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HARPER’S WEEKLY, NEW YORK, JUNE 6, 1863 – GRIERSON’S RAID

HARPER’S WEEKLY, NEW YORK, JUNE 6, 1863 – GRIERSON’S RAID

Vol. VII—No. 336. 16 pp. [353-368], four columns, with numerous stories, illustrations and cartoons. Front cover features splendid full page action portrait of “Colonel Grierson, Sixth Illinois… (998-1855) Learn More »

HARPER’S WEEKLY, OCTOBER 31, 1863- ARMY OF THE CUMBERLAND/ CHICKAMAUGA

HARPER’S WEEKLY, OCTOBER 31, 1863- ARMY OF THE CUMBERLAND/ CHICKAMAUGA

Vol. VII—No. 357. 16 pp. (689-704), four columns, w/ numerous illustrations and cartoons. Exhibits slight chipping along right and left margins and light scattered foxing. Else VG &… (959-08) Learn More »

US 45/70 TRAPDOOR SPRINGFIELD BAYONET

US 45/70 TRAPDOOR SPRINGFIELD BAYONET

This bayonet was meant to fit on the 45/70 caliber Springfield Trapdoor rifle. “US” is stamped on the flat shank, the item is blued, and made of steel.  The bayonet measures 18” and the socket… (1037-455) Learn More »

US MODEL 1812 SOCKET BAYONET

US MODEL 1812 SOCKET BAYONET

Surface has a dark patina with light scattered surface pitting and some minor rust spots. Socket has a bridged mortise which is stamped with a “N” at the upper end. Blade flat is stamped with… (172-5702) Learn More »

NON-REGULATION BRITISH PATTERN US MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICERS SWORD BY WALSCHEID

NON-REGULATION BRITISH PATTERN US MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICERS SWORD BY WALSCHEID

The drawn sword meas. approx. 38.50 inches from point to pommel. The blade itself meas. approx. 33.00 inches long with a 20.00 inch stopped fuller. The blade surface is semi-bright with light… (E2412) Learn More »

MAKER MARKED 19TH CENTURY MEDICAL FORCEPS

MAKER MARKED 19TH CENTURY MEDICAL FORCEPS

Item meas. approx. 8.75 inches long. Forceps have scissor-like grips with small, flat serrated jaws. Item is marker marked but it is a poor stamping and hard to read. Item is clean with light… (413-109) Learn More »

19TH CENTURY CURVED SCISSORS

19TH CENTURY CURVED SCISSORS

Item meas. approx. 8.00 inches long with the cutting end curved upward. Scissors are in good condition and operate properly. Surfaces have a light patina.… (413-119) Learn More »

19TH CENTURY MAKER MARKED TORTISE SHELL HANDLED SCALPEL

19TH CENTURY MAKER MARKED TORTISE SHELL HANDLED SCALPEL

Scalpel has a good tortoise shell handle that meas. approx. 3.50 inches long. Scalpel swings out okay but the blade is slightly mottled and pitted close to the swivel pin making the maker’s mark… (413-111) Learn More »

MAKER MARKED 19TH CENTURY CURVED SCISSORS

MAKER MARKED 19TH CENTURY CURVED SCISSORS

Item meas. approx. 8.50 inches long with the cutting end curved to left. The maker’s mark reads “W. R. GOULDING, NEW YORK.” Goulding made medical instruments during both the Mexican and Civil… (413-121) Learn More »

$125.00
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FRAMED 1863 SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS FEATURING A.P. HILL

FRAMED 1863 SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS FEATURING A.P. HILL

When the war cut off the flow of Harpers Weekly and Frank Leslie’s papers to the south, the “Southern Illustrated News” was created in Richmond in September 1862 to fill the gap in supplying… (141-103) Learn More »

$125.00
Originally $150.00

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A SEATED SOUTH CAROLINA CONFEDERATE SOLDIER DISPLAYING A PHOTOGRAPHIC CASE FOR THE CAMERA

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A SEATED SOUTH CAROLINA CONFEDERATE SOLDIER DISPLAYING A PHOTOGRAPHIC CASE FOR THE CAMERA

This nice view of a young southern soldier comes from an estate in Rock Hill, York County, South Carolina. No family name has been preserved, but units such as the 4th, 5th, 7th, 12th, 13th and 17th… (141-120) Learn More »

$995.00
Originally $1,100.00

ORIGINAL OILER AND THREE-PIECE STEEL CLEANING ROD FOR THE U.S. SPRINGFIELD MODEL KRAG RIFLE OR CARBINE

ORIGINAL OILER AND THREE-PIECE STEEL CLEANING ROD FOR THE U.S. SPRINGFIELD MODEL KRAG RIFLE OR CARBINE

The first rods for Krag carbines were two-piece. The three-piece rods were introduced in 1896 and the carrying compartment in the buttstock of the rifle and carbine were accordingly altered to carry… (490-2588) Learn More »

ORIGINAL OILER AND THREE-PIECE STEEL CLEANING ROD FOR THE U.S. SPRINGFIELD MODEL KRAG RIFLE OR CARBINE

ORIGINAL OILER AND THREE-PIECE STEEL CLEANING ROD FOR THE U.S. SPRINGFIELD MODEL KRAG RIFLE OR CARBINE

The first rods for Krag carbines were two-piece. The three-piece rods were introduced in 1896 and the carrying compartment in the buttstock of the rifle and carbine were accordingly altered to carry… (490-2585) Learn More »

US MODEL 1917 SMITH & WESSON

US MODEL 1917 SMITH & WESSON

The Smith & Wesson Model 1917 is essentially an adaptation of the company's .44 Hand Ejector 2nd Model chambered instead in .45 ACP and employing a shortened cylinder and a lanyard ring on the… (2021-549) Learn More »

TWO VOLUME PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDY OF THE CIVIL WAR

TWO VOLUME PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDY OF THE CIVIL WAR

This two-volume set is titled “TOUCHED BY FIRE: A PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAIT OF THE CIVIL WAR” with William C. Davis as editor and William A. Frassanito as photographic consultant. The set was… (668-323) Learn More »

$40.00
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COLT REFERENCE BOOK BY WILSON

COLT REFERENCE BOOK BY WILSON

Nice hardcover copy of “THE BOOK OF COLT FIREARMS” by R. L. Wilson and published by Blue Book Publications in 1993. Volume meas. approx. 9.25 x 12.25 inches with full color dustjacket in good… (1140-22) Learn More »

$75.00
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MODEL 1855 BAYONET AND SCABBARD

MODEL 1855 BAYONET AND SCABBARD

The leather on this Model 1855 bayonet scabbard is well used. The scabbard is the eight rivet variety with a frog that is missing one rivet and has folded over on itself but is solid. There is also… (490-2076) Learn More »

$275.00
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CIVIL WAR MODEL 1855 BAYONET

CIVIL WAR MODEL 1855 BAYONET

Bayonet is in good condition with light scattered mottling on the blade surface and a dark patina on the socket. Blade flat has a good “U.S.” stamp and below it is a faint “92.” Locking ring… (2021-169) Learn More »

