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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 »

STAFFORD BROTHERS SOFT ENAMELED THREAD BOX

STAFFORD BROTHERS SOFT ENAMELED THREAD BOX

Paste board box has label on top that reads, “STAFFORD BROTHERS SOFT ENAMELED THREAD / ONE DOZEN / SUPERIOR FINISH / WARRANTED 200 YARDS / FOR HAND OR MACHINE SEWING”. Image of a mill or factory… (1041-441). Learn More »

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH POPE PIUS IX

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH POPE PIUS IX

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 Pope Pius IX in the… (1043-102). Learn More »

SONS OF VETERANS SHAVING MUG, DATED 1881

SONS OF VETERANS SHAVING MUG, DATED 1881

Porcelain mug shows an image of a veterans badge flanked by gold gilt scrollwork. Three gold gilt bands embellish mug. Name of veteran, “GEO. K. MORRIS” is at the top in gold gilt. Underside of… (30-2148). Learn More »

STONEWARE INKWELL

STONEWARE INKWELL

Inkwell is tan colored, glazed stoneware. Displays a round shape with raised top. Measures 3” tall by 2 ¼” in circumference at the base. Very good condition with just a small chip in the… (998-1583). Learn More »

$10.00
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STONEWARE INKWELL

STONEWARE INKWELL

Inkwell is tan colored, glazed stoneware. Displays a pyramidal shape with raised top. Measures 3” tall by 2 ¼” in circumference at the base. Very good condition with just a couple of small chips… (998-1582). Learn More »

GREEN RIVER WORKS FORK AND KNIFE

GREEN RIVER WORKS FORK AND KNIFE

J. Russell and Company opened the Green River Works in Greenfield, Mass. in the early 1830s. They were able to compete with Sheffield cutlers by using power hammers rather than hand forging, and the… (998-811). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR PERIOD US NAVY SHAVING DISH & MIRROR

CIVIL WAR PERIOD US NAVY SHAVING DISH & MIRROR

Dish has a gutta-percha body that meas. approx. 1.50 inches tall x 3.25 inches across. The lid is decorated with a sunburst design with concentric rings at center. The center ring has an anchor and… (1043-80). Learn More »

GENERAL GRANT STEVENSGRAPH – RICHMOND, VICKSBURG AND FORT DONELSON

GENERAL GRANT STEVENSGRAPH – RICHMOND, VICKSBURG AND FORT DONELSON

Thomas Stevens, a weaver in Coventry, England, started producing colored woven silk decorative items around 1862 and this is a nice example of one of his bookmarks aimed at the American market.… (1043-85). Learn More »

STEVENSGRAPH BOOKMARK OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN

STEVENSGRAPH BOOKMARK OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN

Thomas Stevens introduced the weaving of colored silk bookmarks and other decorative items in England around 1862. They quickly became an international fad in last half of the century and were made by… (1043-78). Learn More »

AQUA GLASS INKWELL

AQUA GLASS INKWELL

Inkwell is octagon shaped with applied top. Pontil scar is present. Measures 2 ¾” tall by 2 ¼” at the base. Excellent condition with no chips or cracks. … (998-1580). Learn More »

$40.00
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GENERAL WILCOX’S FAREWELL ADDRESS TO THE NINTH CORPS PRESERVED BY JOHN M. DEANE, ALONG WITH ONE OF HIS ISSUE CORPS BADGES - MEDAL OF HONOR WINNER FROM MASSACHUSETTS

GENERAL WILCOX’S FAREWELL ADDRESS TO THE NINTH CORPS PRESERVED BY JOHN M. DEANE, ALONG WITH ONE OF HIS ISSUE CORPS BADGES - MEDAL OF HONOR WINNER FROM MASSACHUSETTS

John M. Deane was proud of his war service and preserved a wonderful archive of material. He rose from Lieutenant to Major, serving at the very first call for troops in the 3rd Mass Volunteer Militia… (1041-64). Learn More »

"USN" SOAP DISH / SHAVING MIRROR WITH STRAIGHT RAZOR

"USN" SOAP DISH / SHAVING MIRROR WITH STRAIGHT RAZOR

Two-piece container made of Gutta Percha. Issued to sailors aboard U.S. Navy ships during the Civil War. Lid reads, "Don't Give Up The Ship" and "U.S.N." over an anchor. The container was for shaving… (809-69). Learn More »

GLAZED STONEWARE INKWELL

GLAZED STONEWARE INKWELL

Beige colored stoneware inkwell is pyramidal in shape with raised top. Measures 2 ¾” tall by 2 ¼” in circumference at the base. No chips or cracks. … (998-1638). Learn More »

RARE ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR CLOTH CORPS BADGE FROM THE ARCHIVE OF JOHN M. DEANE - 3rd and 29th MASSACHUSETTS, MEDAL OF HONOR WINNER

RARE ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR CLOTH CORPS BADGE FROM THE ARCHIVE OF JOHN M. DEANE - 3rd and 29th MASSACHUSETTS, MEDAL OF HONOR WINNER

Civil War corps badges can be a minefield for the collector and cloth badges are especially hard to judge. Here is one that you can sleep at night owning. This comes from the archive of material… (1041-56). Learn More »

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 »

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 »


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NORTH CAROLINA IN THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES, PARTS 1 & 2

By John A. Sloan, late Captain of Company B, 27th North Carolina Regiment, Army of North Virginia. Published by Rufus H. Darby, Washington. 1883. 2 parts, in wraps, 10 x 6.75”. 170 pp. combined, with rosters. Beige covers, part I, red cover covers… (959-38). Learn More »

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