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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 »

CIVIL WAR ERA GUTTA PERCHA FORK & KNIFE

CIVIL WAR ERA GUTTA PERCHA FORK & KNIFE

Three pronged fork and matching knife have gutta percha handles. Both are in very good condition with no cracks or chips in the handles. Some light spotting or mottling is present on the carbon… (998-812). Learn More »

GUTTA PERCHA NILES PATENT COLLAPSIBLE CUP

GUTTA PERCHA NILES PATENT COLLAPSIBLE CUP

Lid reads "NILES DRINKING CUP PATENTED JUNE 5th 1860." Measures 2.5" diameter. Measures 1" height collapsed and 2.75" unfolded. Shows very light surface scratches and small chip inside rim of lid, but… (998-763). Learn More »

19TH CENTURY PAPER MACHE SNUFF BOX

19TH CENTURY PAPER MACHE SNUFF BOX

Box is coated in black lacquer with red marbling. Has spring top style hinge (lid will not stay closed). Shows very light wear in areas. Measures 2 ½” wide x 1 ½” deep x ¾” high. … (30-2074). Learn More »

19TH CENTURY PAPER MACHE SNUFF BOX

19TH CENTURY PAPER MACHE SNUFF BOX

Box is coated in black lacquer. Lid of box has a painted faux wood grain design. Shows very light wear in areas. Measures 3 ½” wide x 1 ½” deep x 1” high.… (30-2081). Learn More »

TAILOR’S THIMBLE

TAILOR’S THIMBLE

Open top thimble is made of steel with a brass lining. [sl] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR LAYAWAY… (179-791). Learn More »

IDENTITY SHIELD FOR SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR SOLDIER FROM GEORGIA

IDENTITY SHIELD FOR SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR SOLDIER FROM GEORGIA

This identity shield appears to have been dug in that the pin is gone from the back and its surface is dark. Boldly stamped on the face is “Co. K / 1st / GA. / Vols.” Around the edge of the shield… (M23794). Learn More »

LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN INKWELL SOUVENIR, CIRCA 1880’s

LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN INKWELL SOUVENIR, CIRCA 1880’s

Base is made of burl wood from historic Lookout Mountain. Flat section of wood is etched with, “LOOKOUT MT”. Glass inkwell has a fluted design and hinged lid. Inkwell fits nicely in the wood base,… (M25759). Learn More »

BARDOU & SON RIFLE RANGE TELESCOPE – MADE IN PARIS, FRANCE

BARDOU & SON RIFLE RANGE TELESCOPE – MADE IN PARIS, FRANCE

Brass body covered in leather measures 10 ¼ inches when closed. When extended the five brass sections measure approx. 35 ¼” inches. Leather covering shows light wear all over, top section has… (172-4965). Learn More »

LARGE SCREWDRIVER WITH WOODEN HANDLE

LARGE SCREWDRIVER WITH WOODEN HANDLE

Screwdriver has turned wooden handle with brass ferrule and steel blade. Handle has various nicks, scratches and spots. Very sturdy, solid piece. Measures 17 ¼” long. … (179-787). Learn More »

PEWTER WHALE OIL LAMP

PEWTER WHALE OIL LAMP

Turned candle stick base with acorn shaped top and burner. Pewter has a darkened patina with a few scattered small dings and dents. Whale oil was the preferred source of lighting in the early 1800s,… (179-784). Learn More »

FLINT GLASS GOBLET

FLINT GLASS GOBLET

Goblet is made of heavy flint glass with a design of eight arched flutes. Glass has a golden hue to it. Measures 5.25 inches high x 3.25 inches in diameter at the base. No chips or cracks. Bubbles and… (179-766). Learn More »

COLONIAL WROUGHT IRON KETTLE STAND

COLONIAL WROUGHT IRON KETTLE STAND

Footed iron trivet is solid with light surface rust and pitting. Measures approx. 6” in diameter x 2 ¼” high.  [sl] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (179-798). Learn More »

GEORGE III PEWTER PLATE WITH HALLMARKS

GEORGE III PEWTER PLATE WITH HALLMARKS

An antique British pewter plate, of round form with a broad flat rim and cavetto center. Reverse shows several hallmarks and touch marks, one which is not legible, except for, “LONDON”. We've been… (179-782). Learn More »

GERMAN SILVER SPECTACLES CASE

GERMAN SILVER SPECTACLES CASE

Hinged case for holding period eyewear. Features beaded border around decorative ridges on top and bottom of case. Measures 4 ¾” long x 1 1/8” wide. … (179-792). Learn More »

REGULATION SIZED RIFLEMAN’S INSIGNIA

REGULATION SIZED RIFLEMAN’S INSIGNIA

This insignia was issued for use on the 1858 dress hat of enlisted men. It differs from the earlier examples in several ways. This trumpet is larger, has a double instead of a single twist, a tightly… (410-129). Learn More »

INDIAN WAR ERA POCKET STOVE, PATENTED 1887

INDIAN WAR ERA POCKET STOVE, PATENTED 1887

Inner company marking: “W.T. & Co./ Pat. Mar. 1887.” Compact two piece stove, within cylindrical tin w/circular cover, measuring 4” in diameter, 1.75” in height, with two 2.5” carrying… (172-4577). Learn More »

INDIAN WAR ERA POCKET STOVE, PATENTED 1872-1883

INDIAN WAR ERA POCKET STOVE, PATENTED 1872-1883

Tin case with folding handles also functions as a boiler and drinking cup. Lid has ring and lifts off to reveal a gridiron stove.  Label reads, “MULTUM IN PARVO / POCKET COOK STOVE / HOUCHIN’S… (172-4578). Learn More »


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