Military Accoutrements

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BOYD AND SONS CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

BOYD AND SONS CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

Introduced in 1839 to be ornamental and functional, the cartridge box plate was made of stamped, rolled brass with a lead solder filled back and served to keep the box flap down even if the soldier… (766-1569). Learn More »

NEW YORK DEPOT CANTEEN MARKED FOR THE 22nd INDIANA

NEW YORK DEPOT CANTEEN MARKED FOR THE 22nd INDIANA

This is a standard M1858 smooth-sided canteen that was supplied to the New York Depot, which have the unique characteristic of using a short chain to retain the stopper rather than a string. This has… (172-5761). Learn More »

MEXICAN WAR M1839 OVAL U.S. BELT PLATE

MEXICAN WAR M1839 OVAL U.S. BELT PLATE

This is the M1839 oval U.S. belt plate made for the narrow 1.5-inch U.S infantry waist belts of the Mexican War period. Like the Civil War versions, these are made of rolled stamped brass with a lead… (766-1543). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR INFANTRY OFFICER’S EMBROIDERED CAP INSIGNIA

CIVIL WAR INFANTRY OFFICER’S EMBROIDERED CAP INSIGNIA

Gold colored hunting horns with a full loop became the regulation insignia for U.S. infantry in 1851 and lasted until the adoption of crossed rifles in 1875. This is a very good example of the… (998-653). Learn More »

CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE CIVIL WAR INFANTRY OFFICER’S HAT INSIGNIA

CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE CIVIL WAR INFANTRY OFFICER’S HAT INSIGNIA

This is a beautiful example of the regulation U.S. infantry officer’s hat insignia made with an internal stiffener and fitted with two loops for attachment to the officer’s version of the M1858… (490-2640). Learn More »

VERY NICE CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S 1858 PATTERN HARDEE HAT SIDE EAGLE

VERY NICE CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S 1858 PATTERN HARDEE HAT SIDE EAGLE

This is a high-quality example of the regulation side-eagle used to pin up the brim of the officer’s 1858 pattern dress hat in very good condition, with an internal stiffener and the two loops in… (490-2633). Learn More »

VERY GOOD WATERVLIET ARSENAL MARKED RIFLE SLING

VERY GOOD WATERVLIET ARSENAL MARKED RIFLE SLING

This russet leather U.S. rifle sling shows just a little darkening here and there and very minor crackling to the finish on the edges in a couple of spots, but is solid, with the brass hook, standing… (2021-713). Learn More »

BEAUTIFUL 75th INFANTRY REGIMENT OFFICER’S HAT INSIGNIA

BEAUTIFUL 75th INFANTRY REGIMENT OFFICER’S HAT INSIGNIA

This is a near mint, embroidered bullion officer’s hat insignia still on its large patch, which would be trimmed down for sewing directly on a hat or cap, or fitted on stiffener with loops. The gold… (172-5764). Learn More »

VERY NICE US 1832 PATTERN SWORT SWORD DATED 1835 AND REGULATION 1839 PATTERN BELT

VERY NICE US 1832 PATTERN SWORT SWORD DATED 1835 AND REGULATION 1839 PATTERN BELT

  This is a really nice example of the U.S. artillery short sword and belt. Adopted by the army in 1832, this gladius-pattern short sword was a big seller for Ames to the U.S. and state governments,… (1052-42). Learn More »

NICELY DETAILED WREATH FROM TWO-PIECE CS BELT PLATE

NICELY DETAILED WREATH FROM TWO-PIECE CS BELT PLATE

The two-piece CS plate was widely used on sword belts. The quality of the casting and finish work depended on the time, resources and talent of the different makers. This one shows nice detailing to… (1126-02B). Learn More »

PHOTO ARCHIVE AND INSIGNIA GROUPING WITH CORPS BADGE IDENTIFIED TO 54TH NEW YORK SERGEANT DANIEL MULLER

PHOTO ARCHIVE AND INSIGNIA GROUPING WITH CORPS BADGE IDENTIFIED TO 54TH NEW YORK SERGEANT DANIEL MULLER

The items in this lot are identified to Daniel Muller (carried on the rolls as MOLLER) of the 54th New York Infantry. Daniel Muller was born in Hanover, Germany and later came to the United States. At… (2021-270). Learn More »

GERMAN WORLD WAR TWO MAGAZINE POUCH WITH NAVY MARKINGS

GERMAN WORLD WAR TWO MAGAZINE POUCH WITH NAVY MARKINGS

Item is the standard issue German K-98 three-pocket leather pouch with pebbled finish. All fasteners and straps are present and all the seams on the pouch are tight. Leather is in good useable… (172-5625). 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 »

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. 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 »

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 »

EARLY 1920’S REPRODUCTION RECTANGULAR C.S.A. BELT BUCKLE RECOVERED NEAR SPOTSYLVANIA COURT HOUSE IN 1960

EARLY 1920’S REPRODUCTION RECTANGULAR C.S.A. BELT BUCKLE RECOVERED NEAR SPOTSYLVANIA COURT HOUSE IN 1960

Plate is sand cast brass with nice dark patina overall and a very nice “C.S.A.” at center. Reverse has all three brass hooks. A close examination reveals some lumps and bumps to the casting as… (33-250). Learn More »

GRENADIER OR ORDNANCE SHOULDER BELT PLATE

GRENADIER OR ORDNANCE SHOULDER BELT PLATE

The flaming bomb was associated in the U.S. military with the Ordnance Department, but comes from a long tradition of the flaming grenade being associated with picked troops detailed to get close… (410-542). Learn More »

UNIQUE SILVER CAMEL-HEAD SPURS WITH U.S. SILVER COIN ROWELS!

UNIQUE SILVER CAMEL-HEAD SPURS WITH U.S. SILVER COIN ROWELS!

These very unusual silver spurs bear a maker’s mark in a recessed diamond that looks French to us, but which we cannot identify precisely: “G” over “J” and “R” with a small quatrefoil… (801-567). Learn More »

CIRCA 1820’S SINGLE GOLD BULLION EPAULETTE

CIRCA 1820’S SINGLE GOLD BULLION EPAULETTE

Oblong shaped epaulette with a body covered in heavy woven gold bullion cloth outlined with two rows of gold dead bullion. One edge is covered in gold sequins arranged in three rows with inverted… (410-544). Learn More »


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PIECE OF WOOD FROM THE ROOM IN THE WHITE HOUSE WHERE LINCOLN SIGNED THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION

“A piece of wood from the White House where President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation and usd (sic) as a private office by the Presidents since Jefferson’s time. Presented to Genl. W. J. Palmer by his friend and Comrade Col. W.M.… (945-297). Learn More »

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