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SPYGLASS/TELESCOPE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION

SPYGLASS/TELESCOPE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION

Beautiful brass antique spyglass/telescope. Constructed of brass with a cord wrap around the body.  Complete – five sections with lens covers.  It retains clear optics and is in perfect working… (179-1123). Learn More »

SOUVENIR RELIC RING FROM FISHER’S HILL BATTLEFIELD

SOUVENIR RELIC RING FROM FISHER’S HILL BATTLEFIELD

This ring is accompanied by short presentation note signed by Mr. Joseph Fisher of Strasburg, Va. The note indicates it was “made from a cap of a shell (?) found on Fishier’s Hill Battle-Field… (149-32). Learn More »

$175.00
ON HOLD

SOLDIER’S COLLAPSIBLE CUP WITH 1880s NATIONAL GUARD MARKINGS

SOLDIER’S COLLAPSIBLE CUP WITH 1880s NATIONAL GUARD MARKINGS

This is a popular pattern of folding cup housed in a two-piece varnished tin case convenient for travelers, campers, and soldiers, though rather more appropriate to a camp than field service. In this… (2021-818). Learn More »

$125.00
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A SOUVENIR FROM STONEWALL JACKSON'S HOUSE

A SOUVENIR FROM STONEWALL JACKSON'S HOUSE

This attractive 11” x 14” unframed display features a 3” x 1 1/4” piece of coverlet that was owned by Colonel Elijah W. Penny who had service in three Indiana Union regiments and was wounded… (M25313). Learn More »

INSCRIBED WARTIME SECOND CORPS BADGE OF JOSEPH MOUNT 4TH NYHA

INSCRIBED WARTIME SECOND CORPS BADGE OF JOSEPH MOUNT 4TH NYHA

This is a wartime commercially made corps badge for the Second Army Corps engraved for a member of the 4th New York Heavy Artillery, a unit called into the field for Grant’s 1864 campaign. The badge… (490-2632). Learn More »

$2,000.00
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A TOUCHING MEMENTO OF A FALLEN UNION SOLDIER IN THE 24th NEW YORK:  “He was too brave a soldier to suffer alone but it so happened to him.”

A TOUCHING MEMENTO OF A FALLEN UNION SOLDIER IN THE 24th NEW YORK: “He was too brave a soldier to suffer alone but it so happened to him.”

This framed Civil War soldier’s handkerchief bears a poignant handwritten note pinned to it: “This Handkerchief was found on the body of S.M. Olmstead after the Battle of Second Bull Run. His… (846-373). Learn More »

$4,500.00
ON HOLD

CIVIL WAR ERA FORK & KNIFE

CIVIL WAR ERA FORK & KNIFE

Civil war era knife and fork eating utensils with bone handle and decorative inlay. The fork has three prongs.  The metal portions of both the fork and knife have signs of oxidation.  There are… (2021-179). Learn More »

MATCHED SET OF SIX KNIVES AND SIX FORKS

MATCHED SET OF SIX KNIVES AND SIX FORKS

Offered here is a nice matched set of old knives and forks. The knives feature a round end blade and dark wood handles held in place with three pins.  The matching forks have three tines. Wood… (179-1101). 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 »

$11,500.00
Originally $14,500.00

PAIR OF MEXICAN WAR OFFICER’S STIRRUPS

PAIR OF MEXICAN WAR OFFICER’S STIRRUPS

Presented is a fine matching pair of a military officer’s heavy brass-plated, cast iron stirrups from the Mexican War. In wonderful original condition, these equestrian artifacts are unmarked. … (30-1553). Learn More »

$1,200.00
Originally $1,600.00

1890s SHOE BOX FROM BALTIMORE STORE

1890s SHOE BOX FROM BALTIMORE STORE

The item pictured here is a unique empty shoe box from a local manufacture in Baltimore, Maryland.  The company was housed originally on Eutaw Street, Baltimore and run by George Franke, who… (2021-175). Learn More »

