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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 5658: Late 1880s / early 1900s UNITED CONFEDERATE VETERAN (UCV) Banner
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5658

Late 1880s / early 1900s UNITED CONFEDERATE VETERAN (UCV) Banner

Boldly marked on one side for vertical display this colorful U. . V. banner measures 12 inches wide at the top and is 22 inches in total length. Stencil printed on cotton in the fashion common to the turn of the century the banner remains solid with some tattering yet bright in color and appears never to have been exposed to the weather or bright sun while offering good evidence of age and originality. Just rediscovered three of these (use our search see # 5656 & 5657) as we rummage through our long ago tucked away stuff, this old banner was recovered as part of a small grouping from, of all places, the attic remains of a long ago defunct Yankee G. A. R. hall. (Those were the days!) How the banner came to Maine Civil War veteran hall storage can only be left to the imagination though it seems more than likely that the piece was a souvenir of a trip South for one of the joint G. A. R. – U. C. V. reunions common in the waning years of first generation Civil War veterans. 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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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 5664: period albumin - Civil War Nurse  & Founder: American Red Cross - CLARA BARTON
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5664

period albumin - Civil War Nurse & Founder: American Red Cross - CLARA BARTON

Crisp in focus and contrast, this photograph measures approximately 4 ¼ X 4 ½ inches on its original mount. Back marked by period Dansville, New York photographer E. J. Betts, this image is one of the less common photos of Clara Barton and will set well in any quality collection, historic photography, Civil War, medical, humanitarian and more. 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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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 5626: 19th century bone mounted Nut Pick
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5626

19th century bone mounted Nut Pick

Not a big deal but a nice honest utility to display with Civil War vintage personal items without spending a lot of money. A must have in the days before plastic bags and cellophane wrapped snacks, the days when a hand full of black walnuts or pecans served as a welcome treat, a nut pick (also a handy tool to loosen a knot) was a common utility carried in pocket or haversack. This antique bone mounted iron pick remains in pleasing condition with a telltale age shrinkage crack in the bone as good evidence of age and originality. Solid and ready for use! please note: 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 5668: earlier to mid 1800s – hand cut white glass DICE
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5668

earlier to mid 1800s – hand cut white glass DICE

We have a small number of these 19th century glass dice and are offering them here priced by the pair for the collector who would like a set. Classic period hand crafting of each individual piece is made obvious by the irregularity of dot placement and out of square shape of each game piece as it was hand sheared from hot, square drawn, glass stock. Difficult to find and nice companion item for any earlier to Civil War era personal, or gaming grouping. 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 5630: Original Civil War era FISH HOOK with hand tied leader
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5630

Original Civil War era FISH HOOK with hand tied leader

Some years ago we acquired a small number of earlier 1800s through Civil War era straight shank (eyeless) fish hooks with original hand tied cotton cord leader and are offering them here individually priced for the antique fishing gear enthusiast or Civil War collector who would enjoy having an example. Remaining in original to the period, unused condition after decades of storage, this example of a once so common piece of basic fishing equipment will lay well in any period fishing grouping. A handy item in the haversack or dittybag of any well prepared Civil War troop. 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 5494: Indian Wars / Spanish American War - U. S. Infantry Aiguilette
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5494

Indian Wars / Spanish American War - U. S. Infantry Aiguilette

All in nice original condition save two or three small fraying spots to the braided cord as evidence of period use and originality. (see photos) Complete and eye appealing, retaining its original soft infantry blue without the usual fading to blue / gray as is so common with these infantry cords, this turn of the century U. S. Army issue aiguillette will make a nice companion piece with a period infantry spike helmet without spending a lot of money. 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 5659: 6th plate ambrotype – Boy in early (gray) Forage Cap & Ivory Headed Walking Stick
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5659

6th plate ambrotype – Boy in early (gray) Forage Cap & Ivory Headed Walking Stick

Our illustrations will do best to describe the sharp focus, crisp contrast and overall condition of this just pre or early Civil War cased 6th plate ambrotype. A Maine find where late 1850s and early Civil War issue forage caps of the configuration and light color as is worn by our subject were in vogue, (see: RALLY ROUND THE FLAG / Uniforms of Union Volunteers of 1861 by Ron Field) this image of a well-dressed young boy in oversized military cut forage cap and ivory headed walking stick will lay in well with any Civil War era grouping and will be of special interest to the just post and early Civil War enthusiast as well as the collector of children photos of that period. 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 !

