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Revolutionary War  
Ticonderoga Bicentennial commemorative plateExcellent$50.00
early 24-round cartridge box, maker marked "RC" twice on bottom, front flap expertly reattached at hinge pointGood$950.00
group of 4 excavated 18th century buttons, location unknownGood$40.00
massive 19" powderhorn, beautifully painted with eagleFine$1495.00
early Delft ceramic inkwellFine$250.00
musket flint with old tag "Flint used in old revolutionary flint lock guns. Used before 1847"Fine$125.00
early Delft tile with house and shipsGood$100.00
early Delft tile with flower potGood$100.00
early Delft tile with man in boat and three other boatsGood$90.00
early Delft tile with narrow, tall houseGood$90.00
early Delft tile with house with smoking chimney and boatsGood$90.00
early Delft tile with shoreline sceneGood$80.00
early Delft tile with wide cottageGood$80.00
early tomahawk belt axe, beautifully hand madeGood$275.00
wooden case for gold scalesGood$50.00
early shutter pinsExcavated$50.00
8" Pewter bowlGood$125.00
7-3/4" Pewter bowlGood$110.00
iron strike-a-light, choiceGood$150.00 each
small iron strike-a-light, choiceFair$75.00
Fascine knifeGood$125.00
iron door pullGood$125.00
pair shoebuckles, almost matchingFine$110.00
2nd Regiment buttonFair$100.00
vent pick and brush Very Good $250.00
button mould, maker marked Very Good $850.00
automatic scarificator (multi bladed bleeder) with box Fine $450.00
automatic fleam (bleeder) with case, unusually largeFine$350.00
automatic fleam (bleeder) with case, brass finishFine$350.00
automatic fleam (bleeder) with case, plated finishFine$275.00
automatic fleam (bleeder) case, very attractiveVery Good$125.00
early Artilleryman's gimletGood$225.00
flat powder horn with screw tipVery Good$225.00
pain bulletVery Good$25.00
C1950 blue plate of Independence Hall, 10" wideExcellent$30.00
book, "Small Arms and Ammunition in the United States Service", published by the Smithsonian Institution 1956 Fine$75.00
War of 1812  
early powder horn turned plugGood$75.00
Pewter plate, by Boardman, Hartford, CTFine$350.00
rare New England Guards "NEG" canteenFair$1250.00
American pewter plate marked by BARNESVery Good$295.00
American pewter plate marked by DANSFORTHVery Good$295.00
C1820-30 navy coat buttonVery Good$135.00
American pewter plate marked by BADGERVery Good$250.00
Artillery coat buttonGood$75.00
Massachusetts coat button (MS 19)Fine$110.00
Artillery coat buttonFine$75.00
US over MS cheesebox canteenFine$895.00
US over MS cheesebox canteen, painted over long agoFine$695.00
New York coat button (Albert NY9A)Good$100.00
C1920 patriotic Eagle painted hatplate decorationFine$135.00
1812 pattern Army enlisted pewter cockade eagleGood$250.00
Fort Dearborn/Chicago sterling silver souvenir spoonVery Fine$38.00
Mexican War  
One-piece eagle coat button with shield and stars (22.3mm)Good$60.00
C1830 New York one-piece cuff button (16.2mm)Good$65.00
C1825-35 US Marine one piece coat button, excavatedGood$225.00
C1830 pewter eagle cuff buttonVery Fine$70.00
Hard Times Token of R&W Robinson, military goods dealerGood$50.00
William Henry Harrison log cabin campaign buttonExcellent$100.00
"Hall's Rifle" bullet mouldGood$675.00
framed print, "The Gallant Charge of the Kentucky Cavalry Under Col Marshall"Fine$225.00
Massachusetts cuff button (MS 27AV)Excellent$110.00
