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1863 DATED WALKING STOCK IDENTIFIED TO MARYLAND GOVERNOR AUGUSTUS W. BRADFORD

1863 DATED WALKING STOCK IDENTIFIED TO MARYLAND GOVERNOR AUGUSTUS W. BRADFORD

Attractive wooden walking stick we believe to be made of ebony, with a gold knob at top. The walking stick meas. approx. 33.50 inches long. The bottom end is missing the finial but the top has a very… (766-1824) Learn More »

RELIC US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE FROM FT. HARRISON, RECOVERED BY BILL GAVIN

RELIC US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE FROM FT. HARRISON, RECOVERED BY BILL GAVIN

This Federal belt plate is of the regulation 1839 pattern. The brass accoutrement’s face shows a clear “US” despite some oxidation and dirt on the face. The brass face has a mixed brown and… (480-306) Learn More »

$350.00
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RELIC US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE FOUND AT CHANCELLORSVILLE, FROM PORTLAND, MAINE G.A.R. HALL

RELIC US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE FOUND AT CHANCELLORSVILLE, FROM PORTLAND, MAINE G.A.R. HALL

This Federal belt plate is of the regulation 1839 pattern and was recovered from Chancellorsville. The brass accoutrement’s face shows a clear “US” in the center. There is a nice dark patina on… (480-310) Learn More »

$495.00
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RELIC SMITH PATENT SHOULDER STRAP

RELIC SMITH PATENT SHOULDER STRAP

This is a single, excavated Smith Patent “triple border” shoulder strap. This style of shoulder strap was made using stamped brass, false embroidered borders to imitate bullion embroidery. These… (1184-262) Learn More »

1918 U.S. TRENCH KNIFE WITH SCABBARD

1918 U.S. TRENCH KNIFE WITH SCABBARD

An original, very nice World War I U.S. Model 1918 trench knife with original leather scabbard. This trench dagger has a single triangular shaped blade, blued, without any markings, this blade… (286-1121) Learn More »

$750.00
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ELEGANT REVOLUTIONARY WAR PERIOD CLAMSHELL DESIGN SPURS

ELEGANT REVOLUTIONARY WAR PERIOD CLAMSHELL DESIGN SPURS

This set of spurs likely dates to the 18th century: the side bars are simple and flat, but with rounded, raised panels on each end pierced for attachment rings for a short link belt that in turn holds… (490-3644) Learn More »

VERY NICE GERMAN LUFTWAFFE MAUSER KAR-98K SERVICE RIFLE

VERY NICE GERMAN LUFTWAFFE MAUSER KAR-98K SERVICE RIFLE

Excellent example of a very uncommon German Air Force standard issue 7.92mm Kar-98k service rifle made early in the war.  Principal markings include: “8559n” (serial number); “byf 41”… (2022-1696) Learn More »

LONDON MADE COLT 1849 POCKET MODEL

LONDON MADE COLT 1849 POCKET MODEL

Colt’s London operation made about 11,000 of the pocket models with an independent serial number range from 1853 to 1857. This one is serial numbered 718X and dates to the first year of production.… (490-3169) Learn More »

IMPORT MODEL 1852 NAVAL OFFICER’S SWORD & SCABBARD

IMPORT MODEL 1852 NAVAL OFFICER’S SWORD & SCABBARD

This Model 1852 Naval Officer’s sword, complete with original leather scabbard is in good-plus original condition. The blade was manufactured by Clauberg of Solingen and is so marked. Carried by… (2022-1095) Learn More »

CRIMEAN WAR CAMPAIGN MEDAL WITH SEBASTOPOL BAR IDENTIFIED TO ARTILLERYMAN IN THE 8TH COMPANY, 6TH BATTALION

CRIMEAN WAR CAMPAIGN MEDAL WITH SEBASTOPOL BAR IDENTIFIED TO ARTILLERYMAN IN THE 8TH COMPANY, 6TH BATTALION

Ribbon is powder blue with a yellow border on each side. Ribbon is folded over and taped down on the reverse. Ribbon is in excellent condition and looks to be original. Attached to the ribbon is an… (480-321) Learn More »

LEATHER CAVALRY CARBINE SLING

LEATHER CAVALRY CARBINE SLING

A solid example of the Cavalryman’s shoulder sling designed for use with weapons fitted with sling rings (musketoon, rifled carbine, and all of the patented breech-loading carbines). The sling was… (766-1833) Learn More »

GOOD FIRST EDITION COPY OF “REMEMBER YOU ARE JERSEYMEN!”

GOOD FIRST EDITION COPY OF “REMEMBER YOU ARE JERSEYMEN!”

Volume’s full title is “REMEMBER YOU ARE JERSEYMEN! A MILITARY HISTORY OF NEW JERSEY’S TROOPS IN THE CIVIL WAR” by Joseph G. Bilby and the late William C. Goble and published by Longstreet… (1180-10) Learn More »

$125.00
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FIRST EDITION COPY OF THE HISTORY OF THE 7TH NEW JERSEY

FIRST EDITION COPY OF THE HISTORY OF THE 7TH NEW JERSEY

Volume’s full title is “GIVE IT TO THEM, JERSEY BLUES: A HISTORY OF THE 7TH REGIMENT, NEW JERSEY VETERAN VOLUNTEERS IN THE CIVIL WAR” by John Hayward and published by Longstreet House of… (1180-08) Learn More »

$25.00
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ORIGINAL COPY OF THE HISTORY OF THE 49TH NEW YORK INFANTRY

ORIGINAL COPY OF THE HISTORY OF THE 49TH NEW YORK INFANTRY

The full title of this volume is “HISTORY OF THE FORTY-NINTH NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS” by Frederick David Bidwell. This volume was published in Albany, New York in 1916. Volume is hardcover and meas.… (1180-12) Learn More »

MAKER & INSPECTOR MARKED PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM CHANCELLORSVILLE

MAKER & INSPECTOR MARKED PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM CHANCELLORSVILLE

Item is in good condition. Brass face with typical eagle stamping. Very good detail remaining with nice dark brown patina. Back has 98% lead fill with scattered pitting. Both wire loops have rusted… (490-3891) Learn More »

$225.00
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PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM CHANCELLORSVILLE

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM CHANCELLORSVILLE

Item is in good condition. Brass face with typical eagle stamping. Very good detail remaining with nice dark brown patina. Back has 95% lead fill with scattered pitting. Both wire loops have rusted… (490-3892) Learn More »

$165.00
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RELIC – COMPANY LETTER “D”

RELIC – COMPANY LETTER “D”

This is an excavated brass Company letter “D”, recovered near Orange, Virginia. Full face with no bends or cracks. No loops on the back. Nice even “dug” patina.  [jet]… (1184-276) Learn More »

$35.00
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RELIC – COMPANY LETTER “B”

RELIC – COMPANY LETTER “B”

This is an excavated brass Company letter “B”, recovered near Orange, Virginia. Full face with no bends or cracks. Has light edge wear and there is no loop on the back. Nice even “dug”… (1184-275) Learn More »

$35.00
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RELIC – COMPANY LETTER “F”

RELIC – COMPANY LETTER “F”

This is an excavated brass Company letter “F”, recovered near Orange, Virginia. Full face with no bends or cracks. No loop on the back. Nice even “dug” patina.  [jet]… (1184-274) Learn More »

$35.00
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INFANTRY “HUNTING HORN” KEPI INSIGNIA EXCAVATED NEAR FREDERICKSBURG

