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LOT OF THREE POST-WAR MANUALS IDENTIFIED TO GENERAL THOMAS H. RUGER

LOT OF THREE POST-WAR MANUALS IDENTIFIED TO GENERAL THOMAS H. RUGER

Thomas Howard Ruger was born April 2, 1833 in Lima, New York, and moved to Janesville, Wisconsin in 1846. He graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in 1854, third in his class of forty-six, and was… (1117-189) Learn More »

CIRCA 1820’S SINGLE GOLD BULLION EPAULETTE

CIRCA 1820’S SINGLE GOLD BULLION EPAULETTE

Oblong shaped epaulette with a body covered in heavy woven gold bullion cloth outlined with two rows of gold dead bullion. One edge is covered in gold sequins arranged in three rows with inverted… (410-544) Learn More »

PAIR OF POST-CIVIL WAR MILITIA EPAULETTES

PAIR OF POST-CIVIL WAR MILITIA EPAULETTES

These epaulettes have a brass frame and clamshells with a dark blue felt center. Each has a stylized letter “B” made of false embroidered stamped brass mounted at center of the clamshell. Each… (410-545) Learn More »

CS/US ARTILLERY IRON CASE SHOT BALL FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION. RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAYS BATTLEFIELD WEST OF TOWN

CS/US ARTILLERY IRON CASE SHOT BALL FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION. RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAYS BATTLEFIELD WEST OF TOWN

Item is in excellent condition, no doubt an early battlefield pick up. This item was once part of the Shields Museum Collection, located on the First Day’s Battlefield by the Reynolds equestrian… (490-2287) Learn More »

$20.00
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FIRED BRITISH .577 ENFIELD BULLET FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION. RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAYS BATTLEFIELD WEST OF TOWN

FIRED BRITISH .577 ENFIELD BULLET FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION. RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAYS BATTLEFIELD WEST OF TOWN

This item was once part of the Shields Museum Collection, located on the First Day’s Battlefield by the Reynolds equestrian statue. Arthur “OTT” Shield’s opened a Civil War Museum west of… (490-2285) Learn More »

$10.00
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FIRED CONFEDERATE .58 BULLET WITH RAMROD MARKS ON NOSE FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION. RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAYS BATTLEFIELD WEST OF TOWN

FIRED CONFEDERATE .58 BULLET WITH RAMROD MARKS ON NOSE FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION. RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAYS BATTLEFIELD WEST OF TOWN

Bullet exhibits ramrod marks from being pounded into the bore. This item was once part of the Shields Museum Collection, located on the First Day’s Battlefield by the Reynolds equestrian… (490-2284) Learn More »

$12.00
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DROPPED CONFEDERATE .54 GEORGIA TEAT BASE BULLET FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION. RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAYS BATTLEFIELD WEST OF TOWN

DROPPED CONFEDERATE .54 GEORGIA TEAT BASE BULLET FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION. RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAYS BATTLEFIELD WEST OF TOWN

.54 Georgia teat based bullet in good dropped condition. This item was once part of the Shields Museum Collection, located on the First Day’s Battlefield by the Reynolds equestrian statue. Arthur… (490-2282) Learn More »

$12.00
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BRITISH DROPPED .577 CALIBER ENFIELD BULLET WITH ‘L’ IN BASE, FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION. RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAYS BATTLEFIELD WEST OF TOWN

BRITISH DROPPED .577 CALIBER ENFIELD BULLET WITH ‘L’ IN BASE, FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION. RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAYS BATTLEFIELD WEST OF TOWN

Dropped “L” base Enfield bullet manufactured by the Ludlow Company. This item was once part of the Shields Museum Collection, located on the First Day’s Battlefield by the Reynolds equestrian… (490-2283) Learn More »

$25.00
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LARGE 38-STAR AMERICAN FLAG (1877-1890)

LARGE 38-STAR AMERICAN FLAG (1877-1890)

Large American flag with 38 stars. Made of cotton. Measures approximately 9’ x 18 ½’. Wear, rips and tears from wind and weather in several areas. Non-professional repairs obviously made by… (846-84) Learn More »

