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"Rally Freemen!..." Civil War Recruitment Broadside
Located in York County, PA
"RALLY FREEMEN! …COME ONE! COME ALL! AND SHOW YOUR LOVE FOR THE BEST COUNTRY ON THE FACE OF THE EARTH." A CIVIL WAR RECRUITMENT BROADSIDE FOR THE UNION LEAGUE OF PHILADELPHIA, COMPAN...
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Antique 1860s American Political and Patriotic Memorabilia

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Paper

36-Star Civil War Parade Flag, Circa 1864-5
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
This is a 36-star antique flag, as striking as it is scarce. 36 stars celebrate the addition of Nevada to the Union and officially flew from July 4, 1865 to July 3, 1867, under Presi...
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Antique 1860s American Political and Patriotic Memorabilia

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Cotton

  • 36-Star Civil War Parade Flag, Circa 1864-5
  • 36-Star Civil War Parade Flag, Circa 1864-5
  • 36-Star Civil War Parade Flag, Circa 1864-5
  • 36-Star Civil War Parade Flag, Circa 1864-5
H 28.75 in. W 33.5 in. D .5 in.
U.S War Department Commissioning Pennant with 13 Stars
Located in York County, PA
EXTREMELY RARE U.S. WAR DEPARTMENT COMMISSIONING PENNANT WITH 13 STARS, A REVERSAL OF THE U.S. NAVY COLOR SCHEME, TWENTY-FOUR FEET ON THE FLY, SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR - WWI ERA (1898-19...
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20th Century American Political and Patriotic Memorabilia

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Wool

34-Star Civil-War Flag, Celebrating Kansas Statehood, 1861
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Offered is a large 34-star flag, produced during the Civil War. This flag features white double-appliqued hand and machine-sewn stars on a blue canton, along with 13 machine-sewn alt...
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Antique 1860s North American Political and Patriotic Memorabilia

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Wool

Colorful Civil War Recruitment Broadside for the "Manhattan Rifles"
Located in York County, PA
MASSIVE & COLORFUL CIVIL WAR RECRUITMENT BROADSIDE FOR THE "MANHATTAN RIFLES,” WHICH MUSTERED INTO 43RD AND THE 57TH NEW YORK INFANTRY DIVISIONS IN THE WAR'S OPENING YEAR, EASILY AMO...
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Antique 1860s American Political and Patriotic Memorabilia

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Paper

Ohio State Parade Flag with a Civil War Veterans Overprint
Located in York County, PA
OHIO STATE FLAG WITH CIVIL WAR VETERANS' OVERPRINT FROM THE GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC POST IN COLUMBUS, MADE IN MOURNING OF THE 1925 PASSING OF NATIONAL G.A.R. COMMANDER IN CHIEF DA...
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Vintage 1920s American Political and Patriotic Memorabilia

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Cotton

36 Star American Flag, Civil War Era, Nevada Statehood
Located in York County, PA
36 Stars In The "Great Star" Or "Great Luminary" Pattern On A Civil War Era Flag With A Dusty Blue Canton And A Section Of One Stripe Souvenired, 1864-67, Nevada Statehood 36 star...
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Antique 1860s American Political and Patriotic Memorabilia

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Wool

Pro-Union Civil War Broadside with Large Image of Washington
Located in York County, PA
PRO-UNION CIVIL WAR BROADSIDE WITH SPECTACULAR GRAPHICS THAT INCLUDE A LARGE IMAGE OF WASHINGTON INSIDE A STAR-SHAPED MEDALLION WITH 34 STARS, PHILADELPHIA, 1861-1863 This very rar...
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Antique 1860s American Political and Patriotic Memorabilia

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Paper

Civil War Drum Made by John C Haynes Company of Boston, Massachusetts
Located in York County, PA
PAINT-DECORATED CIVIL WAR DRUM, MADE BY THE JOHN C. HAYNES COMPANY OF BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, 1861-63 This beautiful Civil War drum has a vivid, scarlet red shell, on which an Ameri...
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Antique 1860s American Political and Patriotic Memorabilia

