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COMPLETE CIVIL WAR WORMAN AND ELY MESS SET

COMPLETE CIVIL WAR WORMAN AND ELY MESS SET

Early in the Civil War soldiers were issued their mess gear by the various state recruiting services, so there are quite a few different designs that were obtained on different contracts or by… (809-106). Learn More »

$425.00
ON HOLD

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 »

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
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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 »

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 »

BROWN & WHITE JASPERWARE MUG WITH CHERUBS

BROWN & WHITE JASPERWARE MUG WITH CHERUBS

Victorian era Jasperware mug shows raised image of putti cherubs. A decorative floral border inside of beaded bands decorates the top of mug. Mug measures 3 ½” tall by 3 ¾” in diameter at the… (88-23). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA CAMP MIRROR

CIVIL WAR ERA CAMP MIRROR

Two-piece, zinc traveling mirror.  Approximately 3” in diameter.  Un decorated lid over a lightly decorated back. Back also features a wire loop for hanging and a wire “stand”.  Mirror is… (490-1861). Learn More »

GEORGIAN ERA PEWTER SNUFF BOX

GEORGIAN ERA PEWTER SNUFF BOX

Snuff box has a decorative border encircling the lid. Lid is hinged and fully functions. Shows a few minor dings. Underside has light surface oxidation. Measures 1 ½” in circumference. … (179-892). Learn More »

UNION ARMY DRUM PLATE

UNION ARMY DRUM PLATE

Snazzy ornamental eagle plate, made of stamped tin (for either snare or bass drum).  Oval shaped, measuring 8.5 x 5.75”, featuring horn- of-plenty adornment on either underside, and “NE Plus… (160-16). Learn More »

COMBINATION EATING UTENSIL IDENTIFIED TO PRIVATE EDWARD B. MEARS, JR., CO. C, 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

COMBINATION EATING UTENSIL IDENTIFIED TO PRIVATE EDWARD B. MEARS, JR., CO. C, 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

Mears enlisted as  Private on August 22, 1862 at the age of 21 in Philadelphia. He transferred to Co. H after he was one of the mutineers before Murfreesboro, TN on December 26, 1862. He was… (945-280). Learn More »

$750.00
Originally $895.00

WRITING DESK WITH SILVER PRESENTATION PLAQUE, ID’D TO THE 15TH PENNSYLVANIA “ANDERSON” CAVALRY REGIMENT

WRITING DESK WITH SILVER PRESENTATION PLAQUE, ID’D TO THE 15TH PENNSYLVANIA “ANDERSON” CAVALRY REGIMENT

This writing desk with its silver engraved plaque is truly an item worthy of any advanced collection or museum. The desk is made of mahogany wood and meas. approx. 17.75 inches long x 10.00 inches… (945-286). Learn More »

$3,000.00
Originally $3,500.00


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ORNATE NON-REGULATION MODEL 1850 FIELD & STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO 141ST NEW YORK MAJOR

Sword is identified to Charles W. Clanharty [Clauharty] who rose to be Major and then Lieutenant-Colonel (not mustered) in the 141st New York Infantry. The drawn sword meas. approx. 37.25 inches from point to pommel. Quill-backed blade is approx.… (846-118). Learn More »

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