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PAIR OF BRASS WHALE OIL LAMPS, CIRCA 1820

PAIR OF BRASS WHALE OIL LAMPS, CIRCA 1820

Each lamp is a turned candle stick base with an acorn shaped top and burner. Brass has a bright patina with a few scattered small dings, scratches and spots. Whale oil was the preferred source of… (179-1033). Learn More »

$185.00
ON HOLD

GROUP OF ASSORTED UTENSILS

GROUP OF ASSORTED UTENSILS

Offered here are two spoons and scissors. Iron scissors are 6” long with black patina and surface pitting on blades. One spoon is a plain iron spoon with large bowl and thin, flat handle. The other… (160-23). Learn More »

VICTORIAN MILK GLASS SUGAR SHAKER

VICTORIAN MILK GLASS SUGAR SHAKER

Milk glass sugar shaker shows raised vines, beading, and a brown flower dot design. Vines are painted green. Hints of gold gilt remain in areas. Shaker top is made of tin. Measures 4.75" tall by 2"… (179-1035). Learn More »

VERY NICE UNION CASE FOR SIXTH-PLATE IMAGE

VERY NICE UNION CASE FOR SIXTH-PLATE IMAGE

Very nice conditioned Union case for housing a sixth-plate ambro or tintype. The exterior pattern is titled Geometric Floral and is in excellent condition. The raised pattern is sharp and free of… (1000-1362). Learn More »

G.A.R. GOLD WATCH FOB - ID’D TO P.C. EASTMAN, CO, “E” 2ND NEW HAMPSHIRE VOLS.

G.A.R. GOLD WATCH FOB - ID’D TO P.C. EASTMAN, CO, “E” 2ND NEW HAMPSHIRE VOLS.

Gold watch fob is in the shape of a 5th Corps badge. It shows a raised image of a G.A.R. membership badge, with star and flag ribbon under a spread-winged eagle with crossed cannons. Engraving on… (410-481). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA CARVED IVORY BINOCULARS

CIVIL WAR ERA CARVED IVORY BINOCULARS

Nicely carved miniature binoculars which are just 7/8” tall, and ¾” wide at the base. You can look through the them like a normal size pair. A metal band holds the two pieces together.   … (1054-1484). Learn More »

BROWN & WHITE JASPERWARE MUG WITH CHERUBS

BROWN & WHITE JASPERWARE MUG WITH CHERUBS

Victorian era Jasperware mug shows raised image of putti cherubs. A decorative floral border inside of beaded bands decorates the top of mug. Mug measures 3 ½” tall by 3 ¾” in diameter at the… (88-23). Learn More »

GEORGIAN ERA PEWTER SNUFF BOX

GEORGIAN ERA PEWTER SNUFF BOX

Snuff box has a decorative border encircling the lid. Lid is hinged and fully functions. Shows a few minor dings. Underside has light surface oxidation. Measures 1 ½” in circumference. … (179-892). Learn More »

WRITING DESK WITH SILVER PRESENTATION PLAQUE, ID’D TO THE 15TH PENNSYLVANIA “ANDERSON” CAVALRY REGIMENT

WRITING DESK WITH SILVER PRESENTATION PLAQUE, ID’D TO THE 15TH PENNSYLVANIA “ANDERSON” CAVALRY REGIMENT

This writing desk with its silver engraved plaque is truly an item worthy of any advanced collection or museum. The desk is made of mahogany wood and meas. approx. 17.75 inches long x 10.00 inches… (945-286). Learn More »

$3,000.00
Originally $3,500.00
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RARE ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR CLOTH CORPS BADGE FROM THE ARCHIVE OF JOHN M. DEANE - 3rd and 29th MASSACHUSETTS, MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT

RARE ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR CLOTH CORPS BADGE FROM THE ARCHIVE OF JOHN M. DEANE - 3rd and 29th MASSACHUSETTS, MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT

Civil War corps badges can be a minefield for the collector and cloth badges are especially hard to judge. Here is one that you can sleep at night owning. This comes from the archive of material… (1041-56). Learn More »

$1,150.00
Originally $1,450.00

GENERAL WILCOX’S FAREWELL ADDRESS TO THE NINTH CORPS PRESERVED BY JOHN M. DEANE, ALONG WITH ONE OF HIS ISSUE CORPS BADGES - MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT FROM MASSACHUSETTS

