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    Original Civil War Period Abraham Lincoln Family Albumen Photo Image In Period Frame

    $325.00
    Original Civil War Period Abraham Lincoln Family Albumen Photo Image In Period Frame. An authentic Civil War period large format albumen photo of an image of the Lincoln family. It is housed in a period frame with the photographer/sales information on the back of the frame. It is in very good condition with normal wear for something over 150 years old. The image is good (there is glare from the glass in the photos) it is not on the image.

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    Authentic Impact Civil War Bullet Recovered At Culp’s Hill Gettysburg Battlefield

    $23.00
    Authentic Impact Civil War Bullet Recovered At Culp's Hill Gettysburg Battlefield.  A certified authentic bullet from the Gettysburg Battlefield found at "Culp's Hill” from the area where the Union right flank was engaged almost non stop from July 1-3 1863. Culp's Hill is one of the most famous spots on the Gettysburg battlefield.  The bullet you receive will not be the exact same one in the photo. most from this area will be fired, some are high impact  like shown this means it hit a rock or tree of something else.  We will pick the best one from our inventory. All Gettysburg relics were obtained before it was national Park and are 100% legal to own.  There will be no more bullets or relics from this area because relic hunting is now prohibited. Comes museum documentation (COA). One side has the location and museum number one side is plain as shown in photo. Documented authentic bullets from Culp's Hill are rare! Very limited supply. Also see our listing for Culp's Hill bullets in collectors boxes.

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    Authentic Civil War Bullet Recovered At The Bloody Wheatfield Gettysburg Battlefield Irish Brigade Area

    $25.00
    Authentic Civil War Bullet Recovered At The Bloody Wheatfield Gettysburg Battlefield Irish Brigade Area. A certified authentic bullet from the Gettysburg Battlefield found at the “Wheatfield” from the area where The famous Irish Brigade fought on, July 2, 1863. The bloody wheatfield is one of the most famous spots on the Gettysburg battlefield. The Wheatfield is considered the bloodiest spot on The Battle of Gettysburg. The bullet you receive will not be the exact same one in the photo. most from this area will be fired, some are dropped like shown.  We will pick the best one from our inventory. All Gettysburg relics were obtained before it was national Park and are 100% legal to own.  There will be no more bullets or relics from this area because relic hunting is now prohibited. Comes museum documentation (COA). One side has the location and museum number one side is plain as shown in photo. Documented authentic bullets from Wheatfield are rare! Very limited supply. Also see our listing for Wheatfield bullets in collectors boxes.

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    Authentic Band Of Brothers Poster Autographed By Major Dick Winters Of Easy Company

    SOLD! Authentic Band Of Brothers Poster Autographed By Major Dick Winters Of Easy Company. An authentic HBO poster for the mini series Band Of Brothers 20"/31" mounted professionally in a black metal frame with glass. The promotional poster was originally folded. The poster was signed in 2002 by Major Dick Winters in a gold paint marker. This was signed for Winters friend John -------. Winters signed "John Hang Tough Dick Winters". The signature is strong, large, and bold. The poster is in perfect condition except for the minor fold lines (the photos show glare from the glass when photographing and are not flaws). As many people know The Gettysburg Museum Of History obtained the personal artifacts and files of Dick Winters. In his files are many examples of his signature. We can assure you that this is 100% Dick Winters autograph. Winters stopped signing not long after the HBO series because it became too much for him. His authentic signature has become very collectible and with on line venues like eBay selling forgeries and reprints his authentic signature that is verified has skyrocketed in value and desirability. This poster will need special shipping by a professional packing company that will be included in the price (we only charge 5.94 flat rate shipping on all orders).  This would make the ultimate gift for a Band Of Brothers/Major Winters enthusiast. Please see our Band of Brothers relics and Major Dick Winters Collection items also.  100% authentic  COA (Certificate of authenticity) from the museum is included.

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    Original U.S. WWII 4th Armored Corps Patch Blanket Throw Trench Art Made From 306 Patches

    $399.00
    Original U.S. WWII 4th Armored Corps Patch Blanket Throw Trench Art Made From 306 Patches. An amazing piece of U.S. Armored folk/trench art. About 4 and 1/2 feet by 3 and 3/4 feet. These patches sell for 5.00 on up each! this is 306 patches! The patch value alone! In very good condition very clean. We have never seen one quite like this. With Museum documentation (COA) 100% guaranteed to be authentic.

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    Superb Relic WWII German Battle Damaged Camo M-35 Double Decal Wire Basket Luftwaffe Helmet Recovered At Carentan Normandy

    Sold Superb Relic WWII German Battle Damaged Camo M-35 Double Decal Wire Basket Luftwaffe Helmet Recovered At Carentan Normandy. From the area "Easy Company and the 101st Airborne fought in Normandy just after D-Day. Many of the German coastal anti aircraft (Luftwaffe) battery soldiers fled in the initial invasion on D-Day. Places like Sainte Mere Eglise that were captured first had anti aircraft soldiers there. Many of them regrouped in the the days flowing and ended up fighting in the defense of Carentan. This amazing relic was recovered there near the bloody Gulch. This helmet was a M-35 double decal with camo over paint. The Luft eagle is very visible and the tri color shield is there but more difficult to see. It had a wire basket, the remains can still be seen. Part of the leather liner is still present. There is a bullet hole near the back and a large dent from battle damage on the top. This is an older pickup so it is relic but not rusted out like ones found today. It is a very solid helmet. If it could only talk! We obtained this out of an old Normandy collection many years ago on one of our many trips to Normandy to buy from our network of Museums and collectors in the area. A rare chance to get a real authentic Normandy campaign helmet with solid bulletproof museum documentation. 100% guaranteed to be authentic Museum COA provided.

