Miscellaneous
AUTOGRAPHED COPY OF GEORGE C. NEUMANN'S: "SWORDS & BLADES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION": Soft-bound edition, 287 pg. and autographed by the Author. A complete overview of the Swords, pole-Arms, Bayonets, etc., used by all sides, during the American Revolution.

Price: $75.00


A VERY GOOD CASED PAIR OF FRENCH/PARISAN-MADE WORLD WAR I PERIOD JAPPANED BRASS & LEATHER COVERED OFFICER’S FIELD BIOCULARS & LEATHER CASE, ca. 1910: In overall very good untouched condition with a lightly toned age-patina and generally smooth surfaces with evidence of handling and “field use”. Retains, generally clear optics, with several hairlines, fine outer surfaces and an untouched age-patina—--some minor scuffs, tears, abrasions and handling marks. The jappaned Brass and Leather Covered Body with signs of use and light wear: the leather covering with age-stains, crazing, tears and frays. Adjustable brass eyepieces with gutta percha adjustment knob, its original lenses and gutta percha “eye-pieces”. The frame with a worn “The B. F. AMERICAN OPTICAL Co” maker’s marking with clear “PARIS, BRUXELLES, CAEN” addresses. Of fine quality make and in functional order with generally clear optics and evidence of “field wear”. Complete with their original, stitched leather Carrying case with its securing belt and loops (desiccated leather surfaces with torn stitching). The interior with its original (worn) oilcloth liner and the outer surfaces with heavy wear, scuffs and losses. A very nice Pair of World War I Period Officer’s Field Binoculars, ca. 1910. In overall very good condition. Overall length 7” (fully extended) Case Measures 5” x 7 1/8”.

Price: $250.00


Herbert J. Jackson's: "EUROPEAN FIREARMS": First Published in 1923 with a "Treatise on SCOTTISH HAND FIREARMS, by Charles A. Whitelaw: Considered a fine early text on European pieces of the 16th-18th centuries with a comprehensive write-up on Scottish guns and their makers: 108 pg.

Price: $95.00


A VERY FINE 18th/19th CENTURY CHINESE GREEN JADE/JADITE ARCHER’S RING, ca. 1800: In overall very fine+ untouched condition with choice, deeply toned, “Glassy”/Imperial-type, Green, jade surfaces. Of very fine quality with Hand-carved contours with near perfect symmetry without cracks or fissures. Large, rounded, “Band” form body with a 1” outer diameter: made to protect the thumb of an Archer from the tension of the bow-string. Deeply, green-colored, “Glassy”, dark, Green Jade/Jadite with a very fine natural grain pattern without cracks. A very nice and high quality example of an 18th/19th Century Chinese Archer’s (thumb) Ring, ca. 1800. For similar examples, please see Stone’s: “Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor”.

Price: $675.00


19TH CENTURY AMERICAN BULLET MOLD, ca. 1830s: In overall very good condition. The iron with smooth surfaces and some scattered discoloration. Of typical "scissors-type" construction with sprue-cutter..

Price: $175.00


A LATE 18TH CENTURY/GEORGIAN PERIOD ENGLISH-MADE OFFICER’S TYPE MAHOGANY & BRASS TELESCOPE, ca. 1780: In overall fine condition with a lightly toned, brass tube and mounts. The Mahogany covered wooden body with 75% finish and lightly scuffed surfaces with a fine mahogany-colored patina and smooth wooden surfaces. Clearly signed, multi-stage, cylindrical brass body with smooth surfaces, fine seams, some scattered light handling marks, a fine extendable barrel and a nicely turned collar and eye-piece: defective optics. The side of the first extension with an early “Osborne”/“Day or Night” /”LONDON” maker’s signature/address for the recorded late 18th/Early 19th Century London optic-maker. In fine condition with smooth brass & mahogany surfaces and a lightly toned age-patina and some scattered handling marks and abrasions. Complete with both of its protective brass dust-covers with brass posts. A classic example of a Revolutionary War/Napoleonic War Period English (London) made Officer’s telescope, ca. 1780. Of the type of telescope often carried by both Naval & Army Officers. For similar examples, please see George C. Neumann & Frank Kravic's: "Collector's Illustrated Encyclopedia of the American Revolution", pg. 259. Overall length 12 1/2" (collapsed)-36" (fully extended).

