2nd Lieutenant in the Tippecanoe Guards to date from June 7, 1861. The document is pre-printed and filled in with ink that is still strong and readable. The… (740-467) SOLD. Learn More »

GAR KEPI & DOCUMENTS ID’D TO MEMBER OF 45TH MASSACHUSETTS

GAR KEPI & DOCUMENTS ID’D TO MEMBER OF 45TH MASSACHUSETTS

Dark blue wool kepi with recessed disc, GAR side-buttons with a gold cord chin strap and a thick unbound leather visor. The body of the cap is dirty however it is a nice solid item.  The disc has two… (450-39) SOLD. Learn More »

REMINGTON M1863 PERCUSSION ‘ZOUAVE’ RIFLE

REMINGTON M1863 PERCUSSION ‘ZOUAVE’ RIFLE

Presented is a Model 1863 “Zouave’ rifle produced by the Remington arms firm of Ilion New York between 1862 and 1865. Of some 12,500 such firearms produced, this .58 caliber, single shot… (218-412) SOLD. Learn More »

STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA MILITIA BUTTON

STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA MILITIA BUTTON

This three-piece staff type specimen exhibits the die variation with one of the horse’s heads that is turned away from the center and the left legs of both horses touch the border.  The manufacture… (2-609) SOLD. Learn More »

STATE OF GEORGIA MILITIA BUTTON

STATE OF GEORGIA MILITIA BUTTON

Button is of a convex, two piece construction measuring 23.5 mm. The firm Steel & Johnson produced this version from the years 1860-1861. The obverse of this example shows the Georgia State coat… (2-604) SOLD. Learn More »

1800-1812 MILITIA CARTRIDGE BOX

1800-1812 MILITIA CARTRIDGE BOX

This is an example of an early 19th century American militia cartridge box with its original linen web sling and 24 hole wood cartridge block. The design of this box has origins dating back to the… (297-08) SOLD. Learn More »

MODEL 1861 CAVALRY CARBINE BOX

MODEL 1861 CAVALRY CARBINE BOX

This example contains a 10-hole, 52-caliber wood block and implement pouch. There are also two black enameled roller sling buckles located on the bottom of this box.On the reverse side are two… (744-33) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV MAJ. GEN. AMBROSE BURNSIDE

CDV MAJ. GEN. AMBROSE BURNSIDE

2/3 length standing view of Burnside in good condition.  Minor soiling throughout; slight crease at lower left corner.  Small tear measuring approx. ¼” in length along lower left side, small area… (P13125) SOLD. Learn More »

$80.00
SOLD

CDV COLLAGE OF CONFEDERATE GENERALS

CDV COLLAGE OF CONFEDERATE GENERALS

Civil War period CDV collage of seven Confederate Generals. They are James Longstreet, Joe Johnston, Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee, P.G.T. Beauregard, J.E.B. Stuart and John Hunt Morgan. Images are… (P13160) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED FROM THE 5TH CORPS POSITION AT THE FONTAINE FARM ON THE NORTH ANNA RIVER - GAVIN COLLECTION

PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED FROM THE 5TH CORPS POSITION AT THE FONTAINE FARM ON THE NORTH ANNA RIVER - GAVIN COLLECTION

The face of this plate has a spotty brown patina with some areas of discoloration caused by ground action. The detail on the face and edges are still very visible. Reverse has 95% of the lead fill.… (601-663) SOLD. Learn More »

MAKER MARKED PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED FROM THE CAMP OF THE 20TH CONNECTICUT INFANTRY AT LOUDON HEIGHTS, VA – GAVIN COLLECTION

MAKER MARKED PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED FROM THE CAMP OF THE 20TH CONNECTICUT INFANTRY AT LOUDON HEIGHTS, VA – GAVIN COLLECTION

The face of this plate has a dark patina with some discoloration caused by ground action soil. The discoloration is mostly around the edges. The detail on the face and edges is still very visible. A… (601-534) SOLD. Learn More »

PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED FROM COLD HARBOR BATTLEFIELD – GAVIN COLLECTION

PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED FROM COLD HARBOR BATTLEFIELD – GAVIN COLLECTION

The face of this plate has a brown spotty patina with some areas of discoloration caused by ground action. The detail on the face and edges is still very visible. Reverse has 95% of the lead fill.… (601-688) SOLD. Learn More »

PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED FROM SPOTSYLVANIA, VA IN THE AREA OF THE 5TH CORPS LINE – GAVIN COLLECTION

PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED FROM SPOTSYLVANIA, VA IN THE AREA OF THE 5TH CORPS LINE – GAVIN COLLECTION

The face of this plate has a spotty brown patina with some areas of discoloration caused by ground action. The detail on the face and edges are still very visible. Reverse has 95% of the lead fill.… (601-675) SOLD. Learn More »

RARE BRASS FRAME, ALLEN DROP BREECH RIMFIRE RIFLE

RARE BRASS FRAME, ALLEN DROP BREECH RIMFIRE RIFLE

This longarm, sometimes referred to as the “Falling Block Rifle”, was one of some 1500 to 2000 total units produced by the Allen & Wheelock, Ethan Allen & Co, circa 1860 through 1870. The… (740-380) SOLD. Learn More »

FRAGMENT OF US 3 INCH SCHENKL SHELL RECOVERED BY THE LATE JOHN GEISELMAN ON THE ROSE FARM

FRAGMENT OF US 3 INCH SCHENKL SHELL RECOVERED BY THE LATE JOHN GEISELMAN ON THE ROSE FARM

This fragment is the complete nose section of a Schenkl shell including the fuse. Item meas. approx. 5.00 inches long and is hollow at center allowing the viewer to see the lead case shot within the… (678-329) SOLD. Learn More »

STATE OF NEW YORK INFANTRY WAIST BELT PLATE

STATE OF NEW YORK INFANTRY WAIST BELT PLATE

This is an excavated example, originating from an unknown location. The plate shown here is of an early war production (pre-1863 ) having the brass stud-type belt attachments and hook. Face of this… (R20001) SOLD. Learn More »

FINE CIVIL WAR SHARPS AND HANKINS RIMFIRE CARBINE

FINE CIVIL WAR SHARPS AND HANKINS RIMFIRE CARBINE

Known as the Sharps & Hankins Model 1862 carbine, this weapon is a wartime .52 caliber, rimfire, breechloading firearm designed by Hartford, Connecticut native Christian Sharps. Presented is a… (740-346) SOLD. Learn More »

COMPLETE WOODEN CHESS SET

COMPLETE WOODEN CHESS SET

Offered is a complete set of chess pieces made from wood. The kings stand four inches high and are 1 1/4 inches in diameter at the base. It has a series if ten finely detailed turnings. The white… (M23235) SOLD. Learn More »

FOLDING CHESS / CHECKERS BOARD

FOLDING CHESS / CHECKERS BOARD

When opened you have a 14-½ inch by 14-½ inch board. The squares are 1 ¾ inch square and are made from alternating dark and light wood veneers. The hinges are made of brass and the pins have been… (M23234) SOLD. Learn More »

$85.00
SOLD

COUNTERFEIT CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA/ ONE HUNDRED DOLLAR NOTE

COUNTERFEIT CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA/ ONE HUNDRED DOLLAR NOTE

[Criswell  CT 13/56B, p. 256]  Series “G”, blank serial no. Issuing site and date, “Richmond” VA., “September 2nd 1861”.  Obverse side features sailor and cotton bailing vignette. … (L14451) SOLD. Learn More »

$85.00
SOLD

MODEL 1863 CAVALRY BIT RECOVERED ON THE BANKS OF THE JAMES RIVER NEAR RICHMOND, VA

MODEL 1863 CAVALRY BIT RECOVERED ON THE BANKS OF THE JAMES RIVER NEAR RICHMOND, VA

A complete relic cavalry bit blacksmith made of iron.  Both brass “US” bosses intact and having been lightly cleaned.  The curb bit chain intact and moves freely as do the two lower curb rein… (R20090) SOLD. Learn More »

10 POUND PARROTT WITH SCHENKL FUSE

10 POUND PARROTT WITH SCHENKL FUSE

The body of this shell is very smooth and not exposed to the elements for too long. Painted in three lines in white ink is “U.S., 10 pd Parrott, Schenkl Fuse.” Some of the “h” in Schenkl has… (R20089) SOLD. Learn More »

STARR PERCUSSION CARBINE

STARR PERCUSSION CARBINE

Issued to the Federal cavalry during the Civil War, this weapon is a good example of a Starr carbine, a breech loading, .54 caliber, percussion model weapon produced by the Starr Arms Company of… (740-378) SOLD. Learn More »

MUSTER ROLL & BOOK OF COMPANY I, 8TH OHIO INFANTRY - ANTIETAM

MUSTER ROLL & BOOK OF COMPANY I, 8TH OHIO INFANTRY - ANTIETAM

This muster roll is for Company I, 8th Ohio Infantry from August 31, 1862-October 31, 1862 which happens to cover the period in which the battle of Antietam was fought. The roll is fragile but has had… (457-26) SOLD. Learn More »

MAKER MARKED FEDERAL PERCUSSION CAP BOX

MAKER MARKED FEDERAL PERCUSSION CAP BOX

This percussion cap box is a very good, complete example of an honest Federal pattern, leather accoutrement carried by US Infantrymen during the Civil War. Cap box construction exhibits both copper… (422-39) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S CRIMSON BELT SASH

ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S CRIMSON BELT SASH

Made of cotton, crimson in color, measuring 17’ in length, 4” in length, with 8.5” tassels at each end. Exhibits light scattered moth nips, w/ on one small circular 1” hole. Else VG, and… (465-80) SOLD. Learn More »

COLT POCKET POLICE PISTOL ID’D TO 51ST MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIER

COLT POCKET POLICE PISTOL ID’D TO 51ST MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIER

Model 1862 Colt Police revolver with 6.50 inch barrel and matching serial number of 11739. Surfaces are a gun-metal gray with light scattered mottling throughout. Wood grips have light to moderate… (729-35) SOLD. Learn More »

WONDERFUL OIL PAINTING OF AN OHIO SOLDIER

WONDERFUL OIL PAINTING OF AN OHIO SOLDIER

Very nice framed oil painting of 2nd Lieutenant William H. Farrand, 60th Ohio Infantry. The painting is oil on canvas, is oval in shape and meas. approx. 12.75 inches across x 15.75 inches tall. The… (740-575) SOLD. Learn More »

ID’D CIVIL WAR SPOON/KNIFE/FORK SET – PVT. WILLIAM ORR, 118TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY (‘CORN EXCHANGE’ REGIMENT), WOUNDED IN ACTION AT THE WILDERNESS

ID’D CIVIL WAR SPOON/KNIFE/FORK SET – PVT. WILLIAM ORR, 118TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY (‘CORN EXCHANGE’ REGIMENT), WOUNDED IN ACTION AT THE WILDERNESS

Maker mark [on handle ferrule]: “Samson/ Bost_n”. Three fold-out utensils set in wooden pocket set, measuring 4’ in length, .75” in width. Spool bowl contains etched ID, “Wm. Orr/ 1864.”… (M23033) SOLD. Learn More »

SECTION OF BULLET STRUCK CYPRESS TREE FROM OLUSTEE

SECTION OF BULLET STRUCK CYPRESS TREE FROM OLUSTEE

This piece is a section of cypress tree that meas. approx. 6.50 inches high x 5 inches wide with a large caliber round ball embedded in the wood at center. The wood has been halved to expose the… (744-36) SOLD. Learn More »

HARPER’S FERRY MODEL 1842 U.S. PERCUSSION MUSKET

HARPER’S FERRY MODEL 1842 U.S. PERCUSSION MUSKET

In 1842, the need for more modern percussion ignition systems on US military arms signaled the end of the flintlock age and started the age of the cap and ball muzzleloader firearm. This weapon, in… (218-373) SOLD. Learn More »

$1,750.00
Originally $1,850.00


SOLD

JEB STUART SIGNED FIELD DISPATCH DATED 1862

JEB STUART SIGNED FIELD DISPATCH DATED 1862

This is an original field dispatch written in pencil by famed Confederate cavalry commander J.E.B. Stuart in 1862. James Ewell Brown Stuart (1833 - 1864) commanded the cavalry of the Army of Northern… (476-54) SOLD. Learn More »

$6,200.00
Originally $6,975.00


SOLD

A GREAT CIVIL WAR, FOUR-SCREW COLT MODEL 1860 ARMY PERCUSSION REVOLVER

A GREAT CIVIL WAR, FOUR-SCREW COLT MODEL 1860 ARMY PERCUSSION REVOLVER

This percussion cap and ball sidearm is an early original Civil War Model 1860 Army revolver in very good condition overall. The Colt specimen is one of some 200,000 M1860 Army revolvers made from… (740-05) SOLD. Learn More »

CASED REPRODUCTION COLT TEXAS PATERSON REVOLVER

CASED REPRODUCTION COLT TEXAS PATERSON REVOLVER

This is a beautiful reproduction copy of the Colt Texas Paterson revolver. This pistol is based off of the original that is illustrated in color on page 50 of the book entitled Paterson Colt Pistol… (740-231) SOLD. Learn More »

.58 CALIBER PAPER CARTRIDGE

.58 CALIBER PAPER CARTRIDGE

Complete paper cartridge with conical bullet in nose. Clean body with no rips or tears. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE… (169-240) SOLD. Learn More »

$85.00
SOLD

MAKER MARKED EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM 18th CORPS AREA AT COLD HARBOR

MAKER MARKED EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM 18th CORPS AREA AT COLD HARBOR

Relic Model 1826 Eagle breast plate dug by the late Bill Gavin in the 18th Corps lines at Cold Harbor on 13 February 1954. The plate has a nice face with a dark underlying patina with a light coat of… (601-346) SOLD. Learn More »

US BELT PLATE FROM 5TH CORPS LINES AT SPOTSYLVANIA – GAVIN COLLECTION

US BELT PLATE FROM 5TH CORPS LINES AT SPOTSYLVANIA – GAVIN COLLECTION

Relic Model 1839 US belt plate dug by the late Bill Gavin in the 5th Corps lines at Spotsylvania in 1955. The plate has a nice face with a dark underlying patina with light colored discoloration that… (601-592) SOLD. Learn More »

BURNSIDE CARBINE ID’D TO 3RD IOWA CAVALRYMAN

BURNSIDE CARBINE ID’D TO 3RD IOWA CAVALRYMAN

This is a very nice example of the Burnside Carbine. The gun is tight and in a used but cared for condition. The walnut butt stock and forestock have some minor dings and dents consistent with use but… (600-02) SOLD. Learn More »

$3,250.00
Originally $3,750.00


SOLD

EAGLE BREAST PLATE AND SEVEN BULLETS FROM 2ND CORPS AREA AT TOTOPOTOMY CREEK – GAVIN COLLECTION

EAGLE BREAST PLATE AND SEVEN BULLETS FROM 2ND CORPS AREA AT TOTOPOTOMY CREEK – GAVIN COLLECTION

Relic Pattern 1826 eagle breast plate dug by the late Bill Gavin in the 2nd Corps lines at Totopotomy Creek. The plate has a nice face with a dark patina with only discoloration around the edges. The… (601-445) SOLD. Learn More »

GERMAN DWM ARTILLERY LUGER WITH SHOULDER STOCK AND HOLSTER

GERMAN DWM ARTILLERY LUGER WITH SHOULDER STOCK AND HOLSTER

Offered is serial numbered 1587 artillery model luger. This is a very good to near excellent condition with approximately 80% thinning original blue finish; matching numbers except for the magazine… (740-222) SOLD. Learn More »

A CLASSIC CIVIL WAR THREE-SCREW COLT MODEL 1860 ARMY REVOLVER

A CLASSIC CIVIL WAR THREE-SCREW COLT MODEL 1860 ARMY REVOLVER

This original cap and ball percussion sidearm is a classic Civil War Colt Model 1860 Army revolver in very good overall condition. These weapons were in production from 1860 through 1873 and were the… (123-7420) SOLD. Learn More »

VERY NICE ENGRAVED 2ND CORPS BADGE

VERY NICE ENGRAVED 2ND CORPS BADGE

Silver metal 2nd Corps Badge with an engraved front and an “L” bar pin on the back. The face of the badge has a chased border with delicate engraving at center that reads “FROM CHARLIE TO… (744-42) SOLD. Learn More »

