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FINE, EARLY ‘BATTY’-MARKED CIVIL WAR ERA MARTIAL PEACE FLASK

FINE, EARLY ‘BATTY’-MARKED CIVIL WAR ERA MARTIAL PEACE FLASK

Here is a large, handsome martial powder flask made for a percussion pistol or longarm. The name of ‘Batty’ is widely known in flask history since his “Peace” flask product enjoyed the longest… (480-160) SOLD. Learn More »

SIGNATURE – CS MAJ. GEN. FITZHUGH LEE

SIGNATURE – CS MAJ. GEN. FITZHUGH LEE

Undated signature in ink on card which measures 3 1/2” x 2”.  “Fitzhugh Lee / Virginia”. Overall excellent condition; mounting evidence on reverse. Fitzhugh Lee (1835 – 1905), nephew of… (L14588) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

PRE-CIVIL WAR DOCUMENT SIGNED – UNION MAJ. GEN. HORATIO G. WRIGHT

PRE-CIVIL WAR DOCUMENT SIGNED – UNION MAJ. GEN. HORATIO G. WRIGHT

This document is a pre-printed conduct report from the Military Academy for a Cadet Bowman. It is filled in and signed by Wright while serving as Assistant to the Chief Engineer of the Army. Signed… (L14609) SOLD. Learn More »

CLIPPED SIGNATURE, WILLIAM T. SHERMAN

CLIPPED SIGNATURE, WILLIAM T. SHERMAN

Closing paragraph from a letter, date unknown, setting forth his travel plans, nicely signed at conclusion.  Fold lines, otherwise very good to fine condition.  Text reads: “I will get off for St.… (L14584) SOLD. Learn More »

US/CS 8 INCH MORTAR SHELL

US/CS 8 INCH MORTAR SHELL

Fired from an 8 inch mortar. Loading “ears” on either side of fuse hole which used a wooden fuse. Examples found in the South along water ways. Light pitting. EXTRA SHIPPING… (785-20) SOLD. Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF 2ND CORPS SOLDIER IN THERMOPLASTIC UNION CASE

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF 2ND CORPS SOLDIER IN THERMOPLASTIC UNION CASE

This is a first class quality image of a young Union soldier seated by a small table. He wears a kepi with a Company letter “E” on the chin strap with two numbers that are unreadable. He also… (796-07) SOLD. Learn More »

WORLD WAR ONE ERA PACK OF .45 AMMUNITION BY REMINGTON

WORLD WAR ONE ERA PACK OF .45 AMMUNITION BY REMINGTON

Unopened full pack of 20 cartridges. Pack meas. approx. 5.25 x 1.25 x 1.00. Paper label on front reads   20 CARTRIDGES PISTOL BALL CALIBER .45 M1911 AMMUNITION LOT F. A. 980 FRANKFORD… (611-252D) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

WAR DATE SIGNATURE – US BRIG. GEN. SAMUEL W. CRAWFORD

WAR DATE SIGNATURE – US BRIG. GEN. SAMUEL W. CRAWFORD

Civil War date signature, taken from a Civil War dated autograph album entitled, “Autographs, Contributed By General Officers of the Army & Navy of the United States. Sold at the Army Relief… (L14635) SOLD. Learn More »

LINCOLN PLAQUE BY VICTOR DAVID BRENNER

LINCOLN PLAQUE BY VICTOR DAVID BRENNER

This cast iron plaque most likely dates from the centennial of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday around 1908. The plaque includes a painted bust view of Lincoln surrounded by a wreath and two flags. It has… (30-1585) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV OF BREVET MAJOR GENERAL ELISHA MARSHALL

CDV OF BREVET MAJOR GENERAL ELISHA MARSHALL

Image shows Marshall from the waist up in the uniform of a Colonel. He is distinctive looking with a large sweeping mustache and long furry sideburns with a clean shaven chin. The image is clear with… (36-13) SOLD. Learn More »

1864 PETERSBURG RAIL ROAD PASS ISSUED BY CONFEDERATE WAR DEPARTMENT

1864 PETERSBURG RAIL ROAD PASS ISSUED BY CONFEDERATE WAR DEPARTMENT

Pre-printed pass filled out in period ink; measures 6 3/8” x 4 ¼”.  Petersburg Rail Road pass issued by the Confederate War Department, Richmond, granting permission to Cadet Mason to visit… (337-239) SOLD. Learn More »

POST-WAR OATH OF ALLEGIANCE — PRIV. JOSEPH M. RICHEY, 12th SOUTH CAROLINA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

POST-WAR OATH OF ALLEGIANCE — PRIV. JOSEPH M. RICHEY, 12th SOUTH CAROLINA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

Dated “Walhalla, SC, Aug 16, 1865”. 1pp. pre-printed form, measuring 3” x 7.75”. In two pieces, taped tastefully together, exhibiting light yellowing & soiling. Text as follows: “I J.M.… (L14523) SOLD. Learn More »

CANAL BANK, LOUSIANA, $100 NOTE

CANAL BANK, LOUSIANA, $100 NOTE

Canal Bank, Louisiana. $100 note, featuring  George Washington. Dated 1850’s. CU condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE… (173-921) SOLD. Learn More »

US ARMY M1917 TRENCH KNIFE

US ARMY M1917 TRENCH KNIFE

Cross guard markings: “U.S. / L.F. & C. / 1917.”  Overall length 15”, with nine inch triangular blade, with a few slight nicks. D-guard iron handle with seven outer pyramid-shaped knuckle… (172-3330) SOLD. Learn More »

1862 MUSTER ROLL - COMPANY K, 97th NEW YORK VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

1862 MUSTER ROLL - COMPANY K, 97th NEW YORK VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

For period 31 Dec/1861 to 30 April 1862. Signed by “Gustavus M. Palmer, Capt. Commanding.” Standard U.S. Government Muster form, measuring 20 x 27”, with 8 folds, nearly separated along center… (L14536) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

1865 MUSTER ROLL & INSPECTION RETURN - CO. K, 97TH NEW YORK VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

1865 MUSTER ROLL & INSPECTION RETURN - CO. K, 97TH NEW YORK VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

Discharge document dated August 5, 1865. Measures 20 x 27”, with eight interior folds, separated in half along center horizontal crease line. Exhibits light yellowing, & with scattered chipping… (L14535) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

CONFEDERATE IMPRINT - THE CONSTITUTION OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA

CONFEDERATE IMPRINT - THE CONSTITUTION OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA

Adopted March 11, 1861. Printed by William F. Ritchie, Public Printer, Richmond, 1862. 16pp., wraps. Perfectly intact & legible, with scattered patches of light foxing. Else fine. “We, the… (337-237) SOLD. Learn More »

US/CS 3.57 INCH 6 POUNDER SPHERICAL SHOT

US/CS 3.57 INCH 6 POUNDER SPHERICAL SHOT

Fired from a 3.6” 6 pounder smoothbore gun, the most common 6 pounder fired during the Civil War. Nice smooth surface. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (785-02) SOLD. Learn More »

FIRED AND MUSHROOMED .58 MINIE BALL FROM GETTYSBURG

FIRED AND MUSHROOMED .58 MINIE BALL FROM GETTYSBURG

Fired and perfectly mushroomed .58 minie ball. This item was recovered at Gettysburg by the late John Cullison and passed by him to the Rosensteel family where it became part of their well-known… (173-720) SOLD. Learn More »

$18.00
SOLD

SECTION OF LEAD SABOT FROM GETTYSBURG

SECTION OF LEAD SABOT FROM GETTYSBURG

Piece of lead sabot from a US 3-inch Hotchkiss shell. Face shows rifling marks from being fired. Piece meas. approx. 2.25 x 1.50 inches. This item was recovered at Gettysburg by the late John Cullison… (173-692) SOLD. Learn More »

$18.00
SOLD

FLATTENED MINIE BALL MADE INTO A POKER CHIP FROM GETTYSBURG

FLATTENED MINIE BALL MADE INTO A POKER CHIP FROM GETTYSBURG

Flattened .58 minie ball probably used as a poker chip or checker or just done out of pure boredom. This item was recovered at Gettysburg by the late John Cullison and passed by him to the Rosensteel… (173-721) SOLD. Learn More »

$10.00
SOLD

FLAG STAFF PIECE WITH WOOD SEVEN DAYS BATTLEFIELD RECOVERED FROM RICHMOND, VA

FLAG STAFF PIECE WITH WOOD SEVEN DAYS BATTLEFIELD RECOVERED FROM RICHMOND, VA

This flag staff piece includes some wood from the staff inside the metal cap. The metal is split in the middle. It measures 1.75" long and 1.25" wide. The tag reads "Flag Staff Top Seven Days… (R19843) SOLD. Learn More »

$39.50
SOLD

BUFF WAIST BELT AND PLATE

BUFF WAIST BELT AND PLATE

This buff leather belt is in good condition. The exterior has been darkened to comply with the 1851 regulations while the inside has darkened from age and use. The belt shows a good amount of gentle… (172-3319) 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… (M23719) SOLD. Learn More »

INTERESTING CLAY PIPE BY WALLY FRANK LTD.

INTERESTING CLAY PIPE BY WALLY FRANK LTD.

This clay pipe has a complete stem and the bowl is the figure of a man chopping wood. The stem has a rolled edge at the mouth and is approx. 4.75 inches long. Wrapped around the stem is an old paper… (M23221) SOLD. Learn More »

1903 MARKSMAN INSIGNIA IN THE ORIGINAL BOX

1903 MARKSMAN INSIGNIA IN THE ORIGINAL BOX

Small pasteboard box meas. approx. 1.75 x 1.00 x 0.75 inches. Lid has a white label with black lettering that reads “TWO MARKSMAN’S BUTTONS-MANUFACTURED-AT THE- ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL-1903.” Inside… (410-66) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

CARVED MINIE BALL FROM THE WHEATFIELD, GETTYSBURG

CARVED MINIE BALL FROM THE WHEATFIELD, GETTYSBURG

Carved .58 minie ball. Three rings still on base but the top was shortened and then progressively narrowed till it reaches a sharp point. This item was recovered in the Wheatfield at Gettysburg by the… (173-1139) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

CARVED MINIE BALL FROM THE WHEATFIELD, GETTYSBURG

CARVED MINIE BALL FROM THE WHEATFIELD, GETTYSBURG

Carved .58 minie ball. Three rings still on base but the top is progressively narrowed till it reaches a narrow point. This item was recovered in the Wheatfield at Gettysburg by the late John Cullison… (173-1137) SOLD. Learn More »

$30.00
SOLD

CARVED MINIE BALL FROM THE WHEATFIELD, GETTYSBURG

CARVED MINIE BALL FROM THE WHEATFIELD, GETTYSBURG

Carved .58 minie ball. Three rings still on base but the top is progressively narrowed till it reaches a rounded point. This item was recovered in the Wheatfield at Gettysburg by the late John… (173-1135) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

FIRED AND MUSHROOMED .58 MINIE BALL WITH SWAGE MARKS IN BASE FROM THE WHEATFIELD, GETTYSBURG

FIRED AND MUSHROOMED .58 MINIE BALL WITH SWAGE MARKS IN BASE FROM THE WHEATFIELD, GETTYSBURG

Nice fired and almost perfectly mushroomed .58 minie ball with star shaped swage mark in the base. This item was recovered in the Wheatfield at Gettysburg by the late John Cullison and passed by him… (173-1157) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

SKIN OF A PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED FROM CONFEDERATE LINES AT FREDERICKSBURG, VIRGINIA

SKIN OF A PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED FROM CONFEDERATE LINES AT FREDERICKSBURG, VIRGINIA

This skin of an eagle breast plate recovered from the Confederate lines at Fredericksburg, Virginia is missing its lead backing. It measures 2.5" diameter and is missing some of the face as well. The… (R19763) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

CONFEDERATE SPUR RECOVERED FROM SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, VIRGINA

CONFEDERATE SPUR RECOVERED FROM SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, VIRGINA

This relic Confederate spur measures 5.25" long and 3.5" wide. It is missing one leg and the rowel. The original digger's typed tag reads "Spurs found in Spotsylvania County,… (R19728) SOLD. Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

1ST LIEUTENANT’S EPAULETTES – 14TH BROOKLYN

1ST LIEUTENANT’S EPAULETTES – 14TH BROOKLYN

These epaulettes came from a New York estate and are believed to have belonged to an officer of the 14th Brooklyn. The body of the epaulettes are made of a gold ribbed material that is very clean and… (460-1446) SOLD. Learn More »

US NAVAL M1861 PLYMOUTH SABER BAYONET

US NAVAL M1861 PLYMOUTH SABER BAYONET

[See Hardin, THE AMERICAN BAYONET, pp. 94-95, ills. 70] Maker markings: “Collin & Co. / Hartford / Conn.” “Yataghan” style blade measures 22.5”, overall length with brass hilt: 27 /… (721-88) SOLD. Learn More »

.58 BALL PULLER FOR SPRINGFIELD RIFLE MUSKET

.58 BALL PULLER FOR SPRINGFIELD RIFLE MUSKET

This ball puller is in excellent condition with much original finish remaining and the threads on both ends are in good shape. Tool was attached the end of the Springfield ramrod and used to extract… (R20326) SOLD. Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

REUNION RIBBON FOR GAR POST NAMED AFTER GETTYSBURG HERO

REUNION RIBBON FOR GAR POST NAMED AFTER GETTYSBURG HERO

Very nice condition GAR ribbon with a stamped brass top bar with “GAR” at center. Bar has scrollwork design at each end and a beaded border. Original pin remains on reverse. Suspended from this… (475-192) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR NAVY WAIST BELT IN FIRST CLASS CONDITION

CIVIL WAR NAVY WAIST BELT IN FIRST CLASS CONDITION

The leather on this belt is in excellent pliable condition. The belt meas. approx. 2.00 inches wide and approx. 44.00 inches long. Attached to one end is a japanned black square friction buckle that… (30-1799) SOLD. Learn More »

FULL STANDING QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF BILLY YANK WITH PAINTED BACK DROP

FULL STANDING QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF BILLY YANK WITH PAINTED BACK DROP

Image shows a young unidentified Union soldier posed in front of a painted back-drop of a camp scene and fort. The subject stands in the classic Napoleonic pose with one hand thrust in his coat. He… (172-3308) SOLD. Learn More »

WORLD WAR ONE ERA PACK OF .45 AMMUNITION BY REMINGTON

WORLD WAR ONE ERA PACK OF .45 AMMUNITION BY REMINGTON

Unopened full pack of 20 cartridges. Pack meas. approx. 5.25 x 1.25 x 1.00. Paper label on front reads   20 CARTRIDGES PISTOL BALL CALIBER .45 M1911 AMMUNITION LOT 22120 WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS… (611-252) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

SCHNITZLER AND KIRSCHBAUM MODEL 1840 ARTILLERY SABER WITH SCABBARD

SCHNITZLER AND KIRSCHBAUM MODEL 1840 ARTILLERY SABER WITH SCABBARD

This fine saber is an imported, high-quality blade produced by the Schnitzler and Kirschbaum firm of Solingen, Germany. The saber is one of an unknown number purchased by the U. S. Ordnance Department… (388-33) SOLD. Learn More »

MODEL 1858 DRESS OR HARDEE HAT

MODEL 1858 DRESS OR HARDEE HAT

Black felt hat with turned up brim known as the “HARDEE” or “JEFF DAVIS” hat. However, the correct term for it is the Model 1858 dress hat. This hat was worn mostly for dress by Union enlisted… (766-02) SOLD. Learn More »

TIPTON CABINET PHOTO OF TOUR GROUP ON 1ST DAY’S FIELD AT GETTYSBURG

TIPTON CABINET PHOTO OF TOUR GROUP ON 1ST DAY’S FIELD AT GETTYSBURG

This framed cabinet photograph shows a group of 15 men posed around the monument to General John Buford along the Chambersburg Pike on the 1st Days battlefield just west of Gettysburg. Two men are… (490-409) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

STEREO VIEW OF HARPERS FERRY

STEREO VIEW OF HARPERS FERRY

Plain unmarked yellow mount with view of Harpers Ferry from the far side of the north side of the Potomac River. The view takes in the railroad bridge over the river with the town filling the… (337-261) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

FINE CIVIL WAR MODEL 1860 SPENCER CARBINE

FINE CIVIL WAR MODEL 1860 SPENCER CARBINE

The Spencer .52 caliber, repeating carbine, one of the earlier Spencer short arms, was invented and patented by Manchester, Connecticut native Christopher M. Spencer. This specimen presented is a fine… (218-435) SOLD. Learn More »

CASE OF GETTYSBURG RELICS

CASE OF GETTYSBURG RELICS

This small lot relics comes housed in a 12 x 8 inch riker box. The lot includes 6 fired .58 three ringers with 2 having nicely “mushroomed,” the tulip head and 2.75 inches of the shaft of a… (697-252) SOLD. Learn More »

BERDAN’S SHARPSHOOTERS - HARPER’S WEEKLY, AUG. 24, 1861

BERDAN’S SHARPSHOOTERS - HARPER’S WEEKLY, AUG. 24, 1861

Full page spread [#540], measuring 16 x 11”, featuring a target shooting expedition in Weehauken, NJ, by Colonel Hiram Berdan designed to publicize his newly forming regiments of sharpshooters.… (633-17B) SOLD. Learn More »

$30.00
SOLD

CDV OF 38TH MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER KILLED IN ACTION

CDV OF 38TH MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER KILLED IN ACTION

Image is a three-quarter standing view of Captain Julius M. Lathrop who served in both the 24th and 38th Massachusetts Infantry. Lathrop is posed with one arm resting on the pillar of a balustrade… (337-272) SOLD. Learn More »

US 4.52 INCH 12 POUNDER BORMANN FUSED SPHERICAL SHELL

US 4.52 INCH 12 POUNDER BORMANN FUSED SPHERICAL SHELL

Fired from a 4.62 inch 12 pounder smoothbore gun. Bormann fused punched at number two. Some numbers visible. Nice smooth surface. Recovered at Vicksburg,… (785-12) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL, GOVERNMENT ISSUE, SECOND MODEL COLT DRAGOON REVOLVER IN FINE CONDITION

ORIGINAL, GOVERNMENT ISSUE, SECOND MODEL COLT DRAGOON REVOLVER IN FINE CONDITION

This original, historic, and scarce 2nd Model, government-issue Colt Dragoon is in fine condition. One of only 2,700 of these handsome, hard shooting Second Model Dragoon revolvers were produced by… (740-242) SOLD. Learn More »

LEAD CASE SHOT FROM GETTYSBURG

LEAD CASE SHOT FROM GETTYSBURG

Round lead case shot recovered in an area southwest of the present day Gettysburg hospital in a location that was a staging point for Pickett’s Charge. The item was recovered by the late Ronald… (173-1393) SOLD. Learn More »

$18.00
SOLD

1899 GAR BADGE FOR 33RD NATIONAL ENCAMPMENT

1899 GAR BADGE FOR 33RD NATIONAL ENCAMPMENT

Cast metal badge in the shape of the Liberty Bell. At top is a spread-winged eagle with a US shield on his chest with “1899” at center of the shield. Behind the shield are crossed cannons. The… (M23519) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

A SOLID SMITH & WESSON, SECOND MODEL SCHOFIELD.45 CALIBER SINGLE ACTION REVOLVER

A SOLID SMITH & WESSON, SECOND MODEL SCHOFIELD.45 CALIBER SINGLE ACTION REVOLVER

The Smith & Wesson arms company in Springfield, Massachusetts produced almost 6,000 of these large sidearms for government use between 1876 and 1877. Known as the 2nd Model Schofield, this hefty… (740-59) SOLD. Learn More »

ID TAG FOR 1ST NEW HAMPSHIRE LIGHT ARTILLERY SOLDIER

ID TAG FOR 1ST NEW HAMPSHIRE LIGHT ARTILLERY SOLDIER

This ID tag is a stamped brass disc with a Union shield at center of the obverse. The shield is nicely done and has excellent details with raised lettering that reads “UNION” on a riband across… (785-50) SOLD. Learn More »

AUSTRIAN M1842 CARBINE

AUSTRIAN M1842 CARBINE

This Model 1842 Austrian carbine is in very good condition. Originally known as a “tube lock’ carbine, these short arms were altered to percussion after 1854 and many saw service in the American… (713-20) SOLD. Learn More »

US MODEL 1858 SMOOTH SIDE CANTEEN

US MODEL 1858 SMOOTH SIDE CANTEEN

Original New York Depot Model 1858 smooth side canteen with no sling but the original brown wool cover. The body of the canteen has a circular dent at center of one side with a matching smaller dent… (410-75) SOLD. Learn More »

US STAFF OFFICERS BUTTON RECOVERED IN THE WHEATFIELD, GETTYSBURG

US STAFF OFFICERS BUTTON RECOVERED IN THE WHEATFIELD, GETTYSBURG

This is a three-piece cuff sized US Staff Officer’s button with a good face and some gilt remaining. The shank is gone and the back mark is obliterated by rust. This button is from the Rosensteel… (173-1417) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

NEW YORK BUTTON RECOVERED AT ROSE WOODS, GETTYSBURG

NEW YORK BUTTON RECOVERED AT ROSE WOODS, GETTYSBURG

This is a three-piece cuff sized New York button with a face that has a slight push and very small amounts of gilt still visible. Back mark is “EXTRA W. BUTTON CO.” Shank is solid. This button is… (173-1457) SOLD. Learn More »

$30.00
SOLD

EAGLE BUTTON RECOVERED AT ROSE WOODS, GETTYSBURG

EAGLE BUTTON RECOVERED AT ROSE WOODS, GETTYSBURG

This is a coat sized General Service Eagle button has an excellent face with a plain back and shank. The button has darkened to an almost black color from age. Item is very clean. This button is from… (173-1415) SOLD. Learn More »

$29.50
SOLD

SECTION OF US 2.9-INCH PARROTT PERCUSSION FUSE FROM GETTYSBURG

SECTION OF US 2.9-INCH PARROTT PERCUSSION FUSE FROM GETTYSBURG

This item is the brass center section of a Parrott percussion fuse. All the threads down the side are in good shape. This item was recovered in the Wheatfield and was part of the Rosensteel family… (173-1430) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

US 3-INCH HOTCHKISS ARTILLERY FUSE PLUG FROM GETTYSBURG

US 3-INCH HOTCHKISS ARTILLERY FUSE PLUG FROM GETTYSBURG

Brass Hotchkiss style artillery plug for the paper time fuse. Item is in nice condition. All the threads down the side are in good shape. This was meant for use in a 3-inch shell. This item is from… (173-1429) SOLD. Learn More »

ALE / PORTER BOTTLE CIRCA 1830-1860

ALE / PORTER BOTTLE CIRCA 1830-1860

Pint size, black glass, three piece molded bottle. This type bottle is frequently encountered on both Mexican War and Civil War (US&CS) camp sites. Bottle stands 10” in height and measures 3”… (14-1520) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

US 2.9-INCH PARROTT ARTILLERY FUSE PLUG FROM GETTYSBURG

US 2.9-INCH PARROTT ARTILLERY FUSE PLUG FROM GETTYSBURG

Brass Parrott style artillery plug for the paper time fuse. Item is in nice condition. All the threads down the side are in good shape. This piece looks a lot like the Confederate fuse plug but it is… (173-1412) SOLD. Learn More »

1881 GUIDE TO RICHMOND AND THE BATTLEFIELDS

1881 GUIDE TO RICHMOND AND THE BATTLEFIELDS

Written by W. D. Chesterman; “Presented by P.H. Mayo & Brother”. Printed by James E. Goode, Richmond. 66 pp., plus several leaves of local advertisements. Several full page illustrations… (337-245) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

SOUTHERN “UNION” NEWSPAPER “THE NEW SOUTH” - VOL. 1, NO. 52, PORT ROYAL, S.C., SATURDAY, AUGUST 29, 1863

SOUTHERN “UNION” NEWSPAPER “THE NEW SOUTH” - VOL. 1, NO. 52, PORT ROYAL, S.C., SATURDAY, AUGUST 29, 1863

4pp. with columns, measuring 12.5 x 10”. Slightly yellowed in places; one center vertical fold and four horizontal folds; some wear along fold lines and edges. Else good & entirely legible. Port… (337-247) SOLD. Learn More »

STATE OF ALABAMA, ALABAMA, $.05 NOTE

STATE OF ALABAMA, ALABAMA, $.05 NOTE

State of Alabama, Alabama. $05 note, serial number 21345, featuring a cotton ball. Dated 1/1/1863. AU condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR… (173-838) SOLD. Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

TEXAS CIVIL TREASURY WARRANT, MEDINA COUNTY, TEXAS $10 NOTE

TEXAS CIVIL TREASURY WARRANT, MEDINA COUNTY, TEXAS $10 NOTE

Texas Civil Treasury Warrant, Medina County, Texas. $10 note, serial number 8948, featuring Austin.  Dated 3/5/1863. XF condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER… (173-991) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV THREE-QUARTER SEATED VIEW OF 56TH NEW YORK QUARTERMASTER SERGEANT

CDV THREE-QUARTER SEATED VIEW OF 56TH NEW YORK QUARTERMASTER SERGEANT

Nice CDV of Quartermaster Sergeant Noah D. Smith of Company H, 56th New York Infantry. Smith is posed seated with his hands resting in his lap. Behind him is a painted backdrop of a lake scene. Smith… (337-271) SOLD. Learn More »

BUST VIEW CDV OF 8TH MAINE INFANTRY OFFICER WHO DIED OF WOUNDS RECEIVED AT COLD HARBOR

BUST VIEW CDV OF 8TH MAINE INFANTRY OFFICER WHO DIED OF WOUNDS RECEIVED AT COLD HARBOR

Image is a vignette bust view of 1st Lieutenant Charles F. Monroe. The contrast is a little light but all details can be seen. The bottom of the image has a nice period ink inscription that reads… (337-273) SOLD. Learn More »

WARTIME 14TH CORPS ID BADGE FOR 75TH INDIANA ADJUTANT

WARTIME 14TH CORPS ID BADGE FOR 75TH INDIANA ADJUTANT

Very nice coin silver ID badge in the shape of an acorn representing the 14th Army Corps. The face is delicately engraved with “J.C.M. 75th IND” in two lines.  The face of the badge is smooth and… (129-15) SOLD. Learn More »

SIGNATURE – WILLIAM MORRELL MCGREGOR, 2ND STUART HORSE LIGHT ARTILLERY BATTERY

SIGNATURE – WILLIAM MORRELL MCGREGOR, 2ND STUART HORSE LIGHT ARTILLERY BATTERY

Dark ink signature on 3 3/8” x 2” card.  “W.W. McGregor / Major of The Stuart Horse / artillery – Army of Northern / Virginia C S A”.  Excellent condition. On 6/4/61 at the age of 21,… (337-263) SOLD. Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