If you have an interest in neat Civil War period things or Maine in the time, you may enjoy our museum site at:

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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 5495: cased Victorian MICROSCOPE
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5495

cased Victorian MICROSCOPE

Our photos will likely do best in describing this exceptionally nice Victorian era microscope. Unmarked as to maker, the microscope remains in fine, as new condition. Its original 8 x 3 7/8 x 3 hinged case remains in solid condition and is pleasing to the eye while it does offer evidence of age and period use. A nice item for the optical enthusiast, this old Victorian microscope will set in well with period scientific or medical collectables. 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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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 5620: Rarely seen!   Horstman & Sons 1851 - U S Army UNIFORM BOOK
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5620

Rarely seen! Horstman & Sons 1851 - U S Army UNIFORM BOOK

Published by William H. Hortsmann and Sons, Philadelphia, this 1851 folio (11 ¾ X 14 7/8 x ½ inch thick) 1st edition of 1851 is Illustrated from the Original Text and Drawings in the War Department. Drawn by G. C. Humpries. Nine pages of text outline and describe the new (1851) uniform and dress code for artillery, infantry, riflemen, insignia, swords, and dragoons; officers and enlisted. Detailed illustrations cover all manner of dress to include buttons, swords and sashes as well as horse furniture for General Officers and the Cavalry Corps. This highly collectable volume offers seven finely colored plates from chromolithograph printing and four additional original hand colored plates. Thirteen additional lithographic line drawing plates show uniform details. The volume is rebound with new boards and black library covering, new brown end papers and retaining its original gold embossed UNIFORM AND DRESS OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY on the front board. All else original and as published with good evidence of age, originality and moderate period use but no tears, repairs or objectionable condition issues. An outstanding item for the deep dish Civil War enthusiast this piece has been in our own library for over thirty years. 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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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 5699: Civil War era folk art – Jack Straws - GAME
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5699

Civil War era folk art – Jack Straws - GAME

A nice all original hand carved Jack Straws (a.k.a. pickup sticks) game still housed in their period slide top box. A popular game of the Civil War era such handmade pickup sticks games as this may be found in many of the best known Civil War museum collections such as the Gettysburg Visitor’s Center, and Museum of the Confederacy collection in Richmond. Not part of the game but included just as we found the set is a folk art carved knife and fork. All original and in excellent condition just as it was set aside in attic trunk storage decades ago. 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 5712: 8 BUFFALO NICKEL BUTTONS
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5712

8 BUFFALO NICKEL BUTTONS

A bit of a departure from our usual fair but we couldn’t resist when we found these in an old sewing basket. An attractive group of 8 buttons each fashioned from an original buffalo nickel pressed so as to be convex with a loop fastener. Three are Indian head and five are buffalo side out. The classic American buffalo nickel was minted between 1913 and 1938 and remains a favorite among Americana enthusiasts. please note: 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 5711: MAGIC LANTERN SLIDE  SHOW– Pilgrims – Rev. War – War of 1812 – Civil War & Spanish American War View
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5711

MAGIC LANTERN SLIDE SHOW– Pilgrims – Rev. War – War of 1812 – Civil War & Spanish American War View

Harkening back to the days when folks gathered together in darkened country halls and city theaters to marvel at beautifully hand colored views offered by the turn of the century traveling Magic Lantern projectionist, this nicely slide show travel case offers its original content of 28 McAllister Magic Lantern Slides. Each hand colored glass slide remains in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or condition issues. As most of these patriotic sets have been broken up with individual views offered separately, show sets of the most popular and now most collectable Historic Americana and Patriotic War views are seldom found. Included in this set are illustrative historical views from Columbus, the landing of the Pilgrims, Revolutionary War views to include Washington at Valley Forge, battle views and the Surrender Of Cornwallis. Included are Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans then Civil War views to include Confederate artillerists active in the Bombardment of Fort Sumter, Lincoln rallying the troops the Battle of Gettysburg and finally peace as illustrated by a pair of Union and Confederate veterans shaking hands before the American flag.
With a sprinkling of attractive Lady Liberty and Stars and Stripes views the collection is concluded by Spanish American War views. Explosion of the Battleship Maine in Havana Harbor then views of land and sea battle round out the grouping with views current to the time in which the show would have been presented. 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 5692: Civil War era LAMP OIL TIN
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5692

Civil War era LAMP OIL TIN

Our illustrations will do best to describe this nice old Civil War period oil tin except to advise that it stands 8 inches high and retains an unusual brass caped, slip on spout to aid in fueling smaller lighting utensils. All original, period and remaining in pleasing condition, this piece of 19th century tinsmith work will display well. 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 5707: July 4th 1850 - BOSTON THEATER BROADSIDE - Ravel Family company of Gymnasts, Tight Rope & Dancers
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5707

July 4th 1850 - BOSTON THEATER BROADSIDE - Ravel Family company of Gymnasts, Tight Rope & Dancers

