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Auction 3034M

October 26, 2017 10:00AM

10-26-2017 10-26-2017

274 Cedar Hill St, Marlborough

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Lots

Cased Mexican War Silver Palmetto Guards Medal

Cased Mexican War Silver Palmetto Guards Medal

Lot:
63
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Cased Mexican War Silver Palmetto Guards Medal, c. 1850, silver medal with South Carolina motto, engraved for presentation to H.W. Bamburg, face marked "VERA CRUS CONTRERAS CHURUBUSCO CHAPULTEPEC More ...

Identified Army of the James "Butler" Medal

Identified Army of the James "Butler" Medal

Lot:
64
Sold for:
$20,910$17,000

Identified Army of the James "Butler" Medal, c. 1865, silver medal obverse is marked "FERRO IIS LIBERATIS PERVENIET/US COLORED/TROOPS," suspended by a red, white, and blue ribbon, at the top is a More ...

Department of the Gulf and Silver Surrender of Port Hudson Medals

Department of the Gulf and Silver Surrender of Port Hudson Medals

Lot:
65
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Department of the Gulf and Silver Surrender of Port Hudson Medals, c. 1863, brass XIX corps badge marked "50th REGt/M.V.M./3/BRIG/!/DIV/19/ARMY CORPS" with a red circle in the center for the first More ...

Seated Liberty Dollar Inscribed to William H. Dixon, 24th Virginia Cavalry Regiment

Seated Liberty Dollar Inscribed to William H. Dixon, 24th Virginia Cavalry Regiment

Lot:
66
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Seated Liberty Dollar Inscribed to William H. Dixon, 24th Virginia Cavalry Regiment, c. 1860-65, seated Liberty dollar dated 1860, the back engraved "WH Dixon/Payment in full/FOR/two years More ...

Silver Civil War Navy Medal

Silver Civil War Navy Medal

Lot:
67
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Silver Civil War Navy Medal, c. 1863, silver bar marked "C.H. BOARDMAN/1863," with a light blue ribbon and hanging anchor, ht. 4 3/8 in. Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio. More ...

Tiffany 25th New York Cavalry Custer Medal

Tiffany 25th New York Cavalry Custer Medal

Lot:
68
Sold for:
$13,530$11,000

Tiffany 25th New York Cavalry Custer Medal, c. 1864, gold crossed sabers with pin-back, a Maltese cross with a start with blue enamel "25/CUSTER/EXCELSIOR," suspended from a gold ribbon, ht. 2 3/4 More ...

George Armstrong Custer's Third Cavalry Division Medal

George Armstrong Custer's Third Cavalry Division Medal

Lot:
69
Sold for:
$677$550

George Armstrong Custer's Third Cavalry Division Medal, c. 1864, with an image of Custer surrounded by laurels, marked on the obverse "CUSTER'S/3/CAV. DIV.," and on the reverse with "THE HISTORY OF More ...

Identified Enameled Gold 18th Army Corps Badge

Identified Enameled Gold 18th Army Corps Badge

Lot:
70
Sold for:
$923$750

Identified Enameled Gold 18th Army Corps Badge, c. 1862-64, red-, white-, and blue-enameled front, engraved on the back "William Russell Jr/Major Asst Adg Genl/18th Army Corps," ht. 1 1/2 in. More ...

Identified Gold Chicago Mercantile Battery Medal

Identified Gold Chicago Mercantile Battery Medal

Lot:
71
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Identified Gold Chicago Mercantile Battery Medal, c. late 19th century, gold bar engraved "G.H. Mendson," with a black-velvet ribbon and a gold badge with crossed cannons engraved "Chicago More ...

Silver Identification Badge

Silver Identification Badge

Lot:
72
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Silver Identification Badge, c. 1864, silver shield engraved "THOS L R HAWES/CO A/29TH REGT MASS VOLS/Boston," engraved on the reverse "Presented by/A.B. Fish/1864," ht. 1 1/8 in. Provenance: More ...

