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VERY NICE UNION CASE FOR SIXTH-PLATE IMAGE

VERY NICE UNION CASE FOR SIXTH-PLATE IMAGE

Very nice conditioned Union case for housing a sixth-plate ambro or tintype. The exterior pattern is titled Geometric Floral and is in excellent condition. The raised pattern is sharp and free of… (1000-1362). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR SEWING KIT OR “HOUSEWIFE” OF CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE, CAPTURED AT GETTYBURG

CIVIL WAR SEWING KIT OR “HOUSEWIFE” OF CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE, CAPTURED AT GETTYBURG

Sewing kits were essential to soldiers for minor repairs to uniforms and clothing. Not issued by the army, they were made by mothers, sisters, wives and sweethearts and were popular going-away gifts… (766-1089). Learn More »

“SACRED SOIL” FROM THE BATTLEFIELD OF BULL RUN: A WARTIME MEMENTO SENT HOME BY CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE

“SACRED SOIL” FROM THE BATTLEFIELD OF BULL RUN: A WARTIME MEMENTO SENT HOME BY CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE

This is from a large group of material we recently acquired that came from Charles E. Dearing, Corporal, Sergeant, First Sergeant, and Quartermaster Sergeant of the 16th Maine. Dearing served with the… (766-1104). Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

EMBROIDERED HAT INSIGNIA & GAR ITEMS ID’D TO OFFICER CAPTURED AT GETTYSBURG

EMBROIDERED HAT INSIGNIA & GAR ITEMS ID’D TO OFFICER CAPTURED AT GETTYSBURG

The items in this little group are identified to 1st Lieutenant George W. Grant of the 88th Pennsylvania who was captured at Gettysburg on July1, 1863. The lot consists of an embroidered Infantry… (1070-162). Learn More »

THOMAS PORTER SLAVE TRADE BUTTON

THOMAS PORTER SLAVE TRADE BUTTON

Very good condition slave trade button, copper alloy with shank in place, bearing on the face the initials “TP” (with dot in center) of Thomas Porter II (1790-1857) with a partially obscured… (M26500). Learn More »

$295.00
ON HOLD

MASONIC BADGE AND LAPEL BUTTON ID’D TO MISSOURI CAVALRY OFFICER

MASONIC BADGE AND LAPEL BUTTON ID’D TO MISSOURI CAVALRY OFFICER

These two pieces come from a small group of items recently acquired that are identified to Major John W. Toppass of Missouri. The brass badge is a two-piece item. The top bar is a scroll surmounted by… (766-1059). Learn More »

WONDERFUL ANDERSONVILLE RELIC CRIBBAGE BOARD FROM THE CLARA BARTON FAIR

WONDERFUL ANDERSONVILLE RELIC CRIBBAGE BOARD FROM THE CLARA BARTON FAIR

After the Civil War Clara Barton went to Andersonville Prison with former inmate Private Dorance Atwater of the 1st Connecticut Cavalry Battalion and 2nd New York Cavalry Regiment. Barton and Atwater… (846-111). Learn More »

$1,390.00
Originally $2,025.00

WARTIME PATRIOTIC RIBBON

WARTIME PATRIOTIC RIBBON

White ribbon with blue art work at center of a US flag on a staff inside of a wreath of laurel over the word “UNION.” The ribbon meas. approx. 2.00 x 5.25 inches. Each end has an unfinished edge.… (846-68). Learn More »

$120.00
Originally $131.75

NICE PHOTO & PERSONAL ITEMS GROUP ID TO 121ST NEW YORK SOLDIER WOUNDED AT SPOTSYLVANIA

NICE PHOTO & PERSONAL ITEMS GROUP ID TO 121ST NEW YORK SOLDIER WOUNDED AT SPOTSYLVANIA

The below listed items all belonged to Sergeant Simeon Smith of Company E, 121st New York Infantry. The first item is a Brooks Patent writing kit in good condition. This roll-up kit is made of a… (1053-34). Learn More »

WONDERFUL, IDENTIFIED FOLK ART FLAG PIN MADE BY GEORGE W. MOWERS AND PRESENTED TO JOHN McALLISTER, WARTIME COMRADE IN THE 87th PA, AND FIRST SUPERINTENDENT OF THE GETTYSBURG NATIONAL CEMETERY