Price: $875.00


A FINE INDIAN WAR PERIOD PLAINS INDIAN (SIOUX) STONE-HEAD WAR CLUB (EX EDWARD VEBELL COLLECTION), ca. 1870: In overall Fine+ untouched condition. Sinew-wrapped & stitched, carved hardwood/(Osage orange?) shaft of classic Plains Indian (Sioux) form with evident light wear, signs of handling, age-shrinkage and the expected yellowing/age patina. The top of the shaft mounted with its original, light-colored. oval form, large, approx. 5" x 4", Riverstone/Hard-stone, striking head with its original/integral sinew lashing. In overall fine+ untouched condition with some light signs of use, handling and wear. A very nice and classic example of a mid-19th century/Indian War Period American Plains Indian (Sioux) Stone War Club, ca. 1870. Overall length, 16". Retains its original, 5", braided sinew suspension-loop, on the base of the handle with matching age-patinated surfaces. For similar examples, please see C. F. Taylor’s: "The Native Americans...". From the Collection of noted Author, WWII Artist and Illustrator, Edward Vebell of Westport, Conn. (1921-2018).

Price: $1,750.00


A VERY GOOD UNTOUCHED AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR PERIOD SINGLE CAVITY BULLET MOLD, ca. 1770-1800: In overall very good untouched condition and of approx. .40 caliber. The iron surfaces with a smooth chocolate-brown patina and some expected signs of use, scattered discoloration and pitting. Of early (18th century), Blacksmith made, "scissors-type" construction, as made with hand-forged contours and without a sprue-cutter. In overall very good untouched condition and a classic example of an early form American Blacksmith made 18th Century Bullet Mold, ca. 1770-1800. For similar examples, please see Neumann & Kravic's: "Collector's Illustrated Encyclopedia of the American Revolution”. Overall length, 5 1/2“.

Price: $275.00


A VERY FINE SCARCE COMPLETE THREE (3) VOLUME SET of EUGENE HEER'S: "DER NEUE STOCKEL": Published by Schwabish Hall Publishers, in 1978 and considered by most advanced collectors to be the quintessential work on World Gunsmiths -- with 33,000 names and 6,500 maker's marks recorded. In very fine near excellent condition with virtually no signs of use. A must have reference for the study of Antique Guns and Weapons, dating from 1400-1900. Over two thousand two hundred pages (net) with numerous illustrations and extensive information on Gunmakers, their markings and dates. In excellent condition with very sound bindings and virtually no evidence of use and wear. Includes the rarely seen Third vol. with an overall cross-referencing of volumes one and two, along with various Arsenal/City Control Markings, etc.

Price: $1,675.00


A FINE MID-19TH CENTURY/CIVIL WAR PERIOD OFFICER’S TYPE BRASS TELESCOPE w/ OUTER LEATHER CASE, ca. 1850: In overall very good+/fine condition with a lightly toned, brass tube and mounts. Of likely English/American make, though unsigned. The Leather covered brass body with lightly crazed, scuffed and well-used surfaces with a reddish brown “English-leather” patina and some fraying of the stitching. Four-stage, cylindrical brass body with smooth surfaces, some scattered light handling marks, patches of verdigris, a fine extendable barrel and a nicely turned collar with an adjustable eye-piece. Retains its original glass lenses—with clear optics. In very good+/fine condition with smooth brass & leather surfaces with scattered handling marks and signs of use/wear. The leather covering/casing with its two securing-loops and some old tears to the stitching. A classic example of a Civil War Period English/American made Officer’s telescope, ca. 1850; of the type often carried by Naval & Army Officers during the War. For similar examples, please see: "Civil War Collectibles”. Overall length 12 3/4" (collapsed)-30 1/2" (fully extended).

Price: $675.00


A VERY GOOD AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR PERIOD CALTROP (EX. CHAMPLAIN VALLEY), ca. 1770s: In very good excavated condition; and of classic “Jack” form with four (4) wrought, 1 5/8” spikes. American blacksmith made with deeply aged, russet-toned, wrought iron surfaces with scattered pitting and discoloration. In overall very good+ untouched condition with sharp points, a sound body and expected signs of interment. A classic example of an American blascksmnith made Caltrop (anti-horse/personal) weapon, ca. 1770. Found in the Champlain Valley, NY.

