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Auction 2724M

May 3, 2014 10:00AM

05-03-2014 05-03-2014

274 Cedar Hill St, Marlborough

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Society of The Cincinnati Medal of General John Meredith Read

Society of The Cincinnati Medal of General John Meredith Read

Lot:
92
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

Society of The Cincinnati Medal of General John Meredith Read, c. mid-19th century, enameled and gilt Society of The Cincinnati medal with ribbon, and another smaller medal with gold chain and two More ...

Musician's Dress Coat

Musician's Dress Coat

Lot:
93
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Musician's Dress Coat, c. 1861-65, Model 1858 contract-made dress coat in blue twill-woven cloth, with red cloth sewn to collar, cuffs, front of coat, and back with two additional rows of buttons, More ...

Civil War Relic Board

Civil War Relic Board

Lot:
94
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Civil War Relic Board, wood-framed panel with an enlisted man's belt, canteen, bullet-struck wood fragments, cartridge box strap eagle plates, waistbelt plates, and hat badges. Provenance: From More ...

Medical Officer's Dress Epaulettes

Medical Officer's Dress Epaulettes

Lot:
95
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Medical Officer's Dress Epaulettes, c. late 19th century, gold bullion epaulettes with a gold embroidered 6 on a blue velvet circle, a gold major's leaf, and silver embroidered MS, a japanned tin More ...

Five Non-dug Confederate Coat-size Buttons

Five Non-dug Confederate Coat-size Buttons

Lot:
96
Sold for:
$554$450

Five Non-dug Confederate Coat-size Buttons, c. mid to late 19th century, a South Carolina button backmarked H T & B/MANCHESTER, a Georgia button backmarked VAN WART SON & CO., a Georgia button More ...

Dress Epaulettes of General Benjamin F. Butler

Dress Epaulettes of General Benjamin F. Butler

Lot:
97
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

Dress Epaulettes of General Benjamin F. Butler, c. mid/late 19th century, gold epaulettes with gold bullion fringe, gilded eagle A buttons and single embroidered stars, brass hardware on bottom More ...

Group of Civil War Relics

Group of Civil War Relics

Lot:
98
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Group of Civil War Relics, c. 1861-65, large group of bullets, dug relics, canteen, cartridge box tin, and bullet-struck wood. Provenance: From the collection of the late Peter F. Frazier and M. More ...

Gettysburg Tree with Embedded Artillery Projectiles

Gettysburg Tree with Embedded Artillery Projectiles

Lot:
99
Sold for:
$23,370$19,000

Gettysburg Tree with Embedded Artillery Projectiles, c. late 19th century, a large section of oak tree with two artillery rounds embedded, as well as a fragment of an artillery shell, ht. 55, wd. 11 More ...

Group of Civil War Images

Group of Civil War Images

Lot:
100
Sold for:
$554$450

Group of Civil War Images, c. 1861-65, five tintype images of enlisted soldiers, and an officer holding his forage cap. Provenance: From the collection of the late Peter F. Frazier and M. More ...

Small Eleven-star First National Confederate Flag

Small Eleven-star First National Confederate Flag

Lot:
101
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

Small Eleven-star First National Confederate Flag, c. 1861, hand-sewn red, white, and red-striped field, a blue canton with white embroidered yarn stars, and a white cotton hoist, and a testament More ...

Civil War Officer's Chapeaus, Hat Badges, and Buttons

Civil War Officer's Chapeaus, Hat Badges, and Buttons

Lot:
102
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Civil War Officer's Chapeaus, Hat Badges, and Buttons, folding beaver officer's chapeau with ostrich feathers, gold bullion hat cords, gold bullion cockade with gold eagle, maker's mark on inside More ...

Model 1858 Commercial Hospital Steward's Frock Coat, Sash, and Belt of Charles P. Morse

Model 1858 Commercial Hospital Steward's Frock Coat, Sash, and Belt of Charles P. Morse

Lot:
103
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

Model 1858 Commercial Hospital Steward's Frock Coat, Sash, and Belt of Charles P. Morse, c. 1861-65, blue broadcloth body with crimson trim on cuffs and collar, sleeves have green hospital steward's More ...

Group of Carte-de-visites and Two Tintypes

Group of Carte-de-visites and Two Tintypes

Lot:
104
Sold for:
$554$450

Group of Carte-de-visites and Two Tintypes, c. 1861-65, including Winfield Scott, two Robert E. Lees, McClellan, Albert Sidney Johnston, Stonewall Jackson, Jefferson Davis's capture, various naval More ...

Civil War Carved Pipe-bowl

Civil War Carved Pipe-bowl

Lot:
105
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

Civil War Carved Pipe-bowl, c. 1861-65, carved pipe bowl carved on the front with CHANCELLORSVILLE & FRDKSBURG/GETTYSBURG over a USA, lg. 3 in. Provenance: From the collection of the late Peter More ...

Two Pairs of Civil War Officer's Epaulettes and a Pair of Shoulder Straps

Two Pairs of Civil War Officer's Epaulettes and a Pair of Shoulder Straps

Lot:
106
Sold for:
$615$500

Two Pairs of Civil War Officer's Epaulettes and a Pair of Shoulder Straps, c. mid to late 19th century, a pair of gold bullion officer's dress epaulettes in a japanned tin case, inscribed on the lid More ...

