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VICTORIAN HIGHLAND REGALIA

VICTORIAN HIGHLAND REGALIA

The 2 paramilitary Highland Clan items offered here all date to the last quarter of the 19th century. The items are a sporran and a wedge cap. "The sporran a traditional part of male Scottish Highland… (88-152). Learn More »

VICTORIAN CANADIAN ENGINEERS UNIFORM Ca. 1885

VICTORIAN CANADIAN ENGINEERS UNIFORM Ca. 1885

Very rarely see Pattern 1878 Home Service helmet and uniform coat to an NCO of the Canadian engineers. The dark blue helmet has a cork interior and bears the large badge of the Royal Engineers. Very… (88-146). Learn More »

$795.00
Originally $1,195.00
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VICTORIAN ROYAL ARTILLERY OFFICER'S GROUPING

VICTORIAN ROYAL ARTILLERY OFFICER'S GROUPING

Extraordinary Zulu War decade collection of uniforms & documents belonging to Captain/ Major Mutter Royal Artillery. The grouping includes his minty full-dress blue-black heavily gold bullion… (88-145). Learn More »

$1,995.00
Originally $2,995.00
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IDENTIFIED 12th NEW YORK STATE MILITIA UNIFORM: THREE MONTHS SERVICE APRIL TO AUGUST 1861: SKIRMISHES AT MARTINSBURG AND BUNKER’S HILL

IDENTIFIED 12th NEW YORK STATE MILITIA UNIFORM: THREE MONTHS SERVICE APRIL TO AUGUST 1861: SKIRMISHES AT MARTINSBURG AND BUNKER’S HILL

This is a scarce chasseur uniform consisting of cap, jacket, and trousers worn by Mark A. Campbell, Co. G, 12th NY State Militia during his three-month service from April to August 1861. The cap bears… (1179-244). Learn More »

US WORLD WAR ONE CAPTAIN OF ARTILLERY OVERSEAS CAP WITH BULLION RANK INSIGNIA

US WORLD WAR ONE CAPTAIN OF ARTILLERY OVERSEAS CAP WITH BULLION RANK INSIGNIA

Overseas cap is made of an OD green wool with red trim for artillery. Pinned to one side of the cap is a blackened “US” pin. Some of the black finish has worn and there is some brass showing… (772-21). Learn More »

FANTASTIC ID’D SLOUCH HAT AND OFFICER’S TROUSERS OF CAPT. AUGUSTUS PEARL MARTIN, 3rd MASS LT BATTERY, CHIEF OF 5th CORPS ARTILLERY: HE POSTED THE GUNS ON LITTLE ROUND TOP! WOUNDED IN ACTION; THREE BREVETS

FANTASTIC ID’D SLOUCH HAT AND OFFICER’S TROUSERS OF CAPT. AUGUSTUS PEARL MARTIN, 3rd MASS LT BATTERY, CHIEF OF 5th CORPS ARTILLERY: HE POSTED THE GUNS ON LITTLE ROUND TOP! WOUNDED IN ACTION; THREE BREVETS

Capt. Augustus Pearl Martin of the 3rd Mass. Light Battery was put in command of the Fifth Corps artillery brigade on June 16, 1863. Little over two weeks later he was leading three of his batteries… (1179-360). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ISSUE L.J. & I. PHILLIPS CONTRACT FORAGE CAP WITH 4th INFANTRY INSIGNIA

CIVIL WAR ISSUE L.J. & I. PHILLIPS CONTRACT FORAGE CAP WITH 4th INFANTRY INSIGNIA

This cap had some conservation work done, but displays well. The interior lining of the sides of this cap was shredded and had new fabric added, but the polished cotton fabric on underside of the… (1052-161). Learn More »

OFFICER OR PRIVATE-PURCHASE FORAGE CAP, FIRST DIVISION, TWELFTH AND TWENTIETH CORPS

OFFICER OR PRIVATE-PURCHASE FORAGE CAP, FIRST DIVISION, TWELFTH AND TWENTIETH CORPS

While enlistedmen were issued their uniforms, weapons, and gear, officers had to purchase their own. Purchasing some standard items at cost from the quartermaster was possible, but most relied on… (1052-163). Learn More »

EXTENSIVE UNIFORM GROUPING AND ARCHIVE OF LIEUTENANT E.E. HEWITT, ENGINEERS, INCLUDING HIS McCLELLAN STYLE CAP WITH ENGINEER INSIGNIA

EXTENSIVE UNIFORM GROUPING AND ARCHIVE OF LIEUTENANT E.E. HEWITT, ENGINEERS, INCLUDING HIS McCLELLAN STYLE CAP WITH ENGINEER INSIGNIA

