June 26, 2017

Dahlgren Knife Bayonet – $1900.00

Admiral Dahlgren’s own description of this weapon states “The special bayonet is a short, broad and stout knife of the well known bowie-pattern, the principal use of which I designed to be in the hand in close conflict as in boarding.”

Designed for use with the Whitney-Plymounth Navy rifle, this particular example of the Dahlgren is in fine condition. and has the original and correct brass mounted scabbard, correctly Ames marked, 1864 dated, and DR inspected blade. DR inspector marks found on to of handle cap as well. Missing only a single tiny rivet at the bottom of the scabbard. Wooden grip unmolested. Brass has a nice mellow tone. Leather scabbard has no breaks or cracks. Blade speaks for itself. Overall length is 16.5”. This Bayonet has been vetted by a well-known blade expert. Nicest one I have seen available. $1900.00


Ames Model 1840 Musicians Sword – $495.00

Great blade with 1864 date and Ames markings. No nicks, dings, or sharpening. Great scabbard with no breaks, repairs, etc. scabbard finish excellent. Red felt still present in scabbard throat. Brass has nice, even, mellow tone. All inspectors marks present.
It would be very difficult to upgrade from this sword. $495.00


Mexican War through Civil War cased Rifleman’s Epaulettes with correct U.S. Eagle R buttons

Tin tole storage/carrying case. Most of the japanning is gone from the tin. The paddle is gray wool bordered and bound with brass. The horseshoe is green fabric bordered on the inside curve with gold bullion cord. The fringe is gray wool and gold bullion intermingled. This is a rare item and is virtually never see. Price is 850.00 with free shipping included.

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Custer Civil War, Indian War Books – Inquire with specific interest for pricing

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Belt Buckle – $195

Pictured below, upper right. Classic Civil War US enlisted man’s oval belt buckle. Non excavated. Super nice dark patina. Hooks are intact. Very tiny amount of the lead is missing, and there is a almost invisible hairline crack just to the left of the U. Both are mentioned for accuracy. Does not affect displayability. Price is $195.00 with shipping included.

Cartridge box plate – $225

Pictured below, upper left. Civil War enlisted man’s cartridge box plate for the .58 caliber box. Non excavated. Mellow patina. Mounting loops are intact. No flaws. Extremely nice box plate. Price is $225.00 with shipping included.

Eagle sling plate – $230

Pictured below, bottom. Round Eagle Civil War cartridge box sling/breast plate. Non excavated. Great patina and perfect detail. Mounting loops are intact. No flaws. If you are looking for a nice example of one of these look no further. Price is $230.00 with shipping included.

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