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CLASSIC EARLY AN IX FRENCH NAPOLEONIC BRIQUET OR HANGER

CLASSIC EARLY AN IX FRENCH NAPOLEONIC BRIQUET OR HANGER

Classic early AN IX French Napoleonic briquet or hanger. This outstanding specimen was made ca. 1803 just prior to Naploeon being crowned Emperor. It is engraved on the spine "Manfacture de… (88-92) Learn More »

ARROWBACK OVAL US PLATE WITH RACK NUMBER

ARROWBACK OVAL US PLATE WITH RACK NUMBER

This is the standard Civil War belt plate for infantrymen. Introduced in 1839, these plates are stamped rolled brass with a lead-solder filled back securing the belt hooks. Initially issued to both… (1156-12) Learn More »

SCARCE EXCAVATED “BURNSIDE PATTERN” SHOULDER BELT PLATE

SCARCE EXCAVATED “BURNSIDE PATTERN” SHOULDER BELT PLATE

This is the slightly small version of the standard eagle breast plate used on cartridge box slings. These have been nicknamed the Burnside pattern from their recovery on 9th Corps sites. O’Donnell… (1156-16) Learn More »

US 1832 PATTERN 1844 DATED ARTILLERY SHORT SWORD AND DINGEE MARKED BELT

US 1832 PATTERN 1844 DATED ARTILLERY SHORT SWORD AND DINGEE MARKED BELT

The 1832 short sword had been specified for infantry sergeants and musicians as well as enlisted men of foot artillery. With the distribution of the 1840 sword patterns the sergeants and musicians… (480-222) Learn More »

CDV OF THREE SLAVE CHILDREN, ROSA, CHARLEY, AND REBECCA

CDV OF THREE SLAVE CHILDREN, ROSA, CHARLEY, AND REBECCA

Photograph shows a full-length portrait of freed slave children, Rebecca Huger, Charley Taylor, and Rosina Downs, each wrapped in portion of a large American flag. Printed on mount under the image is:… (1138-1725) Learn More »

CDV OF SLAVE CHILD FANNIE LAWRENCE

CDV OF SLAVE CHILD FANNIE LAWRENCE

Photograph shows a full standing view of freed slave child Fannie. Printed on mount under the image is: "Fannie Virginia Casseopia Lawrence, a redeemed slave child, 5 years of age Redeemed in Virginia… (1138-1740) Learn More »

CDV OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN BOY WITH WHITE CHILD

CDV OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN BOY WITH WHITE CHILD

Studio view of African-American boy posing next to a white baby in a stroller. Image is clear with good contrast. There is some foxing around the boy's head as well as a few pin holes on the mount.… (1138-1719) Learn More »

CDV OF “THE CAROLINA TWINS”

CDV OF “THE CAROLINA TWINS”

Full-standing studio view of the twins dressed is over decorated stage clothes. Image is very clear. Mount has a diagonal fold through the center and some light soiling. Photographer’s backmark,… (1138-1699) Learn More »

ALBUMEN SIZED PERIOD LITHOGRAPH OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN

ALBUMEN SIZED PERIOD LITHOGRAPH OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN

Civil War period albumen sized lithograph of President Abraham Lincoln. Image is a bust view with the President posed in a slight right profile wearing the usual dark suit, white shirt and dark… (450-203) Learn More »

STANDING VIEW OF HARVARD GRADUATE & MEMBER OF GENERAL MEADE’S STAFF KILLED AT FREDERICKSBURG

STANDING VIEW OF HARVARD GRADUATE & MEMBER OF GENERAL MEADE’S STAFF KILLED AT FREDERICKSBURG

CDV is a three-quarter standing view Lieutenant Arthur Dehon. He is posed slightly turned to the right looking into the camera with his arms folded across his chest. He wears a dark frockcoat with… (450-194) Learn More »

$225.00
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BUST VIEW OF THREE TIMES WOUNDED 25TH MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER

BUST VIEW OF THREE TIMES WOUNDED 25TH MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER

Vignette bust image of Merritt B. Bessey in the uniform of a Federal captain. Contrast and clarity are excellent. Paper and mount are good. Reverse has a photographer’s imprint for S. L. WALKER…… (450-192) Learn More »

BUST VIEW CDV OF OFFICER WHO SERVED IN TWO MASSACHUSETTS REGIMENTS

BUST VIEW CDV OF OFFICER WHO SERVED IN TWO MASSACHUSETTS REGIMENTS

Vignette bust view of Thomas D. Kimball wearing a dark frockcoat with clearly visible captain’s shoulder straps. Contrast and clarity are excellent as is the paper and mount. Reverse has a… (450-195) Learn More »

$150.00
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FULL STANDING VIEW OF MASSACHUSETTS SERGEANT –LATER COMMISSIONED – DIED OF YELLOW FEVER IN SOUTH AMERICA IN 1876

FULL STANDING VIEW OF MASSACHUSETTS SERGEANT –LATER COMMISSIONED – DIED OF YELLOW FEVER IN SOUTH AMERICA IN 1876

CDV is a full standing view of Charles G. Blake of Company F, 34th Massachusetts Infantry. Blake is posed resting one hand on the pedestal of a column which also holds his forage cap. He wears a dark… (450-196) Learn More »

SIXTH-PLATE OUTDOOR TINTYPE OF THE MCMECHEN HOUSE AND STORE IN MOOREFIELD, WEST VIRGINIA

SIXTH-PLATE OUTDOOR TINTYPE OF THE MCMECHEN HOUSE AND STORE IN MOOREFIELD, WEST VIRGINIA

Great outdoor view of the McMechen house and store on Main St. in Moorefield, West Virginia. The house and store fill the right side of the image with another home visible in the background. The left… (1138-1805) Learn More »

EXCAVATED 3” SCHENKL CASE SHOT SHELL FROM COLD HARBOR

EXCAVATED 3” SCHENKL CASE SHOT SHELL FROM COLD HARBOR

This is an excavated 3” Schenkl case shot shell. Iron body shows moderate pitting, but has been cleaned and remains stable with no flaking. There is a small chip out of the base. The fuse and case… (766-1667) Learn More »

FRAMED ALBUMEN OF CASTLE THUNDER

FRAMED ALBUMEN OF CASTLE THUNDER

Image shows Castle Thunder which was located between 17th Street and 18th Street on E Cary Street in Richmond, Virginia. It was a former tobacco warehouse, located on what was known as Tobacco Row.… (668-123) Learn More »

$150.00
Originally $175.00

MANN’S WAISTBELT WITH BUCKLE AND CAP BOX

MANN’S WAISTBELT WITH BUCKLE AND CAP BOX

William Mann, an officer in the 7th Michigan Cavalry, patented a system in late 1863 for both cavalry and infantry that distributed the weight more evenly and placed the burden mainly on the shoulders… (668-335) Learn More »

$425.00
Originally $495.00

LOT OF PHOTOGRAPHS AND PAPER DOCUMENTS ID’D TO 20TH NEW YORK SOLDIER

LOT OF PHOTOGRAPHS AND PAPER DOCUMENTS ID’D TO 20TH NEW YORK SOLDIER

This small group of items is identified to August Westhoff who was born in Germany in July of 1838. In 1857 he was living in Brooklyn, New York and when the Civil War began, he enlisted as a private… (668-333) Learn More »

$225.00
Originally $295.00

INSCRIBED HORSTMANN 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD OF LT. GEORGE KENNEY, LIKELY BAKER’S CALIFORNIA REGIMENT, MORTALLY WOUNDED AT GLENDALE

INSCRIBED HORSTMANN 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD OF LT. GEORGE KENNEY, LIKELY BAKER’S CALIFORNIA REGIMENT, MORTALLY WOUNDED AT GLENDALE

