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18TH and 19TH Century American Wars
SA-1092  Historic British made Flintlock Pistol by Buckmaster of London. This flintlock dates between 1750-1770 and is in its original configuration and still retains its original ramrod. There are 2 very old repairs. One to the right rear of the barrel tang. The other is directly in front of the lock plate. Very nice overall. Typical of guns carried by British Officers in the French and Indian War and Revolutionary War. $875  ON HOLD
SA-1091   Very rare studio portrait photo of then Signal Corps Lieutenant Charles E. Kilbourne. He is shown circa 1905 wearing his Medal of Honor and Campaign medals. He wears medals for the Spanish American War, Philippine Insurrection, China Campaign medal and Order of the Dragon. There is also a Corps related medal.
His citation is as follows.
"Within a range of 250 yards of the enemy and in the face of a rapid fire climbed a telegraph pole at the east end of the bridge and in full view of the enemy coolly and carefully repaired a broken telegraph wire, thereby reestablishing telegraphic communication to the front."
Spectacular images like this from this period are rare to find. Measures 7 inches overall. $395 ON HOLD
SA-1090    Very early US canteen. Looks to be Cir. 1800. Has been dropped at one time and has been repaired as can be seen. This is a really scarce item. $395ON HOLD
SA-1089  Civil War Veterans Ladder badge for a member of the 1ST Illinois Light Artillery. Pin is missing on the reverse. This unit was engaged at some major battles, including Ft. Donnellson. Shiloh, Siege of Corinth, Vicksburg, Chattanooga and the Atlantic Campaign. $255
SA-1088  Officers Private purchase 1902 Campaign hat with star vents. Lacks the silk outer band and has some scattered moth bites., otherwise very nice condition. $295
  SA-1085  Model 1895 Officers cap with direct embroidered bullion eagle. Very nice condition overall. Officers side buttons for Infantry. Leather sweatband has come partially detached and has some damage to the edge. $255
SA-1084  Very scarce medal for a member of the 1ST US Volunteer Cavalry, the Rough Riders". The medal has not been personalized but we know it is from the 1ST US Volunteer Cavalry because it was the only Volunteer Cavalry unit under General Shafter whose portrait appears on the obverse. $275
SA-1083  Spanish American War Veteran's badge for  a member of the 10TH Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Nicely named. $250
SA-1082  Spanish American War Veteran's badge for  a member of the 5TH Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. Nicely named. $250
SA-1081  Spanish American War Staff Officers Sword. Presentation design mounts. Average condition. Blade has greyed, missing drag. Still a very unusual sword. $295  $SOLD$
SA-1080  Fantastic Civil War Soldier Crucifix from a Sgt, of the 69TH New York Volunteers who was killed during the Civil War. His date of death is May 26TH 1864. I believe he was actually killed at the battle of "Totopotomoy Creek" on the 27TH and it was recorded in error. He is buried at Arlington National Cemetery. Removed from an old display most likely at a GAR post. $495$SOLD$
SA-1079  Scarce Civil War Campaign Medal. Serial numbered on rim, "M. No. 2674". Very nice condition showing little wear. $350$SOLD$
SA-1078  Spanish American War Veterans badge for a member of the 9TH Illinois Volunteers. They served for 6 months in Cuba as part of occupation between January and June of 1899. $250
SA-1077  Very nice 1888 dated Massachusetts Marksman's medal. Jeweler marked again. $65$SOLD$
SA-1076  Civil War Pistol box with "National Guard" plate showing post War usage. Needs a good cleaning. $75
SA-1075  1870s National Guard Ammunition box. Good condition. One split to strap as shown. $80
    SA-1074  1870s National Guard mounted cartridge box.  Split to rear seam. $65
SA-1072  Fantastic Spanish American War period embroidered Sailors macramé and embroidery banner with photographs and draft document. The lower fringe has Navy buttons. They attempted to draft him during WWI, but the War ended. Really a great example of Sailor Folk Art. $345
SA-1071  Spanish American War Rhode Island Soldier with Rhode Island belt and buckle. There is also a captured Spanish Artillery buckle. $195$SOLD$
SA-1070  Army Spanish American War Campaign medal, rim numbered. Showing average use and wear. $210
SA-1069  Scarce Spanish American War Fraternal unit medal. Excellent condition. $195
SA-1068  Boxed Cuban Occupation medal, rim numbered in its original numbered box. $250
SA-1067  Original empty box for a Cuban Occupation medal, numbered 8754. $50
SA-1066    Original empty box for a Philippine Campaign medal, numbered 31915. $50
SA-1064  Scarce named Rhode Island Militia Marksma
n's medal from 1903-04. $60
