Military Accoutrements

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PAIR OF CIVIL WAR ENLISTED SHOULDER SCALES

PAIR OF CIVIL WAR ENLISTED SHOULDER SCALES

Introduced in 1851 for mounted troops, brass shoulder scales were decorative, but were also meant to be a shoulder defense against saber cuts. In 1854/55 they became regulation for all branches of… (1117-228). Learn More »

EXCELLENT U.S. ENLISTEDMAN’S WAIST BELT PLATE

EXCELLENT U.S. ENLISTEDMAN’S WAIST BELT PLATE

This Pattern 1839 oval US belt plate is in very fine unissued condition. The brass face is bright with a few small tarnish spots. “US” stands out well.  The plate’s reverse is likewise… (172-5628). Learn More »

US ENLISTED MAN’S WAISTBELT, PLATE AND CAP BOX

US ENLISTED MAN’S WAISTBELT, PLATE AND CAP BOX

Leather waistbelt is in fair condition. It is beginning to dry out so it shows moderate surface crackling throughout. Belt is full length up to the plate where it has broken. Over the years the weight… (2020-773). Learn More »

$295.00
ON HOLD

PAIR OF CIVIL WAR SERGEANT’S SHOULDER SCALES

PAIR OF CIVIL WAR SERGEANT’S SHOULDER SCALES

Introduced in 1851 for mounted troops, brass shoulder scales were decorative, but were also meant to be a shoulder defense against saber cuts. In 1854/55 they became regulation for all branches of… (1117-229). Learn More »

M1851 US BELT RIG WITH PLATE AND STRAPS

M1851 US BELT RIG WITH PLATE AND STRAPS

Fantastic condition buff leather sword belt. The exterior leather surfaces are very clean and in excellent condition. The leather is strong and supple with no weak spots. Both the sword hangers are… (172-5550). Learn More »

ENLISTEDMAN’S EAGLE BELT BUCKLE WITH BELT

ENLISTEDMAN’S EAGLE BELT BUCKLE WITH BELT

The belt plate and buckle pictured here is from mid Civil War, 1862-1864.  The eagle plate is an 1851 pattern prevalent in late war enlistees.  The design was introduced in 1851 with… (172-3107). Learn More »

CAP INSIGNIA FOR THE UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY AT WEST POINT PRE-1923

CAP INSIGNIA FOR THE UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY AT WEST POINT PRE-1923

Stamped brass insignia consisting of a shield with horizontal and vertical stripes with a Corinthian helmet and sword at center. Atop the shield is a spread-winged eagle with a riband that reads… (266-1021). Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

CAP INSIGNIA FOR THE UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY AT WEST POINT CIRCA 1890-1900

CAP INSIGNIA FOR THE UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY AT WEST POINT CIRCA 1890-1900

Heavy brass insignia of a spread-winged eagle with a low head perched on crossed sword and quill. Between the eagle’s wings is a riband embossed with “U S M A” in script. Reverse has screw and… (266-1020). Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

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
ON HOLD

FRAMED HOLSTER AND HAT CORD IDENTIFIED TO 37TH ILLINOIS CORPORAL WHO ROSE TO BE A CAPTAIN

FRAMED HOLSTER AND HAT CORD IDENTIFIED TO 37TH ILLINOIS CORPORAL WHO ROSE TO BE A CAPTAIN

This holster and hat cord came together and has recently been mounted on a wooden backing and housed in a deep modern wood frame. The holster looks as if it would fit a Colt Army, Navy or a .44… (1054-2878). Learn More »

$295.00
ON HOLD

MINT EMBROIDERED CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S HAT INSIGNIA

MINT EMBROIDERED CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S HAT INSIGNIA

This is a finely made example with gold bullion embroidery including both sequins and twisted strands, in excellent condition with wonderful bright color to the gilt. Measuring 3 3/8 inches by 2 ½… (286-1033). Learn More »

U.S. 1834 OFFICER’S SWORD OF MAJOR R.M. KIRBY U.S. ARMY WITH 6th PLATE AMBROTYPE BY REES OF SON JOSEPH L.S. KIRBY AS C.S. ARMY 2nd LIEUTENANT WITH THIS VERY SWORD, PART OF AN EXTENSIVE FAMILY ARCHIVE