An outstanding piece of Americana, this original Boston Theater broadside measures an easily displayable 21 ¾ X 8 inches wide and remains solid and in pleasing condition with no rips tears or stains and only some chipping at the edges. This wonderful old entertainment broadside announces the GLORIOUS ANNIVERSARY OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE - JULY 4TH 1850 celebrated with the appearance of the famed RAVEL FAMILYof gymnasts, tight rope performers, skaters, ballet dancers and pantomimists. First appearing in the U. S. in 1832, theater critics and even rival theater managers held the Ravels as unsurpassed variety performers. Renowned the world over Boston quickly became one of their most successful venues. In 1850 the Ravel Family brought a troop of in excess of forty performers appearing at both the Boston Theater on Federal Street and the Boston Anthenaeum. An outstanding piece of Americana!
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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 5592: 18th/mid 19th Century hand forged PIPE TONGS
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5592

18th/mid 19th Century hand forged PIPE TONGS

Measuring just over 15 inches in length, these slender black iron tongs should not be confused with later copies but are original and of the period. We have left them just as they came to us after decades of storage offering a pleasing natural age patina and a bit of carbon crust on the jaws from period use. Frequently referred to as pipe tongs this early utility was indeed popular among period smokers and are a favorite of modern day tobacciana collectors. A more appropriate term though may be ember tongs as the tool was in fact used in retrieving a hot ember from the hearth not only to light ones pipe but to light a candle, lamp or for any use requiring additional fire. A nice companion item on the hearth in the kitchen or on the smoking table. 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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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 5486: Revolutionary War / Frontiersman - Rifleman Knife
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5486

Revolutionary War / Frontiersman - Rifleman Knife

This hand wrought belt knife is in a style and size commonly referred to in the 18th and early 19th century as a rifleman knife as its large size and stout construction served the bearer well both as a military or frontier sidearm. The knife measures 15 ¾ inches in total length with a stout 10 ½ inch long, 1 ½ inch wide spear point blade. The iron ferruled grip is of dark green horn. With lots of evidence of age, period use and originality, the knife remains solid with no loose components and is pleasing to the eye. Housed in its scabbard of heavy leather with typical pressed geometric design of the period, the scabbard is fitted with a stitched on, studded frog for carrying with waist belt. The scabbard, like the knife, offers good evidence of age with period use and carrying yet remains in solid and pleasing condition with good seams. The belt stud appears to be from the tip of a deer antler. With all this said, a good look at our illustrations will serve best in describing this attractive old knife. 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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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 5684: well smoked antique - gutta-percha George Washington TOBACCO PIPE
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5684

well smoked antique - gutta-percha George Washington TOBACCO PIPE

With lots of charm that comes to an antique pipe only with good evidence of the rigors of period use and carrying, this old gutta-percha tobacco pipe bears the figure of George Washington and offers the historic appeal of personalization by its owner. With a hand cut cross on one side panel and the initials C W D carved into the other, this old Washington pipe clearly was a favorite of C.W.D’s who carried it and smoked it with a vengeance as testified to by its period make do string repair and reed stem in combination with the sound but well used condition of the gutta-percha bowel. An attractive piece of antique Americana. please note: ALL ITEMS ARE CURRENT & AVAILABLE UNLESS MARKED SOLD!! Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques !!

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earlier to mid 1800’s Ink Well

Illustrated here with a quarter for size comparison, this commercially prepared ink well remains in pleasing original condition. Fashioned from soldered sheet iron around a plaster encased glass bottle with a natural cork stopper, the piece retains its period label on the bottom. Couldn’t make it show in the illustrations but under proper light the print Improved Non-Conducting Metallic Ink - Patent ??.
Will go well with a period quill, dipping pen or traveling writing desk. 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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5742

Antique LONDON FIRE BRIGADE HELMET

Based on the French 1862 fire helmet but with considerable redesign, this fire helmet style was first used by the London Metropolitan Fire Brigade in 1868 the design was quickly adopted by the vast majority of London fire brigades then by nearly all British fire brigades to become an iconic symbol of the later half, 19th century fire fighter. With good evidence of period use, yet remaining in pleasing original condition with a soft natural age patina and its rarely found original split leather sweat band, this classic fire helmet with its high relief fire breathing dragons and torch crest of crossed fire axes with entwined hose, this impressive brass fire helmet will display well by itself or set in any firefighting collection. 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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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 43100: Civil War vintage Patriotic Embroidery Stencil
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43100

Civil War vintage Patriotic Embroidery Stencil

This attractive sheet brass embroidery stencil remains in fine original condition untouched and retaining that rich patina that comes to this material only with decades of age. Hand cut, measuring 8 ¾ X 2 7/8 inches the delicate brass sheet remains in pleasing condition untouched condition and the finely cut patriotic design is without flaws of any kind. A beautiful piece to lay in with period sewing material or textiles, from the War of 1812 through the Mexican War and Civil War.
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