NOVEMBER 1862 SOLDIER LETTER—PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS MOTHER

NOVEMBER 1862 SOLDIER LETTER—PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS MOTHER

Dated “Camp Buell Nov. 4th 1862.”  Addressed to his mother Eliza.  2 pp. in pencil on lined paper, 6/5 x 8.” Exhibits fold-marks ^ light soiling while remaining entirely legible. In protective… (945-394) Learn More »

OCTOBER 1862 SOLDIER LETTER - PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS FATHER

OCTOBER 1862 SOLDIER LETTER - PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS FATHER

Dated “Camp Alabama,” Oct. 1, 1862. Addressed to his father. 3 pp. in pencil on lined paper. 6.625 x  8.” Exhibits fold-marks, w/soiled rear-page creases. Writing is lightly while remaining… (945-393) Learn More »

SEPTEMBER 1862 SOLDIER LETTER - PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS FATHER - ANTIETAM CONTENT

SEPTEMBER 1862 SOLDIER LETTER - PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS FATHER - ANTIETAM CONTENT

Dated “Downsville, Maryland Sept. 19th 1862” Addressed to father, J.F. Kreps. 2 pp. in pencil on unlined paper, 6.625 x 8.” Exhibits fold-marks and front page soiling. Writing is faded writing… (945-392) Learn More »

$145.00
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SEPTEMBER 1862 SOLDIER LETTER—PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS YOUNGER BROTHERS

SEPTEMBER 1862 SOLDIER LETTER—PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS YOUNGER BROTHERS

Dated “Camp Alabama Sept. 7th 1862.” Addressed to younger brothers Dempsey and Willy. 4 pp. in ink on unlined paper, 7.625 x 9.625.” Exhibits fold-marks, soiling on rear page, w/ lightly faded… (945-391) Learn More »

AUGUST 1862 SOLDIER LETTER - PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS FATHER

AUGUST 1862 SOLDIER LETTER - PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS FATHER

Dated “Camp Allabamma August 26th 1862.” Addressed father, J. F. Kreps. One page in ink on unlined paper, 7.75 x 9.75”. Exhibits fold-marks and soiled fold-lines on blank rear page. Ink faded… (945-390) Learn More »

AUGUST 1862 SOLDIER LETTER—PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS MOTHER

AUGUST 1862 SOLDIER LETTER—PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS MOTHER

Date “Camp Allabamma  Aug. 24th 1862.” Addressed to his mother Eliza. 2 pp. in pencil on unlined paper. 7.525 x 9.625” Exhibits fold-marks, else VG and entirely legible. In protective sleeve.… (945-389) Learn More »

EXCAVATED BREECH BLOCK AND LEVER FROM SHARPS CARBINE OR RIFLE

EXCAVATED BREECH BLOCK AND LEVER FROM SHARPS CARBINE OR RIFLE

This item is the sliding breech block from a Sharps carbine or rifle. Attached to the bottom of the block is the lever / trigger guard. This “dug” relic and shows pitting but retains decent… (1000-2236) Learn More »

EXCAVATED BREECH BLOCK AND LEVER FROM SHARPS CARBINE OR RIFLE

EXCAVATED BREECH BLOCK AND LEVER FROM SHARPS CARBINE OR RIFLE

This item is the sliding breech block from a Sharps carbine or rifle. Attached to the bottom of the block is the lever / trigger guard. This “dug” relic is rusty but retains great detail. Iron is… (1000-2227) Learn More »

49TH NEW YORK REUNION BOOKLET FROM 1901

49TH NEW YORK REUNION BOOKLET FROM 1901

Paperback pamphlet covering the report of the regimental committee on erecting a monument to the 49th New York at Spotsylvania. Green paper cover has “49TH N.Y. VOLS. 3RD BRIGADE, 2ND DIVISION 6TH… (668-219) Learn More »

