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TRUNK IDENTIFIED TO 179TH AND 183RD PENNSYLVANIA SURGEON

TRUNK IDENTIFIED TO 179TH AND 183RD PENNSYLVANIA SURGEON

This leather covered wooden trunk meas. approx. 26.25 inches long x 17.75 inches wide x 17.50 inches high. The lid has five 1.50 inch wide iron bands running across the top of the lid as well as two… (665-55). Learn More »

HARRISBURG, PA SOUVENIR PLATE

HARRISBURG, PA SOUVENIR PLATE

Plate features images of several scenes of Harrisburg- the old State Capitol, Soldier’s Monument, entrance to Market Street Bridge and the Elks Memorial to Meade D. Detweiler at Reservoir Park. … (179-701). Learn More »

TELESCOPE, MAKER MARKED P.J. O’HARE, MADE IN FRANCE

TELESCOPE, MAKER MARKED P.J. O’HARE, MADE IN FRANCE

Brass body covered in leather measures 8 ¼ inches when closed. When extended the four brass sections measure approx. 22 ¾” inches. Leather covering shows light wear all over. Brass has light… (172-4966). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR HOUSEWIFE AND SILVER CORPS BADGE OF ALBERT C. VAUGHAN, 60TH NEW YORK INFANTRY

CIVIL WAR HOUSEWIFE AND SILVER CORPS BADGE OF ALBERT C. VAUGHAN, 60TH NEW YORK INFANTRY

Housewife is hand-sewn of red and blue wool with white silk backing. Consists of two hearts which are sewn and tied together at the top, with two more cut out red hearts sewn on the insides. Hearts… (534-27). Learn More »

MAKER MARKED EBONY FIFE

MAKER MARKED EBONY FIFE

This wooden fife is a wonderful example of a typical musical wind instrument in use from the Civil War period through World War 1. In very good original condition, this post-war ebony fife measures… (172-4570). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR IVORY DAY PLANNER

CIVIL WAR IVORY DAY PLANNER

Ivory case slides open to reveal four thin wood pages that are meant for keeping reminder notes. Each one is written on with names and addresses in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, plus information about… (M25371). Learn More »

VICTORIAN ERA STERLING SILVER SUGAR SPOON - LONDON, ENGLAND

VICTORIAN ERA STERLING SILVER SUGAR SPOON - LONDON, ENGLAND

Shell design spoon is engraved on the reverse of handle, “A.W. GOODWIN, STERLING”. Also present are initials, ”S.B. & S.M.K.”. Spoon measures 5 ½” long. … (179-748). Learn More »

WHITE METAL POSSIBLY SILVER HANDLE FROM A WALKING STICK

WHITE METAL POSSIBLY SILVER HANDLE FROM A WALKING STICK

This cylindrical item is made of a white metal that looks to be silver but yet lacks hallmarks. Worked into the top and bottom edges is a very nice laurel leaf decoration while at center is a readable… (668-72). Learn More »

INDIAN WAR ERA POCKET STOVE, PATENTED 1872-1883

INDIAN WAR ERA POCKET STOVE, PATENTED 1872-1883

Tin case with folding handles also functions as a boiler and drinking cup. Lid has ring and lifts off to reveal a gridiron stove.  Label reads, “MULTUM IN PARVO / POCKET COOK STOVE / HOUCHIN’S… (172-4578). Learn More »

PASTEBOARD BOX FOR PAPER COLLARS WITH 1865 PATENT DATE

PASTEBOARD BOX FOR PAPER COLLARS WITH 1865 PATENT DATE

Circular past board box that meas. approx. 1.75 inches high x 4.00 inches across the top. Lid is edged in blue while the label is printed in blue ink on the side of the box. Label reads “STYLE… (668-71). Learn More »

PIECE OF EMBROIDERED FABRIC

PIECE OF EMBROIDERED FABRIC

Ivory colored cotton fabric has beautiful, machine sewn embroidery design around the edges. Fabric has been folded and sewn together.  [sl] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL… (742-114). Learn More »

