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DUG ID TAG FOR JOSEPH FAGAN OF THE 1ST MARYLAND INFANTRY US

DUG ID TAG FOR JOSEPH FAGAN OF THE 1ST MARYLAND INFANTRY US

Stamped brass tag with a patriotic shield on the front with a riband that reads “UNION” and surrounded by “AGAINST REBELLION 1861.” Face still retains some gilt. Reverse is stamped “JOSEPH… (1000-1835). Learn More »

BLACK CHANTILLY LACE SHAWL

BLACK CHANTILLY LACE SHAWL

Black machine-made triangular Chantilly lace shawl measures 104" wide at the top and 52” deep at the point. The advent of machine-made laces in the mid-19th century made fashionable accessories like… (742-11). Learn More »

$75.00
Originally $150.00

BLACK SILK SATIN MANTLE WITH CHENILLE FRINGE C.1865-1875

BLACK SILK SATIN MANTLE WITH CHENILLE FRINGE C.1865-1875

Black silk satin mantle is cut with a circular back and long tails in the front.  Darts and curved seams create shaping for the shoulders and arms.  The mantle closes with concealed buttons and… (742-118). Learn More »

$50.00
Originally $100.00

SHEER WHITE VOILE DRESS C.1900-1910

SHEER WHITE VOILE DRESS C.1900-1910

Perfect for a summer garden party.  This dress is styled with an open neckline and short kimono sleeves, each embellished with a very fine chemical lace edging.  Softly pleated fabric creates a band… (742-40). Learn More »

$50.00
Originally $100.00

MID 19TH CENTURY MARINE SEXTANT

MID 19TH CENTURY MARINE SEXTANT

Ebony, brass and bone sextant is complete with all the original mirrors and filters. Ebony wood frame has brass index arm with engraved bone scales, sighting pinnula, horizon mirror, and three… (853-82). Learn More »

$500.00
Originally $750.00

GLASS MEMORIAL PLATE FOR PRESIDENT JAMES A. GARFIELD

GLASS MEMORIAL PLATE FOR PRESIDENT JAMES A. GARFIELD

Ten inch glass plate issued as a memorial for President James A. Garfield after his assassination in 1881. The plate has a border decoration of laurel leaves arranged in groups of three around a… (172-5313). Learn More »

CLAY BOTTLE, MARKED J. BOURNE & SON

CLAY BOTTLE, MARKED J. BOURNE & SON

Tan colored, salt glazed bottle is marked, “VITREOUS STONE BOTTLES, J. BOURNE & SON, PATENTED DENBY POTTERY NEAR DARBY / P.&J. ARNOLD LONDON”. This semi-circular stamp on the side of the… (998-1329). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA GUTTA PERCHA FORK & KNIFE

CIVIL WAR ERA GUTTA PERCHA FORK & KNIFE

Three pronged fork and matching knife have gutta percha handles. Both are in very good condition with no cracks or chips in the handles. Some light spotting or mottling is present on the carbon… (998-812). Learn More »

19TH CENTURY PAPER MACHE SNUFF BOX

19TH CENTURY PAPER MACHE SNUFF BOX

Box is coated in black lacquer. Lid of box has a banded border and faded writing. Shows very light wear in areas. Measures 3” wide x 1 ½” deep x 1” high. … (30-2080). Learn More »

GUTTA PERCHA NILES PATENT COLLAPSIBLE CUP

GUTTA PERCHA NILES PATENT COLLAPSIBLE CUP

Lid reads "NILES DRINKING CUP PATENTED JUNE 5th 1860." Measures 2.5" diameter. Measures 1" height collapsed and 2.75" unfolded. Shows very light surface scratches and small chip inside rim of lid, but… (998-763). Learn More »

19TH CENTURY PAPER MACHE SNUFF BOX

19TH CENTURY PAPER MACHE SNUFF BOX

Box is coated in black lacquer with red marbling. Has spring top style hinge (lid will not stay closed). Shows very light wear in areas. Measures 2 ½” wide x 1 ½” deep x ¾” high. … (30-2074). Learn More »

19TH CENTURY PAPER MACHE SNUFF BOX

19TH CENTURY PAPER MACHE SNUFF BOX

Box is coated in black lacquer. Lid of box has a painted faux wood grain design. Shows very light wear in areas. Measures 3 ½” wide x 1 ½” deep x 1” high.… (30-2081). Learn More »

TAILOR’S THIMBLE

TAILOR’S THIMBLE

Open top thimble is made of steel with a brass lining. [sl] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR LAYAWAY… (179-791). Learn More »

IDENTITY SHIELD FOR SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR SOLDIER FROM GEORGIA

IDENTITY SHIELD FOR SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR SOLDIER FROM GEORGIA

This identity shield appears to have been dug in that the pin is gone from the back and its surface is dark. Boldly stamped on the face is “Co. K / 1st / GA. / Vols.” Around the edge of the shield… (M23794). Learn More »

LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN INKWELL SOUVENIR, CIRCA 1880’s

LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN INKWELL SOUVENIR, CIRCA 1880’s

Base is made of burl wood from historic Lookout Mountain. Flat section of wood is etched with, “LOOKOUT MT”. Glass inkwell has a fluted design and hinged lid. Inkwell fits nicely in the wood base,… (M25759). Learn More »

VERY EARLY STONEWARE JUG

VERY EARLY STONEWARE JUG

Salt glazed jug with handle dates to circa 1650-1750. Rustic, variegated coloring adds to the character of this piece. Side is dented in. Measures 9” high x 4” in circumference at the base. No… (14-1979). Learn More »

BARDOU & SON RIFLE RANGE TELESCOPE – MADE IN PARIS, FRANCE

BARDOU & SON RIFLE RANGE TELESCOPE – MADE IN PARIS, FRANCE

Brass body covered in leather measures 10 ¼ inches when closed. When extended the five brass sections measure approx. 35 ¼” inches. Leather covering shows light wear all over, top section has… (172-4965). Learn More »

LARGE SCREWDRIVER WITH WOODEN HANDLE

LARGE SCREWDRIVER WITH WOODEN HANDLE

Screwdriver has turned wooden handle with brass ferrule and steel blade. Handle has various nicks, scratches and spots. Very sturdy, solid piece. Measures 17 ¼” long. … (179-787). Learn More »

BLUE SCENT BOTTLE C. 1770-1810

BLUE SCENT BOTTLE C. 1770-1810

Cobalt blue free blown glass scent vial, circa 1770-1810. It has ribbed edges, tinted glass, and a rough pontil base. The mouth of the bottle’s opening is slightly uneven. The bottle measures… (14-1654). Learn More »

$125.00
Originally $155.00

PEWTER WHALE OIL LAMP

PEWTER WHALE OIL LAMP

Turned candle stick base with acorn shaped top and burner. Pewter has a darkened patina with a few scattered small dings and dents. Whale oil was the preferred source of lighting in the early 1800s,… (179-784). Learn More »


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