UNUSED MCCLELLAN STYLE SOLDIER’S ID TAG

UNUSED MCCLELLAN STYLE SOLDIER’S ID TAG

Brass disc which meas. approx. 1.25 inches across. Obverse has bust of Major General George B. McClellan at center surrounded by lettering that reads “MAJOR GENERAL GEO. B. MCCLELLAN-WAR OF 1861.”… (744-05) SOLD. Learn More »

GALLAGER CARTRIDGE

GALLAGER CARTRIDGE

.50 caliber Gallager cartridge with brass body and exposed bullet in nose. Both in good condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE,… (169-260) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

MALVERN HILL COMMEMORATIVE BRICK

MALVERN HILL COMMEMORATIVE BRICK

Embossed brick meas. approx. 8.50 x 4.25 x 1.75 inches. All sides of the brick are blank except for the top which has a cannon at center with “MALVERN HILL” across the top. The date “JULY 1ST… (108-444) SOLD. Learn More »

POCKET TESTAMENT ID’D TO MEMBER OF THE 1ST MICHIGAN CAVALRY

POCKET TESTAMENT ID’D TO MEMBER OF THE 1ST MICHIGAN CAVALRY

Typical small pocket testament published by The American Bible Society in 1864. The exterior is in worn but good condition with light surface abrasions on the corners and spin. The first few pages… (108-442) SOLD. Learn More »

PRE-CIVIL WAR EAGLE MILITIA PLATE

PRE-CIVIL WAR EAGLE MILITIA PLATE

Pre-Civil War stamped brass Militia panel plate with spread-winged eagle at center with a single star on the top section of the shield on his chest. Eagle is surrounded by a thin border with 12… (108-443) SOLD. Learn More »

LARGE LEG SHACKLES WITH ORIGINAL KEY

LARGE LEG SHACKLES WITH ORIGINAL KEY

Iron leg shackles with one solid locking cuff and one adjustable cuff. Not sure how the adjustable cuff works but the solid one has a lock and pin holding it closed. Shackles are connected by three… (108-441) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S CRIMSON SWORD SASH IN VERY GOOD CONDITION

ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S CRIMSON SWORD SASH IN VERY GOOD CONDITION

Presented here is an original Civil War officer’s crimson silk sash in very good condition. Worn by Federal officers in most of the branches of the United States Army, the waist sash was a common… (422-134) SOLD. Learn More »

MAGNIFICENT GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC CAMPAIGN HAT, WITH ORIGINAL G.A.R. CREST & HAT CHORD, C1910-20

MAGNIFICENT GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC CAMPAIGN HAT, WITH ORIGINAL G.A.R. CREST & HAT CHORD, C1910-20

Hat size 7 ¼. Two maker-marks, stamped on the inner leather band: “Wander/ B.F. & Co/ Beats the world style comfort durability” and “COLUMBIA”. Standard slouch shape with center crease.… (JPB320) SOLD. Learn More »

.54 CALIBER PAPER CARTRIDGE

.54 CALIBER PAPER CARTRIDGE

Complete paper cartridge with conical bullet in nose. Clean body with no rips or tears. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE… (169-251) SOLD. Learn More »

CONFEDERATE MEDICAL SADDLE BAGS WITH OLD TAG

CONFEDERATE MEDICAL SADDLE BAGS WITH OLD TAG

Each bag is made of leather and meas. approx. 11.00 inches long x 7.50 inches high x 3.50 inches deep. Each bag has its own flap with “Y” shaped leather closure straps and roller buckles. Tip of… (344-1375) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR SPENCER CARTRIDGE

CIVIL WAR SPENCER CARTRIDGE

Brass casing has light areas of discoloration but is otherwise in good condition. 2 ringed conical bullet in nose. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON… (169-264) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

CONFEDERATE MORSE CARTRIDGE

CONFEDERATE MORSE CARTRIDGE

Tin cartridge with multi-ringed exposed projectile in nose. Bullet is conical but has a small flat nose. The item is in good condition. Witten on cartridge base in ink is “A.21.” A rare… (169-279) SOLD. Learn More »

MAYNARD TAPE PRIMERS IN ORIGINAL WRAPPER

MAYNARD TAPE PRIMERS IN ORIGINAL WRAPPER

Original roll of Maynard tape primers in unused condition still in the original paper wrapper.   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY… (169-365) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

PATTERN 1851 RECTANGULAR SWORD BELT PLATE WITH INSCRIPTION

PATTERN 1851 RECTANGULAR SWORD BELT PLATE WITH INSCRIPTION

Item is an Officer’s Pattern 1851 cast brass sword belt plate with spread-winged eagle on the face and an oak leaf wreath that is cast as part of the plate and not of applied silver like the NCO… (465-39) SOLD. Learn More »

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM SPOTSYLVANIA GRAVE SITE – GAVIN COLLECTION

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM SPOTSYLVANIA GRAVE SITE – GAVIN COLLECTION

The late Bill Gavin recovered this plate in 1953 in a grave on the Spotsylvania battlefield. From the size of the grave and the items found Mr. Gavin believed that it once held 5 Union soldiers. Of… (601-168) SOLD. Learn More »

MAKER MARKED PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED FROM 20TH CONNECTICUT CAMP – GAVIN COLLECTION

MAKER MARKED PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED FROM 20TH CONNECTICUT CAMP – GAVIN COLLECTION

Plate has a pleasing dark patina with light colored dirt in the low areas. This causes the darker raised areas to stand out nicely. The face has good detail and no dings or dents. The reverse has 100%… (601-535) SOLD. Learn More »

US MODEL 1855 BAYONET DUG AT FUSSELL’S MILL, VA - GAVIN COLLECTION

US MODEL 1855 BAYONET DUG AT FUSSELL’S MILL, VA - GAVIN COLLECTION

Complete Model 1855 bayonet in relic condition. The bayonet is full length and still has the locking ring though it is frozen in place. Small amounts of minor material loss can be found on the edges.… (601-417) SOLD. Learn More »

RAMROD MADE INTO A CAMP HOOK DUG IN FREDERICKSBURG CS CAMP - GAVIN COLLECTION

RAMROD MADE INTO A CAMP HOOK DUG IN FREDERICKSBURG CS CAMP - GAVIN COLLECTION

This is a relic condition Model 1861 ramrod that that has had the bottom bent into a camp hook. The rod looks to be full length although no threads can be made out on the one end. The tulip and… (601-248) SOLD. Learn More »

MODEL 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED ALONG NORTH ANNA RIVER, 9TH CORPS AREA – GAVIN COLLECTION

MODEL 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED ALONG NORTH ANNA RIVER, 9TH CORPS AREA – GAVIN COLLECTION

The face of this plate has a brown patina with some very small areas of discoloration caused by ground action. The detail on the face and edges are still very visible. Reverse has 95% of the lead… (601-664) SOLD. Learn More »

1840-1860 MILITIA BELT PLATE - GAVIN COLLECTION

1840-1860 MILITIA BELT PLATE - GAVIN COLLECTION

Stamped brass plate with spread-winged eagle at center surrounded on top and sides by 13 stars and an oak leaf wreath along the bottom. The eagle is looking to its right and holding arrows in one claw… (601-64) SOLD. Learn More »

US PATTERN 1839 WAIST BELT PLATE FROM ROSENSTEEL GETTYSBURG COLLECTION

US PATTERN 1839 WAIST BELT PLATE FROM ROSENSTEEL GETTYSBURG COLLECTION

Face has dark, smooth patina. No dings or dents. Back has 100% lead fill, "puppy paw" style posts, tongue and museum number. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (M21343) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL PACK OF 1911 .45 PISTOL AMMUNITION

ORIGINAL PACK OF 1911 .45 PISTOL AMMUNITION

Complete full pack of 20 cartridges for the 1911 .45 automatic pistol. Package has some light wear. Each end of the pack has a cloth pull tab. Red label reads “20 CARTRIDGES, PISTOL BALL-CALIBER .45… (169-336) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

PATTERN 1839 US BELT PLATE FOUND AT THE POSITION OF THE 27TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY AT DRURY’S BLUFF - BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

PATTERN 1839 US BELT PLATE FOUND AT THE POSITION OF THE 27TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY AT DRURY’S BLUFF - BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

Belt plate recovered at Drury’s Bluff in Richmond, VA, at the position of the 27th Mass. Infantry. Stud hooks and part of the tongue is on the back. Face has a soiled dark brown patina. Shows… (601-652) SOLD. Learn More »

38 STAR UNITED STATES FLAG

38 STAR UNITED STATES FLAG

Stars and stripes are printed on cotton. Flag meas. approx. 4.00 feet on the hoist and 7 feet 10 inches on the fly. There is a strip of white canvas along the hoist edge that is stenciled “PATENTED… (725-157) SOLD. Learn More »

TIN OF PISTOL PERCUSSION CAPS

TIN OF PISTOL PERCUSSION CAPS

Small tin stamped “ELY-LONDON.” Tin is worn but solid. Still full of pistol percussion caps.   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE,… (465-52) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

MAYNARD TAPE PRIMERS IN ORIGINAL WRAPPER

MAYNARD TAPE PRIMERS IN ORIGINAL WRAPPER

Original roll of Maynard tape primers in unused condition still in the original paper wrapper.   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY… (169-364) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

WINCHESTER M1895 LEVER-ACTION .30 CAL STANDARD RIFLE

WINCHESTER M1895 LEVER-ACTION .30 CAL STANDARD RIFLE

This very popular firearm is the standard production, lever-action Model 1895 repeating rifle produced by the Winchester Repeating Arms Company of New Haven, Connecticut. The M1895 has a distinctly… (740-331) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL THIRD MODEL COLT 1851 ‘NAVY’ REVOLVER

ORIGINAL THIRD MODEL COLT 1851 ‘NAVY’ REVOLVER

Presented here is a pre-wartime specimen of an original Colt 1851 Navy 3rd Model Revolver in good condition. One of the most popular pistols ever produced by Samuel Colt’s firm in Hartford,… (740-06) SOLD. Learn More »

.58 CALIBER PAPER CARTRIDGE

.58 CALIBER PAPER CARTRIDGE

Complete paper cartridge with conical bullet in nose. Clean body with no rips or tears. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE… (169-244) SOLD. Learn More »

$85.00
SOLD

CONFEDERATE FUSE ADAPTER WITH REMAINDER OF PAPER FUSE FROM BETHESDA CHURCH – GAVIN COLLECTION

CONFEDERATE FUSE ADAPTER WITH REMAINDER OF PAPER FUSE FROM BETHESDA CHURCH – GAVIN COLLECTION

Copper Confederate paper time fuse adapter in good condition. It still holds most of the original paper time fuse in center. The late Bill Gavin recovered this fuse on the battlefield of Bethesda… (601-661) SOLD. Learn More »

$79.50
SOLD

ARTILLERY SHELL FRAGMENT FROM ANTIETAM WITH OLD LABEL – GAVIN COLLECTION

ARTILLERY SHELL FRAGMENT FROM ANTIETAM WITH OLD LABEL – GAVIN COLLECTION

This item is from the collection of the late Bill Gavin and is one of the few pieces we have that he did not dig. This is a piece of the nose of a conical shaped shell. The piece meas. approx. 3.00… (601-693) SOLD. Learn More »

$47.50
SOLD

CIVIL WAR SNARE DRUM ID’D TO 6TH REGIMENT PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEER CORPS

CIVIL WAR SNARE DRUM ID’D TO 6TH REGIMENT PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEER CORPS

Standard issue Civil War period snare drum with great painted Eagle. Drum has been cut down slightly. It meas. approx. 14.50 inches tall and is approx. 17.00 inches across. Both hoops are present and… (M23195) SOLD. Learn More »

HALL’S M1819 HARPERS FERRY PERCUSSION RIFLE DATED 1832

HALL’S M1819 HARPERS FERRY PERCUSSION RIFLE DATED 1832

Excellent Harpers Ferry arsenal 2nd production type specimen of the M1819 Hall’s Flintlock Rifle altered to percussion when the arsenal’s rifle production focused on the later Model 1841 Hall’s… (123-7484) SOLD. Learn More »

CS-ALTERED M1816 HARPERS FERRY MUSKET USED BY COMPANY E, 22ND MISSISSIPPI REGIMENT (LIBERTY GUARDS)

CS-ALTERED M1816 HARPERS FERRY MUSKET USED BY COMPANY E, 22ND MISSISSIPPI REGIMENT (LIBERTY GUARDS)

This Model 1816 Harpers Ferry smoothbore .69 caliber contract musket was altered from flintlock to percussion likely by the William B. & Cyrus Fisher firm of Lynchburg, VA. The partnership… (123-7205) SOLD. Learn More »

CONFEDERATE .58 PAPER CARTRIDGE

CONFEDERATE .58 PAPER CARTRIDGE

Paper cartridge with conical shaped bullet in nose. Paper has some minor wrinkles but is otherwise very good. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR… (169-275) SOLD. Learn More »

.44 BALLARD CARTRIDGE

.44 BALLARD CARTRIDGE

Brass casing and lead projectile in good condition. Some light darkening from age. Old taped label around base reads “.44 x 2 BALLARD.” ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL… (169-292) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

POST-WAR DATED BANK CHECK SIGNED BY JOSHUA LAWRENCE CHAMBERLAIN

POST-WAR DATED BANK CHECK SIGNED BY JOSHUA LAWRENCE CHAMBERLAIN

Very fine condition pre-printed bank check from the Globe National Bank of Boston. Measures 7 ½” x 2 ¾”, filled out and signed in ink by Chamberlain, payable to “JLC” for $200.00.  Dated… (746-01) SOLD. Learn More »

‘TOWER-MARKED’ BRITISH ENFIELD PATTERN 1853 PERCUSSION RIFLE-MUSKET

‘TOWER-MARKED’ BRITISH ENFIELD PATTERN 1853 PERCUSSION RIFLE-MUSKET

This classic original British longarm is an 1862-dated, ‘Tower’ marked Enfield Pattern 1853 specimen manufactured by Tower, a private Birmingham, England arms facility. In good overall condition,… (362-560) SOLD. Learn More »

UNITED STATES ARMY ARTILLERY / CAVALRY TACTICS MANUALS

UNITED STATES ARMY ARTILLERY / CAVALRY TACTICS MANUALS

2 vols., ex-lib. Published by D. Appleton & Co., New York, 1874. Artillery, 582pp. / Cavalry, 580pp. Red [artillery] & brown [cavalry] buckram covers. Otherwise a matched set, with identical… (731-318) SOLD. Learn More »

SPENCER SPRINGFIELD ARMORY RIFLE MUSKET CONVERSION

SPENCER SPRINGFIELD ARMORY RIFLE MUSKET CONVERSION

This full-size Spencer repeating, Springfield Armory conversion rifle musket is a Model 1865 and one of some 30,500 models altered from Spencer carbines between 1865 to 1874 and included the Stabler… (362-549) SOLD. Learn More »

A MANUAL OF PRAYERS FOR SOLDIERS

A MANUAL OF PRAYERS FOR SOLDIERS

Published by the Evangelical Lutheran Conference of St. Louis, Mo. Translated from the German. St. Louis, Mo. Aug. Wiebusch & Son, 1863. 60p. Contains 27 prayers, the Lord's Prayer & other… (L10312) SOLD. Learn More »

EXCELLENT, HARD TO FIND, CIVIL WAR WISCONSIN STATE SEAL MILITIA GENERAL USE COAT SIZE BUTTON

EXCELLENT, HARD TO FIND, CIVIL WAR WISCONSIN STATE SEAL MILITIA GENERAL USE COAT SIZE BUTTON

This seldom seen artifact is a very good excavated example of a three-piece brass button as worn on Wisconsin militia uniforms. Examples of this button were most likely worn on uniforms of the 4th… (M21780) SOLD. Learn More »

VERMONT GAR BADGE

VERMONT GAR BADGE

Top bar is made of stamped brass and frames a piece of celluloid with a full color GAR Membership badge at center flanked by “GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC.” This bar has a pin on back. The ribbon is… (595-557) SOLD. Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

PENNSYLVANIA GAR BADGE

PENNSYLVANIA GAR BADGE

Top bar is made of stamped brass and frames a piece of celluloid with a red and blue GAR Membership badge at center flanked by “GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC.” This bar has a pin on back. The ribbon… (595-556) SOLD. Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

GAR MOURNING BADGE

GAR MOURNING BADGE

Solid white metal top bar is embossed on the front with “G.A.R.” Suspended from this is a swallow-tailed black ribbon that meas. approx. 8.50 inches long x 2.50 inches wide. All decoration and… (595-554) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