.52 CALIBER SPENCER CARTRIDGE

.52 CALIBER SPENCER CARTRIDGE

Non-dug “56-56” cartridge for Civil War-era Spencer carbine or rifle. Self-contained rimfire cartridge with copper case. No headstamp. Great condition.  [jet] [ph:L] UPS SHIPPING… (2021-502) Learn More »

$25.00
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.36 CALIBER REVOLVER CARTRIDGE AND BULLET -- D.C. SAGE

.36 CALIBER REVOLVER CARTRIDGE AND BULLET -- D.C. SAGE

"Seamless" skin cartridges were made by D.C. Sage under the Hotchkiss patent of 1862. Mutton or hog's intestine was spirally wound around a former so that the seams crossed perpendicular to each other… (M26309) Learn More »

$50.00
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ALLEN AND THURBER MEDIUM SIZE PEPPERBOX

ALLEN AND THURBER MEDIUM SIZE PEPPERBOX

Pepperboxes get some bad press for accuracy, but for pure firepower in a close-up encounter, they had a large following. It is sometimes said they were competitors with Colts and other revolvers, but… (490-2598) Learn More »

$695.00
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GENTLEMAN’S DOUBLE BARREL POCKET PISTOL BY THOMAS WILSON

GENTLEMAN’S DOUBLE BARREL POCKET PISTOL BY THOMAS WILSON

This elegant little percussion pistol uses .41 caliber over-and-under barrels on a swivel breech, which allows it to rest flat and unobtrusively in the pocket. The bag grips are finely checkered, in… (490-2602) Learn More »

PAPER WRAPPED PACK OF PERCUSSION CAPS

PAPER WRAPPED PACK OF PERCUSSION CAPS

Typical Civil War-era package of percussion caps.  Wrapped in tan cartridge paper, tied with string at top and folded closed at bottom.  Measures approximately 2 ½” long. One of these was… (172-4576) Learn More »

ALLOTMENT CHECK FOR WYTHE COUNTY, VA SOLDIER’S WIFE – C.R. CREAGER, 45TH VIRGINIA

ALLOTMENT CHECK FOR WYTHE COUNTY, VA SOLDIER’S WIFE – C.R. CREAGER, 45TH VIRGINIA

The Confederate Government of Wythe County, Virginia issued this allotment check, numbered 960 on the back and dated April 14th, 1864 to Mrs. Ann Davis in the amount of five dollars for the family of… (2020-435) Learn More »

ALLOTMENT CHECK FOR WYTHE COUNTY, VA SOLDIER’S WIFE – C.R. CREAGER, 45TH VIRGINIA

ALLOTMENT CHECK FOR WYTHE COUNTY, VA SOLDIER’S WIFE – C.R. CREAGER, 45TH VIRGINIA

The Confederate Government of Wythe County, Virginia issued this allotment check, numbered 123 on the back and dated January 11th, 1864 to P.J. [Polina Jane] Sisk in the amount of twenty dollars for… (2020-434) Learn More »

ALLOTMENT CHECK FOR WYTHE COUNTY, VA SOLDIER’S WIFE – C.R. CREAGER, 45TH VIRGINIA

ALLOTMENT CHECK FOR WYTHE COUNTY, VA SOLDIER’S WIFE – C.R. CREAGER, 45TH VIRGINIA

The Confederate Government of Wythe County, Virginia issued this allotment check, numbered 88 on the back and dated January 11th, 1864 to Emeline Green in the amount of twenty four dollars for the… (2020-426) Learn More »

NEW MODEL 1859 SHARPS

NEW MODEL 1859 SHARPS

The Sharps carbine is the most famous single-shot carbine of the war. They were highly regarded, eagerly sought, and widely used by both sides. An indicator of how well liked is that the U.S.… (172-5745) Learn More »

VERY SCARCE SWAN CONTRACT VIRGINIA MILITIA REGIMENTALLY MARKED MUSKET, CIRCA 1799: COMPANY C, 54th REGIMENT, NORFOLK BOROUGH

VERY SCARCE SWAN CONTRACT VIRGINIA MILITIA REGIMENTALLY MARKED MUSKET, CIRCA 1799: COMPANY C, 54th REGIMENT, NORFOLK BOROUGH

This musket follows the general lines of a British Short Land Pattern musket, but bears no British maker, ordnance, or proof marks. The lock is a two-screw lock with gooseneck hammer, rounded pan and… (1000-0255) Learn More »

U.S. 1832 PATTERN GENERAL OFFICER’S CHAPEAU COCKADE AND EAGLE

U.S. 1832 PATTERN GENERAL OFFICER’S CHAPEAU COCKADE AND EAGLE

This black cockade with silver eagle on top of gold rays terminating with 24 silver stars matches the 1832 regulation for general officers. (See Smithsonian Publ., US Army Headgear to 1854 (Vol. 1)… (2021-544) Learn More »

$395.00
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“C.S.A.” PATRIOTIC COVER

“C.S.A.” PATRIOTIC COVER

Unused letter cover, or envelope, printed by A.F. Mullen in Memphis, TN. Large “C.S.A.” is printed in upper left corner in blue and red. Front of cover is in good condition with one small chip on… (2021-122) Learn More »

$35.00
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CONFEDERATE PATRIOTIC COVER WITH JEFF DAVIS STAMP

CONFEDERATE PATRIOTIC COVER WITH JEFF DAVIS STAMP

Unused letter cover, or envelope, printed in sepia. “THE REBEL STATES / VIRGINIA” is printed next to a winged devil holding the Confederate First National flag and the state seal of Virginia.… (2021-121) Learn More »

$50.00
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115TH NEW YORK RELATED DOCUMENT

115TH NEW YORK RELATED DOCUMENT

Pre-printed document filled out in strong period ink. Document is from the New York Board of Relief dated April 21, 1864 and asks the store of Bushnell & Co located in Saratoga Springs, New York… (1094-122) 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.… (1052-45) 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.… (1052-44) Learn More »

MINT 1864 DATED AMES MODEL 1840 MUSICIAN’S SWORD

MINT 1864 DATED AMES MODEL 1840 MUSICIAN’S SWORD

This regulation 1840 pattern musician’s sword and scabbard by Ames are in nearly factory new condition. The brass hilt shows original gilt and in places where that is rubbed it blends in nicely with… (2021-199) Learn More »

PRETTY SILVERED AND IVORY GRIPPED ETHAN ALLEN & CO. SIDE HAMMER .22 RIMFIRE REVOLVER

PRETTY SILVERED AND IVORY GRIPPED ETHAN ALLEN & CO. SIDE HAMMER .22 RIMFIRE REVOLVER

This the “eighth issue” Allen sidehammer .22 with octagon barrel, bag grips, and 7-shot cylinder. The upper left barrel flat is marked ETHAN ALLEN & CO. WORCESTER. MASS / ALLEN’S PAT’S /… (490-2609) Learn More »

