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OLD LEATHER WALLET

OLD LEATHER WALLET

Wallet is made of brown leather and is of the usual tri-fold style. Measures 7.5” x 4” when folded. A 1” leather strap wraps around to hold it closed. Edges are tooled. When opened, the middle… (2024-1254). Learn More »

COMMERCIAL CIVIL WAR SEWING KIT, SOLDIER’S “HOUSEWIFE”

COMMERCIAL CIVIL WAR SEWING KIT, SOLDIER’S “HOUSEWIFE”

Sewing kits, in soldier parlance “housewives,” were common going-away gifts from mothers, wives, sweethearts, and charitable sewing circles to departing soldiers who would have to fend for… (1202-128). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR SEWING KIT, SOLDIER’S “HOUSEWIFE”

CIVIL WAR SEWING KIT, SOLDIER’S “HOUSEWIFE”

Sewing kits, in soldier parlance “housewives,” were common going-away gifts from mothers, wives, sweethearts, and charitable sewing circles to departing soldiers who would have to fend for… (2024-355). Learn More »

$395.00
ON HOLD

THE PATRIOT’S HYMN BOOK

THE PATRIOT’S HYMN BOOK

Compiled By Rev. A. Manship. Published by Philadelphia Conference Tract Society, Philadelphia, PA, 1862. 96 pp., green  w/cloth spine. wraps, 3” x 4.5, w/flag & soldier campsite cover motif. … (450-222). Learn More »

NAPOLEON COMEMORATIVE PLATES

NAPOLEON COMEMORATIVE PLATES

Offered are 7 bone China/creamware plates or soup bowls made by "Keramis BF Belgium". Elaborately decorated around the rims with iconic images of the emperor Napoleon I. In the center of each 9… (88-139). Learn More »

$95.00
Originally $125.00

NEARLY EMPTY CDV ALBUM IN BEAUTIFUL CONDITION

NEARLY EMPTY CDV ALBUM IN BEAUTIFUL CONDITION

This is a small size album (5” x 6”) that fits one photo per side within the thick pages. Twenty-five pages with gilt edges. Pressed leather covers with gold details. Spine is solid. Two brass… (1179-1210). Learn More »

$175.00
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MODEL 1858 “BULLSEYE” CANTEEN WITH VETERAN’S REUNION COVER

MODEL 1858 “BULLSEYE” CANTEEN WITH VETERAN’S REUNION COVER

The model 1858 canteen was the most popular canteen of the Civil War period. Canteen measures approximately 7 ¾” in diameter and is the “bullseye” style with concentric rings. It was “done… (490-6823). Learn More »

SMALL ALBUM FOR GEM SIZE PHOTOS WITH SEVERAL CONFEDERATE GENERALS INCLUDED

SMALL ALBUM FOR GEM SIZE PHOTOS WITH SEVERAL CONFEDERATE GENERALS INCLUDED

This small photograph album measures 3.5” tall x 3” wide x 0.75” thick. Cloth bound with impressed design on covers and spine. A piece of the brass locking clasp is missing. Cover surfaces show… (450-223). Learn More »

UNISSUED McCLELLAN “WAR OF 1861” IDENTIFICATION DISK

UNISSUED McCLELLAN “WAR OF 1861” IDENTIFICATION DISK

This is an unissued brass identification disk. The front features a central bust of George B. McClellan and reads “MAJOR GENERAL GEO. B. McCLELLAN / WAR OF 1861”. This was never stamped with a… (344-2965). Learn More »

$395.00
ON HOLD

US NAVY SEAMAN’S DUFFEL BAG WITH EAGLE AND NAME

US NAVY SEAMAN’S DUFFEL BAG WITH EAGLE AND NAME

This seaman’s duffel bag, measuring about 23’ by 12 ½” when laid flat, was intended for personal clothing, etc., and has been personalized with a stenciled American eagle with outstretched… (1179-593). Learn More »

G.A.R. UNION VETERAN’S CANTEEN OF ROBERT ELLIOTT 23RD PENNSYLVANIA

G.A.R. UNION VETERAN’S CANTEEN OF ROBERT ELLIOTT 23RD PENNSYLVANIA

The canteen had great significance for the G.A.R. in symbolizing service (as an essential piece of army gear,) comradery and, later, reconciliation, as the slogan “we drank from the same canteen”… (480-334). Learn More »