LINCOLN POST #11 GAR BADGE

LINCOLN POST #11 GAR BADGE

A white ribbon with gold printing is suspended from a top bar of stamped brass with a celluloid strip at center that reads “LINCOLN POST NO. 11.” Reverse of the bar has pin. A secondary ribbon… (595-586) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABER BY MANSFIELD AND LAMB

MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABER BY MANSFIELD AND LAMB

The blade on this sword is in nice condition. The surface is semi-bright with some light scattered mottling and no nicks to the edge. One side of the ricasso is marked with the inspector’s mark,… (701-52) SOLD. Learn More »

CONFEDERATE FUSE FROM SPOTSYLVANIA – GAVIN COLLECTION

CONFEDERATE FUSE FROM SPOTSYLVANIA - GAVIN COLLECTION

Copper Confederate paper time fuse adapter in good condition recovered by the late Bill Gavin at Spotsylvania. Item was dug so it exhibits some discoloration and surface dirt throughout. Tape label… (601-701) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

US MODEL 1842 BARREL BANDS DUG AT BETHESDA CHURCH – GAVIN COLLECTION

US MODEL 1842 BARREL BANDS DUG AT BETHESDA CHURCH - GAVIN COLLECTION

Rusted and fused together are the lower and middle barrel bands of a Model 1842 musket. The sling swivel is still attached to one of them. Loose rust has been cleaned. Both are still solid. The late… (601-805) SOLD. Learn More »

$12.50
SOLD

LOCKPLATE FROM 9TH CORPS LINES AT SPOTSYLVANIA – GAVIN COLLECTION

LOCKPLATE FROM 9TH CORPS LINES AT SPOTSYLVANIA - GAVIN COLLECTION

Rusted relic lockplate for a Model 1861 Springfield rifle recovered by the late Bill Gavin in the 9th Corps lines at Spotsylvania, Va. No markings are visible. The hammer is in the “down”… (601-713) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

1/6 PLATE TINTYPE - BROTHERS JAMES & JOHN WHITMAN OF XENIA, IL, BOTH MEMBERS OF CO. I, 48TH ILLINOIS INFANTRY

1/6 PLATE TINTYPE - BROTHERS JAMES & JOHN WHITMAN OF XENIA, IL, BOTH MEMBERS OF CO. I, 48TH ILLINOIS INFANTRY

2/3 length seated view. Both wearing slouch hats, state issue waist coats and each with an ID badge. ID is a period pencil ID written on the yellow piece of paper found behind the image with the date… (41-03) SOLD. Learn More »

$585.00
Originally $650.00


SOLD

US 3 IN GROUND BURST SCHENKL SHELL FROM ANTIETAM

US 3 IN GROUND BURST SCHENKL SHELL FROM ANTIETAM

This is an almost complete 3 inch US Schenkl shell that buried itself in the ground before it exploded hence the term “ground burst.” The good thing about a ground burst is that most of the shell… (457-27) SOLD. Learn More »

PATTERN 1858 FALSE EMBROIDERED OFFICER’S HAT INSIGNIA & HAT CORD

PATTERN 1858 FALSE EMBROIDERED OFFICER’S HAT INSIGNIA & HAT CORD

A combination collection consisting of gold bullion and sequins embroidered eagle on a velvet background with a twisted brass wire border. This insignia device was originally mounted on the pattern… (731-53) SOLD. Learn More »

STATE OF MAINE MILITIA BUTTON, 1857-1865

STATE OF MAINE MILITIA BUTTON, 1857-1865

An example of a three piece staff type State of Maine coat size button (22mm).  The obverse of this button shows the Maine coat arms with the motto “DIRIGO” above and “MAINE” below on a lined… (2-601) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

MODEL 1861 SPRINGFIELD RIFLE-MUSKET

MODEL 1861 SPRINGFIELD RIFLE-MUSKET

This Springfield Armory example is dated on the lockplate the first year of manufacture, “1861”. Very few early specimens of this type rifle have survived to date due to their heavy usage during… (362-449) SOLD. Learn More »

VIRGINIA MANUFACTORY CAVALRY SABRE, 2nd TYPE, CA 1803-1820

VIRGINIA MANUFACTORY CAVALRY SABRE, 2nd TYPE, CA 1803-1820

[See Peterson, p. 26-27, fig. 24]. Sharply curved, single edged, with two fullers, measuring 35” in length, 1.375” in width at the base. Blade exhibits dark patina, with medium pitting throughout,… (729-12) SOLD. Learn More »

GAR POST STICK PIN

GAR POST STICK PIN

Tin backed disc with red, white and blue striped face with gold printing that reads “POST 21 PHILA.” Attached to the back is a straight pin. The disc meas. approx. 1.00 across and has slightly… (725-67) SOLD. Learn More »

$10.00
SOLD

MODEL 1863 SPRINGFIELD RIFLE-MUSKET, TYPE 1

MODEL 1863 SPRINGFIELD RIFLE-MUSKET, TYPE 1

This example of the Model 1863 .58 caliber- rifle musket exhibits the first pattern version that superceded the previous model of 1861. With this newly adopted pattern came the redesigned alterations… (123-7470) SOLD. Learn More »

MODEL 1840 CAVARY OFFICER’S SWORD WITH PRESENTATION TO A CAPTAIN OF THE 5TH NEW YORK CAVALRY

MODEL 1840 CAVARY OFFICER’S SWORD WITH PRESENTATION TO A CAPTAIN OF THE 5TH NEW YORK CAVALRY

This sword was presented to Captain Abram H. Krom by the men of Company G, 5th New York Cavalry on or about May 19, 1863. The blade is bright with light scattered surface pitting. The heaviest… (172-2962) SOLD. Learn More »

PARTIAL PACK OF SPENCER CARTRIDGES WITH COPY OF LABEL

PARTIAL PACK OF SPENCER CARTRIDGES WITH COPY OF LABEL

This is the bottom portion of the outer container and three inner packs of seven cartridges each for a total of 21. The bottom section of the outer pack and the inner packs are in good condition. With… (169-299) SOLD. Learn More »

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM ROSENSTEEL GETTYSBURG COLLECTION

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM ROSENSTEEL GETTYSBURG COLLECTION

Face has dark patina and some discoloration. Back has 100% lead fill, no hooks and museum number. Plate is slightly concave at center. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER… (M21372) SOLD. Learn More »

MINIATURE GAR CANTEEN

MINIATURE GAR CANTEEN

This small canteen was given to veterans at GAR conventions and reunions as a souvenir. The canteen meas. approx. 2.25 inches across and has the sling loops, the cork stopper and chain as well as a… (725-56) SOLD. Learn More »

$39.50
SOLD

MINIATURE GAR CANTEEN

MINIATURE GAR CANTEEN

This small souvenir canteen was given out at an 1887 GAR convention. The canteen meas. approx. 2.25 inches across, has both the sling loops and the cork stopper as well as the little chain for… (725-57) SOLD. Learn More »

$30.00
SOLD

BLUE AND GRAY THERMOMETER

BLUE AND GRAY THERMOMETER

Item has a thin metal frame around a silhouetted scene of a UCV and GAR veteran relaxing in the shade of some trees conversing. The UCV veteran is seated in a rocker holding his cane and pointing at… (172-2662) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

HANCOCK’S VETERAN CORPS

HANCOCK’S VETERAN CORPS

Overall good condition, thin in some areas with a split below the word “VETERAN”.  No pin attached. Gen. Winfield Scott Hancock was placed in charge of organizing the Veteran Reserve Corps while… (344-1172) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

.50 CALIBER GALLAGER CARTRIDGE

.50 CALIBER GALLAGER CARTRIDGE

Paper body and lead projectile are in clean and excellent condition. Someone has written very neatly on the body “.50 GALLAGER” in modern pen. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS… (169-267) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

ACCOUTREMENTS AND MUSKET WITH VERBAL ID TO MICHIGAN SOLDIER

ACCOUTREMENTS AND MUSKET WITH VERBAL ID TO MICHIGAN SOLDIER

The items in this group have a verbal ID to Corporal James H. Edwards of Company C, 18th Michigan Infantry. The group consists of a waist belt with plate and cap box, bayonet & scabbard, cartridge… (G3156) SOLD. Learn More »

MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABER BY PROVIDENCE TOOL COMPANY

MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABER BY PROVIDENCE TOOL COMPANY

The blade on this sword is in very nice shape. The surface is semi-bright with only the very lightest scattered mottling and only one small nick in the edge. The blade is very clean. One side of the… (701-63) SOLD. Learn More »

DOUBLE SIDED INDIANA GAR RIBBON

DOUBLE SIDED INDIANA GAR RIBBON

Top bar is made of stamped brass and frames a piece of celluloid with a full color GAR Membership badge at center flanked by “GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC.” The ribbon is solid black with silver… (595-555) SOLD. Learn More »

$85.00
SOLD

OHIO GAR NATIONAL ENCAMPMENT BADGE

OHIO GAR NATIONAL ENCAMPMENT BADGE

Badge has a brass bar-bell shaped top bar with a pin on back. Suspended from the top bar is a white ribbon with full color printing of a GAR Membership badge at the lower right and a representation of… (595-597) SOLD. Learn More »

$40.00
SOLD

OHIO GAR BADGE

OHIO GAR BADGE

At the top of this ribbon is a stamped brass bar with a pin on back and a scalloped design on the front. Attached to this bar is a white ribbon with red and blue lettering. The ribbon meas. approx.… (595-595) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

.58 JOHNSON & DOW CARTRIDGE

.58 JOHNSON & DOW CARTRIDGE

Body and projectile are in very good condition. Body has discolored but that is typical for these cartridges. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR… (169-277) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

ID’D 1872 SWORD MANUAL BY O’ROURKE

ID’D 1872 SWORD MANUAL BY O’ROURKE

Very nice hardbound book published in 1872 to describe the movements and use of the sword. The book has a green cloth cover with a gold embossed oak leaf wreathe surmounted by an eagle and flags. At… (731-321) SOLD. Learn More »

MODEL 1835/42 BAYONET AND SCABBARD

MODEL 1835/42 BAYONET AND SCABBARD

The bayonet is semi-bright with very little mottling scattered over its surface. Locking ring operates well. Blade flat is stamped with “US.” The leather scabbard has a buff frog and is of the… (465-24) SOLD. Learn More »

MODEL 1858 SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN RECONDITIONED FOR THE INDIAN WARS

MODEL 1858 SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN RECONDITIONED FOR THE INDIAN WARS

Standard Government Issue Model 1858 smooth side canteen with pewter spout and three flat sling keepers. One of the keepers still has a hole for anchoring the stopper chain. The cork has the pull ring… (595-612) SOLD. Learn More »

ENTERTAINING LEATHER GAR ENCAMPMENT RIBBON

ENTERTAINING LEATHER GAR ENCAMPMENT RIBBON

Different from the run of the mill ribbon this one is made of soft leather with an orange tint with black print. The interesting and amusing part of this ribbon is the print at center of a witch… (595-590) SOLD. Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

FARRAGUT DAY RIBBON

FARRAGUT DAY RIBBON

White ribbon with blue printing commemorates Farragut Day in Hartford Connecticut. Ribbon meas. approx. 8.25 inches long x 2.25 inches wide. At top is a separate US flag ribbon gathered at center.… (595-609) SOLD. Learn More »

$55.00
SOLD

PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED FROM CAMP BARTOW AREA, MANASSAS, VA – GAVIN COLLECTION

PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED FROM CAMP BARTOW AREA, MANASSAS, VA – GAVIN COLLECTION

The face of this plate has a dark patina with some very small areas of discoloration caused by ground action. The discoloration is mostly around the edges. The detail on the face and edges is still… (601-296) SOLD. Learn More »

.58 CALIBER PAPER CARTRIDGE

.58 CALIBER PAPER CARTRIDGE

Complete paper cartridge with conical bullet in nose. Clean body with no rips or tears. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE… (169-246) SOLD. Learn More »

$85.00
SOLD

.44 CALIBER HENRY CARTRIDGE

.44 CALIBER HENRY CARTRIDGE

Brass casing with flat nosed two ringed bullet. Head stamp “H” on base. There is a slight buildup of dirt around base of projectile otherwise it is in very good… (169-287) SOLD. Learn More »

$30.00
SOLD

.54 CALIBER PAPER CARTRIDGE

.54 CALIBER PAPER CARTRIDGE

Complete paper cartridge with conical bullet in nose. Clean body with no rips or tears. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE… (169-256) SOLD. Learn More »

BURNSIDE CARTRIDGE

BURNSIDE CARTRIDGE

Brass casing and bullet in good condition. Casing has remains of an old paper label under a piece of tape. Label reads “BURNSIDE.” ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER… (169-259) SOLD. Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

CONFEDERATE 3 INCH SMOOTH READ SHELL FROM ANTIETAM

CONFEDERATE 3 INCH SMOOTH READ SHELL FROM ANTIETAM

Iron body with an iron sabot in unfired condition. The body has light scattered pitting as does the sabot. Bottom of base has the typical lathe dimple as found on Rebel shells. No fuse is present.… (475-106) SOLD. Learn More »

LOG CABIN BITTERS BOTTLE FROM THE SHERFY HOUSE OF GETTYSBURG FAME

LOG CABIN BITTERS BOTTLE FROM THE SHERFY HOUSE OF GETTYSBURG FAME

This bitters bottle was purchased years ago at an auction of the Sherfy home’s contents. The Sherfy family owned the famous Peach Orchard on the Gettysburg battlefield and it was their farm over… (475-160) SOLD. Learn More »

IDENTIFIED, SUPERB CONDITION CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN

IDENTIFIED, SUPERB CONDITION CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN

Presented here is a strong and handsome Confederate tin drum canteen in super condition with its original leather sling that is identified to Major John Taylor of the Fredericksburg Light Artillery… (697-180) SOLD. Learn More »

NEW M1863 SHARPS CARBINE IDENTIFIED TO 13TH NEW YORK CAVALRY

NEW M1863 SHARPS CARBINE IDENTIFIED TO 13TH NEW YORK CAVALRY

The most famous, single-shot, percussion firearm used during the Civil War was the Sharps carbine, a .52 caliber, breechloading firearm invented and patented by Hartford, Connecticut native Christian… (218-402) SOLD. Learn More »

SPRINGFIELD MODEL 1863 RIFLE MUSKET, TYPE II

SPRINGFIELD MODEL 1863 RIFLE MUSKET, TYPE II

The last issue of the U.S. Government .58 caliber muzzle loading rifle muskets. This particular model exhibits the three barrel band retainer springs and is classified as the Type II. Many of these… (218-406) SOLD. Learn More »

W. H. TIPTON STEREOVIEW OF THE EVERGREEN CEMETERY GATEHOUSE, GETTYSBURG

W. H. TIPTON STEREOVIEW OF THE EVERGREEN CEMETERY GATEHOUSE, GETTYSBURG

Fair condition images on a yellow mount.  View is from overhead with East Cemetery Hill and Baltimore Street in the foreground, and portions of Evergreen Cemetery and Soldier’s National Cemetery in… (538-101) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

STEREOVIEW OF CULP’S HILL, GETTYSBURG

STEREOVIEW OF CULP’S HILL, GETTYSBURG

On a gray, curved mount, both images are crisp and clear.  Labeled as image “195-Culp’s Hill, Gettysburg, Pa., U. S. A.”.  Manufactured and published by Keystone View Company.  Description on… (422-72) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

PARTIAL PACK OF .32 SMITH & WESSON CARTRIDGES

PARTIAL PACK OF .32 SMITH & WESSON CARTRIDGES

Small cardboard box with green label with black printing that reads “50 WINCHESTER .32 SMITH & WESSON CENTER FIRE CARTRIDGES-85 GRAIN LEAD BULLETS-ESPECIALLY ADAPTED TO S & W, COLT,… (169-329) SOLD. Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

IRON PIKE OR SPEAR POINT

IRON PIKE OR SPEAR POINT

This point is made of solid iron and would be diamond shaped in cross-section. Each of the 4 sharp edges meas. approx. 5.50 inches long and sit atop a 4.00 inch iron shaft with a recessed hole on one… (725-87) SOLD. Learn More »

IRON PIKE OR SPEAR POINT

IRON PIKE OR SPEAR POINT

This point is made of solid iron and would be diamond shaped in cross-section. Each of the 4 sharp edges meas. approx. 5.50 inches long and sit atop a 4.00 inch iron shaft with a recessed hole on one… (725-86) SOLD. Learn More »