U.S. 1834 OFFICER’S SWORD OF MAJOR R.M. KIRBY U.S. ARMY WITH 6th PLATE AMBROTYPE BY REES OF SON JOSEPH L.S. KIRBY AS C.S. ARMY 2nd LIEUTENANT WITH THIS VERY SWORD, PART OF AN EXTENSIVE FAMILY ARCHIVE

This substantial archive descended in the family of Joseph Lee Smith Kirby (4 Nov. 1841- 28 July 1933,) who left West Point to join the Confederate Army in 1861 and was among the last to surrender in… (870-310). Learn More »

U.S. 1855 PATTERN RIFLEMAN’S BELT

U.S. 1855 PATTERN RIFLEMAN’S BELT

This scarce 1855 rifleman’s belt rig is in excellent condition and complete with its two-piece frame buckle, brass belt loops, bayonet frog and support straps, and a scabbard for the 1855 sword… (172-5583). Learn More »

EXCELLENT CONDITION US SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR CANTEEN

EXCELLENT CONDITION US SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR CANTEEN

This canteen looks much like its Civil War predecessor in style and construction. On this there are only two sling swivels and the stopper chain was attached to the spout by a ring. There is no… (1120-08). Learn More »

NICE ARTILLERY LANYARD

NICE ARTILLERY LANYARD

An excellent example of the Civil War artillery lanyard. Nice turned wood handle about 5 inches long with good finish and larger turned ends for a more secure grip, complete with full-length cord and… (490-2510). Learn More »

CAVALRY LEATHER GROUP WITH NAME

CAVALRY LEATHER GROUP WITH NAME

A group in very nice condition containing a carbine cartridge box, a revolver cartridge box, and an NCO sword belt rig, all from same maker. Buff leather belt and all straps are in very good condition… (809-102). Learn More »

$1,700.00
Originally $1,750.00
ON HOLD

CIVIL WAR ERA MILITARY /CIVILIAN SCALE

CIVIL WAR ERA MILITARY /CIVILIAN SCALE

Mid-19th Century scale that could be used for weighing large amounts of meat or cereal type rations. It is more like a scale that a post or regimental quartermaster might use. The actual scale… (490-1792). Learn More »

VETERAN PAINTED CANTEEN: NATURE HAS THE LAST WORD

VETERAN PAINTED CANTEEN: NATURE HAS THE LAST WORD

This is a nicely decorated Civil War veteran’s canteen. These were often displayed at home in later years as symbols of service, but also rendered ornamental by adding painted service details or… (1130-01). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR CANTEEN DECORATED BY THE VETERAN: 146th NEW YORK, “GARRARD’S TIGERS”

IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR CANTEEN DECORATED BY THE VETERAN: 146th NEW YORK, “GARRARD’S TIGERS”

This is a regulation 1858 pattern corrugated canteen with the spout stamped “PHILAD.” and “J.H.R.” following an August 1862 order for contractors supplying the Philadelphia Depot to place… (1130-02). Learn More »

$1,250.00
ON HOLD

IDENTIFIED 18th SOUTH CAROLINA CONFEDERATE CARTRIDGE BOX: W. F. HODGE, Co. B, WOUNDED IN ACTION AT SECOND MANASSAS

IDENTIFIED 18th SOUTH CAROLINA CONFEDERATE CARTRIDGE BOX: W. F. HODGE, Co. B, WOUNDED IN ACTION AT SECOND MANASSAS

The loss of the Eighteenth South Carolina Volunteers in this engagement was   very heavy, being nearly or quite half the number that went into action.” – Official Report of Second Bull Run by… (846-195). Learn More »

$3,550.00
Originally $3,950.00


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EARLY WAR U.S. CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER, 1840 STYLE, BY SMITH, CRANE AND COMPANY, NEW YORK, 1858 TO 1862

Smith, Crane and Company pieces are scarce. They were only in business from 1858 through 1862, retailing military goods in New York City. Their swords were imported, of German make and likely by Schnitzler and Kirschbaum, though not maker marked.… (870-263). Learn More »

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