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CLAY PAINT POT

CLAY PAINT POT

Small unglazed pot was used by an artist to hold paint. Shows a handle on the side. Remnants of brown paint remain inside and dripping on outside of pot. Measures 1 ½” tall by 1 ¼” in… (998-1640). Learn More »

SCRIMSHAW FOLDING TOOL

SCRIMSHAW FOLDING TOOL

Item is made of bone with black accents, handle is in the shape of an arm. Hand on the end shows an outstretched thumb. Thin blade pivots on a tack to slide in and out of either side of… (179-881). Learn More »

SWEDGED BACK DRESSING COMBS BOX

SWEDGED BACK DRESSING COMBS BOX

Red paste board box has label on top that reads, “SWEDGED BACK DRESSING COMBS / 1 DOZEN / 6 ½” INCH”. A decorative filigree border surrounds lettering. Pencil markings are present on box top… (1041-440). Learn More »

STAFFORD BROTHERS SOFT ENAMELED THREAD BOX

STAFFORD BROTHERS SOFT ENAMELED THREAD BOX

Paste board box has label on top that reads, “STAFFORD BROTHERS SOFT ENAMELED THREAD / ONE DOZEN / SUPERIOR FINISH / WARRANTED 200 YARDS / FOR HAND OR MACHINE SEWING”. Image of a mill or factory… (1041-441). Learn More »

GREEN RIVER WORKS FORK AND KNIFE

GREEN RIVER WORKS FORK AND KNIFE

J. Russell and Company opened the Green River Works in Greenfield, Mass. in the early 1830s. They were able to compete with Sheffield cutlers by using power hammers rather than hand forging, and the… (998-811). Learn More »

EARLY 19TH CENTURY SNUFF BOX

EARLY 19TH CENTURY SNUFF BOX

Meas. approx. 3” x 1.75”. Lid has 4 round head rivets and a 1” dia. ring attached. Lid does not open and our guess is it has been that way for a long time. Bottom with some repairs.… (30-2136). Learn More »

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 »

$1,950.00
ON HOLD

PERFUME BOTTLE

PERFUME BOTTLE

Clear glass bottle has applied top and pontil scar. Measures 3 ¼” tall by 2” wide at the base. No chips or cracks.  [sl] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (998-1637). Learn More »

STONEWARE ALE BOTTLE

STONEWARE ALE BOTTLE

Two-toned mustard and cream colored pottery bottle measures 10 ¼” tall by 3” in circumference at the base. No chips or cracks.     [sl] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH… (998-1546). Learn More »

COPENHAGEN SNUFF JAR

COPENHAGEN SNUFF JAR

Sand colored stoneware crock is stamped at the base, “COPENHAGEN SNUFF / WEYMAN & BRO. / PITTSBURGH, PA”. Measures 6” tall by 3” at the base. No cracks or chips, just light wear from age.… (998-1394). Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

NATHANIEL LYON MEMORIAL RIBBON

NATHANIEL LYON MEMORIAL RIBBON

Wartime blue ribbon with black printing. Item meas. approx. 1.75 x 4.25 inches. The bulk of the ribbon is taken up with a bust view of Lyon in uniform. Above his head in German is “VORWARTS!” or… (286-452). Learn More »

GLASS BOWL DONE TO HONOR U.S. GRANT

GLASS BOWL DONE TO HONOR U.S. GRANT

Bowl meas. approx. 11.00 inches across and was most likely issued when Grant ran for President or upon his death. Bowl has a scalloped edge with a sunburst decoration around the rim. At bottom center… (172-5314). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA INKWELL

CIVIL WAR ERA INKWELL

Wooden inkwell is in the shape of a barrel. Inside features a glass bottle with spout. Lid unscrews. Excellent condition with no nicks or cracks. Remnants of ink remain on glass. Measures approx. 2”… (998-796). Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

DUG CIVIL WAR ID DISK FOR 12TH PENNSYLVANIA RESERVES (41st PENNSYLVANIA) SOLDIER

DUG CIVIL WAR ID DISK FOR 12TH PENNSYLVANIA RESERVES (41st PENNSYLVANIA) SOLDIER

Front of the tag has a bust of General McClellan surrounded by “MAJOR GENERAL GEO. B. MCCLELLAN / WAR OF 1861.” Face is dark with gilt remaining in the low areas. Reverse is stamped “DANIEL… (1000-1836). Learn More »

BLACK CHANTILLY LACE SHAWL

BLACK CHANTILLY LACE SHAWL

Black machine-made triangular Chantilly lace shawl measures 104" wide at the top and 52” deep at the point. The advent of machine-made laces in the mid-19th century made fashionable accessories like… (742-11). Learn More »

$75.00
Originally $150.00

BLACK SILK SATIN MANTLE WITH CHENILLE FRINGE C.1865-1875

BLACK SILK SATIN MANTLE WITH CHENILLE FRINGE C.1865-1875

Black silk satin mantle is cut with a circular back and long tails in the front.  Darts and curved seams create shaping for the shoulders and arms.  The mantle closes with concealed buttons and… (742-118). Learn More »

$50.00
Originally $100.00

SHEER WHITE VOILE DRESS C.1900-1910

SHEER WHITE VOILE DRESS C.1900-1910

Perfect for a summer garden party.  This dress is styled with an open neckline and short kimono sleeves, each embellished with a very fine chemical lace edging.  Softly pleated fabric creates a band… (742-40). Learn More »

$50.00
Originally $100.00

MID 19TH CENTURY MARINE SEXTANT

MID 19TH CENTURY MARINE SEXTANT

Ebony, brass and bone sextant is complete with all the original mirrors and filters. Ebony wood frame has brass index arm with engraved bone scales, sighting pinnula, horizon mirror, and three… (853-82). Learn More »

$500.00
Originally $750.00

GLASS MEMORIAL PLATE FOR PRESIDENT JAMES A. GARFIELD

GLASS MEMORIAL PLATE FOR PRESIDENT JAMES A. GARFIELD

Ten inch glass plate issued as a memorial for President James A. Garfield after his assassination in 1881. The plate has a border decoration of laurel leaves arranged in groups of three around a… (172-5313). Learn More »

CLAY BOTTLE, MARKED J. BOURNE & SON

CLAY BOTTLE, MARKED J. BOURNE & SON

Tan colored, salt glazed bottle is marked, “VITREOUS STONE BOTTLES, J. BOURNE & SON, PATENTED DENBY POTTERY NEAR DARBY / P.&J. ARNOLD LONDON”. This semi-circular stamp on the side of the… (998-1329). Learn More »


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ORIGINAL WAR OF 1812 ERA TWELVE-POUNDER AMERICAN GUNADE – AND REMEMBER THE ALAMO!

This twelve-pounder gunade, dating about 1800-1820, was deaccessioned several years ago from the Fort Ticonderoga collection of artillery. It is unmarked and likely American. The gunade, or gunnade, was an offshoot of the carronade, which was… (1124-01). Learn More »

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