• Benjamin Franklin DS: Revolutionary War bounty land grant beautifully signed

    Not only did this encourage enlistment, but it also paved the way for westward expansion. By populating the frontier with military veterans able to defend against Indian incursions, they enticed new settlers to follow and buy land, helping to reduce Revolutionary War debts.
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  • DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE John Hancock Type Signed in 1776 HISTORIC Newspaper

    This document takes about three-quarters of page 4 of this 8 page issue. But certainly the overriding significance of this issue is the complete printing of arguably the most important document in American history, headed:"In Congress, July 4, 1776.
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  • Revolutionary War Map Powder horn 1784 JOHN DAY Bill Guthmann Swayze Collection

    This is your chance to own a spectacular, well documented piece of American History. Mr. Swayze published a book in 1978 titled: "ENGRAVED POWDER HORNS OF THE FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR AND THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA" in the book, this horn is referenced, photographed and described by William H. Guthman "Bill" on several pages.
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  • Jim Gillis Model Ship "BON HOMME RICHARD" 1779

    Jim Gillis 3/8"=1'-0" Model Ship "BON HOMME RICHARD" 1779 (80"L x 65"H x 28"W) See other ads for "SERAPIS" Model Ship. "Duc De Duras" John Paul Jones Immortal Ship in Battle with H.M.S "Serapis" "I have not yet begun to fight"
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  • NobleSpirit {3970} Historical Confederate Depiction of Events 1735-1865 by J.A

    NobleSpirit {3970} Historical Confederate Depiction of Events 1735-1865 by J.A ***** CLICK HERE TO SEE FULL DESCRIPTION *****.
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  • Fine & Rare 18th C. Scottish Highland "Sterling School" Basket Hilt Broad Sword

    Large full basket guard of a very distinctive pattern with fluted bars and pierced star decorations and chiseled patterns to the pommel, shark skin grip wrapping is intact with original wire bondage still present.
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  • 1778 Revolutionary War Charleston, South Carolina Printed AMNESTY PROCLAMATION

    1778 Charleston, South Carolina “Amnesty Proclamation” for Revolutionary War “Loyalists” “to forgive, and bury in Oblivion, their past failings and Transgressions.”. This extremely rare and important, historic Proclamation Handbill measuring about 4” x 5.75” that is nearly full and complete with only the last, lower portion of the final line missing.
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  • Revolutionary War Document Regarding Siege of Boston

    Revolutionary War document regarding the Battle of Bunker Hill, one of the first battles in the Revolutionary War during the Siege of Boston. Although the British were able to capture the Charlestown Peninsula as a result of Bunker Hill, it was a pyrrhic victory, as they lost 1,000 men in killed and wounded, including almost 100 officers.
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  • (1784) Very Rare Set 12 Historical Engraved American Revolutionary War Images!

    These Twelve different black print Engraved Plates were originally produced for insertion into the book entitled: "Historisch - genealogischer Calender, oder Jahrbuch der merkwurdigsten neuen Welt - Begebenheiten fur 1784 Leipzig zur Messe bey Haude und Spener von Berlin".
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  • Rare post Revolutionary War Letter Mount Vernon George Washington Translator

    Very rare letter written in Mount Vernon VA, at George Washington's plantation and home, Mount Vernon VA. This letter was written 2 years after the country's independence at the home of George Washington prior to him becoming President of the United States.
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  • 1800s ANTIQUE NAPOLEONIC ERA WOODEN HATBLOCK MOULD FOR MILITARY HATS XTR. RARE

    Made from solid wood. It was used for the making of military hats typical for the French, Austrian and Russian armies during the Napoleonic era. Extremely rare piece, worthy for any history museum or collection.
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  • Very Rare BRITISH OCCUPATION Charleston SC Revolutionary War 1782 Tory Newspaper

    This title is the continuation of the "South Carolina & American General Gazette" which began in 1764, but when the British captured Charleston during the Revolution War in May, 1780, the Gazette was seized and turned over to Tory printer Robert Wells who continued the paper under the name "Royal Gazette", reflecting the British perspective.
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  • Historic BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL American Revolutionary War 1775 Boston Newspaper