INFANTRY “HUNTING HORN” KEPI INSIGNIA EXCAVATED NEAR FREDERICKSBURG

Brass, enlistedman’s style infantry hat insignia. Looped hunting horn in relic condition with dark, dirt-covered patina.  In two pieces, but in fair displayable condition. Small piece at bottom is… (2022-1396) Learn More »

$67.50
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BRASS 11TH CORPS BADGE RECOVERED NEAR ORANGE, VA

BRASS 11TH CORPS BADGE RECOVERED NEAR ORANGE, VA

Offered here is a heavy brass 11th corps badge (crescent moon shape) recovered near Orange, Virginia. Brass has a smooth dark patina overall. There are two spots on the back where pins or wires were… (1184-284) Learn More »

EARLY “CHEESE BOX” STYLE CANTEEN WITH PAINTED US/MS

EARLY “CHEESE BOX” STYLE CANTEEN WITH PAINTED US/MS

Wood drum canteen meas. approx. 7.25 inches across by 2.75 inches wide. Small hole has no spout or stopper and the three sling keepers are made of leather and tacked in place. The surface of the wood… (160-34) Learn More »

$695.00
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RELIC STATE OF NEW YORK “SNY” BELT PLATE

RELIC STATE OF NEW YORK “SNY” BELT PLATE

This is a nice excavated SNY belt plate. Pattern 1839 belt buckle with puppy-paw hooks. Beautiful brown face with the letters “SNY” in the center. Light wear over face with smooth chocolate brown… (2022-1554) Learn More »

RELIC U.S. CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM CHANCELLORSVILLE

RELIC U.S. CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM CHANCELLORSVILLE

This excavated Pattern 1839 oval US cartridge box plate has a beautiful smooth and even dark brown patina. The brass face has a central “US”, with one small dent under the “U” and one even… (490-3893) Learn More »

FIRED BORMANN FUSE FROM CHANCELLORSVILLE

FIRED BORMANN FUSE FROM CHANCELLORSVILLE

Zinc fuse from Bormann artillery shell. “Punched” at about the 4 second mark and with the underside blown out. Threads remain and much of the raised numbers and lines are intact. Only minor chips… (490-3898) Learn More »

$45.00
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FROCK COAT AND LINEN TROUSERS - MAJOR ZABDIEL B. ADAMS; 7TH, 32ND & 56TH MASSACHUSETTS

FROCK COAT AND LINEN TROUSERS - MAJOR ZABDIEL B. ADAMS; 7TH, 32ND & 56TH MASSACHUSETTS

This uniform group consisting of a double-breasted frock coat and white linen trousers is attributed to Major Zabdiel B. Adams of the 7th, 32nd and 56th Massachusetts Infantry; we do not have… (1179-278) Learn More »

$4,750.00
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3 LB KETCHUM GRENADE MOUNTED ON WOOD BY BANNERMAN

3 LB KETCHUM GRENADE MOUNTED ON WOOD BY BANNERMAN

This 3-lb Ketchum grenade is in nice condition. The body and plunger are very clean. Wood shaft is complete but only two of the three fins are present and these are loose. Both fins are original and… (480-296) Learn More »

WONDERFUL HANDMADE LEAD TEXAS OR MISSISSIPPI STAR DEVICE

WONDERFUL HANDMADE LEAD TEXAS OR MISSISSIPPI STAR DEVICE

This device is made of lead and has a perfect white and light tan patina. It is a five-point star with lead loop on back. Item measures approximately 1.75” across. A small piece of leather remains… (1184-287) Learn More »

GETTYSBURG KATALYSINE WATER BOTTLE

GETTYSBURG KATALYSINE WATER BOTTLE

This is a dark emerald green mineral water bottle with embossing. The embossing is in a circle that reads "Gettysburg Katalysine Water." Bottle stands 10” tall, while base measures 4” in diameter,… (635-513) Learn More »

$195.00
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MODEL 1840 CAVALRY SABER WITH SCABBARD BY CHARLES HAMMOND

MODEL 1840 CAVALRY SABER WITH SCABBARD BY CHARLES HAMMOND

This heavy cavalry saber, commonly referred to as Model 1840 wrist breaker was one of the military sabers used by U.S. mounted forces before and during the Civil War. Made by the Charles Hammond firm… (1179-046) Learn More »

US MODEL 1842 MUSKET BAYONET

US MODEL 1842 MUSKET BAYONET

This bayonet model can be fitted to a M1842 percussion musket.  The face flute and down the entirety of the blade is bright with scattered patches of discoloration.  The back has dark patches of… (490-2738) Learn More »

RELIC BULLET SCREW WITH CONFEDERATE GARDNER BULLET STILL ATTACHED

RELIC BULLET SCREW WITH CONFEDERATE GARDNER BULLET STILL ATTACHED

This excavated relic is a “pulled” .58 caliber Confederate Gardner bullet with the iron ball screw still embedded in the nose of the bullet. The ball screw is designed for the 1841 Mississippi… (1184-343) Learn More »

$97.50
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U.S. 3-INCH SCHENKL PERCUSSION FUSE

U.S. 3-INCH SCHENKL PERCUSSION FUSE

Excavated brass fuse in very good condition. Brass fuse has perfect green patina and some surface dirt remaining.  Fuse was fired and there is a ding on one side of the top flange. Anvil on top is… (1184-336) Learn More »

$45.00
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BEAUTIFUL “RELIC” PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

BEAUTIFUL “RELIC” PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

This is an excavated “eagle” plate for the shoulder strap of the infantry cartridge box. Brass face has a perfect dark brown patina. All details of the eagle display very well. The plate’s… (2022-1407) Learn More »

RELIC U.S. CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM FREDERICKSBURG

RELIC U.S. CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM FREDERICKSBURG

This excavated Pattern 1839 oval US cartridge box plate has a dirt-covered, dark patina. The brass face is smooth with a central “US”. This would likely benefit from a little cleaning. The… (2022-1399) Learn More »

$165.00
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COMPLETE MODEL 1855 RIFLEMAN’S BUCKLE RECOVERED NEAR FREDERICKSBURG

COMPLETE MODEL 1855 RIFLEMAN’S BUCKLE RECOVERED NEAR FREDERICKSBURG

Excavated rifleman’s buckle.  Found together with all four pieces.  The model 1855 rifleman’s buckle consists of a two-piece brass buckle and two brass belt slides. These slides have holes on… (2022-1339) Learn More »

6th MICHIGAN CAVALRY ID’D CAPTAIN’S FATIGUE BLOUSE: CAPT. WILLIAM HYSER, MICHIGAN CAVALRY BRIGADE

6th MICHIGAN CAVALRY ID’D CAPTAIN’S FATIGUE BLOUSE: CAPT. WILLIAM HYSER, MICHIGAN CAVALRY BRIGADE

Formerly in the collections of the Texas Civil War Museum, this wonderful Civil War officer’s fatigue coat belonged to Captain William Hyser, who served twice as a Captain in the 6th Michigan… (1179-170) Learn More »

RARE S. ISAAC, CAMPBELL & CO. KNAPSACK

RARE S. ISAAC, CAMPBELL & CO. KNAPSACK

This is a rare Civil War period English-made knapsack produced by the firm S. Isaac, Campbell & Company of London. It is constructed of white canvas, painted black on the exterior surfaces. There… (1179-315) Learn More »

IDENTIFIED CANTEL PATENT CANTEEN: 19th CONNECTICUT INFANTRY, 2nd CT HEAVY ARTILLERY, HEAVY ACTION IN 1864!