This is a fantastic grouping like you don’t see any more and is Engineers to boot. It includes the officer’s cap, made or retailed by a New Orleans clothier, with its engineer officer’s insignia… (1179-283). Learn More »

REGULATION ISSUE FORAGE CAP WITH FIRST CAVALRY INSIGNIA

REGULATION ISSUE FORAGE CAP WITH FIRST CAVALRY INSIGNIA

This is a good example of the Civil War regulation issue forage cap with brass crossed cavalry sabers on the top and a silver numeral “1” below it. The cap follows the standard pattern, with the… (22-24). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR FOUR-BUTTON FATIGUE BLOUSE

CIVIL WAR FOUR-BUTTON FATIGUE BLOUSE

The four-button fatigue blouse has been the Holy Grail of Civil War collectors for generations. They were modeled on the contemporary civilian sack coat and were adopted for use by mounted troops in… (1179-152). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR REGULATION ISSUE UNION ARMY FORAGE CAP

CIVIL WAR REGULATION ISSUE UNION ARMY FORAGE CAP

This is a very good example of the regulation Model 1858 forage cap, the classic headgear of the Union soldier in the Civil War. Descended from the prewar army shako, essentially a shako with its… (2022-1680). Learn More »

$2,950.00
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US CIVIL WAR FEDERAL ISSUE FORAGE CAP WITH MAKER’S LABEL

US CIVIL WAR FEDERAL ISSUE FORAGE CAP WITH MAKER’S LABEL

Cap is made of a dark blue wool and is in very good condition. The exterior seams are all tight. The body of the cap has seven very small repairs scattered over its surface. These look to have been… (1046-16). Learn More »

CIVIL FORAGE CAP BY MURPHY AND GRISWOLD WITH 14th CORPS BADGE

CIVIL FORAGE CAP BY MURPHY AND GRISWOLD WITH 14th CORPS BADGE

Thomas Murphy, William Griswold & Company were hatters on 19th Street in New York City and had major contracts for caps and hats with the U.S. government from 1862 to 1865, with the firm changing… (1052-227). Learn More »

COMMERCIAL, PRIVATE PURCHASE, CIVIL WAR BUMMER CAP WITH CORPS BADGE

COMMERCIAL, PRIVATE PURCHASE, CIVIL WAR BUMMER CAP WITH CORPS BADGE

Officers had to buy their own uniforms and headgear, but NCOs and even privates might occasionally also purchase a cap following the general lines of the government issue, but of better quality, more… (1052-202). Learn More »

REGULATION CIVIL WAR BUMMER CAP

REGULATION CIVIL WAR BUMMER CAP

This is a good original example of the regulation classic forage cap or “bummer cap” of the Union soldier in the Civil War. Adopted in 1858, these followed French military fashions of the period… (1052-142). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR CONTRACT FORAGE CAP BY L.J.&I. PHILLIPS WITH INSIGNIA FOR THE 124th NY, ORANGE BLOSSOMS

CIVIL WAR CONTRACT FORAGE CAP BY L.J.&I. PHILLIPS WITH INSIGNIA FOR THE 124th NY, ORANGE BLOSSOMS

This is a very nice condition, original, regulation Model 1858 forage cap, the classic headgear of the Union soldier in the Civil War, made by a well-known wartime contractor, and mounted by a… (1052-200). Learn More »

MODEL 1881 INDIAN SCOUT DRESS HELMET

MODEL 1881 INDIAN SCOUT DRESS HELMET

Indian Scouts were active in the American West in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Including those who accompanied General John J. Pershing in 1916 on his expedition to Mexico in pursuit… (1022-43). Learn More »

US NAVY 1895-1904 PETTY OFFICER’S CAP

US NAVY 1895-1904 PETTY OFFICER’S CAP

The exterior of the cap is in excellent condition and free of any moth damage. It has a dark blue wool body with two grommeted vent holes on each side of the crown. Around the base is a 1.75 inch band… (1022-42). Learn More »

SCARCE T.G. & CO. CIVIL WAR US CONTRACT FORAGE CAP WITH CORPS BADGE

SCARCE T.G. & CO. CIVIL WAR US CONTRACT FORAGE CAP WITH CORPS BADGE

This cap has a full polished cotton interior lining in place on the sides and underside of the crown with a full embossed goatskin sweatband. The underside of the crown still retains its original… (1052-198). Learn More »


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AMES MANUFACTURED MODEL 1850 FIELD & STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD ID’d TO 166TH & 176TH NEW YORK OFFICER

This sword has a bright blade that exhibits light scattered mottling and very minor surface pitting in areas. The blade meas. approx. 32.00 inches long and is 1.08 inches wide at the ricasso. The spine of the blade is flat and plain. The true edge is… (1179-079). Learn More »

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