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CIVIL WAR ERA SLATE PENCIL

CIVIL WAR ERA SLATE PENCIL

Slate pencil has a patriotic flag paper cover. These were used to write on wooden framed slates, such as the ones children used in the one room schoolhouses of that period. No tears or holes in the… (998-858). Learn More »

MILK GLASS BARREL STYLE INKWELL, CIRCA 1840’S

MILK GLASS BARREL STYLE INKWELL, CIRCA 1840’S

Milk glass inkwell in the shape of a barrel was free blown and shows pontil scar on the underside. Inkwell measures 3” tall by 2” in circumference at the base. No chips or cracks. … (179-873). 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 »

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 »

CIVIL WAR PERIOD ROSEWOOD INK WELL

CIVIL WAR PERIOD ROSEWOOD INK WELL

Ink well has a flat bottom and rounded top. Lid fits tightly and unscrews to reveal a glass insert. Remnants of dark colored ink show on the glass. Wood is in excellent condition with no scratches or… (998-774). Learn More »

GUTTA PERCHA MECHANICAL PENCIL

GUTTA PERCHA MECHANICAL PENCIL

Body of pencil is made of gutta percha, ends are made of ivory. Top twists to make lead go in or out. Ivory on both top and bottom show light surface cracks. Measures 3 ¾” in length.… (998-857). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE CLAY INKWELL

CONFEDERATE CLAY INKWELL

Item is pyramidal in shape with a raised spout. Spout is chipped but otherwise it is in excellent condition. Bottom surface looks to have an imprint of the wood wheel it was spun on.   … (1000-640). Learn More »

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 »

GUTTA PERCHA PENCIL

GUTTA PERCHA PENCIL

Body of pencil is made of gutta percha with lead inside, end is made of ivory. Measures 6” in length.    [sl] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON… (998-865). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA INKWELL

CIVIL WAR ERA INKWELL

Wooden inkwell is in the shape of a barrel. Inside features a glass bottle with spout. Lid unscrews. Excellent condition with no nicks or cracks. Remnants of ink remain on glass. Measures approx. 2”… (998-796). Learn More »

RARE CONFEDERATE CLAY INKWELL

RARE CONFEDERATE CLAY INKWELL

Item is pyramidal in shape with a raised spout. Spout is excellent and is blocked by the remains of a cork. Bottom surface is also excellent.  [AD] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS… (1000-647). Learn More »

GUTTA PERCHA INKWELL

GUTTA PERCHA INKWELL

Inkwell has lid that screws on base. Lid has beaded edge. Base has names of battles hand engraved on the side, “PORT HUDSON, HATCHES RUN”, and on the underside, “PETERSBURG, VA”. Measures 1… (R22874). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA CLAY INKWELL

CIVIL WAR ERA CLAY INKWELL

Salt glazed, brown colored ink pot measures approx. 2” in diameter x 1 ¾” tall. Nice condition with a few small chips at the base and lip.  [ad] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS… (R22838). Learn More »

LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN INKWELL SOUVENIR, CIRCA 1880’s

LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN INKWELL SOUVENIR, CIRCA 1880’s

Base is made of burl wood from historic Lookout Mountain. Flat section of wood is etched with, “LOOKOUT MT”. Glass inkwell has a fluted design and hinged lid. Inkwell fits nicely in the wood base,… (M25759). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S TRAVELLING FIELD DESK, WITH PATRIOTIC SHIELD LOCK

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S TRAVELLING FIELD DESK, WITH PATRIOTIC SHIELD LOCK

Upright, dark wooden cabinet designed to sit on table, with lower hinged, fold-down writing lid. Measures 26 x 13.5 X 28.5. Paneled front key-lock is missing its key, as are the key-locks to two… (362-236). Learn More »

$2,250.00
Originally $2,500.00

BOXED STENCIL SET- STAFFORD’S

BOXED STENCIL SET- STAFFORD’S

Nice, boxed set which is marked, “STAFFORD’S STENCIL COMBINATION, SIZE ¾ INCH”. Label on box top lists that the set contains brass alphabet and figures, brush, can of ink, and sponge, which are… (801-86). Learn More »

GOODYEAR HARD RUBBER INKWELL, CA. 1860

GOODYEAR HARD RUBBER INKWELL, CA. 1860

Crisp patent marking [on stopper lid]: “Goodyear India Rubber Co.”. Circular piece, dark in color, domed in shape [tapering up from the bottom]. Measures 1.875” in diameter, 1.375” in height.… (M23549). Learn More »

$225.00
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GLAZED STONEWARE TAPERED INK POT

GLAZED STONEWARE TAPERED INK POT

Small 19th century salt glaze ink pot. Stands 2” in height by 1 ¾” in top diameter. Some chipping located on both lip and base. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER… (179-564). Learn More »

PORTABLE SHIP WRITING DESK ID’D TO USS PEACOCK & USS WARREN, 1832-35

PORTABLE SHIP WRITING DESK ID’D TO USS PEACOCK & USS WARREN, 1832-35

Well-made brown mahogany box measuring 16” x 6.5” x 9.5”. Brass front key lock [key missing], brass end-handles. Double compartment [upper compartment measures15.75 x 1.75” with fold-down… (731-767). Learn More »

SOLDIER’S NAME STAMP KIT

SOLDIER’S NAME STAMP KIT

Item comes in a small riker box ready for display. The outer sleeve of the kit has a green label that reads “WELLS & CO’S. RUBBER STEREOTYPE STAMP.” Small print then gives directions for… (725-21). Learn More »


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SUPERB GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN CONFEDERATE SOLDIER LETTER - CORPORAL JAMES A. McGALLIARD, CO “B”, 54TH NORTH CAROLINA INFANTRY

Dated “Williams Port VA/ July the 10th 1863”. To his wife. 2 pp., in ink, on lined paper, 7.75 x 11.5”. Exhibits yellowing & light foxing, ink lightly faded; also fold-marks & light chipping at fold-line intersections. Else VG, and… (897-187). Learn More »

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