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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 »

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

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 »

GRAY STONEWARE BOTTLE

GRAY STONEWARE BOTTLE

Glazed stoneware has scattered speckling, adding to the character of the piece. Bottle measures 10 ¼” tall by 3 ½’ at the base. No chips, shows two small surface cracks on the base.   … (998-1332). Learn More »

CLAY BOTTLE, MARKED J. BOURNE & SON

CLAY BOTTLE, MARKED J. BOURNE & SON

Tan colored, salt glazed bottle is marked, “VITREOUS STONE BOTTLES, J. BOURNE & SON, PATENTED DENBY POTTERY NEAR DARBY / P.&J. ARNOLD LONDON”. This semi-circular stamp on the side of the… (998-1329). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA GUTTA PERCHA FORK & KNIFE

CIVIL WAR ERA GUTTA PERCHA FORK & KNIFE

Three pronged fork and matching knife have gutta percha handles. Both are in very good condition with no cracks or chips in the handles. Some light spotting or mottling is present on the carbon… (998-812). Learn More »

19TH CENTURY PAPER MACHE SNUFF BOX

19TH CENTURY PAPER MACHE SNUFF BOX

Box is coated in black lacquer. Lid of box has a banded border and faded writing. Shows very light wear in areas. Measures 3” wide x 1 ½” deep x 1” high. … (30-2080). Learn More »

GUTTA PERCHA INKWELL

GUTTA PERCHA INKWELL

Inkwell has lid that screws on base. Lid has beaded edge. Base has names of battles hand engraved on the side, “PORT HUDSON, HATCHES RUN”, and on the underside, “PETERSBURG, VA”. Measures 1… (R22874). Learn More »

GUTTA PERCHA NILES PATENT COLLAPSIBLE CUP

GUTTA PERCHA NILES PATENT COLLAPSIBLE CUP

Lid reads "NILES DRINKING CUP PATENTED JUNE 5th 1860." Measures 2.5" diameter. Measures 1" height collapsed and 2.75" unfolded. Shows very light surface scratches and small chip inside rim of lid, but… (998-763). Learn More »

19TH CENTURY PAPER MACHE SNUFF BOX

19TH CENTURY PAPER MACHE SNUFF BOX

Box is coated in black lacquer with red marbling. Has spring top style hinge (lid will not stay closed). Shows very light wear in areas. Measures 2 ½” wide x 1 ½” deep x ¾” high. … (30-2074). Learn More »

19TH CENTURY PAPER MACHE SNUFF BOX

19TH CENTURY PAPER MACHE SNUFF BOX

Box is coated in black lacquer. Lid of box has a painted faux wood grain design. Shows very light wear in areas. Measures 3 ½” wide x 1 ½” deep x 1” high.… (30-2081). Learn More »

ID DISC FOR 1st NEW YORK MOUNTED RIFLES PRIVATE

ID DISC FOR 1st NEW YORK MOUNTED RIFLES PRIVATE

Very nice brass ID disc that meas. approx. 1.25 inch across. The obverse has a spread-winged eagle with shield on his chest and 13 stars with the word “UNION” above his head. Around the edge is… (998-596). Learn More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »


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VIRGINIA BELT BUCKLE

Face of brass plate has the state seal of Virginia in great detail with a nice rich green patina. High areas still retain original gilt. Slight verdigris is present on some areas. Plate measures 2” x 2 ¾”.  Reverse with saudered hooks is… (215-16). Learn More »

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