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EXPLODED CONFEDERATE 3” READ SHELL FIRED INTO THE U.S.S. COMMODORE HULL

EXPLODED CONFEDERATE 3” READ SHELL FIRED INTO THE U.S.S. COMMODORE HULL

Offered here is about two-thirds of a fired and exploded Confederate 3” Read artillery shell. The bottom portion has blown away. This Read shell features the typical raised bourrelet and lathe lug.… (1179-183A). Learn More »

RARE CONFEDERATE 20-PDR SMOOTH READ SHELL ENGRAVED “GETTYSBURG / 1863”

RARE CONFEDERATE 20-PDR SMOOTH READ SHELL ENGRAVED “GETTYSBURG / 1863”

This is the tall, smooth sided Confederate Read pattern shell for the 20-pounder Parrott Rifle. The nose features a tapered hole which once had a wood drive-in fuse adaptor. The location of the lathe… (2022-1561). Learn More »

$4,500.00
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RECONSTRUCTED US/CS 6-POUNDER CANISTER ROUND – VICKSBURG

RECONSTRUCTED CANISTER ROUND

This is a rebuilt round of canister. Made from excavated pieces. Four tiers of iron canister balls are glued together and set between their proper canister plates; thin plate on top and thick plate on… (1179-205). Learn More »

FIRED CONFEDERATE 3-INCH READ SHELL, SIDE LOADER

FIRED CONFEDERATE 3-INCH READ SHELL, SIDE LOADER

This is a “dug” artillery shell fired from 3” rifled cannons.  This is the typical Confederate Read pattern shell.  Brass fuse and lead side plug blew our when fired. Shell has a complete… (1179-196). Learn More »

HANDMADE REPLICA OF THE BRITISH 6LB FIELD PIECE AS SURRENDERED TO THE AMERICAN ARMIES AT YORKTOWN - CERTIFIED BY THE ROYAL ARTILLERY AND 1 OF 200 MADE

HANDMADE REPLICA OF THE BRITISH 6LB FIELD PIECE AS SURRENDERED TO THE AMERICAN ARMIES AT YORKTOWN - CERTIFIED BY THE ROYAL ARTILLERY AND 1 OF 200 MADE

Wonderful handmade copy of a British 6-lb field piece meas. approx. 16.00 inches long overall with a height of 6.75 inches and a width of 8.50 inches measuring from hub to hub. The piece sits on a… (128-1172). Learn More »

$850.00
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US 4.52 INCH 12LB SPHERICAL CASE SHOT FROM PHILADELPHIA MOLLUS MUSEUM – EX-BUEHLER COLLECTION - RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

US 4.52 INCH 12LB SPHERICAL CASE SHOT FROM PHILADELPHIA MOLLUS MUSEUM – EX-BUEHLER COLLECTION - RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

This historic projectile is from the collection of the late L.M. Buehler of Gettysburg. The L.M. Buehler Collection was once on display in the first battlefield relic museum in Gettysburg owned and… (1052-05). Learn More »

$1,850.00
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CONFEDERATE 3.00 INCH BROUN SHELL FROM PHILADELPHIA MOLLUS MUSEUM

CONFEDERATE 3.00 INCH BROUN SHELL FROM PHILADELPHIA MOLLUS MUSEUM

The origins of the Civil War Library and Museum date back to 1865 just after the Civil War ended when veteran officers of the United States Army, Navy, and Marine Corps gathered in Philadelphia to… (1052-06). Learn More »

EXCELLENT “DUG” US 10-POUNDER PARROTT SHELL

EXCELLENT “DUG” US 10-POUNDER PARROTT SHELL

The standard ammunition for the 3-inch Parrot rifled cannon. This shell was fired but remains in excellent condition. Possibly an early pick-up. The top of the fuse adaptor is deteriorated but the… (2022-509). Learn More »

1840s U.S. ARTILLERY PRIMING HORN

1840s U.S. ARTILLERY PRIMING HORN

This pattern of artillery priming horn with rectangular carrying loop made integral with its brass spout mechanism is illustrated in Mordecai’s “Artillery for the United States Land Service,”… (1142-39). Learn More »

RARE BRITISH 1.7-INCH “BABY” WHITWORTH SHELL WITH SHIPPING PLUG

RARE BRITISH 1.7-INCH “BABY” WHITWORTH SHELL WITH SHIPPING PLUG

This shell was patented in England by James Whitworth on April 23, 1855. A talented British engineer with an interest in screw threads, Whitworth turned his attention to arms production in the early… (2022-793). Learn More »