ADVERTISING CARD – FORD’S HOTEL, RICHMOND, VA

ADVERTISING CARD – FORD’S HOTEL, RICHMOND, VA

This post-Civil War, 3 1/8” x 4 3/8” advertisement, printed on green card stock, promotes Ford’s Hotel in Richmond, VA with its “Prices Greatly Reduced to suit the Times”; rates were $2.00,… (337-262) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

1879 ADMISSION TICKET TO PHILADELPHIA GAR PROGRAM IN HONOR OF ULYSSES S. GRANT

1879 ADMISSION TICKET TO PHILADELPHIA GAR PROGRAM IN HONOR OF ULYSSES S. GRANT

This 5 ¼” x 2” printed was for the admission of one member of the GAR to a “RECEPTION AND CAMP FIRE” to be held at the American Academy of Music, “IN HONOR OF / COMRADE U.S. GRANT / BY THE… (337-274) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

US/CS ARTILLERY 3-INCH SPONGE

US/CS ARTILLERY 3-INCH SPONGE

Lamb’s wool sponge head for use on the ramrod on a 3-inch gun such as a Parrott or Ordnance rifle. The item has flattened from being stored but is in otherwise good condition with only light wear.… (R20379) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

FINE CONDITION, ORIGINAL COLT THIRD MODEL DRAGOON REVOLVER

FINE CONDITION, ORIGINAL COLT THIRD MODEL DRAGOON REVOLVER

Seldom seen in the collecting field today is this historic and scarce 3rd Model Colt Dragoon in excellent original condition. A total of some 10,500 of these hefty Third Model Dragoon revolvers were… (740-832) SOLD. Learn More »

ARSENAL MARKED ACTION COVER

ARSENAL MARKED ACTION COVER

Canvas cover for use on the 1903 Springfield bolt action rifle. The canvas is in good condition with moderate surface dirt scattered throughout. The underside is marked in one corner “ROCK ISLAND… (430-29) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

CONFEDERATE TIN CANTEEN FROM JENNIE WADE MUSEUM, GETTYSBURG

CONFEDERATE TIN CANTEEN FROM JENNIE WADE MUSEUM, GETTYSBURG

This spheroid tin canteen is in good condition overall and meas. approx. 6.50 inches across. All three sling keepers and the spout are present. The keepers are long and thin while the spout has a… (729-104) SOLD. Learn More »

FIELD INSTRUCTION FOR ARTILLERY ID’D TO LIEUT. WILLIAM CHANDLER, BATTERY “E”, ILLINOIS 1ST LIGHT ARTILLERY

FIELD INSTRUCTION FOR ARTILLERY ID’D TO LIEUT. WILLIAM CHANDLER, BATTERY “E”, ILLINOIS 1ST LIGHT ARTILLERY

Prepared by a Board of Artillery Officers. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC.,1863. Penciled owner inscription, front eps: “W. Chandler/ Co. “E” 1st ILLs Lt. Artillery.” MOLLUS… (731-524) SOLD. Learn More »

CUT DOWN RELIC M1860 CAVALRY SABER RECOVERED ON 1ST DAY’S FIELD AT GETTYSBURG

CUT DOWN RELIC M1860 CAVALRY SABER RECOVERED ON 1ST DAY’S FIELD AT GETTYSBURG

This is the blade section only of a Model 1860 cavalry saber. The blade has been shortened to 20.25 inches from the tip to the bottom of the ricasso. No doubt this blade was somehow broken and then… (173-1406) SOLD. Learn More »

EAGLE BUTTON RECOVERED AT ROSE WOODS, GETTYSBURG

EAGLE BUTTON RECOVERED AT ROSE WOODS, GETTYSBURG

This is a coat sized General Service Eagle button has an excellent face with a plain back and shank. The button has darkened to a dark copper/brown color from age. Item is very clean. This button is… (173-1414) SOLD. Learn More »

$29.50
SOLD

EAGLE “I” BUTTON RECOVERED AT ROSE WOODS, GETTYSBURG

EAGLE “I” BUTTON RECOVERED AT ROSE WOODS, GETTYSBURG

This is a coat sized Eagle “I” button with a small push in the face with a plain back and shank. The button has darkened to an almost black color from age. Small amounts of green discoloration are… (173-1416) SOLD. Learn More »

$39.50
SOLD

SWORD SCABBARD PIECE FROM GETTYSBURG

SWORD SCABBARD PIECE FROM GETTYSBURG

This is the brass mount and ring off of a Model 1850 Field and Staff or Foot Officer’s sword. This item is from the Lee’s Headquarters Museum collection of Gettysburg… (173-1431) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

WORLD WAR ONE PEDERSON DEVICE CANVAS MAGAZINE POUCH

WORLD WAR ONE PEDERSON DEVICE CANVAS MAGAZINE POUCH

The Pederson device allowed a forty round stick magazine to be attached to the Model 1903 Springfield increasing the individual infantry man’s rate of fire. The device was put into production but… (430-26) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

1944 DATED M-1 MUZZLE COVER

1944 DATED M-1 MUZZLE COVER

Unissued canvas muzzle cover for the World War Two M-1. The canvas body is OD green with a bold “U.S.” in black ink on one side and “E.A. BROWN MFG. CO. 1944” in three lines on the other.… (430-28) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

ORIGINAL IMPORTED MOUNTED OFFICER’S ARTILLERY SABER FROM THE EARLY TO MID 19TH CENTURY

ORIGINAL IMPORTED MOUNTED OFFICER’S ARTILLERY SABER FROM THE EARLY TO MID 19TH CENTURY

Presented here is a wonderful military edged weapon used in America circa 1820 to 1840. The saber and its brass scabbard are a high quality specimen produced by the maker A. W. (Adam W.) Spies who was… (30-1795) SOLD. Learn More »

STRANDS OF PRESIDENT ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S HAIR

STRANDS OF PRESIDENT ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S HAIR

8" X 10", double matted in handsome suede, unframed, highlighted with a copy photo of Lincoln seated, with strands of Lincoln's hair encased. The strands of hair are covered with magnified covers to… (M23716) SOLD. Learn More »

PAIR OF MEDALS FOR 1916 SERVICE ON THE MEXICAN BORDER

PAIR OF MEDALS FOR 1916 SERVICE ON THE MEXICAN BORDER

This pair of medals were given to an unknown National Guardsman who served on the Mexican Border in 1916. Mexican bandits led by Poncho Villa were in the habit of crossing the border and attacking us… (410-67) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

SPECIAL MODEL 1861 CONTRACT U.S. PERCUSSION RIFLE - MUSKET

SPECIAL MODEL 1861 CONTRACT U.S. PERCUSSION RIFLE - MUSKET

Cal. 58 “Colt” produced by Colt Firearms Manufacturing Company and made in Hartford, CT. The lock surface is a nice mixed gunmetal gray. Markings” U.S. / COLT’S PT F.A. MFG CO / HARTFORD CT.,… (G3259) SOLD. Learn More »

CS 8 INCH NAVAL SPHERICAL SHELL

CS 8 INCH NAVAL SPHERICAL SHELL

Fired from an 8 inch Smoothbore. Recovered at Augusta, GA, in April 1972. Nice Smooth surface. Used wooden fuse plug. EXTRA SHIPPING REQUIRED. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH… (785-21) SOLD. Learn More »

CS/US 8 INCH NAVAL SPHERICAL MORTAR SHELL

CS/US 8 INCH NAVAL SPHERICAL MORTAR SHELL

Fired from an 8 inch smoothbore gun. Has “ears” on either side of the fuse hole. Used wooden fuse plug. Has a variant CS/US water cap fuse. Fired during the battle of Shiloh, Tennessee. Nice… (785-23) SOLD. Learn More »

US 3.4 INCH SCHENKL SHELL

US 3.4 INCH SCHENKL SHELL

Fired from a 3.4 inch rifled boat Howitzer. Has an unmarked pre-patent brass Schenkl percussion fuse in excellent condition. Found mostly along coastal waterways. Excellent… (785-40) SOLD. Learn More »

FANTASTIC NINTH-PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A “SUNFLOWER DISPERSER” OF COMPANY B, 3RD MISSISSIPPI INFANTRY

FANTASTIC NINTH-PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A “SUNFLOWER DISPERSER” OF COMPANY B, 3RD MISSISSIPPI INFANTRY

The unknown subject of this image wears a battle shirt that would be gray trimmed in red on the collar and down the front. The shoulders have rectangular epaulettes that also would be red while the… (781-02) SOLD. Learn More »

ID DISC FOR SOLDIER IN 5TH NEW HAMPSHIRE INFANTRY

ID DISC FOR SOLDIER IN 5TH NEW HAMPSHIRE INFANTRY

This is a stamped brass soldier’s ID disc with a spread-winged eagle with “WAR OF 1861” across the top and “UNITED STATES” across the bottom of the obverse. The reverse is stamped “J.… (785-42) SOLD. Learn More »

LINCOLN BUST ID DISC FOR 2ND NEW YORK VETERAN CAVALRY SOLDIER

LINCOLN BUST ID DISC FOR 2ND NEW YORK VETERAN CAVALRY SOLDIER

This is a stamped brass soldier’s ID disc with a bust of President Lincoln at center surrounded by “ABRAHAM LINCOLN PRESIDENT US” across the top and “WAR OF 1861” across the bottom of the… (785-49) SOLD. Learn More »

WONDERFUL ALBUMEN OF HQ, 2ND BRIGADE, 1ST DIVISION, CORPS DE AFRIQUE

WONDERFUL ALBUMEN OF HQ, 2ND BRIGADE, 1ST DIVISION, CORPS DE AFRIQUE

Image shows the headquarters tents of the 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Corps De Afrique at Port Hudson, Louisiana. The image shows the main street through the camp ending with at a large headquarters… (37-287) SOLD. Learn More »

INERT WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN STICK GRENADE

INERT WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN STICK GRENADE

This grenade has a wooden handle that is stamped near the top “1939.” The wood has a dirty surface but is solid throughout. The base of the handle has the screw cap but the ignition string and… (727-398) SOLD. Learn More »

MAKER MARKED US .58 CARTRIDGE BOX

MAKER MARKED US .58 CARTRIDGE BOX

This box is marked on the side in two lines “C.S. STORMS-MAKER N.Y.” The outer flap is in good condition with just the lightest surface wear. Most of the leather is smooth and clean with very… (744-66) SOLD. Learn More »

MAKER MARKED US .58 CARTRIDGE BOX WITH SLING

MAKER MARKED US .58 CARTRIDGE BOX WITH SLING

This box is marked on the side in two lines “C.S. STORMS-MAKER N.Y.” The outer flap is in good condition with just the lightest surface wear. Most of the leather is smooth and clean. One of the… (744-65) SOLD. Learn More »

GROUP OF DAGUERREOTYPES FROM NEW YORK FAMILY

GROUP OF DAGUERREOTYPES FROM NEW YORK FAMILY

This is a group of three images that show several generations of the same family. All images come with a slip of paper identifying each subject. The first image in the group is a sixth-plate… (783-37) SOLD. Learn More »

US 3-INCH SCHENKL SHELL WITH PERCUSSION FUSE

US 3-INCH SCHENKL SHELL WITH PERCUSSION FUSE

The body of this Schenkl shell is rusted throughout and could use a light cleaning. The surface of the nose looks like it might clean up well while the ribbed tail will have some moderate pitting. As… (727-254) SOLD. Learn More »

TIPTON STEREOVIEW OF THE LIGHTNER FARM ON THE BALTIMORE PIKE

TIPTON STEREOVIEW OF THE LIGHTNER FARM ON THE BALTIMORE PIKE

Stereo is on a cream colored mount with “W. H. TIPTON, PHOTO., GETTYSBURG, PA.” on one edge and “GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD VIEWS.” on the other. The image shows the Lightner farm buildings along… (P13295) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

TIPTON STEREOVIEW OF THE WHEATFIELD & GENERAL ZOOK MARKER

TIPTON STEREOVIEW OF THE WHEATFIELD & GENERAL ZOOK MARKER

Stereo is on a yellow mount with “ARTISTIC STEREO GEMS OF GETTYSBURG SCENERY” on one edge and “PHOTOGRAPHED BY W. H. TIPTON GETTYSBURG, PA.” on the other. The image itself was taken looking… (P13293) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

TIPTON STEREOVIEW OF THE BATTERED WOODS ON CULP’S HILL

TIPTON STEREOVIEW OF THE BATTERED WOODS ON CULP’S HILL

Stereo is on a yellow mount with “ARTISTIC STEREO GEMS OF GETTYSBURG SCENERY” on one edge and “PHOTOGRAPHED BY W. H. TIPTON GETTYSBURG, PA.” on the other. The image shows the woods on Culp’s… (P13294) SOLD. Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

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… (M23718) SOLD. Learn More »

1830-1860 ALE/WINE/ LIQUOR BOTTLE

1830-1860 ALE/WINE/ LIQUOR BOTTLE

Black glass bottle with a long wide neck. There is a visible horizontal mold seam running around the bottle 5.00 inches up from the base. The section where the bottle rounds off toward the neck has a… (14-1523) SOLD. Learn More »

$38.00
SOLD

ALLEN & WHEELOCK CENTER HAMMER ARMY REVOLVER

ALLEN & WHEELOCK CENTER HAMMER ARMY REVOLVER

This vintage specimen of a Civil War era sidearm was produced by the Allen & Wheeling manufacturing firm of Worcester, Massachusetts. Designated the Allen Center Hammer Army Revolver Model, the… (218-432) SOLD. Learn More »

CS 3 INCH MULLANE SHELL

CS 3 INCH MULLANE SHELL

A bourreleted short-nose pattern Mullane shell fired from a 3 inch rifle. The copper disc with a flame groove cut into the edge not original to the projectile. The three pins remain, sans the large… (785-33) SOLD. Learn More »

US 2.9 INCH FLAT TOP PARROTT BOLT

US 2.9 INCH FLAT TOP PARROTT BOLT

Fired from a 3 inch 10 pounder Parrott rifle. This exact projectile is pictured in Melton and Pawl’s book on artillery on page 161. Iron sabot with some rifling visible. Nice example. Found in 1864… (785-28) SOLD. Learn More »

CS 3 INCH ARCHER BOLT

CS 3 INCH ARCHER BOLT

Fired from a 3 inch rifle this Archer Bolt is the most common pattern found. It has two deep grooves  on the lower section. Widely used by the Army of Northern Virginia. This bolt was recovered on… (785-32) SOLD. Learn More »

OFFICER’S ARTILLERY CAP INSIGNIA

OFFICER’S ARTILLERY CAP INSIGNIA

Stamped brass crossed cannons done in the false embroidered style. These are small measuring approx. 1.50 inches wide x 1.00 inch tall. The item is in good condition with only light surface. All the… (7-3579) SOLD. Learn More »

INDIAN WAR ERA FIGHTING KNIFE WITH SHEATH

INDIAN WAR ERA FIGHTING KNIFE WITH SHEATH

Presented here is a well-used, well-worn belt knife often referred to as a fighting knife that bears no markings and is a product of an unknown maker. Included is a fine, unmarked, dark brown leather… (786-04) SOLD. Learn More »

PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF P.H. SHERIDAN

PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF P.H. SHERIDAN

2 Volumes. Published by Charles L. Webster, New York, 1888. 500 & 486pp., maps, ills. Trade edition green glazed cloth, with gilt cover embossment & gilt shoulder straps & spine lettering.… (34-99) SOLD. Learn More »

REVISED REGULATIONS FOR THE ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES, 1861 — ID’D TO LT. ALEXANDER JOHNSON, REVISED REGULATIONS FOR THE ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES, 1861 — ID’D TO LT. ALEXANDER JOHNSON, 1ST OHIO INFANTRY/ BATTLE OF SHILOH

REVISED REGULATIONS FOR THE ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES, 1861 — ID’D TO LT. ALEXANDER JOHNSON, REVISED REGULATIONS FOR THE ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES, 1861 — ID’D TO LT. ALEXANDER JOHNSON, 1ST OHIO INFANTRY/ BATTLE OF SHILOH

Printed by J.G.L. Brown, Philadelphia, 1861. Top page lettering, in ink: “A. Johnston”. Interior title page inscription, in pencil: “Lieut. Alexander Johnson/ Field of Shiloh/ April 7, 1862.”… (731-519) SOLD. Learn More »

US/CS 18-POUNDER SPHERICAL SHOT

US/CS 18-POUNDER SPHERICAL SHOT

The body of this spherical shot has some heavy pitting and light surface rust throughout. Attached to the top is a keeper with a link of “S” chain attached. It is believed that this shot may have… (727-211) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL, CIVIL WAR CONFEDERATE WOOD DRUM CANTEEN WITH SLING

ORIGINAL, CIVIL WAR CONFEDERATE WOOD DRUM CANTEEN WITH SLING

This Civil War artifact is a great example of an original, Confederate wooden drum canteen. As with many wood drum canteens produced during the war, this circular specimen appears to be made of cedar… (729-106) SOLD. Learn More »

CONFEDERATE STAFF OFFICER’S BUTTON FROM GETTYSBURG

CONFEDERATE STAFF OFFICER’S BUTTON FROM GETTYSBURG

Confederate local three piece staff button. The face has a severe dent at center and a small hole just above the eagle's head. Reverse is blank with bent shank. No gilt remains on the face but the… (458-282) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

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

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

Stereo is on a yellow mount with “ARTISTIC STEREO GEMS OF GETTYSBURG SCENERY” on one edge and “PHOTOGRAPHED BY W. H. TIPTON GETTYSBURG, PA.” on the other. The image was taken from the… (P13290) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

TIPTON STEREO OF BIG ROUND TOP & COL. TAYLOR MARKER

TIPTON STEREO OF BIG ROUND TOP & COL. TAYLOR MARKER

Stereo is on a yellow mount with “ARTISTIC STEREO GEMS OF GETTYSBURG SCENERY” on one edge and “PHOTOGRAPHED BY W. H. TIPTON GETTYSBURG, PA.” on the other. The image itself was taken from in… (P13267) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL, CIVIL WAR RECRUITING BROADSIDE FOR COMPANY D, 121st PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

ORIGINAL, CIVIL WAR RECRUITING BROADSIDE FOR COMPANY D, 121st PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

Presented here is a fantastic, seldom seen military recruiting broadside in very good original condition from the State of Pennsylvania. This modern framed, oversized poster calls on men from… (465-182) SOLD. Learn More »

GLASS PLATE/ASHTRAY FROM THE BERLIN OLYMPICS OF 1936

GLASS PLATE/ASHTRAY FROM THE BERLIN OLYMPICS OF 1936

Nice smoked glass plate with a raised edge. Cut into the glass edge is lettering that has been filled in with white paint or enamel. The lettering reads “BERLIN OLYMPIADE 1936.”  Etched into the… (727-406) SOLD. Learn More »

IRON FRAME COLT MODEL 1849 POCKET REVOLVER IN GOOD CONDITION

IRON FRAME COLT MODEL 1849 POCKET REVOLVER IN GOOD CONDITION

Presented here is a seldom seen, iron frame, Colt cap and ball pistol commonly referred to as the 1849 Pocket Model revolver. This personal sidearm, in good original condition throughout, bears all… (729-125) SOLD. Learn More »

SPECIAL MODEL 1861 “L.G. &Y.” CONTRACT RIFLE MUSKET

SPECIAL MODEL 1861 “L.G. &Y.” CONTRACT RIFLE MUSKET

This original Civil War longarm is a .58 caliber Lamson, Goodnow & Yale contract Special Model 1861, single-shot muzzleloader in very good overall condition. The LG&Y musket was a product of… (G3120) SOLD. Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 3-INCH 10 POUNDER READ SHELL

CONFEDERATE 3-INCH 10 POUNDER READ SHELL

The body of this shell is heavily pitted with light surface rust throughout. The base still has its copper ring sabot that shows the marks of lands and groves from having been fired while the nose… (727-131) SOLD. Learn More »

CASEY’S INFANTRY TACTICS, 2 VOLS.

CASEY’S INFANTRY TACTICS, 2 VOLS.

By Brigadier-Gen. Silas Casey. Published by D. Van Nostrand, New York, 1862/1863 Vol. 1, front eps advertising stamp: “W.L. Alexander / Dealer in Dry Good/ Groceries, Etc.” Both vols. 279pp, with… (783-16) SOLD. Learn More »

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN MEDICAL CANTEEN

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN MEDICAL CANTEEN

Nice condition German medical canteen with an excellent condition brown wool/felt cover with reinforced back. The black leather straps show some wear but are in good condition. The cup is still… (727-390) SOLD. Learn More »

$70.00
SOLD

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN PASSPORT

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN PASSPORT

There are four versions of standard Reisepässe or passports dating back to the Third Reich of Adolf Hitler. The earliest one had a Weimar eagle on the front with Nazi eagle and swastika stamps… (727-409) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN PASSPORT

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN PASSPORT

There are four versions of standard Reisepässe or passports dating back to the Third Reich. The earliest one had a Weimar eagle on the front with Nazi eagle and swastika stamps inside. By May of… (727-408) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

UNUSUAL CONFEDERATE CAVALRY SABER WITH SCABBARD

UNUSUAL CONFEDERATE CAVALRY SABER WITH SCABBARD

Presented here is an unusual specimen of a Confederate cavalryman’s crude saber and its iron scabbard. This saber has some of the characteristics of the more recognizable Kenansville pattern saber.… (161-03) SOLD. Learn More »

M1861 U.S. SPRINGFIELD MUSKET DATED 1862, WITH ORIGINAL SHOULDER SLING

M1861 U.S. SPRINGFIELD MUSKET DATED 1862, WITH ORIGINAL SHOULDER SLING

This Model 1861, .58 caliber, percussion rifle-musket, dated 1862, was produced at the Federal armory in Springfield, Massachusetts. Musket retains its original stock, original iron nipple and bolster… (218-430) SOLD. Learn More »

RARE “LEE ON HORSEBACK” COLD CAST SCULPTURE BY RON TUNISON

RARE “LEE ON HORSEBACK” COLD CAST SCULPTURE BY RON TUNISON

Here is a very rare, mint condition sculpture titled “Genl Robert E. Lee” made by the renowned sculpture, Ron Tunison, who passed away recently. His cold cast edition of Confederate General Robert… (M23692) SOLD. Learn More »

POCKET MODEL 1849 COLT REVOLVER WITH MATCHING SERIAL NUMBERS

POCKET MODEL 1849 COLT REVOLVER WITH MATCHING SERIAL NUMBERS

This Model 1849 Pocket Colt is .31 with a four inch octagon barrel and a five-shot cylinder. The matching serial number of 22706 indicates a production year of 1851. Traces of the original bluing… (282-319) SOLD. Learn More »

EXTREMELY RARE CS 6.4 INCH DAHLGREN SHELL

EXTREMELY RARE CS 6.4 INCH DAHLGREN SHELL

Fired from a 6.4 inch Brooke or a rifled 32 pounder. Sans the lead cup sabot. Only found in the Vicksburg area, no other known battlefield recovery areas. Formerly of the late Tom Dickey’s artillery… (727-212) SOLD. Learn More »

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN TROPICAL PITH HELMET

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN TROPICAL PITH HELMET

This helmet has a cork body covered with a multi-piece cover made of khaki cloth and edged with a grey-green leather. The top of the helmet has a knob covered in the same cloth as the body. This knob… (727-388) SOLD. Learn More »

INERT WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN STICK GRENADE WITH SLEEVE

INERT WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN STICK GRENADE WITH SLEEVE

This grenade has a wooden handle that is in very nice condition with no visible markings. Unlike other grenades this one does not have the usual screw cap and string pull primer at the bottom of the… (727-399) SOLD. Learn More »

17TH CORPS VETERAN’S CORPS BADGE

17TH CORPS VETERAN’S CORPS BADGE

Brass arrow approx. 2.75 inches long. Reverse has a “T” bar pin that latches under the arrowhead. Fine detailing to feathers at base of the shaft. The 17th Corps was organized December 18, 1862… (729-71) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

POCKET MODEL 1849 COLT REVOLVER

POCKET MODEL 1849 COLT REVOLVER

This Model 1849 Pocket Colt is .31 with a six inch octagon barrel and a five-shot cylinder. The serial number of 301336 indicates a production year of 1868. A good bit of the bluing remains on the… (2-630) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ENLISTED MAN’S WAIST BELT WITH PLATE AND KEEPER

CIVIL WAR ENLISTED MAN’S WAIST BELT WITH PLATE AND KEEPER

This is the Pattern 1856 enlisted man’s leather belt with the brass keeper and oval Pattern 1839 US belt plate. The belt is made of black buff leather which meas. approx. 1.75 inches wide. Attached… (727-515) SOLD. Learn More »

US 9-INCH DAHLGREN CANISTER ROUND WITH FOLK ART PAINTING

US 9-INCH DAHLGREN CANISTER ROUND WITH FOLK ART PAINTING

This large canister round is made up of two wood discs, one at top and one at the bottom. Between the two wood discs is a thin tin body that is crimped and nailed on each end. There is also an iron… (727-99) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA IMPORTED BUGLE WITH CAVALRY CORD

CIVIL WAR ERA IMPORTED BUGLE WITH CAVALRY CORD

A well-used example of a mid-19th century imported military bugle. This specimen has certainly seen quite a bit of service over the years. Although dented in various areas along the body and having a… (729-107) SOLD. Learn More »

VERY FINE, CIVIL WAR THREE-SCREW COLT MODEL 1860 ARMY REVOLVER

VERY FINE, CIVIL WAR THREE-SCREW COLT MODEL 1860 ARMY REVOLVER

This cap and ball percussion sidearm is a complete Civil War Colt Model 1860 Army revolver in fine condition. These handguns were in production from 1860 through 1873 and were the successor to the… (30-1789) SOLD. Learn More »

US PATTERN 1839 OVAL CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

US PATTERN 1839 OVAL CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

This non-dug example is in very nice condition. The face is clean and free of major dings and scratches. The detail of the stamped “US” is very good. The surface of the face has a pleasing mellow… (M23689) SOLD. Learn More »

US MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABER BY AMES

US MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABER BY AMES

This is a fine example of the 1860 cavalry saber manufactured by Ames for the U.S. Government and Inspected by David Rice. The saber has a 34 3/4 inch long curved blade with a semi-bright finish. Only… (E2449) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL, EARLY CIVIL WAR MODEL 1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD IN FINE CONDITION