Silver "Honor to the Brave" Medal Presented by Brooklyn, New York

Silver "Honor to the Brave" Medal Presented by Brooklyn, New York

Lot:
73
Sold for:
$861$700

Silver "Honor to the Brave" Medal Presented by Brooklyn, New York, c. 1865, silver bar with enameled "IN MEMORIUM," a flag ribbon, and a silver medal marked on the obverse "HONOR TO THE More ...

Gillmore Medal, Presentation Document, Ladder Bar Medal, and Ephemera Related to Corporal Rufas Tilbe, 17th Regiment Connecticut Volunt

Gillmore Medal, Presentation Document, Ladder Bar Medal, and Ephemera Related to Corporal Rufas Tilbe, 17th Regiment Connecticut Volunt

Lot:
74
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

Gillmore Medal, Presentation Document, Ladder Bar Medal, and Ephemera Related to Corporal Rufas Tilbe, 17th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, c. 1863-65, a Gillmore medal in its original pasteboard More ...

Kearny Cross, Phil Kearny Division Medal, Carte-de-visite of General Kearny, and a Connecticut Defense of Washington Medal

Kearny Cross, Phil Kearny Division Medal, Carte-de-visite of General Kearny, and a Connecticut Defense of Washington Medal

Lot:
75
Sold for:
$800$650

Kearny Cross, Phil Kearny Division Medal, Carte-de-visite of General Kearny, and a Connecticut Defense of Washington Medal, c. mid to late 19th century, cross with silver banners, marked on the More ...

1st Regiment United States Sharpshooters Bronze Medal of New York State, U.S. Mint

1st Regiment United States Sharpshooters Bronze Medal of New York State, U.S. Mint

Lot:
76
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

1st Regiment United States Sharpshooters Bronze Medal of New York State, U.S. Mint, c. 1861-65, bronze medal with the New York state seal on the obverse, and the reverse marked "PRESENTED/TO THE/1ST More ...

Engraved McClellan Identification Disc

Engraved McClellan Identification Disc

Lot:
77
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Engraved McClellan Identification Disc, c. 1861, marked on the obverse "MAJOR GENERAL GEO. B. McCLELLAN/WAR OF 1861" with an image of the general, marked on the reverse "Through God/We Shall More ...

Gold Massachusetts Hanging Ball Badge Named to Lieutenant George L. Lawrence, 1st Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry

Gold Massachusetts Hanging Ball Badge Named to Lieutenant George L. Lawrence, 1st Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry

Lot:
78
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

Gold Massachusetts Hanging Ball Badge Named to Lieutenant George L. Lawrence, 1st Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, c. 1863, red, white, and blue woven ribbon with a gold shield engraved "1st More ...

Spanish Silver 2 Reales with 32nd Massachusetts Regiment Engraving

Spanish Silver 2 Reales with 32nd Massachusetts Regiment Engraving

Lot:
79
Sold for:
$523$425

Spanish Silver 2 Reales with 32nd Massachusetts Regiment Engraving, c. 1861, Spanish real engraved on the obverse in the center of the Liberty cap "32d Ma.," and on the reverse "POPLAR GROVE CHURCH More ...

Identified McClellan Disc

Identified McClellan Disc

Lot:
80
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Identified McClellan Disc, c. 1862, marked on the obverse "MAJOR GENERAL GEO. B. McCLELLAN/WAR OF 1861" with an image of the general, and on the reverse "CORPL. ALONZO DACK./CO. K/94TH REGT./N.Y. More ...

Silver Civil War Officer's Identification Medal

Silver Civil War Officer's Identification Medal

Lot:
81
Sold for:
$523$425

Silver Civil War Officer's Identification Medal, c. 1861-65, silver banner engraved "Lt. Col. E. J. Luce," with a suspended silver medal below with foliate designs and engraved "23rd/Me/Inf," ht. 2 More ...