$3,250.00
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AMERICAN POWDER MILLS BOSTON CIRCULAR LABEL

AMERICAN POWDER MILLS BOSTON CIRCULAR LABEL

Measures 6” in diameter. Nice woodcut of a cannon in center; printed on pink paper. Minor damage to each. [ss] [PH:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE… (516-572). Learn More »

$44.00
Originally $55.00

AMERICAN POWDER MILLS BOSTON CIRCULAR LABEL

AMERICAN POWDER MILLS BOSTON CIRCULAR LABEL

Measures 6” in diameter. Nice woodcut of a cannon in center; printed on green paper.  [ss] [PH:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB… (516-570). Learn More »

$44.00
Originally $55.00

CONFEDERATE ARTILLERY FUSE POUCH WITH LEAD FINIAL

CONFEDERATE ARTILLERY FUSE POUCH WITH LEAD FINIAL

Brown leather Confederate artillery fuse pouch is in good condition. This is the leather pouch that went on the side of the Confederate artilleryman. It held his paper time fuses for firing the… (381-20). Learn More »

$3,150.00
Originally $3,950.00
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RELIC PARROTT FUSE ADAPTOR WITH “W” ON FLANGE

RELIC PARROTT FUSE ADAPTOR WITH “W” ON FLANGE

These Parrott time fuses were made of a white metal compound, primarily zinc and lead. These are fuse adaptors as they held the actual time fuse. This measures 2 3/8” long overall, and 1 1/4” in… (2022-494). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE FUSE ADAPTER / 6 LB. FRAGMENT IN RICHMOND, VA

CONFEDERATE FUSE ADAPTER / 6 LB. FRAGMENT IN RICHMOND, VA

A Confederate 6 Pounder 3.67” spherical shell fragment with a Confederate copper fuse adapter. Recovered in Richmond, VA.  [ws] [ph:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL… (766-1213). Learn More »

$100.00
Originally $125.00

CONFEDERATE FUSE ADAPTER/SHELL FRAGMENT RECOVERED IN ATLANTA, GA

CONFEDERATE FUSE ADAPTER/SHELL FRAGMENT RECOVERED IN ATLANTA, GA

A Confederate 12 Pounder 4.52” diameter polygonal cavity spherical shell fragment with a Confederate copper fuse adapter recovered in Atlanta, GA. Used exclusively by the Confederacy, interior cast… (766-1211). Learn More »

$115.00
Originally $145.00
SOLD

10-POUNDER PARROTT SHELL – POWER’S HILL, GETTYSBURG – KEN BREAM COLLECTION

10-POUNDER PARROTT SHELL – POWER’S HILL, GETTYSBURG – KEN BREAM COLLECTION

This is an excavated 2.9”, 10-pounder Parrott artillery shell in very good “dug” condition. Iron surface exhibits moderate surface pitting typical of any relic.  Retains recognizable portion of… (1163-149). Learn More »

U.S. 10-POUNDER PARROTT SHELL – CULP’S HILL, GETTYSBURG – KEN BREAM COLLECTION

U.S. 10-POUNDER PARROTT SHELL – CULP’S HILL, GETTYSBURG – KEN BREAM COLLECTION

This is an excavated Union 2.9”, 10-pounder Parrott artillery shell in excellent “dug” condition. Iron surface remains clean with only light surface pitting typical of any relic.  Original… (1163-184). Learn More »

C.S. 6-POUNDER SPHERICAL SHOT – LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG – KEN BREAM COLLECTION

C.S. 6-POUNDER SPHERICAL SHOT – LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG – KEN BREAM COLLECTION

This is a “dug” 6-pounder solid shot cannon ball. Typical of that used during the Mexican War and fired from the older style smoothbore cannons. At Gettysburg however, there was only one 6-pounder… (1163-81). Learn More »

$895.00
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US 2.9” 10LB PARROTT SHELL RECOVERED ON THE FAIRFIELD ROAD AT GETTYSBURG BY KEN BREAM

US 2.9” 10LB PARROTT SHELL RECOVERED ON THE FAIRFIELD ROAD AT GETTYSBURG BY KEN BREAM

Shell is complete and has an iron surface that is mostly smooth except for some minor scattered surface pitting and very light surface rust. Nose has the remains of the percussion fuse plug while the… (1163-200). Learn More »


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IMPORTANT QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPE OF COL. ROBERT W. BAYLOR, VIRGINIA MILITARY COMMANDER AT HARPERS FERRY AGAINST JOHN BROWN, LIKELY TAKEN AT CHARLESTOWN, VIRGINIA, PRIOR TO BROWN’S HANGING 1859

This important, identified ambrotype, is likely among a small group taken of Virginia militia at Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, in late 1859 while they acted as security for the hanging of John Brown and four co-conspirators. The officer is… (1138-1813). Learn More »

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