Civil War Artifacts

Michael Simens is an internationally known collector, dealer, buyer, seller and appraiser of Civil War Artifacts to include Civil War flags, uniforms, saddles, drums, photos, badges, medals, guns, swords, cannons, knives and related artifacts manufactured before 1866.

We provide prices, information, estimates of value, formal appraisals and authentication services on all types of Original Antique Military and Pioneer Arms, Artifacts, Collectibles and Relics manufactured prior to 1898. We buy single items or entire collections and specialize in Confederate and Union Artifacts.




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    CIVIL WAR COLONELS CASED EPAULETTES
    CIVIL WAR COLONELS CASED EPAULETTES

    CIVIL WAR COLONELS CASED EPAULETTES

    This is an excellent condition pair of Colonels Civil War era Epaulettes in their original Horstmann tin that retains all of its original metallic brown Japanning.

    PRICE - ON HOLD ! !


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    CIVIL WAR POCKET WATCH, INSCRIBED, IDENTIFIED
    CIVIL WAR POCKET WATCH, INSCRIBED, IDENTIFIED

    CIVIL WAR POCKET WATCH, INSCRIBED, IDENTIFIED

    This is a beautiful, 18K Gold inscribed Pocket Watch, identified to a Veteran of The Battle of Gettysburg. This is a post-war, matter-of-fact inscription that describes the use of the watch during the Civil War by the man who carried it, John G....

    PRICE - $ 4,000.00 - Sale pending !


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    ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR FLAG
    ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR FLAG

    ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR FLAG

    This is an outstanding, 35 Star Regulation Civil War Flag, possibly made by Tiffany & Company and identified to the 46th Ohio Volunteers. It is in excellent condition as preserved by the family of the soldier that brought it home when his term of...

    PRICE - $24,875.00


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    CONFEDERATE D-GUARD KNIFE
    CONFEDERATE D-GUARD KNIFE

    CONFEDERATE D-GUARD KNIFE

    Possibly the greatest individual grouping of an identified Confederate D-Guard Bowie ever assembled. These are wonderful examples of the products made at the former prison in Georgia that was turned into a manufactory or "Georgia Armory". Here...

    PRICE - $22,500.00 - Sale Pending !!!


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    ANTIQUE GOLDEN SPIKE RAILROAD CDV PHOTO
    ANTIQUE GOLDEN SPIKE RAILROAD CDV PHOTO

    ANTIQUE GOLDEN SPIKE RAILROAD CDV PHOTO

    This is a great condition CDV close-up of the famed "Driving the Golden Spike" scene taken at Promontory Point, Utah when the Union and Central Pacific Railroads finally met each other, completing the Trans-Continental Railroad on May 10, 1869....

    PRICE - $ 3,500.00


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    PRE-CIVIL WAR OFFICERS BRIDLE BIT
    PRE-CIVIL WAR OFFICERS BRIDLE BIT

    PRE-CIVIL WAR OFFICERS BRIDLE BIT

    This is an outstanding Horse Bit in excellent condition with patriotic Eagle bosses mounted to each side. This wonderful bit is early enough to have been use in both the Seminole and Mexican War and these are most often associated with Generals or...

    PRICE - $ 2,875.00


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    GENERAL WILLIAM T. SHERMAN BUSINESS CARD, A. S. WEBB SIGNATURE ON VERSO
    GENERAL WILLIAM T. SHERMAN BUSINESS CARD, A. S. WEBB SIGNATURE ON VERSO

    GENERAL WILLIAM T. SHERMAN BUSINESS CARD, A. S. WEBB SIGNATURE ON VERSO

    This is a business card of General William Tecumseh Sherman as acting General of the United States as stationed in Washington D. C. after the Civil War. In good condition, it appears to have a partial signature of Major General Alexander S. Webb...

    PRICE - $ 750.00


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    CONFEDERATE WOOD CANTEEN, BATTLE ART
    CONFEDERATE WOOD CANTEEN, BATTLE ART

    CONFEDERATE WOOD CANTEEN, BATTLE ART

    One of the finest folk-art painted Civil War Canteens known to exist. This item is currently on hold pending further research.

    PRICE - Coming Soon !


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    CIVIL WAR FROCK COAT, ARTILLERY
    CIVIL WAR FROCK COAT, ARTILLERY

    CIVIL WAR FROCK COAT, ARTILLERY

    This Union Frock Coat worn by a Civil War Artillery Officer is in very good, sound condition showing minor moth nips and missing one button, easily replaced. Fully laid out with "A" buttons for Artillery Service. Needs steaming to remove the...

    PRICE - $ 3,995.00 - Sale Pending !!!


