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PRESENTATION SWORD OF JOSEPH E. EBLING, QUARTERMASTER PHOENIX REGIMENT, 4th REGT EMPIRE BRIGADE, CORCORAN ZOUAVES, IRISH LEGION, ETC.!

PRESENTATION SWORD OF JOSEPH E. EBLING, QUARTERMASTER PHOENIX REGIMENT, 4th REGT EMPIRE BRIGADE, CORCORAN ZOUAVES, IRISH LEGION, ETC.!

This is a U.S. Model 1850 staff and field officer’s sword, the regulation pattern for officers serving mounted as field grade or staff officers, such as a regimental adjutant or quartermaster. The… (172-5736) Learn More »

143rd PENNSYLVANIA GETTYSBURG MONUMENT BADGE

143rd PENNSYLVANIA GETTYSBURG MONUMENT BADGE

This badge features a bronze pin-back top bar reading “148th P.V. ASSOCIATION” from which a nice condition red, white and blue ribbon suspends a round planchet. The reverse reads, “At Gettysburg… (286-1053) Learn More »

GAR DEPARTMENT OFFICER CHAPLAIN MEMBERSHIP BADGE

GAR DEPARTMENT OFFICER CHAPLAIN MEMBERSHIP BADGE

The item pictured here is a badge for a local GAR post.  While national membership badges have the American flag ribbon suspended from an eagle with crossed cannons, the local membership post badges… (M26190) Learn More »

GAR PAST OFFICER JUNIOR VICE POST BADGE

GAR PAST OFFICER JUNIOR VICE POST BADGE

The item pictured here is a badge for local GAR post members.  While national membership badges have the American flag ribbon suspended from an eagle with crossed cannons, the local membership post… (M26192) Learn More »

EMPTY SURGEON’S KIT MARKED “U.S.A. MEDICAL DEPARTMENT”

EMPTY SURGEON’S KIT MARKED “U.S.A. MEDICAL DEPARTMENT”

This is a mahogany wood box for surgeon’s implements. The exterior remains in very good condition. An oval brass escutcheon is on the lid, in the center, and engraved in script, “U.S.A. / Medical… (413-69) Learn More »

1960’S HISTORY OF THE PENNSYLVANIA BUCKTAILS

1960’S HISTORY OF THE PENNSYLVANIA BUCKTAILS

The full title of this history is “BUCKTAILED WILDCATS: A REGIMENT OF CIVIL WAR VOLUNTEERS” by Edwin A. Glover and published by Thomas Yoseloff of New York and London  in 1960. The volume details… (1146-147) Learn More »

$25.00
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ORIGINAL COPY OF THE HISTORY OF THE PENNSYLVANIA RESERVE CORPS BY SYPHER

ORIGINAL COPY OF THE HISTORY OF THE PENNSYLVANIA RESERVE CORPS BY SYPHER

Original copy of “HISTORY OF THE PENNSYLVANIA RESERVE CORPS: A COMPLETE RECORD OF THE ORGANIZATION; AND OF THE DIFFERENT COMPANIES, REGIMENTS AND BRIGADES CONTAINING DESCRIPTIONS OF EXPEDITIONS,… (595-1733) Learn More »

$40.00
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WARTIME CHILDREN’S BOOK TITLED “THE SPIRIT OF YOUNG AMERICA”

WARTIME CHILDREN’S BOOK TITLED “THE SPIRIT OF YOUNG AMERICA”

Colorful fourteen-page book includes six beautiful full page color illustrations of children playing at war. Each illustration has a title and a short poem describing the action. The cover of the… (668-312) Learn More »

$50.00
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M1863 BRIDESBURG RIFLE-MUSKET -- NEEDHAM CONVERSION

M1863 BRIDESBURG RIFLE-MUSKET -- NEEDHAM CONVERSION

This is a Model 1863 Bridesburg contract rifle-musket with a Needham conversion system in good original condition. Before its alteration from .58 caliber percussion to a breechloading centerfire… (490-2591) Learn More »

“CAPTURED & COLLECTED” CONFEDERATED USED RIFLED AND SIGHTED SPRINGFIELD 1842 MUSKET WITH BAYONET

“CAPTURED & COLLECTED” CONFEDERATED USED RIFLED AND SIGHTED SPRINGFIELD 1842 MUSKET WITH BAYONET

This particular gun was captured or collected on the battlefield and sent through the Confederate Ordnance cleaning and repair system for reissue to Confederate troops. These arms were first… (1093-04) Learn More »

CONFEDERATE SOLDIER LETTER WITH COVER – JOHN MCDONALD

CONFEDERATE SOLDIER LETTER WITH COVER – JOHN MCDONALD

Dated “General Hospital, No. 2 / 1st Division, 2 Ward / Lynchburg VA Apl 27” [?]. Cover address, w/ “Confederate States of America Ten Cents” stamp: “Miss Margaret McDonald / Carthage /… (1054-2262) Learn More »

$175.00
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SURGEON’S LETTER — AARON S. OBERLY, GUNBOAT U.S.S. KINEO

SURGEON’S LETTER — AARON S. OBERLY, GUNBOAT U.S.S. KINEO

Dated “Off Baton Rouge, La. July 22, 1862. Addressed “My Very Dear Friend.”  4 pp. in ink on unlined paper, 7.75” x 9.75. Exhibits fold-marks, else VG. The U.S.S. Kineo was a Unadilla class… (1054-2261) Learn More »

$195.00
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EXCELLENT WATERVLIET ARSENAL MARKED RIFLE SLING

EXCELLENT WATERVLIET ARSENAL MARKED RIFLE SLING

This russet leather U.S. rifle sling shows just a few stains and minor wear spots and has a crisp “WATERVLIET ARSENAL” stamp in two lines. The brass hook and standing loop are firmly in place, and… (2021-712) Learn More »

REPRODUCTION SCRIMSHAW WITH ENGRAVING OF A FLYING FISH AND WOMAN OF BARBADOES

REPRODUCTION SCRIMSHAW WITH ENGRAVING OF A FLYING FISH AND WOMAN OF BARBADOES

This piece of scrimshaw was made from a whale's tooth. It measures approximately 5.5" long by 2" wide at the base. One side features an engraving of a flying fish. Other side shows a woman and the… (172-5195) Learn More »

GREAT RESEARCH VOLUME ON AMERICAN BAYONETS

GREAT RESEARCH VOLUME ON AMERICAN BAYONETS

Hardcover volume is titled “THE AMERICAN BAYONET 1776-1964” by A. N. Hardin, Jr. and published by Riling and Lentz, Philadelphia in 1964. The book meas. approx. 9.00 x 11.25 inches with blue cloth… (595-1725) Learn More »

$75.00
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ORIGINAL COPY OF THE HISTORY OF THE 48TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

ORIGINAL COPY OF THE HISTORY OF THE 48TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

Very good condition ex-library copy of “The Story of the Forty-Eighth: A RECORD OF THE CAMPAIGNS OF THE FORTY-EIGHTH REGIMENT PENNSYLVANIA VETERAN VOLUNTEER INAFANTRY DURING THE FOUR EVENTFUL YEARS… (595-1734) Learn More »

$65.00
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45-70 TRAPDOOR BAYONET SCABBARD ONLY IN VERY NICE CONDITION

45-70 TRAPDOOR BAYONET SCABBARD ONLY IN VERY NICE CONDITION

Metal scabbard has all of its original finish with just small scattered amounts of oxidation. Leather yoke is excellent and shows only some light surface wear. Stitching is tight. Attached is a large… (1140-04) Learn More »

$40.00
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NEW YORK STATE CUFF BUTTON FROM OAK RIDGE, GETTYSBURG

NEW YORK STATE CUFF BUTTON FROM OAK RIDGE, GETTYSBURG

Excavated New York State seal button in excellent condition. Cuff size with straight shank. Smooth patina with 70% gilt remaining. Backmark is “EXTRA / QUALITY”. Recovered from Oak Ridge on the… (286-954) Learn More »