$650.00
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SCARCE FOUR-INCH MARSTON THREE-BARREL DERINGER

SCARCE FOUR-INCH MARSTON THREE-BARREL DERINGER

William Marston made about 3,300 of these .32 caliber rimfire three-shot deringers from 1864 to 1872. The three-barrel group pivots downward to load and there is a barrel selector dial on the right… (490-2608) Learn More »

EXCELLENT REMINGTON DOUBLE DERINGER

EXCELLENT REMINGTON DOUBLE DERINGER

This is a pretty example of the Type II or Model 3 of the Remington Model 95 Double Deringer in Flayderman’s terminology, bearing a single line barrel address: “REMINGTON ARMS CO. ILION, N.Y.”… (490-2607) Learn More »

MISFIRED/FIRED US .69 CALIBER MINIE BALL FOUND ON LITTLE ROUND TOP

MISFIRED/FIRED US .69 CALIBER MINIE BALL FOUND ON LITTLE ROUND TOP

A unique bullet that was misfired and removed from the bore of the musket. A small hole at tip of bullet exhibits when the ball puller was used to remove bullet. Only later to be fired during the… (173-3007S) Learn More »

$20.00
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FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

PA Reserve troops were using .69 caliber muskets under General Crawford’s Division at Little Round Top. Recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from… (173-3007R) Learn More »

$20.00
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FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

PA Reserve troops were using .69 caliber muskets under General Crawford’s Division at Little Round Top. Recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from… (173-3007Q) Learn More »

$20.00
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FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

PA Reserve troops were using .69 caliber muskets under General Crawford’s Division at Little Round Top. Recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from… (173-3007P) Learn More »

$20.00
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FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

PA Reserve troops were using .69 caliber muskets under General Crawford’s Division at Little Round Top. Recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from… (173-3007O) Learn More »

$20.00
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FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

PA Reserve troops were using .69 caliber muskets under General Crawford’s Division at Little Round Top. Recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from… (173-3007N) Learn More »

$20.00
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FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

PA Reserve troops were using .69 caliber muskets under General Crawford’s Division at Little Round Top. Recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from… (173-3007M) Learn More »

$20.00
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FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

PA Reserve troops were using .69 caliber muskets under General Crawford’s Division at Little Round Top. Recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from… (173-3007L) Learn More »

$20.00
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FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

PA Reserve troops were using .69 caliber muskets under General Crawford’s Division at Little Round Top. Cavity is filled with dirt. Recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who… (173-3007K) Learn More »

$20.00
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FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

PA Reserve troops were using .69 caliber muskets under General Crawford’s Division at Little Round Top. Recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from… (173-3007J) Learn More »

$20.00
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FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

PA Reserve troops were using .69 caliber muskets under General Crawford’s Division at Little Round Top. Recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from… (173-3007I) Learn More »

$20.00
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BRITISH PATTERN 1907 BAYONET

BRITISH PATTERN 1907 BAYONET

The drawn bayonet meas. approx. 21.75 inches from point to pommel. The blade is finished bright and meas. approx. 17.00 inches long with a central fuller. Edges is free of nicks but the blade surface… (172-5660) Learn More »

US M1816 SOCKET BAYONET

US M1816 SOCKET BAYONET

This is an original angular socket bayonet made for the US Model 1816 Flintlock Musket longarm. In time, the M1816 was converted to a percussion musket and the accompanying accoutrements could also be… (172-5673) Learn More »

GAR DEPARTMENT OFFICER JUNIOR POST COMMANDER MEMBERSHIP BADGE

GAR DEPARTMENT OFFICER JUNIOR POST COMMANDER 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… (M26191) Learn More »

ORIGINAL U.S. ARMY 30-40 KRAG MUZZLE AND SIGHT COVER

ORIGINAL U.S. ARMY 30-40 KRAG MUZZLE AND SIGHT COVER

These sheet brass muzzle covers also serve to protect the front sight of the rifle. They are spring-loaded and slide over the muzzle to clamp behind the sight block and are opened by applying pressure… (490-2584) Learn More »

SCARCE U.S. 1887 PATTERN RIFLE SLING

SCARCE U.S. 1887 PATTERN RIFLE SLING

A renewed interest in marksmanship and target practice by the U.S. Army in the 1880s led to changes in the issue rifle sling. New firing positions used the sling to steady the piece, resulting in the… (490-2589) Learn More »

REVOLUTIONARY WAR OFFICER’S HUNTING SWORD

REVOLUTIONARY WAR OFFICER’S HUNTING SWORD

The short hunting sword or cuttoe, a corruption of the French “couteau de chasse,” was convenient to carry in the field and originally intended to finish off wounded game. In Europe, where hunting… (766-1528) Learn More »

MODEL 1872 WEST POINT CADET SWORD BY AMES SWORD COMPANY

MODEL 1872 WEST POINT CADET SWORD BY AMES SWORD COMPANY

The Ames Sword was a successor to the Ames Manufacturing Company and in business from 1881 to the 1920s, though its Chicago branch had consolidated into Henderson-Ames in 1893. This is a good example… (1047-60) Learn More »

1860 STAFF SWORD BY EMERSON & SILVER, SOLD THROUGH EVANS & HASSALL

1860 STAFF SWORD BY EMERSON & SILVER, SOLD THROUGH EVANS & HASSALL

This 1860 Staff sword bears the keystone blade stamp of Emerson and Silver at the base of the blade on one side and the etched retailer’s address on the other side: “EVANS / & / HASSALL /… (870-404) Learn More »

CASED METROPOLITAN POLICE REVOLVER

CASED METROPOLITAN POLICE REVOLVER

The Metropolitan Arms Company was formed within weeks of the February 1864 Colt armory fire that would interfere with much of that company’s business for two years. One of the five principal… (490-2596) Learn More »

GENTLEMAN’S OVERCOAT OR TRAVELLING PISTOL BY WILLIAM FIELD, FOUNDER OF PARKER, FIELD & CO., AND PARKER, FIELD & SONS

GENTLEMAN’S OVERCOAT OR TRAVELLING PISTOL BY WILLIAM FIELD, FOUNDER OF PARKER, FIELD & CO., AND PARKER, FIELD & SONS

This is a very pretty percussion pistol made by a well-known gun maker and dating about 1835-1840. The pistol is stocked to the muzzle and fitted with a swivel ramrod, and a belt hook on the left. The… (490-2604) Learn More »

BLUNT AND SYMS BOXLOCK RING TRIGGER PISTOL

BLUNT AND SYMS BOXLOCK RING TRIGGER PISTOL

This pistol shows the bag-shaped grips and the half-octagonal and half-round barrel often seen on single shot American pistols of the 1840s and 1850s, but shows a streamlined profile with a low-arch… (490-2603) Learn More »

SCARCE CONFEDERATE RAINS HAND GRENADE

SCARCE CONFEDERATE RAINS HAND GRENADE

Gabriel James Rains and his younger brother George Washington Rains liked blowing things up. Both ended up working in the Confederate Ordnance Department: Gabriel heading the Torpedo Bureau and George… (2021-551) Learn More »

