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Medical Officers Sash - Silk medical officer sash is just shy of 10' feet long, 116" overall with 9" tassle & knots, body is 4" wide laid flat. Sash remains in very good condition showing honest age & use. Several small snags, nothing extreme & stain, possible blood stain. These are getting scarce to find in any condition. - Price is $ 2650.00 plus shipping and insurance. Item - HG-1-44

Civil War Confederate General Officer's Sash - Excellent condition overall with no mothing, shows minor wear & use with light staining. Sash body is 5" laid flat with a total of 12 feet long, the knot & tassel are 9 1/2" long. Sash identified to CS General Joeseph A. Reeves of Camden, Arkansas. Enlisted first in the City Guards of Camden, of his home town, became a 1st Lieutenant May 15, 1861 in Co H of the 6th Arkansas Regiment, then promoted to captain of company & commanded for 2 years, was participant in all engagements west of the Mississippi, near the end of the war made General Officer. Born August 22, 1836 Died October 12, 1912, Sash purchased by Doris Mackenzie from the family of Frances Fitzpatrick, maiden name "Rodgers" fathers name Steven Rogers, possible a niece, the 90 year old husband could not remember if Joseph Reeves was an uncle or great uncle of Frances which passed some 10 years ago or more. More research could prove interesting here. Old paper image passed along with Sash showing Reeves wearing the same sash and will remain with it. - Price is $ 2500.00 plus shipping and insurance. Item - HG-2-969

SCARCE Quarter Master Shoulder Straps - Triple border Staff Officer Quarter Master Shoulder Straps. The size is large, 2 1/4" by 5", excellent condition overall showing honest age & light use. - Price is $ 1850.00 plus shipping and insurance. Item - HG-3-708

SCARCE Officers Fedora or slouch hat - Circa 1870's to 1880's, Indain War period hat with masonic insignia, my opinion dating. This could easy date to the civil war by a couple other colleague opinions. Scarce example here, somewhat semi-stiff black felt with a 2" sweat band, sewed brim border, complete with original ostrich feather & rosette. Hat size marked size 7, velvet masonic insignia full size, 3 1/2" high by 2 1/2" wide,, just like the insignia from the civil war. Hat is un-touched fresh from an attic, it is dirty overall, shows light wear & use. I'm not about to clean the felt and like the looks as it is all origianl, we will let the buyer decide. My opinion this is a very scarce example of headgear seldom found anywhere. There is some loss of border brim from storage, I see no moth nipping or damage. - Price is $ 1500.00 plus shipping and insurance. Item - HG-4-1649

Brass Bugle - Brass Artillery Bugle maker marked Henry Keat & Sons as well as the mouth piece. Bugle is approximately 10 1/2" long with a 4" diameter reinforced bell, very good condition showing use & wear with minor dents, nice dark patina, artillery cord is a replacement and not original. Not much information out there to date bugles, most likly Indian War Era, circa 1870's. - Price is $ 650.00 plus shipping and insurance. Item - HG-5-95
Artillery Shell Jacket - Artillery Shell Jacket with a 12 button front, 2 3/4" stand up collar. Jacket complete with all original buttons, no backmarks, all front buttons resewed, 2 are replaced with period buttons, 2" seam separation left shoulder, easy fix if desired. Minor wear to inside collar & cuff area, 4 dots for size 4, inspection stamped, jacket overall excellent condition showing honest age. - Price is $ 2850.00 plus shipping and insurance. Item - HG-6-481

Civil War Cavalry Hardee Hat - Excellent condition overall, hat shows honest age & light use. Original cavarly hat cord & brass insignia with double stitch border brim, feather is a replacement. Shows no signs of ever having a hardee hat plate, good chance it never was issued with a feather. Hat would look just fine without the feather if you so desire. Original label inside with Eagle US Army No 7 1/8" note,, scarce paper tag. The goat or pig skin sweat band is 2 1/4" wide, one side is loose, easy repair with a couple dabs of glue. This is a 4500.00 hat, look at the friendly price. - Price is $ 3650.00 plus shipping and insurance. Item - HG-7-2704

