is as rare as it gets in Civil War
collecting !! ORIGINAL 12 pound bronze
Mountain Howitzer on a fine quality
"Cannons Ltd." carriage with
complete implements. This is a
"Cyrus Alger" 12 # bronze tube and
is marked "C.A. & Co. -
Boston" on the right trunnion, and is
dated "1861" on the left trunnion.
The muzzle has "180" on the top
face, and "T.J.R." on the bottom
face. "U.S." is nicely
stamped on the top of the tube between the
trunnions, and on the cascabel is the number
"224". The tube has a
beautiful - uncleaned - aged pea green
patina - no shiny brass here !! The
vent hole is open and we are supplying 20
friction primers with the cannon, SO look
out neighbors !!! A finer ORIGINAL and
"1861" dated Civil War cannon you
just will not see. You can pick it up
here, or we can help in arranging
delivery. A BARGAIN AT--$58,500.SOLD
condition, excavated, brass sabot from a 30
lb., Federal Parrott projectile. This
was recovered on private property at
brown paper wrap, packet of five, 8 second,
Civil War artillery time fuses. These
are believed to have been made at Allegheny
Arsenal. The packet is displayed in a
Riker case and has a brass name
top section of an 1863 dated Naval watercap
fuse. This was recovered near the
Cumberland River associated with the Battle
condition, excavated, cast brass, Hotchkiss
time fuse. This fuse has a beautiful,
uncleaned, pea green patina and was
recovered along Granny White Pike, second
day's fighting at the Battle of Nashville,
brass Hotchkiss Percussion fuze recovered
2nd Day - Battle of Nashville, TN.
Plunger still intact.--$45.SOLD
condition 1864 dated Naval watercap fuze
recovered near the Cumberland River at the
Battle of Nashville.--$95.SOLD
condition excavated 12 lb. solid shot cannon
ball recovered from a lawn off Leland Lane -
2nd Day fighting at the Battle of Nashville,
TN. (Dec. 15, 1864)--$195.SOLD
of 6 excavated cannon friction primers.
These were recovered many years ago by Mark
Swann from a cannon position behind the
Stone Wall at the Battle of Nashville,
TN.--$175. for all 6
rare, 2.6" Wiard canister round, one of the
rarest there is. It is out of an old
Milwaukee collection and is in absolutely
flawless condition. Even the original
wooden sabot remains perfectly
1 1/2 inch, zinc time fuse for a rifled
Parrott cannon projectile. This was
recovered recently on private property here
at Stones River.--$45.SOLD
green patina on this excavated, long
pattern, "2-inch" Hotchkiss time fuse.
This was recovered many years ago on private
property near Vicksburg, MS.--$45.SOLD
condition, excavated pair of Confederate,
brass, Borman fuse cannonball underplugs.
One of the underplugs is thinner and for a
case shot ball, and one of the underplugs is
thick and for a Confederate shell.--$65 for
pair of Confederate "Polygonal cavity"
cannon ball fragments. One is the
pentagon and the other is the diamond.
They were recovered at the site of the 1864
"Battle of the Cedars" here at Murfreesboro
-- A different battle entirely from the
1862/1863 Battle of Stones River.--$48. for
of Print forever, and a rarity to come by.
This is the red "Field Artillery of the
Civil War" by "Dickey - George". It is
in virtually "New Condition".--$150.
3 inch size Confederate Read shell.
This was recovered from private property
near Richmond, VA. It has the copper
time fuze remaining intact as well as 100%
of the copper sabot. The iron has been
through electrolysis - disarmed - cleaned
and coated. It has about average
amount of pitting/ground action, and is
ready for display.--$325.
lower portions of 2 artillery shells.
One is a Federal 3 inch Hotchkiss
projectile, and the other is a C.S. used 3
inch Dyer [what we used to call a 3 inch
Burton}. These were both recovered on
private property near Chickamauga by Dr.
Rees Buttram.--$48. for both shells
condition, original, non-excavated, Civil
War cannon friction primer. It is
totally possible that we might be able to
still fire a cannon with this jewel.--$55.
condition original unissued "red"
Federal Artillery hat cord for the
"Hardee Style Hat".--$45.
condition excavated 3 - inch Confederate Read shell recovered in central
Virginia and clearly demonstrating the "base chipping" flaw that the C.S.
Read shells were famous for. The shell has a perfect C.S. copper
time fuse. It has already been disarmed - cleaned - and coated and
is ready to go on display.$350.
condition, excavated, Confederate cannon
friction primer. This was recovered
along the 2nd day Battle of Nashville
Confederate line. It remains complete
with the twisted brass wire intact.--$48.