SMITH AND WESSON NUMBER TWO ARMY WITH FACTORY LETTER, SHIPPED JANUARY 1863

SMITH AND WESSON NUMBER TWO ARMY WITH FACTORY LETTER, SHIPPED JANUARY 1863

This is a good example of the Smith and Wesson .32 caliber rimfire Number 2 Army. These were made from 1861 to 1874. The self-contained, waterproof cartridges made them popular with Civil War… (1099-19) Learn More »

$350.00
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MEDAL OF HONOR RECOMMENDATION LETTER - PRIVATE JOHN H. HARBOURNE & PRIVATE JOHN MOORE JR, 29TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

MEDAL OF HONOR RECOMMENDATION LETTER - PRIVATE JOHN H. HARBOURNE & PRIVATE JOHN MOORE JR, 29TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

Dated “Camp 29th Mass. Vet. Vols. / Near Petersburg, Va, Dec 9th/64.” Letter is addressed to an unidentified official at the USA General Hospital Chester, PA, concerning the whereabouts of 1st… (846-297) Learn More »

$125.00
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1864 LETTER – CAPT. JOHN M. DEANE, 29TH MASSACHUSETTS, REGARDING STATUS OF WOUNDED SERGT. FRANCIS J. COLE

1864 LETTER – CAPT. JOHN M. DEANE, 29TH MASSACHUSETTS, REGARDING STATUS OF WOUNDED SERGT. FRANCIS J. COLE

Dated “Camp 29th Mass. Vet. Vols. / Near Petersburg, Va, Dec 9th/64.” Letter is addressed to an unidentified official at the USA General Hospital Chester, PA, concerning the whereabouts of 1st… (846-295) Learn More »

$65.00
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UNION COURT MARTIAL DOCUMENT- PRIVATE WILLIAM COLLIER, CO “K”, 29TH MASS. INFANTRY

UNION COURT MARTIAL DOCUMENT- PRIVATE WILLIAM COLLIER, CO “K”, 29TH MASS. INFANTRY

Dated “Head Quarter, 1ST Division, 9TH A.C.   / December 2nd, 1864.” 2 pp. in ink on lined paper, 7.75”  x 9.75.  Exhibits fold-marks, else. VG. Text: “General Orders No.… (846-316) Learn More »

$65.00
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1864 DRAFT RENDEZVOUS HEADQUARTERS LETTER – LT. & AAG CHARLES PAYSON, LT. JOHN M. DEANE

1864 DRAFT RENDEZVOUS HEADQUARTERS LETTER – LT. & AAG CHARLES PAYSON, LT. JOHN M. DEANE

Clerical duplicate.  Dated “Head Quarters 3rd Vol. Det/ Gallops Island Mar. 17th 1864.” Addressed to “Lieut Chas Payson”. One page in ink on lined paper, 7.75 x 9.75. Exhibits fold-marks,… (846-372) Learn More »

1864 DRAFT RENDEZVOUS HEADQUARTERS LETTER – LT. & AAG CHARLES PAYSON, LT. JOHN M. DEANE

1864 DRAFT RENDEZVOUS HEADQUARTERS LETTER – LT. & AAG CHARLES PAYSON, LT. JOHN M. DEANE

Dated “Galloup’s Island, B.H. [Boston harbor] / March 19. 1864.” Addressed to “Lt. Deane, 3rd Vol. Detacht”. One page in ink on lined paper, 7.75 x 9.75. Exhibits fold-marks, else VG. Date… (846-289) Learn More »

UNION SOLDIER DEATH CERTIFICATION - “FINAL STATEMENT” OF PRIVATE JOHN A. TIGHE, CO. “K”, 29TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

UNION SOLDIER DEATH CERTIFICATION - “FINAL STATEMENT” OF PRIVATE JOHN A. TIGHE, CO. “K”, 29TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

Dated “”17th day of July, 1864.” Signed by “John M. Dean, Adjt. Of the Regiment.” Pre-printed government document. One page, entries in ink, 8.625” x 11. Exhibits fold-marks, else VG. John… (846-300) Learn More »

$75.00
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29TH MASSACHUSETSS VOLUNTEERS MUSTER ROLL, 10/31/62 - 12/31/62

29TH MASSACHUSETSS VOLUNTEERS MUSTER ROLL, 10/31/62 - 12/31/62

Pre-printed, columned government form, 10.625 x 21.25. Exhibits fold-marks and chipping at right margin, w/ one small stain.   Else VG. “Record of Events—November 17. 62. The Regiment arrived at… (846-266) Learn More »

REMINGTON “ZOUAVE” SABER BAYONET

REMINGTON “ZOUAVE” SABER BAYONET

This bayonet is an original American Civil War “Zouave” style saber bayonet. The total length of this bayonet is 24 ¾” while the graceful-looking blade itself is about 20” long. Issued with… (218-580) Learn More »

CIVIL WAR PATRIOTIC COVER

CIVIL WAR PATRIOTIC COVER

Unused letter cover, or envelope, printed in sepia. “THE REBEL STATES / VIRGINIA” is printed next to a winged devil holding the Confederate First National flag and the state seal of Virginia.… (2021-130) Learn More »

$50.00
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UNION PATRIOTIC COVER

UNION PATRIOTIC COVER

Unused letter cover, or envelope, done on cream paper. “THE FEDERAL LAWS MUST BE ENFORCED” is printed in oval sign held by Miss Liberty. Colorful graphics on left half of envelope. Color remains… (2021-129) Learn More »

$95.00
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POST-WAR COLONEL CHARLES H.T. COLLIS SIGNED DOCUMENT - 114TH  PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS (COLLIS’ ZOUAVES)

POST-WAR COLONEL CHARLES H.T. COLLIS SIGNED DOCUMENT - 114TH PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS (COLLIS’ ZOUAVES)

Post-war bond—OREGON AND TRANSCONTINENTAL COMPANY. Dated 15 May 1898, certifying 100 shares to Charles H.T. Collis. Signed by “Charles H.T. Collis” on the reverse—dated “May16, 1889.”2… (1054-2232) Learn More »

SCARCE EVANS NEW MODEL CARBINE

SCARCE EVANS NEW MODEL CARBINE

Produced from about 1873 to 1879, Evans rifles and carbines featured an exposed, large capacity butt-stock magazine for .44 Cal. centerfire cartridges. This is one of the company’s “New Model”… (172-5740) Learn More »

CONFEDERATE SOLDIER PRE-WAR DOCUMENT - LT. COL. B.F. LITTLE, 52ND NORTH CAROLINA, WIA GETTYSBURG, 7/3/1863

CONFEDERATE SOLDIER PRE-WAR DOCUMENT - LT. COL. B.F. LITTLE, 52ND NORTH CAROLINA, WIA GETTYSBURG, 7/3/1863

Dated “March 12, 1857.” One page in ink on unlined paper, 7.625” x 6.75. Exhibits fold-marks, else VG. Benjamin F. Little was a 31 one year-old farmer from Richmond, NC, who was commissioned as… (1054-2209) Learn More »