Massachusetts coat button (MS 27A)Excellent$85.00
Massachusetts Independent Cadets coat button (MS 26A1)Excellent$100.00
C1850 General Staff cuff button, Robinson backmarkFine$50.00
Civil War  
Civil War period bootsFine$550.00
Handmade Confederate/Frontiersman side knife, made from file, 11-1/2" bladeGood$250.00
3 volume set "Confederate Arsenals, Laboratories, and Ordnance Depots" by Dean ThomasExcellent$275.00
framed Soldier's Memorial of the 40th Massachusetts Volunteers, good service including Cold Harbor and the Petersburg mine explosionGood$225.00
Peace flask, marked Batty 1849, spring non-functionalGood$395.00
Confederate "Script I" coat button by Isaacs Campbell (22.5mm)Fine$250.00
CT/MA eagle cuff button by Cordier Freres (16.5mm)Excellent$100.00
New York coat button, Extra Quality backmark (22.5mm)Fine$50.00
Wisconsin coat button, Extra Quality backmark (22.5mm)Good$125.00
Confederate Block I coat button, Superior Quality backmark (22.8mm)Very Fine$250.00
New York 71st Regiment coat button, Scovill backmark (23mm)Good$60.00
Vermont coat button, Scovill backmark (23.5mm)Good$40.00
colletion of 11 bullets and harmonica plate from Richmond, VA areaGood$100.00
Camp lead with musket caps, recovered at Stevensburg, VA, 2nd Corps Union Army camp winter of 1863/64Good$35.00
patent Eagle cloak buttonFine$100.00
Bullet in woodGood$25.00
Medical Staff lieutenant cased epaulettesVery Fine$2500.00
Painted toleware cream pitcherGood$150.00
Painted toleware tea caddyGood$85.00
Painted toleware tea caddyGood$80.00
Belt keeperFair$40.00
Fife mouthpieceGood$100.00
early bowie knife bladeGood$325.00
large contemporary pistol case for pocket pistol, with flask, mould, tool, bulletsGood$250.00
Federal M1858 "bullseye" canteen, complete with stopper, chain, cover and strapGood$375.00
Gutta perha topped box with ship (4-3/4" x 4-3/4" x 3-1/4")Fine$225.00
Greene carbine instruction leafletFair$500.00
unknown Shield coat buttonFine$85.00
cartridge box tins, pairFine$150.00
Connecticut coat buttonFine$50.00
Maine coat button, Scovill backmarkFine$75.00
Massachusetts coat button, Scovill backmarkFine$40.00
Connecticut coat button, Scovill backmarkFine$75.00
WMI (Western Military Institute) buttonFine$295.00
Confederate staff coat buttonVery Fine$250.00
Confederate staff coat buttonFine$225.00
lot of 3 Confederate musket flints, random pull of three piecesExcellent$35.00
lot of 3 Confederate pistol flintsExcellent$35.00
lot of 4 medicine bottlesVery Good$15.00
Massachusetts Volunteer Militia cuff button (Albert MS37)Good$50.00
Pocket pistol case, nice grain, missing interiorFine$150.00
shoulder scalesFine$295.00
cloak button (clasp)Fine$100.00
TampionVery Good$125.00
Carbine sling, original 56" lengthGood$1450.00
M1864 US cartridge boxGood$295.00
Carbine cartridge boxVery Good$375.00
Capbox with Lewiston, ME makerVery Good$125.00
Pistol cartridge boxFine$100.00
superb maker marked Capbox by Young, complete with wool and pickVery Fine$250.00
maker marked capbox with parial woolGood$135.00
CapboxVery Good$120.00
maker marked CapboxGood$110.00
capboxVery Fine$150.00
USN embossed cap boxVery Fine$495.00
USN embossed cap boxVery Good$375.00
USN embossed cap boxGood$275.00
USN pistol cartridge box, alteredGood$325.00
carbine boot, mounted to plaque to serve as match holder Excellent$175.00
Carbine boot, marked Metzger PhilaFine$150.00
