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LIVERPOOL SHIPWRECK AND HUMANE SOCIETY LIFE SAVING MEDAL 1874

LIVERPOOL SHIPWRECK AND HUMANE SOCIETY LIFE SAVING MEDAL 1874

Founded in 1839 to help reward those who tried to save lives in the January 1839 hurricane on the Irish Sea, the Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane Society struck its first medals in 1844, which were also… (30-2206). Learn More »

ROYAL HUMANE SOCIETY LIFE SAVING MEDAL

ROYAL HUMANE SOCIETY LIFE SAVING MEDAL

The silver medal has an open foliate upper bar with a white ribbon with dark blue borders and scroll suspender. The silver planchet has a geometric border of chevrons and lines, with a central panel… (30-2207). Learn More »

DECORATED 1864 EASTER EGG BY A MEMBER OF THE 15th PA CAVALRY: WARTIME, WONDERFUL, AND WHIMSICAL

DECORATED 1864 EASTER EGG BY A MEMBER OF THE 15th PA CAVALRY: WARTIME, WONDERFUL, AND WHIMSICAL

This whimsical, real Easter egg was apparently a gift from a member of the 15th PA cavalry to Samuel A. Henderson. Suspicion naturally settles on George Henderson of Companies C and A as the maker,… (945-516). Learn More »

GOLD PRESENTATION MEMORIAL MEDAL FOR GENERAL JOHN A. LOGAN

GOLD PRESENTATION MEMORIAL MEDAL FOR GENERAL JOHN A. LOGAN

Mounted on a black mourning ribbon this beautiful gold medal has a pin-back upper bar and also a small spring clasp for wear as a watch fob. The upper bar has a floral scroll at top and concave ends,… (30-2208). Learn More »

FANTASTIC GOLD-MOUNTED APPOMATTOX WOOD CARVED PIPE WITH CASE – 12TH WEST VIRGINIA INFANTRY

FANTASTIC GOLD-MOUNTED APPOMATTOX WOOD CARVED PIPE WITH CASE – 12TH WEST VIRGINIA INFANTRY

The day after Generals Grant and Lee met to arrange the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia the two Generals met again for a brief time under an apple tree and when the meeting was over… (30-2205). Learn More »

POST-CIVIL WAR LADDER BADGE OF ILLINOIS SOLDIER S.A. RIDGE, 59TH ILL. VOLS.

POST-CIVIL WAR LADDER BADGE OF ILLINOIS SOLDIER S.A. RIDGE, 59TH ILL. VOLS.

Here is a handsome, post-war, suspension ladder badge once owned by Private Samuel A. Ridge of Company “H”, 59th Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry, a three-year regiment.  Records show Ridge… (160-17). Learn More »

G.A.R. GOLD WATCH FOB - ID’D TO P.C. EASTMAN, CO, “E” 2ND NEW HAMPSHIRE VOLS.

G.A.R. GOLD WATCH FOB - ID’D TO P.C. EASTMAN, CO, “E” 2ND NEW HAMPSHIRE VOLS.

Gold watch fob is in the shape of a 5th Corps badge. It shows a raised image of a G.A.R. membership badge, with star and flag ribbon under a spread-winged eagle with crossed cannons. Engraving on… (410-481). Learn More »

GUTHRIE’S COMMENTARIES ON THE SURGERY OF THE WAR (NAPOELONIC & CRIMEAN) –DATED 1862 – IDENTIFIED TO SURGEON IN 2ND MARYLAND INFANTRY, USA

GUTHRIE’S COMMENTARIES ON THE SURGERY OF THE WAR (NAPOELONIC & CRIMEAN) –DATED 1862 – IDENTIFIED TO SURGEON IN 2ND MARYLAND INFANTRY, USA

Full title is “Commentaries on the Surgery on the War in Portugal, Spain, France, and the Netherlands, from the Battle of Rolica, in 1808, to that of Waterloo, in 1815; with Additions relating to… (1000-1635). Learn More »

WRITING DESK WITH SILVER PRESENTATION PLAQUE, ID’D TO THE 15TH PENNSYLVANIA “ANDERSON” CAVALRY REGIMENT

WRITING DESK WITH SILVER PRESENTATION PLAQUE, ID’D TO THE 15TH PENNSYLVANIA “ANDERSON” CAVALRY REGIMENT

This writing desk with its silver engraved plaque is truly an item worthy of any advanced collection or museum. The desk is made of mahogany wood and meas. approx. 17.75 inches long x 10.00 inches… (945-286). Learn More »

$3,000.00
Originally $3,500.00
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RARE ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR CLOTH CORPS BADGE FROM THE ARCHIVE OF JOHN M. DEANE - 3rd and 29th MASSACHUSETTS, MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT

RARE ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR CLOTH CORPS BADGE FROM THE ARCHIVE OF JOHN M. DEANE - 3rd and 29th MASSACHUSETTS, MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT

Civil War corps badges can be a minefield for the collector and cloth badges are especially hard to judge. Here is one that you can sleep at night owning. This comes from the archive of material… (1041-56). Learn More »

$1,150.00
Originally $1,450.00

GENERAL WILCOX’S FAREWELL ADDRESS TO THE NINTH CORPS PRESERVED BY JOHN M. DEANE, ALONG WITH ONE OF HIS ISSUE CORPS BADGES - MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT FROM MASSACHUSETTS