ORIGINAL, EARLY CIVIL WAR MODEL 1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD IN FINE CONDITION

Here is a fine quality saber of the type issued to Federal horsemen during the American Civil War. Produced under the smallest government contract for sabers (10,000) by the D. J. Millard Company’s… (172-3294) SOLD. Learn More »

AUSTRIAN MODEL 1854 “LORENZ” RIFLE-MUSKET

AUSTRIAN MODEL 1854 “LORENZ” RIFLE-MUSKET

This Civil War era military longarm, called the Austrian Model 1854 “Lorenz” Rifle-Musket, was a favorite European longarm of both the North and the South. During the war, some 250,000 such arms… (218-431) SOLD. Learn More »

OVAL US BELT PLATE FROM GETTYSBURG

OVAL US BELT PLATE FROM GETTYSBURG

This Pattern 1839 oval US belt plate was purchased at a local estate sale on Rake Factory Road which is a side street off of the Carlisle Pike approx. 5 miles north of Gettysburg. The face of the… (2-631) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR PERIOD GLASS INKWELL

CIVIL WAR PERIOD GLASS INKWELL

Typical octagon pyramid shaped flat bottomed inkwell with an extended round neck. This is typical of many found in Civil War camp sites. This particular example is in nice shape with no chips or… (179-601) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

CSA IMPRINT — MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT: TENNESSEE UNIONISTS IN CUSTODY AT SALISBURY, NC., MILITARY PRISON

CSA IMPRINT — MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT: TENNESSEE UNIONISTS IN CUSTODY AT SALISBURY, NC., MILITARY PRISON

[Crandall 1278, Parrish & Willingham 2262]. Federal cover stamp: “Second Division/ Rebel Archives/ War Department”. Dated “Richmond, Va., February 27, 1863.” 8pp., wraps, measuring 8.5 x… (L14310) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

MINTY CONDITION CIVIL WAR FEDERAL CAVALRY SABER KNOT

MINTY CONDITION CIVIL WAR FEDERAL CAVALRY SABER KNOT

Issued to Union horsemen during the war, this 38” long, leather strap is complete and in excellent condition. The 1” wide, black bridle leather device is looped upon itself to make a 19” long,… (173-1404) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR “SNY” CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE SHELL ONLY FROM FREDERICKSBURG, VIRGINIA

CIVIL WAR “SNY” CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE SHELL ONLY FROM FREDERICKSBURG, VIRGINIA

At the beginning of the Civil war, the State of New York issued brass waist belt plates and cartridge box plate to its first volunteer infantry regiments deploying for field service. This excavated… (729-45) SOLD. Learn More »

THE NEW ENGLAND COMMERCIAL BANK, NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND, $1 NOTE

THE NEW ENGLAND COMMERCIAL BANK, NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND, $1 NOTE

The New England Commercial Bank, Newport, Rhode Island. $1 note, featuring a maiden at a wharf. Dated 1850s. GEM condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (173-828) SOLD. Learn More »

THE BANK OF AMERICA, RHODE ISLAND, $1 NOTE

THE BANK OF AMERICA, RHODE ISLAND, $1 NOTE

The Bank of America, Rhode Island. $1 note, featuring a seated maiden. Dated 4/23/1860. GEM condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE,… (173-827) SOLD. Learn More »

THIRD MODEL BURNSIDE CARBINE IN VERY GOOD ORIGINAL CONDITION

THIRD MODEL BURNSIDE CARBINE IN VERY GOOD ORIGINAL CONDITION

Here is a rare, original, 3rd Model Civil War Burnside cavalry carbine specimen in very good plus condition that was produced by the Burnside Rifle Co of Providence, Rhode Island. The 3rd model was… (713-21) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL, UNOPENED PACKET OF FRANKFORD ARSENAL ARTILLERY 8 SECOND FUSES

ORIGINAL, UNOPENED PACKET OF FRANKFORD ARSENAL ARTILLERY 8 SECOND FUSES

This fine artifact from the Civil War period is an original, unopened packet of five Federal artillery paper time fuses that are still contained within the original beige or light tan colored paper… (729-100) SOLD. Learn More »

CONFEDERATE STATE SEAL

CONFEDERATE STATE SEAL

Ca. late 19th century. Circular bronze with lead backing. Crisp, clean face exhibiting two miniscule dings at the edges. Backing displays medium scratching. Else VG & highly attractive. Great desk… (729-86) SOLD. Learn More »

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF ID’D 3RD KENTUCKY CAVALRY OFFICER & COMRADE

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF ID’D 3RD KENTUCKY CAVALRY OFFICER & COMRADE

This tintype shows two Union Company grade officers of the 3rd Kentucky Cavalry. One man is seated while the other stands by his side. The standing subject has a full beard and mustache and wears a… (729-81) SOLD. Learn More »

MINT CONDITION CS 4.52" 12 LB SPHERICAL SHELL FOUND ON EAST CAVALRY FIELD - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

MINT CONDITION CS 4.52" 12 LB SPHERICAL SHELL FOUND ON EAST CAVALRY FIELD - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

From the Walters Collection. This was the standard smoothbore projectile used during the Civil War. Its purpose was to destroy fortifications, gun emplacements, charging Infantry and Cavalry. When… (R11698) SOLD. Learn More »

$895.00
Originally $1,250.00


SOLD

C.S. 4.52" 12-LB SPHERICAL SHELL COMPLETE WITH C.S. VARIANT FUSE PLUG - GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

C.S. 4.52" 12-LB SPHERICAL SHELL COMPLETE WITH C.S. VARIANT FUSE PLUG - GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

Here is a fine and complete Confederate, 4.52", 12-pound spherical shell with its typical CS variant-type fuse adapter. Found on East Cavalry Field in Gettysburg sometime after the battle, this… (R11163) SOLD. Learn More »

$1,250.00
Originally $1,850.00


SOLD

CONFEDERATE 3-INCH SMOOTH READ SHELL FOUND IN REYNOLD'S WOODS - GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

CONFEDERATE 3-INCH SMOOTH READ SHELL FOUND IN REYNOLD'S WOODS - GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This item is an original fired and unexploded C.S. 3-Inch Read Smooth Case-Shot Shell. Lightly pitted, this shell measures approximately 8 ½ inches long and 2.8 inches in diameter and weighs 9.5… (R11196) SOLD. Learn More »

$1,595.00
Originally $2,250.00


SOLD

U.S. 4.52 INCH 12-POUND SPHERICAL SHELL FOUND ON THE HECK FARM BACK OF WOLF HILL - GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

U.S. 4.52 INCH 12-POUND SPHERICAL SHELL FOUND ON THE HECK FARM BACK OF WOLF HILL - GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

Here is a nice U.S. 4.52-inch solid spherical shot. Shot rounds such as this were usually fired to ricochet from one target to another causing extensive damage. Very lightly pitted, it was found in… (R11036) SOLD. Learn More »

$695.00
Originally $895.00


SOLD

U.S. 4.52" 12-LB SPHERICAL SHOT WITH ITS BORMANN 'BRAILLE' FUSE - GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

U.S. 4.52" 12-LB SPHERICAL SHOT WITH ITS BORMANN 'BRAILLE' FUSE - GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

Here, in wonderful condition, is a Federal, 4.52" 12-pound spherical shell complete with its unusual Bormann "Braille" type fuse adapter. Found on the Jacoby Farm by resident Martin Williams of… (R11009) SOLD. Learn More »

$1,250.00
Originally $1,850.00


SOLD

RARE, EXCAVATED, CONFEDERATE 3” ARCHER BOLT

RARE, EXCAVATED, CONFEDERATE 3” ARCHER BOLT

Here is an excavated, seldom-seen Civil War Confederate 3” field artillery projectile commonly referred to as an Archer Bolt. The design was likely produced by Dr. Robert Archer a partner of Joseph… (R19321) SOLD. Learn More »

$695.00
Originally $895.00


SOLD

<i>USS PAWNEE</i> COPPER BOLT WITH “US” STAMP

USS PAWNEE COPPER BOLT WITH “US” STAMP

Four-sided, flanged, hand-made copper bolt measuring 7.875” in length, .5” in width.  Sharp “US” stamping three inches above tip. Exhibits dark patina & minor nicks. Else VG, and… (R17620) SOLD. Learn More »

$165.00
Originally $225.00


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 65,000 made from 1889 through 1893. Barrel has government proof marks on the… (G3226) SOLD. Learn More »

$650.00
Originally $750.00


SOLD

“GROSSDEUTSCHLAND” ELITE UNIT CUFFTITLE

“GROSSDEUTSCHLAND” ELITE UNIT CUFFTITLE

Original German elite unit sleeve insignia worn by members of Panzergrenadier Division “Grossdeutschland” during World War II.  The most famous German army panzer unit of World War II, the… (M23564) SOLD. Learn More »

$850.00
Originally $1,100.00


SOLD

“ADOLF HITLER” ELITE UNIT CUFFTITLE

“ADOLF HITLER” ELITE UNIT CUFFTITLE

Original German elite unit sleeve insignia worn by members of Waffen SS 1st Panzer Division “Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler” during World War II.  The most famous – or infamous – German Waffen SS… (M23565) SOLD. Learn More »

$1,150.00
Originally $1,350.00


SOLD

“KRETA” CAMPAIGN CUFFBAND

“KRETA” CAMPAIGN CUFFBAND

Original German campaign sleeve insignia. Instituted on 16 October 1942, the “Kreta” cuffband was awarded to members of the German armed forces who participated in the air assault on Crete in May… (M23558) SOLD. Learn More »

$500.00
Originally $700.00


SOLD

1865-DATED AMES MODEL 1840 LIGHT ARTILLERY SABER AND SCABBARD

1865-DATED AMES MODEL 1840 LIGHT ARTILLERY SABER AND SCABBARD

Model 1840 light artillery saber complete with its original metal scabbard. Blade and scabbard are both in fair to good condition. Made for light artillery (mounted units), the U.S. Ordnance… (E2411) SOLD. Learn More »

$595.00
Originally $695.00


SOLD

REBUILT 3.67 INCH CANISTER ROUND

REBUILT 3.67 INCH CANISTER ROUND

This rebuilt canister round is the 3.67-inch variety that was meant for use in the 20 pounder rifle. The body consists of forty-two 1.25-inch iron canister balls that have been cleaned and glued… (R20368) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL TIN OF J. S. GOLDMARK’S PERCUSSION CAPS

ORIGINAL TIN OF J. S. GOLDMARK’S PERCUSSION CAPS

This original tin of percussion caps measures 1½” diameter and is ½” deep. Tin contains forty-five small copper percussion caps coated with fulminate of mercury. For use with cap and ball… (729-62) SOLD. Learn More »

$30.00
SOLD

PAIR OF EYE GLASSES IN THE ORIGINAL CASE DUG IN REB TRENCH AT SPOTSYLVANIA - GAVIN COLLECTION

PAIR OF EYE GLASSES IN THE ORIGINAL CASE DUG IN REB TRENCH AT SPOTSYLVANIA - GAVIN COLLECTION

This is a typical Civil War period brass elliptical eye-glass case missing its hinge. Both the top and bottom are present. The brass surfaces have darkened with age and one is cracked but there are no… (R20363) SOLD. Learn More »

CS 10” ATLANTA ARSENAL MARKED SPHERICAL COLUMBIAD SHELL

CS 10” ATLANTA ARSENAL MARKED SPHERICAL COLUMBIAD SHELL

Stamped near the fuse hole large with letter “D” for the Atlanta Arsenal. Fired from a 10 inch Columbiad Gun. Sans the wood fuse, mint example, non-excavated. Examples found in Deep South coastal/… (R20365) SOLD. Learn More »

U.S. 2.9" PARROTT SHELL FROM LITTLE ROUND TOP USED AS A FARM WEIGHT -GEISELMAN COLLECTION

U.S. 2.9" PARROTT SHELL FROM LITTLE ROUND TOP USED AS A FARM WEIGHT - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This original, Federal artillery projectile is a 2.9" Parrott shell specimen that was recovered from the David Plank Farm on Little Round Top sometime after the battle of Gettysburg. Converted and… (R11214) SOLD. Learn More »

$500.00
Originally $750.00


SOLD

BULLET IN WOOD FOUND AT GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

BULLET IN WOOD FOUND AT GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

Here is a very nice piece of Gettysburg history: it is a bullet embedded in a piece of wood. It was recovered at an unknown location in Gettysburg. This wood was sawn by L.U. Collins in the summer of… (R10826) SOLD. Learn More »

$595.00
Originally $975.00


SOLD

RELIC CONFEDERATE SIEVE

RELIC CONFEDERATE SIEVE

Sieve meas. approx. 6.25 inches across. It is covered in rust but many of the holes are visible. Glued to the center of the item is an old typed tag that reads “SIEVE FOUND IN CONFEDERATE ARMY… (R19840) SOLD. Learn More »

$30.00
Originally $47.50


SOLD

RELIC CONFEDERATE BOWIE KNIFE RECOVERED IN A CONFEDERATE TRENCH

RELIC CONFEDERATE BOWIE KNIFE RECOVERED IN A CONFEDERATE TRENCH

Iron tang and blade of a Confederate Bowie knife in good condition. Item is rusted throughout with small amounts of loss along the true edge. Overall length is 14.50 inches long from the tip of the… (R19583) SOLD. Learn More »

$250.00
Originally $325.00


SOLD

RELIC MILITIA BELT PLATE

RELIC MILITIA BELT PLATE

This is one of the more commonly encountered pre-war militia belt plates. At center is a spread-winged eagle with a US shield on his chest holding arrows in one claw and an olive branch in the other.… (R20172) SOLD. Learn More »

$225.00
Originally $295.00


SOLD

US 3.8" TYPE II JAMES SHELL FOUND AT VICKSBURG, MS

US 3.8" TYPE II JAMES SHELL FOUND AT VICKSBURG, MS

Fired from a 14 pounder James Rifle, sabot has damage from being fired. Approx. 50% of the tin sleeve covers the lead sabot. About 1/3 of the lead/tin sabot is missing, exposing three of the eight… (R12193) SOLD. Learn More »

$525.00
Originally $595.00


SOLD

POCKET MODEL 1849 COLT WITH MATCHING SERIAL NUMBERS

POCKET MODEL 1849 COLT WITH MATCHING SERIAL NUMBERS

This Model 1849 Pocket Colt is .31 with a four inch octagon barrel and a five-shot cylinder. The matching serial number of 182994 indicates a production year of 1860. None of the original bluing… (667-36) SOLD. Learn More »

IMPORTED PRESENTATION GRADE MODEL 1850 STAFF & FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO 134TH ILLINOIS OFFICER

IMPORTED PRESENTATION GRADE MODEL 1850 STAFF & FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO 134TH ILLINOIS OFFICER

This imported presentation grade Model 1850 Staff & Field Officer’s sword is identified to Captain Joshua Pike of Company G, 134th Illinois Infantry. The sword is in nice used condition and was… (779-11) SOLD. Learn More »

SINGLE SHOT FLINTLOCK PISTOL FOUND ON GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD ON THE DAVID PLANK FARM - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

SINGLE SHOT FLINTLOCK PISTOL FOUND ON GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD ON THE DAVID PLANK FARM - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

Moderate rust, wooden grips gone. Grips at one time had brass sideplates affixed to each side which still remain, although loose from pistol. Hammer and frizzen still moveable. Folding trigger is… (R10857) SOLD. Learn More »

$695.00
Originally $1,250.00


SOLD

COMBINATION TOOL - EARLY GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD PICK-UP / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

COMBINATION TOOL - EARLY GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD PICK-UP / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This item is a nice, original combination gun tool; the origin of this tool is unknown but it is possibly from the continental European or British. It was found in Gettysburg at an unknown location.… (R11655) SOLD. Learn More »

$150.00
Originally $195.00


SOLD

1912 REUNION RIBBON - "ORANGE VETERANS", 124TH NEW YORK INFANTRY - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

1912 REUNION RIBBON - "ORANGE VETERANS", 124TH NEW YORK INFANTRY - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

Red, white and blue ribbon measuring 5 1/4" x 2 1/8". Shows some soiling and staining, particularly visible on the once white portion of the ribbon; part of the "9" and "1" in 1912 are partially… (M17102) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
Originally $100.00


SOLD

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… (282-317) SOLD. Learn More »

MATCHING PAIR OF TRIPLE BORDER MAJOR’S SHOULDER STRAPS

MATCHING PAIR OF TRIPLE BORDER MAJOR’S SHOULDER STRAPS

These wartime straps were once high-grade quality pieces but they have accumulated a lot of wear over the years. The triple border is made of bullion thread that has darkened with age. The border is… (729-53) SOLD. Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE AND LADDER BADGE ID’D TO 124TH ILLINOIS SOLDIER WHO CLAIMED A CONNECTION TO BOTH ABRAHAM LINCOLN & JEFFERSON DAVIS

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE AND LADDER BADGE ID’D TO 124TH ILLINOIS SOLDIER WHO CLAIMED A CONNECTION TO BOTH ABRAHAM LINCOLN & JEFFERSON DAVIS

The items in this group are identified to Private John G. Weilein (spelled Wilyne in the records) of Company E, 124th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. The first item in this group is a sixth plate tintype… (M23685) SOLD. Learn More »

US CIVIL WAR MEDICAL BOTTLE

US CIVIL WAR MEDICAL BOTTLE

Handsome, slope-shouldered amber-colored bottle, with “U.S.A./ Hosp. Dept” marking. Measures 9.25” in height, 3.5” in diameter, with lipped spout 1.25” in diameter. Virtually  pristine. … (M23249) SOLD. Learn More »

$795.00
Originally $975.00


SOLD

ID'D GROUPING OF CAVALRY ITEMS IDENTIFIED TO WILLIAM CURRAN,  1ST NEW JERSEY CAVALRY VOLUNTEERS

ID'D GROUPING OF CAVALRY ITEMS IDENTIFIED TO WILLIAM CURRAN, 1ST NEW JERSEY CAVALRY VOLUNTEERS

A true 'attic find' is the best way to describe this handsome, well-preserved Civil War cavalry grouping that belonged to Corporal William Curran of the 1st New Jersey cavalry. A truly wonderful… (M23241) SOLD. Learn More »

$3,250.00
Originally $3,950.00


SOLD

US MODEL 1840 NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICER'S SWORD HILT

US MODEL 1840 NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICER'S SWORD HILT

This N.C.O. pattern sword was adopted by the War Department in 1840, and was based principally upon a type used by the French Army. The hilt is cast brass, grip ribbed in imitation of wire wrapping.… (R20091) SOLD. Learn More »

$175.00
Originally $225.00


SOLD

US MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABER WITH UPSIDE DOWN DATE

US MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABER WITH UPSIDE DOWN DATE

We have encountered a few of these oddities before. There is no maker mark but there is a date on one side of the ricasso stamped opposite from the way it is usually done. The blade is semi-bright… (E2343) SOLD. Learn More »

$450.00
Originally $595.00


SOLD

U.S. MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD

U.S. MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD

Maker marked ‘H. Sauerbier, Newark, NJ” on reverse side near counter guard. Characteristic unstopped fuller runs from guard to within six inches of the tip. Semi-bright blade with crisp floral… (E2355) SOLD. Learn More »

$995.00
Originally $1,295.00


SOLD

US ARTILLERY GUNNERS GIMLET

US ARTILLERY GUNNERS 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… (M22863) SOLD. Learn More »

$100.00
Originally $125.00


SOLD

TINTYPE OF SOLDIER WEARING 5TH CORPS BADGE

TINTYPE OF SOLDIER WEARING 5TH CORPS BADGE

Quarter plate tintype of a young soldier seated in a chair with his legs crossed. He wears a frock coat, vest and light trousers. The buttons on the frock coat and vest have a touch of gilt. He also… (P13066) SOLD. Learn More »

$200.00
Originally $300.00


SOLD

CIVIL WAR PERIOD CDV COPY OF A TINTYPE OF 146TH NEW YORK ZOUAVE KILLED IN ACTION

CIVIL WAR PERIOD CDV COPY OF A TINTYPE OF 146TH NEW YORK ZOUAVE KILLED IN ACTION

The image shows a young Zouave posed in front of a painted backdrop of a military camp with Sibley tents, wall tents, a fort on a hill and flagpole with US flag. The subject wears a fez with a large… (P13060) SOLD. Learn More »

$700.00
Originally $950.00


SOLD

RARE RETRACTABLE CONFEDERATE PIKE

RARE, RETRACTABLE CONFEDERATE PIKE

This item is a very nice Confederate retractable pike. In its retracted position in which the blade is sheathed, it measures 72-1/2 inches long from butt to butt. Each end has a metal ferrule; the… (E2303) SOLD. Learn More »

$2,250.00
Originally $2,950.00


SOLD

CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE FOUND IN CAMP OF STUART’S CAVALRY

CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE FOUND IN CAMP OF STUART’S CAVALRY

This is a rare variant of the Confederate frame buckle known as the “Cavalry” style due to its smaller size. Brass has a nice light patina with a slight wave from ground freezing. Buckle was… (R19345) SOLD. Learn More »

$550.00
Originally $795.00


SOLD

VERY RARE EXCAVATED CIVIL WAR ALABAMA STATE SEAL BUTTON

VERY RARE EXCAVATED CIVIL WAR ALABAMA STATE SEAL BUTTON

This desirable, excavated Alabama artifact is a seldom seen example of a two-piece brass button as worn on the uniforms of Alabama militia soldiers.  Locally made, the coat-size button is of… (R18597) SOLD. Learn More »

$395.00
Originally $495.00


SOLD

PRE-CIVIL WAR CARTRIDGE BOX RECOVERED AT SHILOH

PRE-CIVIL WAR CARTRIDGE BOX RECOVERED AT SHILOH

Box meas. approx. 7.25 x 2.25 x 2.75. Leather outer flap is worn around the edges. The surface has crackling with light scattered leather loss. At center of outer flap is circular stitching which… (R19315) SOLD. Learn More »

$200.00
Originally $350.00


SOLD

7mm PINFIRE REVOLVER

7mm PINFIRE REVOLVER

Revolver is a 6 shot 7-mm pinfire revolver. All the finish is blued except for the trigger and hammer, which are polished bright. Barrel is 3 3/8 inches long. Serial number is 249179. Cylinder has a… (G2922) SOLD. Learn More »

$495.00
Originally $695.00


SOLD

ORIGINAL SHARPS .52 CALIBER CS IMPORTED ELY COMBUSTIBLE PAPER CARTRIDGE

ORIGINAL SHARPS .52 CALIBER CS IMPORTED ELY COMBUSTIBLE PAPER CARTRIDGE

Used in the famous Sharps carbine and Sharp’s rifle, this ammunition specimen is a rare .52 caliber combustible paper cartridge imported to the CSA from the English firm of Ely and Company. In… (M21905) SOLD. Learn More »

$395.00
Originally $595.00


SOLD

J.E. EMERSON PATENT STEEL SCABBARD RECOVERED AT COLD HARBOR

J.E. EMERSON PATENT STEEL SCABBARD RECOVERED AT COLD HARBOR

This is one of the only steel scabbards produced towards the end of the War. They were manufactured under a contract for 20,000 dated 8 August 1862. The leather is long gone but the 18 ¼ inch steel… (R19066) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
Originally $67.50


SOLD

ROLLUP HATHAWAY'S PATENT WRITING CASE I'D TO CHARLES B. DOBLE, CO. I, 93RD NEW YORK INFANTRY

ROLLUP HATHAWAY'S PATENT WRITING CASE I'D TO CHARLES B. DOBLE, CO. I, 93RD NEW YORK INFANTRY

Tin rolled case, 8.25" long, 1.625 in diameter, with 8.25 x 10" black vinyl cloth & wood (eight links) wrap-around with brass fasteners. Tube designed to contain writing pen, pencils &… (M15237) SOLD. Learn More »

$800.00
Originally $1,000.00


SOLD

ORIGINAL U.S. MODEL 1840 N.C.O. SWORD IN RELIC CONDITION

ORIGINAL U.S. MODEL 1840 N.C.O. SWORD IN RELIC CONDITION

This specimen of the Model 1840 N.C.O. sword is an original edged weapon in relic condition recovered from an undisclosed location. Typically carried by Federal non-commissioned officers, the sword's… (R15470) SOLD. Learn More »

$325.00
Originally $395.00


SOLD

SMALL 1839 PATTERN BELT PLATE

SMALL 1839 PATTERN BELT PLATE

Good condition. All lead is present. Single arrow hook and tongue on back. Small dent in top of "S" due to improper lead fill when it was produced. This does not detract from the plate. Has not been… (M21516) SOLD. Learn More »

$295.00
Originally $395.00


SOLD

FRENCH ARMY CAVALRY KERCHIEF

FRENCH ARMY CAVALRY KERCHIEF

Ca. 1850. "Muchoirs D'Instruction Militaire No. #3 Cavalerie, manufacture de E. Renault a Rouen". White linen scarf measuring 28 x 30", trimmed with .5" red border red around outer edge, with red… (M20336) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
Originally $100.00


SOLD

LARGE, MAKER-MARKED CIVIL WAR ERA BASS DRUM

LARGE, MAKER-MARKED CIVIL WAR ERA BASS DRUM

This is an example of a large, original bass drum produced by the well-known drum making firm of Sempf & Ottes of New York City, NY. Popular with many military, militia and cornet bands prior… (M18172) SOLD. Learn More »

$300.00
Originally $400.00


SOLD

1870s US NAVY HAMMOCK ID'D TO FORMER PVT. HENRY L. PECK, 7TH CONNECTICUT VOLUNTEERS

1870s US NAVY HAMMOCK ID'D TO FORMER PVT. HENRY L. PECK, 7TH CONNECTICUT VOLUNTEERS

Navy sailcloth hammock measuring 5'10" in length, 39" in width, w/twelve 18" ropes to steel 3" hammock ring on each end. "Henry L. Peck" painted on hammock in 1.75" red & black lettering 18" in… (M19240) SOLD. Learn More »

$550.00
Originally $750.00


SOLD

PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD RIFLE MUSKET HAMMER AND BREECH PLUG, FOUND TOGETHER WEST OF WILLOUGHBY RUN NEAR CHAMBERSBURG ROAD / GETTYSBURG

PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD RIFLE MUSKET HAMMER AND BREECH PLUG, FOUND TOGETHER WEST OF WILLOUGHBY RUN NEAR CHAMBERSBURG ROAD / GETTYSBURG

This item is from a group of Gettysburg relics acquired by The Horse Soldier from an auction held May 9 - 10, 2008 at Redding Auction Service in Gettysburg. All of these relics were recovered by… (R15520) SOLD. Learn More »

