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RARE 4.2-INCH, 30-POUND PARROTT RIFLE CANISTER ROUND

RARE 4.2-INCH, 30-POUND PARROTT RIFLE CANISTER ROUND

This canister round is complete, with tinned iron body nailed to its original wood sabot, filled with iron balls, and closed off by bending over tabs cut along the top edge of the cylinder to hold the… (2024-30). Learn More »

12-POUNDER NAPOLEON PENDULUM HAUSSE CANNON SIGHT

12-POUNDER NAPOLEON PENDULUM HAUSSE CANNON SIGHT

This is an essential piece of artillery gear for crews manning the classic Civil War field-piece, the Model 1857 12-Pounder Napoleon. The pendulum hausse rear sight was the often-used replacement for… (1231-02). Learn More »

TREDEGAR IRON WORKS “DOUBLE SHOT” OR “PROVING BOLT” FOR 32-POUNDER SMOOTH BORE CANNON

TREDEGAR IRON WORKS “DOUBLE SHOT” OR “PROVING BOLT” FOR 32-POUNDER SMOOTH BORE CANNON

This is scarce piece for collectors of Confederate ordnance and projectiles, being just one of two excavated years ago by relic hunter Paul Chandler at the Tredegar Iron Works site in Richmond. These… (30-2269). Learn More »

NICE U.S. ARTILLERY FUSE POUCH

NICE U.S. ARTILLERY FUSE POUCH

The leather is in nice, smooth condition with a pleasing dark brown tone.  The latch tab is stitched to the underside of the flap.  This tab remains unbroken but well worn.  The outer flap is only… (490-6254). Learn More »

1863 WOOD FUSE FOR LARGE MORTAR SHELLS

1863 WOOD FUSE FOR LARGE MORTAR SHELLS

Wood fuse measures 9 ½” long. Top is 1 ¾” in diameter tapering down to 1” at bottom. Features fine grooves down its length indicating seconds and tenth-seconds. Original paper label remains… (1052-687). Learn More »

ORIGINAL FULLY INTACT NON-EXCAVATED 6-POUND CANISTER ROUND

ORIGINAL FULLY INTACT NON-EXCAVATED 6-POUND CANISTER ROUND

This is an original, non-excavated, complete, intact Civil War canister round for the 6-pounder gun. This was the standard field gun of U.S. forces in the Mexican War and saw use in the Civil War in… (1130-05). Learn More »

GETTYSBURG RECOVERED 3.67-IN. 20-POUND SCHENKL SHELL

GETTYSBURG RECOVERED 3.67-IN. 20-POUND SCHENKL SHELL

This Schenkl is inscribed in white paint “Gettysburg Pa / 1863” and originally came from a Connecticut G.A.R. post through renowned Connecticut militaria dealer Norm Flayderman. Its ultimate… (1217-01). Learn More »

1991 REPRINT COPY OF “THE ARTILLERIST’S MANUAL” BY BRIGADIER GENERAL JOHN GIBBON

1991 REPRINT COPY OF “THE ARTILLERIST’S MANUAL” BY BRIGADIER GENERAL JOHN GIBBON

Full title of this reprint is “THE ARTILLERIST’S MANUAL, COMPILED FROM VARIOUS SOURCES, AND ADAPTED TO THE SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES” by Brig. Gen, John Gibbon and published by Morningside… (1180-76). Learn More »

$75.00
Originally $95.00
SOLD

REVOLUTIONARY WAR CHAIN SHOT BALL FROM LAKE CHAMPLAIN

REVOLUTIONARY WAR CHAIN SHOT BALL FROM LAKE CHAMPLAIN

Offered here is an iron cannon ball believed to be half of a Revolutionary War “chain shot”. Ball is heavily pitted. Marked “VB.” in white paint. A deep hole is believed to be the attachment… (490-5320). Learn More »

THEFT REPORTED AT AUTUMN GETTYSBURG SHOW

  A vendor at the Autumn Gettysburg Civil War show held at the Allstar Events Complex on Oct. 28-29 reported that a Maryland sword belt plate valued at $3500 was stolen from a display case on Sunday…. Learn More »