SHEET OF UNCUT CONNECTICUT ARMS COMPANY CHECKS

SHEET OF UNCUT CONNECTICUT ARMS COMPANY CHECKS

This is an uncut sheet of five checks for the Connecticut Arms Co in Norfolk, Connecticut. Each check is pre-printed with the usual text and a blank date of “186_” showing they are wartime. The… (490-2381) Learn More »

MILITARY IMAGES MAGAZINE – VOLUME XXI BACK ISSUES

MILITARY IMAGES MAGAZINE – VOLUME XXI BACK ISSUES

This is a lot of five back issues of Military Images magazine which comprise all of Volume XXI (September-October 1999, January-February 2000, March-April 2000, May-June 2000). All are in good used… (668-290) Learn More »

MILITARY IMAGES MAGAZINE – VOLUME XXIV BACK ISSUES

MILITARY IMAGES MAGAZINE – VOLUME XXIV BACK ISSUES

This is a lot of five back issues of Military Images magazine which comprise all of Volume XXIV (September-October 2002, thru January-February, 2003). All are in good used condition. Lot will NOT be… (668-295) Learn More »

MILITARY IMAGES MAGAZINE – VOLUME XXXI BACK ISSUES

MILITARY IMAGES MAGAZINE – VOLUME XXXI BACK ISSUES

This is a lot of five back issues of Military Images magazine which comprise all of Volume XXXI (September-October 2011, thru May-June, 2012). All are in good used condition. Lot will NOT be… (668-292) Learn More »

ORIGINAL 1893 COPY OF “THE THIRD NEW HAMPSHIRE” WITH PRESENTATION TO A MEMBER OF THE REGIMENT

ORIGINAL 1893 COPY OF “THE THIRD NEW HAMPSHIRE” WITH PRESENTATION TO A MEMBER OF THE REGIMENT

The full title of this volume is “THE THIRD NEW HAMPSHIRE AND ALL ABOUT IT”  by Daniel Eldredge, late captain of Company C edited and published by E. B. Stallings & Company, Boston,… (668-280) Learn More »

MODEL 1859 CAVALRY BIT

MODEL 1859 CAVALRY BIT

Iron Model 1859 cavalry bit that is in good condition. All surfaces have a dark patina and light surface rust. Both brass “US” bosses are present and also wear a dark patina. “O” rings are… (1110-57) Learn More »

MINTY ENFIELD BAYONET AND SCABBARD WITH FROG

MINTY ENFIELD BAYONET AND SCABBARD WITH FROG

This bayonet for the British P53 Rifle Musket is in wonderful condition with lots of original blue on the socket and on the blade as well. The socket bears a small “C” over a “139,” likely a… (302-92) Learn More »

$550.00
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TIFFANY PRESENTATION SWORD TO WILLIAM S. MARBLE, 7th CONNECTICUT VOLS, WIA BERMUDA HUNDRED, IN COMMAND OF THE REGT. AT FT. FISHER

TIFFANY PRESENTATION SWORD TO WILLIAM S. MARBLE, 7th CONNECTICUT VOLS, WIA BERMUDA HUNDRED, IN COMMAND OF THE REGT. AT FT. FISHER

Tiffany & Company is acknowledged as the finest producer of presentation swords in the 1860s and this is good example of their work, showing detailed craftsmanship and refined taste. The deeply… (870-172) Learn More »

$16,000.00
Originally $18,000.00

CIVIL WAR ERA GATLING GUN TIN CARTRIDGE BOX

CIVIL WAR ERA GATLING GUN TIN CARTRIDGE BOX

Tin box meas. approx. 13.00 x 2.50 x 0.75 inches and was used to store 40 rounds of ammunition. The early Gatling Guns had a brass hopper cast into the action cover. Rounds would be gravity fed from… (822-22) Learn More »

$250.00
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BOSTON NAVY YARD MARKED FUSE BOX

BOSTON NAVY YARD MARKED FUSE BOX

This Navy fuse box is in good condition. The outer flap is very good throughout with only light wear visible. The latch tab is sewn to the underside of the flap and is in good condition with only… (490-2385) Learn More »