$65.00
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NEW YORK STATE CUFF BUTTON FROM OAK RIDGE, GETTYSBURG

NEW YORK STATE CUFF BUTTON FROM OAK RIDGE, GETTYSBURG

Excavated New York State seal button in excellent condition. Cuff size with straight shank. Smooth patina with 80% gilt remaining and two small spots of verdigris. Partial backmark is “G / EXT”.… (286-953) Learn More »

$65.00
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NEW YORK STATE CUFF BUTTON FROM THE PEACH ORCHARD, GETTYSBURG

NEW YORK STATE CUFF BUTTON FROM THE PEACH ORCHARD, GETTYSBURG

Excavated New York State seal button in excellent condition. Cuff size with straight shank. Smooth patina with 90% gilt remaining. Backmark is well worn. Recovered from Sherfy’s Peach Orchard. From… (286-951) Learn More »

$65.00
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NEW YORK STATE COAT BUTTON FROM LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

NEW YORK STATE COAT BUTTON FROM LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

Excavated New York State seal button in excellent condition. Coat size with straight shank. Smooth patina with 75% gilt remaining. Backmark is “GODDARD & BRO / EXTRA”. Recovered from Little… (286-949) Learn More »

$95.00
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NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE COAT BUTTON FROM THE PEACH ORCHARD, GETTYSBURG

NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE COAT BUTTON FROM THE PEACH ORCHARD, GETTYSBURG

Excavated New Hampshire State seal button in worn condition. Coat size with thin, bent shank. A combination of bad ground and over cleaning has left this button with a rough finish. Illegible… (286-947) Learn More »

NORTH CAROLINA COAT BUTTON FROM OAK RIDGE, GETTYSBURG

NORTH CAROLINA COAT BUTTON FROM OAK RIDGE, GETTYSBURG

Excavated North Carolina State seal button in fair condition; has been over cleaned. Coat size with shank broken off. Face has small push and has been cleaned; back still shows original brown patina… (286-946) Learn More »

CONFEDERATE BLOCK “I” COAT BUTTON FROM THE PEACH ORCHARD, GETTYSBURG

CONFEDERATE BLOCK “I” COAT BUTTON FROM THE PEACH ORCHARD, GETTYSBURG

Excavated block “I” button, a Confederate infantryman’s button in good but flat condition. Coat size with flattened shank. Smooth chocolate brown patina. No backmark just a ring of dots.… (286-945) Learn More »

$200.00
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UNION SOLDIER LETTER — 1ST SERGEANT FIELDING D. PHILLIPS, CO. “F”, 130th ILLINOIS INFANTRY

UNION SOLDIER LETTER — 1ST SERGEANT FIELDING D. PHILLIPS, CO. “F”, 130th ILLINOIS INFANTRY

Dated “Milliken’s Bend Louisiana / April 3rd 1863.” Addressed to “Sister Allie.”8 pp. in ink on lined paper, 5” x 8. Exhibits fold-marks & one minor splotch on page 1. Else… (1054-2260) Learn More »

$175.00
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UNION SOLDIER LETTER - JOHN B. BUTLER [UNIDENTIFIED REGIMENT]

UNION SOLDIER LETTER - JOHN B. BUTLER [UNIDENTIFIED REGIMENT]

Dated “Camp near Murfreesboro Tenn the 8th, 1863.” Addressed to “Dear Mother.”2pp. on patriotic stationery featuring an attractive blue cachet picturing a Union soldier standing against a… (1054-2259) Learn More »

PRE-WAR BUSINESS CORRESPONDENCE – R ICHMOND/NEW YORK , w/COVER

PRE-WAR BUSINESS CORRESPONDENCE – RICHMOND/NEW YORK , w/COVER

Dated “Richmond 4th September 1860.” Cover address: ”WRW Cameron / New York. Addressed to “WRW Cameron Dear Sir” One page in ink on light-blue lined stationery, 7.5” x 10.  Exhibits… (1054-2258) Learn More »

MODEL 1851 COLT (4TH MODEL) NAVY REVOLVER

MODEL 1851 COLT (4TH MODEL) NAVY REVOLVER

This is a very nice Model 1851 Colt Navy revolver. It is a .36 caliber revolver with six-shot cylinder, a 7 ½” octagonal barrel with attached loading lever, and brass frame with round trigger… (1142-77) Learn More »

WINCHESTER 1886 EXTRA LIGHT WEIGHT TAKEDOWN RIFLE IN .45-70

WINCHESTER 1886 EXTRA LIGHT WEIGHT TAKEDOWN RIFLE IN .45-70

Light weight versions of the robust Model 1886 Winchester are scarce. Those looking for a lighter gun tended to go for a different model. Winchester introduced the Extra Light Weight M1886 in 1896 and… (172-5508) Learn More »

BRITISH WORLD WAR TWO BSA FOLDING PARATROOPER BICYCLE FRAME

BRITISH WORLD WAR TWO BSA FOLDING PARATROOPER BICYCLE FRAME

This parabike is the second version. All parts are original unless otherwise stated. The assembly includes the folding frame, seat post, seat, front fork, light/brake cable support bar, and handle… (873-41) Learn More »

MODEL 1870 REMINGTON ROLLING BLOCK NAVY RIFLE BAYONET AND SCABBARD BY AMES

MODEL 1870 REMINGTON ROLLING BLOCK NAVY RIFLE BAYONET AND SCABBARD BY AMES

Overall, the bayonet meas. approx. 25.50 inches with a 20.00 inch long straight blade that has an unstopped 14.00 inch central fuller. The blade surface is in excellent condition with minor scattered… (490-2613) Learn More »

OBSEQUIES OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN IN UNION SQUARE, NEW YORK APRIL 25 1865

OBSEQUIES OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN IN UNION SQUARE, NEW YORK APRIL 25 1865

Published by Van Nostrand, New York, 1865. FISH 691. 8 pp. Blue wraps, 7” x 10.25 Exhibits soiling of cover and light chipping at the extremities. This pamphlet celebrates the Union Square Lincoln… (804-492) Learn More »

$75.00
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ABRAHAM LINCOLN AND EDWIN STANTON. ADDRESS DELIVERED BEFORE BURNSIDE POST, NO. 8, DEPARTMENT OF THE POTOMAC, G.A.R., APRIL 25, 1889

ABRAHAM LINCOLN AND EDWIN STANTON. ADDRESS DELIVERED BEFORE BURNSIDE POST, NO. 8, DEPARTMENT OF THE POTOMAC, G.A.R., APRIL 25, 1889

By Comrade Thomas M. Vincent,  Bvt. Brigadier General, USA. FISH 1010. 26 pp., in red faded wraps, cover detached. Else VG. Thomas M. Vincent was an 1853 West Point graduate who served during the 3rd… (804-469) Learn More »

ORATION COMMEMORATIVE OF PRESIDENT ABRAHAM LINCOLN

ORATION COMMEMORATIVE OF PRESIDENT ABRAHAM LINCOLN

R.S. Storrs, Jr., D.D. Delivered at Brooklyn, NY, June 1, 1865. FISH 907. 63 pp, ills. In gray wraps, 6” x 9.75. Cover detached. Somewhat fragile, exhibits chipping at the margins. Else Good plus.… (804-513) Learn More »

WONDERFUL UNTOUCHED MEXICAN WAR INFANTRY RIG: CARTRIDGE BOX, SLING, WAISTBELT AND PLATE, BAYONET AND SCABBARD, ALL PLATES, AND MAGAZINE TINS!

WONDERFUL UNTOUCHED MEXICAN WAR INFANTRY RIG: CARTRIDGE BOX, SLING, WAISTBELT AND PLATE, BAYONET AND SCABBARD, ALL PLATES, AND MAGAZINE TINS!