NICE U.S. 3.67” SCHENKL SHELL FROM GETTYSBURG

NICE U.S. 3.67” SCHENKL SHELL FROM GETTYSBURG

This odd sized Shenkl shell was used in rifled 6-pounder cannons. This shell was fired but remains in very good condition. Likely an early pick-up. There are only broken remains of the fuse adaptor… (410-237). Learn More »

$895.00
ON HOLD

BOOKLET ON 18TH CENTURY BRITISH ARTILLERY AMMUNITION FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE DEAN S. THOMAS

BOOKLET ON 18TH CENTURY BRITISH ARTILLERY AMMUNITION FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE DEAN S. THOMAS

The title of this pamphlet is “BRITISH ARTILLERY AMMUNITION 1780” by Adrian B. Caruana and published by Museum Restoration Service of Bloomfield, Ontario, Canada in 1979. Yellow heavy stock paper… (236-416). Learn More »

PRE-CIVIL WAR ARTILLERY RING GAUGE

PRE-CIVIL WAR ARTILLERY RING GAUGE

This is a forged iron gauge to check that cast cannon balls were of the proper diameter. This gauge measures approximately 17.75” long overall, with 10” handle. This handle is forged of round iron… (2022-2885). Learn More »

U.S. NAVY FRICTION PRIMER BOX

U.S. NAVY FRICTION PRIMER BOX

Small leather box to hold friction primers were carried on the belt (past terminology designated this type box as a Navy fuse box).  The box is relatively square in shape to accommodate the shape of… (490-5342). Learn More »

REBOUND 1845 ARTILLERY MANUAL WITH POSSIBLE IDENTIFICATION

REBOUND 1845 ARTILLERY MANUAL WITH POSSIBLE IDENTIFICATION

The full title of this rebound original is “INSTRUCTION FOR FIELD ARTILLERY, HORSE AND FOOT – COMPILED BY A BOARD OF ARTILLERY OFFICERS” and published in Baltimore by Joseph Robinson in… (490-5264). Learn More »

UNOPENED PACK OF US FRANKFORD ARSENAL FRICTION PRIMERS

UNOPENED PACK OF US FRANKFORD ARSENAL FRICTION PRIMERS

Original artillery friction primers in their original blue paper wrapped box which measures 2.25” x 1.5” x 1”. The blue ink paper is lighter and printing is not as crisp as others; paper is… (33-193). Learn More »

$157.50
Originally $225.00

CONFEDERATE 4.52” 12-POUNDER POLYGONAL CANNON BALL

CONFEDERATE 4.52” 12-POUNDER POLYGONAL CANNON BALL

In late 1862, Confederate Colonel John W. Mallet designed a new type of "internally segmented" exploding round ball which used a polygonal cavity inside the ball instead of the traditional spherical… (ART1E). Learn More »

FRENCH & INDIAN WAR 12-LB SPHERICAL SHOT RECOVERED AT FORT LEBOEUF PENNSYLVANIA

FRENCH & INDIAN WAR 12-LB SPHERICAL SHOT RECOVERED AT FORT LEBOEUF PENNSYLVANIA

Iron 12-lb spherical solid shot with a dark patina with light pitting throughout. Shot also has a pronounced mold seam. Very small paper label at bottom reads “854.” Item was recovered on the site… (490-4314). 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 »

$340.00
Originally $450.00

IRON CASCABEL FROM EXPLODED 12-POUNDER CANNON

IRON CASCABEL FROM EXPLODED 12-POUNDER CANNON

The “cascabel” is the large knob on the back (breech) end of a cannon barrel. It was designed as a knob to which arresting ropes were attached to deal with the recoil of firing the cannon. A… (490-4305). Learn More »


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VEST OF MAJOR ROBERT LANE ELA 6th NEW HAMPSHIRE- TWICE WOUNDED

This vest belonged to Robert Lane Ela, who served during the war as Captain and Lieutenant in the 6th New Hampshire and was twice wounded in action, the last time while commanding the regiment in the Battle of the Crater. The vest is light blue in… (490-6647). Learn More »

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