This very nice 1850 Foot Officer’s sword by Horstmann has a non-regulation, but very practical metal scabbard and is inscribed inside the guard in script, “Lt. George Kenney.” The volunteer… (1117-114) Learn More »

$3,200.00
Originally $3,500.00

US CIVIL WAR HIGH GRADE GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD BELT

US CIVIL WAR HIGH GRADE GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD BELT

Leather belt is in excellent condition. The belt meas. approx. 1.75 inches wide and is complete with both drops and all its hardware. Both the body of the belt and the drops are decorated with three… (766-1643) Learn More »

EARLY AMERICAN CARTRIDGE BOX WITH BELT, BUCKLE, BAYONET AND SCABBARD

EARLY AMERICAN CARTRIDGE BOX WITH BELT, BUCKLE, BAYONET AND SCABBARD

This is a very nice early, American-made, set of infantry or militia accoutrements. Set consists of a cartridge box on a waist belt with a sheet brass buckle and a bayonet with scabbard and belt frog… (401-45) Learn More »

WORLD WAR TWO US NAVY SOUVENIR COMPACT

WORLD WAR TWO US NAVY SOUVENIR COMPACT

Compact is in the shape of a US Navy enlisted man’s visor cap with an anchor and “USN” on the front of the crown. Item is made completely of brass. The top of the cap lifts up exposing a mirror… (668-347) Learn More »

$30.00
SOLD

WORLD WAR TWO US NAVY BOTTLE OPENER

WORLD WAR TWO US NAVY BOTTLE OPENER

Heavy metal opener in the shape of a US Navy Officer’s cap with a khaki top, black visor and gold chinstrap with eagle insignia on the front. Underside houses the opener which is marked… (668-346) Learn More »

$20.00
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OUT OF PRINT REFERENCE BOOK ON CIVIL WAR ARTIFACTS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE RON TUNISON

OUT OF PRINT REFERENCE BOOK ON CIVIL WAR ARTIFACTS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE RON TUNISON

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… (1100-277) Learn More »

$50.00
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ITALIAN REFERENCE BOOK ON NAPOLEONIC CAVALRY ARMS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE LAT RON TUNISON

ITALIAN REFERENCE BOOK ON NAPOLEONIC CAVALRY ARMS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE LAT RON TUNISON

The title of this work is “L’ARMAMENTO DELLA CAVALLERIA NAPOLEONICA DALLA REPUBBLICA ALL’IMPERO 1792-1815 REGNO ITALICO E REGNO DI NAPOLI” or “THE ARMAMENT OF THE NAPOLEONIC CAVALRY FROM… (1100-284) Learn More »

REFERENCE BOOK ON GERMAN UNIFORMS AND BAYONETS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE RON TUNISON

REFERENCE BOOK ON GERMAN UNIFORMS AND BAYONETS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE RON TUNISON

Book is titled “GERMAN UNIFORMS AND BAYONETS 1841-1945 676 PICTURES OF SOLDIERS WITH THEIR BAYONETS” by Klaus Lubbe and published by Niemann of Hamburg, Germany in 1999. Volume meas. approx. 8.50… (1100-280) Learn More »

$30.00
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RARE EBERLE 1796 CONTRACT MARKED BAYONET

RARE EBERLE 1796 CONTRACT MARKED BAYONET

This rare bayonet is marked by the maker in a sunken cartouche with raised letters on the base of the blade reading “Eberle.” Charles Louis Eberle emigrated to the U.S. from Germany with brothers… (1052-86) Learn More »

HEWES AND PHILLIPS OR REMINGTON MAYNARD M1816 BAYONET

HEWES AND PHILLIPS OR REMINGTON MAYNARD M1816 BAYONET

The 1816 pattern bayonets supplied by Remington with their Maynard conversions of Model 1816 flintlock muskets starting in 1854 and those supplied by Hewes and Phillips on M1816s altered by them for… (1052-85) Learn More »

US 1835/42 SOCKET BAYONET

US 1835/42 SOCKET BAYONET

These bayonets introduced the locking ring as a standard feature on U.S. socket bayonets and were developed for the new 1835 flintlock muskets, which went into production in 1840 and were quickly… (1052-83) Learn More »

US M1816 BAYONET WITH “S” INSPECTOR’S MARKING

US M1816 BAYONET WITH “S” INSPECTOR’S MARKING

This M1816 bayonet has a blade marking that seems to be an “S” with serifs and has the numeral “121” stamped near the edge of the socket. It is possible the blade mark is something more… (1052-82) Learn More »

HARPERS FERRY MADE US M1816 BAYONET

HARPERS FERRY MADE US M1816 BAYONET

This bayonet is marked on the blade with a small U over US listed by Reilly and subsequently identified among collectors as Harpers Ferry. This also bears a P/96 stamp on the underside of the socket… (1052-74) Learn More »

U.S. PATTERN 1861 CARTRIDGE BOX WITH SHOULDER STRAP AND PLATESX

U.S. PATTERN 1861 CARTRIDGE BOX WITH SHOULDER STRAP AND PLATES

This Civil War leather accoutrement is a Federal Pattern of 1861 rifle musket cartridge box used to hold forty, .58 caliber paper cartridges. Complete with tins and shoulder sling. Both brass plates… (766-1630) Learn More »

$895.00
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AMES MODEL 1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER DATED 1865 WITH RACK NUMBERS

AMES MODEL 1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER DATED 1865 WITH RACK NUMBERS

This is an excellent example of the classic Civil War Union cavalry saber made by the Ames Manufacturing Company, the weapon’s foremost producer. The sword is untouched and the way many collectors… (2021-771) Learn More »

SCARCE US NAVY FIRST CONTRACT COLT M1851 REVOLVER DELIVERED IN DECEMBER 1857 TO THE NEW YORK NAVY YARD AND CONVERTED TO CENTERFIRE FOR THE NAVY BY COLT IN 1873

SCARCE US NAVY FIRST CONTRACT COLT M1851 REVOLVER DELIVERED IN DECEMBER 1857 TO THE NEW YORK NAVY YARD AND CONVERTED TO CENTERFIRE FOR THE NAVY BY COLT IN 1873

This iron frame M1851 Colt Navy serial numbered 62125 was made in 1856 and delivered to the U.S. Navy Yard in New York in 1857. It is a rare survivor among Colt revolvers purchased on the first Navy… (1142-125) Learn More »

BALTIMORE ROSS WINANS PIKE FROM THE MOLLUS WAR LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

BALTIMORE ROSS WINANS PIKE FROM THE MOLLUS WAR LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

Pikes were made throughout the south at the beginning of the war as potential weapons of necessity. This particular style is from a group hastily made in Baltimore in April 1861 at the workshops of… (1052-11) Learn More »

$2,950.00
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PITTMAN CONTRACTOR MARKED CAVALRY CARBINE CARTRIDGE BOX

PITTMAN CONTRACTOR MARKED CAVALRY CARBINE CARTRIDGE BOX

This is a nice Civil War cavalry carbine box marked “Made by J. Pittman N-Y” on the lower edge of the inner flap. This is the standardized form of Civil War carbine box that could carry a variety… (480-212) Learn More »

GREAT FIELD USED, SOLDIER STENCILLED AND MODIFIED NY DEPOT CANTEEN

GREAT FIELD USED, SOLDIER STENCILLED AND MODIFIED NY DEPOT CANTEEN

This pattern of the 1858 canteen will be familiar to collectors from its smooth sides, brown wool cover, and chain holding the stopper as one coming out of the New York Depot. We find this even more… (480-204) Learn More »

$695.00
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SPLENDID ARABIC SILVER MOUNTED JAMBIYA