Sets like this don’t come on the market much anymore and when they do, they have often been fooled around with. This is a great untouched set, just as you’d like to find on wandering into a poorly… (766-1529) Learn More »

RECTANGULAR M1851 SWORD BELT PLATE & HASP WITH MATCHING BENCH NUMBERS

RECTANGULAR M1851 SWORD BELT PLATE & HASP WITH MATCHING BENCH NUMBERS

These rectangular eagle plates were introduced in 1851 for wear by officers and by enlisted men carrying swords. The latter included cavalrymen, artillerymen, infantry sergeants, and others. Officers… (172-5765) Learn More »

$325.00
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BEAUTIFUL 75th INFANTRY REGIMENT OFFICER’S HAT INSIGNIA

BEAUTIFUL 75th INFANTRY REGIMENT OFFICER’S HAT INSIGNIA

This is a near mint, embroidered bullion officer’s hat insignia still on its large patch, which would be trimmed down for sewing directly on a hat or cap, or fitted on stiffener with loops. The gold… (172-5764) Learn More »

RARE WAR OF 1812 TO MEXICAN WAR OFFICER’S SASH

RARE WAR OF 1812 TO MEXICAN WAR OFFICER’S SASH

During the War of 1812 officers in the regular army and militia were required to wear red silk sashes while on duty. Regulations in 1821 called for them to be knotted in front of the right hip, but… (766-1557) Learn More »

BULLET STRUCK WOOD WITH VISIBLE U.S. .58 CALIBER MINIE BALL

BULLET STRUCK WOOD WITH VISIBLE U.S. .58 CALIBER MINIE BALL

Bullet struck pieces of trees were valued by veterans as an illustration of the intensity of the fire they endured, as a moment of the battle frozen in time, and occasionally as a commentary on nature… (172-5763) Learn More »

$225.00
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MARTIALLY MARKED MODEL 1851 COLT NAVY REVOLVER

MARTIALLY MARKED MODEL 1851 COLT NAVY REVOLVER

This is a nice Model 1851 Colt Navy revolver. It is a .36 caliber revolver with six-shot cylinder, a 7 ½” octagonal barrel with attached loading lever, and iron frame with round trigger guard. All… (1142-85) Learn More »

$3,500.00
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VERY NICE MODEL 1860 COLT ARMY REVOLVER

VERY NICE MODEL 1860 COLT ARMY REVOLVER

A Civil War Colt Model 1860 Army revolver in good original condition. In production from 1860 through 1873, these handguns were the successor to the Colt Third Model Dragoon pistols. The Model 1860… (1142-68) Learn More »

SPENCER ARMY RIFLE

SPENCER ARMY RIFLE

Spencers need little introduction. They were the most widely used breechloading repeating rifles and carbines of the war, holding seven .52 caliber rimfire copper cased cartridges in a tubular… (1117-107) Learn More »

ITALIAN WW2 FOLDING BAYONET FOR THE MODEL 1938 MANNLICHER- CARCANO RIFLE-WITH SCABBARD

ITALIAN WW2 FOLDING BAYONET FOR THE MODEL 1938 MANNLICHER- CARCANO RIFLE-WITH SCABBARD

This bayonet was meant to be carried attached to the Model 1938 Carcano but in the folded position until wanted. The blade folds by depressing a button at the base of the wood handle. When needed the… (490-2614) Learn More »

$250.00
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ORIGINAL COPY OF HAMPTON’S BATTERY REGIMENTAL HISTORY

ORIGINAL COPY OF HAMPTON’S BATTERY REGIMENTAL HISTORY

The full title of this volume is “HISTORY OF HAMPTON BATTRY F INDEPENDENT PENNSYLVANIA LIGHT ARTILLERY” by William Clark who was Secretary of the Veteran Association and published in 1909. Volume… (410-665) Learn More »

ORIGINAL COPY OF “MAJOR GENERAL JAMES S. WADSWORTH AT GETTYSBURG AND OTHER FIELDS”

ORIGINAL COPY OF “MAJOR GENERAL JAMES S. WADSWORTH AT GETTYSBURG AND OTHER FIELDS”

Volume was published by authority of the State of New York, under the supervision of the New York Monuments Commission in 1916. It is hardbound in red cloth with the title and the Seal of the State of… (410-613) Learn More »

19TH CENTURY MAKER MARKED TORTISE SHELL HANDLED SCALPEL

19TH CENTURY MAKER MARKED TORTISE SHELL HANDLED SCALPEL

Scalpel has a very nice tortoise shell handle that meas. approx. 3.50 inches long. Scalpel swings out easily. Blade is slightly curved and is marked “SHEPARD & DUDLEY.” Item is in very nice… (413-110) Learn More »

SMALL 19TH CENTURY MEDICAL LOCKING FORCEPS

SMALL 19TH CENTURY MEDICAL LOCKING FORCEPS

Forceps meas. approx. 4.50 inches long with a scissor shaped handle and flat serrated jaws at the opposite end. However, the handles can be locked to hold the forceps in place like a clamp. Item is… (413-107) Learn More »

VERY SMALL MEDICAL FORCEPS

VERY SMALL MEDICAL FORCEPS

Item meas. approx. 1.75 inches long. Forceps look more like  a small tweezers which operates by finger pressure. Item is not marked Item is clean and operates properly.   … (413-103) Learn More »

VERY NICE KRAG-JORGENSEN M1896 RIFLE

VERY NICE KRAG-JORGENSEN M1896 RIFLE

The Krag-Jorgensen is a repeating bolt action rifle designed by in the late 19th century. It was adopted as a standard arm by Norway, Denmark, and the United States. Around 500,000 "Krags" were… (490-2583) Learn More »

SELECTION OF UNFRAMED PRINTS BY DON TROIANI

Choose from this newly arrived selection of unframed prints by famed artist Don Troiani. Each is signed and numbered and all but two have the artist COA with it – 2020-750, Fire on Caroline Street,… Learn More »

A TOUCHING MEMENTO OF A FALLEN UNION SOLDIER IN THE 24th NEW YORK:  “He was too brave a soldier to suffer alone but it so happened to him.”

A TOUCHING MEMENTO OF A FALLEN UNION SOLDIER IN THE 24th NEW YORK: “He was too brave a soldier to suffer alone but it so happened to him.”

This framed Civil War soldier’s handkerchief bears a poignant handwritten note pinned to it: “This Handkerchief was found on the body of S.M. Olmstead after the Battle of Second Bull Run. His… (846-373) Learn More »

WOODWARD GETTYSBURG DESK SET WITH NICE SOUTH CAROLINA BUTTON

WOODWARD GETTYSBURG DESK SET WITH NICE SOUTH CAROLINA BUTTON

This is a very nice example of a “desk set” sold by Edward Woodward here in town, made from relics picked up on the field. He is known also for his engraved cannonballs, and seems to have sold… (286-1049) Learn More »

UNION SOLDIER LETTER - PRIVATE REUBEN T. WELLS, CO. “E”. 115th NY INFANTRY

UNION SOLDIER LETTER - PRIVATE REUBEN T. WELLS, CO. “E”. 115th NY INFANTRY

Dated “Aug. the/ 3rd 1863 / Beaufort, S.C.” Addressed to wife. 3pp. in ink on unlined paper, 8” x 10. Exhibits fold-marks, Else VG. Twenty seven year old Reuben T. Wells enlisted as a private in… (1094-26) Learn More »

UNION ARMY “POST PASS” DOCUMENT, PORT ROYAL. S.C, SIGNED BY LT. COL. GEORGE S. BATCHELLER, 115TH NEW YORK INFANTRY

UNION ARMY “POST PASS” DOCUMENT, PORT ROYAL. S.C, SIGNED BY LT. COL. GEORGE S. BATCHELLER, 115TH NEW YORK INFANTRY

Dated “Office of Provost Marshal / Port Royal, S.C. June 3, 1863.” Pre-printed form. 2pp., 7/375 x 6.375” w/ rear endorsement, signed by Post Provost Batcheller. Exhibits fold-marks, else… (1094-24) Learn More »

