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SINGLE BRASS ARSENAL MANUFACTURED ARTILLERY STIRRUP

SINGLE BRASS ARSENAL MANUFACTURED ARTILLERY STIRRUP

Original Civil War non-excavated single artillery stirrup. Stamped on the underside in large letters “US”, slightly smaller letters “Watervliet/Arsenal N.Y.” Letters “P.V.H.” represents… (2020-138). Learn More »

TWO PIECE CIVIL WAR PERIOD FLASK IDENTIFIED TO MISSOURI MURDER VICTIM

TWO PIECE CIVIL WAR PERIOD FLASK IDENTIFIED TO MISSOURI MURDER VICTIM

Large two-piece white metal flask meas. approx. 3.50 x 6.00 inches. Engraved in four lines on the obverse side is “DANIEL W. JENKINS OF PLATTE CITY MO. JANY 1, 1859.” There is a horizontal seam at… (846-166). Learn More »

A SOUVENIR FROM STONEWALL JACKSON'S HOUSE

A SOUVENIR FROM STONEWALL JACKSON'S HOUSE

This attractive 11” x 14” unframed display features a 1 3/4” x 1 3/4” piece of coverlet that was owned by Colonel Elijah W. Penny who had service in three Indiana Union regiments and was… (M25312). Learn More »

HYDE & GOODRICH COIN SILVER CUP – “HUGH”

HYDE & GOODRICH COIN SILVER CUP – “HUGH”

This simple but beautiful coin silver cup with handle comes from the famed New Orleans company, Hyde & Goodrich. Maker’s mark is on underside of cup. Rim and base have a beaded design.… (1088-01). Learn More »

HYDE & GOODRICH COIN SILVER CUP - “STELLA”

HYDE & GOODRICH COIN SILVER CUP - “STELLA”

This beautiful coin silver cup with handle comes from the famed New Orleans company, Hyde & Goodrich. Maker’s mark is on underside of cup. Rim has a beaded design. Base has a band with a fleur… (1088-02). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S TRAVELLING FIELD DESK, WITH PATRIOTIC SHIELD LOCK

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S TRAVELLING FIELD DESK, WITH PATRIOTIC SHIELD LOCK

Upright, dark wooden cabinet designed to sit on table, with lower hinged, fold-down writing lid. Measures 26 x 13.5 X 28.5. Paneled front key-lock is missing its key, as are the key-locks to two… (362-236). Learn More »

$750.00
Originally $2,250.00
SOLD

CIVIL WAR BROOCH WITH SOLDIER PHOTO AND LOCK OF HAIR

CIVIL WAR BROOCH WITH SOLDIER PHOTO AND LOCK OF HAIR

Oval brooch with a beaded border with flowers at top, bottom and sides with a “T” bar pin on the reverse. Item meas. approx. 1.25 x 1.75 inches. The front of the brooch has a tintype of a Union… (1054-1233). Learn More »

GOLD PLATED LOCKET WITH LOCK OF HAIR AND TINTYPE OF UNION SOLDIER

GOLD PLATED LOCKET WITH LOCK OF HAIR AND TINTYPE OF UNION SOLDIER

Locket is of the pocket watch pattern with a stippled exterior surface with two smooth faced concentric rings. Locket meas. approx. 1.75 inches across. Inside are two glass covered recesses. One holds… (1054-1230). Learn More »

GOLD PLATED LOCKET WITH IMAGE OF SOLDIER AND WOMAN

GOLD PLATED LOCKET WITH IMAGE OF SOLDIER AND WOMAN

Very nice locket of the pocket watch pattern. The locket meas. approx. 1.50 inches across. Both the front and back lids open to reveal the photos inside. The front lid is chased with a linear… (1054-1229). Learn More »

