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LEATHER SWAGER STICK IDENTIFIED TO ARMY MAJOR GENERAL PAUL A. GAVAN WHO SERVED FROM 1928-1963

LEATHER SWAGER STICK IDENTIFIED TO ARMY MAJOR GENERAL PAUL A. GAVAN WHO SERVED FROM 1928-1963

Stick has a black leather body with silver plated tip and pommel. Item meas. approx. 24.25 inches long. Carrying loop is attached at a point approx. 3.25 inches below the pommel by a braided strap.… (266-1015). Learn More »

$100.00
Originally $125.00
SOLD

1890s SHOE BOX FROM BALTIMORE STORE

1890s SHOE BOX FROM BALTIMORE STORE

The item pictured here is a unique empty shoe box from a local manufacture in Baltimore, Maryland.  The company was housed originally on Eutaw Street, Baltimore and run by George Franke, who… (2021-175). Learn More »

BEAUTIFUL YELLOW TRIMMED CAVALRY OFFICER’S 1847 STYLE BIT AND BRIDLE

BEAUTIFUL YELLOW TRIMMED CAVALRY OFFICER’S 1847 STYLE BIT AND BRIDLE

The elegant bridle is in excellent condition. All reins, buckles, straps, etc., are in place and secure. It is fitted with 2-inch diameter brass side bosses with raised wreath borders and central… (490-2562). Learn More »

IMPRESSIVE CAVALRY OFFICER’S BREASTBAND, STANDING MARTINGALE

IMPRESSIVE CAVALRY OFFICER’S BREASTBAND, STANDING MARTINGALE

This would make a great addition to a cavalry officer’s display. The breastplate (breast band) is wide, painted yellow in a soft mellow tone, and has black leather edging around a central leather… (490-2561). Learn More »

BEAUTIFUL CAVALRY OFFICER’S MARTINGALE

BEAUTIFUL CAVALRY OFFICER’S MARTINGALE

This elegant martingale is trimmed in yellow leather and would make an excellent addition to a cavalry officer’s display. All straps, loops, etc., are in place and secure. Set up as a running… (490-2560). Learn More »

WOODEN DITTY BOX ID’D TO MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT JOHN M. DEANE OF THE 3RD & 29TH MASSACHSUETTS INFANTRY

WOODEN DITTY BOX ID’D TO MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT JOHN M. DEANE OF THE 3RD & 29TH MASSACHSUETTS INFANTRY

This wooden ditty box was preserved by the family with a significant trove of artifacts belonging John M. Deane that we are offering in separate sales. When the war broke out Deane was a 29 year-old… (846-230). Learn More »

$399.00
Originally $550.00

TROPHY NAPKIN RING FROM “THE FIRST REBEL SHIP CAPTURED BY US”

TROPHY NAPKIN RING FROM “THE FIRST REBEL SHIP CAPTURED BY US”

This hard rubber napkin ring, measuring about 1 by 2 inches, is decorated with border and center lines and with applied silver stars on either side of a small applied rectangular silver plaque. The… (846-247). Learn More »

$399.00
Originally $495.00

GENERAL BUTTERFIELD’S BANDANNA

GENERAL BUTTERFIELD’S BANDANNA

This is a scarce piece of field gear or field wear: a well preserved and nicely presented Civil War kerchief or bandanna worn by General Daniel Butterfield. These were not items of issue, of course,… (846-262). Learn More »

$3,950.00
Originally $4,950.00

INCISED GERMAN WESTERWALD SALT GLAZED CIDER JUG

INCISED GERMAN WESTERWALD SALT GLAZED CIDER JUG

Circa 19th century ceramic incised jug/pitcher. Nicely etched simple design with floral leaves in middle. Salt glazed grey color; measures 13” high. Very minor chips along base, otherwise a nice… (734-35). Learn More »

$148.00
Originally $185.00

SMALL WINE JUG CROCK, CIRCA 1820-1840

SMALL WINE JUG CROCK, CIRCA 1820-1840

This Westerwald salt glazed jug with handle has a cobalt blue bird design and banding. Adding to the character of this piece are the smudge marks on the side of the rim where the spout was formed by… (734-33). Learn More »

