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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 »

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

PERFUME BOTTLE

PERFUME BOTTLE

Clear, uniquely shaped bottle has embossed ribbon and leaf design. Shows applied top and polished pontil scar. Neck is embossed with a “B” and an “X”. Bubbles and irregularities are present… (998-1636). Learn More »

BLACK SILK SATIN MANTLE WITH CHENILLE FRINGE C.1865-1875

BLACK SILK SATIN MANTLE WITH CHENILLE FRINGE C.1865-1875

Black silk satin mantle is cut with a circular back and long tails in the front.  Darts and curved seams create shaping for the shoulders and arms.  The mantle closes with concealed buttons and… (742-118). Learn More »

$50.00
Originally $100.00

SHEER WHITE VOILE DRESS C.1900-1910

SHEER WHITE VOILE DRESS C.1900-1910

Perfect for a summer garden party.  This dress is styled with an open neckline and short kimono sleeves, each embellished with a very fine chemical lace edging.  Softly pleated fabric creates a band… (742-40). Learn More »

$50.00
Originally $100.00

GERMAN POW ART - MOSAIC BOX WITH HAIR CHAIN, 1851

GERMAN POW ART - MOSAIC BOX WITH HAIR CHAIN, 1851

Ornate, lacquered pressed paper box and hair chain were made by a German POW after the revolution of 1848.  Sleeve has colorful floral and leaf design with gold gilt border. Lettering in gilt reads,… (1005-07). Learn More »

EMPTY GUTTA PERCHA PHOTO CASE

EMPTY GUTTA PERCHA PHOTO CASE

Case is ready to house a sixth- plate sized image. Inside is lined in embossed dark red velvet. Paper label reads, “A.B. CHAPMAN, MANUFACTURER OF UNION COMPOSITION CASE”. Case is in very good… (945-283). Learn More »

REPLICA REGIMENTAL GERMAN BEER STEIN

REPLICA REGIMENTAL GERMAN BEER STEIN

Stein has porcelain body with decorative pewter lid. Finial on lid is in the shape of a train. Thumblift is a Bavarian lion. Center image on stein is a train and shield with Bavarian coat of arms.… (88-13). Learn More »

MID 19TH CENTURY MARINE SEXTANT

MID 19TH CENTURY MARINE SEXTANT

Ebony, brass and bone sextant is complete with all the original mirrors and filters. Ebony wood frame has brass index arm with engraved bone scales, sighting pinnula, horizon mirror, and three… (853-82). Learn More »

$500.00
Originally $750.00

18TH CENTURY SHOE BUCKLES

18TH CENTURY SHOE BUCKLES

This is a pair of large shoe buckles that measure approx. 2.5 inches square. The buckles are a matching pair made of copper with silver plating on the top. Nice decorative design on edges. Both… (30-2085). Learn More »

RARE CONFEDERATE CLAY INKWELL

RARE CONFEDERATE CLAY INKWELL

Item is pyramidal in shape with a raised spout. Spout is excellent and is blocked by the remains of a cork. Bottom surface is also excellent.  [AD] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS… (1000-647). Learn More »

$125.00
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GLASS MEMORIAL PLATE FOR PRESIDENT JAMES A. GARFIELD

GLASS MEMORIAL PLATE FOR PRESIDENT JAMES A. GARFIELD

Ten inch glass plate issued as a memorial for President James A. Garfield after his assassination in 1881. The plate has a border decoration of laurel leaves arranged in groups of three around a… (172-5313). Learn More »


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SKETCH BY ALEXANDER C. MEINUNG, 26TH NORTH CAROLINA

Alexander C. Meinung was a Moravian musician who served with the field band of the 26th North Carolina Infantry throughout the Civil War. He was captured on April 5, 1865 during the evacuation of Petersburg. During the Battle of Gettysburg, where the… (963-02). Learn More »

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