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Scarce, almost perfect dug Burnside breast plate complete with both iron attachment loops. These are smaller in diameter than those normally encountered. They were issued to regiments from Maine along with VMM cartridge box plates. An early dig and a fine example that you will never need to upgrade.

 

 

 

 

 

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Blade ID'd Confederate 'Extra Branch' Staff Officer's Sword

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German Model 36 Chained SS Dagger

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Confederate State's Armory Staff Officer's Sword by Lewis Froelich of Kenansville, NC

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Fabulous Union Officer's Hardee Slouch Hat

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Rare Confederate 1st Model Morse Carbine

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Confederate Bowie-Bayonet by Cook & Brother

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South Carolina Militia Officer's Sword by Horstmann & Sons

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Rare Confederate 6.4-inch Lynall-Thomas Shell

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CS Embossed Confederate Cap Box - Wood Finial

CS Embossed Confederate Cap Box - Wood Finial

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Extraordinary Confederate Cap Box

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Classic Confederate Cap Box - Brown Leather

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JT Fitts Confederate Cartridge Box - 2nd Georgia Infantry

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Louisiana Militia Belt Plate - Fredricksburg Relic

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Confederate Tennessee style 'CS' Belt Plate

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Sharps Patent Pepperbox by Tipping & Lawden

Sharps Patent Pepperbox by Tipping & Lawden

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us 11-inch rodman shell

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CS 3.3" "Shiloh" Long Sabot Archer Bolt

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Fine Confederate 'Star in Pommel' Short Sword

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Massive North Carolina Confederate Clip Point Knife

Massive North Carolina Confederate Clip Point Knife

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Rare CS 5.82 Tear Drop Bolt

Rare CS 5.82 Tear Drop Bolt

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Remington Model 1863 Zouave Rifle

Remington Model 1863 Zouave Rifle

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US Model 1816 Pistol by North

US Model 1816 Pistol by North

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Confederate LeMat Revolver With Rare "MURDAUGH" CS Navy Inspectors Mark

Confederate LeMat Revolver With Rare

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Confederate State's Armory Saber by Lewis Froelich of Kenansville, NC

Confederate State's Armory Saber by Lewis Froelich of Kenansville, NC

  sold Confederate State's Armory Saber by Lewis Froelich of Kenansville, NC. Sword has 35" gray blade with areas of staining, pitting, sharpening and cleaning; Roman numeral "XXII" is stamped on side of classic lozenge shaped cross guard of this maker along with rounded pommel cap; leather is mostly intact... Read more

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Confederate Cavalry Saber by Boyle & Gamble, Richmond, VA

Confederate Cavalry Saber by Boyle & Gamble, Richmond, VA

  Our Price: $2200 Confederate Cavalry Saber by Boyle & Gamble, Richmond, VA. 32 inch flat sided blade which is mostly bright original finish with scattered staining and pitting; grip leather grip is about 90% intact with complete origiginal single strand copper wire.         Read more

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English Made Confederate Brass Hillted Saber by Mole

English Made Confederate Brass Hillted Saber by Mole

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Confederate & Union Edged Weapons - Sold Hits:1786

Wonderful 22 Star Exclusionary Flag

Wonderful 22 Star Exclusionary Flag

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US Model 1918 Trench Knife

US Model 1918 Trench Knife

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US Model 1855 Rifle-Musket by Springfield

US Model 1855 Rifle-Musket by Springfield

  Sold US Model 1855 Rifle-Musket by Springfield. Matching lock and barrel date of 1858. Nice JL and EA cartouches visible in flat of stock opposite lock. Excellent metal. Sharp edges throughout. Perfect bright bore.         Read more

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Colt Model 1861 Special Musket

Colt Model 1861 Special Musket

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Confederate & Union Small Arms - Sold Hits:2197

Pattern 1853 Enfield Bullet Mold

Pattern 1853 Enfield Bullet Mold

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Rare US Model 1860 Naval Officers Cutlass by Ames

Rare US Model 1860 Naval Officers Cutlass by Ames

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US Model 1840 NCO Sword by Horstmann & Sons

