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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 »

PORTIONS OF THE “OLD ARMY BLANKET CARRIED & USED BY JOHN MCDANIELS THROUGH THE CIVIL WAR 1861 – 1865”

PORTIONS OF THE “OLD ARMY BLANKET CARRIED & USED BY JOHN MCDANIELS THROUGH THE CIVIL WAR 1861 – 1865”

This is a nicely documented section, in two pieces, of a regulation Civil War army issue blanket with an old pencil note that was pinned to it at some point, reading, “Old army Blanket carried &… (846-248). Learn More »

$1,095.00
Originally $1,500.00
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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 »

EARLY 1900s STRAW HAT WITH “U.S. MARINE” TALLY BAND

EARLY 1900s STRAW HAT WITH “U.S. MARINE” TALLY BAND

This straw hat was made in the form of bowler with a turned-up brim, but very wide somewhat like a sailor’s cap, which displays a tally band sewn around the edge. The tally is of typical form with… (344-3042). Learn More »

EXTREMELY SCARCE NEW HAMPHIRE OFFICER’S FALSE EMBROIDERED HAT INSIGNIA

EXTREMELY SCARCE NEW HAMPHIRE OFFICER’S FALSE EMBROIDERED HAT INSIGNIA

Regular army officers had been authorized a silver “U.S.” within a gold bullion wreath for wear on their undress caps in 1839. This was carried over in the 1851 regulations for use on the 1851… (2020-912). Learn More »

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH POPE PIUS IX

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH POPE PIUS IX

Victorian era box meant for holding gentleman’s collars features a gutta percha lid and stained wooden bottom. Hinged lid shows scrollwork designs in the corners with an image of Pope Pius IX in the… (1043-102). Learn More »

$150.00
Originally $225.00

BOOTS STATED TO BE THOSE WORN BY GENERAL SAMUEL K. ZOOK WHEN KILLED AT GETTYSBURG & OTHER RELATED ITEMS

BOOTS STATED TO BE THOSE WORN BY GENERAL SAMUEL K. ZOOK WHEN KILLED AT GETTYSBURG & OTHER RELATED ITEMS

These boots surfaced in the collection of the late Stan Landis of Quakertown, Pennsylvania and then passed to a New York collector where they were obtained in 1975 by George Lower, owner of the… (355-39). Learn More »

$15,000.00
Originally $22,000.00

PAIR OF REGULATION 1851 BUFF EPAULETTES - HORSTMANN MARKED

PAIR OF REGULATION 1851 BUFF EPAULETTES - HORSTMANN MARKED

These buff cloth epaulettes are in very good condition with only light surface dirt from age and storage throughout. There is no damage of any kind. The body of each is covered in a buff colored cloth… (410-546). Learn More »

MINTY NEW YORK ARTILLERY OFFICER’S SLOUCH HAT

MINTY NEW YORK ARTILLERY OFFICER’S SLOUCH HAT

This artillery officer’s slouch hat has great wartime characteristics. The fabric is soft and high quality. The brim is a substantial 2 7/8 inches wide and has an edge bound with a ribbon extending… (1117-88). Learn More »

VERY NICE PATTERN 1872 SHAKO WITH MASSACHUSETTS BUTTONS & BOSTON MAKER’S LABEL

VERY NICE PATTERN 1872 SHAKO WITH MASSACHUSETTS BUTTONS & BOSTON MAKER’S LABEL

Shako is made with a black felt body with a leather crown and base. The black felt body is in very nice condition. Color has faded a bit from black to black with a greenish tint. The leather crown has… (410-503). Learn More »

DRESS EPAULETTES WITH TIN CASE

DRESS EPAULETTES WITH TIN CASE

Pair of dress, bullion epaulettes in their tin carrying case. Epaulette upper-surfaces feature beautiful, bright gilt ribbed material with a single row bullion border, brass outer shell, and triple… (1091-03). Learn More »

ENLISTEDMAN’S INFANTRY GREATCOAT

ENLISTEDMAN’S INFANTRY GREATCOAT

This greatcoat (soldier’s overcoat) is a full length blue coat with cape in overall very nice condition. The coat retains its five eagle buttons on the front. The cape still has its six cuff-sized… (1117-87). Learn More »

INDIAN WAR ENGINEER OFFICER’S KEPI

INDIAN WAR ENGINEER OFFICER’S KEPI

The Corps of Engineers has always been small and elite. Before the Civil War officers were drawn from the top of each class and many of the most famous Civil War generals started in that corps, Lee… (480-184). Learn More »

1880’S TIN FOR A SPIKED HELMET

1880’S TIN FOR A SPIKED HELMET

Japanned tin is pyramidal in shape and is meant for storing the plumed helmet worn by officers and enlisted men from 1872 through the 1890’s. The tin meas. approx. 10.75 inches across the bottom by… (142-65). Learn More »

$250.00
Originally $300.00

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… (490-2291). Learn More »

MIXED PAIR OF CIVIL WAR SMITH PATENT SHOULDER BOARDS

MIXED PAIR OF CIVIL WAR SMITH PATENT SHOULDER BOARDS

These boards have a stamped brass, false embroidered, single border with sky blue field at center denoting an infantry officer. One of the bars is for a 2nd lieutenant and the other is for a 1st… (2020-735). Learn More »

WORLD WAR ONE FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR’S TUNIC WITH WINGS, CAMPAIGN HAT & MORE

WORLD WAR ONE FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR’S TUNIC WITH WINGS, CAMPAIGN HAT & MORE

This group consists of a very nice OD gaberdine officer’s tunic with wings and flight instructor’s insignia on the sleeve, “Montana” peaked campaign hat, OD puttees and “Sam Browne” belt.… (163-109). Learn More »

7TH ARMY CORPS FLAG FOR G.A.R. HALL OR ENCAMPMENT USE

7TH ARMY CORPS FLAG FOR G.A.R. HALL OR ENCAMPMENT USE

Measures 18 ½” x 25”, circa 1890-1900. The corps badge design is two-sided, sewn on with two rows of zig-zag stitching. There is also an inner accent stitching. Overall condition is fine, with… (399-18). Learn More »

PONTONIERS ARMY CORPS FLAG FOR G.A.R. HALL OR ENCAMPMENT USE

PONTONIERS ARMY CORPS FLAG FOR G.A.R. HALL OR ENCAMPMENT USE

Measures 18 ½” x 25”, circa 1890-1900. The corps badge design is two-sided, sewn on with two rows of zig-zag stitching. There is also an inner accent stitching. Overall condition is fine, with… (399-16). Learn More »

18TH ARMY CORPS FLAG FOR G.A.R. HALL OR ENCAMPMENT USE

18TH ARMY CORPS FLAG FOR G.A.R. HALL OR ENCAMPMENT USE

Measures 18 ½” x 25”, circa 1890-1900. The corps badge design is two-sided, sewn on with two rows of zig-zag stitching. There is also an inner accent stitching. Overall condition is fine, with… (399-15). Learn More »


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FANTASTIC QUARTER-PLATE RUBY AMBROTYPE OF CAPTAIN G. W. WATERS COMMANDING JEFFERSON BARRACKS MISSOURI

Image shows Captain George Washington Waters mounted on his horse in a field with trees and a small building in the background. The image has a little oxidation around the edges but the rider and horse are untouched. The captain wears a dark 1858… (1139-17). Learn More »

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