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HIGH QUALITY REPRODUCTION MODEL 1855 GENERAL OFFICERS SHAKO WITH ORIGINAL PERIOD INSIGNIA

HIGH QUALITY REPRODUCTION MODEL 1855 GENERAL OFFICERS SHAKO WITH ORIGINAL PERIOD INSIGNIA

Shako has a high pasteboard body covered in dark blue wool at the top with a band of black wool around the base of the crown. The shako body stands 7.25 inches high with a disk in the crown that meas.… (2023-280). Learn More »

INDIAN WAR KEPI WITH CROSSED RIFLES AND NEW HAMPSHIRE BUTTONS

INDIAN WAR KEPI WITH CROSSED RIFLES AND NEW HAMPSHIRE BUTTONS

Nice looking Indian War era kepi made by Bent & Bush of Boston. The blue wool body is in very nice condition with only four small, scattered moth bites. Front of the crown has embroidered crossed… (1204-14). Learn More »

WONDERFUL, ORIGINAL CONDITION NEW YORK MAKER MARKED CIRCA 1820-1830'S ARTILLERY OR RIFLE OFFICER'S CHAPEAU DE BRAS

WONDERFUL, ORIGINAL CONDITION NEW YORK MAKER MARKED CIRCA 1820-1830'S ARTILLERY OR RIFLE OFFICER'S CHAPEAU DE BRAS

This remarkable article of United States Army headgear is an early period, black felt hat that was referred to as a 'bicorn' or 'chapeau de bras'. Like most American uniforms of that period, this hat… (413-01). Learn More »

$2,450.00
Originally $3,950.00

VERY NICE REPRODUCTION US “TOMBSTONE” PATTERN SHAKO

VERY NICE REPRODUCTION US “TOMBSTONE” PATTERN SHAKO

Cap is made entirely of black leather. The front portion has the “tombstone” shaped panel that his higher than the rest of the cap. Sewn to the front is a reproduction stamped brass shako plate… (772-51). Learn More »

MISSOURI CONFEDERATE FROCK COAT, SASH, CS SWORD BELT, AND HOLSTER, OF MAJOR WILLIAM F. HAINES, WITH FAMILY ARCHIVE OF PHOTOS & PAPERS: SHILOH, VICKSBURG, AND NEGOTIATIONS WITH SHERMAN FOR SURRENDER OF GEN. L.S. BAKER’S COMMAND IN APRIL 1865

MISSOURI CONFEDERATE FROCK COAT, SASH, CS SWORD BELT, AND HOLSTER, OF MAJOR WILLIAM F. HAINES, WITH FAMILY ARCHIVE OF PHOTOS & PAPERS: SHILOH, VICKSBURG, AND NEGOTIATIONS WITH SHERMAN FOR SURRENDER OF GEN. L.S. BAKER’S COMMAND IN APRIL 1865

This beautiful, identified Confederate major’s coat, sash, sword belt, sash, and holster, once in the Texas Civil War Museum, comes with two brown ink notes that were pinned to it, one reading:… (1179-277). 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 »

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 »

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 »

CIVIL WAR PRIVATELY PURCHASED FORAGE CAP WITH 23rd CORPS BADGE

CIVIL WAR PRIVATELY PURCHASED FORAGE CAP WITH 23rd CORPS BADGE

This is a very good example of an original Civil War, Union army, privately purchased, or commercial, forage cap. These were typically worn by officers, who had to purchase their own uniforms and… (1052-162). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR COMMERCIAL FORAGE CAP WITH MAINE BUTTONS AND ASSOCIATED INSIGNIA

CIVIL WAR COMMERCIAL FORAGE CAP WITH MAINE BUTTONS AND ASSOCIATED INSIGNIA

Commercial caps were simply those purchased privately rather the issued by the government. They might more or less closely follow contract patterns with the purchaser able to suit his taste and… (1052-139). Learn More »

SCARCE S.D. WALTON & Co. CIVIL WAR US ARMY CONTRACT FORAGE CAP

SCARCE S.D. WALTON & Co. CIVIL WAR US ARMY CONTRACT FORAGE CAP

Samuel D. Walton of Philadelphia had significant government contracts for forage caps, but we don’t see many of his products, or ones still bearing his label at least, perhaps in large part since… (1052-201). 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 »

$1,350.00
Originally $1,500.00

CIVIL WAR BUMMER OR FORAGE CAP WITH NINTH CORPS BADGE

CIVIL WAR BUMMER OR FORAGE CAP WITH NINTH CORPS BADGE

This is an excellent example of an original Civil War Union army regulation Model 1858 Forage Cap with a Ninth Corps badge on top, displaying the cross cannon and fouled anchor reflecting the origins… (1052-143). Learn More »

MCDOWELL PATTERN FORAGE CAP WITH FOURTH ARMY CORPS BADGE

MCDOWELL PATTERN FORAGE CAP WITH FOURTH ARMY CORPS BADGE

This is a great example of the “McDowell” style cap popularized early in the war by General Irwin McDowell (1818-1835,) who was perhaps a bit more inspiring in haberdashery than generalship. The… (1052-146). 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 »

McDOWELL PATTERN ARTILLERY OFFICER’S FORAGE CAP

McDOWELL PATTERN ARTILLERY OFFICER’S FORAGE CAP

Popularized by General McDowell, this pattern of forage was characterized by its tall body and its curved, downturned visor.  The cap is 5 ½” tall; the interior opening measures 7 ¾” in length… (33-269). Learn More »

WONDERFUL CONDITION ORIGINAL CONFEDERATE-MANUFACTURED KEPI FOR A DRUMMER BOY OR CHILD

WONDERFUL CONDITION ORIGINAL CONFEDERATE-MANUFACTURED KEPI FOR A DRUMMER BOY OR CHILD

This article of uniform clothing is an original, Civil War example of headgear manufactured in the Confederacy and presented here in wonderful, original intact condition. The period artifact is a… (526-68). Learn More »

$6,500.00
Originally $8,500.00

WORLD WAR ONE ERA SEAL FUR HAT

WORLD WAR ONE ERA SEAL FUR HAT

This seal fur hat is in excellent condition. The fur is 100% throughout the exterior with no signs of any shedding or damage of any kind. The front has a fold-down visor and the sides can fold down to… (346-06). Learn More »


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RARE M1840 U.S. ARTILLERY OFFICER’S SABER MADE BY AMES BUT ETCHED AND RETAILED BY SCHUYLER, HARTLEY AND GRAHAM: THE ONE IN THE BOOK!

This is an extremely rare M1840 U.S. artillery officer’s saber made by Ames but etched and retailed by Schuyler, Hartley and Graham. Thillmann knew only of this one example, and until it was found it was unclear if Schuyler, Hartley and Graham… (870-637). Learn More »

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