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CIVIL WAR ERA LAP DESK

CIVIL WAR ERA LAP DESK

Finished walnut wood box meas. approx. 18.00 x 10.50 x 6.50 inches closed. The wood exterior is in good condition with light surface dirt and seven or so small water spots on the lid. Also on the lid… (509-31). Learn More »

19TH CENTURY JAPANNED DOCUMENT/MAP CASE

19TH CENTURY JAPANNED DOCUMENT/MAP CASE

These were used for the safe storage of documents, such as commissions, and maps. This one is made of flat black japanned tin. It is 21 ¾ inches long with the 5-inch lid attached. It is 2 inches in… (M15222). Learn More »

MAMALUKE LETTER OPENER

MAMALUKE LETTER OPENER

This is a Marine Mamaluke sword letter opener. Measures 9 ½” long. This is an exact replica of the original full-sized sword. Comes with a sword knot. Blade is very clean and shiny. Both sides of… (344-2915). 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 »

CIVIL WAR ERA LAP DESK

CIVIL WAR ERA LAP DESK

Finished walnut wood box meas. approx. 18.00 x 10.50 x 6.50 inches closed. The wood exterior is in good condition with light surface dirt and seven or so small water spots on the lid. Also on the lid… (217-230). 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 »

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 »

PEWTER TIN FOR PENS & PENCILS

PEWTER TIN FOR PENS & PENCILS

Early 19th century stationary box with old label attached within the lid.   JOHN SHILLITO Co. #1602.  Dept.510. 19th Century oblong  pewter STATIONARY BOX   The inside is divided into… (30-1714). Learn More »


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BOOTS STATED TO BE THOSE WORN BY GENERAL SAMUEL K. ZOOK WHEN KILLED AT GETTYSBURG & OTHER RELATED ITEMS

These boots surfaced in the collection of the late Stan Landis of Quakertown, Pennsylvania and then passed to a New York collector where they were obtained in 1975 by George Lower, owner of the well-known shop “The Gettysburg Sutler,” who then… (355-39). Learn More »

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