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  1. howitzerrear.jpg (1289193 bytes)howitzer.jpg (1227670 bytes)howitzerrev.jpg (1318867 bytes)howitzerside.jpg (1175111 bytes)howitzerdstnt.jpg (1309053 bytes)howitzermkr.jpg (740994 bytes)howitzernmbr.jpg (916256 bytes)howitzercstbl.jpg (774920 bytes)howitzerdte.jpg (826019 bytes)This 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.

  2. Extremely 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 intact.--$2,650.SOLD

  3. Four excavated examples of Confederate polygonal cavity shrapnel.  These were recovered on private property here at Murfreesboro at the site of the 1864 "Battle of the Cedars".--$30. for all four.SOLD

  4. Beautiful matching set of interwined "USA" lead filled Federal Artillery rosettes with a small piece of the original leather harness.  You are just not going to find nicer.--$295. for the matching pair.SOLD

  5. Excavated, 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.

  6. Pretty 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.

  7. Excellent 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 both.

  8. Excavated 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 both

  9. Out 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.

  10. Excavated 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.

  11. Excavated 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

  12. Beautiful 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.

  13. Mint condition original unissued "red" Federal Artillery hat cord for the "Hardee Style Hat".--$45.

  14. Nice 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.
  15. Beautiful 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.


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Larry Hicklen

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