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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

WW1 US QUARTERMASTER CORPS LADLE-POT

WW1 US QUARTERMASTER CORPS LADLE-POT

Maker-mark: “U.S. Q. M.C./ C.T. HERSTZCH/ JEFFERSONVILLE/IND./ 55.” Heavy circular tin pot, 4” in height; 5” in diameter at the base, 6.75” at the top. With riveted and soldered lade… (172-4484). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA LAP DESK

CIVIL WAR ERA LAP DESK

Finished walnut wood box meas. approx. 18.00 x 10.50 x 6.50 inches closed. The wood exterior is in good condition with light surface dirt and seven or so small water spots on the lid. Also on the lid… (509-31). 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 2 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 wounded… (M25311). Learn More »

NAUTICAL DRAFTING PARALLEL RULER

NAUTICAL DRAFTING PARALLEL RULER

Vintage ruler is made of ebony with brass hardware. Measures 12” long. Brass fittings measure 4” long. Very good condition with scattered light surface scratches. … (179-745). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA CARVING SET BY GREEN RIVER WORKS

CIVIL WAR ERA CARVING SET BY GREEN RIVER WORKS

This set consists of a carving knife and fork with stand. The two tined fork meas. approx. 9.75 inches long with a squared bone handle that has yellowed some with age. Attached to the back of the… (213-86). Learn More »

EARLY GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR GLASS

EARLY GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR GLASS

Souvenir glass standing approx. 3.75 inches tall. Item is made of “milk” glass and is hand painted with red flowers with green stems and is stamped “GETTYSBURG” in black ink. Item exhibits… (M22266). Learn More »

1892 PATENT CHATILLION’S HANGING SPRING SCALE

1892 PATENT CHATILLION’S HANGING SPRING SCALE

Vintage iron scale is still functional. Reverse is brass with markings that read, “CHATTILLION’S IMPROVED SPRING BALANCE / NEW YORK/ PATD. JAN 6TH 1891 + 26TH 1892” as well as a numbered scale… (516-237). Learn More »

1853 SEATED LIBERTY QUARTER WITH CONFEDERATE INSCRIPTION

1853 SEATED LIBERTY QUARTER WITH CONFEDERATE INSCRIPTION

It is believed that this is an early post-Civil War veteran’s piece and not a wartime badge. The obverse of this silver quarter shows Liberty seated holding a spear with a Liberty cap on the point… (M25582). Learn More »

GUTTA -PERCHA POCKET WATCH KEY

GUTTA -PERCHA POCKET WATCH KEY

Nice, vintage piece which is still functional. Gold button at the top pushes in to fully reveal key. Gold ring is attached for hanging on a fob or chain. Measures 1 ¾” long. Marking in very small… (516-267). Learn More »


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UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS USED MODEL 1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD BY AMES MFG. CO., CHICOPEE, MASS.

In 1859 the US Marine Corps regulations changed. The prized Mamaluke style sword was replaced with the same regulation sword used by the Army. This would later be reversed and today the Marines still carry the Mamaluke sword. It is exceedingly rare… (870-52). Learn More »

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