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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 »

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 »

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 »

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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 »

CIVIL WAR ERA TRAVELLING CANDLE HOLDERS

CIVIL WAR ERA TRAVELLING CANDLE HOLDERS

Offered here is a pair of brass “travelling” candle stick holders. Consists of two candle stick holder cups that are screwed into saucer shaped bases. When not in use, or when travelling, the… (33-439). Learn More »

PERFUME BOTTLE

PERFUME BOTTLE

Clear glass bottle has applied top and pontil scar. Measures 3 ¼” tall by 2” wide at the base. No chips or cracks.  [sl] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (998-1637). Learn More »

NILE’S PATENT GUTTA PERCHA FOLDING CUP

NILE’S PATENT GUTTA PERCHA FOLDING CUP

Lid reads "NILES DRINKING CUP PATENTED JUNE 5th 1860." Measures 2.5" diameter. Measures 1" height collapsed and 2.75" unfolded. Lid shows a few very small dings and scratches. Fully functions. … (33-257). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR PERIOD ROSEWOOD INK WELL

CIVIL WAR PERIOD ROSEWOOD INK WELL

Ink well has a flat bottom and rounded top. Lid fits tightly and unscrews to reveal a glass insert. Remnants of dark colored ink show on the glass. Wood is in excellent condition with no scratches or… (998-774). Learn More »

EARLY- TO MID-TWENTIETH CENTURY UNUSED GETTYSBURG PAPER FLOUR SACK

EARLY- TO MID-TWENTIETH CENTURY UNUSED GETTYSBURG PAPER FLOUR SACK

Still folded and unused paper flour sack for the D. K. SNYDER COMPANY of Gettysburg, Pa. Sack meas. approx. 13.50 inches x 23.75 inches with diagonally folded corners. Printed at center of the sack is… (635-68). Learn More »

GUTTA PERCHA MECHANICAL PENCIL

GUTTA PERCHA MECHANICAL PENCIL

Body of pencil is made of gutta percha, ends are made of ivory. Top twists to make lead go in or out. Ivory on both top and bottom show light surface cracks. Measures 3 ¾” in length.… (998-857). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE CLAY INKWELL

CONFEDERATE CLAY INKWELL

Item is pyramidal in shape with a raised spout. Spout is chipped but otherwise it is in excellent condition. Bottom surface looks to have an imprint of the wood wheel it was spun on.   … (1000-640). Learn More »

STONEWARE ALE BOTTLE

STONEWARE ALE BOTTLE

Two-toned mustard and cream colored pottery bottle measures 10 ¼” tall by 3” in circumference at the base. No chips or cracks.     [sl] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH… (998-1546). Learn More »

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 »

$2,025.00
Originally $2,475.00


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MAGNIFICENT D-GUARD BOWIE KNIFE WITH SHEATH, 1850s/60s

Overall length 19.5”, with blade measuring 13.625” in length, 2.125” at base. Strong, formidable, clipped point blade. Exhibits light gray patina with patches of pitting near the base and tip. Minor dings all along the blade. Heavy brass… (30-1787). Learn More »

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