SWORD DROP SWIVEL RECOVERED FROM SPOTSYLVANIA, VA

SWORD DROP SWIVEL RECOVERED FROM SPOTSYLVANIA, VA

This sword drop swivel measures 2.25 inches long and one inch wide. The original digger's typed tag reads "Snap Svivel Hook Spottsylvania, Va.  - 1972… (R19852) SOLD. Learn More »

$22.50
SOLD

NCO SWORD HILT RECOVERED FROM WHITE OAK SWAMP

NCO SWORD HILT RECOVERED FROM WHITE OAK SWAMP

This piece of an NCO sword hilt measures 3" long by 1.25" wide. I. The original digger's typed tag reads "NCO Sword Hilt White Oak Swamp Battlefield, Va." ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS… (R19812) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

13 STAR UNITED STATES FLAG MADE FOR THE 1876 CENTENNIAL

13 STAR UNITED STATES FLAG MADE FOR THE 1876 CENTENNIAL

Sewn cotton flag meas. approx. 3 feet 3 .00 inches on the hoist x 4.00 feet on the fly. Cloth sewn stars are arranged in a square with one at center. Fly edge has yellowed some. Hoist edge has five… (725-152) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR PERIOD SHIRT

CIVIL WAR PERIOD SHIRT

Long sleeved white linen shirt in very nice condition. The shirt has a low fold down collar with a single button at throat and two more below it. Shirt is pull-over style as is proper for the period.… (697-404) SOLD. Learn More »

“SECRET SERVICE” PROPOSAL LETTER FROM CONFEDERATE DESERTER TURNED UNIONIST TO MAJ. GENERAL JAMES B. McPHERSON

“SECRET SERVICE” PROPOSAL LETTER FROM CONFEDERATE DESERTER TURNED UNIONIST TO MAJ. GENERAL JAMES B. McPHERSON

From “J.R. Cotton” to “Gen. McPherson”. Dated “Vicksburg, March 8th, 1864.” 2pp in ink, moderately faded but entirely legible. Else VG. Text as follows: “Gen. McPherson……..For your… (195-114) SOLD. Learn More »

CONFEDERATE RICHMOND SHARPS CARTRIDGE

CONFEDERATE RICHMOND SHARPS CARTRIDGE

Red paper cartridge with exposed ringtail projectile. Paper and bullet are in good condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE… (169-274) SOLD. Learn More »

MINIATURE GAR CANTEEN

MINIATURE GAR CANTEEN

This small canteen was given to veterans at GAR conventions and reunions as a souvenir. The canteen meas. approx. 2.25 inches across and has the sling loops, the cork stopper and chain but it is… (725-55) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

MINIATURE MILITARY ORDER LOYAL LEGION CANTEEN

MINIATURE MILITARY ORDER LOYAL LEGION CANTEEN

This small canteen was given to members of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States or “MOLLUS” at conventions and reunions as a souvenir. MOLLUS was an organization for former… (725-58) SOLD. Learn More »

$39.50
SOLD

MOUNTED SABER BELT

MOUNTED SABER BELT

This bridle leather belt has a reinforced brass ring on the back. The ring acts as an anchor for the shoulder support strap and the longer of the two sword drops. The leather of the belt has become… (465-81) SOLD. Learn More »

PIECE OF HARDTACK ID’D TO A VERMONT FAMILY

PIECE OF HARDTACK ID’D TO A VERMONT FAMILY

Complete piece of hardtack that meas. approx. 3.50 inches square x 0.25 inch thick. It has 24 tiny holes arranged in alternating rows of 3 and 4. Cracker is solid and has only a small chip from upper… (465-42) SOLD. Learn More »

MAKER MARKED CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

MAKER MARKED CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

This oval Pattern 1839 “US” cartridge box plate is in good condition. The face has a light patina but much of the original finish still shows through. It is free of scratches dings or dents.… (725-10) SOLD. Learn More »

SINGLE BRASS SPUR WITH STRAP

SINGLE BRASS SPUR WITH STRAP

Single Civil War period brass spur with working rowel and leather strap. Brass is in good condition with a light patina and light surface dirt. The leather strap is dry and stiff and missing the… (725-103) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

DOUBLE BARREL PERCUSSION PISTOL & HOLSTER

DOUBLE BARREL PERCUSSION PISTOL & HOLSTER

Pistol is of apparent Continental origin. Consists of duel barrels, double hammers and double trigger configurations, all of which are of iron and mounted on a single wood pistol grip handle. Both… (172-2915) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR PERIOD HOUSEWIFE

CIVIL WAR PERIOD HOUSEWIFE

Closed this item meas. approx. 3.00 x 4.25 inches. The exterior body is made of worn blue velvet. Open the item meas. approx. 6.00 x 4.25 inches with a silk lining that is split along one fold. One… (725-22) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

CIVIL WAR ARMY ISSUE TIN CUP

CIVIL WAR ARMY ISSUE TIN CUP

The surface of the cup is dark from age and use. There are no holes or dents. Handle is riveted at bottom and has wire anchors at top. Meas. approx. 4.00 inches tall by 4.00 inches across the… (465-62) SOLD. Learn More »

SMALL TIN COFFEE POT

SMALL TIN COFFEE POT

Flat bottomed tin coffee pot that stands approx. 8.00 inches tall and meas. approx. 4.25 inches across the bottom and 3.50 across the top. There is a small wood or gutta-percha nob on the lid. Handle… (725-05) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

ENGLISH LIGHT DRAGOON TYPE PISTOL, CIRCA 1760-1780

ENGLISH LIGHT DRAGOON TYPE PISTOL, CIRCA 1760-1780

An interesting flintlock pistol of a common dragoon design used by the British military though out the 18th century. This particular example shares the characteristics of the 1760 light dragoon… (172-2911) SOLD. Learn More »

A SELDOM-SEEN CONFEDERATE SPILLER & BURR REVOLVER

A SELDOM-SEEN CONFEDERATE SPILLER & BURR REVOLVER

This rare, surviving, southern percussion S/A revolver is an original specimen produced at the Spiller & Burr factory at Atlanta, Georgia during the Civil War. The firm was a partnership between… (729-37) SOLD. Learn More »

COLLAGE OF IMAGES OF INDIAN WAR OFFICERS

COLLAGE OF IMAGES OF INDIAN WAR OFFICERS

Framed photo of 15 officers each wearing a dark frock coat, sash, waist belt with rectangular plate and sword. The frock coats all have light piping on the collars and cuffs. All of the subjects wear… (725-01) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

1900 GAR ENCAMPMENT SOUVENIR

1900 GAR ENCAMPMENT SOUVENIR

GAR souvenir of printed US flag on cotton surrounded by Corps Badges. Item meas. approx. 24.50 inches long x 15.75 inches wide. The 45 star United States flag is at center with a 2.00 inch border all… (725-46) SOLD. Learn More »

CONFEDERATE DEVLSIAK CARTRIDGE

CONFEDERATE DEVLSIAK CARTRIDGE

Complete multi-piece cartridge. Item is clean and in excellent condition. One of these was found on the person of Confederate President Jefferson Davis when he was captured at the end of the… (169-272) SOLD. Learn More »

.52 CALIBER SHARPS CARTRIDGE

.52 CALIBER SHARPS CARTRIDGE

Body of the cartridge is linen with bullet in nose. The body of the cartridge has some light discolorations from age otherwise it and the bullet are in very good… (169-265) SOLD. Learn More »

12MM PINFIRE CARTRIDGE

12MM PINFIRE CARTRIDGE

Casing and projectile in good condition. Stamped on bottom “FUSNOT – BRUXELLES.” ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE… (169-291) SOLD. Learn More »

$18.00
SOLD

PATTERN 1857 .69 CARTRIDGE BOX WITH SLING

PATTERN 1857 .69 CARTRIDGE BOX WITH SLING

The outer flap of the box shows light wear with the average dirt and scratches that come with age. The top of the flap has moderate surface finish loss but no major problems. Leather remains strong.… (465-30) SOLD. Learn More »

PORTRAIT OF CAPTAIN DAVID LEE BOZEMAN OF CO. A, 44TH ALABAMA INFANTRY; WIA AT CHICKAMAUGA, KIA AT SPOTSYLVANIA COURTHOUSE

PORTRAIT OF CAPTAIN DAVID LEE BOZEMAN OF CO. A, 44TH ALABAMA INFANTRY; WIA AT CHICKAMAUGA, KIA AT SPOTSYLVANIA COURTHOUSE

Late Victorian era sketch, executed 1880s from an earlier war-time photo image. Rendered in charcoal, the sketch measures 15 x 19.5”, mounted in heavy wood frame, with rich plaster gilt molding,… (L14423) SOLD. Learn More »

.58 CALIBER PAPER CARTRIDGE

.58 CALIBER PAPER CARTRIDGE

Cartridge is complete. Paper is in good condition with only some light surface dirt. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED… (169-238) SOLD. Learn More »

$85.00
SOLD

.58 CALIBER PAPER CARTRIDGE

.58 CALIBER PAPER CARTRIDGE

Standard Civil War issue cartridge with .58 caliber Minie ball in the nose. Paper is in good condition with one or two small black stains. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL… (169-236) SOLD. Learn More »

$85.00
SOLD

WILMONT TOMPION

WILMONT TOMPION

The Wilmont patent tompion has a brass body with a cloth covered center and a knob at top. The tompion was placed in the barrel of a rifle and the knob was turned. This expanded the body and tightened… (465-50) SOLD. Learn More »

$85.00
SOLD

TIN OF PISTOL PERCUSSION CAPS

TIN OF PISTOL PERCUSSION CAPS

Small tin stamped “ELY BROS-LONDON.” Tin is worn but solid. Still full of pistol percussion caps. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE,… (465-51) SOLD. Learn More »

$10.00
SOLD

KEPI VENTILATOR

KEPI VENTILATOR

Small brass kepi or forage cap ventilator in relic condition. Meas. approx. 1.00 inch wide. Still works. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB… (465-58) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

SECTION OF BRASS SNAKE BUCKLE

SECTION OF BRASS SNAKE BUCKLE

Brass keeper and “S” shaped snake hook from a waist belt. The only piece missing is the opposite keeper. “S” hook is detailed side view of a snake. The item has a nice dark patina throughout… (725-11) SOLD. Learn More »

$30.00
SOLD

LATE WAR MAKER MARKED PERCUSSION CAP BOX, WITHOUT INNER FLAP

LATE WAR MAKER MARKED PERCUSSION CAP BOX, WITHOUT INNER FLAP

The leather on this box is in nice used condition. The wear patterns on this box are consistent with use. The outer flap has some small amounts of surface finish loss from rubbing and use. There is a… (172-2847) SOLD. Learn More »

CSA T-67 $20 NOTE

CSA T-67 $20 NOTE

Center of the bill depicts the state capitol building in Nashville, Tennessee. Lower right has portrait of Vice-President Stephens. Face also has a reddish network background overprint. Back has… (L14325) SOLD. Learn More »

$85.00
SOLD

CSA T-67 $20 NOTE

CSA T-67 $20 NOTE

Center of the bill depicts the state capitol building in Nashville, Tennessee. Lower right has portrait of Vice-President Stephens. Face also has a reddish network background overprint. Back has… (L14324) SOLD. Learn More »

$85.00
SOLD

CSA T-65 $100 NOTE

CSA T-65 $100 NOTE

This bill is number T65 in Criswell’s “CONFEDERATE AND SOUTHERN STATES CURRENCY.” Item is in very good condition. Face is black with reddish overprint. At front center is a drawing of Lucy… (L14323) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

SOLDIER LETTER PENNED BY CAPTAIN LAWRENCE WALDO, 83RD OHIO INFANTRY; MORTALLY WOUNDED AT SABINE CROSSROADS IN 1864

SOLDIER LETTER PENNED BY CAPTAIN LAWRENCE WALDO, 83RD OHIO INFANTRY; MORTALLY WOUNDED AT SABINE CROSSROADS IN 1864

Dated “Opposite Vicksburg, March 8, 1863, Sunday night”. 4pp, in ink, measuring 4.875 x 7.75”. Exhibits slight yellowing, else pristine & entirely legible. Written to a “Girl I left behind… (697-911) SOLD. Learn More »

INNER PACK OF CIVIL WAR SPENCER CARTRIDGES

INNER PACK OF CIVIL WAR SPENCER CARTRIDGES

This is a cardboard inner pack of seven Spencer cartridges. Each full pack would have 6 of these inner packs inside. This inner pack is missing one end and is split along one side seam. All seven… (169-300) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL PACK OF 1911 .45 PISTOL AMMUNITION

ORIGINAL PACK OF 1911 .45 PISTOL AMMUNITION

Complete full pack of 20 cartridges for the 1911 .45 automatic pistol. Package has some light wear. Each end of the pack has a cloth pull tab. Red label reads “20 CARTRIDGES, PISTOL BALL-CALIBER .45… (169-334) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

CIVIL WAR VETERAN’S TOP HAT, POST-WAR PHOTO & BUSINESS CARD

CIVIL WAR VETERAN’S TOP HAT, POST-WAR PHOTO & BUSINESS CARD

This small group of items belonged to Private Edward Sutliff of Company K, 77th New York Infantry. First in the group is an 1880’s or 1890’s photograph of Sutliff as an older man. He wears a dark… (725-23) SOLD. Learn More »

2ND MODEL MAYNARD CARTRIDGE

2ND MODEL MAYNARD CARTRIDGE

Brass casing with wide base. Flat nosed projectile. Both are in good condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED… (169-262) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

.54 CALIBER MERRILL CARTRIDGE

.54 CALIBER MERRILL CARTRIDGE

Red paper cartridge with exposed projectile in nose. Both are in very good condition. According to “A HANDBOOK OF CIVIL WAR BULLETS & CARTRIDGES” by James E. and Dean S. Thomas the red paper… (169-278) SOLD. Learn More »

$85.00
SOLD

CIVIL WAR PERIOD US NAVY SHAVING DISH & MIRROR

CIVIL WAR PERIOD US NAVY SHAVING DISH & MIRROR

Dish has a gutta-percha body that meas. approx. 1.50 inches tall x 3.25 inches across. The lid is decorated with a sunburst design with concentric rings at center. The center ring has an anchor and… (725-20) SOLD. Learn More »

LEATHER ACCOUTREMENTS WITH VERBAL ID TO 2ND RHODE ISLAND INFANTRY

LEATHER ACCOUTREMENTS WITH VERBAL ID TO 2ND RHODE ISLAND INFANTRY

This set of accoutrements has a verbal ID to the 2nd Rhode Island Infantry but nothing that can be carved in stone. The set includes the waist belt with cap box, cartridge box with repro sling and… (M23020) SOLD. Learn More »

BULLET IN WOOD

BULLET IN WOOD

Small piece of wood that meas. approx. 2.25 x 1.00 inch. Embedded in the center is a .69 three ring Minie ball. Edges of the wood have signs of being burned. Area of recovery is not… (725-18) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

MUSKET HAMMER DUG AT GAINES’ MILL

MUSKET HAMMER DUG AT GAINES’ MILL

Rusty musket hammer with old typed tag attached that reads “MUSKET HAMMER GAINES’ MILL”. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE… (R19884) SOLD. Learn More »

$22.50
SOLD

PATTERN 1854 AUSTRIAN LORENZ GUN TOOL FROM GLENDALE

PATTERN 1854 AUSTRIAN LORENZ GUN TOOL FROM GLENDALE

Rusty but complete Lorenz musket tool. Small typed tag attached reads “GUN WRENCH GLENDALE 1969.” ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE,… (R19813) SOLD. Learn More »

$27.50
SOLD

NEW YORK KNIFE COMPANY POCKET KNIFE

NEW YORK KNIFE COMPANY POCKET KNIFE

Small pocket knife dates from 1860’s through 1890’s. Brass casing meas. approx. 3.00 long. Both sides are stamped with “NEW YORK KNIFE CO.” at center and surrounded with a decoration of lines… (465-45) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

MAKER MARKED CARTRIDGE BOX SLING BREAST PLATE

MAKER MARKED CARTRIDGE BOX SLING BREAST PLATE

This Pattern 1826 cartridge box sling breast plate is in very nice condition. The face is mostly clean with tiny amounts of discoloration. The detail of the eagle is excellent. Reverse has 100% of the… (725-08) SOLD. Learn More »

VETERAN SPRINGFIELD M1842 PERCUSSION MUSKET DATED 1849/50

VETERAN SPRINGFIELD M1842 PERCUSSION MUSKET DATED 1849/50

In 1842, the need for more modern percussion ignition systems on US military arms signaled the end of the flintlock longarm and started the age of the cap and ball muzzleloader firearm. This original… (G3142) SOLD. Learn More »

