Headgear

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VETERAN’S HAT FROM THE SECOND DIVISION, SECOND ARMY CORPS

VETERAN’S HAT FROM THE SECOND DIVISION, SECOND ARMY CORPS

This Civil War veteran’s slouch hat has the remnants of a white Second Army Corps badge on its left side. The badge is represented mostly by its white cardboard backing, which is still sewn to the… (172-5342). Learn More »

$550.00
ON HOLD

MODEL 1881 CAVALRY HELMET

MODEL 1881 CAVALRY HELMET

Black felt helmet with yellow plume. The body of this helmet is in excellent condition with no cracks or creases. The exterior is clean. There is black leather trim running around the bottom edge.… (953-34). Learn More »

$375.00
Originally $550.00

RECONDITIONED WORLD WAR TWO MODEL 1935 GERMAN HELMET SHELL

RECONDITIONED WORLD WAR TWO MODEL 1935 GERMAN HELMET SHELL

This is an original Model 1935 German helmet that was chromed at some point after the war for use as a motorcycle helmet. It was then repainted an apple green color and decals of the German national… (873-21). Learn More »

$80.00
SOLD

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 »

5th MASS REGIMENT INDIAN WAR PERIOD MCDOWELL CAP BY BENT AND BUSH

5th MASS REGIMENT INDIAN WAR PERIOD MCDOWELL CAP BY BENT AND BUSH

Bent and Bush set up business in Boston in 1849 and carried on an extensive trade in military headgear throughout the Civil War period, even having contracts with the Marine Corps, etc. This cap… (1043-344). Learn More »

$395.00
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WONDERFUL FIELD-WORN IDENTIFIED ARTILLERY OFFICER’S SLOUCH HAT: RINGGOLD LIGHT ARTILLERY AND ERMANTROUT’S BATTERY OF PENNSYLVANIA INDEPENDENT LIGHT ARTILLERY

WONDERFUL FIELD-WORN IDENTIFIED ARTILLERY OFFICER’S SLOUCH HAT: RINGGOLD LIGHT ARTILLERY AND ERMANTROUT’S BATTERY OF PENNSYLVANIA INDEPENDENT LIGHT ARTILLERY

Real Civil War slouch hats have always been hard to find. Of those that survived many are full dress affairs that had no practical use after the war. This one is a rare survivor, showing wear and use… (33-270). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED 95th PENNSYLVANIA FORAGE CAP - GOSLINE’S ZOUAVES

IDENTIFIED 95th PENNSYLVANIA FORAGE CAP - GOSLINE’S ZOUAVES

An identified cap from a fighting zouave regiment of the Army of the Potomac, belonging to Joseph M. Greeley, Co. D, 95th Pennsylvania. The regiment recruited in Philadelphia in the fall of 1861 under… (33-262). Learn More »

$5,500.00
ON HOLD

C1850-60 SHAKO IDENTIFIED TO HENRY K. WHITE, 71ST NEW YORK STATE MILITIA, AND LATER OWNER OF H. K. WHITE MILITARY GOODS

C1850-60 SHAKO IDENTIFIED TO HENRY K. WHITE, 71ST NEW YORK STATE MILITIA, AND LATER OWNER OF H. K. WHITE MILITARY GOODS

A beautiful example of the headgear worn up to the outbreak of the American Civil War. The body is paste board covered in a very high quality dark blue wool and measures approx. 7” tall. The crown… (33-273). 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 »

CIVIL WAR INFANTRY OFFICER’S INSIGNIA

CIVIL WAR INFANTRY OFFICER’S INSIGNIA

Brass false embroidered hunting horn insignia attached to an oval velvet covered tin base. Horn has some verdigris and dark patina along edges. Brass twisted wire border also with some verdigris.… (33-449). Learn More »

CAVALRY OFFICER’S EMBROIDERED HAT INSIGNIA

CAVALRY OFFICER’S EMBROIDERED HAT INSIGNIA

Really choice. Black velvet with large bullion crossed sabres with small silver numeral “3” above. Wire border intact. Reverse with brown silk/wool material with both brass wires intact. Meas.… (33-362). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S HARDEE HAT INSIGNIA

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S HARDEE HAT INSIGNIA

Oval with wingspread eagle executed in gold sequins and bullion. Bullion stars & rays above. Background appears to be a dark blue velvet. Some age wear to velvet, twisted wire border intact.… (33-351). Learn More »

MAGNIFICENT UNION OFFICER’S CAMPAIGN HAT

MAGNIFICENT UNION OFFICER’S CAMPAIGN HAT

Black fore & aft creased slouch hat, with 3.5” brim & cloth trimmed rim. Plus bullion infantry insignia, and bullion chord w/bulb tassels. Topped with spectacular black feather plume.  Plus… (470-13). Learn More »

$7,000.00
Originally $7,500.00

WORLD WAR TWO JAPANESE TROPICAL SUN HELMET

WORLD WAR TWO JAPANESE TROPICAL SUN HELMET

Helmet consists of woven bamboo covered with light olive drab water-resistant, cotton drill cloth. The covering is comprised of six machine sewn pieces, meeting at the apex of the crown and sewn under… (980-231). Learn More »

WORLD WAR TWO JAPANESE MODEL 1938 ENLISTED MAN’S TROPICAL SUN HELMET

WORLD WAR TWO JAPANESE MODEL 1938 ENLISTED MAN’S TROPICAL SUN HELMET

Woven bamboo covered with light olive drab water-resistant, cotton drill cloth. The covering is comprised of six machine sewn pieces, meeting at the apex of the crown and sewn under a reinforcing band… (980-232). Learn More »

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 »

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

PATTERN 1859 US MARINE CORP ENLISTED MAN’S DRESS SHAKO

PATTERN 1859 US MARINE CORP ENLISTED MAN’S DRESS SHAKO

Shako exhibits the 1861 pattern gilt plaited, brass die stamped insignia of the Union shield with the letter “M” mounted within a false embroidered stamped brass infantry horn. The shield is… (33-168). Learn More »

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 »

MODEL 1916 WORLD WAR ONE GERMAN HELMET WITH LINER

MODEL 1916 WORLD WAR ONE GERMAN HELMET WITH LINER

The exterior of this helmet is painted a dark green and has several small indentations on the crown. Approx. 65% of the paint remains on the exterior the rest having a nice dark patina. Both of the… (980-31). Learn More »


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U.S. 1859 PATTERN DRAGOON/ CAVALRY SADDLE BLANKET

AN EXTREMELY RARE EXAMPLE PATTERN OF THIS BLANKET!!!!! Only two specimens are known to exist, one located in the collection at the National Park Service museum here in Gettysburg and this newly found example shown here. First issued with the Mc… (M24473). Learn More »

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