RARE LOCK AND KEY BY ELIJAH RICKARD, SHEPHERDSTOWN, VA

RARE LOCK AND KEY BY ELIJAH RICKARD, SHEPHERDSTOWN, VA

This hasp of this screw pad lock bears the “ER” stamp Elijah Rickard (1795-1879,) the adopted son of its inventor, whitesmith Michael Rickard. Both Elijah and his own son, James, carried on the… (490-6774). Learn More »

VERY SCARCE CIVIL WAR BROGANS

VERY SCARCE CIVIL WAR BROGANS

Officially referred to as army bootees, collectors most often know them as brogans, a term used at the time, though soldiers mostly called them just shoes. They were produced in a number of… (149-42). Learn More »

$2,250.00
Originally $2,500.00

IDENTIFIED BROOKS PATENT “WRITING, WORK AND TOILET CASE COMBINED,” OF SERGT. ENOCH JOY, 18th NEW HAMPSHIRE, WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH: EX-TEXAS CIVIL WAR MUSEUM

IDENTIFIED BROOKS PATENT “WRITING, WORK AND TOILET CASE COMBINED,” OF SERGT. ENOCH JOY, 18th NEW HAMPSHIRE, WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH: EX-TEXAS CIVIL WAR MUSEUM

This is an excellent example of a Civil War soldier’s writing kit, one of several different designs marketed to new soldiers directly and through loved ones who wished them to write. The Brooks… (1179-623). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR SEWING KIT WITH REGIMENTAL BADGE

CIVIL WAR SEWING KIT WITH REGIMENTAL BADGE

This small soldier’s sewing kit, popularly known as a “housewife” in Civil War camp jargon, is made of a red wool, with the edges bound in a light green, which might be a faded light blue, and… (1179-548). Learn More »

FISHING NET FLOAT OR BUOY FROM FORT PEMBINA

FISHING NET FLOAT OR BUOY FROM FORT PEMBINA

Excavated at Fort Pembina, near the Red River in North Dakota, this tapered wood cylinder is most likely a buoy or float from a fishing net, having grooves cut at either end for tying in place. Army… (1052-638). Learn More »

 SPANISH AMERICAN WAR HARDTACK

SPANISH AMERICAN WAR HARDTACK

Volunteers in the Spanish American War were just as anxious to illustrate the hardships of army life by bringing home souvenir hardtack as their fathers had been after the Civil War. That staple of… (1219-43). Learn More »

INTRICATELY DECORATED SHOE BUCKLES

INTRICATELY DECORATED SHOE BUCKLES

This is pair of shoe buckles measure about 2-¾” by 2-1/4” and show some very delicate, intricate work. The central frame with teeth and tongue is iron, cast and chased in low relief, and the… (30-1979). Learn More »

INDIAN WAR FOLDING KNIFE AND SPOON COMBINATION

INDIAN WAR FOLDING KNIFE AND SPOON COMBINATION

During the Civil War the commercial market was filled with devices and gadgets promoted as making life easier for the soldier in camp and field. Combination mess utensils were a category of their own,… (490-2927). Learn More »

$180.00
Originally $225.00

CIVIL WAR PERIOD LINEN SHEET WITH MONOGRAM

CIVIL WAR PERIOD LINEN SHEET WITH MONOGRAM

White linen sheet meas. approx. 75.50 inches wide by 82.00 inches long (it is folded in half in the photos). Sheet has finished edges with a small monogram in approx. 1.00 inch high letters that reads… (1025-01). Learn More »

$600.00
Originally $750.00


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VERY RARE 1834 ENGINEER AND MEDICAL STAFF SWORD BY HENRY BOKER, BELONGING TO BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL JOHN HENDRICKSON, WHO LOST A LEG AT FREDERICKSBURG, 83rd NEW YORK VOLS (9th NYSM) AND 13th V.R.C.

New patterns of swords for the U.S. army were developed from 1832 to 1834. This elegant smallsword pattern (variously called by collectors the 1832 or 1834 pattern) was designated for officers of Engineers and Medical Staff (and Pay Department as… (870-325). Learn More »

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