PIECE OF CIVIL WAR HARDTACK

PIECE OF CIVIL WAR HARDTACK

Complete piece of hardtack that meas. approx. 2.75 inches x 3.00 inches x 0.25 inch thick. It has 25 tiny holes arranged in five rows of five. Cracker is complete on both sides however there is a… (1000-2618) Learn More »

PIECE OF CIVIL WAR HARDTACK

PIECE OF CIVIL WAR HARDTACK

Complete piece of hardtack that meas. approx. 2.75 inches x 3.00 inches x 0.25 inch thick. It has 25 tiny holes arranged in five rows of five. Cracker is solid across the front but for a small chip in… (1000-2619) Learn More »

DROPPED CONFEDERATE .58 GEORGIA TEAT BASE BULLET FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION. RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAYS BATTLEFIELD WEST OF TOWN

DROPPED CONFEDERATE .58 GEORGIA TEAT BASE BULLET FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION. RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAYS BATTLEFIELD WEST OF TOWN

Bullet was recovered from a campsite of Georgia troops near the 1st day’s battlefield. Nice condition with white patina. This item was once part of the Shields Museum Collection, located on the… (490-2405) Learn More »

$20.00
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DROPPED CONFEDERATE .54 GEORGIA TEAT BASE BULLET FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION. RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAYS BATTLEFIELD WEST OF TOWN

DROPPED CONFEDERATE .54 GEORGIA TEAT BASE BULLET FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION. RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAYS BATTLEFIELD WEST OF TOWN

.54 Georgia teat based bullet in good dropped condition. This item was once part of the Shields Museum Collection, located on the First Day’s Battlefield by the Reynolds equestrian statue. Arthur… (490-2269) Learn More »

$20.00
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DROPPED CONFEDERATE .54 RICHMOND ARSENAL SHARPS BULLET FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION. RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAYS BATTLEFIELD WEST OF TOWN

DROPPED CONFEDERATE .54 RICHMOND ARSENAL SHARPS BULLET FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION. RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAYS BATTLEFIELD WEST OF TOWN

Bullet is similar to the US sharps bullet but was manufactured at the Richmond Arsenal in Richmond, Virginia. Nice dropped condition with a white patina. This item was once part of the Shields Museum… (490-2275) Learn More »

$20.00
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DROPPED CONFEDERATE .54 RICHMOND ARSENAL SHARPS BULLET FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION. RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAYS BATTLEFIELD WEST OF TOWN

DROPPED CONFEDERATE .54 RICHMOND ARSENAL SHARPS BULLET FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION. RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAYS BATTLEFIELD WEST OF TOWN

Bullet is similar to the US sharps bullet but was manufactured at the Richmond Arsenal in Richmond, Virginia. Nice dropped condition with a white patina. This item was once part of the Shields Museum… (490-2406) Learn More »

CONFEDERATE LEAD CAP BOX FINIAL FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION. RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAYS BATTLEFIELD WEST OF TOWN

CONFEDERATE LEAD CAP BOX FINIAL FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION. RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAYS BATTLEFIELD WEST OF TOWN

An early battlefield pickup, 8 primer rolls are intact with remains of the tin container. This item was once part of the Shields Museum Collection, located on the First Day’s Battlefield by the… (490-2404) Learn More »

$20.00
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REMAINS OF MAYNARD TYPE PRIMER AND CONTAINER FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION. RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAYS BATTLEFIELD WEST OF TOWN

REMAINS OF MAYNARD TYPE PRIMER AND CONTAINER FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION. RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAYS BATTLEFIELD WEST OF TOWN

An early battlefield pickup, 8 primer rolls are intact with remains of the tin container. This item was once part of the Shields Museum Collection, located on the First Day’s Battlefield by the… (490-2426) Learn More »

EXCELLENT ORIGINAL JOHN EK WORLD WAR TWO COMMANDO KNIFE

EXCELLENT ORIGINAL JOHN EK WORLD WAR TWO COMMANDO KNIFE

John Ek started making knives in 1939 and supplied fighting knives by private purchase to American soldiers in World War Two, the Korean War, and Vietnam War. This is one of his early World War… (490-2109) Learn More »

