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C. 1843-1850 SNARE DRUM WITH “BARBOUR COUNTY VIRGINIA” AND AN AMERICAN EAGLE PAINTED ON THE SIDE!

C. 1843-1850 SNARE DRUM WITH “BARBOUR COUNTY VIRGINIA” AND AN AMERICAN EAGLE PAINTED ON THE SIDE!

Drum is a superb untouched attic condition drum. It measures 17 ¾” x 20” dia. The body is painted red with county and state in approx. 1” high letters around the premium hole. The percussion… (M25668). Learn More »

EARLY & SCARCE CIVIL WAR TIN SNARE DRUM WITH WASHINGTON PORTRAIT MADE BY JOHN LOWELL OF BANGOR, MAINE

EARLY & SCARCE CIVIL WAR TIN SNARE DRUM WITH WASHINGTON PORTRAIT MADE BY JOHN LOWELL OF BANGOR, MAINE

Full size snare drum that meas. approx. 15.25 inches tall by 16.25 inches across. With the exception of the tension ropes, the drum is all original. The tin body is in excellent condition with only a… (413-62). Learn More »

US MODEL 1860 AMES CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER WITH WOOD LINED STEEL SCABBARD

US MODEL 1860 AMES CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER WITH WOOD LINED STEEL SCABBARD

Manufactured: Chicopee, Mass. Maker: Ames Mfg. Co. Year: Civil War Model: M1860 Size: 35 inch blade Condition: Excellent+ This regulation M1860 Cavalry Officer has the decorated guard with the eagle,… (870-122). Learn More »

VERY RARE US MODEL 1840 AMES CAVALRY OFFICER’S SWORD WITH QUILLBACK SOLINGEN BLADE

VERY RARE US MODEL 1840 AMES CAVALRY OFFICER’S SWORD WITH QUILLBACK SOLINGEN BLADE

Very rare Ames with gold washed, quillback, Damascus blade from Solingen. Manufactured: Springfield, MA / Solingen Maker: N.P.Ames Year: C1840s Model: M1840 Size: 33 5/8 inch blade length, 1.18… (870-238). Learn More »

VERY RARE SMITH & WESSON MODEL 320 REVOLVING RIFLE WITH AN ORIGINAL DETACHABLE SHOULDER STOCK

VERY RARE SMITH & WESSON MODEL 320 REVOLVING RIFLE WITH AN ORIGINAL DETACHABLE SHOULDER STOCK

The Smith & Wesson Model 320 manufactured between 1879 and 1887. Serial numbered to 977. This one is serial numbered “768” stamped on underside of the backstrap. This model was based heavily… (31-1597). Learn More »

PATENT DOCUMENTS AND LETTERS REGARDING MANUFACTURE OF 3” ORDNANCE RIFLES

PATENT DOCUMENTS AND LETTERS REGARDING MANUFACTURE OF 3” ORDNANCE RIFLES

This lot consists of five letters written between John Griffen and Samuel Reeves; a legal agreement between Griffen, Reeves, and Emile Geyelin; Samuel Reeves’ copy of Letters Patent 37108 with… (274-204). Learn More »

$15,000.00
Originally $25,000.00

COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY REVOLVER, S/N “72052”

COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY REVOLVER, S/N “72052”

Accompanied by Colt letter of Authentication dated January 8, 1998 certifying that firearm # 72052 was one of a shipment of 15 Colts sent to “Schoverling, Daily & Gales, New York, New York,… (31-1561). Learn More »

NORTH CAROLINA IN THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES, PARTS 1 & 2

NORTH CAROLINA IN THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES, PARTS 1 & 2

By John A. Sloan, late Captain of Company B, 27th North Carolina Regiment, Army of North Virginia. Published by Rufus H. Darby, Washington. 1883. 2 parts, in wraps, 10 x 6.75”. 170 pp. combined,… (959-38). Learn More »

ADDRESS OF HON. EDWARD EVERETT, AT THE CONSECRATION OF THE NATIONAL CEMETERY AT GETTYSBURG, 19TH NOVEMBER, 1863, WITH THE DEDICATORY SPEECH OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN…

ADDRESS OF HON. EDWARD EVERETT, AT THE CONSECRATION OF THE NATIONAL CEMETERY AT GETTYSBURG, 19TH NOVEMBER, 1863, WITH THE DEDICATORY SPEECH OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN…

Published for the Benefit of the Cemetery Monument Fund, By Little, Brown and Company, 1864. Owner signature, rear Eps: “William P. Shipman.” 88 pp., maps, ills. Brown blind-stamped cloth, 6.25 x… (959-44). Learn More »

SKETCH BY ALEXANDER C. MEINUNG, 26TH NORTH CAROLINA

SKETCH BY ALEXANDER C. MEINUNG, 26TH NORTH CAROLINA

Alexander C. Meinung was a Moravian musician who served with the field band of the 26th North Carolina Infantry throughout the Civil War. He was captured on April 5, 1865 during the evacuation of… (963-02). Learn More »