$100.00
Originally $185.00


SOLD

GETTYSBURG MONUMENT PHOTOGRAPH - 15TH & 50TH NEW YORK ENGINEERS

GETTYSBURG MONUMENT PHOTOGRAPH - 15TH & 50TH NEW YORK ENGINEERS

No photographer's mark, but this is surely a Tipton image. Albumen image meas. 7" x 12 1/4" on 7 1/2" x 13" mount. Overall in good condition, two pinholes, one at each upper corner. Slight curve at… (P4720) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
Originally $30.00


SOLD

CONFEDERATE .69 CAL. SHOTGUN SLUG FOUND ON 1ST DAYS FIELD NEAR SPRINGS HOTEL, GETTYSBURG

CONFEDERATE .69 CAL. SHOTGUN SLUG FOUND ON 1ST DAYS FIELD NEAR SPRINGS HOTEL, GETTYSBURG

Used by North Carolina troops.  This Gettysburg related item was acquired from Reddings Auction Service on Oct. 24, 2009.  Dug near the Springs Hotel on the First Day’s Field and in dropped… (R17663) SOLD. Learn More »

$125.00
Originally $195.00


SOLD

CONFEDERATE .69 CAL. SHOTGUN SLUG FOUND ON 1ST DAYS FIELD NEAR SPRINGS HOTEL, GETTYSBURG

CONFEDERATE .69 CAL. SHOTGUN SLUG FOUND ON 1ST DAYS FIELD NEAR SPRINGS HOTEL, GETTYSBURG

Used by North Carolina troops.  This Gettysburg related item was acquired from Reddings Auction Service on Oct. 24, 2009.  Dug near the Springs Hotel on the First Day’s Field and in dropped… (R17662) SOLD. Learn More »

$125.00
Originally $195.00


SOLD

.69 CAL. CS SHOTGUN SLUG - GETTYSBURG

.69 CAL. CS SHOTGUN SLUG - GETTYSBURG

Recovered from North Carolina camp on Mummasburg Rd., Gettysburg. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR… (R17598) SOLD. Learn More »

$125.00
Originally $195.00


SOLD

.69 CAL. CS SHOTGUN SLUG - GETTYSBURG

.69 CAL. CS SHOTGUN SLUG - GETTYSBURG

Recovered near Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR LAYAWAY PROGRAM. FOR OUR… (R17570) SOLD. Learn More »

$125.00
Originally $195.00


SOLD

.69 CAL. CS SHOTGUN SLUG - GETTYSBURG

.69 CAL. CS SHOTGUN SLUG - GETTYSBURG

Recovered near North Carolina monument, Gettysburg. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR LAYAWAY PROGRAM. … (R17564) SOLD. Learn More »

$125.00
Originally $195.00


SOLD

CS 2.9-INCH "SLEEVED" READ CASE-SHOT SHELL FROM LEE'S HEADQUARTERS MUSEUM IN GETTYSBURG

CS 2.9-INCH "SLEEVED" READ CASE-SHOT SHELL FROM LEE'S HEADQUARTERS MUSEUM IN GETTYSBURG

This pattern Read has a nose that is slightly smaller than the rest of the projectile, giving it the "sleeved" look. Has the remains of the lathe dog near the perfect CS copper time fuse adapter. This… (R15342) SOLD. Learn More »

$695.00
Originally $895.00


SOLD

GETTYSBURG AREA RECOVERED CAVALRY BIT

GETTYSBURG AREA RECOVERED CAVALRY BIT

Model 1858 cavalry bit with the bosses removed. Manufacturer, Fairbanks VT., is clearly visible as well as the #3 and inspector's mark. It was originally purchased at a farm sale in Emmitsburg, Md. a… (R14095) SOLD. Learn More »

$125.00
Originally $237.50


SOLD

1864 ALS MAJOR GENERAL GEORGE STONEMAN

1864 ALS MAJOR GENERAL GEORGE STONEMAN

1 page letter, in ink. 5" x 8". Dated Nicholasville Ky, April 28th, 1864. Excellent condition. Directed to a Mrs. Daugherty. Signed as Maj. Gen. Glued next to his signature is a gem sized image of… (486-293) SOLD. Learn More »

$195.00
Originally $225.00


SOLD

FANTASTIC ENGRAVED GETTYSBURG SHELL BY WOODWARD

FANTASTIC ENGRAVED GETTYSBURG SHELL BY WOODWARD

This inert shell is a US 2.9 inch Parrott shell engraved by Gettysburg resident Edward Woodward. Mr. Woodward was a local gunsmith who, with the growth of tourism after the fighting at Gettysburg,… (410-23) SOLD. Learn More »

REBUILT CONFEDERATE 3.67 INCH CANISTER ROUND

REBUILT CONFEDERATE 3.67 INCH CANISTER ROUND

This rebuilt canister round is the 4.52-inch variety that was meant for use in the 6 pound gun. The body consists of twenty-four 1.25-inch iron canister balls that have been cleaned and glued… (R20369) SOLD. Learn More »

FINE CIVIL WAR MODEL 1860 SPENCER CARBINE

FINE CIVIL WAR MODEL 1860 SPENCER CARBINE

The Spencer .52 caliber, repeating carbine, one of the earlier Spencer short arms, was invented and patented by Manchester, Connecticut native Christopher M. Spencer. This specimen presented is an… (172-3285) SOLD. Learn More »

CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE RECOVERED AT FREDERICKSBURG

CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE RECOVERED AT FREDERICKSBURG

This is the standard style Confederate frame buckle. There are no beveled edges and it is not a “gutter back” style. This buckle is made of cast brass with straight edges. The brass has a nice… (729-72) SOLD. Learn More »

OVAL GEORGIA STATE SEAL BELT PLATE

OVAL GEORGIA STATE SEAL BELT PLATE

This plate has a stamped brass face and a lead filled back with tongue and two “puppy paw” style hooks. The face of the plate bears the state seal of Georgia. The brass surface of the face has a… (729-42) SOLD. Learn More »

POST-WAR CLIPPED SIGNATURE - GEN. GEORGE STONEMAN, AS GOVERNOR OF CALIFORNIA

POST-WAR CLIPPED SIGNATURE - GEN. GEORGE STONEMAN, AS GOVERNOR OF CALIFORNIA

Ink signature on 4 3/4" x 3 3/4" paper, removed from a document. Signed "George Stoneman" with "Governor" pre-printed below. Excellent condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS… (486-227) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
Originally $125.00


SOLD

WESTERN & ATLANTIC RAILROAD, GEORGIA, $1 NOTE

WESTERN & ATLANTIC RAILROAD, GEORGIA, $1 NOTE

WESTERN & ATLANTIC RAILROAD, Georgia. $1 note, serial number 753, featuring a train. Dated 5/1862. VG condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON… (173-894) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

WESTERN & ATLANTIC RAILROAD, GEORGIA, $.50 NOTE

WESTERN & ATLANTIC RAILROAD, GEORGIA, $.50 NOTE

WESTERN & ATLANTIC RAILROAD, Georgia. $.50 note, serial number 301, featuring a train. Dated 10/15/1862. VF condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (173-893) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

THE STATE OF GEORGIA $100 NOTE

THE STATE OF GEORGIA $100 NOTE

The State of Georgia. $100 note, serial number 5613. featuring a rattlesnake. Dated 2/1/1863. CU condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB… (173-890) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

REBUILT CONFEDERATE 4.52 INCH CANISTER ROUND

REBUILT CONFEDERATE 4.52 INCH CANISTER ROUND

This rebuilt canister round is the 4.52-inch variety that was meant for use in the 12 pound gun. The body consists of twenty-four 1.50-inch iron canister balls that have been cleaned and glued… (727-266) SOLD. Learn More »

CAPTAIN GEORGE STONEMAN SIGNED DOCUMENT - SPECIAL REQUISITION #40

CAPTAIN GEORGE STONEMAN SIGNED DOCUMENT - SPECIAL REQUISITION #40

Dated "28 March 1855/ Fort Brown, Texas". Pre-printed form measuring 7.75 x 9.75". Requisition submitted by Capt. Stoneman, 2nd US Cavalry, to Lt. M Thomas, 1st Infantry Quartermaster, for various and… (486-213) SOLD. Learn More »

$100.00
Originally $150.00


SOLD

CIVIL WAR BEALS-REMINGTON ARMY MODEL REVOLVER

CIVIL WAR BEALS-REMINGTON ARMY MODEL REVOLVER

This cap and ball percussion sidearm is a Civil War specimen of the Remington-Beals Army model revolver. Approximately 1,900 of these percussion revolvers were produced between 1861 and 1862. Majority… (713-19) SOLD. Learn More »

GROUP OF IMAGES RELATED TO MAJOR GEORGE B. FORCE, 108TH NEW YORK INFANTRY, KILLED AT ANTIETAM

GROUP OF IMAGES RELATED TO MAJOR GEORGE B. FORCE, 108TH NEW YORK INFANTRY, KILLED AT ANTIETAM

This is group of three sixth-plate images consists of two daguerreotypes and one tintype that are related to the Putnam and Force families. It appears that the sister of Major George B. Force married… (457-35) SOLD. Learn More »

SMALL BRASS THIMBLE FROM GETTYSBURG

SMALL BRASS THIMBLE FROM GETTYSBURG

Small brass thimble which may fit on the tip of the pinky finger. Brass surface has light patina. Item was recovered in Reynolds' Woods by the late John Cullison and passed by him to the Rosensteel… (173-1340) SOLD. Learn More »

$18.00
SOLD

IRON CASE-SHOT FROM GETTYSBURG

IRON CASE-SHOT FROM GETTYSBURG

Small iron case-shot ball. Lightly rusted, almost perfectly round. Item was recovered in Reynolds' Woods by the late John Cullison and passed by him to the Rosensteel family collection. … (173-1337) SOLD. Learn More »

$12.00
SOLD

BRASS BAYONET SCABBARD TIP FROM GETTYSBURG

BRASS BAYONET SCABBARD TIP FROM GETTYSBURG

Brass scabbard tip of the style most commonly found on the Springfield bayonet scabbard. Brass surface has light patina. Section of leather scabbard still remains inside the tip. Item was recovered in… (173-1330) SOLD. Learn More »

$30.00
SOLD

BRASS SABER DROP STUD FROM GETTYSBURG

BRASS SABER DROP STUD FROM GETTYSBURG

Brass stud as used on the drops of a leather sword belt. Brass surface has light patina. Item was recovered in Reynolds' Woods by the late John Cullison and passed by him to the Rosensteel family… (173-1328) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

BRASS KNAPSACK HOOK FROM GETTYSBURG

BRASS KNAPSACK HOOK FROM GETTYSBURG

Brass claw hook from knapsack shoulder straps. Brass surfaces have light patina. Item was recovered in Reynolds' Woods by the late John Cullison and passed by him to the Rosensteel family… (173-1327) SOLD. Learn More »

$10.00
SOLD

BRASS KNAPSACK TRIANGULAR HOOK FROM GETTYSBURG

BRASS KNAPSACK TRIANGULAR HOOK FROM GETTYSBURG

Brass triangular shaped hook from knapsack shoulder strap. Brass surface has a light patina. Item was recovered in Reynolds' Woods by the late John Cullison and passed by him to the Rosensteel family… (173-1326) SOLD. Learn More »

$10.00
SOLD

BRASS KNAPSACK “J” HOOKS FROM GETTYSBURG

BRASS KNAPSACK “J” HOOKS FROM GETTYSBURG

Brass “J” hooks from knapsack shoulder straps. Brass surfaces have light patina. Item was recovered in Reynolds' Woods by the late John Cullison and passed by him to the Rosensteel family… (173-1325) SOLD. Learn More »

$10.00
SOLD

FRAMED BROADSIDE - WAR MEETING FOR MORRIS & WOODARD'S COMPANY (CO. C, 71ST OHIO INFANTRY)

FRAMED BROADSIDE - WAR MEETING FOR MORRIS & WOODARD'S COMPANY (CO. C, 71ST OHIO INFANTRY)

Housed in a modern gold painted frame measuring 16" x 13". The broadside itself measures 12" x 9 1/2". Paper loss at upper & lower right and lower left corners as visible in photographs at… (486-57) SOLD. Learn More »

$375.00
Originally $500.00


SOLD

1865 US TREASURY DEPT. CIRCULAR - PORT OF SAVANNAH

1865 US TREASURY DEPT. CIRCULAR - PORT OF SAVANNAH

Regarding the Port of Savannah, GA and the blockade. Printed, 8"x10". Folds and archival tape repairs on reverse. Several older tape repairs at top also. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM,… (486-55) SOLD. Learn More »

$125.00
Originally $150.00


SOLD

GERMAN DATED S/42 LUGER SERVICE PISTOL

GERMAN DATED S/42 LUGER SERVICE PISTOL

The “Luger” is a 9 mm semi-automatic toggle action pistol. It was the standard German service pistol until 1938. Offered is a luger manufacture by Mauser-Werke AG. The markings are “42”, the… (727-533) SOLD. Learn More »

1864 DATED POCKET TESTAMENT ID’D TO 60TH NEW YORK SOLDIER

1864 DATED POCKET TESTAMENT ID’D TO 60TH NEW YORK SOLDIER

This pocket testament is ID’d to Sergeant Alexander Hubbell of Company H, 60th New York Infantry. Both the front and back covers are wrapped in brown cloth that has become threadbare and loose on… (282-343) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

1845 HYMNAL OF THE SUNDAY SCHOOL UNION

1845 HYMNAL OF THE SUNDAY SCHOOL UNION

This little hymn book is titled “UNION HYMNS” and is a collection of songs sung by the Sunday School Union. The book meas. approx. 2.75 x 4.50 and runs 352 pages. It is filled with lyrics to all… (282-342) SOLD. Learn More »

$30.00
SOLD

PLATED GERMAN DATED LUGER SERVICE PISTOL

PLATED GERMAN DATED LUGER SERVICE PISTOL

The “Luger” is a 9 mm semi-automatic toggle action pistol. It was the standard German service pistol until 1938. Offered is a luger manufactured by Krieghoff. The toggle markings are “Krieghoff… (727-534) SOLD. Learn More »

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN SA DAGGER WITH DOUBLE TRADE MARK

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN SA DAGGER WITH DOUBLE TRADE MARK

Dagger has nickel-plated hilt fittings that show light surface wear to the upper and lower cross guards. The grip is made of a beautifully grained cherry-colored wood that is in excellent condition… (729-124) SOLD. Learn More »

CONFEDERATE VIRGINIA BALLOT - JEFFERSON DAVIS / ALEXANDER STEPHENS

CONFEDERATE VIRGINIA BALLOT - JEFFERSON DAVIS / ALEXANDER STEPHENS

Measures approximately 3" x 5". Also lists electors for each county. Original voter's signature on reverse "Thos Wilson". VF condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER… (486-157) SOLD. Learn More »

$300.00
Originally $450.00


SOLD

CONFEDERATE "DOG RIVER" STYLE CAVALRY SABRE

CONFEDERATE "DOG RIVER" STYLE CAVALRY SABRE

This specimen is a fine example of a Confederate Cavalry Sabre whose maker is unknown. It is a close copy of the U.S.Cavalry Model 1860. This particular sabre has a tapering cone grip, brown leather… (486-15) SOLD. Learn More »

$2,250.00
Originally $2,750.00


SOLD

CLIPPED SIGNATURE - BENJAMIN BUTLER

CLIPPED SIGNATURE - BENJAMIN BUTLER

Ink signature on 5" x 2" paper, on 6 1/2" x 2 1/4" mount. "Yours truly / Benj. F Butler".   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE… (486-120) SOLD. Learn More »

$60.00
Originally $75.00


SOLD

CIVIL WAR MODEL 1860 SPENCER CARBINE

CIVIL WAR MODEL 1860 SPENCER CARBINE

Produced by the Spencer Rifle Company of Boston, Massachusetts, this ten pound Civil War Model 1860 Spencer breechloading repeating carbine is in very good original condition. Carbine, which fired the… (779-16) SOLD. Learn More »

WORLD WAR ONE ERA PACK OF .45 AMMUNITION BY REMINGTON

WORLD WAR ONE ERA PACK OF .45 AMMUNITION BY REMINGTON

Unopened full pack of 20 cartridges. Pack meas. approx. 5.25 x 1.25 x 1.00. Paper label on front reads   20 CARTRIDGES PISTOL BALL CALIBER .45 M1911 AMMUNITION LOT REM. REMINGTON ARMS COMPANY,… (611-252C) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

FULL CARTON OF 1943 DATED .45 AMMUNITION

FULL CARTON OF 1943 DATED .45 AMMUNITION

Cardboard carton in very good condition is marked on top with:   50 CARTRIDGES PISTOL BALL STEEL CASE AMMUNITION CALIBER .45 M1911 AMMUNITION LOT E.C.  S24783XC EVANSVILLE ORDNANCE PLANT.   The… (611-253A) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

MID-19TH CENTURY ALE/PORTER BOTTLE

MID-19TH CENTURY ALE/PORTER BOTTLE

An example of a free blown black glass, quart capacity Ale or Porter bottle circa 1830-1860. These types have been recovered from numerous tavern and military sites dating from the Mexican War through… (14-1517) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

ALE/PORTER BOTTLE CIRCA 1830-1860

ALE/PORTER BOTTLE CIRCA 1830-1860

An example of a quart capacity, black glass, dip molded ale or porter bottle. This is a non-dug specimen of a type commonly recovered from both tavern and military campsites during the period of the… (14-1519) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

PATTERN 1855 CARBINE SLING

PATTERN 1855 CARBINE SLING

A superb example of the Dragoon / Cavalry shoulder sling designed for use with the musketoon, rifled carbine and all of the patented breech-loading carbines. The sling was worn over the left shoulder… (779-13) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR CONFEDERATE D-GUARD BOWIE KNIFE

CIVIL WAR CONFEDERATE D-GUARD BOWIE KNIFE

Classic rough-hewn rebel Bowie. Measures 20.5” in total length. Clipped point blade measures 16.5 in length, 1.5” in width at the base. Exhibit dark patina, with moderate pitting. Worn… (7-3573) SOLD. Learn More »

1912 LOS ANGELES NATIONAL ENCAMPMENT GAR BADGE

1912 LOS ANGELES NATIONAL ENCAMPMENT GAR BADGE

The very top of this badge is a riband that reads “LOS ANGELES, CA. 1912” surmounted by a walking bear. Below the riband are two flowers flanking the California state seal. The drop consists of… (M23518) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

PAIR OF NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICER'S SHOULDER SCALES

PAIR OF NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICER'S SHOULDER SCALES

Excellent example of a matching set of brass NCO shoulder scales. These type brass scales were originally adopted in the 1850’s for all branches of services. While these were intended to be worn for… (729-32) SOLD. Learn More »

$215.00
Originally $245.00


SOLD

1864 DATED SIGNATURE – UNION MAJOR GENERAL GEORGE G. MEADE

1864 DATED SIGNATURE – UNION MAJOR GENERAL GEORGE G. MEADE

Crisp ink, clipped signature as commander of the Army of the Potomac. Reads, “Hd. Qrs. A.P. / Nov. 23./64 / Geo. G. Meade / Maj. Genl. Comd.”  Section of paper measures 2 ½” x 4”;… (746-05) SOLD. Learn More »

$1,050.00
Originally $1,250.00


SOLD

1877 ALS CS MAJ. GEN. JOSEPH B. KERSHAW

1877 ALS CS MAJ. GEN. JOSEPH B. KERSHAW

2 page (1 sheet, front & back) ALS in ink on personal pre-printed stationary.  Heading reads, “J. B. KERSHAW, / Attorney and Counsellor at Law. / Camden, S.C.”.  Handwritten date is June… (746-04) SOLD. Learn More »

$395.00
Originally $480.00


SOLD

THE BANK OF THE REPUBLIC, RHODE ISLAND, $5 NOTE

THE BANK OF THE REPUBLIC, RHODE ISLAND, $5 NOTE

The Bank of the Republic, Rhode Island. $5 note, serial number 23, featuring unfinished capitol building. Dated 8/17/1855. FINE condition.   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL… (173-824) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

THE TOWANDA BANK, PENNSYLVANIA  $20 NOTE

THE TOWANDA BANK, PENNSYLVANIA $20 NOTE

The Towanda Bank, Pennsylvania. $20 note, serial number 3130, featuring a maiden. Dated 1/27/1835. AU condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR… (173-818) SOLD. Learn More »

US PERCUSSION ARTILLERY SAFETY PLUG - GETTYSBURG

US PERCUSSION ARTILLERY SAFETY PLUG - GETTYSBURG

Iron safety plug as found on Union percussion fuses. Item was recovered in Reynolds’ Woods by the late John Cullison and passed by him to the Rosensteel family… (173-1319) SOLD. Learn More »

$10.00
SOLD

US/CS 12PDR BORMANN FUSE UNDER PLUG - GETTYSBURG

US/CS 12PDR BORMANN FUSE UNDER PLUG - GETTYSBURG

Iron under plug as found on both the Union and Confederate versions of the Bormann fuse used on 12lb spherical shells. Item was recovered in Reynolds' Woods by the late John Cullison and passed by him… (173-1318) SOLD. Learn More »

$18.00
SOLD

DROPPED .58 MINIE BALL WITH SWAGE MARK IN BASE - GETTYSBURG

DROPPED .58 MINIE BALL WITH SWAGE MARK IN BASE - GETTYSBURG

Nice dropped condition .58 minie ball with visible swage mark in base. Item was recovered in Reynolds' Woods by the late John Cullison and passed by him to the Rosensteel family… (173-1314) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

FIRED AND NICELY MUSHROOMED .58 MINIE BALL FROM GETTYSBURG

FIRED AND NICELY MUSHROOMED .58 MINIE BALL FROM GETTYSBURG

Nice fired condition .58 minie ball. Bullet hit straight on causing the nose to mushroom. Item was recovered in Reynolds' Woods by the late John Cullison and passed by him to the Rosensteel family… (173-1311) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

FIRED AND NICELY FANNED OUT .58 MINIE BALL FROM GETTYSBURG

FIRED AND NICELY FANNED OUT .58 MINIE BALL FROM GETTYSBURG

Nice fired condition .58 minie ball. Bullet flattened and fanned out. Item was recovered in Reynolds' Woods by the late John Cullison and passed by him to the Rosensteel family… (173-1310) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

DROPPED CONDITION JOHNSON & DOW .44 PISTOL BULLET - GETTYSBURG

DROPPED CONDITION JOHNSON & DOW .44 PISTOL BULLET - GETTYSBURG

Nice dropped condition conical .44 Johnson & Dow pistol bullet. Item is from the Rosensteel family collection of Gettysburg artifacts. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL… (173-1304) SOLD. Learn More »

$12.00
SOLD

U.S. SCHENKL SHELL FRAGMENT FROM GETTYSBURG

U.S. SCHENKL SHELL FRAGMENT FROM GETTYSBURG

An example of a 3inch fragmented section of a Schenkl artillery shell recovered from the Trostle Farm site in Gettysburg. Measures 4 ½” in length. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS… (R20200) SOLD. Learn More »

$67.50
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… (R20145) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

CS SHORT PATTERN BROUN COMMON SHELL

CS SHORT PATTERN BROUN COMMON SHELL

A very scarce Confederate artillery shell.  The design of this particular shell is attributed to Captain William Leroy Broun that commanded the Richmond Arsenal. The recorded date of production for… (727-336) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA ALE / PORTER BOTTLE

CIVIL WAR ERA ALE / PORTER BOTTLE

Classic Civil War era pint capacity, three piece molded black glass ale or porter bottle.  Bottles of this type and size are commonly found in camp sites and winter quarters of both the Union and… (14-1504) SOLD. Learn More »

$17.00
SOLD

CIVIL WAR ERA ALE OR PORTER BOTTLE

CIVIL WAR ERA ALE OR PORTER BOTTLE

Classic Civil War era pint capacity, three seam molded black glass ale or porter bottle. These types of bottles are commonly found on both Union and Confederate camp sites as well as winter quarter… (14-1508) SOLD. Learn More »

$17.00
SOLD

BLACK GLASS ALE/PORTER BOTTLE, 1830-1860

BLACK GLASS ALE/PORTER BOTTLE, 1830-1860

Mid- 19th century black glass, dip molded, quart capacity ale or porter bottle. These types are generally recovered from period tavern and military campsites, ranging from the Mexican War through the… (14-1521) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

POST-WAR MEDICAL SWORD ID’D TO NEW YORK CIVIL WAR SURGEON

POST-WAR MEDICAL SWORD ID’D TO NEW YORK CIVIL WAR SURGEON

This Model 1840 Medical Staff Officer’s sword was produced by the firm of Raymold & Whitlock of New York. This company was in business from 1881-1898 and was backed by Schuyler, Hartley &… (779-01) SOLD. Learn More »

U.S. 3” TYPE-2 HOTCHKISS COMMON SHELL FROM VICKSBURG

U.S. 3” TYPE-2 HOTCHKISS COMMON SHELL FROM VICKSBURG

Produced by the Federal Ordnance Department, here is a fired, Type 2, three inch Hotchkiss percussion shell in very good condition recovered from the battle at Vicksburg. Projectile retains its base… (R20125) SOLD. Learn More »

UNSMOKED MID-20TH CENTURY RED CLAY PIPE BOWL

UNSMOKED MID-20TH CENTURY RED CLAY PIPE BOWL

Fine, unsmoked red-glazed clay pipe bowl. Unknown maker. Often referred to as a Taylor pipe. Bowl body represents a highly detailed head to represent an early Roman statesman with a laurel wreath… (747-33) SOLD. Learn More »

$60.00
SOLD

PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD RIFLE TOMPION

PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD RIFLE TOMPION

Nice example of the Enfield rifle tompion. These were issued with the caliber 577.  Rifles to be inserted into the muzzles to protect against moisture and other foreign objects from entering the… (R20327) SOLD. Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

ORIGINAL CORPS BADGE OF THE FEDERAL NINTH ARMY CORPS’ 1ST DIVISION

ORIGINAL CORPS BADGE OF THE FEDERAL NINTH ARMY CORPS’ 1ST DIVISION

Here is a good example of an original ‘Anchor & Cannon’ badge as worn by members of the Federal 9th Army Corps during and after the Civil War. Constructed of die-stamped German silver, a pair… (33-131) SOLD. Learn More »

INDIAN WAR PERIOD ENLISTEDMAN'S KEPI

INDIAN WAR PERIOD ENLISTEDMAN'S KEPI

An example of the pattern 1872-1880’s enlisted man’s kepi. This type of cap was introduced into the regulations for the U.S. Army and other branches of services during the post-Civil War era. This… (M19025) SOLD. Learn More »