SHARPS NEW MODEL 1863 MILITARY PERCUSSION RIFLE

SHARPS NEW MODEL 1863 MILITARY PERCUSSION RIFLE

Longarm is a Civil War Sharps New Model 1863 rifle made by the Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Company of Hartford, Connecticut. This single trigger, straight-breech, single shot breechloader is a .52… (172-2946) SOLD. Learn More »

PACK OF CARTRIDGES FOR COLT ARMY

PACK OF CARTRIDGES FOR COLT ARMY

Small pack of six cartridges with label that reads “SIX PRESSED WATERPROOF CARTRIDGES FOR COLT’S ARMY PISTOL, CAL. 44/100-PATENETED MARCH16TH 1862-MANUFACTURED BY THE HAZARD POWDER COMPANY,… (169-307) SOLD. Learn More »

BULLET IN WOOD FROM COLD HARBOR, VA

BULLET IN WOOD FROM COLD HARBOR, VA

This piece of wood, retrieved from the Cold Harbor battlefield, measures 27 inches long and 12 inches tall at the branch that sticks out. The three-ring Minie bullet is about 7 inches from the one end… (R19961) SOLD. Learn More »

PRUSSIAN MODEL 1809 “POTSDAM” MUSKET

PRUSSIAN MODEL 1809 “POTSDAM” MUSKET

The Prussian model 1809 measures 56.5 inches in overall length with a 41.25-inch long barrel in a.72 caliber smoothbore. It was originally manufactured as a flintlock weapon and later converted to a… (362-545) SOLD. Learn More »

THREE QUARTER STANDING VIEW OF A HOSPITAL STEWARD

THREE QUARTER STANDING VIEW OF A HOSPITAL STEWARD

The subject stands with one hand on a marble topped table and the other resting behind his back. He wears a dark frock coat with a Hospital Stewards insignia attached to the left arm above the elbow.… (697-1164) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV OF 6TH & 26TH MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER

CDV OF 6TH & 26TH MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER

Waist up view of James Troy of Methuen, Massachusetts. He is shown wearing a dark frock coat with Captains shoulder straps and sporting a rather large mustache. The mount is nicely signed in period… (697-776) SOLD. Learn More »

CAVALRY HAT INSIGNIA WITH ORIGINAL WRAPPER

CAVALRY HAT INSIGNIA WITH ORIGINAL WRAPPER

Very nice Civil War sized Cavalry insignia with lead filled back and all four prongs. Sabers are in excellent condition and all of the lead fill is present on the back. Comes with the original paper… (465-67) SOLD. Learn More »

DUG OVAL “U.S.” BELT PLATE

DUG OVAL “U.S.” BELT PLATE

The face of the plate is dark with a moderate patina and three freeze cracks along the edge closest to the letter “S.” Reverse has approx. 90% of the lead with small amounts of loss under the… (725-07) SOLD. Learn More »

UNOPENED PACK OF 10 SECOND FUSES DATED 1863

UNOPENED PACK OF 10 SECOND FUSES DATED 1863

Green wrapped paper pack of 10 second fuses in good condition. Label is printed with “FRANKFORD ARSENAL-1863-10 SECOND FUZES.” Paper has light staining from age and storage but is otherwise fine.… (465-49) SOLD. Learn More »

.58 CALIBER PAPER CARTRIDGE

.58 CALIBER PAPER CARTRIDGE

Cartridge is solid and in good condition. Some light staining and dirt from age. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED… (465-56) SOLD. Learn More »

$40.00
SOLD

COMPLETE PACK OF SMITH CARBINE CARTRIDGES

COMPLETE PACK OF SMITH CARBINE CARTRIDGES

Still wrapped and sealed, this pack is in excellent condition. The label affixed to the top reads “10 POULTNEY’S PATENT METALLIC CARTRIDGES, PATENTED DEC. 15TH 1863-12 CAPS FOR SMITH’S… (169-304) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL, CIVIL WAR, PRESENTATION MEDICAL OFFICER’S SWORD WITH MATCHING BRASS SCABBARD ID’D TO A PENNSYLVANIA PHYSICIAN

ORIGINAL, CIVIL WAR, PRESENTATION MEDICAL OFFICER’S SWORD WITH MATCHING BRASS SCABBARD ID’D TO A PENNSYLVANIA PHYSICIAN

This imported Federal Medical Officer’s edged weapon is a Civil War style specimen that the Surgeon General and U.S. Medical Department designated as the Medical Staff Sword. Adopted in 1840 and… (172-2936) SOLD. Learn More »

JENNIE WADE SOUENIR PIN

JENNIE WADE SOUENIR PIN

Very small pin meas. approx. 0.75 of an inch across with a small photograph of Jennie Wade at center with the wording “JENNIE WADE-KILLED AT GETTYSBURG.” Photo has some slight rubbing on one side… (465-60) SOLD. Learn More »

$22.00
SOLD

PAIR OF 1850’S SHOULDER EPAULETTES

PAIR OF 1850’S SHOULDER EPAULETTES

The body of these epaulettes are covered with a woven gold cloth and outlined in heavy gold bullion with an inner border of dead bullion. Each has a raised brass clamshell outlined with two rows of… (465-36) SOLD. Learn More »

.58 CALIBER BALL PULLER

.58 CALIBER BALL PULLER

Short cylindrical shaft with smaller platform than the .69 variety. Raised screw threads at top center are still crisp. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE… (169-356) SOLD. Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

.54 CALIBER PAPER CARTRIDGE

.54 CALIBER PAPER CARTRIDGE

Paper cartridge with conical bullet in nose. Paper is in excellent condition. Clean and free of any dirt or debris. A nice example. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER… (169-253) SOLD. Learn More »

.58 CALIBER PAPER CARTRIDGE

.58 CALIBER PAPER CARTRIDGE

Paper cartridge is complete and in good condition. The outside is very clean. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED… (169-242) SOLD. Learn More »

$85.00
SOLD

.58 CALIBER PAPER CARTRIDGE

.58 CALIBER PAPER CARTRIDGE

Standard Civil War issue cartridge with .58 caliber Minie ball in the nose. Paper is in good condition with only a very small tear just below the fold. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM,… (169-239) SOLD. Learn More »

$85.00
SOLD

DUG .52 SPENCER CARTRIDGE

DUG .52 SPENCER CARTRIDGE

Brass casing and lead bullet in very good condition. Location of recovery is unknown. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE… (169-290) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

GREAT BOOK ON WORLD WAR TWO WRECKS IN THE PACIFIC

GREAT BOOK ON WORLD WAR TWO WRECKS IN THE PACIFIC

Book is titled “WWII WRECKS OF PALAU” by Dan. E. Bailey and covers the Japanese occupation of Palau, the air campaigns in the area and wrecks of the area to include Japanese as well as US surface… (724-05) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

RARE TITLE ON AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN NAVY PRE-WORLD WAR 1 AND WORLD WAR 11

RARE TITLE ON AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN NAVY PRE-WORLD WAR 1 AND WORLD WAR 11

Book is titled “THE IMPERIAL AND ROYAL AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN NAVY” by Anthony E. Sokol.  Published in 1968 by the United States Naval Institute Press the book runs 172 pages with index. It has 9… (724-06) SOLD. Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED FROM THE 18TH CORPS LINES, COLD HARBOR – GAVIN COLLECTION

PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED FROM THE 18TH CORPS LINES, COLD HARBOR – GAVIN COLLECTION

The face of this plate has a dark patina with some areas of discoloration caused by ground action. The detail on the face and edges is still very visible. Reverse has 95% of the lead fill. One… (601-549) SOLD. Learn More »

US MODEL 1860 COLT ARMY REVOLVER

US MODEL 1860 COLT ARMY REVOLVER

The 1860 Colt Army is a .44 caliber, 6 shot cylinder with an 8 inch round barrel and an attached loading lever. Serial numbers began at number 1 and ended around number 200500. The barrel markings are… (G3128) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR PISTOL CARTRIDGE BOX

CIVIL WAR PISTOL CARTRIDGE BOX

Leather cartridge box for carrying pistol cartridges. Outer flap has some light discoloration and surface creasing at top. At center is a faint inspector’s mark in a rectangle below which is a… (465-29) SOLD. Learn More »

U.S. MODEL 1885 REMINGTON – LEE RIFLE (NAVY CONTRACT)

U.S. MODEL 1885 REMINGTON – LEE RIFLE (NAVY CONTRACT)

Remington manufactured approximately 1500 Model 1885 rifles for the Navy. The Model 1885 is identical to the Model 1882 except for the larger extractor and cocking knob. In 1880 the Navy contracted… (123-7479) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV IMAGE OF TWO SHIPS AT BATON ROUGE, LA

CDV IMAGE OF TWO SHIPS AT BATON ROUGE, LA

Image shows a three masted ship and a smaller two masted boat along the waterfront of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. There is a ruined building in the foreground with the edge of town in the near distance. A… (697-772) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV OF MAJOR GENERAL DANIEL SICKLES

CDV OF MAJOR GENERAL DANIEL SICKLES

Here he is! You either love him or hate him! I am sure he needs no introduction to students of the Civil War as his record is well known. He was at different times a Statesman, cuckolded husband,… (465-78) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV OF 1ST BATTALION MASSACHUSETTS HEAVY ARTILLERY SOLDIER

CDV OF 1ST BATTALION MASSACHUSETTS HEAVY ARTILLERY SOLDIER

Full standing view of a Union soldier leaning against the top of a high-backed chair. He wears a kepi, a dark frock coat open to reveal a light colored military vest and light trousers. The image is… (697-714) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV UNIDENTIFIED OFFICER WITH MISSOURI BACK MARK

CDV UNIDENTIFIED OFFICER WITH MISSOURI BACK MARK

Full standing view of an officer with a cape draped over his shoulder. He stands proudly by a high-backed chair with one arm resting on his sword. He wears a dark frock coat with matching trousers.… (697-1056) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

CDV OF WESTERN PIONEER

CDV OF WESTERN PIONEER

CDV is waist up view of an unidentified man wearing a dark suit jacket open to reveal what appears to be a military vest. Image is clear with some light surface dirt. Reverse has photographers imprint… (697-1018) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

STEREOVIEW 91ST PENNSYLVANIA MONUMENT ON LITTLE ROUND TOP

STEREOVIEW 91ST PENNSYLVANIA MONUMENT ON LITTLE ROUND TOP

Image is taken from the summit of Little Round Top looking northwest. In the immediate foreground is the monument to the 91st Pennsylvania Infantry while the background takes in the rest of the Union… (465-79) SOLD. Learn More »

$39.50
SOLD

COMPLETE SET OF GETTYSBURG TIPTON CANTEEN SERIES CABINET CARD IMAGES

COMPLETE SET OF GETTYSBURG TIPTON CANTEEN SERIES CABINET CARD IMAGES

This set of Gettysburg images from W.H. Tipton’s Canteen Series is the first complete Tipton grouping we have ever seen at The Horse Soldier. It features the following images: 1.     Soldiers’… (734-04) SOLD. Learn More »

BRASS JAMES DIXON POWDER FLASK

BRASS JAMES DIXON POWDER FLASK

Brass powder flask that meas. approx. 8.00 inches tall. The body is decorated with a clamshell design. The surface of the flask has a dark patina and moderate surface dirt from age and storage. Three… (123-7461) SOLD. Learn More »

$85.00
SOLD

.577 CONFEDERATE ENFIELD CARTRIDGE

.577 CONFEDERATE ENFIELD CARTRIDGE

Long cylindrical paper cartridge with an Enfield bullet placed nose up in the bottom of the cartridge. The tied nose is pushed into the cavity of the bullet. The opposite end has a fold. Paper is in… (169-269) SOLD. Learn More »

.53 GREEN RIFLE CARTRIDGE

.53 GREEN RIFLE CARTRIDGE

Long cylindrical tube with projectile in the bottom. Body of the cartridge is in good condition but the tail end shows a little wear. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER… (169-294) SOLD. Learn More »

.69 BUCK AND BALL CARTRIDGE

.69 BUCK AND BALL CARTRIDGE

Complete cartridge in good condition. Paper has light surface dirt from age and storage. No rips or repairs.   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR… (169-286) SOLD. Learn More »

.69 MUSKET CARTRIDGE

.69 MUSKET CARTRIDGE

Cartridge is complete and in good condition with no rips or repairs.   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR… (169-285) SOLD. Learn More »

TIN CONTAINER FOR MAYNARD TAPE PRIMERS

TIN CONTAINER FOR MAYNARD TAPE PRIMERS

Small tin that meas. approx. 2.50 inches high x 1.00 inch wide. Tin has removable lid. The body and lid are solid however there is some rust around the edges. There is also a piece of masking tape on… (169-361) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

SMALL PACK OF FRENCH PERCUSSION CAPS

SMALL PACK OF FRENCH PERCUSSION CAPS

Small green pressed paper container meas. approx. 0.75 of an inch high by 1.25 inches wide. Label reads “AMORCES CANNELEES FENDUES. 100 G.D. OUALITE SUPERICURE.” Art work at center of the label is… (169-350) SOLD. Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

SWORD BELT SHOULDER STRAP

SWORD BELT SHOULDER STRAP

This leather belt meas. approx. 1.08 inches wide by 40.50 inches long. Each end has an elongated brass hook that is both riveted and sewn in place. The surface of the strap has crackling throughout… (697-176) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

CIVIL WAR CARBINE SWIVEL HOOK

CIVIL WAR CARBINE SWIVEL HOOK

This item is a heavy iron hook attached to an iron keeper. The hook has a snap-gate on one side. This allows the hook to attach to the iron “O” ring on the carbine saddle bar. This bar is located… (689-160) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

RICHARDS PATENT KNIFE, FORK AND SPOON SET

RICHARDS PATENT KNIFE, FORK AND SPOON SET

This is one of the more popular knife, fork and spoon combinations purchased and carried by soldiers during the war. This set consists of a knife with a crimped handle and a separate piece with a… (465-43) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA CAMP SPOON

CIVIL WAR ERA CAMP SPOON

Tin spoon meas. approx. 8.00 inches long. Many of these style spoons are dug in Civil War campsites. This one is in good condition with moderate to heavy wear.  Patent date on reverse of handle. This… (465-63) SOLD. Learn More »

$18.00
SOLD

CIVIL WAR MARINE CORPS INSIGNIA

CIVIL WAR MARINE CORPS INSIGNIA

This is two of the three parts of the Marine insignia found on the Civil War shako. This is the large oak wreath with the US shield that is placed in the center of the wreath. The wreath meas. approx.… (465-59) SOLD. Learn More »

US MODEL 1863 MUSKET TOOL

US MODEL 1863 MUSKET TOOL

Tool has a wrench on one end and two flat head screwdriver on the other. Blades are tight together but should move free with some oil. The smaller of the two screwdriver heads shows some wear. Finish… (169-357) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

TINTYPE OF SOLDIER WITH MISSISSIPPI RIFLE AND “CR” ON HIS KEPI

TINTYPE OF SOLDIER WITH MISSISSIPPI RIFLE AND “CR” ON HIS KEPI

Image is a sixth-plate and shows a seated soldier from the waist up holding his rifle on his knee. The subject wears a kepi with the letters “CR” in gilt on the front, a light shell jacket with a… (697-325) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL, 1858 PATTERN, ENLISTED CAVALRYMAN’S ARMY HAT, A.K.A. THE “HARDEE” HAT

ORIGINAL, 1858 PATTERN, ENLISTED CAVALRYMAN’S ARMY HAT, A.K.A. THE “HARDEE” HAT

This Civil War cloth artifact is a very fine example of a complete, 1858-pattern, government issue, mounted enlistedman’s hat as called for in War Department General Orders for March 1858. Commonly… (M22228) SOLD. Learn More »

DUG 10TH CORPS BADGE ID’D TO A MEMBER OF THE 97TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

DUG 10TH CORPS BADGE ID’D TO A MEMBER OF THE 97TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

This stamped white metal badge was dug at Bermuda Hundred back in the early 1960’s. Badge is in the shape of a fort with four bastions, which is the prescribed insignia of the 10th Corps of the… (R19666) SOLD. Learn More »

HANDSOME, AMES PRESENTATION M1850 FOOT OFFICER SWORD GIVEN TO LT. J. H. MORGAN, 1ST BATTALION MASSACHUSETTS HEAVY ARTILLERY

HANDSOME, AMES PRESENTATION M1850 FOOT OFFICER SWORD GIVEN TO LT. J. H. MORGAN, 1ST BATTALION MASSACHUSETTS HEAVY ARTILLERY