INK ID BUST VIEW OF 4TH NEW YORK HEAVY ARTILLERY SURGEON CLINTON P. LAWRENCE

INK ID BUST VIEW OF 4TH NEW YORK HEAVY ARTILLERY SURGEON CLINTON P. LAWRENCE

Image shows Clinton P. Lawrence in a dark frock coat with 1st lieutenant of staff shoulder straps. Image has excellent clarity and contrast. Paper and mount are good and show only minor light surface… (P14190) Learn More »

$200.00
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US NAVY DISCHARGE AND CDV IDENTIFIED TO A CHARLES W. WOOD

US NAVY DISCHARGE AND CDV IDENTIFIED TO A CHARLES W. WOOD

This small group of items consists of a Navy discharge, CDV and post-war envelope all identified to Charles W. Wood of Rockville, Connecticut. The pre-printed discharge is filled out in period ink… (2021-74) Learn More »

FIRST EDITION REFERENCE BOOK ON CIVIL WAR CANTEENS

FIRST EDITION REFERENCE BOOK ON CIVIL WAR CANTEENS

Like new condition copy of “U.S. ARMY & MILITIA CANTEENS 1775-1910” by Mike O’Donnell. Volume meas. approx. 8.75 x 11.25 and runs 300 pages with index. Published by O’Donnell Publications… (1140-21) Learn More »

OUT OF PRINT REFERENCE BOOK ON CIVIL WAR ARTIFACTS

OUT OF PRINT REFERENCE BOOK ON CIVIL WAR ARTIFACTS

Like new condition copy of “CIVIL WAR ARTIFACTS A GUIDE FOR THE HISTORIAN” by Howard R.  Crouch. Volume meas. approx. 8.75 x 11.25 and runs 238 pages with index. Published by SCS Publications in… (1140-27) Learn More »

$75.00
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US PATTERN 1936 COMBAT SUSPENDERS DATED 1942

US PATTERN 1936 COMBAT SUSPENDERS DATED 1942

Suspenders are made of a light OD green webbing material. All four straps are adjustable to size. The straps on the back are single but the front straps divide so that there are two to each side. Near… (1000-2718) Learn More »

WORLD WAR TWO SHELTER HALF

WORLD WAR TWO SHELTER HALF

OD green shelter half with double end closures and black metallic buttons across the top. “US” is stenciled at center and three of the four rope loops for anchoring to the ground are present. Some… (1000-2700) Learn More »

WORLD WAR TWO SHELTER HALF

WORLD WAR TWO SHELTER HALF

OD green shelter half with double end closures and black metallic buttons across the top. Three of the four rope loops for anchoring to the ground are present. Some grommets and buttons show verdigris… (1000-2706) Learn More »

WORLD WAR ONE SHELTER HALF

WORLD WAR ONE SHELTER HALF

Khaki cotton duck shelter half with a single end closure and white metallic buttons across the top. There are four rope loops along the bottom edge for anchoring to the ground. Most of the buttons… (1000-2709) Learn More »

$45.00
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THE VIRGINIA HERALD, FREDERICKSBURG, VA.—OCTOBER 28, 1862

THE VIRGINIA HERALD, FREDERICKSBURG, VA.—OCTOBER 28, 1862

Vol. LXXVI—No. 43. 2 pp., 23.5 x 18.5”, seven columns. Exhibits fold-marks and four small chips along the right (upper & lower), horizontal fold-lines. Also some light staining above the… (1000-2568) Learn More »

THE NEW ORLEANS WEEKLY PICAYUNE—FEBRUARY 22, 1847

THE NEW ORLEANS WEEKLY PICAYUNE—FEBRUARY 22, 1847

[Mexican war coverage] Vol. X—Number 2.  8 pp., 17.5 x 12.5,” five columns. Exhibits slight horizontal fold-mark, light chipping at the margins, patches of slight to light foxing throughout. Else… (998-1787) Learn More »

THE LIBERATOR—BOSTON, MARCH 11, 1864

THE LIBERATOR—BOSTON, MARCH 11, 1864

Vol. XXXIV, No. 11—Whole No. 1727. 4 pp., 17.25 x 24.25,” six columns. Exhibits fold-marks, light chipping at margins. Else VG plus & entirely legible. Founded by William Lloyd Garrison, The… (998-1936) Learn More »

MODEL 1861 CONTRACT RIFLE MUSKET, DATED 1864

MODEL 1861 CONTRACT RIFLE MUSKET, DATED 1864

This Model 1861, .58 caliber, percussion rifle musket is complete, and in very good condition. Produced by the Providence Tool Company in Rhode Island. All gun metal on this rifle is matching clean… (2021-465) Learn More »

COLT MODEL 1861 NAVY REVOLVER

COLT MODEL 1861 NAVY REVOLVER

The serial numbers on this revolver all match except for the wedge. Serial number is 3213 which places production in the latter part of 1861. The wedge is numbered 113. Revolver is .36 caliber with a… (1061-32) Learn More »

$1,750.00
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LIKE NEW COPY OF “CONFEDERATE BUCKLES & PLATES-EXPANDED EDITION” BY MULLINAX

LIKE NEW COPY OF “CONFEDERATE BUCKLES & PLATES-EXPANDED EDITION” BY MULLINAX

Nice, clean hardcover copy of “CONFEDERATE BELT BUCKLES & PLATES” by Steve E. Muillinax. Volume has full color printed boards in nice condition and meas. approx. 8.75 x 11.25 inches and runs… (1140-11) Learn More »

$95.00
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AUTOGRAPHED COPY OF “FIREARMS FROM EUROPE” BY WHISKER, HARTZLER & YANTZ

AUTOGRAPHED COPY OF “FIREARMS FROM EUROPE” BY WHISKER, HARTZLER & YANTZ

Hardcover book with full color printed cover in like new condition. Book meas. 9.25 x 12.25 inches and is titled “FIREARMS FROM EUROPE” by James B. Whisker, Daniel D. Hartzler and Larry W. Yantz.… (1140-09) Learn More »

$75.00
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GEORGIA STATE SEAL COAT BUTTON

GEORGIA STATE SEAL COAT BUTTON

GA2A. 24mm.  BM: W. G. MINTZER / PHILD 1861. One of the only buttons with a date.  [ss] [ph:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY… (766-1503) Learn More »

GEORGIA STATE SEAL COAT BUTTON

GEORGIA STATE SEAL COAT BUTTON

GA5A.  24mm. BM: VAN WART SON & CO.   [ss] [ph:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR LAYAWAY… (766-1502) Learn More »

EXCAVATED LOUISIANA STATE SEAL COAT BUTTON

EXCAVATED LOUISIANA STATE SEAL COAT BUTTON

LA8F. 22mm.  CS local. BM: depressed channel. Shank reinforced with glue. Small hole next to shank. Nice patina.  [ss] [ph:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (766-1496) Learn More »

