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A TOUCHING MEMENTO OF A FALLEN UNION SOLDIER IN THE 24th NEW YORK:  “He was too brave a soldier to suffer alone but it so happened to him.”

A TOUCHING MEMENTO OF A FALLEN UNION SOLDIER IN THE 24th NEW YORK: “He was too brave a soldier to suffer alone but it so happened to him.”

This framed Civil War soldier’s handkerchief bears a poignant handwritten note pinned to it: “This Handkerchief was found on the body of S.M. Olmstead after the Battle of Second Bull Run. His… (846-373). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA FORK & KNIFE

CIVIL WAR ERA FORK & KNIFE

Civil war era knife and fork eating utensils with bone handle and decorative inlay. The fork has three prongs.  The metal portions of both the fork and knife have signs of oxidation.  There are… (2021-179). Learn More »

SET OF FIVE PEWTER SPOONS

SET OF FIVE PEWTER SPOONS

Five identical pewter table spoons, circa 1850s, in good, clean condition. Utensils measure 8.25” long overall. Large bowls with weakly cast pattern on handles. Each stamped with an “A” on… (179-1109). Learn More »

MATCHED SET OF SIX KNIVES AND SIX FORKS

MATCHED SET OF SIX KNIVES AND SIX FORKS

Offered here is a nice matched set of old knives and forks. The knives feature a round end blade and dark wood handles held in place with three pins.  The matching forks have three tines. Wood… (179-1101). Learn More »

SMALL STONEWARE JAR RECOVERED AT VICKSBURG

SMALL STONEWARE JAR RECOVERED AT VICKSBURG

  This is an old stoneware jar dug up near Vicksburg, MS.  Measures 3.5” tall by 2.5” in diameter. Cream color with clear glaze. Very minor scratches from being in the ground. These were used… (2021-574). Learn More »

$25.00
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FANTASTIC GOLD-MOUNTED APPOMATTOX WOOD CARVED PIPE WITH CASE – 12TH WEST VIRGINIA INFANTRY

FANTASTIC GOLD-MOUNTED APPOMATTOX WOOD CARVED PIPE WITH CASE – 12TH WEST VIRGINIA INFANTRY

The day after Generals Grant and Lee met to arrange the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia the two Generals met again for a brief time under an apple tree and when the meeting was over… (30-2205). Learn More »

$11,500.00
Originally $14,500.00

PAIR OF MEXICAN WAR OFFICER’S STIRRUPS

PAIR OF MEXICAN WAR OFFICER’S STIRRUPS

Presented is a fine matching pair of a military officer’s heavy brass-plated, cast iron stirrups from the Mexican War. In wonderful original condition, these equestrian artifacts are unmarked. … (30-1553). Learn More »

$1,200.00
Originally $1,600.00

1890s SHOE BOX FROM BALTIMORE STORE

1890s SHOE BOX FROM BALTIMORE STORE

The item pictured here is a unique empty shoe box from a local manufacture in Baltimore, Maryland.  The company was housed originally on Eutaw Street, Baltimore and run by George Franke, who… (2021-175). Learn More »

BEAUTIFUL YELLOW TRIMMED CAVALRY OFFICER’S 1847 STYLE BIT AND BRIDLE

BEAUTIFUL YELLOW TRIMMED CAVALRY OFFICER’S 1847 STYLE BIT AND BRIDLE

The elegant bridle is in excellent condition. All reins, buckles, straps, etc., are in place and secure. It is fitted with 2-inch diameter brass side bosses with raised wreath borders and central… (490-2562). Learn More »

IMPRESSIVE CAVALRY OFFICER’S BREASTBAND, STANDING MARTINGALE

IMPRESSIVE CAVALRY OFFICER’S BREASTBAND, STANDING MARTINGALE

This would make a great addition to a cavalry officer’s display. The breastplate (breast band) is wide, painted yellow in a soft mellow tone, and has black leather edging around a central leather… (490-2561). Learn More »

BEAUTIFUL CAVALRY OFFICER’S MARTINGALE

BEAUTIFUL CAVALRY OFFICER’S MARTINGALE

This elegant martingale is trimmed in yellow leather and would make an excellent addition to a cavalry officer’s display. All straps, loops, etc., are in place and secure. Set up as a running… (490-2560). Learn More »