Here, in very fine condition, is an Ames manufactured, Model 1850 Foot Officer’s sword and matching leather scabbard presented to Lieutenant James H. Morgan, Jr. by members of the 1st Battalion,… (E2354) SOLD. Learn More »

US M1860 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER'S PRESENTATION SWORD ID'D' TO LT. ROBERT L. CARNS, 88TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

US M1860 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER'S PRESENTATION SWORD ID'D TO LT. ROBERT L. CARNS, 88TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

Here, in very fine condition, is a presentation-grade, imported Model 1850 Staff Officer’s sword. The edged weapon and its matching metal scabbard was a presentation gift to Lieutenant Robert L.… (E2353) SOLD. Learn More »

1860 BIBLE PICKED UP AT THE WILDERNESS BY 1ST NEW YORK ARTILLERY SOLDIER

1860 BIBLE PICKED UP AT THE WILDERNESS BY 1ST NEW YORK ARTILLERY SOLDIER

This pocket Bible was printed in England in 1860. It has tooled leather covers that have separated from the spine and a broken brass clasp on the edge. Spine is chipped but still retains the gold… (697-249) SOLD. Learn More »

SIGNED CDV OF 91ST PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER

SIGNED CDV OF 91ST PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER

Image is a bust view of a young man in a dark coat with a turned down collar and cloth covered buttons. Very nice, bold ink inscription at bottom reads “THOS. J. KURTZ 91ST REGT. P. V.V.”  Image… (465-71) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV 91ST PENNSYLVANIA OFFICER WOUNDED AT COLD HARBOR

CDV 91ST PENNSYLVANIA OFFICER WOUNDED AT COLD HARBOR

Full standing view of Joseph T. Jones of Company H. Jones is shown in the classic Napoleonic pose with one hand thrust in his coat. He wears a kepi with a small embroidered Infantry insignia on the… (465-77) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV 91ST PENNSYLVANIA OFFICER WOUNDED AT COLD HARBOR

CDV 91ST PENNSYLVANIA OFFICER WOUNDED AT COLD HARBOR

Full standing view of Joseph T. Jones of Company H. Jones is shown in the classic Napoleonic pose with one hand thrust in his coat. He wears a dark frock coat with Lieutenants shoulder straps,… (465-75) SOLD. Learn More »

MASSIVE HISTORY OF THE 148TH PENNSYLVANIA

MASSIVE HISTORY OF THE 148TH PENNSYLVANIA

Original 1904 copy of “THE STORY OF OUR REGIMENT-A HISTORY OF THE 148TH PENNSYLVANIA VOLS”, Adjutant J. W. Muffly, Editor. Covers are dark blue with gold embossed title and red 1st Division, 2nd… (34-74) SOLD. Learn More »

1862 ARSENAL MARKED CAP BOX

1862 ARSENAL MARKED CAP BOX

The leather of this box is in very good condition. There is very little wear and only a few minor scratches. The outer flap is made with the latch tab as an integral part of its shape. This tab shows… (697-186) SOLD. Learn More »

TINTYPE OF 6 GAR VETERANS

TINTYPE OF 6 GAR VETERANS

Sixth plate tintype of a group of six men, three seated and three standing, posed in front of a painted woodland backdrop. All six men wear dark suits with ribbons on their lapels. Two of the men… (344-760) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR PERIOD LEATHER BELT HOLSTER FOR A PERCUSSION REVOLVER

CIVIL WAR PERIOD LEATHER BELT HOLSTER FOR A PERCUSSION REVOLVER

This leather accoutrement is a small, Civil War-era belt flap holster popular prior to and after the war. Likely a civilian specimen, the holster is machine-made and measures 11” long with its flap… (422-34) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV OF 5TH MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIER

CDV OF 5TH MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIER

Photograph is a three-quarter standing view of a bearded Union soldier wearing his forage cap and a dark greatcoat. The bottom of the mount has a period pencil inscription that reads “HORACE… (697-302) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV ATTRIBUTED TO YOUNG PENNSYLVANIA PRIVATE KILLED AT CHANCELLORSVILLE

CDV ATTRIBUTED TO YOUNG PENNSYLVANIA PRIVATE KILLED AT CHANCELLORSVILLE

Image is three-quarter standing view of a young Union soldier wearing a forage cap, dark frock coat with brass shoulder scales and light trousers. He also wears his waist belt with a Model 1839 oval… (465-70) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL, PENNSYLVANIA MILITIA-INSPECTED, HARPERS FERRY CHARLEVILLE-PATTERN TYPE-111 FLINTLOCK MUSKET

ORIGINAL, PENNSYLVANIA MILITIA-INSPECTED, HARPERS FERRY CHARLEVILLE-PATTERN TYPE-111 FLINTLOCK MUSKET

An early musket specimen appears to be an original Harpers Ferry Charleville Pattern Type III flintlock musket dated 1814 produced the Harpers Ferry armory from 1812-1816. Never converted to cap and… (218-397) SOLD. Learn More »

HARPER’S FERRY MODEL 1842 U.S. PERCUSSION MUSKET

HARPER’S FERRY MODEL 1842 U.S. PERCUSSION MUSKET

In 1842, the need for more modern percussion ignition systems on US military arms signaled the end of the flintlock age and started the age of the cap and ball muzzleloader firearm. This weapon, in… (218-373) SOLD. Learn More »

THREE PIECE MICHIGAN COAT BUTTON

THREE PIECE MICHIGAN COAT BUTTON

This button is listed in Tice as MG205A3 and in Albert as MG4. The face has the State of Michigan Coat of Arms on a lined field. The reverse has a good shank and a depressed mark that reads “SCOVILL… (M22909) SOLD. Learn More »

THREE PIECE STATE OF MAINE COAT BUTTON

THREE PIECE STATE OF MAINE COAT BUTTON

This button is listed in Tice as ME200A2 and in Albert’s as ME1. The button face shows the arms for the State of Maine with the motto “DIRIGO” above and “MAINE” below on a lined field. The… (M22908) SOLD. Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

DUG .52 SPENCER CARTRIDGE

DUG .52 SPENCER CARTRIDGE

Complete cartridge in excellent condition for a dug example. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR LAYAWAY… (169-289) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

.69 ROUND BALL CARTRIDGE

.69 ROUND BALL CARTRIDGE

Paper cartridge in good condition with only some light surface dirt. String is wrapped several times around the tail and at the base of the ball. The paper in the nose is folded back exposing some of… (169-284) SOLD. Learn More »

.44 CALIBER HENRY CARTRIDGE

.44 CALIBER HENRY CARTRIDGE

Brass casing with “H” head stamp. Two ringed blunt nosed bullet. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR… (169-288) SOLD. Learn More »

$30.00
SOLD

CLAY CANTEEN FROM GETTYSBURG FEATURING JENNIE WADE

CLAY CANTEEN FROM GETTYSBURG FEATURING JENNIE WADE

This small clay canteen souvenir was made from clay found on the battlefield. The face of the canteen features Jennie Wade's face and reads "KILLED JULY 2, 1863 / JENNIE WADE." On the back it reads… (635-52) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

SMALL GETTYSBURG GAR CANTEEN SOUVENIR

SMALL GETTYSBURG GAR CANTEEN SOUVENIR

This Grand Army of the Republic souvenir reads "U.S." on one side and "GETTYSBURG." It measures nearly 1.5" long with its wire sling and the canteen itself measures an inch long including the… (635-49) SOLD. Learn More »

$39.50
SOLD

CDV DOUBLE AMPUTEE SOLDIER WITH CANNONBALL

CDV DOUBLE AMPUTEE SOLDIER WITH CANNONBALL

CDV is of an unidentified soldier seated in a wheelchair holding a large solid shot cannonball on the arm of his chair. The ball looks to be at least a 20-pounder. The subject wears a dark shell… (465-68) SOLD. Learn More »

INTERESTING CDV OF 91ST PENNSYLVANIA DRUMMER WITH POSSIBLE ID

INTERESTING CDV OF 91ST PENNSYLVANIA DRUMMER WITH POSSIBLE ID

This is one of the most interesting and unusual images this writer has come across for many years. This CDV is a full standing view of a young drummer posed by a flag draped balustrade on which his… (465-69) SOLD. Learn More »

PATTERN 1839 OVAL US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

PATTERN 1839 OVAL US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

This is a very attractive plate in wonderful condition. The face has a light mellow patina to its surface and is otherwise excellent with very little wear. There are no major dings, dents or… (689-149) SOLD. Learn More »

MAYNARD TAPE PRIMERS IN ORIGINAL WRAPPER

MAYNARD TAPE PRIMERS IN ORIGINAL WRAPPER

Original roll of Maynard tape primers in unused condition still in the original paper wrapper. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE… (169-362) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD WIPER

PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD WIPER

Tool has a thick but stubby base with curled tines at top. Much original finish remains. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE… (169-360) SOLD. Learn More »

$30.00
SOLD

.69 CALIBER BALL PULLER

.69 CALIBER BALL PULLER

Tool has a long cylindrical neck and a flat mount with raised screw threads at center. Some light surface dirt. Screw threads still crisp. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL… (169-355) SOLD. Learn More »

$55.00
SOLD

.58 CALIBER WIPER

.58 CALIBER WIPER

This is the import variety with a long cylindrical shaft. Some light surface dirt. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED… (169-359) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

CIVIL WAR CARBINE SWIVEL HOOK

CIVIL WAR CARBINE SWIVEL HOOK

This item is a heavy iron hook attached to an iron keeper. The hook has a snap-gate on one side. This allows the hook to attach to the iron “O” ring on the carbine saddle bar. This bar is located… (689-161) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

GEN. JOHN BUFORD GETTYSBURG CAVALRY ORDERS, JUNE 30, 1863

GEN. JOHN BUFORD GETTYSBURG CAVALRY ORDERS, JUNE 30, 1863

Modern print in a black frame with with hangwire on reverse.  Shortly after Buford’s cavalry rode into Gettysburg, orders were issued prohibiting the sale of alcohol. With a battle coming, the… (728-01) SOLD. Learn More »

$24.95
SOLD

ELEY BROTHERS TIN FOR COLT PERCUSSION CAPS

ELEY BROTHERS TIN FOR COLT PERCUSSION CAPS

Small japanned tin meas. approx. 1.00 inch tall x 1.50 inches across. The body of the container has moderate wear. Lid has green paper label that reads “ELEY BROS MANUFACTURERS LONDON.  250 METAL… (169-351) SOLD. Learn More »

WILMONT TOMPION

WILMONT TOMPION

Tompion is complete and in good condition. There is a light patina to the brass surfaces and some light wear to the wool center. Patent information on the central brass disc is still readable… (169-358) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

IMPORT .58 WIPER

IMPORT .58 WIPER

Tool has little of the original finish left but is in good condition otherwise. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED… (169-352) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

.69 CALIBER WIPER

.69 CALIBER WIPER

This is the import variety with a long cylindrical shaft. Nice clean condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED… (169-354) SOLD. Learn More »

$27.50
SOLD

VERY LARGE BRASS POWDER FLASK

VERY LARGE BRASS POWDER FLASK

Huge flask meas. approx. 10.00 inches long x 4.25 inches at its widest point. The entire piece is brass. The body has a crosshatched design that makes the flask look like a pineapple. The sides are… (123-7467) SOLD. Learn More »

MODEL 1855 U.S. .58 CALIBER SOCKET BAYONET

MODEL 1855 U.S. .58 CALIBER SOCKET BAYONET

Standard .58 caliber Federal bayonet originally designed for the Model 1855 rifle musket. Also continued to be used with the .58 caliber models 1861 & 1863 muskets as well. Manufactured by the… (362-530) SOLD. Learn More »

ID’D RHODE ISLAND ARTILLERY WOOL BLANKET PONCHO

ID’D RHODE ISLAND ARTILLERY WOOL BLANKET PONCHO

Wonderful field adaptation of a State issue blanket converted into a poncho garment, identified to Captain Charles D. Owen, Battery G, First Regiment Rhode Island Light Artillery. Charles D. Owen… (33-109) SOLD. Learn More »

COMMISSION FOR JOHN F. REYNOLDS APPOINTING HIM MAJOR GENERAL OF VOLUNTEERS

COMMISSION FOR JOHN F. REYNOLDS APPOINTING HIM MAJOR GENERAL OF VOLUNTEERS

Appointment dates from the 29th day of November 1862.  Signed by Edwin M. Stanton, Sec. of War and Abraham Lincoln on 10 March 1863.  Folds and some slight wrinkling of vellum.  Strong… (672-20) SOLD. Learn More »

N. P. AMES CONTRACT, BRASS-MOUNTED, M1833 DRAGOON SABER WITH SCABBARD

N. P. AMES CONTRACT, BRASS-MOUNTED, M1833 DRAGOON SABER WITH SCABBARD

This dragoon saber is an Ames Model 1833 contract specimen manufactured by the N. P. Ames cutlery firm of Springfield, Mass. The US regiment of Dragoons organized on March 2, 1833 and a new pattern… (172-2876) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL EARLY DATED 1859 AMES MODEL 1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD IN FINE CONDITION

ORIGINAL EARLY DATED 1859 AMES MODEL 1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD IN FINE CONDITION

Here is a fine, pre-war Ames saber specimen and forerunner of the type issued to Federal horsemen during the American Civil War. Produced by the Chicopee, Massachusetts firm of Ames Sword Company,… (172-2896) SOLD. Learn More »

PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED FROM RION HALL, HALLTOWN VA

PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED FROM RION HALL, HALLTOWN VA

The face of this plate has a brown patina with some very small areas of discoloration caused by ground action. The detail on the face and edges are still very visible. Reverse has 100% of the lead… (601-655) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR ARTILLERY HAT CORD

ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR ARTILLERY HAT CORD

Red wool Artillery hat cord in good condition. The color is holding fast but there is some light surface dirt over the body of the item. Tassels all appear to be present. The hat cord was meant for… (689-143) SOLD. Learn More »

$39.50
SOLD

ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR INFANTRY HAT CORD

ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR INFANTRY HAT CORD

Blue wool Infantry hat cord in good condition. The color is slightly worn and faded and there is some light surface dirt over the body of the item. Tassels all appear to be present. The hat cord was… (689-142) SOLD. Learn More »

$39.50
SOLD

ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR CAVALRY HAT CORD

ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR CAVALRY HAT CORD

Yellow wool Cavalry hat cord in good condition. The color is holding fast but there is some light surface dirt over the body of the item. Tassels all appear to be present with a few showing some wear.… (689-144) SOLD. Learn More »

$85.00
SOLD

JENNIE WADE SOUVENIR RING

JENNIE WADE SOUVENIR RING

Ring is small and very delicate. Top center disc has a relief of a small house with “JENNIE WADE HOUSE” above it. The reverse of the disc is marked “STERLING.” The single band breaks into four… (M22882) SOLD. Learn More »

$39.50
SOLD

“LINCOLN & GETTYSBURG” PHOTO MONTAGE

“LINCOLN & GETTYSBURG” PHOTO MONTAGE

Matted and framed in black, measuring 30.75” x 11”, with reverse hang-wire. This symbolic montage features an image of Abraham Lincoln by Alexander Gardner, flanked by winterscapes from… (728-02) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

.50 CALIBER GALLAGHER CARTRIDGE

.50 CALIBER GALLAGHER CARTRIDGE

This .50 caliber Gallagher cartridge has is great condition. The cartridge has tightly wrapped paper with only a few gray spots on the side. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL… (697-1135) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

IDENTIFIED AMES M1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD IN FINE CONDITION WITH NEW JERSEY MARKS

IDENTIFIED AMES M1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD IN FINE CONDITION WITH NEW JERSEY MARKS

Here is a fine condition Ames Manufacturing Company saber specimen issued to Federal horsemen during the American Civil War.  Hand-scratched identification on the brass knucklebow indicates that… (172-2897) SOLD. Learn More »

US BUCKLE RECOVERED AT WINCHESTER

US BUCKLE RECOVERED AT WINCHESTER

This dug buckle is cracked, exhibits verdigris and is missing part of its outer rim. It measures 3.25 inches wide and has puppy paw style hooks. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH… (720-10) SOLD. Learn More »

MINT, IMPORTED OFFICER’S M1840 / 60 CAVALRY SABER & SCABBARD

MINT, IMPORTED OFFICER’S M1840 / 60 CAVALRY SABER & SCABBARD

This minty specimen is an original, imported, transition Model 1840 / 60 type, Civil War officer’s cavalry campaign-grade saber complete with its original steel metal scabbard. Manufactured by the… (172-2900) SOLD. Learn More »