ID’D GETTYSBURG LADIES GAR AUXILIARY PIN

ID’D GETTYSBURG LADIES GAR AUXILIARY PIN

Circular gold pin, measuring .875” in diameter, center five-point gold star with blue lettering, “Ladies of G.A.R./ 1861-1865”. Reverse horizontal bar pin. Reverse inscription: “Jennie M.… (M23255) SOLD. Learn More »

SEGMENT OF LADIES’ SASH FROM GEORGE WASHINGTON’S 1ST INAUGURAL BALL

SEGMENT OF LADIES’ SASH FROM GEORGE WASHINGTON’S 1ST INAUGURAL BALL

Small fragment of pink silk from a sash presented to ladies attending President Washington’s first inaugural ball, held in New York City, May 7, 1789. Faded fragment measures 2.5 x.15”, and is… (L14455) SOLD. Learn More »

US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE AND PIECE OF LEATHER FROM 6TH CORPS LINES AT SPOTSYLVANIA - GAVIN COLLECTION

US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE AND PIECE OF LEATHER FROM 6TH CORPS LINES AT SPOTSYLVANIA - GAVIN COLLECTION

This Federal infantry waist belt plate is of the early regulation 1839 pattern and measures 3¼” x 2 1/8”.  Recovered from the battle area at Spotsylvania, Virginia this die-struck and rolled,… (R20364) SOLD. Learn More »

“CS” TWO-PIECE VIRGINIA-STYLE STYLE BELT BUCKLE

“CS” TWO-PIECE VIRGINIA-STYLE STYLE BELT BUCKLE

[See Mullinax, p. 10, plate 006]. Made of Sand-cast red brass, attractively mounted in black riker box, against white embroidery. Medium dark patina, with light corrosion. Outer wreath & inner… (777-03) SOLD. Learn More »

DROPPED PISTOL BAR-SHOT FROM GETTYSBURG

DROPPED PISTOL BAR-SHOT FROM GETTYSBURG

Dropped condition .36 pistol bar-shot. Item was recovered in Reynold’s Woods by the late John Cullison and passed by him to the Rosensteel family collection. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS… (173-1368) SOLD. Learn More »

$30.00
SOLD

DROPPED CONICAL PISTOL BULLET FROM GETTYSBURG

DROPPED CONICAL PISTOL BULLET FROM GETTYSBURG

Nice dropped condition .36 pistol bullet with a very pronounced point. Item was recovered in Reynold’s Woods by the late John Cullison and passed by him to the Rosensteel family… (173-1367) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

DROPPED WILLIAMS CLEANER TYPE II BULLET FROM GETTYSBURG

DROPPED WILLIAMS CLEANER TYPE II BULLET FROM GETTYSBURG

Nice dropped condition .58 Williams Cleaner bullet with disc still attached. Item was recovered in Reynold’s Woods by the late John Cullison and passed by him to the Rosensteel family… (173-1366) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

DROPPED SMITH BULLET FROM GETTYSBURG

DROPPED SMITH BULLET FROM GETTYSBURG

Nice dropped condition .50 Smith carbine bullet. Item was recovered in Reynold’s Woods by the late John Cullison and passed by him to the Rosensteel family… (173-1364) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

DROPPED RICHMOND SHARPS BULLET FROM GETTYSBURG

DROPPED RICHMOND SHARPS BULLET FROM GETTYSBURG

Nice dropped condition .52 Richmond Sharps bullet. Item was recovered in Reynold’s Woods by the late John Cullison and passed by him to the Rosensteel family… (173-1363) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

DROPPED MERRILL BULLET FROM GETTYSBURG

DROPPED MERRILL BULLET FROM GETTYSBURG

Nice dropped condition .54 Merrill bullet. Item was recovered in Reynold’s Woods by the late John Cullison and passed by him to the Rosensteel family… (173-1362) SOLD. Learn More »

$22.00
SOLD

NICELY MUSHROOMED .58 MINIE BALL - GETTYSBURG

NICELY MUSHROOMED .58 MINIE BALL - GETTYSBURG

This bullet hit something dead on, causing the nose to mushroom back over the base. Item was recovered in Reynold’s Woods by the late John Cullison and passed by him to the Rosensteel family… (173-1361) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

ENFIELD RIFLE SLING SWIVEL - GETTYSBURG

ENFIELD RIFLE SLING SWIVEL - GETTYSBURG

Iron sling swivel from a Pattern 1853 Enfield rifle. Item was recovered in Reynold’s Woods by the late John Cullison and passed by him to the Rosensteel family… (173-1358) SOLD. Learn More »

$22.00
SOLD

WASHINGTON ARSENAL BULLET FLATTENED INTO POKER CHIP - GETTYSBURG

WASHINGTON ARSENAL BULLET FLATTENED INTO POKER CHIP - GETTYSBURG

This .58 minie ball has been flattened to the point where the star stamped in the base is clearly visible on one side. A very interesting piece. Item was recovered in Reynold’s Woods by the late… (173-1357) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

IRON CANTEEN PULL RING - GETTYSBURG

IRON CANTEEN PULL RING - GETTYSBURG

Rusted iron pull ring from a soldier’s canteen. Cork is missing. Item was recovered in Reynold’s Woods by the late John Cullison and passed by him to the Rosensteel family… (173-1356) SOLD. Learn More »

$12.00
SOLD

PEWTER CANTEEN SPOUT WITH INITIALS - GETTYSBURG

PEWTER CANTEEN SPOUT WITH INITIALS - GETTYSBURG

This pewter canteen spout has what looks to be two sets of initials scratched on the surface. One set looks to be “WTY” while the others look to be “CPR.” Item was recovered in Reynold’s… (173-1355) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

US NAVY POWDER FLASK, DATED 1843

US NAVY POWDER FLASK, DATED 1843

Maker marking “N.P. Ames”, inspector initials, “W.G.J.” [below spout.] Handsome brass flask, measuring 9.5” in length, 4.5” across bell shaped base, with large anchors & “U.S.N.”… (740-814) SOLD. Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 4.52-INCH 12LB SPHERICAL SHELL

CONFEDERATE 4.52-INCH 12LB SPHERICAL SHELL

This unfired example of a Confederate 12lb spherical shell was recovered near “The Crater” at Petersburg. It is most likely from Pegram’s Battery which was posted in Elliott’s salient which… (173-186) SOLD. Learn More »

SINGLE SHOT, REMINGTON MARK III FLARE PISTOL

SINGLE SHOT, REMINGTON MARK III FLARE PISTOL

Made by the Remington Arms Company of Bridgeport, Connecticut between 1915 and 1918, this large pistol is a single-shot flare gun used by the US Navy for signaling prior to World War One. One of some… (740-225) 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 very good overall condition. These sidearms were in production from 1860 through 1873 and were the successor to the… (777-01) SOLD. Learn More »

THE MANUAL LABOR BANK, PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA  $10 NOTE

THE MANUAL LABOR BANK, PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA $10 NOTE

The Manual Labor Bank, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. $10 note, serial number 4149, featuring a foundry scene. Dated 2/2/1836. AU+ condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL… (173-814) SOLD. Learn More »

THE SUMMIT COUNTY BANK, OHIO, $.25 NOTE

THE SUMMIT COUNTY BANK, OHIO, $.25 NOTE

The Summit County Bank, Ohio. $.25 note, featuring small brown note with deer. Dated 1862. CU condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB… (173-813) SOLD. Learn More »

$40.00
SOLD

THE SUMMIT COUNTY BANK, OHIO, $.10 NOTE

THE SUMMIT COUNTY BANK, OHIO, $.10 NOTE

The Summit County Bank, Ohio. $.10 note, featuring small blue note  with train. Dated 1862s. CU condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB… (173-812) SOLD. Learn More »

$40.00
SOLD

THE SUMMIT COUNTY BANK, OHIO, $.05 NOTE

THE SUMMIT COUNTY BANK, OHIO, $.05 NOTE

The Summit County Bank, Ohio. $.05 note, featuring small blue note eagle. Dated 1862s. CU condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE,… (173-811) SOLD. Learn More »

$40.00
SOLD

THE FRANKLIN SILK COMPANY, PORTAGE, OHIO, $5 NOTE

THE FRANKLIN SILK COMPANY, PORTAGE, OHIO, $5 NOTE

The Franklin Silk Company, Portage, Ohio. $5 note, featuring Ben Franklin. Dated 1840s. CU condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE,… (173-810) SOLD. Learn More »

THE UNION BANK OF TROY, TROY, NEW YORK $5 NOTE

THE UNION BANK OF TROY, TROY, NEW YORK $5 NOTE

The Union Bank of Troy, Troy, New York. $5 note, serial number  4976, featuring an Indian with a Washington bust. Dated 10/1/1859. FINE condition.   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS… (173-808) SOLD. Learn More »

THE NEW YORK LOAN COMPANY, NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK $10 NOTE

THE NEW YORK LOAN COMPANY, NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK $10 NOTE

The New York Loan Company, New York City, New York. $10 note, serial number 37, featuring a child on lions. Dated 3/27/1858. XF condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL… (173-807) SOLD. Learn More »

THE BANK OF AMERICA, NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK $5 NOTE

THE BANK OF AMERICA, NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK $5 NOTE

The Bank of America, New York City, New York. $5 note, serial number 7094, featuring republic with shield. Dated 6/1/1861. FINE condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL… (173-806) SOLD. Learn More »

FINE, GOVERNMENT-INSPECTED, FEDERAL CAVALRYMAN’S UNIFORM SHELL JACKET

FINE, GOVERNMENT-INSPECTED, FEDERAL CAVALRYMAN’S UNIFORM SHELL JACKET

This Union cavalry uniform jacket referred to as a shell jacket is a specimen worn by countless Federal horse soldiers during the Civil War. This original garment is in very good condition overall.… (M23638) SOLD. Learn More »

19th CENTURY CIVILIAN POWDER FLASK FROM GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

19th CENTURY CIVILIAN POWDER FLASK FROM GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

Made for the civilian market, this copper / brass powder flask was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection at the Gettysburg Battlefield National Park. Device has the conventional tear-shaped… (173-1077) SOLD. Learn More »

LABELED BEST STOUT PORTER BLACK GLASS BOTTLE

LABELED BEST STOUT PORTER BLACK GLASS BOTTLE

A quart size capacity, three piece molded black glass bottle circa 1850-1860. This is a RARE surviving example that still retains most of its printed label of the original contents “BEST STOUT… (14-1522) SOLD. Learn More »

$43.00
SOLD

ALE/PORTER BOTTLE, CIRCA 1830-1860

ALE/PORTER BOTTLE, CIRCA 1830-1860

A non-excavated example of a free blown, black glass, quart capacity Ale or Porter bottle circa 1830-1860. This type of bottle is commonly recovered from tavern and military campsites from the Mexican… (14-1516) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

GROUP OF ITEMS IDENTIFIED TO PRIVATE LEWIS NAUMAN, 79TH PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

GROUP OF ITEMS IDENTIFIED TO PRIVATE LEWIS NAUMAN, 79TH PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

This lot consists of an early double-bag knapsack named to Nauman, his cartridge box, waist belt with plate, cap box, bayonet and scabbard and canteen. The first item is Nauman’s knapsack. The… (129-12) SOLD. Learn More »

$1,995.00
Originally $2,650.00


SOLD

WALKING STICK PRESENTED TO 4TH VIRGINIA CAVALRY OFFICER

WALKING STICK PRESENTED TO 4TH VIRGINIA CAVALRY OFFICER

This wooden walking stick with silver engraved knob was presented by Colonel Thomas Smith of the 36th Virginia Infantry to Captain Alexander D. Payne of Company H, 4th Virginia Cavalry. The walnut… (30-1782) SOLD. Learn More »

THREE CIVIL WAR ERA DIARIES (1863-65) OF ESTHER R. RICHARDSON

THREE CIVIL WAR ERA DIARIES (1863-65) OF ESTHER R. RICHARDSON

All are pocket sized booklets. 1863 “Pass Book” is slender pamphlet in wraps, 1864 booklet is an unlined, randomly dated and coverless. 1865 diary is complete with lined, dated entries and… (B4805) SOLD. Learn More »

$40.00
SOLD

MID-18TH CENTURY BUTTON MOLD BY JOSIAH MILLER

MID-18TH CENTURY BUTTON MOLD BY JOSIAH MILLER

This brass mold produces four buttons ranging in size from a large coat to cuff sized. The mold consists of two brass arms approx. 6.00 inches long and missing the wood handles that would have been… (30-1779) SOLD. Learn More »

93rd NEW YORK INFANTRY MEDAL GROUPING ID’D TO CAPTAIN WILLIAM H. KINCAID; WOUNDED AT SPOTSYLVANIA

93rd NEW YORK INFANTRY MEDAL GROUPING ID’D TO CAPTAIN WILLIAM H. KINCAID; WOUNDED AT SPOTSYLVANIA

Includes: [1] 93rd NY trefoil shaped regimental badge, enameled in blue and red, with chain links to crown shaped horizontal bar pin. Inscribed as follows: “Association of the 93 N.Y.S. Vol. / 2nd… (30-1780) SOLD. Learn More »

PRE-CIVIL WAR PAINTED ARTILLERY HARD PACK

PRE-CIVIL WAR PAINTED ARTILLERY HARD PACK

This pack consists of a painted canvas body fitted over a wooden frame and tacked in place. The body of the pack meas. approx. 14.50 inches long x 12.00 inches tall x 3.25 inches wide. The outer flap… (776-01) SOLD. Learn More »

FULL CARTON OF 1943 DATED .45 AMMUNITION

FULL CARTON OF 1943 DATED .45 AMMUNITION

Cardboard carton in very good condition is marked on top with:   50 CARTRIDGES PISTOL BALL STEEL CASE AMMUNITION CALIBER .45 M1911 AMMUNITION LOT E.C.  S24783XC EVANSVILLE ORDNANCE PLANT.   The… (611-253) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

WORLD WAR ONE ERA PACK OF .45 AMMUNITION BY WINCHESTER

WORLD WAR ONE ERA PACK OF .45 AMMUNITION BY WINCHESTER

Unopened full pack of 20 cartridges. Pack meas. approx. 5.25 x 1.25 x 1.00. Paper label on front read:   20 CARTRIDGES PISTOL BALL CALIBER .45 M1911 AMMUNITION LOT 22120 WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS… (611-252A) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

EAGLE “I” INFANTRY BUTTON RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

EAGLE “I” INFANTRY BUTTON RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

Two piece button with a blank back. Shank is slightly bent. The face has a spread-winged eagle with a shield on his chest and the letter “I” for Infantry. The face is dark brown with some gilt… (173-512) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

FRAMED 1862 ALMANAC PAGE SHOWING CIVIL WAR RANK STRUCTURE

FRAMED 1862 ALMANAC PAGE SHOWING CIVIL WAR RANK STRUCTURE

This framed page comes from the “CONTINENTAL ALMANAC FOR 1862” and is so marked across the top. The page comes in a modern sky-blue mount and wood frame. The piece meas. approx. 9.25 x 11.25. The… (548-84) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

19TH CENTURY CIVILIAN LEATHER SHOT FLASK RELIC

19TH CENTURY CIVILIAN LEATHER SHOT FLASK RELIC

Once part of the Rosensteel Collection at the Gettysburg National Military Park is relic leather specimen that was once part of a shot flask carried by American hunters in the nineteenth century. All… (173-1092) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

US 3-INCH SCHENKL CASE SHOT SHELL

US 3-INCH SCHENKL CASE SHOT SHELL

This Schenkl shell has a clean body with light pitting throughout. There is also some small amounts of material loss in the area of the nose and around the fuse hole. As is usually the case with a… (5-83) SOLD. Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 3-INCH SMOOTH READ SHELL

CONFEDERATE 3-INCH SMOOTH READ SHELL

Complete shell with a clean body and moderate pitting throughout. The fuse hole in the nose is smooth with no threads showing this shell used a wood fuse plug and paper time fuse which are now gone.… (R20321) SOLD. Learn More »

CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN ID’D TO UNION OFFICER KILLED IN ACTION

CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN ID’D TO UNION OFFICER KILLED IN ACTION

Typical Confederate spherical tin drum canteen that meas. approx. 6.25 inches across the face and is 1.50 inches in width. The three sling keepers attached to the sides are very small but all three… (776-02) SOLD. Learn More »

.44 CALIBER COLT BULLET MOLD

.44 CALIBER COLT 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. Mold is marked COLT”S PATENT. It is marked… (30-1784) SOLD. Learn More »

.44 CALIBER COLT BULLET MOLD

.44 CALIBER COLT 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. Mold is marked COLT”S PATENT. It is marked with a… (30-1783) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV RARE SEATED VIEW OF MAJOR GENERAL WINFIELD SCOTT HANCOCK

CDV RARE SEATED VIEW OF MAJOR GENERAL WINFIELD SCOTT HANCOCK

This view has a Fredericks & Co. backmark, which unfortunately is faded. Hancock is posed seated in a chair with his left hand on his lap and his right arm leaning over the arm of the chair, which… (P13300) SOLD. Learn More »

BLACK GLASS ALE/PORTER BOTTLE, CIRCA 1830-1860

BLACK GLASS ALE/PORTER BOTTLE, CIRCA 1830-1860

A mid-19th century, quart capacity, black glass, three piece molded body ale or porter bottle. This type of bottle dates from circa 1830-1860 and have been commonly recovered from both tavern and… (14-1524) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

EARLY BLACK GLASS ALE, PORTER BOTTLE, CIRCA 1800-1820

EARLY BLACK GLASS ALE, PORTER BOTTLE, CIRCA 1800-1820

Very early specimen of an ale or porter, free blown black glass bottle. These type examples can be found on campsites as early as the War of 1812. This bottle is heavy for its size and is very thick… (14-1511) SOLD. Learn More »

$30.00
SOLD

ALE, PORTER BOTTLE, GERMAN TYPE – CIRCA 1850-1870

ALE, PORTER BOTTLE, GERMAN TYPE – CIRCA 1850-1870

Classic Civil War era, pint size free blown, deep olive color ale or porter bottle. This example is of an imported type related to the continental Germanic glasshouses of this period. These types are… (14-1507) SOLD. Learn More »

$17.00
SOLD

UNSMOKED MID-20TH CENTURY CLAY PIPE FROM GOEDEWAAGEN, HOLLAND

UNSMOKED MID-20TH CENTURY CLAY PIPE FROM GOEDEWAAGEN, HOLLAND

A very fine, unsmoked Gouda-made clay pipe from Goedewaagen, Holland. 1¼” diameter open bowl is a vintage, highly-detailed British sailor-head.  Has the imprinted maker mark on the stem; no paper… (747-22) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

MEXICAN WAR CIGAR PACKET

MEXICAN WAR CIGAR PACKET

Presented by a US army captain  to L.C. Allin of Springfield, Mass., this packet contains of six cigarillo sized cigars within a manila wrap,  measuring 4.5” in length, 1.375” in diameter. … (172-3132) SOLD. Learn More »

MODEL 1816 U.S. FLINTLOCK MUSKET – CONVERSION

MODEL 1816 U.S. FLINTLOCK MUSKET – CONVERSION

This is a Springfield manufactured musket that was originally a 69 caliber flintlock and later converted to a percussion musket. The lockplate is marked “SPRINGFIELD / 1833” vertically behind the… (218-424) SOLD. Learn More »

PEWTER CANTEEN SPOUT FROM COLD HARBOR

PEWTER CANTEEN SPOUT FROM COLD HARBOR

Pewter canteen spout in good relic condition. The piece is out of round but otherwise good. There is a very light maker’s mark on the surface but it cannot be made out. Typed label with the item… (R19856) SOLD. Learn More »

$10.00
SOLD

BURNSIDE PATTERN EAGLE BREAST PLATE SKIN FROM GAINES MILL

BURNSIDE PATTERN EAGLE BREAST PLATE SKIN FROM GAINES MILL

This is the skin only of a Burnside Pattern eagle breast plate. It is smaller than the usual Model 1826 eagle breast plate for the cartridge box. The face is dark and discolored but the details can be… (R19912) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

SMALL PIECE OF LEAD-FILLED MONOGRAM FROM GLENDALE

SMALL PIECE OF LEAD-FILLED MONOGRAM FROM GLENDALE

This item looks to be of stamped brass with a lead filled back. From the decoration it appears to be part of the letter “I” or “H” from a monogram of the type that were attached to militia… (R19791) SOLD. Learn More »

$12.00
SOLD

CANTEEN SPOUT FROM COLD HARBOR

CANTEEN SPOUT FROM COLD HARBOR

Pewter spout from a US canteen with small amounts of the iron collar still attached. With the item is a typed tag that reads “CANTEEN SNOUT COLD HARBOR, VA. BATTLEFIELD CONTRACT MANUF.” The word… (R19855) SOLD. Learn More »

$10.00
SOLD

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM VIRGINIA

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM VIRGINIA

The face of this plate is heavily discolored but the details of the eagle are discernible. The right edge is tattered and the top edge is slightly bent. The reverse has most of the lead fill but it is… (R19866) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

CIRCA 1850’S BRASS POWDER FLASK

CIRCA 1850’S BRASS POWDER FLASK

This item was once part of the well-known Rosensteel family collection of Gettysburg artifacts (museum number “11.793” present).   Plain unadorned brass, measuring 9” in length, 4.5” across… (173-1093) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA, WOSTENHOLM & SON SHEFFIELD BOWIE KNIFE COMPLETE WITH ORIGINAL LEATHER SCABBARD

CIVIL WAR ERA, WOSTENHOLM & SON SHEFFIELD BOWIE KNIFE COMPLETE WITH ORIGINAL LEATHER SCABBARD

Presented here is a fine, original, bowie-style hunting knife made by the G. (George) Wostenholm & Son cutlery firm of Sheffield, England circa 1850 – 1860s. Wostenhohn started his firm in 1847… (30-1781) SOLD. Learn More »

WONDERFUL 1880’S TIPPECANOE BITTERS BOTTLE

WONDERFUL 1880’S TIPPECANOE BITTERS BOTTLE

Here is one of the most interestingly shaped 19th century bottles advertising Tippecanoe bitters.  As with all Tippecanoe bottles this one is embossed over most of its surface with a wood grain… (179-552) SOLD. Learn More »

$85.00
SOLD

US MODEL 1910 ENLISTED MAN’S VISOR CAP WITH 1905 INSIGNIA

US MODEL 1910 ENLISTED MAN’S VISOR CAP WITH 1905 INSIGNIA

Visor cap has O.D. wool body that is in good condition with only light surface dirt and no moth damage of any kind. Attached to the front is a 1905 Commissary insignia of a half-moon in a wreath. Cap… (410-39) SOLD. Learn More »

MID-18TH CENTURY BUTTON MOLD BY JOSIAH MILLER

MID-18TH CENTURY BUTTON MOLD BY JOSIAH MILLER

This brass mold produces four buttons ranging in size from a large coat to cuff sized. The mold consists of two brass arms approx. 7.00 inches long with wood handles on each end. These close over… (30-1778) SOLD. Learn More »

IRON HEAVY ARTILLERY TONGS

IRON HEAVY ARTILLERY TONGS

These tongs are made of heavy iron pierced at the center and joined by a bolt and nut. The tongs are inserted into the “ears” of a mortar ball and then lifted by the chain at top. Each tong meas.… (727-370) SOLD. Learn More »

MODEL 1861 U.S. PERCUSSION RIFLE - MUSKET

MODEL 1861 U.S. PERCUSSION RIFLE - MUSKET

Cal. 58 “E. Robinson” muskets were produced in New York. The lock surface has a nice, attic dark brown patina. Lockplate has no markings but you can tell it is a Robinson due to the fact that the… (218-425) SOLD. Learn More »

EAGLE MASTHEAD DISCHARGE FOR PENNSYLVANIA LIGHT ARTILLERY SOLDIER

EAGLE MASTHEAD DISCHARGE FOR PENNSYLVANIA LIGHT ARTILLERY SOLDIER

This is the standard often encountered eagle masthead discharge given to a soldier at the time of his discharge from the Army. This particular document is for Emanuel Ditzler of Battery I,… (770-11) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

EAGLE MASTHEAD DISCHARGE FOR 7TH PENNSYLVANIA RESERVES SOLDIER

EAGLE MASTHEAD DISCHARGE FOR 7TH PENNSYLVANIA RESERVES SOLDIER

This is the standard often encountered eagle masthead discharge given to a soldier at the time of his discharge from the Army. This particular document is for Henry Witman of Company C, 7th Regiment… (770-10) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

MODEL 1904 HAVERSACK ID’D TO 69TH NEW YORK INFANTRY

MODEL 1904 HAVERSACK ID’D TO 69TH NEW YORK INFANTRY

This is a canvas double bag haversack. Interior has one bag that ties closed while the other bag is an open pocket. Haversack closes by folding on itself and latching with a cloth strap and… (410-32) SOLD. Learn More »

$40.00
SOLD

MILITIA SWORD SCABBARD DRAG FROM WHITE OAK SWAMP

MILITIA SWORD SCABBARD DRAG FROM WHITE OAK SWAMP

Brass piece that meas. approx. 3.00 inches in length. The very bottom of the piece has a ribbed circle with a smaller protuberance emanating from its center with a decorative line over the… (R19814) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD BAYONET SCABBARD THROAT

PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD BAYONET SCABBARD THROAT

This item is the brass throat only of a Pattern 1853 Enfield bayonet scabbard. Some of the original leather still remains inside the piece. The item has the typical green patina found on dug brass… (R19809) SOLD. Learn More »

$22.00
SOLD

ARTILLERY INSIGNIA RECOVERED AT FREDERICKSBURG

ARTILLERY INSIGNIA RECOVERED AT FREDERICKSBURG

This dug piece is the standard stamped brass crossed cannons as worn on the soldier’s forage cap. This one is broken at the tips of both barrels. One piece is just hanging on while the other has… (R19589) SOLD. Learn More »

$30.00
SOLD

GERMAN IMPORT ALE OR PORTER BOTTLE, CIRCA 1850-1870

GERMAN IMPORT ALE OR PORTER BOTTLE, CIRCA 1850-1870

Classic Civil War era, pint size, three piece molded body in deep green. This example has an unusually long and slender neck. Bottles of this design have been found here on civilian tavern sites as… (14-1514) SOLD. Learn More »

$28.00
SOLD

GERMAN IMPORT ALE OR PORTER BOTTLE, CIRCA 1850-1870

GERMAN IMPORT ALE OR PORTER BOTTLE, CIRCA 1850-1870

Classic Civil War era, pint size, three piece molded body in deep green. This example has an unusually long and slender neck. Bottles of this design have been found here on civilian tavern sites as… (14-1515) SOLD. Learn More »