UNION SOLDIER LETTER WITH COVER - PRIVATE EZRA W. DRAKE, CO. “F,” 115th NEW YORK INFANTRY, POW AT HARPER’S FERRY, JUNE 1862

UNION SOLDIER LETTER WITH COVER - PRIVATE EZRA W. DRAKE, CO. “F,” 115th NEW YORK INFANTRY, POW AT HARPER’S FERRY, JUNE 1862

Dated “Camp Douglas [Chicago, Ill] Oct 1st / ’62. Cover address: “F. D. Wheeler, Esq. / Saratoga Springs /NY”, postmarked “Georgetown, D.C.” 4pp. in ink on pink lined paper, 5 x 8”.… (1094-23) Learn More »

UNION SOLDIER LETTER WITH COVER - PRIVATE SCHUYLER GORDON, Co. “D” 115th NEW YORK REGIMENT

UNION SOLDIER LETTER WITH COVER - PRIVATE SCHUYLER GORDON, Co. “D” 115th NEW YORK REGIMENT

Dated “Camp Tiler Oct 28th / 62. Cover address: “Mr. Joshua Rider / Burtonville / Mont../ NY…w/Three cent stamp, postmarked “Chicago / Ill / Oct 28.” Letter address: Friend Joshua3 pp. in… (1094-15) Learn More »

FRENCH M1892 REVOLVER

FRENCH M1892 REVOLVER

The French Model 1892 revolver was produced from 1892 all the way into 1924. It was the standard French military revolver of World War One and although officially replaced in 1935 was still in service… (1000-2737) Learn More »

$450.00
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U.S. 1855 PATTERN RIFLEMAN’S BELT

U.S. 1855 PATTERN RIFLEMAN’S BELT

This scarce 1855 rifleman’s belt rig is in very good condition and complete with its two-piece frame buckle, brass belt loops, and bayonet frog and support straps. Constructed of black waxed-leather… (1142-49) Learn More »

SURGEON’S KIT MARKED “U.S.A. MEDICAL DEPARTMENT” – NO IMPLEMENTS

SURGEON’S KIT MARKED “U.S.A. MEDICAL DEPARTMENT” – NO IMPLEMENTS

This is a velvet lined, mahogany wood box for surgeon’s implements. The box measures approximately 17” x 6.5” x 4.5”. The exterior remains in very good condition. An oval brass escutcheon is… (413-66) Learn More »

EMPTY MEDICAL / SURGEON’S KIT

EMPTY MEDICAL / SURGEON’S KIT

This is a velvet lined, mahogany wood box for surgeon’s implements. The box measures approximately 16” x 6.25” x 2.5”. The exterior remains in very good condition. An unengraved oval brass… (413-67) Learn More »

GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR POT METAL TRAY

GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR POT METAL TRAY

Pot metal tray shows raised images of the High Water Mark Monument, Jennie Wade House, Devil’s Den, Lee’s Headquarters and the Pennsylvania Monument. Handle shows a floral border. Measures 5 ¾”… (1054-1284) Learn More »

BUFORD, REYNOLDS & HALL'S 2nd ME BATTERY SOUVENIR DISH

BUFORD, REYNOLDS & HALL'S 2nd ME BATTERY SOUVENIR DISH

Vintage glass souvenir dish features a colored image of the statues of Generals Buford and Reynolds on Chambersburg Road at the Gettysburg Battlefield, as well as the monument to Hall's 2nd Maine… (635-394) Learn More »

$30.00
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HIGH WATER MARK SOUVENIR TRAY

HIGH WATER MARK SOUVENIR TRAY

Vintage aluminum tray shows an image of the High Water Mark Monument at the Gettysburg Battlefield. Corners of tray have raised scrollwork designs. Tray measures approximately 3" by 5". Left side of… (635-360) Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA FORK & KNIFE

CIVIL WAR ERA FORK & KNIFE

Civil war era knife and fork eating utensils with bone handle and decorative inlay. The fork has three prongs.  The metal portions of both the fork and knife have signs of oxidation.  There are… (2021-179) Learn More »

SET OF FIVE PEWTER SPOONS

SET OF FIVE PEWTER SPOONS

Five identical pewter table spoons, circa 1850s, in good, clean condition. Utensils measure 8.25” long overall. Large bowls with weakly cast pattern on handles. Each stamped with an “A” on… (179-1109) Learn More »

MATCHED SET OF SIX KNIVES AND SIX FORKS

MATCHED SET OF SIX KNIVES AND SIX FORKS

Offered here is a nice matched set of old knives and forks. The knives feature a round end blade and dark wood handles held in place with three pins.  The matching forks have three tines. Wood… (179-1101) Learn More »

RARE C1870’S CALIFORNIA BOWIE KNIFE

RARE C1870’S CALIFORNIA BOWIE KNIFE

Maker Mark: “Rau & Kohnke / S.F. California.” Blade 8.75” in length, 1.5 in width. Dark patina, smooth & consistent with just a few minor dings on the non-sharpened edge.  Solid 2.5”… (30-2234) Learn More »

MINTY CIVIL WAR SABER KNOT BY GAYLORD

MINTY CIVIL WAR SABER KNOT BY GAYLORD

This bridle leather sword knot in as near new condition as you can get. The finish and color are superb. The maker’s stamp is crisp, reading “E.GAYLORD / CHICOPEE / MASS. Emerson Gaylord was one… (1145-04) Learn More »

JOHN WILKES BOOTH - BOSTON MUSEUM PLAYBILL DATED MAY 22, 1862

JOHN WILKES BOOTH - BOSTON MUSEUM PLAYBILL DATED MAY 22, 1862

Black & white, 13.5 x 5.25,” trimmed in gold, mounted in a white ceramic frame, 16.25” x 18.5”, along w/studio print of Booth in hat and frock coat, 7” 4.5”, trimmed in gold with the… (1104-01) Learn More »

$1,560.00
Originally $1,950.00

 GROUP OF IMAGES RELATED TO THE FAMOUS TIPTON FAMILY OF GETTYSBURG

GROUP OF IMAGES RELATED TO THE FAMOUS TIPTON FAMILY OF GETTYSBURG

This is a lot of 11 images all believed to be of members of the William H. Tipton family. William H. Tipton was a local Gettysburg photographer who began his association with the battlefield at the… (2021-763) Learn More »

EARLY GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR CANE MADE OF WOOD FROM LITTLE ROUND TOP

EARLY GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR CANE MADE OF WOOD FROM LITTLE ROUND TOP

Cane is made of one piece of wood cut from Little Round Top. It meas. approx. 34.25 inches long with a naturally formed handle approx. 4.00 inches long. What makes this cane especially nice is a brass… (668-334) Learn More »

EXCELLENT 1850 FOOT OFFICER SWORD BY SAUERBIER IN METAL SCABBARD

EXCELLENT 1850 FOOT OFFICER SWORD BY SAUERBIER IN METAL SCABBARD

Henry Sauerbier’s swords form a collecting subcategory of their own. This is in an excellent example with his etched address on the blade and a number of typically Sauerbier characteristics. It is… (2021-397) Learn More »

VERY NICE US MODEL 1855 .58 CAL. SOCKET BAYONET

VERY NICE US MODEL 1855 .58 CAL. SOCKET BAYONET

This is an original Model 1855 socket bayonet for .58 caliber Civil War era Springfield rifle muskets.  Measures approximately 21” overall. This specimen features a smooth, clean, and bright metal… (172-5758) Learn More »

$265.00
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NICE ARTILLERY LANYARD

