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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 »

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

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

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 »

PRACTICAL ADVICE FOR SOLDIERS: 1862 INSCRIBED COPY OF ALFRED A. SAWYER, 6th MASSACHUSETTS, FROM HIS YOUNG WIFE

PRACTICAL ADVICE FOR SOLDIERS: 1862 INSCRIBED COPY OF ALFRED A. SAWYER, 6th MASSACHUSETTS, FROM HIS YOUNG WIFE

This is a very nicely inscribed and documented copy of “Advice for Soldiers,” fully titled, “Take Care of Your Health: Advice for Soldiers,” by W.W. Hall, M.D., published by the American Tract… (286-804). Learn More »

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

MAUGENET & COUDRAY OF PARIS PERFUME BOTTLE

MAUGENET & COUDRAY OF PARIS PERFUME BOTTLE

Clear glass bottle with paneled corners shows a rolled lip and pontil scar. Embossing reads, "MAUGENET & COUDRAY / A / PARIS". Bottle measures 3.50" tall by 2" wide.   … (998-1724). Learn More »

COBALT BLUE FEATHER EDGE IRONSTONE PLATTER

COBALT BLUE FEATHER EDGE IRONSTONE PLATTER

This style was made in Staffordshire and Leeds areas in England, circa 1840-60. This is a large serving platter with raised edge featuring cobalt blue “feather edge” design. Unmarked. Measures… (213-108). Learn More »

EARLY SILVER MOUNTED TRAVELER’S OR OFFICER’S FOLDING UTENSIL SET

EARLY SILVER MOUNTED TRAVELER’S OR OFFICER’S FOLDING UTENSIL SET

Early travelers and military officers on campaign carried their own eating utensils as a matter of course. This is a nice folding fork, knife and spoon with black wood handles, silver mounted, and… (172-5566). Learn More »

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH POPE PIUS IX

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH POPE PIUS IX

Victorian era box meant for holding gentleman’s collars features a gutta percha lid and stained wooden bottom. Hinged lid shows scrollwork designs in the corners with an image of Pope Pius IX in the… (1043-102). Learn More »

$150.00
Originally $225.00

BEAUTIFUL IDENTIFIED ISAAC BARNES BOWIE KNIFE – ENGLISH BORN EDMUND JOWETT, AUSTRALIAN EMIGRANT WHO WAS A POLITICIAN AND A RANCHER

BEAUTIFUL IDENTIFIED ISAAC BARNES BOWIE KNIFE – ENGLISH BORN EDMUND JOWETT, AUSTRALIAN EMIGRANT WHO WAS A POLITICIAN AND A RANCHER

Isaac Barnes took over the Sheffield operation of his father, Edward Barnes, in 1871. Knives made by the firm as Edward Barnes or Edward Barnes and Sons had found an appreciative market in America and… (30-2230). Learn More »

“IN MEMORIAM OF GETTYSBURG 1863” SILVER PLATE GOBLET

“IN MEMORIAM OF GETTYSBURG 1863” SILVER PLATE GOBLET

This silver-plated goblet measures 6 ½ inches tall and 3 ½ inches in diameter across the top. The goblet has nice, undisturbed patina and no dents or damage. The face is engraved with a wreath of… (179-1079). Learn More »

SILVER SHIELD STYLE ID BADGE BELONGING TO DAVID DONNER OF CO. K, 3rd NJ VOLS.

SILVER SHIELD STYLE ID BADGE BELONGING TO DAVID DONNER OF CO. K, 3rd NJ VOLS.

This small patriotic shield badge measures just shy of one inch long by ¾ of an inch wide. The badge itself is quite thin and is missing its pin-back latch. The engraving is legible; however there is… (M26066). Learn More »

19th CENTURY DRAFTING SET

19th CENTURY DRAFTING SET

Drafting tools in original sharkskin case. Case is sturdy, but top is missing from the hinged lid. Interior is still lined in the original paper and has several sections into which rulers and… (801-138). Learn More »

$120.00
Originally $150.00

19th CENTURY SNUFF BOX

19th CENTURY SNUFF BOX

Uniquely shaped snuff box is coated inside and out with black lacquer. Lid is hinged. Box measures 1.75" deep by 3" wide by 1.0" high. Shows light wear in areas. … (558-1319). Learn More »

BIRMINGHAM SOUVENIR MUG

BIRMINGHAM SOUVENIR MUG

Decorative, vintage mug shows hand painted flowers surrounding gold gilt lettering that reads, "A PRESENT FROM BIRMINGHAM". Gold gilt bands surround rim and base. No maker's mark. This could be a… (179-1014). Learn More »

15th PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN PRESENTATION CANE FROM CAPTAIN G.S. CLARK

15th PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN PRESENTATION CANE FROM CAPTAIN G.S. CLARK

Made from a tree branch cut as a souvenir, varnished and fitted with a metal tip and silver knob, this cane bears a nicely engraved presentation from Captain George S. Clark of the 15th Pa. Cavalry.… (945-517). Learn More »

GRANT AND COLFAX 1868 CAMPAIGN FERROTYPE

GRANT AND COLFAX 1868 CAMPAIGN FERROTYPE

This two-sided brass disk bears miniature tintype portraits of Grant on one side and Schuyler Colfax, his vice-presidential running mate on the other. A raised edge with beaded borders reads, “For… (1097-07). Learn More »

DECORATED 1864 EASTER EGG BY A MEMBER OF THE 15th PA CAVALRY: WARTIME, WONDERFUL, AND WHIMSICAL

DECORATED 1864 EASTER EGG BY A MEMBER OF THE 15th PA CAVALRY: WARTIME, WONDERFUL, AND WHIMSICAL

This whimsical, real Easter egg was apparently a gift from a member of the 15th PA cavalry to Samuel A. Henderson. Suspicion naturally settles on George Henderson of Companies C and A as the maker,… (945-516). Learn More »

$495.00
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IDENTIFIED US BASE DRUM WITH MINNESOTA CONNECTION

Bass drum has a maple wood shell in very good condition. The wood surface shows light wear and is free of cracks and chips. It meas. approx. 19.00 inches tall by 26.50 inches across the heads. Painted on the shell is an 8-point star that is centered… (996-01). Learn More »

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