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MINTY SILVER GRIP AMES HIGH GRADE PRESENTATION STAFF AND FIELD SWORD PRESENTED TO MAJOR H.D. JOHNSON, JR., AN OFFICER IN THE VIRGINIA BRIGADE (U.S.) OF WARD HILL LAMON, LINCOLN’S CONFIDANT, BODYGUARD, AND US MARSHAL D.C.

MINTY SILVER GRIP AMES HIGH GRADE PRESENTATION STAFF AND FIELD SWORD PRESENTED TO MAJOR H.D. JOHNSON, JR., AN OFFICER IN THE VIRGINIA BRIGADE (U.S.) OF WARD HILL LAMON, LINCOLN’S CONFIDANT, BODYGUARD, AND US MARSHAL D.C.

This beautiful and unique, custom order officer’s sword, formerly in the Kevin Hoffman collection, is illustrated on pages 286-287 of Thillmann’s essential “Civil War Army Swords.” It also has… (870-440). Learn More »

$11,500.00
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INSCRIBED OFFICER’S SWORD WITH BATTLE HONORS OF LIEUTENANT AND CAPTAIN GEORGE W. ADAMS 1st RI LIGHT ARTILLERY BREVETED THREE TIMES

INSCRIBED OFFICER’S SWORD WITH BATTLE HONORS OF LIEUTENANT AND CAPTAIN GEORGE W. ADAMS 1st RI LIGHT ARTILLERY BREVETED THREE TIMES

This is not, “just like the one in the book.” It is the one in the book: illustrated on page 411 of Thillman’s classic “Civil War Army Swords.” These non-regulation swords with steel hilts… (870-426). Learn More »

$8,000.00
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FIRST YEAR AMES US MODEL 1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD, INSCRIBED, DATED, AND INSPECTED

FIRST YEAR AMES US MODEL 1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD, INSCRIBED, DATED, AND INSPECTED

This rare sword is pictured on page 272 of Thillmann’s U.S. Army Swords. Not only is it from the first year of production by Ames, it is the scarce “Type-1” with shorter grip and heavier blade… (870-640). Learn More »

$13,500.00
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EARLY WAR U.S. CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER, 1840 STYLE, BY SMITH, CRANE AND COMPANY, NEW YORK, 1858 TO 1862

EARLY WAR U.S. CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER, 1840 STYLE, BY SMITH, CRANE AND COMPANY, NEW YORK, 1858 TO 1862

Smith, Crane and Company pieces are scarce. They were only in business from 1858 through 1862, retailing military goods in New York City. Their swords were imported, of German make and likely by… (870-263). Learn More »

VERY RARE SMITH & WESSON MODEL 320 REVOLVING RIFLE WITH AN ORIGINAL DETACHABLE SHOULDER STOCK

VERY RARE SMITH & WESSON MODEL 320 REVOLVING RIFLE WITH AN ORIGINAL DETACHABLE SHOULDER STOCK

The Smith & Wesson Model 320 manufactured between 1879 and 1887. Serial numbered to 977. This one is serial numbered “768” stamped on underside of the backstrap. This model was based heavily… (31-1597). Learn More »

$9,600.00
Originally $12,000.00

CIVIL WAR EAGLE POMMEL PRESENTATION SWORD BY PATIENTS AT MOWER GENERAL HOSPITAL TO DR. J.A.C. HANLY, MARCH 20th, 1863

CIVIL WAR EAGLE POMMEL PRESENTATION SWORD BY PATIENTS AT MOWER GENERAL HOSPITAL TO DR. J.A.C. HANLY, MARCH 20th, 1863

Mower General Hospital, first known as Chestnut Hill Hospital, was one of the largest U.S. General Hospitals. Planned and built in 1862, it opened in early 1863 and could hold 3600 patients. Covering… (870-613). Learn More »

VERY RARE 1834 ENGINEER AND MEDICAL STAFF SWORD BY HENRY BOKER, BELONGING TO BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL JOHN HENDRICKSON, WHO LOST A LEG AT FREDERICKSBURG, 83rd NEW YORK VOLS (9th NYSM) AND 13th V.R.C.

VERY RARE 1834 ENGINEER AND MEDICAL STAFF SWORD BY HENRY BOKER, BELONGING TO BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL JOHN HENDRICKSON, WHO LOST A LEG AT FREDERICKSBURG, 83rd NEW YORK VOLS (9th NYSM) AND 13th V.R.C.

New patterns of swords for the U.S. army were developed from 1832 to 1834. This elegant smallsword pattern (variously called by collectors the 1832 or 1834 pattern) was designated for officers of… (870-325). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED US BASE DRUM WITH MINNESOTA CONNECTION

IDENTIFIED US BASE DRUM WITH MINNESOTA CONNECTION

Bass drum has a maple wood shell in very good condition. The wood surface shows light wear and is free of cracks and chips. It meas. approx. 19.00 inches tall by 26.50 inches across the heads. Painted… (996-01). Learn More »

$1,200.00
Originally $1,600.00
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DECORATED 1864 EASTER EGG BY A MEMBER OF THE 15th PA CAVALRY: WARTIME, WONDERFUL, AND WHIMSICAL

DECORATED 1864 EASTER EGG BY A MEMBER OF THE 15th PA CAVALRY: WARTIME, WONDERFUL, AND WHIMSICAL

This whimsical, real Easter egg was apparently a gift from a member of the 15th PA cavalry to Samuel A. Henderson. Suspicion naturally settles on George Henderson of Companies C and A as the maker,… (945-516). Learn More »