IDENTIFIED CANTEL PATENT CANTEEN: 19th CONNECTICUT INFANTRY, 2nd CT HEAVY ARTILLERY, HEAVY ACTION IN 1864!

This scarce Civil War Cantel patent canteen has a wonderful period painted identification in cream colored white paint reading “OLIVER P. LOOMIS / 19th / Reg. C.V.” on the upper front bordered by… (480-295) Learn More »

$1,950.00
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VERY FINE MODEL 1863, TYPE II, RIFLED MUSKET, DATED 1864

VERY FINE MODEL 1863, TYPE II, RIFLED MUSKET, DATED 1864

This original Civil War long arm is complete and in very fine condition, "Springfield" Model 1863, Type 2, .58 caliber, percussion muzzleloader. The rifle-musket was a government arsenal product… (218-595) Learn More »

ORIGINAL COPY OF THE HISTORY OF THE 1ST NEW YORK DRAGOONS

ORIGINAL COPY OF THE HISTORY OF THE 1ST NEW YORK DRAGOONS

The full title of this volume is “REGIMENTAL HISTORY OF THE FIRST NEW YORK DRAGOONS (ORIGINALLY THE 130 N. Y. INFANTRY) DURING THREE YEARS OF ACTIVE SERVICE IN THE GREAT CIVIL WAR” by Rev. J. R.… (1180-04) Learn More »

REPRODUCTION COPY OF THE HISTORY OF THE 13th NEW JERSEY VOLUNTEERS

REPRODUCTION COPY OF THE HISTORY OF THE 13th NEW JERSEY VOLUNTEERS

The full title of this volume is “REMINISCENCES OF THE WAR, COMPRISING A DETAILED ACCOUNT OF THE EXPERIENCES OF THE THIRTEENTH NEW JERSEY VOLUNTEERS IN CAMP, ON THE MARCH, AND IN BATTLE WITH… (1180-07) Learn More »

REPRODUCTION COPY OF THE HISTORY OF THE 1ST MARYLAND VOLUNTEERS US

REPRODUCTION COPY OF THE HISTORY OF THE 1ST MARYLAND VOLUNTEERS US

The full title of this volume is “HISTORICAL RECORD OF THE FIRST REGIMENT MARYLAND INFANTRY WITH AN APPENDIX CONTAINING A REGISTER OF THE OFFICERS AND ENLISTED MEN, BIOGRAPHIES OF DECEASED OFFICERS… (1180-06) Learn More »

$30.00
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RELIC 6TH NORTH CAROLINA INFANTRY BELT PLATE

RELIC 6TH NORTH CAROLINA INFANTRY BELT PLATE

This face of this rare, oval brass waist belt plate is stamped, “6TH INF NC. S.T.” This belt plate was recovered from a fire pit in a camp site near Fredericksburg. The plate was burned and… (2022-1344) Learn More »

RARE AND DESIREABLE AMES MODEL 1860 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER EX- KEVIN HOFFMAN

RARE AND DESIREABLE AMES MODEL 1860 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER EX- KEVIN HOFFMAN

Thillmann notes that Ames Model 1860 cavalry officer’s sabers are among the hardest to find of Ames’ post-1840 sabers, calling them “very rare,” “desirable in any condition,” and “a… (870-120) Learn More »

UNIFORM GROUP IDENTIFIED TO LIEUTENANT-COLONEL ADDISON W. PRESTON, 1ST VERMONT CAVALRY WHO TOOK PART IN FARNSWORTH’S CHARGE AT GETTYSBURG AND WAS LATER KILLED IN ACTION AT HAWE’S SHOP IN 1864

UNIFORM GROUP IDENTIFIED TO LIEUTENANT-COLONEL ADDISON W. PRESTON, 1ST VERMONT CAVALRY WHO TOOK PART IN FARNSWORTH’S CHARGE AT GETTYSBURG AND WAS LATER KILLED IN ACTION AT HAWE’S SHOP IN 1864

This group consists of several uniform pieces and an import Model 1860 officer’s cavalry saber, all in excellent condition and identified to Lieutenant Colonel A. W. Preston of the famous 1st… (1179-294) Learn More »

CDV OF CORNELIA TALLIFERRO, NURSE WITH LITTLE "JACK" MOSBY

CDV OF CORNELIA TALLIFERRO, NURSE WITH LITTLE "JACK" MOSBY

This is a carte de visite of "Miss Cornelia Talliferro, Mrs. Jack Mosby's Nurse with little Jack Mosby." Seated portrait with woman holding young child in her lap. Image is clear with good contrast.… (1138-1248) Learn More »

CDV OF UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE OFFICER

CDV OF UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE OFFICER

This is a carte de visite (CDV) of an unidentified Confederate officer. Bust view wearing double breasted frock; no collar insignia visible. Image is clear but slightly light in contrast. Elaborate… (1138-1131) Learn More »

TINTYPE (IN CDV MOUNT) OF UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE, FROM MOSBY ALBUM

TINTYPE (IN CDV MOUNT) OF UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE, FROM MOSBY ALBUM

This is a tintype photo mounted in a fancy carte de visite mount. Soldier is in uniform wearing a single-breasted military coat with three-piece buttons. Image is clear but slightly dark. Mount… (1138-1251) Learn More »

CDV OF JAMES J. THOMPSON, 51ST VIRGINIA INFANTRY – STAUNTON, VA. BACKMARK

CDV OF JAMES J. THOMPSON, 51ST VIRGINIA INFANTRY – STAUNTON, VA. BACKMARK

This is a Carte de visite of Thompson. Bust view with only a slight view of his vest and overcoat. Image is clear with good contrast. Mount is untrimmed and in good overall condition. Photographer’s… (1138-909) Learn More »

CDV & LETTER IDENTIFIED TO 19TH MAINE OFFICER WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG, HIGH BRIDGE & APPOMATTOX

CDV & LETTER IDENTIFIED TO 19TH MAINE OFFICER WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG, HIGH BRIDGE & APPOMATTOX

Image is a full standing view of Lieutenant Charles P. Garland of Company H, 19th Maine Infantry. Garland is posed leaning on the back of a chair with one hand resting on his hip with his legs… (2022-367) Learn More »

CDV OF J.P.S. WINDER, COBB'S LEGION, GEORGIA CAVALRY

CDV OF J.P.S. WINDER, COBB'S LEGION, GEORGIA CAVALRY

Engraving of bust view of a Winder in uniform. He wears a double-breasted frock with captain's collar insignia. The image is clear with very good contrast. CDV mount has ink identification along lower… (1138-594) Learn More »

COMPANY GRADE OFFICER WITH EAGLE HEAD SWORD

COMPANY GRADE OFFICER WITH EAGLE HEAD SWORD

Image is believed to be of a South Carolina officer but there is no photographer’s imprint and any details on his buttons cannot be discerned. Image is from the collection of the late William A.… (1138-843) Learn More »

POST WAR IMAGE OF A SOUTH CAROLINA MILITIA SOLDIER HOLDING MODEL1840 LIGHT ARTILLERY SABER

POST WAR IMAGE OF A SOUTH CAROLINA MILITIA SOLDIER HOLDING MODEL1840 LIGHT ARTILLERY SABER

CDV is a three-quarter seated view of a young militiaman seated and holding a US Model 1840 Light Cavalry saber in his lap. He wears a triple breasted shell jacket with matching trouser. With a loop… (1138-837) Learn More »

