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GOODYEAR HARD RUBBER INKWELL, CA. 1860

GOODYEAR HARD RUBBER INKWELL, CA. 1860

Crisp patent marking [on stopper lid]: “Goodyear India Rubber Co.”. Circular piece, dark in color, domed in shape [tapering up from the bottom]. Measures 1.875” in diameter, 1.375” in height.… (M23549). Learn More »

GLAZED STONEWARE TAPERED INK POT

GLAZED STONEWARE TAPERED INK POT

Small 19th century salt glaze ink pot. Stands 2” in height by 1 ¾” in top diameter. Some chipping located on both lip and base. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER… (179-564). Learn More »

CHILD’S IRONSTONE SAUCER BY T & R BOOTE IN 1851 PATTERN

CHILD’S IRONSTONE SAUCER BY T & R BOOTE IN 1851 PATTERN

Measures 4 ¼” in diameter. This decagonal plate features embossed leaves and figs with parallel lines around the perimeter.  Carries the T & R Boote mark along with diagonal English registry… (643-21). Learn More »

IRONSTONE CUP IN A RARE FIG PATTERN – PROBABLY BY DAVENPORT OR WEDGEWOOD

IRONSTONE CUP IN A RARE FIG PATTERN – PROBABLY BY DAVENPORT OR WEDGEWOOD

Dates to the 1850’s. Measures 3” tall, 3 ½” in diameter at rim, and 2” in diameter at base. No handle.  This cup features embossed leaves and figs with parallel lines around the perimeter. … (643-19A). Learn More »

IRONSTONE CUP IN A RARE FIG PATTERN – PROBABLY BY DAVENPORT OR WEDGEWOOD

IRONSTONE CUP IN A RARE FIG PATTERN – PROBABLY BY DAVENPORT OR WEDGEWOOD

Dates to the 1850's.  Measures 3” tall, 3 ½” in diameter at rim, and 2” in diameter at base. No handle.  This cup features embossed leaves and figs with parallel lines around the perimeter. … (643-19). Learn More »

RAILROAD LANTERN ID’D TO 56TH PENNSYLVANIA VETERAN

RAILROAD LANTERN ID’D TO 56TH PENNSYLVANIA VETERAN

This small lantern stands approx.  9.00 inches high x 6.00 inches wide and is identified to Stephen H. Whitaker of Company A, 56th Pennsylvania. The lantern has a brass base that is marked on the… (217-214). 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 »

PORTABLE SHIP WRITING DESK ID’D TO USS PEACOCK & USS WARREN, 1832-35

PORTABLE SHIP WRITING DESK ID’D TO USS PEACOCK & USS WARREN, 1832-35

Well-made brown mahogany box measuring 16” x 6.5” x 9.5”. Brass front key lock [key missing], brass end-handles. Double compartment [upper compartment measures15.75 x 1.75” with fold-down… (731-767). Learn More »

PAPER FASTENER- PATRIOTIC CONTAINER

PAPER FASTENER- PATRIOTIC CONTAINER

This brass container reads "PAPER FASTENER" and features an eagle on a branch. It measures 1.5 inch diameter by 1.25 inch height. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (744-54). Learn More »

PACK OF CIVIL WAR PERIOD COMBS

PACK OF CIVIL WAR PERIOD COMBS

These are pocket combs made of tortoise shell. Each one meas. approx. 3.50 inches long x 1.00 inch high. The package looks to have 6 combs still inside the original paper wrapper with two combs… (108-446). Learn More »

SOLDIER’S NAME STAMP KIT

SOLDIER’S NAME STAMP KIT

Item comes in a small riker box ready for display. The outer sleeve of the kit has a green label that reads “WELLS & CO’S. RUBBER STEREOTYPE STAMP.” Small print then gives directions for… (725-21). Learn More »

PARIS MARKED PEWTER SHAVING MIRROR

PARIS MARKED PEWTER SHAVING MIRROR

Mirror is encased in a circular pewter case with removable lid. Lid is plain but underside was once lined with a purple cloth. Back of the case has tin wire stand. The back has an embossed oak leaf… (465-44). Learn More »

COLLAPSIBLE CUP AND CASE MADE BY THE INDIA RUBBER COMPANY

COLLAPSIBLE CUP AND CASE MADE BY THE INDIA RUBBER COMPANY

Japanned tin case with embossed lettering on the lid that reads across the top “INDIA RUBBER” and at center “TELESCOPIC TUMBLER MADE BY THE INDIA RUBBER COMP.” Tin has numerous small… (465-65). Learn More »

PEWTER TIN FOR PENS & PENCILS

PEWTER TIN FOR PENS & PENCILS

Early 19th century stationary box with old label attached within the lid.   JOHN SHILLITO Co. #1602.  Dept.510. 19th Century oblong  pewter STATIONARY BOX   The inside is divided into… (30-1714). Learn More »

TORTOISESHELL COMB

TORTOISESHELL COMB

This nearly 8 inch tortoiseshell comb has all of its teeth intact but has a slight chip on the end near the small combs. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (344-1081). Learn More »

SECTION OF A PEWTER MIRROR RECOVERED FROM CS WINTER CAMP, CAROLINE COUNTY, VIRGINIA

SECTION OF A PEWTER MIRROR RECOVERED FROM CS WINTER CAMP, CAROLINE COUNTY, VIRGINIA

This back of a pewter mirror was found in September 1975 in the Confederate Winter Campsite in Caroline County, Va. It measures nearly 4 inches in diameter and is in relic… (R19495). Learn More »

FRENCH PAPER MACHÉ SNUFF BOX, CIRCA EARLY 19TH CENTURY

FRENCH PAPER MACHÉ SNUFF BOX, CIRCA EARLY 19TH CENTURY

This snuff box features paper maché artwork of a French dignitary. The box measures 3.25" by 2.25" by .75". Exhibits minor wear along edge where one opens the box.  This excellent, early 19th… (30-1657). 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 »

GETTYSBURG SHOE HORN

GETTYSBURG SHOE HORN

Advertising shoe horn for "Eckert's Store, On The Square, Gettysburg, Pa." The lettering is stamped into the face of the shoe horn. Finish is worn throughout which has allowed some rust to form. (67-936). Learn More »

HORN SNUFF BOX

HORN SNUFF BOX

Ca. 1860s-1870s Darkly colored horn box with hinged lid. Measures 3.5 x 1.875". Hinge slightly broken and sprung at one end, and lid is somewhat scratched. Else VG. (179-363). Learn More »


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PRESENTATION MAMALUKE WITH REMOVABLE FIGHTING GUARD - CAPTAIN JOHN HARRIS, 6TH COMMANDANT OF THE US MARINE CORPS

Presentation to Capt. Harris who had 50 years active service and was the 6th Commandant of the Marine Corps. A magnificent and unique Marine Mamaluke of regulation pattern but with the ability to add a fighting guard or remove for… (870-87). Learn More »

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