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HISTORIC EARLY CIVIL WAR PROTOTYPE FOR A CONFEDERATE NATIONAL FLAG, FORMERLY OF THE MASTAI COLLECTION

HISTORIC EARLY CIVIL WAR PROTOTYPE FOR A CONFEDERATE NATIONAL FLAG, FORMERLY OF THE MASTAI COLLECTION

Between the secession of South Carolina on December 20, 1860, and the firing on Fort Sumter in April 1861 a wave of creativity swept the South in the design and construction of new flags. Even some… (1092-01). Learn More »

1858 PATTERN COMPANY LEVEL MARKSMAN AWARD STADIA BY SIMMONS AND  FRANKFORD ARSENAL

1858 PATTERN COMPANY LEVEL MARKSMAN AWARD STADIA BY SIMMONS AND FRANKFORD ARSENAL

This is a very scarce example of the U.S. Army company marksmanship award of 1858 made by Simons of Philadelphia and issued through the US Army Ordnance Department. With the adoption of the 1855… (490-2574). Learn More »

FIVE BATTLES, A BREVET, AND A DUEL WITH MISSISSIPPI RIFLES AT THIRTY PACES SUPERVISED BY STONEWALL JACKSON - THE MAGNIFICENT MEXICAN WAR PRESENTATION SWORD OF BREVET CAPTAIN B.F. HARLEY 11th US INFANTRY

FIVE BATTLES, A BREVET, AND A DUEL WITH MISSISSIPPI RIFLES AT THIRTY PACES SUPERVISED BY STONEWALL JACKSON - THE MAGNIFICENT MEXICAN WAR PRESENTATION SWORD OF BREVET CAPTAIN B.F. HARLEY 11th US INFANTRY

This beautiful and historic sword was presented to Brevet Captain B.F. Harley by his “fellow citizens” of Philadelphia upon his return from service in Mexico and bears the city’s coat of arms on… (870-448). Learn More »

RARE 90-BORE CHRISTIAN SHARPS PISTOL-RIFLE

RARE 90-BORE CHRISTIAN SHARPS PISTOL-RIFLE

One of the most famous names in Civil War firearms, Christian Sharps, received his first patent for his breechloading mechanism in 1848. He later sold this patent and the Civil War-era Sharps carbines… (218-561). Learn More »

$5,790.00
Originally $6,000.00

FROEHLICH, CONFEDERATE STATES ARMORY, KENANSVILLE NC CAVALRY OFFICER’S SWORD

FROEHLICH, CONFEDERATE STATES ARMORY, KENANSVILLE NC CAVALRY OFFICER’S SWORD

There are only six known examples (Louis Froelich, Arms-Maker to the Confederacy by McAden & Fonvielle, pg. 56) of this unique Cavalry officer’s pattern, which has a large brass guard with… (870-556). Learn More »

US MODEL 1841 “MISSISSIPPI” RIFLE MANUFACTURED BY E. REMINGTON, FROM THE ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION OF GETTYSBURG

US MODEL 1841 “MISSISSIPPI” RIFLE MANUFACTURED BY E. REMINGTON, FROM THE ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION OF GETTYSBURG

This US Model 1841 “Mississippi” Rifle by Remington was part of George Rosensteel’s Civil War National Museum; later the museum incorporated the Electric Map. George Rosensteel over the next… (2021-320). Learn More »

$4,000.00
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U.S. 1834 OFFICER’S SWORD OF MAJOR R.M. KIRBY U.S. ARMY WITH 6th PLATE AMBROTYPE BY REES OF SON JOSEPH L.S. KIRBY AS C.S. ARMY 2nd LIEUTENANT WITH THIS VERY SWORD, PART OF AN EXTENSIVE FAMILY ARCHIVE

U.S. 1834 OFFICER’S SWORD OF MAJOR R.M. KIRBY U.S. ARMY WITH 6th PLATE AMBROTYPE BY REES OF SON JOSEPH L.S. KIRBY AS C.S. ARMY 2nd LIEUTENANT WITH THIS VERY SWORD, PART OF AN EXTENSIVE FAMILY ARCHIVE