NICE ARTILLERY LANYARD

A very nice example of the Civil War artillery lanyard. Nice turned wood handle about 4 inches long with good finish and larger turned ends for a more secure grip, complete with full-length cord and… (490-2556) Learn More »

NEW JERSEY MARKED HARPERS FERRY 1841 MISSISSIPPI RIFLE

NEW JERSEY MARKED HARPERS FERRY 1841 MISSISSIPPI RIFLE

This is the Harpers Ferry Type IV alteration of the Mississippi Rifle, using Moller’s classifications. In fiscal year 1860 1,071 were altered to use the 1858 pattern rifle leaf sight on the rear,… (172-5746) Learn More »

UNION EAGLE “A” COAT BUTTON FROM THE PEACH ORCHARD, GETTYSBURG

UNION EAGLE “A” COAT BUTTON FROM THE PEACH ORCHARD, GETTYSBURG

Excavated eagle “A” button, a Union artillery officer’s button in good condition. Coat size (21mm) with straight shank. Remaining gilt highlights the “A” and details of the eagle. Brown… (286-944) Learn More »

UNION EAGLE “I” CUFF BUTTON FROM THE WHEATFIELD, GETTYSBURG

UNION EAGLE “I” CUFF BUTTON FROM THE WHEATFIELD, GETTYSBURG

Excavated eagle “I” button, a Union infantry officer’s button in good condition. Cuff size (15mm) with shank. 30% gilt highlights shield with “I” and raised details. Scoville backmark.… (286-941) Learn More »

$95.00
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UNION EAGLE “I” COAT BUTTON FROM THE WHEATFIELD, GETTYSBURG

UNION EAGLE “I” COAT BUTTON FROM THE WHEATFIELD, GETTYSBURG

Excavated eagle “I” button, a Union infantry officer’s button in good condition. Coat size (21mm) with shank. Brown/green patina. No backmark. Recovered from the Wheatfield. From the collection… (286-940) Learn More »

$95.00
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UNION EAGLE “I” COAT BUTTON FROM THE WHEATFIELD, GETTYSBURG

UNION EAGLE “I” COAT BUTTON FROM THE WHEATFIELD, GETTYSBURG

Excavated eagle “I” button, a Union infantry officer’s button in good condition. Coat size (21mm) with shank. Brown patina. No backmark. Recovered from the Wheatfield. From the collection of Ron… (286-939) Learn More »

$95.00
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UNION EAGLE “I” COAT BUTTON FROM LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

UNION EAGLE “I” COAT BUTTON FROM LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

Excavated eagle “I” button, a Union infantry officer’s button in good condition. Coat size (21mm) with shank. Brown patina. No backmark. Recovered from Little Round Top. From the collection of… (286-938) Learn More »

$95.00
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UNION EAGLE “I” COAT BUTTON FROM LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

UNION EAGLE “I” COAT BUTTON FROM LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

Excavated eagle “I” button, a Union infantry officer’s button in good condition. Coat size (21mm) with shank. Brown patina. No backmark. Recovered from Little Round Top. From the collection of… (286-937) Learn More »

$95.00
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BEAUTIFUL UNION EAGLE “I” COAT BUTTON FROM LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

BEAUTIFUL UNION EAGLE “I” COAT BUTTON FROM LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

Excavated eagle “I” button, a Union infantry officer’s button in good condition. Coat size (23mm) with bent shank. 80% gilt remains with a few small spots of verdigris. Brown patina on rest is… (286-936) Learn More »

8th CONNECTICUT, COMPANY C, 1861 PATTERN CARTRIDGE BOX BY BOYD & SONS

8th CONNECTICUT, COMPANY C, 1861 PATTERN CARTRIDGE BOX BY BOYD & SONS

This is a company and regimentally marked 1861 pattern .58 Caliber infantry cartridge box. It bears a dead-real stencil on the inside of the flap identifying it as property of Co. C, 8th Connecticut… (2021-715) Learn More »

SCARCE NEW MODEL 1859 SHARPS CARBINE – NAVY PURCHASE

SCARCE NEW MODEL 1859 SHARPS CARBINE – NAVY PURCHASE

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… (172-5753) Learn More »

1855 SABER BAYONET BELT FROG

1855 SABER BAYONET BELT FROG

When first adopted, the heavy brass-hilted saber bayonet was intended to be carried on the 1855 pattern rifleman’s belt, which an integral bayonet frog, as well as two brass slides intended to… (2021-714) Learn More »

.58 CALIBER RIFLE MUSKET WIPER

.58 CALIBER RIFLE MUSKET WIPER

In cleaning a rifle musket barrel there was often debris caked in the breech and rifling. This is a simple double-helix screw that would fit on the threaded end of the soldier’s ramrod and enable… (1142-100) Learn More »

$30.00
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58 CALIBER BALL PULLER

58 CALIBER BALL PULLER

This is another essential gun tool for the soldier. These screw-point tips would themselves be screwed onto the threaded end of the ramrod to remove a bullet stuck in the barrel, loaded with wet… (1142-99) Learn More »

$65.00
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CIVIL WAR M1855 MAINSPRING VISE

CIVIL WAR M1855 MAINSPRING VISE

The mainspring vise was an essential tool for the soldier, enabling him to compress the spring powering the lock of his musket or rifle so that the lock could be disassembled for cleaning or repair.… (1142-98) Learn More »

$40.00
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BURNSIDE CARBINE MUZZLE TOMPION

BURNSIDE CARBINE MUZZLE TOMPION

This is a nice piece to accompany a cavalryman’s .54 Caliber Burnside carbine. This has the characteristic ball top, pointed tip and cruciform slotted body of the Burnside tompions. They are… (1142-97) Learn More »

NICE CONDITION ENFIELD MUZZLE TOMPION

NICE CONDITION ENFIELD MUZZLE TOMPION

This is one of several types of tompion imported with British arms, the P53 Enfield Rifle musket being the most common, reaching the North and South in the hundreds of thousands. The purpose is the… (1142-96) Learn More »

$50.00
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.58 CALIBER RIFLE MUSKET TOMPION

.58 CALIBER RIFLE MUSKET TOMPION

This is one of several patterns of tompion issued with the various types of the Springfield Rifle Musket and illustrated in the US 1863 Rifle Musket Description and Rules. They come in a couple of… (1142-95) Learn More »

$50.00
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EXCELLENT LIGHT ARTILLERY SERGEANT’S JACKET, HABER & CO. CONTRACT

EXCELLENT LIGHT ARTILLERY SERGEANT’S JACKET, HABER & CO. CONTRACT

This is a beautiful example of the U.S. Civil War light artillery shell jacket set up with original sergeant’s chevrons and correct sergeant’s shoulder scales. The red and blue colors are vivid… (1145-09) Learn More »

BEAUTIFUL LIGHT ARTILLERY BUGLER’S JACKET

BEAUTIFUL LIGHT ARTILLERY BUGLER’S JACKET

This is a beautiful example of the regulation Civil War artillery bugler’s jacket in mint, unissued condition. These are pretty much the most visually appealing of Civil War regulation issue… (1145-10) Learn More »

CONFEDERATE SOLDIER LETTER — W.L. LOWREY (REGIMENT UNIDENTIFIED)

CONFEDERATE SOLDIER LETTER — W.L. LOWREY (REGIMENT UNIDENTIFIED)

Dated “Camp near Petersburg V.A. July 8 1864.” Addressed “Dear Mother.” 2 pp. in ink on lined paper, 12 x 8”. Exhibits fold-marks and slight fading, else VG and entirely legible. This… (1054-2247) Learn More »

UNION SOLDIER DOCUMENT—JOSEPH OSBOLE, CO. “D”, 101st NEW YORK INFANTRY

UNION SOLDIER DOCUMENT—JOSEPH OSBOLE, CO. “D”, 101st NEW YORK INFANTRY

Dated “Washington, March 24, 1863.” Addressed to “Your Excellency”. 2 pp. in ink on lined paper, 5” x 8. Exhibits fold-marks, lightly faded, while remaining entirely legible. Joseph… (1054-2243) Learn More »

