A scarce Ulfberht sword from the 10th century is among the 50 swords, and more than 1,000 lots expected at the Sixth Annual West Point/Garrison, New York Auction, Aug. 8-9. The auction will be presented by Louis J Dianni LLC.
A collection of Civil War artifacts, including an officer’s porkpie slouch and silver-grip presentation sword, preserved by generations of a Pennsylvania family will come to auction on the second day of Morphy Auctions' Firearms Auction, July 24-25.
Several items of Ohio Valley stoneware, amassed by a noted authority on the pottery, will cross the auction block May 15, at Garth's Auctioneers and Appraisers.
Hundreds of lots of daguerreotypes, Civil War artifacts, including Alexander Gardner’s Photographic Sketchbook of the War which sold for $144,000, were among the items to change hands during Cowan's Auctions' 302-lot American History: Live Salesroom Auction.
Selections of artifacts from the Civil War through World War II, including a Civil War felt fez, will headline a nearly 1,800-lot auction at Mohawk Arms, June 13-14.
It's been 153 years since the first shots were fired at Fort Sumter, in the Charleston Harbor in South Carolina, marking the start of the Civil War. Yet, interest in the historical aspects and artifacts of this war carries on.
To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War Battle of Okolona, the community is hosting a reenactment of the battle and an auction (on Feb. 22), rich with Civil War Memorabilia.
The historic Dancy-Polk House Inn of Decatur, Ala. served as the site for a historic auction this autumn, when a Civil War cannon used in the Battle of Gettysburg sold for $86,250.
The 150th anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg stretched the patience of some residents, especially with those who have no clue what all the fuss is about.
A battlefield cannon and drum from the Battle of Gettysburg, plus other Civil War items, will be sold alongside antiques from the historic Dancy-Polk House Inn, in historic auction Oct. 12.