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127th NEW YORK SOLDIER’S WHISKEY FLASK

127th NEW YORK SOLDIER’S WHISKEY FLASK

This is a pocket-size glass whiskey flask with metal screw top, leather covered upper body and lower body fitted with a metal drinking cup. Both the cap and cup are marked by James Dixon and Sons.… (480-245). Learn More »

GUTTA PERCHA TRAVELLING INKWELL

GUTTA PERCHA TRAVELLING INKWELL

This small inkwell is typical of the many products made of gutta percha, hard rubber, and some thermoplastics starting in the 1850s. Small ink wells or bottles were handy for travelers and by… (480-215). Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

PORTABLE OFFICER’S CIVIL WAR FIELD DESK BELONGING TO MAJOR EDWIN J. STIVERS, 89TH ILLINOIS INFANTRY AND 17TH U.S. COLORED TROOPS

PORTABLE OFFICER’S CIVIL WAR FIELD DESK BELONGING TO MAJOR EDWIN J. STIVERS, 89TH ILLINOIS INFANTRY AND 17TH U.S. COLORED TROOPS

Here, in very good condition, is a large wooden portable Civil War field desk identified to Major Edwin J. Stivers.  This field desk externally measures 24-½ inches long by 12-1/8 inches deep by… (454-27). Learn More »

GOLD PRESENTATION POST COMMANDER G.A.R. BADGE OF MICHAEL RIORDON

GOLD PRESENTATION POST COMMANDER G.A.R. BADGE OF MICHAEL RIORDON

This beautiful gold G.A.R. badge is dated 1894, very close to the highpoint of the veterans’ organization when it reached more than 400,000 in 1890 and was a powerful force in politics and… (30-2237). Learn More »

PRESENTATION GOLD G.A.R. BADGE TO DEPARTMENT COMMANDER H. T. DUNBAR WITH 5th CORPS BADGE AND BUCKTAILS BAR

PRESENTATION GOLD G.A.R. BADGE TO DEPARTMENT COMMANDER H. T. DUNBAR WITH 5th CORPS BADGE AND BUCKTAILS BAR

This very attractive gold G.A.R. badge has the red-bordered flag of a department level officer and the miniature shoulder strap with two silver stars on black indicating a department commander. The… (30-2236). Learn More »

EMPTY DOUBLE NINTH PLATE UNION CASE

EMPTY DOUBLE NINTH PLATE UNION CASE

Case is in excellent shape. The raised decoration on the exterior is heavy scrollwork along the edges with an oval shaped scroll and riband combination. There are no cracks or chips. Interior can… (P12043). Learn More »

NICE PAIR OF CIVIL WAR PERIOD SOCKS

NICE PAIR OF CIVIL WAR PERIOD SOCKS

Socks are made of natural colored white wool. They have a pronounced heel and a somewhat pointed toe. Material has some light surface dirt but is otherwise in very nice condition. They are clean and… (1152-41). Learn More »

EMPTY CDV ALBUM

EMPTY CDV ALBUM

CDV album has brown leatherette cover heavily embossed with geometric decorations on both covers and spine. The spine has a strong gold stamping that reads “ALBUM.”  Cover is in good condition… (2020-838). Learn More »

$95.00
ON HOLD

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 »

$125.00
Originally $148.00

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 »

$150.00
Originally $180.00

CIVIL WAR BROOKS’ PATENT WRITING, WORK, AND TOILET CASE: “HEARTILY RECOMMENDED BY PROMINENT OFFICERS . . ."

CIVIL WAR BROOKS’ PATENT WRITING, WORK, AND TOILET CASE: “HEARTILY RECOMMENDED BY PROMINENT OFFICERS . . ."

D.B. Brooks and brother ran a music and stationery store and joined others such as Hathaway in marketing a convenient roll-up writing kit that found a ready market among new soldiers and the loved… (142-90). Learn More »

$1,250.00
ON HOLD

CIVIL WAR ERA PATRIOTIC LEAD PENCIL

CIVIL WAR ERA PATRIOTIC LEAD PENCIL

This lead pencil measures 7” long. Upper portion wrapped in paper printed with red and white stripes. There is a single wide blue stripe at top with white stars.  Some minor chipping and loss to… (2021-577). Learn More »

IDENTIFICATION SHIELD FOR 122ND NEW YORK MUSICIAN SAMUEL OSBORN

IDENTIFICATION SHIELD FOR 122ND NEW YORK MUSICIAN SAMUEL OSBORN

Silver ID shield meas. approx. 1.00 x 1.25 inches. Face is finely engraved with “SAML OSBORN / FIFER / CO. E. / 122D REGT. N.Y.S.V. / SCHENECTADY.” The border of the badge has a finely chased… (766-1702). Learn More »

SOUVENIR RELIC RING FROM FISHER’S HILL BATTLEFIELD

SOUVENIR RELIC RING FROM FISHER’S HILL BATTLEFIELD

This ring is accompanied by short presentation note signed by Mr. Joseph Fisher of Strasburg, Va. The note indicates it was “made from a cap of a shell (?) found on Fishier’s Hill Battle-Field… (149-32). Learn More »

$175.00
ON HOLD

A SOUVENIR FROM STONEWALL JACKSON'S HOUSE

A SOUVENIR FROM STONEWALL JACKSON'S HOUSE

This attractive 11” x 14” unframed display features a 3” x 1 1/4” piece of coverlet that was owned by Colonel Elijah W. Penny who had service in three Indiana Union regiments and was wounded… (M25313). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA FORK & KNIFE

CIVIL WAR ERA FORK & KNIFE

Civil war era knife and fork eating utensils with bone handle and decorative inlay. The fork has three prongs.  The metal portions of both the fork and knife have signs of oxidation.  There are… (2021-179). Learn More »

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 »

FANTASTIC GOLD-MOUNTED APPOMATTOX WOOD CARVED PIPE WITH CASE – 12TH WEST VIRGINIA INFANTRY

FANTASTIC GOLD-MOUNTED APPOMATTOX WOOD CARVED PIPE WITH CASE – 12TH WEST VIRGINIA INFANTRY

The day after Generals Grant and Lee met to arrange the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia the two Generals met again for a brief time under an apple tree and when the meeting was over… (30-2205). Learn More »

$11,500.00
Originally $14,500.00

PAIR OF MEXICAN WAR OFFICER’S STIRRUPS

PAIR OF MEXICAN WAR OFFICER’S STIRRUPS

Presented is a fine matching pair of a military officer’s heavy brass-plated, cast iron stirrups from the Mexican War. In wonderful original condition, these equestrian artifacts are unmarked. … (30-1553). Learn More »

$1,200.00
Originally $1,600.00

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 »


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