$17.00
SOLD

RED CLAY PIPE BOWL FROM THE VALLEY

RED CLAY PIPE BOWL FROM THE VALLEY

Red clay ribbed pipe bowl that meas. approx. 1.50 inches tall. It is complete with no chips. It has a vertical ribbed design on the body of the bowl with two parallel horizontal lines around the… (R19894) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

CLAY MARBLES FROM UNION ARMY CAMP

CLAY MARBLES FROM UNION ARMY CAMP

Group of three marbles, one is a large white marble while the other two are smaller. One is red and the other is white. Surfaces show some wear but otherwise they are good. Typed label that comes with… (R19872) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

CIVIL WAR ERA BLACK GLASS BEER BOTTLE

CIVIL WAR ERA BLACK GLASS BEER BOTTLE

Classic 1850’s-1860’s pint capacity, three piece molded beer or ale bottle. These types are frequently encountered on both Union and Confederate camp sites. This example stands 10” in height and… (14-1513) SOLD. Learn More »

$17.00
SOLD

ALE / WINE / LIQUOR BOTTLE, CIRCA 1830-1860

ALE / WINE / LIQUOR BOTTLE, CIRCA 1830-1860

Early black glass, three piece molded ale/wine or liquor bottle circa 1830-1860. This type of cylinder bottle is frequently recovered from Mexican War and Civil War era camp sites. This example stands… (14-1506) SOLD. Learn More »

$38.00
SOLD

1917 DEPARTMENT OF ILLINOIS GAR MEDAL

1917 DEPARTMENT OF ILLINOIS GAR MEDAL

Two piece medal. Top bar has pin on back and scrollwork design. Bar reads "Representative." Red, white and blue ribbon with anchor, cannon and rifle at bottom. Below this is a circular medal with the… (595-27) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

LINCOLN 1860 ELECTION RIBBON

LINCOLN 1860 ELECTION RIBBON

Blue silk ribbon meas. approx. 2.25 inches wide x 6.75 inches long with black lettering. Across the top is “1860” and then running diagonally is “ABRAHAM LINCOLN.” The ribbon is in good… (M23307) SOLD. Learn More »

LINCOLN MOURNING RIBBON

LINCOLN MOURNING RIBBON

White silk ribbon meas. approx. 2.50 inches wide x 5.75 inches long with a printed black border. Printed at center is a bust of President Lincoln inside a heavy black oval. Printed across the top is… (M23309) SOLD. Learn More »

CIGAR BOX FULL OF GETTYSBURG RELICS

CIGAR BOX FULL OF GETTYSBURG RELICS

This cigar box contains shell fragments bullets and other items that were retrieved from the battlefield and in the collection of W. D. Scott who owned the building that was the Gettysburg Orphanage.… (2-625) SOLD. Learn More »

ASSORTED HARNESS BUCKLES FROM GETTYSBURG

ASSORTED HARNESS BUCKLES FROM GETTYSBURG

These iron buckles are encrusted with rust but are still solid. We have four. Three are rectangular and one is oval. These items were once part of the well-known Rosensteel family collection of… (173-1252) SOLD. Learn More »

$5.00
SOLD

COLLECTION OF CLAY PIPE STEMS FROM GETTYSBURG

COLLECTION OF CLAY PIPE STEMS FROM GETTYSBURG

This is a group that consists of seven clay pipe stems. They vary in size from 2.50 inches to 1.00 inch. There are also two larger sections of pipe bowls. These items were once part of the well-known… (173-1250) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

KNAPSACK HOOKS FROM GETTYSBURG

KNAPSACK HOOKS FROM GETTYSBURG

These brass hooks were located on each of the straps that extended from the shoulder straps on double bag knapsacks. These secondary straps were usually crossed over the soldier’s chest and hooked… (173-1236) SOLD. Learn More »

$10.00
SOLD

TRIANGULAR KNAPSACK HOOKS FROM GETTYSBURG

TRIANGULAR KNAPSACK HOOKS FROM GETTYSBURG

This brass triangular knapsack hook was located on one of the double bag knapsack shoulder straps. Many of these are found littering Civil War battlefields and campsites. The brass surfaces have… (173-1235) SOLD. Learn More »

$10.00
SOLD

ORIGINAL EMERSON & SILVER NCO SWORD DATED 1863 WITH MATCHING METAL SCABBARD

ORIGINAL EMERSON & SILVER NCO SWORD DATED 1863 WITH MATCHING METAL SCABBARD

This edged weapon is the pre-Civil War style specimen that the U.S. Ordnance Department designated as the Noncommissioned Officer’s Sword, Model 1840. An original mid-war piece, this Emerson and… (172-3069) SOLD. Learn More »

G.A.R. MEMBERSHIP BADGE

G.A.R. MEMBERSHIP BADGE

Standard GAR spread winged Eagle and crossed cannons at top. Flag ribbon is torn some on the back. Standard GAR star at bottom. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (740-443) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

BADGE FOR 1901 GAR REUNION IN CLEVELAND

BADGE FOR 1901 GAR REUNION IN CLEVELAND

The top section of this three-piece badge consists of a riband that reads “36TH NATL. ENCAMPMENT” with “GAR” underneath in red, white and blue enameled letters. The reverse of this top section… (M23512) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

TIPTON STEREO VIEW OF ROCK CREEK

TIPTON STEREO VIEW OF ROCK CREEK

Image is mounted on yellow stock. One edge is marked “STEREO GEMS OF GETTYSBURG SCENERY” and the other states that the image is by W. H. Tipton. The view was taken on Rock Creek in the area of… (P13288) SOLD. Learn More »

TIPTON STEREO VIEW OF TANEYTOWN ROAD

TIPTON STEREO VIEW OF TANEYTOWN ROAD

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 a spot in the… (P13268) SOLD. Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

TIPTON STEREO VIEW OF THE GRAVE OF JOHN BURNS - EVERGREEN CEMETERY, GETTYSBURG

TIPTON STEREO VIEW OF THE GRAVE OF JOHN BURNS - EVERGREEN CEMETERY, GETTYSBURG

Image is mounted on yellow stock. One edge is marked “STEREO GEMS OF GETTYSBURG SCENERY” and the other states that the image is by W. H. Tipton. The view was taken in Evergreen Cemetery and shows… (P13287) SOLD. Learn More »

WORLD WAR ONE 5TH MARINE BRIGADE TUNIC

WORLD WAR ONE 5TH MARINE BRIGADE TUNIC

Tunic is made of forest green wool with a high stand up collar, four patch pockets, epaulettes on each shoulder and pointed cuffs. The exterior of the jacket is in very good condition. There are no… (M23659) SOLD. Learn More »

CONFEDERATE SPUR FROM GETTYSBURG

CONFEDERATE SPUR FROM GETTYSBURG

This is a brass spur complete with the yoke, arm and rowel. The spur is smaller than the regulation Union spur and is crudely finished. The arm that holds the rowel is more squared than rounded and… (M23652) SOLD. Learn More »

CONFEDERATE SPUR FROM GETTYSBURG

CONFEDERATE SPUR FROM GETTYSBURG

This is a brass spur complete with the yoke, arm and rowel. The spur is smaller than the regulation Union spur and is crudely finished. The arm that holds the rowel is more squared than rounded. This… (M23651) SOLD. Learn More »

TIPTON STEREO VIEW OF CHAMBERSBURG PIKE, WHERE THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG OPENED

TIPTON STEREO VIEW OF CHAMBERSBURG PIKE, WHERE THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG OPENED

Image is mounted on yellow stock. One edge is marked “STEREO GEMS OF GETTYSBURG SCENERY” and the other states that the image is by W. H. Tipton. The view was taken on the Chambersburg Pike near… (P13282) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

TIPTON STEREO VIEW OF CULP’S HILL

TIPTON STEREO VIEW OF CULP’S HILL

Image is mounted on yellow stock. One edge is marked “STEREO GEMS OF GETTYSBURG SCENERY” and the other states that the image is by W. H. Tipton. The view was taken on the lower slope of Culp’s… (P13284) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV OF UNKNOWN NEW YORK OFFICER

CDV OF UNKNOWN NEW YORK OFFICER

Very nice full standing view of a Union 1st Lieutenant posing with his left hand resting on his sword. The subject wears a dark frock coat with light trousers. Visible on the outer leg of the trousers… (457-33) SOLD. Learn More »

EXQUISITE GOLD ID BADGE FOR 2ND MICHIGAN OFFICER KILLED ON HIS LAST DAY OF SERVICE AT NORTH ANNA RIVER

EXQUISITE GOLD ID BADGE FOR 2ND MICHIGAN OFFICER KILLED ON HIS LAST DAY OF SERVICE AT NORTH ANNA RIVER

This unique and magnificently engraved ID badge belonged to 2nd Lieutenant Nelson Fletcher of Company F. 2nd Michigan Infantry killed at Ox Ford along the North Anna River on May 24, 1864. The badge… (M23683) SOLD. Learn More »

THE GLOBE BANK, NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK $10 NOTE

THE GLOBE BANK, NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK $10 NOTE

The Globe Bank, New York City, New York. $10 note, serial number 1842, featuring vignettes by Durand. Dated 4/18/1840. XF condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER… (173-805) SOLD. Learn More »

THE GLOBE BANK, NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK $3 NOTE

THE GLOBE BANK, NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK $3 NOTE

The Globe Bank, New York City, New York. $3 note, serial number 875, featuring Greek figure with a spilled urn. Dated 4/21/1840. AU condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH… (173-804) SOLD. Learn More »

THE FIRST STANWICK BANK, ROME, NEW YORK $.05 NOTE

THE FIRST STANWICK BANK, ROME, NEW YORK $.05 NOTE

The First Stanwick Bank, Rome, New York. $.05 note, featuring hunters on a small red note. Dated 11/1862. AU condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE… (173-803) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

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 »

THE BANK OF HUDSON, NEW YORK $5 NOTE

THE BANK OF HUDSON, NEW YORK $5 NOTE

The Bank of the Hudson, New York. $5 note, serial number 1515, featuring the Hudson River. Dated 5/10/1819. AU condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (173-801) SOLD. Learn More »

THE SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY BANK, BINGHAMTON, NEW YORK $.10 NOTE

THE SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY BANK, BINGHAMTON, NEW YORK $.10 NOTE

The Susquehanna Valley Bank, Binghamton, New York. $.10 note, serial number 87, featuring a green border with Indian and settlers. Dated 12/10/1862. VF… (173-800) SOLD. Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

THE FARMERS AND MECHANICS BANK OF ROCHESTER, NEW YORK $.25 NOTE

THE FARMERS AND MECHANICS BANK OF ROCHESTER, NEW YORK $.25 NOTE

The Farmers and Mechanics Bank of Rochester, New York. $.25 note, serial number 1403, featuring a red border with the New York state seal. Dated 9/10/1862. CU… (173-799) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

THE PISCATAQUA EXCHANGE BANK, PORSTMOUTH, NEW HAMPSHIRE, $20 NOTE

THE PISCATAQUA EXCHANGE BANK, PORSTMOUTH, NEW HAMPSHIRE, $20 NOTE

The Piscataqua Exchange Bank, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, $20 note, featuring George Washington, Ben Franklin, shipbuilding and farming. Dated 1840s. UNC… (173-790) SOLD. Learn More »

BADGE FOR 1904 GAR REUNION IN BOSTON

BADGE FOR 1904 GAR REUNION IN BOSTON

The top section of this three-piece badge consists of a spread-winged eagle at the intersection of four US flags with a riband at bottom that reads “19 BOSTON 04.” The reverse of this top section… (M23536) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

MEDAL FOR 250TH FOUNDING OF NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT

MEDAL FOR 250TH FOUNDING OF NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT

Top is a stamped brass spread-winged eagle over crossed cannons and cannonballs. Suspended from this is a white metal disk. The obverse shows a Colonial scene of Rev. John Davenport preaching to… (M23517) SOLD. Learn More »

$30.00
SOLD

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 »

CONFEDERATE ARTILLERY FUSE PLUG

CONFEDERATE ARTILLERY FUSE PLUG

This relic fuse plug adapter was dug at Petersburg. The adapter is in good condition with light discoloration. The threads on the side are still sharp. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM,… (M23430) SOLD. Learn More »

$39.50
SOLD

BRITISH 3.5 BRITTEN SHELL WITH FUSE

BRITISH 3.5 BRITTEN SHELL WITH FUSE

The body of this shell is in good cleaned condition with a smooth surface. The base of the shell is covered by a lead cup sabot. The sabot has 7 lands and grooves from having been fired. In the nose… (727-186) SOLD. Learn More »

PATTERN 1851 OFFICERS EAGLE I CUFF SIZE BUTTON FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

PATTERN 1851 OFFICERS EAGLE I CUFF SIZE BUTTON FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

Excavated example of an officer’s eagle I cuff button, recovered on Culp’s Hill by the late John Cullison and passed by him to the Rosensteel family collection. The obverse side of this specimen… (173-513) SOLD. Learn More »

$28.00
SOLD

U.S. ENLISTED MAN’S CUFF BUTTON FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

U.S. ENLISTED MAN’S CUFF BUTTON FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

Excavated example of a Union enlisted man’s cuff size button in 14mm. These size versions were used on garments such as, Frock coat sleeves, Shell jackets, Vests, and side buttons on fatigue hats… (173-514) SOLD. Learn More »

$28.00
SOLD

INFANTRY “I” EAGLE BUTTON FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

INFANTRY “I” EAGLE BUTTON FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

General Service Eagle “I” button recovered on Culp’s Hill by the late John Cullison and passed by him to the Rosensteel family collection. The face of this button has a nice light green patina… (173-517) SOLD. Learn More »

$28.00
SOLD

LEAD CONFEDERATE CASE SHOT BALL - SHIELDS MUSEUM, GETTYSBURG

LEAD CONFEDERATE CASE SHOT BALL - SHIELDS MUSEUM, GETTYSBURG

Large lead case shot ball that meas. approx. 1.00 inch across. This item is from the well-known and long defunct Shields’s Museum of Gettysburg artifacts. The museum building stood along Route 30… (R20188) SOLD. Learn More »

$39.50
SOLD

MODEL 1862 COLT POCKET POLICE REVOLVER

MODEL 1862 COLT POCKET POLICE REVOLVER

This .36 Pocket Police revolver has a barrel length of 4.50 inches, a five shot fluted cylinder and a matching serial number of 29948 placing its production in early 1865. It has a strong barrel stamp… (740-04) SOLD. Learn More »

FREE MASON’S CARD

FREE MASON’S CARD

This visiting card reads "Free Mason Card" and features an ornamented G with assorted Masonic imagery. It measures 3.8 inches by 1.8 inches. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL… (697-1212) SOLD. Learn More »

$15.00
SOLD

CONFEDERATE SPUR FROM GETTYSBURG

CONFEDERATE SPUR FROM GETTYSBURG

This is a brass spur complete with the yoke, arm, rowel and leather strap. The spur is smaller than the regulation Union spur and is crudely finished. The arm that holds the rowel is more squared than… (M23650) SOLD. Learn More »

WORLD WAR ONE ARTILLERY ENLISTED MAN’S CAMPAIGN HAT

WORLD WAR ONE ARTILLERY ENLISTED MAN’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 unmarked. It… (410-37) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR THREE-SCREW COLT MODEL 1860 ARMY REVOLVER

IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR THREE-SCREW COLT MODEL 1860 ARMY REVOLVER

This cap and ball percussion sidearm is an identified Civil War Colt Model 1860 Army revolver that is fine original condition. Sidearm is identified to Private Edward Norton by serial numbers in the… (154-525) SOLD. Learn More »

P. S. JUSTICE CONTRACT RIFLED MUSKET

P. S. JUSTICE CONTRACT RIFLED MUSKET

This original Civil War artifact is a .58 caliber percussion rifled musket manufactured in 1861 by the Philadelphia firm of P. S. Justice. In very good overall condition, this longarm is one of almost… (169-451) SOLD. Learn More »

GETTYSBURG: FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE - REPORT OF THE PENNYSLVANIA COMMISSION, DECEMBER 31, 1913

GETTYSBURG: FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE - REPORT OF THE PENNYSLVANIA COMMISSION, DECEMBER 31, 1913

Revised Edition, April 1915. Front eps  inscription, “From Dad / Xmas 1962”. 279pp., folding maps and photos. Leather spine with gilt lettering, exhibiting slight wear. Text very slightly… (B4807) SOLD. Learn More »

US/CS GRAPESHOT BALL

US/CS GRAPESHOT BALL

Iron ball which meas. approx. 2.00 inches across and has light surface rust and about 50% of the original finish. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON… (727-145) SOLD. Learn More »

$22.00
SOLD

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

IRON CANISTER BALL FROM GETTYSBURG

IRON CANISTER BALL FROM GETTYSBURG

This iron canister ball meas. approx. 1.00 inch across. This item was found by the late John Cullison and passed by him to the well-known Rosensteel family collection of Gettysburg artifacts. … (173-702) SOLD. Learn More »

$22.00
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 »

US M1863 CAVALRY BIT RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

US M1863 CAVALRY BIT RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

Recovered east of the Stone Wall in the Wheatfield, this specimen was part of the well-known Rosensteel family collection of Gettysburg artifacts and was originally found by the late John Cullison… (173-1099) SOLD. Learn More »

TIPTON STEREO VIEW OF TRENCHES CONTAINING CONFEDERATE DEAD ON CULP’S HILL

TIPTON STEREO VIEW OF TRENCHES CONTAINING CONFEDERATE DEAD ON CULP’S HILL

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 shows an area on Culp’s Hill… (P13281) SOLD. Learn More »

TIPTON STEREO VIEW OF THE SOLDIER’S MONUMENT IN THE NATIONAL CEMETERY AT GETTYSBURG

TIPTON STEREO VIEW OF THE SOLDIER’S MONUMENT IN THE NATIONAL CEMETERY AT 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 over the New… (P13285) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

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

TIPTON STEREO VIEW OF BATTLE SCARRED TREES ON CULP’S HILL

TIPTON STEREO VIEW OF BATTLE SCARRED TREES ON CULP’S HILL

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 somewhere on Culp’s… (P13279) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

MODEL 1841 TRYON PERCUSSION RIFLE

MODEL 1841 TRYON PERCUSSION RIFLE

Presented here is a specimen of one of those “Good and Serviceable Arms” produced for the U.S. Ordnance Department by the contract firm of George W. Tryon of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Often… (169-454) SOLD. Learn More »

THE WESTERN EXCHANGE FIRE & MARINE INSURANCE, OMAHA, NEBRASKA, $1 NOTE

THE WESTERN EXCHANGE FIRE & MARINE INSURANCE, OMAHA, NEBRASKA, $1 NOTE

The Western Exchange Fire & Marine Insurance, Omaha, Nebraska. $1 note, serial number 9571, featuring Indian warriors challenge a train go across their land . Dated 8/1/1856. VG condition. Small… (173-787) SOLD. Learn More »

THE BANK OF TEKAMA, NEBRASKA, $1 NOTE

THE BANK OF TEKAMA, NEBRASKA, $1 NOTE

The Bank of Tekama, Nebraska. $1 note, serial number 8839, featuring Indians watching civilization. Dated 9/1/1857. XF condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (173-781) SOLD. Learn More »

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 »

MODEL 1813 SABER BY STARR

MODEL 1813 SABER BY STARR

The blade on this saber meas. approx. 1 3/8 at the ricasso and is approx. 33.75 inches long. The blade has a slight curve and a clipped point. The surface of the blade is semi-bright with light… (701-36) SOLD. Learn More »

SMITH AND WESSON MODEL NO 1 SECOND ISSUE REVOLVER IDENTIFIED TO “JNO McADAMS”

SMITH AND WESSON MODEL NO 1 SECOND ISSUE REVOLVER IDENTIFIED TO “JNO McADAMS”

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… (740-143) SOLD. Learn More »

MODEL 1896 SPRINGFIELD KRAG RIFLE WITH BAYONET

MODEL 1896 SPRINGFIELD KRAG RIFLE WITH BAYONET

The 1896 Model Krag was manufactured by the Springfield Armory from 1896 through 1898. Approximately 62,000 were manufactured. Krag’s are all 30-40 caliber center fire. They are bolt action rifles… (G3134) 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

ABRAHAM LINCOLN BOOK ENDS

ABRAHAM LINCOLN BOOK ENDS

A pair of frontal view busts of Abraham Lincoln in cast bronze.  No signs of foundry  marks, probably cast for his centennial birthday celebration 1909.  Stands 6” in height by 4 1/2” across at… (30-1759) SOLD. Learn More »

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 »

NON-DUG, SINGLE BRASS CS / US SPUR FROM THE ROSENSTEEL FAMILY COLLECTION OF GETTYSBURG

NON-DUG, SINGLE BRASS CS / US SPUR FROM THE ROSENSTEEL FAMILY COLLECTION OF GETTYSBURG

Unexcavated, intact spurs are a true rarity and this single boot spur, in addition to its obvious scarcity, offers a fine spur specimen of likely Confederate manufacture or that used by either side. … (173-1057) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL, MAKER-MARKED M1858 FEDERAL FORAGE CAP VERBALLY ID’D TO THE 22ND MASSACHUSETTS VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

ORIGINAL, MAKER-MARKED M1858 FEDERAL FORAGE CAP VERBALLY ID’D TO THE 22ND MASSACHUSETTS VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

Here is an article of Federal Civil War regulation headgear commonly referred to as a M1858 forage cap. It has a verbal identification to the 22nd Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry regiment. This… (M23613) 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 »

MID-NINETEENTH CENTURY POWDER HORN FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

MID-NINETEENTH CENTURY POWDER HORN FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

Here is a mid-19th century example of a typical powder horn in use at that time and created by a maker now lost to history. This powder horn specimen came from the renowned Rosensteel Family… (173-1085) 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 »

ORIGINAL, MOUNTED ARTILLERY OFFICER’S SABER AND MATCHING SCABBARD

ORIGINAL, MOUNTED ARTILLERY OFFICER’S SABER AND MATCHING SCABBARD

This saber is a classic mounted artillery officer’s edged weapon from the 1815 to 1830 era. Sidearm follows a design that incorporates a plain, curved, single-edged blade with a wide, stopped fuller… (721-22) SOLD. Learn More »

RARE BRITISH 1.7-INCH “BABY” WHITWORTH SHELL

RARE BRITISH 1.7-INCH “BABY” WHITWORTH SHELL

This shell was patented in England by James Whitworth on April 23, 1855. The surface of this shell is smooth and clean with some original paint remaining in spots. There is a small number “196” in… (727-81) 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 »

MAKER MARKED BRASS POWDER FLASK FROM GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

MAKER MARKED BRASS POWDER FLASK FROM GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

With small museum marking “11,829”. Maker mark: “James Dixon / & Sons / Sheffield [England].” Attractive flask measures 3.2”in width at flared bottom, 8” in total length, with 1.5… (173-1076) 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 »

US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM GETTYSBURG

US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM GETTYSBURG

Laid flat on a desk this plate is slightly concave. The face has a light coat of white discoloration but the “US” at center can clearly be seen. There is some loss of material but this is confined… (R20187) 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

THE FINEST M1840 GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD KNOWN TO EXIST! IDENTIFIED TO MILITIA OFFICER FROM WEALTHY LONG ISLAND, NY FAMILY

THE FINEST M1840 GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD KNOWN TO EXIST! IDENTIFIED TO MILITIA OFFICER FROM WEALTHY LONG ISLAND, NY FAMILY

Known as the Model 1840 General Officer’s sword, this very finely crafted specimen is a product of the famed N. P. Ames Company of Springfield, Massachusetts. The sword is identified, albeit… (E2357) SOLD. Learn More »

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, $20 NOTE

ALABAMA CENTRAL BANK, ALABAMA, $20 NOTE

Alabama Central Bank, Alabama. $20 note, serial number 8643, featuring an eagle. Dated 11/1/1855. VF condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR… (173-846) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

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 »

US MODEL 1855 BAYONET RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

US MODEL 1855 BAYONET RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

Bayonet is complete with locking ring but the ring is frozen by rust. The entire surface of the bayonet has a nice dark patina. “US” stamping on flat is there but faint. Metal surface is mostly… (R20190) SOLD. Learn More »

1ST MODEL 1862 JOSLYN CARBINE IDENTIFIED TO TWO NEW YORK CAVALRYMEN

1ST MODEL 1862 JOSLYN CARBINE IDENTIFIED TO TWO NEW YORK CAVALRYMEN

This Joslyn carbine Model 1862, often referred to as the First Model, was assigned to two members of the New York 19th Cavalry. Carbine shows factory serial # 711, in addition to serial # 389, and was… (172-3268) SOLD. Learn More »

WORLD WAR ONE GERMAN BELT BUCKLE

WORLD WAR ONE GERMAN BELT BUCKLE

Wartime Model 1915 Prussian belt buckle. Face is stamped in one piece and has been painted field gray. Reverse has two pronged attachments and keeper. No maker’s marks are visible. Front has the… (410-42) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

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 »

MODEL 1881 U.S. CAVALRY DRESS HELMET

MODEL 1881 U.S. CAVALRY DRESS HELMET

Beautiful, near mint condition Model 1881 cavalry dress helmet. This example is composed of a dark blue-black wool cloth pressed over a cork inner body shell. The helmet is trimmed out with a 1”… (740-576) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL M1816 ‘WICKHAM’ UNALTERED FLINTLOCK MUSKET

ORIGINAL M1816 ‘WICKHAM’ UNALTERED FLINTLOCK MUSKET

Longarm specimen is an original M1816, undated musket made by Marine T. Wickham of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1813, Wickham was a government inspector of arms at a U.S. arsenal, and later was… (G3195) 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 OAK HILL, GETTYSBURG

TIPTON STEREO VIEW OF OAK HILL, 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 from a point on the… (P13269) SOLD. Learn More »

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 »

THE NEW YORK HERALD – SEPTEMBER 24, 1864

THE NEW YORK HERALD – SEPTEMBER 24, 1864

Complete paper. 8 pp., 6 columns, measuring 22.5” in length.  Exhibits slight yellowing, and light chipping at the corners. Else VG. Front page features centered map—[“SHERIDAN’S SECOND… (L14386) SOLD. Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

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 »

