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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 »

HALF-PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF JOHN MARSHALL JONES - 7th U.S. INFANTRY, CONFEDERATE BRIGADIER GENERAL WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG, KILLED IN ACTION AT THE WILDERNESS

HALF-PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF JOHN MARSHALL JONES - 7th U.S. INFANTRY, CONFEDERATE BRIGADIER GENERAL WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG, KILLED IN ACTION AT THE WILDERNESS

This wonderful half-plate daguerreotype shows then lieutenant John Marshall Jones in uniform, seated third from left, with three men in civilian garb. Jones holds his 1839 pattern officer’s forage… (1138-1785). Learn More »

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF A C1850’S PERCUSSION RIFLE MADE BY J. M. HAPPOLDT & SON, CHARLESTON, SC

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF A C1850’S PERCUSSION RIFLE MADE BY J. M. HAPPOLDT & SON, CHARLESTON, SC

Gracefully made percussion halfstock Sporting rifle by noted Charleston maker. Beautifully marked in very fancy Old English hand engraved letters and fancy script in two lines on lock:  J. M.… (766-1760). Learn More »

FINE QUALITY SCHUTZEN TARGET RIFLE BY J.H. HAPPOLDT OF CHARLESTON, SC

FINE QUALITY SCHUTZEN TARGET RIFLE BY J.H. HAPPOLDT OF CHARLESTON, SC

This South Carolina made fine quality percussion, muzzle-loading target rifle has an original detachable false muzzle. The piece may also be considered as a possible Sniper’s rifle by virtue of its… (766-1759). Learn More »

HIGH QUALITY REPRODUCTION US MODEL 1841 US 12 POUND IRON MOUNTAIN HOWITZER

HIGH QUALITY REPRODUCTION US MODEL 1841 US 12 POUND IRON MOUNTAIN HOWITZER

A very high quality US Model 1841 US 12 Pound Iron Mountain Howitzer likely dating from the 1960s. Has markings on trunnions as pictured muzzle as pictured in the photos. Very high quality carriage… (1108-04). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1864 INFANTRY CARTRIDGE BOX & SLING IDENTIFIED TO SOLDIER IN 2ND MASS. HEAVY ARTILLERY - POW, DIED OF DISEASE

US PATTERN 1864 INFANTRY CARTRIDGE BOX & SLING IDENTIFIED TO SOLDIER IN 2ND MASS. HEAVY ARTILLERY - POW, DIED OF DISEASE

Pattern 1864 US cartridge box in very good condition. The outer flap is boldly embossed “US” and also exhibits two cuts for a brass plate that was once attached. The latch-tab is stitched and… (1052-107). Learn More »

$2,250.00
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EXTREMELY RARE SPRINGFIELD ARMORY 1875 PATTERN LEE RIFLE, ONE OF JUST 143 MADE!

EXTREMELY RARE SPRINGFIELD ARMORY 1875 PATTERN LEE RIFLE, ONE OF JUST 143 MADE!

This rare U.S. martial rifle rates about fine for condition, with the metal excellent with 80 percent or better beautiful blue and sharp markings, and the wood only a bit under that in showing some… (172-5778). Learn More »

$7,500.00
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SCARCE NEW MODEL 1865 SHARPS STILL IN PERCUSSION NEAR FACTORY NEW

SCARCE NEW MODEL 1865 SHARPS STILL IN PERCUSSION NEAR FACTORY NEW

There are no appreciable differences between the NM1863 and NM1865 Sharps other than the stamped model designation by the company, and its occasional absence, which some have speculated was due to… (490-2531). Learn More »

VERY SCARCE IRON-MOUNTED LOW SERIAL NUMBER FIRST MODEL MERRILL CARBINE

VERY SCARCE IRON-MOUNTED LOW SERIAL NUMBER FIRST MODEL MERRILL CARBINE

Flayderman mentions a number of variations in Merrill carbines including the use of iron furniture, which he notes as among early Merrills that are seldom encountered. This example also has the first… (172-5771). Learn More »

DAGUERROTYPE IN UNIFORM OF LEWIS HENRY LITTLE, BREVET FOR GALLANT AND MERITORIOUS CONDUCT AT MONTEREY 1846; KILLED IN ACTION AS CONFEDERATE BRIGADIER GENERAL AND DIVISION COMMANDER AT IUKA 1862

DAGUERROTYPE IN UNIFORM OF LEWIS HENRY LITTLE, BREVET FOR GALLANT AND MERITORIOUS CONDUCT AT MONTEREY 1846; KILLED IN ACTION AS CONFEDERATE BRIGADIER GENERAL AND DIVISION COMMANDER AT IUKA 1862

This very clear sixth-plate daguerreotype dates about 1850 and shows Lewis Henry Little, usually referred to by his middle name, as a Captain in the 7th U.S. Infantry. Born in Maryland in 1817, he was… (1138-1808). Learn More »

WONDERFUL HALF PLATE AMBROTYPE OF JOHN W. LEA, THREE TIMES WOUNDED, COLONEL 5th NORTH CAROLINA, AND CUSTER FRIEND, WITH W.R. JONES, C.S. CAPTAIN AND ASST. CHIEF OF ARTILLERY IN TEXAS, AND AS WEST POINT CADETS

