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DECORATED 1864 EASTER EGG BY A MEMBER OF THE 15th PA CAVALRY: WARTIME, WONDERFUL, AND WHIMSICAL

DECORATED 1864 EASTER EGG BY A MEMBER OF THE 15th PA CAVALRY: WARTIME, WONDERFUL, AND WHIMSICAL

This whimsical, real Easter egg was apparently a gift from a member of the 15th PA cavalry to Samuel A. Henderson. Suspicion naturally settles on George Henderson of Companies C and A as the maker,… (945-516). Learn More »

SINGLE BRASS ARSENAL MANUFACTURED ARTILLERY STIRRUP

SINGLE BRASS ARSENAL MANUFACTURED ARTILLERY STIRRUP

Original Civil War non-excavated single artillery stirrup. Stamped on the underside in large letters “US”, slightly smaller letters “Watervliet/Arsenal N.Y.” Letters “P.V.H.” represents… (2020-138). Learn More »

TWO PIECE CIVIL WAR PERIOD FLASK IDENTIFIED TO MISSOURI MURDER VICTIM

TWO PIECE CIVIL WAR PERIOD FLASK IDENTIFIED TO MISSOURI MURDER VICTIM

Large two-piece white metal flask meas. approx. 3.50 x 6.00 inches. Engraved in four lines on the obverse side is “DANIEL W. JENKINS OF PLATTE CITY MO. JANY 1, 1859.” There is a horizontal seam at… (846-166). Learn More »

A SOUVENIR FROM STONEWALL JACKSON'S HOUSE

A SOUVENIR FROM STONEWALL JACKSON'S HOUSE

This attractive 11” x 14” unframed display features a 1 3/4” x 1 3/4” piece of coverlet that was owned by Colonel Elijah W. Penny who had service in three Indiana Union regiments and was… (M25312). Learn More »

HYDE & GOODRICH COIN SILVER CUP – “HUGH”

HYDE & GOODRICH COIN SILVER CUP – “HUGH”

This simple but beautiful coin silver cup with handle comes from the famed New Orleans company, Hyde & Goodrich. Maker’s mark is on underside of cup. Rim and base have a beaded design.… (1088-01). Learn More »

HYDE & GOODRICH COIN SILVER CUP - “STELLA”

HYDE & GOODRICH COIN SILVER CUP - “STELLA”

This beautiful coin silver cup with handle comes from the famed New Orleans company, Hyde & Goodrich. Maker’s mark is on underside of cup. Rim has a beaded design. Base has a band with a fleur… (1088-02). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S TRAVELLING FIELD DESK, WITH PATRIOTIC SHIELD LOCK

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S TRAVELLING FIELD DESK, WITH PATRIOTIC SHIELD LOCK

Upright, dark wooden cabinet designed to sit on table, with lower hinged, fold-down writing lid. Measures 26 x 13.5 X 28.5. Paneled front key-lock is missing its key, as are the key-locks to two… (362-236). Learn More »

$750.00
Originally $2,250.00
SOLD

LOCKET WITH TINTYPE OF FEDERAL SOLDIER AND WIFE

LOCKET WITH TINTYPE OF FEDERAL SOLDIER AND WIFE

Gold plated pocket watch style locket with plain stem and ring. Locket meas. approx. 1.50 inches across. Each face is engraved with a flower on a stippled background. At center of the flower on the… (1054-1232). Learn More »

LOCKET WITH IMAGE OF REAR ADMIRAL WILLIAM T. SAMPSON, HERO OF THE SPANISH AMERICAN WAR

LOCKET WITH IMAGE OF REAR ADMIRAL WILLIAM T. SAMPSON, HERO OF THE SPANISH AMERICAN WAR

Locket is of the pocket watch pattern and meas. approx. 1.75 inches across. The reverse exterior surface is crosshatched with a smooth circle at center. The obverse of the case has a glass face… (1054-1228). Learn More »

EXCAVATED PEWTER IDENTIFICATION TAG FOR MEMBER OF 11TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

EXCAVATED PEWTER IDENTIFICATION TAG FOR MEMBER OF 11TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

This is an excavated “WAR OF 1861” style identification tag made of pewter. The soldier named on the tag is Leonard F. Tukesbury, 11th Massachusetts Infantry. The piece is in good condition for… (M26068). Learn More »