SPLENDID ARABIC SILVER MOUNTED JAMBIYA

Blade length 11 1/4", of typical form with 4 grooves, of excellent workmanship and condition, sharp enough to shave with. Top 2 mounts of all-silver construction, while 7-inch drag is brass. Fabric… (88-78) Learn More »

US M1816 BAYONET WITH US/EB INSPECTOR’S AND SECONDARY MARKING

US M1816 BAYONET WITH US/EB INSPECTOR’S AND SECONDARY MARKING

This 1816 pattern bayonet shows a “US / EB” blade mark at the base that Reilly lists among inspector’s marks, likely a set of initials. The “EB” is light but legible. Below that is a… (1052-78) Learn More »

US M1816 BAYONET WITH US/JR INSPECTOR’S MARKING AND BATCH CODE

US M1816 BAYONET WITH US/JR INSPECTOR’S MARKING AND BATCH CODE

This Model 1816 shows a US/JR inspector’s mark on the base of the blade along with a small script “W” and a rubbed letter or number in between. The socket also bears an alpha-numeric stamp “A… (1052-71) Learn More »

SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF AN ARMED UNION SOLDIER

SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF AN ARMED UNION SOLDIER

Knees-up view of an unidentified Union soldier wearing a dark forage cap, dark frockcoat and light trousers. He wears a cartridge box with a sling plate that has been touched with gilt and a waistbelt… (1139-12) Learn More »

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL J.E.B. STUART

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL J.E.B. STUART

Bust-view carte de viste of Stuart. He wears an open double-breasted frock and a vest. His three-star collar insignia is clearly visible. Image contrast is very good and photo is pasted on typical cdv… (1138-516) Learn More »

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL JOHN BELL HOOD

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL JOHN BELL HOOD

Bust-view carte de viste of Hood. He wears a double-breasted frock with star collar insignia visible. Image has good contrast. Course paper mount with no photographer’s backmark. John Bell… (1138-203) Learn More »

CDV OF STEAMBOAT "HENRY MORRISON"

CDV OF STEAMBOAT "HENRY MORRISON"

Vertical view of steamboat HENRY MORRISON docked at river edge. Clear image with very good contrast. No photographer's backmark. A nice, clear image of a typical Civil War era steamboat on the… (1138-1479) Learn More »

CDV OF THE CONFEDERATE WHITE HOUSE IN RICHMOND

CDV OF THE CONFEDERATE WHITE HOUSE IN RICHMOND

Vertical view of the "Jeff Davis Mansion" in Richmond. Image is clear with good contrast. Seldon & Co., Richmond backmark with printed text. The White House of the Confederacy is a historic house… (1138-1522) Learn More »

CDV OF HENRY CLAY STATUE IN RICHMOND

CDV OF HENRY CLAY STATUE IN RICHMOND

Vertical view of the Henry Clay monument on the grounds of the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond. Clear image with good contrast. Seldon & Co., Richmond backmark. This is one of their "Views in… (1138-1492) Learn More »

CDV OF STEAMBOAT "CENTRAL"

CDV OF STEAMBOAT "CENTRAL"

Horizontal view of steamboat Central stopped at a supply point. Clear image with very good contrast. Photographer's backmark, Lawrence, Newburgh. No state listed. Possibly Newburgh, Indiana on the… (1138-1477) Learn More »

CDV OF TWO STEAMBOATS AT DOCK, NEW ORLEANS

CDV OF TWO STEAMBOATS AT DOCK, NEW ORLEANS

Horizontal view of two steamboats at dock. No ship names visible. Image is light. Photographer's backmark, Eugene A. Piffet, New Orleans.   [jet] [ph:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS… (1138-1478) Learn More »

CDV OF INTERIOR OF FORT WARREN, BOSTON HARBOR

CDV OF INTERIOR OF FORT WARREN, BOSTON HARBOR

Carte de Viste showing the parade ground and interior of Fort Warren located in Boston Harbor. Image is in horizontal format. Clear photo with good contrast. Photographer's backmark, Black &… (1138-1516) Learn More »

$275.00
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CDV OF CASTLE THUNDER, RICHMOND, VA

CDV OF CASTLE THUNDER, RICHMOND, VA

Second generation (photo of a photo) horizontal view of Castle Thunder Prison looking northeast. This view was recorded after a large sign board was hung on the corner of the building. No… (1138-1508) Learn More »

CDV OF LIBBY PRISON, RICHMOND, VA

CDV OF LIBBY PRISON, RICHMOND, VA

Horizontal view of Libby Prison. This view was recorded after the lower half of the building was white washed. Ornate photographer's backmark, S. Moses & Son, New Orleans. Modern pencil numbers on… (1138-1517) Learn More »

OCTOBER 1861 UNION SOLDIER LETTER — PVT. SAMUEL B. WALKINGTON, JR, Co. “I”, 2nd NEW JERSEY [GETTYSBURG REGIMENT]

OCTOBER 1861 UNION SOLDIER LETTER — PVT. SAMUEL B. WALKINGTON, JR, Co. “I”, 2nd NEW JERSEY [GETTYSBURG REGIMENT]

Dated “Camp at Seminary / Fairfax County, Va. / Oct. 14 1861. 4 pp. in ink on unlined paper w/colored patriotic vignette in upper left corner. Else VG and entirely legible. Samuel B. Walkington was… (2021-116) Learn More »

$85.00
SOLD

JULY 1861 UNION SOLDIER LETTER — PVT. SAMUEL B. WALKINGTON, JR, Co. “I”, 2nd NEW JERSEY [GETTYSBURG REGIMENT]

JULY 1861 UNION SOLDIER LETTER — PVT. SAMUEL B. WALKINGTON, JR, Co. “I”, 2nd NEW JERSEY [GETTYSBURG REGIMENT]

Dated “Washington, DC / July 27th 1861.” Addressed to “Dear Parents.” 4 pp. in ink on unlined paper w/colored patriotic vignette in upper left corner. Exhibits fold- marks, else VG and… (2021-114) Learn More »

$65.00
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SEPTEMBER 1861 UNION SOLDIER LETTER — PVT. SAMUEL B. WALKINGTON, JR, Co. “I”, 2nd NEW JERSEY [GETTYSBURG REGIMENT]

SEPTEMBER 1861 UNION SOLDIER LETTER — PVT. SAMUEL B. WALKINGTON, JR, Co. “I”, 2nd NEW JERSEY [GETTYSBURG REGIMENT]

Dated “Camp Lt. Johns / Fairfax C. Va. / Sept. 1st, 1861. 4 pp. in clear pencil on unlined paper w/colored patriotic vignette in upper left corner. Else VG and entirely legible. Samuel B. Walkington… (2021-113) Learn More »

$125.00
ON HOLD

CDV OF LT. JOSHUA S. GARSED, KIA AT GETTYSBURG, 23RD PA. INFANTRY, BIRNEY’S ZOUAVESAVES

CDV OF LT. JOSHUA S. GARSED, KIA AT GETTYSBURG, 23RD PA. INFANTRY, BIRNEY’S ZOUAVES

Bust view of Garsed in uniform. He wears a single-breasted frock with shoulder straps. Image is clean and clear with good contrast. Corners of mount are trimmed. Period ink identification on lower… (1154-10) Learn More »

CDV OF GENERAL DAVID B. BIRNEY, 23RD PA. INFANTRY, BIRNEY’S ZOUAVES

CDV OF GENERAL DAVID B. BIRNEY, 23RD PA. INFANTRY, BIRNEY’S ZOUAVES

Waist-up studio view of Birney as a Major-General. He wears a double-breasted frock with unusual shoulder straps. Image is clean and clear with good contrast. Mount has been trimmed at the bottom.… (1154-18) Learn More »

$250.00
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CDV OF FITZHUGH BIRNEY, 23RD PA. INFANTRY, U.S. SIGNAL CORPS, & ADJ. GEN. DEPT.