PACK OF LEFAUCHEUX REVOLVER CARTRIDGES, 1862-64

PACK OF LEFAUCHEUX REVOLVER CARTRIDGES, 1862-64

Box of “Twenty-Five Cartridges/ for/ LEFAUCHEUX REVOLVERS/ Charge, 25 GRS. Powder.”  Manufactured by C.D. Leet & Co., Springfield, Mass.  Sealed card Box measures 3.25 x  2 x 1.375”.… (M20328) 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 »

RELIC PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

RELIC PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

This excavated relic of a Federal regulation M1826 eagle breast plate was recovered from an unknown location on the battlefield of Gettysburg. The circular plate is complete and intact with its full… (R20192) 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 »

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN UNIFORM TUNIC OR “FELDBLUSE”

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN UNIFORM TUNIC OR “FELDBLUSE”

Field gray tunic has a “bottle” green collar, a five-button front, four pleated pockets and “bottle” green epaulettes piped in white. Collar litzen are white and green. Above the right breast… (282-313) SOLD. Learn More »

IDENTIFIED WORLD WAR TWO USMC UNIFORM GROUP

IDENTIFIED WORLD WAR TWO USMC UNIFORM GROUP

The items in this group belonged to Sergeant Samuel P. Gurley who served with Headquarters Squadron, 31st MAG (Marine Aircraft Group) in World War Two. The first item in the group is Sergeant… (172-3037) 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 »

CONFEDERATE 4.52 INCH 12 PDR SPHERICAL SHELL WITH REMAINS OF WOODEN FUSE PLUG

CONFEDERATE 4.52 INCH 12 PDR SPHERICAL SHELL WITH REMAINS OF WOODEN FUSE PLUG

The body of this shell has moderate to severe pitting with some moderate amounts of surface material loss in the area of the fuse as well as active rust. An examination of the fuse hole shows some of… (727-302) 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

PEWTER SPIGOT RECOVERED IN FREDERICKSBURG CAMP

PEWTER SPIGOT RECOVERED IN FREDERICKSBURG CAMP

Small pewter spigot meas. approx. 3.25 inches long. Old typed tag with the item reads “PEWTER SPIGOT WINTER CAMPSITE STAFFORD COUNTY VA. 9/17/1977.” ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM,… (R19775) SOLD. Learn More »

$10.00
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

BRASS THROAT FROM A SCABBARD FOR A MODEL 1840 NCO SWORD

BRASS THROAT FROM A SCABBARD FOR A MODEL 1840 NCO SWORD

This is the complete brass throat off of a scabbard for a Model 1840 NCO sword. The piece is slightly dented on the reverse. The ornate brass tab which anchors the scabbard to the frog is still… (R19693) SOLD. Learn More »

$27.50
SOLD

PACK OF 1863 FRANKFORD ARSENAL ARTILLERY FUSES

PACK OF 1863 FRANKFORD ARSENAL ARTILLERY FUSES

Unopened pack of 8 second fuses wrapped in yellow paper. The wrapper has some light staining but is in overall good condition. Across the face of the pack is “FRANKFORD ARSENAL 1863 8 SECOND… (M23620) SOLD. Learn More »

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

US MODEL 1840 NCO SWORD, DATED 1864

US MODEL 1840 NCO SWORD, DATED 1864

Maker-mark: “Ames Mfg. Co. / Chicopee / Mass.”. Inspector mark: “U.S. / J.H. / 1864” Near brilliant blade measures 32” in length, .875” in width at the bass. Exhibits very slight… (172-3255) SOLD. Learn More »

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 »

THE BANK OF DE SOTO, NEBRASKA, $1 NOTE

THE BANK OF DE SOTO, NEBRASKA, $1 NOTE

The Bank of De Soto, Nebraska. $1 note, serial number 3973, featuring three farmers, Daniel Webster, and three Indians. Dated 10/1/1863. GEM condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM,… (173-779) SOLD. Learn More »

THE BANK OF DE SOTO, NEBRASKA, $1 NOTE

THE BANK OF DE SOTO, NEBRASKA, $1 NOTE

The Bank of De Soto, Nebraska. $1 note, serial number 1000, featuring three farmers, Daniel Webster, and three Indians. Dated 5/1/1859. CU condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS… (173-778) SOLD. Learn More »

THE PENINSULAR BANK, DETROIT, MICHIGAN $5 NOTE

THE PENINSULAR BANK, DETROIT, MICHIGAN $5 NOTE

The Peninsular Bank, Detroit, Michigan. $5 note, featuring maiden with bale and green overprint. Dated 1850s. CU condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (173-777) SOLD. Learn More »

THE RAILROAD BANK, ADRIAN, MICHIGAN $5 NOTE

THE RAILROAD BANK, ADRIAN, MICHIGAN $5 NOTE

The Railroad Bank, Adrian, Michigan. $5 note, serial number 2507, featuring maiden’s holding  “5”. Dated 8/1/1853. FINE condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL… (173-776) SOLD. Learn More »

$55.00
SOLD

THE TECUMSEH BANK, MICHIGAN $5 NOTE

THE TECUMSEH BANK, MICHIGAN $5 NOTE

The Tecumseh Bank, Michigan. $5 note, featuring General Brown with horse. Dated 1840s. GEM condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE,… (173-775) 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 »

US ARMY HARDTACK, INDIAN WARS / SPAN-AM ERA

US ARMY HARDTACK, INDIAN WARS / SPAN-AM ERA

Three inch biscuit square.  Biscuit has sharp “NBC” [National Biscuit Company] marking stamp at center. It exhibits same side chipping at the corners, but is otherwise solid, and 90% there. Good… (20-2363) 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 »

FINE, 1857-DATED AMES MODEL 1840 ENLISTED CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD

FINE, 1857-DATED AMES MODEL 1840 ENLISTED CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD

The M1840 cavalry saber, commonly referred to as “The Old Wristbreaker”, was indeed one of the ‘tried and true’ military edged weapons used by U.S. mounted forces before and during the… (172-3223) SOLD. Learn More »

TINTYPE OF A YOUNG AFRICAN AMERICAN MAN SEATED ON A STONE WALL

TINTYPE OF A YOUNG AFRICAN AMERICAN MAN SEATED ON A STONE WALL

Eighth plate tintype shows a young black man seated on a prop stonewall with a painted seascape behind him. The subject wears a dark civilian suit and white shirt. Image is clear but the contrast… (344-1799) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

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 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE SKIN FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE SKIN FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

An example of a dug “Face-Skin” cartridge box plate recovered at Gettysburg. Missing all of the reverse lead filling and wire loops plus flattened in cross section. From the Ex- Rosensteel Family… (173-1203) 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 PHILADELPHIA DEPOT CANTEEN FROM HANOVER, PA

US PHILADELPHIA DEPOT CANTEEN FROM HANOVER, PA

Bullseye pattern canteen with 8 concentric rings on the body. One side is in near perfect condition while the other has one or two minor dings. Both sides show light wear from age, use and storage.… (173-653) 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

FRAMED NORTH VIETNAMESE FLAG

FRAMED NORTH VIETNAMESE FLAG

In the frame the flag meas. approx. 36.50 inches x 28.50 inches. The flag looks to be made of two pieces of silk. The upper portion was red and the lower blue however both panels are badly faded. The… (14-1501) SOLD. Learn More »

THE BANK OF MANCHESTER, MANCHESTER, MICHIGAN $5 NOTE

THE BANK OF MANCHESTER, MANCHESTER, MICHIGAN $5 NOTE

The Bank of Manchester, Manchester, Michigan. $5 note, serial number 532, featuring cattle in a circle. Dated  11/20/1837. XF condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL… (173-774) SOLD. Learn More »

THE RAILROAD BANK, ADRIAN, MICHIGAN $1 NOTE

THE RAILROAD BANK, ADRIAN, MICHIGAN $1 NOTE

The Railroad Bank, Adrian, Michigan. $1 note, serial number 12527, featuring General Scott. Dated  8/1/1853. FINE condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (173-773) SOLD. Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

THE ADRIAN INSURANCE COMPANY, ADRIAN, MICHIGAN $2 NOTE

THE ADRIAN INSURANCE COMPANY, ADRIAN, MICHIGAN $2 NOTE

The Adrian Insurance Company, Adrian, Michigan. $2 note, serial number 4979, featuring bovine. Dated  1/1/1853. AU condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (173-772) SOLD. Learn More »

THE CENTRAL MINING COMPANY, EAGLE HARBOR, MICHIGAN $5 NOTE

THE CENTRAL MINING COMPANY, EAGLE HARBOR, MICHIGAN $5 NOTE

The Central Mining Company, Eagle Harbor, Michigan. $5 note, serial number 496, featuring three orphans with an eagle. Dated  1/1/1864. VG condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS… (173-770) SOLD. Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

THE MILLERS BANK OF WASHTENAW, ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN $5 NOTE

THE MILLERS BANK OF WASHTENAW, ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN $5 NOTE

The Millers Bank Of Washtenaw, Ann Arbor, Michigan. $5 note, featuring republic with shield. Dated  1840s. CU condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (173-769) SOLD. Learn More »

THE BANK OF WASHTENAW, MICHIGAN $3 NOTE

THE BANK OF WASHTENAW, MICHIGAN $3 NOTE

The Bank Of Washtenaw, Michigan. $3 note, serial number 1878, featuring naked nymphs with horses. Dated  5/9/1834. AU condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (173-768) SOLD. Learn More »

THE BANK OF WASHTENAW, MICHIGAN $2 NOTE

THE BANK OF WASHTENAW, MICHIGAN $2 NOTE

The Bank Of Washtenaw, Michigan. $2 note, serial number 353, featuring lumberjacks. Dated  5/1/1854. FINE condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE… (173-767) SOLD. Learn More »

THE BANK OF WASHTENAW, MICHIGAN $1 NOTE

THE BANK OF WASHTENAW, MICHIGAN $1 NOTE

The Bank Of Washtenaw, Michigan. $1 note, serial number 8251, featuring a stage coach and a train. Dated  12/9/1835. UNC condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER… (173-766) SOLD. Learn More »

THE BANK OF WASHTENAW, MICHIGAN $1 NOTE

THE BANK OF WASHTENAW, MICHIGAN $1 NOTE

The Bank Of Washtenaw, Michigan. $1 note, serial number 7594, featuring three maidens with a mirror. Dated 5/1/1854. CU condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER… (173-765) SOLD. Learn More »

PATTERN 1852 U.S. NAVY COAT BUTTON

PATTERN 1852 U.S. NAVY COAT BUTTON

A two piece size, coat size (23mm) dug example of the 1852 pattern U.S. naval button. The obverse side of this example shows about 70% of its gold gilt surface remaining. The reverse shows a darkened… (173-497) 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 »

COLT’S PATENT BULLET MOLD

COLT’S PATENT BULLET MOLD

This iron mold produces .31 round and conical bullets. The mold has been cleaned inside and out leaving behind moderate to heavy amounts of pitting with some areas of dark discoloration. The mold… (30-1771) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

“JEFF DAVIS” MODEL 1858 DRESS HAT PLATE

“JEFF DAVIS” MODEL 1858 DRESS HAT PLATE

This is the spread-winged eagle side plate used to hold up the brim on one side of the Model 1858 Dress hat. This hat is also referred to as the Hardee Hat or Jeff Davis Hat. This stamped brass… (M23631) 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 »

SOLDIER LETTER WRITTEN BY CORPORAL JONATHAN SPROUL, CO. “G”, 31ST NEW YORK INFANTRY

SOLDIER LETTER WRITTEN BY CORPORAL JONATHAN SPROUL, CO. “G”, 31ST NEW YORK INFANTRY

Dated “Washington, Dec. 11th 1861. 2pp., in pencil, on lined paper measuring 8 x 10”. Exhibits fold-marks and light soiling along fold lines. Else VG, and entirely legible. Addressed to an unnamed… (697-901) 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

EXCEPTIONAL CIVIL WAR SKY BLUE MILITARY VEST

EXCEPTIONAL CIVIL WAR SKY BLUE MILITARY VEST

This outstanding vest came to us with a pair of mounted trousers, cavalry shell jacket and “pork-pie” style slouch hat with a cavalry hat cord. The group is from the well-known collection of the… (M23607) SOLD. Learn More »

NICE CONDITION CHASSEUR BUTTON

NICE CONDITION CHASSEUR BUTTON

This white metal button was made in France and used on a group of Chasseur uniforms issued to unites from Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and New York. This button has a nice clean face with an eagle with… (R20331) SOLD. Learn More »

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 »

PRESENTATION AMES MODEL 1860 STAFF AND FIELD SWORD

PRESENTATION AMES MODEL 1860 STAFF AND FIELD SWORD

Ames Model 1860 Staff & Field Officers Sword in excellent condition. Offered is a high grade M1860 Staff and Field Officers Sword made by the Ames Manufacturing Company. The sword's overall length… (123-7290) 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 »

ORIGINAL, CIVIL WAR M1860 CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD BY MANSFIELD & LAMB

ORIGINAL, CIVIL WAR M1860 CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD BY MANSFIELD & LAMB

This saber was one of 37,500 edged weapons produced for the U.S. Ordnance Department by Henry Mansfield and Estus Lamb of Forestdale, Rhode Island during the war. This particular saber rig came out of… (E2429) SOLD. Learn More »

US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM WHITE OAK SWAMP

US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM WHITE OAK SWAMP

The face of this plate has a dark patina with a small spot of rust in the upper right hand corner. There are some light amounts of dirt and grime also. The face of the plate is free from major dings… (R19909) 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 »

NEW YORK STATE REMINGTON ROLLING BLOCK MILITIA RIFLE

NEW YORK STATE REMINGTON ROLLING BLOCK MILITIA RIFLE

Original Remington military longarm produced circa 1867-1888 with the unique ‘rolling block’ configuration and action. The ‘rolling block’ rifle, aka has the Model 1871 Springfield, employed… (31-1533) 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 »

EXCELLENT CONDITION US 3-INCH PARROTT FUSE PLUG WITH EXTRAS

EXCELLENT CONDITION US 3-INCH PARROTT FUSE PLUG WITH EXTRAS

Long artillery fuse adapter made by Parrott. The top looks like the Confederate copper adapter with a central hole for the paper time fuse and two spanner holes but this adapter has a raised “W”… (M23623) SOLD. Learn More »

SECTION OF CONFEDERATE SWORD FROM SPOTSYLVANIA

SECTION OF CONFEDERATE SWORD FROM SPOTSYLVANIA

Rusted iron tang of a sword with a heavy brass pommel cap and scabbard throat section. The section of tang meas. approx. 6.00 inches long and has a crudely attached brass pommel cap. With the item is… (R19823) 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 »

SOUTHERN CIVILIAN LETTER WRITTEN TO SON SERVING IN THE 52ND OHIO INFANTRY — COMMENTARY ON LINCOLN ASSASSINATION

SOUTHERN CIVILIAN LETTER WRITTEN TO SON SERVING IN THE 52ND OHIO INFANTRY — COMMENTARY ON LINCOLN ASSASSINATION

Dated “21 Apr 1865”, in ink. “Rec’d Apl 26th/ Holly Springs, NC”. From D. A. James to his son, Frank Blakewell James, while the latter was serving in the 52nd Ohio Infantry. 2pp., in ink, on… (L14501) SOLD. Learn More »

LETTER BY UNKNOWN VERMONT SOLDIER TO HIS MOTHER

LETTER BY UNKNOWN VERMONT SOLDIER TO HIS MOTHER

Letter is three and a half pages in bold ink. It written from New York City on the soldier’s way to the front. The letter is dated May 14, 1864. After sending his greetings he talks about leaving… (L14497) SOLD. Learn More »

$40.00
SOLD

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 »

BATTY PEACE FLASK FROM GETTYSBURG

BATTY PEACE FLASK FROM GETTYSBURG

Item is a very nice conditioned brass powder flask with an embossed decoration on both sides. The decoration consists of a spread-winged eagle above a circle of stars that contain two hands shaking at… (173-1075) 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

THE EXCHANGE BANK OF A.J. PERRIN & CO., MICHIGAN CITY, MICHIGAN $1 NOTE

THE EXCHANGE BANK OF A.J. PERRIN & CO., MICHIGAN CITY, MICHIGAN $1 NOTE

The Exchange Bank of AJ. Perrin $ Co., Michigan City, Michigan. $1 note, serial number 2357, featuring a farm family at a fence. Dated 4/1862. CU condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS… (173-764) SOLD. Learn More »

THE WASHINGTON COUNTY BANK, CALAIS, MAINE $1 NOTE

THE WASHINGTON COUNTY BANK, CALAIS, MAINE $1 NOTE

The Washington County Bank, Calais, Maine. $1 note, serial number 712, featuring agriculture with a rake. Dated 3/1/1839. XF condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER… (173-763) SOLD. Learn More »

THE SANFORD BANK, SANFORD, MAINE $5 NOTE

THE SANFORD BANK, SANFORD, MAINE $5 NOTE

The Sanford Bank, Sanford, Maine. $5 note, serial number 3227, featuring woodchoppers with a green overprint. Dated 3/4/1861. AU condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL… (173-762) SOLD. Learn More »

THE SANFORD BANK, SANFORD, MAINE $2 NOTE

THE SANFORD BANK, SANFORD, MAINE $2 NOTE

The Sanford Bank, Sanford, Maine. $2 note, serial number 2346, featuring a woman at a loom with red overprint. Dated 8/27/1860. VF condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL… (173-761) SOLD. Learn More »

THE ADAMS BANK, NORTH ADAMS, MASSACHUSETTS $5 NOTE

THE ADAMS BANK, NORTH ADAMS, MASSACHUSETTS $5 NOTE

The Adams Bank, North Adams, Massachusetts. $5 note, serial number 3159, featuring  an Indian with a bow. Dated 12/1/1861. VF condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL… (173-760) SOLD. Learn More »

THE FRANKLN BANK, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS $20 NOTE

THE FRANKLN BANK, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS $20 NOTE

The Franklin Bank, Boston, Massachusetts. $20 note, serial number 365, featuring  a chariot racer. Dated 4/1/1836. XF condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (173-759) SOLD. Learn More »

COCHUITUATE BANK, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS $50 NOTE

COCHUITUATE BANK, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS $50 NOTE

Cochuituate Bank, Boston, Massachusetts. $50 note, serial number 219, featuring  a couple with a cornucopia. Dated 11/12/1853. UNC condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH… (173-758) SOLD. Learn More »

COCHUITUATE BANK, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS $10 NOTE

COCHUITUATE BANK, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS $10 NOTE

Cochuituate Bank, Boston, Massachusetts. $10 note, serial number 236, featuring  large grey X. Dated 1/1/1853. AU condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (173-757) SOLD. Learn More »

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 »

APPLICATION FOR SOUTHERN CROSS OF HONOR

APPLICATION FOR SOUTHERN CROSS OF HONOR

Document meas. approx. 8.50 x 11.25 inches. It is pre-printed and filled out in ink. Document is dated April 1901 and requests a Southern Cross of Honor for Ed T. Howell who enlisted as a Private on… (217-205) 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 »

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

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

Linen-wrapped bandage packet, rectangular in shape, measuring 8 x 5.25 x 2”. Linen wrap exhibits slight yellowing & soiling; “U.S. / 1861” stenciling slightly faded, but entirely legible.… (M23547) SOLD. Learn More »

PATTERN 1854 LIGHT ARTILLERY MUSICIAN’S JACKET

PATTERN 1854 LIGHT ARTILLERY MUSICIAN’S JACKET

Schuylkill Arsenal produced “Shell” jacket trimmed in a scarlet colored wool worsted tape consisting of thirteen bars equally applied to both of the breast panels in a “Cage” pattern design.… (33-116) SOLD. Learn More »

$4,750.00
Originally $5,500.00


SOLD

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 »

CIVIL WAR MODEL 1860 SPENCER CARBINE

CIVIL WAR MODEL 1860 SPENCER CARBINE

Produced by the Spencer Rifle Company of Boston, Massachusetts, this ten pound Civil War Model 1860 Spencer breechloading repeating carbine is in very good original condition. Carbine, which fired the… (169-464) 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 »

CONFEDERATE 3.67 INCH 6 PDR SPHERICAL SHELL WITH CONFEDERATE COPY OF A BORMANN FUSE

CONFEDERATE 3.67 INCH 6 PDR SPHERICAL SHELL WITH CONFEDERATE COPY OF A BORMANN FUSE

The iron body of this spherical shell is in good condition. It is mostly smooth with only a light coat of surface rust which can easily be cleaned. The bottom of the shell has a deactivation hole… (727-330) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA LEATHER FLAG POLE SLING

CIVIL WAR ERA LEATHER FLAG POLE SLING

This Civil War era original leather flag pole carry sling is in complete, very good condition. Made of black bridle leather, the three-piece sling was to be worn around the marcher’s neck during… (172-3250) SOLD. Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA MEDICAL PROBES

CIVIL WAR ERA MEDICAL PROBES

Three in number, one made totally of gutta-percha, the other two with gutta-percha handles and metallic prongs, one with outer metallic spring, the other with a circular hook at the tip. Measure 9”,… (M23545) SOLD. Learn More »

CUT AND FRAMED MEMORIAL FOR 2ND INDIANA CAVALRY SOLDIER

CUT AND FRAMED MEMORIAL FOR 2ND INDIANA CAVALRY SOLDIER

Soldier’s memorials came in different styles depending on when they were printed. This one is post-war and was done for a veteran of the 2nd Indiana Cavalry. When full sized this memorial pictured a… (L14450) SOLD. Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

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 »

ORIGINAL PACKET OF 8 SECOND ARTILLERY FUSES

ORIGINAL PACKET OF 8 SECOND 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 yellow paper holds five 8-second… (727-42) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

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 »

COCHUITUATE BANK, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS $5 NOTE

COCHUITUATE BANK, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS $5 NOTE

Cochuituate Bank, Boston, Massachusetts. $5 note, serial number 872, featuring blue overprint, steamship and sailor. Dated 1/1/1853. Fine+ condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS… (173-756) SOLD. Learn More »

COCHUITUATE BANK, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS $3 NOTE

COCHUITUATE BANK, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS $3 NOTE

Cochuituate Bank, Boston, Massachusetts. $3 note, serial number 147, featuring maiden with eagle. Dated 1/1/1853. VF condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (173-755) SOLD. Learn More »

COCHUITUATE BANK, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS $2 NOTE

COCHUITUATE BANK, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS $2 NOTE

Cochuituate Bank, Boston, Massachusetts. $2 note, serial number 2097, featuring mechanic and factory. Dated 1/1/1852. AU condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER… (173-754) SOLD. Learn More »

COCHUITUATE BANK, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS $1 NOTE

COCHUITUATE BANK, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS $1 NOTE

Cochuituate Bank, Boston, Massachusetts. $1 note, serial number 284, featuring an eagle with a ship. Dated 1/1/1857. VF condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER… (173-753) SOLD. Learn More »

$85.00
SOLD

COMMERCIAL EXCHANGE BANK, INDIANA $5 NOTE

COMMERCIAL EXCHANGE BANK, INDIANA $5 NOTE

Commercial Exchange Bank, Indiana. $5 note, serial number 990, featuring four maidens. Dated 8/3/1858. CU condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON… (173-752) SOLD. Learn More »

COMMERCIAL EXCHANGE BANK, INDIANA $1 NOTE

COMMERCIAL EXCHANGE BANK, INDIANA $1 NOTE

Commercial Exchange Bank, Indiana. $1 note, serial number 56, featuring train with  Zachary Taylor. Dated 8/3/1858. AU condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER… (173-751) 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 1839 WAIST BELT PLATE FROM THE ROSENSTEEL GETTYSBURG COLLECTION

US PATTERN 1839 WAIST BELT 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 US Waist Belt Plate. This plate is from the famous… (M21284) 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 »

M1861 U.S. SPRINGFIELD RIFLE MUSKET DATED 1862

M1861 U.S. SPRINGFIELD RIFLE MUSKET DATED 1862

This longarm specimen is a .58 caliber Model 1861 percussion rifle-musket dated 1862 in very good condition. Produced by the Federal armory in Springfield, Massachusetts, the musket retains its… (218-420) 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 »

CDV MAJOR GENERAL JOHN W. GEARY

CDV MAJOR GENERAL JOHN W. GEARY

Backmark: “Photographed by/ LE RUE LEMER/ Wyeth’s Hall/ Harrisburg, PA..” Front lower margin inked inscription: “J.W. Geary Gov. of Pennsylvania.” Clean, crisp bust image with the very… (P13219) SOLD. Learn More »

CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE RECOVERED AT APPOMATTOX

CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE RECOVERED AT APPOMATTOX

This brass Confederate frame buckle meas. approx. 2.50 x 2.75 inches. The patina on the surfaces is light with a greenish tint. The plate is complete with no cracks or chips but the upper right has a… (173-634) SOLD. Learn More »

G.A. R. CAMPAIGN HAT, CA. 1910-1920

G.A. R. CAMPAIGN HAT, CA. 1910-1920

Leather hat band stamp: “Extra-Quality/ Taylor/ Cor. Hanover & Court St/ Boston”. Interior stamp: “United Hatters of North America/ Registered/ 6 7/8”. High quality hat made of Fine &… (470-05) 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 STATE BANK OF ILLINOIS LOCKPORT $5 NOTE

THE STATE BANK OF ILLINOIS LOCKPORT $5 NOTE

The State Bank of Illinois, Lockport. $5 note, serial number 791, featuring a frontiersman and farmer. Cut-cancel. Dated 9/10/1842. XF condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH… (173-749) SOLD. Learn More »

THE STATE BANK OF ILLINOIS LOCKPORT $2.50 NOTE

THE STATE BANK OF ILLINOIS LOCKPORT $2.50 NOTE

The State Bank of Illinois, Lockport. $2.5 note, serial number 734, featuring a buffalo. Cut-cancel, uncirculated. Dated 4/10/1840. Fine condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS… (173-748) SOLD. Learn More »

THE STATE BANK OF ILLINOIS LOCKPORT $1 NOTE

THE STATE BANK OF ILLINOIS LOCKPORT $1 NOTE

The State Bank of Illinois, Lockport. $1 note, serial number 2879. Featuring Indians with buffalo. Cut-cancel. Dated9/10/1840. XF condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL… (173-747) SOLD. Learn More »

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 »

METROPOLITAN BANK WASHINGTON D.C. $1 NOTE

METROPOLITAN BANK WASHINGTON D.C. $1 NOTE

Metropolitan Bank Washington D.C. $1 Note, serial number 298, featuring George Washington. Dated 2/1/1851. Fine Condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (173-744) SOLD. Learn More »

SMALL SIZED PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE WITH CARVED NAME

SMALL SIZED PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE WITH CARVED NAME

