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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
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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
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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
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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 »

TURNED WOOD THREAD CASE WITH IVORY EYELETS

TURNED WOOD THREAD CASE WITH IVORY EYELETS

Barrel shaped wooden case pulls apart to reveal a triple wooden spool for housing thread. Three holes are present to pull thread through for use. These are lined in ivory eyelets. One has chipped.… (179-848). Learn More »

ID DISC FOR 1st NEW YORK MOUNTED RIFLES PRIVATE

ID DISC FOR 1st NEW YORK MOUNTED RIFLES PRIVATE

Very nice brass ID disc that meas. approx. 1.25 inch across. The obverse has a spread-winged eagle with shield on his chest and 13 stars with the word “UNION” above his head. Around the edge is… (998-596). Learn More »

SILVER 3RD CORPS BADGE IDENTIFIED TO 84TH PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER

SILVER 3RD CORPS BADGE IDENTIFIED TO 84TH PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER

Very nice silver badge with script engraving that reads “CO. E, 84TH REGT. DANL. OBERLY, PA. VOLS.” Inscription is attended by the usual engraved scroll decorations. Badge meas. approx. 1.00 inch… (998-594). Learn More »

REFERENCE BOOK – THOUGHTS ON MEN’S SHIRTS BY WM. BROWN

REFERENCE BOOK – THOUGHTS ON MEN’S SHIRTS BY WM. BROWN

Thoughts on Men’s Shirts in America 1750-1900 is a complete resource for reenactors, historians, and those interested in social history and material culture.  This book has long been out of print… (516-406). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED WORLD WAR ONE SHAVING KIT - 28TH DIVISION

IDENTIFIED WORLD WAR ONE SHAVING KIT - 28TH DIVISION

Tri-fold OD green cloth shaving kit that meas. approx. 5.50 inches wide x 9.00 inches when snapped shut and 15.00 x 9.00 when open. The kit is held closed by an operating snap. Once open the first… (410-81). Learn More »

PEWTER COLLAPSIBLE CUP

PEWTER COLLAPSIBLE CUP

Small pewter cup has three sections that collapse for travelling ease. Center section has beaded design. Pewter has darkened and spotted with age.  [SL] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM,… (179-840). Learn More »

REGULATION CIVIL WAR ISSUE CUP

REGULATION CIVIL WAR ISSUE CUP

This tin cup was Army issue during the Civil War. Cup has flat bottom with wire reinforced handle anchored by a single rivet. Item meas. approx. 4.00 inches tall and approx. 4.00 inches across the… (M25873). Learn More »

$295.00
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GETTYSBURG COPPER TEA KETTLE, CIRCA 1790’S- 1819

GETTYSBURG COPPER TEA KETTLE, CIRCA 1790’S- 1819

This is one of only three copper tea kettles known to exist that were made by Christian Wampler of Gettysburg, PA. Wampler was born on July 27, 1777 in York, PA. He was a tinner and coppersmith, as… (401-31). Learn More »

$1,950.00
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PRESENTATION PEWTER SNUFF BOX, HAND ENGRAVED 1859

PRESENTATION PEWTER SNUFF BOX, HAND ENGRAVED 1859

Hinged pewter box has an engraved filigree design on top and bottom. Top has image of two eagles flanking an urn. Front side of box has engraving that reads, “PRESENTED TO R. MILLER BY HIS BROTHER… (179-842). Learn More »

QUEEN ANNE PEWTER PLATE

QUEEN ANNE PEWTER PLATE

Scalloped edged plate measures 8 ¾” in circumference. Reverse has touchmark and hallmarks, with “LONDON” in worn lettering. Pewter shows scattered surface scratches and spotting. Very heavy. … (179-839). Learn More »


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MODEL 1841 NAVAL OFFICER’S SWORD IDENTIFIED TO SIMON BACKUS BISSELL

Simon Backus Bissell was born in Fairlee, Vt., on October 28, 1808. He was appointed Midshipman on November 6, 1824, Passed Midshipman on June 4 1831, and Lieutenant December 9, 1837. At the beginning of the Mexican-American War, he was assigned to… (870-63). Learn More »

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