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    Original Civil War Period Engraved Boot Pistol .45 Caliber Single Shot Cap And Ball With Checkered Grips

    $335.00
    Long barrel Civil War period boot pistol This was most likely imported for the U.S. market during the Civil War. There is no date or numbers so it is impossible to accurately date this one. Most likely late 1850’s to Early Civil War. It is a standard engraved version with carvedwood grips and white bone/ivory back. The spring is tight and smooth and it does cock and fire.  The gun is about a .45 caliber. A choice beautiful display pistol. A favorite of both Confederate and Union soldiers during the Civil War. Many Civil War soldiers carried private purchase “back up” weapons as illustrated in the photo above. This gun is 100% guaranteed to be authentic, and unaltered. A fantastic non-functioning display piece. Complete museum documentation (COA) provided. This is a pre-1898 antique gun so no federal registration is required. Although this is a working gun we do not recommend firing antique guns. If you decide to repair and shoot it, we will not be held liable for any results. You are responsible for knowing your local laws. No sales to New Jersey, New York City, D.C., or outside the United States. No Paypal payments on guns

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    Authentic Civil War Period Double Barrel “Hand-Cannon” Antique Pistol

    SOLD Authentic Civil War Period Double Barrel “Hand-Cannon” Antique Pistol. A real statment Piece! Double barrel Civil War period boot pistol This was most likely imported for the U.S. market during the Civil War. There is no date or numbers so it is impossible to accurately date this one. Most likely late 1850’s to Early Civil War. It is a standard engraved version with plain wood grips. Both triggers work and cocks. The spring is very tight and fuctions well. The grip is slightly loose and moves a bit when forced. The gun is about a .40 caliber. A choice beautiful display pistol. A favorite of both Confederate and Union soldiers during the Civil War. Many Civil War soldiers carried private purchase “back up” weapons as illustrated in the photo above. This gun is 100% guaranteed to be authentic, and unaltered. A fantastic functioning display piece. Complete museum documentation (COA) provided. This is a pre-1898 antique gun so no federal registration is required. Although this is a working gun we do not recommend firing antique guns. If you decide to repair and shoot it, we will not be held liable for any results. You are responsible for knowing your local laws. No sales to New Jersey, New York City, D.C., or outside the United States. No Paypal payments on guns

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    Original Civil War Period Boot Pistol .44 Caliber Single Shot Cap And Ball With Checkered Grips

    SOLD! Standard barrel Civil War period boot pistol This was most likely imported for the U.S. market during the Civil War. There is no date or numbers so it is impossible to accurately date this one. Most likely late 1850’s to Early Civil War. It is a standard engraved version with carved wood grips and white bone/ivory back. The spring is a bit off but it does cock. A simple ajustment to the spring will most likely fix it. It cocks best when pushing the trigger forward during cock. The hammer has a small chip (see photo). The gun is about a .44 caliber. A choice beautiful display pistol. A favorite of both Confederate and Union soldiers during the Civil War. Many Civil War soldiers carried private purchase “back up” weapons as illustrated in the photo above. This gun is 100% guaranteed to be authentic, and unaltered. A fantastic non-functioning display piece. Complete museum documentation (COA) provided. This is a pre-1898 antique gun so no federal registration is required. Although this is a working gun we do not recommend firing antique guns. If you decide to shoot it, we will not be held liable for any results. You are responsible for knowing your local laws. No sales to New Jersey, New York City, D.C., or outside the United States. No Paypal payments on guns

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    Authentic Fancy Engraved Civil War Period Drop Trigger Muff-Boot Pistol

    $335.00
    Authentic Fancy Engraved Civil War Period Drop Trigger Muff-Boot Pistol. Working unusually excellent condition Civil War period Muff  or boot pistol This was most likely imported for the U.S. market during the Civil War. There is no date or numbers so it is impossible to accurately date this one. Most likely late 1850's to Early Civil War. It is a deluc engraved version with plane carved wood grips. The spring is very tight and strong and does work fine and both cocks and fires. The conceleed trigger drops when cocked. The gun is about a .45 caliber. A choice beautiful display pistol. A favorite of both Confederate and Union soldiers during the Civil War. Also this type was used as a ladies "Muff Pistol". Many Civil War soldiers carried private purchase “back up” weapons as illustrated in the photo above. This gun is 100% guaranteed to be authentic, and unaltered. A fantastic functioning display piece. Complete museum documentation (COA) provided. This is a pre-1898 antique gun so no federal registration is required. Although this is a working gun we do not recommend firing antique guns. If you decide to shoot it, we will not be held liable for any results. You are responsible for knowing your local laws. No sales to New Jersey, New York City, D.C., or outside the United States. No Paypal payments on guns

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    Authentic Relic From Adolf Hitler’s Berghof Residence Made Into An Ash Tray 1945

    $395.00
    Authentic Relic From Adolf Hitler's Berghof Residence Made Into An Ash Tray 1945. A fascinating relic piece of Hitler's infamous marble fireplace from the grand hall of the Berghof (his mountain home). After Hitler's home was captured it was stripped of all souvenirs by U.S. and French soldiers. After all the souvenirs were gone people started to take pieces of the building itself. An entrepreneurial U.S. soldier had the idea of making ash tray replicas of Hitler's infamous fire place using a piece of the red marble from the actual fireplace of Hitler. These souvenirs were sold to visitors to the Berghof, Eagles Nest, and Berchtesgaden. Now they are very rare sought after collectors items. An authentic Hitler relic. Comes with the original "COA" on the back of the fireplace and our Museum documentation (COA) 100% guaranteed to be authentic.

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    Authentic Ancient Roman Artifacts Study Box For Collectors And Students

    $39.95
    Authentic Ancient Roman Artifacts Study Box For Collectors And Students. Contains 2 Roman Coins, a Roman ring and 2 pieces of ancient Christian crosses (Byzantine). All are 100% authentic ancient artifacts recovered from sites in the Roman/Byzantine area. Each box will differ and we will pick the best one from our inventory. In 2011 The Gettysburg Museum of History obtained a large collection from Europe. This is a perfect set for students, or collectors looking for a less expensive opportunity. Each set come in an acid free Riker (specimen box) and has Museum documentation (COA). Limited supply.

