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2639

Pat.1863 NEEDLE PACKET

This attractive paper sewing needle packet is all original and retains it’s original content of needles. The packet measures approximately 1 1/4 X 5/8 inches wide when closed and retains it's original label. All original and in fine condition, this packet is patent dated 1863 and labeled 'BLOOD'S PATENT HELIX NEEDLES'. An eye appealing companion piece for the Civil War vintage ladies sewing basket or soldiers personal things, we have a small number of these packets and are offering them individually priced for the collector who would like a Civil War dated example at a reasonable cost. Don't forget to give our search feature a try for special wants. (located at the top of the thumbnail page) A simple key word in lower case works best. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques!!

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c.1855 New Hampshire POLITICAL TICKET

This ‘American Ticket’ measures approximately 5 5/8 X 9 5/8 inches and sports the America eagle with flags and shield escutcheon of of the ’KNOW NOTHING’ party (’entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855’. Printed on one side in broadside fashion and remaining in nice condition this ticket offers lots of patriotic appeal. Don't forget to give our search feature a try for special wants. (located at the top of the thumbnail page) A simple key word in lower case works best.


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2653

c.1877 New Hampshire POLITICAL TICKET

This Republican ticket measures approximately 3 3/4 X 7 1/2 and remains in nice condition with lots of eye appeal. It features the name of the successful New Hampshire gubernatorial candidate Benjamin F. Prescott as well as that of James F. Briggs the successful U. S. Senatorial candidate who had served in the Civil War as a member of the hard fought 11th New Hampshire Volunteers. A nice political item offering lots of patriotic appeal. Don't forget to give our search feature a try for special wants. (located at the top of the thumbnail page) A simple key word in lower case works best.
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2657

SIGNED Civil War SENATOR JOHN R. THOMPSON - Brady

A nice crisp Matthew Brady, Washington gallery, carts de visite of John Renshaw Thompson who server in the U.S. Senate from New Jersey (1853-1862). Born in Philadelphia, Pa., September 25, 1800 Thompson was a graduate of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University); went to China in 1817 and became a merchant in Canton. He served as United States consul at that port there (1823-1825) before returning to the United States and settling in Princeton, N.J. He became director and secretary of the Delaware & Raritan Canal Co. then as president and later as treasurer of the Philadelphia & Trenton Railroad Co. Thompson served as a member of the State constitutional convention in 1844 and was an unsuccessful Democratic candidate for governor of New Jersey in 1844. He was elected to the United States Senate as a Democrat to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Robert F. Stockton; reelected in 1857, and served from March 4, 1853, until his death in Princeton, N.J., September 12, 1862. He was chairman, Committee on Naval Affairs (Thirty-sixth Congress), Committee on Pensions (Thirty-sixth Congress), Committee on Patents and the Patent Office (Thirty-sixth Congress). He is buried the Princeton Cemetery.
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2672

Civil War Major General Franklin CDV

A nice E. & H. T. Anthony, Matthew Brady backmarked albumen photograph of General William B. Franklin, who was considered one of the most gifted of his military counterparts graduating first in his U. S. Military Academy class at West Point in 1843. Franklin won a brevet for gallantry in the Mexican War at Buena Vista and as an Army engineer would later be placed in charge of the construction of the new Capitol dome in Washington the erection of the Treasury and Post Office buildings. He commanded a brigade at the 1st Battle of Bull Run, and led a division, and subsequently the 6th Corps, with distinction during the Peninsular Campaign. During the Maryland campaign, he commanded the forces which penetrated Crampton's Gap at South Mountain, and his corps at Antietam. At the battle of Fredericksburg, he commanded the ‘Left Grand Division’. He later commanded the 19th Corps in the expedition to Sabine Pass and in the ill fated Red River campaign in which he was wounded. During his leave,
And while still an invalid, he was captured by Confederate raiders while riding on a train of the Baltimore & Philadelphia road, but made his escape the same night. He was given the Brevet rank of Brigadier General, June 30, 1862, for gallant and meritorious service in the battles before Richmond, and Brevet Major General U. S. Army March 13, 1865 for gallant and meritorious services in the field during the war.
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2674

early TRAVELING BALANCE SCALES

Our photos will tell the story on this eye appealing balance scale grouping except to advise that the case measures 6 inches long and is 2 ¼ inches wide. The outfit will date 18th through mid 19th century with hand formed brass pans, classily styled iron balance beam and brass weights. A nice little scale that will fit well in any colonial through Civil War era grouping. please note: ALL ITEMS ARE CURRENT & AVAILABLE UNLESS MARKED SOLD!! If you are new to our catalog and wish additional ordering information or just to learn who we are, please check out our home page. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques!!
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2685

