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CLASSIC CIVIL WAR UNION “BUMMER,” FATIGUE OR FORAGE CAP

CLASSIC CIVIL WAR UNION “BUMMER,” FATIGUE OR FORAGE CAP

Introduced in 1858 as a cap for fatigue wear (manual labor around camp, etc.,) this cap became the most widely issued and worn piece of headgear in the Union army in all circumstances and is the… (286-1018). Learn More »

US WORLD WAR ONE MODEL 1917 HELMET SHELL WITH PAINTED 35TH DIVISION INSIGNIA

US WORLD WAR ONE MODEL 1917 HELMET SHELL WITH PAINTED 35TH DIVISION INSIGNIA

Standard issue British made US Model 1917 helmet with a dark OD painted exterior and moderate sand finish. Exterior shows light wear from age, use and storage. Interior of the shell is empty but for… (980-68). Learn More »

$125.00
ON HOLD

EARLY 1900s STRAW HAT WITH “U.S. MARINE” TALLY BAND

EARLY 1900s STRAW HAT WITH “U.S. MARINE” TALLY BAND

This straw hat was made in the form of bowler with a turned-up brim, but very wide somewhat like a sailor’s cap, which displays a tally band sewn around the edge. The tally is of typical form with… (344-3042). Learn More »

EXTREMELY SCARCE NEW HAMPHIRE OFFICER’S FALSE EMBROIDERED HAT INSIGNIA

EXTREMELY SCARCE NEW HAMPHIRE OFFICER’S FALSE EMBROIDERED HAT INSIGNIA

Regular army officers had been authorized a silver “U.S.” within a gold bullion wreath for wear on their undress caps in 1839. This was carried over in the 1851 regulations for use on the 1851… (2020-912). Learn More »

1858 PATTERN FORAGE CAP WITH INFANTRY INSIGNIA

1858 PATTERN FORAGE CAP WITH INFANTRY INSIGNIA

Standard U.S. Army regulation forage cap adopted by the Quartermaster Department in late 1858. The cap in this new form was to replace the earlier pattern 1839 “Wheel Cap” used in the field by the… (1117-131). Learn More »

MINTY NEW YORK ARTILLERY OFFICER’S SLOUCH HAT

MINTY NEW YORK ARTILLERY OFFICER’S SLOUCH HAT

This artillery officer’s slouch hat has great wartime characteristics. The fabric is soft and high quality. The brim is a substantial 2 7/8 inches wide and has an edge bound with a ribbon extending… (1117-88). Learn More »

VERY NICE PATTERN 1872 SHAKO WITH MASSACHUSETTS BUTTONS & BOSTON MAKER’S LABEL

VERY NICE PATTERN 1872 SHAKO WITH MASSACHUSETTS BUTTONS & BOSTON MAKER’S LABEL

Shako is made with a black felt body with a leather crown and base. The black felt body is in very nice condition. Color has faded a bit from black to black with a greenish tint. The leather crown has… (410-503). Learn More »

“DE-NAZIFIED” GERMAN WORLD WAR TWO LIGHTWEIGHT POLICE HELMET

“DE-NAZIFIED” GERMAN WORLD WAR TWO LIGHTWEIGHT POLICE HELMET

Light weight steel helmet as used by German Police during WW2. These helmets were worn during regular duty when the combat helmet would be too heavy. The body of this helmet has its original black… (1115-03). Learn More »

INDIAN WAR ENGINEER OFFICER’S KEPI

INDIAN WAR ENGINEER OFFICER’S KEPI

The Corps of Engineers has always been small and elite. Before the Civil War officers were drawn from the top of each class and many of the most famous Civil War generals started in that corps, Lee… (480-184). Learn More »

1880’S TIN FOR A SPIKED HELMET

1880’S TIN FOR A SPIKED HELMET

Japanned tin is pyramidal in shape and is meant for storing the plumed helmet worn by officers and enlisted men from 1872 through the 1890’s. The tin meas. approx. 10.75 inches across the bottom by… (142-65). Learn More »

$250.00
Originally $300.00

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN LUFTSCHUTZ HELMET FROM THE RON TUNISON COLLECTION

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN LUFTSCHUTZ HELMET FROM THE RON TUNISON COLLECTION

German Luftschutz or “Air Protection” helmet worn by the German version of the air raid warden. Helmet is of the gladiator pattern with a raised bead going around the base of the crown and is made… (1100-224). Learn More »

