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1837 POLYGLOTT BIBLE

1837 POLYGLOTT BIBLE

Testament meas. approx. 3.50 x 6.00 inches. Leather binding is worn but in good overall condition. Spine has title in gold with linear decoration. The interior has the title page and first page coming… (801-140). Learn More »

EYEGLASS CASE WITH HAND PAINTED HUNT SCENE

EYEGLASS CASE WITH HAND PAINTED HUNT SCENE

19th century papier-mâché spectacle case with an oil painted hunting scene featuring four classical (Roman or Greek) figures mounted on horseback along with dogs closing in on the prey. Measures 5… (30-1716). Learn More »

HAIR JEWELRY BROOCH AND EARRINGS

HAIR JEWELRY BROOCH AND EARRINGS

Magnificent matching set of a Victorian woven hair brooch and earrings. This set could have been used for mourning jewelry. The base of the brooch is a gold plate which has two loops of woven hair… (801-53). Learn More »

BOXED STENCIL SET- STAFFORD’S

BOXED STENCIL SET- STAFFORD’S

Nice, boxed set which is marked, “STAFFORD’S STENCIL COMBINATION, SIZE ¾ INCH”. Label on box top lists that the set contains brass alphabet and figures, brush, can of ink, and sponge, which are… (801-86). Learn More »

1856 COPY OF “THE SONG OF HIAWATHA” PRESENTED & INSCRIBED BY CONFEDERATE GENERAL RALEIGH E. COLSTON

1856 COPY OF “THE SONG OF HIAWATHA” PRESENTED & INSCRIBED BY CONFEDERATE GENERAL RALEIGH E. COLSTON

Nice conditioned hardback copy of “THE SONG OF HIAWATHA” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow dated 1856. Brown cloth covers are embossed with geometric shapes at center. Covers also have a tooled line… (427-28). Learn More »

SILVER PLATED FORK

SILVER PLATED FORK

This 4 tine fork measures 6 ½” inch in length. Minor tarnish and wear. Touch marks on reverse include “RP” in an oval, “FM” in a rectangle, “B” in a… (179-621). Learn More »

MAKER MARKED TEASPOON

MAKER MARKED TEASPOON

This small metal spoon (5 ¾” in length) shows moderate tarnish and wear. Maker marked on reverse of handle, “T W BLACK”. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (179-624). Learn More »

CIRCA LATE 19TH CENTURY – EARLY 20TH CENTURY WESTERN SPURS

CIRCA LATE 19TH CENTURY – EARLY 20TH CENTURY WESTERN SPURS

This pair of Western Spurs is moderately rusted with a small, 2” leather strap on one of the spurs. One piece missing from  rowel. Unusually wide spurs (1”) and large rowels (approx. 2 ¼”… (784-42). Learn More »

COTTON UNDERSKIRT

COTTON UNDERSKIRT

Brown glazed cotton underskirt created from the lining of a post-war dress skirt.  Original stiffened cotton hem facing and wool hem braid still attached. Waist has been altered several times. 39½"… (742-105). Learn More »

COLONIAL ERA WOMAN’S SHOE BUCKLES

COLONIAL ERA WOMAN’S SHOE BUCKLES

This is a pair of matching woman’s shoe buckles. These have a plain dark metal border with leather inserts. Both are in good condition. These are not often… (286-101). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA LADIES’ OR CHILD’S SPURS

CIVIL WAR ERA LADIES’ OR CHILD’S SPURS

Small pair of brass spurs, measuring 2.75” from heel forward, 2.625” in width. Attractive brass spurs. Spiked rowels measure 1.25” in diameter, and are in perfect condition. The pair exhibit and… (172-3538). Learn More »

DARK GREEN SKIRT C.1870-1880

DARK GREEN SKIRT C.1870-1880

Gored skirt made from deep olive green silk/wool/alpaca taffeta. The skirt opens at the left side front and is styled with wide flat pleats in the front and a combination of box and directional pleats… (742-45). Learn More »

GEN. JOSEPH WHEELER/ SPANISH AMERICAN WAR CALLING CARD

GEN. JOSEPH WHEELER/ SPANISH AMERICAN WAR CALLING CARD

White one-sided card, 2.75 x 1.375”, with following printed inscription: “Joseph Wheeler / Waldorf Astoria……United States Army.” Card is slightly yellowed, with pair of glue markings… (195-149). Learn More »

$80.00
Originally $100.00

SILVER 5TH CORPS / MALTESE CROSS ID BADGE

SILVER 5TH CORPS / MALTESE CROSS ID BADGE

Presented is a silver Federal 5th Army Corps Maltese Cross badge modified to honor an unidentified drummer boy. A small pin bar holds the Maltese Cross suspension badge that has a miniature silver… (33-128). Learn More »

$1,400.00
Originally $1,750.00

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 »

CASED SET OF LABORATORY BRASS WEIGHTS MADE BY SIKES, LONDON

CASED SET OF LABORATORY BRASS WEIGHTS MADE BY SIKES, LONDON

In fine original condition is this complete, well-constructed standard set of hydrometer brass weights was produced by the well-known London instrument maker, Bartholomew Sikes. Used in laboratory… (727-425). Learn More »

PRE-CIVIL WAR ANTIQUE SPOON MOLD

PRE-CIVIL WAR ANTIQUE SPOON MOLD

Brass two-piece mold for pewter spoons, measuring 8” in length.  Spoon bowl measures 2.375” in length, 1.5” in width, .5” in depth. Open pour-hole at top for fluid pewter mix. Exhibits dark… (30-1785). Learn More »

EARLY 19TH CENTURY EQUESTRIAN LEATHER MARTINGALE

EARLY 19TH CENTURY EQUESTRIAN LEATHER MARTINGALE

Here is an early 19th century specimen of worn and tired leather horse equipment known as a martingale. This equestrian accoutrement appears to date from the 1820s to 1840s and was a leather strap… (30-1468). Learn More »

$215.00
Originally $295.00

UNSMOKED MID-20TH CENTURY RED CLAY PIPE BOWL

UNSMOKED MID-20TH CENTURY RED CLAY PIPE BOWL

A very fine, unsmoked red clay pipe bowl. Unknown maker.” diameter open bowl is slightly flared outward. Lower body is nicely tooled with a light floral décor on the face. Stem holder opening is… (747-27). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED WOODEN BOOT JACK FOUND AT GETTYSBURG -  GEISELMAN COLLECTION

IDENTIFIED WOODEN BOOT JACK FOUND AT GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This item is interesting and unusual: a homemade wooden bootjack with hand engraved unit identification. With provenance to the Dr. Hill Collection, it was recovered soon after the battle at an… (R10847). Learn More »

$795.00
Originally $1,250.00


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RARE PRESENTATION CIVIL WAR FLAG STAFF OF COMPANY A, 10TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

This presentation flag staff, measuring 62 ½” in length and 1 ½” in diameter, bears an attached silver plate upon which is inscribed, “Presented by Mrs. Artemas Bigelow / Gt Barrington Mass May 28 / 1861”. Though now tarnished with the… (766-813). Learn More »

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