Two Day Civil War Musuem Sale

Two Day Civil War Musuem Sale

Saturday, January 16, 2021  |  11:00 AM Eastern
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Two Day Civil War Musuem Sale

Two Day Civil War Musuem Sale

Saturday, January 16, 2021  |  11:00 AM Eastern
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Portion of the collection of the Civil War Museum of Philadelphia

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M1842 Harper's Ferry .69 caliber percussion musket, relic from battle of Gettysburg

Lot # 1 (Sale Order: 1 of 349)      

86.5.27 M1842 Harper's Ferry .69 caliber percussion musket, relic from battle of Gettysburg. Federal eagle cartouche and "US" stamped on lock plate beneath bolster. “Har...moreper’s Ferry 1852" stamped on lock plate on left side of hammer. Brass plate on right side of butt reads, “Rail Road Time Keeper. Tobias, Hands. Liverpool. “Left side of butt has carved, "A. M., Co. C., 11th Reg. P.V. Vol. "Very likely Pvt. Alexander Moore, Co. C., 11th Penna Vol. Inf. Stamped "1853" on barrel tang. Eagle head and "V/P" stamped on left side of barrel breech. Walnut stock. All steel fixtures. Ramrod missing. Battle damage, bullet strike just below middle barrel band. Note with file reads, "Picked up at Gettysburg, July 6, 1863. Three days after battle." Note: At time of cataloging, museum’s inventory listed provenance and at time of printing, we are working to secure the provenance.

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M1861 Bridesburg contract .58 caliber rifle musket

Lot # 2 (Sale Order: 2 of 349)      

86.5.32 M1861 Bridesburg contract .58 caliber rifle musket. Federal eagle and "US Bridesburg" stamped on lock plate beneath bolster."1862" stamped on lock plate to left...more of hammer."1862" stamped on top of barrel near barrel tang. Eagle head and "V/P" stamped on top left side of barrel. Inspector's mark stamped into wood on left side of barrel opposite lock plate. All steel fixtures. Walnut stock.

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M1816 Springfield Flintlock Musket converted to percussion

Lot # 3 (Sale Order: 3 of 349)      

86.5.17 M1816 Springfield Flintlock Musket converted to percussion. Altered to percussion by Hewes & Phillips, 1862. Federal eagle cartouche and "US" stamped on lock p...morelate beneath bolster. "Springfield 1833" stamped on lock plate on left side of hammer. "H & P" stamped on bolster."1862" stamped on top of barrel. Rear sight added, though no sign of rifling. Inspector's mark stamped on left side opposite lock plate. All steel fittings and ramrod.

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Springfield "trapdoor" rifle M1884

Lot # 4 (Sale Order: 4 of 349)      

95.5.2 Springfield "trapdoor" rifle M1884. Stamped US Model 1884 on top of trapdoor. “188” stamped in the wood behind the breech “23” stamped on the right side of the st...moreock. With ramrod bayonet. Missing screws.

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Dahlgren bayonet for Whitneyville Plymouth Rifle

Lot # 5 (Sale Order: 5 of 349)      

86.4.56 Dahlgren bayonet for Whitneyville Plymouth Rifle. With wooden grips. With leather scabbard....more

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M1850 Staff and Field Officer's sword and scabbard

Lot # 6 (Sale Order: 6 of 349)      

86.4.23 M1850 Staff and Field Officer's sword and scabbard. Shark skin handle with brass hand guard and pommel. Floral scroll work with "US" cut into hand guard. Steel...more blade etched with patriotic themes. "US" C.W. Simmons (?) & Sons Philadelphia, Penna." etched into ricasso on right side. Browned steel scabbard with brass rings, ring mounts, and tip.

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M1860 Cavalry saber and scabbard

Lot # 7 (Sale Order: 7 of 349)      

86.4.68 M1860 Cavalry saber and scabbard. Leather handle with brass hand guard and pommel. Steel blade with no etching. "US C.E.W. 1862" stamped on ricasso on one sid...moree. "J. Millard Clayville, N.Y. on ricasso on other side. Steel scabbard.

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12 lb. spherical shell- possibly Confederate

Lot # 8 (Sale Order: 8 of 349)      

86.1.69 12 lb. spherical shell- possibly Confederate. Iron, with hole for the fuze plug at the top. Hollow, with powder charge missing....more

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10lb. Parrott shell

Lot # 9 (Sale Order: 9 of 349)      

86.1.38 10lb. Parrott shell. Sabot missing. Number "33" painted on side. No fuze plug. Relic piece...more

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3" Hotchkiss canister

Lot # 10 (Sale Order: 10 of 349)      

86.1.29 3" Hotchkiss canister. End of canister has "Hotchkiss Patent" around "3 In. Jan,y (?) 7. 1862." Tin case with iron balls inside....more

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12 lb Confederate Whitworth Shell

Lot # 11 (Sale Order: 11 of 349)      

12 lb. Confederate Whitworth shell. Cast from iron with hollow center. Six sided shell that fits the barrel of the breech-loading Whitworth gun. Old museum number 135 pai...morented in black on the side. 5 painted in white on the side. Hole for the fuze plug at the top.