EXCAVATED SOUTH CAROLINA STATE SEAL COAT BUTTON

EXCAVATED SOUTH CAROLINA STATE SEAL COAT BUTTON

SC13A4. 23mm.  Lots of gilt on face. BM: SCHUYLER H. & G. / NEW  YORK (rmdc). Back with some ground action wear. [ss]   [ph:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER… (766-1492) Learn More »

EXCAVATED SOUTH CAROLINA STATE SEAL COAT BUTTON

EXCAVATED SOUTH CAROLINA STATE SEAL COAT BUTTON

SC14A. 23mm.  Minor gilt in recesses. BM: HORSTMANN & ALLIEN/ NY, with inner circle of rays.  [ss]   [ph:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON… (766-1491) Learn More »

DOUBLE-ACTION STARR .44 REVOLVER, LIKELY DELIVERED IN APRIL 1863

DOUBLE-ACTION STARR .44 REVOLVER, LIKELY DELIVERED IN APRIL 1863

This double-action Starr revolver is complete, all original, and rates about fine to excellent for condition with about 60 percent finish, smooth metal and sharp markings. The barrel shows thin… (490-2595) Learn More »

US MODEL 1816 BAYONET

US MODEL 1816 BAYONET

This is an original triangular socket bayonet made for the US Model 1816 Flintlock Musket longarm. In time, the M1816 was converted to a percussion musket and the accompanying accoutrements could also… (1037-533) Learn More »

US MODEL 1855 .58 CAL. SOCKET BAYONET

US MODEL 1855 .58 CAL. SOCKET BAYONET

This is an original Model 1855 socket bayonet for Civil War era Springfield rifle muskets.  Measures approximately 21” overall.  This specimen features a smooth metal surface with a mix of… (172-5692) Learn More »

VERY NICE EXAMPLE OF THE FINAL MODEL GALLAGER CARBINE

VERY NICE EXAMPLE OF THE FINAL MODEL GALLAGER CARBINE

The carbine offered here is one of the 5,000 Gallager carbines that were converted to take the Spencer 56-52 cartridge. The nipple was replaced by a firing pin and an extractor was added. These were… (172-5743) Learn More »

MODEL 1855 BAYONET SCABBARD

MODEL 1855 BAYONET SCABBARD

Leather scabbard is in excellent condition. The black leather body shows only light wear and no weak spots. Some minor scuffs and chips to the finish. Brass finial is firmly attached and free of dents… (172-5607) Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA MILITIA BAYONET SCABBARD, WITH TWO EAGLE BUTTONS

CIVIL WAR ERA MILITIA BAYONET SCABBARD, WITH TWO EAGLE BUTTONS

Leather scabbard is in good condition. The black leather body shows only light wear and with minor chips to finish. Slightly flexible, particularly in one spot approx 4" above the brass tip, but no… (172-5609) Learn More »

CASED CIVIL WAR ERA AMPUTATION SET

CASED CIVIL WAR ERA AMPUTATION SET

This is a mid-nineteenth century, Civil War era amputation set in very nice condition. The wood box measures 15 inches long 5 ½ inches wide 2 ¾ inches tall and is fitted with two inlaid narrow brass… (490-2573) Learn More »

ORIGINAL 1925 COPY OF “ELMER E. ELLSWORTH AND THE ZOUAVES OF ‘61”

ORIGINAL 1925 COPY OF “ELMER E. ELLSWORTH AND THE ZOUAVES OF ‘61”

Original paperbound volume written by Charles A. Ingraham and published by the University of Chicago Press. Volume meas. approx. 6.25 x 9.25 inches and has covers of blue paper with the title in black… (668-327) Learn More »

$50.00
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ORIGINAL 1922 COPY OF THE LETTERS OF GENERAL WILLOUGHBY BABCOCK 75TH NEW YORK – DIED OF WOUNDS RECEIVED AT THIRD WINCHESTER

ORIGINAL 1922 COPY OF THE LETTERS OF GENERAL WILLOUGHBY BABCOCK 75TH NEW YORK – DIED OF WOUNDS RECEIVED AT THIRD WINCHESTER

The full title of this volume is “SELECTIONS FROM THE LETTERS AND DIARIES OF BREVET-BRIGADIER GENERAL WILLOUGHBY BABCOCK OF THE SEVENTY-FIFTH NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS: A STUDY OF CAMP LIFE IN THE UNION… (668-306) Learn More »

$30.00
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GETTYSBURG 50TH ANNIVERSARY TOKEN WITH THE LORD’S PRAYER

GETTYSBURG 50TH ANNIVERSARY TOKEN WITH THE LORD’S PRAYER

The ceremonies for the fiftieth anniversary of Gettysburg were intended to highlight national reconciliation and unity. This gilt token reads “50th Anniversary” and “Battle of Gettysburg” at… (286-858) Learn More »

$65.00
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EARLY GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR JUG

EARLY GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR JUG

Small vintage clay jug is stamped, “GETTYSBURG / JULY 1,2,3, 63”. Jug measures just under an inch tall by ½ inch in diameter at the base. No cracks or chips, just the normal roughness of the… (635-385) Learn More »

$95.00
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58 RELICS RECOVERED AROUND CULP’S HILL, GETTYSBURG

58 RELICS RECOVERED AROUND CULP’S HILL, GETTYSBURG

A nicely presented and attractive display of bullets and other items recovered around Culp’s Hill.  Fifty-eight relics in total, mostly bullets, really illustrate how hard the fighting was in that… (R20908) Learn More »

MODEL 1909 HOLSTER FOR SMITH & WESSON REVOLVER

MODEL 1909 HOLSTER FOR SMITH & WESSON REVOLVER

Nice leather M1909 holster for the M1917 Smith & Wesson .45 caliber revolver. Brown leather construction. The holster “pocket” measures 9 ¼” along its front edge. The flap and belt loop… (2020-1133) Learn More »

SOUTH CAROLINA STATE SEAL COAT BUTTON

SOUTH CAROLINA STATE SEAL COAT BUTTON

SC15A. 23mm. Excellent condition. BM:  * H T & B * MANCHESTER.  [ss]  [ph:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED… (766-1490) Learn More »

SOUTH CAROLINA STATE SEAL COAT BUTTON

SOUTH CAROLINA STATE SEAL COAT BUTTON

SC16A. 23mm. Excellent condition. BM: VAN WART SON & CO.  [ss] [ph:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH… (766-1489) Learn More »

CONFEDERATE NAVY CUFF SIZE BUTTON

CONFEDERATE NAVY CUFF SIZE BUTTON

CS55av.  18mm.  BM: COURTNEY & TENNANT.  VF++.  [SS]  [ph:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR… (766-1488) Learn More »

CONFEDERATE NAVY CUFF SIZE BUTTON

CONFEDERATE NAVY CUFF SIZE BUTTON

CS55av.  18mm.  BM: COURTNEY & TENNANT.  VF++.  [SS]  [ph:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR… (766-1487) Learn More »