    The full report is shown in the photos, with a few bits including Battle of Bunker Hill. As if this was not sufficient, there is much other fine content in this issue. Most of the front page is taken up with a terrific eulogy on the life of Major-General Warren, the military leader who died at the Battle of Bunker Hill.
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  • BROAD ARROW Marked PLUG BAYO The VERY FIRST Issue By British Army

    RARE 1st & OLDEST British Army Musket PLUG BAYONET Circa 1660's FIGHTING KNIFE. The FIRST British Army BAYONET ever ISSUED was this "Plug Bayonet". This very rare British Army plug bayonet was sourced in Pennsylvania USA many years ago.
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  • Rare American Revolution era English style Virginia Silver Hilt Officer's Sword

    Most likely made by William Richardson in Richmond VA
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  • Pennsylvania Packett Newspaper American Revolutionary War Continental Troops

    Content Relating To The Founding of Our Country & The Continuing of the Revolutionary War. About a fortnight since the grand American army went into winter quaters on the North River, and in the eastern parts of this state.
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  • REVOLUTIONARY WAR GUN POWDER CONFISCATION & COMPENSATION MILITARY DOCUMENT

    OUTLINING THE CONFISCATION & COMPENSATION. REVOLUTIONARY WAR PREPARATIONS. OF GUN POWDER & STORAGE HOUSES. ANTIQUE ROUGH-DRAFT PARTIAL MILITARY DOCUMENT. EDGE CHIPPING &. W/ TAPED CREASE TEARS. FAIR CONDITION.
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  • M General Artemas Ward Handwritten Revolutionary War Discharge Autographed 1776

    GENERAL ARTEMAS WARD. This great-grandson of William Ward of Sudbury became his most famous descendant, taking an active part on the patriot side in the decade preceding the Revolution and serving as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Revolutionary forces.
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  • Antique Museum Quality 18th C. George III Carved Coconut Bugbear Powder Flask

    George III Carved Coconut Bugbear Powder Flask. The piece is beautifully hand-carved with a realistic grotesque head, trophies of war, a winged Putti holding a bow standing next to a smoking burner, doves of peace, acanthus leaves and numerous floral as seen in photos.
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  • Very Good 18th-19th C. Ottoman Turkish Ribbon Damascus Gold Inlaid YATAGAN Sword

    Gold gilt silver mounts to the lower blade bolsters having small losses to one side, hilt with ornate silver furniture having few old repairs and lovely large eared grips of traditional form and material.
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  • Beautiful 18th C. French Gold Inlaid Officer's Hanger Sword, American Revolution

    Beautiful and very distinctive example of the mid to late 1700s officer's hanger, featuring full size iron or steel D-guard hilt heavily inlaid with gold featuring various war trophies, flags and arms panoplies, exhibiting very light wear almost insignificant considering serious age of the weapon.
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  • June 8, 1778 Rev War Enlistment for the Preservation of The Liberties of America

    This is a rare, original and fully authentic Revolutionary War Enlistment Paper, measuring about 5.5” x 8” for Jacob Walker of Scituate, Rhode Island, dated June 8, 1778. It’s headed “Scituate” and dated on its reverse, which also bears Jacob Walker’s signature at the bottom.
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  • RARE & IMPORTANT Revolutionary War Era Locket LOOK!!!

    We professionally cleaned the locket and found that it is actually gold plated and hand engraved. This piece measures 2" x 1 1/2" with filigree rope wrap around the base as well as the top locket. That's right this is a two faced locket where the top (Eagle) opens as well as the bottom portion.
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  • 1868 CDV of the Last Veteran of the Revolutionary War Six Fingered Left Hand!

