Warman's Civil War Collectibles Identification and Price Guide

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Krause Publications, Mar 4, 2010 - Antiques & Collectibles - 400 pages
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Civil War aritfacts are some of the hottest collectibles on the market. Whether they were preserved by their original owners and passed down though their descendants, or were recovered much later from the battlefield, interest in their historical importance has driven prices to new heights. Warman?s Civil War Collectibles brings collectors a broader array of these items than any other book on the market. Inside, you?ll find 1,500 stunning color photo, with descriptions and prices to help you accurately identify and value your Civil War collectibles.

&break;&break;1,500 color photos for instant identification&break;Current values&break;U.S., Confederate, and import items&break;Weapons, uniforms, insignia, accoutrements, flags, photographs, medical items, ephemera, and more&break;Includes valuable reproduction alerts and collecting advice
 

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I have this book and it is a wealth of information . I have been able to identify many items in my collection an have values for what they are, some of these i picked up for little of nothing but found out that they are authentic and very historic. If you are a collector this is a must have honestly get one it helped me . I would like to get one that is updated please let me know were to get one Barns &Noble doesn't carry them any more. 

Contents

Dedication
6
Introduction
9
Groupings and Special Items
16
Accoutrements
36
Artillery and Accessories
73
Bayonets Knives and Pikes
82
Belt Buckles and Plates
94
Bullets Cartridges and Projectiles
106
Medical Instruments and equipment
220
Muskets and Rifles
250
Personal Items
270
Photographs and Paintings
292
Pistols and Revolvers
316
Swords Cutlasses and Sabers
340
Uniforms
360
Memorabilia Sources
382

Buttons
130
Carbines
142
Ephemera
158
Flags and Musical Instruments
186
Insignia and Medals
208
Glossary
385
Bibliography
391
Index
398
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