CDV OF CONFEDERATE STAFF OFFICER WILLIAM N. WORTHINGTON BY BRADY

CDV OF CONFEDERATE STAFF OFFICER WILLIAM N. WORTHINGTON BY BRADY

Bust image shows Worthington in civilian clothes. He wears a dark jacket and vest with a white shirt and tie. Contrast and clarity are excellent. Mount and paper have light surface dirt and a small… (1138-923) Learn More »

CDV OF SOUTH CAROLINA STAFF OFFICER CAPTAIN ROBERT M. SIMS – CARRIED SURRENDER FLAG AT APPOMATTOX

CDV OF SOUTH CAROLINA STAFF OFFICER CAPTAIN ROBERT M. SIMS – CARRIED SURRENDER FLAG AT APPOMATTOX

Post-war CDV view of Robert M. Sims of South Carolina wearing a light civilian suit. Image is from the waist up. Contrast is a bit light but the clarity is good. The paper and card are also good with… (1138-859) Learn More »

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE – OUTDOOR VIEW OF NEW HAMPSHIRE FAMILIES IN WAGONS

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE – OUTDOOR VIEW OF NEW HAMPSHIRE FAMILIES IN WAGONS

This is a cased quarter-plate tintype showing several groups of civilians (families?) in their wagons while on an outing. Horizontal format. Good detail visible in center, with image going dark at… (37-412) Learn More »

$175.00
Originally $295.00
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PAIR OF MODEL 1851 INFANTRY EPAULETTES

PAIR OF MODEL 1851 INFANTRY EPAULETTES

Blue wool Infantryman’s epaulettes with wool tassels for an enlisted man and musicians. Both are in excellent condition though the color of the wool has faded some. The bodies are covered in light… (37-388) Learn More »

$190.00
Originally $295.00

PAIR OF REGULATION 1851 BUFF EPAULETTES - HORSTMAN MARKED

PAIR OF REGULATION 1851 BUFF EPAULETTES - HORSTMAN 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… (37-386) Learn More »

$350.00
Originally $550.00

LARGE ARMY MEDICAL MUSEUM PHOTOGRAPH OF EXCISED HUMERI FROM NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY SOLDIERS

LARGE ARMY MEDICAL MUSEUM PHOTOGRAPH OF EXCISED HUMERI FROM NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY SOLDIERS

Image is mounted on a heavy stock paper that meas. approx. 11.00 x 14.00 inches. The view itself meas. approx. 7.50 x 9.75 inches and shows three humeri removed from wounded soldiers. The bones are… (37-303) Learn More »

$350.00
Originally $450.00
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CIVIL WAR POLITICAL HUMOR - ANTI-COPPERHEAD SATIRE "THE NEW GOSPEL OF PEACE, ACCORDING TO ST. BENJAMIN. BOOK SECOND"

CIVIL WAR POLITICAL HUMOR - ANTI-COPPERHEAD SATIRE "THE NEW GOSPEL OF PEACE, ACCORDING TO ST. BENJAMIN. BOOK SECOND"

ANTI-COPPERHEAD SATIRE "THE NEW GOSPEL OF PEACE, ACCORDING TO ST. BENJAMIN. BOOK SECOND" (37-143) Learn More »

$95.00
Originally $200.00
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CASED CAPTAIN OF MEDICAL SERVICE EPAULETTES WITH JAPANNED CASE

CASED CAPTAIN OF MEDICAL SERVICE EPAULETTES WITH JAPANNED CASE

Pair of Medical Service epaulettes with tinned carrying case. Body of each epaulette is made of gold cloth material outlined in bright gold bullion. Anchor buttons are General Service Eagle buttons.… (160-36) Learn More »

$2,250.00
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SCARCE MILITIA TWO-PIECE BELT PLATE Ca.1855-1860

SCARCE MILITIA TWO-PIECE BELT PLATE Ca.1855-1860

This is identical to O’Donnell and Campbell Plate 296. A few are known, all showing signs of having been cast about 1855-1860 from mold made from a common original dating to the 1840s. All have a… (1184-140) Learn More »

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA FASCINE KNIFE DUG NEAR CROWN POINT, NEW YORK

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA FASCINE KNIFE DUG NEAR CROWN POINT, NEW YORK

Item is the heavy hand forged iron head of a fascine knife along with its hand forged socket. The blade meas. approx. 6.00 inches long x 3.00 inches at its widest. Socket is 4.50 inches long. The true… (160-38) Learn More »

$250.00
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EXCAVATED MARTINGALE HEART

EXCAVATED MARTINGALE HEART

Martingale hearts are an interesting subcategory of military plates. O’Donnell and Campbell illustrate a variety dating from about 1812 to 1900 as Plates 419 to 438 in American Military Belt Plates.… (1184-138) Learn More »

BACON NAVY MODEL REVOLVER

BACON NAVY MODEL REVOLVER

Revolver was produced by the Bacon Manufacturing Company of Norwich, Connecticut during the early 1860’s. An estimated 900 were made. Weapon is a six-shot, .38 rimfire with a 7.50 inch octagon… (160-35) Learn More »

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S SWORD BELT WITH PATTERN 1851 BUCKLE

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S SWORD BELT WITH PATTERN 1851 BUCKLE

This is an officer’s sword belt in good condition. Belt is constructed of folded leather that is stitched. Tooled edge on belt. Belt leather measures approximately 34” long overall x 1 ¾” wide.… (480-284) Learn More »

$400.00
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COOK RIFLE

COOK RIFLE

This Cook & Brother New Orleans 2 band rifle is in "gun collector" condition; that is spectacular! Once in the famous collection of Dr. Edgar V. Howell Jr. of Atlanta Georgia it has for 10 years… (88-144) Learn More »

$39,950.00
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US/CS CAVALRY SPURS

US/CS CAVALRY SPURS

Offered here is a matched pair of spurs similar in design to the U.S. Model 1859 brass spur. This style has no groove inside and a squared-off neck. Each marked “11” on the inside. Both iron… (480-285) Learn More »

SKIN ONLY OF A US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE CARTRIDGE BOX BREAST PLATE DUG AT FREDERICKSBURG

SKIN ONLY OF A US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE CARTRIDGE BOX BREAST PLATE DUG AT FREDERICKSBURG

The face is slightly discolored from ground action leaving a mix of dark and light patina. The darker portion is along the bottom half of the eagle. The surface of the plate has a light waviness to it… (2022-1410) Learn More »

RELIC MODEL 1855 LOCKPLATE, DATED 1859

RELIC MODEL 1855 LOCKPLATE, DATED 1859

Excavated iron lockplate from a Model 1855 rifle musket.  Lockplate and hammer. All components, except the mainspring, remain on the back side of the lockplate. Hump back style plate featuring cutout… (1184-87) Learn More »

RELIC SINGLE-SHOT BELGIAN BOOT PISTOL

RELIC SINGLE-SHOT BELGIAN BOOT PISTOL

Offered here is the excavated barrel and trigger from a Belgian-made percussion pistol. The piece is iron and measures about 6” long overall. The 3” long octagonal barrel is .45 caliber. A… (1184-88) Learn More »

RELIC ALLEN & WHEELOCK BAR-HAMMER SINGLE-SHOT PISTOL

RELIC ALLEN & WHEELOCK BAR-HAMMER SINGLE-SHOT PISTOL

Offered here are the excavated remains of an Allen & Wheelock percussion pistol. The piece is iron and measures about 6.5” long overall. The 3” long round and octagonal barrel is .32 caliber.… (1184-89) Learn More »