This substantial archive descended in the family of Joseph Lee Smith Kirby (4 Nov. 1841- 28 July 1933,) who left West Point to join the Confederate Army in 1861 and was among the last to surrender in… (870-310). Learn More »

1847 CONGRESSIONAL RESOLUTIONS OF THANKS TO GEN. ZACHARY TAYLOR AND HIS OFFICERS AND MEN FOR MONTERREY, PERSONALLY DISPATCHED BY PRESIDENT POLK

1847 CONGRESSIONAL RESOLUTIONS OF THANKS TO GEN. ZACHARY TAYLOR AND HIS OFFICERS AND MEN FOR MONTERREY, PERSONALLY DISPATCHED BY PRESIDENT POLK

Zachary Taylor received the formal thanks of Congress three times, along with gold medals, for victories in the Mexican War, the largest number of such resolutions and awards made by Congress to… (766-938). Learn More »

B. DOUGLAS CONFEDERATE CAVALRY OFFICER’S SWORD, COLUMBIA, SC

B. DOUGLAS CONFEDERATE CAVALRY OFFICER’S SWORD, COLUMBIA, SC

This rare sword has 3 known examples. This sword has a brass hilt with florally decorated branches. Douglas has several unique features to his hilt: a large mushroom shaped pommel cap; a knuckle bow… (870-549). Learn More »

COLLEGE HILL ARSENAL, NASHVILLE, TN CAVALRY OFFICER’S SWORD

COLLEGE HILL ARSENAL, NASHVILLE, TN CAVALRY OFFICER’S SWORD

This rare sword has two outer branches to the guard, making a large cavalry type basket hilt. The brass hilt still shows areas of original gold gilting. The cavalry length, single unstopped fuller… (870-548). Learn More »

$7,500.00
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JOHNSTON MACON, GA CAVALRY OFFICER SWORD, ONE OF TWO KNOWN

JOHNSTON MACON, GA CAVALRY OFFICER SWORD, ONE OF TWO KNOWN

This exact sword is illustrated in Confederate Swords by Albaugh, pages, 109, 110, 111. This unique pattern is similar to the design of the Federal US 1833 Model Dragoon sword. It is brass hilted with… (870-604). Learn More »

RARE M1840 U.S. ARTILLERY OFFICER’S SABER MADE BY AMES BUT ETCHED AND RETAILED BY SCHUYLER, HARTLEY AND GRAHAM: THE ONE IN THE BOOK!

RARE M1840 U.S. ARTILLERY OFFICER’S SABER MADE BY AMES BUT ETCHED AND RETAILED BY SCHUYLER, HARTLEY AND GRAHAM: THE ONE IN THE BOOK!

This is an extremely rare M1840 U.S. artillery officer’s saber made by Ames but etched and retailed by Schuyler, Hartley and Graham. Thillmann knew only of this one example, and until it was found… (870-637). Learn More »

EXCELLENT U.S. MODEL 1840 LIGHT ARTILLERY OFFICER’S SABER WITH MINTY ETCHED BLADE

EXCELLENT U.S. MODEL 1840 LIGHT ARTILLERY OFFICER’S SABER WITH MINTY ETCHED BLADE

This pattern was introduced in 1840 for all mounted officers other than cavalry, but with the introduction of the 1850 patterns it was limited to officers of light artillery, making it very scarce. On… (870-635). Learn More »

SCARCE SPECIAL ORDER CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER BY ROBY, FOR HIS OWN CAVALRY TROOP: LT. JAMES A. DAVIS, LATE 2nd MASS, WIA ANTIETAM

SCARCE SPECIAL ORDER CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER BY ROBY, FOR HIS OWN CAVALRY TROOP: LT. JAMES A. DAVIS, LATE 2nd MASS, WIA ANTIETAM