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    Original Civil War Enfield Rifle Lock Plate Recovered In Reynolds’s Woods Gettysburg Battlefield 26th North Carolina

    $235.00
    Original Civil War Enfield Rifle Lock Plate Recovered In Reynolds's Woods Gettysburg Battlefield 26th North Carolina Area. A relic but complete lock plate with hammer and sear pin from an Enfield rifle. This relic was recovered "West of Willoughby's Run" in Reynolds's Woods on the Gettysburg battlefield. The Union Iron Brigade fought the Confederate 26th North Carolina in this area on July 1, 1863. The Iron Brigade had Springfield rifles and the 26th North Carolina had Enfield rifles so it is very likely this plate was from a Confederate in the 26th North Carolina.  Found by legendary old time relic hunter and historian Ed Miller All Gettysburg relics were obtained before it was national Park and are 100% legal to own.  There will be no more bullets or relics from this area because relic hunting is now prohibited. Comes museum documentation (COA).

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    Authentic Civil War Bullet Recovered At The High Water Mark Gettysburg Battlefield (Pickett’s Charge Area)

    $36.00
    A certified authentic bullet from the Gettysburg Battlefield found at the "High Water Mark" from the area where Pickett's Charge was fought on, July 3, 1863. Little Round Top is one of the most famous spots on the Gettysburg battlefield. The High Water Mark is considered the furthest point the Confederate attack achieved during Pickett's Charge. It is the climax of The Battle of Gettysburg. The bullet you receive will not be the exact same one in the photo. most from this area will be fired, some are dropped like shown.  We will pick the best one from our inventory. All Gettysburg relics were obtained before it was national Park and are 100% legal to own.  There will be no more bullets or relics from this area because relic hunting is now prohibited. Comes museum documentation (COA). One side has the location and museum number one side is plain as shown in photo. Documented authentic bullets from Pickett's Charge are rare! Very limited supply. Also see our listing for Pickett's Charge  bullets in collectors boxes.

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    Authentic Confederate Infantry Button Recovered At Reynolds Woods Gettysburg Battlefield (26 North Carolina Area)

    SOLD Authentic Confederate Infantry Button Recovered At Reynolds Woods Gettysburg Battlefield (26 North Carolina area) Found "West of Willoughby's Run) Reynold's woods where the 26th North Carolina fought the Iron Brigade on July 1st 1863.  This is an exceptional button with the shank loop still intact, and comes with complete museum documentation. Well documented Confederate buttons like this from Reynolds Woods are RARE! For the collector who wants the very best. There can be almost no doubt that this was lost by a 26 North Carolina  soldier on July 1st 1863. Don’t miss this unique chance to own a real American treasure from one of the battle of Gettysburg’s most famous combat units.

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    Authentic Civil War Bullet Recovered At Little Round Top Gettysburg Battlefield (20th Maine Area)

    $33.00
    A certified authentic bullet from the Gettysburg Battlefield found at Little Roundtop from the area where  the 20th Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment fought on, July 2, 1863. Little Round Top is one of the most famous spots on the Gettysburg battlefield.  It will not be the exact same one in the photo. most from this area will be fired, some are dropped like shown.  We will pick the best one from our inventory. All Gettysburg relics were obtained before it was national Park and are 100% legal to own.  There will be no more bullets or relics from this area because relic hunting is now prohibited. Comes museum documentation (COA). One side has the location and museum number one side is plain as shown in photo. Documented authentic bullets from Little Round Top are rare! Very limited supply. Also see our listing for Little Round Top  bullets in collectors boxes.

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    Authentic Civil War Bullet Recovered At Devil’s Den Gettysburg Battlefield

    $35.00
    Authentic Civil War Bullet Recovered At Devil's Den Gettysburg Battlefield. On July 2, 1863, Smith’s Union battery used the hill to counterfire on Confederate artillery prior to McLaws’ Assault at 5:30 pm. Against Hood’s Assault that started at 4 pm, Devils Den was defended by Birney’s 1st Division as the far left position from The Peach Orchard Salient of the III Corps. The hill was captured when the “First Texas Regiment, having pressed forward to the crest of the hill and driven the enemy from his battery”, and Anderson’s Confederates used the hill for the first attack on The Wheatfield. From near the Slaughter Pen, the 40th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment forced the 2nd & 17th Georgia regiments of Benning’s Brigade to retreat to Devils Den. Genuine Gettysburg Battlefield bullet from Devil’s Den most from this area will be fired, some are dropped like shown.  We will pick the best one from our inventory. All Gettysburg relics were obtained before it was national Park and are 100% legal to own.  Comes museum documentation (COA). One side has the location and museum number one side is plain as shown in photo. Documented authentic bullets from Devil’s Den are rare! Very limited supply. Also see our listing for Devil's Den bullets in collectors boxes.

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    Original Civil War 12lb. Cannon Ball (Solid Shot) Early Battlefield Pickup From Lookout Mountain

    SOLD Original Civil War 12lb. Cannon Ball (Solid Shot) Early Battlefield Pickup From Lookout Mountain. The classic civil war cannon ball. This example is a very early battlefield pickup and has minimum pitting. It exhibits a visible casting seam (see photos) and is most likely Confederate. An exquisite artifact. Relics from this area rarely come up for sale. Comes with a COA  from the Gettysburg Museum of History documenting the provenance of this artifact.

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    Original WWII German M-35 Double Decal Battle Helmet From The Battle Of The Bulge

    Sold Original WWII German M-35 Double Decal Battle Helmet From The Battle Of The Bulge.   The sheet steel construction helmet retains about 60% of its original grey/green  paint. The left side of the helmet has a black lined, Wehrmacht eagle decal which is almost gone. The right side of the helmet has a national tri-color decal . All three liner retaining rivets are gone and both inserted ventilation bushings are all intact. The interior of the helmet’s liner is gone.  Salty, worn and used M35. Recovered in Belgium a relic from The battle of the bulge.  For the collector who wants a true original from the battle of the bulge campaign that displays well. We obtained this helmet from The 101st Airborne Museum in Bastogne. Complete museum documentation (COA)

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    Original WWII German Army Officer’s Parade Dress Belt And Buckle Brought Home By U.S. Vet.