SET OF BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF JOSHUA LAWRENCE CHAMBERLAIN - OEUVRES DE BLAISE PASCAL

SET OF BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF JOSHUA LAWRENCE CHAMBERLAIN - OEUVRES DE BLAISE PASCAL

A Paris: Chez Lefevre, Libraire, Rue de L’Epeon N.6, 1819. French language edition, five volumes in full leather. Gilt ruled spines and decorative design. Black leather title and author labels… (959-01). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 6-LB SPHERICAL SHELL FIRED AT GETTYSBURG MADE INTO AN OIL LAMP BY J. A. DANNER

CONFEDERATE 6-LB SPHERICAL SHELL FIRED AT GETTYSBURG MADE INTO AN OIL LAMP BY J. A. DANNER

Though the 6-lb shell is common in general, it is one of the rarest types of artillery ordnance found at Gettysburg. The only 6-lb gun at Gettysburg belonged to Latham’s North Carolina battery which… (R22693). Learn More »

$4,500.00
ON HOLD

COIN SILVER DESK BOX MARKED “WM. CALDWELL / LAKE GEORGE”

COIN SILVER DESK BOX MARKED “WM. CALDWELL / LAKE GEORGE”

This coin silver captain’s desk box is beautifully engraved on the lid with the name of the ship, the “William Caldwell”, which was built at the northern end of Lake George in Ticonderoga, New… (30-1983). Learn More »

$2,750.00
Originally $3,250.00

MAGNIFICENT D-GUARD BOWIE KNIFE WITH SHEATH, 1850s/60s

MAGNIFICENT D-GUARD BOWIE KNIFE WITH SHEATH, 1850s/60s

Overall length 19.5”, with blade measuring 13.625” in length, 2.125” at base. Strong, formidable, clipped point blade. Exhibits light gray patina with patches of pitting near the base and tip.… (30-1787). Learn More »

$4,950.00
Originally $6,500.00

GROUPING ID'D TO CAPTAIN RICHARD J. RICHARDS, CO. H, 21ST NEW JERSEY INFANTRY

GROUPING ID'D TO CAPTAIN RICHARD J. RICHARDS, CO. H, 21ST NEW JERSEY INFANTRY

The grouping consists of Captain Richards' scrapbook of the Co. "H", 21st New Jersey Infantry, as well as his personal shaving box, which contains the following items: (1) Officer's belt plate-M1851… (30-1516). Learn More »

$4,750.00
Originally $5,500.00

RARE CASED CIVIL WAR PERIOD EMBALMING SURGEON’S CHEMICAL BOTTLES

RARE CASED CIVIL WAR PERIOD EMBALMING SURGEON’S CHEMICAL BOTTLES

During the early part of the Civil War it was the Embalming Surgeons that performed the embalming procedure. Most of the men were military surgeons, some were civilian surgeons that took up the trade… (M25239). Learn More »

MERRILL CARBINE ID’D TO TWO MEMBERS OF THE 7TH INDIANA CAVALRY

MERRILL CARBINE ID’D TO TWO MEMBERS OF THE 7TH INDIANA CAVALRY

This Merrill carbine bears serial number 12776 and shows on the Ordnance return for the 7th Indiana Cavalry as having been initially issued to Private Anthony Fredrick of Company D. Scratched on the… (G3634). Learn More »

$3,250.00
ON HOLD

BOOTS STATED TO BE THOSE WORN BY GENERAL SAMUEL K. ZOOK WHEN KILLED AT GETTYSBURG & OTHER RELATED ITEMS

BOOTS STATED TO BE THOSE WORN BY GENERAL SAMUEL K. ZOOK WHEN KILLED AT GETTYSBURG & OTHER RELATED ITEMS

These boots surfaced in the collection of the late Stan Landis of Quakertown, Pennsylvania and then passed to a New York collector where they were obtained in 1975 by George Lower, owner of the… (355-39). Learn More »

COMPANY OF MILITARY HISTORIANS

COMPANY OF MILITARY HISTORIANS

The Company of Military Historians was founded in 1949 as an educational, scientific, and literary institution devoted to the study and dissemination of "information on the uniforms, equipment,…. Learn More »

GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR RELIC DESK SET

GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR RELIC DESK SET

Made by John Goode. Mounted on a flat wooden plaque measuring 7 x 4 x .875”, with small dark front sticker label: “Gettysburg / July 1863.” The set contains a small, flower decorated inkwell,… (M24195). Learn More »

$1,750.00
Originally $1,950.00


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DUG ID TAG FOR JOSEPH FAGAN OF THE 1ST MARYLAND INFANTRY US

Stamped brass tag with a patriotic shield on the front with a riband that reads “UNION” and surrounded by “AGAINST REBELLION 1861.” Face still retains some gilt. Reverse is stamped “JOSEPH FAGAN CO. G 1ST MD. VOL US.” Joseph Fagan was a… (1000-1835). Learn More »