UNIFORM, LADDER BADGE AND MORE IDENTIFIED TO 3RD NEW HAMPSHIRE OFFICER BREVETED FOR BRAVERY IN BATTLE

UNIFORM, LADDER BADGE AND MORE IDENTIFIED TO 3RD NEW HAMPSHIRE OFFICER BREVETED FOR BRAVERY IN BATTLE

Charles Augustus White was born in West Deering, New Hampshire on September 19, 1836. In 1840 the family moved to East Antrim and then Manchester. In 1847 his mother died and the family was broken up.… (1179-268) Learn More »

US WARTIME ENLISTED MAN’S KEPI WITH POST-WAR GAR MEDALS AND CORPS BADGE IDENTIFIED TO 93RD PENNSYLVAIA HOSPITAL STEWARD PRESENT AT GETTYSBURG

US WARTIME ENLISTED MAN’S KEPI WITH POST-WAR GAR MEDALS AND CORPS BADGE IDENTIFIED TO 93RD PENNSYLVAIA HOSPITAL STEWARD PRESENT AT GETTYSBURG

This small lot consists of several items relating to Emmor H. Bruce who served as a private and then Hospital Steward with the 93rd Pennsylvania and whose name appears on the regimental tablet of the… (2022-1779) Learn More »

DROPPED .69 CAL. MUSKET BALL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

DROPPED .69 CAL. MUSKET BALL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

This item was recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from 1935-1959.  Cullison sold his collection to the famed Rosensteel family of Gettysburg, who… (R17310) Learn More »

FIRED .54 CAL. PISTOL BULLET RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

FIRED .54 CAL. PISTOL BULLET RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

This item was recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from 1935-1959.  Cullison sold his collection to the famed Rosensteel family of Gettysburg, who… (R17309) Learn More »

DROPPED .54 CAL. PISTOL BULLET RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

DROPPED .54 CAL. PISTOL BULLET RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

This item was recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from 1935-1959.  Cullison sold his collection to the famed Rosensteel family of Gettysburg, who… (R17308) Learn More »

FIRED US .58 CAL. WILLIAMS CLEANER TYPE I BULLET RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

FIRED US .58 CAL. WILLIAMS CLEANER TYPE I BULLET RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

This item was recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from 1935-1959.  Cullison sold his collection to the famed Rosensteel family of Gettysburg, who… (R17307) Learn More »

BRASS ARCHITECTURAL PLAQUE OF A MOUNTED CIVIL WAR OFFICER OR CAVALRYMAN

BRASS ARCHITECTURAL PLAQUE OF A MOUNTED CIVIL WAR OFFICER OR CAVALRYMAN

Hollow brass decorative plaque of a mounted McClellan looking officer or cavalry trooper. The item meas. approx. 9.50 inches wide by 9.50 inches tall. The rider wears a frock coat and knee-high boots… (160-37) Learn More »

CDV FULL STANDING VIEW OF AN UNIDENTIFIED UNION CAVALRYMAN

CDV FULL STANDING VIEW OF AN UNIDENTIFIED UNION CAVALRYMAN

The unknown subject stands at the position of “ATTENTION” looking proudly into the camera. He wears a dark cavalry shell jacket with a low collar. A close inspection shows the collar has only one… (1138-1053) Learn More »

CDV ANDREW JOHNSON

CDV ANDREW JOHNSON

Back-mark: E.T. Antony /New York. Bust portrait, slightly faded, image clear. Trimmed slightly along upper margin. Identification signature below, in ink: “Andy Johnson, Prest. Of the U.S.” In… (766-1794) Learn More »

CDV UNION SOLDIER W/PISTOL AND DAGGER

CDV UNION SOLDIER W/PISTOL AND DAGGER

No back-mark.  Image depicts young soldier in standing studio pose, booted, wearing kepi, shell jacket, w/big buckled belt in which are tucked a small caliber pistol, likely an 1849 pocket Colt, and… (766-1797) Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

CDV UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE SOLDIER

CDV UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE SOLDIER

Back-mark: J. Hobday, Photographic Artist, Portsmouth, Va. Seated studio pose, likely 1861, of soldier in his mid-twenties, clad in grey or butternut shell jacket and black trousers, with no insignia… (766-1795) Learn More »

CDV OUTDOOR SCENE WITH GROUP OF UNIDENTIFIED SOLDIERS

CDV OUTDOOR SCENE WITH GROUP OF UNIDENTIFIED SOLDIERS

Back-mark: G. W. Roseberry, Alexandria, Va. This image captures a group nine uniformed soldiers in a camp setting, along with two children and one woman, who appears to be sitting in one soldier’s… (766-1796) Learn More »

RELIC CIVIL WAR SIDE KNIFE WITH BONE HANDLES

RELIC CIVIL WAR SIDE KNIFE WITH BONE HANDLES

This is an excavated soldier’s side knife. This piece measures nearly 11” long overall with a 6 ½” blade. The blade is 1” wide at the ricasso. Bone handles pinned in place. There is some… (1184-90) Learn More »

RELIC CONFEDERATE CAVALRY HORSE BIT

RELIC CONFEDERATE CAVALRY HORSE BIT

This is an excavated iron horse bit. Non-regulation pattern that was typical of Confederate use. It measures 5.5” wide x 7.5” long. Straight cheek piece with 1.5” diameter rein rings. Iron is… (1184-85) Learn More »

ORIGINAL COPY OF THE HISTORY OF THE 16TH NEW YORK INFANTRY

ORIGINAL COPY OF THE HISTORY OF THE 16TH NEW YORK INFANTRY

The full title of this volume is “FROM BULL RUN TO CHANCELLORSVILLE: THE STORY OF THE SIXTEENTH NEW YORK INFANTRY TOGETHER WITH PERSONAL REMINISCENCES” by Newton Martin Curtis, LLD. Brevet Major… (1180-02) Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

ORIGINAL COPY OF THE HISTORY OF THE 10th NEW YORK INFANTRY (THE NATIONAL ZOUAVES)

ORIGINAL COPY OF THE HISTORY OF THE 10th NEW YORK INFANTRY (THE NATIONAL ZOUAVES)

The full title of this volume is “SERVICES OF THE TENTH NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS (NATIONAL ZOUAVES IN THE WAR OF THE REBELLION” by Charles W. Cowtan, late adjutant of the regiment and brevet captain… (1180-03) Learn More »

CS ARTILLERY CASE SHOT BALL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

CS ARTILLERY CASE SHOT BALL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

This item was recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from 1935-1959.  Cullison sold his collection to the famed Rosensteel family of Gettysburg, who… (R17306) Learn More »

$15.00
SOLD

US MINIE BALL MADE INTO A POKER CHIP RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

US MINIE BALL MADE INTO A POKER CHIP RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

This item was recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from 1935-1959.  Cullison sold his collection to the famed Rosensteel family of Gettysburg, who… (R17305) Learn More »

$15.00
ON HOLD

SECTION OF US 3” ARTILLERY SCHENKL SHELL FUSE RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

SECTION OF US 3” ARTILLERY SCHENKL SHELL FUSE RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

This item was recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from 1935-1959.  Cullison sold his collection to the famed Rosensteel family of Gettysburg, who… (R17304) Learn More »

$5.00
SOLD

.44 CAL. COLT PISTOL BULLET RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

.44 CAL. COLT PISTOL BULLET RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

This item was recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from 1935-1959.  Cullison sold his collection to the famed Rosensteel family of Gettysburg, who… (R17303) Learn More »

FIRED POST-WAR .45-.70 CAL. TRAPDOOR BULLET RECOVERED AT CAMP COLT, GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