Civil War era MACRAME FLASK

Most frequently associated with nautical handcrafting, this intricate cotton cord macrme work was a mark of the skill of the seafaring sail maker and line worker yet with typical use by many a New England seaman turned soldier volunteer, examples of the craft frequently found way into the military haversack. This beautiful cotton cord macramé covered pint flask measures approximately 7.5 inches in height and remains in excellent condition with the appeal of a natural age color and good evidence of period use. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques!!
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2702

MONITOR & VIRGINIA 1st Day Postal Cover

A mint condition Monitor & U.S. Postal Commemorative Society, first day of issue cover with stamp from there Civil War Classic Collection. The cover bears the limited use Civil War Classic collection FIRST DAY OF ISSUE stamp cancellation and is postmarked at Gettysburg on the first day of issue June 29,1995. Offered here on it’s original issue display board. An attractive genuine collectable without spending lots of money. A neat item for the postal, Confederate or Civil War collector.
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2715

Victorian hair work WATCH CHAIN with TOOTHPICK

A beautiful hair work watch chain done in a distinctive pattern, this unusually fine example of the popular sentimental craft of the 1850’s and 1860’s measures 16 inches in total length and offers the unusual feature of carrying a toothpick in it's button bar (see illustration). The hair work chain is an impressive 7/16 of an inch in diameter (We have provided a photo with a US quarter for size comparison.) and remains in extra fine condition , is supple and without frays or imperfections so as to be as nice as when made. A really nice piece for the mourning or Victorian jewelry, watch or even dental collector, this example will make a fine accessory to lay in with any Civil War grouping. (see THE ART OF HAIR WORK by Mark Campbell; re-print edited by Jules & Kaethe Kiiot). We are pleased to offer a no questions asked three day inspection with return as purchased on direct sales!

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2710

earlier to CIVIL WAR era BLEEDING CUP

This nice glass cupping device with rolled rim measures approximately 2 ¼ inches in height and is about 1 ¾ inches in diameter at the mouth. These glass medical devices were used in the widely utilized medical cure process of bleeding with this example dating to the mid 19th century. This cupping device or bleeding cup would be a staple in any physician's bag or medical chest of the period. A nice example, in excellent condition with no chips or flakes. We are fortunate to have a small number of these and are offering them individually for the Civil War era medical collector who would like one. please note: ALL ITEMS ARE CURRENT & AVAILABLE UNLESS MARKED SOLD!! If you are new to our catalog and wish additional ordering information or just to learn who we are, please check out our home page. Thanks for visiting our catalog!!
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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 2730: Civil War POCKET COMB
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2730

Civil War POCKET COMB

We have been fortunate to have acquired a small number of as new Civil War era pocket / travel combs and are offering them here individually from the original packet for the collector of Civil War smalls and personal items who would like one. Made from birch wood and fashioned in two sections so as to fit together for carrying, these fine toothed combs were quite suitable for cleaning and delousing (frequently referred to by collectors as louse combs) in addition to meeting simple grooming needs. (see: Gettysburg Visitor’s Center Civil War Museum collection) Each section is approximately 2 5/8 inches long by 1 inch wide and is absolutely period and all original.
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2737

unusual Civil War era OCCUPATIONAL CDV

We’ll let our illustration speak for this CDV format photograph of a bearded man in foul weather oil skins and what seems to be a badge of some type on his double breasted coat. He is boldly identified but as you can see only by a single name. The photographer is not identified. Worthy of some research! Don't forget to give our search feature a try for special wants. (located at the top of the thumbnail page) A simple key word in lower case works best. Don't forget to give our search feature a try for special wants. (located at the top of the thumbnail page) A simple key word in lower case works best.
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2745

Civil War ARTILLERY STEREO VIEW

This large format, 4.5 X 7 inch, stereo view has some wear at the edges and corners of the mount but remains in nice condition photographically (our photo will attest to the condition and contrast of the image). The back of the mount is without photographer’s identification but bears a bold period pencil inscription ‘West Point’. An especially desirable image for the Civil War artillery collector.
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2743-0

turn of the century - PATRIOTIC LAPEL PIN

An attractive little lapel pin best described here by our photographs. ( Illustrated with a Civil War vintage quarter for size comparison. ) All original and period with a ‘T-bar’ fastener as is generally related to the earlier through Civil War and turn of the century era. Don't forget to give our search feature a try for special wants. (located at the top of the thumbnail page) A simple key word in lower case works best. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques!!
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2753

Civil War site EXCAVATED BRASS BUCKLE

We will rely on our photos for most of the description on this item (we have illustrated a period US quarter for size comparison) except to refer the reader to Philip’s Excavated Artifacts from Battlefields & Campsites of the Civil War for reference to the classic type. A neat Civil War site excavation, with nice natural patina and yet still functional. A desirable, all original Civil War relic without spending a lot of money. please note: ALL ITEMS ARE CURRENT & AVAILABLE UNLESS MARKED SOLD!!
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2763

