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CIVIL WAR PERIOD NIB CASE ID’D TO 201ST PENNSYLVANIA OFFICER

CIVIL WAR PERIOD NIB CASE ID’D TO 201ST PENNSYLVANIA OFFICER

Small folding case made of leather with a black felt interior that still holds 5 pen nibs. Opened, the case meas. approx. 4.00 x 4.00 inches. Closed it is 4.00 x 1.50 inches. The nibs are held in… (2022-1060). Learn More »

$225.00
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GREAT GROUP OF ITEMS ID’D TO 28TH MAINE SOLDIER WHO SERVED AT PORT HUDSON

GREAT GROUP OF ITEMS ID’D TO 28TH MAINE SOLDIER WHO SERVED AT PORT HUDSON

This fascinating little group of items belonged to Dennis H. Smith who served nine months as a private in Company B, 28th Maine Infantry. Smith was born in Peru, Maine in March of 1843. At age 19 he… (2022-401). Learn More »

HATHAWAY PATENT WRITING KIT WITH ITS SPECIAL PATENTED INKWELL, SOLDIER LETTER, CDV, PEN AND BUTTON

HATHAWAY PATENT WRITING KIT WITH ITS SPECIAL PATENTED INKWELL, SOLDIER LETTER, CDV, PEN AND BUTTON

This is a very good example of the Hathaway patent writing kit, or “writing desk,” with a crisp Dec. 24, 1861, patent stamp and its scarce, specific, patented ink well in place. Writing kits were… (1052-64). Learn More »

110th PENNSYLVANIA ID’D CIVIL WAR BROOKS’ PATENT WRITING, WORK, AND TOILET CASE

110th PENNSYLVANIA ID’D CIVIL WAR BROOKS’ PATENT WRITING, WORK, AND TOILET CASE

This Brooks roll-up writing kit comes with a pencil note from the family, likely dating about 1890 or so, that was rolled up in the kit: “This was the property of William McClelenan Long. Son of… (2021-955). Learn More »

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 »

$5,500.00
Originally $7,600.00

CIVIL WAR ERA PATRIOTIC LEAD PENCIL

CIVIL WAR ERA PATRIOTIC LEAD PENCIL

This lead pencil measures 7” long. Upper portion wrapped in paper printed with red and white stripes. There is a single wide blue stripe at top with white stars.  Some minor chipping and loss to… (2021-577). 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 »


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THE ONLY KNOWN WIDMANN 1840 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER: DATED 1844

This is a unique opportunity to acquire a one-of-a-kind U.S. cavalry officer’s saber. Frederick W. Widmann emigrated to the U.S. in 1816 and set up business in Philadelphia as a die-sinker and sword-mounter using imported sword blades by 1825.… (870-279). Learn More »

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