Historic Militaria at Auction
featured in the Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments auction

Auction date:
Saturday, November 2, 2013 | 10 AM

Auction location:
247 Cedar Hill St., Marlborough, MA

Joel Bohy 508.970.3125
[email protected]


Preview times:
October 31, 12–5 PM
November 1, 12–7 PM
November 2, 8–9:30 AM

#2684M | 508.970.3240

1. Cased 18kt Bigelow Kennard & Co. Presentation Sword and other objects related to Rear Admiral Frank Wildes; 2. Colt Model 1851 Navy Revolver; 3. Revolutionary War and Civil War Buttons; 4. W. Butcher Sheffield Bowie Knife and Scabbard; 5. American Militia Coatee; 6. Flag of the 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps and Commissions of Captain Daniel K. Cross; 7. 1875 Apache Knuckle-knife Pinfire Pistol; 8. Factory Engraved Model 1851 Navy Revolver, inscribed to T.J. Eubanks, 48th Alabama Infantry for Gallantry at Gettysburg; 9. New York Engraved Powder Horn; 10. Sword Presented to Lieutenant Joseph York, 5th New York Duryee’s Zouaves for Gallantry at the Battle of Big Bethel; 11. Uniforms, Saddle, Trunk and Valise of Colonel Thomas F. Gallagher, 11th Pennsylvania Reserves

18kt gold presentation sword and belt made by Boston jeweler Bigelow Kennard & Co. for Rear Admiral Frank Wildes, presented by the City of Boston to Admiral Wildes for distinguished services as Captain of the Cruiser Boston at the Battle of Manila Bay, May 1, 1898, included are his epaulettes, image wearing the belt and sword, and other objects related to his service.

Frock coat, sash, sword belt, trunk, saddle, and horse tack from Colonel Thomas Foster Gallagher, 11th Pennsylvania Reserves. Col. Gallagher enlisted July of 1861, was captured at Gaines Mill, Virginia June 27th,1862, exchanged on August 15th, 1862, and wounded in action September 14th, 1862 at Frostown Gap during the battle of South Mountain, Maryland

Skinner Inc
MA/LIC #2304

63 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116 | 617-350-5400
274 Cedar Hill Street, Marlborough, MA 01752 | 508-970-3000