US Model 1840 NCO Sword by Horstmann & Sons

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Confederate & Union Edged Weapons - Sold Hits:2209

Union Officer's Forage Cap

Union Officer's Forage Cap

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Rare 58 Caliber Morse Cartridge

Rare 58 Caliber Morse Cartridge

  sold Rare 58 Caliber Morse Cartridge in perfect non-dug condition. Although at least one Confederate Morse Carbine in this caliber is known, I believe this one is a pre-war round.           Read more

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Perfect Confederate 'CSA' Kepi Button

Perfect Confederate 'CSA' Kepi Button

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Uniform Buttons: CS & US - Sold Hits:2287

CS Kerr Sharpshooters Rifle Bullet

CS Kerr Sharpshooters Rifle Bullet

  Sold       .45 caliber CS Kerr Sharpshooters Rifle Bullet.           Read more

Bullets & Cartridges - Sold Hits:1993

CS Whitworth Bullet

CS Whitworth Bullet

  sold .45 caliber CS Whitworth Bullet recovered near Fort Fisher N.C. Fine example. Cavity is flat at the top and is typical of other Whitworth bullets found in this area.           Read more

Bullets & Cartridges - Sold Hits:1888

Rare Confederate Old English 'R' Button

Rare Confederate Old English 'R' Button

  sold Rare coat size Confederate Old English 'R' Button recovered from Mullet Hall plantation on John's Island, South Carolina. The only other field recoveries for this type that I am aware of have surfaced in the Houston area of Texas. This one has a tin back with no shank. Part of... Read more

Uniform Buttons: CS & US - Sold Hits:1752

Choice Burnside Breast Plate

Choice Burnside Breast Plate

  sold Scarce, almost perfect dug Burnside breast plate complete with both iron attachment loops. These are smaller in diameter than those normally encountered. They were issued to regiments from Maine along with VMM cartridge box plates. An early dig and a fine example that you will never need to upgrade.           Read more

Accoutrement Plates - Sold Hits:2177

WWII M40 German Army Helmet

WWII M40 German Army Helmet

  sold Nice totally honest WWII German Army M40 Helmet. I found this one at in New England. It is complete with original lining. Chin strap is present but somewhat brittle and separated.         Read more

WWII - Sold Hits:1854

Confederate 3-inch Read Bolt

Confederate 3-inch Read Bolt

  sold Confederate 3-inch Read Bolt complete with copper sabot perfectly grooved by the rifling of the CS cannon that fired it. These are believed to have been produced at the Selma arsenal. Battlefield recoveries have been noted mostly in western theatre sites including Resaca, GA and Snyder's Bluff Mississippi. It is... Read more

Artillery - Sold Hits:1666

Rarity 10 CS 4.62-inch Tredegar Shell

Rarity 10 CS 4.62-inch Tredegar Shell

  Sold Rarity 10 CS 4.62-inch Tredegar Shell with original wood time fuze adapter. When 'Civil War Heavy Explosive Ordnance' by Jack Bell was published no battlefield recoveries had been noted for this rare pattern. This may be the only known battlefield recovery of this type. I bought it in the parking... Read more

Artillery - Sold Hits:1664

Scarce Confederate Cavalry Saber by Sharp & Hamilton

Scarce Confederate Cavalry Saber by Sharp & Hamilton

  sold Scarce Confederate Cavalry Saber by Sharp & Hamilton of Nashville, Tennessee. Brass cast guard with nice patina - iron ferule and iron backstrap with a capstan nut. Grip is thin leather completely worn through to the wood and probably used this way for quite some time. The single, unstopped fullered blade... Read more

Confederate & Union Edged Weapons - Sold Hits:1922

Confederate Georgia Marked P53 Cavalry Saber

Confederate Georgia Marked P53 Cavalry Saber

  sold Confederate Georgia Marked P53 Cavalry Saber just found in a New England estate and offered here for the first time. Blade and scabbard are both boldly stamped with a large capital 'G' indicating purchase and ownership by the state of Georgia. Also present on the spine of the blade is... Read more

