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PLANTATION STYLE CIVILIAN SADDLE

PLANTATION STYLE CIVILIAN SADDLE

This saddle has a peculiar shaped cantle and a low pommel, similar in design to a flat English saddle.  The back of the cantle is decorated with five rows of brass tacks. The seat remains in nice… (14-1983). 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 »

$131.75
Originally $155.00

MID-18TH CENTURY MASSACHUSETTS LADDER BACK CHAIR

MID-18TH CENTURY MASSACHUSETTS LADDER BACK CHAIR

This fine example of early New England handmade ladder back chair has a nice patina. The seat is a hand woven rush; it is a replacement done long ago. Three pieces have broken but seat remains very… (179-869). Learn More »

FRAMED COMPLETE DECK OF ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR PLAYING CARDS WITH BOX

FRAMED COMPLETE DECK OF ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR PLAYING CARDS WITH BOXS

Cards come arranged with ten across the top and ten across the bottom. All twenty show the card reverse of four US flags surrounding a patriotic shield and anchor. Above this in a sunburst is a… (M26036). 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 »

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 »

$360.00
Originally $445.00

C1850’s COLOGNE BOTTLE

C1850’s COLOGNE BOTTLE

Aqua glass bottle is in the shape of a demijohn. Shows embossed basket weave design and oval panel for paper label. Pontil scar is present. Bubbles and irregularities are present in the glass due to… (179-834). Learn More »

C1850’s COLOGNE BOTTLE

C1850’s COLOGNE BOTTLE

Aqua glass bottle is in the shape of a demijohn. Shows embossed basket weave design and oval panel for paper label. Pontil scar is present. Bubbles and irregularities are present in the glass due to… (179-835). Learn More »

WRITING DESK WITH SILVER PRESENTATION PLAQUE, ID’D TO THE 15TH PENNSYLVANIA “ANDERSON” CAVALRY REGIMENT

WRITING DESK WITH SILVER PRESENTATION PLAQUE, ID’D TO THE 15TH PENNSYLVANIA “ANDERSON” CAVALRY REGIMENT

This writing desk with its silver engraved plaque is truly an item worthy of any advanced collection or museum. The desk is made of mahogany wood and meas. approx. 17.75 inches long x 10.00 inches… (945-286). Learn More »

COPENHAGEN SNUFF JAR

COPENHAGEN SNUFF JAR

Sand colored stoneware crock is stamped at the base, “COPENHAGEN SNUFF / WEYMAN & BRO. / PITTSBURGH, PA”. Measures 6” tall by 3” at the base. No cracks or chips, just light wear from age.… (998-1394). Learn More »

AMBER SNUFF BOTTLE

AMBER SNUFF BOTTLE

Bottle has flat chamfered corners and was molded from two pieces. Underside shows embossed dots. Irregularities and air bubbles are present due to the hand blown glass process. Measures approx. 4… (998-1590). Learn More »

$40.00
SOLD

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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


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WONDERFUL FIELD-WORN IDENTIFIED ARTILLERY OFFICER’S SLOUCH HAT: RINGGOLD LIGHT ARTILLERY AND ERMANTROUT’S BATTERY OF PENNSYLVANIA INDEPENDENT LIGHT ARTILLERY

Real Civil War slouch hats have always been hard to find. Of those that survived many are full dress affairs that had no practical use after the war. This one is a rare survivor, showing wear and use commensurate with actual service in the field. The… (33-270). Learn More »

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