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CONFEDERATE 4.52-INCH 12 POUND SPHERICAL SHELL

CONFEDERATE 4.52-INCH 12 POUND SPHERICAL SHELL

This shell is in good condition. The body has some light rust in areas but also some of the original arsenal paint remains. There does not appear to be any major material loss and the pitting is light… (727-349) Learn More »

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) Learn More »

$1,650.00
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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… (M23722) 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… (M23720) 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) 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) Learn More »

MODEL 1860 SPENCER CARBINE

MODEL 1860 SPENCER CARBINE

Superb example of the Civil War era 52. Caliber rimfire Spencer carbine manufactured by the Spencer Repeating Rifle Company, Boston, Massachusetts. This specimen contains approximate 95% of its… (490-407) 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) 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) Learn More »

$75.00
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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) Learn More »

$30.00
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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) Learn More »

$29.50
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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) Learn More »

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) Learn More »

WONDERFUL CONDITION, FEDERAL OFFICER’S LATE CIVIL WAR FROCK COAT

WONDERFUL CONDITION, FEDERAL OFFICER’S LATE CIVIL WAR FROCK COAT

Presented here, in original condition, is a fantastic, Civil War, company-grade officer’s uniform frock coat complete with both original, quality shoulder straps of a First Lieutenant of Infantry or… (410-74) 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) Learn More »

$35.00
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COMPOSITE CDV OF UNION GENERALS OF DEPARTMENTS

COMPOSITE CDV OF UNION GENERALS OF DEPARTMENTS

This CDV by E. & H.T. Anthony is a composite of multiple images of Union Generals connected with the different military departments. Altogether there 7 images on the card. At center is Benjamin F.… (337-265) Learn More »

COMPOSITE CDV OF UNION “PEACE COMMISSIONERS”

COMPOSITE CDV OF UNION “PEACE COMMISSIONERS”

This CDV by E. & H.T. Anthony is a composite of multiple images of Union leaders. Altogether there are 7 images on the card. At center is President Abraham Lincoln with Lieutenant General U.S.… (337-264) Learn More »

ID DISC OF COMBAT VETERAN ALBERT NELSON, 12TH NEW HAMPSHIRE VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

ID DISC OF COMBAT VETERAN ALBERT NELSON, 12TH NEW HAMPSHIRE VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

This Civil War artifact is truly an outstanding example of a non-dug, soldier’s identification disc in super condition that belonged to Corporal Albert D. Nelson of Company “C”, 12th Regiment,… (785-47) Learn More »

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) Learn More »

BORMANN ARTILLERY FUSE FROM GETTYSBURG

BORMANN ARTILLERY FUSE FROM GETTYSBURG

Bormann artillery fuse in nice uncut condition and complete. All the time graduations can be read with ease. There are two small nail holes across from each other on the edge showing where this fuse… (M23622) Learn More »

RARE CIVIL WAR SHEET MUSIC – THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG BY J.C. BECKEL

RARE CIVIL WAR SHEET MUSIC – THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG BY J.C. BECKEL

Entitled “To Major General / GEO. GORDON MEADE. / THE BATTLE / OF / GETTYSBURG / July 3d 1863. / ARRANGED FOR THE PIANO / BY J. C. BECKEL.”  Philadelphia: Published by Sep. Winner, 933 Spring… (337-276) 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) Learn More »

$75.00
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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) Learn More »

LATE NINETEENTH CENTURY APOTHECARY CHEST BY F. E. BOERICKE, PHILADELPHIA

LATE NINETEENTH CENTURY APOTHECARY CHEST BY F. E. BOERICKE, PHILADELPHIA

Presented here, in very good original condition, is a handsome late nineteenth century (1880s) wooden pharmaceutical chest complete with a complement of bottled medicines and powders. Commonly… (729-92) Learn More »

GOVERNMENT CONVERSION NEW MODEL SHARPS 1863 MILITARY RIFLE

GOVERNMENT CONVERSION NEW MODEL SHARPS 1863 MILITARY RIFLE

This rifle is a Civil War Model 1863 Sharps percussion rifle conversion to metallic cartridge altered by the Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Company of Hartford, Connecticut. This single trigger,… (31-1538) Learn More »

