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THE NORFOLK LIGHT ARTILLERY BLUES! IMPRESSIVE HALF PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE BY WHITEHURST IN A WONDERFUL WHITEHURST CASE

THE NORFOLK LIGHT ARTILLERY BLUES! IMPRESSIVE HALF PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE BY WHITEHURST IN A WONDERFUL WHITEHURST CASE

This image is not only mounted with a Whitehurst marked mat, but has a full thermoplastic figural case with a purple velvet facing pad embossed with a large eagle flourishing a ribbon reading “J.H.… (1138-1799). Learn More »

INSCRIBED HORSTMANN 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD OF LT. GEORGE KENNEY, LIKELY BAKER’S CALIFORNIA REGIMENT, MORTALLY WOUNDED AT GLENDALE

INSCRIBED HORSTMANN 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD OF LT. GEORGE KENNEY, LIKELY BAKER’S CALIFORNIA REGIMENT, MORTALLY WOUNDED AT GLENDALE

This very nice 1850 Foot Officer’s sword by Horstmann has a non-regulation, but very practical metal scabbard and is inscribed inside the guard in script, “Lt. George Kenney.” The volunteer… (1117-114). Learn More »

$3,200.00
Originally $3,500.00

RARE EBERLE 1796 CONTRACT MARKED BAYONET

RARE EBERLE 1796 CONTRACT MARKED BAYONET

This rare bayonet is marked by the maker in a sunken cartouche with raised letters on the base of the blade reading “Eberle.” Charles Louis Eberle emigrated to the U.S. from Germany with brothers… (1052-86). Learn More »

ORIGINAL WAR OF 1812 ERA TWELVE-POUNDER AMERICAN GUNADE – AND REMEMBER THE ALAMO!

ORIGINAL WAR OF 1812 ERA TWELVE-POUNDER AMERICAN GUNADE – AND REMEMBER THE ALAMO!

This twelve-pounder gunade, dating about 1800-1820, was deaccessioned several years ago from the Fort Ticonderoga collection of artillery. It is unmarked and likely American. The gunade, or gunnade,… (1124-01). Learn More »

$6,500.00
Originally $7,950.00

CONFEDERATE LIEUTENANT JAMES WEST PEGRAM OF THE “FIGHTING PEGRAM FAMILY” SHOWN AS ADJUTANT OF THE 57th VIRGINIA OR EARLY DUTY ON ARMISTEAD’S STAFF

CONFEDERATE LIEUTENANT JAMES WEST PEGRAM OF THE “FIGHTING PEGRAM FAMILY” SHOWN AS ADJUTANT OF THE 57th VIRGINIA OR EARLY DUTY ON ARMISTEAD’S STAFF

James West Pegram (1839-1881) was a member of the “fighting Pegram family,” which claimed at least ten members in Confederate service. His two brothers were both killed in 1865: Brigadier General… (1138-1871). Learn More »

CASED PAIR 6th PLATE TINTYPES CONFEDERATE SOLDIER WITH WIFE AND SON

CASED PAIR 6th PLATE TINTYPES CONFEDERATE SOLDIER WITH WIFE AND SON

This pair of very clear tintypes is housed in a thermoplastic double case. On the left is a soldier in gray frock coat with brass buttons, seated arm-in-arm with a woman wearing a shawl who is… (1138-1854). Learn More »

ARMED CONFEDERATE LIEUTENANT COLONEL

ARMED CONFEDERATE LIEUTENANT COLONEL

This uncased eighth-plate tintype is a very clear studio view of a Confederate lieutenant colonel wear frock coat, narrow brim hat, gauntlets and tall boots. He has tilted his hat slightly to one side… (1138-2029). Learn More »

19TH CENTURY 5-FOOT SQUARE CONFEDERATE BATTLE FLAG MARKED ON HOIST BY THOMAS ALEXANDER BRANDER WHO WAS ARTILLERIST IN THE VIRGINIA ARTILLERY, ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA

19TH CENTURY 5-FOOT SQUARE CONFEDERATE BATTLE FLAG MARKED ON HOIST BY THOMAS ALEXANDER BRANDER WHO WAS ARTILLERIST IN THE VIRGINIA ARTILLERY, ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA

The provenance of this flag states the flag was made for Colonel Richard H. Dulany of "Welbourne", near Middleburg, Virginia. Some of Col. Dulany's items have been sold through the years. The flag was… (1083-02). Learn More »

$7,500.00
ON HOLD

US MODEL 1840 GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD IDENTIFIED TO BRIG. GEN. EPPA HUNTON

US MODEL 1840 GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD IDENTIFIED TO BRIG. GEN. EPPA HUNTON

This sword belonged to Confederate Brigadier General Eppa Hunton (1822-1908). He and William Fitzhugh Payne (1830-1904) were related through the marriage of General Hunton's son Eppa Hunton Jr.… (1129-01). Learn More »

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL SAMUEL GARLAND, JR.