Price: $475.00


A FINE WW. II PERIOD US ORDNANCE MARKED LEATHER OPTICS CANISTER, ca. 1940: In overall fine+ untouched condition with smooth brown leather surfaces and fine stitching, along its sides and at the base plugs. Of 6" diameter cylindrical form and complete with its leather securing belt, its buckle, buckle-stop and both of its leather plugs The exterior with smooth brown leather surfaces, very fine tight stitching, some light scattered handling marks, minor scuffs. Clearly marked with two (2) US Board of Ordnance Crossed-Cannons and with a deeply stamped "US" & "PROP" marking: indicates direct US Govt., ownership and inspection by the War Department, ca. 1940. In overall very fine untouched condition with smooth leather surfaces, a very good securing belt, fine seams with its hardware and some expected light crazing. Overall length 11 1/2". The type of leather canister used by the Artillery for the storage and transport of a gunnery sight: possibly for a Mortar or Field Gun, ca. 1940. .

Price: $125.00


A RARE & UNTOUCHED REGIMENTALLY MARKED (22nd REGT.) REVOLUTIONARY WAR PERIOD "CHEESE-BOX" CANTEEN, ca. 1770: In overall very good untouched condition. Of typical cheesebox configuration with a painted pinewood body and matching bentwood outer hoop. The bent-wood, square-nail-fastened, outer "hoop" with sharp contours, a fine age-patina and 85% of its original blue milk paint finish. Retains its three, original, iron-tack-secured, leather loops for the suspension cord and is pierced with a 1/2” hole for the cork stopper. Two-piece, flat sided softwood pine? Body-panels with matching, untouched, blue milk painted surfaces with a circular inner gray-colored border. Marked within the border wi th a worn “1 C”/“22 REGT.”, Regimental mark, in white paint and with a matching marking in hand-scribed black ink. The Marking for the 1st Company of the noted 22nd Regiment. Led by Liet. General Thomas Gage the 22nd Regiment was involved in the Siege of Boston and in the New York Campaign. (Please see A. Darling’s: “Red Coat & Brown Bess”. In very good+ untouched condition with approx. 85% of its painted surfaces, a fine age-patina, smooth exterior and some handling marks, scuffs and abrasions. A very nice example of a Revolutionary War Period Regimentally Marked Soldier's "Cheese-box" Canteen, ca. 1770. Recently discovered in New York. Overall Measurements, 7" diameter x 3”. For similar examples, please see George C. Neumann's & F. Kravic's: "Collector's Illustrated Encyclopedia of the American Revolution".

Price: $2,775.00


A FINE TRADE-BEAD DECORATED MID-19TH CENTURY AMERICAN PLAINS INDIAN (SIOUX) BUFFALO HIDE PIPE-BAG, ca. 1870: In overall fine untouched condition with naturaly brain & smoke tanned, light colored, buff leather surfaces with the expected signs of use, staining and wear. Hand-stitched (sinew thread) Buffalo hide body of Classic mid-19th Century American Plains Indian Pipe-Bag form with long, hand-cut, fringed decorations, along its base. Additionally, adorned on both sides with turquoise, umber, red and azurite-blue colored “Trade” beads, in a large, rectangular, traditional, geometric patterns. Retains nearly all of its Beaded decorations with very fine supple leather/hide surfaces. Expected patches of light wear and discoloration—from use. The bag with extensive long fringed decorations, nicely detailed bead-work and very fine stitches. In overall fine untouched condition with only minor surface abrasions and age-stains. A well crafted & Finely Bead Decorated mid-19th Century Plains Indian (Sioux) Buffalo Hide “Peace Pipe” Bag, ca. 1870. Overall length, 35". For similar examples, please see: C. F. Taylor’s: "The Native Americans...".

Price: $1,975.00


A VERY LARGE & SCARCE REVOLUTIONARY WAR PERIOD AMERICAN RUNLET-TYPE “WAGON” CANTEEN, ca. 1770: In overall fine untouched condition with untouched deeply oxidized turned wooden surfaces. Of classic Runlet configuration; and made from a single, nicely figured, turned, hardwood (Maple?) log with finely crafted smooth outer surfaces and tight incised carved end-plugs, en suite. In fine “attic” untouched condition and of large “Wagon” type size. The turned wooden body with a tapered pouring-hole with an old cork stopper. Retains choice, untouched, russet-brown surfaces with some expected oxidation, light handling marks, scuffs, water-stains and wear. An unusually large size American Revolutionary War Period Runlet-type “Wagon” Canteen, ca. 1770; and of the style often used by Soldiers & Civilians, both in the Field & at Encampments, etc. From a Connecticut Collection and marked on one of its base-plugs with an old paper collection-tag with a “332” Inventory Number. Overall length, 11 1/2" diameter, 7”. For similar examples, please see Neumann & Kravic’s: “Collector’s Illustrated Encyclopedia…”, pg. 61-64.