    1868 Photograph of The Last Surviving Revolutionary War Veteran Daniel Frederick Bakeman, Six Fingered Left Hand. An extremely rare photograph. This original, exceptional quality, CDV with Photo has dimensions of 2.5" x 4" with its original period frame, having dimensions of 6.75" x 5" with decorative milk-glass beads at each corner.
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  • Very Good 18th C. French Barocco Style CUTTOE Hunting Sword, American Revolution

    Beautiful "Cuttoe" example dating back from the American Revolution era and has very likely used during that war as many of these were carried by officers on dress uniform occasions. Having very nice ornate brass mounts exhibiting traces of original silver finish now mostly worn, various animal and hunting details throughout.
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  • 1779 Revolutionary War Continental Army Field Appointment Issued

    “Sir, - You are hereby appointed and fully empowered to act as an assistant to John Warner DQMG to call on all the good people to bring their proportion of wood order by the town for the use of the troops stationed here.
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  • 1778 Hessian Blood Dollar Hessen Thaler UNIQUE Error

    This is a very scarce Hessian coin dated 1778 from Hesse-Cassel. It is often known as. comparison photo for you (see photo with two reverses.you are buying only the error coin here). Can you imagine this mind-boggling piece shown around Hessian soldiers in their camps and barracks?.
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  • Historic TREATY OF PARIS American Revolutionary War ENDS w/ Peace 1783 Newspaper

    You will not find this Treaty in any issue of the venerable Gentleman's Magazine. A very significant issue, & terrific to have this document not only on pages 1 and 2 but in a newspaper from the country which was a party in the treaty, and a city very close to Paris where the treaty was signed.
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  • c. 1784 French Print of the Tarring + Feathering of JOHN MALCOM in 1774

    It depicts the famous incident on Boston of the Tarring and Feathering of John Malcom in January 1774. This incident was one of the most publicized events during the Revolutionary period. The print appeared in Nicolas Ponce and Francois Godefroy’s “Recueil d’estamples representant les differents evenements de la guerre qui a procure l’independance aux Etats unis de l’Amerique.”.
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  • c 1770 PLAINS NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN POWDERHORN CARVED TEEPEES & PEACE PIPE vafo

    TH CENTURY PLAINS NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN POWDERHORN WITH FOLK ART CARVED TEEPEES AND HAND HOLDING A PEACE PIPE. THERE ARE 8 CARVED TEEPEES WITH VARIOUS DESIGNS. THERE IS A HAND HOLDING A PEACE PIPE.
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  • c1740 COMMODORE GEORGE ANSON WATERCOLOR PORTRAIT SHIPS VOYAGE AROUND WORLD vafo

    SOME MINOR WEAR FROM AGE & USE. SOME FOXING / BROWNING / STAINING. SEE PHOTOS FOR DETAIL. TH CENTURY FRAME.
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  • 1783 ADVERTISEMENT 1ST AMERICAN AITKEN BIBLE & REVOLUTIONARY WAR CONTENT vafo

    In 1783, after Aitken's Bible had begun to be distributed, Dr. John Rodgers of the First Presbyterian Church of New York suggested to General George Washington that every discharged soldier be given a copy of Aitken's Bible.
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  • TREATIES OF ALLIANCE Amity Commerce & w/ France 1778 Revolutionary War Newspaper

    This is a particularly noteworthy issue as it may well be the very first American newspaper we have seen which prints the complete text of the "Treaties of Amity and Commerce, and of Alliance, Eventual and Defensive, between His Most Christian Majesty, and the Thirteen United States of America. ".
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  • REVOLUTIONARY WAR : 5th Oct 1778 Henry Marchant Free Frank to Governor Rhode Is.

