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CHESS/CHECKER BOARD WITH BOX OF CHECKERS

CHESS/CHECKER BOARD WITH BOX OF CHECKERS

Original and intact chess/checker board with box of checkers.  The board measures 11 1/8” by 11 1/8”.  In one of the corners there is a 2” sliver of wood missing.  There are 64 alternating… (915-09). Learn More »

1800s GOLD SCALES IN BOX

1800s GOLD SCALES IN BOX

This set of scales is complete with beam, both pans with intact suspension cords, and three weights. The set-up is housed in cardboard box with a brown leatherette top having red borders and a… (30-2249). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR PERIOD NIB CASE ID’D TO 201ST PENNSYLVANIA OFFICER

CIVIL WAR PERIOD NIB CASE ID’D TO 201ST PENNSYLVANIA OFFICER

Small folding case made of leather with a black felt interior that still holds 5 pen nibs. Opened, the case meas. approx. 4.00 x 4.00 inches. Closed it is 4.00 x 1.50 inches. The nibs are held in… (2022-1060). Learn More »

$225.00
ON HOLD

BLUE SCENT BOTTLE C. 1770-1810

BLUE SCENT BOTTLE C. 1770-1810

Cobalt blue free blown glass scent vial, circa 1770-1810. It has ribbed edges, tinted glass, and a rough pontil base. The mouth of the bottle’s opening is slightly uneven. The bottle measures… (14-1654). Learn More »

$100.00
Originally $125.00

WHITE COTTON CHEMISE C. 1863-1868

WHITE COTTON CHEMISE C. 1863-1868

White cotton chemise with band neckline and center front opening.  The sleeves are cut in one-piece with the body of the chemise; there is slight shaping at the side seams. Machine-made Swiss… (742-84). Learn More »

$40.00
Originally $80.00

LADIES’ WHITE COTTON UNDER SLEEVES

LADIES’ WHITE COTTON UNDER SLEEVES

Pair of simple, utilitarian lady’s undersleeves made from finely woven white cotton. One sleeve has the red stripes and change in weave pattern where the fabric yardage would have been cut to be… (742-58). Learn More »

$40.00
Originally $80.00

WOMEN’S WHITE COTTON DRAWERS C. 1855-1860, WITH C1870S COTTON PETTICOAT

WOMEN’S WHITE COTTON DRAWERS C. 1855-1860, WITH C1870S COTTON PETTICOAT

Well-worn, pieced, patched and mended pair of women’s drawers. Entirely hand-sewn with characteristic mid-19th century construction.  Separate legs are attached to a fitted waistband with china… (742-55). Learn More »

$50.00
Originally $100.00

CAGE CRINOLINE C. 1870S

CAGE CRINOLINE C. 1870S

Narrow cage crinoline worn during the early bustle era. Constructed with five vertical 1¾" wide vertical tapes. Ten 1/16"-wide thread-covered steels create shaping at the top of the crinoline.… (742-53). Learn More »

$50.00
Originally $100.00

COTTON UNDERSKIRT

COTTON UNDERSKIRT

Brown glazed cotton underskirt created from the lining of a post-war dress skirt.  Original stiffened cotton hem facing and wool hem braid still attached. Waist has been altered several times. 39½"… (742-105). Learn More »

$50.00
Originally $100.00
SOLD

COPPER SILK PEPLUM FROM DRESS C. 1865-1870

COPPER SILK PEPLUM FROM DRESS C. 1865-1870

Deep copper silk faille peplum trimmed with matching silk taffeta trim and twisted cord. The peplum is attached to a belt stiffened with crinoline and is lined in glazed cotton. … (742-49). Learn More »

$25.00
Originally $50.00

COTTON PETTICOAT

COTTON PETTICOAT

Cotton petticoat c.1870s styled with a flat front and stroke gathers creating fullness in the back.  Narrow waistband measures ½" high and 25" in circumference and fastens with a brass hook-and-eye… (742-106). Learn More »

