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VICTORIAN WOVEN HAIR POCKET WATCH CHAIN

VICTORIAN WOVEN HAIR POCKET WATCH CHAIN

Threaded-clasp (watch handle fixture) marked 14k gold.  Hardware is well-constructed and has beautiful ornamental scrolling engraved, braiding is nicely intact.  Such pocket watch chains were in… (179-922). Learn More »

GOLD PLATED VICTORIAN BUCKLE BRACELET

GOLD PLATED VICTORIAN BUCKLE BRACELET

Bracelet features a beautiful leaf motif. The metal on the band is light weight and flexes easily to take on and off. There are 3 different “belt notches” on the back to adjust the size. Buckle… (344-3210). Learn More »

BONE SLIDE MARKED WITH U.S. FLAG & 1861, 1862 & 1863

BONE SLIDE MARKED WITH U.S. FLAG & 1861, 1862 & 1863

Hand carved bone slide has a U.S. flag and the years 1861, 1862 and 1863 carved on the sides. Initials, “CA” are also carved on reverse. This is typical of an item that soldiers would carve in… (195-203). Learn More »

HORN SNUFF BOX, CIRCA 1780

HORN SNUFF BOX, CIRCA 1780

Body of snuff box is an oval piece of horn. Top and bottom are made of pieces of horn tacked onto wood to form the lid and the base. Lid has a swiveling bone lever which turns to reveal an open hole… (M25990). Learn More »

C1860 TIN SNUFF / TOBACCO BOX

C1860 TIN SNUFF / TOBACCO BOX

Oval box meas. approx. 3 ¼ “ x 1.25”x 5/8”.  Minor light scattered spots of rust. Bottom with minor dent at center.  [ld] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER… (179-912). Learn More »

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH SCROLLWORK DESIGN

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH SCROLLWORK DESIGN

Victorian era box meant for holding gentleman’s collars features a gutta percha lid and stained wooden bottom. Hinged lid shows a scrollwork border with a cartouche label in the center. Original… (1043-103). Learn More »

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH HORSE HEAD

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH HORSE HEAD

Victorian era box meant for holding gentleman’s collars features a gutta percha lid and stained wooden bottom. Hinged lid shows scrollwork designs in the corners, with an image of a horse head in… (1043-105). Learn More »

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH MASONIC SYMBOLS

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH MASONIC SYMBOLS

bottom. Hinged lid shows scrollwork designs in the corners, with an image of Masonic symbols in the center. Original clasp and peg are present. Inside of box lid is a paper label from Williamson &… (1043-107). Learn More »

PAIR OF IRON STIRRUPS

PAIR OF IRON STIRRUPS

Stirrups are Civil War era civilian. Iron shows light surface rust and pitting. Each stirrup measures 6” long by 5 ¼” wide.  [SL] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER… (1030-369). Learn More »

DUKE CIGARETTE BOOK ABOUT NATHANIEL BANKS

DUKE CIGARETTE BOOK ABOUT NATHANIEL BANKS

This cigarette book features a picture of Nathaniel Banks and is titled "A Short HIstory of Gen. N.P. Banks".  The book features a facsimile signature and Nathaniel Banks' history. The book has 8… (L9243). Learn More »

DUKE CIGARETTE BOOK ABOUT RICHARD EWELL

DUKE CIGARETTE BOOK ABOUT RICHARD EWELL

This cigarette book features a picture of Richard Ewell and is titled "A Short HIstory of Gen. R.S. Ewell".  The book features a facsimile signature and Robert Ewell's history. The book has 8 pages… (L9239). Learn More »

$25.00
Originally $50.00

CIVIL WAR ERA SLATE PENCIL

CIVIL WAR ERA SLATE PENCIL

Slate pencil has a patriotic flag paper cover. These were used to write on wooden framed slates, such as the ones children used in the one room schoolhouses of that period. No tears or holes in the… (998-858). Learn More »

CLAY PAINT POT

CLAY PAINT POT

Small unglazed pot was used by an artist to hold paint. Shows a handle on the side. Remnants of brown paint remain inside and dripping on outside of pot. Measures 1 ½” tall by 1 ¼” in… (998-1640). Learn More »

SCRIMSHAW FOLDING TOOL

SCRIMSHAW FOLDING TOOL

Item is made of bone with black accents, handle is in the shape of an arm. Hand on the end shows an outstretched thumb. Thin blade pivots on a tack to slide in and out of either side of… (179-881). Learn More »

16th CENTURY SMALL BROWN JAR

16th CENTURY SMALL BROWN JAR

Early hand-thrown brown pottery jar features one handle and glazed finish. Shows a very nicely formed base and variegated coloring. Indention on side is typical of these early pieces as a result of… (1005-13). Learn More »

FABRIC FROM THE CHAIR OF PRESIDENT JEFFERSON DAVIS TAKEN DURING THE FALL OF RICHMOND

FABRIC FROM THE CHAIR OF PRESIDENT JEFFERSON DAVIS TAKEN DURING THE FALL OF RICHMOND

11” by 14” unframed display with a piece of fabric from Jefferson Davis’s Presidential chair in the Confederate House of Representatives. Included are copied photos of President Davis and the… (M20366). Learn More »

SET OF THREE 18TH CENTURY CLAY PIPES

SET OF THREE 18TH CENTURY CLAY PIPES

These clay trade pipes originate from York County, Pennsylvania.  Each features a decorative design. Pipes measure at widest points- 1 ¼ x 1 ½, 1 ½” x 1 ½”, and 1 ¾” x 2”. Larger pipe… (611-474). Learn More »

$30.00
Originally $40.00

THE SOLDIER’S POCKET BOOK: INSPIRATIONAL AND PATRIOTIC HANDBOOK

THE SOLDIER’S POCKET BOOK: INSPIRATIONAL AND PATRIOTIC HANDBOOK

Charitable and religious organizations were anxious for the spiritual welfare of the young men going off to war and a variety of small pocket-sized booklets were printed up for distribution to the… (B6205B). Learn More »

$75.00
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MILK GLASS BARREL STYLE INKWELL, CIRCA 1840’S

MILK GLASS BARREL STYLE INKWELL, CIRCA 1840’S

Milk glass inkwell in the shape of a barrel was free blown and shows pontil scar on the underside. Inkwell measures 3” tall by 2” in circumference at the base. No chips or cracks. … (179-873). Learn More »

SWEDGED BACK DRESSING COMBS BOX

SWEDGED BACK DRESSING COMBS BOX

Red paste board box has label on top that reads, “SWEDGED BACK DRESSING COMBS / 1 DOZEN / 6 ½” INCH”. A decorative filigree border surrounds lettering. Pencil markings are present on box top… (1041-440). Learn More »


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MAMALUKE SABER MANUFACTURED IN ENGLAND

Manufactured: England  Maker: William Harvey  Year: 1840 - 1850  Model: Mameluke  Size: 30.25  Condition: VG Wonderful Mamaluke Saber manufactured in England.  Most likely for a British officer but possible it was imported to the US market. … (870-74). Learn More »

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