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CDV OF 2ND LIEUTENANT CHARLES E. CROW, 4TH VA. (PURCELL) LIGHT ARTILLERY

CDV OF 2ND LIEUTENANT CHARLES E. CROW, 4TH VA. (PURCELL) LIGHT ARTILLERY

This is a very nice CDV photograph of Charles E. Crow in Confederate uniform. It appears to be a second-generation image; photo of an existing photo. Regardless, the picture is clear with good… (1138-988). Learn More »

MODEL 1841 NAVAL OFFICER’S SWORD IDENTIFIED TO SIMON BACKUS BISSELL

MODEL 1841 NAVAL OFFICER’S SWORD IDENTIFIED TO SIMON BACKUS BISSELL

Simon Backus Bissell was born in Fairlee, Vt., on October 28, 1808. He was appointed Midshipman on November 6, 1824, Passed Midshipman on June 4 1831, and Lieutenant December 9, 1837. At the beginning… (870-63). Learn More »

$7,200.00
Originally $8,000.00

VERY RARE FRENCH M1847 SOCKET BAYONET WITH SIGHT

VERY RARE FRENCH M1847 SOCKET BAYONET WITH SIGHT

Socket bayonet for a .69 caliber smoothbore musket. The French M1847 was a refinement of their M1822 bayonet. Bayonets of this type were imported to the U.S. during the American Civil War to go with… (490-2761). Learn More »

$395.00
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RARE CONFEDERATE “THREE SQUARE” SOCKET BAYONET

RARE CONFEDERATE “THREE SQUARE” SOCKET BAYONET

This is an excavated example of a Confederate-made musket socket bayonet.  Measuring 21” overall with a 2.75” socket.  This was made for an early .69 caliber musket with a bayonet lug mounted on… (2022-459). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR PRIVATELY PURCHASED FORAGE CAP WITH 23rd CORPS BADGE

CIVIL WAR PRIVATELY PURCHASED FORAGE CAP WITH 23rd CORPS BADGE

This is a very good example of an original Civil War, Union army, privately purchased, or commercial, forage cap. These were typically worn by officers, who had to purchase their own uniforms and… (1052-162). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR COMMERCIAL FORAGE CAP WITH MAINE BUTTONS AND ASSOCIATED INSIGNIA

CIVIL WAR COMMERCIAL FORAGE CAP WITH MAINE BUTTONS AND ASSOCIATED INSIGNIA

Commercial caps were simply those purchased privately rather the issued by the government. They might more or less closely follow contract patterns with the purchaser able to suit his taste and… (1052-139). Learn More »

SCARCE S.D. WALTON & Co. CIVIL WAR US ARMY CONTRACT FORAGE CAP

SCARCE S.D. WALTON & Co. CIVIL WAR US ARMY CONTRACT FORAGE CAP

Samuel D. Walton of Philadelphia had significant government contracts for forage caps, but we don’t see many of his products, or ones still bearing his label at least, perhaps in large part since… (1052-201). Learn More »

1847 CONGRESSIONAL RESOLUTIONS OF THANKS TO GEN. ZACHARY TAYLOR AND HIS OFFICERS AND MEN FOR MONTERREY, PERSONALLY DISPATCHED BY PRESIDENT POLK

1847 CONGRESSIONAL RESOLUTIONS OF THANKS TO GEN. ZACHARY TAYLOR AND HIS OFFICERS AND MEN FOR MONTERREY, PERSONALLY DISPATCHED BY PRESIDENT POLK

Zachary Taylor received the formal thanks of Congress three times, along with gold medals, for victories in the Mexican War, the largest number of such resolutions and awards made by Congress to… (766-938). Learn More »

$8,000.00
Originally $10,000.00

SCARCE 1859 DATED AMES LIGHT CAVALRY SABER, AKA MODEL 1860

SCARCE 1859 DATED AMES LIGHT CAVALRY SABER, AKA MODEL 1860

Old habits die hard. Although we now know production of the new pattern cavalry saber intended to replace the heavy Model 1840 started in 1857, most still refer to them as the Model 1860. This is a… (2022-718). Learn More »

