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BLUE VELVET CAPE WITH FRINGE TRIM C. 1860-1870

BLUE VELVET CAPE WITH FRINGE TRIM C. 1860-1870

Royal blue silk velvet cape falls to the hip with a pointed front and rounded back. It is trimmed with sea blue knotted silk fringe around the lower edge. The cape is lined with medium blue… (742-43). Learn More »

$125.00
Originally $280.00

NATHANIEL LYON MEMORIAL RIBBON

NATHANIEL LYON MEMORIAL RIBBON

Wartime blue ribbon with black printing. Item meas. approx. 1.75 x 4.25 inches. The bulk of the ribbon is taken up with a bust view of Lyon in uniform. Above his head in German is “VORWARTS!” or… (286-452). Learn More »

UNUSED CIVIL WAR RATION CAN

UNUSED CIVIL WAR RATION CAN

This is a Civil War period tin ration can. Never used; does not have small round lid soldered in place. Can measures 3 ½” in diameter and is 4 ½” high. Soldered side seam. Some patches of… (33-184). Learn More »

$225.00
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1863 SOLDIER DIARY - CORPORAL SAMUEL HUXHAM, CO. "B", 14TH CONNECTICUT INFANTRY, KILLED IN ACTION AT GETTYSBURG ON JULY 3, 1863

1863 SOLDIER DIARY - CORPORAL SAMUEL HUXHAM, CO. "B", 14TH CONNECTICUT INFANTRY, KILLED IN ACTION AT GETTYSBURG ON JULY 3, 1863

Pocket Diary for 1863. Published Annually for the Trade, New York, 1863. Owner inscription, front eps, in pencil-"Samuel Huxham/ Co. B 14 Regt. C.V./Camped near Falmouth/ Virginia/Feb. 10th 1863."… (846-138). Learn More »

WARTIME PATRIOTIC RIBBON

WARTIME PATRIOTIC RIBBON

White ribbon with blue art work at center of a US flag on a staff inside of a wreath of laurel over the word “UNION.” The ribbon meas. approx. 2.00 x 5.25 inches. Each end has an unfinished edge.… (846-68). Learn More »

$155.00
Originally $200.00

ENGRAVED GOLD WATCH FOB FOR 43RD AND 72ND PENNSYLVANIA SURGEON

ENGRAVED GOLD WATCH FOB FOR 43RD AND 72ND PENNSYLVANIA SURGEON

Fob consists of a fine black ribbon folded to a length of approx. 3.50 inches long with a gold adjustment buckle at top and a gold link at bottom for suspending a pocket watch. Hanging from the top… (846-123). Learn More »

$445.00
Originally $495.00

WONDERFUL ANDERSONVILLE RELIC CRIBBAGE BOARD FROM THE CLARA BARTON FAIR

WONDERFUL ANDERSONVILLE RELIC CRIBBAGE BOARD FROM THE CLARA BARTON FAIR

After the Civil War Clara Barton went to Andersonville Prison with former inmate Private Dorance Atwater of the 1st Connecticut Cavalry Battalion and 2nd New York Cavalry Regiment. Barton and Atwater… (846-111). Learn More »

$2,475.00
Originally $2,750.00

CLARINET ID’D TO 117TH NEW YORK BAND MEMBER KILLED IN ACTION AT FORT FISHER

CLARINET ID’D TO 117TH NEW YORK BAND MEMBER KILLED IN ACTION AT FORT FISHER

Civil War period wooden clarinet in good overall condition. The instrument is made up of three sections, the mouthpiece, the central body and the lower section attached to the bell. The mouthpiece… (846-108). Learn More »

$2,025.00
Originally $2,500.00

“USN” SERVING SPOON, ca. 1860s

“USN” SERVING SPOON, ca. 1860s

Maker-mark: “Meridan Brita C218” Handsomely ornamented pewter spoon w/reverse handle “U.S.N” stamp. Measures 8.25” in length,  spoon “bowl”, 2.75 x 1.75”. Exhibits smoothly darkened,… (998-816). Learn More »