GENERAL WILCOX’S FAREWELL ADDRESS TO THE NINTH CORPS PRESERVED BY JOHN M. DEANE, ALONG WITH ONE OF HIS ISSUE CORPS BADGES - MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT FROM MASSACHUSETTS

John M. Deane was proud of his war service and preserved a wonderful archive of material. He rose from Lieutenant to Major, serving at the very first call for troops in the 3rd Mass Volunteer Militia… (1041-64). Learn More »

$1,250.00
Originally $1,550.00

PIECE OF FABRIC FROM ALEXANDER STEPHEN’S CHAIR WITH NOTE

PIECE OF FABRIC FROM ALEXANDER STEPHEN’S CHAIR WITH NOTE

Green and tan woven fabric is hand- sewn onto a small piece of card stock. Hand inscribed writing in period ink reads, “FROM THE REBEL STEVEN’S CHAIR, R. DAVIDS”. Fabric is triangular in shape.… (1054-2486). Learn More »

1600s PEWTER SPOON

1600s PEWTER SPOON

Early spoon with round bowl and straight handle. Measures approximately 6 ½” long overall. Shows nice age-appropriate color. File marks on the handle. A very nice colonial spoon. … (179-940). Learn More »

9TH NEW HAMPSHIRE SOLDIER’S STENCIL – HARRISON E. ROUND, CO. H

9TH NEW HAMPSHIRE SOLDIER’S STENCIL – HARRISON E. ROUND, CO. H

Harrison E. Round mustered into service on 12/23/63 for a term of 3 years. He enlisted as a private at the age of 22; his occupation is listed as farmer. While the 9th New Hampshire had already been… (M26064). Learn More »

SHAVING MUG W/ SPREAD-WINGED EAGLE

SHAVING MUG W/ SPREAD-WINGED EAGLE

Victorian era shaving mug features raised images of children with a spread-winged eagle in the center. Images are colored. A beaded band decorates mug just below the rim. Interior of mug is divided… (88-35). Learn More »

EYEGLASS CASE WITH HAND PAINTED HUNT SCENE

EYEGLASS CASE WITH HAND PAINTED HUNT SCENE

19th century papier-mâché spectacle case with an oil painted hunting scene featuring four classical (Roman or Greek) figures mounted on horseback along with dogs closing in on the prey. Measures 5… (30-1716). Learn More »

$125.00
Originally $195.00

FRENCH PAPIER MACHÉ SNUFF BOX, CIRCA EARLY 19TH CENTURY

FRENCH PAPIER MACHÉ SNUFF BOX, CIRCA EARLY 19TH CENTURY

This snuff box features paper maché artwork of a French dignitary. The box measures 3.25" by 2.25" by .75". Exhibits minor wear along edge where one opens the box.  This excellent, early 19th… (30-1657). Learn More »

$325.00
Originally $495.00

EARLY 19TH CENTURY EQUESTRIAN LEATHER MARTINGALE

EARLY 19TH CENTURY EQUESTRIAN LEATHER MARTINGALE

Here is an early 19th century specimen of worn and tired leather horse equipment known as a martingale. This equestrian accoutrement appears to date from the 1820s to 1840s and was a leather strap… (30-1468). Learn More »

$135.00
Originally $215.00

NILES PATENT TELESCOPING DRINKING CUP OF 1860

NILES PATENT TELESCOPING DRINKING CUP OF 1860

When Goodyear discovered and patented hard rubber in 1851 a new age was upon us. Well, many thought so anyway. New devices were invented and the ingenious rushed to patent improvements on the old.… (286-542). Learn More »

TINNED IRON MESS CUP

TINNED IRON MESS CUP

Mess gear came through the various recruiting services and varied in design. This style is pictured early on in the war and seems to have been the pattern generally used once the U.S. government took… (490-1855). Learn More »


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M1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD PRESENTED TO CAPT. EDWIN A. WOOD, CO. A, 51ST MASSACHUSETTS

Manufactured: Unknown Maker: Unknown Year: 1862 Model: Non Regulation Staff & Field Size: 31.00 Condition: VG This sword is classified as non-regulation as it has the full basket minus the “US”.  High grade example with brass guard and… (870-394). Learn More »

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