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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

RARE ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR CLOTH CORPS BADGE FROM THE ARCHIVE OF JOHN M. DEANE - 3rd and 29th MASSACHUSETTS, MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT

RARE ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR CLOTH CORPS BADGE FROM THE ARCHIVE OF JOHN M. DEANE - 3rd and 29th MASSACHUSETTS, MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT

Civil War corps badges can be a minefield for the collector and cloth badges are especially hard to judge. Here is one that you can sleep at night owning. This comes from the archive of material… (1041-56). Learn More »

$1,150.00
Originally $1,450.00

GENERAL WILCOX’S FAREWELL ADDRESS TO THE NINTH CORPS PRESERVED BY JOHN M. DEANE, ALONG WITH ONE OF HIS ISSUE CORPS BADGES - MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT FROM MASSACHUSETTS

GENERAL WILCOX’S FAREWELL ADDRESS TO THE NINTH CORPS PRESERVED BY JOHN M. DEANE, ALONG WITH ONE OF HIS ISSUE CORPS BADGES - MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT FROM MASSACHUSETTS

John M. Deane was proud of his war service and preserved a wonderful archive of material. He rose from Lieutenant to Major, serving at the very first call for troops in the 3rd Mass Volunteer Militia… (1041-64). Learn More »

$1,250.00
Originally $1,550.00

PAIR OF CIVIL WAR DRUM STICKS

PAIR OF CIVIL WAR DRUM STICKS

Unmarked pair of wooden drum sticks. They match in shape and size but one stick is just a bit darker than the other. Each shows even wear.  [ad[ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH… (M26305). Learn More »

IDENTIFICATION DISC FOR 34TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY SOLDIER

IDENTIFICATION DISC FOR 34TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY SOLDIER

Excavated, “War of 1861” style pewter “dog tag” for Charles H. Lewis. He was 31 years old when he enlisted on June 21, 1862. He joined Company C, 34th Massachusetts Infantry. He was made a… (1054-2471). Learn More »

PIECE OF FABRIC FROM ALEXANDER STEPHEN’S CHAIR WITH NOTE

PIECE OF FABRIC FROM ALEXANDER STEPHEN’S CHAIR WITH NOTE

Green and tan woven fabric is hand- sewn onto a small piece of card stock. Hand inscribed writing in period ink reads, “FROM THE REBEL STEVEN’S CHAIR, R. DAVIDS”. Fabric is triangular in shape.… (1054-2486). Learn More »

IDENTIFICATION DISC FOR 52ND NEW YORK INFANTRY SOLDIER

IDENTIFICATION DISC FOR 52ND NEW YORK INFANTRY SOLDIER

Non-excavated, George Washington bust style pewter “dog tag” for John Bockhardt [Burkart, Burkardt]. He was 40 years old when he enlisted on November 5, 1861 in New York City. He joined Company G,… (1054-2470). Learn More »

IDENTIFICATION DISC FOR 7TH RHODE ISLAND INFANTRY SOLDIER

IDENTIFICATION DISC FOR 7TH RHODE ISLAND INFANTRY SOLDIER

Excavated, George Washington bust style brass “dog tag” for David L. Larkham. He was 37 years old when he enlisted on August 14, 1862. He joined Company G, 7TH Rhode Island Infantry. He was… (1054-2467). Learn More »

$1,250.00
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1600s PEWTER SPOON

1600s PEWTER SPOON

Early spoon with round bowl and straight handle. Measures approximately 6 ½” long overall. Shows nice age-appropriate color. File marks on the handle. A very nice colonial spoon. … (179-940). Learn More »

ANTIQUE ROSARY

ANTIQUE ROSARY

Sixty faceted black glass beads are strung on a blue cord with six silver filigree spacers. Suspended at the end are three more beads with two spacers, then silver filigree medallion and cross. A… (1005-24). Learn More »

9TH NEW HAMPSHIRE SOLDIER’S STENCIL – HARRISON E. ROUND, CO. H

9TH NEW HAMPSHIRE SOLDIER’S STENCIL – HARRISON E. ROUND, CO. H

Harrison E. Round mustered into service on 12/23/63 for a term of 3 years. He enlisted as a private at the age of 22; his occupation is listed as farmer. While the 9th New Hampshire had already been… (M26064). Learn More »

SHAVING MUG W/ SPREAD-WINGED EAGLE

SHAVING MUG W/ SPREAD-WINGED EAGLE

Victorian era shaving mug features raised images of children with a spread-winged eagle in the center. Images are colored. A beaded band decorates mug just below the rim. Interior of mug is divided… (88-35). Learn More »

VICTORIAN ERA HAIR JEWELRY BROOCH

VICTORIAN ERA HAIR JEWELRY BROOCH

Hair brooch displays a T-bar and C-clasp on reverse. Glass covers woven dark brown hair. Base shows a beaded band encircling glass. A couple strands of woven hair are loosely lying across woven… (M26308). Learn More »

FRAMED SAMPLER - DATED 1825

FRAMED SAMPLER - DATED 1825

This beautiful sampler is typical of what young girls would have done in the 1800’s as a way to display the sewing skills that they were learning. Colors used for the stitching are blue, green,… (1005-22). Learn More »

EYEGLASS CASE WITH HAND PAINTED HUNT SCENE

EYEGLASS CASE WITH HAND PAINTED HUNT SCENE

19th century papier-mâché spectacle case with an oil painted hunting scene featuring four classical (Roman or Greek) figures mounted on horseback along with dogs closing in on the prey. Measures 5… (30-1716). Learn More »

$125.00
Originally $195.00

FRENCH PAPIER MACHÉ SNUFF BOX, CIRCA EARLY 19TH CENTURY

FRENCH PAPIER MACHÉ SNUFF BOX, CIRCA EARLY 19TH CENTURY

This snuff box features paper maché artwork of a French dignitary. The box measures 3.25" by 2.25" by .75". Exhibits minor wear along edge where one opens the box.  This excellent, early 19th… (30-1657). Learn More »

$325.00
Originally $495.00

EARLY 19TH CENTURY EQUESTRIAN LEATHER MARTINGALE

EARLY 19TH CENTURY EQUESTRIAN LEATHER MARTINGALE

Here is an early 19th century specimen of worn and tired leather horse equipment known as a martingale. This equestrian accoutrement appears to date from the 1820s to 1840s and was a leather strap… (30-1468). Learn More »

$135.00
Originally $215.00

NILES PATENT TELESCOPING DRINKING CUP OF 1860

NILES PATENT TELESCOPING DRINKING CUP OF 1860

When Goodyear discovered and patented hard rubber in 1851 a new age was upon us. Well, many thought so anyway. New devices were invented and the ingenious rushed to patent improvements on the old.… (286-542). Learn More »

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH STAG

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH STAG

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 an image of a stag in the forest. Original… (1043-104). Learn More »

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 »


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GENERAL BUTTERFIELD’S BANDANNA

This is a scarce piece of field gear or field wear: a well preserved and nicely presented Civil War kerchief or bandanna worn by General Daniel Butterfield. These were not items of issue, of course, and not usually seen in posed studio photographs,… (846-262). Learn More »

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