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL SAMUEL GARLAND, JR.

This rare carte de viste is a waist-up view of Garland in Confederate uniform. He wears a double-breasted frock with collar insignia visible. He holds his kepi in his hand. Image is clear with… (1138-1764). Learn More »

CDV OF C.S. SURGEON GRANVILLE REVERE LEWIS, 14TH VIRGINIA CAVALRY

CDV OF C.S. SURGEON GRANVILLE REVERE LEWIS, 14TH VIRGINIA CAVALRY

Chest-up view of Lewis in Confederate uniform. He wears a double-breasted frock with captain’s insignia visible on collar. Clear image with light contrast and some soiling. Plain mount with no… (1138-960). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE “EGG-SHAPED” OVAL CS BELT PLATE

CONFEDERATE “EGG-SHAPED” OVAL CS BELT PLATE

It was a not very well-kept secret among collectors in the 1970s and 1980s that the best place to find Confederate material was New England, where it was brought home as a souvenir and ended up in one… (766-1597). Learn More »

$2,750.00
ON HOLD

KNIGHTS OF MALTA SWORD

KNIGHTS OF MALTA SWORD

The postwar boom in fraternal and masonic societies kept many sword makers and dealers in business. The is a nice example of one made for a member of the Knights of Malta with his name, “Albert… (490-2193). Learn More »

NICE COLT THIRD MODEL NAVY MADE IN 1856

NICE COLT THIRD MODEL NAVY MADE IN 1856

This .36 caliber Colt Navy has the smaller, round triggerguard of the Third Model and is serial numbered 49055, giving it an 1856 date of manufacture. The barrel assembly shows thin blue. The frame… (1142-124). Learn More »

COLT MODEL 1861 NAVY-NAVY RICHARDS-MASON CONVERSION

COLT MODEL 1861 NAVY-NAVY RICHARDS-MASON CONVERSION

This is a good example of the scarce Richard’s-Mason metallic cartridge conversion done in 1873 by Colt for the U.S. Navy on its remaining Model 1861 .36 caliber Navy-Navy revolvers (Colt M1861… (1142-123). Learn More »

RARE CONFEDERATE READ AND WATSON FIRST-TYPE CONVERSION HALL RIFLE

RARE CONFEDERATE READ AND WATSON FIRST-TYPE CONVERSION HALL RIFLE

This is an extremely rare Confederate rifle made from 1862-1863 by the firm of Read and Watson in Danville, Virginia, by altering a .52 caliber Hall M1819 breechloading rifle to a percussion… (172-5738). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED MUSICIAN OF THE PETERSBURG MILITIA

IDENTIFIED MUSICIAN OF THE PETERSBURG MILITIA

Formerly in the collection of Bill Turner, this sixth plate ambrotype has a great pedigree, having been published as Figure 2 in Albaugh’s landmark “Confederate Faces.” Identified there as a,… (1138-1866). Learn More »

SCARCE TINTYPE OF GENERAL WILLIAM STARKE, LOUISIANA BRIGADE, KILLED IN ACTION AT ANTIETAM WHILE IN DIVISION COMMAND

SCARCE TINTYPE OF GENERAL WILLIAM STARKE, LOUISIANA BRIGADE, KILLED IN ACTION AT ANTIETAM WHILE IN DIVISION COMMAND

This very clear sixth-plate tintype is from the collection of the late Bill Turner and shows William Edwin Starke as Lieutenant Colonel. He is posed wearing an early war Confederate uniform showing… (1138-1839). Learn More »

RARE US FIRST CONTRACT COLT M1851 NAVY-NAVY REVOLVER DELIVERED TO NORFOLK 1857 AND RARE USN 1873 COLT RICHARDS-MASON CONVERSION

RARE US FIRST CONTRACT COLT M1851 NAVY-NAVY REVOLVER DELIVERED TO NORFOLK 1857 AND RARE USN 1873 COLT RICHARDS-MASON CONVERSION

This pistol was in the first contract purchase of Colt Navy revolvers by the USN, made in September 1857 and was in the first shipment of 615 revolvers delivered to the Norfolk Navy Yard November 9,… (1142-122). Learn More »

RARE AND UNUSUAL VIEW OF COLONEL JOHN S. MOSBY & ONE OF HIS MEN

RARE AND UNUSUAL VIEW OF COLONEL JOHN S. MOSBY & ONE OF HIS MEN

CDV shows Colonel John Singleton Mosby, the Gray Ghost of the Confederacy, seated in a chair holding a light-colored slouch hat in his lap. He wears a dark civilian coat with light trousers. Standing… (1138-383). Learn More »


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