ORIGINAL SECOND MODEL CIVIL WAR GALLAGER CARBINE

ORIGINAL SECOND MODEL CIVIL WAR GALLAGER CARBINE

Presented here is an example of a breech loading, .50 caliber, percussion model Gallager carbine issued to the Federal cavalry during the Civil War. Mahlon J. Gallager, a South Carolina native,… (G3240) 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) Learn More »

COUNTERFEIT THE OHIO RIVER BANK, OHIO, $20 NOTE

COUNTERFEIT THE OHIO RIVER BANK, OHIO, $20 NOTE

Counterfeit The Ohio River Bank, Ohio. $20 note, serial number 4560. Dated 6/4/1838. AU condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE,… (173-837) Learn More »

THE UNITED STATES FRACTIONAL 1256, $.10 NOTE

THE UNITED STATES FRACTIONAL 1256, $.10 NOTE

The United States Fractional 1256. $.10 note, featuring George Washington. Dated 3/3/1863. VF condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB… (173-836) Learn More »

$40.00
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THE UNITED STATES FRACTIONAL 1230, $.05 NOTE

THE UNITED STATES FRACTIONAL 1230, $.05 NOTE

The United States Fractional 1230. $.05 note, featuring George Washington. Dated 7/17/1862. VF condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB… (173-835) Learn More »

$40.00
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THE WEST RIVER BANK, JAMAICA, VERMONT, $5 NOTE

THE WEST RIVER BANK, JAMAICA, VERMONT, $5 NOTE

The West River Bank, Jamaica, Vermont. $5 note, featuring cherubs with coins. Dated 1850s. GEM condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB… (173-834) Learn More »

VIRGINIA TREASURY NOTE, RICHMOND, VIRGINIA $10 NOTE

VIRGINIA TREASURY NOTE, RICHMOND, VIRGINIA $10 NOTE

Virginia Treasury Note, Richmond, Virginia. $10 note, serial number 12677, featuring a maiden with a mirror.  Dated 10/15/1862. CU condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH… (173-995) Learn More »

VIRGINIA TREASURY NOTE, RICHMOND, VIRGINIA $5 NOTE

VIRGINIA TREASURY NOTE, RICHMOND, VIRGINIA $5 NOTE

Virginia Treasury Note, Richmond, Virginia. $5 note, serial number 30958, featuring Virginia seal.  Dated 3/13/1862. AU condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER… (173-994) Learn More »

VIRGINIA TREASURY NOTE, RICHMOND, VIRGINIA $1 NOTE

VIRGINIA TREASURY NOTE, RICHMOND, VIRGINIA $1 NOTE

Virginia Treasury Note, Richmond, Virginia. $1 note, serial number 64598, featuring Governor Letcher.  Dated 7/21/1862. VF condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER… (173-993) Learn More »

TRADERS BANK OF THE CITY OF RICHMOND, VIRGINIA  $1 NOTE

TRADERS BANK OF THE CITY OF RICHMOND, VIRGINIA $1 NOTE

Traders Bank of the City of Richmond. $1 note, serial number 118, featuring a man and woman.  Dated 9/1/1861. VG condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (173-992) Learn More »

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) Learn More »

TEXAS MILITARY TREASURY WARRANT, TEXAS $5 NOTE

TEXAS MILITARY TREASURY WARRANT, TEXAS $5 NOTE

Texas Military Treasury Warrant, Texas. $5 note, serial number 45856, featuring Austin.  Dated 5/5/1862. XF condition. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE… (173-990) Learn More »

U.S. MODEL 1861 SPRINGFIELD RIFLE MUSKET

U.S. MODEL 1861 SPRINGFIELD RIFLE MUSKET

This example is dated the second year of production, 1862. on both the lock plate and breech. The barrel length measures a full 40” and retains its front sight/bayonet lug and rear leaf sight as… (172-3279) Learn More »