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Wood

1862 Civil War Playing Cards with Stars, Flag, Sheild's and Eagles
Located in York County, PA
1862 Civil War playing cards with stars, flags, shields, & eagles, and face cards illustrating civil war officers and lady, Columbia, ca 1862, Benjamin Hitchcock, New York 1862 Ci...
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Antique 1860s American Political and Patriotic Memorabilia

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Paper

21-Star American Flag, Civil War Era, Antique Exclusionary Flag, circa 1861
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Presented is an impressive 21-star flag circa 1860-1865. This is a southern-exclusionary 21-star flag constructed during the period of the American Civil War. The number of stars on ...
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Antique 1860s American Political and Patriotic Memorabilia

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Linen

34 Stars in an Outstanding Oval Medallion Configuration, Civil War Period
Located in York County, PA
34 STARS IN AN OUTSTANDING OVAL MEDALLION CONFIGURATION, ON A NARROW CANTON THAT RESTS ON THE 6TH STRIPE, ON A HOMEMADE, ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG OF THE CIVIL WAR PERIOD, ENTIRELY HAND-...
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Antique 1860s American Political and Patriotic Memorabilia

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Cotton

38 Star Indian Wars Era Infantry Battle Flag, Colorado Statehood, 1876-1889
Located in York County, PA
38 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG OF THE INDIAN WARS PERIOD, A U.S. ARMY REGULATION BATTLE FLAG, ENTIRELY HAND-SEWN, 1876-1889, SIGNED "VARRELL." MADE IN THE ERA WHEN COLORADO WAS THE MO...
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Antique 1870s American Political and Patriotic Memorabilia

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Cotton

34-Star Civil War American Flag, Antique Great Star Pattern, circa 1861
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
The stars of this extremely rare, Civil War-era flag are arranged in what is sometimes called the "Great Flower" pattern, a large star made out of smaller stars -- named as such beca...
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Antique 1860s American Political and Patriotic Memorabilia

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Linen

Large Civil War recruitment Broadside for the 53rd New York Volunteer Infantry
Located in York County, PA
LARGE CIVIL WAR RECRUITMENT BROADSIDE FOR THE 53RD NEW YORK VOLUNTEER INFANTRY, 5th REGIMENT, "EAGLE BRIGADE," WITH AN ATTRACTIVE AND COMPELLING IMAGE OF ITS COMMANDER, LT. COL. GEOR...
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Antique 1860s American Political and Patriotic Memorabilia

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Paper

American Civil War Era Black Metal Ballot Box by Geo Barnard & Company, 1800s
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
Black cylindrical 19th century ballot box by Geo Barnard & Company of Saint Louis Missouri. A wonderful piece of history, this State government ballot box is tall and round in form. ...
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Antique Early 19th Century American American Classical Political and Pat...

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Metal, Tin

Patriotic Silk Kerchief w/ 34 Star Flags & an Image of Washington, Civil War Era
Located in York County, PA
PATRIOTIC SILK KERCHIEF OF THE CIVIL WAR PERIOD, WITH AN ENGRAVED IMAGE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON, CROSSED 34 STAR FLAGS, AN EAGLE, AND "UNION FOREVER" SLOGAN: Patriotic kerchiefs that d...
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Antique 1860s American Political and Patriotic Memorabilia

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Silk

13 Star, 3rd MD Pattern, Hand-Sewn Antique American Flag, Civil War Era, 1861-65
Located in York County, PA
13 LARGE STARS WITH AN EVEN LARGER CENTER STAR, IN A CIRCULAR VERSION OF WHAT IS KNOWN AS THE 3RD MARYLAND PATTERN, ENTIRELY HAND-SEWN, MADE SOMETIME BETWEEN 1850 AND THE CIVIL WAR (...
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Antique 1860s American Political and Patriotic Memorabilia

