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"USN" SOAP DISH / SHAVING MIRROR WITH STRAIGHT RAZOR

"USN" SOAP DISH / SHAVING MIRROR WITH STRAIGHT RAZOR

Two-piece container made of Gutta Percha. Issued to sailors aboard U.S. Navy ships during the Civil War. Lid reads, "Don't Give Up The Ship" and "U.S.N." over an anchor. The container was for shaving… (809-69). Learn More »

$295.00
Originally $365.00

NATURAL GREEN TURQUOISE & SEED PEARL SHIELD PENDANT NECKLACE

NATURAL GREEN TURQUOISE & SEED PEARL SHIELD PENDANT NECKLACE

Natural Green Turquoise and Seed Pearl Shield Pendant Necklace dates to the 1850s and is set in a handmade setting of 18 carat gold. Typically, we see turquoise in its more popular sky-blue form, but… (1042-09). Learn More »

EAGLE MASTHEAD DISCHARGE AND CIVIL WAR ERA LEATHER WALLET ID’D TO CORP. ALONZO B. MCKENZIE, 140TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY – WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG!

EAGLE MASTHEAD DISCHARGE AND CIVIL WAR ERA LEATHER WALLET ID’D TO CORP. ALONZO B. MCKENZIE, 140TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY – WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG!

Eagle mast discharge, documents, and Civil War era leather wallet of Corporal Alonzo B. McKenzie, 140th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, wounded at Gettysburg.  Alonzo mustered in to Company F of… (1054-2142). Learn More »

$275.00
ON HOLD

LARGE CARPET BAG DATED 1865

LARGE CARPET BAG DATED 1865

Original carpet bag typical of the Civil War and Reconstruction era.  Main body constructed of heavy “carpet”; bottom and sides of leather. A hinged metal frame keeps the top edge rigid and a… (1054-311). 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 »

$125.00
Originally $195.00

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 »

$85.00
Originally $145.00

FRENCH PAPIER MACHÉ SNUFF BOX, CIRCA EARLY 19TH CENTURY

FRENCH PAPIER 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 »

$325.00
Originally $495.00

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 »

$135.00
Originally $215.00

NILES PATENT TELESCOPING DRINKING CUP OF 1860

NILES PATENT TELESCOPING DRINKING CUP OF 1860

When Goodyear discovered and patented hard rubber in 1851 a new age was upon us. Well, many thought so anyway. New devices were invented and the ingenious rushed to patent improvements on the old.… (286-542). Learn More »

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH MASONIC SYMBOLS

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH MASONIC SYMBOLS

Victorian era box meant for holding gentleman’s collars features a gutta percha lid and stained wooden bottom. Hinged lid shows a scrollwork border with an image of Masonic symbols in the center.… (1043-99). Learn More »

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH STAG

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH STAG

Victorian era box meant for holding gentleman’s collars features a gutta percha lid and stained wooden bottom. Hinged lid shows a scrollwork border with an image of a stag in the forest. Original… (1043-104). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA LEATHER NEEDLE CASE WITH ORIGINAL PACKS OF NEEDLES

CIVIL WAR ERA LEATHER NEEDLE CASE WITH ORIGINAL PACKS OF NEEDLES

Nice leather case is stamped in gold gilt, “KIRBY, BEARD & COMPY’S NE PLUS ULTRA NEEDLES”. Case has a flap that tucks in a fabric band to close. It opens to reveal a leather divider with… (286-545). Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

TINNED IRON MESS CUP

TINNED IRON MESS CUP

Mess gear came through the various recruiting services and varied in design. This style is pictured early on in the war and seems to have been the pattern generally used once the U.S. government took… (490-1855). Learn More »

BOHEMIAN GARNET NECKLACE WITH BAROQUE PEARLS, circa 1860

BOHEMIAN GARNET NECKLACE WITH BAROQUE PEARLS, circa 1860

In excellent condition and strength, this gorgeous necklace measures 18 inches in length. All garnets are intact and are rose cut; the largest center cluster measures three quarters of an inch. The… (1042-08). Learn More »

FORK, KNIFE AND SPOON COMBINATION MESS SET

FORK, KNIFE AND SPOON COMBINATION MESS SET

During the war the commercial market was filled with devices and gadgets promoted as making life easier for the soldier in camp and field. Combination mess utensils were a category of their own,… (286-539). Learn More »

$175.00
ON HOLD

GENERAL CUSTER 1911 TOBACCO CARD

GENERAL CUSTER 1911 TOBACCO CARD

Like bubblegum trading cards, color lithographed tobacco cards were a popular marketing ploy. This one is touted on the reverse as being part of the Second Series of “Men of History” as published… (286-543). Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

M1874 U.S. ARMY CUP

M1874 U.S. ARMY CUP

Clean and solid, w/”U.S”-stamped  handle - the cup of the 7th Cavalry &  Indian fighting army on through Spanish-American War. Superb collectible.… (JPB508). Learn More »

ID’D CONFEDERATE BLANKET, 2ND VIRGINIA CAVALRY

ID’D CONFEDERATE BLANKET, 2ND VIRGINIA CAVALRY

Here is a rare opportunity to own an original Confederate blanket that is also Id’d. Blanket belonged to Private William C. Bradley, a soldier in Co. “B”, 2nd Virginia Cavalry. Tan colored… (973-03). Learn More »

TINNED IRON MESS CUP

TINNED IRON MESS CUP

This is the standard issue Union army Civil War mess cup, constructed of tinned sheet iron and roughly 4.5 inches tall and 4.25 inches in diameter. Mess gear came through the various recruiting… (490-1853). Learn More »

LARGE TINNED MESS IRON CUP

LARGE TINNED MESS IRON CUP

Mess gear was issued by the various recruiting services, first by the states and later by the federal government. Early in the war local suppliers were often sourced and you also had privately… (490-1852). Learn More »


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IMPORT MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO OHIO SHARPSHOOTER OFFICER

The blade on this item is in excellent condition. It is bright and clean with only light mottling. The drawn sword meas. approx. 36.50 inches long from point to pommel. It has a stopped fuller that meas. approx. 23.00 inches long and no narrow… (870-382). Learn More »

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