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LARGE CIVIL WAR HARD RUBBER SYRINGE – MAKER MARKED

LARGE CIVIL WAR HARD RUBBER SYRINGE – MAKER MARKED

Black hard rubber syringes from various makers were purchased by the Union Medical Department during the Civil War for various medical procedures.  Among those procedures were for rectal infusion of… (413-160). Learn More »

EXTRA LARGE CIVIL WAR HARD RUBBER SYRINGE – MAKER MARKED

EXTRA LARGE CIVIL WAR HARD RUBBER SYRINGE – MAKER MARKED

Black hard rubber syringes from various makers were purchased by the Union Medical Department during the Civil War for various medical procedures.  Among those procedures were for rectal infusion of… (413-159). Learn More »

“FOUR-FOOT WHITE” CIVIL WAR SIGNAL FLAG WITH A POST-WAR ID

“FOUR-FOOT WHITE” CIVIL WAR SIGNAL FLAG WITH A POST-WAR ID

This is a good example of the “Four-foot White” signal flag that, along with the “Four-foot Red,” was the most commonly used flag in the Civil War signal kit. Both are described in Brown’s… (169-575). Learn More »

SMALL 19TH CENTURY MEDICAL LOCKING FORCEPS

SMALL 19TH CENTURY MEDICAL LOCKING FORCEPS

Forceps meas. approx. 4.50 inches long with a scissor shaped handle and flat serrated jaws at the opposite end. However, the handles can be locked to hold the forceps in place like a clamp. Item is… (413-107). Learn More »

EMPTY MEDICAL / SURGEON’S KIT

EMPTY MEDICAL / SURGEON’S KIT

This is a velvet lined, mahogany wood box for surgeon’s implements. The box measures approximately 16” x 6.25” x 2.5”. The exterior remains in very good condition. An unengraved oval brass… (413-67). Learn More »

19TH CENTURY CURVED SCISSORS

19TH CENTURY CURVED SCISSORS

Item meas. approx. 8.00 inches long with the cutting end curved upward. Scissors are in good condition and operate properly. Surfaces have a light patina.… (413-119). Learn More »

19TH CENTURY MAKER MARKED TORTISE SHELL HANDLED SCALPEL

19TH CENTURY MAKER MARKED TORTISE SHELL HANDLED SCALPEL

Scalpel has a good tortoise shell handle that meas. approx. 3.50 inches long. Scalpel swings out okay but the blade is slightly mottled and pitted close to the swivel pin making the maker’s mark… (413-111). Learn More »

LONG THIN FORCEPS MADE BY TIEMANN

LONG THIN FORCEPS MADE BY TIEMANN

Forceps has a long thin curved nose that tapers to a rounded point. It has a tweezer like mechanism on the handle. The overall length is approx. 7.75 inches while the curved nose is approx. 5.25… (413-113). Learn More »

MAKER MARKED 19TH CENTURY CURVED SCISSORS

MAKER MARKED 19TH CENTURY CURVED SCISSORS

Item meas. approx. 7.00 inches long with the cutting end curved to right. The maker’s mark reads “TIEMANN.” Tiemann was one of the major suppliers of surgical sets and instruments during the… (413-117). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED ARMY NURSES OF THE CIVIL WAR G.A.R. ARCHIVE

IDENTIFIED ARMY NURSES OF THE CIVIL WAR G.A.R. ARCHIVE

This group of medals and ribbons from the National Association of Army Nurses of the Civil War belonged to Maria Olmstead Eldred (1842-1928,) who served as an army nurse in Falls Church, Virginia, in… (2021-384). Learn More »

TOOTH EXTRACTOR

TOOTH EXTRACTOR

Meas. approx. 7.00 inches long. Grips on handle are crosshatched. There is no maker’s mark. Item is clean with light mottling.  [ad][ph:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL… (413-95). Learn More »

N.L. CLARK DRUGGIST BOTTLE

N.L. CLARK DRUGGIST BOTTLE

Aqua glass bottle with paneled sides shows an applied top and open pontil scar. Embossing on front and sides reads, "N.L. CLARK & CO. / PERUVIAN / SYRUP". Bottle measures 8.5" tall by 2.5" wide.… (998-1649). Learn More »

