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NICE CLEAN 1864 COPY OF “HOYLE’S GAMES”

NICE CLEAN 1864 COPY OF “HOYLE’S GAMES”

Hardbound volume covered in green cloth. Covers are decorated with a stippled background with a checkerboard at center. Spine is excellent and has the title in gold stamping with a checkerboard… (668-99). Learn More »

$75.00
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ORIGINAL MECHANICAL ARTILLERY BANK, 1892, SHEPARD HARDWARE PATENT DATE

ORIGINAL MECHANICAL ARTILLERY BANK, 1892, SHEPARD HARDWARE PATENT DATE

Iron bank is in good working condition.  It shows a uniformed soldier standing alongside a cannon that is facing a stone fort. When coin placed in cannon, cock released, and lever released, the coin… (M25773). Learn More »

$575.00
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CLARINET ID’D TO 117TH NEW YORK BAND MEMBER KILLED IN ACTION AT FORT FISHER

CLARINET ID’D TO 117TH NEW YORK BAND MEMBER KILLED IN ACTION AT FORT FISHER

Civil War period wooden clarinet in good overall condition. The instrument is made up of three sections, the mouthpiece, the central body and the lower section attached to the bell. The mouthpiece… (846-108). Learn More »

$2,250.00
Originally $2,500.00

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 »

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 »

THE ROCKY HILLS OF GETTYSBURG - SHEET MUSIC

THE ROCKY HILLS OF GETTYSBURG - SHEET MUSIC

Words by Prof. T.C. Porter, Music by J.B. Kevinski. Dedicated to the officers and Soldiers of the Army of the Potomac. Published by Lee & Walker, Phila., 1864.  For Piano & Voice. 6 pp..,… (910-17). Learn More »

CIRCA 1820-25 ENGLISH KEYED BUGLE

CIRCA 1820-25 ENGLISH KEYED BUGLE

Doubtless one of the finest examples extant. The piece was professionally restored a number of years ago and remains in pristine, almost new condition. Measures 20” overall, with a copper body with… (801-01). Learn More »

LATE 19TH OR EARLY 20TH CENTURY SLAPSTICK

LATE 19TH OR EARLY 20TH CENTURY SLAPSTICK

Slapsticks were used in the circus by clowns. A small caliber blank was inserted in one end and when the clown hit someone with the stick the blank would fire making a loud crack and some smoke. This… (172-3044). Learn More »

BUFF LEATHER CASE FOR OPERA GLASSES

BUFF LEATHER CASE FOR OPERA GLASSES

No opera glasses included with this buff leather case featuring a floral interior design. The case measures 5.5" width and 5" height. It shows a slight tear near the base of the case but is in overall… (344-1032). Learn More »


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REMARKABLE SWORD IDENTIFIED TO GEORGE WILLIAM GORDON (1801-1877), US CONSUL TO BRAZIL (1840-46) AND SLAVE TRADE OPPONENT

A remarkable sword manufactured by W.H. Horstmann & Co., New York after the Model 1834 US Revenue Cutter/Marine sword. Neatly engraved on the reverse folding guard, “Geo. Wm. Gordon / United States Consul”. Born on February 8, 1801 in Exeter,… (870-60). Learn More »

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