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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

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 »

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

ANTIQUE ROSARY

ANTIQUE ROSARY

Sixty faceted black glass beads are strung on a blue cord with six silver filigree spacers. Suspended at the end are three more beads with two spacers, then silver filigree medallion and cross. A… (1005-24). Learn More »

$200.00
Originally $250.00
SOLD

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

GERMAN POW ART - MOSAIC BOX WITH HAIR CHAIN, 1851

GERMAN POW ART - MOSAIC BOX WITH HAIR CHAIN, 1851

Ornate, lacquered pressed paper box and hair chain were made by a German POW after the revolution of 1848.  Sleeve has colorful floral and leaf design with gold gilt border. Lettering in gilt reads,… (1005-07). Learn More »

$160.00
Originally $200.00

“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 »

“SCROLL/GEOMETRIC” UNION CASE

“SCROLL/GEOMETRIC” UNION CASE

This frame case is empty and made in union style; meaning it is a union of different types of materials that were heated and worked into a mold creating a hard finish. This type of case production was… (1043-207). 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 »

WALTHAM MODEL 1859 POCKET WATCH MADE IN 1863

WALTHAM MODEL 1859 POCKET WATCH MADE IN 1863

Watch has a very nice coin silver case with a floral and leaf decoration over a faintly crosshatched surface on the front. Back of the case is decorated in a similar fashion but on a plain background.… (286-1014). 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 »

CIVIL WAR ERA MILITARY /CIVILIAN SCALE

CIVIL WAR ERA MILITARY /CIVILIAN SCALE

Mid-19th Century scale that could be used for weighing large amounts of meat or cereal type rations. It is more like a scale that a post or regimental quartermaster might use. The actual scale… (490-1792). Learn More »

RELIC CIVIL WAR CAPE CHAIN

RELIC CIVIL WAR CAPE CHAIN

Brass cape chain measures approximately 12” long.  Usually seen with “cape pins” in shape of general officers, stars, branch insignia, attached at each end.  Perfect piece to attach to any… (R23110). Learn More »

$20.00
ON HOLD

MODEL 1874 US ARMY DRINKING CUP

MODEL 1874 US ARMY DRINKING CUP

The Infantry Equipment Board of 1874 recommended that the tinned iron cup be furnished by the Ordnance Department and issued the same as other ordnance-stores. The cup was made of tinned iron with a… (2021-45). Learn More »

$20.00
ON HOLD

EXPERIMENTAL MODEL 1903 ARMY GRANITEWARE CUP

EXPERIMENTAL MODEL 1903 ARMY GRANITEWARE CUP

In 1903 the Army experimented with a graniteware mess cup but found the enameling to be poisonous with acidic foods. This cup meas. approx. 4.50 inches across the bottom and is 2.50 inches tall with a… (2021-43). Learn More »

MID-19TH CENTURY CAST IRON STOVE MADE AT THE GETTYSBURG STEAM FOUNDRY

MID-19TH CENTURY CAST IRON STOVE MADE AT THE GETTYSBURG STEAM FOUNDRY

First, the history of the piece. George Arnold (1799-1879) was a very active merchant in Gettysburg, also an associate and friend of Thaddeus Stevens. Of interest to us here is his foundry business.… (M26037). Learn More »


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JOHNSTON MACON, GA CAVALRY OFFICER SWORD, ONE OF TWO KNOWN

This exact sword is illustrated in Confederate Swords by Albaugh, pages, 109, 110, 111. This unique pattern is similar to the design of the Federal US 1833 Model Dragoon sword. It is brass hilted with a two branch guard and is marked on the top of… (870-604). Learn More »

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