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WOODEN DITTY BOX ID’D TO MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT JOHN M. DEANE OF THE 3RD & 29TH MASSACHSUETTS INFANTRY

WOODEN DITTY BOX ID’D TO MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT JOHN M. DEANE OF THE 3RD & 29TH MASSACHSUETTS INFANTRY

This wooden ditty box was preserved by the family with a significant trove of artifacts belonging John M. Deane that we are offering in separate sales. When the war broke out Deane was a 29 year-old… (846-230). Learn More »

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
ON HOLD

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 »

RARE, ONE-OF-A-KIND, SPECIAL ORDER U.S. 1839 PATTERN TOPOGRAPHICAL ENGINEER’S SWORD IN EXCELLENT CONDITION

RARE, ONE-OF-A-KIND, SPECIAL ORDER U.S. 1839 PATTERN TOPOGRAPHICAL ENGINEER’S SWORD IN EXCELLENT CONDITION

Topographical Engineer swords extremely scarce to begin with and this is a “one-off,” custom-made example by Ames with a scaled down blade and scabbard for a specific officer in that elite corps.… (870-598). 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 »

WILLIAM GLAZE PALMETTO ARMORY COMMERCIAL RIFLE OF SAMUEL HART, 1st SERGEANT CO. B, 1st SOUTH CAROLINA RESERVES, “THE CHARLESTON GUARD.”

WILLIAM GLAZE PALMETTO ARMORY COMMERCIAL RIFLE OF SAMUEL HART, 1st SERGEANT CO. B, 1st SOUTH CAROLINA RESERVES, “THE CHARLESTON GUARD.”

This is a very scarce example of a privately purchased rifle (or technically a rifled musket) made by William Glaze and his Palmetto Armory for private sale to the South Carolina militia just before… (766-1182). Learn More »

VERY NICE NON-DUG ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA STYLE OVAL CS “EGG” BUCKLE

VERY NICE NON-DUG ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA STYLE OVAL CS “EGG” BUCKLE

This is a very scarce example of a non-excavated Confederate enlisted man’s belt plate in excellent condition. Plates of this pattern long ago got the unflattering nickname of CS “egg” plates… (286-819). 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 »

$9,500.00
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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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GOLD HAT CORD FROM THE ESTATE OF CHARLES E. DEARING, 16th MAINE

GOLD HAT CORD FROM THE ESTATE OF CHARLES E. DEARING, 16th MAINE

During the Civil War, gold hat cords were reserved for general officers, but they were later adopted for wear by members of the G.A.R. on their slouch hats. This one is in excellent condition, with… (766-1093). Learn More »

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 »


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M1834 US REVENUE MARINE SWORD BY HORSTMANN

US Revenue Cutter Service Sword, Model 1834, also referred to as US Revenue Marine. Manufactured 1834-62. A scarce sword made for officers of the United States Revenue Cutter Service or Revenue Marines. This was a small but prestigious branch of our… (870-37). Learn More »