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Wool

Civil War General Robert E. Lee Signature Collage
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Presented is a rare autographed collage celebrating Confederate Army General Robert E. Lee. The collage features Lee's autograph at center. Boldly signed on tan paper, the signature ...
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Antique 1860s American Historical Memorabilia

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Paper

Napoleonic Prisoner of War Bone Cribbage Box
Located in Stamford, CT
Cribbage box made by a Frenchman who was an English prisoner of war from stewing bones, circa 1800. With slide top revealing storage space. Please note of minor scratches.
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Antique 19th Century European Historical Memorabilia

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Bone

  • Napoleonic Prisoner of War Bone Cribbage Box
  • Napoleonic Prisoner of War Bone Cribbage Box
  • Napoleonic Prisoner of War Bone Cribbage Box
  • Napoleonic Prisoner of War Bone Cribbage Box
H 3.25 in. W 6.00 in. D 3.75 in.
19th Century Native Sioux Beaded War Shirt
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
19th century Sioux war shirt of brain tanned buffalo with red ochre quill wrapped hair locks. Bead strips have stylized buffalo heads, pipes and teepees. Nice patina from use inside ...
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Antique 19th Century American Native American Historical Memorabilia

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Hide

Star Wars Film-Used Props from Original 1977 Film
Located in Jersey, GB
- Three fibreglass pieces of Krayt Dragon bone that appear in the original 1977 film Star Wars Star Wars, episode IV: A New Hope (1977), written and directed by George Lucas, was ...
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Vintage 1970s Historical Memorabilia

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Fiberglass

Vintage Radior Motorcycle Post War, French
Located in North York, ON
Vintage Radior motorcycle Post War, French. In original condition with Nervor Type C Engine. Sold as is, for decorative purposes or restoration interested enthusiasts.     
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Vintage 1950s French Industrial Sports Equipment and Memorabilia

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Aluminum, Steel

Navy Five-Star Admirals Signatures, United States World War II
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
This amazing piece of U.S. Naval history features signed items from all four World War II Navy Admirals to ever wear the five-star rank. All are considered some of the finest admiral...
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Mid-20th Century American Historical Memorabilia

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Paper

Historical American Civil War Era Wire Frame Magnifying Eye Glass Spectacles
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A delicate pair of handmade magnifying wire rim eye glasses from the American Civil War era, circa 1860. A great looking historical conversation piece or decor item. Use this pair ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century American American Classical Historical Memorabilia

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Metal

World War I French Trench Artillery Brass Shell Casing Vases, Dated 1917
Located in Dallas, TX
Decorate a man's office or a study display shelf with this pair of antique trench art shell vases. Made of brass and dated 1917 on the bottom, the artillery shell casing vases featur...
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Early 20th Century French Historical Memorabilia

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Brass

Colt Distributors Quill Letter to Governor Beginning of Civil War, 1861
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
This handwritten (it appears with quill) letter was addressed to the Governor of the state of Ohio in 1861- the beginning of the Civil War. Tyler Davidson, one of the major Colt dist...
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Antique 1860s American Historical Memorabilia

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Other

Civil War Era Pattern A 1851 Styled Brass & Silvered Eagle Officer's Belt Buckle
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This brass Civil War era styled belt buckle is unsigned by the maker, but presumed to have been made in the United States in approximately 1851 in the period style. The buckle depict...
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Antique Mid-19th Century American American Colonial Historical Memorabilia

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Silver, Brass

19th Century English Napoleonic War Soldier Original Watercolor in Period Frame
Located in Savannah, GA
Early 19th century English Napoleonic War Soldier oval watercolor nicely executed in a small size with lovely color and detail. The decorative dimensional gold gilt deep wooden frame...
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Antique 1810s English Regency Historical Memorabilia

