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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… (998-859). 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 »

CONFEDERATE CLAY INKWELL

CONFEDERATE CLAY INKWELL

Item is pyramidal in shape with a raised spout. Spout is excellent but the base has a 1.75 x 1.00 inch chip. Bottom surface looks to have an imprint of the wood wheel it was spun on as well as some… (1000-648). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA IGLOO / TURTLE BACK HIGH DOME INKWELL

CIVIL WAR ERA IGLOO / TURTLE BACK HIGH DOME INKWELL

Aqua glass inkwell has one mold line. Irregularities and bubbles are present due to the hand blown glass process. Mouth of inkwell shows some very small chips at the edge. Measures just under 2” in… (998-639). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA GUTTA PERCHA INKWELL

CIVIL WAR ERA GUTTA PERCHA INKWELL

This small ink well is made of Gutta Percha and remains in excellent condition.  Features a screw top lid. Light serrations around lid for better grip, otherwise no markings on this piece.  Stands 2… (998-634). 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 »

$125.00
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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 PERIOD ROSEWOOD TRAVELLING INKWELL

CIVIL WAR PERIOD ROSEWOOD TRAVELLING INKWELL

Rosewood inkwell is in the shape of a barrel. Inside features a glass bottle with spout. Lid unscrews. Excellent condition with no nicks or cracks. Measures approx. 2” high x 1 ¼” in diameter at… (M25784). 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 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 »

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 »

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 »


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RARE PRESENTATION CIVIL WAR FLAG STAFF OF COMPANY A, 10TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

This presentation flag staff, measuring 62 ½” in length and 1 ½” in diameter, bears an attached silver plate upon which is inscribed, “Presented by Mrs. Artemas Bigelow / Gt Barrington Mass May 28 / 1861”. Though now tarnished with the… (766-813). Learn More »

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