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STRIP OF CIVIL WAR ERA WOOD MATCHES

STRIP OF CIVIL WAR ERA WOOD MATCHES

Strip of 23 wooden matches. These were originally sold in a block.     [sl] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED… (172-4479). Learn More »

REGULATION SIZED RIFLEMAN’S INSIGNIA

REGULATION SIZED RIFLEMAN’S INSIGNIA

This insignia was issued for use on the 1858 dress hat of enlisted men. It differs from the earlier examples in several ways. This trumpet is larger, has a double instead of a single twist, a tightly… (410-129). Learn More »

STAMPED BRASS ENGINEER CAP INSIGNIA MADE INTO A PIN

STAMPED BRASS ENGINEER CAP INSIGNIA MADE INTO A PIN

Civil War era stamped brass engineer’s insignia meas. approx. 1 5/8 x 1 ¼ inches. Obverse shows light wear and a nice patina. Reverse has had two 1 ¼ inch pins attached to each keep. … (410-131). Learn More »

STAMPED BRASS 9TH CORPS BADGE

STAMPED BRASS 9TH CORPS BADGE

Badge meas. approx. 1.50 x 1.50 inches with a raised crossed anchor and cannon with a section of rope forming the number “9.” The hollow impressed reverse has two spots of solder where a pin was… (410-136). 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 »

$750.00
Originally $1,500.00

WORLD WAR 1 CASED U.S. NAVY SEXTANT

WORLD WAR 1 CASED U.S. NAVY SEXTANT

Made by Brandis and Sons, Brooklyn NY, instrument makers from 1890 till 1920. Sextant is marked on brass scale, “U.S. NAVY / NO. 1839”. F.E BRANDIS SONS & CO. BROOKLYN, N.Y.”. Sextant is… (172-3545). Learn More »

INDIAN WAR ERA POCKET STOVE, PATENTED 1887

INDIAN WAR ERA POCKET STOVE, PATENTED 1887

Inner company marking: “W.T. & Co./ Pat. Mar. 1887.” Compact two piece stove, within cylindrical tin w/circular cover, measuring 4” in diameter, 1.75” in height, with two 2.5” carrying… (172-4577). Learn More »

HARRISBURG, PA SOUVENIR PLATE

HARRISBURG, PA SOUVENIR PLATE

Plate features images of several scenes of Harrisburg- the old State Capitol, Soldier’s Monument, entrance to Market Street Bridge and the Elks Memorial to Meade D. Detweiler at Reservoir Park. … (179-701). Learn More »

TELESCOPE, MAKER MARKED P.J. O’HARE, MADE IN FRANCE

TELESCOPE, MAKER MARKED P.J. O’HARE, MADE IN FRANCE

Brass body covered in leather measures 8 ¼ inches when closed. When extended the four brass sections measure approx. 22 ¾” inches. Leather covering shows light wear all over. Brass has light… (172-4966). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR HOUSEWIFE AND SILVER CORPS BADGE OF ALBERT C. VAUGHAN, 60TH NEW YORK INFANTRY

CIVIL WAR HOUSEWIFE AND SILVER CORPS BADGE OF ALBERT C. VAUGHAN, 60TH NEW YORK INFANTRY

Housewife is hand-sewn of red and blue wool with white silk backing. Consists of two hearts which are sewn and tied together at the top, with two more cut out red hearts sewn on the insides. Hearts… (534-27). Learn More »

WHITE METAL POSSIBLY SILVER HANDLE FROM A WALKING STICK

WHITE METAL POSSIBLY SILVER HANDLE FROM A WALKING STICK

This cylindrical item is made of a white metal that looks to be silver but yet lacks hallmarks. Worked into the top and bottom edges is a very nice laurel leaf decoration while at center is a readable… (668-72). Learn More »

INDIAN WAR ERA POCKET STOVE, PATENTED 1872-1883

INDIAN WAR ERA POCKET STOVE, PATENTED 1872-1883

Tin case with folding handles also functions as a boiler and drinking cup. Lid has ring and lifts off to reveal a gridiron stove.  Label reads, “MULTUM IN PARVO / POCKET COOK STOVE / HOUCHIN’S… (172-4578). Learn More »

PASTEBOARD BOX FOR PAPER COLLARS WITH 1865 PATENT DATE

PASTEBOARD BOX FOR PAPER COLLARS WITH 1865 PATENT DATE

Circular past board box that meas. approx. 1.75 inches high x 4.00 inches across the top. Lid is edged in blue while the label is printed in blue ink on the side of the box. Label reads “STYLE… (668-71). Learn More »

PIECE OF EMBROIDERED FABRIC

PIECE OF EMBROIDERED FABRIC

Ivory colored cotton fabric has beautiful, machine sewn embroidery design around the edges. Fabric has been folded and sewn together.  [sl] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL… (742-114). Learn More »

COIN SILVER DESK BOX MARKED “WM. CALDWELL / LAKE GEORGE”

COIN SILVER DESK BOX MARKED “WM. CALDWELL / LAKE GEORGE”

This coin silver captain’s desk box is beautifully engraved on the lid with the name of the ship, the “William Caldwell”, which was built at the northern end of Lake George in Ticonderoga, New… (30-1983). Learn More »

$2,750.00
Originally $3,250.00

PAIR OF MEXICAN WAR OFFICER’S STIRRUPS

PAIR OF MEXICAN WAR OFFICER’S STIRRUPS

Presented is a fine matching pair of a military officer’s heavy brass-plated, cast iron stirrups from the Mexican War. In wonderful original condition, these equestrian artifacts are unmarked. … (30-1553). Learn More »

$1,600.00
Originally $1,950.00

GROUPING ID'D TO CAPTAIN RICHARD J. RICHARDS, CO. H, 21ST NEW JERSEY INFANTRY

GROUPING ID'D TO CAPTAIN RICHARD J. RICHARDS, CO. H, 21ST NEW JERSEY INFANTRY

The grouping consists of Captain Richards' scrapbook of the Co. "H", 21st New Jersey Infantry, as well as his personal shaving box, which contains the following items: (1) Officer's belt plate-M1851… (30-1516). Learn More »

$4,750.00
Originally $5,500.00

SET OF THREE 18TH CENTURY CLAY PIPES

SET OF THREE 18TH CENTURY CLAY PIPES

These clay trade pipes originate from York County, Pennsylvania.  Each features a decorative design. Pipes measure at widest points- 1 ¼ x 1 ½, 1 ½” x 1 ½”, and 1 ¾” x 2”. Larger pipe… (611-474). Learn More »

$40.00
Originally $55.00

NATIVE AMERICAN GRINDING STONE FROM CUMBERLAND COUNTY, PA

NATIVE AMERICAN GRINDING STONE FROM CUMBERLAND COUNTY, PA

Large, long, brown grinding stone measures 16 ¾” long, 2 ½” at wide end, 1 ¼” at narrow end, and is 1 ½” thick. Stone is very smooth, which certifies it was heavily used. It features two… (938-02). Learn More »

$145.00
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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 »

$170.00
Originally $200.00


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MODEL 1841 NAVAL OFFICER’S SWORD BY AMES

Manufactured: Springfield Mass  Maker: N. P. Ames Cutler  Year: 1841-1050  Model: M 1841 Naval Officer Sword   Size: 28.25  Condition: VG Eagle head brass guard is in great shape with both folding guards in working order.  Carved ivory grip… (870-62). Learn More »

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