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Cross section of Hotchkiss shell

Lot # 12 (Sale Order: 12 of 349)      

86.1.42 Cross section of Hotchkiss shell. Cut in half down entire length of the shell. Showing iron balls and powder charge inside. A whole 5 second fuse lays on half...more of bass fuse plug. Outside of shell pitted as if a relic.

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Framed engraving of General Robert E. Lee

Lot # 13 (Sale Order: 13 of 349)      

86.24.83 Framed engraving of General Robert E. Lee. Below engraving reads "Sold by Lee Memorial Association for the erection of a Monument at the Tomb of Gen. R. E. Lee ...moreat the Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia." Facsimile signatures of General Lee, Charles A. Davidson, Secretary and General W. N. Pendleton, Chairman. Engraving by A. B. Walter. Decorated frame.

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Framed G.A.R. (Grand Army of the Republic) welcome banner.

Lot # 14 (Sale Order: 14 of 349)      

86.43.1 Framed G.A.R. (Grand Army of the Republic) welcome banner. GAR badge, "Welcome" and "G.A.R." Printed on fabric...more

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Framed oil painting of "Old Abe" the war eagle

Lot # 15 (Sale Order: 15 of 349)      

86.40.37 Framed oil painting of "Old Abe" the war eagle. Painting portrays the bald eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin perched on an American Flag draped over an artille...morery tube. Old museum number 156 in the lower left corner. Brass plate on the bottom of the frame reads, "Old Abe The Historical War Eagle After the Battle." More information on "Old Abe" with the sheet in the folder. Note: At time of cataloging, museum’s inventory listed provenance and at time of printing, we are working to secure the provenance.

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Framed black and white print of a painting of Battery "H", First Ohio Light Artillery

Lot # 16 (Sale Order: 16 of 349)      

86.3.81 Framed black and white print of a painting of Battery "H", First Ohio Light Artillery. Print shows cannons, manned and firing, in the foreground and center. Of...moreficers and horses are on the left side. Silver plate at the bottom center of the frame reads, "Battery 'H' First Ohio Light Artillery Presented by Col. E. A. Landell."

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Print of drawing of Abraham Lincoln

Lot # 17 (Sale Order: 17 of 349)      

86.3.70 Print of drawing of Abraham Lincoln. "From life by F. B. Carpenter 1864" in lower left corner. Facsimile of Lincoln's signature at bottom center. Small image of...more Lincoln's Springfield, Ill. home. Framed and matted.

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Officer's sword belt with buckle

Lot # 18 (Sale Order: 18 of 349)      

86.12.69 Officer's sword belt with buckle. Black leather belt. Standard issue buckle with Federal eagle. One sword sling is broken and missing. Brass buckles and cli...moreps.

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Cavalry carbine sling swivel

Lot # 19 (Sale Order: 19 of 349)      

98.12.2 Cavalry carbine sling swivel. Stamped "US Shepard E. Gaylord Chicopee, Mass." on underside of swivel loop....more

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Reproduction wooden Confederate canteen

Lot # 20 (Sale Order: 20 of 349)      

96.46.1 Reproduction wooden Confederate canteen. Leather strap. Copper fittings. Tin spout....more

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Tin desktop paperclip holder

Lot # 21 (Sale Order: 21 of 349)      

08.38.10 Tin desktop paperclip holder. Paperclip holder is in the shape of a drum. Three tin muskets are stacked over the drum. One musket has a bayonet....more

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Brass compass in leather carrying case

Lot # 22 (Sale Order: 22 of 349)      

05.12.1 Brass compass in leather carrying case. Made by Wm. Wurdemann, Washington D.C....more

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Seal press of the G.A.R. Post No. 5, Camden, N.J.

Lot # 23 (Sale Order: 23 of 349)      

86.43.155 Seal press of the G.A.R. Post No. 5, Camden, N.J. Iron press painted black with gold accents on the sides and back. Steel seal press disks are squeezed togeth...moreer by depressing an iron handle. Press has holes through the base to attach it to a desk or a table. Press creates an impression on the paper that reads: "Fraternity Charity Loyalty" in the center surrounded by "Thos. M. K. Lee Jr. Post 5 G.A.R. Camden N.J. Incorporated May 9, 1881."

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Pair of infantry officer's shoulder straps of a Major or Lt. Colonel

Lot # 24 (Sale Order: 24 of 349)      

86.22.9 Pair of infantry officer's shoulder straps of a Major or Lt. Colonel. Heavy gold bullion frame around a blue wool field. Evidence of oak leaf insignias that ha...moreve been removed. Black wool backing.

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Bullseye canteen

Lot # 25 (Sale Order: 25 of 349)      

86.12.42 Bullseye canteen. Body painted black. Loops, spout, and neck painted gold. Scene painted on front with cannon crew and American flag. No strap....more

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