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CIVIL WAR OFFICER'S DAY PLANNER

CIVIL WAR OFFICER'S DAY PLANNER

Victorian “aide memoire” has silver latch, rivet and shield shaped cartouche. Six celluloid pages labeled with the days of the week from Monday to Saturday fan out for writing reminders…there is… (1030-334). Learn More »

1872 DATED CARD GAME IN THE ORIGINAL BOX

1872 DATED CARD GAME IN THE ORIGINAL BOX

This card game is titled “GAME OF AUTHORS” and was produced by Porter & Coates of Philadelphia. There are 53 cards in the set including the instruction card. Each meas. approx. 2.50 x 3.50… (668-150). Learn More »

$65.00
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EARLY 19TH CENTURY SNUFF BOX

EARLY 19TH CENTURY SNUFF BOX

Meas. approx. 3” x 1.75”. Lid has 4 round head rivets and a 1” dia. ring attached. Lid does not open and our guess is it has been that way for a long time. Bottom with some repairs.… (30-2136). Learn More »

EARLY 19TH CENTURY SNUFF BOX

EARLY 19TH CENTURY SNUFF BOX

Meas. 3” x 1”. Box appears to be made of horn, with a thin veneer of tortoise shell on top. Carved hinge.  [ss] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON… (30-2138). Learn More »

HORN SNUFF BOX

HORN SNUFF BOX

Early 19th century. Measures 3” x 1”. Small silver escutcheon on lid. Finely carved hinge.  [ss] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE,… (30-2137). Learn More »

FRAMED PERSONALIZED OVERCOAT BUTTON IDENTIFIED TO MAJOR GENERAL PHILIP KEARNY WITH RELATED ITEMS

FRAMED PERSONALIZED OVERCOAT BUTTON IDENTIFIED TO MAJOR GENERAL PHILIP KEARNY WITH RELATED ITEMS

Modern wood frame with a double blue mat divided into two sections. The right section has a very large overcoat button designed by and made for Major General Philip Kearny. The button face is… (523-73). Learn More »

REPAIRED WARTIME 1ST DIVISION 5TH CORPS BADGE

REPAIRED WARTIME 1ST DIVISION 5TH CORPS BADGE

Badge is a Maltese cross stamped out of brass. Each arm of the cross has a peaked center ridge with lines emanating from it giving the badge a false embroidered look. The face of the badge retains 90%… (1000-2576). Learn More »

$450.00
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CIVIL WAR ERA TRAVELLING CANDLE HOLDERS

CIVIL WAR ERA TRAVELLING CANDLE HOLDERS

Offered here is a pair of brass “travelling” candle stick holders. Consists of two candle stick holder cups that are screwed into saucer shaped bases. When not in use, or when travelling, the… (33-439). Learn More »

PERFUME BOTTLE

PERFUME BOTTLE

Clear glass bottle has applied top and pontil scar. Measures 3 ¼” tall by 2” wide at the base. No chips or cracks.  [sl] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (998-1637). Learn More »

FOLDING UTENSIL SET

FOLDING UTENSIL SET

Utensil set was made by the famous Roberson Cutlery Company. Features a two-pronged fork, knife and spoon that unfold for use. Case has wooden scales with iron bolsters and liners. Item is in very… (33-437). Learn More »

$200.00
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CAMP CANDLESTICK HOLDER WITH CANDLE

CAMP CANDLESTICK HOLDER WITH CANDLE

Iron candle stick holder on stem was inserted into a piece of wood by a Civil War soldier for use in camp. Wood measures 4 ¼”by 4”. Wood is solid. Candlestick measures 1 ½” tall. Great item… (33-425). Learn More »

NILE’S PATENT GUTTA PERCHA FOLDING CUP

NILE’S PATENT GUTTA PERCHA FOLDING CUP

Lid reads "NILES DRINKING CUP PATENTED JUNE 5th 1860." Measures 2.5" diameter. Measures 1" height collapsed and 2.75" unfolded. Lid shows a few very small dings and scratches. Fully functions. … (33-257). Learn More »

$175.00
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CIVIL WAR ERA POCKET CALENDAR / DAY PLANNER

CIVIL WAR ERA POCKET CALENDAR / DAY PLANNER

These were typically carried by officers in the Civil War. Features front and back covers made of bone and four pages all riveted together at one end. Pages fan out for writing notes and reminders.… (33-260). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA SMITHS PATENT BRASS MATCH SAFE

CIVIL WAR ERA SMITHS PATENT BRASS MATCH SAFE

Match safes were very popular with both soldiers and civilians. This safe features a cartouche label ready to be monogrammed with the owner’s initials. Top side has a hinged lid. Lid has a rough… (809-54). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR PERIOD ROSEWOOD INK WELL

CIVIL WAR PERIOD ROSEWOOD INK WELL

Ink well has a flat bottom and rounded top. Lid fits tightly and unscrews to reveal a glass insert. Remnants of dark colored ink show on the glass. Wood is in excellent condition with no scratches or… (998-774). Learn More »

19TH CENTURY EYE WASHING CUP

19TH CENTURY EYE WASHING CUP

Made of clear glass the item stands approx. 2.50 inches tall with a stemmed base and a deep eye shaped cup at top. The exterior cup body has a ribbed decoration. The bottom of the cup is marked with… (516-261). Learn More »

BROWN STONEWARE JUG, CIRCA 1857-1860

BROWN STONEWARE JUG, CIRCA 1857-1860

Glazed brown jug is marked, “WEBSTER & SEYMOUR”, which were out of Hartford, CT. Jug measures 10” high by 7” in circumference at the base. No cracks are present, just a few very small… (179-870). Learn More »

$95.00
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CIVIL WAR PERIOD SPOON

CIVIL WAR PERIOD SPOON

Spoon is in good condition. Patina is darkened and has light surface rust. No dings. Measures 8 ¼” long. Perfect for reenactors or collectors of Civil War civilian… (866-10). Learn More »

$8.00
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EARLY- TO MID-TWENTIETH CENTURY UNUSED GETTYSBURG PAPER FLOUR SACK

EARLY- TO MID-TWENTIETH CENTURY UNUSED GETTYSBURG PAPER FLOUR SACK

Still folded and unused paper flour sack for the D. K. SNYDER COMPANY of Gettysburg, Pa. Sack meas. approx. 13.50 inches x 23.75 inches with diagonally folded corners. Printed at center of the sack is… (635-68). Learn More »

GUTTA PERCHA MATCH SAFE

GUTTA PERCHA MATCH SAFE

Civil war era brass match safe has hinged lid which also functions as a rough surface for striking matches. Raised lettering on side reads, “SMITH’S PATENT, JAN. 17 1860”. Other side has a blank… (998-635). Learn More »

$95.00
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CIRCA 1852 VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE SOCIETE DE CADETS CERTIFICATE FOR WILLIAM OVERALL YAGER

William Overall Yager: Virginia Military Institute, Société de Cadets Certificate, circa 1852, one page vellum with ink notations on the verso, 15¾" x 19½", partially printed on vellum, in French. The certificate, or diploma, confers W. O. Yager… (846-104). Learn More »

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