IS THE CIVIL WAR ANTIQUES PRESERVATION SOCIETY?
|The Civil War Antiques Preservation Society is a
not-for-profit Civil War artifacts institution and private museum. We
secialize in research, authentication, and the procurement of Civil
Our mission is to save through acquisition, Civil War artifacts that
otherwise would continue to be improperly cared for or even worse, lost for
ever. However, we can only accomplish this with the
help of those interested in preserving Civil War artifacts that otherwise
would go unknown to fellow researchers and to the public. As members of the prestigious Sotheby's.Com and as consultants to
auction houses and historical societies, we strive to enlighten
and share with those interested in our Civil War past.
|Our services will help
individuals, collectors, and institutions identify and authenticate the Civil
War artifacts they may have. We are NOT a Civil War
We are however Civil War antiques preservationists
who constantly seek the opportunity to procure genuine Civil War artifacts for our collection.
We feel historically significant artifacts should not be traded or sold
randomly without any regard to their historic significance. As
you can see, we feel very
strongly that Civil War artifacts are to be shared and not remain in trunks or
boxes, never to be given the proper respect, research, or preservation they
| You will find that along with our services,
we also offer a periodic article pertaining to a particular subject matter; for
example, one month we may explore the Springfield musket and another month we
may explore the Richmond musket, both of which were very important arms in the
Civil War. The information contained in these articles will prove to be an
invaluable source for those wishing to learn more about Civil War equipment,
weapons and the personal items of the soldiers.
|Finally, our site
includes a Seller's Services page. This page is intended for those considering
selling a Civil War antique and will contain information and questions that can
be answered and then e-mailed directly to us for further evaluation.
|Thank you for visiting our site and please
visit our links page. We look forward to hearing from you and thank you for your
interest in preserving our Civil War heritage.
|We go to great lengths to provide the most accurate results available for the items we examine. We are constantly consulting with other institutions and individual experts with respect to Civil War antiques. Your confidentiality and satisfaction is our highest priority.|
©The Civil War Antiques Preservation Society, 2012
Michael Collins, Executive Director
1085 Commonwealth Avenue, Suite 410
Boston, Massachusetts 02215