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RELIC PATTERN 1839 US BELT PLATE, RECOVERED COLD HARBOR, VA

RELIC PATTERN 1839 US BELT PLATE, RECOVERED COLD HARBOR, VA

Partial maker-mark “H.A. Dingee” w/ “H. A.” visible on reverse. Front patina bright & coppery, w/light scratching. Reverse arrow hooks, all present; solid & intact. Lead backing clean… (2024-710) SOLD. Learn More »

BOX BLEEDER (SCARIFICATOR)

BOX BLEEDER (SCARIFICATOR)

The practice of bloodletting, or phlebotomy, dates back to antiquity. An early theory about bloodletting was that there were four main bodily fluids: blood, phlegm, black bile, and yellow bile. An… (1211-37) SOLD. Learn More »

US CIVIL WAR PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED AT CHANCELLORSVILLE

US CIVIL WAR PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED AT CHANCELLORSVILLE

Face has a nice dusky patina in the low areas while the raised US has a darker surface really causing the letters to stand out. Edge has one small ding near the letter “S.” Reverse has 100% of the… (490-5840) SOLD. Learn More »

1/6 PLATE TINTYPE OF UNION ARTILLERYMAN

1/6 PLATE TINTYPE OF UNION ARTILLERYMAN

Offered here is a perfectly clear 1/6 plate tintype image of a Union artilleryman. Image is of a seated Union soldier posing before a photographer’s painted canvas backdrop. Soldier wears regulation… (490-6840) SOLD. Learn More »

1/4 PLATE TINTYPE OF THREE UNION SOLDIERS

1/4 PLATE TINTYPE OF THREE UNION SOLDIERS

Offered here is a perfectly clear 1/4 plate tintype image featuring three Union infantrymen. Are they friends or family? Two of the infantrymen are seated in front, with the third standing behind.… (490-6837) SOLD. Learn More »

INK ID SEATED VIEW OF COLONEL SILAS P. RICHMOND OF THE 3RD MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY & THE STAFF OF GENERAL BENJAMIN BUTLER – WAS AN ALLY TO JOHN BROWN IN KANSAS

INK ID SEATED VIEW OF COLONEL SILAS P. RICHMOND OF THE 3RD MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY & THE STAFF OF GENERAL BENJAMIN BUTLER – WAS AN ALLY TO JOHN BROWN IN KANSAS

Nice seated CDV of Richmond posed with one arm resting on a table. He wears a dark double-breasted frock coat with shoulder straps and light trousers. He holds his slouch hat in his lap so the… (490-6200C) SOLD. Learn More »

THE CARTRIDGE BOX - JULY 16, 1864. VOL. 1 NO. 20

THE CARTRIDGE BOX - JULY 16, 1864. VOL. 1 NO. 20

Published by the U.S. Army General Hospital, York, PA, on Saturday of each week. 4 pp., 17.75 x 11.25. Lightly faded, exhibits chipping at the extremities. Else VG and entirely legible. Contains… (2023-1233) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

WORLD WAR ONE US M1917 “COMMERCIAL TOLERANCES” BOLO

WORLD WAR ONE US M1917 “COMMERCIAL TOLERANCES” BOLO

The bolo knife found use in WW1 clearing positions for machine gun crews, etc. This is a good example with scabbard and was made and marked by the American Cutlery Company of Chicago: “A.C. CO./… (169-637) SOLD. Learn More »

HARPER’S WEEKLY, NEW YORK, SATURDAY, AUGUST 29, 1863 – ADM. FARRAGUT/MORRIS ISLAND/FT. WAGNER

HARPER’S WEEKLY, NEW YORK, SATURDAY, AUGUST 29, 1863 – ADM. FARRAGUT/MORRIS ISLAND/FT. WAGNER

Vol. VII—No. 313. 16 pp. [545-560], four columns, with numerous stories, illustrations and cartoons. Front cover features lead story and portrait illustration of Rear Admiral David G. Farragut,… (1179-1820) SOLD. Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

CONFEDERATE ENLISTED MAN’S FRAME BUCKLE FROM CHICKAMAUGA

CONFEDERATE ENLISTED MAN’S FRAME BUCKLE FROM CHICKAMAUGA

Chickamauga, fought in September 1863, was the bloodiest battle fought in the west, and a significant Confederate victory that destroyed a few Union reputations, like that of Rosecrans, and made a… (490-5788) SOLD. Learn More »