    $299.00
    Original WWII German Army Officer's Parade Dress Belt And Buckle Brought Home By U.S. Vet.  Nice quality, roughly 46mm wide, 102cm long, bright, silver/aluminum brocade belt. The belt comes with a two piece, matte silver washed, die stamped, aluminum alloy construction , circular belt buckle. The buckle features a highly embossed oak-leaf wreath encompassing a central Wehrmacht, (Armed Forces), style eagle with down-swept wings, clutching a canted swastika in it’s talons, on a subtlety textured, slightly domed, central field. The reverse of the buckle is a mirror image of the obverse and has a separate, circular plate insert with a crimped catch and retaining hook. The circular plate is secured by the crimped outer edges of the buckle’s obverse. The buckle retaining hook was designed to be slipped into the natural aluminum alloy, opened rectangular, dual pronged, belt securing bar. Belt is adjustable to multiple sizes. Nice clean, complete example. Slight fraying (see photos).  In untouched condition. U.S. Veteran bring back.  100% guaranteed to be authentic. Complete museum documentation (COA)

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    Props From The Movie Gettysburg Working .36 Navy Revolver, Holster, And Belt Rig

    $399.00
    Props From The Movie Gettysburg Working .36 Navy Revolver, Holster, And Belt Rig. We never sell replicas but in this case they are historic replicas. A working Civil War .36 Navy, holster, and belt with buckle. All three were used in the production of the movie "Gettysburg" (1993). This is a black powder "cap and ball" revolver in .36 caliber. Gettysburg was filmed on location in 1993. 100% Guaranteed to be used as a prop in the production of the movie Gettysburg. Comes with Museum documentation (COA). his gun has no condition issues and is  100% guaranteed to be from the movie and unaltered.  A fantastic collector's display piece.  This is a replica pre-1898 style black powder gun so no federal registration is required. Although this is a working gun we do not recommend firing collector item guns. If you decide to shoot it, we will not be held liable for any results. You are responsible for knowing your local laws. No sales to New Jersey, New York City, D.C. or outside the United States. No Paypal sales on guns. Credit Card only.

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    Authentic Civil War Musket Ball Recovered At Miller’s Corn Field Antietam Recovered By Dean Thomas

    $12.00
    Authentic Civil War Musketball Recovered At Miller’s Corn Field Antietam Recovered By Dean Thomas. A .69 caliber musket ball from our collection. We have several and we will pick the best one for you. Some are fired some dropped. One side says “corn field” some have Dean Thomas’ numbers. Legendary Relic Hunter, Author, and historian Dean Thomas had permission to hunt the part of the bloody corn field that was private property (now it is owned by the National Park) so there will never be any more relics coming from this area. Miller’s Corn Field is considered by some historians to be the bloodiest single spot from the bloodiest single day in the Civil War. Very limited supply. Comes With Museum COA.

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    Authentic Civil War Bullet Recovered At Miller’s Corn Field Antietam Recovered By Dean Thomas

    $16.00
    Authentic Civil War Bullet Recovered At Miller's Corn Field Antietam Recovered By Dean Thomas. A Union 3 ring bullet from our collection. We have several and we will pick the best one for you. Some are fired some dropped. One side says "corn field" some have Dean Thomas' numbers. Legendary Relic Hunter, Author, and historian Dean Thomas had permission to hunt the part of the bloody corn field that was private property (now it is owned by the National Park) so there will never be any more relics coming from this area. Miller's Corn Field is considered by some historians to be the bloodiest single spot from the bloodiest single day in the Civil War. Very limited supply. Comes With Museum COA.

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    Exquisite WWI U.S. Masonic Battle-Damaged Trench Art Artillery Shell 82nd Division Named

    $350.00
    Exquisite WWI U.S. Masonic Battle-Damaged Trench Art Artillery Shell 82nd Division Named. One of the most interesting trench art pieces we have seen. A WWI U.S. 75 mm artillery shell that was struck by a bullet (see photos). We believe the art was created around the battle damage as a symbolic gesture. It has the Masonic symbol and a U.S. and French flag. It is named to R. Buddee Supply Company 327th Infantry Regiment 82nd Division. It also says "On Battlefield France 1918. A very interesting Masonic  relic

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    Original WWII German DRKB/NS-RKB VISOR CAP U.S. Veteran Bring Back

    $175.00
    Original WWII German DRKB/NS-RKB VISOR CAP U.S. Veteran Bring Back. The DRKB, Deutscher Reichskriegerbund (Kyffhäuserbund), (German National Association of Veterans, Kyffhäuser Association), was formed during WWI, and was based on the DKB, Deutscher Kriegerbund (German Veterans Association), originally formed after the war of 1870-71. The addition of "Kyffhäuser" in the associations name referred to the Kyffhäuser mountain where a large war memorial had been erected. The goal of the association was to preserve the morale and comradeship of former soldiers and to financially assist its members if required. On March 29TH 1938 the DRKB was renamed NS-RKB, Nationalsozialistische-Reichskriegerbund, (National Socialist-State Soldiers League), by the NSDAP and amalgamated with most of the earlier veterans associations into one national organization. Uniform and headgear regulations of the DRKB/NS-RKB were introduced prior to 1933 and were modified again in 1936 and 1938. This visor hat is in good condition. It is missing the leather chinstrap. The visor is cracked (see photos). Other than this it is good. No mothing or other defects except normal storage and age wear. In untouched condition. U.S. Veteran bring back.  100% guaranteed to be authentic. Complete museum documentation (COA)

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    Original WWII German Navy (Kriegsmarine) Single Decal M-40 Helmet (U.S. Vet. Bring Back)

    $895.00
    Original WWII German Navy (Kriegsmarine) Single Decal M-40 Helmet (U.S. Vet. Bring Back). Helmet retains about 95% of its original slightly rough textured field-grey paint. The golden yellow Kriegsmarine eagle decal is retained about 98%. All three liner retaining rivets are intact. M31 leather liner shows heavy use and wear with tears. The liner has partially come off (we will include the piece that fell out). The reverse interior neck guard apron has a deep serial number stamp, "333" and the interior left side apron has manufacturers code and size stamp "SE64"  size 64. Partial chinstrap remains. A very nice shell and decal. Navy helmets are 10x more rare than army helmets and 3x more rare than SS. A very Decent helmet in untouched condition. U.S. Veteran bring back.  100% guaranteed to be authentic. Complete museum documentation (COA)