UNION SOLDIER LETTER W/COVER - SAM STRIEBY, 39th PENNSYLVANIA (10TH PA RESERVES)

UNION SOLDIER LETTER W/COVER - SAM STRIEBY, 39th PENNSYLVANIA (10TH PA RESERVES)

Cover address: “Miss Molle E. Strieby / Salem / Columbiana Ohio / Box 281”—Three cent stamp, postmarked “Washington /Oct. 23 /1861. Letter Salutation: Mary & Cal.” Dated “Fairfax C.… (1054-2242) Learn More »

$95.00
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SIGNED AND NUMBERED OUT OF PRINT REFERENCE BOOK ON CIVIL WAR FIELD ARTILLERY PROJECTILES

SIGNED AND NUMBERED OUT OF PRINT REFERENCE BOOK ON CIVIL WAR FIELD ARTILLERY PROJECTILES

The full title of this reference work is “FIELD ARTILLERY PROJECTILES OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR: INCLUDING A SELECTION OF NAVY PROJECTILES, HAND GRENADES, ROCKETS, AND LAND MINES” by Thomas S.… (274-212) Learn More »

$150.00
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NICE LIMITED EDITION REPRODUCTION COPY OF THE 1862 ORDNANCE MANUAL

NICE LIMITED EDITION REPRODUCTION COPY OF THE 1862 ORDNANCE MANUAL

Hardbound volume done in brown cloth with a gold embossed Ordnance insignia on the front with the title on the spine. Book was published in 1970 by the Ordnance Park Corporation and was limited to… (274-211) Learn More »

$30.00
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“FRIEND TO FRIEND” COLD CAST SCULPTURE BY RON TUNISON

“FRIEND TO FRIEND” COLD CAST SCULPTURE BY RON TUNISON

Statue depicts wounded Confederate General Lewis Armistead placing his pocket watch in the hand of Union Captain Bingham with instructions to deliver it back home to his family. This is a replica of… (1146-28) Learn More »

EXCELLENT CIVIL WAR STAFF CAPTAIN’S COAT WITH STRAPS

EXCELLENT CIVIL WAR STAFF CAPTAIN’S COAT WITH STRAPS

This is a regulation Civil War officer’s coat for a captain doing some kind of staff duty. Since most officers serving on regimental staffs ranked as first lieutenants, this officer likely saw… (1145-08) Learn More »

SCARCE CIVIL WAR GREENE BOLT ACTION INFANTRY RIFLE

SCARCE CIVIL WAR GREENE BOLT ACTION INFANTRY RIFLE

This is a very good example of the scarce, cleverly designed, .53 caliber Greene bolt-action breechloading infantry rifle. The rifle is all original and complete with the exception of the elevation… (172-5747) Learn More »

MICHIGAN COAT BUTTON

MICHIGAN COAT BUTTON

This is a coat size Michigan State seal button. Three-piece construction and gilted. Backmark: “SCOVILL MF'G CO. / WATERBURY”.  Used on staff buttons circa 1860s. Coat size, 22mm to… (286-1063) Learn More »

EARLY RIFLEMAN COAT BUTTON

EARLY RIFLEMAN COAT BUTTON

Coat size. Face features central eagle with shield. “R” in shield. This is a two-piece button. Slightly bent shank. Backmark reads “W.H. HORSTMANN / PHILA” on stippled field. Circa 1840s or… (286-1059) Learn More »

$65.00
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MODEL 1832 WHITE BUFF OFFICER’S SWORD FROG

MODEL 1832 WHITE BUFF OFFICER’S SWORD FROG

This is an officer’s sword frog constructed of thin white buff leather. Measures 8.5” long by 3.75” at widest point. Leather is folded over and sewn to form a belt loop at the top. A pocket is… (766-1530) Learn More »

18TH CENTURY BRASS PROTRACTOR AND RULERS

18TH CENTURY BRASS PROTRACTOR AND RULERS

This set includes three brass pieces; a protractor, a straight ruler, and an “L”-shaped ruler. The protractor is marked with degrees and radiating lines. Measures approximately 3.75” wide by… (179-1118) Learn More »

STONEWARE GINGER BEER BOTTLE WITH OVAL MAKER’S STAMP

STONEWARE GINGER BEER BOTTLE WITH OVAL MAKER’S STAMP

This is a nice, glazed stoneware beer bottle. Measures approximately 8.5” tall and is 3” in diameter at the base. Typical colors; tan glaze on top with cream glaze on bottom. Some graying is found… (2021-570) Learn More »

$45.00
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SMALL STONEWARE JAR RECOVERED AT VICKSBURG

SMALL STONEWARE JAR RECOVERED AT VICKSBURG

  This is an old stoneware jar dug up near Vicksburg, MS.  Measures 3.5” tall by 2.5” in diameter. Cream color with clear glaze. Very minor scratches from being in the ground. These were used… (2021-574) Learn More »

$25.00
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ORIGINAL, M1858 ‘SMOOTHSIDE’ CANTEEN CARRIED BY PRIVATE OLIVER C. CASE, 8TH CONNECTICUT INFANTRY

ORIGINAL, M1858 ‘SMOOTHSIDE’ CANTEEN CARRIED BY PRIVATE OLIVER C. CASE, 8TH CONNECTICUT INFANTRY

This Civil War artifact is a wonderful, partially identified example of the early Model 1858 ‘smoothside-pattern’ canteen in fine condition but missing the sling, cover and cork stopper. Typical… (766-1572) Learn More »

$795.00
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IMPORT M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD & SCABBARD SOLD BY H. G. HAMLIN OF CINCINNATI OHIO

IMPORT M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD & SCABBARD SOLD BY H. G. HAMLIN OF CINCINNATI OHIO

Very nice conditioned Model 1850 foot officer’s sword sold retail by H. G, Hamlin Jr. of Cincinnati, Ohio complete with its matching leather scabbard. Hamlin was a retailer who bought finished… (766-1547) Learn More »

MINT GUNNER’S OR ARTILLERY FUSE POUCH BELT

MINT GUNNER’S OR ARTILLERY FUSE POUCH BELT

These simple belts were used to carry the artillery fuse pouch and frequently appear around the waist of “Number Four” in the gun crew, handling the friction primers and lanyard. This is in mint… (1145-02) Learn More »

NICE 1864 DATED JOHN DICKSON & SON ENFIELD SHORT RIFLE

NICE 1864 DATED JOHN DICKSON & SON ENFIELD SHORT RIFLE

This iron mounted, commercially produced Enfield short rifle is complete, all original, and has nice medium brown color to the wood, lots of barrel blue, crisp markings, and a minty bore.  There were… (1111-06) Learn More »

US MODEL 1850 STAFF & FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD

US MODEL 1850 STAFF & FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD

Maker mark: reverse ricasso, “C. Roby & Co. / W. Chelmsford,/ Mass.” Medium bright blade, measuring 32” in length, 1.125” in width at base. Blade etched with handsome vine & leaf, a… (1111-02) Learn More »

$1,250.00
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RARE 1857 AMES LIGHT CAVALRY SABER- FIRST YEAR PRODUCTION!

RARE 1857 AMES LIGHT CAVALRY SABER- FIRST YEAR PRODUCTION!

