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MID 19TH CENTURY WHALE OIL LANTERN

MID 19TH CENTURY WHALE OIL LANTERN

Lantern is made of tin and has mica window panes. Removable oil burner is present inside of the base of lantern. Cloth wick remains. Back tin panel freely slides up and down for lighting. Measures… (M25906). Learn More »

MID-19TH CENTURY IRONSTONE WATER PITCHER

MID-19TH CENTURY IRONSTONE WATER PITCHER

Large white ironstone tapered water pitcher with relief motifs of wheat, clovers and thistles located around the top mouth area and running down the handle to the terminus of the handle’s base.… (173-1128). Learn More »

$100.00
Originally $115.00

ORIGINAL MECHANICAL ARTILLERY BANK, 1892, SHEPARD HARDWARE PATENT DATE

ORIGINAL MECHANICAL ARTILLERY BANK, 1892, SHEPARD HARDWARE PATENT DATE

Iron bank is in good working condition.  It shows a uniformed soldier standing alongside a cannon that is facing a stone fort. When coin placed in cannon, cock released, and lever released, the coin… (M25773). Learn More »

$575.00
ON HOLD

GUTTA PERCHA INKWELL

GUTTA PERCHA INKWELL

Inkwell is in excellent condition. Lid unscrews for use. Measures 2” in circumference at the base. Hand engraved name reads, “MAXWELL E. FOSTER”.   [sl] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS… (998-633). Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

GUTTA PERCHA NILES PATENT COLLAPSIBLE CUP

GUTTA PERCHA NILES PATENT COLLAPSIBLE CUP

Lid reads "NILES DRINKING CUP PATENTED JUNE 5th 1860." Measures 2.5" diameter. Measures 1" height collapsed and 2.75" unfolded. Shows very light surface scratches and small chip inside rim of lid, but… (998-763). Learn More »

AQUA GLASS FRUIT JAR

AQUA GLASS FRUIT JAR

Quart sized fruit jar is embossed, “STANDARD / W. McC & CO”. Irregularities and bubbles are present due to the hand blown glass process, which adds to the character of this piece. Measures 7… (998-1537). Learn More »

$60.00
ON HOLD

CLEAR GLASS FOOD BOTTLE

CLEAR GLASS FOOD BOTTLE

Tapered bottle has open pontil mark. Glass has irregularities and bubbles as a result of the hand blown process, which adds to the character of the piece. Measures 8” tall by 2” at the base. … (998-1342). Learn More »

$25.00
ON HOLD

18th CENTURY LARD CROCK

18th CENTURY LARD CROCK

This Westerwald salt glazed crock has double handles and cobalt blue scrolls and banding. Westerwald stoneware is a salt glazed pottery found in the Westerwald region of Germany since the beginning of… (734-31). Learn More »

LOYAL NATIONAL LEAGUE MEMBER MEDAL, CIRCA 1861

LOYAL NATIONAL LEAGUE MEMBER MEDAL, CIRCA 1861

The League was organized in 1861 as a reaction to the Copperhead movement in the border states. This group demanded that Southern sympathizers be dismissed from the federal government and promoted the… (998-835). Learn More »

CLARINET ID’D TO 117TH NEW YORK BAND MEMBER KILLED IN ACTION AT FORT FISHER

CLARINET ID’D TO 117TH NEW YORK BAND MEMBER KILLED IN ACTION AT FORT FISHER

Civil War period wooden clarinet in good overall condition. The instrument is made up of three sections, the mouthpiece, the central body and the lower section attached to the bell. The mouthpiece… (846-108). Learn More »

$2,250.00
Originally $2,500.00

CIVIL WAR ERA WHISKEY FLASK

CIVIL WAR ERA WHISKEY FLASK

Heavy glass flask is wrapped in brown leather at the top. Bottom of flask slides into an oval pewter base which also functions as a cup. Mouth of flask has a threaded pewter ring and cap that screws… (998-807). Learn More »

$97.50
ON HOLD

VICTORIAN LOVE TOKEN - “NELLIE”

VICTORIAN LOVE TOKEN - “NELLIE”

Love tokens were a craze, especially among young girls, during the Victorian era. They were coins that were smoothed flat on one or both sides and then hand engraved with the name or initials of the… (998-607). Learn More »

VICTORIAN LOVE TOKEN - “F.M.N.”

VICTORIAN LOVE TOKEN - “F.M.N.”

Love tokens were a craze, especially among young girls, during the Victorian era. They were coins that were smoothed flat on one or both sides and then hand engraved with the name or initials of the… (998-608). Learn More »

ID DISK BELONGING TO ELIAS EBAUGH – 6TH MARYLAND INFANTRY

ID DISK BELONGING TO ELIAS EBAUGH – 6TH MARYLAND INFANTRY

During the Civil War, soldiers were concerned that their bodies would not be identified in the aftermath of a battle because neither the Union nor Confederate government issued identification tags,… (998-597). Learn More »

$595.00
ON HOLD

ID’D HARDTACK - 7TH ILLINOIS VOLUNTEERS

ID’D HARDTACK - 7TH ILLINOIS VOLUNTEERS

Piece of Civil War hardtack is inscribed in ink with three lines. Top line is soldier’s name, which is illegible. Lower two lines read, “CO. H. 7 ILL V.” Hardtack has cracked at the top and the… (M25862). Learn More »

IVORY DAY PLANNER

IVORY DAY PLANNER

Victorian “aide memoire” has silver latch, rivet and shield shaped cartouche. Six celluloid pages labeled with the days of the week from Monday to Saturday fan out for writing reminders. These… (998-758). Learn More »

18TH CENTURY PEWTER & STEEL SHOE BUCKLE

18TH CENTURY PEWTER & STEEL SHOE BUCKLE

Rectangular shaped pewter buckle is arched to conform to the shoe top. Steel parts freely move and are in good working order. Shows areas of oxidation due to age. Measures 2” x 1 ¼”. … (179-847). Learn More »

$35.00
ON HOLD

MID 19TH CENTURY COLLAPSIBLE DRINKING CUP WITH CASE

MID 19TH CENTURY COLLAPSIBLE DRINKING CUP WITH CASE

Tinned three sectioned collapsible drinking cup in very good clean condition. Cup comes in the original 2-piece lightly japanned tin case. No maker’s mark and no dings or dents in case. … (998-813). Learn More »

19TH CENTURY PAPER MACHE SNUFF BOX

19TH CENTURY PAPER MACHE SNUFF BOX

Box is coated in black lacquer with red marbling. Has spring top style hinge (lid will not stay closed). Shows very light wear in areas. Measures 2 ½” wide x 1 ½” deep x ¾” high. … (30-2074). Learn More »

19TH CENTURY PAPER MACHE SNUFF BOX

19TH CENTURY PAPER MACHE SNUFF BOX

Box is coated in black lacquer. Lid of box has a painted faux wood grain design. Shows very light wear in areas. Measures 3 ½” wide x 1 ½” deep x 1” high.… (30-2081). Learn More »


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CONFEDERATE BUCKSHOT CARTRIDGE – AUGUSTA ARSENAL

Very scarce Confederate buckshot cartridge made at Augusta Arsenal.  These Augusta cartridges are easily recognized by the salmon-colored paper and that they are filled with 15 buckshot.  Other C.S. arsenals used 12 buckshot. Tied above and below… (286-234). Learn More »

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