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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 »

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 »

FORK, KNIFE AND SPOON COMBINATION MESS SET

FORK, KNIFE AND SPOON COMBINATION MESS SET

During the war the commercial market was filled with devices and gadgets promoted as making life easier for the soldier in camp and field. Combination mess utensils were a category of their own,… (286-539). Learn More »

M1874 U.S. ARMY CUP

M1874 U.S. ARMY CUP

Clean and solid, w/”U.S”-stamped  handle - the cup of the 7th Cavalry &  Indian fighting army on through Spanish-American War. Superb collectible.… (JPB508). Learn More »

TINNED IRON MESS CUP

TINNED IRON MESS CUP

This is the standard issue Union army Civil War mess cup, constructed of tinned sheet iron and roughly 4.5 inches tall and 4.25 inches in diameter. Mess gear came through the various recruiting… (490-1853). 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 »

GREEN RIVER WORKS FORK AND KNIFE

GREEN RIVER WORKS FORK AND KNIFE

J. Russell and Company opened the Green River Works in Greenfield, Mass. in the early 1830s. They were able to compete with Sheffield cutlers by using power hammers rather than hand forging, and the… (998-811). Learn More »

STONEWARE ALE BOTTLE

STONEWARE ALE BOTTLE

Two-toned mustard and cream colored pottery bottle measures 10 ¼” tall by 3” in circumference at the base. No chips or cracks.     [sl] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH… (998-1546). 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 »

CIVIL WAR ERA KNIFE AND FORK

CIVIL WAR ERA KNIFE AND FORK

Three- pronged fork and knife have an ornate shell design and unique square base. Fork measures 8 ½” long, knife measures 10” long. These appear to be made of pot metal. Both pieces show light… (998-815). 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 »

ID’D HARDTACK - 7TH ILLINOIS VOLUNTEERS

ID’D HARDTACK - 7TH ILLINOIS VOLUNTEERS

Piece of Civil War hardtack is inscribed in ink with three lines. Top line is soldier’s name, which is illegible. Lower two lines read, “CO. H. 7 ILL V.” Hardtack has cracked at the top and the… (M25862). Learn More »

QUEEN ANNE PEWTER PLATE

QUEEN ANNE PEWTER PLATE

Scalloped edged plate measures 8 ¾” in circumference. Reverse has touchmark and hallmarks, with “LONDON” in worn lettering. Pewter shows scattered surface scratches and spotting. Very heavy. … (179-839). Learn More »

1840’s PEWTER TEA POT WITH WILLIAM PENN CONNECTION

1840’s PEWTER TEA POT WITH WILLIAM PENN CONNECTION

This elegant pewter tea pot has very nice features, such as a floral shaped handle on the lid and decorative spout and handle. Measures 8” tall to top of handle x 4 ½” in circumference at the… (179-838). Learn More »

SMALL TIN DRINKING CUP

SMALL TIN DRINKING CUP

Small tin drinking cup that was commonly used in the 19th century.  Measures 2” high by 2¼” in diameter. It has a straight, rolled over edge brim and looped tin handle. The curved metal handle… (179-776). 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 »

TIN TEAPOT

TIN TEAPOT

Blackened tin teapot has a painted design in green, red and yellow. Measures 6 ½” total height x 4 ½’ in circumference at the base. Would make a great display for a country kitchen or… (179-775). Learn More »

COLONIAL WROUGHT IRON KETTLE STAND

COLONIAL WROUGHT IRON KETTLE STAND

Footed iron trivet is solid with light surface rust and pitting. Measures approx. 6” in diameter x 2 ¼” high.  [sl] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (179-798). Learn More »


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1851 PATTERN SHAKO FOR OHIO STATE ARTILLERY

Pattern 1851 shakos are sporadically encountered but it is not often that one like this comes up for sale. This particular shako is for a State of Ohio artillery unit. The shako is of the usual construction with a body of dark blue wool broadcloth… (161-08). Learn More »

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