CLOTH COVERED BROOCH WITH TINTYPE OF UNION SOLDIER

CLOTH COVERED BROOCH WITH TINTYPE OF UNION SOLDIER

Oval shaped cloth covered locket meas. approx. 1.75 x 2.25 inches. Locket has a twisted bass ring at top. The locket body is covered in a purple cloth with a gold rose and leaves printed on the… (1054-1234). Learn More »

LOCKET WITH TINTYPE OF FEDERAL SOLDIER AND WIFE

LOCKET WITH TINTYPE OF FEDERAL SOLDIER AND WIFE

Gold plated pocket watch style locket with plain stem and ring. Locket meas. approx. 1.50 inches across. Each face is engraved with a flower on a stippled background. At center of the flower on the… (1054-1232). Learn More »

INSCRIBED LOCKET WITH TINTYPE OF FEDERAL SOLDIER

INSCRIBED LOCKET WITH TINTYPE OF FEDERAL SOLDIER

Gold plated pocket watch style locket with plain stem and ring. Locket meas. approx. 1.50 inches across. Each face of the locket has a geometric decoration consisting of a floral and vine background… (1054-1231). Learn More »

LOCKET WITH IMAGE OF REAR ADMIRAL WILLIAM T. SAMPSON, HERO OF THE SPANISH AMERICAN WAR

LOCKET WITH IMAGE OF REAR ADMIRAL WILLIAM T. SAMPSON, HERO OF THE SPANISH AMERICAN WAR

Locket is of the pocket watch pattern and meas. approx. 1.75 inches across. The reverse exterior surface is crosshatched with a smooth circle at center. The obverse of the case has a glass face… (1054-1228). Learn More »

POCKET WATCH ID’D TO 74TH INDIANA LIEUTENANT KILLED IN ACTION

POCKET WATCH ID’D TO 74TH INDIANA LIEUTENANT KILLED IN ACTION

Silver pocket watch made by the American Watch Company and identified to a 1st Lieutenant named Thomas Bodley of the 74th Indiana Infantry who was killed in action at Chickamauga on September 19,… (846-196). Learn More »

EXCAVATED PEWTER IDENTIFICATION TAG FOR MEMBER OF 11TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

EXCAVATED PEWTER IDENTIFICATION TAG FOR MEMBER OF 11TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

This is an excavated “WAR OF 1861” style identification tag made of pewter. The soldier named on the tag is Leonard F. Tukesbury, 11th Massachusetts Infantry. The piece is in good condition for… (M26068). Learn More »

RAZOR & CASE ID’D TO 15th OHIO ANDERSONVILLE PRISONER

RAZOR & CASE ID’D TO 15th OHIO ANDERSONVILLE PRISONER

Black cardboard case with raised lettering that reads “WADE A. BUTCHER  / SHEFFIELD” Case is in excellent condition with only light wear. Razor is in excellent shape. Blade is marked “WADE A.… (224-497). Learn More »

19TH CENTURY THERMOPLASTIC FRAME WITH THERMOMETER

19TH CENTURY THERMOPLASTIC FRAME WITH THERMOMETER

Very ornate thermoplastic frame that meas. approx. 6.50 x 11.00 inches. The frame has two legs at the bottom similar in shape to those found on a dresser. The legs are topped by a rectangular plinth… (1043-162). Learn More »

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 »

WESTERWALD POTTERY WINE JUG

WESTERWALD POTTERY WINE JUG

This Westerwald salt glazed wine jug with handle has a cobalt vine design and banding. Westerwald stoneware is a salt glazed pottery found in the Westerwald region of Germany since the beginning of… (1000-20). Learn More »


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GREAT CONFEDERATE CARTRIDGE BOX AND SLING FROM GETTYSBURG, PICKED UP BY G.W. MOWERS OF FAYETTEVILLE, PA.

This classic Confederate cartridge box just came out of the family of George W. Mowers of Fayetteville, PA. Mowers lived near Gettysburg his entire life. Not only was his farm and wagon-shop near the battlefield, they were located precisely where… (M26509). Learn More »

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