    SA-1062  Very nice Civil War "Bulls Eye" canteen with federal blue color. Stenciled name on sling identified to a Massachusetts Soldier. Some spots worn through from carrying. Sling has parted and been knotted by the Soldier. Nice historic canteen. $495
  SA-1061  Very nice Mexican War Rifleman's "Peace" Flask with clasping hands. These are usually dented and split. This one is in excellent condition with no damage. Excellent overall. $450
SA-1059  19TH Century Powder Horn. Approx.  9 inches in length. $60
SA-1058  Revolutionary War bayonet. Most likely German origin, 1770s. The United States used weapons from any Country that would supply them. Very nice condition. $185
  SA-1055  Civil War enlisted Eagle breast plate as worn on cartridge box slings and NCO sword belts. $135
    SA-1053  Spanish American War Trapdoor Bayonet and scabbard with brass hook to attach to the Mills cartridge belt. $165
    SA-1049  Wonderful Spanish American War, Japanese or Chinese embroidery. Approx. 20 x 20 inches. Wonderful silk and bullion work with American flags, shield and Anchor. $295ON HOLD
SA-938  45 Round belt for the Trapdoor Springfield with scarce blank front buckle and keeper. $240
    SA-875    23RD Regiment, National Guard cap circ. 1890. $125
SA-949   Very RARE!!! 1902 Experimental woven belt with leather flaps. These belts are incredibly rare with just a small amount made. Only one we have seen! One flap has a small split. Most likely the only one of these you will find and most certainly one of the best in existence. $650
SA-832  Fantastic Bamboo Canister made in Cuba in 1898 after the American Victory at San Juan Hill, Kettle Hill and Santiago. Was most likely made for holding tobacco or cigars. Measures approx. 11 inches in height. $135
SA-891   Very US Marine Corps McKeever cartridge box. Excellent condition overall. $345
SA-749  Unusual Spanish American War- Phil Insurrection cloth signs for the American Red Cross. Approx.  6 x 12 inches. $70
SA-748  Unusual Spanish American War- Phil Insurrection cloth signs for the American Red Cross. Approx.  6 x 12 inches. $70
SA-1046  War of 1812 Period Canteen. Old green paint and partial label, most likely the name of the owner. $325
SA-1042  Early 1880s New York Cartridge Box. $95
SA-1037  Civil War enlisted belt and buckle. This is the set worn by all enlisted personnel in the Union Army and some Confederates. Nice solid condition. $350 ON HOLD
  SA-1034  1ST Pattern Trowel Bayonet scabbard with 2ND Model Bayonet. Bayonet has very nice overall condition. Scabbard has some chipping to finish as shown. $450
SA-1033  Spanish American War holster for the Colt Single Action revolver.. Inscribed to a member of the 8TH Massachusetts Regiment. Rare. $375
SA-1032   Choice Civil War Remmington "Zouave" musket and scabbard. About an 8.5 out of 10. Looks unused. Hard to upgrade. $450
SA-1028  Late 18TH Century wood and bone snuff box. Approx. 3 inches in length. $125
SA-1026  Pre Spanish American War Sword hanger. $95
  SA-1024  Fantastic War of 1812 period Powder Horn. Dated January 1ST, 1809. Great period scrimshaw of geometric shapes, buildings, a deer. A period repair, original plug with wooden pegs. 12 Inches overall.  $395
SA-1019  Civil War Soldiers glasses and case. Case dated 1860. One lens is chipped, case excellent. $75$SOLD$
SA-1018  Civil War Clay Pipe. About 6 inches in length. $50
SA-1017  Civil War Soldiers shaving cup and razor. Razor is SUPER sharp, so if you buy it, be careful. Razor has chips and cracks, cup is excellent. $90$SOLD$
SA-1014   Wonderful revolver holster for the US Army 38 revolver. Exc condition. Dated 1908. $225
  SA-1009  Massachusetts Volunteer Militia shooting medal. $50
  SA-1008  Massachusetts Sharpshooter medal, 1889. $65
SA-1007  Mass Volunteer Militia Revolver Qualification, Span Am War period. $65
SA-1006  Massachusetts Marksman medal, 1890. $65
  SA-1005   2ND Corps of Cadets Massachusetts Volunteer Militia, Medical Corps. $90
SA-1004  Spanish American War Massachusetts 3RD Class Marksman badge. Named on reverse, missing the pin. $80
SA-1003  1ST Massachusetts Volunteer Militia, Medical Corps. $90
SA-999  Very nice pistol belt for the 38 Revolver. Excellent condition overall. $375
SA-995  Civil War Snuff Box. Dated on the edge 1860. $75$SOLD$
SA-994   RARE!! Spanish American War "Patterson", Experimental Entrenching Tool. Very nice condition. Chain appears to be a replacement. $450
SA-989   Spanish American War period sword Straps and hanger. $50
SA-988  Spanish American War period sword Straps and hanger. 5TH Cavalry marked $60
SA-986  Exceptionally RARE!!! Spanish American War, 3.2 inch, 1897 dated Canister Round, still filled with shrapnel balls. Segmented case would shatter when fired. $495
  SA-984  Model 1902 Artillery Sgts. sack Coat. $295
  SA-982  Model 1899 US Marine Corps Dress Tunic. Good condition overall. $395