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    Original Civil War U.S. Box Plate Recovered At The 1st Minnesota Monument Gettysburg Battlefield

    $1,050.00
    Original Civil War U.S. Box Plate Recovered At The 1st Minnesota Monument Gettysburg Battlefield. Very nice early pick up (Pre-National Park) both hooks are broken. The plate has a beautiful chocolate brown patina . This plate was found near the 1st Minnesota Monument, Gettysburg.  A very historic area and in good  condition.  The first Minnesota was one of the most famous units at Gettysburg taking massive casualties on July 2nd 1863. Relics from this area rarely come up for sale. Comes with a deaccession letter from the Gettysburg Museum of History documenting the provenance of this artifact. Originally recovered by legendary old time relic hunter Al Flickinger. It has the number “5” and “1st Minn Mon” in ink, this corresponds with Mr. Flickinger’s notes. This plate was originally sold by us and it was recently bought back along with a few other items from this collection.  A historic museum piece, early pick-up excellent condition  plates are rare especially a well documented authentic example from Gettysburg. If you are a collector that wants, excellent documentation, good condition, and a very historic location this is the plate for you. Act fast this one will not last.

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    Original Iron Brigade Eagle Hat Badge Recovered In Reynolds’s Woods Gettysburg Battlefield

    $1,399.00
    Original Iron Brigade Eagle Hat Badge Recovered In Reynolds's Woods Gettysburg Battlefield. Original relic "Jefferson Hat Pin" from a Hardee hat. This pin was recovered "West of Willoughby's Run (Reynolds Woods) on McPherson's ridge Gettysburg battlefield by Legendary relic hunter and historian Ed Miller. This pin was photographed for the book "Gettysburg Battlefield Relics and Souvenirs" by Mike O'Donnell. The write up was great (see photos) but Mike used the wrong photo (we have another in Eagle pin in the museum). The Iron Brigade were the only unit wearing Hardee hats in combat at Gettysburg. This combined with the recovery location make this artifact certainly Iron Brigade. We only know of a few authentic examples recovered at Gettysburg this being one of them. It has some loss (see photos) the hooks are missing. The eagle looks great and has a perfect "chocolate brown" patina. Comes with a deaccession letter from the Gettysburg Museum of History documenting the provenance of this artifact. Do not miss your chance to own this very historical artifact from History's most famous combat units at Gettysburg.  This was sold by us many years ago when we first bought Some of the Ed Miller collection and we recently had the opportunity to buy it back. For the collector who wants a very rare and interesting Iron Brigade insignia from the very best historical location.

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    Original Civil War Schenkl Shell Recovered Meade’s H.Q. (Pickett’s Charge) Gettysburg Battlefield

    $875.00
    Original Civil War Schenkl Shell Recovered Meade's H.Q. (Pickett's Charge) Gettysburg Battlefield. A very nice unexploded Civil War 3″ 10Lb. Schenkl shell (Deactivated, inert, no gun powder or explosives, safe). This shell was found on the east side of General Meade's Headquarters near the site of the Tawneytown Road entrance to the National Park visitor center (when found it was  "Fantasyland") . It was recovered by legendary early relic hunter, historian and author Dean Thomas. It was recovered on what was then private property. This was no doubt an overshot by the Confederate guns on Seminary Ridge shooting at the Union guns along Cemetery Ridge during Pickett’s Charge on July 3, 1863. It is well documented that the Confederates used lots of captured Yankee ammo during the battle of Gettysburg (like this shell, a Union manufactured projectile).  The shell is in remarkably good condition being an earlier pick up. It does have some pitting (see photos). This is a very rare percussion (impact) fuse made from brass. This shell has a wood base (stand) that is included. The shell is drilled and flushed of all gun powder (see photos).  Relics from this area rarely come up for sale. Comes with a deaccession letter from the Gettysburg Museum of History documenting the provenance of this artifact. Do not miss your chance to own this very historical artifact from History's most famous cannon duel during Pickett’s Charge. This was sold by us many years ago when we first bought the Dean Thomas collection and we recently had the opportunity to buy it back. For the collector who wants a very rare and interesting shell from the very best historical location.

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    Original WWII U.S. M-1 Painted Helmet “Double Exposure” Named Fix Bail Front Seam Iconic

    $595.00
    Original WWII U.S. M-1 Painted Helmet "Double Exposure" Named Fix Bail Front Seam. One of the most iconic artifacts from WWII the U.S. M-1 helmet. This example is painted with the name "Double Exposure". This is un-reserched, it could be a vehicle like a half-track or tank. It could also be an aircraft. There is a name and service number inside. This is what we call a "one looker" the paint is 100% authentic from WWII, it is very thick and looks great. The liner with the soldiers name and number came with this helmet. The straps are original to the helmet. An amazing helmet that deserves more research.

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    Original Civil War Hotchkiss Artillery Shell Recovered At Reynolds Woods Gettysburg (Iron

    SOLD Original Civil War Hotchkiss Artillery Shell Recovered At Reynolds Woods Gettysburg (Iron Brigade Area).  A very nice unexploded Civil War 3" Hotchkiss shell (Deactivated, inert, no gun powder or explosives, safe). This shell was found in Reynold's Woods near the site of the Reynolds Death monument.  It was collected  by legendary early relic hunter, historian John Geiselman. It is a fired shell as evident by the grooves in the lead sabbat. It is in very good condition being a very early pick up. The zink fuse has evidence of the paper fuse still remaining (see photos). Relics from John Geiselman's collection are among the most sought out because of his meticulous cataloging of his relics. This coming from Reynolds's Woods and the excellent condition makes this a very desirable shell.   Relics from this area rarely come up for sale. Comes with a deaccession letter from the Gettysburg Museum of History documenting the provenance of this artifact.