FIRED POST-WAR .45-.70 CAL. TRAPDOOR BULLET RECOVERED AT CAMP COLT, GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

This item was recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from 1935-1959.  Cullison sold his collection to the famed Rosensteel family of Gettysburg, who… (R17302) Learn More »

CARVED TIP OF MINIE BALL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

CARVED TIP OF MINIE BALL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

This item was recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from 1935-1959.  Cullison sold his collection to the famed Rosensteel family of Gettysburg, who… (R17301) Learn More »

$5.00
SOLD

SMALL CLAY MARBLE RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

SMALL CLAY MARBLE RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

This item was recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from 1935-1959.  Cullison sold his collection to the famed Rosensteel family of Gettysburg, who… (R17299) Learn More »

$15.00
SOLD

CONFEDERATE BLANKET BROUGHT HOME BY 4TH WEST VIRGINIA CAVALRY TROOPER, WITH TROOPER’S DISCHARGE & TWO PHOTOS OF HIM AS AN OLDER MAN

CONFEDERATE BLANKET BROUGHT HOME BY 4TH WEST VIRGINIA CAVALRY TROOPER, WITH TROOPER’S DISCHARGE & TWO PHOTOS OF HIM AS AN OLDER MAN

Blanket is made of a thin coarse butternut brown wool with faded red end stripes along both edges and ends. The red stripes are formed by eight parallel rows of red stitching. Taken together the eight… (1179-163) Learn More »

SIGNED FIRST EDITION COPY OF “COLLECTING THE CONFEDERACY” BY PRITCHARD

SIGNED FIRST EDITION COPY OF “COLLECTING THE CONFEDERACY” BY PRITCHARD

Signed by the author on the title page, this numbered, limited edition book covers everything and anything you need to know about the collecting of Confederate items. Hundreds and hundreds of items… (2022-1784) Learn More »

45-70 TRAP DOOR BAYONET & SCABBARD WITH US ROSETTE

45-70 TRAP DOOR BAYONET & SCABBARD WITH US ROSETTE

Completely blued socket bayonet that still retains 100% of the original finish throughout. Locking ring works well and blade has a slightly worn "US" stamping. Metal scabbard retains approx. 80% of… (1181-15) Learn More »

RELIC PAIR OF CIVIL WAR ENLISTED SHOULDER SCALES

RELIC PAIR OF CIVIL WAR ENLISTED 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… (1184-299) Learn More »

BULLET IN WOOD

BULLET IN WOOD

Excavated remains of a tree with a bullet fired into it.  Undetermined type of bullet in the wood. Bullet is visible on one side of the wood. Chunk of wood measures 4” long x 2” wide and remains… (1184-328) Learn More »

$67.50
SOLD

BULLET IN WOOD

BULLET IN WOOD

Excavated remains of a tree with a bullet fired into it.  Typical minie ball in the wood. Bullet is visible on one side of the wood. Small piece of wood. Measures 1.5” long x 1” wide and remains… (1184-331) Learn More »

$29.50
SOLD

P-1854 AUSTRIAN LORENZ GUN TOOL – ORANGE, VIRGINIA

P-1854 AUSTRIAN LORENZ GUN TOOL – ORANGE, VIRGINIA

Iron gun tool with three arms. One screw driver blade, one pick, and one nipple wrench. Iron is rusty and uncoated. Recovered near Orange, Virginia. [jet]… (1184-351) Learn More »

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 »

9MM WALTHER P38 PISTOL MAGAZINE

9MM WALTHER P38 PISTOL MAGAZINE

Blued steel construction. Lightly stamped “jvd” on one side. Eight round capacity. Spring remains strong. Overall nice condition.  [jet]  [ph:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM,… (2022-1838) Learn More »

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN MAUSER byf-43 P.38 WITH HOLSTER

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN MAUSER byf-43 P.38 WITH HOLSTER

This has standard “byf/43” markings with “[eagle]/135 proofs and matching 3325 numbers. The “byf” manufacturer’s code indicates this 9mm Pistole 1938 was made by Mauser-Werke AG, Oberndorf… (2022-1837) Learn More »

CONFEDERATE .69 CALIBER “BRITISH SEA SERVICE” RIFLED MUSKET BULLET

CONFEDERATE .69 CALIBER “BRITISH SEA SERVICE” RIFLED MUSKET BULLET

Collectors call this a “British Sea Service” bullet because of its reference in a very early bullet reference book. However, there is no research to support this. It is a Confederate-made bullet… (1184-365) Learn More »

CONFEDERATE .50 CALIBER “MACON” CARBINE BULLET

CONFEDERATE .50 CALIBER “MACON” CARBINE BULLET

Known as the Macon carbine bullet for no particular reason, this bullet features a round nose, two grooves, and a solid base. Bullet has been fired but remains in excellent condition with only faint… (1184-369) Learn More »

FIRED .69 CALIBER NESLER BULLET – ROULETTE FARM, ANTIETAM

FIRED .69 CALIBER NESLER BULLET – ROULETTE FARM, ANTIETAM

Here is a fine, fired example of the Nesler pattern bullet.  Manufactured at the North Carolina Institute for the Deaf, the Dumb, and the Blind in Raleigh and only used by North Carolina troops.… (2022-1732) Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

FIRED .69 CALIBER TOWER BULLET – ROULETTE FARM, ANTIETAM

FIRED .69 CALIBER TOWER BULLET – ROULETTE FARM, ANTIETAM

Here is a fired example of the large English Tower pattern bullet.  With no grooves and cone cavity, many of these were made at the Atlanta Arsenal. Nice “dug” specimen with white patina… (2022-1731) Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

FIRED .69 CALIBER GARDNER BULLET – ROULETTE FARM, ANTIETAM

FIRED .69 CALIBER GARDNER BULLET – ROULETTE FARM, ANTIETAM

Here is a fine, fired example of the largest size of the Confederate Gardner pattern bullet.  With typical two-groove Gardner characteristics, but in .69 caliber. Nice “dug” specimen with white… (2022-1721) Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

FIRED .69 CALIBER “RALEIGH” BULLET – ROULETTE FARM, ANTIETAM

FIRED .69 CALIBER “RALEIGH” BULLET – ROULETTE FARM, ANTIETAM

Here is a fine, fired example of the largest size of the Confederate Raleigh pattern bullet.  With typical raised bands and pointy nose, but in .69 caliber. Manufactured at the North Carolina… (2022-1720) Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

SABER BAYONET FOR SPENCER NAVY RIFLE

SABER BAYONET FOR SPENCER NAVY RIFLE

These were produced for the first lot of Spencer rifles bought by the Navy, numbered under 1000, and fitted with a bayonet stud. The blade is approximately 20 1/8 inches in length and marked… (218-594) Learn More »

$695.00
Originally $795.00

EXCELLENT 1844 DATED MODEL 1842 SPRINGFIELD: PRE-MEXICAN WAR AND FIRST YEAR OF PRODUCTION!

EXCELLENT 1844 DATED MODEL 1842 SPRINGFIELD: PRE-MEXICAN WAR AND FIRST YEAR OF PRODUCTION!