GLASS BOWL DONE TO HONOR U.S. GRANT

GLASS BOWL DONE TO HONOR U.S. GRANT

Bowl meas. approx. 11.00 inches across and was most likely issued when Grant ran for President or upon his death. Bowl has a scalloped edge with a sunburst decoration around the rim. At bottom center… (172-5314). Learn More »

SILVER WARTIME ID SHIELD FOR 138TH PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER FROM ADAMS COUNTY

SILVER WARTIME ID SHIELD FOR 138TH PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER FROM ADAMS COUNTY

Thin silver shield shaped pin with a finely decorated border of delicate lines and dots with folate in the three upper bastions of the shield. Engraved on the face is “O. S. / N. G. WILSON / CO. G /… (1000-1834). Learn More »

GUTTA PERCHA PENCIL

GUTTA PERCHA PENCIL

Body of pencil is made of gutta percha with lead inside, end is made of ivory. Measures 6” in length.    [sl] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON… (998-865). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA INKWELL

CIVIL WAR ERA INKWELL

Wooden inkwell is in the shape of a barrel. Inside features a glass bottle with spout. Lid unscrews. Excellent condition with no nicks or cracks. Remnants of ink remain on glass. Measures approx. 2”… (998-796). Learn More »

19TH CENTURY PAPER MACHE TOBACCO BOX

19TH CENTURY PAPER MACHE TOBACCO BOX

Box is coated in black lacquer. Lid of box has a geometric design. Shows very light wear in areas. Measures 2 ½” wide x 1 ¼” deep x ¾” high.  [sl] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS… (30-2079). Learn More »

DUG CIVIL WAR ID DISK FOR 12TH PENNSYLVANIA RESERVES (41st PENNSYLVANIA) SOLDIER

DUG CIVIL WAR ID DISK FOR 12TH PENNSYLVANIA RESERVES (41st PENNSYLVANIA) SOLDIER

Front of the tag has a bust of General McClellan surrounded by “MAJOR GENERAL GEO. B. MCCLELLAN / WAR OF 1861.” Face is dark with gilt remaining in the low areas. Reverse is stamped “DANIEL… (1000-1836). Learn More »

DUG ID TAG FOR JOSEPH FAGAN OF THE 1ST MARYLAND INFANTRY US

DUG ID TAG FOR JOSEPH FAGAN OF THE 1ST MARYLAND INFANTRY US

Stamped brass tag with a patriotic shield on the front with a riband that reads “UNION” and surrounded by “AGAINST REBELLION 1861.” Face still retains some gilt. Reverse is stamped “JOSEPH… (1000-1835). Learn More »

WORK BAG C. 1820-1830

WORK BAG C. 1820-1830

Cotton work bag embroidered in multi-colored silk.  Bag is constructed with the upper section gathered to oval sections, one on each side of the bag. There is a narrow casing at the top with a ⅛"… (742-05). Learn More »

$100.00
Originally $200.00
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GOLD SILK BROCADE EVENING BODICE

GOLD SILK BROCADE EVENING BODICE

Lovely gold silk brocade evening bodice features off-the-shoulder neckline, triple darts, and short sleeves. The waistline is pointed at the center front and center back.  The bodice laces closed at… (742-48). Learn More »

$40.00
Originally $80.00

BLACK CHANTILLY LACE SHAWL

BLACK CHANTILLY LACE SHAWL

Black machine-made triangular Chantilly lace shawl measures 104" wide at the top and 52” deep at the point. The advent of machine-made laces in the mid-19th century made fashionable accessories like… (742-11). Learn More »

$75.00
Originally $150.00

LADIES' BLACK CROCHETED GLOVES

LADIES' BLACK CROCHETED GLOVES

Ladies vintage gloves, crocheted out of black cotton, which has slightly faded. These gloves were made for a small hand. No tears or holes, but some slight wear on the… (742-92). Learn More »

$25.00
Originally $35.00


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CONFEDERATE BUCKSHOT CARTRIDGE – AUGUSTA ARSENAL

Very scarce Confederate buckshot cartridge made at Augusta Arsenal.  These Augusta cartridges are easily recognized by the salmon-colored paper and that they are filled with 15 buckshot.  Other C.S. arsenals used 12 buckshot. Tied above and below… (286-234). Learn More »

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