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GREAT LOT OF ACCOUTREMENTS ID'D TO 11TH MASSACHUSETTS BATTERY SOLDIER

GREAT LOT OF ACCOUTREMENTS ID'D TO 11TH MASSACHUSETTS BATTERY SOLDIER

This group of items all came together with two wonderful old handwritten tags testifying to the fact that they all belonged to Private James W. Pierce of the 11th Massachusetts Battery. All the items… (1179-295). Learn More »

PENNSYLVANIA RESERVE CORPS CAPTURED CONFEDERATE WOOD DRUM CANTEEN

PENNSYLVANIA RESERVE CORPS CAPTURED CONFEDERATE WOOD DRUM CANTEEN

This is the classic Civil War Confederate wood canteen made with simple lathe-turned front and back faces under curved and grooved staves secured with iron bands. Often referred to generally as the… (490-3783). Learn More »

HALF-PLATE AMBROTYPE C.S. GENERAL JOHN B. FLOYD, LATE GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA AND U.S. SECRETARY OF WAR, TAKEN AFTER THE BATTLE OF FORT DONELSON

HALF-PLATE AMBROTYPE C.S. GENERAL JOHN B. FLOYD, LATE GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA AND U.S. SECRETARY OF WAR, TAKEN AFTER THE BATTLE OF FORT DONELSON

There is no escaping a look of depression in the face of Confederate General John Buchanan Floyd in this photograph taken after his defeat at Fort Donelson, the subsequent evacuation of Nashville, and… (1138-1792). Learn More »

ALABAMA AVC BUCKLE FOUND AT ANTIETAM IN 1909!

ALABAMA AVC BUCKLE FOUND AT ANTIETAM IN 1909!

This very scarce Confederate AVC buckle comes with a signed and notarized 1992 affidavit from Leonard Alvin Lushbaugh that his father, Lester Lushbaugh, found the plate at Antietam as a boy of 11 in… (865-06). Learn More »

CDV OF 2ND LIEUTENANT CHARLES E. CROW, 4TH VA. (PURCELL) LIGHT ARTILLERY

CDV OF 2ND LIEUTENANT CHARLES E. CROW, 4TH VA. (PURCELL) LIGHT ARTILLERY

This is a very nice CDV photograph of Charles E. Crow in Confederate uniform. It appears to be a second-generation image; photo of an existing photo. Regardless, the picture is clear with good… (1138-988). Learn More »

MODEL 1840 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SWORD WITH PRESENTATION TO A CAPTAIN OF THE 5TH NEW YORK CAVALRY

MODEL 1840 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SWORD WITH PRESENTATION TO A CAPTAIN OF THE 5TH NEW YORK CAVALRY

This sword was presented to Captain Abram H. Krom by the men of Company G, 5th New York Cavalry on or about May 19, 1863. The blade is bright with light scattered surface pitting. The heaviest… (1186-03). Learn More »

$4,950.00
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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 »

$4,500.00
Originally $5,500.00

EARLY 4-SCREW MODEL 1860 COLT ARMY REVOLVER MADE IN FALL 1861

EARLY 4-SCREW MODEL 1860 COLT ARMY REVOLVER MADE IN FALL 1861

This 1860 Colt Army revolver has matching serial number 14806 throughout, with the exception of the wedge, and the “BH” inspector cartouche of Benjamin Hannis who was assigned as inspector at the… (490-2984). 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 »

$5,850.00
Originally $6,500.00

GREAT BUST VIEW CDV OF COLONEL JOHN S. MOSBY IN UNIFORM BY A RICHMOND PHOTOGRAPHER – IMAGE IS DATED AND COMES FROM THE PERSONAL ALBUM OF GENERAL FITZHUGH LEE

GREAT BUST VIEW CDV OF COLONEL JOHN S. MOSBY IN UNIFORM BY A RICHMOND PHOTOGRAPHER – IMAGE IS DATED AND COMES FROM THE PERSONAL ALBUM OF GENERAL FITZHUGH LEE

Chest-up view of Mosby in a light-colored double-breasted frockcoat with dark collar showing the three stars of a colonel. Contrast and clarity are outstanding. Paper is good but the mount has been… (1138-393). Learn More »

RARE TOPOGRAPHICAL ENGINEER QUILL BACKED SABER BY WEYERSBERG AND HORSTMANN

RARE TOPOGRAPHICAL ENGINEER QUILL BACKED SABER BY WEYERSBERG AND HORSTMANN

This quill backed blade was made by the firm of Gebruder Weyersberg of Solingen, Prussia as evidenced by the king’s head mark stamped on the reverse ricasso. It was imported by Horstmann who then… (870-333). Learn More »

CAPTURED AND REISSUED UNION OVERCOAT WITH VIRGINIA BUTTONS KEPT BY JAMES KNOX POLK BANTON, 2ND VIRGINIA CAVALRY, PAROLED AT APPOMATTOX: “I HAD CAUTIONED MY MEN AGAINST WEARING ‘YANKEE OVERCOATS,’ . . .” – C.S. MAJ ROBT STILES AT SAYLOR’S CREEK 1865