RARE CASED SILVER SPRING BLEEDER BY HENRY SCHIVELY OF PHILADELPHIA, FAMED CUTLER AND EARLY MAKER OF THE BOWIE KNIFE

RARE CASED SILVER SPRING BLEEDER BY HENRY SCHIVELY OF PHILADELPHIA, FAMED CUTLER AND EARLY MAKER OF THE BOWIE KNIFE

Henry Schively (1784-1863) is famous among Bowie knife collectors as the maker of the earliest signed and dated Bowie knife, likely made under the personal direction of James Bowie on his 1826 or… (30-2228). Learn More »

DR. I. NEWTON'S BITTERS LABEL

DR. I. NEWTON'S BITTERS LABEL

Nice, original label for Dr. I. Newton's Bitters calls it, "A Pleasant Cordial Stomach Bitter", helpful for, "bilious affections, dyspepsia, histeria, nervous disorders, worms, diarrhoea, disorders… (L15631). Learn More »

HANDWRITTEN LYRICS TO POPULAR CIVIL WAR SONG ‘DO THEY MISS ME AT HOME’, ON NORTH CAROLINA IMPRINTED DOCUMENT AND SIGNED BY SEVERAL CONFEDERATE SURGEONS

HANDWRITTEN LYRICS TO POPULAR CIVIL WAR SONG ‘DO THEY MISS ME AT HOME’, ON NORTH CAROLINA IMPRINTED DOCUMENT AND SIGNED BY SEVERAL CONFEDERATE SURGEONS

Measures 7 ¼” x 9 ½”. 2 pages, ink. “Chief Enrolling Office, 3d District, N.C., Goldsboro, April 30, 1864”.  Shows light wear, staining at the edges. This sentimental ballad was written by… (1054-2349). Learn More »

APOTHECARY ADVERTISING BROADSIDE - “INSECT POWDER”

APOTHECARY ADVERTISING BROADSIDE - “INSECT POWDER”

Black on white, 7.375 x 5.5”. Exhibits slight yellowing. Else VG plus. Text: “INSECT POWDER./ FOR THE DESTRUCTION OF INSECTS, ANTS, ROACHES, WATER BUGS, GARDEN WORMS, & C/ FOR SALE BY THOMAS… (L15641). Learn More »

FULL STANDING CDV OF A WOMAN IN A HAND COLORED DRESS - BUFFALO, NEW YORK

FULL STANDING CDV OF A WOMAN IN A HAND COLORED DRESS - BUFFALO, NEW YORK

Nice clear image of an unknown woman wearing a white dress with tinted red spots or flowers set in a geometric pattern highlighted in ink. The front bottom of the dress is pulled up exposing a white… (P13451). Learn More »

$125.00
Originally $225.00

INSCRIBED CASED SET OF SIX LANCETS FOR BLOODLETTING CA. 1785-1800

INSCRIBED CASED SET OF SIX LANCETS FOR BLOODLETTING CA. 1785-1800

This is a pretty little cased set for a pretty unsettling practice. Measures approx. 2 ¾” tall and 2” wide. The case body and top are covered in a beautiful turquoise green shagreen and mounted… (30-2184). Learn More »

RARE CDV VIEW OF THE INTERIOR OF AN ARMY HOSPITAL

RARE CDV VIEW OF THE INTERIOR OF AN ARMY HOSPITAL

Image shows the interior of a large, long building with rows of beds on each side. Counting the pillows as the beds go off into the distance there are at least 60 beds visible. There is nothing on the… (1054-812). Learn More »

FLUTED DECANTER

FLUTED DECANTER

Heavy flint glass decanter has nine flutes at the neck and eleven at the base. Shows applied top and polished pontil scar. Measures 9 ½” tall by 3 ½” at the base. No chips or cracks. … (998-1524). Learn More »


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CDV OF BRIGADIER GENERAL ABRAM DURYEE, “DURYEE ZOUAVES”

Waist-up studio view of Duryee. He wears a dark double-breasted frockcoat with brigadier general’s shoulder straps. He is posed in a slight left profile with his right thumb tucked in his coat. Image is clear with good contrast and detail. Mount… (224-562). Learn More »

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