COIN SILVER DESK BOX MARKED “WM. CALDWELL / LAKE GEORGE”

COIN SILVER DESK BOX MARKED “WM. CALDWELL / LAKE GEORGE”

This coin silver captain’s desk box is beautifully engraved on the lid with the name of the ship, the “William Caldwell”, which was built at the northern end of Lake George in Ticonderoga, New… (30-1983). Learn More »

$2,750.00
Originally $3,250.00

PAIR OF MEXICAN WAR OFFICER’S STIRRUPS

PAIR OF MEXICAN WAR OFFICER’S STIRRUPS

Presented is a fine matching pair of a military officer’s heavy brass-plated, cast iron stirrups from the Mexican War. In wonderful original condition, these equestrian artifacts are unmarked. … (30-1553). Learn More »

$1,600.00
Originally $1,950.00

GROUPING ID'D TO CAPTAIN RICHARD J. RICHARDS, CO. H, 21ST NEW JERSEY INFANTRY

GROUPING ID'D TO CAPTAIN RICHARD J. RICHARDS, CO. H, 21ST NEW JERSEY INFANTRY

The grouping consists of Captain Richards' scrapbook of the Co. "H", 21st New Jersey Infantry, as well as his personal shaving box, which contains the following items: (1) Officer's belt plate-M1851… (30-1516). Learn More »

$4,750.00
Originally $5,500.00

18th CENTURY DRAFTING SET

18th CENTURY DRAFTING SET

This Colonial drawing set with original shagreen covered carrying case is in excellent condition. The set is complete with eight pieces. The various dividers are brass and iron and there is a brass… (565-117). Learn More »

SPECTACULAR PORTRAIT, PRESIDENTIAL COMMISSION AND EBONY WALKING STICK ID TO BVT. BRIG. GENERAL DAVID H. VINTON

SPECTACULAR PORTRAIT, PRESIDENTIAL COMMISSION AND EBONY WALKING STICK ID TO BVT. BRIG. GENERAL DAVID H. VINTON

David Hammond Vinton was born May 4, 1803 in Providence, Rhode Island. Vinton attended the West Point Military Academy from September 1, 1818 to July 1, 1822 where he graduated 14th in his class. He… (740-825). Learn More »

$3,000.00
Originally $3,500.00

SET OF THREE 18TH CENTURY CLAY PIPES

SET OF THREE 18TH CENTURY CLAY PIPES

These clay trade pipes originate from York County, Pennsylvania.  Each features a decorative design. Pipes measure at widest points- 1 ¼ x 1 ½, 1 ½” x 1 ½”, and 1 ¾” x 2”. Larger pipe… (611-474). Learn More »

$40.00
Originally $55.00

NATIVE AMERICAN GRINDING STONE FROM CUMBERLAND COUNTY, PA

NATIVE AMERICAN GRINDING STONE FROM CUMBERLAND COUNTY, PA

Large, long, brown grinding stone measures 16 ¾” long, 2 ½” at wide end, 1 ¼” at narrow end, and is 1 ½” thick. Stone is very smooth, which certifies it was heavily used. It features two… (938-02). Learn More »

$145.00
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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 »

$170.00
Originally $200.00

WW1 US QUARTERMASTER CORPS LADLE-POT

WW1 US QUARTERMASTER CORPS LADLE-POT

Maker-mark: “U.S. Q. M.C./ C.T. HERSTZCH/ JEFFERSONVILLE/IND./ 55.” Heavy circular tin pot, 4” in height; 5” in diameter at the base, 6.75” at the top. With riveted and soldered lade… (172-4484). Learn More »


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PAINTING ON MASON BOARD OF THE SPRINGS HOTEL AT GETTYSBURG

This painting is similar to a print of the Springs Hotel done by J. C. Davis for famous Gettysburg historian John B. Bachelder. The print was used by Bachelder in two of his books, “Popular Resorts, and How to Reach Them” and “Gettysburg: What… (P13188). Learn More »

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