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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3305M Marlborough
November 4, 2019 10:00 AMCalender

Group of Civil War Items

Auction: Sale #3305M - 3305M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: November 04, 2019 10:00AM


Group of Civil War Items, c. 1861-65, a cap box with a brass New York badge on the flap, a musket tool, two musket worms, a ball puller, a tompion, a friction primer with a note that says "Friction Primer from/cannon used during/the war by Battery G/First New York Light/artillery./R.L. Simons," and a piece of hard tack marked "Civil War Army/BREAD/1861-1865."

Provenance: The collection of Ron Tunison.
Estimate $300-500

Cap box has some cracking, hard tack is in very good condition.

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R.L. Simons, Ron Tunison