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CIVIL WAR COMMERCIAL FORAGE CAP WITH EARLY FORM 6th CORPS BADGE

CIVIL WAR COMMERCIAL FORAGE CAP WITH EARLY FORM 6th CORPS BADGE

This original Civil War forage cap with its 6th Corps badge surfaced in 1958 in Johnstown, Fulton County, New York. The cap itself is a commercial version of the army issue forage cap, but of much… (1052-101). Learn More »

ITALIAN CABASSET SEIGE WEIGHT HELMET, C. 1620

ITALIAN CABASSET SEIGE WEIGHT HELMET, C. 1620

This helmet is known as a cabasset, a type worn by infantry and light cavalry from the mid-sixteenth century through the seventeenth century all over Europe and by the Spanish in the Americas. This… (1164-15). Learn More »

US ENLISTED MAN’S PATTERN 1895 FORAGE CAP WITH INSIGNIA

US ENLISTED MAN’S PATTERN 1895 FORAGE CAP WITH INSIGNIA

Cap is made of dark blue wool with a straight round body approx. 2.75 inches high and a straight flat-topped crown approx. 6.50 inches wide. Each side of the crown has two vent holes approx. 2.00… (1022-44). Learn More »

$200.00
ON HOLD

US ENLISTED MAN’S PATTERN 1895 FORAGE CAP WITH INSIGNIA

US ENLISTED MAN’S PATTERN 1895 FORAGE CAP WITH INSIGNIA

Cap is made of dark blue wool with a straight round body approx. 2.75 inches high and a straight flat-topped crown approx. 6.50 inches wide. Each side of the crown has two vent holes approx. 2.00… (1137-27). Learn More »

$125.00
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BEAUTIFUL MOGHUL INDIAN HELMET (“TOP”) AND MATCHING SHIELD (“SIPAR”),  18TH – EARLY 19TH CENTURY

BEAUTIFUL MOGHUL INDIAN HELMET (“TOP”) AND MATCHING SHIELD (“SIPAR”), 18TH – EARLY 19TH CENTURY

Fluted steel helmet of expert armourer's craftsmanship, skull decorated with intricate and fine quality designs in silver and gold koftgari. The finely executed Arabic gold inscriptions around the… (88-85). Learn More »

LINER FOR THE US M-1 MODEL HELMET

LINER FOR THE US M-1 MODEL HELMET

Korean War CAPAC/Westinghouse liner. The liner shell appears in good condition with the harness intact. The triangular washers for the harness have surface rust and the rivets have green… (873-52). Learn More »

$50.00
Originally $75.00

G.A.R. VETERAN’S HAT

G.A.R. VETERAN’S HAT

This is a nice example of a G.A.R. veteran’s hat with bound brim and low crown, likely dating to the twilight years of the organization. The black color is still very good and the edge binding and… (573-169). Learn More »

$395.00
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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 »

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 »

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

1851 PATTERN SHAKO FOR OHIO STATE ARTILLERY

1851 PATTERN SHAKO FOR OHIO STATE ARTILLERY

Pattern 1851 shakos are sporadically encountered but it is not often that one like this comes up for sale. This particular shako is for a State of Ohio artillery unit. The shako is of the usual… (161-08). Learn More »

$7,950.00
Originally $9,500.00

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 »

C1859-60 ENGINEER’S SHAKO IDENTIFIED TO S. FRICK, 11TH REGIMENT

C1859-60 ENGINEER’S SHAKO IDENTIFIED TO S. FRICK, 11TH REGIMENT

The label pasted to the underside of the shako reads, “F. DEEC(KEN) MANUFACTURER & DEALER IN MILITARY GOODS No. 243 BOWERY” gives us an exact date of 1859-60 according to the Directory of… (33-272). 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

M1889 SPANISH AMERICAN WAR ERA CAMPAIGN HAT

M1889 SPANISH AMERICAN WAR ERA CAMPAIGN HAT

Ca. 1898-1900 Regulation "Snowflake" side vents, with standard three rows of stitching around outer brim. Also has the standard one inch brown ribbon with left side bow, with non-regulation stamp… (169-110). Learn More »

$1,650.00
Originally $2,250.00

RED ARTILLERY AGAULETTE FOR THE 1870’S AND 1880’S DRESS SPIKED HELMET

RED ARTILLERY AGAULETTE FOR THE 1870’S AND 1880’S DRESS SPIKED HELMET

Aiguillette is made of worsted red wool and is meant for use with the enlisted man’s spiked artillery helmet of either the 1872 or 1881 pattern. Item is slightly worn and has some light surface… (M25533). Learn More »

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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VIRGINIA BELT BUCKLE

Face of brass plate has the state seal of Virginia in great detail with a nice rich green patina. High areas still retain original gilt. Slight verdigris is present on some areas. Plate measures 2” x 2 ¾”.  Reverse with saudered hooks is… (215-16). Learn More »

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