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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 »

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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WONDERFUL POST-WAR DRUM WITH CASE PRESENTED TO DRUMMER ROBERT H. HENDERSHOT, KNOWN TO HISTORY AS “THE DRUMMER BOY OF THE RAPPAHANNOCK”

This drum and case was presented to Robert Hendershot who as a young drummer boy achieved notoriety and fame for his exploits during the Fredericksburg Campaign in December of 1862. The drum has a beautiful light colored maple wood body in excellent… (410-170). Learn More »

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