$275.00
ON HOLD

IDENTIFIED MILITIA OFFICER’S CHAPEAU-DE-BRAS WITH ORIGINAL BOX BY JOHN MAYELL, ALBANY, Ca 1835-1840

IDENTIFIED MILITIA OFFICER’S CHAPEAU-DE-BRAS WITH ORIGINAL BOX BY JOHN MAYELL, ALBANY, Ca 1835-1840

The bicorn, cocked hat, had come into military fashion shortly before 1800. Through the 1820s it tended to be of short or medium height, but sprouted considerably taller in the U.S. Army regulations… (2020-108). Learn More »

RARE U-29 CAP FOR SAILOR WWI U-BOAT ACE’S CREW

RARE U-29 CAP FOR SAILOR WWI U-BOAT ACE’S CREW

Exceptional and very rare German Imperial Navy (Kaiserliche Marine) enlisted winter uniform cap for a sailor assigned to U-29.  The cap (mütze) is in excellent condition with little obvious wear. … (2020-107). Learn More »

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN SINGLE DECAL LUFTWAFFE HELMET

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN SINGLE DECAL LUFTWAFFE HELMET

Helmet is the Model 1942 with unrolled edge and impressed air vents. Helmet is painted a dark gray color. The left side has the Luftwaffe decal of which 70% remains with a bit of scraping throughout… (918-71). Learn More »

$565.00
Originally $625.00

1851 PATTERN SHAKO FOR OHIO STATE ARTILLERY

1851 PATTERN SHAKO FOR OHIO STATE ARTILLERY

Pattern 1851 shakos are sporadically encountered but it is not often that one like this comes up for sale. This particular shako is for a State of Ohio artillery unit. The shako is of the usual… (161-08). Learn More »

$7,950.00
Originally $9,500.00

McDOWELL PATTERN ARTILLERY OFFICER’S FORAGE CAP

McDOWELL PATTERN ARTILLERY OFFICER’S FORAGE CAP

Popularized by General McDowell, this pattern of forage was characterized by its tall body and its curved, downturned visor.  The cap is 5 ½” tall; the interior opening measures 7 ¾” in length… (33-269). Learn More »

C1859-60 ENGINEER’S SHAKO IDENTIFIED TO S. FRICK, 11TH REGIMENT

C1859-60 ENGINEER’S SHAKO IDENTIFIED TO S. FRICK, 11TH REGIMENT

The label pasted to the underside of the shako reads, “F. DEEC(KEN) MANUFACTURER & DEALER IN MILITARY GOODS No. 243 BOWERY” gives us an exact date of 1859-60 according to the Directory of… (33-272). Learn More »

WONDERFUL CONDITION ORIGINAL CONFEDERATE-MANUFACTURED KEPI FOR A DRUMMER BOY OR CHILD

WONDERFUL CONDITION ORIGINAL CONFEDERATE-MANUFACTURED KEPI FOR A DRUMMER BOY OR CHILD

This article of uniform clothing is an original, Civil War example of headgear manufactured in the Confederacy and presented here in wonderful, original intact condition. The period artifact is a… (526-68). Learn More »

$6,500.00
Originally $8,500.00

US M1872 INFANTRY OFFICER SHAKO

US M1872 INFANTRY OFFICER SHAKO

Inner crown maker-mark: “Schuyler Hartey & Graham/ Maiden Lane/ New York.” Of dark blue felt with golden piping, spread eagle insignia above Infantry horn insignia with company letter “C”,… (626-10). Learn More »

M1889 SPANISH AMERICAN WAR ERA CAMPAIGN HAT

M1889 SPANISH AMERICAN WAR ERA CAMPAIGN HAT

Ca. 1898-1900 Regulation "Snowflake" side vents, with standard three rows of stitching around outer brim. Also has the standard one inch brown ribbon with left side bow, with non-regulation stamp… (169-110). Learn More »

$1,650.00
Originally $2,250.00


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ORIGINAL WAR OF 1812 ERA TWELVE-POUNDER AMERICAN GUNADE – AND REMEMBER THE ALAMO!

This twelve-pounder gunade, dating about 1800-1820, was deaccessioned several years ago from the Fort Ticonderoga collection of artillery. It is unmarked and likely American. The gunade, or gunnade, was an offshoot of the carronade, which was… (1124-01). Learn More »

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