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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 »

$295.00
Originally $325.00

BEAUTIFUL JEWELER-MADE SILVER AND BLUE ENAMEL FIRST RHODE ISLAND DETACHED MILITIA BADGE

BEAUTIFUL JEWELER-MADE SILVER AND BLUE ENAMEL FIRST RHODE ISLAND DETACHED MILITIA BADGE

This silver badge is intricately engraved with a double border and bears the Rhode Island state seal at top: a blue enamel anchor underneath the motto “HOPE,” also in blue enamel, on a banderole,… (286-1088). Learn More »

“FAN OF CORNUCOPIA” UNION CASE

“FAN OF CORNUCOPIA” UNION CASE

Adorned with cornucopia’s fanned in the center inlayed with floral motifs, this union case is perfect for anyone looking to frame a daguerreotype and/or ambrotype.  This frame case is empty and… (1043-209). Learn More »

$100.00
Originally $125.00

LARGE TINNED MESS IRON CUP

LARGE TINNED MESS IRON CUP

Mess gear was issued by the various recruiting services, first by the states and later by the federal government. Early in the war local suppliers were often sourced and you also had privately… (490-1852). Learn More »

$300.00
Originally $375.00

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 »

$180.00
Originally $225.00

GEM SIZED UNION CASE IN EXCELLENT CONDTION

GEM SIZED UNION CASE IN EXCELLENT CONDTION

Dark brown thermoplastic case known as a “Union” case. Item meas. approx. 1.75 x 2.25 inches. Exterior is excellent with sharp crisp edges free of chips with a raised decoration titled “THE… (1043-217). Learn More »

$100.00
Originally $125.00

GOLD SASH BUCKLE

GOLD SASH BUCKLE

Superb gold Civil War sash buckle. The spread-winged eagle is at the top, with two crossed American flags in its talons. Patriotic shield is at the bottom, with artillery pieces on each side. On the… (344-3218). Learn More »

HATHAWAY PATENT WRITING KIT WITH ITS SPECIAL PATENTED INKWELL, SOLDIER LETTER, CDV, PEN AND BUTTON

HATHAWAY PATENT WRITING KIT WITH ITS SPECIAL PATENTED INKWELL, SOLDIER LETTER, CDV, PEN AND BUTTON

This is a very good example of the Hathaway patent writing kit, or “writing desk,” with a crisp Dec. 24, 1861, patent stamp and its scarce, specific, patented ink well in place. Writing kits were… (1052-64). Learn More »

SECTION OF A PEWTER MIRROR RECOVERED FROM CS WINTER CAMP, CAROLINE COUNTY, VIRGINIA

SECTION OF A PEWTER MIRROR RECOVERED FROM CS WINTER CAMP, CAROLINE COUNTY, VIRGINIA

This back of a pewter mirror was found in September 1975 in the Confederate Winter Campsite in Caroline County, Va. It measures nearly 4 inches in diameter and is in relic condition.  [as]… (R19495). Learn More »

$30.00
Originally $67.50

MORTON POST #54 GAR CANE – STATE OF MICHIGAN

MORTON POST #54 GAR CANE – STATE OF MICHIGAN

Wooden cane meas. approx. 35.25 inches long. The top 6.00 inches of the cane is round with the next 11.00 inches being four sided before returning to a round configuration at bottom. Faintly painted… (595-1295). Learn More »

VICTORIAN LADIES' BUCKLE

VICTORIAN LADIES' BUCKLE

Beautiful black buckle is made of black crepe stones. Original attachment hooks and pin and hook are present on reverse and fully function. Buckle measures approx. 2 ½” x 3”. This would have been… (344-2627). 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 »

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 »

$5,500.00
Originally $7,600.00

FRAMED PERSONALIZED OVERCOAT BUTTON IDENTIFIED TO MAJOR GENERAL PHILIP KEARNY WITH RELATED ITEMS

FRAMED PERSONALIZED OVERCOAT BUTTON IDENTIFIED TO MAJOR GENERAL PHILIP KEARNY WITH RELATED ITEMS

Modern wood frame with a double blue mat divided into two sections. The right section has a very large overcoat button designed by and made for Major General Philip Kearny. The button face is… (523-73). Learn More »

GOLD PRESENTATION POST COMMANDER G.A.R. BADGE OF MICHAEL RIORDON

GOLD PRESENTATION POST COMMANDER G.A.R. BADGE OF MICHAEL RIORDON

This beautiful gold G.A.R. badge is dated 1894, very close to the highpoint of the veterans’ organization when it reached more than 400,000 in 1890 and was a powerful force in politics and… (30-2237). Learn More »

PRESENTATION GOLD G.A.R. BADGE TO DEPARTMENT COMMANDER H. T. DUNBAR WITH 5th CORPS BADGE AND BUCKTAILS BAR

PRESENTATION GOLD G.A.R. BADGE TO DEPARTMENT COMMANDER H. T. DUNBAR WITH 5th CORPS BADGE AND BUCKTAILS BAR

This very attractive gold G.A.R. badge has the red-bordered flag of a department level officer and the miniature shoulder strap with two silver stars on black indicating a department commander. The… (30-2236). Learn More »

EMPTY DOUBLE NINTH PLATE UNION CASE

EMPTY DOUBLE NINTH PLATE UNION CASE

Case is in excellent shape. The raised decoration on the exterior is heavy scrollwork along the edges with an oval shaped scroll and riband combination. There are no cracks or chips. Interior can… (P12043). Learn More »

$100.00
Originally $175.00

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 »

$125.00
Originally $148.00

CIVIL WAR ERA PATRIOTIC LEAD PENCIL

CIVIL WAR ERA PATRIOTIC LEAD PENCIL

This lead pencil measures 7” long. Upper portion wrapped in paper printed with red and white stripes. There is a single wide blue stripe at top with white stars.  Some minor chipping and loss to… (2021-577). Learn More »

IDENTIFICATION SHIELD FOR 122ND NEW YORK MUSICIAN SAMUEL OSBORN

IDENTIFICATION SHIELD FOR 122ND NEW YORK MUSICIAN SAMUEL OSBORN

Silver ID shield meas. approx. 1.00 x 1.25 inches. Face is finely engraved with “SAML OSBORN / FIFER / CO. E. / 122D REGT. N.Y.S.V. / SCHENECTADY.” The border of the badge has a finely chased… (766-1702). Learn More »


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RARE AND UNUSUAL VIEW OF COLONEL JOHN S. MOSBY & ONE OF HIS MEN

CDV shows Colonel John Singleton Mosby, the Gray Ghost of the Confederacy, seated in a chair holding a light-colored slouch hat in his lap. He wears a dark civilian coat with light trousers. Standing next to him posed with one hand resting on… (1138-383). Learn More »

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