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TAILOR’S THIMBLE

TAILOR’S THIMBLE

Open top thimble is made of steel with a brass lining. [sl] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR LAYAWAY… (179-791). Learn More »

TIN SPECTACLES CASE

TIN SPECTACLES CASE

Hinged case with clasp is lined in blue felt. Light surface rust and dirt are present, otherwise case is in very good condition and functional.  [sl] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS… (179-744). Learn More »

COMBINATION EATING UTENSIL IDENTIFIED TO JOSEPH P. BIDDLE, 104TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

COMBINATION EATING UTENSIL IDENTIFIED TO JOSEPH P. BIDDLE, 104TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

“Union/ Knife Co.” maker-mark appears at the base of knife blade. This “Union” utensil set was a common item, sold by camp sutlers to countless union Soldiers. It featured a folding knife and… (M25763). Learn More »

1840’s PEWTER TEA POT WITH WILLIAM PENN CONNECTION

1840’s PEWTER TEA POT WITH WILLIAM PENN CONNECTION

This elegant pewter tea pot has very nice features, such as a floral shaped handle on the lid and decorative spout and handle. Measures 8” tall to top of handle x 4 ½” in circumference at the… (179-838). Learn More »

GERMAN MUSIC BOX

GERMAN MUSIC BOX

Painted music box has a brass handle crank on the top, which still fully functions and plays music. Underside has a stamped number, “7”. Sides and top are made of tin, bottom is lead. Measures 2… (M25775). Learn More »

SMALL TIN DRINKING CUP

SMALL TIN DRINKING CUP

Small tin drinking cup that was commonly used in the 19th century.  Measures 2” high by 2¼” in diameter. It has a straight, rolled over edge brim and looped tin handle. The curved metal handle… (179-776). Learn More »

SMALL TIN DRINKING CUP

SMALL TIN DRINKING CUP

Small tin drinking cup that was commonly used in the 19th century.  Measures 2½” high by 2¼” in diameter. It has a straight, rolled over edge brim and looped tin handle. The curved metal handle… (179-777). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR PERIOD ROSEWOOD TRAVELLING INKWELL

CIVIL WAR PERIOD ROSEWOOD TRAVELLING INKWELL

Rosewood inkwell is in the shape of a barrel. Inside features a glass bottle with spout. Lid unscrews. Excellent condition with no nicks or cracks. Measures approx. 2” high x 1 ¼” in diameter at… (M25784). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA CLAY INKWELL

CIVIL WAR ERA CLAY INKWELL

Salt glazed, brown colored ink pot measures approx. 2” in diameter x 1 ¾” tall. Nice condition with a few small chips at the base and lip.  [ad] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS… (R22838). Learn More »

IDENTITY SHIELD FOR SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR SOLDIER FROM GEORGIA

IDENTITY SHIELD FOR SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR SOLDIER FROM GEORGIA

This identity shield appears to have been dug in that the pin is gone from the back and its surface is dark. Boldly stamped on the face is “Co. K / 1st / GA. / Vols.” Around the edge of the shield… (M23794). Learn More »

COMBINATION EATING UTENSIL IDENTIFIED TO PRIVATE EDWARD B. MEARS, JR., CO. C, 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

COMBINATION EATING UTENSIL IDENTIFIED TO PRIVATE EDWARD B. MEARS, JR., CO. C, 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

Mears enlisted as  Private on August 22, 1862 at the age of 21 in Philadelphia. He transferred to Co. H after he was one of the mutineers before Murfreesboro, TN on December 26, 1862. He was… (945-280). Learn More »

LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN INKWELL SOUVENIR, CIRCA 1880’s

LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN INKWELL SOUVENIR, CIRCA 1880’s

Base is made of burl wood from historic Lookout Mountain. Flat section of wood is etched with, “LOOKOUT MT”. Glass inkwell has a fluted design and hinged lid. Inkwell fits nicely in the wood base,… (M25759). 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 »

19TH CENTURY PAPER MACHE TOBACCO BOX

19TH CENTURY PAPER MACHE TOBACCO BOX

Box is coated in black lacquer. Lid of box has a silver colored decorative border with moon and stars in the center. Shows very light wear in areas. Measures 3 ¾” wide x 2 ½” deep x 1” high.… (30-2076). Learn More »

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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 »

BELLARMINE JUG

BELLARMINE JUG

Brown colored, single handled pottery jug has two stampings, the bearded face and a floral medallion. A Bellarmine jug (also called Bartmann) is a type of decorated stoneware that was manufactured in… (14-1981). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR PERIOD TIN SHAVING MUG

CIVIL WAR PERIOD TIN SHAVING MUG

Tin shaving mug in good condition with no dents or holes. There is light surface rust and dirt with minor pitting throughout. A nice example of a Civil War period item.  … (986-08). Learn More »

COLONIAL WESTERWALD “GR” JUG

COLONIAL WESTERWALD “GR” JUG

Salt-glazed jug with handle from Westerwald, Germany. Made for British markets with a GR cypher, for King George lI or III. Incised and brushed in cobalt. Measures 7 ½” tall x 3” across base. In… (14-1976). Learn More »

COLONIAL WESTERWALD “GR” MUG

COLONIAL WESTERWALD “GR” MUG

Salt glazed jug with handle dates to circa 1650-1750. Rustic, variegated coloring adds to the character of this piece. Side is dented in. Measures 9” high x 4” in circumference at the base. No… (14-1978). Learn More »

VERY EARLY STONEWARE JUG

VERY EARLY STONEWARE JUG

Salt glazed jug with handle dates to circa 1650-1750. Rustic, variegated coloring adds to the character of this piece. Side is dented in. Measures 9” high x 4” in circumference at the base. No… (14-1979). Learn More »


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GROUPING OF ITEMS IDENTIFIED TO CALVIN LITTLEFIELD OF THE 94TH NEW YORK VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

The following is Littlefield’s obituary as printed in the Watertown Daily Times dated Thursday January 6, 1910:     COL. CALVIN LITTLEFIELD AND HIS DISTINGUISHED CAREER LAST OF HIS GENERATION Graduate of Union College Served with Distinction In… (801-169). Learn More »

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