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TRAVELING COT WITH BAG ID TO A MEMBER OF GENERAL BURNSIDES STAFF WHO EARNED TWO BREVET PROMOTIONS FOR MERITORIOUS AND GALLANT SERVICE

TRAVELING COT WITH BAG ID TO A MEMBER OF GENERAL BURNSIDES STAFF WHO EARNED TWO BREVET PROMOTIONS FOR MERITORIOUS AND GALLANT SERVICE

This interesting item belonged to Lieutenant Robert Hale Ives Goddard who served as an aid-de-camp to Major General Ambrose Burnside and later rose to major and lieutenant colonel for gallant and… (1179-292). 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 »

DECORATED AND IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR CUP TO SOLDIER IN 10TH NEW JERSEY

DECORATED AND IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR CUP TO SOLDIER IN 10TH NEW JERSEY

Tin cup meas. approx. 4.50 inches tall and is 4.50 inches across the bottom. It has a flat bottom and a handle attached by two rivets.  Approx. .075 of an inch below the rim is a raised bead going… (2022-1051). Learn More »

PARTIALLY NAMED MODEL 1885 INDIAN WAR ISSUE ARMY CUP

PARTIALLY NAMED MODEL 1885 INDIAN WAR ISSUE ARMY CUP

These cups are similar to the Civil War issue cup. The difference is that these cups do not have wire re-enforced handles and the handles themselves are stamped with a “US.” This cup has a dark… (2022-953). Learn More »

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 »

1800s GOLD SCALES IN BOX

1800s GOLD SCALES IN BOX

This set of scales is complete with beam, both pans with intact suspension cords, and three weights. The set-up is housed in cardboard box with a brown leatherette top having red borders and a… (30-2249). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR PERIOD NIB CASE ID’D TO 201ST PENNSYLVANIA OFFICER

CIVIL WAR PERIOD NIB CASE ID’D TO 201ST PENNSYLVANIA OFFICER

Small folding case made of leather with a black felt interior that still holds 5 pen nibs. Opened, the case meas. approx. 4.00 x 4.00 inches. Closed it is 4.00 x 1.50 inches. The nibs are held in… (2022-1060). Learn More »

$225.00
ON HOLD

BLUE SCENT BOTTLE C. 1770-1810

BLUE SCENT BOTTLE C. 1770-1810

Cobalt blue free blown glass scent vial, circa 1770-1810. It has ribbed edges, tinted glass, and a rough pontil base. The mouth of the bottle’s opening is slightly uneven. The bottle measures… (14-1654). Learn More »

$100.00
Originally $125.00

WHITE COTTON CHEMISE C. 1863-1868

WHITE COTTON CHEMISE C. 1863-1868

White cotton chemise with band neckline and center front opening.  The sleeves are cut in one-piece with the body of the chemise; there is slight shaping at the side seams. Machine-made Swiss… (742-84). Learn More »

$40.00
Originally $80.00

WOMEN’S WHITE COTTON DRAWERS C. 1855-1860, WITH C1870S COTTON PETTICOAT

WOMEN’S WHITE COTTON DRAWERS C. 1855-1860, WITH C1870S COTTON PETTICOAT

Well-worn, pieced, patched and mended pair of women’s drawers. Entirely hand-sewn with characteristic mid-19th century construction.  Separate legs are attached to a fitted waistband with china… (742-55). Learn More »

$50.00
Originally $100.00

CAGE CRINOLINE C. 1870S

CAGE CRINOLINE C. 1870S

Narrow cage crinoline worn during the early bustle era. Constructed with five vertical 1¾" wide vertical tapes. Ten 1/16"-wide thread-covered steels create shaping at the top of the crinoline.… (742-53). Learn More »

$50.00
Originally $100.00
ON HOLD

COPPER SILK PEPLUM FROM DRESS C. 1865-1870

COPPER SILK PEPLUM FROM DRESS C. 1865-1870

Deep copper silk faille peplum trimmed with matching silk taffeta trim and twisted cord. The peplum is attached to a belt stiffened with crinoline and is lined in glazed cotton. … (742-49). Learn More »

$25.00
Originally $50.00

COTTON PETTICOAT

COTTON PETTICOAT

Cotton petticoat c.1870s styled with a flat front and stroke gathers creating fullness in the back.  Narrow waistband measures ½" high and 25" in circumference and fastens with a brass hook-and-eye… (742-106). Learn More »

$25.00
Originally $50.00

EMPTY DOUBLE NINTH-PLATE “UNION” PHOTOGRAPH CASE

EMPTY DOUBLE NINTH-PLATE “UNION” PHOTOGRAPH CASE

This is an empty case just waiting for your photos. Two compartments approximately 2” x 2 ½”. The thermoplastic case is in good condition. Two brass hinges and two catches. Embossed velvet lining… (2022-14). Learn More »

VERY PRETTY CIRCA 1830 CASED ENGLISH GOLD PLATED SHOE AND KNEE (BREECHES) BUCKLES

VERY PRETTY CIRCA 1830 CASED ENGLISH GOLD PLATED SHOE AND KNEE (BREECHES) BUCKLES

Housed in a forest green, gilt blind-stamped case lined in blue velvet with blue silk lining in the top, these elegant gold plated English shoe and knee buckles date about 1830 or so and were likely… (2022-751). Learn More »

MINIATURE WOODEN GAVEL

MINIATURE WOODEN GAVEL

This carved wooden gavel measures 4” long x 1 3/8” wide. Turned wood handle has light scratches. Would make a nice desktop decoration.  [sm] [ph:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM,… (67-931). Learn More »

GREAT GROUP OF ITEMS ID’D TO 28TH MAINE SOLDIER WHO SERVED AT PORT HUDSON

GREAT GROUP OF ITEMS ID’D TO 28TH MAINE SOLDIER WHO SERVED AT PORT HUDSON

This fascinating little group of items belonged to Dennis H. Smith who served nine months as a private in Company B, 28th Maine Infantry. Smith was born in Peru, Maine in March of 1843. At age 19 he… (2022-401). Learn More »

LARGE MINOR’S PATENT TIN FOLDING POCKET LANTERN DATED 1865

LARGE MINOR’S PATENT TIN FOLDING POCKET LANTERN DATED 1865

This folding lantern is taller and wider than those usually encountered. It has the original Mica windows, Japanned finish and a painted gold stencil maker’s mark. The item is made to collapses down… (2022-631). Learn More »

SOLDIER MADE RING WITH CANNON DESIGN

SOLDIER MADE RING WITH CANNON DESIGN

Items like these are a rarity because they were items that soldiers created for themselves to help take their minds off the atrocities that lay ahead.  “Trench Art” as some would call it were… (915-13). Learn More »

$225.00
ON HOLD

NICE PAIR OF CIVIL WAR CANDLESTICKS ID’D TO 6TH US COLORED TROOPS OFFICER

NICE PAIR OF CIVIL WAR CANDLESTICKS ID’D TO 6TH US COLORED TROOPS OFFICER

This pair of candlesticks belonged to Lieutenant Wayland Ballou of the 4th New Hampshire and later the 6th US Colored troops. These candlesticks are composed of three pieces. The bottoms meas. approx.… (2022-614). Learn More »


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CDV OF LOUIS R. FRANCINE, 7TH NEW JERSEY INFANTRY, MORTALLY WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG

Image shows Francine in uniform. He wears a non-regulation coat with shoulder straps (Major or Lt. Colonel). Image is clear with good contrast. Mount has two small chips to border along top edge. Reverse has pencil identification. Photographer’s… (2021-1131). Learn More »

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