Lot 17    

Early Carved Priming Powder Horn,
2005, Historic Americana / Nov 16, 17 & 18
fluted body with dovetailed horn strap at one side attached at plug end with woven sinew. Wooden plughole for removing powder with sinew braided strap attached with wooden peg.

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Custer Range M1873 Springfield Trapdoor Carbine,
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Important Minute Book from One of the Earliest Boston Anti-Slavery Organizations
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Lincoln CDV,
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Unmounted CDV of Brevet Major General George W. Getty,
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Lot of Civil War Shoulder Straps,
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Civil War Ames M1860 Cavalry Saber & Scabbard,
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M1840 Conversion Harpers Ferry Musket,
Lot # 172 - M1840 Conversion Harpers Ferry Musket,
69 caliber 37.25" long round barrel with no proof marks visible and standing front sight on barrel band, conversion percussion lock plate marked Harpers/Ferry/1840 behind hammer and spread-winged shield-breasted eagle above U.S. in front of hammer; steel butt plate, stamped U.S., trigger guard, and ... > Item Details
<i>Dalhgren</i> Short Navy Bayonet & Sheath by Ames,
Lot # 216 - Dalhgren Short Navy Bayonet & Sheath by Ames,
designed by Admiral John A Dahlgren. These bayonets were used with the Plymouth Navy Rifle. Left side of blade marked Ames Mfg. Co. Chicopee, Mass. Right side marked USN with inspector's initials DR complete with anchor. On top butt of handle complete with DR markings. Complete with original black l... > Item Details
Bloody Knife's Indian Scout Discharge Paper Signed by Custer,
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West Point Cadet Uniform & Sword Rig,
Lot # 502 - West Point Cadet Uniform & Sword Rig,
jacket is blue wool with black piping, Lt. red shoulder bars with metallic braiding, interior label with West Point Cadet Store, satin lining with 2 interior pockets, black 8-button front, covered by black piping, silk lined sleeves. Blue wool pants with button waist and fly cotton lined with sewn i... > Item Details
Webley & Scott Flare Pistol,
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Cabinet Card of Captain Jack Crawford
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Smith Civil War Carbine,
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50 caliber, serial number 7411. Standard markings on left side of receiver Poultney and Trimble, Baltimore, USA. > Item Details
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Seymour-Blair Jugate Parade Flag,
Lot # 1655 - Seymour-Blair Jugate Parade Flag,
glazed cotton printed in red and blue on white with circular jugate bust-length portraits in canton with starred surround and Seymour & Blair in field; 10.5" x 7"; sewn to wood stick; 15.75" long. > Item Details
Quarter Plate Civil War Tintype of an Armed Wisconsin Soldier,
Lot # 1379 - Quarter Plate Civil War Tintype of an Armed Wisconsin Soldier,
unidentified bearded private wearing distinctive five-button sack coat with standing piped collar issued by the state to the 9th-16th regiments. The musket appears to be a M1816/22 .69 caliber conversion first issued to the 10th Wisconsin Infantry in October 1861. The oval “US” belt plate is worn u... > Item Details
Civil War Archive with Letter to General Sherman Seeking Missing Soldier,
Lot # 1450 - Civil War Archive with Letter to General Sherman Seeking Missing Soldier,
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M1860 S & F Presentation Sword to <i>Capt. J.F. Allan, Logan</i> Cadets, 1907,
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Fine Pair of Quarter Plate Daguerreotype Book Form Cases and Images By McClees,
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Civil War Bull's-Eye Canteen with Folk Art Painted U.S. Shield,
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