SA-980  Model 1899 tan EM Cavalry shoulder straps. $30
SA-979  Model 1899 tan EM shoulder straps. $20
SA-975    Model 1902 Generals Un Dress visor cap. Choice condition overall. The side buttons were upgraded to rimmed eagle from rimless eagle. The only flaw is the sweatband is missing, otherwise the cap is choice. $895
SA-973  Spanish American War blue belt for the Krag Rifle. Spaulding made version, unmarked. $125
SA-972  Scarce Spanish American War canvas leggings with locking metal clasps. Mint unissued . $75
SA-971  Rare Massachusetts Naval Militia collar insignia. $50
SA-969  Model 1902 Artillery Cord. $50
  SA-965  Private Purchase Model 1904 Campaign hat. Excellent condition overall. Very nice body. A torn section on the sweat band and some loss as shown. $695
  SA-964   Very rare Philippine Insurrection decorated mess kit. I believe the scene to be that of Manila harbor, showing the Spanish fortress. $235
SA-963  Very scarce 16TH Infantry Dress Officers Model 1881 helmet. The white leather binding strip around the edge of the cork visors has chipped away, otherwise choice condition. $395
SA-960  Very interesting Spanish American War Veterans walking stick. Very nice condition. $90
SA-958  Scarce Pre War Pennsylvania National Guard, 8TH Infantry, Company L. Cloth sling with buckle. $295
SA-957   Tan Spanish American War period with 1899 dated interior sticker. Clean overall, missing the top cap. Cork interior must have some breaks, as there is movement. Will not effect the look, as can be seen in the photos. $110
SA-956  Model 1899 blue Sergeants Sack Coat. Clean overall, with the exception of  a few small scattered moth nips. One interior pocket. Research on this Solider has been done. $495
SA-954  Amazing embroidered Spanish American War regimental commemorative with US and Cuban flags. Includes nicknames and signatures. Approx. 15 x 15 inches. $395
SA-948  Exceptionally rare 1ST Style Mills 45-70 woven belt. The first style used red for Artillery, yellow for Cavalry and light blue for infantry. I have only seen one other artillery belt for sale. $750
SA-943  US Spanish War Veterans Commaders badge. $90
SA-942 Spanish War Veterans badge with break to ribbon. $55
SA-940  Scarce pistol belt for the 38 Colt with "NGP" plate, National Guard Pennsylvania. $295
  SA-932  Spanish American War US Navy Fuse Belt with Navy eagle snaps. Very nice condition overall. $395
SA-930   Model 1885 US Army Cavalry Carbine Boot. Very nice condition overall. $200ON HOLD
    SA-924  Nice Trapdoor Springfield Bayonet and scabbard. Well marked. $125ON HOLD
SA-923   Scarce model 1898 Tropical Coat, piped in blue, for Infantry. Shows actual use and wear. The colored facings did not hold their color well, which is why this model was only worn for one year. Incredibly large size 42+. very unusual for this period. Lacks the belt and 1 belt loop. Not unusual as the belts were frequently discarded. Rare to find. $855
SA-921   Model 1889 US Navy Holster for the 38 Revolver with scarce small size embossing. Holster has been waxed which could be removed. This is the white material seen. Could be buffed off or stripped. Tough holster to find. $195
SA-918  Philippine Insurrection campaign hat band worn by members of the 51ST Iowa upon their return to the US. Rare. $90
SA-917  Rare Spanish American War, flag pin. These were worn by Cuban Rebels and supporters of "Cuba Libre" who wanted the Spanish out of Cuba. About 3.5 inches in length. $175
SA-916  Spanish American War Commander's breast medal. $85
SA-910  Fantastic Spanish American War Navy Uniform for a Sailor on the famous USS Iowa! This exceptionally rare model is the seldom seen, pre War cut which came with an interesting set of details dropped in later models including s shaped front pockets and decorative cut to the front bib. The trouser fronts also has fancywork dropped in later versions. Excellent condition overall. Only the second such set we have ever seen.  $995
 
After shakedown off the Atlantic Coast, Iowa was assigned to the Atlantic Fleet and was ordered to blockade duty, 28 May 1898, off Santiago de Cuba. On 3 July 1898, she was the first to sight the Spanish ships approaching and fired the first shot in the Battle of Santiago de Cuba. In a 20-minute battle with Spanish cruisers Maria Teresa (flagship) and Oquendo, her effective fire set both ships aflame and drove them on the beach. Iowa, continuing the battle in company with converted yacht Gloucester sank the Spanish destroyer Pluton and so damaged destroyer Furor that she ran upon the rocks. Iowa then turned her attention to the Spanish cruiser Viscaya which she pursued until Viscaya ran aground. Upon the conclusion of the battle, Iowa received on board Spanish Admiral Cervera and the officers and crews of the Viscaya, Furor and Pluton.