BEAUTIFUL YELLOW TRIMMED CAVALRY OFFICER’S 1847 STYLE BIT AND BRIDLE

BEAUTIFUL YELLOW TRIMMED CAVALRY OFFICER’S 1847 STYLE BIT AND BRIDLE

The elegant bridle is in excellent condition. All reins, buckles, straps, etc., are in place and secure. It is fitted with 2-inch diameter brass side bosses with raised wreath borders and central… (490-2562). Learn More »

IMPRESSIVE CAVALRY OFFICER’S BREASTBAND, STANDING MARTINGALE

IMPRESSIVE CAVALRY OFFICER’S BREASTBAND, STANDING MARTINGALE

This would make a great addition to a cavalry officer’s display. The breastplate (breast band) is wide, painted yellow in a soft mellow tone, and has black leather edging around a central leather… (490-2561). Learn More »

BEAUTIFUL CAVALRY OFFICER’S MARTINGALE

BEAUTIFUL CAVALRY OFFICER’S MARTINGALE

This elegant martingale is trimmed in yellow leather and would make an excellent addition to a cavalry officer’s display. All straps, loops, etc., are in place and secure. Set up as a running… (490-2560). Learn More »

WOODEN DITTY BOX ID’D TO MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT JOHN M. DEANE OF THE 3RD & 29TH MASSACHSUETTS INFANTRY

WOODEN DITTY BOX ID’D TO MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT JOHN M. DEANE OF THE 3RD & 29TH MASSACHSUETTS INFANTRY

This wooden ditty box was preserved by the family with a significant trove of artifacts belonging John M. Deane that we are offering in separate sales. When the war broke out Deane was a 29 year-old… (846-230). Learn More »

$399.00
Originally $550.00
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TROPHY NAPKIN RING FROM “THE FIRST REBEL SHIP CAPTURED BY US”

TROPHY NAPKIN RING FROM “THE FIRST REBEL SHIP CAPTURED BY US”

This hard rubber napkin ring, measuring about 1 by 2 inches, is decorated with border and center lines and with applied silver stars on either side of a small applied rectangular silver plaque. The… (846-247). Learn More »

$399.00
Originally $495.00
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GENERAL BUTTERFIELD’S BANDANNA

GENERAL BUTTERFIELD’S BANDANNA

This is a scarce piece of field gear or field wear: a well preserved and nicely presented Civil War kerchief or bandanna worn by General Daniel Butterfield. These were not items of issue, of course,… (846-262). Learn More »

$3,950.00
Originally $4,950.00
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INCISED GERMAN WESTERWALD SALT GLAZED CIDER JUG

INCISED GERMAN WESTERWALD SALT GLAZED CIDER JUG

Circa 19th century ceramic incised jug/pitcher. Nicely etched simple design with floral leaves in middle. Salt glazed grey color; measures 13” high. Very minor chips along base, otherwise a nice… (734-35). Learn More »

$148.00
Originally $185.00

SMALL WINE JUG CROCK, CIRCA 1820-1840

SMALL WINE JUG CROCK, CIRCA 1820-1840

This Westerwald salt glazed jug with handle has a cobalt blue bird design and banding. Adding to the character of this piece are the smudge marks on the side of the rim where the spout was formed by… (734-33). Learn More »

$180.00
Originally $225.00

ON-THE-SPOT BATTLEFIELD DISPATCH AND MAP FROM THE BATTLE OF ARKANSAS POST WITH WRITING KIT AND IMPROVISED DISPATCH CASE

ON-THE-SPOT BATTLEFIELD DISPATCH AND MAP FROM THE BATTLE OF ARKANSAS POST WITH WRITING KIT AND IMPROVISED DISPATCH CASE

This group of artifacts includes an original battlefield dispatch hastily written in pencil by General George W. Morgan in his own hand to Admiral David Dixon Porter regarding coordination of the navy… (795-03). Learn More »

$7,600.00
Originally $9,500.00


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HISTORICAL FIREARMS STOLEN FROM THE NATIONAL CIVIL WAR MUSEUM IN HARRISBURG, PA

Please click on the photograph above to view a flyer containing information regarding a Model 1860 Henry Rifle and pair of cased presentation Colt Revolvers identified to Secretary of War Simon Cameron which were stolen from the museum on February… . Learn More »

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