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    Original WWII German Double Decal Police Czech Helmet With Original Leather/Horsehair Liner

    SOLD! Original WWII German Double Decal Police Czech Helmet With Original Leather/Horsehair Liner. A very rare helmet. When Czechoslovakia was annexed by Hitler their local Police force was kept with Nazi Party direction. This is a Czech helmet with Nazi German police decals (very rare in this form). Has the authentic white leather liner (shows wear and patina) with horse hair pads. In good condition with 75% apple green paint and about 70% decals with expected cracking.  The liner is good and solid with expected wear the joiner string was replaced with a generic string at some point. The chin strap is broken (see photos). A rare used U.S. Veteran bring back helmet that is a bit salty and has the "been there look" we like.  100% guaranteed to be authentic. Complete museum documentation (COA). The Double decal German/Czech police helmets rarely come up for sale, a rare opportunity.

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    Original WWII German NSKK National Socialist Motor Corps Leather Tip Vehicle Flag

    $299.00
    Original WWII German NSKK National Socialist Motor Corps Leather Tip Vehicle Flag. A multi-piece cotton construction pennant, 36cm across with a 19cm tall hoist edge. Sewn to both sides of its red field is a 11cm diameter white disk, upon which is machine woven a copper-colored, spread-winged eagle with a wreathed, mobile swastika, in black, in its talons. The disk is edged in black, and a black-edged banner, with "N.S.K.K." to it, also in black, extends beyond the disk and arches above the eagle. Complete with its original rigid mounting wire frame with leather edge. U.S. Veteran bring back. Metal hook came off.  Nice!   100% guaranteed to be authentic. Complete museum documentation (COA)

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    Original WWII German Army “Feld Eisenbahn” “Field Railway of the German army” Armband

    $145.00
    Original WWII German Army “Feld Eisenbahn" “Field Railway of the German army” Armband. The Army Mobilization Order of March 12TH 1937, introduced a wide variety of armbands that were worn to identify personnel performing specific duties or functions for the Armed Forces. Most of the armbands were worn on the upper left sleeve of uniformed or non-uniformed personnel and were worn only while the individual was performing the specific duty or function identified by the armband. The "Wehrersatzdienststellen", (Military Recruiting Service Depot), armband was one of the armbands introduced with the Army Mobilization Order of March 12TH 1937 and was designed for wear by non-uniformed army recruiting personnel. Of Note: The Reich conscription laws of 1935 dictated that each of the three branches of service would be allocated a percentage of the available recruits according to their manpower requirements with the army being allotted the lions share of roughly 66% of eligible personnel followed by the Luftwaffe who were accorded roughly 25% with the Kriegsmarine receiving the remaining 9% of personnel. This armband was worn by German railroad  personal that were working for the army in the field. Roughly, 10cm tall, 36cm long, woven white cotton/rayon construction armband with a black, printed, Wehrmacht style eagle with down-swept wings to the obverse center. Both the top and bottom edges of the armband have a row of reinforcement stitching and the reverse has a machine stitched vertical seam. In worn but good condition. Brought home by a U.S. veteran as a war trophy.   100% guaranteed to be authentic. Complete museum documentation (COA)

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    Original Civil War Parrot Shell Recovered On Cemetery Hill (Evergreen Cemetery) Gettysburg

    $750.00
    Original Civil War Parrot Shell Recovered On Cemetery Hill (Evergreen Cemetery) Gettysburg, PA. A very nice unexploded Civil War 3" 10Lb. Parrot shell (Deactivated, inert, no gun powder or explosives, safe). This shell was found on the south side of Cemetery Hill near the site of the National Tower. It was recovered by legendary early relic hunter, historian and author Dean Thomas. It was recovered on what was then private property. This was most likely an overshot by the Confederate guns on Seminary Ridge shooting at the Union guns along Cemetery Ridge during Pickett's Charge on July 3, 1863. The shell is in remarkably good condition being an earlier pick up. It does have some pitting (see photos). The fuse brass fuse is intact. The brass sabat is also intact and exhibits firing marks from the cannon's riffling. There is some slight loss at the very bottom of the shell (see photos).  Relics from this area rarely come up for sale. Comes with a deaccession letter from the Gettysburg Museum of History documenting the provenance of this artifact. Do not miss your chance to own this very historical artifact from Histories most famous cannon duel during Pickett's Charge. This was sold by us many years ago when we first bought the Dean Thomas collection and we recently had the opportunity to buy it back.

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    Original WWII German “IM DIENST DER DEUTSCHEN WEHRMACHT” “In the service of the German army” Armband

    $95.00
    Original WWII German "IM DIENST DER DEUTSCHEN WEHRMACHT" "In the service of the German army" Armband. The Army Mobilization Order of March 12TH 1937, introduced a wide variety of armbands that were worn to identify personnel performing specific duties or functions for the Armed Forces. Most of the armbands were worn on the upper left sleeve of uniformed or non-uniformed personnel and were worn only while the individual was performing the specific duty or function identified by the armband. As the war progressed it was deemed that additional armbands were necessary to identify the growing sector of non-uniformed, non-German civilian personnel serving in a military capacity with any branch of the armed forces. Roughly 40cm wide, 10.5cm tall, white cotton/rayon construction armband with black printed script to the obverse, "Im Dienst der Deutschen Wehrmacht". (In Service of the German Armed Forces). Reverse of armband has a machine stitched vertical seam. Worn and used example. Has proper eagle stamps. We have a few of these and we will pick the best one for you. From a U.S. veteran's estate.  100% guaranteed to be authentic. Complete museum documentation (COA)  

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    Original WWII German Police FEUERSCHUTZ POLIZEI NCO’s Sleeve Eagle U.S. Vet Bring Back

    Sold Original WWII German Police FEUERSCHUTZ POLIZEI NCO's Sleeve Eagle U.S. Vet Bring Back. Pre-November 1941 pattern, machine embroidered, police eagle with out-stretched wings, clutching a wreathed, canted swastika in it’s talons, encompassed by a vertically oval, oak-leaf wreath, positioned below the Gothic scripted location, "Waldhausen", all in carmine rayon truppenfarbe, (Branch of service color), threads, all mounted on a vertically oval, dark, navy blue wool base. Some mothing (see photo) . We have several and will pick the best one for you. Brought home by a U.S. veteran as a war trophy. 100% guaranteed to be authentic. Complete museum documentation (COA)