MODEL 1840 MUSICIAN’S SWORD & SCABBARD BY EMERSON & SILVER DATED 1863

MODEL 1840 MUSICIAN’S SWORD & SCABBARD BY EMERSON & SILVER DATED 1863

This musician’s sword is full-length. The blade is bright with light mottling and scattered pitting on the bottom third. Blade meas. approx. 28.00 inches long. The edge has several small nicks. The… (E2908) Learn More »

SCARCE USN MITCHELL 1861 CONTRACT NEW MODEL 1859 SHARPS RIFLE

SCARCE USN MITCHELL 1861 CONTRACT NEW MODEL 1859 SHARPS RIFLE

This scarce Sharps U.S. Navy Mitchell contract New Model 1859 rifle is in good condition. The Navy had supplemented its 200 Model 1855 Sharps rifles by ordering 900 .56 caliber NM1859 rifles in… (2021-392) Learn More »

CIVIL WAR SHARPS & HANKINS NAVY CARBINE

CIVIL WAR SHARPS & HANKINS NAVY CARBINE

Known as the Sharps & Hankins Model 1862 carbine, this weapon is a wartime .52 caliber breechloading firearm designed by Hartford, Connecticut native Christian Sharps. Presented here is an… (172-5754) Learn More »

$1,800.00
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BURNSIDE FIFTH MODEL CARBINE FROM FIRST SHIPMENT OF THE “MODEL OF 1864,” FEBRUARY 1864

BURNSIDE FIFTH MODEL CARBINE FROM FIRST SHIPMENT OF THE “MODEL OF 1864,” FEBRUARY 1864

Burnside carbines are a key cavalry weapon, widely issued and used throughout the war in numbers only exceeded by the Spencer and Sharps. This one rates very good for condition and is complete and all… (506-18) Learn More »

ALLEN AND THURBER POCKET PISTOL

ALLEN AND THURBER POCKET PISTOL

Ethan Allen was a prolific gun maker whose long-lived company went through many iterations. This small single-shot percussion pistol dates to his partnership with Charles Thurber starting in 1837 and… (490-2601) Learn More »

ARTILLERY GIMLET FOR 12-INCH GUN – WATERVLIET ARSENAL

ARTILLERY GIMLET FOR 12-INCH GUN – WATERVLIET ARSENAL

The "gimlet" has a screw on the end and was intended to be used to remove broken pieces of friction primers from the vent. It could also serve as a priming wire to poke a hole in the powder bag. This… (M26095) Learn More »

WORLD WAR TWO JAPANESE T-30 ARISAKA BAYONET

WORLD WAR TWO JAPANESE T-30 ARISAKA BAYONET

Mid war Type 30 bayonet made by the Matsushita Metalworking Corporation under Kokura Army Arsenal supervision. The drawn bayonet is 20.00 inches long overall while the blued blade itself is 15.75… (172-5659) Learn More »

MODEL 1903 SPRINGFIELD BAYONET DATED 1906 UPGRADED FOR WORLD WAR TWO

MODEL 1903 SPRINGFIELD BAYONET DATED 1906 UPGRADED FOR WORLD WAR TWO

Blade meas. approx. 16.00 inches long with a central fuller that runs approx. 12.50 inches. Blade surface is dark from oxidation with moderate surface dirt. There is some minor scattered pitting. Edge… (2021-28) Learn More »

MODEL 1841 MISSISSIPPI BAYONET SCABBARD

MODEL 1841 MISSISSIPPI BAYONET SCABBARD

Brown leather scabbard is in excellent condition. Both the brass throat and drag have both of their anchoring brads and the leather body, though showing light surface wear, is excellent with a tight… (490-2490) Learn More »

$250.00
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ITALIAN M1870 VETTERLI RIFLE BAYONET – NO SCABBARD

ITALIAN M1870 VETTERLI RIFLE BAYONET – NO SCABBARD

The overall length of the bayonet is 25.00 inches from point to pommel. The blade meas. approx. 20.25 inches with an unstopped fuller approx. 14.25 inches long. The blade surface is bright with… (172-5661) Learn More »

SCARCE P.S. JUSTIC RIFLE SWORD BAYONET

SCARCE P.S. JUSTIC RIFLE SWORD BAYONET

Philip S. Justice of Philadelphia made railroad car springs before the war and at the outbreak of hostilities rushed into arms production and dealing in a happy combination of commerce and patriotism.… (218-585) Learn More »

100 COUNT PACK OF HICKS PISTOL CAPS BY AMERICAN FLASK & CAP CO.

100 COUNT PACK OF HICKS PISTOL CAPS BY AMERICAN FLASK & CAP CO.

Nice original paste board container of Hicks ribbed revolver size percussion caps.  Round container covered with green paper on top and around sides. Perfect round labels remain on top and bottom… (490-2597) Learn More »

SPENCER CARTRIDGE BOX ON A BUFF INFANTRY BOX SLING WITH PLATE

SPENCER CARTRIDGE BOX ON A BUFF INFANTRY BOX SLING WITH PLATE

This is an interesting cartridge box rig in excellent condition consisting of a “J. Davy / Newark” marked carbine cartridge box fitted with an infantry buff leather cartridge box shoulder belt… (490-2559) Learn More »

ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR 2ND MODEL MERRILL CARBINE

ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR 2ND MODEL MERRILL CARBINE

Barrel is semi-bright with only light scattered mottling near the barrel band and minor surface pitting along the left side of the breech. The same area has some signs of vice marks or indentations… (172-5744) Learn More »

$2,850.00
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NICE 1870s COLORED ENGRAVING OF LEE

NICE 1870s COLORED ENGRAVING OF LEE

This is a nicely framed and ready to hang portrait of Lee in excellent condition with good color. This was published and sold by the Lee Memorial Association, formed in 1870 to fund a monument… (846-366) Learn More »

STATE OF NEW YORK MILITIA STAFF CUFF BUTTON FROM EXCELSIOR FIELD, GETTYSBURG

STATE OF NEW YORK MILITIA STAFF CUFF BUTTON FROM EXCELSIOR FIELD, GETTYSBURG

crest on shield; stars above, “EXCELSIOR” below. This is a three-piece button. Shank is complete and stands straight. Back mark reads “EXTRA / QUALITY”. Button retains considerable gilt, front… (532-195) Learn More »

$40.00
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GEORGIA STATE SEAL COAT BUTTON FROM EXCELSIOR FIELD, GETTYSBURG

GEORGIA STATE SEAL COAT BUTTON FROM EXCELSIOR FIELD, GETTYSBURG

Excavated Georgia coat-sized button; face only, no back. Nicely detailed domed face and partial rim. A good amount of gilt remains with scattered verdigris overall. Recovered by Ron Miller from the… (532-192) Learn More »

FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

PA Reserve troops were using .69 caliber muskets under General Crawford’s Division at Little Round Top. Recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from… (173-3007H) Learn More »

$20.00
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FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

PA Reserve troops were using .69 caliber muskets under General Crawford’s Division at Little Round Top. Recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from… (173-3007G) Learn More »

$20.00
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FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

