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18TH and 19TH Century American Wars
SA-1238   Fantastic Spanish American War Veterans Stetson Campaign hat with an amazing 24 cloth Corps badges! All 8 Corps badges in each of the three colors they came in, red, white and blue. $755
SA-1237  Family aquired Civil War grouping from Sgt. James Duncan of the 151ST New York Volunteer Infantry. Hard fought unit which served in many campaigns including pursuit of Lee after Gettysburg, Battle of the Wilderness, Battle of Cold Harbor, Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse, Siege of Petersburg Appomattox and more. Includes his 1863 dated NCO sword with scabbard. Scabbard is in need of repair and has separated into several sections, unit history, portrait photo of this Soldier as well as other family items. $495

SA-1236  Very scarce miniature canteen for the 12TH New Hampshire Volunteers with original sling. This was part of a set of miniature equipment items. One of which was given out at each reunion. Would have had a label on the front now gone. The collection of 12TH New Hampshire items is from my personal collection and is for illustration purposes only. $95
  SA-1235  18TH Pennsylvania Band. $40
  SA-1234    Spanish American War Cavalry cap device. $45
SA-1233  Very nice Chasseur cap also called the "McClellan cap". There are countless variations of this hat and they appear in various heights and trim. Sweatband has been resewn and chinstrap shows some repair. Still a great hat. These were worn also by Chasseur units from New York and Massachusetts. Good condition overall. The examples shown are largely wartime identified  and are shown on pages 100-101 of "US Army Headgear 1812-1872" by John Langellier and C. Paul Loane. These caps were also worn in the post War period untill 1871. $1895
SA-1232  Very scarce Revolutionary War-1800, bag bottom cartridge box in phenomenal condition. The bag bottom evolved from a hunting bag which was then upgraded with the addition of a block to hold paper cartridges. These are typically early but the 24 hole block tend to be post 1780. This was worn on a belt around the waist, also called a "belly box". There would have been a leather knot which would have been used as a button. One of the nicest boxes from this period that I have seen. $895  $SOLD$

  SA-1230  Rare Pennsylvania Volunteers Andersonville Survivors medal. $395   $SOLD$
SA-1225  Revolutionary War era bayonet, crudely cut socket guide. $185
SA-1224  Revolutionary War era bayonet, British style, but possibly not Brown Bess. $185
SA-1223  New York National Guard Spanish American War Ammo belt. $140
SA-1221  Officers private purchase canteen set with nickel plates sling loops and spout handle and custom sling. $295
SA-1220   Rare Spanish American War Marine Corps Blanket. $375$SOLD$
  SA-1219  Massachusetts Marksman's Medal. $35
  SA-1218 Massachusetts Marksman's Medal. $35
  SA-1217   1911 War maneuvers watch fob. $35
SA-1216  Massachusetts Civil War Officers button. $40
  SA-1215    Spanish American War 9TH Pennsylvania Infantry hat badge. $35
  SA-1214    Spanish American War  Pennsylvania Infantry hat badge. $35
  SA-1213  Spanish American War Officers shoulder strap device. $50
SA-1210  Spanish American War Officers sword belt and buckle set. Nice condition overall, just need a little cleaning. $295$SOLD$
SA-1209  Nice Spanish American War grouping for a member of the 4TH Pennsylvania Volunteers. This unit saw fighting in Puerto Rico. $395
SA-1201  1904 Boston, Mass. GAR badge in the original box. $95  $SOLD$
SA-1195   Fantastic 1913 GAR National  reunion ribbon. $35
SA-1193  Exceptionally RARE, Model 1833 folding leather forage cap. This one has a militia star on the front and a red wool bush along the fold pocket, signifying Dragoons. Very nice condition. I doubt you will see another in such fine condition. $2995
SA-1172   Fantastic early 1830s Militia Helmet, probably Dragoon made in Philadelphia, PA by Henry W. Cressman who was involved in the manufacture of military helmets until 1839. Label is only partial but we were able to ID the maker from exact wording searches on visable section. Overall condition is very nice. Sweatband has detached from the edge of the helmet. Some small areas of flaking as shown but overall a great item. Could have been used by  a Pennsylvania unit but Cressman also made helmets for units outside of PA. ery rare form. I was unable to find another example of a militia helmet in this shape. Very unusual. $2195.