GENERAL WILCOX’S FAREWELL ADDRESS TO THE NINTH CORPS PRESERVED BY JOHN M. DEANE, ALONG WITH ONE OF HIS ISSUE CORPS BADGES - MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT FROM MASSACHUSETTS

John M. Deane was proud of his war service and preserved a wonderful archive of material. He rose from Lieutenant to Major, serving at the very first call for troops in the 3rd Mass Volunteer Militia… (1041-64). Learn More »

$1,250.00
Originally $1,550.00

COLORFUL SOLDIER’S MEMORIAL OF JAMES SHEETS 208th PENNSYLVANIA

COLORFUL SOLDIER’S MEMORIAL OF JAMES SHEETS 208th PENNSYLVANIA

These large color lithographs were marketed to veterans as suitable mementos and testimonials of their service to the county and are the descendants of the illustrated company rosters sold by peddlers… (1053-51b). Learn More »

PIECE OF FABRIC FROM ALEXANDER STEPHEN’S CHAIR WITH NOTE

PIECE OF FABRIC FROM ALEXANDER STEPHEN’S CHAIR WITH NOTE

Green and tan woven fabric is hand- sewn onto a small piece of card stock. Hand inscribed writing in period ink reads, “FROM THE REBEL STEVEN’S CHAIR, R. DAVIDS”. Fabric is triangular in shape.… (1054-2486). Learn More »

FRAMED SOLDIER’S MEMORIAL FOR COMPANY F, 9TH NEW YORK STATE MILITIA

FRAMED SOLDIER’S MEMORIAL FOR COMPANY F, 9TH NEW YORK STATE MILITIA

Black and white memorial printed in 1863 and lists the members of the 9th New York State Militia also known as the 83rd New York Volunteers. The top of the memorial is decorated with a spread-winged… (1054-14). Learn More »

FRAMED PERSONAL SOLDIER’S RECORD FOR 209TH PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER WOUNDED AT FORT STEADMAN

FRAMED PERSONAL SOLDIER’S RECORD FOR 209TH PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER WOUNDED AT FORT STEADMAN

Document is pre-printed and filled out in period ink and dates from 1884. Document is black and white with a very impressive spread-winged eagle at top perched on a patriotic shield and flanked by a… (1054-62). Learn More »

THIRD VOLUME OF CAVALRY TACTICS ID’D TO 4th PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY OFFICER

THIRD VOLUME OF CAVALRY TACTICS ID’D TO 4th PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY OFFICER

This is volume 3 only of “CAVALRY TACTICS” published by THE War Department in 1862. It meas. approx. 4.50 x 6.00 inches and runs 111 pages with 20 fold out diagrams of evolutions and 8 foldout… (696-115). Learn More »

$145.00
ON HOLD

EXCELLENT IDENTIFIED GROUPING BELONGING TO CAPTAIN JOHN BOOTH, 103RD OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

EXCELLENT IDENTIFIED GROUPING BELONGING TO CAPTAIN JOHN BOOTH, 103RD OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

Excellent officer’s grouping of Captain John Booth, 103rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry (OVI) and his wife Sarah Booth.  This grouping consists of framed pictures, personal effects and military… (M26290). Learn More »

FRAMED PERSONALIZED OVERCOAT BUTTON IDENTIFIED TO MAJOR GENERAL PHILIP KEARNY WITH RELATED ITEMS

FRAMED PERSONALIZED OVERCOAT BUTTON IDENTIFIED TO MAJOR GENERAL PHILIP KEARNY WITH RELATED ITEMS

Modern wood frame with a double blue mat divided into two sections. The right section has a very large overcoat button designed by and made for Major General Philip Kearny. The button face is… (523-73). Learn More »

$1,950.00
ON HOLD

SOLDIER DIARY - CORPORAL WILLIAM WINTLE, CO. “A”, 22ND INDIANA INFANTRY; ATLANTA - CAROLINAS CAMPAIGN CONTENT

SOLDIER DIARY - CORPORAL WILLIAM WINTLE, CO. “A”, 22ND INDIANA INFANTRY; ATLANTA - CAROLINAS CAMPAIGN CONTENT

Daily entries from August 8, 1864, through regimental mustering out, July 21, 1864. Front eps owner inscription, in pencil: “William Wintle / Comp. A 22nd Regt. Ind. V. Volunteers/ Sept. 14th,… (778-86). Learn More »

A MANUAL OF MILITARY SURGERY, FOR USE OF SURGEONS IN THE CONFEDERATE ARMY—ID’D TO ASST. SURGEON HENRY B. SCOTT, FIELD & STAFF, 41ST VIRGINIA MILITIA INFANTRY

A MANUAL OF MILITARY SURGERY, FOR USE OF SURGEONS IN THE CONFEDERATE ARMY—ID’D TO ASST. SURGEON HENRY B. SCOTT, FIELD & STAFF, 41ST VIRGINIA MILITIA INFANTRY

By J. Julian Chisholm, M.D. Published by West & Johnson, Richmond, VA, 1862. 2nd edition, Revised and Improved. Owner Title page inscription, in pencil—“Henry Scott MD, Asst. Surg. P.A.C.S.”… (1000-1653). Learn More »


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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 Mast, American Eagle, Standing Indian figure and… (870-76). Learn More »

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