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JOHN WILKES BOOTH - BOSTON MUSEUM PLAYBILL DATED MAY 22, 1862

JOHN WILKES BOOTH - BOSTON MUSEUM PLAYBILL DATED MAY 22, 1862

Black & white, 13.5 x 5.25,” trimmed in gold, mounted in a white ceramic frame, 16.25” x 18.5”, along w/studio print of Booth in hat and frock coat, 7” 4.5”, trimmed in gold with the… (1104-01). Learn More »

VERY SCARCE McCLELLAN 1864 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN POSTER

VERY SCARCE McCLELLAN 1864 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN POSTER

McClellan became the 1864 Democratic Presidential candidate after convention fight that produced a party platform with a peace plank pushed by those supporting a cease fire and negotiated settlement… (1097-24). Learn More »

1909 LINCOLN CENTENNIAL PRINTING OF THE GETTYSBURG ADDRESS

1909 LINCOLN CENTENNIAL PRINTING OF THE GETTYSBURG ADDRESS

The centennial of Lincoln’s birth was a national celebration in 1909 that included issues of a Lincoln stamp and the Lincoln penny and wide variety of commercially produced memorabilia. It also… (1097-25). Learn More »

$100.00
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1880 DEMOCRATIC TICKET FLYER, WAYNE COUNTY IOWA

1880 DEMOCRATIC TICKET FLYER, WAYNE COUNTY IOWA

Printed, single-sided, 12.75 x 3.25. Titled “Democratic Ticket, 1880.” Listing Presidential and Vice Presential candidates Winfield Scott Hancock and William H. English, Seventh District… (1054-2152). Learn More »

SOUTH CAROLINA ESCAPED PRISONER BROADSIDE

SOUTH CAROLINA ESCAPED PRISONER BROADSIDE

This is a nicely framed display featuring a South Carolina handbill from Anderson Court House (now Anderson,) seeking one “Bob Thomas,” a “notorious burglar and horse thief,” who had escaped… (630-09). Learn More »

DIRECTIONS FOR USING GREENE’S CARBINE

DIRECTIONS FOR USING GREENE’S CARBINE

We have been lucky enough to acquire two of these scarce instruction sheets for Greene carbines. The carbine was breechloading and Greene’s innovation consisted of a better gas seal, but he obtained… (490-1889). Learn More »

DIRECTIONS FOR USING GREENE’S CARBINE

DIRECTIONS FOR USING GREENE’S CARBINE

Greene carbines are rare on the collector’s market. The carbine was breechloading and his innovation consisted of a better gas seal, but he obtained a US contract in the late 1850s for only two… (490-1888). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR VETERANS’ PENSION ATTORNEY BROADSIDE

CIVIL WAR VETERANS’ PENSION ATTORNEY BROADSIDE

Pensions for disabled U.S. soldiers and soldiers’ widows and orphans began in 1862. The law was extended in 1879 to entitle applicants to arrears dating to the disability, not just the application,… (337-288). Learn More »

BROADSIDE – “HEADQUARTERS MILITARY POST, PARIS, KY MAY 5TH 1863”, GENERAL ORDERS NO. 1

BROADSIDE – “HEADQUARTERS MILITARY POST, PARIS, KY MAY 5TH 1863”, GENERAL ORDERS NO. 1

Issued by Col. Ebenezer W. Peirce, 29th Massachusetts Infantry. Assumes command of the Federal forces at this post in compliance with orders received from Maj. Gen. Burnside. Appoints two officers as… (1041-264). Learn More »

PAINTED ESCUTCHEON AND MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO MAJOR WILLIAM LAMBERT OF THE 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY & THE 27TH & 33rd NEW JERSEY

PAINTED ESCUTCHEON AND MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO MAJOR WILLIAM LAMBERT OF THE 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY & THE 27TH & 33rd NEW JERSEY

At top center is a large, full color, spread winged eagle sitting on a reddish brown fascine at the center of a sunburst and gold stars. Due to paint loss some of the stars are missing. The eagle’s… (945-353). Learn More »

SANITARY POLICE NOTICE FROM SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA, 1892

SANITARY POLICE NOTICE FROM SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA, 1892

This notice reads, “The Commissioners of Salem will meet at the Commissioner’s Hall, on Friday evening, July 15th, 1892, to receive bids for a Sanitary Policeman to serve the remainder of the… (843-03). Learn More »

HILARIOUS 1885 BROADSIDE—“RED HOT AND STILL A HEATING.”

