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SAILOR’S SAIL REPAIR BOX

SAILOR’S SAIL REPAIR BOX

Kit consists of a wooden fid that meas. approx. 10.50 inches long, a leather palm thimble in good condition, a clump of thread wax and a horn containing six different sized iron needles. The needles… (490-3995). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR GUTTA PERCHA INKWELL

CIVIL WAR GUTTA PERCHA INKWELL

This is a Civil War-era gutta percha inkwell. It has a screw-off top, has an oval-shaped body, and measures approximately 2” high. Very good condition with no cracks or breaks. In the mid-19th… (2022-2742). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR GUTTA PERCHA INKWELL

CIVIL WAR GUTTA PERCHA INKWELL

This is a Civil War-era gutta percha inkwell. It has a screw-off top, has an oval-shaped body, and measures approximately 2” high. Very good condition with no cracks or breaks. In the mid-19th… (2022-2745). Learn More »

SILVER SEATED LIBERTY COIN MADE INTO AN ID TAG FOR A CHICAGO MERCANTILE BATTERY SOLDIER WHO WAS ALSO A MASON – WALDO WARD

SILVER SEATED LIBERTY COIN MADE INTO AN ID TAG FOR A CHICAGO MERCANTILE BATTERY SOLDIER WHO WAS ALSO A MASON – WALDO WARD

Silver seated Liberty coin dated 1853 has been polished smooth on the reverse side and engraved with a beautifully done Masonic square and compass at center. Engraved around the edge is “PRIV. WARD… (622-427). Learn More »

SOLDIER’S ID TAG FOR 5TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY SOLDIER - SIGMUND HUBER

SOLDIER’S ID TAG FOR 5TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY SOLDIER - SIGMUND HUBER

The face of this tag is dark and stippled from ground action but its details can be made out. The obverse bears a nice spread-winged eagle with a patriotic shield on his chest surmounted by “IN THE… (622-429). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR GUTTA PERCHA WEDDING BAND

CIVIL WAR GUTTA PERCHA WEDDING BAND

This is a Civil War-era gutta percha wedding ring. Measures approximately 0.8” in diameter and is 0.2” wide. Very good condition with no breaks. In the mid-19th century, gutta-percha (hard rubber)… (2022-2787). Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

SILVER ID DISC FOR 110TH INDIANA OFFICER - MADE FROM A COIN

SILVER ID DISC FOR 110TH INDIANA OFFICER - MADE FROM A COIN

One side of this coin has a spread-winged eagle at center with a patriotic shield on his chest. The eagle is within a sunburst with “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” across the top and “QUAR. DOL.… (622-428). Learn More »

1849 HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES BEARING THE STENCIL & INSCRIPTION OF A TROOPER WHO SERVED IN CUSTER’S MICHIGAN CAVALRY BRIGADE

1849 HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES BEARING THE STENCIL & INSCRIPTION OF A TROOPER WHO SERVED IN CUSTER’S MICHIGAN CAVALRY BRIGADE

Leather bound volume titled “A HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FROM ITS DISCOVERY TO THE PRESENT DAY” by Charles A. Goodrich and published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1849. The volume… (772-12). Learn More »

VERY ATTRACTIVE GOLD G.A.R. POST COMMANDER’S BADGE: HE “MARCHED AT 17 TO THE SEA WITH GENERAL SHERMAN”

VERY ATTRACTIVE GOLD G.A.R. POST COMMANDER’S BADGE: HE “MARCHED AT 17 TO THE SEA WITH GENERAL SHERMAN”

This beautiful, inscribed gold G.A.R. badge is a special presentation version of a Post Commander’s badge presented by the veterans to their Post Commander Henry C. Cann as he became a Past Post… (30-2257). Learn More »

WALLET IDENTIFIED TO SAMUEL HOUSTON LETCHER, VMI GRADUATE, NEW MARKET & CONFEDERATE VETERAN, CIRCUIT JUDGE, STATE SENATOR & SON OF VIRGINIA’S CIVIL WAR GOVERNOR

WALLET IDENTIFIED TO SAMUEL HOUSTON LETCHER, VMI GRADUATE, NEW MARKET & CONFEDERATE VETERAN, CIRCUIT JUDGE, STATE SENATOR & SON OF VIRGINIA’S CIVIL WAR GOVERNOR

