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FORK, KNIFE AND SPOON FOLDING COMBINATION MESS SET

FORK, KNIFE AND SPOON FOLDING COMBINATION MESS SET

This is a nice example of perhaps the most popular form of privately purchased mess set. They were produced by a number of makers. This one is unmarked, but follows the usual pattern. Formed like a… (809-113). Learn More »

$295.00
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NEW YORK KNIFE COMPANY COMBINATION MESS SET COMBINATION MESS SET

NEW YORK KNIFE COMPANY COMBINATION MESS SET COMBINATION MESS SET

This is a nice example of a popular commercial mess set marketed to soldiers as an alternative to their issue mess gear, which was often flimsy. As combination fork, knife and spoon it had the allure… (809-111). Learn More »

J. WARD & CO. BRONXVILLE NEW YORK COMBINATION MESS SET

J. WARD & CO. BRONXVILLE NEW YORK COMBINATION MESS SET

J. Ward and Company of Bronxville will ring a bell with some collectors. They were the makers of a combination knife presented to Abraham Lincoln in 1864. In this case they are the maker on a more… (809-108). Learn More »

$365.00
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UNION KNIFE COMPANY “ARMY KNIFE” COMBINATION MESS SET

UNION KNIFE COMPANY “ARMY KNIFE” COMBINATION MESS SET

Civil War mess gear was issued to new soldiers by state, and later federal, recruiting services. It was varied and often of indifferent quality. Entrepreneurs stepped in to offer alternatives for… (809-105). Learn More »

$350.00
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GROUP OF ASSORTED UTENSILS

GROUP OF ASSORTED UTENSILS

Offered here are two spoons and scissors. Iron scissors are 6” long with black patina and surface pitting on blades. One spoon is a plain iron spoon with large bowl and thin, flat handle. The other… (160-23). Learn More »

VICTORIAN MILK GLASS SUGAR SHAKER

VICTORIAN MILK GLASS SUGAR SHAKER

Milk glass sugar shaker shows raised vines, beading, and a brown flower dot design. Vines are painted green. Hints of gold gilt remain in areas. Shaker top is made of tin. Measures 4.75" tall by 2"… (179-1035). Learn More »

1600s PEWTER SPOON

1600s PEWTER SPOON

Early spoon with round bowl and straight handle. Measures approximately 6 ½” long overall. Shows nice age-appropriate color. File marks on the handle. A very nice colonial spoon. … (179-940). Learn More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

GEORGE III PEWTER PLATE WITH HALLMARKS

GEORGE III PEWTER PLATE WITH HALLMARKS

An antique British pewter plate, of round form with a broad flat rim and cavetto center. Reverse shows several hallmarks and touch marks, one which is not legible, except for, “LONDON”. We've been… (179-782). Learn More »


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GETTYSBURG PICK-UP “SPANISH CONTRACT” ENFIELD FROM G.W. MOWERS

This Enfield rifle was possibly Confederate-used and is certainly a Gettysburg pick-up. The rifle comes from the large group of material gathered by George W. Mowers that we recently purchased directly from the family. Mowers (1844-1895) lived his… (G3991). Learn More »

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