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    Original WWII German M-34 Double Decal Fire Police Helmet With Complete Liner

    $495.00
    Original WWII German M-34 Double Decal Fire Police Helmet With Complete Liner. The stamped sheet steel construction, civic M34 "square dip" style helmet retains about 85% of its original black satin finish paint. The left side of the helmet has a, silver bordered, black based, police decal with the second pattern, silver, wreathed police eagle as introduced on July 28TH 1936. The decal has a couple of scratched but is mostly complete. The right side of the helmet has a party shield decal which is retained about 93%. The helmet has two separate, groups of seven, "salt & pepper" ventilation holes positioned on each side of the crown. All four of the flat headed liner retaining rivets are intact. The interior of the helmet has a M31 civic style, light tan leather liner with ventilation perforations to the front forehead section. The liner is in overall very good, clean, supple, condition with all seven fingers intact. All four of the natural cork spacers between the liner and the helmet shell are still intact. The liner has 2  of the 5 original, downward extended, "T" shaped, leather tabs for attaching the protective leather neck guard intact. The leather neck guard is absent. Chinstrap is intact but stiff. The interior crown has the addition of blackened leather crown lining panel with internal padding. A very Decent helmet untouched condition. U.S. Veteran bring back.  100% guaranteed to be authentic. Complete museum documentation (COA)

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    Original Civil War Battlefield Relic U.S. Box Plate Recovered In Virginia

    $205.00
    Original Civil War Battlefield Relic U.S. Box Plate Recovered In Virginia. For the collector who wants  a very nice chocolate brown patina . This is a very earlier battlefield recovered U.S. box plate. It is missing the hooks but looks great, in excellent condition. Gettysburg Museum certified, museum COA provided.

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    Original Civil War Eagle Breast Plate Recovered On The Vicksburg Battlefield

    Sold Original Civil War Eagle Breast Plate Recovered On The Vicksburg Battlefield. A very nice relic condition plate, both hooks are broken. It has a chocolate brown and slightly green patina. This was recovered in Vicksburg (pre-National Park). It has a collection tag that says Vicksburg.  A very  solid authentic plate. Gettysburg Museum certified, museum COA provided.

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    Original Civil War .44 Caliber Starr Double Action Revolver

    $1,295.00
    Original Civil War .44 Caliber Starr Double Action Revolver   There is no date or numbers so it is impossible to accurately date this one, but it is Civil War.  This is a true "double action" pulling the trigger cocks the gun, pulling the 2nd back trigger fires the gun.The loading lever is still intact and works well. The spring is tight and smooth and  it does work and cock and fire.  The chamber revolves perfectly. A beautiful massive display pistol.  Many Civil War soldiers carried private purchase “back up” weapons as illustrated in the photo above. This gun has no condition issues and is 100% guaranteed to be authentic, and unaltered.  A fantastic display piece. In collectors grade condition, a very nice working artifact. Complete museum documentation (COA) provided. This is a pre-1898 antique gun so no federal registration is required. Although this is a working gun we do not recommend firing antique guns. If you decide to shoot it, we will not be held liable for any results. You are responsible for knowing your local laws. No sales to New Jersey, New York City, or outside the United States.

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    Original Civil War Colt .31 Caliber Model 49 Pocket Revolver Matching Numbers

    SOLD!   Original Civil War Colt .31 Caliber Model 49 Pocket Revolver Matching Numbers. The matching serial numbers place the  date at early 1862.  It is a standard model 1849 "Pocket Model Colt with factory grips. The loading lever is still intact and works exceptionally well. The spring is tight and smooth it does work and cock and fire. The pistol g The cylinder revolves perfectly. A beautiful collectors grade display pistol.  Many Civil War soldiers carried private purchase "back up” weapons as illustrated in the photo above. Some Civil War officers also preferred the smaller "Pocket Model" instead of the much heavier Army model. This gun has no condition issues and is  100% guaranteed to be authentic, and unaltered.  A fantastic collector's display piece. Complete museum documentation (COA) provided. This is a pre-1898 antique gun so no federal registration is required. Although this is a working gun we do not recommend firing antique guns. If you decide to shoot it, we will not be held liable for any results. You are responsible for knowing your local laws. No sales to New Jersey, New York City, or outside the United States.

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    Original Civil War Eagle Breast Plate Recovered On Power’s Hill Gettysburg Battlefield.

    $495.00
    Authentic U.S. Eagle Breast Plate Recovered At Powers Hill Gettysburg Battlefield.  Very nice early pick up (Pre-National Park) both hooks are intact. The plate has a beautiful chocolate brown  and slightly green patina . This plate was found at Powers Hill (Granite Schoolhouse Road) this was a Union artilerry platform during the battle of Gettysburg.  A very historic area and a remarkably rare breast plate. Relics from this area rarely come up for sale. Comes with a deaccession letter from the Gettysburg Museum of History documenting the provenance of this artifact. Originally recovered by legendary old time relic hunter Al Flickinger. It has the number tag "6"and "Power's Hill" in ink, this corresponds with Mr. Flickinger's notes. This plate was originally sold by us and it was recently bought back along with a few other items from this collection.  A historic museum piece, NCO plates are especially rare. A well documented authentic example from Gettysburg.

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    Original Civil War U.S. Box Plate Recovered In Swisher’s Woods Next To Little Round Top Gettysburg Battlefield

    $740.00
    Original Civil War U.S. Box Plate Recovered In Swisher's Woods Next To Little Round Top Gettysburg Battlefield .  Very nice early pick up (Pre-National Park) both hooks are broken. The plate has a beautiful chocolate brown patina . This plate was found at the south east end of the Weikert farm (Swishers' Woods) very near Little Round Top.   A very historic area and in remarkably excellent condition.   Relics from this area rarely come up for sale. Comes with a deaccession letter from the Gettysburg Museum of History documenting the provenance of this artifact. Originally recovered by legendary old time relic hunter Al Flickinger. It has the number “30” and “Swisher's Woods” in ink, this corresponds with Mr. Flickinger’s notes. This plate was originally sold by us and it was recently bought back along with a few other items from this collection.  A historic museum piece, early pick-up excellent condition  plates are rare especially a well documented authentic example from Gettysburg. If you are a collector that wants, excellent documentation, excellent condition, and a very historic location this is the plate for you. Act fast this one will not last.