WONDERFUL HALF PLATE AMBROTYPE OF JOHN W. LEA, THREE TIMES WOUNDED, COLONEL 5th NORTH CAROLINA, AND CUSTER FRIEND, WITH W.R. JONES, C.S. CAPTAIN AND ASST. CHIEF OF ARTILLERY IN TEXAS, AND AS WEST POINT CADETS

This great image comes from the collection of the late Bill Turner, noted Virginia collector and dealer, and shows Virginian William Rice Jones at right with friend and fellow West Point cadet John… (1138-1774). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE CAPTAIN WILLIAM RICE JONES AS WEST POINT CADET CA. 1859; CITED FOR GALLANTRY AT GALVESTON; ASSISTANT CHIEF OF ARTILLERY IN TEXAS

CONFEDERATE CAPTAIN WILLIAM RICE JONES AS WEST POINT CADET CA. 1859; CITED FOR GALLANTRY AT GALVESTON; ASSISTANT CHIEF OF ARTILLERY IN TEXAS

This quarter-plate ambrotype is housed in a very nice Richmond Washington monument thermoplastic case and comes from the collection of the late Virginia collector and dealer Bill Turner. The… (1138-1775). Learn More »

$6,500.00
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US WORLD WAR TWO LEATHER A-2 JACKET IDENTIFIED TO P-38 “LIGHTNING” PILOT

US WORLD WAR TWO LEATHER A-2 JACKET IDENTIFIED TO P-38 “LIGHTNING” PILOT

Jacket is identified to Lt. George Roger Cohan of the 337th Fighter Squadron of the 329th Fighter Group which served as part of the 4th Air Force here in the United States during World War Two. The… (454-50). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE GENERAL LUNSFORD LINDSAY LOMAX AS A U.S. CAVALRY SECOND LIEUTENANT

CONFEDERATE GENERAL LUNSFORD LINDSAY LOMAX AS A U.S. CAVALRY SECOND LIEUTENANT

Formerly in the collection of Virginia collector and dealer Bill Turner this sixth plate ambrotype shows Confederate General Lunsford Lindsay Lomax as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army, sometime… (1138-1830). Learn More »

EXCELLENT LARGE, ORIGINAL FRAMED OIL PAINTING OF 20TH MAINE’S JOSHUA LAWRENCE CHAMBERLAIN BY MICHAEL GNATEK

EXCELLENT LARGE, ORIGINAL FRAMED OIL PAINTING OF 20TH MAINE’S JOSHUA LAWRENCE CHAMBERLAIN BY MICHAEL GNATEK

This is an original oil on canvas portrait of Major General Joshua L. Chamberlain of the 20th Maine Infantry done by the late Michael Gnatek. Mr. Gnatek received his art training at Yale University… (10-1968). Learn More »

$12,500.00
Originally $15,000.00

COLONEL OF TEXAS CAVALRY AND MAJOR GENERAL ARTHUR PENDLETON BAGBY: BY LAND AND BY SEA!

COLONEL OF TEXAS CAVALRY AND MAJOR GENERAL ARTHUR PENDLETON BAGBY: BY LAND AND BY SEA!

Arthur Pendleton Bagby led his Texas cavalry troopers in fights on horseback, on foot, and on shipboard. He rose from Major to Major General, his last two promotions, to brigadier and major general… (1138-1993). Learn More »

ELABORATE PRESENTATION GRADE OFFICER’S SWORD WITH SCABBARD INSCRIBED TO CAPTAIN AUGUSTUS HOELZLE OF BATTERY K ARTILLERY OF THE 1ST DIVISION OF THE NATIONAL GUARD OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK

ELABORATE PRESENTATION GRADE OFFICER’S SWORD WITH SCABBARD INSCRIBED TO CAPTAIN AUGUSTUS HOELZLE OF BATTERY K ARTILLERY OF THE 1ST DIVISION OF THE NATIONAL GUARD OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK

This sword was probably sold by Schuyler, Hartley & Graham of New York. The pattern is pictured in their 1864 catalogue in figures 13 and 16. Rather than have a standard blade, the lightly curved… (870-447). Learn More »

ON CUSTER’S ESCORT! WILLIAM WATLINGTON, 3rd INDIANA CAVALRY, THIRD CAVALRY DIVISION HQ ESCORT AND ORDERLY, ARMY OF THE POTOMAC

ON CUSTER’S ESCORT! WILLIAM WATLINGTON, 3rd INDIANA CAVALRY, THIRD CAVALRY DIVISION HQ ESCORT AND ORDERLY, ARMY OF THE POTOMAC

This grouping includes a great outdoor quarter-plate tintype of William Watlington, 3rd Indiana cavalry, uniformed and armed, astride his horse; another armed photo od him during earlier service in… (915-06). Learn More »

$4,950.00
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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 »

WORLD WAR TWO / KOREA UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS OFFICER’S MAMALUKE SWORD

WORLD WAR TWO / KOREA UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS OFFICER’S MAMALUKE SWORD

The drawn sword meas. approx. 36.00 inches long. The blade itself meas. approx. 31.00 inches long x 0.75 of an inch wide at the ricasso. It has a central fuller that starts just above the ricasso and… (2021-944). Learn More »


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IDENTIFIED US BASE DRUM WITH MINNESOTA CONNECTION

Bass drum has a maple wood shell in very good condition. The wood surface shows light wear and is free of cracks and chips. It meas. approx. 19.00 inches tall by 26.50 inches across the heads. Painted on the shell is an 8-point star that is centered… (996-01). Learn More »

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