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 SPANISH AMERICAN WAR HARDTACK

SPANISH AMERICAN WAR HARDTACK

Volunteers in the Spanish American War were just as anxious to illustrate the hardships of army life by bringing home souvenir hardtack as their fathers had been after the Civil War. That staple of… (1219-43). 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 »

$180.00
Originally $225.00

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 »

$85.00
Originally $125.00

US WORLD WAR ONE “TRENCH ART” MESS KIT WITH SPOON & FORK

US WORLD WAR ONE “TRENCH ART” MESS KIT WITH SPOON & FORK

Model 1910 US mess kit with lid and folding handle. The lid has been inscribed with an arrow pierced heart above the initials “F.T.W.” The artwork is surrounded by a thin double border. Inside the… (2023-1686). Learn More »

$125.00
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IRONSTONE CUP IN A RARE FIG PATTERN – PROBABLY BY DAVENPORT OR WEDGEWOOD

IRONSTONE CUP IN A RARE FIG PATTERN – PROBABLY BY DAVENPORT OR WEDGEWOOD

Dates to the 1850’s. Measures 3” tall, 3 ½” in diameter at rim, and 2” in diameter at base. No handle.  This cup features embossed leaves and figs with parallel lines around the perimeter. … (643-19A). Learn More »

IRONSTONE CUP IN A RARE FIG PATTERN – PROBABLY BY DAVENPORT OR WEDGEWOOD

IRONSTONE CUP IN A RARE FIG PATTERN – PROBABLY BY DAVENPORT OR WEDGEWOOD

Dates to the 1850's.  Measures 3” tall, 3 ½” in diameter at rim, and 2” in diameter at base. No handle.  This cup features embossed leaves and figs with parallel lines around the perimeter. … (643-19). Learn More »

$22.50
Originally $45.00

COLONIAL SPOON MOULD

COLONIAL SPOON MOULD

Bronze or brass, two piece mould to cast pewter dessert spoons. Colonial period. Mould is 6 ¼” long overall. Engraved “X” and wavy pattern on the top side of the handle. Initials “I S” on… (30-2022). Learn More »

$500.00
Originally $695.00

REGULATION CIVIL WAR ISSUE CUP

REGULATION CIVIL WAR ISSUE CUP

This tin cup was Army issue during the Civil War. Cup has flat bottom with wire reinforced handle anchored by a single rivet. Item meas. approx. 4 inches tall and 4.25 inches across the bottom. Cup is… (462-356). Learn More »

GREAT LOT OF ACCOUTREMENTS ID'D TO 11TH MASSACHUSETTS BATTERY SOLDIER

GREAT LOT OF ACCOUTREMENTS ID'D TO 11TH MASSACHUSETTS BATTERY SOLDIER

This group of items all came together with two wonderful old handwritten tags testifying to the fact that they all belonged to Private James W. Pierce of the 11th Massachusetts Battery. All the items… (1179-295). Learn More »

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

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 »

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 »

GROUP OF ASSORTED UTENSILS

GROUP OF ASSORTED UTENSILS

Offered here are two spoons and scissors. Iron scissors are 6” long with black patina and surface pitting on blades. One spoon is a plain iron spoon with large bowl and thin, flat handle. The other… (160-23). Learn More »

NILES PATENT TELESCOPING DRINKING CUP OF 1860

NILES PATENT TELESCOPING DRINKING CUP OF 1860

When Goodyear discovered and patented hard rubber in 1851 a new age was upon us. Well, many thought so anyway. New devices were invented and the ingenious rushed to patent improvements on the old.… (286-542). Learn More »

$195.00
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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 »

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 »

CIVIL WAR ERA CARVING SET BY GREEN RIVER WORKS

CIVIL WAR ERA CARVING SET BY GREEN RIVER WORKS

This set consists of a carving knife and fork with stand. The two tined fork meas. approx. 9.75 inches long with a squared bone handle that has yellowed some with age. Attached to the back of the… (213-86). Learn More »

TREENWARE PEPPER CASTER

TREENWARE PEPPER CASTER

Treen is distinctively different than other pieces made from wood such as furniture or cabinetry in that it is a name for small handmade vintage household items. Top of shaker lifts off to fill… (179-754). Learn More »

TREENWARE PEPPER CASTER

TREENWARE PEPPER CASTER

Treen is distinctively different than other pieces made from wood such as furniture or cabinetry in that it is a name for small handmade vintage household items. Top of shaker lifts off to fill… (179-755). Learn More »


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UNION ARMY AMBULANCE CORPS WAGONS AT BELLE PLAIN LANDING MAY 1864

Scenes of Civil War army camps and depots often give a real chance at seeing army life up close, in detail, and unposed as men go about their tasks unaware of the camera. Sometimes identified as a taken near City Point along the James River, this… (1054-688). Learn More »

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