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MRS. S.A. ALLEN’S WORLDS HAIR BALSAM

MRS. S.A. ALLEN’S WORLDS HAIR BALSAM

Aqua glass cylinder shaped bottle has a double collar applied lip.  Embossing reads, "MRS. S. A. ALLEN’S WORLD HAIR BALSAM NEW YORK” Bottle measures 6 3/4" tall by 2 1/2" in width. Has one… (998-1676). Learn More »

HILL'S HAIR DYE NO. 1 BOTTLE

HILL'S HAIR DYE NO. 1 BOTTLE

Aqua glass bottle shows a rolled lip and pontil scar.  Embossing reads, " HILL'S HAIR DYE NO. 1". Bottle measures 3.25" by 1.25". No chips or cracks. This product was originated by William Hill about… (998-1688). Learn More »

EARLY TEDDY ROOSEVELT DOLL

EARLY TEDDY ROOSEVELT DOLL

Doll has a torso made of stuffed cloth with head, hands and boots made from Papier-mâché. The body is clothed in an OD green uniform held closed by a thin leather belt with small brass frame buckle.… (668-198). Learn More »

$75.00
Originally $100.00
SOLD

CHUNK OF IRON PLATE FROM THE CONFEDERATE RAM MERRIMACK ALSO KNOWN AS THE CSS VIRGINIA

CHUNK OF IRON PLATE FROM THE CONFEDERATE RAM MERRIMACK ALSO KNOWN AS THE CSS VIRGINIA

This interesting relic meas. approx. 1.75 inches wide x 2.50 inches tall x 1.00 inch thick. Both the front and back of the iron piece are smooth and clean while the sides show a dark patina, some… (1117-181). Learn More »

19TH CENTURY DRAFTING SET

19TH CENTURY DRAFTING SET

The kit comes housed in a wood box that shows light wear and minor scratches to the outside surface. The box meas. approx. 10.00 x 4.75 x 2.00 inches. It has brass hinges on the back of the lid and an… (142-85). Learn More »

WALTHAM MODEL 1859 POCKET WATCH MADE IN 1863

WALTHAM MODEL 1859 POCKET WATCH MADE IN 1863

Watch has a very nice coin silver case with a floral and leaf decoration over a faintly crosshatched surface on the front. Back of the case is decorated in a similar fashion but on a plain background.… (286-1014). Learn More »

$395.00
ON HOLD

UNDATED AND UNSIGNED VICTORIAN SAMPLER

UNDATED AND UNSIGNED VICTORIAN SAMPLER

Item meas. approx. 16.50 x 9.50 inches and consists of a linen cheesecloth type material with several rows of letters and numbers. Across the top is the alphabet from “A-U” in uppercase letters… (179-1055). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA MILITARY /CIVILIAN SCALE

CIVIL WAR ERA MILITARY /CIVILIAN SCALE

Mid-19th Century scale that could be used for weighing large amounts of meat or cereal type rations. It is more like a scale that a post or regimental quartermaster might use. The actual scale… (490-1792). Learn More »

RELIC CIVIL WAR CAPE CHAIN

RELIC CIVIL WAR CAPE CHAIN

Brass cape chain measures approximately 12” long.  Usually seen with “cape pins” in shape of general officers, stars, branch insignia, attached at each end.  Perfect piece to attach to any… (R23110). Learn More »

$20.00
ON HOLD

MODEL 1874 US ARMY DRINKING CUP

MODEL 1874 US ARMY DRINKING CUP

The Infantry Equipment Board of 1874 recommended that the tinned iron cup be furnished by the Ordnance Department and issued the same as other ordnance-stores. The cup was made of tinned iron with a… (2021-45). Learn More »

$20.00
ON HOLD

EXPERIMENTAL MODEL 1903 ARMY GRANITEWARE CUP

EXPERIMENTAL MODEL 1903 ARMY GRANITEWARE CUP

In 1903 the Army experimented with a graniteware mess cup but found the enameling to be poisonous with acidic foods. This cup meas. approx. 4.50 inches across the bottom and is 2.50 inches tall with a… (2021-43). Learn More »

MID-19TH CENTURY CAST IRON STOVE MADE AT THE GETTYSBURG STEAM FOUNDRY

MID-19TH CENTURY CAST IRON STOVE MADE AT THE GETTYSBURG STEAM FOUNDRY

First, the history of the piece. George Arnold (1799-1879) was a very active merchant in Gettysburg, also an associate and friend of Thaddeus Stevens. Of interest to us here is his foundry business.… (M26037). Learn More »

$1,295.00
ON HOLD

DIARY OF PRISON LIFE AS WRITTEN BY AN UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE OFFICER ACCOMPANIED BY SPECTACLES AND A WELL-WORN SOLDIER’S HYMN BOOK

DIARY OF PRISON LIFE AS WRITTEN BY AN UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE OFFICER ACCOMPANIED BY SPECTACLES AND A WELL-WORN SOLDIER’S HYMN BOOK

DIARY Here we have a very interesting account of a Confederate officer’s perspective of life as a prisoner on Johnson’s Island, which contains a day by day look at happenings in the prison. This… (766-1026). Learn More »

$3,950.00
ON HOLD

LADY’S INSCRIBED SNUFF BOX

LADY’S INSCRIBED SNUFF BOX

This nicely inscribed silver plate oval box has a push-button latch and a red interior top and bottom that shows some wear around the sides. The box measures about 2 ½ inches by 1 7/8 inches and fits… (30-2224). Learn More »

PORTIONS OF THE “OLD ARMY BLANKET CARRIED & USED BY JOHN MCDANIELS THROUGH THE CIVIL WAR 1861 – 1865”

PORTIONS OF THE “OLD ARMY BLANKET CARRIED & USED BY JOHN MCDANIELS THROUGH THE CIVIL WAR 1861 – 1865”

This is a nicely documented section, in two pieces, of a regulation Civil War army issue blanket with an old pencil note that was pinned to it at some point, reading, “Old army Blanket carried &… (846-248). Learn More »

$1,095.00
Originally $1,500.00
ON HOLD

PHALON'S MAGIC HAIR DYE BOTTLE

PHALON'S MAGIC HAIR DYE BOTTLE

Aqua glass bottle shows an applied top and pontil scar.  Embossing reads, "PHALON'S MAGIC HAIR DYE NO. 2". Bottle measures 2.75" tall by .75" square. Edward Phalon, a popular New York hairdresser and… (998-1694). Learn More »

$40.00
SOLD

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 »

$495.00
Originally $695.00

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 »

$4,950.00
Originally $6,500.00

SONGSHEET - "UNION PRISONERS"

SONGSHEET - "UNION PRISONERS"

Song tells of the hardships and deprivations of being a prisoner of war. Written by John W. Slack, presented by William Jarrett, an ex-Union prisoner. Paper measures 5.5" by 8.25". Edges show chipping… (33-671). Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

ROSEWOOD CORKSCREW

ROSEWOOD CORKSCREW

Turned rosewood handle has a corkscrew mounted through the center.  A rivet holds it in place at the top. Wood shows a minor scratch. Handle measures approximately 4" wide. Corkscrew measures 4"… (179-1026). Learn More »


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RARE CONFEDERATE SHARPS CARBINE CARTRIDGES WITH JEFFERSON DAVIS CONNECTION

Three Confederate Sharps paper cartridges, mounted in riker box [8.5 x 6.25”], with the accompanying note: “RARE CONFEDERATE PAPER CARTRIDGE [2 RINGS BULLETS]. These Were Suppose to have been Found in Pres. Jeff Davis Home After the War. From the… (696-42). Learn More »

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