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    Original WWII German M-35 Double Decal Painted Camouflage Helmet U.S. Veteran Bring Back

    $2,200.00
    Original WWII German M-35 Double Decal Painted Camouflage Helmet U.S. Veteran Bring Back In Original Untouched Condition. The sheet steel construction helmet retains about 95% of its original over painted  green paint. The left side of the helmet has a black lined, Wehrmacht eagle decal which is painted over. The right side of the helmet at one time had a national tri-color decal that is painted over. The overpaint is a "Mediterranean two color tan and green pattern.  All three liner retaining rivets and both inserted ventilation bushings are all intact. The interior of the helmet has  a complete M31 tan leather liner, and complete chin strap.  The reverse, interior, neck guard apron has a faint, stamped serial number “4028” and the manufacturer’s code and size, “ET62”,Size 62. Excellent condition but  worn and used M35. Brought home by a U.S. Veteran. For the collector who wants the very best. A true investment-museum grade artifact. 100% guaranteed to be authentic. Complete museum documentation (COA)

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    Original WWII German M-35 Double Decal Battle Damaged Helmet Recovered In Normandy

    Sold Original WWII German M-35 Double Decal Battle Damaged Helmet Recovered In Normandy.  The sheet steel construction helmet retains about 70% of its original apple green  paint. The left side of the helmet has a black lined, Wehrmacht eagle decal which is mostly gone. The right side of the helmet has a national tri-color decal . All three liner retaining rivets are gone and both inserted ventilation bushings are all intact. The interior of the helmet's liner is gone.  The reverse, interior, neck guard apron has a faint, stamped serial number "E104" and the manufacturer’s code and size, "NS64",Size 64.  Salty, worn and used M35. It has a few cracks from battle damage (see photos) . Recovered in Normandy France.  For the collector who wants a true original from the Normandy campaign that displays well. Complete museum documentation (COA)

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    Original Civil War Period 4 Barrel Engraved Pepperbox Revolver

    $540.00
    Original Civil War Period 4 Barrel Engraved Pepperbox Revolver . There is no date or numbers so it is impossible to accurately date this one.  It is a deluxe engraved version with standard grips. There is a crack in one grip. The spring is tight and  does work and revolve and fire. The pistol is a single action.  A beautiful display pistol.  Many Civil War soldiers carried private purchase "back up” weapons as illustrated in the photo above. This gun has slight condition issues but is  100% guaranteed to be authentic, and unaltered.  A fantastic display piece. Complete museum documentation (COA) provided. This is a pre-1898 antique gun so no federal registration is required. Although this is a working gun we do not recommend firing antique guns. If you decide to shoot it, we will not be held liable for any results. You are responsible for knowing your local laws. No sales to New Jersey, New York City, or outside the United States.

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    Original Engraved Civil War Period Manhattan .31 Caliber Revolver

    SOLD!   Original Civil War Period Engraved Manhattan .31 Caliber Revolver.  There is no date or numbers so it is impossible to accurately date this one.  It is a deluxe engraved version with very nice fancy grips. The loading lever is still intact and works well. The spring is a bit off but it does work and cock and fire. The pistol goes off at the half-cock position. The chamber revolves but is a bit difficult. A beautiful display pistol.  Many Civil War soldiers carried private purchase "back up” weapons as illustrated in the photo above. This gun has condition issues but is  100% guaranteed to be authentic, and unaltered.  A fantastic display piece. Complete museum documentation (COA) provided. This is a pre-1898 antique gun so no federal registration is required. Although this is a working gun we do not recommend firing antique guns. If you decide to shoot it, we will not be held liable for any results. You are responsible for knowing your local laws. No sales to New Jersey, New York City, or outside the United States.

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    Remarkable U.S. “Puppy Paw” Belt Buckle Recovered At The George Weikert Farm Gettysburg Battlefield (Best Plate)

    $925.00
    For The Collector Who Wants The Very Best! Remarkable U.S. "Puppy Paw" Belt Buckle Recovered At The George Weikert Farm Next To Little Round Top Gettysburg Battlefield. Authentic U.S. Belt Plate Recovered At The George Weikert Farm Gettysburg Battlefield.  Very nice early pick up (Pre-National Park) all three hooks are present. The plate has a beautiful chocolate brown patina . This plate was found at the south end of the Weikert farm very near Little Round Top's edge.   A very historic area and in remarkably excellent condition.   Relics from this area rarely come up for sale. Comes with a deaccession letter from the Gettysburg Museum of History documenting the provenance of this artifact. Originally recovered by legendary old time relic hunter Al Flickinger. It has the number “35” and “G. Weikert” in ink, this corresponds with Mr. Flickinger’s notes. This plate was originally sold by us and it was recently bought back along with a few other items from this collection.  A historic museum piece, early pick-up excellent condition  plates are rare especially a well documented authentic example from Gettysburg. If you are a collector that wants, excellent documentation, excellent condition, and a very historic location this is the plate for you. Act fast this one will not last.                        

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    Original WWII Parachute Hook, Bullet, And Parachute Piece Recovered In Normandy France D-Day

    $70.00
    Original WWII Parachute Deluxe Hook, Bullet, And Parachute Piece Recovered In Normandy France D-Day. The relics contained in this box are an authentic rectangular standard parachute hook, bullet and casing, plus a piece of Paratrooper’s camouflage parachute from St. Marie Du Mont Normandy France 101st Airborne area D-Day June 6, 1944. This is the area the famous “Band Of Brothers” Fought. Documented parachute hooks recovered in Normandy are scarce.  The ultimate gift for a military Airborne Veteran. These relics are 100% authentic from this important historic location. This display comes matted and framed in a Riker display. Mat color and background color may vary. COA (Certificate of authenticity) from the museum is included. Very limited supply.