Maple Shell Drum - Post Civil War snare drum, circa 1890 to 1920. Paper maker label inside vent hole, The Imperial Co Cincinnati O. Drum is 16" in diameter by 11" high, 2 leather ears missing. Overall good condition, shows age & use, some wood shrinkage to side that look like cracks, thats what happens to bent wood. The drum parts here alone & heads are worth the asking price. - Price is $ 450.00 plus shipping and insurance. Item HG-8-2055

Massachusets Linen Haversack - Haversack is complete with rice bag, both bone inside buttons have been removed. Overall bag size is 9 1/2" by 9 1/2" with a 1" wide strap 46" long. Inside outer flap is stamped, cant decipher the letters. Overall in excellent condition showing honest age and light use. These are getting scarce in the market place. - Price is $ 850.00 plus shipping and insurance. Item HG-9-1117

SCARCE CIRCA 1840 CHAPEAU HEADGEAR - Excellent Example here of one of the most sought after headgears, shows honest age & use, complete with inside liner & sweat band. Button is a Infantry Eagle with Superior Quality Back-Mark. The size is 17 1/2" long by 6 1/2" high. - Price is $ 950.00 plus shipping and insurance. Item - HG-10-225

Painted Wood Drum - circa 1875, I date this Indian War Period to a little later by label & maker. Paper label inside reads, Manufactured for Oliver Ditson Co Everything in Music Boston Mass by Lyon & Healy Chicago. Drum is 16" by 11", painted blue shell with gold painted hoops, missing some leathers, some are replaced, rope very old, could have been replaced at some point. Drum heads good, not really playable, BUT makes a GREAT DISPLAY OVERALL. - Price is $ 650.00 plus shipping and insurance. Item - HG-11-1632

Lincoln Style Top Hat - 19th century black cloth collapsible top hat, maker inside John Wanamaker. Stands 5 1/2" tall, approximate hat size is 6 to 6 1/2. Shows wear & use, back spring broken with no harm to display, small hole and pulled loose some at top, see photo. Overall shows great character, nice early hat. - Price is $ 115.00 plus shipping and insurance. Item - HG-12-1902

GAR Frock Coat - Excellent condition overall with no mothing. Frock coat with 11 button front, 2 cuff buttons each sleeve and 4 buttons to skirt, couple have been replaced. Two pockets inside breast and one in each tail. Jacket has a 1 1/4" stand up collar, sleeves are 20 1/2" long. Jacket is 36" long overall with a 18" skirt, 17" wide shoulder to shoulder. Maker tag is Lilley Company Military Goods Maker, coat is circa 1880 to 1890. Jacket is a original GAR made coat and not a put together with just adding GAR buttons. Getting difficult to buy & sell them at this price. - Price is $ 600.00 plus shipping and insurance. Item - HG-13-2430

New York National Guard Coatee - NYNG 19th century uniform, overall good condition showing honest age & use. One front row of breast buttons missing, 1 reverse tail bomb missing. Collar shows the most wear on the inside. One inside tail pocket with one inside chect pocket. Maker label inside, Brooks Brothers Broadway New York. Both original epauletts show age, one is pinned, one with some wire holding to jacket, one shoulder epaulette strap broken with little harm. Cotton lining inside remains good overall showing honest wear. The price is right, needs a good home,, I see just the epaulettes selling for the price listed here. - Price is $ 375.00 plus shipping and insurance. Item - HG-14-2333

New York National Guard Coatee - NYNG 19th century uniform, overall very good condition showing honest age & use. Small in size as most are, overall 36" long from the top of collar to bottom of the tails. Shoulder to shoulder is 15" with a 2" stand-up collar, sleeves are 26" long, 2 inside tail pocket with one inside chect pocket. Maker label inside Ridabock & Co New York, dates the coat. Button backmark by the same maker, 48 total buttons, two are missing, one on the cuff, one on the tail. Inside cotton padded lining remains very good with light soiling. This is a very nice coat for the money, they make a wonderful & beautiful display anywhere in the house. - Price is $ 375.00 plus shipping and insurance. Item - HG-15-2272