Price: HOLD


A FINE QUALITY AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR PERIOD REGIMENTALLY MARKED (MASS. 3rd REGT.) LEATHER & BRASS MOUNTED OFFICER’S DOCUMENT CHEST, ca. 1770: Of 18th Century American (New England) rectangular form, with a Black Leather covered exterior with numerous, decorative, brass securing-tacks. Retains its original hinges with its iron escutcheon-plate for the lid-lock (missing). The sides with finely embossed, brass, Lion’s Head bosses of traditional 18th Century “English” style with ring type bail-handles. The top of the box with a heavy gauge, Chippendale style, brass carrying-handle with its etched escutcheon-plaque, engraved in cursive script: “The Property of Comp. No. 3” over an 18th Century Block character: “3 REG. 3 BRIG. I. DIV. M.M.”. The 3rd Massachusetts Militia Regt. was founded, in 1775 and fought at such Battles as the Battle of Saratoga among several other engagements of the American Revolution, before being disbanded, in 1783 (for additional information, please see: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3rd_Regiment_Massachusetts_Volunteer_Militia). Covered with fine quality, black-colored, Moroccan type, top-grain leather. In fine condition with the expected signs of use, minor losses, crazing, old tears/abrasions, wear and handling. Adorned, overall with numerous, dome-head, brass retaining-tacks forming decorative borders, around the lid-top, the front edges and the central carrying-handle. Of classic 18th Century New England make with a hand-hewn (Poplar wood?) interior with smooth and oxidized, nicely aged wooden surfaces. Evident saw/tool-marks, scattered handling marks, light abrasions and some age-stains: the interior lid-top with a 20th Cent. plastic Museum-type collection tag. In overall fine untouched condition with lightly crazed/aged outer leather surfaces and a sound wooden body. A rarely seen example of an American Regimentally Marked Revolutionary War Period Officer’s Document trunk, ca. 1770. A fine quality, portable, protective chest used to transport important papers, maps, etc. for the 3rd Mass. Militia Regiment, during the Revoltionary War. For similar examples & additional information, please see, G. Neumann’s & F. Kravic’s: "Collector’s Illustrated Encyclopedia of the American Revolution”, pg. 81-82. Overall measurements, 16” x 10" x 7 1/2”.

Price: $4,775.00


A FINE QUALITY MID-19th CENTURY AMERICAN CIVIL WAR PERIOD SILVER & BRASS MOUNTED OFFICER’S TRAVELLING WRITING DESK, ca. 1860:Of typical mid-19th Century American (New England/Mid-Atlantic) form, with a finely sculpted and finished, Rosewood-veneer exterior with “German Silver” wire-inlayed, top with its brass, floral-form medallion/escutcheon-plate. Retains its original brass hinges, a key to the lid-lock (defective) and its flip-type inner “desk” with sliding brass locking-catch: a sculpted brass key-hole-escutcheon. Finely figured, Rosewood-veneered exterior with silver wire-inlayed borders, a very fine grain-pattern, light signs of use, 90% finish, and an old tight age/stress-crack across the lid-top. The rough-hewn bottom with evident saw/tool-marks, choice oxidized and patinated surfaces, scattered handling marks, abrasions and an old repaired stress-crack. In overall very good+/fine condition with lightly toned/aged inner surfaces. The secondary wood (cherry?) interior with an old blue Blotter/liner with gold trimmed borders. The blotter with some minor age-stains and signs of wear/use. Fine Rosewood borders with matching grain-pattern. Complete with its original ink-well partitions and its accessory compartment/ pen-box with rosewood-lid: the ink-well(s) missing and retains one of the original tops/stoppers. In overall very good+/fine condition and of high quality American make. ***From a New Canaan, Conn. Estate. The type of portable writing desk used by Officers of both sides, during the American Civil war 1861-1865. Overall measurements, 12” x 8 1/2" x 4”.

