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ACCESSORIES, ETC.

128. Civil war bayonet.

With sheath and belt-hanger. Arsenal-new condition. Gift of General F. D. Beary.

129. Two Rounds of anti-aircraft M. G. Ammunition. Cal. .50

Gift of General F. D. Beary.

130. Powder-horn. -1/2”

Rounded plug in base, with small mushroom-shaped filling-plug. Knife-whittled plug. Octagonal tip. Color; old ivory, shading to black at tip.

131. Powder horn. -1/2”

Rounded lathe-turned plug at base, ornamented with brass tacks. Round tip. Colors; dark brown at tip, shading off in light brown and gray to old ivory.

132. Zinc powder flask. ”

Corroded with age.

133. Zinc powder flask. ”

Pistol size.

134. Very old powder horn. ”

Acorn tip, flat plug with ball-head threaded filling-plug, old strap attached. Colors; dark brown at tip, shading off to bright orange. This is age-coloring, and proves the horn to be quite old, possibly pre-Revolutionary. A fine piece.

135. Dated powder horn. ”

Knife-whittled tip, flat bottom-plug painted red, tip-plug apparently whittled from a bit of ramrod wood. Dated, 1816. Dated horns are rather rare.

136. Powder horn with brass charger. ”

Self-measuring charger, evidently from an old flask. Two steeples driven in sides for carrying cord. Rare.

137. Copper flask. ”

Embossed with hunting scenes. Good.

138. Old Pennsylvania RIFLEMAN’S powder horn and bullet pouch.

Horn and pouch are fastened to one strap. The horn is 16-1/2 inches in length, of a beautiful pale green color and highly polished. Ringed tip and rounded wooden plug. Cut into it are the initials “E. W.” In the pouch is a tin box marked “Eley, London,” containing a few caps. In fine order throughout and very rare. It was once the property of Major Enoch Wolford, a noted Sugar Valley hunter.

139. Most peculiar old bullet mould.

Casts one conical bullet, about .40 cal., and has a number of unique features. The cataloguer has never seen one just like it. Evidently the work of local gunsmith.

140. Two bullet moulds.

Musket size, for about an ounce ball. Illustrated, Plate IV.

141. Bullet mould.

Crude and evidently homemade. Casts one conical bullet. .36 Cal.

142. CanadianTin hat”.

Picked up by Col. Shoemaker between Baupaume and Arras in May 1920.
Rusty, covered in spots with the peculiar chalk-like earth of Northern
France, all leather rotted away. Big dent in top.

143. German helmet.

Picked up at Chemin-des-Dames, France, May, 1926, by Col. Shoemaker.
Only a small part of the chin-strap remains.

144. Civil war hand-grenade.

Painted red and black. In appearance, somewhat like a modern grenade.

145. Civil war hand-grenade, mounted on stand -1/2”

Is equipped with a wooden shaft and four cartridge-paper “feathers” to aid in throwing. Label reads “N. Grenade from Ft. Wagne. Gift of W. W. Richie, 1915 to Henry W. Shoemaker.” On paper wing, “Patented, Au, 1861.”

146. Web cartridge belt.

For Krag rifle. Period of Spanish War.

147. Old re-loading Tool.

Rusty. Calibre unknown. Possibly .38-55.

148. Gas shell for 75 mm gun. -1/2”

No rotating band, as this has never been put on, and with tin shipping head. Painted yellow. Part of a shipment wrecked on the New York Central Railroad near McElhattan, en route for the loading plant.

149. EXPLODED 3-INCH SHELL.

High explosive and probably German. Picked up between Arras and
Baupaume by Col. Shoemaker in 1920.

150. SMALL BRASS CANNON-MODEL. L. (over all) 10-1/2”

Wheels, axle, gun and trail are all made of brass. Bore, 3/8-inch, height, ten inches. Can be fired. These little cannon-models are rare. Period of 1812.

151. ANCIENT ORIENTAL HELMET.

Probably Persian. Chain-and-plate mail neck guard.

152. WATERLOO RELIC HELMET.

Prussian Cavalry. Bears the number 47. From Austin Collection.

153. PAIR OF LEATHER SADDLE HOLSTERS.

Carried by Trooper Samuel Barker, 7th Cavalry, of Sugar Valley, in the Civil War. Will take the Colt 1860 or any other Army type percussion revolver, or the 1842 or 1836 Model single-shot pistol.

154. GERMAN SOLDIER’S BELT. ”

Has the familiar “Gott Mit Uns” buckle. Picked up in France, 1918, by
Major P. M. La Bach, C. E., A. E. F.

155. CALTROP. XVII CENT.

Used during the English Civil Wars. Hand forged with four needle-like points. Has at one time been painted black for preservation.

156. BARBED AMERICAN CALTROP.

Four points. Made for the defense of Fort Muncy. These caltrops were scattered in the grass and on the trails to hamper the approach of Indians, and were frequently poisoned to cause infection. A rare Pennsylvania Indian War relic, in good state of preservation. Secured through Dr. Nevin J. Gray, former Assistant State Librarian, of Pennsylvania.

157. BLACKJACK. L. (including strap) 13-1/2”

Issued during the World War to the Pennsylvania Home Defense Police. A good, substantial “billy”, covered with black leather and weighted with lead.

158. SMALL FLOBERT RIFLE. .22 CAL.

159. GERMAN TWO HANDED SWORD.

(From Austin Collection.)

160. COMPLETE SUIT OF ENGRAVED GERMAN ARMOR, 16th CENT.

(From Austin Collection.)

161. SPANISH MATADOR’S ESPADA.

(Gift of Count San Juan de Violada, 1916.)

162. PAIR OF FLINTLOCK PISTOLS said to have been owned by David Lewis, “The Robber.”