$650.00
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PATTERN 1854 AUSTRIAN SOCKET BAYONET

PATTERN 1854 AUSTRIAN SOCKET BAYONET

Fine condition socket bayonet for the P1854 Austrian Lorenz Rifle. Bayonet measures 22” long and socket measures 3 ¼”. Four-sided bayonet, with locking ring on socket. Foreign markings on neck.… (490-1643) Learn More »

$150.00
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“SC” MARKED MODEL 1816 SOCKET BAYONET

“SC” MARKED MODEL 1816 SOCKET BAYONET

Bayonet is in very good condition. The blade surface is smooth and exhibits a pewter color patina. The socket and elbow have some minor dings. Gutter on upper surface of blade runs about 9” long… (88-46) Learn More »

$350.00
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RARE M1873 WINCHESTER SABER BAYONET & SCABBARD

RARE M1873 WINCHESTER SABER BAYONET & SCABBARD

Saber bayonet measures 24 ¾” overall with a 20” long blade. Clean, bright blade with no nicks. No maker’s marks. Wide gutter on both sides. Cast brass guard and handle. Guard has muzzle ring… (721-102) Learn More »

1863 54th MASSACHUSETTS REGIMENTAL DOCUMENT - LIST OF VOLUNTEERS

1863 54th MASSACHUSETTS REGIMENTAL DOCUMENT - LIST OF VOLUNTEERS

Dated “Long Island, Boston Harbor/ Dec. 29 1863.” 2 pp. in ink on pre-printed form, 5” x 8. Contains list of volunteers turned over to Lieut. Dean (Colored). Specifically, “Henry F. Winslow,… (1041-07B) Learn More »

$250.00
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1863 54TH MASSACHUSETTS REGIMENTAL DOCUMENT

1863 54TH MASSACHUSETTS REGIMENTAL DOCUMENT

Dated “Long Island, Boston Harbor/ Dec. 23rd 1863.” 2 pages in ink on lined paper, 10” x 7.5”. Exhibits fold-marks, else VG. Text: “Lt. Dean/ Comdg. Colored Detachment…Lieutenant, the… (1041-07A) Learn More »

1863 54TH MASSACHUSETTS REGIMENTAL DOCUMENT - LIST OF VOLUNTEERS

1863 54TH MASSACHUSETTS REGIMENTAL DOCUMENT - LIST OF VOLUNTEERS

Dated “Long Island, Boston Harbor, December 21, 1863.” 2 pp. in ink on pre-printed form, containing “List of Volunteers turned over to Lieut. Dean.” With three names listed— (1) William H.… (1041-07) Learn More »

$250.00
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FULL STANDING VIEW OF 15TH NEW YORK ENGINEERS SURGEON THERON Z. GIBBS

FULL STANDING VIEW OF 15TH NEW YORK ENGINEERS SURGEON THERON Z. GIBBS

CDV is of Theron Z. Gibbs posed with one hand resting on a chair and the other by his side and holding his slouch hat. Gibbs wears a dark frock coat with 1st lieutenant of staff shoulder straps and… (P14172) Learn More »

$150.00
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CDV OF 101ST US COLORED TROOPS SURGEON, DR. EDWARD I. FORD

CDV OF 101ST US COLORED TROOPS SURGEON, DR. EDWARD I. FORD

Chest-up CDV of Dr. Edward I. Ford in a dark double-breasted frock coat with major or lieutenant colonel of staff shoulder straps. Image has excellent clarity and contrast. Paper and mount are also… (P14257) Learn More »

CDV OF 6TH US CAVALRY SERGEANT WITH ID ON REVERSE – CHARLES GARRARD

CDV OF 6TH US CAVALRY SERGEANT WITH ID ON REVERSE – CHARLES GARRARD

Image is of Charles Garrard in a dark civilian suit with a stripped bowtie. Clarity and contrast are good. Mount has a small tear at bottom. There is also some light surface dirt. Reverse has a… (1054-998) Learn More »

FULL STANDING VIEW OF 1ST PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY QUARTERMASTER BY BRADY – RICHARD R. CORSON