Price: $475.00


A VERY GOOD GREAT DEPRESSION ERA “WPA” MARKED PICK-AXE, ca. 1930s: : In overall very good untouched condition. Drop-forged steel, traditional-form, pick-axe head marked with a faint “WPA” (Works Project Administration) marking on its side. The turned and flared Hardwood (Hickory?) handle with generally smooth surfaces, some scattered handling marks, hairlines, oxidation and signs of use and wear. Marked on its side with a “WPA” Brand, en suite with the axe-head. In overall very good untouched condition with signs of use and an untouched age patina with scattered pitting. A scarce surviving example of a WPA marked American Great Depression Era Pick-Axe, ca. 1930s. The type of hand tool used to help build many of the American Public Works created by Franklin D. Roosevelt. From a Mass. Estate and likely used in the construction of one of the many local WPA sponsored projects.

Price: $100.00


HAND MADE WOODEN LONG GUN RACK & SCREWS: Designed for hanging Muskets or other long-guns. Antiqued Oil-Finished Knotty-Pine with bead-borders and peg-type gun-holders. Comes with three (3) mounting-screws for horizontal hanging, on wall. Handmade, in Connecticut. 46" x 4".

Price: $150.00


A VERY RARE MID to LATE 19TH CENTURY CHEYENNE INDIAN GHOST-DANCE DRUM, w/ its “TOM-TOM”, ca. 1870s (Ex. EDWARD VEBELL COLLECTION): In overall very good untouched condition. Of typical hardwood, sinew and hide construction with a buffalo? hide drum-skin/head and a light-colored hardwood stretcher/frame: original sinew lashings. The drum-skin with red & black-colored floral & geometric decorations with 75%+ paint (lightly faded) and fine smooth surfaces with some light wear and an old small tear. The frame with untouched and lightly weathered wooden surfaces, some minor stress cracks and evidence of use/wear. In overall very good condition with a pleasing untouched patina, lightly oxidized surfaces, and the expected signs of use and wear. A well preserved example of an authentic 19th century Cheyenne Ghost-Dance Drum, ca. 1870s. Formerly in the collection of noted Author, Historian, Olympian, WWII Veteran and “Stars & Stripes” illustrator, Edward Vebell (1921-2018) of Westport, Conn. and accompanied by its original, 7”, buffalo hide and wooden “Tom-Tom” type Drumstick with matching oxidized surfaces, signs of use (minor break at end) and in very good condition with supple leather surfaces. A scarce and unusual item dating the peak of the Indian War Period. Overall diameter, 11 1/4”.

Price: $1,275.00


A FINE 19th CENTURY PLAINS INDIAN (SIOUX TYPE) ARROW, ca. 1840-1850: In overall very good+ condition. Hand carved, hardwood/(Osage orange?),ochre painted shaft with a banded decorations, at the turkey feather fletching-- of classic Plains Indian (Sioux) form (one side with some "quiver-wear" to its feathers). The shaft & fletching with its natural fiber (hemp?) bindings. A hand-carved and fire-hardened arrow-nock and two (2) longitudinally carved blood-grooves, along the length of the shaft. Original, Early 19th Century, Hand Knapped Flint/Chert, arrowhead of classic Western/Plains form with sharp cutting-edges and a fine point. In overall very good+ condition with signs of use, handling-marks and wear. A classic example of an early mid-19th century/Indian War Period American Plains Indian (Sioux Type) Arrow, ca. 1840-1850. From an old Minn. Collection. Overall length, 24". For similar examples, please see C. F. Taylor’s: "The Native Americans...".

Price: $775.00


A VERY GOOD MID-19TH CENTURY PLAINS INDIAN (SIOUX?) WOODEN BOW, ca. 1850s (Ex. EDWARD VEBELL COLLECTION): In overall fine untouched condition with smooth, hand carved, wooden surfaces and it original braided sinew bow-string. Flat-sided, curved, 41 1/2”, hardwood (Osage Orange?) bow with finely carved and notched cord-terminals and a nicely oxidized & untouched, light-colored patina. Of traditional American Plains Indian hand-carved form with light surface-imperfections, abrasions and evident tool-marks. A classic mid-19th Century American Plains Indian (Sioux?) Bow, ca. 1850s. In very good+ untouched and sound condition with its original finely braided sinew bow-string. ***From the collection of noted Author, Historian, Olympian, WWII Veteran and “Stars & Stripes” illustrator, Edward Vebell (1921-2018) of Westport, Conn.

