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3305M Marlborough
November 4, 2019 10:00 AMCalender

Civil War Regulation Painted Rope Tension Drum and Sticks

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


Civil War Regulation Painted Rope Tension Drum and Sticks, c. 1861-65, red-painted upper and lower hoops, shell painted blue with an eagle, shield, sunburst, and banner marked "REGT./U.S./ INFANTRY," with brass tacks around the vent, with a blue paper label inside the shell, with remnants of original rope and eight original leather ears, and a pair of sticks with a brass holder, dia. 16 3/4, ht. 15 in.

Provenance: Purchased from The Horse Soldier in 1990, to the collection of Ron Tunison.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

In attic condition with no restoration whatsoever, tension rope is dry and broken and the bottom head is gone.

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Ron Tunison, United States