Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Civil War German Silver Bugle Inscribed to Lt. Col. (Bvt. Maj. Gen) Robert Avery, 102d New York Vol. Inf. 11 ½" overall, double twist with prominent dove tailed seam, ¾" floating rim. Excellent condition, just some old scattered minor dents, retains the original mouthpiece. Inscribed in flowery script at the top of the bell "Robert Avery". Avery enlisted as a Capt. In the 102d on July 8, 1862 and was discharged for disability on June 27, 1864. He was promoted to Lt. Col. Jan. 1, 1863 and brevetted to Maj. Gen. for action at Lookout Mountain, Tn., March 13, 1865. Avery was wounded at Chancellorsville, where the regiment lost 90 men, and severely wounded at Lookout Mountain resulting in the amputation of his right leg. Also included is a stunning pristine CDV of Avery in regulation frock coat with shoulder straps, holding a magnificent Tiffany presentation sword. Rare and unusual inscribed artifact about which a most interesting history will emerge with diligent research.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2008
    20th-21st Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,005

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold on Nov 21, 2008 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 16 days left to consign to the 2021 May 19 Manuscripts Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    I don’t often do testimonials but in this case I felt truly obligated to thank Heritage Auctions for the extremely professional job your organization did for me.
    Charlie K.,
    Pittsburgh, PA
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search