Price: $750.00


AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY PACIFIC NORTH WEST COAST TLINGIT/HAIDA CARVED CEDAR & POLYCHROME PAINTED TOTEM POLE, ca. 1930: In overall fine untouched condition with brightly colored hand-carved wooden surfaces. The imagery of classic Pacific North West Coast Indian design with highly stylized carvings of Ravens, Beaver, etc. Of traditional hand carved form and made from a single piece of Cedar with brightly painted and finely carved body. The nail-fastened base, en suite. In overall very fine untouched condition with finely carved details and 97%+ painted finish. Complete. Height, 15”.

Price: $1,275.00


A VERY GOOD GREAT DEPRESSION ERA “WPA” MARKED GRUB-AXE, ca. 1930s: In overall very good untouched condition. Drop-forged steel, traditional-form, Grub-axe head with a pick, at one end and flat blade, on the other. Faintly marked with a “WPA” (Works Project Administration) marking. The turned and flared Hardwood (Hickory?) handle with generally smooth surfaces, some scattered handling marks, tight hairlines, surface oxidation and expected signs of use and wear. Marked on its side with a matching “WPA” Brand, en suite with the head. In overall very good untouched condition with signs of use and wear. Retains an untouched age patina with scattered pitting and wear. A scarce surviving example of a WPA marked American Great Depression Era Grub-Axe, ca. 1930s. The type of hand tool used to help build many of the American Public Works created by Franklin D. Roosevelt, during the Great Depression (1929-1940). From a Mass. Estate and likely used in the construction of one of the many local WPA sponsored projects.

Price: $100.00


A POST WW II ERA HOBO’S HEAD ELECTRIC CIGAR LIGHTER, ca. 1950: Of Painted Sphelter/White-Metal--—in emulatation of Cold-Painted Bronze. In overall poor/fair condition (as is) with damages, losses, scattered handling marks and general signs of use. Of classic Hobo’s Head form with a hat. The top of the head with its screw-attached, insert type, plastic base, porcelain and aluminum heating element (discounted). Mounted on a rectangular black marble base and rewired with (later) plastic coated wire. Of most likely American/European make, ca. 1950. Could be enhanced with a Professional restoration of the electrical components. Approx. 4”, height.

Price: $75.00


ORIGINAL 18th-EARLY 19th CENTURY MUSKET & PISTOL GUN-FLINTS, ca. 1700-1800: In overall very good+, untouched condition. Of various sizes with minor varioations in shape, etc. Of English & French/Dutch origin/form; and some with minor imperfections/chips. Fine original 18th/early 19th Century Examples, ca. 1700-1800.

Price: $20.00 (each)


A FINE & RARE NEOLITHIC PERIOD EUROPEAN STONE HAMMER, ca. 1000 BC: In overall very fine untouched condition. The 4 1/2", gray, hard-stone (Basalt) hammerhead with a hand-drilled, tapered and rounded socket aperture: as drilled with a stone drill. Retains smooth untouched, river-polished, gray surfaces with some expected light imperfections. Of somewhat triangular form with a pointed tip and a rounded back end. A well-made hand-crafted European Stone Age Hammer, ca. 3000 years old. In overall very fine untouched condition with choice smooth surfaces

Price: $1,375.00


A GOOD FRAMED FRONT-PAGE ENDING OF WW II “”NAZIS QUIT”: CLEVELAND NEWS MAY 7, 1945 : In overall good condition (as is): glass broken. In its giltwood and glass frame with untouched smooth surfaces and the noted damage to the glass. The paper in fine untouched condition with minor staining wear and yellowing of the paper. A nice example of an end of WWII Newspaper, dtd. May 7, 1945.

Price: SOLD


AUTOGRAPHED COPY OF GEORGE C. NEUMANN'S & FRANK KRAVIC'S: "COLLECTOR'S ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION": Soft-bound edition, 286 pg. and autographed by the Author's wife. A complete and general overview of the Weapons and Accouterments, used by all sides, during the American Revolution.

Price: SOLD


A Grouping of three (3) 19th Century Shot & Powder Measures, ca. 1890-1900: In overall very fine untouched condition. Of standard sizes and with graduated pouring cups. Retain their original turned and carved wooden handles: some with manufacture's information and patent dates. In overall very fine untouched condition with choice surfaces, clear marks and minor evidence of use. Marked with various late 19th century patent dates, etc..

Price: $155.00


AUTOGRAPHED COPY OF GEORGE C. NEUMANN'S: "BATTLE WEAPONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION": Soft-bound edition, 393 pg., autographed by the Author's wife. A complete overview of the Muskets, Pistols, Rifles, etc., used by all sides, during the American Revolution.

