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MID-19TH CENTURY CAST IRON STOVE MADE AT THE GETTYSBURG STEAM FOUNDRY

MID-19TH CENTURY CAST IRON STOVE MADE AT THE GETTYSBURG STEAM FOUNDRY

First, the history of the piece. George Arnold (1799-1879) was a very active merchant in Gettysburg, also an associate and friend of Thaddeus Stevens. Of interest to us here is his foundry business.… (M26037). Learn More »

DIARY OF PRISON LIFE AS WRITTEN BY AN UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE OFFICER ACCOMPANIED BY SPECTACLES AND A WELL-WORN SOLDIER’S HYMN BOOK

DIARY OF PRISON LIFE AS WRITTEN BY AN UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE OFFICER ACCOMPANIED BY SPECTACLES AND A WELL-WORN SOLDIER’S HYMN BOOK

DIARY Here we have a very interesting account of a Confederate officer’s perspective of life as a prisoner on Johnson’s Island, which contains a day by day look at happenings in the prison. This… (766-1026). Learn More »

LADY’S INSCRIBED SNUFF BOX

LADY’S INSCRIBED SNUFF BOX

This nicely inscribed silver plate oval box has a push-button latch and a red interior top and bottom that shows some wear around the sides. The box measures about 2 ½ inches by 1 7/8 inches and fits… (30-2224). Learn More »

PORTIONS OF THE “OLD ARMY BLANKET CARRIED & USED BY JOHN MCDANIELS THROUGH THE CIVIL WAR 1861 – 1865”

PORTIONS OF THE “OLD ARMY BLANKET CARRIED & USED BY JOHN MCDANIELS THROUGH THE CIVIL WAR 1861 – 1865”

This is a nicely documented section, in two pieces, of a regulation Civil War army issue blanket with an old pencil note that was pinned to it at some point, reading, “Old army Blanket carried &… (846-248). Learn More »

$1,095.00
Originally $1,500.00
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PHALON'S MAGIC HAIR DYE BOTTLE

PHALON'S MAGIC HAIR DYE BOTTLE

Aqua glass bottle shows an applied top and pontil scar.  Embossing reads, "PHALON'S MAGIC HAIR DYE NO. 2". Bottle measures 2.75" tall by .75" square. Edward Phalon, a popular New York hairdresser and… (998-1694). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR HOUSEWIFE

CIVIL WAR HOUSEWIFE

For a thread based Civil War item this housewife is in very good condition.  It does show signs of wear, but all fabric pieces are intact. It is missing its original sewing implements, but red fabric… (665-85). Learn More »

TROPHY NAPKIN RING FROM “THE FIRST REBEL SHIP CAPTURED BY US”

TROPHY NAPKIN RING FROM “THE FIRST REBEL SHIP CAPTURED BY US”

This hard rubber napkin ring, measuring about 1 by 2 inches, is decorated with border and center lines and with applied silver stars on either side of a small applied rectangular silver plaque. The… (846-247). Learn More »

$495.00
Originally $695.00

GENERAL BUTTERFIELD’S BANDANNA

GENERAL BUTTERFIELD’S BANDANNA

This is a scarce piece of field gear or field wear: a well preserved and nicely presented Civil War kerchief or bandanna worn by General Daniel Butterfield. These were not items of issue, of course,… (846-262). Learn More »

$4,950.00
Originally $6,500.00

SONGSHEET - "UNION PRISONERS"

SONGSHEET - "UNION PRISONERS"

Song tells of the hardships and deprivations of being a prisoner of war. Written by John W. Slack, presented by William Jarrett, an ex-Union prisoner. Paper measures 5.5" by 8.25". Edges show chipping… (33-671). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR (OR EARLIER) POCKET COMPASS IN WOOD CASE

CIVIL WAR (OR EARLIER) POCKET COMPASS IN WOOD CASE

Beautiful 19th century, possibly as early as 1820s, wooden cased pocket compass in excellent working condition. The compass housing is set inside a wood case and topped with a metal ring. The cover… (766-1071). Learn More »