SA-1192  Model 1851 type Militia Shako. Missing front badge otherwise very nice. Civil War period, most likely New York State Militia $395  $SOLD$
  SA-1191  Private purchase Officers Spanish American War Campaign hat. Very clean condition overall. Snowflake vents per regulation. Sweatband has failed. Easy to replace. $595$SOLD$
SA-1188  Scarce Rooster head, Spanish American War fighting machete. Large saber blade, choice scabbard and frog. Made by Collins and Co. for export. Blade No. 376. Fantastic weapon. $450
SA-1177  Very nice Spanish American War, Pennsylvania Volunteers portrait photo. $80
SA-1173  Civil War Cavalry hat cord. Choice condition. $50$SOLD$
SA-1171  Very nice Spanish American War identified uniform grouping for  a member of the 160TH Indiana Volunteers. Includes his Model 1898 tropical coat with blue facings, Campaign hat with snowflake vents, haversack and sling, ammunition belt and a selection of unit marked photos, a personal portrait and stereocards of his regiment. Also included is some research on the Soldier. This unit was part of the Cuban Occupation in early 1899. $1395  $SOLD$
SA-1170  Model 1872 shako with pom pom. Very nice condition overall. State plate for Connecticut may be a replacement.. $350
SA-1168  Very RARE!! Spanish American War Officers Pistol Belt with Sword Hangers. This is an incredibly tough belt to find. $995 $SOLD$
SA-1167  Historic Corps badge for a member of the 2ND Rode Island Volunteers. Very nice condition. $375$SOLD$
SA-1162  Spanish American War Naval Officers shoulder strap. $85
SA-1160  Scarce Spanish American War 8TH Pennsylvania Volunteers canteen. Nice condition. $195
SA-1159  Spanish American War Officers Pistol Belt with all of the scarce brass hangers for bayonet and pistol holster and other accessories. $395
SA-1158  Spanish American War, "abdominal band" believed to be healthy to wear around the mid section. This one has never been used. $125
  SA-1157  Spanish American War 13TH Pennsylvania Infantry hat badge. $45
  SA-1156   Spanish American War 3RD Pennsylvania Infantry hat badge. $45
SA-1155  Spanish American War 16TH Pennsylvania Infantry Band hat badge. $45
SA-1153  1870s-80s, Indian Wars 15TH Cavalry hat badge, missing the  pin on the back. $40
SA-1151  HUGE Captured Spanish American War Bowie Knife, sheath and belt. Blade alone is over 12 inches in length. This Bowie was German made and sold to the Spanish market. $750 ON HOLD
SA-1149  Model 1872 shako with red pom pom. Very nice condition overall. False embroidered Officer style insignia and very high quality beaver like covering. $425
SA-1140  Civil War Cap Pouch with percussion caps. Choice condition. $175$SOLD$
SA-1137  Philippine Insurrection Coast Artillery blue enlisted blouse. Needs a little cleaning, otherwise very nice. $375$SOLD$
  SA-1135   Single Civil War Captains shoulder strap. $85$SOLD$
SA-1134  Rare Circa 1850s Connecticut Guards tunic. We used the button back marks to date the jacket. They, like many other state units, used throwback style uniforms to show their long lineage. Many of these pre War militia units went to War dressed in these uniform. Very mothed, needing lots of repairs. Named as shown. $595
SA-1125  Rare Model 1898 Infantry Officers Tropical coat. This was only used for one year and are much harder to find than the enlisted version. Blue cloth on cuffs and collar have some fading and mothing as shown. Identified in the upper pocket. Most of the collar holes are from insignia. $550 $SOLD$
  SA-1124  Spanish American War 3RD Corps Badge. $175
  SA-1123    Rare Spanish American War Officers collar insignia. These are the periods between the collar letters "U.S.V." Set of 5. $90
SA-1122   Rare Spanish American War, Spanish carried Bowie Knife with a Elephant head pommel cap. Leather scabbard is a choice original. Overall this knife is excellent and very scarce. Collins made these for the Spanish market and they could be purchased and carried by Officers and Enlisted troops. Blade is approx. 12 inches.. $695ON HOLD
SA-1120  Captured Spanish American War Spanish bugle. Excellent condition with cord. $295
  SA-1117  1ST Pennsylvania Cavalry cap badge. $35
    SA-1116   18TH Pennsylvania Musicians cap badge. $30
SA-1112  Very unusual non-regulation dark blue gabardine 4 pocket tunic for a member of the 9TH Pennsylvania Infantry. Has numerous small repairs and some scattered moth bites. Rates about a 7 out of 10. $SOLD$
    SA-1111  Very nice Officers 14TH Infantry helmet with kinked white horsehair plume. Higher quality helmet body. $495
SA-1110   Model 1881 Helmet with Cavalry Yellow plume with Signal Corps device on front of Eagle badge. Choice condition. $395
  SA-1109  War of 1812 Canteen with "SNY" for "State of New York". The canteen has been cleaned down and waxed in the past. Original wide steel wire sling staples. $475
SA-1108  Very nice Spanish American War Victory Medal. $75
SA-1107  Spanish American War, 2ND Army Corps medal. $80
SA-1106  Spanish American War 1ST Pennsylvania Cavalry hat badge. $45
SA-1105   Spanish American War 1ST Pennsylvania Artillery hat badge. $45
SA-1104  Spanish American War 1ST Pennsylvania Infantry hat badge. $45
SA-1103   Very interesting identified Corps Badge for Charles Weinert of the 106TH Pennsylvania Volunteers. It appears to have been worn and removed from a kepi. His Brother Henry was in the same regiment and his photograph is present. Its battle honors include Gettysburg as well as Fair Oaks, Savage Station, Malvern Hill, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Locust Grove, Wilderness, Po River, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Weldon R.R., Reams Station, Boydton Road, Hatchers Run. Very rare. $895
SA-1101  Fantastic 10TH Ohio Volunteer Infantry corps badge. $250
SA-1098  Pre Civil War Militia Ammo Box. Would have had a shoulder strap with buckles like the classic Civil War boxes. Great hand hut regimental monogram, "CR". Dry and stiff, some threads popped as shown. Tin liner. $195
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-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-1059  19TH Century Powder Horn. Approx.  9 inches in length. $60
  SA-1055  Civil War enlisted Eagle breast plate as worn on cartridge box slings and NCO sword belts. $135
    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-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-1042  Early 1880s New York Cartridge Box. $95
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-1018  Civil War Clay Pipe. About 6 inches in length. $50
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-994   RARE!! Spanish American War "Patterson", Experimental Entrenching Tool. Very nice condition. Chain appears to be a replacement. $450  $SOLD$
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-971  Rare Massachusetts Naval Militia collar insignia. $50
SA-969  Model 1902 Artillery Cord. $50
  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-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-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-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-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-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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