$180.00
Originally $225.00

ON-THE-SPOT BATTLEFIELD DISPATCH AND MAP FROM THE BATTLE OF ARKANSAS POST WITH WRITING KIT AND IMPROVISED DISPATCH CASE

ON-THE-SPOT BATTLEFIELD DISPATCH AND MAP FROM THE BATTLE OF ARKANSAS POST WITH WRITING KIT AND IMPROVISED DISPATCH CASE

This group of artifacts includes an original battlefield dispatch hastily written in pencil by General George W. Morgan in his own hand to Admiral David Dixon Porter regarding coordination of the navy… (795-03). Learn More »

$7,600.00
Originally $9,500.00

WESTERWALD CIDER JUG, CIRCA 1820

WESTERWALD CIDER JUG, CIRCA 1820

This Westerwald salt glazed jug with handle has a cobalt scrollwork design and banding. Westerwald stoneware is a salt glazed pottery found in the Westerwald region of Germany since the beginning of… (1005-26). Learn More »

$180.00
Originally $225.00

FRAMED SAMPLER - DATED 1825

FRAMED SAMPLER - DATED 1825

This beautiful sampler is typical of what young girls would have done in the 1800’s as a way to display the sewing skills that they were learning. Colors used for the stitching are blue, green,… (1005-22). Learn More »

$276.00
Originally $345.00

WESTERWALD POTTERY WINE JUG

WESTERWALD POTTERY WINE JUG

This Westerwald salt glazed wine jug with handle has a cobalt vine design and banding. Westerwald stoneware is a salt glazed pottery found in the Westerwald region of Germany since the beginning of… (1005-20). Learn More »

$180.00
Originally $225.00

1810 PEWTER MUG ENGRAVED "FA"

1810 PEWTER MUG ENGRAVED "FA"

Heavy pewter mug with hinged lid is engraved with a decorative design with, "18 FA 10" in the center. Interior of mug at the base shows a raised clover emblem. Underside shows a hallmark with the… (1005-15). Learn More »

$180.00
Originally $225.00

“FAN OF CORNUCOPIA” UNION CASE

“FAN OF CORNUCOPIA” UNION CASE

Adorned with cornucopia’s fanned in the center inlayed with floral motifs, this union case is perfect for anyone looking to frame a daguerreotype and/or ambrotype.  This frame case is empty and… (1043-209). Learn More »

MRS. S.A. ALLEN’S WORLDS HAIR BALSAM

MRS. S.A. ALLEN’S WORLDS HAIR BALSAM

Aqua glass cylinder shaped bottle has a double collar applied lip.  Embossing reads, "MRS. S. A. ALLEN’S WORLD HAIR BALSAM NEW YORK” Bottle measures 6 3/4" tall by 2 1/2" in width. Has one… (998-1676). Learn More »

HILL'S HAIR DYE NO. 1 BOTTLE

HILL'S HAIR DYE NO. 1 BOTTLE

Aqua glass bottle shows a rolled lip and pontil scar.  Embossing reads, " HILL'S HAIR DYE NO. 1". Bottle measures 3.25" by 1.25". No chips or cracks. This product was originated by William Hill about… (998-1688). Learn More »

19TH CENTURY DRAFTING SET

19TH CENTURY DRAFTING SET

The kit comes housed in a wood box that shows light wear and minor scratches to the outside surface. The box meas. approx. 10.00 x 4.75 x 2.00 inches. It has brass hinges on the back of the lid and an… (142-85). Learn More »

UNDATED AND UNSIGNED VICTORIAN SAMPLER

UNDATED AND UNSIGNED VICTORIAN SAMPLER

Item meas. approx. 16.50 x 9.50 inches and consists of a linen cheesecloth type material with several rows of letters and numbers. Across the top is the alphabet from “A-U” in uppercase letters… (179-1055). Learn More »


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PAINTING ON MASON BOARD OF THE SPRINGS HOTEL AT GETTYSBURG

This painting is similar to a print of the Springs Hotel done by J. C. Davis for famous Gettysburg historian John B. Bachelder. The print was used by Bachelder in two of his books, “Popular Resorts, and How to Reach Them” and “Gettysburg: What… (P13188). Learn More »

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