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VICTORIAN ERA HAIR JEWELRY BROOCH

VICTORIAN ERA HAIR JEWELRY BROOCH

Hair brooch displays a T-bar and C-clasp on reverse. Glass covers woven dark brown hair. Base shows a beaded band encircling glass. A couple strands of woven hair are loosely lying across woven… (M26308). Learn More »

FRAMED SAMPLER - DATED 1825

FRAMED SAMPLER - DATED 1825

This beautiful sampler is typical of what young girls would have done in the 1800’s as a way to display the sewing skills that they were learning. Colors used for the stitching are blue, green,… (1005-22). Learn More »

EYEGLASS CASE WITH HAND PAINTED HUNT SCENE

EYEGLASS CASE WITH HAND PAINTED HUNT SCENE

19th century papier-mâché spectacle case with an oil painted hunting scene featuring four classical (Roman or Greek) figures mounted on horseback along with dogs closing in on the prey. Measures 5… (30-1716). Learn More »

$125.00
Originally $195.00

FRENCH PAPIER MACHÉ SNUFF BOX, CIRCA EARLY 19TH CENTURY

FRENCH PAPIER MACHÉ SNUFF BOX, CIRCA EARLY 19TH CENTURY

This snuff box features paper maché artwork of a French dignitary. The box measures 3.25" by 2.25" by .75". Exhibits minor wear along edge where one opens the box.  This excellent, early 19th… (30-1657). Learn More »

$325.00
Originally $495.00

EARLY 19TH CENTURY EQUESTRIAN LEATHER MARTINGALE

EARLY 19TH CENTURY EQUESTRIAN LEATHER MARTINGALE

Here is an early 19th century specimen of worn and tired leather horse equipment known as a martingale. This equestrian accoutrement appears to date from the 1820s to 1840s and was a leather strap… (30-1468). Learn More »

$135.00
Originally $215.00

NILES PATENT TELESCOPING DRINKING CUP OF 1860

NILES PATENT TELESCOPING DRINKING CUP OF 1860

When Goodyear discovered and patented hard rubber in 1851 a new age was upon us. Well, many thought so anyway. New devices were invented and the ingenious rushed to patent improvements on the old.… (286-542). Learn More »

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH STAG

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH STAG

Victorian era box meant for holding gentleman’s collars features a gutta percha lid and stained wooden bottom. Hinged lid shows a scrollwork border with an image of a stag in the forest. Original… (1043-104). Learn More »

TINNED IRON MESS CUP

TINNED IRON MESS CUP

Mess gear came through the various recruiting services and varied in design. This style is pictured early on in the war and seems to have been the pattern generally used once the U.S. government took… (490-1855). Learn More »

LARGE TINNED MESS IRON CUP

LARGE TINNED MESS IRON CUP

Mess gear was issued by the various recruiting services, first by the states and later by the federal government. Early in the war local suppliers were often sourced and you also had privately… (490-1852). Learn More »

VICTORIAN WOVEN HAIR POCKET WATCH CHAIN

VICTORIAN WOVEN HAIR POCKET WATCH CHAIN

Threaded-clasp (watch handle fixture) marked 14k gold.  Hardware is well-constructed and has beautiful ornamental scrolling engraved, braiding is nicely intact.  Such pocket watch chains were in… (179-922). Learn More »

GOLD PLATED VICTORIAN BUCKLE BRACELET

GOLD PLATED VICTORIAN BUCKLE BRACELET

Bracelet features a beautiful leaf motif. The metal on the band is light weight and flexes easily to take on and off. There are 3 different “belt notches” on the back to adjust the size. Buckle… (344-3210). Learn More »

BONE SLIDE MARKED WITH U.S. FLAG & 1861, 1862 & 1863

BONE SLIDE MARKED WITH U.S. FLAG & 1861, 1862 & 1863

Hand carved bone slide has a U.S. flag and the years 1861, 1862 and 1863 carved on the sides. Initials, “CA” are also carved on reverse. This is typical of an item that soldiers would carve in… (195-203). Learn More »

HORN SNUFF BOX, CIRCA 1780

HORN SNUFF BOX, CIRCA 1780

Body of snuff box is an oval piece of horn. Top and bottom are made of pieces of horn tacked onto wood to form the lid and the base. Lid has a swiveling bone lever which turns to reveal an open hole… (M25990). Learn More »

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH SCROLLWORK DESIGN

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH SCROLLWORK DESIGN

Victorian era box meant for holding gentleman’s collars features a gutta percha lid and stained wooden bottom. Hinged lid shows a scrollwork border with a cartouche label in the center. Original… (1043-103). Learn More »

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH HORSE HEAD

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH HORSE HEAD

Victorian era box meant for holding gentleman’s collars features a gutta percha lid and stained wooden bottom. Hinged lid shows scrollwork designs in the corners, with an image of a horse head in… (1043-105). Learn More »

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH MASONIC SYMBOLS

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH MASONIC SYMBOLS

bottom. Hinged lid shows scrollwork designs in the corners, with an image of Masonic symbols in the center. Original clasp and peg are present. Inside of box lid is a paper label from Williamson &… (1043-107). Learn More »

PAIR OF IRON STIRRUPS

PAIR OF IRON STIRRUPS

Stirrups are Civil War era civilian. Iron shows light surface rust and pitting. Each stirrup measures 6” long by 5 ¼” wide.  [SL] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER… (1030-369). Learn More »

DUKE CIGARETTE BOOK ABOUT NATHANIEL BANKS

DUKE CIGARETTE BOOK ABOUT NATHANIEL BANKS

This cigarette book features a picture of Nathaniel Banks and is titled "A Short HIstory of Gen. N.P. Banks".  The book features a facsimile signature and Nathaniel Banks' history. The book has 8… (L9243). Learn More »

DUKE CIGARETTE BOOK ABOUT RICHARD EWELL

DUKE CIGARETTE BOOK ABOUT RICHARD EWELL

This cigarette book features a picture of Richard Ewell and is titled "A Short HIstory of Gen. R.S. Ewell".  The book features a facsimile signature and Robert Ewell's history. The book has 8 pages… (L9239). Learn More »

$25.00
Originally $50.00

CLAY PAINT POT

CLAY PAINT POT

Small unglazed pot was used by an artist to hold paint. Shows a handle on the side. Remnants of brown paint remain inside and dripping on outside of pot. Measures 1 ½” tall by 1 ¼” in… (998-1640). Learn More »


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RARE CONFEDERATE PUBLISHED POCKET TESTAMENT BY THE CONFEDERATE STATES BIBLE SOCIETY, AUGUSTA GA, PRINTED IN ATLANTA 1862 – PICKED UP BY CHARLES DEARING, 16TH MAINE

Measuring 3.25 by 5 inches, this is an extremely scarce Confederate pocket testament printed by “Wood, Hanleiter Rice & Co.” in Atlanta in 1862 for the “Confederate States Bible Society / Instituted in the Year 1862.” Like everything else… (766-1100). Learn More »

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