PA Reserve troops were using .69 caliber muskets under General Crawford’s Division at Little Round Top. Recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from… (173-3007F) Learn More »

$20.00
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FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

PA Reserve troops were using .69 caliber muskets under General Crawford’s Division at Little Round Top. Recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from… (173-3007E) Learn More »

$20.00
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FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

PA Reserve troops were using .69 caliber muskets under General Crawford’s Division at Little Round Top. Recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from… (173-3007D) Learn More »

$20.00
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FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

PA Reserve troops were using .69 caliber muskets under General Crawford’s Division at Little Round Top. Recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from… (173-3007C) Learn More »

$20.00
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FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

PA Reserve troops were using .69 caliber muskets under General Crawford’s Division at Little Round Top. Recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from… (173-3007B) Learn More »

$20.00
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FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

FIRED US .69 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

PA Reserve troops were using .69 caliber muskets under General Crawford’s Division at Little Round Top. Recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from… (173-3007A) Learn More »

$20.00
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VERY NICE US 1832 PATTERN SWORT SWORD DATED 1835 AND REGULATION 1839 PATTERN BELT

VERY NICE US 1832 PATTERN SWORT SWORD DATED 1835 AND REGULATION 1839 PATTERN BELT

  This is a really nice example of the U.S. artillery short sword and belt. Adopted by the army in 1832, this gladius-pattern short sword was a big seller for Ames to the U.S. and state governments,… (1052-42) Learn More »

MODEL 1865 SPENCER CARBINE

MODEL 1865 SPENCER CARBINE

Model of 1865 complete with Stabler cut-off. Serial number 9347. Top of the barrel, near breech marked, “MODEL 1865” and top of receiver marked “SPENCER REPEATING / RIFLE CO. BOSTON, MASS / PATD… (G3881) Learn More »

LONG THIN FORCEPS MADE BY TIEMANN

LONG THIN FORCEPS MADE BY TIEMANN

Forceps has a long thin curved nose that tapers to a rounded point. It has a tweezer like mechanism on the handle. The overall length is approx. 7.75 inches while the curved nose is approx. 5.25… (413-113) Learn More »

CIVIL WAR MAKER MARKED BULLET FORCEPS

CIVIL WAR MAKER MARKED BULLET FORCEPS

Forceps is approx. 9.75 inches long and in very nice clean condition. Handles have crosshatching on a frosted surface. The opposite ends each have a small cup shaped nose that form a circular pattern… (413-104) Learn More »

“EAGLE” POWDER FLASK FOR REVOLVERS

“EAGLE” POWDER FLASK FOR REVOLVERS

This small flask is for the Colt pocket model or similar revolvers. Measures approximately 4.5” tall x 2” at widest point. Front features the American eagle with shield, thirteen stars, and with… (1107-150) Learn More »

CS 4.52” 12-POUNDER, SPHERICAL CASE SHOT, BRASS SIDE LOADER PLUG

CS 4.52” 12-POUNDER, SPHERICAL CASE SHOT, BRASS SIDE LOADER PLUG

Confederate 12-pounder spherical case shot for smoothbore cannons. This shell has a brass Borman under plug used as a side loader plug. Has the typical Confederate brass fuse adapter that would have… (490-2244) Learn More »

$695.00
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CONFEDERATE 3” READ ARTILLERY SHELL FROM LEE’S HEADQUARTERS COLLECTION IN GETTYSBURG

CONFEDERATE 3” READ ARTILLERY SHELL FROM LEE’S HEADQUARTERS COLLECTION IN GETTYSBURG

This is a fired example of a CS Read pattern shell. Shell is in dug condition, with significant chipping to the iron around the base on one side. Overall, the iron shows minor surface pitting. The… (224-537) Learn More »

M1 BAYONET & SCABBARD MADE BY THE UTICA CUTLERY COMPANY

M1 BAYONET & SCABBARD MADE BY THE UTICA CUTLERY COMPANY

The drawn bayonet meas. approx. 14.50 inches from point to pommel. The blade is approx. 10.00 inches long with a central fuller. Blade is marked at the ricasso on one side with “U. C.” over… (172-5715) Learn More »

BRITISH 1756/81 LAND SERVICE, CAVALRY, PISTOL

BRITISH 1756/81 LAND SERVICE, CAVALRY, PISTOL

In response to the need to arm loyalist cavalry units in the southern campaigns of the American Revolution, British Ordnance began setting up older 1756 pattern dragoon pistols about 1781, producing… (401-44) Learn More »

AMERICAN RESTOCKED FRENCH 1733 PISTOL

AMERICAN RESTOCKED FRENCH 1733 PISTOL

This pistol seems to be stocked in birch rather than walnut, making it a candidate as a pistol restocked in America or assembled from the many parts imported here during the Revolution. In overall… (401-43) Learn More »

UNION SONG-BALLAD SHEET NO. 750 NEW-YORK FIRE ZOUAVES [COL. ELMER ELLSWORTH]

UNION SONG-BALLAD SHEET NO. 750 NEW-YORK FIRE ZOUAVES [COL. ELMER ELLSWORTH]

Published by J. Wrigley, New York, ca. April 1861. One sheet, w/colored flag-bunting margins, 8.5 x 5.5, mounted on white paper. Slightly faded, w/slight innocuous stain along left margin. Else… (2021-66) Learn More »

$95.00
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“SOLDIER’S NEWS-LETTER”. VOL. 1, NO. 9. ( 8th VERMONT INFANTRY)

“SOLDIER’S NEWS-LETTER”. VOL. 1, NO. 9. ( 8th VERMONT INFANTRY)

Dated “Gretna, Louisiana, Dec. 29, 1863.”  A.W. Eastman, Editor and Proprietor. 4 pp., 8.375 x 6.25. Exhibits fold-marks & light foxing. This interesting news sheet, written for Union… (2021-63) Learn More »

CONFEDERATE SOLDIER LETTER - WILLIAM M. PITTS, CO. B 1ST REGIMENT PALMETTO SHARPSHOOTERS (JENKINS REGIMENT); MORTALLY WIA - POW, 5/22/1862, WILLIAMSBURG, VA

CONFEDERATE SOLDIER LETTER - WILLIAM M. PITTS, CO. B 1ST REGIMENT PALMETTO SHARPSHOOTERS (JENKINS REGIMENT); MORTALLY WIA - POW, 5/22/1862, WILLIAMSBURG, VA

Dated “Yorktown April 27th 1862.” Addressed to “Dear Brother.” One page in pencil on gray lined paper w/ “Confederate States of America” heading, 9 x 7.75.” Exhibits fold-marks &… (2021-62) Learn More »

$350.00
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IMPORT MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO LT. WILLIAM MCCRORY, OHIO SHARPSHOOTER OFFICER

The blade on this item is in excellent condition. It is bright and clean with only light mottling. The drawn sword meas. approx. 36.50 inches long from point to pommel. It has a stopped fuller that meas. approx. 23.00 inches long and no narrow… (870-382). Learn More »

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