Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Auction 3034M

October 26, 2017 10:00AM

10-26-2017 10-26-2017

274 Cedar Hill St, Marlborough

Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA

social_share

BP BP

Lots

Confederate Artillery Sword

Confederate Artillery Sword

Lot:
32
Unsold
 

Confederate Artillery Sword, c. 1861-65, brass hilt with a leather grip, guard has cutout "CSA," unmarked steel blade, blade lg. 29, overall lg. 33 5/8 in. Provenance: The collection of Nicholas More ...

"Liberty and Union" Folding Knife

"Liberty and Union" Folding Knife

Lot:
33
Sold for:
$1,046$850

"Liberty and Union" Folding Knife, c. 1860s, bone grips, German silver fittings with eagles, shield, panoply of arms and liberty cap, and "LIBERTY AND UNION" on the cross-guard, overall lg. 10 More ...

Brigadier General Kenner Garrard's Presentation Sword from the 146th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment After Gettysburg

Brigadier General Kenner Garrard's Presentation Sword from the 146th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment After Gettysburg

Lot:
34
Sold for:
$11,685$9,500

Brigadier General Kenner Garrard's Presentation Sword from the 146th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment After Gettysburg, c. 1863, gilt-brass knight's head pommel, silver grip with raised foliate, More ...

Unmarked Confederate Cavalry Saber and Scabbard

Unmarked Confederate Cavalry Saber and Scabbard

Lot:
35
Unsold
 

Unmarked Confederate Cavalry Saber and Scabbard, c. 1861-65, brass hilt with leather-wrapped grip, unmarked steel blade, and a steel scabbard with brass carrying rings, blade lg. 35, overall lg. 41 More ...

Confederate Light Artillery Saber

Confederate Light Artillery Saber

Lot:
36
Unsold
 

Confederate Light Artillery Saber, c. 1861-65, brass hilt stamped "67" on both sides of the guard, brown leather grip with brass wire, unmarked steel blade, and a steel scabbard with steel carrying More ...

Connecticut-marked Ames Light Artillery Saber

Connecticut-marked Ames Light Artillery Saber

Lot:
37
Sold for:
$738$600

Connecticut-marked Ames Light Artillery Saber, c. 1862, brass hilt stamped "85," leather and brass wire-wrapped grip, ricasso marked on one side "CONN/1862," and "Ames" on the other, and a steel More ...

Lieutenant George N. Williams Model 1850 Foot Officer's Sword, 98th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment

Lieutenant George N. Williams Model 1850 Foot Officer's Sword, 98th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment

Lot:
38
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Lieutenant George N. Williams Model 1850 Foot Officer's Sword, 98th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment, c. 1862, gilt-brass hilt with wire-wrapped shagreen grip, etched blade with foliate designs More ...

Model 1850 Staff and Field Officer's Sword Identified to Lieutenant Colonel Gershom Mott, 5th New Jersey Volunteer Regiment

Model 1850 Staff and Field Officer's Sword Identified to Lieutenant Colonel Gershom Mott, 5th New Jersey Volunteer Regiment

Lot:
39
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

Model 1850 Staff and Field Officer's Sword Identified to Lieutenant Colonel Gershom Mott, 5th New Jersey Volunteer Regiment, c. 1861, gilt-brass hilt with wire-wrapped shagreen grip, plain blade More ...

Thomas Griswold & Company Sword Presented to Captain J.F. Girault, and Pen and Ink Depiction of the Sword

Thomas Griswold & Company Sword Presented to Captain J.F. Girault, and Pen and Ink Depiction of the Sword

Lot:
40
Sold for:
$36,900$30,000

Thomas Griswold & Company Sword Presented to Captain J.F. Girault, and Pen and Ink Depiction of the Sword, c. 1861, silver-plated brass hilt, knuckle bow is three twisted snakes with the head as the More ...

Spanish Sword Identified to General Henry Washington Benham

Spanish Sword Identified to General Henry Washington Benham

Lot:
41
Sold for:
$492$400

Spanish Sword Identified to General Henry Washington Benham, c. mid to late 19th century, silver-plated brass hilt with a lion pommel, shagreen and wire-wrapped grip with the Spanish crest, engraved More ...

Silver British Victories of 1758/1759 Medal Mule

Silver British Victories of 1758/1759 Medal Mule

Lot:
43
Sold for:
$738$600

Silver British Victories of 1758/1759 Medal Mule, Betts-419, dia. 44.4 mm. Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio. More ...

Bronze British Victories of 1759 Medal and a Bronze British Victories of 1758/1759 Medal Mule

Bronze British Victories of 1759 Medal and a Bronze British Victories of 1758/1759 Medal Mule

Lot:
44
Unsold
 

Bronze British Victories of 1759 Medal and a Bronze British Victories of 1758/1759 Medal Mule, Betts-418, dia. 43.3 mm, (holed), and Betts-419, dia. 43.3 mm. Provenance: The collection of More ...

Two Bronze Admiral Vernon Porto Bellow Medals

Two Bronze Admiral Vernon Porto Bellow Medals

Lot:
45
Sold for:
$523$425

Two Bronze Admiral Vernon Porto Bellow Medals, England, 18th century, an Admiral Vernon with ship and cannon obverse, dia. 38.0 mm; and an Admiral Vernon and Commodore Brown, dia. 37.0 mm. More ...

Two Silver Battle of Doggersbank Medals

Two Silver Battle of Doggersbank Medals

Lot:
46
Sold for:
$246$200

Two Silver Battle of Doggersbank Medals, Betts-588, dia. 30.2 mm, and Betts-585, ht. with loop 39.1 mm, wd. 28.3 mm. Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio. More ...

