Warman's Civil War Collectibles: Identification and Price Guide

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Krause Publications, Jul 17, 2006 - Antiques & Collectibles - 416 pages
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-Only color guide about Civil War collectibles -Diverse audience: Civil War re-enactors, history buffs, military personnel, antique firearms enthusiasts -Popular field of research: the American Civil War Research Database is accessed 40,000+ times daily As the primary guide to Civil War memorabilia and artifacts, this book is more than a price guide - it's an indispensable historical resource. Readers will encounter listings for firearms, uniforms, flags, banners, and currency used by the armies and navies of the United States and Confederate States between 1861 and 1865, and key information to better understand the Civil War. The 3,500 listings in this book reflect Warman's reliable reputation for detailed descriptions and accurate pricing. Plus, readers gain: -Advice for spotting fakes and avoiding paying too much or being underpaid -Contact information for various Civil War memorabilia services and organizations to assist collectors in becoming more active participants -More than 1,000 stunning color photos to help take their hobby to new heights. Collector or history buff, Warman's Civil War Collectibles showcases the tangible parts of history that shaped a nation.
 

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Contents

Dedication
4
Introduction
6
Accoutrements
12
Artillery and Accessories
46
Bayonets Knives and Pikes
52
Belt Buckles and Plates
61
Bullets Cartridges and Projectiles
82
Buttons
114
Medical Instruments
232
Muskets and Rifles
250
Personal Items
274
Photographs
288
Revolvers and Pistols
340
Cutlasses Sabers and Swords
356
Uniforms
380
Memorabilia Sources
395

Carbines
134
Ephemera
150
Flags and Musical Equipment
188
Groupings
202
Insignia
218
Glossary
398
Bibliography
404
Index
410
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