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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3034M Marlborough
October 26, 2017 10:00 AMCalender

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  • Cyrus Alger Signal Cannon

    Lot: 1
    Unsold  

    Cyrus Alger Signal Cannon, c. 1862, bronze cannon marked near the breech "U.S.N./C.A. & CO./BOSTON MA/1862," mounted on an oak stand, bore dia. 1 5/8, barrel lg. 21 1/2, overall ht. 47 in. more ...

  • Pair of Miniature Bronze Signal Guns

    Lot: 2
    Unsold  

    Pair of Miniature Bronze Signal Guns, probably Spain or Portugal, early 18th century, the barrels with dolphins and floral decoration at reinforce rings, mounted on long trail field carriages, (some more ...

  • Civil War Artillery Tar Bucket

    Lot: 3
    Sold for: $338$275

    Civil War Artillery Tar Bucket, c. 1861-65, black-painted iron bucket with lid and suspension chain, ht. 7, dia. 8 in. more ...

  • U.S. 2.9-inch Hotchkiss Cannister Round

    Lot: 4
    Sold for: $1,476$1,200

    U.S. 2.9-inch Hotchkiss Cannister Round, c. 1862-65, lead sabot cup marked "HOTCHKISS/3 IN/JAN'Y 7/1862," soldered side seam with the top crimped over an iron disc, ht. 8 1/8, dia. 2 15/16 in. more ...

  • Five Civil War Artillery Projectiles

    Lot: 5
    Sold for: $615$500

    Five Civil War Artillery Projectiles, c. 1861-65, a 10-pound Parrot shell with white-painted "ANTIETAM" near the top, an 8-in. mortar shell, a top of an exploded shell, a Hotchkiss shell with more ...

  • Expanding Bar and Star Shot

    Lot: 6
    Sold for: $1,476$1,200

    Expanding Bar and Star Shot, c. 19th century, an iron expanding bar shot, and an iron expanding star shot. more ...

  • Confederate Limber Chest

    Lot: 7
    Unsold  

    Confederate Limber Chest, c. 1862, wooden chest with iron fittings, iron grab handle (one missing), crude iron chisel-cut corners and hardware, (crash plate and toe straps are missing but their more ...

  • Kriegsgertel

    Lot: 8
    Sold for: $861$700

    Kriegsgertel, Germany, mid-16th century, tall hooked blade with spiked beak on the back, the blade marked three times with an armorer's mark consisting of a sunken heart cartouche with dot inner more ...

  • Two European Halberd Heads

    Lot: 9
    Unsold  

    Two European Halberd Heads, 17th/18th century, with broad blade, tall spike, and short bill; with partial pole, the other unhafted, lg. to 72 in. more ...

  • Large Ceremonial Halberd

    Lot: 10
    Sold for: $2,091$1,700

    Large Ceremonial Halberd, Europe, c. 17th century, tall double-edged pierced spike, wide curved blade, and split bill, on an octagonal ash or oak shaft, overall lg. 99 5/8 in. Provenance: more ...

  • Halberd

    Lot: 11
    Sold for: $923$750

    Halberd, Europe, c. 18th century, curved blade with pierced hole decoration, tall spike, and broad curved bill, short langets, on a modern pole, lg. 99 5/8 in. Provenance: Higgins Armory, more ...

  • Pike

    Lot: 12
    Sold for: $615$500

    Pike, 18th century, leaf-shaped blade with long, wide langets on an octagonal pole with brass tacks, lg. 80 1/4 in. Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio. more ...

  • Wrought Iron Pike

    Lot: 13
    Sold for: $800$650

    Wrought Iron Pike, c. late 18th/19th century, double edge, straight blade with forge-welded socket on a modern wood pole, head lg. 20 1/2 in. Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. more ...

  • European Horseman's Saber

    Lot: 14
    Sold for: $677$550

    European Horseman's Saber, late 17th/early 18th century, iron hilt with pierced bilobate guard, curved blade with star and heart marks, overall lg. 36 3/4 in. Provenance: Collection of George more ...

  • Model 1767 French Infantry Hanger

    Lot: 15
    Sold for: $338$275

    Model 1767 French Infantry Hanger, brass hilt, curved single-edge blade, leather scabbard, lg. 28 1/2 in. more ...

  • British "Double-Disc" Naval Cutlass

    Lot: 16
    Sold for: $1,353$1,100

    British "Double-Disc" Naval Cutlass, c. late 18th century, iron double-disc hilt with iron grip, iron blade marked with a crown on one side, blade lg. 29, overall lg. 33 3/4 in. more ...

