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CIVIL WAR ARTILLERY & WEAPONS
A fine early vintage and genuine group of SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN., all dated just after the war began., 1861.
Each issue, a full issue, illustrated with the latest inventions., detailing famous artillery pieces of the Civil War.,
These issues also report the news and gives out advice for the soldier in the field..how he should take of himself., describing details of cleanliness to prevent death by disease, etc. News that Major Anderson of Fort Sumter fame has been promoted to Colonel. Marine and Naval operations., the war on the western waters [ Mississippi River ].
News of the tests of the Armstrong guns at West Point., Seizure of Federal forts by the southern Rebels., one issue showing the interior of Fort Pickens with the large guns...illustration showing the firing of a musket using the "Minnie ball" and the different types used...Map on front page of an issue showing the Seat of War in Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay area...
Details of experiments with cannon and shot, The PROCLAMATION BY PRES. LINCOLN, calling on arming 75,000 volunteers to end the rebellion...much much much more.,
SIX FULL ISSUES., never folded, no stains, no odors., and will be carefully packed and mailed flat. Each issue 9 x 13", 16pp [ about the same size as a Harper's Weekly issue ].
NOTE: We will gladly combine your winning items into one shipment to save you postage costs.
A FRIENDLY NOTE ON SHIPPING
Please note that I ship items as quickly as I can, we have a packing room all set up for me., I am a bit disabled from arthritis., some days are good, some days are not so good. There are times I cannot manage to pack up the winning orders, so there may be a day or two delay. Just to inform is all, please do not use this against me on the Ebay "star" system. Many thanks, and, Many thanks for the bidding.
OVERSEAS SHIPPING INFORMATION
For those overseas., please note that the shipping fees vary depending on the item. We will NOT ship to any country in the Middle East but for Israel. Nor to Africa, nor to Mexico unless you have an address in the states. We have no choice due to the high losses sustained. Sorry.