August 15, 2009


Lot 270 SELECTION OF GERMAN WW 2 BADGES, ARM BANDS AND FLAG.
Includes a small flag, a red arm band with swastika, blue arm band with Iron Cross, swastika and shield mounted with a pin, and a small Nazi flag. Various pins and badges include; air gunners badge, war merit badge with cross swords (Austrian mount), Sudatenland (entry into Austria) pin, gold wound badge, Old Army Comrades removable summer breast eagle, silver Iron Cross with wreath parade mount, brass Iron Cross (IX) parade mount, German hunters badge and hatpin.
Estimate $350 - 550.
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Lot 271 COLT MODEL 1861 SPECIAL 58 CALIBER MUSKET.
40" barrel. Lock is dated 1862. Butt plate is stamped US. Wood is in very good shape but it appears a coat of varnish has been added, with some extending over onto the metal. Missing the rear sight.
Estimate $1,250 - 1,750.
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Lot 272 KENTUCKY HALF STOCK 50 CALIBER PERCUSSION RIFLE.
36" half round, half octagon barrel. Very ornate silver patch box is nicely engraved as are the buttplate, trigger guard, hammer, lock and eagle inlay on cheek-piece. Lock is marked C. Baker. Double set triggers work well. Walnut stock has a very minor crack and a 4.5" infill of the ramrod channel.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 273 3 NAZI FLAGS - WORLD WAR II.
Includes 2 red Nazi flags, centered with black swastikas in a white circle; one is 6’ 2"x 3’ 3" and the other is 2’ 3"x 1’ 9". The banner piece is a swastika within a white circle, about 2’ 4" in diameter.
Estimate $600 - 800.
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Lot 274 CIVIL WAR ARTILLERY SHELL.
3" diameter shell is 7.5" tall and threaded for an 1.25" fuse. Has a deep groove 1.5" down from the nose of the shell. Shell is heavily pitted from rust.
Estimate $300 - 500.
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Lot 275 MILITIA BOX KNAPSACK W/ LEATHER STRAPS.
Circa 1851-1872. Black painted canvas is very fragile. 16"W x 14"H.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 276 2 PCS. G.A.R. SOUVENIER - POST 7.
Lot of two pieces. First is a souvenir shard from the dedication of the Washington Monument in 1885. It was a gift from The Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.) Garfield Post No. 7 to G.A.R. 200K Post No. 11. Back of the stone lists the stonecutters name (John O’Donnel) and the front is polished and illustrated with the symbol of the G.A.R. with presentation info and a view of the new monument. Second is a Civil War site shield-shaped plaque that says Civil War with 1861 above and 1865 below. Comes with a 29.5" metal pole that held it in the ground. Back of the plaque has two loops to mount a flag.
Estimate $300 - 500.
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Lot 277 3.5" ROUND CANNON BALL - PROJECTILE.
Solid ball that has been drilled and threaded for display purposes.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 278 U.S. SPRINGFIELD 69 CALIBER PERCUSSION MUSKET MODEL 1842.
42" barrel and three bands. Lock is marked with an eagle over US in front of the hammer and Springfield 1845 in 3 lines behind the hammer. Top of buttplate is stamped US in front of the screw and 5 over 150 behind the screw. Wood stock is in very good condition
but cartouche opposite the lock is faint. Metal has a warm brown patina without pitting. A nice example.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,500.
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Lot 279 MODEL 1861 U.S. PERCUSSION RIFLE-MUSKET.
Contract model by Sarson & Roberts. 58 caliber, 40" barrel with a very nice bore. All metal is bright and shiny. Lockplate is marked with an eagle in front of hammer and US over New York over 1862 to the right. Wood stock is very good but doesn’t have a cartouche. A very rare contract rifle with only 5,140 made.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,000.
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