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Paper, Glass, Giltwood

Freemason Civil War Era Pennant Flag, Hand-Cut and Sewn, 1859-1865
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
This is a Civil War-era triangular banner with hand-sewn Freemason insignia. The banner is constructed of cotton. It has a rich red field, a hand-sewn white insignia on the hoist end...
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Antique 1860s American Historical Memorabilia

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Fabric

21-Star American Flag, Civil War Era, Hand-Sewn Linen, circa 1860
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Presented is an impressive 21-star flag, circa 1860-1865. This is a southern-exclusionary 21-star flag constructed during the period of the American Civil War. The number of stars on...
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Antique 1860s American Historical Memorabilia

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Linen

World War I German Trench Artillery Brass Shell Casing Vase with Repousse Decor
Located in Dallas, TX
Decorate a man's office or a study display shelf with this large antique trench art shell vases from Germany. Made of brass and engraved on the bottom 477 Juni 1917, the tall artille...
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Early 20th Century German Historical Memorabilia

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Brass

U.S. Navy League, "War Clouds Gather!" by Hazel Roberts, Vintage Poster, 1916
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
This propaganda poster was designed by Hazel Roberts (1883-1966) to encourage onlookers to join the U.S. Navy League. The poster was issued in 1916 and features a depiction of a Navy...
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Vintage 1910s American Historical Memorabilia

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Paper

Civil War Union Solider in Full Dress, Sword & Cannon, Union Gutta Percha Case
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Civil War portrait, union solider in landscape in 'Union' Gutta Percha case Rare and unusual, the Ambrotype of a Union solider, in full uniform, with sword, standing next to a canno...
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Antique 19th Century North American High Victorian Historical Memorabilia

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Glass

French Engraved Snake on a Cane or Walking Stick Phoney War, Meuse 1939/1940
Located in Labrit, Landes
Cane carved during the phoney war, France, 1939 A snake is engraved around the stick Poplar The phoney war, is the period of the beginning of the Second World War which lies between ...
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Mid-20th Century French Historical Memorabilia

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Poplar

Antique Civil War Era Leg Brace or Splint with Metal, Brass & Wood Construction
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This antique Civil War era primitive leg brace or splint is unsigned, but presumed to have been made in the United States in circa 1860. The brace is constructed predominately from c...
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Antique Mid-19th Century American Primitive Historical Memorabilia

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Brass, Cut Steel

19th century American Civil War Union Army Officer Framed Portrait Oil on Canvas
Located in Savannah, GA
This stately Union Army officer portrait has been beautifully painted and framed with an oval period wooden frame. Unsigned. Unknown identity of soldier. Sight measurement: 16 inches...
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Antique 1860s American Other Historical Memorabilia

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Canvas, Giltwood, Paint

Vintage Snaffles First World War Print, Wipers, 1915
Located in Oxfordshire, GB
Vintage Snaffles First World War print, wipers. A good Snaffles WWI military print entitled 'Wipers'. The main center color-piece image is mounted onto the printed remarque board. T...
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Vintage 1910s English Sports Equipment and Memorabilia

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Paper

Pair of Original Anti-Vietnam War & Anti-President Nixon Posters on Heavy Paper
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This set of two vintage posters were produced in Vietnam in the early 1970s in protest of the Vietnam War and in particular President Nixon. These colorful posters are done on a thic...
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Vintage 1970s Vietnamese Folk Art Historical Memorabilia

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Paper

36-Star American Flag, Hand-Cut and Sewn, Civil War Era with Rare Pattern
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
This a 36-star medallion American flag, with a magnificent and rare star pattern and campaign connection. 36 stars celebrate the addition of Nevada to the Union and officially flew f...
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Antique 1860s American Historical Memorabilia

