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CHESS/CHECKER BOARD WITH BOX OF CHECKERS

CHESS/CHECKER BOARD WITH BOX OF CHECKERS

Original and intact chess/checker board with box of checkers.  The board measures 11 1/8” by 11 1/8”.  In one of the corners there is a 2” sliver of wood missing.  There are 64 alternating… (915-09). Learn More »

THE ROCKY HILLS OF GETTYSBURG - SHEET MUSIC

THE ROCKY HILLS OF GETTYSBURG - SHEET MUSIC

Words by Prof. T.C. Porter, Music by J.B. Kevinski. Dedicated to the officers and Soldiers of the Army of the Potomac. Published by Lee & Walker, Phila., 1864.  For Piano & Voice. 6 pp..,… (910-17). Learn More »

LATE 19TH OR EARLY 20TH CENTURY SLAPSTICK

LATE 19TH OR EARLY 20TH CENTURY SLAPSTICK

Slapsticks were used in the circus by clowns. A small caliber blank was inserted in one end and when the clown hit someone with the stick the blank would fire making a loud crack and some smoke. This… (172-3044). Learn More »


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EXTREMELY SCARCE NEW HAMPHIRE OFFICER’S FALSE EMBROIDERED HAT INSIGNIA

Regular army officers had been authorized a silver “U.S.” within a gold bullion wreath for wear on their undress caps in 1839. This was carried over in the 1851 regulations for use on the 1851 shako, but was embroidered directly on the blue band… (2020-912). Learn More »

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