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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 3910: early TRAVELING BALANCE SCALES
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3910

early TRAVELING BALANCE SCALES

A nice set of traveling balance scales dating from the American colonial / Revolutionary War era through the first quarter of the 19th century. Offered here as found in the original oak box complete with original beam, suspensions, brass pans and a complement of original weights, the buyer may wish to replace the original old iron wire lid hinges. (We’d leave the piece as is.) An attractive companion item appealing to antique medical / pharmaceutical enthusiasts as well as general line early Americana collectors. ALL ITEMS ARE CURRENT & AVAILABLE UNLESS MARKED SOLD!! Thanks for visiting our catalog!!
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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 3912: Civil War Veteran - CONNECTICUT NUTMEG – REUNION BADGE
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3912

Civil War Veteran - CONNECTICUT NUTMEG – REUNION BADGE

Photographed here with a quarter for size comparison is an attractive Civil War veteran reunion badge. The nutmeg suspensions denotes Connecticut as the Nutmeg State. A neat all original item from the heyday of the G. A. R.
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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 3893: personal size Pat. Nov. 1876 sheet iron FRY PAN
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3893

personal size Pat. Nov. 1876 sheet iron FRY PAN

Just the thing for the Indian Wars era and American Frontier West enthusiast, this nice old travel size skillet remains in nice solid, even usable, original condition down to its period open fire blacking. Measuring just over 6 inches in diameter tapering to about a 4 ½ inch cook surface, this light weight camp fry pan would fit nicely into most period saddle bags, haversack or would strap conveniently to a well-equipped back pack. Made for travel, this original old pan was die struck of a single piece of medium gauge sheet iron with a crimped on tinned grip. Billed as the stay-cool grip, the earliest of these as is offered here were boldly impressed NATIONAL with a second run sporting ACME Pat. Nov.76. We have seen the first version as is offered here referred to as Civil War era though we have never seen a verifiable Civil War period example and are pricing this one adoringly. A good buy!
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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 3901: 14 X 21 ½ inch -  14th Mass. Light Battery PHOTOGRAPH
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3901

14 X 21 ½ inch - 14th Mass. Light Battery PHOTOGRAPH

A nice item for the Civil War mounted artillery collector, Massachusetts enthusiast or simply as a backdrop for any Civil War grouping, this photograph measures a full 14 X 21 ½ inches on its original 24 X 183/4 inch mount. Found among remnants of a defunct Massachusetts G. A. R. hall, this striking image shows the soon to be hard fought 14th Mass. Light Battery just before leaving the State for the seat of war. A vintage enlargement from the original photo plate, this rendering will date to the early post Civil War years when veteran Grand Army of the Republic posts dotted the New England countryside. Once popularly displayed for the benefit of gathering veterans, as the ranks of old soldiers became thinned by time and the old halls fell to closure, large mounted photographs such as this one fell on hard times with few examples surviving.
Shown here in March of 1864 the 14th Mass. Light Battery left the state on April 4th 1864. Held in reserve at the battle of the Wilderness, by May members of the 14th found themselves in the thick of it at Spotsylvania Court House with heavy action at North Anna, Totopotomy and Cold Harbor to follow. They would see action before Petersburg, the Mine Explosion, Weldon Railroad, and the assault on and capture of Petersburg before mustering out on June 16, 1865. As with all direct sales, we are pleased to offer a no questions asked three day inspection with refund of the purchase price upon return as purchased!
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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 3891: Civil War era SHAVING CUP
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3891

Civil War era SHAVING CUP

A classic personal item of the Civil War soldier, this tinned iron shaving cup stands approximately 4 ½ inches high and is about 3 inches in diameter. The construction is clearly of the period and the tinned surface offers an eye appealing patina. All in nice solid condition with no holes or repairs but with eye appealing evidence of period use, this is an all original Civil War vintage shaving cup. As with all direct sales, we are pleased to offer a no questions asked three day inspection with refund of the purchase price upon return as purchased!
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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 3948: battlefield excavated - LINCOLN / HAMLIN Campaign Token
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3948

battlefield excavated - LINCOLN / HAMLIN Campaign Token

Our photos will just about say it all for this piece except to advise that it was picked out of a box of excavated relics at one of the early Gettysburg Civil War shows some twenty plus years ago. (Those were the days!) A neat Lincoln / Hamlin political relic photographed here with a quarter for size comparison. ALL ITEMS ARE CURRENT & AVAILABLE UNLESS MARKED SOLD!! Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques !


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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 3925: Civil War vintage  embellished portrait – BOOTH / THE ASSASSIN
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3925

Civil War vintage embellished portrait – BOOTH / THE ASSASSIN

Published by L. Prang & Co. Boston in response to wide early post Lincoln assassination public interest, this John Wilkes Booth portrait engraving has been slightly trimmed at the top for insertion into a period CDV album and bares the bold title J. WILKES BOOTH THE ASSASSIN. Additional character has been offered with the period addition of charcoal sketched horns, forked tail and fork of the devil. This neat example of period folk art leaves little to the imagination with regard to public contempt for the actor. ALL ITEMS ARE CURRENT & AVAILABLE UNLESS MARKED SOLD!! Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques !
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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 3878: Civil War era TEAR BOTTLE
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3878

Civil War era TEAR BOTTLE

This heavy glass tear bottle measures approximately 6 3/4 inches in length and is all in fine original condition. A desirable item for the Victorian era mourning collector, the tear bottle was an especially popular personal memento among the ladies of the Civil War South, this one even retains its period wax seal. An example may be found in the Museum of the Confederacy collection in Richmond, Virginia. This example will make an attractive companion piece with any quality Civil War ladies grouping. note to the collector: With the exception of the period wax seal at the mouth, there is virtually no difference between the period perfume bottle with its ground glass stopper and tear bottles found in museums and the better private mourning collections. We believe it is a good bet that tear bottles are in reality empty perfume bottles pressed into service as mourning tear receptacles to be maintained as a cherished remembrance. 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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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 3930: Civil War era - Pat. 1864 SCISSORS
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3930

Civil War era - Pat. 1864 SCISSORS

Illustrated here with a US quarter for size comparison is nice old pare of shears marked BARNARD SON & Co. – Patd. Dec. 1864. A nice pair of scissors, boldly dated with good evidence of age and originality yet remaining in pleasing, functional condition. ALL ITEMS ARE CURRENT & AVAILABLE UNLESS MARKED SOLD!! Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques !
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3924

early post Civil War CDV – U S Naval Academy Cadet Ensign

A wonderfully crisp post Civil War (1866 early 1870s) CDV captures the image of a young Naval Academy Cadet Ensign in the classic period uniform. The photograph remains in excellent condition with good contras and sharp focus. The mount is back marked N. S. Bowdish – Photographer, U. S. NAVAL ACADEMY, Annapolis, Md. Don't forget to give our search feature a try for special wants. A simple key word in lower case works best. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques !
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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 3949: Civil War & earlier U. S. ARMY BELL
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3949

Civil War & earlier U. S. ARMY BELL

This attractive bronze collar bell measures approximately 3 7/8 inches across the mouth and stands about 3 ¾ inches high. The bell sports an attractive cast in panoply of American Eagles with shield, banner and star bursts. ( Examples of these bells, with an account of their origin, may be seen in the U. S. Army Quartermaster Museum collection at Fort Lee Virginia.) These bells were cast under contract to the U. S. Army during the Pierce and Buchanan administrations for use by experimental Army camel pack trains moving from Texas to the West Coast. (Camels were trained to follow the lead or Bell Camel during long marches from Texas to the West coast). The bells are said to have been pressed into use by the Union Army later in the Civil War collectors of that era referring to the artifacts as Union Cavalry Bells referencing Dr. Francis Lord’s Civil War Collectors Encyclopedia. Rarely seen in any size, these bells were cast in three sizes, this example being the smaller of the three. Sand cast and machined to a smooth surface at the mouth, this all original example remains in fine condition and is offered here untouched and as found to preserve its age and originality. (NOTE: Collectors are cautioned that modern cast reproductions of this bell are showing up. Like most cast reproductions however, they are generally easily discernible to the experienced eye.) As with all direct sales, we are pleased to offer a no questions asked three day inspection with refund of the purchase price upon return as purchased! Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques !


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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 3938: natural finish cedar wood – GRAPHITE PENCILS
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3938

natural finish cedar wood – GRAPHITE PENCILS

How frequently have you found a crudely jack-knife sharpened stub of an old red cedar and graphite pencil in among other mid to later 1800s every day trinkets? Well we have a small number of as new condition pencils fashioned from unfinished red cedar wood and natural graphite and are offering them individually priced for the collector or re-enactor who would like one to use or lay in with other period writing or personal material. The graphite is of inconsistent size and frequently out of center as evidence of period construction but the pencils are un-sharpened and remain in fine condition after decades of storage. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques !
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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 3947: c.1825 Lafayette BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH / PATRIOTIC ephemera cover
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3947

c.1825 Lafayette BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH / PATRIOTIC ephemera cover

A rare reminiscence of the great old hero of our Revolutionary War, the Marquis de Lafayette, this circa 1825 work offers an additional special interest for the early American paper ephemera collector. The carefully folded and stitched patriotically decorative AMERICAN MANUFACTURE cover was fashioned from a period ream label boldly declaring its original content as FINE WOVE - FOOLSCAP – ONE REAM ( Un-cut). The origin is given as SPRINGER MOORE & Co. – MANUFACTURER’S – GARDINER, ME. (foolscap early reference to a particular size writing paper) Springer, Moore & Co. was an early paper mill founded in Gardiner, Maine in 1812. The firm soon became Moore, Savels & Co. Gardiner remained a papermaking town into the modern era.
This circa 1825 pocket size pamphlet was printed on rag paper by Francis Y. Carlile of Boston and is titled LAFAYETTE or Disinterested Benevolence. Printed in the time of the Marquis de Lafayette triumphant visit to the United States and great national outpouring of affection for the Revolutionary War hero, the little 35 page soft cover book offers a surprisingly readable account of the life of the American Revolutionary War hero as told by dutiful parents to children who have just returned from the city of Boston where they had witnessed the excitement of gathered crowds welcoming the touring Lafayette and where in the words of young little George when he returned home I’ve seen him! I’ve seen him! huzza! huzza! He looked at me right in my face Papa! Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques !


