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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 »

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 »

VICTORIAN WOVEN HAIR POCKET WATCH CHAIN

VICTORIAN WOVEN HAIR POCKET WATCH CHAIN

Threaded-clasp (watch handle fixture) marked 14k gold.  Hardware is well-constructed and has beautiful ornamental scrolling engraved, braiding is nicely intact.  Such pocket watch chains were in… (179-922). Learn More »

GOLD PLATED VICTORIAN BUCKLE BRACELET

GOLD PLATED VICTORIAN BUCKLE BRACELET

Bracelet features a beautiful leaf motif. The metal on the band is light weight and flexes easily to take on and off. There are 3 different “belt notches” on the back to adjust the size. Buckle… (344-3210). Learn More »

BONE SLIDE MARKED WITH U.S. FLAG & 1861, 1862 & 1863

BONE SLIDE MARKED WITH U.S. FLAG & 1861, 1862 & 1863

Hand carved bone slide has a U.S. flag and the years 1861, 1862 and 1863 carved on the sides. Initials, “CA” are also carved on reverse. This is typical of an item that soldiers would carve in… (195-203). Learn More »

HORN SNUFF BOX, CIRCA 1780

HORN SNUFF BOX, CIRCA 1780

Body of snuff box is an oval piece of horn. Top and bottom are made of pieces of horn tacked onto wood to form the lid and the base. Lid has a swiveling bone lever which turns to reveal an open hole… (M25990). Learn More »

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH SCROLLWORK DESIGN

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH SCROLLWORK DESIGN

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 a cartouche label in the center. Original… (1043-103). Learn More »

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH HORSE HEAD

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH HORSE HEAD

Victorian era box meant for holding gentleman’s collars features a gutta percha lid and stained wooden bottom. Hinged lid shows scrollwork designs in the corners, with an image of a horse head in… (1043-105). Learn More »

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH MASONIC SYMBOLS

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH MASONIC SYMBOLS

bottom. Hinged lid shows scrollwork designs in the corners, with an image of Masonic symbols in the center. Original clasp and peg are present. Inside of box lid is a paper label from Williamson &… (1043-107). Learn More »

PAIR OF IRON STIRRUPS

PAIR OF IRON STIRRUPS

Stirrups are Civil War era civilian. Iron shows light surface rust and pitting. Each stirrup measures 6” long by 5 ¼” wide.  [SL] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER… (1030-369). Learn More »

DUKE CIGARETTE BOOK ABOUT NATHANIEL BANKS

DUKE CIGARETTE BOOK ABOUT NATHANIEL BANKS

This cigarette book features a picture of Nathaniel Banks and is titled "A Short HIstory of Gen. N.P. Banks".  The book features a facsimile signature and Nathaniel Banks' history. The book has 8… (L9243). Learn More »

DUKE CIGARETTE BOOK ABOUT RICHARD EWELL

DUKE CIGARETTE BOOK ABOUT RICHARD EWELL

This cigarette book features a picture of Richard Ewell and is titled "A Short HIstory of Gen. R.S. Ewell".  The book features a facsimile signature and Robert Ewell's history. The book has 8 pages… (L9239). Learn More »

$25.00
Originally $50.00

CLAY PAINT POT

CLAY PAINT POT

Small unglazed pot was used by an artist to hold paint. Shows a handle on the side. Remnants of brown paint remain inside and dripping on outside of pot. Measures 1 ½” tall by 1 ¼” in… (998-1640). Learn More »

SCRIMSHAW FOLDING TOOL

SCRIMSHAW FOLDING TOOL

Item is made of bone with black accents, handle is in the shape of an arm. Hand on the end shows an outstretched thumb. Thin blade pivots on a tack to slide in and out of either side of… (179-881). Learn More »

SWEDGED BACK DRESSING COMBS BOX

SWEDGED BACK DRESSING COMBS BOX

Red paste board box has label on top that reads, “SWEDGED BACK DRESSING COMBS / 1 DOZEN / 6 ½” INCH”. A decorative filigree border surrounds lettering. Pencil markings are present on box top… (1041-440). Learn More »

STAFFORD BROTHERS SOFT ENAMELED THREAD BOX

STAFFORD BROTHERS SOFT ENAMELED THREAD BOX

Paste board box has label on top that reads, “STAFFORD BROTHERS SOFT ENAMELED THREAD / ONE DOZEN / SUPERIOR FINISH / WARRANTED 200 YARDS / FOR HAND OR MACHINE SEWING”. Image of a mill or factory… (1041-441). Learn More »

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH POPE PIUS IX

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH POPE PIUS IX

Victorian era box meant for holding gentleman’s collars features a gutta percha lid and stained wooden bottom. Hinged lid shows scrollwork designs in the corners with an image of Pope Pius IX in the… (1043-102). Learn More »

STONEWARE INKWELL

STONEWARE INKWELL

Inkwell is tan colored, glazed stoneware. Displays a pyramidal shape with raised top. Measures 3” tall by 2 ¼” in circumference at the base. Very good condition with just a couple of small chips… (998-1582). Learn More »

GREEN RIVER WORKS FORK AND KNIFE

GREEN RIVER WORKS FORK AND KNIFE

J. Russell and Company opened the Green River Works in Greenfield, Mass. in the early 1830s. They were able to compete with Sheffield cutlers by using power hammers rather than hand forging, and the… (998-811). Learn More »

GLAZED STONEWARE INKWELL

GLAZED STONEWARE INKWELL

Beige colored stoneware inkwell is pyramidal in shape with raised top. Measures 2 ¾” tall by 2 ¼” in circumference at the base. No chips or cracks. … (998-1638). Learn More »


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1851 PRESENTATION SWORD BY EMMET GUARDS TO CAPT. JAMES MCGRATH

Manufactured: Philadelphia Maker: W.H. Horstmann & Sons Year: 1851 Model: Militia Officer Sword Size: 32.00” Condition: VG High grade Militia Officer Sword from Wyersberg and Horstmann.  Grip is rolled sheet silver that is hand chased with… (870-218). Learn More »

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