HISTORIC AND BEAUTIFUL SWORD OF GENERAL AND PRESIDENT FRANKLIN PIERCE

HISTORIC AND BEAUTIFUL SWORD OF GENERAL AND PRESIDENT FRANKLIN PIERCE

This beautiful sword descended directly in the family of Brigadier General Franklin Pierce of New Hampshire (1804-1869,) 14th President of the United States. It comes with a notarized letter from the… (1096-01). Learn More »

AMES MODEL 1840 GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD PRESENTED TO JAMES W. PRESTON BY THE CHATHAM ARTILLERY OF SAVANNAH, GEORGIA

AMES MODEL 1840 GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD PRESENTED TO JAMES W. PRESTON BY THE CHATHAM ARTILLERY OF SAVANNAH, GEORGIA

This beautiful sword was presented by the Chatham Artillery as a prize for gunnery in 1848. The organization is an old and illustrious militia organization of Savannah, claiming descent from earlier… (870-99). Learn More »

CLASSIC CONFEDERATE CAP BOX FROM GETTYSBURG PICKED UP BY G.W. MOWERS OF FAYETTEVILLE, PA., VETERAN OF THE 21st PA CAV AND 87th PA INF.

CLASSIC CONFEDERATE CAP BOX FROM GETTYSBURG PICKED UP BY G.W. MOWERS OF FAYETTEVILLE, PA., VETERAN OF THE 21st PA CAV AND 87th PA INF.

If you have been checking our new arrivals you will have noticed material from George W. Mowers of Fayetteville, Pennsylvania. Mowers did two stints in the army during the Civil War: six months in the… (M26553). Learn More »

$3,500.00
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GREAT CONFEDERATE CARTRIDGE BOX AND SLING FROM GETTYSBURG, PICKED UP BY G.W. MOWERS OF FAYETTEVILLE, PA.

GREAT CONFEDERATE CARTRIDGE BOX AND SLING FROM GETTYSBURG, PICKED UP BY G.W. MOWERS OF FAYETTEVILLE, PA.

This classic Confederate cartridge box just came out of the family of George W. Mowers of Fayetteville, PA. Mowers lived near Gettysburg his entire life. Not only was his farm and wagon-shop near the… (M26509). Learn More »

FANTASTIC GOLD-MOUNTED APPOMATTOX WOOD CARVED PIPE WITH CASE – 12TH WEST VIRGINIA INFANTRY

FANTASTIC GOLD-MOUNTED APPOMATTOX WOOD CARVED PIPE WITH CASE – 12TH WEST VIRGINIA INFANTRY

The day after Generals Grant and Lee met to arrange the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia the two Generals met again for a brief time under an apple tree and when the meeting was over… (30-2205). Learn More »

STONE ARROWHEAD FROM MAINE, C.E. DEARING 16th MAINE COLLECTION

STONE ARROWHEAD FROM MAINE, C.E. DEARING 16th MAINE COLLECTION

A small white, stone arrowhead from the effects of Charles E. Dearing. There is no information or tag with it, but Dearing was born in Webster, Maine, and aside from a brief period in Boston and a… (766-1106). Learn More »

$25.00
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STONE ARROWHEAD FROM MAINE, C.E. DEARING 16th MAINE COLLECTION

STONE ARROWHEAD FROM MAINE, C.E. DEARING 16th MAINE COLLECTION

A small black, stone arrowhead from the effects of Charles E. Dearing. There is no information or tag with it, but Dearing was born in Webster, Maine, and aside from a brief period in Boston and a… (766-1105). Learn More »

$25.00
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NICE CONDITIONED CIVIL WAR 2ND MODEL MAYNARD CARBINE IDENTIFIED TO STEVEN V. BREWER, 11TH INDIANA CAVALRY SOLDIER

NICE CONDITIONED CIVIL WAR 2ND MODEL MAYNARD CARBINE IDENTIFIED TO STEVEN V. BREWER, 11TH INDIANA CAVALRY SOLDIER

The overall length of the carbine is 36.50 inches. The barrel is octagon at the breech and round along the rest of its length for a total of 20.00 inches. It was originally blued but is now turning a… (172-5528). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE ALTERED MISSISSIPPI RIFLE ID’D TO MEMBER OF 62ND VIRGINIA MOUNTED INFANTRY

CONFEDERATE ALTERED MISSISSIPPI RIFLE ID’D TO MEMBER OF 62ND VIRGINIA MOUNTED INFANTRY

At the beginning of the American Civil War nearly 20,000 US M-1841 “Mississippi” rifles were in the arsenals within the states that had seceded to form the Confederacy. (see Murphy & Madaus… (88-43). Learn More »

$3,500.00
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AMES MODEL 1840 GENERAL OR STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD PRESENTED TO CAPTAIN, LATER GENERAL, ROBERT COWDIN FEBRUARY 22, 1848

AMES MODEL 1840 GENERAL OR STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD PRESENTED TO CAPTAIN, LATER GENERAL, ROBERT COWDIN FEBRUARY 22, 1848

This high-grade Ames sword displays a nice combination of history art. It shows some non-regulation elements that are not uncommon on militia swords, but generally follows the lines of the 1840… (870-345). Learn More »

WINCHESTER MODEL 1866 RIFLE MADE IN 1876

WINCHESTER MODEL 1866 RIFLE MADE IN 1876

Winchester made about 170,000 .44 caliber Model ‘66s in various configurations starting in 1866, when they overlapped with the last Henry rifles. Production ceased in 1884, but parts remained on… (169-479). Learn More »


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EXCELLENT CONDITION U.S. NAVY ENLISTED BELT

Regulation belt made of blackened buff leather.  This pattern belt and japanned iron friction buckle seems to have appeared in 1862.  It is specifically detailed as a regulation issue item by the 4th edition of the Ordnance Manual. This specimen is… (1000-576). Learn More »

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