N. P. AMES CONTRACT, BRASS-MOUNTED, M1833 DRAGOON SABER WITH SCABBARD

N. P. AMES CONTRACT, BRASS-MOUNTED, M1833 DRAGOON SABER WITH SCABBARD

This dragoon saber is an Ames Model 1833 contract specimen manufactured by the N. P. Ames cutlery firm of Springfield, Mass. The U.S. regiment of dragoons organized on March 2, 1833 and a new pattern… (789-02) Learn More »

ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S LAST PUBLIC ADDRESS

ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S LAST PUBLIC ADDRESS

Published in the “Weekly National Republican, Washington, DC. “Friday, April 14, 1865. The newspaper is complete, in one sheet, 4 pp., 8 columns. Exhibits light soiling, fold-marks, with slight… (337-250) Learn More »

SECTION OF WOOD FROM THE FAMOUS LUTHERAN SEMINARY AT GETTYSBURG

SECTION OF WOOD FROM THE FAMOUS LUTHERAN SEMINARY AT GETTYSBURG

This section of board meas. approx. 32.00 x 10.00 x 2.00 inches and was recovered during the 2012/2013 restoration of the well-known Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary. The Lutheran Seminary stands on the… (639-03) Learn More »

1907 NEW YORK GAR BADGE MADE INTO A WATCH FOB

1907 NEW YORK GAR BADGE MADE INTO A WATCH FOB

The top bar is embossed with “SOUVENIR G.A.R. ENCAMPMENT 1907 SARATOGA SPRINGS, N. Y.” The reverse of the bar has the original pin. Attached to the top bar is a small chain with a snap hook at top… (M23530) Learn More »

CONNECTICUT GOVERNOR’S FOOTGUARD RIBBON

CONNECTICUT GOVERNOR’S FOOTGUARD RIBBON

Top bar has a stamped brass scrollwork design with a celluloid strip at center that reads “SECOND COMPANY GOV’S FOOT GUARD.” Ribbon is dark blue and is approx. 2.00 inches long with gold… (M23531) 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) 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) Learn More »

CDV OF 3RD RHODE ISLAND HEAVY ARTILLERY OFFICER

CDV OF 3RD RHODE ISLAND HEAVY ARTILLERY OFFICER

Bust view in uniform of John M. Barker of the 3rd Rhode Island Heavy Artillery. Image is a vignette and only the top three buttons and the edge of his shoulder straps are visible. The image is clear… (337-258) 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) Learn More »

$1,500.00
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CIVIL WAR ERA LAP DESK

CIVIL WAR ERA LAP DESK

Finished walnut wood box meas. approx. 18.00 x 10.50 x 6.50 inches closed. The wood exterior is in good condition with light surface dirt and seven or so small water spots on the lid. Also on the lid… (217-230) 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) Learn More »

$65.00
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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) Learn More »

$75.00
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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) Learn More »

$45.00
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SILVER POCKET WATCH WITH MILITARY MOTIF

SILVER POCKET WATCH WITH MILITARY MOTIF

Watch has a silver case engraved with a panoply of flags with a cannon barrel standing vertically at center flanked by crossed horns with a pyramid of cannonballs at center and all is surrounded by a… (410-69) 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 gun metal / plum patina. Markings “Eagle” with” U.S.” over SPRINGFIELD” and the date “1862”remain… (14-1572) Learn More »

$985.00
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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) Learn More »

$95.00
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NEW YORK STATE COMMISSION FOR 1ST LIEUT. GUSTAVUS M. PALMER, 101ST REGIMENT, NATIONAL GUARD OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK

NEW YORK STATE COMMISSION FOR 1ST LIEUT. GUSTAVUS M. PALMER, 101ST REGIMENT, NATIONAL GUARD OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK

Dated 11/9/1865. Pre-printed proclamation [“The People of the State of New York”] measuring 16.75 x11.75”, signed by Governor Reuben L. Fenton.  “….do appoint and constitute you, the said… (L14533) Learn More »

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) Learn More »

$4,500.00
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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) Learn More »

$20.00
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WORLD WAR TWO O.D. GREEN GLOVES