Confederate & Union Edged Weapons - Sold Hits:3415

1/6th Plate Ambrotype of Knife Wielding Confederate

1/6th Plate Ambrotype of Knife Wielding Confederate

  Sold 1/6th Plate Ambrotype of Knife Wielding Confederate. He is wearing a ten button frock coat with turned down collar and working cuffs. His knife belt is a double buckle variety and is interesting to note that one buckle is rounded, the other square. The throat and stitching of a leather... Read more

CDV's, TinTypes, Ambrotypes, Albumens - Sold Hits:2047

Rare Confederate Maker Marked Cartridge Box

Rare Confederate Maker Marked Cartridge Box

  sold Rare Confederate Maker Marked Cartridge Box by Dalton, Georgia maker Wellborn & Nichols. It has all the classic attributes of a CS made box including a lead finial and hand sewn attachment loops. The faintly visible cartouche of Wellborn, Nichols & Co. appears in the center of the flap just... Read more

Non-Excavated Items, Uniforms, Flags, etc. - Sold Hits:2066

Slick US 13-inch Mortar Shell

Slick US 13-inch Mortar Shell

  Sold Super slick US 13-inch Mortar Shell. This is largest caliber mortar shell used in the Civil War. Large numbers were used by both the US Navy and Army in places like Vicksburg, Port Hudson and Charleston Harbor. Complete examples are rarely excavated due to the fact that unexploded shells would... Read more

Artillery - Sold Hits:1900

Scarce USN Marked Jenks Carbine with Maynard Tape Primer

Scarce USN Marked Jenks Carbine with Maynard Tape Primer

  sold .54 caliber, 24-inch round barrel Navy carbine with elliptical loading aperture. Lock marked Remington's Herkimer. Top flat of barrel marked Wm Jenks, USN RP P 1847. Barrel has most of its original pleasing brown finish. Walnut stock with brass furniture. Barrel is smooth and brown with sharp... Read more

Confederate & Union Small Arms - Sold Hits:2062

N. P. Ames 1842 Percussion U.S. Navy Pistol.

N. P. Ames 1842 Percussion U.S. Navy Pistol.

  sold N. P. Ames 1842 Percussion U.S. Navy Pistol. 54 caliber. 6" barrel marked USN/RP/P. Lock marked "USN/1845". Swivel ramrod. Brass fittings. Above average for condition. Cleaned metal with spots of light pitting. Delicately refinished stock with what appears to be some sort of cartouche that was possibly enhanced or... Read more

Confederate & Union Small Arms - Sold Hits:3260

MEMPHIS NOVELTY WORKS STRAIGHT BLADED CAVALRY

MEMPHIS NOVELTY WORKS STRAIGHT BLADED CAVALRY

  sold MEMPHIS NOVELTY WORKS STRAIGHT BLADED CAVALRY. This is possibly the finest example of this straight bladed variant made by Thomas Leech & Co. The double-edged straight blade is 35" long and is in beautiful condition though showing a welded repair to blade about 13" from tip.... Read more

Confederate & Union Edged Weapons - Sold Hits:2155

Confederate Artillery Hanger by Cook & Brother

Confederate Artillery Hanger by Cook & Brother

  Sold For the advanced Confederate collector we have what is possibly the finest known example of this pattern. A Confederate Artillery Hanger by Cook & Brother. It is direct from the estate of well known Confederate collector Fred Edmunds and is featured in a 1985 bulletin of the American Society of... Read more

Confederate & Union Edged Weapons - Sold Hits:2380

Early SA Dagger by Eickhorn Solingen. Ground Roehm

Early SA Dagger by Eickhorn Solingen. Ground Roehm

  sold Early SA Dagger by Eickhorn Solingen. Ground Roehm. The dagger shows all the characteristics of early mfg. including crossguards and scabbard fitting which are nickel silver. The handle is a light brown wood and other than one scratch on the lower reverse the handle shows light wear... Read more

WWII - Sold Hits:1883

Confederate Rope Border CS on Original Belt

Confederate Rope Border CS on Original Belt

  sold Confederate Rope Border CS on Original Belt just as discovered in New England.           Read more