RAZOR & CASE ID’D TO 15th OHIO ANDERSONVILLE PRISONER

RAZOR & CASE ID’D TO 15th OHIO ANDERSONVILLE PRISONER

Black cardboard case with raised lettering that reads “WADE A. BUTCHER  / SHEFFIELD” Case is in excellent condition with only light wear. Razor is in excellent shape. Blade is marked “WADE A.… (224-497). Learn More »

19TH CENTURY THERMOPLASTIC FRAME WITH THERMOMETER

19TH CENTURY THERMOPLASTIC FRAME WITH THERMOMETER

Very ornate thermoplastic frame that meas. approx. 6.50 x 11.00 inches. The frame has two legs at the bottom similar in shape to those found on a dresser. The legs are topped by a rectangular plinth… (1043-162). Learn More »

FORK, KNIFE AND SPOON FOLDING COMBINATION MESS SET

FORK, KNIFE AND SPOON FOLDING COMBINATION MESS SET

This is a nice example of perhaps the most popular form of privately purchased mess set. They were produced by a number of makers. This one is unmarked, but follows the usual pattern. Formed like a… (809-113). Learn More »

$295.00
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NEW YORK KNIFE COMPANY COMBINATION MESS SET COMBINATION MESS SET

NEW YORK KNIFE COMPANY COMBINATION MESS SET COMBINATION MESS SET

This is a nice example of a popular commercial mess set marketed to soldiers as an alternative to their issue mess gear, which was often flimsy. As combination fork, knife and spoon it had the allure… (809-111). Learn More »

WESTERWALD POTTERY WINE JUG

WESTERWALD POTTERY WINE JUG

This Westerwald salt glazed wine jug with handle has a cobalt vine design and banding. Westerwald stoneware is a salt glazed pottery found in the Westerwald region of Germany since the beginning of… (1000-20). Learn More »

WESTERWALD TANKARD

WESTERWALD TANKARD

This Westerwald salt glazed tankard with handle has a cobalt scrollwork design and banding. Westerwald stoneware is a salt glazed pottery found in the Westerwald region of Germany since the beginning… (M25662). Learn More »

PEWTER BEER STEIN

PEWTER BEER STEIN

Heavy pewter beer stein with hinged lid is engraved with a shield shaped cartouche label. Inside of label reads, "W.P. 1764". Interior of stein at the bottom shows a raised flower emblem. Underside… (1005-11). Learn More »

J. WARD & CO. BRONXVILLE NEW YORK COMBINATION MESS SET

J. WARD & CO. BRONXVILLE NEW YORK COMBINATION MESS SET

J. Ward and Company of Bronxville will ring a bell with some collectors. They were the makers of a combination knife presented to Abraham Lincoln in 1864. In this case they are the maker on a more… (809-108). Learn More »

$365.00
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UNION KNIFE COMPANY “ARMY KNIFE” COMBINATION MESS SET

UNION KNIFE COMPANY “ARMY KNIFE” COMBINATION MESS SET

Civil War mess gear was issued to new soldiers by state, and later federal, recruiting services. It was varied and often of indifferent quality. Entrepreneurs stepped in to offer alternatives for… (809-105). Learn More »

$350.00
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FANTASTIC GOLD-MOUNTED APPOMATTOX WOOD CARVED PIPE WITH CASE – 12TH WEST VIRGINIA INFANTRY

FANTASTIC GOLD-MOUNTED APPOMATTOX WOOD CARVED PIPE WITH CASE – 12TH WEST VIRGINIA INFANTRY

The day after Generals Grant and Lee met to arrange the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia the two Generals met again for a brief time under an apple tree and when the meeting was over… (30-2205). Learn More »


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MODEL 1841 NAVAL OFFICER’S SWORD BY AMES

Manufactured: Springfield Mass  Maker: N. P. Ames Cutler  Year: 1841-1050  Model: M 1841 Naval Officer Sword   Size: 28.25  Condition: VG Eagle head brass guard is in great shape with both folding guards in working order.  Carved ivory grip… (870-62). Learn More »

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