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Cotton

18 Star Flag, Civil War Era
Located in Acworth, GA
Rare Civil War 18 star flag ~ Called a Secession, or Sympathy flag Very rare, early Civil War handmade 18 Star Flag which is constructed as a hooked rug. 18 Star flags are very rare...
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Antique 1860s American Folk Art Political and Patriotic Memorabilia

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Cotton

  • 18 Star Flag, Civil War Era
  • 18 Star Flag, Civil War Era
  • 18 Star Flag, Civil War Era
  • 18 Star Flag, Civil War Era
H 39 in. W 53 in. D 1 in.
36 Star Civil War Era Flag, circa 1864
Located in Acworth, GA
Authentic antique 36 star flag. This flag would be considered a parade flag of the day and would have been attached to a wood stick. The flag is made of a starched cotton fabric and ...
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Antique 1860s American American Classical Political and Patriotic Memora...

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Cotton

Mid-19th Century Civil War Era Ballot Box
Located in Woodbury, CT
Civil War-era oak cannon-shaped voting or ballot box raised on four ball feet with nine white and fourteen black counters. The term ballot is derived from the Italian ballotta, meani...
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Antique 1860s American Political and Patriotic Memorabilia

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Oak

  • Mid-19th Century Civil War Era Ballot Box
  • Mid-19th Century Civil War Era Ballot Box
  • Mid-19th Century Civil War Era Ballot Box
  • Mid-19th Century Civil War Era Ballot Box
H 8.25 in. W 15.75 in. D 5.5 in.
Civil War Original Broadsheet USS Niagara Nautical Folk Art
Located in Palm City, FL
Presented is an extremely rare, original print, of a brief abstract, referred to as an Epitome or broadsheet of the U.S. Frigate NIAGARA on her cruise in European waters during the C...
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Antique 19th Century British Political and Patriotic Memorabilia

34-Star Civil War Flag with “Halo” Star Pattern
Located in Acworth, GA
34 Star Civil War Flag with “Halo” Star Pattern, antique Rare 34 Star Flag from the Civil War. The flag is made of fine linen cloth. Printed by press stenciling. It was originall...
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Antique 1860s American Political and Patriotic Memorabilia

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Linen

36 Star Patriotic Textile, Civil War Era, Kerchief Civil War
Located in Acworth, GA
Rare 36 star Presidential Campaign textile for Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War. For his 2nd election. Made of Fine silk with delicate Fine stitching as seen in the photos. Beaut...
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Antique 1860s American American Classical Historical Memorabilia

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Silk

Civil War 36 Star Needlepoint
Located in Acworth, GA
Hard to find Civil War needlepoint of a 36 star flag, circa 1864. Very delicate and intricate stitching. It could be defined as a Bible flag. It is 3.5" x 5" good color and nice cond...
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Antique 1860s American American Colonial Historical Memorabilia

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Wool

  • Civil War 36 Star Needlepoint
  • Civil War 36 Star Needlepoint
  • Civil War 36 Star Needlepoint
  • Civil War 36 Star Needlepoint
H 15 in. W 16 in. D 1 in.
English Civil War Parliamentary Helmet
Located in New York, NY
English, circa 1640's Roundhead (Parliamentary) helmet. Made of mill-rolled steel and riveted construction. It has a 'lobster tail' articulated neck guard and adjustable nasal guard ...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier English Historical Memorabilia

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Steel

Civil War Officers Reunion Ribbon & Insignia
Located in Acworth, GA
Civil War Officers Reunion Ribbon & Insignia. All original. At civil war veterans reunions held from around 1875 to about 1920. This is typical of civil war what was made and use...
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Antique Late 19th Century American American Classical Historical Memorab...