1898 STEREOVIEW – CAMP GEORGE H. THOMAS AT CHICKAMAUGA, GA

1898 STEREOVIEW – CAMP GEORGE H. THOMAS AT CHICKAMAUGA, GA

Entitled “9147 - 7th, 8th and 12th U.S. Infantry in Camp, Chickamauga, Ga., U.S.A.”  “Keystone View Company, Manufacturers and Publishers.”  “Meadville, Pa. St. Louis, Mo. / Copyright,… (P13091) SOLD. Learn More »

$10.00
SOLD

CONFEDERATE CAST INFANTRY "I" BUTTON FROM LEE'S HEADQUARTERS MUSEUM, GETTYSBURG

CONFEDERATE CAST INFANTRY "I" BUTTON FROM LEE'S HEADQUARTERS MUSEUM, GETTYSBURG

This one piece cast button with shank exhibits a nice dark patina. Only some slight pitting has affected the "I" insignia on the button's face. It measures 3/4 of an inch in… (678-246) SOLD. Learn More »

GOODYEAR PATENT HARD RUBBER BUTTON RECOVERED 2ND CORPS HOSPITAL SITE AT GETTYSBURG

GOODYEAR PATENT HARD RUBBER BUTTON RECOVERED 2ND CORPS HOSPITAL SITE AT GETTYSBURG

The face of this button has an oval impression around the sewing holes. The back of this button reads "GOODYEAR N.Y. Co. 1861." It measures 3/4" in diameter. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS… (458-252) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

COPY OF THE 155TH PENNSYLVANIA REGIMENTAL HISTORY

COPY OF THE 155TH PENNSYLVANIA REGIMENTAL HISTORY

The exterior of this book is in good condition. Covers have moderate wear with a transparent white stain on much of the back. Embossed in gold across the front cover is “UNDER THE MALTESE CROSS:… (34-70) SOLD. Learn More »

VERY NICE COPY OF 140TH PENNSYLVANIA REGIMENTAL HISTORY

VERY NICE COPY OF 140TH PENNSYLVANIA REGIMENTAL HISTORY

The exterior of this book is in excellent to near fine condition. Covers have little if any wear. Embossed in gold across the front cover is “HISTORY OF THE REGIMENT: ONE HUNDRED AND FORTIETH… (34-75) SOLD. Learn More »

US ARTILLERY GUNNER’S GIMLET

US ARTILLERY GUNNER’S GIMLET

A gimlet is described as a heavy metal wire with a wooden handle on one end and a screw at the other. It was used to remove broken friction primers or other obstructions from the vent of a tube. This… (M22864) SOLD. Learn More »

HANDSOME M1849 COLT POCKET REVOLVER WITH LEATHER HOLSTER IN GOOD CONDITION

HANDSOME M1849 COLT POCKET REVOLVER WITH LEATHER HOLSTER IN GOOD CONDITION

Presented here is a classic Colt cap and ball pistol commonly referred to as the 1849 Pocket Model Revolver. This personal sidearm, in good original condition throughout, bears all matching serial… (172-2910) SOLD. Learn More »

WONDERFUL SIGNED COPY OF 116TH PENNSYLVANIA REGIMENTAL HISTORY

WONDERFUL SIGNED COPY OF 116TH PENNSYLVANIA REGIMENTAL HISTORY

The exterior of this book is in very good condition. Covers are clean with little wear. The red cloth retains much of its original color. There is some light scuffing on the spine and back cover as… (34-83) SOLD. Learn More »

US SPUR RECOVERED AT ANTIETAM

US SPUR RECOVERED AT ANTIETAM

This spur was retrieved from the September 17, 1862 battlefield of East Woods at Antietam, Maryland in 1962 as indicated by the original digger's typed tag. It is bent, missing its rowel and exhibits… (R19942) SOLD. Learn More »

$89.50
SOLD

CAMP CANDLESTICK HOLDER

CAMP CANDLESTICK HOLDER

This camp candlestick holder exhibits some verdigris and features some candlewax. It measures 3.25" diameter and 2" height. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (697-526) SOLD. Learn More »

$85.00
SOLD

AMBROTYPE OF YOUNG SOLDIER WITH MUSKET

AMBROTYPE OF YOUNG SOLDIER WITH MUSKET

Image is a half plate full standing view of a young soldier wearing a dark shell jacket with a nine-button front. The buttons are rather large and look like they could be state buttons. The coat is… (344-747) SOLD. Learn More »

FULL PLATE TINTYPE OF AN UNIDENTIFIED NEW YORK SOLDIER

FULL PLATE TINTYPE OF AN UNIDENTIFIED NEW YORK SOLDIER

Heavily tinted full standing view of a young Union soldier. The subject stands at the position of “ATTENTION” with his musket by his side. He wears a forage cap, dark blue coat and light blue… (344-746) SOLD. Learn More »

1/6 PLATE TINTYPE COPY OF A CDV OF A SOLDIER

1/6 PLATE TINTYPE COPY OF A CDV OF A SOLDIER

Image is a CW period sixth plate copy of a CDV showing a seated enlisted man wearing a dark frock coat and vest with light trousers. In his hand he holds a slouch hat with hat cord. Image is a little… (344-755) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

CRUTCH FROM THE POFFENBERGER FARM AT ANTIETAM

CRUTCH FROM THE POFFENBERGER FARM AT ANTIETAM

This is a Civil War period wooden crutch with a leather horsehair filled pad at top. The crutch meas. approx. 49.75 inches tall with a shaft that is 0.75 of an inch in diameter. The wood has some… (457-16) SOLD. Learn More »

NEW MODEL 1863 SHARPS CARBINE METALLIC CARTRIDGE CONVERSION

NEW MODEL 1863 SHARPS CARBINE METALLIC CARTRIDGE CONVERSION

The most famous, single-shot, percussion firearm used during the Civil War was the .52 caliber, breechloading carbine invented and patented by Hartford, Connecticut native Christian Sharps.  In 1867,… (G3148) SOLD. Learn More »

CSA T-65 $100 NOTE

CSA T-65 $100 NOTE

This bill is number T65 in Criswell’s “CONFEDERATE AND SOUTHERN STATES CURRENCY.” Item is in very good condition. Face is black with reddish overprint. At front center is a drawing of Lucy… (L14321) SOLD. Learn More »

$85.00
SOLD

CSA T-66 $50 NOTE

CSA T-66 $50 NOTE

Bill is in very nice condition and is not cut canceled. Engraving is done in black with reddish-brown overprint. This bill is minus the flourish over “Con” in Confederacy. Central design is… (L14320) SOLD. Learn More »

$85.00
SOLD

CSA T-67 $20 NOTE

CSA T-67 $20 NOTE

Center of the bill depicts the state capitol building in Nashville, Tennessee. Lower right has portrait of Vice-President Stephens. Face also has a reddish network background overprint. Back has… (L14332) SOLD. Learn More »

$85.00
SOLD

CDV A REDEEMED SLAVE CHILD WITH DRUM

CDV A REDEEMED SLAVE CHILD WITH DRUM

CDV view of a little girl posed wearing a military cloak and drum. She wears a dark dress with a dark hat that is decorated with an ostrich plume and a wide ribbon. Her cloak is also dark with two… (344-730) SOLD. Learn More »

FINE, SINGLE SHOT PERCUSSION PISTOL BY HOLLIS OF LONDON

FINE, SINGLE SHOT PERCUSSION PISTOL BY HOLLIS OF LONDON

A very good condition, single shot .50 caliber cap and ball percussion pistol is a product of gunmaker Richard Hollis of London, England. In very good overall condition, the pistol measures a total of… (172-2914) SOLD. Learn More »

MODEL 1841 NAVY CUTLASS - 1ST YEAR OF PRODUCTION

MODEL 1841 NAVY CUTLASS - 1ST YEAR OF PRODUCTION

The pattern for the Model 1841 Navy cutlass was not finalized between the Ames Company and the Government until late 1841. As far as can be told the first contract was for 3000 cutlasses. The second… (172-2887) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR DRUM ATTRIBUTED TO 31ST OHIO SOLDIER

CIVIL WAR DRUM ATTRIBUTED TO 31ST OHIO SOLDIER

This is a wonderful and fully original Civil War snare drum in very good condition. The drum comes from a family estate in Lexington, Ohio that research shows were the descendants of a member of the… (33-119) SOLD. Learn More »

PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED FROM CHANCELLORSVILLE, VA. – GAVIN COLLECTION

PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED FROM CHANCELLORSVILLE, VA. – GAVIN COLLECTION

The face of this plate has a spotty dark brown patina with some areas of discoloration caused by ground action. The detail on the face and edges are still visible. Reverse has 95% of the lead fill.… (601-690) SOLD. Learn More »

PATTERN 1839 US BELT PLATE FOUND AT THE POSITION OF THE 20TH CONNECTICUT INFANTRY AT LOUDON HEIGHTS, VA. - GAVIN COLLECTION

PATTERN 1839 US BELT PLATE FOUND AT THE POSITION OF THE 20TH CONNECTICUT INFANTRY AT LOUDON HEIGHTS, VA. - GAVIN COLLECTION

Belt plate recovered at Loudon heights, position of the 20th CT Infantry. Stud hooks and the tongue is on the back and also a section of leather from a belt. Face has a soiled light brown patina.… (601-531) SOLD. Learn More »

1870’S TO 1880’S MILITARY BAND SHAKO

1870’S TO 1880’S MILITARY BAND SHAKO

This stiff military shako was manufactured by G. W. SIMMONS & Co. of Boston, Massachusetts and is so marked on the paper label pasted into the crown. The body of the shako is covered with a gray… (494-21) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

GETTYSBURG STEREOVIEW ADJACENT TO THE LUTHERAN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY

GETTYSBURG STEREOVIEW ADJACENT TO THE LUTHERAN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY

Very fine condition Civil War period stereoview with minor yellowing / soiling throughout, and minor wear to the corners of the salmon colored mount.  Photographer’s label attached to the reverse… (151-106) SOLD. Learn More »

TIPTON STEREOVIEW OF STRATTON STREET IN GETTYSBURG

TIPTON STEREOVIEW OF STRATTON STREET IN GETTYSBURG

This image is dated as having been taken in 1863, but William A. Frassanito writes in Early Photography at Gettysburg that despite the date in the caption on the photo, he believes the photograph was… (151-107) SOLD. Learn More »

STEREOVIEW OF GETTYSBURG’S EVERGREEN CEMETERY GATEHOUSE

STEREOVIEW OF GETTYSBURG’S EVERGREEN CEMETERY GATEHOUSE

Post-war view.  Image is in good condition with moderate soiling, mostly around edges.  Some wear to the yellow mount.  Image was taken from East Cemetery Hill with an artillery piece in the… (538-102) SOLD. Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

CDV MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIER WOUNDED AT SPOTSYLVANIA

CDV MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIER WOUNDED AT SPOTSYLVANIA

CDV is bust view of Marcus M. Bartlett of the 1st Massachusetts Heavy Artillery and the 14th Massachusetts Heavy Artillery. He sports a goatee and is wearing a dark frock coat. Image has faded period… (697-786) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV OF 43RD MASSACHUSETTS SERGEANT

CDV OF 43RD MASSACHUSETTS SERGEANT

Nice CDV image of Sergeant William Dowd seated in a chair holding his forage cap. He wears a dark frock coat with Sergeant chevrons and shoulder scales, light trousers with a dark NCO leg stripe and a… (697-659) SOLD. Learn More »

US MODEL 1851 OFFICER’S BELT RIG

US MODEL 1851 OFFICER’S BELT RIG

The leather belt is in good condition and exhibits signs of use. There is some light surface crackling as well as dust and dirt from age. The belt was made by turning each edge inward creating an… (172-2845) SOLD. Learn More »

US MODEL 1840 MEDICAL STAFF OFFICER'S SWORD

US MODEL 1840 MEDICAL STAFF OFFICER'S SWORD

Offered is a scarce and superb Model 1840 Medical Staff sword by N.P. Ames. Letters M.S. are made from silver and applied to the shield on the hilt. On the hilt is a cast eagle with an eagle inside an… (172-2884) SOLD. Learn More »

LARGE ALBUMEN PHOTO OF MONUMENT AT GETTYSBURG TO 1ST NEW JERSEY ARTILLERY, BATTERY A - PARSONS’ (HEXAMER’S) BATTERY

LARGE ALBUMEN PHOTO OF MONUMENT AT GETTYSBURG TO 1ST NEW JERSEY ARTILLERY, BATTERY A - PARSONS’ (HEXAMER’S) BATTERY

C. 1880-1890 image which is affixed to a heavy 11” x 14” mount, with the image being just slightly smaller.  Mount is slightly curved and image has yellowed somewhat with age.  Minor corner and… (P13099) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

GETTYSBURG ISSUE OF HARPER’S WEEKLY

GETTYSBURG ISSUE OF HARPER’S WEEKLY

Complete issue of Harper’s Weekly for August 22, 1863. Issue has 16 pages with some moderate wear on the page edges. This wear consists of minor chips and tears. First page is also loose. The art… (151-104) SOLD. Learn More »

MINTY, GOVERNMENT-INSPECTED, FEDERAL CAVALRYMAN’S UNIFORM SHELL JACKET

MINTY, GOVERNMENT-INSPECTED, FEDERAL CAVALRYMAN’S UNIFORM SHELL JACKET

This original, Union cavalry uniform jacket referred to as a shell jacket is the finest specimen of its kind that The Horse Soldier has ever handled. Worn by countless Federal horse soldiers during… (M23010) SOLD. Learn More »

CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE FOR PVT. DANIEL F. DORAN OF CO. G, 138TH ILLINOIS INFANTRY

CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE FOR PVT. DANIEL F. DORAN OF CO. G, 138TH ILLINOIS INFANTRY

“The United States Volunteer Service. The Presidents Thanks and Certificate of Honorable Service.” Measuring 13.5”x 16”, dated “Executive Mansion/ Washington city”, in ink 15 December… (601-932) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE FOR PVT. JOHN DORAN OF CO. “G”, 138TH ILLINOIS INFANTRY

CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE FOR PVT. JOHN DORAN OF CO. “G”, 138TH ILLINOIS INFANTRY

“The United States Volunteer Service. The President’s Thanks and Certificate of Honorable Service.” Measuring 13.5” x 16”, dated “Executive Mansion/ Washington City”, dated in ink 15… (601-931) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

8th ILLINOIS CAVALRY, COMPANY “I” MEMORIAL ROSTER

8th ILLINOIS CAVALRY, COMPANY “I” MEMORIAL ROSTER

Colored lithographic print, published by J.C. Fuller, lithograph by Major & Knapp, NY, 1864. Standard memorial format, with attractive colored military vignettes in margins surrounding the company… (601-933) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR VETERAN’S SLOUCH HAT WITH WARTIME INFANTRY INSIGNIA

CIVIL WAR VETERAN’S SLOUCH HAT WITH WARTIME INFANTRY INSIGNIA

This black felt slouch hat is in slightly worn condition. The edge of the hat looks to be bound with black cotton. The binding shows moderate to heavy wear with some of it loose. The felt of the crown… (33-118) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR MODEL 1855 BAYONET

CIVIL WAR MODEL 1855 BAYONET

Bayonet is in good condition with light to scattered mottling that is a little heavier on the socket. “US” marking on the flat is gone. Locking ring turns freely. The blade has a thin closed… (362-531) SOLD. Learn More »

M4 M1 CARBINE BAYONET

M4 M1 CARBINE BAYONET

The M4 bayonet was based on the M3 knife. Crossguard is marked M4 CAMILLUS. Leather handle is still in good condition. Blade has been sharpened. Scabbard is a… (362-520) SOLD. Learn More »

US CAP BOX

US CAP BOX

Maker mark [interior flap]: “H.G. Haedrich/ Phila.” Inspector mark [finial strap]: “M.L. Lutz / U.S. Ord. Dept. Sub [inspect] or”. Outer flap leather exhibits light cracking at top, and along… (123-7456) SOLD. Learn More »

CW MILITARY COLLAR BOX

CW MILITARY COLLAR BOX

Maker mark: “Scovill Mfg. Co. / Pat. S. 28-1877”, stamped on base. Rectangular wooden box measuring 4.125” x 3.125” x 4.5”, hinged with tack clasp. Dark gutta percha cover is decorated with… (344-1006) SOLD. Learn More »

