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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 »

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 »

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 »

LARGE TINNED MESS IRON CUP

LARGE TINNED MESS IRON CUP

Mess gear was issued by the various recruiting services, first by the states and later by the federal government. Early in the war local suppliers were often sourced and you also had privately… (490-1852). Learn More »

GOLD PLATED VICTORIAN BUCKLE BRACELET

GOLD PLATED VICTORIAN BUCKLE BRACELET

Bracelet features a beautiful leaf motif. The metal on the band is light weight and flexes easily to take on and off. There are 3 different “belt notches” on the back to adjust the size. Buckle… (344-3210). Learn More »

HORN SNUFF BOX, CIRCA 1780

HORN SNUFF BOX, CIRCA 1780

Body of snuff box is an oval piece of horn. Top and bottom are made of pieces of horn tacked onto wood to form the lid and the base. Lid has a swiveling bone lever which turns to reveal an open hole… (M25990). Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH MASONIC SYMBOLS

VICTORIAN ERA GUTTA PERCHA COLLAR BOX WITH MASONIC SYMBOLS

bottom. Hinged lid shows scrollwork designs in the corners, with an image of Masonic symbols in the center. Original clasp and peg are present. Inside of box lid is a paper label from Williamson &… (1043-107). Learn More »

DUKE CIGARETTE BOOK ABOUT NATHANIEL BANKS

DUKE CIGARETTE BOOK ABOUT NATHANIEL BANKS

This cigarette book features a picture of Nathaniel Banks and is titled "A Short HIstory of Gen. N.P. Banks".  The book features a facsimile signature and Nathaniel Banks' history. The book has 8… (L9243). Learn More »

DUKE CIGARETTE BOOK ABOUT RICHARD EWELL

DUKE CIGARETTE BOOK ABOUT RICHARD EWELL

This cigarette book features a picture of Richard Ewell and is titled "A Short HIstory of Gen. R.S. Ewell".  The book features a facsimile signature and Robert Ewell's history. The book has 8 pages… (L9239). Learn More »

$25.00
Originally $50.00

CLAY PAINT POT

CLAY PAINT POT

Small unglazed pot was used by an artist to hold paint. Shows a handle on the side. Remnants of brown paint remain inside and dripping on outside of pot. Measures 1 ½” tall by 1 ¼” in… (998-1640). Learn More »

SCRIMSHAW FOLDING TOOL

SCRIMSHAW FOLDING TOOL

Item is made of bone with black accents, handle is in the shape of an arm. Hand on the end shows an outstretched thumb. Thin blade pivots on a tack to slide in and out of either side of… (179-881). Learn More »

SWEDGED BACK DRESSING COMBS BOX

SWEDGED BACK DRESSING COMBS BOX

Red paste board box has label on top that reads, “SWEDGED BACK DRESSING COMBS / 1 DOZEN / 6 ½” INCH”. A decorative filigree border surrounds lettering. Pencil markings are present on box top… (1041-440). Learn More »

STAFFORD BROTHERS SOFT ENAMELED THREAD BOX

STAFFORD BROTHERS SOFT ENAMELED THREAD BOX

Paste board box has label on top that reads, “STAFFORD BROTHERS SOFT ENAMELED THREAD / ONE DOZEN / SUPERIOR FINISH / WARRANTED 200 YARDS / FOR HAND OR MACHINE SEWING”. Image of a mill or factory… (1041-441). Learn More »

GREEN RIVER WORKS FORK AND KNIFE

GREEN RIVER WORKS FORK AND KNIFE

J. Russell and Company opened the Green River Works in Greenfield, Mass. in the early 1830s. They were able to compete with Sheffield cutlers by using power hammers rather than hand forging, and the… (998-811). Learn More »

EARLY 19TH CENTURY SNUFF BOX

EARLY 19TH CENTURY SNUFF BOX

Meas. approx. 3” x 1.75”. Lid has 4 round head rivets and a 1” dia. ring attached. Lid does not open and our guess is it has been that way for a long time. Bottom with some repairs.… (30-2136). Learn More »


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EXCELLENT U.S. MODEL 1840 LIGHT ARTILLERY OFFICER’S SABER WITH MINTY ETCHED BLADE

This pattern was introduced in 1840 for all mounted officers other than cavalry, but with the introduction of the 1850 patterns it was limited to officers of light artillery, making it very scarce. On top being a very hard to find pattern, this one… (870-635). Learn More »

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