LANDING OF THE PILGRIMS - GLASS LANTERN SLIDE

An especially appealing and colorful patriotic magic lantern slide depicting the landing of the Pilgrims. The glass slide is hand tinted in oils and measures 4 X 3 ¼ inches. Generally too expensive for personal ownership these colorful glass slides were produced and hand tinted in oils in limited number and were most popular in turn of the century veteran and community halls where traveling ’projectionists’ presented their patriotic slide shows to enthusiastic GAR and like Civil War veteran groups. This example is all original and in excellent condition with good strong color. This desirable view will display nicely projected or against soft backlighting or simply set against a light background.
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2773

Civil War Sanitary Fair cdv - Pres. LINCOLN'S 1st HOME IN ILLINOIS

We’ll let our photo speak to the general condition and eye appeal of this Civil War Sanitary Fair CDV. The general history of the subject printed on the back will be of special interest to the reader though. It is titled President Lincoln’s First Home in Illinois and reads as follows: ’This cabin was built in 1830, upon the banks of the Sangamn River in Macon County, Illinois by Abraham Lincoln and Messrs Hanks who are cousins to Mr. Lincoln and who appear in the front of the cabin; Mr. John Hanks upon the right assisted in the construction of the ‘Lincoln Flat Boat’ and in company with Lincoln took the famous trip to New Orleans. Mr. Dennis F. Hanks who appears on the left taught Mr. Lincoln his alphabet and gave him his first lessons in reading and writing 45 years ago. Mr. Hanks is now about 67 years of age. Photographed at the Great Sanitary Fair , Chicago, June 8, 1865. Published and for sale, at wholesale and retail, by J. L. Campbell, P. O. Box 3179, Chicago Illinois. Carter Photographer 55 Clark St.’ Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques!!

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period TINTYPE of Gettysburg Division Commander - Gen. J. W. GEARY

A nice original Civil War era ninth plate tintype of a genuine American hero who could claim such status from service in battle in both the Mexican War and the American Civil War Civil War, where he was a division commander at the battle of Gettysburg, as well as from civil service in San Francisco and in the Governorship of the fledgling state of Kansas. General John W. Geary mounted in an embossed CDV card mount. Brig. General Geary was born in Mount Pleasant, Westmoreland County, Pa., Dec. 30, 1819. He was a civil engineer at the time of the outbreak of the Mexican War when he organized the ‘American Highlanders’. As Lt. Colonel of the 2nd Penn. Volunteer Infantry Geary joined Gen. Scott at Vera Cruz and commanded the Regiment at Chapultepec and at Belen Gate. He was twice wounded. Geary was made the first commander of the city and promoted Colonel of his regiment. At the close of the war he went to California, was made first postmaster of San Francisco, from whence he establish the postal service throughout California. He was elected by the first mayor of San Francisco. Geary was a delegate to the state constitutional convention, where he was instrumental in securing the organization of California as a free state. In 1856 he was appointed by President Pierce to the governorship of Kansas, but resigned the next year upon failing to secure the state constitution as a free state. Upon the outbreak of the Civil war Geary organized a regiment of 1,500 men and reported for duty to Gen. Banks at Harper's Ferry, Va. Geary distinguished himself in commanded at several engagements and was wounded at Bolivar Heights. He was captured at Leesburg, Va., March 8, 1862, and was made Brigadier General April 25. He was twice wounded at the battle of Cedar Mountain, and on recovery was placed in command of the 2nd division of the 12th army corps, which he led in the battles of Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. He was subsequently transferred to the Army of the Cumberland, in Gen. Hooker's command, and distinguished himself at the battles of Wauhatchie and Lookout Mountain. In Sherman's march to the sea he commanded the 2nd division of the 2Oth army corps, was the first to enter Savannah after its evacuation, Dec. 22, 1864. For his conduct at the capture of Fort Jackson and gallantry at Savannah, Geary was appointed military governor of the city. He was brevetted Mjr. General of volunteers, Jan. 12, 1865. Upon returning to Pennsylvania in Gen. Geary was twice elected governor. After his death in Hamburg, Pa., Feb. 8, 1873., eighteen days the legislature erected a monument to his memory. Buy with confidence! We are pleased to offer a no questions asked three day inspection with return as purchased on direct sales! Just send us a courtesy e-mail to let us know your item will be returned per these provisions and your purchase price will be refunded accordingly. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques!

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2806

Abraham Lincoln ‘We Mourn a Father Slain’ COVER

We’ll let our photos provide the description for this fine original Lincoln postal cover except to advise the viewer that it was produced in the period by ’J. Magee, 316 Chestnut St. Phila.’ and is so marked. Don't forget to give our search feature a try for special wants. A simple key word in lower case works best.

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2807

Abraham Lincoln ‘THE NATION MOURNS’ Cover

We’ll let our photos provide the description for this fine original Lincoln postal cover except to remind the viewer that it remains in excellent unused condition.An especially nice Lincoln collectable. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques!!
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