FULL STANDING VIEW OF 1ST PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY QUARTERMASTER BY BRADY – RICHARD R. CORSON

Image is a full standing CDV of Richard R. Corson posed by a marble top table. He wears a dark forage cap, dark frock coat with matching trousers and leather gauntlets on his hands. At his waist is… (P14016) Learn More »

$225.00
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BUST VIEW OF NEW YORK SURGEON WITH INTERESTING INSCRIPTION – DR. CLINTON P. LAWRENCE

BUST VIEW OF NEW YORK SURGEON WITH INTERESTING INSCRIPTION – DR. CLINTON P. LAWRENCE

Bust view CDV of Dr. Clinton P. Lawrence as a 1st lieutenant of the 4th New York Heavy Artillery. He wears a dark frock coat and his shoulder straps can barely be seen. Image clarity and contrast is… (P14204) Learn More »

$200.00
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NICE LOOKING CDV OF IDENTIFIED 43RD MASSACHUSETTS CAPTAIN, JOSIAH SOULE, JR.

NICE LOOKING CDV OF IDENTIFIED 43RD MASSACHUSETTS CAPTAIN, JOSIAH SOULE, JR.

CDV is a full standing view of Captain Josiah Soule, Jr. posed by a chair with one hand in his coat and the other resting on his hip. He wears a dark frock coat and light trousers. His captain’s… (1054-902) Learn More »

FANTASTIC IMAGE OF A SURGEON & LATER LIEUTENANT COLONELWHO WAS LATER KILLED IN ACTION – DR. JONAS W. LYMAN

FANTASTIC IMAGE OF A SURGEON & LATER LIEUTENANT COLONELWHO WAS LATER KILLED IN ACTION – DR. JONAS W. LYMAN

Image is a three-quarter seated view of Dr. Jonas W. Lyman of the 57th & 203rd Pennsylvania Infantry regiments The Dr. sits with his legs crossed and his slouch hat resting on his knee. He wears a… (1054-913) Learn More »

$225.00
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ID’D BUST VIEW OF 6TH US CAVALRY SOLDIER, RICHARD PEARSON

ID’D BUST VIEW OF 6TH US CAVALRY SOLDIER, RICHARD PEARSON

Bust view of Richard Pearson of Company K, 6th US Cavalry wearing a dark coat with a military vest, white shirt and bowtie. Contrast is a bit on the light side but the clarity is good. Paper and mount… (1054-999) Learn More »

INK SIGNED BUST VIEW OF 6TH US CAVALRY SOLDIER, LEMUEL A. FERRY

INK SIGNED BUST VIEW OF 6TH US CAVALRY SOLDIER, LEMUEL A. FERRY

Bust view of Sergeant Lemuel A. Ferry of Company K, 6th US Cavalry wearing a dark sack Clarity and contrast are excellent. Paper is cut into an oval and is pasted into a printed golden frame on the… (1054-1101) Learn More »

FULL STANDING VIEW OF NEW YORK SURGEON DR. REED D. BONTECOU

FULL STANDING VIEW OF NEW YORK SURGEON DR. REED D. BONTECOU

Image is of Dr. Reed B. Bontecou posed by a chair on which he rests his left arm. He wears a dark forage cap, dark mounted overcoat open to reveal a double-breasted frock coat and matching dark… (1054-916) Learn More »

NUMBERED AND INITIALED G.A.R. MEMBERSHIP BADGE

NUMBERED AND INITIALED G.A.R. MEMBERSHIP BADGE

This is very nice looking example of the official membership badge adopted by the Grand Army of the Republic in 1869 and would be a nice addition for a collector looking for the various initialed… (286-921) Learn More »

$125.00
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SCARCE MEDICAL STAFF CAPTAIN’S SHOULDER STRAPS

SCARCE MEDICAL STAFF CAPTAIN’S SHOULDER STRAPS

An original set of Civil War shoulder straps for a captain of the medical staff, which covered the surgeons and assistant surgeons attached to units in the field, serving under fire at front line… (142-74) Learn More »