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Metal

Blueprint for Civil War Monument, Alabama
By United Daughters of the Confederacy
Located in Acworth, GA
Blueprint copy of the original 1948 blueprint for the Ulysses S, Grant statue at the Vicksburg MS National Military Park. The monument was organized by the United Daughters of the Co...
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Vintage 1940s American American Classical Historical Memorabilia

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Paper

Rare 7 Star Civil War Era Flag
Located in Acworth, GA
Early Civil War parade flag with seven stars. The seven signifies the first seven states to seceded from the Union. They also made these with eight stars and nine stars as more state...
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Antique 1860s American American Classical Historical Memorabilia

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Linen

  • Rare 7 Star Civil War Era Flag
  • Rare 7 Star Civil War Era Flag
  • Rare 7 Star Civil War Era Flag
  • Rare 7 Star Civil War Era Flag
H 18 in. W 18 in. D 1.5 in.
48 Star WWII War Era Flag
Located in Acworth, GA
48 Star WWII War era flag...On the original stick. Printed cotton. Frame 24 x 20 Museum framing with UV acrylic #9637 Historical Americana.
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Vintage 1940s American American Classical Historical Memorabilia

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Cotton

  • 48 Star WWII War Era Flag
  • 48 Star WWII War Era Flag
  • 48 Star WWII War Era Flag
  • 48 Star WWII War Era Flag
H 24 in. W 20 in. D 1.5 in.
World War 2 German Emil Busch Binocular
Located in Aspen, CO
These Emil Busch binoculars, circa 1940s, were originally produced for the German forces. The 45 degree angle is one of the most comfortable angles to help an observer sustain for ex...
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Vintage 1940s German Expressionist Historical Memorabilia

  • World War 2 German Emil Busch Binocular
  • World War 2 German Emil Busch Binocular
  • World War 2 German Emil Busch Binocular
  • World War 2 German Emil Busch Binocular
H 57 in. W 32 in. D 15 in.
Antique Civil War Officers Saddle Blanket, Rare
Located in Acworth, GA
Civil War officers saddle blanket, circa 1860-1865 This wonderful and extremely rare Civil War period shabraque, or saddle blanket, pad is made for either a McClellan or Whitman t...
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Antique 1860s American American Classical Historical Memorabilia

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Wool

Rare "Republic of Texas" War Veteran Ribbon
Located in Acworth, GA
The war between Texas and Mexico to create the Republic of Texas was in 1836. Texas became its own Independent country from 1836-1845 with its own congress and elected Presidents. Th...
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Antique 1890s American American Classical Historical Memorabilia

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Silk

World War II Hamilton Model 23 Chronograph, 1943
By Hamilton
Located in Houston, TX
During World War II, Hamilton Watch Company (founded in 1892) increased their production of several models of chronometers to meet the US Armed Forces (particularly the US Navy's) ne...
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Vintage 1940s American Historical Memorabilia

Antique 36 Star Civil War Flag, circa 1864
Located in Acworth, GA
Authentic antique 36 star civil war flag, circa 1864. Abraham Lincoln was president when this flag was made and used. Made of starched linen. The red has turned to a wonderful chroma...
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Antique 1860s American American Classical Historical Memorabilia

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Linen

Hand-Sewn 36 Star Civil War Flag, Masterpiece
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Acworth, GA
Exceedingly Rare 36 Star Civil War “National Colors” Flag A“Generals Guide” Flag Made by Tiffany & Company. Tiffany contracted with the US Army to make regimental, Guidons, ...
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Antique 1860s American American Classical Historical Memorabilia

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Silk

Authentic Antique 34 Star Flag, Civil War, circa 1861
Located in Acworth, GA
Authentic antique 34 star flag, civil war, circa 1861. Very rare star pattern: the first vertical row the stars is straight. The second and fourth vertical rows the stars curve in to...
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Antique 1860s American American Classical Historical Memorabilia

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Linen

World War II German 10 x 80 Binoculars by Schneider
Located in Aspen, CO
These binoculars, circa early 1940s, were originally produced by Schneider in Kreuznach, Germany. Founded in Bad Kreuznach by Joseph Schneider in 1913, Schneider optics became one of...
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Vintage 1940s European Expressionist Historical Memorabilia

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