ROSEWOOD CORKSCREW

ROSEWOOD CORKSCREW

Turned rosewood handle has a corkscrew mounted through the center.  A rivet holds it in place at the top. Wood shows a minor scratch. Handle measures approximately 4" wide. Corkscrew measures 4"… (179-1026). Learn More »

12/20th ARMY CORPS BADGE

12/20th ARMY CORPS BADGE

The 12th Army Corps dates to September 1862 when the divisions of Williams and Shields, which had already seen heavy action together, were transferred from the Department of the Shenandoah to the… (142-83). Learn More »

$200.00
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23rd CORPS ENGINEER’S BADGE

23rd CORPS ENGINEER’S BADGE

A shield with scalloped upper edge was officially adopted by the 23rd Army Corps in September 1864, but Philips (p.94) notes a postwar letter by an officer indicating the badge was established and in… (142-84). Learn More »

$300.00
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HILL'S HAIR DYE NO. 2 BOTTLE

HILL'S HAIR DYE NO. 2 BOTTLE

Aqua glass bottle shows a rolled lip and pontil scar.  Embossing reads, " HILL'S HAIR DYE NO. 2". Bottle measures 2.75" tall by 1" wide. No chips or cracks. This product was originated by William… (998-1689). Learn More »

MOORE'S SUPERIOR ESSENCES

MOORE'S SUPERIOR ESSENCES

Aqua glass bottle with paneled shoulders shows a rolled lip and pontil scar. Embossing reads, "MOORE'S SUPERIOR ESSENCES". Bottle measures 5.25 tall by 1.25" wide. No chips or cracks.   … (998-1717). Learn More »

MAUGENET & COUDRAY OF PARIS PERFUME BOTTLE

MAUGENET & COUDRAY OF PARIS PERFUME BOTTLE

Clear glass bottle with paneled corners shows a rolled lip and pontil scar. Embossing reads, "MAUGENET & COUDRAY / A / PARIS". Bottle measures 3.50" tall by 2" wide.   … (998-1724). Learn More »

COBALT BLUE FEATHER EDGE IRONSTONE PLATTER

COBALT BLUE FEATHER EDGE IRONSTONE PLATTER

This style was made in Staffordshire and Leeds areas in England, circa 1840-60. This is a large serving platter with raised edge featuring cobalt blue “feather edge” design. Unmarked. Measures… (213-108). Learn More »

PIECE OF CIVIL WAR HARDTACK

PIECE OF CIVIL WAR HARDTACK

Complete piece of hardtack that meas. approx. 2.75 inches x 3.00 inches x 0.25 inch thick. It has 25 tiny holes arranged in five rows of five. Cracker is complete on both sides however there is a… (1000-2618). Learn More »

PIECE OF CIVIL WAR HARDTACK

PIECE OF CIVIL WAR HARDTACK

Complete piece of hardtack that meas. approx. 2.75 inches x 3.00 inches x 0.25 inch thick. It has 25 tiny holes arranged in five rows of five. Cracker is solid across the front but for a small chip in… (1000-2619). Learn More »

EARLY SILVER MOUNTED TRAVELER’S OR OFFICER’S FOLDING UTENSIL SET

EARLY SILVER MOUNTED TRAVELER’S OR OFFICER’S FOLDING UTENSIL SET

Early travelers and military officers on campaign carried their own eating utensils as a matter of course. This is a nice folding fork, knife and spoon with black wood handles, silver mounted, and… (172-5566). Learn More »


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ORIGINAL OIL PAINTING OF 20TH MAINE LT. COL JOSHUA L. CHAMBERLAIN BY MICHAEL GNATEK

This is an original oil on canvas portrait of Lieutenant Colonel Joshua L. Chamberlain of the 20th Maine Infantry done by the late Michael Gnatek. The framed portrait meas. approx. 15.00 x 19.25 inches and shows Chamberlain in a dark blue… (10-1966). Learn More »

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