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DE-NAZIFIED WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN SINGLE DECAL MODEL 1935 ARMY HELMET

DE-NAZIFIED WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN SINGLE DECAL MODEL 1935 ARMY HELMET

Helmet is the Model 1935 with rolled edge and rivet type air vents. Helmet is painted dark green over an earlier apple green. The left side has a painted over Army decal. The exterior dark green paint… (1176-18). Learn More »

$475.00
ON HOLD

CIRCA 1835 US DIPLOMAT’S COAT

CIRCA 1835 US DIPLOMAT’S COAT

This is a colorful, elegant, and very high-grade cut-away tail coat in excellent condition with no mothing whatsoever and just one small tear under one arm. The coat is single breasted, fitted with… (622-410). Learn More »

$3,825.00
Originally $4,250.00

PRE-1875 INDIAN WARS 8th INFANTRY OFFICER’S CAP

PRE-1875 INDIAN WARS 8th INFANTRY OFFICER’S CAP

This Model 1872 officer’s cap has a larger size bullion embroidered infantry officer’s cap badge applied to the front, with the hunting horn in gold and the numeral “8” in silver. The use of… (1230-01). Learn More »

$895.00
ON HOLD

CIVIL WAR CARTRIDGE BOX TABS FROM FORT PEMBINA, ND

CIVIL WAR CARTRIDGE BOX TABS FROM FORT PEMBINA, ND

Fort Pembina was established in 1870 and initially garrisoned by two companies of the 20th US. It remained in service until 1895. As was typical of the early Indian War army, the troops were equipped… (1052-477). Learn More »

KEPI OR DRESS HAT STIFFENER FROM FORT PEMBINA

KEPI OR DRESS HAT STIFFENER FROM FORT PEMBINA

This leather disk seems to be the stiffener from inside the top of a hat, either a kepi or dress hat. It is circular and folded over on one side, black in color with gray and white stains, and comes… (1052-476). Learn More »

SCARCE CIVIL WAR PONCHO OR “GUM BLANKET” FRAGMENT

SCARCE CIVIL WAR PONCHO OR “GUM BLANKET” FRAGMENT

This scarce fragment comes from either a poncho or blanket (often referred to as “rubberized,” “gum,” or “painted” blankets.) The significant difference being the presence of slit for the… (1052-627). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR-INDIAN WAR UNIFORM COAT LAPEL FROM FORT PEMBINA

CIVIL WAR-INDIAN WAR UNIFORM COAT LAPEL FROM FORT PEMBINA

This strip of cloth shows three buttonholes indicating it is from the lapel of a coat and the spacing suggests it is from an army fatigue blouse. This comes from excavations at Fort Pembina, a small… (1052-614). Learn More »

INDIAN WAR SOLDIER’S SOCK FROM FORT PEMBINA, ND

INDIAN WAR SOLDIER’S SOCK FROM FORT PEMBINA, ND

This appears to be the 1877 pattern army sock, which was medium gray in color, had white toes, and the weave of the heel running parallel with the leg and nearly at a right angle to the foot. We show… (1052-594). Learn More »

INDIAN WAR SOLDIER’S SOCK FROM FORT PEMBINA, ND

INDIAN WAR SOLDIER’S SOCK FROM FORT PEMBINA, ND

This comes from the excavations at Fort Pembina, ND, and appears to be the 1877 pattern army sock, which was medium gray in color, had white toes, and the weave of the heel running parallel with the… (1052-593). Learn More »

VEST OF MAJOR ROBERT LANE ELA 6th NEW HAMPSHIRE- TWICE WOUNDED

VEST OF MAJOR ROBERT LANE ELA 6th NEW HAMPSHIRE- TWICE WOUNDED

This vest belonged to Robert Lane Ela, who served during the war as Captain and Lieutenant in the 6th New Hampshire and was twice wounded in action, the last time while commanding the regiment in the… (490-6647). Learn More »

PAIR OF CIVIL WAR ENLISTED MAN’S BOOTS

PAIR OF CIVIL WAR ENLISTED MAN’S BOOTS

Pair of shin-high leather boots with soles and heels that are held by square headed tacks. Leather is in very nice used condition. The body of each boot is made of three pieces. The front piece runs… (490-6316). Learn More »