HILARIOUS 1885 BROADSIDE—“RED HOT AND STILL A HEATING.”

Printed by Republic Print Office, Winston, NC, April 1885. Measures 11 x 6”. Mounted securely and handsomely on beige burlap board, 11 x 5.75”. Exhibits fold-marks, light chipping along the edges,… (843-05). Learn More »

$80.00
Originally $100.00

POLICY FOR SHIPMENT OF FRAMED ITEMS

POLICY FOR SHIPMENT OF FRAMED ITEMS

Special care is required in the shipment of framed items, both modern and vintage.  Any framed item purchased can be disassembled per customer request, in order to remove the glass.  This means that…. Learn More »

ILLUSTRATED CARTOON “THE LIFE OF JEFF DAVIS”

ILLUSTRATED CARTOON “THE LIFE OF JEFF DAVIS”

This cartoon, The Life of Jeff Davis Illustrated, features 6 panel cartoons. Philadelphia, PA. Six printed pages on one folded sheet measuring 4 1/8" by 17 3/8" with woodblock illustrations of… (337-17). Learn More »

RECRUITING CIRCULAR - “MAJ. GEN. HANCOCK’S FIRST ARMY CORPS OF VETERANS”

RECRUITING CIRCULAR - “MAJ. GEN. HANCOCK’S FIRST ARMY CORPS OF VETERANS”

Matted with white card. Measures 18 x 11.” Exhibits slight soiling, with fold-marks & light wrinkles. Else VG, & entirely legible. In the latter part of 1864 the war department authorized a… (337-229). Learn More »

$1,250.00
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NEW YORK CITY DRAFT RIOTS:  “A GREAT FRAUD” - WORKINGMAN’S PRO-UNION / ANTI-COPPERHEAD BROADSIDE

NEW YORK CITY DRAFT RIOTS: “A GREAT FRAUD” - WORKINGMAN’S PRO-UNION / ANTI-COPPERHEAD BROADSIDE

Published by the N.Y. Workingmen’s Democratic Republican Association; printed by the Loyal Publication Society. Measures 19 x 11.5”,  mounted on green mat, in modern black frame measuring 19 x… (337-218). Learn More »

CIRCA 1910’S “UNCLE TOM’S CABIN” BROADSIDE

CIRCA 1910’S “UNCLE TOM’S CABIN” BROADSIDE

Double-sided playbill, measuring 18 x 6”, yellowed & chipped along top & bottom margins. Horizontal fold marks with a one inch tear along one margin. Colorfully written period text: … (344-1620). Learn More »

CIRCULAR TO THE PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS, WASHINGTON, NOV. 1. EDGAR COWAN, THOS. E. FRANKLIN, E. C. HUMES

CIRCULAR TO THE PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS, WASHINGTON, NOV. 1. EDGAR COWAN, THOS. E. FRANKLIN, E. C. HUMES

3 pp., 7.5 x 11". Lightly soiled, with slight foxing. Very important circular announcing that to Pennsylvania troops that the federal government had determined by Nov. 1, 1861 veterans would be… (L11507). Learn More »

$125.00
Originally $200.00

G.A.R. HANDBILL - "CAMP FIRE BY CUSTER POST. NO. 6….OF BALTIMORE CITY.."

G.A.R. HANDBILL - "CAMP FIRE BY CUSTER POST. NO. 6….OF BALTIMORE CITY.."

Double-sided bill, measuring 8.5 x 5.5". Lightly yellowed, with chipped upper right corner. Else VG & entirely legible. The announced "Camp Fire" is to take place at Cross Street Market Hall,… (337-184). Learn More »


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CIVIL WAR BASS DRUM

This particular type of drum was meant to be played ‘at rest.’ Drum based music accompanied almost every aspect of the soldier’s life and was extremely important to a soldier because it increased moral.  In addition to bandsmen playing for… (1015-01). Learn More »

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