McDowell-style Federal Forage Cap

McDowell-style Federal Forage Cap

Lot:
107
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

McDowell-style Federal Forage Cap, c. 1861-65, blue broadcloth body with reed welt around the base of the cap, turned black cross-hatched sweatband, black silk padded liner with quilted crown marked More ...

Model 1858 Hardee Hat

Model 1858 Hardee Hat

Lot:
108
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

Model 1858 Hardee Hat, c. mid to late 19th century, black felt hat body with two rows of stitching around brim, black silk grosgrain ribbon around crown, and a blue wool infantry hat cord, black More ...

Confederate Two-piece Belt Buckle

Confederate Two-piece Belt Buckle

Lot:
109
Sold for:
$861$700

Confederate Two-piece Belt Buckle, c. 1861-65, Richmond pattern brass two-piece belt buckle with CS in the center disc, surrounded by a wreath, lg. 3, ht. 1 3/4 in. Provenance: From the More ...

Group of Confederate and Federal Currency

Group of Confederate and Federal Currency

Lot:
110
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

Group of Confederate and Federal Currency, c. mid to late 19th century, group of Confederate bills, Louisiana, Georgia, Virginia, Republic of Texas, Alabama, South Carolina, a 14th Massachusetts More ...

Model 1858 Forage Cap with Third Corps Badge

Model 1858 Forage Cap with Third Corps Badge

Lot:
111
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

Model 1858 Forage Cap with Third Corps Badge, c. 1863-65, blue broadcloth body with white second division, third corps badge, black leather chinstrap and visor, lined with brown polished cotton, and More ...

5th New Hampshire Regiment Hospital Stores Trunk

5th New Hampshire Regiment Hospital Stores Trunk

Lot:
112
Sold for:
$923$750

5th New Hampshire Regiment Hospital Stores Trunk, c. 1861-65, wooden trunk stenciled in black on one side HOSPITAL STORES/5TH Regt. N.H.V., ht. 16, lg. 24 3/4, wd. 15 in. Provenance: From the More ...

Two Pairs of Civil War-era Boots

Two Pairs of Civil War-era Boots

Lot:
113
Sold for:
$615$500

Two Pairs of Civil War-era Boots, c. mid to late 19th century, a pair of low black boots with sewn soles and cloth pulls, and a pair of tall black leather boots with pegged soles, half-soles, and More ...

Civil War Regulation Enlisted Overcoat

Civil War Regulation Enlisted Overcoat

Lot:
114
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

Civil War Regulation Enlisted Overcoat, c. mid to late 19th century, sky blue kersey with eagle buttons, sleeves lined with cotton sheeting, and body lined with black and brown striped wool More ...

Unissued Civil War Buff Enlisted Mans Belt and Buckle

Unissued Civil War Buff Enlisted Mans Belt and Buckle

Lot:
115
Sold for:
$400$325

Unissued Civil War Buff Enlisted Mans Belt and Buckle, c. mid to late 19th century, blackened-buff leather waistbelt with lead-filled brass US marked belt plate, and brass keeper. More ...

Identified Cartridge Box, Waistbelt, Bayonet, and Scabbard

Identified Cartridge Box, Waistbelt, Bayonet, and Scabbard

Lot:
116
Sold for:
$738$600

Identified Cartridge Box, Waistbelt, Bayonet, and Scabbard, c. 1862-65, leather cartridge box with lead-filled brass plate marked US, maker's mark on the side of the box C.S. STORMS/MAKER N.Y., More ...

Model 1855 Cavalry Shell Jacket

Model 1855 Cavalry Shell Jacket

Lot:
117
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Model 1855 Cavalry Shell Jacket, c. 1861-65, blue twill-woven cloth body with yellow herringbone twill tape on cuffs, collar, and body, coarse jean cloth lining, and white muslin sleeve linings, More ...

22nd New York-type Kepi

22nd New York-type Kepi

Lot:
118
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

22nd New York-type Kepi, c. 1861-65, blue broadcloth body with French blue soutache braid, cuff-size New York buttons at each end of the visor, and a 22 in white metal on the front band, black More ...

Thirty-four Star American Flag with Star-form Pattern

Thirty-four Star American Flag with Star-form Pattern

Lot:
119
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

Thirty-four Star American Flag with Star-form Pattern, c. 1861-63, hand-sewn cotton bunting American flag with hand-applied white cotton stars in a star pattern, hand-pieced cotton stripes, and a More ...

Vest, Sash, and Veteran's Medal of Lt. Robert A. Hall

Vest, Sash, and Veteran's Medal of Lt. Robert A. Hall

Lot:
120
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Vest, Sash, and Veteran's Medal of Lt. Robert A. Hall, c. late 19th century, white twill-woven vest with eagle I buttons, lined with plain-woven white cotton sheeting, crimson officer's sash, More ...

Three Civil War Canteens with Covers

Three Civil War Canteens with Covers

Lot:
121
Sold for:
$738$600

Three Civil War Canteens with Covers, c. 1861-65, a smoothside canteen with sky blue cloth cover, cotton web sling, and stopper, a bull's-eye canteen with sky blue cloth cover, stopper, and a More ...