$495.00
ON HOLD

CONFEDERATE FIRST NATIONAL FLAG FROM ISLAND NUMBER TEN

CONFEDERATE FIRST NATIONAL FLAG FROM ISLAND NUMBER TEN

This Confederate First National flag has a tight provenance going back to 1935, and before that an oral history as a war souvenir brought back from Island Number Ten by James William McLaughlin, a… (1179-004). Learn More »

$35,000.00
Originally $40,000.00

SCARCE CIVIL WAR PONCHO OR “GUM BLANKET” FRAGMENT

SCARCE CIVIL WAR PONCHO OR “GUM BLANKET” FRAGMENT

Civil War period ponchos and rubber blankets are extremely scarce despite being widely used and valued by troops in the field. They were so useful at home as to be used up by veterans and their… (1052-629). Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

CIVIL WAR-INDIAN WAR UNIFORM COAT LAPEL FROM FORT PEMBINA

CIVIL WAR-INDIAN WAR UNIFORM COAT LAPEL FROM FORT PEMBINA

This strip of cloth with four closely spaced button holes is likely the remnant of an army dress coat discarded after its useful days were done at Fort Pembina, a small frontier garrison in North… (1052-613). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR-INDIAN WAR UNIFORM LAPEL FROM FORT PEMBINA

CIVIL WAR-INDIAN WAR UNIFORM LAPEL FROM FORT PEMBINA

This strip of cloth showing six buttonholes is likely the remnant of an army dress coat discarded after its useful days were done at Fort Pembina, a small frontier garrison in North Dakota, where wet,… (1052-612). Learn More »

FORT BUFORD INDIAN WAR ARMY CAMPAIGN SHOEHOE

FORT BUFORD INDIAN WAR ARMY CAMPAIGN SHOE

This is an excavated US Army campaign shoe from Fort Buford, North Dakota, found on private property with the owner’s permission. This qualifies as a fragmentary, study example, in poor condition… (1052-489). Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

FORT BUFORD INDIAN WAR ARMY CAMPAIGN SHOE

FORT BUFORD INDIAN WAR ARMY CAMPAIGN SHOE

This is an excavated US Army campaign shoe from Fort Buford, North Dakota, found on private property with the owner’s permission. The army went through a series of shoes and boots in the 1870s and… (1052-490). Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

VERY RARE RICHMOND CLOTHING BUREAU / RICHMOND DEPOT ARTILLERY ENLISTED MAN’S CAP

VERY RARE RICHMOND CLOTHING BUREAU / RICHMOND DEPOT ARTILLERY ENLISTED MAN’S CAP

Formerly in the collections of the Texas Civil War Museum, this Confederate artilleryman’s cap is discussed and illustrated as Figures 052a-c in Fred Adophus’s excellent article: “The… (1179-409). Learn More »

CAPTURED CONFEDERATE SECOND NATIONAL FLAG, UNUSUAL VARIATION WITH MADAUS LETTER, FROM A SOLDIER IN THE 59th NEW YORK

CAPTURED CONFEDERATE SECOND NATIONAL FLAG, UNUSUAL VARIATION WITH MADAUS LETTER, FROM A SOLDIER IN THE 59th NEW YORK

This 2nd National Confederate Flag was purchased in the 1980s by a well-respected Florida dealer/collector directly from descendants of the Union soldier who had kept it as a trophy. It comes with a… (1179-019). Learn More »

SCARCE INDIAN WAR SOLDIER’S MITTEN FROM FORT PEMBINA, ND

SCARCE INDIAN WAR SOLDIER’S MITTEN FROM FORT PEMBINA, ND

This comes from the excavations at Fort Pembina, occupied 1870-1895, where cold weather in winter months might well be a concern. The army began issuing mittens in 1873. Before that men were left to… (1052-585). Learn More »


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VERY SCARCE EARLY CIVIL WAR NEW YORK RECRUITING AND RENDEZVOUS BANNER FOR A COMPANY OF THE “NATIONAL GUARD ZOUAVES” CA. APRIL 1861

This colorful call for volunteers reads “HEAD-QUARTERS – OF – CAPT. GOTT’S / COMPANY / National Guard / ZOUAVES.” The lettering is done in black with red highlights and the last line. “ZOUAVES” is emphatically shadowed in pale green.… (1052-171). Learn More »

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