$25.00
Originally $50.00

EMPTY DOUBLE NINTH-PLATE “UNION” PHOTOGRAPH CASE

EMPTY DOUBLE NINTH-PLATE “UNION” PHOTOGRAPH CASE

This is an empty case just waiting for your photos. Two compartments approximately 2” x 2 ½”. The thermoplastic case is in good condition. Two brass hinges and two catches. Embossed velvet lining… (2022-14). Learn More »

VERY PRETTY CIRCA 1830 CASED ENGLISH GOLD PLATED SHOE AND KNEE (BREECHES) BUCKLES

VERY PRETTY CIRCA 1830 CASED ENGLISH GOLD PLATED SHOE AND KNEE (BREECHES) BUCKLES

Housed in a forest green, gilt blind-stamped case lined in blue velvet with blue silk lining in the top, these elegant gold plated English shoe and knee buckles date about 1830 or so and were likely… (2022-751). Learn More »

CAYUGA INDIAN TRADE BEADS AND COPPER BRACELET

CAYUGA INDIAN TRADE BEADS AND COPPER BRACELET

This is a collection of trade items recovered from a Cayuga Indian site in Geneva, New York. These pieces date to the 1620-1760 period. Included is the bowl of a small clay smoking pipe, a copper… (236-124). Learn More »

1850s GEOMETRIC COTTON VOILE SHAWL IN SHADES OF BROWN with CALIFORNIA CONNECTIONS

1850s GEOMETRIC COTTON VOILE SHAWL IN SHADES OF BROWN with CALIFORNIA CONNECTIONS

Here we have a cool piece of history that we don’t often get to dive into! This shawl came to us with an intriguing note that led us into the military history of the 1840s and back again into the… (1054-2885). Learn More »

MINIATURE WOODEN GAVEL

MINIATURE WOODEN GAVEL

This carved wooden gavel measures 4” long x 1 3/8” wide. Turned wood handle has light scratches. Would make a nice desktop decoration.  [sm] [ph:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM,… (67-931). Learn More »

GREAT GROUP OF ITEMS ID’D TO 28TH MAINE SOLDIER WHO SERVED AT PORT HUDSON

GREAT GROUP OF ITEMS ID’D TO 28TH MAINE SOLDIER WHO SERVED AT PORT HUDSON

This fascinating little group of items belonged to Dennis H. Smith who served nine months as a private in Company B, 28th Maine Infantry. Smith was born in Peru, Maine in March of 1843. At age 19 he… (2022-401). Learn More »

LARGE MINOR’S PATENT TIN FOLDING POCKET LANTERN DATED 1865

LARGE MINOR’S PATENT TIN FOLDING POCKET LANTERN DATED 1865

This folding lantern is taller and wider than those usually encountered. It has the original Mica windows, Japanned finish and a painted gold stencil maker’s mark. The item is made to collapses down… (2022-631). Learn More »

MINOR’S PATENT TIN FOLDING POCKET LANTERN DATED 1865

MINOR’S PATENT TIN FOLDING POCKET LANTERN DATED 1865

This folding lantern has the original Mica windows, Japanned finish and a painted gold stencil decoration. The item is made to collapses down to a small pocket-sized square. When opened the lantern… (2022-346). Learn More »

SOLDIER MADE RING WITH CANNON DESIGN

SOLDIER MADE RING WITH CANNON DESIGN

Items like these are a rarity because they were items that soldiers created for themselves to help take their minds off the atrocities that lay ahead.  “Trench Art” as some would call it were… (915-13). Learn More »

$225.00
ON HOLD


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SWORD PRESENTED TO LT. JOHN J. POPE, A MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER WOUNDED AT PETERSBURG

Officer’s cavalry sabre inscribed between the top mount and throat, "Presented to /  Lt. J. Foster Pope / 14th Regt. Mass. Vols. / by / his late mess mates of / Co. A Mass. 13th / Apr 15th 1862". On July 16, 1861 23 year old John Foster Pope… (870-252). Learn More »

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