CDV OF FITZHUGH BIRNEY, 23RD PA. INFANTRY, U.S. SIGNAL CORPS, & ADJ. GEN. DEPT.

Bust view of Fitzhugh Birney as a Captain. He wears a single-breasted frock with shoulder straps. Image is clean and clear with good contrast. Plain mount with no backmark. Faint period ink signature… (1154-17) Learn More »

CDV OF ADJUTANT THOMAS K. BOGGS, 23RD PA. INFANTRY, BIRNEY’S ZOUAVES

CDV OF ADJUTANT THOMAS K. BOGGS, 23RD PA. INFANTRY, BIRNEY’S ZOUAVES

Bust view of Boggs in uniform. He wears a frock with shoulder straps barely visible. Image is clean and clear with good contrast. Mount features red, ruled border and is in good overall condition.… (1154-14) Learn More »

CDV OF LT. COL. CHARLES WILHELM, 23RD PA. INFANTRY, BIRNEY’S ZOUAVES

CDV OF LT. COL. CHARLES WILHELM, 23RD PA. INFANTRY, BIRNEY’S ZOUAVES

Bust view of Wilhelm in uniform. He wears a vest and frock with shoulder straps barely visible. Image is clean and clear with good contrast. Mount features blue, ruled border and is in excellent… (1154-13) Learn More »

CDV OF LT. JESSE S. WILLIAMS, 23RD PA. INFANTRY, BIRNEY’S ZOUAVES

CDV OF LT. JESSE S. WILLIAMS, 23RD PA. INFANTRY, BIRNEY’S ZOUAVES

Bust view of Williams in uniform. He wears a single-breasted frock with shoulder straps. Image is clear with good contrast. Corners of mount have been slightly trimmed. Period ink identification along… (1154-12) Learn More »

CDV OF JOHN F. GLENN, 23RD PA. INFANTRY, BIRNEY’S ZOUAVES

CDV OF JOHN F. GLENN, 23RD PA. INFANTRY, BIRNEY’S ZOUAVES

Bust view of Glenn in uniform. He wears a double-breasted frock with shoulder straps. Image is clean and clear with good contrast. Mount features red, ruled border and is in excellent condition.… (1154-37) Learn More »

GERMAN WESTERWALD APOTHECARY PITCHER

GERMAN WESTERWALD APOTHECARY PITCHER

Circa 18th/19th century German cobalt grey salt glazed apothecary pitcher. Single handle with spout. Flower design with painted spout. Measures 3 ½” x 3”.  In excellent condition.  [ws]… (734-38) Learn More »

$175.00
Originally $200.00

INCISED GERMAN WESTERWALD SALT GLAZED CIDER JUG

INCISED GERMAN WESTERWALD SALT GLAZED CIDER JUG

Circa 19th century ceramic incised jug/pitcher. Nicely etched simple design with floral leaves in middle. Salt glazed grey color; measures 13” high. Very minor chips along base, otherwise a nice… (734-35) Learn More »

$125.00
Originally $148.00

SMALL WINE JUG CROCK, CIRCA 1820-1840

SMALL WINE JUG CROCK, CIRCA 1820-1840

This Westerwald salt glazed jug with handle has a cobalt blue bird design and banding. Adding to the character of this piece are the smudge marks on the side of the rim where the spout was formed by… (734-33) Learn More »

$150.00
Originally $180.00

NEPALESE KUKRI KNIFE

NEPALESE KUKRI KNIFE

Wonderful Kukri. "The Gorkhas claim to belong to the Kshatri or warrior class, and therefore to the ancient military division of Hinduism. They are a warlike race, and, as already remarked, made a… (88-83) Learn More »

ORIGINAL WAR OF 1812 ERA TWELVE-POUNDER AMERICAN GUNADE – AND REMEMBER THE ALAMO!

ORIGINAL WAR OF 1812 ERA TWELVE-POUNDER AMERICAN GUNADE – AND REMEMBER THE ALAMO!

This twelve-pounder gunade, dating about 1800-1820, was deaccessioned several years ago from the Fort Ticonderoga collection of artillery. It is unmarked and likely American. The gunade, or gunnade,… (1124-01) Learn More »

$6,500.00
Originally $7,950.00

MAKER AND INSPECTOR MARKED CAVALRY PISTOL CARTRIDGE BOX

MAKER AND INSPECTOR MARKED CAVALRY PISTOL CARTRIDGE BOX

This is a regulation Civil War U.S. cavalry pistol cartridge box used to carry packs of revolver cartridges, held inside by friction from two interior leather panels. These boxes show up in three… (480-211) Learn More »

.58 CALIBER RIFLE MUSKET CARTRIDGE BOX WITH PLATE BY C.S. STORMS

.58 CALIBER RIFLE MUSKET CARTRIDGE BOX WITH PLATE BY C.S. STORMS

This is the standard issue Civil War cartridge box for Union infantry armed with the Springfield pattern rifle musket. This is complete with cartridge box plate, interior tinned-iron magazines to hold… (480-213) Learn More »

$450.00
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CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S SASH

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S SASH

This is the regulation Civil War sash for all officers below the rank of general in all branches of service except the medical staff and, occasionally, chaplains. It is a necessary accompaniment to… (480-206) Learn More »

$450.00
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MODEL 1873 TROWEL BAYONET & SCABBARD

MODEL 1873 TROWEL BAYONET & SCABBARD

The item is in very nice condition. Blade has no visible markings. Socket has notch and appears to be very clean. Small amounts of the blued finish has worn off the socket while the blade is bright… (766-1605) Learn More »

MILITARY FLAP HOLSTER FOR A .31 CALIBER REVOLVER

MILITARY FLAP HOLSTER FOR A .31 CALIBER REVOLVER

This is a scarce example of a privately purchased belt holster with a military style flap to carry a small .31 caliber percussion revolver, typical of those carried for personal defense by officers… (480-221) Learn More »

CIVIL WAR PERIOD FIFE WITH CHEATER IN PLACE

CIVIL WAR PERIOD FIFE WITH CHEATER IN PLACE

Nice condition rosewood fife with wide, white metal ferrules. This has its original pewter cheater in place. Minor finish wear, but no chips or cracks. Civil War infantry regiments were allowed two… (480-210) Learn More »

$175.00
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UNION SOLDIER LETTER—PRIVATE PHILANDER A. STREETER, Co. “C”, 2nd VERMONT INFANTRY [Gettysburg regiment]

UNION SOLDIER LETTER—PRIVATE PHILANDER A. STREETER, Co. “C”, 2nd VERMONT INFANTRY [Gettysburg regiment]

Undated (1863). Addressed to “My Friend Mr. Cooley.” One page in ink on lined paper, 5” x 8. Exhibits fold-marks, else VG. A Resident of Vernon, VT, Philander Streeter was mustered as a Private… (2021-95) Learn More »

CONFEDERATE CLOVERLEAF PIKE

CONFEDERATE CLOVERLEAF PIKE

Confederate polearms are a testimony to southern innovation, if not desperation, in the face of early-war arms shortages. They were simple, easy to produce, manufactured in several locations, and… (766-1551) Learn More »

CABINET CARD OF UNIDENTIFIED INDIAN WAR-ERA OFFICER, CALIFORNIA BACKMARK

CABINET CARD OF UNIDENTIFIED INDIAN WAR-ERA OFFICER, CALIFORNIA BACKMARK

Chest-up view of Indian War-era officer in dress uniform. He wears a double-breasted frock with dress shoulder knots. This style with knotted cord and large "pillow" ends is typical of post-Civil War… (1139-436) Learn More »