Veteran's Memorabilia  
Massachusetts POW reunion badge lotFair$250.00
Ohio GAR medalVery Good$125.00
Massachusetts GAR medalVery Fine$125.00
Original box of GAR lapel badgesExcellent$250.00
GAR lapel badgeNear Mint$25.00
GAR Vetrans medal rank insignia, major, black backgroundExcellent$30.00
sixth plate daguerreotype of seated gentlemanFine$225.00
charcoal portrait of Albert Richardson (1833-1868) Boston Journal - War Correspondent, 14" x 12" oval frameFine$250.00
half plate chest view of soldierFine$225.00
sixth plate gutta percha photo case of cannon scene, with tintype of young boyFine$250.00
ninth plate gutta percha case with design of standing soldier with flagFine$295.00
McCellan saddle, Allegheny Arsenal markedVery Good$950.00
Spurs, pairGood$225.00
Picket PinFair$225.00
US marked Grimsley saddle stirrupsFine$375.00
Artillery fuse or flare, 12-1/2" longFine$75.00
grouping of 5 M1863 horse bits in original storage paper Fine$1595.00
M1863 US horse bit Fine$350.00
M1863 US horse bitVery Good$350.00
M1863 US horse bitVery Good$325.00
US Watervliet 12" M marked octagon-headed Artillerist's gimlet (vent punch)Very Good$250.00
US Watervliet 12" M marked round-headed Artillerist's gimlet (vent punch)Very Good$250.00
M1851 eagle belt buckleFine$250.00
M1851 eagle belt buckle with catchFine$250.00
M1851 eagle belt buckleFine$250.00
Eagle breast plateNear Mint$275.00
Moulds Tools and Ammunition  
Muzzleloading rifle bullet starter, outer barrel diameter 1-1/8", bore plunger 0.28"Good$250.00
Eagle pistol flask, excellent original lacquerVery Fine$350.00
Eagle pistol flaskVery Good$225.00
Heraldic Eagle pistol flaskFair$225.00
Colt Police cartridge packetFine$550.00
Colt Army cartridge packetGood$550.00
Burnside carbine cartridge packet, emptyGood$350.00
small Remington pocket pistol flaskGood$550.00
Colt-made 36 caliber revolver cartridge packetFine$750.00
4 cavity minne ball insert tool for US gang mouldVery Good$1250.00
US marked musket punchNear Mint$65.00
Auction catlogue, Estate of Alan S Kelley, excellent Civil War cartridge packet and flask referenceFine$40.00
.31 caliber pocket pistol cartridge packet, sealed Fine$495.00
Gallager carbine cartridgeFine$55.00
9mm pinfire cartridgeFine$25.00
rare Ells revolver mouldVery Good$275.00
Smith carbine mould, martially markedFine$550.00
Smith carbine mouldGood$425.00
rare Massachusetts Arms Co government inspected navy mould (altered conical cavity)Good$350.00
Starr 44 caliber revoler mould Good$250.00
"Colt's Patent" marked 44 caliber Army revolver mould, martially markedGood$375.00
"Colt's Patent" marked 44 caliber Army revolver mouldGood$225.00
"Colt's Patent" marked 44H marked Army revolver mouldGood$175.00
"Colt's Patent" marked Navy revolver mouldFair$275.00
brass "Colt's Patent" marked 31 caliber bullet mould with unusual inspector markVery Good$225.00
unmarked 31 caliber pocket revolver bullet mouldFair$85.00
Manhattan Arms marked navy revolver bullet mould, altered handlesFair$75.00
Springfield Arms marked pocket revolver bullet mouldVery Good$250.00
Remington Beals navy bullet mouldVery Good$375.00
Remington Beals pocket brass bullet mouldFine$250.00
Remington Navy bullet mouldFine$275.00
Remington Navy martially marked bullet mouldFine$295.00
Remington smaller size 36 caliber mould for belt/police pistolGood$350.00
Remington powder flaskFair$175.00