This U.S. Model 1842 musket is complete, all original, and would be hard to improve upon for date or condition. All bands, springs, swivels, and the ramrod are in place. Wood and metal have a tight… (218-583) Learn More »

$3,595.00
Originally $3,750.00

VERY NICE SPUR-TRIGGER BACON ARMS CO. POCKET REVOLVER

VERY NICE SPUR-TRIGGER BACON ARMS CO. POCKET REVOLVER

This first model Bacon Pocket Model rates excellent for condition. The metal is smooth throughout and the barrel, loading assembly, hammer and cylinder have lots of blue finish remaining. The screw… (218-578) Learn More »

$1,695.00
Originally $1,795.00

SABER BAYONET AND SCABBARD FOR THE WHITNEY PLYMOUTH 1861 NAVY RIFLE, SERIAL NUMBER 9445

SABER BAYONET AND SCABBARD FOR THE WHITNEY PLYMOUTH 1861 NAVY RIFLE, SERIAL NUMBER 9445

This is an excellent example of the saber (or sword) bayonet issued with the US Navy’s Model 1861 rifle. Developed by John Dahlgren in the late 1850s, and nicknamed for the USS Plymouth, on which… (218-576) Learn More »

$745.00
Originally $795.00

PENNSYLVANIA MILITIA-INSPECTED, DERINGER MODEL 1817 RIFLE CONVERTED TO PERCUSSION

PENNSYLVANIA MILITIA-INSPECTED, DERINGER MODEL 1817 RIFLE CONVERTED TO PERCUSSION

This longarm is a U.S. M1817 Common Rifle produced by contractor Henry Deringer of Philadelphia, PA. Under contract with the government, Deringer converted some 13,000 such flintlocks to percussion… (218-530) Learn More »

$2,295.00
Originally $2,445.00

CIVIL WAR EMBROIDERED OFFICER’S HARDEE HAT INSIGNIA

CIVIL WAR EMBROIDERED OFFICER’S HARDEE HAT INSIGNIA

U.S. Army officer’s embroidered insignia for the Hardee or slouch hat. Used to pin up the brim on one side. Spread-winged eagle of bullion thread and sequins on black velvet. Tarred cloth backing.… (480-288) Learn More »

AMES MODEL 1840 NCO SWORD WITH SCABBARD DATED 1864

AMES MODEL 1840 NCO SWORD WITH SCABBARD DATED 1864

The drawn sword meas. 38.75 inches long. The blade is in excellent condition. It is clean and bright with no visible mottling or pitting. It meas. 32.25 inches long with a stopped fuller mea.30.50… (1179-064) Learn More »

NICE “RELIC” PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

NICE “RELIC” PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

This is an excavated “eagle” plate for the shoulder strap of the infantry cartridge box. Brass face has a good dark, dirt-covered brown patina. All details of the eagle display very well. The… (2022-1398) Learn More »

CIVIL WAR BLANKET ISSUED BY THE STATE OF MASSACHUSETTS TO ITS TROOPS

CIVIL WAR BLANKET ISSUED BY THE STATE OF MASSACHUSETTS TO ITS TROOPS

Blanket is made of a dark brown wool with red end stripes approx. 2.50 inches wide. Overall length is 77 inches with a width of 64 inches. The condition of the blanket is excellent. There does not… (1179-167) Learn More »

RELIC – PERFECT CROSSED CANNON HAT INSIGNIA

RELIC – PERFECT CROSSED CANNON HAT INSIGNIA

This is an excavated brass “crossed cannon” enlistedman’s hat insignia, recovered near Orange, Virginia. In perfect condition with great face and with no bends or cracks. All four loops remain… (1184-286) Learn More »

RELIC – VERY NICE 2ND CORPS BADGE

RELIC – VERY NICE 2ND CORPS BADGE

This is an excavated brass corps badge from a member of the Second Corps, Army of the Potomac, recovered near Orange, Virginia. This is the top or outer rim portion of a two-piece, commercially made… (1184-285) Learn More »

CIVIL WAR GLAZED INK WELL

CIVIL WAR GLAZED INK WELL

This is a classic Civil War salt glazed clay inkwell.  Measures approximately 2” tall and 2” in diameter. Ink well is in excellent condition. This was dug near Orange, Virginia.  [jet]… (1184-297) Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

EXCAVATED CONFEDERATE INK WELL

EXCAVATED CONFEDERATE INK WELL

This is a cone style ink well with a raised spout. Unglazed stoneware. There is a large chip in the spout and a closed crack running from the bottom and up the side. Otherwise it is in good condition.… (1184-296) Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

RELIC – MAKER MARKED BRITISH PADLOCK

RELIC – MAKER MARKED BRITISH PADLOCK

This is a large iron padlock that was excavated near Orange, Virginia. Measures 4.5” high, 3.5” wide and 1” wide. Iron is pitted and rusty as to be expected of any “dug” relic, but remains… (1184-344) Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE EXCAVATED AT 1ST MANASSAS BY SYD KERKSIS IN 1954

US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE EXCAVATED AT 1ST MANASSAS BY SYD KERKSIS IN 1954

This plate was recovered on the battlefield of Cedar Creek by Syd Kerksis, one of the legendary early relic hunters and collectors, author of books on military belt plates and Civil War projectiles.… (2022-1717) Learn More »

$450.00
ON HOLD

US PATTERN 1839 OVAL BELT PLATE EXCAVATED AT CEDAR CREEK BY SYD KERKSIS IN 1956

US PATTERN 1839 OVAL BELT PLATE EXCAVATED AT CEDAR CREEK BY SYD KERKSIS IN 1956

This plate was recovered on the battlefield of Cedar Creek by Syd Kerksis, one of the legendary early relic hunters and collectors, author of books on military belt plates and Civil War projectiles.… (2022-1715) Learn More »

CIVIL WAR MEDICAL BOTTLE

CIVIL WAR MEDICAL BOTTLE

Nice representation of Civil War era medical bottle that reads embossed on the side “DR MCMUNN’S/ ELIXIR OF OPIUM.” Dr. John B. McMunn developed the elixir in the 1830s advertising as “This is… (1181-22) Learn More »

$20.00
ON HOLD

CIVIL WAR MEDICAL BOTTLE

CIVIL WAR MEDICAL BOTTLE

Nice representation of Civil War era medical bottle that reads embossed on the side “DR MCMUNN’S/ ELIXIR OF OPIUM.” Dr. John B. McMunn developed the elixir in the 1830s advertising as “This is… (1181-21) Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

CLASSIC GEORGIA PIKE

CLASSIC GEORGIA PIKE

In truly outstanding condition! This one was purchased from author William Albaugh over 45 years ago! During the Civil War many different and now forgotten makers across the Confederacy manufactured… (88-143) Learn More »

EXPLODED CONFEDERATE 3” READ SHELL FIRED INTO THE U.S.S. COMMODORE HULL

EXPLODED CONFEDERATE 3” READ SHELL FIRED INTO THE U.S.S. COMMODORE HULL

Offered here is about two-thirds of a fired and exploded Confederate 3” Read artillery shell. The bottom portion has blown away. This Read shell features the typical raised bourrelet and lathe lug.… (1179-183A) Learn More »

US CIVIL WAR BLUE OFFICER OF INFANTRY TROUSERS

US CIVIL WAR BLUE OFFICER OF INFANTRY TROUSERS

These trousers are made of fine royal-blue broadcloth wool. The waistband has five brass and one bone suspender button. The main button for holding the trousers closed at the waist is missing. The fly… (1179-161) Learn More »

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE EXCAVATED AT CEDAR MOUNTAIN BY SYD KERKSIS IN 1956

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE EXCAVATED AT CEDAR MOUNTAIN BY SYD KERKSIS IN 1956

This plate was recovered on the battlefield of Cedar Mountain by Syd Kerksis, one of the legendary early relic hunters and collectors, author of books on military belt plates and Civil War… (2022-1714) Learn More »