OFFICER’S EMBROIDERED BULLION CAVALRY HAT INSIGNIA

OFFICER’S EMBROIDERED BULLION CAVALRY HAT INSIGNIA

This embroidered officer’s hat insignia shows the regulation crossed sabers indicating cavalry service. The insignia was trimmed down to a rectangle, something we see done by officers for wear on… (142-77) Learn More »

1832 PATTERN INFANTRY OFFICER’S SILVER BULLION HUNTING HORN

1832 PATTERN INFANTRY OFFICER’S SILVER BULLION HUNTING HORN

The branch of service color and metal in the regular army for infantry remained silver and white until the early 1850s when they moved into various shades of light blue and buttons became universally… (142-81) Learn More »

ARTIILLERY OFFICER’S EMBROIDERED BULLION HAT INSIGNIA

ARTIILLERY OFFICER’S EMBROIDERED BULLION HAT INSIGNIA

This is a nice example of an artillery officer’s hat or cap insignia intended to be sewn in place. The jaceron wire border is still complete and secure. The crossed cannon are slightly muted but… (142-75) Learn More »

USMC 1859 PATTERN FATIGUE CAP INSIGNIA

USMC 1859 PATTERN FATIGUE CAP INSIGNIA

The regulations of 1859 for the U.S. Marine Corps distinguished between headgear for “dress” and for “fatigue” (i.e. every day and field use.) The specified the insignia for officers’… (142-82) Learn More »

$275.00
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CIVIL WAR FALSE EMBROIDERED INFANTRY INSIGNIA

CIVIL WAR FALSE EMBROIDERED INFANTRY INSIGNIA

Gilt stamped brass infantry insignia imitating bullion embroidery became popular among militia in the 1850s and were often based on the illustrations of the 1851 regulations published by Horstmann.… (142-79) Learn More »

CIVIL WAR US MODEL 1851 ENLISTEDMAN’S SWORD BELT PLATE: ALLEGHENY ARSENAL

CIVIL WAR US MODEL 1851 ENLISTEDMAN’S SWORD BELT PLATE: ALLEGHENY ARSENAL

This is a scarce and early-war or prewar example of a U.S. Allegheny Arsenal marked enlisted man’s sword belt plate. The pattern was regulation for cavalrymen, artillerymen armed with the saber or… (1110-87) Learn More »

$275.00
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UNITED CONFEDERATE VETERAN’S BADGE FOR 39TH ANNUAL REUNION 1929OF THE COMMANDER IN CHIEF

UNITED CONFEDERATE VETERAN’S BADGE FOR 39TH ANNUAL REUNION 1929 OF THE COMMANDER IN CHIEF

This bronze badge has a top pinback bar in the shape of the state of North Carolina with a wreath wrapped around it and sword and musket superimposed on it. The top edge reads, “OLD NORTH STATE”… (648-27) Learn More »

$200.00
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SCARCE G.A.R. BADGE FOR THE STAFF OF THE COMMANDER IN CHIEF

SCARCE G.A.R. BADGE FOR THE STAFF OF THE COMMANDER IN CHIEF

As indicated by the buff border of the flag ribbon, this is a badge for a G.A.R. officer at the national level. The position of the rank bar as the top pin indicates a current office holder. The… (648-26) Learn More »

GAR MEMBERSHIP BADGE

GAR MEMBERSHIP BADGE

This is the official membership badge adopted by the Grand Army of the Republic in 1869. The clasp is an eagle atop crossed cannons and ammunition clutching a drawn sword, ready to defend the national… (286-922) Learn More »

$125.00
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“THE FEDERALS FOUGHT LIKE DEVILS:” PRESENTATION CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER OF JAMES B. TALBOT, 1st INDIANA CAVALRY, DEFENSE OF PINE BLUFF

“THE FEDERALS FOUGHT LIKE DEVILS:” PRESENTATION CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER OF JAMES B. TALBOT, 1st INDIANA CAVALRY, DEFENSE OF PINE BLUFF

This is a good example of presentation cavalry officer’s sword that was intended for active field service and saw it. The hilt and scabbard are set up like an 1850 staff and field sword, but the… (1117-96) Learn More »