We know of just three of these Roby cavalry officer’s sabers made for officers of the Spaulding Light Cavalry: one inscribed to E.S. Parkhurst, the troop’s 1st Lieutenant (Chelmsford Historical… (870-156). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED 18th SOUTH CAROLINA CONFEDERATE CARTRIDGE BOX: W. F. HODGE, Co. B, WOUNDED IN ACTION AT SECOND MANASSAS

IDENTIFIED 18th SOUTH CAROLINA CONFEDERATE CARTRIDGE BOX: W. F. HODGE, Co. B, WOUNDED IN ACTION AT SECOND MANASSAS

The loss of the Eighteenth South Carolina Volunteers in this engagement was   very heavy, being nearly or quite half the number that went into action.” – Official Report of Second Bull Run by… (846-195). Learn More »

$3,550.00
Originally $3,950.00

INK ID’D IMAGE OF SOUTH CAROLINA CAPTAIN GEORGE M. FAIRLEE OF ORR’S RIFLES

INK ID’D IMAGE OF SOUTH CAROLINA CAPTAIN GEORGE M. FAIRLEE OF ORR’S RIFLES

CDV shows Fairlee in the classic Napoleonic stance, posed in front of a pastoral painted backdrop. He wears a gray frock coat with captain’s insignia on the collar, dark cuffs and galloons on the… (846-150). Learn More »

$900.00
Originally $1,000.00

ARTILLERY TREATISE OWNED, SIGNED, AND WITH NOTATIONS, BY JOHN MERCER BROOKE, INVENTOR OF THE BROOKE RIFLE AND PROJECTILES, DESIGNER OF THE IRONCLAD C.S.S. VIRGINIA

ARTILLERY TREATISE OWNED, SIGNED, AND WITH NOTATIONS, BY JOHN MERCER BROOKE, INVENTOR OF THE BROOKE RIFLE AND PROJECTILES, DESIGNER OF THE IRONCLAD C.S.S. VIRGINIA

This is Volume 1 of an original 1809 first edition of Louis De Tousard’s American Artillerist’s Companion, or Elements of Artillery, given to John Mercer Brooke by William Green of Richmond, Va.,… (846-186). Learn More »

$2,200.00
Originally $2,450.00

US CARTRIDGE BOX ID’D TO MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT JOHN M. DEANE OF THE 3RD & 29TH MASSACHSUETTS INFANTRY

US CARTRIDGE BOX ID’D TO MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT JOHN M. DEANE OF THE 3RD & 29TH MASSACHSUETTS INFANTRY

This infantry cartridge box was preserved by the family with a significant trove of artifacts belonging John M. Deane that we are offering in separate sales. When the war broke out Deane was a 29… (846-210). Learn More »

$855.00
Originally $950.00
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INSCRIBED LOW-NUMBER FLUTED COLT ARMY OF CONFEDERATE LT. JOHN ALLAN, ADJUTANT 6th VIRGINIA CAVALRY, KILLED IN ACTION AT GETTYSBURG

INSCRIBED LOW-NUMBER FLUTED COLT ARMY OF CONFEDERATE LT. JOHN ALLAN, ADJUTANT 6th VIRGINIA CAVALRY, KILLED IN ACTION AT GETTYSBURG

Until recently the battle at Fairfield was numbered among the “forgotten” cavalry engagements of Gettysburg, overshadowed by the clash on July 3 two miles east of the town behind the Union center.… (1000-440). Learn More »

$18,500.00
Originally $25,000.00
SOLD

1898 VARINA JEFFERSON DAVIS ALS ON THE DEATH OF HER DAUGHTER

1898 VARINA JEFFERSON DAVIS ALS ON THE DEATH OF HER DAUGHTER

2 pp., in ink on mourning paper, to a committee consisting of Mrs. J. Pinckney Smith, Chairwoman; Mrs. Edgar Farrar; Mrs. S.R. Mallory; Miss Olivia Freret; and Mrs. Cora L. Richardson, Corresponding… (337-231). Learn More »


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