CLASSIC CONFEDERATE ENLISTED CAVALRY SABER AND WOOD SCABBARD BY HAMMOND MARSHALL OR KRAFT, GOLDSCHMIDT AND KRAFT

CLASSIC CONFEDERATE ENLISTED CAVALRY SABER AND WOOD SCABBARD BY HAMMOND MARSHALL OR KRAFT, GOLDSCHMIDT AND KRAFT

This is a very good, complete, classically Confederate cavalry saber with wood scabbard. Other known examples include one in the Wray Collection at the Atlanta History Center. Some collectors still… (172-5794). Learn More »

CDV OF LOUIS R. FRANCINE, 7TH NEW JERSEY INFANTRY, MORTALLY WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG

CDV OF LOUIS R. FRANCINE, 7TH NEW JERSEY INFANTRY, MORTALLY WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG

Image shows Francine in uniform. He wears a non-regulation coat with shoulder straps (Major or Lt. Colonel). Image is clear with good contrast. Mount has two small chips to border along top edge.… (2021-1131). Learn More »

SCARCE NEW MODEL 1865 SHARPS STILL IN PERCUSSION NEAR FACTORY NEW

SCARCE NEW MODEL 1865 SHARPS STILL IN PERCUSSION NEAR FACTORY NEW

There are no appreciable differences between the NM1863 and NM1865 Sharps other than the stamped model designation by the company, and its occasional absence, which some have speculated was due to… (490-2531). Learn More »

WORLD WAR TWO / KOREA UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS OFFICER’S MAMALUKE SWORD

WORLD WAR TWO / KOREA UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS OFFICER’S MAMALUKE SWORD

The drawn sword meas. approx. 36.00 inches long. The blade itself meas. approx. 31.00 inches long x 0.75 of an inch wide at the ricasso. It has a central fuller that starts just above the ricasso and… (2021-944). Learn More »

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 »

 BREVET MAJOR GENERAL’S COMMISSION AND G.A.R. BADGE OF SAMUEL SPRIGG CARROLL: HIS TROOPS HELPED SAVE CEMETERY HILL ON JULY 2 AND TO REPULSE PICKETT ON JULY 3 AT GETTYSBURG

BREVET MAJOR GENERAL’S COMMISSION AND G.A.R. BADGE OF SAMUEL SPRIGG CARROLL: HIS TROOPS HELPED SAVE CEMETERY HILL ON JULY 2 AND TO REPULSE PICKETT ON JULY 3 AT GETTYSBURG

Carroll was a fighting general who acquired several nicknames from his red hair along with three wounds and a number of promotions and brevets for his service on the battlefield. He received several… (2020-894). Learn More »

EXTREMELY SCARCE NEW HAMPHIRE OFFICER’S FALSE EMBROIDERED HAT INSIGNIA

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… (2020-912). Learn More »

MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABER AND PORTRAIT ID’D TO 1ST LT. ANTHONY A. TAYLOR, 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT

MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABER AND PORTRAIT ID’D TO 1ST LT. ANTHONY A. TAYLOR, 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT

This small group of items is identified to 1st Lieutenant Anthony A. Taylor of Company a, 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry who received the Medal of Honor for actions at Chickamauga. The first item in the… (945-352). Learn More »

WONDERFUL CONDITION ORIGINAL CONFEDERATE-MANUFACTURED KEPI FOR A DRUMMER BOY OR CHILD

WONDERFUL CONDITION ORIGINAL CONFEDERATE-MANUFACTURED KEPI FOR A DRUMMER BOY OR CHILD

This article of uniform clothing is an original, Civil War example of headgear manufactured in the Confederacy and presented here in wonderful, original intact condition. The period artifact is a… (526-68). Learn More »

$6,500.00
Originally $8,500.00

PIECE OF WOOD FROM THE ROOM IN THE WHITE HOUSE WHERE LINCOLN SIGNED THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION

PIECE OF WOOD FROM THE ROOM IN THE WHITE HOUSE WHERE LINCOLN SIGNED THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION

“A piece of wood from the White House where President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation and usd (sic) as a private office by the Presidents since Jefferson’s time. Presented to Genl. W.… (945-297). Learn More »

THEFT FROM GRAVESITE OF GEN. JOHN REYNOLDS

THEFT FROM GRAVESITE OF GEN. JOHN REYNOLDS

A large artillery shell, one of pair that sit on either side of the grave of Gen. John F. Reynolds in Lancaster Cemetery, Lancaster, PA has been removed from the site. If anyone comes into contact…. Learn More »


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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 Schnitzler and Kirschbaum, though not maker marked.… (870-263). Learn More »

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