Wallet is made of brown leather and is of the usual tri-folding type with two bill sized interior pockets and leather flaps for holding paper or stamps etc… The wallet is held closed by a leather… (846-452). Learn More »

19TH CENTURY HEAVY BRASS EAGLE BOOKEND

19TH CENTURY HEAVY BRASS EAGLE BOOKEND

Bookend consists of a spread-winged eagle perched on a rock, grasping stalks of wheat in his talons. The eagle stands 6.50 inches tall with a 11.50 inch wingspan. The eagle is nicely done with detail… (2023-15). Learn More »

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,… (846-437). Learn More »

EXCAVATED CIVIL WAR ID DISK – BATTLE HONORS BUT NO NAME

EXCAVATED CIVIL WAR ID DISK – BATTLE HONORS BUT NO NAME

Pewter “WAR OF 1861” style identification disk. In “dug” condition showing expected small chipping and edge wear. Much of the plating remains on the front and back faces. The side that would… (2022-2442). Learn More »

$295.00
ON HOLD

CIVIL WAR PLAYING CARDS FROM THE GEORGIA PLANTATION “SPRING BANK,” OWNED BY REV. CHARLES WALLACE HOWARD

CIVIL WAR PLAYING CARDS FROM THE GEORGIA PLANTATION “SPRING BANK,” OWNED BY REV. CHARLES WALLACE HOWARD

Two handmade cards, the 6 and King of Diamonds, 3.5” x 2.5, fashioned from business cards from the Howard Family hydraulic cement plant located above Kingston, GA. The faces of the pair of water… (846-426). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR PERIOD TIN SHAVING MUG WITH LATER RAZOR

CIVIL WAR PERIOD TIN SHAVING MUG WITH LATER RAZOR

Tin shaving mug in good condition with no dents or holes. There is light surface rust and dirt with minor pitting throughout. With the cup is a razor. The razor has a thin bone handle. The blade is… (2022-2795). Learn More »

$75.00
ON HOLD

NAPOLEON COMEMORATIVE PLATES

NAPOLEON COMEMORATIVE PLATES

Offered are 7 bone China/creamware plates or soup bowls made by "Keramis BF Belgium". Elaborately decorated around the rims with iconic images of the emperor Napoleon I. In the center of each 9… (88-139). Learn More »

$145.00
Originally $250.00

WORLD WAR I POCKET SAINT WITH CASE

WORLD WAR I POCKET SAINT WITH CASE

Very unique piece.  ‘Pocket’ Saint of St. Joseph, patron saint of fathers, mothers, travelers, that was carried by soldiers during World War I.  They were often kept safely tucked away by both… (1156-40). Learn More »

$10.00
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PACK OF CIVIL WAR MATCHES WITH WRAPPER

PACK OF CIVIL WAR MATCHES WITH WRAPPER

Originally called “Lucifers” due to the sulfuric smell when struck, matches were a high demand, highly popular item among Civil War Soldiers.  They were initially distributed in strips, 17… (1156-42). Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

CIVIL WAR ERA PATRIOTIC MATCH CASE/SAFE

CIVIL WAR ERA PATRIOTIC MATCH CASE/SAFE

Good condition, retains most of original gilt, brass Civil War era patriotic match safe.  The case has the war eagle clutching Union shield and a scroll.  Ivy and ribbons surround the eagle motif. … (1156-45). Learn More »

$75.00
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PATRIOTIC SLATE PENCIL

PATRIOTIC SLATE PENCIL

Slate pencil has a patriotic flag paper cover. These were used to write on wooden framed slates, such as the ones children used in the one room schoolhouses of that period. No tears or holes in the… (1156-47). Learn More »


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EARLY MARINE CORPS MAMALUKE WITH CARVED BONE GRIP

Manufactured: unmarked  Maker: unmarked  Year: C1820-25  Model: Mamaluke  Size: 29.25 inch blade 1.33 in. wide  Condition: Excellent+ Early Marine Officer Mamaluke with carved Ivory grip and eagle rivets to secure grip slabs. The blade is flat,… (870-75). Learn More »

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