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Spanish American War Items
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-962  Model 1904 Campaign hat. Excellent condition overall. Very nice body. A decorative clip has been added to the bow. A torn section on the sweat band and some loss as shown. $750
SA-961  Scarce Model 1898  Officers Coat with blue facings. Lot of use, wear, staining and fading. $395
SA-960  Very interesting Spanish American War Veterans walking stick. Very nice condition. $90
SA-959  Spanish American War canteen with leather sling. Excellent condition. $175 $SOLD$
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-955  Extremely exciting Spanish American War shrapnel ball, removed from the shoulder of a Cavalry Sgt at the battle of El Caney. A fantastic relic of the Spanish American War. $450 $SOLD$
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-953  Spanish American War period, individual, "Knapsack Flag". these were issued to all Soldiers in the unit and would be displayed upon their knapsacks while in barracks. This particular example is from 1903. $395 $SOLD$
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-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-938  45 Round belt for the Trapdoor Springfield with scarce blank front buckle and keeper. $250
SA-937  45 Round belt for the Trapdoor Springfield with scarce early cast "US" buckle and keeper. $275
  SA-932  Spanish American War US Navy Fuse Belt with Navy eagle snaps. Very nice condition overall. $395
SA-931    Spanish American War Ammo Belt with Rhode Island Buckle. $140
SA-930   Model 1885 US Army Cavalry Carbine Belt. Very nice condition overall. $200
SA-929  Model 1887 US Army Cavalry Carbine Belt. Very nice condition overall. $175
SA-928  Spanish American War hat badge for the 7TH Cavalry. $60
SA-926   Spanish American War period Hospital Corpsman's Knife with belt hook. $125
    SA-925  Pre-Spanish American War period Hospital Corpsman's Knife with belt loop. $125
    SA-924  Nice Trapdoor Springfield Bayonet and scabbard. Well marked. $125
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-922  Very nice Spanish American War Milk Glass Candy Dish with the American Eagle sitting on a nest of three eggs, labeled Cuba, Puerto Rico and The Philippines. Very nice. $60
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-915  Pre Spanish American War. "Emergency Corps", 1ST Regt. M.V.M. medics badge. $95
  SA-914  Pre Spanish American War. "Emergency Corps", 2ND Corps Cadets, M.V.M. medics badge. $95
SA-913   Spanish American War, 1898 dated Ammo Crate for 45 Caliber Ammo. I believe this was for the Trapdoor Springfield. $135
SA-912  Exceptional Spanish American War embroidered panel with classic American eagle with an anchor with cross flags in red white and blue thread and silver bullion. Measures 20" x 20" inches. $245
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-908   Scarce 2ND Pattern 1898 Tropical Coat with Artillery shoulder straps. The second model eliminated the colored pocket flaps and cuffs but kept the rear pleat and cloth belt and loops. About Mint! $495
SA-907  Very rare Model 1889 white cotton duck fatigue jacket , made for use in tropical climates. Rare garment. $695
  SA-897   Very rare Philippine Insurrection decorated mess kit. I believe the scene to be that of Manila harbor, showing the Spanish fortress. $255
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-891   Very US Marine Corps McKeever cartridge box. Excellent condition overall. $425
SA-877  Spanish American War Haversack flap used by the 73rd "Jolo" Regiment in the Philippines until 1898. The knapsack was cotton with a tarred flap. Rare Souvenir of the Spanish American War. $225
    SA-875    23RD Regiment, National Guard cap circ. 1890. $175
  SA-864  Spanish  American War period, Massachusetts Shooting Award. $35
SA-862  Recruiting Service cap badge. $20
  SA-860   Rare African American, Spanish American War cap badge for the 25TH US Infantry.  $75

The 25th participated in the 1 July 1898 assault on El Caney. Men from the 25th were among the first to reach the summit. Private T.C. Butler of H Company was first into the blockhouse at the summit, capturing the Spanish flag.

  SA-859  Musicians cap or collar badge. $20
SA-858   Huge Spanish American War Indiana Officers Pillbox cap. Choice condition. $395
  SA-854   Scarce Sharpshooter 1889 Mass Volunteer Militia badge. $75
SA-853  Massachusetts, Spanish American War, 3RD class Marksman badge. Engraved to recipient on reverse. Missing pin. $65
  SA-852  Massachusetts Span am period Shooting badge. $55
  SA-851  Spanish American War Revolver qualification badge, Massachusetts volunteers. $80
SA-850  1890 Marksman badge. Relic condition. $40
SA-842  Modified Frazier Box. Scarce to find . Looks like it was set up for Cavalry. $150
SA-841  Wonderful New Jersey, Spanish American War Medal. $80
SA-834   Spanish American War 50 Round Ammo Belt. $125
  SA-833   Spanish American War 50 Round Ammo Belt. $125
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. $145
SA-831  Span Am Period Rifle Belt. $130
  SA-830   Rare Faux Embroidered Officers Collar Devices. One device has just one wire. $95
  SA-824  Great pipe carved "Boer War" and "Pretoria June 5TH, 1900". Tip of mouth piece snapped off as shown. $180
SA-819 Rare! Spanish American War, New York Officers dress belt buckle an keeper. $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-798   Great Veterans Medal for Soldiers who served overseas in the Spanish American War. Fob has been affixed to ribbon. Some tearing to ribbon. Interesting item. $65
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-776  Boer War Pipe engraved, "Boer War", "South Africa" and 1900 and 1901. Inlaid with a silver coin with Queen Victoria and portrait of Boer Leader, Paul Kruger" a popular image on Boer War pipes. $215
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-752  Georgia State Faithful Service Medal. Rare! $50
SA-749  Unusual Spanish American War- Phil Insurrection cloth signs for the American Red Cross. Approx.  6 x 12 inches. $90
SA-748  Unusual Spanish American War- Phil Insurrection cloth signs for the American Red Cross. Approx.  6 x 12 inches. $90
SA-738  Set of 25 cuff and pocket sized Spanish Army buttons. $55
SA-708    Spanish American War Officers false embroidered 16TH Infantry collar insignia. Very tough to find. $85
  SA-640   Spanish American War cap  and shoulder paddle badge. $50
  SA-501  Scarce "National Guard, State of Maine" service medal. $40
  SA-384   Band Hat insignia. $25
  SA-300  Original 1930s Navy Expeditionary Medal Ribbon, old stock. $15 for a 1 foot length.
  SA-299 Original 1920-30s China Campaign Medal Ribbon, old stock. $15 for a 6 inch length.
  SA-277  Spanish American War-1902 period Musicians hat insignia. $25
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