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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.