CDV OF COL. PHILLIP CROOKE & STAFF, 14TH BROOKLYN

CDV OF COL. PHILLIP CROOKE & STAFF, 14TH BROOKLYN

Horizontal format image of Crooke and staff. Twelve officers pose with Crooke seated at center in front row. All officers are wearing dress uniforms, some with swords visible. Image is clear with very… (1139-434) Learn More »

CDV OF UNIDENTIFIED FEDERAL INFANTRY OFFICER, 14TH NYSM

CDV OF UNIDENTIFIED FEDERAL INFANTRY OFFICER, 14TH NYSM

Full-standing studio view of officer in dress uniform. He wears a double-breasted frock with dress epaulettes, sash, and sword belt. He holds sword at his side. Clear image with good contrast. Printed… (1139-435) Learn More »

CDV CARICATURE OF INDIAN WAR DANCE WITH UNKNOWN MAN'S HEAD IMPOSED

CDV CARICATURE OF INDIAN WAR DANCE WITH UNKNOWN MAN'S HEAD IMPOSED

Carte de viste of artist drawing showing an Indian doing a ritual dance of some sort. Other faint Indians shown in background. An unknown (but specific) man's face and head is imposed upon the neck of… (1138-1624) Learn More »

JUNE 1861 UNION SOLDIER LETTER - PRIVATE HENRY L. COOLEY, CO. “C”. 2ND VERMONT INFANTRY

JUNE 1861 UNION SOLDIER LETTER - PRIVATE HENRY L. COOLEY, CO. “C”. 2ND VERMONT INFANTRY

Dated “June 25 ’61.” Addressed to “Dear Parents.” 4 pp. in clear pencil on lined paper w/colored patriotic vignette in upper left corner, 5” x 8. Exhibits fold-marks. Else VG. Henry Cooley… (2021-99) Learn More »

JAN. 1863 UNION SOLDIER LETTER - PRIVATE HENRY L. COOLEY, CO. “C”. 2ND VERMONT INFANTRY

JAN. 1863 UNION SOLDIER LETTER - PRIVATE HENRY L. COOLEY, CO. “C”. 2ND VERMONT INFANTRY

Dated “Camp Griffin, January 1, 1863.” Addressed to “Dear Father.” 3 pp. in ink on unlined paper. Exhibits fold-marks, else VG. Henry Cooley was a resident of Brattleboro, Vermont, mustered as… (2021-98) Learn More »

$40.00
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NOV. 1861 UNION SOLDIER LETTER - PRIVATE HENRY L. COOLEY, CO. “C”. 2ND VERMONT INFANTRY

NOV. 1861 UNION SOLDIER LETTER - PRIVATE HENRY L. COOLEY, CO. “C”. 2ND VERMONT INFANTRY

Dated “Camp Griffen, Va. Nov. 23 ’61. Addressed to “Father”. 3 pp. in ink on unlined paper w/colored Vermont flag vignette in upper left corner. Exhibits fold-marks & slight soiling, else… (2021-97) Learn More »

$60.00
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AUG. 1862 UNION SOLDIER LETTER - PRIVATE HENRY L. COOLEY, CO. “C”. 2ND VERMONT INFANTRY

AUG. 1862 UNION SOLDIER LETTER - PRIVATE HENRY L. COOLEY, CO. “C”. 2ND VERMONT INFANTRY

Dated “Near Alexandria / Camp California Aug. 28 /62.” Addressed to: “Dear Parents.” 3 pp. in ink on unlined paper, 5” x 8. Exhibits fold-marks, lower part of page three snipped off… (2021-96) Learn More »

$40.00
SOLD

22nd NEW YORK STATE MILITIA AT HARPERS FERRY 1862 WITH ENFIELD SHORT RIFLES, EQUIPMENT AND GEAR, TENTS, A LOT GOING ON!

22nd NEW YORK STATE MILITIA AT HARPERS FERRY 1862 WITH ENFIELD SHORT RIFLES, EQUIPMENT AND GEAR, TENTS, A LOT GOING ON!

This is from a wonderful series of photos taken on the heights above Harpers Ferry in 1862 by a camera crew likely employed by Brady. Like many in the series this is carefully composed, rich in… (2021-796) Learn More »

CONFEDERATE ARTILLERY SABER BY THOMAS GRISWOLD

CONFEDERATE ARTILLERY SABER BY THOMAS GRISWOLD

This Confederate M1840 Mounted Artillery Saber is in very good condition. The ricasso is stamped “T.G. & Co. / N.O.” which stands for the firm of Thomas Griswold & Company of New Orleans.… (2021-1034) Learn More »

WELCOME BOOKLET FOR THE UNION VOLUNTEER REFRESHMENT SALOON

WELCOME BOOKLET FOR THE UNION VOLUNTEER REFRESHMENT SALOON

This little pocket book was printed as a welcome guide for soldiers at the Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon, located near the Navy Yard at Swanson and Washington Avenues in Philadelphia, on a… (480-226) Learn More »

$40.00
SOLD

CIVIL WAR PERIOD FIFE

CIVIL WAR PERIOD FIFE

Nice condition rosewood fife with medium length brass ferrules, likely gilt originally, now with nice aged patina. Nice finish with minor wear and no cracks or chips. Civil War infantry regiments were… (480-209) Learn More »

EXCELLENT NEW YORK DEPOT CANTEEN WITH RACK MARKINGS

EXCELLENT NEW YORK DEPOT CANTEEN WITH RACK MARKINGS

This canteen uses a short chain to retain the stopper, a trademark of canteens passing through the New York Depot, supplied by different makers answering advertisements for contracts, inspected there… (480-203) Learn More »

$695.00
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CONFEDERATE LIEUTENANT JAMES WEST PEGRAM OF THE “FIGHTING PEGRAM FAMILY” SHOWN AS ADJUTANT OF THE 57th VIRGINIA OR EARLY DUTY ON ARMISTEAD’S STAFF

CONFEDERATE LIEUTENANT JAMES WEST PEGRAM OF THE “FIGHTING PEGRAM FAMILY” SHOWN AS ADJUTANT OF THE 57th VIRGINIA OR EARLY DUTY ON ARMISTEAD’S STAFF

James West Pegram (1839-1881) was a member of the “fighting Pegram family,” which claimed at least ten members in Confederate service. His two brothers were both killed in 1865: Brigadier General… (1138-1871) Learn More »

CASED PAIR 6th PLATE TINTYPES CONFEDERATE SOLDIER WITH WIFE AND SON

CASED PAIR 6th PLATE TINTYPES CONFEDERATE SOLDIER WITH WIFE AND SON

This pair of very clear tintypes is housed in a thermoplastic double case. On the left is a soldier in gray frock coat with brass buttons, seated arm-in-arm with a woman wearing a shawl who is… (1138-1854) Learn More »

ARMED CONFEDERATE LIEUTENANT COLONEL

ARMED CONFEDERATE LIEUTENANT COLONEL

This uncased eighth-plate tintype is a very clear studio view of a Confederate lieutenant colonel wear frock coat, narrow brim hat, gauntlets and tall boots. He has tilted his hat slightly to one side… (1138-2029) Learn More »

CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL JOHN HUNT MORGAN

CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL JOHN HUNT MORGAN

Not often seen lithograph of a cleanshaven John Hunt Morgan in a dark double-breasted frock coat with colonel’s shoulder straps. Bottom front of the mount has printed title “COL. JOHN H. MORGAN… (1138-412) Learn More »

CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL JOHN B. FLOYD IN CIVILIAN CLOTHES

CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL JOHN B. FLOYD IN CIVILIAN CLOTHES

Floyd is viewed from the waist up in a dark civilian suit, white shirt with high collar and a dark bowtie. Clarity and contrast are good. Front bottom of the mount has a faint period pencil… (1138-140) Learn More »

CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL JOHN FLOYD IN UNIFORM – NOTATION ON BACK

CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL JOHN FLOYD IN UNIFORM – NOTATION ON BACK

Waist up view of Floyd in the a drawn in uniform of a brigadier general. He wears a dark double-breasted frockcoat with a general’s star on his collar as well as brigadier general’s shoulder… (1138-1773) Learn More »

EARLY WAR VIEW OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL JOSEPH E. JOHNSTON – EX WILLIAM A. TURNER COLLECTION

EARLY WAR VIEW OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL JOSEPH E. JOHNSTON – EX WILLIAM A. TURNER COLLECTION

Image is a waist-up view of Johnston in the painted in uniform of the United States army. Clarity and contrast are good. Paper and mount are also nice. Reverse photographer’s mark for E.… (1138-245) Learn More »

CDV OF A DAPPER LOOKING JOHN HUNT MORGAN IN CIVILIAN CLOTHES

CDV OF A DAPPER LOOKING JOHN HUNT MORGAN IN CIVILIAN CLOTHES

Not often seen bust view of Morgan in a dark civilian suit, white shirt and dark bowtie wearing a top hat. Bottom front of the mount has a period pencil inscription “JOHN MORGAN (REBEL.)” At very… (1138-408) Learn More »

CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL WILLIAM R. PECK BY REES & CO. RICHMOND

CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL WILLIAM R. PECK BY REES & CO. RICHMOND

Image is a full standing view of Peck in uniform. He wears a light-colored double-breasted frockcoat with matching trousers. His collar rank looks to be the three stars of a colonel and galloons are… (1138-420) Learn More »

$550.00
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SONGS FOR OUR SOLDIERS AND SAILORS / PRESENTED BY THE UNITED STATES CHRISTIAN COMMISSION

SONGS FOR OUR SOLDIERS AND SAILORS / PRESENTED BY THE UNITED STATES CHRISTIAN COMMISSION

This little pocket book has nice red, white and blue printed covers with little vignettes of soldier life and service, and was one of many inspirational booklets distributed to soldiers by religious… (480-224) Learn More »

U.S. CHRISTIAN COMMISSION SOLDIER’S TRACT

U.S. CHRISTIAN COMMISSION SOLDIER’S TRACT

Titled “Parting Words for Our Soldiers,” this is one of the many religious, inspirational, and moral tracts handed out to soldiers by religious and charitable groups. This one was specfically… (480-223) Learn More »

$65.00
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LANCASTER COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA SCREW-TIP POWDER HORN

LANCASTER COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA SCREW-TIP POWDER HORN

Dating to the early or mid-nineteenth century, this horn has the typical flat-topped base plug with coiled rope molding associated with Lancaster and rather simple screw tip spout. The base and spout… (480-218) Learn More »

$750.00
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CIVIL WAR SOLDIER’S SHAVING MIRROR

CIVIL WAR SOLDIER’S SHAVING MIRROR

These small, round, pewter cased shaving mirrors have been excavated in Civil War camps. The were made by a number of different makers and some were imported. They feature a number of different… (480-216) Learn More »

CIVIL WAR PERIOD FIFE

CIVIL WAR PERIOD FIFE

Nice condition rosewood fife with short white metal ferrules. Nice finish with minor wear and no cracks or chips. Civil War infantry regiments were allowed two musicians per company, by tradition a… (480-208) Learn More »

OFFICER’S CRIMSON SASH

OFFICER’S CRIMSON SASH

This sash, using an open netting over the top of the knot that extends down to form the tassels, probably dates about the period of the Mexican War. Earlier sashes tended to be flat and Civil War… (480-205) Learn More »

$975.00
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19TH CENTURY 5-FOOT SQUARE CONFEDERATE BATTLE FLAG MARKED ON HOIST BY THOMAS ALEXANDER BRANDER WHO WAS ARTILLERIST IN THE VIRGINIA ARTILLERY, ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA

19TH CENTURY 5-FOOT SQUARE CONFEDERATE BATTLE FLAG MARKED ON HOIST BY THOMAS ALEXANDER BRANDER WHO WAS ARTILLERIST IN THE VIRGINIA ARTILLERY, ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA

The provenance of this flag states the flag was made for Colonel Richard H. Dulany of "Welbourne", near Middleburg, Virginia. Some of Col. Dulany's items have been sold through the years. The flag was… (1083-02) Learn More »

$7,500.00
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BUST VIEW CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL THOMAS TAYLOR

BUST VIEW CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL THOMAS TAYLOR

Straight on bust view of Taylor in the double-breasted frock coat of a Confederate general. The image is clear and the contrast is good. Mount is cardboard brown and is original. Paper is… (1138-525) Learn More »

CDV OF FROM LIFE OF GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE

CDV OF FROM LIFE OF GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE

Image is a bust view of General Lee in uniform. Bottom center of the mount has what looks to be a period pencil ID of “GEN. R. E. LEE.” Clarity is good but contrast is a bit light. Mount and paper… (1138-297) Learn More »

LITHOGRAPH BUST VIEW OFA PRE-WAR ROBERT E. LEE

LITHOGRAPH BUST VIEW OFA PRE-WAR ROBERT E. LEE

CDV is a lithograph of Robert E. Lee at the outbreak of the Civil War with dark hair and mustache in a dark double-breasted coat with a high turned down collar. Clarity and contrast are excellent. The… (1138-322) Learn More »

$75.00
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BUST VIEW OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL JOE WHEELER BY BALTIMORE PHOTOGRAPHER

BUST VIEW OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL JOE WHEELER BY BALTIMORE PHOTOGRAPHER

Vignette bust view of “Fighting Joe” Wheeler in the uniform of a Confederate general. The general is seen from the neck up with his rank insignia just visible on his collar. Clarity and contrast… (1138-550) Learn More »

BUST VIEW OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL GIDEON J. PILLOW IN UNIFORM-RICHMOND BACK MARK

BUST VIEW OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL GIDEON J. PILLOW IN UNIFORM-RICHMOND BACK MARK

Vignette bust view of Pillow in the uniform, of a Confederate general officer. Rank is clearly visible on his collar. Clarity and contrast are good. Mount and paper are also good. Reverse has a… (1138-445) Learn More »

VERY NICE BUST VIEW CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL JAMES L. KEMPER OF PICKETT'S DIVISION – WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG – RICHMOND PHOTOGRAPHER

VERY NICE BUST VIEW CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL JAMES L. KEMPER OF PICKETTS DIVISION – WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG – RICHMOND PHOTOGRAPHER

Excellent vignette bust image of Kemper with his signature long flowing beard and the three stars of a Confederate general visible on his collar. Contrast and clarity are excellent as is the paper and… (1138-260) Learn More »

BUST VIEW CDV OF GENERAL GEORGE E. PICKETT

BUST VIEW CDV OF GENERAL GEORGE E. PICKETT

Chest-up vignette view of Pickett in Confederate uniform. Contrast and clarity are very good as is the paper and mount. Reverse has a photographer’s imprint for E. & H. T. ANTHONY… NEW YORK.… (1138-436) Learn More »

AUTOGRAPHED CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL RICHARD S. EWELL

AUTOGRAPHED CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL RICHARD S. EWELL

Nice waist-up view of Ewell in a double-breasted frockcoat with general’s insignia clearly visible on his collar. Bottom of image is clearly signed “R. S. EWELL” in strong period ink. Clarity… (1138-135) Learn More »

FINE MID-19TH CENTURY GERMAN HUNTER’S KNIFE

FINE MID-19TH CENTURY GERMAN HUNTER’S KNIFE

With scimitar like blade. Mint condition blade measures 11 inches and is up to 2 inches wide 2 inches back from the tip. Black horn grip with a silver ferrule. All other mounts are brass. The leather… (88-89) Learn More »

CDV OF SERGEANT GILBERT H. BATES

CDV OF SERGEANT GILBERT H. BATES

Full-standing image of Bates in his “uniform” with slouch hat and flag during his “peaceful march.” Image is clear with good contrast. A fold runs diagonally across the photo. Printed name and… (1138-1552) Learn More »

OUTDOOR CDV OF HORSE DRAWN CARRIAGE, CUBA?