Mexican War Lieutenant Colonel of Staff Shoulder Straps - SCARCE STRAPS HERE, both shows signs of use & wear, overall they remain excellent in condition, all hand sewed & made, size is 2" by 4 1/4". - Price is $ 950.00 plus shipping and insurance. Item - HG-16

SCARCE Named GAR Slouch Hat - A real honest GAR hat and not a put together. GAR Hat, complete with liner & sweat band, hat cord, GAR insignia and Corp badge. Corp badge of the 3rd Army Corp, red for the 1st Divison which served at Gettysburg. Sweat band with maker stamping, also marked in period ink inside HR Mayette. I find Henry Mayette listed in Co K 124th New York, they were indeed at Gettysburg. More research to confirm if he was on the Gettysburg Battlefield. MAYETTE, HENRY R.—Age, 19 years. Enlisted, August 5, 1862, at Wallkill, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. K, September 5, 1862; promoted corporal, March 5, 1864; wounded in action, May 23,1864, at North Anna, Va.; promoted sergeant, November 15, 1864; mustered out with company, June 3, 1865, near Washington, D. C, - Price is $ SOLD plus shipping and insurance. Item - HG-17-2886

Civil War Period Drum - Brass shell drum with hoops & calf skin heads. The size is 15 1/2" in diameter by 9 1/2" high. Drum is in need of TLC. Heads need to be soaked in hot water and applied to shell. Would look great with rims stripped, painted red and brass being polished with brasso. Needs new rope & leathers, you could turn this into a 650.00 drum with little time. - Price is $ 250.00 plus shipping and insurance. Item - HG-18

MINT Infantry Captain Shoulder Straps - The nicest pair of I have seen in years, Captain of Infantry. Triple border with open backs, they are 2" by 5" long. You will not find better. - Price is $ 2500.00 plus shipping and insurance. Item - HG-19-1092

19th Century French Brass Shell Drum - Drum is is 16" by 11 1/2" high, the shell & hoops are original with everything else being replaced. Hoops have been painted blue, paint shows areas of wear & scuffs. I date this drum circa 1870 to 1880, will pass as a civil war period piece. Drum is playable, gut snare missing along with adjustment, recondition for display. Overall drum looks great and will display well in any relic room. - Price is $ 550.00 plus shipping and insurance. Item - HG-20-2075

Officers Maroon Field Sash - Sash good condition overall with some snags or mothing most to the middle, look to be snags to me. Sash shows age & wear typical of being worn in the field. Just over 8 feet long, 100" overall with tassel & knots. The tassel & knots are 9" long, sash body is 4.5" wide laid flat. - Price is $ 650.00 plus shipping and insurance. Item - HG-21-2789

Civil War Artillery Shell Jacket - Excellent condition overall, standard 12 button front with a 2 1/2" stand up collar, both pillows on the reverse. Jacket shows minor wear & use, shows signs of a few modern stich repairs, complete with all original buttons, liner remains excellent, inside sleeve with 3 dots for size 3 & stamped number "3", inspection mark stamped & hard to decipher. Jacket comes with high grade reproduction shoulder scales, impossible to tell otherwise, excellent display here. - Price is $ 2850.00 plus shipping and insurance. Item - HG-22-991

Indian War Period McDowell Style Officers Cap - More scarce than the civil war counter part, seldom seen today. Both New York buttons, chin strap, liner, sweat band all original. Maker marked inside with Ridabock & Co Formally Baker & McKenney Military Goods 141 Grand St New York. Overall very good condition showing honest age & light use. Several small moth nips with one small 1/2" hole to the reverse. Great hat for the money. - Price is $ 1250.00 plus shipping and insurance. Item - HG-23-1839