LATE 19TH CENTURY SIDE KNIFE WITH SHEATH FROM THE EFFECTS OF A CONNECTICUT CIVIL WAR SOLDIER

LATE 19TH CENTURY SIDE KNIFE WITH SHEATH FROM THE EFFECTS OF A CONNECTICUT CIVIL WAR SOLDIER

This side knife is an unusual edged weapon likely made in the field or on the farm. Crudely made, this quite serviceable knife has a 10” long, 1 3/8” wide, single-edged, bolo-like blade that still… (422-75) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

“US” MARKED CIVIL WAR CAP BOX

“US” MARKED CIVIL WAR CAP BOX

Maker-mark on interior flap: “P. Jewell [worn, but legible] /  Hartford”. “US” marking [worn, but legible] on front flap.  Black leather, solid interior, with cracking of outer flap &… (123-7457) SOLD. Learn More »

$1000 CONFEDERATE BOND ISSUED FROM RICHMOND

$1000 CONFEDERATE BOND ISSUED FROM RICHMOND

Mid-war bond issued from the Confederate Capital at Richmond, Virginia. The bond is dated February 20, 1863 and is number 4906. The center design is a bust view of Stonewall Jackson. The printer of… (L14283) SOLD. Learn More »

CARVED POWDER HORN ID’D TO CAMP FORD PRISONER - 77TH ILLINOIS

CARVED POWDER HORN ID’D TO CAMP FORD PRISONER - 77TH ILLINOIS

This powder horn is in very nice condition and is ID’D to Private Frederick Gutting of Company E, 77th Illinois Infantry. Overall the horn meas. approx. 16.00 inches long with a very pronounced… (M23008) SOLD. Learn More »

1804 ROYAL NAVY CUTLASS

1804 ROYAL NAVY CUTLASS

Single-edged, flat blade, measuring 29.25” in length, 1.5” in width. Exhibits smooth medium grey patina, with some age & moisture spotting. Washer present. Hilt assembly tight &… (721-24) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR NCO SASH

CIVIL WAR NCO SASH

We do not see many of these. This is the NCO version of the sash that is made out of red cotton. This sash is full length with the acorns and tassels on each end. The body of the sash is in very good… (172-2829) SOLD. Learn More »

PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED FROM THE 9TH CORP LINES AT SPOTSYLVANIA – GAVIN COLLECTION

PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED FROM THE 9TH CORP LINES AT SPOTSYLVANIA – GAVIN COLLECTION

The face of this plate has a brown patina with some discoloration caused by ground action. The detail on the face and edges is still very visible. Reverse has 100% of the lead fill. Both attachment… (601-679) SOLD. Learn More »

PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED FROM CHANCELLORSVILLE, VA – GAVIN COLLECTION

PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED FROM CHANCELLORSVILLE, VA – GAVIN COLLECTION

The face of this plate has a brown patina with some areas of discoloration caused by ground action. The detail on the face and edges is still very visible. Reverse has 95% of the lead fill. Both… (601-369) SOLD. Learn More »

.36 CALIBER IRON  BULLET MOLD

.36 CALIBER IRON BULLET MOLD

Small single cavity round ball scissors type bullet mold, most likely for a pistol or a Pennsylvania rifle. Measures  5” in length. Condition: Complete without damage, some pitting to the overall… (31-1507) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

.28 CALIBER IRON  BULLET MOLD

.28 CALIBER IRON BULLET MOLD

Small scissors type, single round ball cavity bullet mold. Usage most likely for a pistol or Pennsylvania rifle. Condition: In near relic state, Appox. ½”of the grip handle is missing. Overall… (31-1503) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

MID TO LATE 19TH CENTURY WOODEN STEREOSCOPE

MID TO LATE 19TH CENTURY WOODEN STEREOSCOPE

Here is an original, antique photographic artifact from mid- to late 19th century that is referred to as a stereoscope. Item measures 12½” long x 3½” high and was a wooden hand-held viewing… (422-63) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

THREE PIECE NEW JERSEY RIFLE CORPS BUTTON

THREE PIECE NEW JERSEY RIFLE CORPS BUTTON

In Tice this button is listed as NJ230A1 and in Albert it is listed as NJ13. The face has the initials “NJRC” on a ribbon at the center of a lined field. Above the ribbon is a horse’s head while… (M22903) SOLD. Learn More »

US USED FRENCH LIGHT INFANTRY SHAKO

US USED FRENCH LIGHT INFANTRY SHAKO

During the Civil War several Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and New York infantry regiments were known to have worn these shakos. Of French manufacture this shako has a molded leather body rising 5.00… (33-110) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL .31 CAL PRESSED POWDER SKIN CARTRIDGE IN ITS PARTIAL WOOD BLOCK

ORIGINAL .31 CAL PRESSED POWDER SKIN CARTRIDGE IN ITS PARTIAL WOOD BLOCK

Presented here is an original, unopened Federal .31 caliber skin-wrapped seamless, pressed powder cartridge together with a large portion of its original wood block holder. The skin-wrapped cartridge… (422-52) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

ORIGINAL AND UNUSUAL .50 CAL ‘CRISPIN’ PATENT IGNITION COPPER CARTRIDGE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION

ORIGINAL AND UNUSUAL .50 CAL ‘CRISPIN’ PATENT IGNITION COPPER CARTRIDGE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION

Presented here is an original, seldom seen, patent ignition, annular rimfire round referred to as a ‘Crispin’ metallic cartridge in excellent condition. Much sought after, this unique round… (422-56) SOLD. Learn More »

PATTERN 1858 FORAGE CAP

PATTERN 1858 FORAGE CAP

Interesting version of the pattern 1858 enlisted forage cap. This cap has the crescent “McDowell” type visor and is constructed in a taller body configuration then most caps of this type. The body… (33-117) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV OF THE USS WINONA

CDV OF THE USS WINONA

Horizontal CDV photo identified on the back as the USS WINONA. The image appears to be very similar to a view taken of the ship in the Mississippi River near Baton Rouge. Image is clear with great… (697-774) SOLD. Learn More »

UNIDENTIFIED MEMBER OF COMPANY F, 23RD NEW YORK INFANTRY

UNIDENTIFIED MEMBER OF COMPANY F, 23RD NEW YORK INFANTRY

Seated view of a young soldier wearing the gray uniform of the 23rd New York. The subject is posed with one arm resting on a table next to his kepi. He wears a light shell jacket with dark epaulettes… (697-762) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV LITHOGRAPH OF “REB” GENERAL A. P. HILL

CDV LITHOGRAPH OF “REB” GENERAL A. P. HILL

Civil War period lithograph of Confederate General Ambrose Powell Hill of Virginia. Hill is well known as one of the Confederate Army’s best Generals. He graduated from West Point in 1847 and served… (697-634) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

LARGE 15TH NEW JERSEY RIBBON - SPANISH AMERICAN WAR RELATED

LARGE 15TH NEW JERSEY RIBBON - SPANISH AMERICAN WAR RELATED

This ribbon is a little larger and longer than normal and is torn across cleanly across the top just under the word “RE-UNION.” Top bar is stamped brass with scalloped edge design. Reverse has… (30-1699) SOLD. Learn More »

1897 REUNION RIBBON FOR 15TH NEW JERSEY VOLUNTEERS

1897 REUNION RIBBON FOR 15TH NEW JERSEY VOLUNTEERS

White ribbon (now darkened to a cream color with age) in very good condition with Corps badge and gold lettering. The ribbon meas. approx. 6.25 inches long x 2.25 inches wide. The top bar is of… (30-1707) SOLD. Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

1891 REUNION RIBBON FOR 15TH NEW JERSEY INFANTRY

1891 REUNION RIBBON FOR 15TH NEW JERSEY INFANTRY

White ribbon that meas. approx. 2.00 inches wide x 5.50 inches long. At center is a 1st Division, 6th Corps badge. Arranged around the arms of the cross are 15 N. J. V.” with the word “VET.”… (30-1706) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

US .58 MINIE BALL CARTRIDGE

US .58 MINIE BALL CARTRIDGE

Standard issue .58 cartridge. Paper is in good shape but a little loose in the top fold area. Nose is string tied. No rips or tears in the body. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH… (689-202) SOLD. Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

PULLED BRITISH .577 CAL. ENFIELD BULLET - GETTYSBURG

PULLED BRITISH .577 CAL. ENFIELD BULLET - GETTYSBURG

This item was recovered on the 1st Day’s Battlefield, west of the town of Gettysburg. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE… (R18102) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

MUSKET BARREL RECOVERED FROM FREDRICKSBURG, VIRGINIA - BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

MUSKET BARREL RECOVERED FROM FREDRICKSBURG, VIRGINIA - BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

Barrel is a 40-inch straight barrel from an 1853 pattern Enfield. Front sight is attached. Nipple is missing and the tang on the breech plug is broken. The late William Gavin recovered this barrel at… (601-245) SOLD. Learn More »

PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD BARREL BAND RECOVERED IN THE GETTYSBURG AREA

PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD BARREL BAND RECOVERED IN THE GETTYSBURG AREA

Fine condition.  Has been coated with a dark protective sealant.   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR… (595-247) SOLD. Learn More »

$27.50
SOLD

RELIC TRIGGER GUARD FROM SPOTSYLVANIA

RELIC TRIGGER GUARD FROM SPOTSYLVANIA

Complete trigger guard in completely rusted condition. The tang is full length but bent. Trigger is present as is most of the sling swivel on the front of the guard. Old typed label attached reads… (R19920) SOLD. Learn More »

$18.50
SOLD

1797 NEWSPAPER - THE CENTINEL OF FREEDOM, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY

1797 NEWSPAPER - THE CENTINEL OF FREEDOM, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY

No. 31, of Vol. 1. Wednesday, May 3, 1797.  Published by Daniel Dodge & Co., at their printing office near the Court House. 2pp., 4 columns, measuring 17.75 x 11.25”  (1 sheet, printed on… (L13567) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

1895 REUNION RIBBON FOR THE 15TH NEW JERSEY

1895 REUNION RIBBON FOR THE 15TH NEW JERSEY

Item is a multi-piece ribbon. The top bar is made of stamped white metal with a scallop design. This bar anchors a short red and a longer blue ribbon together. The red ribbon is plain and meas.… (30-1704) SOLD. Learn More »

$85.00
SOLD

1891 1st NEW JERSEY BRIGADE RIBBON - SOUTH MOUNTAIN

1891 1st NEW JERSEY BRIGADE RIBBON - SOUTH MOUNTAIN

This an extra wide white ribbon with gold and black lettering and red Corps badge. It is complete with the pin on reverse and is in excellent condition. The ribbon meas. approx. 3.00 x 6.50 inches… (30-1703) SOLD. Learn More »

1903 9TH NEW JERSEY REUNION BADGE

1903 9TH NEW JERSEY REUNION BADGE

The top bar of the badge is a white metal frame around a strip of celluloid that reads “9TH N. J. VET. VOLS.” From this is suspended a plain white ribbon with a cloth US flag on a printed silver… (30-1700) SOLD. Learn More »

$60.00
SOLD

15TH NEW JERSEY 1899 REUNION RIBBON

15TH NEW JERSEY 1899 REUNION RIBBON

The top of the ribbon has a stamped brass cutout bar with scalloped edges and the word “REUNION” in large gold letters below it. Next is a red 6th Corps badge in a gold circle followed by gold… (30-1698) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

15TH NEW JERSEY 1899 REUNION RIBBON

15TH NEW JERSEY 1899 REUNION RIBBON

The top of the ribbon has a stamped brass cutout bar with scalloped edges and the word “REUNION” in large gold letters below it. Next is a red 6th Corps badge in a gold circle followed by gold… (30-1697) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

19TH CENTURY COMB HEAD

19TH CENTURY COMB HEAD

Relic artifact of a brass single tooth comb head. Recovered from near Lee Avenue, Marye’s Heights, Fredericksburg Va. Site of excavation, Lee Ave. Measures 4 ½” in length. Originally threaded for… (37-275) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

ENFIELD MUSKET TOMPION FROM THE BLOCKADE RUNNER <i>MODERN GREECE</i>

ENFIELD MUSKET TOMPION FROM THE BLOCKADE RUNNER MODERN GREECE

Relic artifact of a Pattern 1853 Enfield Musket tompion recovered from the rebel shipwreck the “Modern Greece” measures 1 3/4 “ in length. The Modern Greece was a 210-foot English ship loaded… (37-269) SOLD. Learn More »

$37.50
SOLD

EARLY TO MID-NINETEENTH CENTURY NAVAL BOARDING PIKE

EARLY TO MID-NINETEENTH CENTURY NAVAL BOARDING PIKE

Presented is a naval boarding pike head, without the shaft, that was sometimes referred to as a ‘pole arm’. In original but cleaned condition, likely of American manufacture, this type of weapon… (721-29) SOLD. 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… (172-2807) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR MODEL 1855 SOCKET BAYONET WITH ITS LEATHER SCABBARD IN VERY GOOD CONDITION

ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR MODEL 1855 SOCKET BAYONET WITH ITS LEATHER SCABBARD IN VERY GOOD CONDITION

This accouterment is an original Civil War socket bayonet with its leather scabbard in very good condition. The M1855 socket bayonet was issued to fit the US Percussion Model 1855 Rifle, and also fit… (422-38) SOLD. Learn More »

JAPANESE TYPE 30 BAYONET WITH FROG

JAPANESE TYPE 30 BAYONET WITH FROG

This is a type 30 bayonet manufactured at the Nagoya arsenal. Excellent blade is 15 5/8 inches and is blued. Pommel has the Nagoya inspector’s mark, series 40th series and the serial number is 9219.… (362-518) SOLD. Learn More »

GOLD PLATED VETERANS BADGE FOR 12TH NEW HAMPSHIRE CAPTAIN

GOLD PLATED VETERANS BADGE FOR 12TH NEW HAMPSHIRE CAPTAIN

This is a stunning gold platted brass Corps badge presented to Captain Joseph W. Lang, Jr. by the veterans of the 12th New Hampshire Volunteers. The badge incorporates the insignia of the three Corps… (M22918) SOLD. Learn More »

UNION CAP BOX ON THIN BELT

UNION CAP BOX ON THIN BELT

Standard Union cap box in fair condition. The outer flap is good with some signs of light scuffing. Inner flap has both ears and light surface dirt. Interior has lamb’s wool but no pick. The body of… (172-2850) SOLD. Learn More »

FIRST NEW JERSEY BRIGADE CRAMPTON’S GAP REUNION RIBBON

FIRST NEW JERSEY BRIGADE CRAMPTON’S GAP REUNION RIBBON

White ribbon, now darkened with age, with thin blue end stripes and gold lettering. At center is a red 6th Corps badge. The lettering around the Corps badge reads “50TH ANNIVERSARY BATTLE OF… (30-1692) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

1896 35TH NEW JERSEY REUNION RIBBON

1896 35TH NEW JERSEY REUNION RIBBON

Gold ribbon measures approx. 6.25 x 2.25 inches. Black print reads “RECEPTION COMMITTEE 7TH ANNUAL REUNION 35TH REG’T N.J.VOLS” over a GAR membership badge. Below the badge is “FLEMINGTON,… (30-1686) SOLD. Learn More »

$55.00
SOLD

1899 35TH NEW JERSEY REUNION RIBBON

1899 35TH NEW JERSEY REUNION RIBBON

Gold ribbon measures approx. 6.25 x 2.25 inches. Black print reads “RECEPTION COMMITTEE 10TH ANNUAL REUNION 35TH REG’T N.J. VET. VOL’S ASSOCIATION” over a GAR membership badge. Below the badge… (30-1681) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

1896 35TH NEW JERSEY REUNION RIBBON

1896 35TH NEW JERSEY REUNION RIBBON

White ribbon measures approx. 6.25 x 2.00 inches. Top edge has a stamped brass scrollwork border from which an American flag ribbon hangs. The flag ribbon is gathered and has a celluloid button… (30-1680) SOLD. Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

1897 15TH NEW JERSEY REUNION RIBBON

1897 15TH NEW JERSEY REUNION RIBBON

White ribbon measures approx. 6.00 x 2.00 inches with a printed red 6th Corps badge at center. Top edge has a printed silver design and the words “HONORARY MEMBER” while below the Corps badge is… (30-1678) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

1900 15TH NEW JERSEY REUNION RIBBON

1900 15TH NEW JERSEY REUNION RIBBON

White ribbon measures approx. 6.00 x 2.00 inches with crossed applied US flag at center over a printed red 6th Corps badge. Top edge has a printed gold design and the words “HONORARY MEMBER” while… (30-1677) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD