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SINGLE SHOULDER STRAP FOR A CAPTAIN OF STAFF

SINGLE SHOULDER STRAP FOR A CAPTAIN OF STAFF

Strap is made of dark blue cloth with a double row of dead bullion for a border. The rank field is of black velvet while the rank of captain is made of bars of heavy gold bullion thread. The underside… (460-1468). Learn More »

NON-DUG HARDEE HAT EAGLE INSIGNIA

NON-DUG HARDEE HAT EAGLE INSIGNIA

Regulation 1858 eagle used on enlisted man's dress (Hardee) hat to loop the side of the dress hat up. It was originally introduced in 1851 as a pompon eagle, attached to the base of the pompon holder… (490-6479). Learn More »

$100.00
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COLLECTION OF ITEMS BOTH WARTIME AND VETERAN IDENTIFIED TO 8TH IOWA INFANTRY OFFICER

COLLECTION OF ITEMS BOTH WARTIME AND VETERAN IDENTIFIED TO 8TH IOWA INFANTRY OFFICER

This lot consists of item identified to Lieutenant Spencer Smith of Company A, 8th Iowa Infantry. Smith was born in Ogle County, Illinois on January 14, 1839 and relocated to Iowa with his family in… (460-1466). Learn More »

$995.00
Originally $1,100.00

HANCOCK’S VETERAN CORPS BADGE

HANCOCK’S VETERAN CORPS BADGE

Sometimes confused with the Veteran Reserve Corps, or the earlier First Army Corps in the Army of the Potomac, Hancock’s Veteran Corps (sometimes referred to as Hancock’s First Veteran Corps) was… (1179-640). Learn More »

EIGHTH CORPS BADGE

EIGHTH CORPS BADGE

Use of this badge is complicated by confusion between the 8th Corps, which technically was under Lew Wallace and guarded the B&O Railroad in 1864 and George Crook’s “Army of West Virginia,”… (1179-637). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR US IMPORT FRENCH CHASSEUR EPAULETS: 18th MASS AND OTHERS

CIVIL WAR US IMPORT FRENCH CHASSEUR EPAULETS: 18th MASS AND OTHERS

These green and yellow epaulets were part of the 10,000 unforms ordered in Summer 1861 by the US government from the French firm of Godillot to alleviate uniform shortages and test the usefulness of… (149-44). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR INFANTRY LIEUTENANT COLONEL SHOULDER STRAPS

CIVIL WAR INFANTRY LIEUTENANT COLONEL SHOULDER STRAPS

Field grade officer’s shoulder straps are scarce. Infantry regiments usually fielded ten companies with three officers each, but just one of each grade of field officer to the entire regiment: a… (2024-87). Learn More »

FIFTH INFANTRY CAPTAIN’S EPAULETS AND KEPI

FIFTH INFANTRY CAPTAIN’S EPAULETS AND KEPI

This set belonged to an unidentified officer in a 5th Infantry regiment judging from the officer’s embroidered hunting horn insignia on the front of the cap with a “5” in the loop of the horn,… (1179-354). Learn More »

SILVER CONFEDERATE ID BADGE RECOVERED NEAR FALLING WATERS - GETTYSBURG POW

SILVER CONFEDERATE ID BADGE RECOVERED NEAR FALLING WATERS - GETTYSBURG POW

This silver badge is crescent shaped and meas. approx. 1.00 inch long. It is engraved around the edges with a linear decoration and engraved on its face is “SKIDS.” Reverse has the remains of a… (2024-29). Learn More »

STRAPS: THE EVOLUTION OF U.S. ARMY SHOULDER STRAPS BY DR. HOWARD G. LANHAM

STRAPS: THE EVOLUTION OF U.S. ARMY SHOULDER STRAPS BY DR. HOWARD G. LANHAM

Originally $27.95, now just $20.00. Brand new copies, softcover, 210 pp.  8 ½” x 11”, numerous b&w photos & illustrations. Published 1988. This extensively researched and documented book… (2024-20). Learn More »

SMITH PATENT CAVALRY SECOND LIEUTENANT SHOULDER STRAPS

SMITH PATENT CAVALRY SECOND LIEUTENANT SHOULDER STRAPS

This is a very good condition set of Smith patent shoulder straps for a second lieutenant of cavalry, showing strong color to the yellow ground and good gilt left on the brass frame border, stamped to… (2023-3252). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR MUSICIAN’S GROUPING INCLUDING WARTIME IDENTIFICATION DISK, IDENTIFICATION SHIELD, AND FREEMANTLE ROTARY VALVE CORNET/VALVED BUGLE: JOHN J. WEAVER- 10th and 56th PA- AND CUTLER’S BRIGADE BAND 1861-1865

CIVIL WAR MUSICIAN’S GROUPING INCLUDING WARTIME IDENTIFICATION DISK, IDENTIFICATION SHIELD, AND FREEMANTLE ROTARY VALVE CORNET/VALVED BUGLE: JOHN J. WEAVER- 10th and 56th PA- AND CUTLER’S BRIGADE BAND 1861-1865

This wonderful grouping includes two wartime identification badges, a rotary valve cornet dating about 1864, along with his GAR membership badge and veteran’s id badge. To top it off, in addition to… (1179-420). Learn More »

DALLAS TEXAS 1902 CONFEDERATE REUNION BADGE

DALLAS TEXAS 1902 CONFEDERATE REUNION BADGE

This badge has a foliate bordered pinback top bar with a light blue ribbon- perhaps a bluish-gray originally- with the “DALLAS / 1902” stamped in gold near the top, from which is suspended a gilt… (1179-700I). Learn More »

ATTRACTIVE DISPLAY WITH ORIGINAL US INFANTRY HORN INSIGNIA AND FRAGMENT OF CIVIL WAR PERIOD FLAG

ATTRACTIVE DISPLAY WITH ORIGINAL US INFANTRY HORN INSIGNIA AND FRAGMENT OF CIVIL WAR PERIOD FLAG

Double matted in cream and red and measures 11” x14”, unframed. Original brass infantry insignia at center, on top of a 3 ½” x 2 ½” fragment of a 34 star flag. Minor bump at upper right… (M25233). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED FIRST LIEUTENANT OF INFANTRY SMITH PATENT SHOULDER STRAPS: MARION COUNTY REGIMENT INDIANA LEGION AND 104th INDIANA “MINUTE MEN”

IDENTIFIED FIRST LIEUTENANT OF INFANTRY SMITH PATENT SHOULDER STRAPS: MARION COUNTY REGIMENT INDIANA LEGION AND 104th INDIANA “MINUTE MEN”

These infantry 1st Lieutenant shoulder straps are the Smith patent, using thin stamped gilt brass in imitation of bullion embroidery for the borders and the rank bars, which are attached to a light… (480-335). 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 »

$395.00
Originally $550.00

INFANTRY OFFICER’S BULLION HAT INSIGNIA

INFANTRY OFFICER’S BULLION HAT INSIGNIA

Embroidered Infantry hunting horn insignia done entirely in gold bullion thread. The backing is the usual black felt cut into an odd trapezoidal shape with no border. The edge of the bell and the… (380-70). Learn More »

1858 STAMPED BRASS INFANTRY HUNTING HORN

1858 STAMPED BRASS INFANTRY HUNTING HORN

Stamped brass infantry horn insignia. Brass retains much of the original gilt. Reverse of each features two soldered attachment loops, with two of the insignia missing one loop. Measures 3 ¼”… (344-2992). Learn More »

$38.50 Each
Originally $55.00

CIVIL WAR BRIGADIER GENERAL CASED EPAULETTES

CIVIL WAR BRIGADIER GENERAL CASED EPAULETTES

Pair of bullion epaulettes with japanned tin carrying case. Epaulette upper-surfaces feature a bullion brigadier’s star & eagle button. Gilt ribbed strap with brass outer shell, with hanging… (344-776). Learn More »

UNION VIII CORPS VETERAN'S BADGE

UNION VIII CORPS VETERAN'S BADGE

Hexagonal six-pointed star, w/reverse bar-pin, 1.125” in diameter. Of white metal, lightly scratched. Else VG. Composed of various units, the Union Corps was assigned to the Middle District of the… (1054-1493). Learn More »

$155.00
Originally $225.00


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CONFEDERATE CAVALRY SABER BY FROELICH

This is a very early and possibly unique Confederate cavalry saber, possibly even a cavalry officer’s saber, by Louis Froelich. It uses a crudely cast, heavy, thick guard, with the side branches branching off from the knucklebow at two different… (870-614). Learn More »

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