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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 3975: stylish BROWN DERBY
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3975

stylish BROWN DERBY

Not a big deal and when you look at the inside clearly very late 19th century or even a 20th century hat but the classic early style, color and condition wouldn’t let us pass the chance to own it. All in wonderful condition with little if any evidence of having been worn this neat old brown derby is deserving of a home and is priced here to encourage adoption. Don't forget to give our search feature a try for special wants. A simple key word in lower case works best. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques!
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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 3958: c. 1857 / BOSTON THEATRE / PLAY BILL
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c. 1857 / BOSTON THEATRE / PLAY BILL

Measuring approximately 8 1/4 X 18 ½ inches, this original Boston Theater, Play Broadside, boasts the renowned actress Miss Matilda Heron in Camile. The bill touts the names of a number of the period theater’s successful actors and advises prospective attendees that A box in the second tier has been assigned for the use of Colored Persons who can only be admitted to this part of the House and Amphitheatre. This original advertising broadside is dated May 6, 1857 and remains in excellent condition with no tears or repairs. An outstanding piece of theatrical Americana, this bill will fit well in any quality advertising or ephemera grouping. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques!!
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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 3963: original Civil War era Scotch Snuff label by Sweetser Brothers, Boston
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3963

original Civil War era Scotch Snuff label by Sweetser Brothers, Boston

Measuring approximately 3 ½ X 4 ¾ this classic old snuff label will be familiar to tobacciana collectors as dating to the 1840s however it is our opinion that this example, though graphically essentially the same as the earlier one, dates in the Civil War era. (see: 1862 Boston Directory) All in excellent condition and yet with good evidence of age and originality, this example has never been applied and remains untrimmed just as it was originally printed and supplied to Sweetser Bros. An especially nice item for the Civil War era tobacco enthusiast.
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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 3968: City Point, Virginia - 1864 Matthew Brady photograph
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City Point, Virginia - 1864 Matthew Brady photograph

With some fading and a small stain on the mount as evidence of age and originality, this 8 ½ X 6 5/8 inch photograph is on its original 9 ½ X 7 ¾ mount. This war time view of the Union depot at City Point is from the work of photographer Matthew Brady in 1864 and may be found in the multi-volume Millers Photographic History of the Civil War. As with all direct sales, we are pleased to offer a no questions asked three day inspection with refund of the purchase price upon return as purchased! Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques!

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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 3970: Civil War Mass. Gov. John A. Andrews albumen portrait
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3970

Civil War Mass. Gov. John A. Andrews albumen portrait

An all original and period photograph of Massachusetts Civil War Gov. John A. Andrews. All in fine condition with crisp focus and sharp contrast this 2 ¼ X 3 3/8 albumin photo remains on its original 5 ¼ X 7 inch mount. Born in South Windham, Maine where the family home still stands, Andrews was an unlikely hero in stature in general appearance yet is remembered in history as a strong pro-Union Civil War governor who’s leadership led to timely formation of Massachusetts military units in support of Lincoln’s earliest calls for troops. His sustained effort included an instrumental roll in the formation of the 54th Mass. Volunteer Infantry. Don't forget to give our search feature a try for special wants. A simple key word in lower case works best. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques!
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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 3978: Civil War era GLASS INKWELL
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3978

Civil War era GLASS INKWELL

An especially eye appealing glass ink with rich color and telltale early burst-top construction. (see: Mike Russell's GUIDE TO CIVIL WAR BOTTLES). Photographed here with a US quarter to show off its larger than most commonly seen size, this example sports a neat pen holder design and will go especially well to set off a Civil War period dipping pen. All original and in nice condition with no chips or cracks, this attractively colored ink measures approximately 2 3/8 inches square at the base and stands about 2 ¼ inches high. A nice desk item or writing kit companion for the Civil War collector or writing instrument enthusiast. Don't forget to give our search feature a try for special wants. A simple key word in lower case works best. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques !

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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 3991: Civil War era SIDE SPOUT COFFEE POT
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3991

Civil War era SIDE SPOUT COFFEE POT

We have had this one for a while in our personal accumulation of Civil War vintage tin but now as it seems the time to move some things out to a good home we offer as nice a vintage side spoutas you would want. Uncleaned and just as we found it with good honest age patina on the outside and bright enough on the inside to put into action on a wood stove or camp fire, this classic old hand crafted coffee pot will fit the bill for any serious Civil War and country kitchen enthusiast. With no dents, holes, separated seams or rust you will none the less agree that this beautiful side spout is a classic of the period. The pot stands approximately 9 3/4 inches high and is 6 3/4 inches in diameter at its base tapering to a 4 1/4 inch diameter lid. As with all direct sales, we are pleased to offer a no questions asked three day inspection with refund of the purchase price upon return as purchased! Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques !
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