SCARCE Burgundy Officers Sash - Crimson or maroon silk sash is 9 foot long overall, 108" with 10" tassle & knots, sash body is incredible 9 1/2" wide. In all my years of collecting, buying & selling, I have NEVER encounter any this wide. Sash remains in excellent condition showing honest age & use, 5 small pin holes, one is 1/4" in diameter and a couple small stains. - Price is $ 1250.00 plus shipping and insurance. Item - HG-24-2844

Model 1899 Regulation Cavalry Khaki Field Blouse - Spanish American War uniform with cavalry shoulder tabs, worn by Army Enlisted Soldiers. Shoulder tabs can be replaced easy for any branch of service, artillery or infantry if you like, both pairs are included. You can set up displays of artillery, cavalry or infantry and include a uniform. Overall blouse is in good condition showing honest age & light use, some age stain from storage. All general staff eagle buttons in place with Horstmann Philadelphia backmarks. Blouse is 26" long overall with a 5 button front and a 1 1/2" fold down collar. Shoulder to shoulder is 16" with sleeves being 23" long. These jackets are getting scarce and have become very desirable. - Price is $ 450.00 plus shipping and insurance. Item - HG-25-2641

Pattern 1881 Cavalry Officers Helmet - Excellent condition overall, helmet shows honest age & light use. The only negative is the sweat band has a small tear and is loose, needs glued, you fix if desired. The orginal horse hair yellow plume missing and was replaced with a pattern 1887 darker one. Helmet has no issues or cracks as many have. All parts are original & authentic to the period. - Price is $ 850.00 plus shipping and insurance. Item - HG-26-2312

Civil War French Model 1860 Leather Shako - The sturdy black leather shako was issued to 62d & 83d Pennsylvania, 18th Massachusetts and the 49th & 72d New York with most going to New York. Shako shows light wear & use, chin strap tucked inside, complete but dry & broken in half. The 2" sweat band is loose in the front with chipping around the border edge. Shako has a 6" white wool plume with brass stem. This type of shako use to be common, not any more, getting scarce. This will be the cheapest civil war headgear you can purchase today. - Price is $ 850.00 plus shipping and insurance. Item - HG-27-1703

Artillery GAR Hat - Bowler Hat with GAR Insignia and artillery hat cord. Size is 6 3/4 with initials W. E. L. on the sweat band & maker stamped. Good condition overall showing honest age & use. - Price is $ 250.00 plus shipping and insurance. Item - HG-28

Great Seal of the Confederacy - Excellent condition overall, case shows light use & wear from storage, case size is 5" square by 1" thick, velvet-lined with seal covered in glass. This is one of a 1000 electrotype replicas manufactured in 1873, coated in gold, silver and bronze, not many have survived time. These copies made to raise revenue for southern widows & orphans in need of money. The original Great Seal is stored in the Museum of the Confederacy, see last photo, this is an electrotype copy coated in bronze. - Price is $ 1650.00 plus shipping and insurance. Item - HG-29-943

Reproduction Civil War Drum - Made by Noble & Cooley Company, overall drum is 17" in diameter by 14 1/2" high. Made for the sesquicentennial using the same jigs, fixtures and material as they were made 150 ago in 1861. This one is number 8 of 50 for 2011. The maker label inside is duplicated from the drum made in 1861. Reproduction 16" oak drum sticks included for display. - Price is $ 1150.00 plus shipping and insurance. Item - HG-30-1526

Navy Rear Admiral Stephen Platt Quackenbush Cased Navy Epauletts - Cased epauletts overall excellent missing rank insignia, both with tie strings & the paper label marked, Horstmann Bros & Co Importers and Dealers In Military & Fancy Goods 8 Maiden Lane NY. Paintings of Stephen P Quackenbush & wife Cynthia H Quackenbush, signed by award winning artist John Willard Raught, Scranton, Pa. Everhart Museum has the largest display & collection of his work. Epaulettes come with copies of Pension Papers & paintings. Paintings were sold back into the family of Quackenbush's great grand-daughter, you are only buying the epaulettes and its original storage box. - Price is $ 950.00 plus shipping and insurance. Item - HG-31-808



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