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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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Group of Civil War Relics

Group of Civil War Relics

Lot:
122
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

Group of Civil War Relics, c. 1861-65, a lead-filled brass US belt plate, leather wallet, mouth harp, buttons, dug bullets, a copy of The Soldier's Prayer Book, a copy of The Soldier's Pocket Book, More ...

Civil War-era Company-grade Infantry Officer's Frock Coat

Civil War-era Company-grade Infantry Officer's Frock Coat

Lot:
123
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Civil War-era Company-grade Infantry Officer's Frock Coat, c. late 19th century, blue wool broadcloth body with general service buttons on front, and sleeves at cuff, blue embroidered shoulder More ...

Identified Fifth Rhode Island Commercial Haversack and Belt

Identified Fifth Rhode Island Commercial Haversack and Belt

Lot:
124
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

Identified Fifth Rhode Island Commercial Haversack and Belt, c. 1863-65, leather officer's belt with attaching hardware and brass buckle with eagle and wreath, leather and painted cloth officer's More ...

Portrait of Jefferson Davis

Portrait of Jefferson Davis

Lot:
125
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

Portrait of Jefferson Davis, c. 1864, photographic portrait of Confederate President Jefferson Davis, on the lower right is inscribed When the Confederate army and government withdrew from Richmond, More ...

1864 Pattern Cartridge Box, Enfield Bayonet, and Scabbard

1864 Pattern Cartridge Box, Enfield Bayonet, and Scabbard

Lot:
126
Sold for:
$369$300

1864 Pattern Cartridge Box, Enfield Bayonet, and Scabbard, c. 1864-65, black leather cartridge box with a stamped US, and an oval inspector's stamp marked R. WHITE/U.S/ORD. DEPT/SUB INSPECTOR, More ...

Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Signed Copy of The Song of Hiawatha

Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Signed Copy of The Song of Hiawatha

Lot:
127
Sold for:
$738$600

Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Signed Copy of The Song of Hiawatha, c. 1855, first edition copy of The Song of Hiawatha by Longfellow, signed J.L. Chamberlain on the title page, and J.L. More ...

Two Cartridge Boxes and a Cap Box

Two Cartridge Boxes and a Cap Box

Lot:
128
Sold for:
$492$400

Two Cartridge Boxes and a Cap Box, c. mid to late 19th century, a Model 1855 cartridge box with brass US plate, a cap box, and a carbine cartridge box. More ...

Model 1853/55 Knapsack and Model 1858 Canteen of Lemuel E. Elston, 124th New York Infantry

Model 1853/55 Knapsack and Model 1858 Canteen of Lemuel E. Elston, 124th New York Infantry

Lot:
129
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Model 1853/55 Knapsack and Model 1858 Canteen of Lemuel E. Elston, 124th New York Infantry, c. 1861-65, black painted canvas knapsack with leather straps, white painted marking on front L.E.E. CO. More ...

Military Records, Carte-de-visite, and Reference Book of Orlando Keen

Military Records, Carte-de-visite, and Reference Book of Orlando Keen

Lot:
130
Unsold
 

Military Records, Carte-de-visite, and Reference Book of Orlando Keen, c. late 19th century, bound book called Military record/of/ORLANDO KEEN/with/Historic Reference, a three-ring binder with an More ...

37th North Carolina General Order Book, and a 175th Pennsylvania Company Morning Reports Book

37th North Carolina General Order Book, and a 175th Pennsylvania Company Morning Reports Book

Lot:
131
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

37th North Carolina General Order Book, and a 175th Pennsylvania Company Morning Reports Book, c. 1861-62, pasteboard covered order book marked GENERAL/ORDER/BOOK/37th/Regiment/Na' Ca'/Troops with More ...

Rope Tension Base Drum

Rope Tension Base Drum

Lot:
132
Sold for:
$738$600

Rope Tension Base Drum, c. mid-19th century, red-painted hoops, calfskin heads, shell with tack pattern and ivory vent hole, maker's mark inside shell MANUFACTURED BY/WM. BOUCHER, Jr./MUSICAL More ...

Robert E. Lee Signed Carte-de-visite

Robert E. Lee Signed Carte-de-visite

Lot:
133
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Robert E. Lee Signed Carte-de-visite, c. 19th century, wood-framed carte-de-visite of Robert E. Lee in uniform, signed below the image R E Lee, ht. 8, wd. 6 in. Provenance: From the collection More ...

Group of Civil War Images

Group of Civil War Images

Lot:
134
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Group of Civil War Images, c. 1861-65, group of tintype images of soldiers and a few civilians, and a large wood-framed image on paper of Little Round Top after the Battle of Gettysburg. More ...

Confederate Vice President Alexander Stephens's Inkwell

Confederate Vice President Alexander Stephens's Inkwell

Lot:
135
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Confederate Vice President Alexander Stephens's Inkwell, c. 1861-65, black painted tin with a glass insert, and a wooden wall mount with shelf and four small 6th Corps badges, well ht. 2 1/2, dia. 4 More ...

Group of American Officer's Embroidered Shoulder Straps and Hat Badge

Group of American Officer's Embroidered Shoulder Straps and Hat Badge

Lot:
136
Sold for:
$738$600

Group of American Officer's Embroidered Shoulder Straps and Hat Badge, c. mid to late 19th century, a pair of blue infantry 2nd Lieutenant straps, a pair if blue infantry 1st Lieutenant straps, blue More ...