  • British Naval Cutlass

    Lot: 18
    Sold for: $615$500

    British Naval Cutlass, c. late 18th/early 19th century, sheet iron hilt with a wooden grip, and an iron blade marked with a crown over "GR," blade lg. 28 1/2, overall lg. 33 3/4 in. more ...

  • Private Purchase Naval Cutlass

    Lot: 19
    Sold for: $492$400

    Private Purchase Naval Cutlass, c. 1805-15, sheet iron hilt with iron fluted cast-iron grip, iron blade with a single fuller, blade lg. 27, overall lg. 32 in. more ...

  • Small Silver-plated Dirk

    Lot: 20
    Sold for: $461$375

    Small Silver-plated Dirk, c. early 19th century, silver grip with an unmarked steel blade, scabbard engraved with foliate designs, blade lg. 6, overall lg. 9 3/4 in. Provenance: The collection more ...

  • American Short Saber and Scabbard

    Lot: 21
    Sold for: $1,230$1,000

    American Short Saber and Scabbard, c. late 18th century, brass hilt and pommel with a reeded bone grip, unmarked steel blade, and a leather scabbard with brass throat, middle band, and drag, blade more ...

  • British Royal Marine Sergeant's Sword

    Lot: 22
    Sold for: $1,230$1,000

    British Royal Marine Sergeant's Sword, c. 1800, brass hilt, pommel engraved with an anchor and rope, wooden grip with copper grip ribbon, steel blade with no markings, blade lg. 29 1/4, overall lg. more ...

  • Midshipman's Dirk

    Lot: 23
    Sold for: $2,460$2,000

    Midshipman's Dirk, c. early 19th century, ivory grip with brass escutcheon marked "PRESENTED TO/CAPT/Wm Cuthbert/"Hero" 1802/BY OWNERS," counter-guard with eagle heads, fire blue and gold blade more ...

  • Nathan Starr Model 1812 Contract Cavalry Saber

    Lot: 24
    Sold for: $523$425

    Nathan Starr Model 1812 Contract Cavalry Saber, c. 1812-13, steel hilt and back-strap, wooden grip, steel blade marked "P/HHP/N.STARR," and a steel scabbard, blade lg. 34, overall lg. 39 1/2 in. more ...

  • Two Knives

    Lot: 25
    Sold for: $615$500

    Two Knives, c. mid-19th century, a knife with a pearl grip and German silver fittings, marked on the ricasso "EDWARD/BARNES/& SONS," and a knife with a German silver grip, steel blade marked "John more ...

  • Gambler's Companion Knife

    Lot: 26
    Sold for: $738$600

    Gambler's Companion Knife, c. mid-19th century, bone handle with carved spades, diamonds, hearts, a trefoil, and "GAMBLERS COMPANION," with a scabbard, blade lg. 6, overall lg. 7 in. Provenance: more ...

  • English-made Dirk

    Lot: 27
    Sold for: $492$400

    English-made Dirk, c. 1850-63, silvered grip with foliate designs, blade marked "CORSAN/BENTON/BURDEKIN & CO" on the ricasso, blade etched with an eagle and "VOLUNTEER," with scabbard (tip missing), more ...

  • Model 1850 Foot Officer's Sword Identified to Lieutenant Josiah F. Kennison, 28th Massachusetts Volunteers

    Lot: 28
    Sold for: $1,722$1,400

    Model 1850 Foot Officer's Sword Identified to Lieutenant Josiah F. Kennison, 28th Massachusetts Volunteers, c. 1861, brass hilt with foliate designs, shagreen grip with twisted brass wire, steel more ...

  • Confederate Cavalry Saber

    Lot: 29
    Sold for: $1,476$1,200

    Confederate Cavalry Saber, c. 1861-65, brass hilt with painted cloth grip and iron wire wrap, steel blade, (no scabbard), blade lg. 36, overall lg. 42 in. more ...

  • Leech and Rigdon Staff and Field Officer's Sword Identified to Lieutenant Walter C. Corley, 47th Georgia Infantry Regiment

    Lot: 30
    Sold for: $17,220$14,000

    Leech and Rigdon Staff and Field Officer's Sword Identified to Lieutenant Walter C. Corley, 47th Georgia Infantry Regiment, c. 1863-65, brass hilt with foliate designs and a floating "CS," more ...

  • Liberty and Union Folding Knife

    Lot: 31
    Sold for: $523$425

    Liberty and Union Folding Knife, c. 1860s, bone grips, German silver fittings with eagles, shield, panoply of arms and liberty cap, overall lg. 10 in. Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. more ...