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The following are for sale and are lifetime guaranteed.  For a more detailed picture, just click the thumbnail.  Please  E-mail me at or call with questions or to place an order.  

Confederate Artifacts
Virginia Confederate Frock Coat.jpg (27271 bytes) Virginia Confederate Lieutenant's Frock Coat.  With its original period Virginia staff buttons and Crenshaw (Richmond) cloth.  Comes with authentication letter from Les Jensen.  Scattered mothing, mostly along the skirts.  A beautiful example that is as close to "regulation" as you will find.

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$ 48,000
HydeGoodrichBinoculars.jpg (95137 bytes) Hyde & Goodrich High Quality Field Glasses.  In very nice condition with the mark everyone looks for.  In very nice condition with some of its original gilt.  The leather has been expertly replaced (if I hadn't been told this, I wouldn't have known).  Exceedingly rare and as Southern as you can get.   $ 1,600
ButtonCSA.jpg (21828 bytes) Confederate Button Page Click on the icon for over 50 examples of the real thing in dug and non-dug condition.

For Sale: Union Artifacts

Nixon_CoA.jpg (36972 bytes) New California Hundred and California Battalion Images.  A rare opportunity to acquire images of cavalry troopers who traveled from California to join the fight.
Pendergast Bullet.jpg (25853 bytes) Death Bullet from Firing Squad.  Wonderful relic from an incident (read full story here) involving a Massachusetts blueblood shooting one of his recruits down in cold blood.  Click on thumbnail for details.  Col. Lowell's CDV available separately.   $ 1,863
Marks.jpg (369201 bytes) ID Disc, Second Massachusetts Cavalry.  Click thumbnail for details.  Private Henry Marks, Company H wore this ID tag while fighting Mosby's men with the Second Mass  In great condition and guaranteed authentic. $ 1,500
James2.jpg (250186 bytes) U.S. 14 Pounder James Shell.  3.67 shell fused for percussion.  Excellent condition and disarmed (cleanout hole is on conical surface). $ 800
335 CSA$500.jpg (180776 bytes) NEW Period Currency.  Click on the icon to go to the new currency page.  High-grade examples from an outstanding estate collection.
Union Officer's set.  This wonderful consigned set is a wonderful opportunity for you to be caretaker to a fighting officer's legacy.  Albert Tyler was a mustang who went from private at First Bull Run to Captain in the 27th New York.  After they mustered out, he took a captain's commission in the 121st New York, a fighting unit that claimed 25 major battles.  Click the icon for the list of artifacts and a brief history. $ 15,000
Guidon_Socket.jpg (296795 bytes) Cavalry Guidon Socket.  Original, Civil War period regulation accoutrement.  This example has a broken strap as shown.  These are rare in any condition.   $ 250
JS02.jpg (106964 bytes) Original Soldier Art.  Featuring sketches by Medal of Honor winner Julian Scott.
Enfield Seargents Tool.jpg (299506 bytes) Enfield Sergeant's Tool.  Issued to company non-coms for both the P53 muskets and P56 rifles. $ 200
58_Minie_Cartridge.jpg (41926 bytes) Cartridges Page.  Click here and see a wide variety of Period cartridges.   
GAR Boston 1917.jpg (186414 bytes) GAR Collection.  Please click on the new GAR tab to see as fine a collection of National hangers that you will ever see.
RhodeIslandFirstCav.jpg (92521 bytes) First Rhode Island Cavalry Reunion Ribbon.  Pristine 1886 dated ribbon from a hard-to-find unit. $ 100
John Casper Branner.jpg (21066 bytes) Special collection: the ephemera of John Caspar Danner (1850-1922).  American scientist and second president of Stanford University.  Includes family slavery documents and hand-drawn period illustrations.  Hundreds of pieces of American history. inquire