This is a very rare first production run of the light cavalry saber and scabbard still known to many collectors as the Model 1860, but in fact produced starting in 1857. Ordnance Department… (490-2497) Learn More »

$2,950.00
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ABRAHAM LINCOLN: A PAPER / STEPHEN A. DOUGLAS: A EULOGY

ABRAHAM LINCOLN: A PAPER / STEPHEN A. DOUGLAS: A EULOGY

By Isaac N. Arnold and James W.Sheehan. Published by Fergus Printing Company, Chicago, IL, 1881. In brown wraps, variously paginated sections, uncut.  Front cover exhibits partial tear, pages lightly… (804-439) Learn More »

US MODEL 1842 MUSKET BAYONET

US MODEL 1842 MUSKET BAYONET

This bayonet model can be fitted to a M1842 percussion musket.  The bayonet has a very dark brown patina.  ‘U.S’ is stamped on the face flat. The blade measures 18” and the socket is just shy… (E2693) Learn More »

PRUSSIAN M1809 POTSDAM SOCKET BAYONET

PRUSSIAN M1809 POTSDAM SOCKET BAYONET

In the early months of the war, arms from overseas were imported for army use. The Union army purchased both flintlock and percussion variations of the Prussian M1809 Potsdam. The bayonet pictured… (172-5696) Learn More »

F. MILLER SODA BOTTLE

F. MILLER SODA BOTTLE

Light aqua colored bottle shows applied blob top. Embossing reads, “F. MILLER & Co / 1861 / BROOKLYN N.Y”. Reverse shows a large “M & Co”. Measures 7 ½” tall by 2 ½” in diameter… (545-13) Learn More »

CANTEEN AND CUP WITH GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN SERVICE AND BATTLE HONORS, BATTERY K 1st US LIGHT ARTILLERY: HORSE ARTILLERY!

CANTEEN AND CUP WITH GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN SERVICE AND BATTLE HONORS, BATTERY K 1st US LIGHT ARTILLERY: HORSE ARTILLERY!

These two pieces are decorated to commemorate the soldier’s service, particularly during the summer and fall of 1863. The canteen is an 1812 pattern cheesebox style with original olive drab paint,… (490-2627) Learn More »

PRIVATE FRANK JOHNSON, CO. “E”, 10TH U.S. CAVALRY [“BUFFALO SOLIDERS”] - “FINAL STATEMENT”

PRIVATE FRANK JOHNSON, CO. “E”, 10TH U.S. CAVALRY [“BUFFALO SOLIDERS”] - “FINAL STATEMENT”

Dated “Fort Sill, I.T. 14 May 1872.”  Pre-printed form. 2 pp., 9.75” x 7.75”. Exhibits fold-marks, else VG. This “Final statement” lists the date and terms of Johnson’s enlistment,… (2021-326) Learn More »

$95.00
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PRIVATE FRANK JOHNSON, CO. “E”, 10TH U.S. CAVALRY [“BUFFALO SOLDIERS”] - DISCHARGE PAY STATEMENT

PRIVATE FRANK JOHNSON, CO. “E”, 10TH U.S. CAVALRY [“BUFFALO SOLDIERS”] - DISCHARGE PAY STATEMENT

Dated “Fort Sill, I.T., 1st May 1872.”  Pre-printed form. 2 pp., 10” x 8. Fold-marks, else VG. Document list pays accruing to Pvt. at the conclusion of his enlistment, including travel pay from… (2021-207) Learn More »

$95.00
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US MODEL 1855 .58 CAL. SOCKET BAYONET

US MODEL 1855 .58 CAL. SOCKET BAYONET

This is an original Model 1855 socket bayonet for .58 caliber Civil War era Springfield rifle muskets.  Measures approximately 21” overall. This specimen features a smooth, clean, and completely… (172-5759) Learn More »

U.S. MEXICAN WAR 1840 PATTERN OFFICER’S SWORD

U.S. MEXICAN WAR 1840 PATTERN OFFICER’S SWORD

Introduced in 1841, the Model 1840 officer’s sword was a hybrid of older French, British and Prussian patterns and was the regulation sword for U.S. officers not serving mounted until the… (490-2156) Learn More »

UNTOUCHED BELGIAN MADE PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD MUSKET

UNTOUCHED BELGIAN MADE PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD MUSKET

During the war in the Crimea, the British Government ordered thousands of Pattern 1853 Enfield rifles from gun makers in Liège, Belgium. The start of the US Civil War provided a continuing market for… (172-5751) Learn More »

COLLINS & CO SABER BAYONET FOR MODEL 1841 RIFLE

COLLINS & CO SABER BAYONET FOR MODEL 1841 RIFLE

This brass handled saber bayonet measures approximately 25” overall with a 20” long blade. Manufactured by Collins & Company in Hartford, Conn. and so marked on ricasso. Stamped “1861” on… (218-579) Learn More »

FRAMED ALBUMEN OF 17TH NEW YORK OFFICER WHO DIED OF DISEASE

FRAMED ALBUMEN OF 17TH NEW YORK OFFICER WHO DIED OF DISEASE

Very nice albumen of R. Stewart Hart, 1st lieutenant of Company F, 17th New York in what looks to be the original wooden frame. Image shows Hart holding his Model 1850 foot officer’s sword in his… (545-25) Learn More »

BOOK -- ADJUTANT STEARNS (21ST MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY)

BOOK -- ADJUTANT STEARNS (21ST MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY)

Published by the Massachusetts Sabbath School Society in Boston in 1862. Adjutant Frazer Stearns was a member of the 21st Massachusetts Infantry and was killed March 14, 1862 at New Berne, NC. Stearns… (545-05) Learn More »

$45.00
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RIFLED AND SIGHTED MODEL 1842, EX-JOHN HENRY KURTZ COLLECTION

RIFLED AND SIGHTED MODEL 1842, EX-JOHN HENRY KURTZ COLLECTION

This excellent condition rifled and sighted M1842 musket was once in the collection of long-time and well-known collector John Henry Kurtz. It bears a Springfield 1853 dated lockplate and 1854 dated… (2021-141) Learn More »

1840’s U.S. MILITIA OFFICER’S SWORD WITH ETCHED BLADE

1840’s U.S. MILITIA OFFICER’S SWORD WITH ETCHED BLADE

This is a nice example of a U.S. militia officer’s sword of the 1840s, pushing toward 1850 with its use of sharkskin grip. Peterson #116 is a nice parallel, though with a conventional bone grip. He… (490-2157) Learn More »

EXCAVATED NORTH CAROLINA STATE SEAL COAT BUTTON

EXCAVATED NORTH CAROLINA STATE SEAL COAT BUTTON

NC8. CS local. 23mm. BM: W. WILDT & SON/RICHMOND VA. Difficult to read. Face lightly cleaned with slight push on face. [ss] [ph:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER… (766-1518) Learn More »

EXCAVATED NORTH CAROLINA STATE SEAL COAT BUTTON

EXCAVATED NORTH CAROLINA STATE SEAL COAT BUTTON

NC8. 23mm. CS local. Deep chocolate patina. Back with channel w/star. Some ground action on reverse. [ss] [ph:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR… (766-1516) Learn More »

MILLARD MODEL 1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER

MILLARD MODEL 1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER

This saber was referred to as the model 1860 “light cavalry” saber by the US Ordnance Department. Weighing just less than four pounds, the slightly curved blade measures approximately 34 ½”… (2021-02) Learn More »

$375.00
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JUST PUBLISHED! OUR STORY: THE LIVES AND LEGACY OF THOSE WHO SERVED IN BATTERY B FIRST RHODE ISLAND LIGHT ARTILLERY

JUST PUBLISHED! OUR STORY: THE LIVES AND LEGACY OF THOSE WHO SERVED IN BATTERY B FIRST RHODE ISLAND LIGHT ARTILLERY

Written by Stephen Evangelista. Softcover, 7”x10”, 232 pages. Full color illustrations and photographs. This newly published book takes a close look at the individual lives of the brave and heroic… (ST501189) Learn More »