US PATTERN 1839 OVAL BELT PLATE EXCAVATED AT 2ND MANASSAS BY SYD KERKSIS IN 1954

US PATTERN 1839 OVAL BELT PLATE EXCAVATED AT 2ND MANASSAS BY SYD KERKSIS IN 1954

This plate was recovered on the battlefield of 2nd Manassas by Syd Kerksis, one of the legendary early relic hunters and collectors, author of books on military belt plates and Civil War projectiles.… (2022-1716) Learn More »

CRATE FOR ARTILLERY SHELLS MADE INTO TRUNK

CRATE FOR ARTILLERY SHELLS MADE INTO TRUNK

This heavy wood crate was for Civil War artillery shells. It remains in good condition. It measures approximately 20” (plus handles) x 13” x 12” with dovetailed corners. Original lid is now… (775-04) Learn More »

$750.00
ON HOLD

CRATE FOR ARTILLERY SHELLS FROM WATERVLIET ARSENAL

CRATE FOR ARTILLERY SHELLS FROM WATERVLIET ARSENAL

This heavy wood crate was for Civil War artillery shells. It remains in good original condition. It measures approximately 20” (plus handles) x 13” x 10” with mortised corners. No lid. Both… (775-03) Learn More »

CDV of FIRST LIEUTENANT FINNY R. LOOMIS of COMPANY K, 8th OHIO INFANTRY & 1902 G.A.R. REUNION RIBBON of the 8th O.V.I.

CDV of FIRST LIEUTENANT FINNY R. LOOMIS of COMPANY K, 8th OHIO INFANTRY & 1902 G.A.R. REUNION RIBBON of the 8th O.V.I.

This period CDV shows a bust view of first lieutenant Finny Loomis of the 8th Ohio Volunteers. On the reverse of this image, Lt. Loomis has signed the image in period ink. His inscription reads:… (2022-1174) Learn More »

GREEN CIVIL WAR ERA SILK TAFFETA DRESS

GREEN CIVIL WAR ERA SILK TAFFETA DRESS

Recently, the Horse Soldier acquired this lovely example of a women’s Civil War era silk taffeta gown in an iridescent green with slight hues of magenta and blue amongst the rivulets of fabric of… (2022-1084) Learn More »

NEW MODEL 1863 SHARPS CARBINE IDENTIFIED TO TROOPER IN 17TH ILLINOIS CAVALRY

NEW MODEL 1863 SHARPS CARBINE IDENTIFIED TO TROOPER IN 17TH ILLINOIS CAVALRY

The most famous, single-shot, percussion firearm used during the Civil War was the Sharps carbine, a .52 caliber, breechloading firearm invented and patented by Hartford, Connecticut native Christian… (22-25) Learn More »

US EAGLE COAT BUTTON RECOVERED AT 1ST CORPS HOSPITAL SITE, GETTYSBURG – KEN BREAM COLLECTION

US EAGLE COAT BUTTON RECOVERED AT 1ST CORPS HOSPITAL SITE, GETTYSBURG – KEN BREAM COLLECTION

Reddish brown patina. Shank present though bent. Possible partial backmark visible. This button was found by local Gettysburg resident and relic hunter Ken Bream. Mr. Bream was born and raised in… (1163-126O) Learn More »

US EAGLE COAT BUTTON RECOVERED AT 1ST CORPS HOSPITAL SITE, GETTYSBURG – KEN BREAM COLLECTION

US EAGLE COAT BUTTON RECOVERED AT 1ST CORPS HOSPITAL SITE, GETTYSBURG – KEN BREAM COLLECTION

Even  brown patina; shank present though there is minor damage to the back around it. No visible backmark. This button was found by local Gettysburg resident and relic hunter Ken Bream. Mr. Bream was… (1163-126N) Learn More »

US EAGLE COAT BUTTON RECOVERED AT 1ST CORPS HOSPITAL SITE, GETTYSBURG – KEN BREAM COLLECTION

US EAGLE COAT BUTTON RECOVERED AT 1ST CORPS HOSPITAL SITE, GETTYSBURG – KEN BREAM COLLECTION

Nice brown patina. Shank present. No backmark. This button was found by local Gettysburg resident and relic hunter Ken Bream. Mr. Bream was born and raised in Gettysburg and grew up in a house right… (1163-126K) Learn More »

RARE CONFEDERATE 20-PDR SMOOTH READ SHELL ENGRAVED “GETTYSBURG / 1863”

RARE CONFEDERATE 20-PDR SMOOTH READ SHELL ENGRAVED “GETTYSBURG / 1863”

This is the tall, smooth sided Confederate Read pattern shell for the 20-pounder Parrott Rifle. The nose features a tapered hole which once had a wood drive-in fuse adaptor. The location of the lathe… (2022-1561) Learn More »

$4,500.00
ON HOLD

WONDERFUL CONFEDERATE VETERAN’S UNIFORM IDENTIFIED TO ARKANSAS SOLDIER - JOHN J. TARVIN

WONDERFUL CONFEDERATE VETERAN’S UNIFORM IDENTIFIED TO ARKANSAS SOLDIER - JOHN J. TARVIN

This beautiful set includes a double-breasted gray frock coat with billion collar insignia, UCV buttons and matching gray trousers. The uniform is named to Dr. John J. Tarvin who served in the 24th… (1179-285) Learn More »

$3,500.00
ON HOLD

US M1841 RIFLE BY ROBBINS, KENDALL AND LAWRENCE DATED 1848

US M1841 RIFLE BY ROBBINS, KENDALL AND LAWRENCE DATED 1848

The firm of Robbins, Kendall and Lawrence was organized in 1844 specifically to obtain a contract for U.S. Model 1841 rifles, offered by the government at a fixed priced per rifle rather than letting… (2022-380) Learn More »

RICE BAG INSERT FOR STATE OF MASSACHSETTS ISSUED LINEN HAVERSACK

RICE BAG INSERT FOR STATE OF MASSACHSETTS ISSUED LINEN HAVERSACK

This is the interior bag that is meant for use inside the linen haversack issued by the State of Massachusetts early in the war. The bag meas. approx. 9.75 inches wide x 9.00 inches high. It has two… (1179-169) Learn More »

PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD RIFLE TOMPION

PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD RIFLE TOMPION

A very nice example of the Enfield rifle tompion. These were issued with the caliber .577 rifles to be inserted into the muzzles to protect against moisture and dirt from getting into the barrel.… (2022-1557) Learn More »

$50.00
ON HOLD

PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD RIFLE TOMPION

PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD RIFLE TOMPION

A very nice example of the Enfield rifle tompion. These were issued with the caliber .577 rifles to be inserted into the muzzles to protect against moisture and dirt from getting into the barrel.… (2022-1556) Learn More »

$50.00
SOLD

PAIR OF ISAAC & CAMPBELL KNAPSACK HOOKS, RECOVERED NEAR ORANGE, VA

PAIR OF ISAAC & CAMPBELL KNAPSACK HOOKS, RECOVERED NEAR ORANGE, VA

This is an excavated Confederate knapsack buckle and hook from an imported knapsack manufactured by S. Isaac Campbell & Company in London. This company supplied numerous articles of war to the… (1184-309) Learn More »


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VERY RARE FRENCH M1847 SOCKET BAYONET WITH SIGHT

Socket bayonet for a .69 caliber smoothbore musket. The French M1847 was a refinement of their M1822 bayonet. Bayonets of this type were imported to the U.S. during the American Civil War to go with the 140,000 French muskets and Belgian copies… (490-2761). Learn More »

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