CAPTURED AND REISSUED UNION OVERCOAT WITH VIRGINIA BUTTONS KEPT BY JAMES KNOX POLK BANTON, 2ND VIRGINIA CAVALRY, PAROLED AT APPOMATTOX: “I HAD CAUTIONED MY MEN AGAINST WEARING ‘YANKEE OVERCOATS,’ . . .” – C.S. MAJ ROBT STILES AT SAYLOR’S CREEK 1865

This overcoat follows the general lines of the standard Union enlisted infantry overcoat, but is made of a sky blue heavy felted wool rather than kersey. Overcoats were in such short supply in 1861… (2022-1016). Learn More »

$6,950.00
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SCARCE PETTINGILL ARMY REVOLVER

SCARCE PETTINGILL ARMY REVOLVER

Pettingill revolvers are scarce, with only 2,000 delivered from October 1862 to January 1863 on a U.S. contract and issued in varying numbers to the 3rd Michigan, 1st Arkansas, 3rd Illinois, 3rd… (186-68). Learn More »

GREAT IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR CONFEDERATE CEDAR WOOD CANTEEN WITH WONDERFUL PAINTED DECORATION

GREAT IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR CONFEDERATE CEDAR WOOD CANTEEN WITH WONDERFUL PAINTED DECORATION

Classic Gardner pattern canteen, probably decorated circa 1890 with gilt paint on the iron rims and wooden spout. The front of the canteen decorated with a beautifully executed 4.5" diameter pastoral… (286-1120). Learn More »

$3,500.00
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VERY SCARCE EARLY-WAR 1861 INDIANA CONTRACT OR CAPTURED CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN INSCRIBED BY JOHN A. PAYNE, 10th INDIANA

VERY SCARCE EARLY-WAR 1861 INDIANA CONTRACT OR CAPTURED CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN INSCRIBED BY JOHN A. PAYNE, 10th INDIANA

This classic tin drum canteen has a dead-real inscription on one face reading: “J A Payne / Co. F / 10th Regt / Ind. Vols.” The lettering is done in a combination of block letters and script. The… (2022-517). Learn More »

$2,495.00
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AMES MODEL 1840 GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD PRESENTED TO JAMES W. PRESTON BY THE CHATHAM ARTILLERY OF SAVANNAH, GEORGIA

AMES MODEL 1840 GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD PRESENTED TO JAMES W. PRESTON BY THE CHATHAM ARTILLERY OF SAVANNAH, GEORGIA

This beautiful sword was presented by the Chatham Artillery as a prize for gunnery in 1848. The organization is an old and illustrious militia organization of Savannah, claiming descent from earlier… (870-99). Learn More »

$9,000.00
Originally $10,000.00

M1826 MARINE CORPS MAMALUKE SWORD BY HORSTMANN & SONS

M1826 MARINE CORPS MAMALUKE SWORD BY HORSTMANN & SONS

Manufactured: Philadelphia Maker: Horstmann & Sons Year: c1830 - 59 Model: M1826 Size: 32 inch Condition: Excellent+ The 1826 styles of the Marine Mamaluke have brought about straighter blades,… (870-81). Learn More »

$9,000.00
Originally $10,000.00

US MARINE CORPS OFFICER’S ENGLISH MADE MAMALUKE WITH IVORY GRIP

US MARINE CORPS OFFICER’S ENGLISH MADE MAMALUKE WITH IVORY GRIP

Manufactured: England  Maker: Unmarked  Year: C1820-25  Model: Mamaluke Size: 35.8 inch blade, 1.21 wide  Condition: Excellent+ Tri-color blade - blue, gold and "white" of flat design. Ship's… (870-76). Learn More »

$8,000.00
Originally $9,000.00

EARLY MARINE CORPS MAMALUKE WITH CARVED BONE GRIP

EARLY MARINE CORPS MAMALUKE WITH CARVED BONE GRIP

Manufactured: unmarked  Maker: unmarked  Year: C1820-25  Model: Mamaluke  Size: 29.25 inch blade 1.33 in. wide  Condition: Excellent+ Early Marine Officer Mamaluke with carved Ivory grip and… (870-75). Learn More »

$7,200.00
Originally $8,000.00

EXCELLENT CONDITION EARLY MARINE MAMALUKE WITH IVORY GRIP AND ENGRAVED SCABBARD

EXCELLENT CONDITION EARLY MARINE MAMALUKE WITH IVORY GRIP AND ENGRAVED SCABBARD

Manufactured: U.S.  Maker: Unmarked  Year: C1820-25  Model: Mamaluke Size: 29.25 inch blade 1.30 in. wide  Condition: Excellent+ Sharply curved, single edged, blue and gold engraved blade… (870-72). Learn More »

$16,200.00
Originally $18,000.00


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M1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD PRESENTED TO CAPT. EDWIN A. WOOD, CO. A, 51ST MASSACHUSETTS

Manufactured: Unknown Maker: Unknown Year: 1862 Model: Non Regulation Staff & Field Size: 31.00 Condition: VG This sword is classified as non-regulation as it has the full basket minus the “US”.  High grade example with brass guard and… (870-394). Learn More »

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