Price: $85.00


LARGE PAIR(S) OF HAND FORGED WROUGHT IRON GUN HOOKS & SCREWS: Ideal for hanging Muskets or other long-guns. Complete with four (4) mounting-screws for hanging. Handmade in New Hampshire. 4" x 2".

Price (pr.): $125.00


A FINE WW II ERA ALUMINUM MUSSOLINI MEDAL, ca. 1940: In overall fine lightly cleaned condition. Of circular form with its brass safety-pin and both of its loops. The back marked with a "F. M. LORIOLI FRATELLI/ MILANO* ROMA" maker's marking and the Obverse with an embossed helmeted bust of "Il Duce" with heraldic inscription. In overall very good+/fine lightly cleaned condition and a nice example of a W. W. II Period Italian Political Medal, ca. 1940.

Price: SOLD


A FINE EUROPEAN/AMERICAN TRADE-TYPE PLAINS INDIAN SILVER BEAVER-FORM PENDANT, ca. 1840: In overall fine untouched condition with the expected minor signs of age and use (small irregularity and patches of tarnish). A classic European/American Silvermith-made, Trade-type Pendant of Beaver form with etched and embossed detraiols to the beaver andn upper piercing for a cord. Marked with an illegible “TP” or “IP”? smith’s mark and possibly made for the HBC, ca. 1840. Cased in a Riker Box: Approx. length, 2”.

Price: SOLD


SMALL PAIR(S) OF HAND FORGED WROUGHT IRON GUN HOOKS & SCREWS: Ideal for hanging Pistols, swords, powder horns or other small items. Complete with two (2) mounting-screws for hanging. Handmade in New Hampshire. 2 1/2" x 1 1/8".

Price (pr.): $85.00


A VERY GOOD CASED PAIR OF FRENCH/PARISAN-MADE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR PERIOD US “SIGNAL SERVICE” MARKED JAPPANED BRASS & LEATHER COVERED OFFICER’S FIELD BIOCULARS, ca. 1860: In overall very good untouched condition with a fine lightly toned age-patina and smooth surfaces with evidence of handling and “field use”. Retains, generally clear optics, fine outer surfaces and an untouched age-patina—some minor scuffs abrasions and handling marks. The jappaned Brass and Leather Covered Body with signs of use and light wear: the leather covering with some expected age-stains, crazing and minor frays. Marked with a “US SIGNAL SERVICE” marking and retains 85% of its black jappaned finish with the remainder having mellowed mustard tones. Adjustable brass eyepieces with gutta percha adjustment knob, its original lenses, sliding-lens covers and embossed gutta percha “eye-pieces” with a “MARCHAND FABT. A’ PARIS” maker’s marking and address. Of fine quality make and in functional order with generally clear optics and evidence of “field wear”. Complete with their original, stitched leather Carrying case with its securing belt and loops. The interior with its original (worn) oilcloth liner and the outer surfaces with some expected abrasions, scuffs and crazing. A very nice Pair of American Civil War Period “US” Marked Officer’s Field Binoculars, ca. 1860. In overall very good untouched condition. Overall length 7 7/8” (fully extended) Case Meaures 6” x 7”.

Price: SOLD


A FINE 20TH BRONZE SCULPTURE OF A DALL SHEEP BY VIC LEMMON, ca. 1980: In overall fine+ untouched condition and a very nicely and accurately detailed depiction of a Dall Sheep skull with large ribbed horns. The skull portion with a patinated/cold-painted surface with some minor scuffs. The horns and river stone style, Artist-signed base with a naturally colored Bronze surface: the back of the base marked “Dall Sheep”. A very nice and well-made, heavy, cast bronze sculpture by the now deceased artist Vic Lemmon. Measures approx.. 5” x 3 ˝”.

Price: SOLD


A Fine Pair of Late 19th Century Pinch Nez (Theodore Roosevelt Type) Eye-Glasses, ca. 1890:In overall fine untouched condition and of classic Late 19th century form with Nickel-silver frames, a spring-steel nasal-bar and cork lined nose-clips-- of classic Victorian Period design. Round, heavy, glass lenses and lightly engraved frames with their central spring-operated “Pinch Nez’” nose-clip. In overall fine untouched condition; and a classic Pair of Late 19th Century Pinch Nez spectacles, ca. 1890.

Price: SOLD


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