    1778 Oct 5: Official letter from Henry Marchant (Delegate to Continental Congress) with “on Public Service” to His Excellency William Greene, Esq Governor of Providence, State of Rhode Island. A classic rarity despite age worn faults and repaired in back.
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  • c. 1780 President of First Provincial Congress Henry Laurens

    C. 1780 Revolutionary War Period, Historic Engraving, titled, "Hon' Laurens Esq Late President of the American Congress," Choice Very Fine. Henry Laurens President of the First Provincial Congress. This original period Engraving measures 3.5" x 5.75" being richly printed upon hand laid paper, with a tight trim to the outer border designs of the image.
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  • FRANCIS HOPKINSON, Poem, The Battle of the Kegs

    (FRANCIS HOPKINSON - AMERICAN REVOLUTION). Hopkinson, Francis. The Battle of the Kegs. 9.5” x 6.5”, 4to, Full Later Morocco Hardcovers, Gold gilt-lettered spine, minor wear. (Philadelphia), Oakwood Press, 1866, Choice Extremely Fine.
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  • 1780 Revolutionary War Enlistment Bounties Connecticut Brigade Continental Army

    (Docket on the blank reverse reads: “B. Genl. Silliman’s Rect. 1780 Revolutionary War Bounties For Those Who Enlist From a Connecticut Brigade Into The Continental Army. 1732), was an American Revolutionary War Militia General who fought in the New York Campaigns of 1776 and commanded a local body of militia cavalry.
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  • Antique Fallen Sailor Soldier Funeral Memorial 18th C Navy Gimbal Whale Oil Lamp

    The Whale Oil Lamp is a Gimbal Type Nautical US Navy. The Hand Wrought Copper Lamp is Heavily Weighted in the Bottom and Mounted with Orbs and Swivel Pegs (Gimbal) so the Flame will Always Face Upward while at Sea.
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  • Nice 18th C. Polish or Hungarian Hunting Sword Dagger KARABELA Grip HUSSAR mount

    Blade 20 1/2". Overall 25 1/4".
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  • General A.W. Thorneycroft British Victorian Generals Uniform

    General A.W. Thorneycroft British Victorian Generals Uniform (reproduction). This is a superb replication of General A. W. Thorneycroft's Uniform, a hero of the Boer War. Red wool frock coat with black collar and cuffs piped white.
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  • REVOLUTIONARY WAR:CIRCA 1780: ON PUBLIC SERVICE MAIL TO COLONEL WALL,BUCKS CO PA

    Militia from Bucks County were in the Battle of Camden, South Carolina that was lost and a major victory for the British in the South. Circa: 1780. Note: George Wall of County of Bucks was in service from March 1777 to March 1780 and was assigned to 4.
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  • 1783 American Revolution Peace Medal CHOICE Proof-Like LOVELY

    (The clash of arms [or the weapons of war, literally the swords of Mars], the joyful light of peace rises again). In exergue, in two lines, Ope Vvlcani | 1783. (By the aid of Vulcan, i. e. hard labor or industry.).
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  • REVOLUTIONARY WAR: 23SEP1778: MILITARY FREE FRANK CHARLES PETIT TO AQMG HARTFORD

    Charles Petit: (See Biography). . .
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  • 1781 Revolutionary War Bounty Payments for Men Recruited in Taunton, MA

    July 26/30, 1781-Dated Revolutionary War Bounties Paid for Men Recruited in Taunton, MA, Very Good-Fine. Original Manuscript Document Signed, “Comt. John Townsend Capt.”, approx. Names include Sapier Steptens, Uriah Reed, David Hond, and Elias Lincoln.
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  • Rare Boston Harbor Revolutionary War Map J. F. W. Des Barres Hand Colored Scarce

    Original 1870 printing of the August 5, 1775 map of the Boston Harbor by J. F. W. Des Barres, hand colored. This is one of the most important Revolutionary War maps of the Boston area. Minor archival reinforcement to folds on reverse, otherwise very good condition.
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  • General A.W. Thorneycroft British Victorian Tunic - Jacket

    This is a superb replication of General A. W. Thorneycroft's Jacket, a hero of the Boer War. Red wool frock coat with black collar and cuffs piped white. Both cuffs and collar are heavily embroidered in a gold bullion oak leaf motif.
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  • BATTLE OF QUEBEC Benedict Arnold & ETHAN ALLEN 1776 Revolutionary War Newspaper

    There is also an explanation for why this issue is a single-sheet rather than the more typical 4 page format, mentioning the death of one of the publishers Ebenezer Hall, & that General Benedict Arnold report.
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