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    CIVIL WAR MOUNTAIN HOWITZER, CANNON
    CIVIL WAR MOUNTAIN HOWITZER, CANNON

    CIVIL WAR MOUNTAIN HOWITZER, CANNON

    This is a wonderful Mountain Howitzer dated 1861, inspected and maker marked, "C. A. & Co. Boston" aka by Cyrus Alger of Boston. This Mountain Howitzer is nearly identical to those made by the Ames Company Foundry and together they supplied the...

    PRICE - Sale Pending !!! !!!


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    CONFEDERATE CIVIL WAR KNIFE
    CONFEDERATE CIVIL WAR KNIFE

    CONFEDERATE CIVIL WAR KNIFE

    This is another fine example of a Confederate style fighting knife, this one clearly fashioned from a draw file. 12 & 1/2" blade and 17" overall, it's man-killer sized and shows a great old patina to the metal and wood. It was probably issued with...

    PRICE - $ 2,750.00


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    CIVIL WAR UNION FROCK COAT WITH STRAPS
    CIVIL WAR UNION FROCK COAT WITH STRAPS

    CIVIL WAR UNION FROCK COAT WITH STRAPS

    This Civil War Officers Frock Coat is nice, with a minimal amount of wear or age damage. It needs careful ironing and a single missing staff button (Steele & Johnson, easily replaced). It is in fine condition. Metal-backed Smith patent straps.

    PRICE - ON HOLD !!!


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    CIVIL WAR NAVAL OFFICERS SWORD, MEDAL-OF-HONOR
    CIVIL WAR NAVAL OFFICERS SWORD, MEDAL-OF-HONOR

    CIVIL WAR NAVAL OFFICERS SWORD, MEDAL-OF-HONOR

    This is a very rare bird. William Thompson was a signal quartermaster during the Civil War. His Medal-of-Honor Citation reads as follows, "The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the...

    PRICE - $ 13,750.00


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    CHARTER OAK COLT PRESENTATION CANE
    CHARTER OAK COLT PRESENTATION CANE

    CHARTER OAK COLT PRESENTATION CANE

    Here is one of the rarest artifacts I have ever offered and I hope some collector will appreciate it as such. This is a great historic American and Colt rarity that deserves someone to step up and have it restored. This cane was presented to...

    PRICE - $4,750.00


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    CIVIL WAR OFFICERS SPURS. EAGLE-HEAD
    CIVIL WAR OFFICERS SPURS. EAGLE-HEAD

    CIVIL WAR OFFICERS SPURS. EAGLE-HEAD

    This is the second time around for these spurs on our website as we just took them back in trade. One can argue that these may be one of the finest and most historical sets of spurs ever to come on the Civil War marketplace. This is the only known...

    PRICE - $15,000.00


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    Civil War Medal
    Civil War Medal

    Civil War Medal

    This is a lovely patriotic Civil War period medal made of coin silver presented to the top marksman of the Olden Rifles in 1861. The Olden Rifles were from Lawrence, New Jersey and were formed May 31, 1861 after Lincoln's call for 75,000 troops....

    PRICE - $ 1,475.00


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    ANTIQUE CIVIL WAR DRUM FROM THE 175TH PENNSYLVANIA.
    ANTIQUE CIVIL WAR DRUM FROM THE 175TH PENNSYLVANIA.

    ANTIQUE CIVIL WAR DRUM FROM THE 175TH PENNSYLVANIA.

    This is a great find. Drums in this condition are bringing $7500 - $9500 at auction, even when they aren't identified and this one is rock solid. The original ribbon painting is strongly marked "175th". The bottom head is broken with shreds of it...

    PRICE - SOLD!!!


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    ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR McDOWELL PATTERN OFFICERS KEPI
    ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR McDOWELL PATTERN OFFICERS KEPI

    ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR McDOWELL PATTERN OFFICERS KEPI

    This is a WORLD-CLASS hat with all the bells & whistles. It retains its original lining, sweatband and makers label from Schuyler, Hartley and Graham. It has its ORIGINAL insignia and is not one of those hats that's had a "wondering patch" applied...

    PRICE - ON HOLD!



The following items are either "Sale Pending" (awaiting payment, may become available at a later date) or "Sold". They remain on this page for reference and informational purposes.

SOLD/SALE PENDING



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    CIVIL WAR UNION OFFICERS BELT.
    CIVIL WAR UNION OFFICERS BELT.

    CIVIL WAR UNION OFFICERS BELT.

    In wearable condition and with a great buckle, this is a premium officers rig with fancy red stitching that is all in tact. A great display piece for your sword or gun rig. 1 broken ring clasp, probably replaceable.

    PRICE - SOLD!!!!


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    CDV OF ROBERT E. LEE
    CDV OF ROBERT E. LEE

    CDV OF ROBERT E. LEE

    This is an extremely sharp and well toned image of the Confederate Commander with a penciled date "1869' on the reverse. No other markings other than the original, large & bold signature of Lee himself. One of the best(and I am told rarest) of...

    PRICE - SOLD!!!!

 

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