Inscribed Seated Liberty Dollar

Inscribed Seated Liberty Dollar

Lot:
82
Sold for:
$677$550

Inscribed Seated Liberty Dollar, c. 1859, seated Liberty dollar engraved on the obverse "Presented to Sergt. Jim Gaston/Co. F./9th Ind. Cav.," and on the reverse "BY Capt. B. F. Johnson/4th Ind. More ...

Civil War Silver Coin Identity Disc

Civil War Silver Coin Identity Disc

Lot:
83
Sold for:
$554$450

Civil War Silver Coin Identity Disc, c. 1862, Spanish real dated 1862 on the obverse, reverse engraved with patterns around the outside and "A. George/Co,/C./1st V.t/Cavalry," dia. 29.4 mm. More ...

1866 Bronze General George Meade Medal

1866 Bronze General George Meade Medal

Lot:
84
Sold for:
$461$375

1866 Bronze General George Meade Medal, Julian-PE-20, dies by Anthony Paquet, (few rim dings, scattered blemishes in the fields), dia. 79.9 mm. Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. More ...

1861 Major Robert Anderson Defense of Fort Sumter Medal

1861 Major Robert Anderson Defense of Fort Sumter Medal

Lot:
85
Sold for:
$1,046$850

1861 Major Robert Anderson Defense of Fort Sumter Medal, obverse with a bust of Anderson facing to the right, the reverse depicts Peter Hart, one of Fort Sumter's non-commissioned officers, More ...

Bronze Major General George H. Thomas Presentation Medal to Brevet Major General James H. Wilson with Presentation Letter and Knife

Bronze Major General George H. Thomas Presentation Medal to Brevet Major General James H. Wilson with Presentation Letter and Knife

Lot:
86
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

Bronze Major General George H. Thomas Presentation Medal to Brevet Major General James H. Wilson with Presentation Letter and Knife, c. 1866, bronze medal in the original presentation case with the More ...

Identified Southern Cross of Honor Medal

Identified Southern Cross of Honor Medal

Lot:
87
Sold for:
$277$225

Identified Southern Cross of Honor Medal, c. 1899, brass bar engraved "G.W. MURREY," with a brass Maltese cross marked "SOUTHERN/CROSS/OF/HONOR/DEO/VINDICE/1861/1865," marked on the back More ...

5th New York "Duryee Zouaves" Veteran's Medal

5th New York "Duryee Zouaves" Veteran's Medal

Lot:
88
Sold for:
$400$325

5th New York "Duryee Zouaves" Veteran's Medal, c. late 19th century, silver Maltese cross, engraved "NY/VOL/VET ASSN/DURYEE/ZOUAVES" with a raised silver "5" in the middle, with a pin on the back, More ...

Identified Southern Cross of Honor Medal

Identified Southern Cross of Honor Medal

Lot:
89
Sold for:
$308$250

Identified Southern Cross of Honor Medal, c. 1899, brass bar engraved "J.H. NORTON," with a brass Maltese cross marked "SOUTHERN/CROSS/OF/HONOR/DEO/VINDICE/1861/1865," marked on the back More ...

Two 116th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Ladder Badges

Two 116th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Ladder Badges

Lot:
90
Sold for:
$738$600

Two 116th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Ladder Badges, c. late 19th century, a badge with two bars, marked "CO. G/116' PA.," and a shield marked with a 2nd Army corps badge and "VOL. INF./WAR More ...

Identified Southern Cross of Honor

Identified Southern Cross of Honor

Lot:
91
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Identified Southern Cross of Honor, c. 1899, brass bar engraved "C. MASON PENDLETON/CO. E MOSBY'S MEN," with a brass Maltese cross marked "SOUTHERN/CROSS/OF/HONOR/DEO/VINDICE/1861/1865," marked on More ...

Identified Southern Cross of Honor

Identified Southern Cross of Honor

Lot:
92
Sold for:
$523$425

Identified Southern Cross of Honor, c. 1899, brass bar engraved "STEPHEN BOSWELL/CO. B 1ST GA VOLS," with a brass Maltese cross marked "SOUTHERN/CROSS/OF/HONOR/DEO/VINDICE/1861/1865," marked on the More ...