CONFEDERATE CAPTURED AND COLLECTED WESSON CARBINE

CONFEDERATE CAPTURED AND COLLECTED WESSON CARBINE

This is a scarce Frank Wesson two-trigger, single-shot breechloading military carbine that was captured or collected on the battlefield and sent through the Confederate Ordnance cleaning and repair… (2021-201) Learn More »

STONEWARE GINGER BEER BOTTLE

STONEWARE GINGER BEER BOTTLE

This is a nice, glazed stoneware beer bottle. Measures approximately 8” tall and is 3” in diameter at the base. Typical colors; tan glaze on top with cream glaze on bottom. Some graying is found… (545-10) Learn More »

THIRD MODEL BROWN BESS BY BARNETT WITH BAYONET AND RACK NUMBER

THIRD MODEL BROWN BESS BY BARNETT WITH BAYONET AND RACK NUMBER

This is a very good example of a Third Model Brown Bess, or the Type-2 India Pattern (which uses a stronger, double-throated cock.) The pattern was adopted by the British Ordnance in 1809 and was the… (1037-121) Learn More »

PUBLIC PROPERTY MARKED POWDER FLASK

PUBLIC PROPERTY MARKED POWDER FLASK

These flasks were made for use with military rifles, particularly the 1817 Common Rifle, but could be used with the Hall or any of the older patterns still in service. Producing hollow-body copper… (286-1065) Learn More »

RARE SABER BAYONET FOR SPENCER NAVY RIFLE AND/OR SHARPS & HANKINS NAVY RIFLE

RARE SABER BAYONET FOR SPENCER NAVY RIFLE AND/OR SHARPS & HANKINS NAVY RIFLE

Similar bayonets were made for the Model 1860 Spencer Navy rifle and the Sharps & Hankins Navy rifle. They are potentially interchangeable. In June of 1861 the U.S. Navy placed an order for the… (218-582) Learn More »

MINT 1863 DATED ARTILLERY FUSE POUCH

MINT 1863 DATED ARTILLERY FUSE POUCH

This is a mint example of the regulation Civil War artillery fuse pouch, maker marked and dated, “WATERTOWN / ARSENAL / 1863” on the inner flap. These were worn on a simple leather belt by… (1145-01) Learn More »

LIEUTENANT’S FROCK COAT, PANTS, AND PHOTO OF STANLEY B. LOCKWOOD 105th OHIO

LIEUTENANT’S FROCK COAT, PANTS, AND PHOTO OF STANLEY B. LOCKWOOD 105th OHIO

This identified officer’s grouping consists of the regulation frock coat and trousers of First Lieutenant Stanley B. Lockwood of the 105th Ohio, along with a postwar framed photograph of him in… (1117-120) Learn More »

$5,950.00
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SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF MAJOR LAFAYETTE GALL, 169th VIRGINIA MILITIA, WITH EPAULETS, HAT INSIGNIA & TWO COMMISSIONS; ENROLLED IN THE 20th VIRGINIA CAVALRY; IMPRISONED AT CAMP CHASE 1863

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF MAJOR LAFAYETTE GALL, 169th VIRGINIA MILITIA, WITH EPAULETS, HAT INSIGNIA & TWO COMMISSIONS; ENROLLED IN THE 20th VIRGINIA CAVALRY; IMPRISONED AT CAMP CHASE 1863

This family archive includes an excellent sixth plate ambrotype of Major Lafayette E. Gall in uniform, two of his commissions in the Virginia militia, his epaulets, and his Virginia militia hat… (846-369) Learn More »

SWORD BAYONET FOR THE MODEL 1841 MISSISSIPPI RIFLE WITH SCABBARD

SWORD BAYONET FOR THE MODEL 1841 MISSISSIPPI RIFLE WITH SCABBARD

This is the second type of the Model 1855 sword bayonet. Made to fit the Model 1841 rifles that were not originally fitted for bayonets. The brass hilt has a mellow, aged patina. “14” engraved on… (172-5669) Learn More »

VIRGINIA STATE SEAL STAFF OFFICER’S COAT BUTTON

VIRGINIA STATE SEAL STAFF OFFICER’S COAT BUTTON

VA20. 23mm. BM: CANFIELD BRO & CO. BALTIMORE.  VF+.  [SS] [ph:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR… (766-1513) Learn More »

VIRGINIA STATE SEAL COAT BUTTON

VIRGINIA STATE SEAL COAT BUTTON

VA16A. 23mm. BM: W. G. MINTZER PHILD.  VF+. [ss] [ph:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR LAYAWAY… (766-1512) Learn More »

EXCAVATED VIRGINIA STATE SEAL COAT BUTTON

EXCAVATED VIRGINIA STATE SEAL COAT BUTTON

VA15B. 22mm.  BM: HORSTMANN & ALLIEN / NY.  Great button with lots of gilt with mixed chocolate patina. [ss] [ph:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (766-1510) Learn More »

EXCAVATED VIRGINIA STATE SEAL COAT BUTTON

EXCAVATED VIRGINIA STATE SEAL COAT BUTTON

VA15B. 22mm.  BM: HORSTMANN & ALLIEN / NY.  Great button with lots of gilt with mixed chocolate patina. [ss] [ph:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (766-1509) Learn More »

RARE 10” MORTAR SHELL (FRENCH & INDIAN OR REVOLUTIONARY WAR) FROM FORT TICONDEROGA MUSEUM COLLECTION

RARE 10” MORTAR SHELL (FRENCH & INDIAN OR REVOLUTIONARY WAR) FROM FORT TICONDEROGA MUSEUM COLLECTION

This early mortar shell was once housed in the Fort Ticonderoga Museum collection. It is an excavated 10” mortar shell in relic condition. The iron body of the shell is in solid condition with… (1117-26) Learn More »

PAIR OF SPURS – LEE’S HEADQUARTERS

PAIR OF SPURS – LEE’S HEADQUARTERS

Offered here is a nice pair of brass spurs, of a pattern considered to be Confederate. These are a plain style with no gutter inside. One is stamped with “11”. The iron rowel remains on each spur.… (141-108) Learn More »

$395.00
Originally $450.00

CIVIL WAR SENTRY PAINTING BY FAMED SUPERMAN / BATMAN ARTIST FRED RAY

CIVIL WAR SENTRY PAINTING BY FAMED SUPERMAN / BATMAN ARTIST FRED RAY

This acrylic-on-artist-board work was the cover art for the December 1971 issue of Civil War Times Illustrated.  A copy of that issue comes with the painting.  Fred Ray is best known for his work on… (141-104) Learn More »

$1,750.00
Originally $2,000.00

CLIPPED PRE-WAR SIGNATURE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON CUSTIS LEE, CONFEDERATE GENERAL & SON OF GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE

CLIPPED PRE-WAR SIGNATURE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON CUSTIS LEE, CONFEDERATE GENERAL & SON OF GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE

Nice strong signature taken from a letter. Clipping meas. approx. 5.00 x 1.50 inches and reads “G. W. CUSTIS LEE, LIEUT. OF ENGRS.” There is a light oval of dark discoloration on the paper but the… (141-93) Learn More »

$225.00
Originally $275.00

FRAMED ALBUMEN OF UNION VETERANS AT DEVIL’S DEN, GETTYSBURG

FRAMED ALBUMEN OF UNION VETERANS AT DEVIL’S DEN, GETTYSBURG

8 x 6,” with beige card matting in attractive brown wooden frame (14 ½” X 12 ½”), with wood backing & hang-wire. Image is of ten veterans and five women posed sitting on the boulders at… (141-22) Learn More »

$100.00
Originally $125.00


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SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF THADDEUS B. WAKEMAN, “FREE THOUGHT” ADVOCATE AND PHILOSOPHER

This is one of two daguerreotypes from the Wakeman family we are proud to offer. This one is nicely identified in ink on a paper label pasted to the facing pad, reading: “My grandfather / Thaddeus Burr Wakeman.” Wakeman is shown in a mid-chest up… (846-178). Learn More »

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