Accoutrement Plates - Sold Hits:2385

US M1841 Mississippi Rifle by Robins, Kendall & Lawrence

US M1841 Mississippi Rifle by Robins, Kendall & Lawrence

  sold US M1841 Mississippi Rifle by Robins, Kendall & Lawrence and so marked on the 1847 dated lock. This well used but not abused example is pretty much untouched. Brass shows evidence of more recent cleaning. Barrel is pitted in the area of the bolster but actual brown finish is still... Read more

Confederate & Union Small Arms - Sold Hits:2468

Confederate Cavalry Saber Marked 'B. Douglas Columbia'

Confederate Cavalry Saber Marked 'B. Douglas Columbia'

  sold One of two marked swords by this maker know to exist.         Read more

Confederate & Union Edged Weapons - Sold Hits:2020

US Civil War Ketchum Grenade

US Civil War Ketchum Grenade

  sold Near mint US Civil War Ketchum Grenade. 100% original and correct in every regard. No need to ever upgrade this one.           Read more

Artillery - Sold Hits:2663

Confederate Cavalry Saber by Haiman

Confederate Cavalry Saber by Haiman

  sold Confederate Cavalry Saber usually attributed to Haiman of Columbus, Georgia.   36 1/2 inch blade is nice and smooth with much of the original tool marks still visible. Patina spots appear throughout the length and are heavier towards the tip. Brass hilt is missing the leather washer but there is only a... Read more

Confederate & Union Edged Weapons - Sold Hits:2530

Fine US M1842 Pistol by H. Aston

Fine US M1842 Pistol by H. Aston

  sold Fine US M1842 Pistol by H. Aston. 54 caliber. 8 1/2" barrel. All matching with Lock & barrel dated 1850. Barrel has 'US' and "SW/P" inspector marks. All other metal parts are marked with a single sub-inspector initial. Stock has two crisp cartouches.   Smooth metal and sharp edges throughout. Stock... Read more

Confederate & Union Small Arms - Sold Hits:3455

US M1842 Springfield Musket

US M1842 Springfield Musket

  sold US M1842 Springfield Musket Cal. 69. Barrel length 42". Lock dated 1847. Stock has initials "HFS" carved at top of wrist. Metal is mostly smooth with pitting in breech area. Sanded stock with normal handling marks having fine cracks extending from peak of buttplate & forward of... Read more

Confederate & Union Small Arms - Sold Hits:3669

US M1840 'Wristbreaker' Cavalry Sword by Ames

US M1840 'Wristbreaker' Cavalry Sword by Ames

  Sold A really fine example of a US M1840 'Wristbreaker' Cavalry Sword by Ames. Well marked example including 1847 dated blade and 'MS' marking on scabbard indicating ownership by the state of Massachusetts.   Smooth bright 36 inch blade retains original tool marks and sharp markings. The original blade washer is present. Hilt... Read more

Confederate & Union Edged Weapons - Sold Hits:4162

Sharp Manhattan Navy Revolver

Sharp Manhattan Navy Revolver

  Sold Sharp Manhattan Navy Revolver. 5 shot 36 caliber with a 5-inch octagonal barrel. All matching serial number 5415 including wedge. Well within the range produced during the Civil War. This is in the second series by virtue of the New York barrel address and 1859 patent date on cylinder.   Hard to... Read more

Confederate & Union Small Arms - Sold Hits:3278

Outstanding Confederate Morse Carbine

Outstanding Confederate Morse Carbine

  sold Outstanding Confederate Morse Carbine with Cartridge Box recently acquired from an old Atlanta collection. 50 caliber, center fire serial #333 and is a second model. As you can see in the images the weapon is in outstanding condition having nice smooth metal surfaces throughout. Stock is sound with one tiny... Read more

Confederate & Union Small Arms - Sold Hits:4029

Mint Japanese Naval Landing Force Officer's Sword

Mint Japanese Naval Landing Force Officer's Sword

  sold Mint Japanese Naval Landing Force Officer's Sword. Mirror like blade with a visible temper line. Looks brand new throughout.         Read more

WWII - Sold Hits:1824

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