WORLD WAR TWO O.D. GREEN GLOVES

Wool knit O.D. green gloves as used by the US Army in World War Two. This is a matching in pair in excellent unissued condition. No visible markings. Wool is thick and feels very strong. No size… (410-61) Learn More »

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) Learn More »

NEW JERSY-MARKED, M1860 AMES NAVAL CUTLASS DATED 1862, WITH SCABBARD

NEW JERSY-MARKED, M1860 AMES NAVAL CUTLASS DATED 1862, WITH SCABBARD

Here is a nice original example of an Ames 1862-dated government naval boarding cutlass that would have been carried by U.S. Navy seamen aboard ship during the Civil War. The blade is New Jersey… (30-1791) Learn More »

NON-EXCAVATED US 11 INCH DAHLGREN NAVAL SPHERICAL SHELL

NON-EXCAVATED US 11 INCH DAHLGREN NAVAL SPHERICAL SHELL

Fired from an 11 inch Dahlgren smoothbore gun. The brass watercap fuse unscrews markings are faint but visible, “ORD/Anchor 1862”. Traces of original arsenal paint. Nice example! EXTRA SHIPPING… (785-27) Learn More »

$350.00
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US 9 INCH NAVAL DAHLGREN SPHERICAL SHELL

US 9 INCH NAVAL DAHLGREN SPHERICAL SHELL

Fired from a 9 inch Dahlgren smoothbore. Hubbel patent water cap fuse with excellent markings which read, “ORD, Anchor 1859”.  Minor areas of light pitting. Recovered Vicksburg,… (785-24) 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) Learn More »

US MODEL 1842 SPRINGFIELD RIFLED MUSKET

US MODEL 1842 SPRINGFIELD RIFLED MUSKET

This is the first regulation model of a musket made in the percussion ignition system at the national armories. The Springfield Armory produced 172,000 of these muskets between 1844 and 1855. It is a… (218-434) Learn More »

BOOK AND CDV ID’D TO 25TH CONNECTICUT OFFICER WOUNDED AT PORT HUDSON

BOOK AND CDV ID’D TO 25TH CONNECTICUT OFFICER WOUNDED AT PORT HUDSON

This is a small group of two items identified to Captain William F. Silloway of the 25th Connecticut Volunteers. The first item is a small pocket sized book entitled “LALLA ROOKH: AN ORIENTAL… (410-70) Learn More »

GAR REGISTER FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF CALIFORNIA

GAR REGISTER FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF CALIFORNIA

This book meas. approx. 5.00 x 7.00 inches and runs 278 pages. The book was published in 1886 and has paper covers. The front cover has the title “REGISTER FO THE DEPARTMENT OF CALIFORNIA GRAND ARMY… (503-128) 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) 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) Learn More »

$29.50
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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) Learn More »

$39.50
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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) Learn More »

$75.00
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HIGH-GRADE, REPRODUCTION CASED SURGICAL AMPUTATION KIT

HIGH-GRADE, REPRODUCTION CASED SURGICAL AMPUTATION KIT

Presented is a beautiful teakwood cased, deep red velvet lined surgical amputation kit reminiscent of those used in the mid-nineteenth century. In almost mint condition, the medical kit ensemble is a… (729-93) Learn More »

$1,250.00
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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) Learn More »

$35.00
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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) Learn More »

$20.00
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FRAMED BROADSIDE - "ARMY HORSES WANTED!”

FRAMED BROADSIDE - "ARMY HORSES WANTED!”

“The Subscriber wishes to purchase a number of Good Horses for the Army, 15 hands high or over, for which a liberal price will be paid. NO MARES WANTED. Will be at. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .On. .… (400-482) Learn More »

BRITISH 3.5-INCH BRITTEN CASE SHOT SEGMENTED SHELL

BRITISH 3.5-INCH BRITTEN CASE SHOT SEGMENTED SHELL

The body of this case-shot shell is in excellent condition. It is clean and smooth throughout. Around the base is a lead cup sabot that exhibits seven lands and grooves. The nose is missing the fuse… (727-110) Learn More »


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