OUTDOOR CDV OF HORSE DRAWN CARRIAGE, CUBA?

Horizontal outdoor view of a low-slung, two-wheel carriage being pulled by two horses. A black driver sits on the nearest horse. The carriage is covered but the skirts of two ladies are visible. Image… (1138-1705) Learn More »

US MODEL 1840 GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD IDENTIFIED TO BRIG. GEN. EPPA HUNTON

US MODEL 1840 GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD IDENTIFIED TO BRIG. GEN. EPPA HUNTON

This sword belonged to Confederate Brigadier General Eppa Hunton (1822-1908). He and William Fitzhugh Payne (1830-1904) were related through the marriage of General Hunton's son Eppa Hunton Jr.… (1129-01) Learn More »

M1851 US CAVALRY BELT RIG WITH PLATE, ALL STRAPS, PISTOL CARTRIDGE BOX, AND HOLSTER

M1851 US CAVALRY BELT RIG WITH PLATE, ALL STRAPS, PISTOL CARTRIDGE BOX, AND HOLSTER

Buff leather sword belt in very good condition. The leather is strong and supple with no weak spots. The shoulder support strap (Sam Brown belt) is of bridle leather but is complete and strong; some… (401-48) Learn More »

54-GAUGE (~.44 CAL.) BRASS TWO-CAVITY KERR BULLET MOLD

54-GAUGE (~.44 CAL.) BRASS TWO-CAVITY KERR BULLET MOLD

This is a 54-gauge (approx. .44 cal.) two cavity bullet mold for the Kerr Patent Revolver. The mold halves are brass with a steel sprue cutter, screw, and pins. The mold is 7” in overall length,… (1146-63) Learn More »

SECTION OF CIVIL WAR-ERA “PEAR RAIL” RAILROAD STOCK FROM MANASSAS JUNCTION

SECTION OF CIVIL WAR-ERA “PEAR RAIL” RAILROAD STOCK FROM MANASSAS JUNCTION

Offered here is a two-inch section of a railroad “rail”. Called a “Pear Rail” due to its shape. Measures 3.25” tall x 3.25” across bottom x 2” thick. Recovered near Manassas, Virginia… (2021-583) Learn More »

BRITISH PATTERN 1856 MK.1 DRUMMER’S SWORD

BRITISH PATTERN 1856 MK.1 DRUMMER’S SWORD

American Civil War period used sword carried by regimental drummers and bandsmen. The flawless double edged blade measures 19 inches in length and is 1 3/8 inches wide and id double edged and spear… (88-84) Learn More »

US M1816 BAYONET WITH US/RJ INSPECTOR STAMP

US M1816 BAYONET WITH US/RJ INSPECTOR STAMP

This is from a collection of bayonets we recently acquired. This Model 1816 was carefully cleaned and is, correctly, in the bright. It shows a “US / RJ” inspection stamp on the face of the blade… (1052-69) Learn More »

US M1816 BAYONET WITH US/JB INSPECTOR STAMP

US M1816 BAYONET WITH US/JB INSPECTOR STAMP

This is from a collection of bayonets we recently acquired. This Model 1816 shows a “US / JB” inspection stamp on the face of the blade at the base, with an additional small “R,” partially… (1052-76) Learn More »

US M1816 BAYONET WITH US/TA INSPECTOR’S MARKING AND BATCH CODES

US M1816 BAYONET WITH US/TA INSPECTOR’S MARKING AND BATCH CODES

This Model 1816 is from a collection of bayonets we recently acquired. It shows a US/TA inspector’s mark on the base of the blade, listed by Reilly among inspection marks. The socket also bears an… (1052-75) Learn More »

US M1816 BAYONET WITH US/EB INSPECTOR’S MARKING

US M1816 BAYONET WITH US/EB INSPECTOR’S MARKING

This Model 1816 shows a small “US” on the base of the blade and several numbers on the neck: “80,” “3,” and what is likely a larger, rubbed “80.” This was carefully cleaned and is,… (1052-84) Learn More »

BRITISH MILITARY DRUMMER’S SWORD, C1840

BRITISH MILITARY DRUMMER’S SWORD, C1840D

This near mint short sword dates ca. 1840. It has a 19 1/2-inch-long tapering and perfectly polished double-edged blade that is about 2 inches wide were it meets the solid cast single piece brass… (88-79) Learn More »

MINT JAPANESE TYPE 14 SERVICE PISTOL

MINT JAPANESE TYPE 14 SERVICE PISTOL

Exceptional example of a standard issue 8mm Nambu Type 14 pistol made in 1939!  Principal markings include:  “58680” (serial number); characters shachi and nam (manufacturer); character sho and… (2021-989) Learn More »

GERMAN WORLD WAR TWO REPRODUCTION HELMET LINER

GERMAN WORLD WAR TWO REPRODUCTION HELMET LINER

Model 31 liner which will fit the M40, M42 and reissued M35 helmets. The liner is a size 53 meant for use in a size 60 helmet. The band manufacturer is DRP 44. The band has a mild patina with… (873-44) Learn More »

$50.00
Originally $75.00

LINER FOR THE US M-1 MODEL HELMET

LINER FOR THE US M-1 MODEL HELMET

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

$50.00
Originally $75.00

LINER FOR THE US M-1 MODEL HELMET, KOREAN WAR ERA

LINER FOR THE US M-1 MODEL HELMET, KOREAN WAR ERA

Korean War Westinghouse liner with a Micarta date of 1952. Liner has a name and serial number written in black marker on the inside and a US Army decal below the front eyelet. The liner shell is in… (873-51) Learn More »

$25.00
Originally $50.00
SOLD

ORIGINAL GERMAN POST-WWII FALLSCHIRMJAGER CHINSTRAP

ORIGINAL GERMAN POST-WWII FALLSCHIRMJAGER CHINSTRAP

Post-war Fallschirmjager chinstrap. Original post-war Bundeswehr paratrooper helmet chinstrap with 3 bolts included. The bolts were used in the later 1960/1970’s Bundeswehr parahelmet style but are… (873-48) Learn More »

$50.00
Originally $75.00

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 »

$600.00
Originally $750.00

PRE-WORLD WAR TWO US ESTOPPEY D-4 BOMBSIGHT

PRE-WORLD WAR TWO US ESTOPPEY D-4 BOMBSIGHT

Item was the standard US Army Air Corps bombsight used during the period 1926-1939. Before 1921 the Army Air Corps used British or Naval bombsights. In 1921, George Estoppey arrived to McCook Field… (873-39) Learn More »

$700.00
Originally $800.00

FANTASTICALLY CLEAR AND RARE VIEW OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL JOHN B. HOOD SEATED AND HOLDING CRUTCHES

FANTASTICALLY CLEAR AND RARE VIEW OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL JOHN B. HOOD SEATED AND HOLDING CRUTCHES

Three-quarter seated view of John Bell Hood in a medium-colored civilian jacket with turned down lapels and a horizontal breast pocket and dark trousers holding his crutches in his lap. Clarity and… (1138-206) Learn More »

BUST VIEW OF SOUTHERN “FIRE EATER” LOUIS T. WIGFALL – LATER A CONFEDERATE GENERAL

BUST VIEW OF SOUTHERN “FIRE EATER” LOUIS T. WIGFALL – LATER A CONFEDERATE GENERAL

Vignette bust image CDV showing Wigfall in a dark civilian suit. Clarity and contrast are good as are the mount and paper. Reverse has a photographer’s imprint for QUINBY & CO… CHARLESTON,… (1138-555) Learn More »

BUST VIEW OF GENERAL HENRY HETH IN UNIFORM BY RICHMOND PHOTOGRAPHER

BUST VIEW OF GENERAL HENRY HETH IN UNIFORM BY RICHMOND PHOTOGRAPHER

Chest-up CDV of Henry Heth in the uniform of a Confederate general. His coat has the collar turned down and he wears a dark bowtie with white polka dots. Clarity and contrast is good. Mount has light… (1138-191) Learn More »

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL SAMUEL GARLAND, JR.

