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Lot 0496
Measuring 15" overall. Copper construction with brass floating garland at the bell, ferrule midway back, and upper tube. Exhibits one of the key features in identifying these instruments, the lengthwise dovetailed or "zippered" seam. Missing its "pigtail" crook at the mouthpiece. Lightly engraved on the bell and only partially legible: "Lees --, Chickahominy Gap, Bottoms Bridge, White Oak Swamp, Carters Hill, Mathews --, Gloucester --, Yorktown, Waldena F. Peters Co G 11th Maine". CONDITION: The bugle exhibits a deep undisturbed patina and a moderate amount of small dents. From the Ray Bentley collection. Condition: (Good).Dimensions: 15 -1/4" x 6 -1/2".

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11th Maine Inscribed Regulation Civil War Issue Bugle.

Estimate $1,200 - $1,500Nov 7, 2018