This small sized Pattern 1839 oval “US” belt plate came from an estate sale in Hanover, PA, which is approx. 14 miles east of Gettysburg. The face of the plate has a light patina with minor… (2-619) 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 »

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… (763-13B) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

NICE CONDITION UNION ARTILLERY SHELL JACKET

NICE CONDITION UNION ARTILLERY SHELL JACKET

This Cincinnati Depot Artillery shell jacket has a very nice exterior of dark blue wool cloth with no signs of any moth action. The wool is very clean and all the seams are tight. The red piping on… (767-02) 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

1919 25TH CONNECTICUT REUNION RIBBON

1919 25TH CONNECTICUT REUNION RIBBON

White ribbon which meas. approx. 1.50 inches wide x 6.00 inches long. Gold printing reads “REUNION 25TH REGIMENT C. V. ASSOCIATION AUGUST 26TH 1919 HARTFORD, CONN.” At the very top of the badge is… (M23504) SOLD. Learn More »

$30.00
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 »

VERY FINE, ORIGINAL, M1856 PATTERN, MAKER MARKED ENLISTEDMAN’S LEATHER BELT & BUCKLE

VERY FINE, ORIGINAL, M1856 PATTERN, MAKER MARKED ENLISTEDMAN’S LEATHER BELT & BUCKLE

This accoutrement, made of thick buff leather, is a Model 1856 Federal infantryman’s waist belt in mint, unissued condition. The belt measures 1.9” wide and is 39” long and comes equipped with… (172-3227) 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

SHELL FRAGMENT FROM GETTYSBURG GAR HALL AND DANNER MUSEUM

SHELL FRAGMENT FROM GETTYSBURG GAR HALL AND DANNER MUSEUM

Fragment is from a Confederate 4.52 inch 12 pounder spherical shell. The fragment meas. approx. 4.00 x 3.75 inches with a numeral “34” done in white paint on the inside surface. The fragment is… (R20322) SOLD. Learn More »

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

THE FARMERS AND MERCHANTS BANK, WASHINGTON D.C. $1 NOTE

THE FARMERS AND MERCHANTS BANK, WASHINGTON D.C. $1 NOTE

The Farmers and Merchants Bank, Washington D.C. $1 note, serial number 89321, featuring William Smithson Signature (founder of the Smithsonian). Dated 7/15/1862. VG… (173-742) SOLD. Learn More »

THE CITIZENS BANK, WASHINGTON D.C. $2 NOTE

THE CITIZENS BANK, WASHINGTON D.C. $2 NOTE

The Citizens Bank, Washington D.C. $2 note, serial number 827, featuring maidens with a globe. Dated 10/1/1852. CU condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (173-741) SOLD. Learn More »

THE MERCHANTS’ BANK, WASHINGTON D.C. $5 NOTE

THE MERCHANTS’ BANK, WASHINGTON D.C. $5 NOTE

The Merchants’ Bank, Washington D.C. $5 note, serial number 1618, featuring Zachary Taylor. Dated 7/1/1852. CU condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (173-740) SOLD. Learn More »

THE MECHANICS AND TRADERS BANK, WASHINGTON D.C. $1 NOTE

THE MECHANICS AND TRADERS BANK, WASHINGTON D.C. $1 NOTE

The Mechanics and Traders Bank, Washington D.C. $1 note, serial number 1635, featuring Zachary Taylor. Dated 10/4/1852. AU condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER… (173-738) SOLD. Learn More »

THE MERCHANTS’ BANK, WASHINGTON DC $1 NOTE

THE MERCHANTS’ BANK, WASHINGTON DC $1 NOTE

The Merchants’ Bank, Washington D.C. $10 note, serial number 2013, featuring a girl reading. Dated 7/1/1852. CU condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (173-737) SOLD. Learn More »

THE BANK OF NEW ENGLAND $1 NOTE

THE BANK OF NEW ENGLAND $1 NOTE

The Bank of New England, East Haddam, Connecticut. $1 note, featuring a paddlewheeler. Dated 1850s. Gem Condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON… (173-736) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

THE CITY BANK OF NEW HAVEN $10 NOTE

THE CITY BANK OF NEW HAVEN $10 NOTE

The City Bank of New Haven, Connecticut. $10 note, featuring Daniel Webster and Millard Fillmore. Dated 1850s. Gem condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (173-735) SOLD. Learn More »

THE BANK OF NEW ENGLAND $5 NOTE

THE BANK OF NEW ENGLAND $5 NOTE

The Bank of New England, East Haddam, Connecticut. $5 note, serial number 7006, featuring ship building. Dated 3/1/1859. Gem condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER… (173-734) SOLD. Learn More »

“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 »

COMPLETE CIVIL WAR ERA DRAFTING KIT

COMPLETE CIVIL WAR ERA DRAFTING KIT

The kit comes housed in a tapered pasteboard box covered in black fish skin. The box itself meas. approx. 6.75 inches tall x 2.75 inches at the widest and 2.00 inches across the bottom. Depressing a… (286-48) 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 »

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 and the hammer are case-hardened with markings “Eagle” with” U.S.” over SPRINGFIELD” and the date “1864”. Crisp… (G3061) 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 »

SERIES OF 1880 US ONE DOLLAR BILL

SERIES OF 1880 US ONE DOLLAR BILL

Bill is a one dollar note of the series of 1880. The obverse has a portrait of George Washington at center flanked by a red Treasury Seal and the words “ONE DOLLAR.” The bill is printed with green… (172-3203) 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 »

CDV FULL LENGTH SEATED VIEW - ADMIRAL DAVID FARRAGUT

CDV FULL LENGTH SEATED VIEW - ADMIRAL DAVID FARRAGUT

Overall in very good condition, corners sharply clipped, nice contrast. Light soiling. Dated 1862 on front at bottom. BM: E. & H.T. Anthony, New York. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS… (92-69D) SOLD. Learn More »

$100.00
Originally $145.00


SOLD

CONFEDERATE MILITIA EXEMPTION DOCUMENT

CONFEDERATE MILITIA EXEMPTION DOCUMENT

Single slip of paper meas. approx. 4.75 x 8.00 inches is written in ink and reads in part: Petersburg 11 Aug. 1863 Genl. Jenkins Dr Sir The following named men employees of Ettnik Mfctors, are… (217-206) 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

SMALL WATERING BIT FROM GETTYSBURG

SMALL WATERING BIT FROM GETTYSBURG

This watering bit consists of a straight iron bar and two small rings on each end. The iron surfaces are covered with a light coat of surface rust throughout. This item was purchased from a local… (173-648) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
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

CARTRIDGE BOX/ BELT PLATE SKIN FROM CULP’S HILL AT GETTYSBURG

CARTRIDGE BOX/ BELT PLATE SKIN FROM CULP’S HILL AT GETTYSBURG

The face of this Model 1839 oval “US” cartridge box plate has a nice, clean, dark patina. The surface of the face is mostly free from scratches and has only a slight waviness to it. The reverse… (173-667) SOLD. Learn More »

PAIR OF CIVIL WAR SERGEANT’S CHEVRONS

PAIR OF CIVIL WAR SERGEANT’S CHEVRONS

This matching pair of Infantry Sergeant stripes are in excellent condition. The stripes themselves are made of sky-blue ribbed tape that still maintains strong coloring. They are hand sewn to a dark… (129-14) 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… (169-333) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

SMITH & WESSON MODEL NO.2 OLD MODEL REVOLVER

SMITH & WESSON MODEL NO.2 OLD MODEL REVOLVER

This revolver is a .32 rimfire with a six-inch octagon barrel and a six-shot non-fluted cylinder with a serial number of 21135, which puts it in the range of Civil War production. The frame, cylinder… (172-3076) SOLD. Learn More »

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

M1849 COLT POCKET REVOLVER WITH ENGRAVED INITIALS

M1849 COLT POCKET REVOLVER WITH ENGRAVED INITIALS

This .31 Model 1849 Colt Pocket revolver with 6-shot cylinder has a matching serial number of 192883 which places its manufacture in late 1861. It has a 4.00 inch octagon barrel that has very little… (769-01) SOLD. Learn More »

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

COMPLETE WOODEN CHESS SET

COMPLETE WOODEN CHESS SET

A complete 32 piece wooden chess set, housed in a leather covered pasteboard box with a cross hatched design on the lid.  The leather binding hinge on the lid has separated over the years. There is a… (179-575) SOLD. Learn More »

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 BELT PLATE FROM THE ROSENSTEEL FAMILY COLLECTION

US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE FROM THE ROSENSTEEL FAMILY COLLECTION

Standard issue oval US waist belt plate. Face of plate has a nice dark patina with matching patina on back. 95% lead fill on back with both arrow hooks and tongue. Museum number also on… (173-628) SOLD. Learn More »

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

1859 BIBLE—“THE NEW TESTAMENT OF OUR LORD AND SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST…”

1859 BIBLE—“THE NEW TESTAMENT OF OUR LORD AND SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST…”

Published Edward Dunigan & Brother (James B. Kirker),  New York, 1859.  Front endpaper inscription, in ink: “The owner unknown./ Given under my hand and seal this/ the 25th day of the Ides of… (450-33) SOLD. Learn More »

ORIGINAL ‘ADAMS PATENT’ PERCUSSION REVOLVER

ORIGINAL ‘ADAMS PATENT’ PERCUSSION REVOLVER

Presented here is an original, single-action Adams Patent percussion revolver. Produced by T. Turner in Reading, England, the firm exported many of these sturdy, solid-frame, five-shot Adams revolvers… (740-172) SOLD. Learn More »

SECTION OF FRYING PAN DUG AT PETERSBURG

SECTION OF FRYING PAN DUG AT PETERSBURG

Rusted iron frying pan, meas. approx. 6.75 inches across the bottom with a 1.75 inch rim. One small hole on edge. Top of the rim has severe material loss. Heavy rust has been cleaned and preservative… (173-191) SOLD. Learn More »

$17.50
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 »

M1903A1 SPRINGFIELD RIFLE

M1903A1 SPRINGFIELD RIFLE

This is a M1903 Springfield, serial number 972699. It was used in WW1 and was rebuilt before WW2. The original receiver dates between May, 1917 and November, 1918. The barrel is marked “SA” over 4… (430-23) 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 »

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 at the Sherfy Farm. The grouping includes a CS 12 pound case shot spherical shell fragment, three US canister balls for close range… (173-621) 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 »

SECTION OF RIFLE BARREL RECOVERED IN THE WILDERNESS

SECTION OF RIFLE BARREL RECOVERED IN THE WILDERNESS

This section of musket barrel meas. approx. 15.75 inches long from the muzzle back. The front sight is still present. There is a slight curve to the piece and the end opposite the muzzle is pinched.… (R19475) SOLD. Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

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 »

CIVIL WAR PISTOL CARTRIDGE BOX

CIVIL WAR PISTOL CARTRIDGE BOX

The leather on this box shows some signs of wear but otherwise it is in good condition. The outer flap shows light creasing around the edges and one or two small flakes of surface finish are missing.… (172-3138) 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 Taneytown 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 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE AND BULLETS FROM THE ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION OF GETTYSBURG

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST 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 1826 eagle breast plate meant for wear on the sling of the… (R19093) 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 »

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE AND BULLETS FROM THE ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION OF GETTYSBURG

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST 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 1826 eagle breast plate meant for wear on the sling of the… (R19094) SOLD. Learn More »

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE AND BULLETS FROM THE ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION OF GETTYSBURG

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST 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 1826 eagle breast plate meant for wear on the sling of the… (R19075) 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 MODEL 1855 CADET BAYONET RECOVERED AT SPOTSYLVANIA

US MODEL 1855 CADET BAYONET RECOVERED AT SPOTSYLVANIA

Bayonet is complete. Active red rust has been cleaned and the surfaces preserved with a thin coat of clear lacquer. Surfaces are pitted and locking ring is frozen. Old, worn, typed paper label… (R19598) 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

COLT MODEL 1849 POCKET REVOLVER

COLT MODEL 1849 POCKET REVOLVER

Between 1850 and 1870 Colt produced 325,000 Pockets in Hartford and 11,000 in London. It is a five or six shot 31-caliber percussion pistol with a 3, 4, 5 or 6-inch octagon barrel with most models… (218-398) SOLD. Learn More »

$1,195.00
Originally $1,250.00


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 »

<I>CONFEDERATE ARSENALS, LABORATORIES AND ORDNANCE DEPOTS</I> BY DEAN THOMAS

CONFEDERATE ARSENALS, LABORATORIES AND ORDNANCE DEPOTS BY DEAN THOMAS

3 Volume set, 1248 pages total.   Vol. 1 – Alexandria, LA to Fayetteville, NC,  400 pp. Vol. 2 – Fort Brown, TX to New Iberia, LA, 424 pp. Vol. 3 – New Orleans, LA to Winchester, VA, 424… (ST501111) 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 »

BOWIE KNIFE BY J. ALLEN & SONS, SHEFFIELD

BOWIE KNIFE BY J. ALLEN & SONS, SHEFFIELD

Presented here is an original, antique, clip point, bowie hunting knife made by the J. Allen firm of Sheffield, England in the early 1900s. The handsome side knife comes without a scabbard. Knife… (705-14) 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 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

The face of this plate has a coat of light discoloration from ground action and a small bubble of rust behind the letter “U.” There are no major dings or dents to the face or the edge. Reverse has… (173-612) 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

CIVIL WAR PERIOD HANDCUFFS FOUND AT FAIR OAKS, VA

CIVIL WAR PERIOD HANDCUFFS FOUND AT FAIR OAKS, VA

Near complete set of Civil War period handcuffs dug at Berkley’s Plantation on the Fair Oaks battlefield. The set appears to be complete except for the missing key. One of the cuffs is frozen open.… (R19626) SOLD. Learn More »

$225.00
Originally $395.00


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

BRITISH 3.5-INCH BRITTEN SHELL RECOVERED AT CEDAR MOUNTAIN

BRITISH 3.5-INCH BRITTEN SHELL RECOVERED AT CEDAR MOUNTAIN

Fired shell in excellent condition. All the exposed iron is smooth and clean with no pitting or chipping. The lead cup sabot is still firmly attached and shows very pronounced signs of rifling from… (R20158) SOLD. Learn More »

BOWIE KNIFE BY JOHN NEWTON, SHEFFIELD

BOWIE KNIFE BY JOHN NEWTON, SHEFFIELD

Presented here is an original, antique, clip point, bowie hunting knife made by the John Newton Company of Sheffield, England in the early 1900s. The handsome side knife comes without a scabbard.… (705-22) SOLD. Learn More »

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 »

NEW MODEL SHARPS CARBINE METALLIC CARTRIDGE CONVERSION

NEW MODEL 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,… (172-3221) 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. CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

RELIC PATTERN 1839 U.S. CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

Excavated cartridge box plate with a fragment of leather remaining from the cartridge box flap. This specimen was recovered from the trenches surrounding Petersburg and Richmond, Virginia. The iron… (R20180) 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

MASSACHUSETTS STATE SEAL MILITIA COAT BUTTON

MASSACHUSETTS STATE SEAL MILITIA COAT BUTTON

Button depicts the state seal of Massachusetts, an arm holding a sword,  "MASSACHUSETTS  VOLUNTEER MILITIA", intended for officers of Massachusetts units.   Backmark: "R & W. ROBINSON / (dot)… (622-111) SOLD. Learn More »

$35.00
Originally $45.00


SOLD

GROUP OF THREE PHOTO ALBUMS ID’D TO AIR FORCE MEMBER ON IWO JIMA

GROUP OF THREE PHOTO ALBUMS ID’D TO AIR FORCE MEMBER ON IWO JIMA

This group contains three albums all ID'd to PFC. Edward J. Vargo of Ohio who served in 78th Fighter Squadron, 15th Fighter Group. The unit was stationed in Hawaii and Iwo Jima. The first album… (755-01) SOLD. Learn More »

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 »

WORLD WAR ONE ERA MODEL 1852 NAVAL OFFICER’S SWORD WITH ID

WORLD WAR ONE ERA MODEL 1852 NAVAL OFFICER’S SWORD WITH ID

The blade is in good condition. It is clean and bright with no nicks on the edge but there is some light pitting on the last third of the blade. The etching is still very pronounced. The decoration on… (172-3071) 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 »

COMPLETE DECK OF CIVIL WAR PATRIOTIC PLAYING CARDS

COMPLETE DECK OF CIVIL WAR PATRIOTIC PLAYING CARDS

These cards were manufactured by the AMERICAN CARD COMPANY of New York and bear a patent date of 1862. The suits in the deck are stars, US Flags, US Shields and Eagles. There are no numbers on the… (287-50) 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 »

JOHN GOOD CARVED MINIE BALL

JOHN GOOD CARVED MINIE BALL

Carved, wooden mini ball stands approx. 1.75 high and .75 across the base. This item was carved by John Good, who was a local Gettysburg furniture maker. His shop was located in Race Horse Alley in… (67-927) 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 SCABBARD FROM FAMOUS GETTYSBURG COLLECTION

RELIC SCABBARD FROM FAMOUS GETTYSBURG COLLECTION

This relic conditioned scabbard is for an imported Model 1860 Cavalry saber. The item was recovered from East Cavalry Field at Gettysburg and was once part of the famous Shields Museum at Gettysburg.… (287-37) 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 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,… (M23433) 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 UNION GENERAL CARL SCHURZ

CLIPPED SIGNATURE OF UNION GENERAL CARL SCHURZ

Strong signature in ink reads “C. SCHURZ.” Autograph is on a slip of paper that meas. approx. 4.50 x 2.50 inches that is housed in a bluish-gray mat with a copy of a small photo and biography of… (172-3103) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
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 FULL STANDING VIEW OF C. HOUGHTON LAWRENCE OF THE 2ND NEW HAMPSHIRE AND ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT

CDV FULL STANDING VIEW OF C. HOUGHTON LAWRENCE OF THE 2ND NEW HAMPSHIRE AND ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT

Full standing view of Lawrence in the uniform of a Union officer. He wears a dark nine-button shell jacket with shoulder straps and matching dark trousers with thin, light colored leg stripe and… (475-154) SOLD. Learn More »

$225.00
Originally $250.00


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 »

NINTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF WOMAN IN MOURNING

NINTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF WOMAN IN MOURNING

This ambrotype is a bust view of a woman wearing a black bonnet with black lace draped on the back. The border of the bonnet also appears to be black except for around her cheeks where there is some… (172-3097) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

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 »

RELIC CONDITION CONFEDERATE FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD

RELIC CONDITION CONFEDERATE FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD

Here is a totally unmarked, heavily rusted, Confederate foot officer’s sword excavated from an unknown location sometime after the Civil War. This southern infantry officer’s sword follows a… (408-07) 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 »

RON TUNISON STATUE “LEE AND JACKSON”

RON TUNISON STATUE “LEE AND JACKSON”

A large limited edition Cold-cast bronze statue of Generals Lee and Jackson by renowned sculptor Ron Tunison (1947-2013), dated 1987. It depicts Lee, sitting on a limber chest, conversing with Jackson… (726-05) 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 »

RON TUNISON STATUE “ROBERT E. LEE”

RON TUNISON STATUE “ROBERT E. LEE”

A large limited edition cold-cast bronze statue of General Robert E. Lee by renowned sculptor Ron Tunison (1947 – 2013) dated 1991. It depicts General Robert E. Lee sitting on a tree stump holding… (726-03) 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 »

WOOD FROM THE GALLOWS THAT HUNG THE LINCOLN CONSPIRATORS

WOOD FROM THE GALLOWS THAT HUNG THE LINCOLN CONSPIRATORS

The Execution of the Conspirators. On July 7, 1865 Mary Surratt, Lewis Powell, David Herland and George Atzerodt were hanged from a wooden scaffold in the yard of the Old Arsenal Penitentiary in… (M22756) 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 »

PATTERN 1863 BAYONET SCABBARD AND .58 CALIBER SPRINGFIELD BAYONET

PATTERN 1863 BAYONET SCABBARD AND .58 CALIBER SPRINGFIELD BAYONET

A harness leather waist belt ( Gaylord type) bayonet scabbard and bayonet. The contract firm of BAKER & McKENNEY that manufactured this particular scabbard was located at the address of 141 Grand… (362-585) 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

CLAY PIPE WITH BOWL SHAPED LIKE THE HEAD OF AFRICAN AMERICAN

CLAY PIPE WITH BOWL SHAPED LIKE THE HEAD OF AFRICAN AMERICAN

Typical white clay pipe with a bowl that is shaped in the form of the head of an African American. The wood stem is in good condition and is tightly in place. The bowl is also in good condition with… (747-03) SOLD. Learn More »

$85.00
SOLD

1854 AUSTRIAN LORENZ PISTOL

1854 AUSTRIAN LORENZ PISTOL

.54 cal., rifled percussion single-shot. Metal markings: “Bentz”, top barrel; “M r”, near barrel breach; “OO”, left receiver strip; “UU”, forward trigger guard tip. Metallic parts… (740-173) SOLD. Learn More »

 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 SIZED TINTYPE OF TWO ROUGH LOOKING SOLDIERS

CDV SIZED TINTYPE OF TWO ROUGH LOOKING SOLDIERS

This is a tintype housed in a CDV sized paper holder. The holder is cut at center to reveal the photo And the paper around the cut is impressed with a border and stars. The image shows two men, one… (697-794) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

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

LARGE TIPTON VIEW GROUND COVERED BY LAW’S BRIGADE AT GETTYSBURG ON JULY 2ND

LARGE TIPTON VIEW GROUND COVERED BY LAW’S BRIGADE AT GETTYSBURG ON JULY 2ND

This large photo is made from Tipton negative #2046 and is entitled “FROM BIG ROUND TOP-THE GROUND OVER WHICH LAW’S ALABAMA BRIGADE ADVANCED FROM SEMINARY RIDGE TO ROUND TOP.” The image is very… (205-39) SOLD. Learn More »

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 »

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 1863 Type one muskets are easily identified by the lack of barrel band retaining springs. The lock surface is gray-bright with a slight… (G3164) 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 MODEL 1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER, 1864 DATED

US MODEL 1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER, 1864 DATED

Maker mark: “C. Roby / “W. Chelmsford / Mass.” Inspector mark: “U.S. / 1864/ A.G.M.” Bright, clean blade measuring 34.5” in length, 1.125” in width at base. No dings. Exhibits very… (172-3062) 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 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 nice dusky lightly cleaned gunmetal gray. Markings “Eagle” with” U.S.” over SPRINGFIELD” and the date… (218-414) 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 »

BOOK TITLED “GETTYSBURG: HOW THE BATTLE WAS FOUGHT” BY CAPTAIN JAMES T. LONG

BOOK TITLED “GETTYSBURG: HOW THE BATTLE WAS FOUGHT” BY CAPTAIN JAMES T. LONG

This book was published in 1891 and was written by battlefield guide and Civil War veteran Captain James T. Long. The volume runs approx. 98 pages and tells the story of the battle. The back of the… (B4748) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

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

1905 MARKED ‘Y’ STRAP

1905 MARKED ‘Y’ STRAP

This khaki canvas “Y” strap has a snap hook at the top with brass hooks at the end of each arm. These straps were used for attaching the canteen to a saddle. Marked on one arm “R.I.A. 1905.”… (731-802) SOLD. Learn More »

$15.00
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

White silk ribbon meas. approx. 2.75 inches wide x 5.75 inches long with a printed heavy black border. Printed at center is a bust of President Lincoln inside an oval decorated with cherubim and… (M23310) 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

.44 CALIBER DEERRINGER PISTOL

.44 CALIBER DEERRINGER PISTOL

This .44 caliber pistol marked Deerringer is a period copy of the fine pistols made by Henry Deringer. This particular example looks very much like the one John Wilkes Booth used to assassinate… (G3216) SOLD. Learn More »

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

ORIGINAL, M1858 ‘SMOOTHSIDE’ CANTEEN CARRIED BY PRIVATE OLIVER C. CASE, 8TH CONNECTICUT INFANTRY

ORIGINAL, M1858 ‘SMOOTHSIDE’ CANTEEN CARRIED BY PRIVATE OLIVER C. CASE, 8TH CONNECTICUT INFANTRY

This Civil War artifact is a wonderful, partially identified example of the early Model 1858 ‘smoothside-pattern’ canteen in fine condition but missing the sling, cover and cork stopper. Typical… (457-31) SOLD. Learn More »

U.S. INFANTRY OFFICER’S SASH

U.S. INFANTRY OFFICER’S SASH

A woven scarlet colored silk infantry officer's sash complete. This example shows signs of wear, with some edge and body deteriorations located near the center, as well as various patchy areas of… (M23275) SOLD. Learn More »

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 »

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… (362-448) SOLD. Learn More »

CDV & TACTICS MANUAL ID’D TO MEDAL OF HONOR WINNER & AUTHOR THOMAS W. HYDE OF THE 7TH MAINE INFANTRY

CDV & TACTICS MANUAL ID’D TO MEDAL OF HONOR WINNER & AUTHOR THOMAS W. HYDE OF THE 7TH MAINE INFANTRY

The tactics manual is dated 1862 and was prepared under the direction of the War Department. It meas. approx. 3.75 x 5.25 inches and has green cloth hardcovers with a small eagle embossed on each. The… (457-29) 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 »

HANDBILL ADVERTISING THE 75TH REUNION AT GETTYSBURG, FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

HANDBILL ADVERTISING THE 75TH REUNION AT GETTYSBURG, FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

This handbill is not something we often see. It meas. approx. 5.00 inches wide x 8.00 inches tall and bears the logo of the 75th Anniversary Committee. The logo consists of a fascine at center… (L14460) 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 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 gray-bright with a slight dusty look. Markings “Eagle” with” U.S.” over SPRINGFIELD” and the date “1864”… (362-574) 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

 6TH  NORTH CAROLINA WAIST BELT PLATE AND OTHER RELICS

6TH NORTH CAROLINA WAIST BELT PLATE AND OTHER RELICS

An old dilapidated paper card with wire attached dug relics noted “From near Burnsides bridge Antietam “. This assemblage contains: 4 each .58 caliber three ring (both fired and dropped examples)… (R20150) SOLD. Learn More »

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

CHARMING MID-19TH CENTURY MAGICIAN'S BROADSIDE

CHARMING MID-19TH CENTURY MAGICIAN'S BROADSIDE

Approximately 8" x 17.75", printed by Calhoun Steam Printing Co., Hartford, Connecticut. The "Splendid Amusements" provided by a Mr. A. Walker are here advertised as "Magic!", "Punch & Judy"… (L13295) SOLD. Learn More »