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SHAVING MUG W/ SPREAD-WINGED EAGLE

SHAVING MUG W/ SPREAD-WINGED EAGLE

Victorian era shaving mug features raised images of children with a spread-winged eagle in the center. Images are colored. A beaded band decorates mug just below the rim. Interior of mug is divided… (88-35). Learn More »

RICHARDS PATENT KNIFE, FORK AND SPOON SET

RICHARDS PATENT KNIFE, FORK AND SPOON SET

This is one of the more popular knife, fork and spoon combinations purchased and carried by soldiers during the war. This set consists of a knife with a crimped handle and a separate piece with a… (1054-1262). Learn More »

$295.00
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ABRAHAM LINCOLN STEVENSGRAPH MOURNING RIBBON

ABRAHAM LINCOLN STEVENSGRAPH MOURNING RIBBON

After the assassination of the President, mourning ribbons commemorating his death were very popular. This silk ribbon features an image of Lincoln in the center. Above image is a spread-winged eagle… (M26325). Learn More »

VICTORIAN ERA HAIR JEWELRY BROOCH

VICTORIAN ERA HAIR JEWELRY BROOCH

Hair brooch displays a T-bar and C-clasp on reverse. Glass covers woven dark brown hair. Base shows a beaded band encircling glass. A couple strands of woven hair are loosely lying across woven… (M26308). Learn More »

EARLY 19TH CENTURY CHESS / CHECKER BOARD

EARLY 19TH CENTURY CHESS / CHECKER BOARD

Board is made of inlaid mahogany. Measures 15” by 16 ¼”. Shows light wear at the corners and edges, plus a 1” crack at one edge. A few scattered nicks are present. Board is very solid and would… (179-931). Learn More »

$160.00
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FRAMED SAMPLER - DATED 1825

FRAMED SAMPLER - DATED 1825

This beautiful sampler is typical of what young girls would have done in the 1800’s as a way to display the sewing skills that they were learning. Colors used for the stitching are blue, green,… (1005-22). Learn More »

ID’D CONFEDERATE BLANKET, 2ND VIRGINIA CAVALRY

ID’D CONFEDERATE BLANKET, 2ND VIRGINIA CAVALRY

Here is a rare opportunity to own an original Confederate blanket that is also Id’d. Blanket belonged to Private William C. Bradley, a soldier in Co. “B”, 2nd Virginia Cavalry. Tan colored… (973-03). Learn More »

$2,750.00
Originally $3,250.00
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SOLID BRASS CIVIL WAR STIRRUP – ARSENAL MARKED

SOLID BRASS CIVIL WAR STIRRUP – ARSENAL MARKED

A single non-dug heavy brass stirrup. Measures 4 ½” across x 5 ½” tall x 1 ½” wide. Underside features three stampings.  In the center is a large “US”. To the left is “WATERVLIET /… (1054-2186). Learn More »

$150.00
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NATURAL GREEN TURQUOISE & SEED PEARL SHIELD PENDANT NECKLACE

NATURAL GREEN TURQUOISE & SEED PEARL SHIELD PENDANT NECKLACE

Natural Green Turquoise and Seed Pearl Shield Pendant Necklace dates to the 1850s and is set in a handmade setting of 18 carat gold. Typically, we see turquoise in its more popular sky-blue form, but… (1042-09). Learn More »

EYEGLASS CASE WITH HAND PAINTED HUNT SCENE

EYEGLASS CASE WITH HAND PAINTED HUNT SCENE

19th century papier-mâché spectacle case with an oil painted hunting scene featuring four classical (Roman or Greek) figures mounted on horseback along with dogs closing in on the prey. Measures 5… (30-1716). Learn More »

$125.00
Originally $195.00

PEWTER TIN FOR PENS & PENCILS

PEWTER TIN FOR PENS & PENCILS

Early 19th century stationary box with old label attached within the lid.   JOHN SHILLITO Co. #1602.  Dept.510. 19th Century oblong  pewter STATIONARY BOX   The inside is divided into… (30-1714). Learn More »

$85.00
Originally $145.00

FRENCH PAPIER MACHÉ SNUFF BOX, CIRCA EARLY 19TH CENTURY

FRENCH PAPIER MACHÉ SNUFF BOX, CIRCA EARLY 19TH CENTURY

This snuff box features paper maché artwork of a French dignitary. The box measures 3.25" by 2.25" by .75". Exhibits minor wear along edge where one opens the box.  This excellent, early 19th… (30-1657). Learn More »

$325.00
Originally $495.00

EARLY 19TH CENTURY EQUESTRIAN LEATHER MARTINGALE

EARLY 19TH CENTURY EQUESTRIAN LEATHER MARTINGALE

Here is an early 19th century specimen of worn and tired leather horse equipment known as a martingale. This equestrian accoutrement appears to date from the 1820s to 1840s and was a leather strap… (30-1468). Learn More »

$135.00
Originally $215.00

NILES PATENT TELESCOPING DRINKING CUP OF 1860

NILES PATENT TELESCOPING DRINKING CUP OF 1860

When Goodyear discovered and patented hard rubber in 1851 a new age was upon us. Well, many thought so anyway. New devices were invented and the ingenious rushed to patent improvements on the old.… (286-542). Learn More »

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH MASONIC SYMBOLS

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH MASONIC SYMBOLS

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 an image of Masonic symbols in the center.… (1043-99). Learn More »

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH STAG

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH STAG

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 an image of a stag in the forest. Original… (1043-104). Learn More »

TINNED IRON MESS CUP

TINNED IRON MESS CUP

Mess gear came through the various recruiting services and varied in design. This style is pictured early on in the war and seems to have been the pattern generally used once the U.S. government took… (490-1855). Learn More »

BOHEMIAN GARNET NECKLACE WITH BAROQUE PEARLS, circa 1860

BOHEMIAN GARNET NECKLACE WITH BAROQUE PEARLS, circa 1860

In excellent condition and strength, this gorgeous necklace measures 18 inches in length. All garnets are intact and are rose cut; the largest center cluster measures three quarters of an inch. The… (1042-08). Learn More »

LARGE TINNED MESS IRON CUP

LARGE TINNED MESS IRON CUP

Mess gear was issued by the various recruiting services, first by the states and later by the federal government. Early in the war local suppliers were often sourced and you also had privately… (490-1852). Learn More »

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 »


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US MODEL 1860 AMES CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER WITH WOOD LINED STEEL SCABBARD

Manufactured: Chicopee, Mass. Maker: Ames Mfg. Co. Year: Civil War Model: M1860 Size: 35 inch blade Condition: Excellent+ This regulation M1860 Cavalry Officer has the decorated guard with the eagle, decorated branches and pommel. The grip is… (870-122). Learn More »

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