Thirty-star American Flag

Thirty-star American Flag

Lot:
137
Sold for:
$984$800

Thirty-star American Flag, c. 1848-51, hand-sewn wool bunting American flag with white cotton stars, cotton canvas hoist with rope set in the hoist with eyes on top and bottom, and a strip of cotton More ...

Group of Civil War Images

Group of Civil War Images

Lot:
138
Sold for:
$677$550

Group of Civil War Images, c. 1861-65, tintype images of soldiers and a few civilians, and a wood-framed image on paper of an unknown regiment. More ...

McDowell-style Federal Forage Cap with 2nd Corps Badge

McDowell-style Federal Forage Cap with 2nd Corps Badge

Lot:
139
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

McDowell-style Federal Forage Cap with 2nd Corps Badge, c. 1861-65, faded blue broadcloth body, pasteboard crown with three vent holes cut, red broadcloth 2nd Corps, 1st Division badge on lower More ...

Model 1855 Cartridge Box, Cap Box, and Musket Sling

Model 1855 Cartridge Box, Cap Box, and Musket Sling

Lot:
140
Sold for:
$584$475

Model 1855 Cartridge Box, Cap Box, and Musket Sling, c. mid to late 19th century, a leather cartridge box with US box plate and eagle breast plate, a musket sling with inspector stamps, and a cap More ...

Civil War Naval Primer Box

Civil War Naval Primer Box

Lot:
141
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Civil War Naval Primer Box, c. 1861-65, brown-painted wooden dovetailed box, on the top is stenciled PRIMERS/800/ON NO ACCOUNT TO BE/PUT IN THE MAGAZINE., and on the front NAVAL More ...

Forty-six Carte-de-visites

Forty-six Carte-de-visites

Lot:
142
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Forty-six Carte-de-visites, c. mid to late 19th century, images include George Washington, Colonel Elmer Elsworth, Major Robert Anderson, and other military figures, some religious and home front More ...

Louisiana Confederate Belt Plate

Louisiana Confederate Belt Plate

Lot:
143
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Louisiana Confederate Belt Plate, c. 1861-65, lead-filled brass rectangular belt plate with pelican surrounded by stars and a wreath, back has two bent brass hooks on one side, and one on the other, More ...

Model 1855 Cartridge Box, Belt, Bayonet Scabbard, and Cap Box

Model 1855 Cartridge Box, Belt, Bayonet Scabbard, and Cap Box

Lot:
144
Sold for:
$492$400

Model 1855 Cartridge Box, Belt, Bayonet Scabbard, and Cap Box, c. mid to late 19th century, a leather cartridge box with US belt plate, a leather waistbelt with US belt plate, a cap box, and a More ...

5th New Hampshire Officer's Trunk

5th New Hampshire Officer's Trunk

Lot:
145
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

5th New Hampshire Officer's Trunk, c. 1861-65, leather-covered wood trunk with internal compartments, stenciled in white on one side Lt. G.S. GOVE,/Co. K, 5th Regt. N.H.V., ht. 10 1/2, lg. 24, wd. More ...

Paymaster's Uniform Coat, Vest, and Dress Epaulettes

Paymaster's Uniform Coat, Vest, and Dress Epaulettes

Lot:
146
Sold for:
$738$600

Paymaster's Uniform Coat, Vest, and Dress Epaulettes, c. 1865-70, dark blue broadcloth double-breasted dress coat with general staff buttons, green silk lining, and striped sleeve linings, marked More ...

Steam Gauge from the U.S.S. Kearsarge

Steam Gauge from the U.S.S. Kearsarge

Lot:
147
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

Steam Gauge from the U.S.S. Kearsarge, c. 1861-62, brass body with numbered faceplate marked AMERICAN STEAM GAUGE CO./BOSTON, with the name F.W. LANE/169784, with an article written about the gauge More ...

Artillery Officer's Cap, Sash, Epaulettes, and Belt of Lieutenant Robert Fletcher

Artillery Officer's Cap, Sash, Epaulettes, and Belt of Lieutenant Robert Fletcher

Lot:
148
Sold for:
$3,444$2,800

Artillery Officer's Cap, Sash, Epaulettes, and Belt of Lieutenant Robert Fletcher, c. late 19th century, Model 1864 artillery officer's cap with red horsehair plume, first artillery insignia and More ...

Die Helden Der Revolution Lithograph

Die Helden Der Revolution Lithograph

Lot:
149
Sold for:
$492$400

Die Helden Der Revolution Lithograph, c. 1850-90, wood-framed lithograph by Frederick Girsch of Generals Washington, De Kalb, Von Steuben, Pulaski, Kosciuszko, Lafayette, and Muhlenberg, ht. 31, lg. More ...

Spurs and Cavalry Gauntlets

Spurs and Cavalry Gauntlets

Lot:
150
Sold for:
$369$300

Spurs and Cavalry Gauntlets, c. late 19th century, brass enlisted man's spurs with steel wheels, leather cavalry gauntlets marked PHILADELPHIA DEPOT/QUINLAN. More ...

1872 Pattern Officer's Frock Coat and Trousers

1872 Pattern Officer's Frock Coat and Trousers

Lot:
151
Sold for:
$615$500

1872 Pattern Officer's Frock Coat and Trousers, c. late 19th century, blue broadcloth double-breasted frock coat with Massachusetts buttons, three gold metallic loops on each cuff, 1872 shoulder More ...