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ARTILLERY QUADRANT

ARTILLERY QUADRANT

The quadrant was an essential instrument used by the artillery crew to determine the elevation of a gun tube, and thus adjust the range of a projectile. Constructed of wood, they look rather simple,… (490-2509). Learn More »

US 12-LB ARTILLERY POWDER BAG

US 12-LB ARTILLERY POWDER BAG

Cloth bag is in excellent unused condition. Item meas. approx. 7.50 inches across the top by 16.75 inches long with a rounded bottom.  [ad] [ph:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS… (172-5589). Learn More »

SCARCE ARTILLERY THUMBSTALL IN NICE CONDITION

SCARCE ARTILLERY THUMBSTALL IN NICE CONDITION

A simple, yet essential piece of artillery gear to prevent the accidental discharge of an artillery round. Among the duties of artilleryman “Number Three” on a gun crew was closing off the gun’s… (490-2513). Learn More »

$550.00
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REVOLUTIONARY WAR ARTILLERY WORM

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ARTILLERY WORM

Iron worm in excellent condition. Single row five twist iron worm approx. 4.00 inches long x 1.75 inches wide with a shank approx. 9.50 inches long with a hole for attaching to a pole. Iron is clean… (2020-910). Learn More »

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ARTILLERY WORM

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ARTILLERY WORM

Iron worm in excellent condition. Double row of three twists iron worm approx. 6.50 inches long x 3.00 inches wide Shank is approx. 4.75 inches long with a hole for attaching to a pole. Iron is clean… (2020-906). Learn More »

FRENCH 3.4” SHELL FOR RIFLED CANNONS

FRENCH 3.4” SHELL FOR RIFLED CANNONS

One of the earliest ideas for rifled cannon was suggested by Frenchman Cavalier Treulle de Beaulieu in 1842, consisting of a barrel with deep helical grooves firing a shell with studs on it to ride in… (154-514). Learn More »

U.S. 3” HOTCHKISS ARTILLERY SHELL WITH PERCUSSION FUSE

U.S. 3” HOTCHKISS ARTILLERY SHELL WITH PERCUSSION FUSE

This is a very nice excavated specimen and was for the 3” Parrott and ordnance rifles. This is only the nose section of the shell; the base cup and sabot fell away when this was fired. The brass… (2020-29). Learn More »

$145.00
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US 4.52 INCH 12LB SPHERICAL BORMANN FUSE SHELL

US 4.52 INCH 12LB SPHERICAL BORMANN FUSE SHELL

Shell is complete with its under plug but is missing the Bormann fuse. The fuse hole threads look good and it may be possible to screw in a fuse. The surface of the shell is free of rust but is… (2021-16). Learn More »

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ARTILLERY WORM

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ARTILLERY WORM

Iron worm in excellent condition. Double row of four twist iron worm approx. 7.00 inches long x 3.00 inches wide. Shank is approx. 4.75 inches long with a hole for attaching to a pole. Iron is clean… (2020-907). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE TEN SECOND PAPER TIME FUSE

CONFEDERATE TEN SECOND PAPER TIME FUSE

This ten-second fuse originated from the magazine at Fort Jackson, Louisiana. Fuse was recovered by a Union soldier in 1862, who packaged several in a box and documented it by writing the information… (R21944). Learn More »

US 12-LB ARTILLERY POWDER BAG

US 12-LB ARTILLERY POWDER BAG

Cloth bag is in excellent unused condition. Item meas. approx. 7.50 inches across the top by 16.50 inches long with a rounded bottom.  [ad] [ph:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS… (172-5590). Learn More »

 1864 DATED FULL PACK FRANKFORD ARSENAL FRICTION PRIMERS

1864 DATED FULL PACK FRANKFORD ARSENAL FRICTION PRIMERS

A complete pack of friction primers. Coated paper wrap with draw tab intact and legible lettering. One side of the wrapper bears a drawing of a primers across the top over the words, “FRICTION… (490-2522). Learn More »

ARTILLERY TOW HOOK

ARTILLERY TOW HOOK

The tow hook was essential tool in the artillery for replenishing ammunition. Measuring 14 inches overall, it carried a claw-hammer head on one end of an iron bar handle bent at the other to form a… (490-2511). Learn More »

US 12-LB ARTILLERY POWDER BAG

US 12-LB ARTILLERY POWDER BAG

Cloth bag is in excellent unused condition. Item meas. approx. 7.50 inches across the top by 16.50 inches long with a rounded bottom.  [ad] [ph:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS… (172-5588). Learn More »

US /CS 12LB SPHERICAL SHELL FRAGMENT FROM THE PHILADELPHIA CIVIL WAR LIBRARY AND MUSEUM COLLECTION – RECOVERED AT FORT DONELSON

US /CS 12LB SPHERICAL SHELL FRAGMENT FROM THE PHILADELPHIA CIVIL WAR LIBRARY AND MUSEUM COLLECTION – RECOVERED AT FORT DONELSON

Relic consists of a 3.00 inch x 2.00 inch fragment of a 12lb spherical shell. Fragment surface is rusted and pitted. The underside of the fragment has a small museum number in black ink on a white… (1052-38). Learn More »

$12.00
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CONFEDERATE COPPER TIME FUSE ADAPTER

CONFEDERATE COPPER TIME FUSE ADAPTER

This is the short pattern fuse adapter for use in spherical artillery shells. These replaced the Bormann time fuses, which had a high rate of failure, in the Spring of 1863 and continued to be used to… (766-1278). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE COPPER TIME FUSE ADAPTER

CONFEDERATE COPPER TIME FUSE ADAPTER

This is the short pattern fuse adapter for use in spherical artillery shells. These replaced the Bormann time fuses, which had a high rate of failure, in the Spring of 1863 and continued to be used to… (766-1277). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE COPPER TIME FUSE ADAPTER

CONFEDERATE COPPER TIME FUSE ADAPTER

This is the short pattern fuse adapter for use in spherical artillery shells. These replaced the Bormann time fuses, which had a high rate of failure, in the Spring of 1863 and continued to be used to… (766-1257). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE COPPER TIME FUSE ADAPTER

CONFEDERATE COPPER TIME FUSE ADAPTER

This is the short pattern fuse adapter for use in spherical artillery shells. These replaced the Bormann time fuses, which had a high rate of failure, in the Spring of 1863 and continued to be used to… (766-1256). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE COPPER TIME FUSE ADAPTER

CONFEDERATE COPPER TIME FUSE ADAPTER

This is the short pattern fuse adapter for use in spherical artillery shells. These replaced the Bormann time fuses, which had a high rate of failure, in the Spring of 1863 and continued to be used to… (766-1253). Learn More »


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1851 PATTERN SHAKO FOR OHIO STATE ARTILLERY

Pattern 1851 shakos are sporadically encountered but it is not often that one like this comes up for sale. This particular shako is for a State of Ohio artillery unit. The shako is of the usual construction with a body of dark blue wool broadcloth… (161-08). Learn More »

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