Two 18th Century Silver Medals

Two 18th Century Silver Medals

Lot:
47
Unsold
 

Two 18th Century Silver Medals, a Betts-169 1736 Jernegan Cistern medal, dia. 38.5 mm, and a Betts-572 1780 Treaty of Armed Neutrality medal, dia. 31.6 mm. Provenance: The collection of Nicholas More ...

Bronze William Washington Battle of Cowpens Medal

Bronze William Washington Battle of Cowpens Medal

Lot:
48
Sold for:
$277$225

Bronze William Washington Battle of Cowpens Medal, dia. 46.5 mm. Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio. More ...

Bronze 1778 General Washington Medal, and a George Washington Liberty and Security Token with "Assylum" Edge

Bronze 1778 General Washington Medal, and a George Washington Liberty and Security Token with "Assylum" Edge

Lot:
49
Sold for:
$246$200

Bronze 1778 General Washington Medal, and a George Washington Liberty and Security Token with "Assylum" Edge, the General Washington medal, Betts-544, dia. 39.8 mm, and the Liberty and Security More ...

White Metal Libertas Americana, Peace of Versailles Medal,

White Metal Libertas Americana, Peace of Versailles Medal,

Lot:
50
Sold for:
$185$150

White Metal Libertas Americana, Peace of Versailles Medal, Betts-608, dia. 45.5 mm. Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio. More ...

Silver British 38th Regiment Service Medal

Silver British 38th Regiment Service Medal

Lot:
51
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Silver British 38th Regiment Service Medal, late 18th century, medal with applied suspension loop, one side engraved with a crown over an intertwined "GRIII" above "XXXVIII REGT.," the opposite side More ...

1779 Silver Col. Coyne Nugent Reward of Merit

1779 Silver Col. Coyne Nugent Reward of Merit

Lot:
52
Sold for:
$984$800

1779 Silver Col. Coyne Nugent Reward of Merit, c. 1779 engraved medal, one side with "REWARD/of/Merit/1779/Coln/Coyne Nugent" surrounded by decorative scrollwork, the opposite side with a rampant More ...

George Washington Inaugural Button

George Washington Inaugural Button

Lot:
53
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

George Washington Inaugural Button, c. 1789, non-dug brass button, stamped on the face "GW" and "LONG LIVE THE PRESIDENT," with Saint Andrew's crosses inside the border, dia. 32 mm. Provenance: More ...

1812 Silver Captain Isaac Hull "U.S.S. Constitution vs. HMS Guerriere" Medal Presented by Congress to Lieutenant George C. Read

1812 Silver Captain Isaac Hull "U.S.S. Constitution vs. HMS Guerriere" Medal Presented by Congress to Lieutenant George C. Read

Lot:
54
Sold for:
$67,650$55,000

1812 Silver Captain Isaac Hull "U.S.S. Constitution vs. HMS Guerriere" Medal Presented by Congress to Lieutenant George C. Read, Julian NA-12, bust of Hull on the obverse, the reverse with scene More ...

Bronze New York Regiment of Volunteers in Mexico Medal

Bronze New York Regiment of Volunteers in Mexico Medal

Lot:
55
Sold for:
$800$650

Bronze New York Regiment of Volunteers in Mexico Medal, dia. 52.0 mm. Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio. More ...

Bronze 1849 Colonel Bliss Medal

Bronze 1849 Colonel Bliss Medal

Lot:
56
Sold for:
$523$425

Bronze 1849 Colonel Bliss Medal, Julian-MI-28, from dies by Charles Cushing Wright, (scattered spotting to field on obverse), dia. 70.7 mm. Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio. More ...

General Joseph Hooker Silver California Medal and Related Objects

General Joseph Hooker Silver California Medal and Related Objects

Lot:
57
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

General Joseph Hooker Silver California Medal and Related Objects, c. 1849-89, silver medal with a wagon train, bear, eagle on the front, hanging from a tab marked "CALIFORNIA/1849," engraved on the More ...

Gilt-silver and Enamel Society of Cincinnati Medal

Gilt-silver and Enamel Society of Cincinnati Medal

Lot:
58
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Gilt-silver and Enamel Society of Cincinnati Medal, double sided, with spiral ring attachment, ht. 2, wd. 1 1/4 in. Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio. More ...

Silver New York Regiment of Volunteers in Mexico Medal Presented to First Sergeant Robert McVey

Silver New York Regiment of Volunteers in Mexico Medal Presented to First Sergeant Robert McVey

Lot:
59
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Silver New York Regiment of Volunteers in Mexico Medal Presented to First Sergeant Robert McVey, with engraved presentation inscription to "Robert McVey 1st Sergt/Company K," dia. 52.0 mm. More ...

Copper Major General Winfield Scott Medal

Copper Major General Winfield Scott Medal

Lot:
60
Sold for:
$277$225

Copper Major General Winfield Scott Medal, Julian-MI-20, later die state with reverse rim breaks, (blemish on obverse rim directly above bust), dia. 65.2 mm. Provenance: The collection of More ...

Bronze Winfield Scott Medal

Bronze Winfield Scott Medal

Lot:
61
Sold for:
$338$275

Bronze Winfield Scott Medal, c. 1850, Julian MI-27, dies by Charles Cushing Wright, sharp details, (scattered marks in the fields), dia. 89.4 mm. Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. More ...

Bronze Major General Winfield Scott Medal

Bronze Major General Winfield Scott Medal

Lot:
62
Sold for:
$277$225

Bronze Major General Winfield Scott Medal, c. 1849, Julian MI-26, dies by Charles Cushing, (rim dents), dia. 89.5 mm. Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio. More ...