CONFEDERATE GUTTER-BACK FIXED-TONGUE FRAME BUCKLE FOUND AT  TYNER’S STATION (CHATTANOOGA,) TENNESSEE: CLEBURNE’S FORTS

CONFEDERATE GUTTER-BACK FIXED-TONGUE FRAME BUCKLE FOUND AT TYNER’S STATION (CHATTANOOGA,) TENNESSEE: CLEBURNE’S FORTS

Fixed-tongue frame buckles were simple in design, strong, lightweight, easy to cast and finish, and were widely produced throughout the south. This is a nice variant using a channel in the frame that… (490-5786) SOLD. Learn More »

NICE REUNION RIBBON FOR 96TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

NICE REUNION RIBBON FOR 96TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

White cloth reunion ribbon worn by a veteran of the 96th PA. VOLS. Measures approximately 5.5” long x 2.5” wide. Stick pin mounted to back with a paper label from the Keystone Regalia Company.… (490-6863) SOLD. Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

1882 G.A.R. MEDAL FOR 16TH NATIONAL ENCAMPMENT, BALTIMORE MD

1882 G.A.R. MEDAL FOR 16TH NATIONAL ENCAMPMENT, BALTIMORE MD

Veteran’s souvenir badge from 1882 encampment in Baltimore. White metal disk suspended from brass eagle pin. Stamped brass Eagle rests on crossed cannons and has spring pin on back. A single wire… (490-6833) SOLD. Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

CDV OF ADMIRAL DAVID GLASGOW FARRAGUT

CDV OF ADMIRAL DAVID GLASGOW FARRAGUT

Three-quarter standing view of Farragut wearing a double-breasted dark frock coat with Admirals cuff braid and brush epaulettes and matching dark trousers. He also wears a plain black leather sword… (160-420) SOLD. Learn More »

VERY NICE FULL STANDING VIEW OF AN UNIDENTIFIED UNION CAVALRYMAN

VERY NICE FULL STANDING VIEW OF AN UNIDENTIFIED UNION CAVALRYMAN

The subject is posed in front of a painted backdrop of a forest lake. He stands with both hands resting on the hilt of his drawn Model 1860 cavalry saber. He wears the Model 1858 dress hat turned up… (160-270) SOLD. Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

G.A.R. REUNION RIBBON OF 47TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

G.A.R. REUNION RIBBON OF 47TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

Veteran’s ribbon from the 42nd Annual Reunion of the 47th Pennsylvania Infantry held at Pocotaligo, South Carolina in 1914. Blue ribbon measures 6” long x 2.5” wide. Text in gold print. A red… (490-6865) SOLD. Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

STAMPED BRASS, LEAD-FILLED TEXAS STAR BELT PLATE

STAMPED BRASS, LEAD-FILLED TEXAS STAR BELT PLATE

While the star motif might be used by any militia company and was associated during the war not only with Texas, but with Mississippi and Louisiana, these stamped brass belt plates with raised star,… (1179-2141) SOLD. Learn More »

STARR 1812/1813 CAVALRY SABER: WAR OF 1812

STARR 1812/1813 CAVALRY SABER: WAR OF 1812

This is one of Nathan Starr’s improved Model 1812 sabers, also known as the 1812/13 pattern. Starr was burdened with changes to the number ordered by federal government- from 1,000 to 5,000, and… (766-1925) SOLD. Learn More »

VERY RARE LEMAT SLUG – DEAN THOMAS COLLECTION

VERY RARE LEMAT SLUG – DEAN THOMAS COLLECTION

This rare bullet looks like an overgrown Tranter revolver bullet. However, it is theorized that these may have been for the smoothbore barrel on the LeMat revolver. The unusual LeMat revolver was… (236-989) SOLD. Learn More »

PAPER WRAPPER FOR 2000 PERCUSSION CAPS (TEN TINS OF 200 EACH) ELEY BROS FOR COLT’S PISTOLS

PAPER WRAPPER FOR 2000 PERCUSSION CAPS (TEN TINS OF 200 EACH) ELEY BROS FOR COLT’S PISTOLS

Here is a very rare item. This paper wrapper was used to package ten japanned tins of pistol-sized percussion caps. This is so very rare because these wrappers were usually torn open and just thrown… (2024-126) SOLD. Learn More »


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UNION CAVALRY GENERAL WILLIAM WELLS’ FIELD BLOUSE: MEDAL OF HONOR FOR GETTYSBURG WHERE HE RODE IN THE LEAD OF FARNSWORTH’S CHARGE; BRIGADE COMMANDER UNDER CUSTER; BLOUSE ACTUALLY WORN IN ONE OF HIS PHOTOS

This coat is the epitome of a Civil War Union general’s field uniform, a blouse following the popular sack coat pattern of the period, looking somewhat like an enlisted man’s fatigue blouse and suitable for campaign wear, but with a double row of… (1179-281). Learn More »

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