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL SAMUEL GARLAND, JR.

This rare carte de viste is a waist-up view of Garland in Confederate uniform. He wears a double-breasted frock with collar insignia visible. He holds his kepi in his hand. Image is clear with… (1138-1764) Learn More »

CDV OF C.S. SURGEON GRANVILLE REVERE LEWIS, 14TH VIRGINIA CAVALRY

CDV OF C.S. SURGEON GRANVILLE REVERE LEWIS, 14TH VIRGINIA CAVALRY

Chest-up view of Lewis in Confederate uniform. He wears a double-breasted frock with captain’s insignia visible on collar. Clear image with light contrast and some soiling. Plain mount with no… (1138-960) Learn More »

1810 DATED US M1795 SPRINGFIELD SHIP’S MUSKET MARKED TO U.S.S. JAVA

1810 DATED US M1795 SPRINGFIELD SHIP’S MUSKET MARKED TO U.S.S. JAVA

This 1795 pattern musket is a Springfield ship’s musket made at the armory using barrel too short for army regulation patterns, but otherwise serviceable. These are distinct from older rebuilt or… (1037-06) Learn More »

NON-DUG PATTERN 1826 EAGLE CARTRIDGE BOX BREAST PLATE

NON-DUG PATTERN 1826 EAGLE CARTRIDGE BOX BREAST PLATE

Plate has a pleasing light mellow patina. The face has good detail and no dings, dents or scratches and is very clean. The reverse has 100% of the lead fill and both eyelets. [ad]… (1146-121) Learn More »

$225.00
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HUNDRETH ANNIVERSARY OF APPOMATTOX COMMEMORATIVE MEDALLION IN ORIGINAL BOX

HUNDRETH ANNIVERSARY OF APPOMATTOX COMMEMORATIVE MEDALLION IN ORIGINAL BOX

Heavy brass medallion meas. approx. 2.50 inches across by ¼ inch thick. The obverse has raised busts of General Ulysses S. Grant and General Robert E. Lee surrounded by “LET US HAVE PEACE –… (1146-80) Learn More »

$25.00
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HISTORIC MEXICAN BRIQUET OR HANGER, FOR A LIGHT COMPANY OF INFANTRY

HISTORIC MEXICAN BRIQUET OR HANGER, FOR A LIGHT COMPANY OF INFANTRY

This example based its design on the French AN IX Infantry hanger aka briquet. It has a cast brass hilt and a flat 23 inch long blade that is 1 1/2 inches at the ricasso. No scabbard. The blade is… (88-76) Learn More »

FRENCH M1837 MARINE SERVICE PISTOL

FRENCH M1837 MARINE SERVICE PISTOL

In 1837 the French Marine Service developed a new handgun. It was the first percussion ignition handgun adopted by the French. The pistol is 12 ½” in overall length with a 6” round barrel that… (88-87) Learn More »

$625.00
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FRENCH YEAR 9 GENDARMERIE PISTOL

FRENCH YEAR 9 GENDARMERIE PISTOL

5", .60 cal. barrel dated "G / 1817". Lock engraved "MAUBEUGE / MANUF". All iron furniture. Fine+ stock but a couple of age cracks and a minor wood loss near the front band but easily repaired.… (88-90) Learn More »

$495.00
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ARMED YOUNG CONFEDERATE WHO LOOKS LIKE HE HAS SEEN THE ELEPHANT

ARMED YOUNG CONFEDERATE WHO LOOKS LIKE HE HAS SEEN THE ELEPHANT

This sixth plate ambrotype is housed in a leatherette case with repaired hinge. The subject is a young southern soldier clad in jacket showing six buttons and likely a quartermaster depot issue item.… (1154-01) Learn More »

YOUNG CONFEDERATE SOLDIER IN QUARTERMASTER ISSUE SHELL JACKET

YOUNG CONFEDERATE SOLDIER IN QUARTERMASTER ISSUE SHELL JACKET

This young Confederate wears a gray shell jacket with shoulder tabs, a low, standing collar, and showing nine small buttons. It is likely a Richmond Depot product, fitting the specifications for a… (1154-02B) Learn More »

SCARCE U.S. 1819 PATTERN BAYONET SHOULDER BELT PLATE FROM FORT HAWKINS, GEORGIA

SCARCE U.S. 1819 PATTERN BAYONET SHOULDER BELT PLATE FROM FORT HAWKINS, GEORGIA

These scarce plates were designed by Armitage in Philadelphia in 1819 for wear on the 1808 pattern bayonet shoulder belt (by then reduced from 2.5 to 2.25 inches in width.) They are made of stamped… (766-1542) Learn More »

MAGNIFICENT GREEN JADE HILTED MOGUL DAGGER

MAGNIFICENT GREEN JADE HILTED MOGUL DAGGER

Dating from the 18th or early 19th century. Hilt is 6 1/2 inches high and 2 1/2 inches at its base. The form is that of a horse. Carved into this figure are floral designs on both sides. One ear is… (88-80) Learn More »

UNTOUCHED 1796 BRITISH REGULATION CAVALRY PISTOL

UNTOUCHED 1796 BRITISH REGULATION CAVALRY PISTOL

This is an untouched 1796 British Regulation Cavalry pistol designed for light cavalry. It is the weapon that fought the Napoleonic War and was here with the 14th Light Dragoons at New Orleans and the… (88-91) Learn More »

$925.00
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PAIR OF NORTH ITALIAN IRON STILETTO DAGGERS, C. MID-17TH CENTURY OR EARLIER

PAIR OF NORTH ITALIAN IRON STILETTO DAGGERS, C. MID-17TH CENTURY OR EARLIER

Mismatched pair, one with a 7 ½” blade and the other a 7” blade, both of stiff pyramidal section. Elaborate quillons and equally elaborate handles. Total length 11 ½” and 10 ¾”… (88-82) Learn More »

EARLY TO MID-19TH CENTURY POWDER HORN

EARLY TO MID-19TH CENTURY POWDER HORN

Measures 9" overall. Wood base plug secured by brass studs with deep patina. Iron collar around carved spout. Nice, untouched condition. [sr] [ph:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS… (88-77) Learn More »

$85.00
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JULY 1861 UNION SOLDIER LETTER—PRIVATE HENRY L. COOLEY, CO. “C”, 2ND VERMONT INFANTRY [GETTYSBURG REGIMENT]

JULY 1861 UNION SOLDIER LETTER—PRIVATE HENRY L. COOLEY, CO. “C”, 2ND VERMONT INFANTRY [GETTYSBURG REGIMENT]

Dated “Alexandria, Va, July 28th, 1861.” Addressed to parents. 3 pp. in ink on unlined paper w/colored patriotic vignette in left upper corner. Exhibits fold-marks else VG. Henry Cooley was a… (2021-94) Learn More »

$275.00
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EXTREMELY SCARCE NEW HAMPHIRE OFFICER’S FALSE EMBROIDERED HAT INSIGNIA

Regular army officers had been authorized a silver “U.S.” within a gold bullion wreath for wear on their undress caps in 1839. This was carried over in the 1851 regulations for use on the 1851 shako, but was embroidered directly on the blue band… (2020-912). Learn More »

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