$2,250.00
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NICE 1864 DATED JOHN DICKSON & SON ENFIELD SHORT RIFLE

NICE 1864 DATED JOHN DICKSON & SON ENFIELD SHORT RIFLE

This iron mounted, commercially produced Enfield short rifle is complete, all original, and has nice medium brown color to the wood, lots of barrel blue, crisp markings, and a minty bore.  There were… (1111-06) Learn More »

UPDATED HORSE SOLDIER INVENTORY SCHEDULE

UPDATED HORSE SOLDIER INVENTORY SCHEDULE

  Below is the shop schedule for our annual inventory. Monday, January 4th - Sunday, January 17th, with tentative re-open date of Monday, January 18th: The shop will be closed for inventory,… Learn More »

G.A.R. REUNION RIBBON - BOLTON POST NO. 471, 115th N.Y.S. VOLS. 1887

G.A.R. REUNION RIBBON - BOLTON POST NO. 471, 115th N.Y.S. VOLS. 1887

Tan colored silk ribbon has navy blue lettering that reads, “BOLTON POST NO. 471, G.A.R. LANSINGBURGH. RE-UNION OF THE 115th N.Y.S. VOLS. AT WATERFORD, AUGUST 26th, 1887". Center of ribbon features… (1094-233) Learn More »

G.A.R. GUEST REUNION RIBBON - BOLTON POST NO. 471, 115th N.Y.S. VOLS. - 1887

G.A.R. GUEST REUNION RIBBON - BOLTON POST NO. 471, 115th N.Y.S. VOLS. - 1887

Light blue colored silk ribbon has black lettering that reads, "GUEST BOLTON POST NO. 471, G.A.R. / LANSINGBURGH. RE-UNION OF THE 115 N.Y.S. VOLS. AT WATERFORD AUGUST 26th, 1887". Image in center is a… (1094-211) Learn More »

REUNION BADGE FOR 136th NEW YORK, 1901

REUNION BADGE FOR 136th NEW YORK, 1901

Badge features a celluloid button with a blue star in the center. Edges of button show a U.S. flag. Hanging from button is a red, white and blue striped silk ribbon with gold lettering that reads,… (224-276) Learn More »

$135.00
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REUNION / MEMORIAL BROCHURE - CO. "C" VETERAN ASSOCIATION, 115th N.Y. VOLS. - 1885

REUNION / MEMORIAL BROCHURE - CO. "C" VETERAN ASSOCIATION, 115th N.Y. VOLS. - 1885

Front page of brochure shows lithograph images of Union soldiers marching with U.S. flag, an artillery piece, and a covered wagon. Inside features pasted stamp type images of McKitterick, Tompkins and… (1094-239) Learn More »

SONS OF UNION VETERANS BELT PLATE

SONS OF UNION VETERANS BELT PLATE

Face of cast brass belt plate shows the coat of arms of the Sons of Union Veterans. Detail is very good. Reverse shows wide tongue and keeper. Keeper is bent. Patina is semi-bright. … (408-318) Learn More »

$65.00
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CIVIL WAR BRASS CANDLE HOLDER

CIVIL WAR BRASS CANDLE HOLDER

Brass "donut" style candle holder was originally part of a pair. Candle holder unscrews at the base then would screw together to form a donut shape for traveling. Remnants of a used candle are still… (M26359) Learn More »

$39.50
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GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR BROOM

GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR BROOM

Vintage souvenir straw broom has a pot metal handle with a shield shaped emblem. In this is a raised image of the High Water Mark Monument on the battlefield. Pot metal shows spots in areas. Measures… (1054-1293) Learn More »

$25.00
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EARLY SILVER MOUNTED TRAVELER’S OR OFFICER’S FOLDING UTENSIL SET

EARLY SILVER MOUNTED TRAVELER’S OR OFFICER’S FOLDING UTENSIL SET

Early travelers and military officers on campaign carried their own eating utensils as a matter of course. This is a nice folding fork, knife and spoon with black wood handles, silver mounted, and… (172-5566) Learn More »


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