<-- Previous Next -->
Antique Associates at West Townsend
History Gallery

Menu Page | Colonial Paper | Revolutionary War
1812 to Mex-Am | Civil War | Span-Am | WWI WWII
General Americana | Antique Books | Misc. MSS
Ledgers & Copybooks | Religion-All Items | Political Causes
Medals & Tokens | Presidents & Others | Firefighting
Firefighting Art | Masonic | More Fraternal | Dags and Ambros
Later Images | Liverpool Jugs | Historical Commemoratives
Maritime and Sailor |Misc Military, Flags | War Related
Sports & Other Legends | All Geo Washington



Looking for more categories from the History Section?
Hover over "History Gallery" above for more categories or Previous and Next.


Antique Papal Zouave Uniform, Gray Wool with Red Trim, Brass Buttons
Zouaves Pontificaux, Multinational Fighting Force that Defended the Vatican


Antique Papal Zouave Uniform, Gray Wool with Red Trim, Brass Buttons
Zouaves Pontificaux, Multinational Fighting Force that Defended the Vatican, entire view 1

A regiment of volunteers from all over Christendom who banded together to defend
Blessed Pope Pius IX and his temporal sovereignty between 1860 and 1871; their
uniform is a combination of the uniform of the Zouaves of Africa and the one of the
French infantries. This uniform would change the title of “bataillon de tirailleurs” into the
famous “Zouaves Pontificaux.”The New York Herald of 10 June 1868 numbered the
zouaves at 4,592, including 50 Englishmen, 10 Scots, 101 Irish, 14 Americans and 135
Canadians. Even Africa and China were represented. The largest nationality was,
perhaps surprisingly, the Dutch (1,910), followed by the French (1,301).


Antique Papal Zouave Uniform, Gray Wool with Red Trim, Brass Buttons
Zouaves Pontificaux, Multinational Fighting Force that Defended the Vatican, entire view 2

Antique Papal Zouave Uniform, Gray Wool with Red Trim, Brass Buttons
Zouaves Pontificaux, Multinational Fighting Force that Defended the Vatican, entire view 3

$10,375.00

232-364




Union Shield, Patriotic American Shield Flag Holder, Original Condition
Date/Period: 1908 (46 stars) - SOLD


Union Shield, Patriotic American Shield Flag Holder, Original Condition, entire view

Measurement: 20.25" x 15"

Material: Sheet iron, polychrome

Condition: Very good, commensurate with age and use

Additional Information: The shield with rolled wire reinforced edges will accommodate
ten flags; the back is fitted with wire rings tabbed and riveted to shield.

SOLD

259-68


Union Shield, Patriotic American Shield Flag Holder, Original Condition, back view


17th Century Helmet, Burgonet, Steel, Lobster Tail, Earflaps, Visor & Face Strip
Date/Period: Circa 1650


17th Century Helmet, Burgonet, Steel, Lobster Tail, Earflaps, Visor & Face Strip, entire view 1

Measurement: 13" x 9.5" x 10"

Material: Steel, leather

Condition: Considering age and use, excellent, minor small imperfection at tip of
lobster tail as depicted.

Additional Information: 17th century steel burgonet helmet, with folding and pierced
earflaps, ribbed skull, articulated lobster-tail neck guard, and steel visor with adjustable
steel strip for face protection in dark [brown] patina. Armorer’s mark on visor is illegible
and worn through.

$2,850.00

861-5


17th Century Helmet, Burgonet, Steel, Lobster Tail, Earflaps, Visor & Face Strip, entire view 2

17th Century Helmet, Burgonet, Steel, Lobster Tail, Earflaps, Visor & Face Strip, entire view 3

17th Century Helmet, Burgonet, Steel, Lobster Tail, Earflaps, Visor & Face Strip, entire view 4

17th Century Helmet, Burgonet, Steel, Lobster Tail, Earflaps, Visor & Face Strip, entire view 5

17th Century Helmet, Burgonet, Steel, Lobster Tail, Earflaps, Visor & Face Strip, entire view 6

17th Century Helmet, Burgonet, Steel, Lobster Tail, Earflaps, Visor & Face Strip, entire view 1




Link here for more Advance Notice Program Details ,
or here to view AAAWT's Privacy Policy


Looking for past sales?
Check HERE for items previously sold from this page


If you are interested in buying any of these items, please call (978) 597-8084 or email David Hillier at drh@aaawt.com

<-- Previous Page  |  Next Page -->