SA-907  Very rare Model 1889 white cotton duck fatigue jacket , made for use in tropical climates. Rare garment. $695
SA-895   Historic painted document chest, formerly the property of John Davis Long who had  a distinguished career including Massachusetts State Legislature, Lieutenant Governor and then Governor of Massachusetts. President McKinley offered him a cabinet position and he chose Secretary of the Navy. His Under Secretary, Theodore Roosevelt clashed with him frequently during the build up with Spain. It was Long who actually ordered the USS Maine to Havana Harbor. After Roosevelt's departure for Cuba, he continued to direct Naval Strategy. A very intriguing character with a close association with Roosevelt's rise to fame. Box is pin and measures  25 x 20 x 13.  $395
SA-893 Spanish American War captured Spanish bayonet scabbard and frog. Very scarce. $225
  SA-859  Musicians cap or collar badge. $20
SA-858   Huge Spanish American War Indiana Officers Pillbox cap. Choice condition. $395
SA-842  Modified Frazier Box. Scarce to find . Looks like it was set up for Cavalry. $150
SA-834   Spanish American War 50 Round Ammo Belt. $125
  SA-833   Spanish American War 50 Round Ammo Belt. $125
SA-831  Span Am Period Rifle Belt. $130
  SA-830   Rare Faux Embroidered Officers Collar Devices. One device has just one wire. $95
SA-801   Very scarce Model 1893 Officers Tunic with Lt. Colonels rank on the sleeves. This short lived design was only used between 1893-1895. Tunic is in good condition with the exception of one "L" shaped repair to the right arm. $495
SA-800   Rare Spanish American captured bronze nautical bracket removed from the Spanish ship Viscaya after it was sunk by the USS Brooklyn in Santiago Bay Cuba. $295
SA-799  Spanish American War Rifle Tool for the Trapdoor. $40
SA-787   Rare set of Spanish American War unit stencils for the 8TH Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry.  On January 7, 1899, the 8th Massachusetts began its service abroad, steaming for Cuba. It arrived three days later. In Cuba, it served as part of the occupation force on the island. The unit would continue in this role until April 4, 1899, when it began its trip home to the U.S., arriving on April 9, 1899. One appears to be made specifically for canteens and the other for haversacks and other equipment. Local Boston maker. It appears the stencil was held in place by a clamped frame on top of the object to be stenciled and then they stencil brush was used. Can be shipped with or without frame. $245
SA-783  Spanish American War Navy Cap Tally from the USS Miantonomoh. $80
SA-782 Spanish American War Navy Cap Tally from the USS Monongahela. $80
SA-779  Model 1902 Infantry shoulder cords for the blue uniform. $30
SA-778   Spanish American War gray leggings with wool linings- State contract. $60 
SA-772  Philippine Insurrection enamel cup. $70
SA-614   Circa 1902 Porcelain Army Issue Cup. $85
SA-764   Spanish American War 50 Round Ammo Belt. $135
  SA-763     Rare Faux Embroidered Officers Collar Devices. $90
SA-708    Spanish American War Officers false embroidered 16TH Infantry collar insignia. Very tough to find. $85
  SA-501  Scarce "National Guard, State of Maine" service medal. $40
  SA-384   Band Hat insignia. $25
       
  SA-277  Spanish American War-1902 period Musicians hat insignia. $25
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