WONDERFUL, IDENTIFIED FOLK ART FLAG PIN MADE BY GEORGE W. MOWERS AND PRESENTED TO JOHN McALLISTER, WARTIME COMRADE IN THE 87th PA, AND FIRST SUPERINTENDENT OF THE GETTYSBURG NATIONAL CEMETERY

This folk-art flag pin measures about two inches by one and has a tinned iron frame and back with a two-pronged wire soldered to the reverse that would enable it to be worn on a cartridge box, belt,… (2020-01). Learn More »

PEWTER COLLAPSIBLE CUP, IN JAPPANED TIN CASE, ca. 1850s-60s

PEWTER COLLAPSIBLE CUP, IN JAPPANED TIN CASE, ca. 1850s-60s

Bright three section cup, 3” in height, 2.5” at the brim (which is scalloped on the underside); exhibits minor scratches. Jappaned, circular tin case—1.25” height, 1.75” in… (179-950). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR-ERA TRAVELLING LAP DESK

CIVIL WAR-ERA TRAVELLING LAP DESK

Polished rectangular walnut box, 10 x 8 x 3.25.” Interior compartments, w/velvet covered, fold-down, lift-up lids; for paper & and writing utensils. Brass front lock is missing. Blank brass… (986-21). Learn More »

WESTERWALD WINE JUG

WESTERWALD WINE JUG

This Westerwald salt glazed jug with handle has a cobalt scrollwork design and banding. Westerwald stoneware is a salt glazed pottery found in the Westerwald region of Germany since the beginning of… (1005-25). Learn More »

G.A.R. GOLD WATCH FOB - ID’D TO P.C. EASTMAN, CO, “E” 2ND NEW HAMPSHIRE VOLS.

G.A.R. GOLD WATCH FOB - ID’D TO P.C. EASTMAN, CO, “E” 2ND NEW HAMPSHIRE VOLS.

Gold watch fob is in the shape of a 5th Corps badge. It shows a raised image of a G.A.R. membership badge, with star and flag ribbon under a spread-winged eagle with crossed cannons. Engraving on… (410-481). Learn More »

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH CROSSED CANNONS

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH CROSSED CANNONS

Victorian era box meant for holding gentleman’s collars features a gutta percha lid and stained wooden bottom. Hinged lid shows a border of stars, floral designs in the corners, and an image of… (1043-101). Learn More »

WESTERWALD CIDER JUG, CIRCA 1820

WESTERWALD CIDER JUG, CIRCA 1820

This Westerwald salt glazed jug with handle has a cobalt scrollwork design and banding. Westerwald stoneware is a salt glazed pottery found in the Westerwald region of Germany since the beginning of… (1005-26). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA CARVED IVORY BINOCULARS

CIVIL WAR ERA CARVED IVORY BINOCULARS

Nicely carved miniature binoculars which are just 7/8” tall, and ¾” wide at the base. You can look through the them like a normal size pair. A metal band holds the two pieces together.   … (1054-1484). Learn More »

MASONIC CHILD’S DISH

MASONIC CHILD’S DISH

Dish features a blue transferware image of a young man passing underneath of a large Masonic compass. The saying is a maxim by Benjamin Franklin- “Keep within compass/And you shall be sure/To avoid… (88-22). Learn More »

EARLY TEDDY ROOSEVELT DOLL

EARLY TEDDY ROOSEVELT DOLL

Doll has a torso made of stuffed cloth with head, hands and boots made from Papier-mâché. The body is clothed in an OD green uniform held closed by a thin leather belt with small brass frame buckle.… (668-198). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR HARD RUBBER COLLAPSIBLE CUP WITH LID

CIVIL WAR HARD RUBBER COLLAPSIBLE CUP WITH LID

Civil War-era, hard rubber collapsible cup with lid. The top cover (lid) is maker marked “NILES DRINKING CUP * PATENTED JUNE 5th * 1860 *”.  This cup has four segments that open and close to form… (160-21). Learn More »


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U.S. 1859 PATTERN DRAGOON/ CAVALRY SADDLE BLANKET

AN EXTREMELY RARE EXAMPLE PATTERN OF THIS BLANKET!!!!! Only two specimens are known to exist, one located in the collection at the National Park Service museum here in Gettysburg and this newly found example shown here. First issued with the Mc… (M24473). Learn More »

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