WOODEN DITTY BOX ID’D TO MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT JOHN M. DEANE OF THE 3RD & 29TH MASSACHSUETTS INFANTRY

WOODEN DITTY BOX ID’D TO MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT JOHN M. DEANE OF THE 3RD & 29TH MASSACHSUETTS INFANTRY

This wooden ditty box was preserved by the family with a significant trove of artifacts belonging John M. Deane that we are offering in separate sales. When the war broke out Deane was a 29 year-old… (846-230). Learn More »

$399.00
Originally $550.00

TROPHY NAPKIN RING FROM “THE FIRST REBEL SHIP CAPTURED BY US”

TROPHY NAPKIN RING FROM “THE FIRST REBEL SHIP CAPTURED BY US”

This hard rubber napkin ring, measuring about 1 by 2 inches, is decorated with border and center lines and with applied silver stars on either side of a small applied rectangular silver plaque. The… (846-247). Learn More »

$399.00
Originally $495.00

GENERAL BUTTERFIELD’S BANDANNA

GENERAL BUTTERFIELD’S BANDANNA

This is a scarce piece of field gear or field wear: a well preserved and nicely presented Civil War kerchief or bandanna worn by General Daniel Butterfield. These were not items of issue, of course,… (846-262). Learn More »

$3,950.00
Originally $4,950.00

INCISED GERMAN WESTERWALD SALT GLAZED CIDER JUG

INCISED GERMAN WESTERWALD SALT GLAZED CIDER JUG

Circa 19th century ceramic incised jug/pitcher. Nicely etched simple design with floral leaves in middle. Salt glazed grey color; measures 13” high. Very minor chips along base, otherwise a nice… (734-35). Learn More »

$148.00
Originally $185.00

SMALL WINE JUG CROCK, CIRCA 1820-1840

SMALL WINE JUG CROCK, CIRCA 1820-1840

This Westerwald salt glazed jug with handle has a cobalt blue bird design and banding. Adding to the character of this piece are the smudge marks on the side of the rim where the spout was formed by… (734-33). Learn More »

$180.00
Originally $225.00

ON-THE-SPOT BATTLEFIELD DISPATCH AND MAP FROM THE BATTLE OF ARKANSAS POST WITH WRITING KIT AND IMPROVISED DISPATCH CASE

ON-THE-SPOT BATTLEFIELD DISPATCH AND MAP FROM THE BATTLE OF ARKANSAS POST WITH WRITING KIT AND IMPROVISED DISPATCH CASE

This group of artifacts includes an original battlefield dispatch hastily written in pencil by General George W. Morgan in his own hand to Admiral David Dixon Porter regarding coordination of the navy… (795-03). Learn More »

$7,600.00
Originally $9,500.00

WESTERWALD CIDER JUG, CIRCA 1820

WESTERWALD CIDER JUG, CIRCA 1820

This Westerwald salt glazed jug with handle has a cobalt scrollwork design and banding. Westerwald stoneware is a salt glazed pottery found in the Westerwald region of Germany since the beginning of… (1005-26). Learn More »

$180.00
Originally $225.00

WESTERWALD POTTERY WINE JUG

WESTERWALD POTTERY WINE JUG

This Westerwald salt glazed wine jug with handle has a cobalt vine design and banding. Westerwald stoneware is a salt glazed pottery found in the Westerwald region of Germany since the beginning of… (1005-20). Learn More »

$180.00
Originally $225.00

1810 PEWTER MUG ENGRAVED "FA"

1810 PEWTER MUG ENGRAVED "FA"

Heavy pewter mug with hinged lid is engraved with a decorative design with, "18 FA 10" in the center. Interior of mug at the base shows a raised clover emblem. Underside shows a hallmark with the… (1005-15). Learn More »

$180.00
Originally $225.00


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EXCELLENT CONDITION U.S. NAVY ENLISTED BELT

Regulation belt made of blackened buff leather.  This pattern belt and japanned iron friction buckle seems to have appeared in 1862.  It is specifically detailed as a regulation issue item by the 4th edition of the Ordnance Manual. This specimen is… (1000-576). Learn More »

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