August 15, 2009


Lot 180 CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPH OF 7TH REGIMENT CAVALRY SOLDIER. A uniformed cavalry soldier on horseback in front of a large building. The soldier is equipped with a sword, saddle bag and the saddle has the number "7" on the rear, noting his regiment. In overall good condition, some light staining and fading, mounted on matte board. 8.25"W x 6"H.
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 181 CIVIL WAR NEW YORK 20TH REGIMENT LIVESTOCK 'FEED' LEDGER.
Dated 1864 written by Captain J.G. Simpson. The ledger notes the amount of feed in either "pounds" or "sacks"; different types of feed "Corn, Oats and Hay". The list includes both "public" and "private" animals. Disbound, covers missing, with some wear to the edges. 8.5"W x 12.75"H.
Estimate $350 - 450.
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Lot 182 WW2 NAZI GERMAN BELT BUCKLE.
A rectangular aluminum alloy belt buckle centered with a swastika
over an oak leaf wreath and under the words "Gott Mit Uns" (God With Us). In very good condition. Unsigned. 2"W x 2.5"H.
Estimate $100 - 150.
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Lot 183 2 PC U. S. MILITARY HELMET INSIGNIA.
The first is a U.S. Artillery helmet insignia representing the great seal of the United States, Circa 1855. 4.5"H x 4"W. The second is a New York State militia insignia, with the state shield under an eagle, represents the 2nd regiment.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 184 CIVIL WAR GRAPE SHOT.
Excavated remains of a large grape shot artillery shell. Has a group of badly rusted round balls along with the round plate and post they were stacked on. 5.5"W x 7"H.
Estimate $700 - 900.
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Lot 185 .577 CALIBER ENFIELD PATTERN 1853 RIFLE.
39" barrel, missing rear sight. Metal is bright with minimal surface pitting. Barrel is stamped Eastover and has numerous British proofs along with LAC in small letters stamped twice. Lock plate is marked 1854 over Tower with a small crown and an arrow pointed down just to the right. There is a crown over VR behind the hammer. Wood stock is in very good condition but is missing ramrod. Left side of the butt-stock has the number
87 stamped on it and right side has a round cartouche with Pimlico on top, 1861 on the bottom and a smaller circle inside with a crown and downward arrow with W on left and O on right. A very nice example of a Confederate used Enfield.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
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Lot 186 VERY FINE 17TH CENTURY GERMAN LEFT HAND DAGGER.
A triangular double edge blade with 4 tapered fullers and decorative piercing. Has a fancy iron crossguard and pommel and a nice wood handle. Complete with iron mounted leather scabbard. Blade has some light tarnish and the handle has some wear and splitting; the bottom fitting of the scabbard is missing with some tarnish and denting to the mount at the tip. 15"W x 2.5"H.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,500.
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Lot 187 PRE CIVIL WAR ARTILLERY OFFICER'S EPAULETTE.
Labeled Robinson & Co. William G. Mintzer 131 N. 30 St Philadelphia, PA. Deep blue top with red and brown fringe. 5.5"W x 8"H.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 188 CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA FULL SHEET OF BOND CERTIFICATES.
Based on the Act of Feb. 17th, 1864. This is the 5th series; the bond was set as a "one thousand dollar" loan, which is to be paid back in a series of $30 installments every six months. Each of the 60 certificates is signed by "Ro: Tyler" for "Bond No. 1085" This is a full uncut sheet, in very good, framed condition with no tears and very minor staining. 16"W x 27"H.
Estimate $300 - 500.
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Lot 189 AMES MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABER.
Signed on the blade "Ames mfg. Co. Chicopee Mass. U.S. A.D. 1862"; has a leather handle with brass wire wrap and a 2 branch brass knuckle bow guard. Blade is in good condition, handle, hilt and guard are in good condition. 41"W x 4"H.
Estimate $400 - 600.
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