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Militaria

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Mother of Pearl Pocket Memo
$225.00
19th Century. Normally, has bone covers. 1st I've seen with M.O.P. German Silver clasp & pivot. Inside: 6 bone pages marked Monday-Saturday (never Sunday). Owner could pencil memos on "pages". 1 1/8" x 2 1/2. NO chips. (Cat. #17211)
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Cannon Inkwell
$195.00
The body is solid rosewood. Opening in top for a glass ink well (missing). Brass pierce work covers top & sides of barrel. A brass flat circle in muzzle marked "Patent (a crown) Ordance Ink-Stand". 
Top quality. 4 1/2" L. (Cat. #15810)
Sale: Was $325.00
$245.00, now $195.00
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Civil War Officer's Camp Chair
$185.00
Folds flat for traveling. Crazed varnish (from storage heat). No breaks in wood or material. Green carpet seat. Ready for display. Solid. 31" h. x 15 1/2" w. x 16 1/2" d. 
(Cat. #16239)
Folds flat for traveling. Crazed varnish (from storage heat). No breaks in wood or material. Green carpet seat. Ready for display. Solid. 31" h. x 15 1/2" w. x 16 1/2" d. 
(Cat. #16239) Sale: Was $225.00, now $185.00
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Two U.S. Army Sweetheart Pins
$34.00
For soldier's loved ones. a. USA sterling bar pin. Suspended: Lt. Col. silver leaf.  b. Gold plated sterling USA bar pin. Suspended: Capt. bars. (Cat. #12133) Sale: Was $40.00, now $34.00 pair
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Civil War Officer's Chair
$170.00
Folding type used in campsites. Dark mahogany finish has edge wear & rippling. Mustard color carpet seat, 4 point star motif. 4 wear areas but not broken. NO breaks in wood either. 31" h. x 16" w. x 15" d. 
(Cat. #16243)
Folding type used in campsites. Dark mahogany finish has edge wear & rippling. Mustard color carpet seat, 4 point star motif. 4 wear areas but not broken. NO breaks in wood either. 
31" h. x 16" w. x 15" d. (Cat. #16243) Sale: Was $210.00, now $170.00
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Wild West Military Pennant
$250.00
White text on red pennant. Cowboy & bronc in brown. "91st 'Wild West' Div." Much info goes with this item. Organized at Ft. Lewis, WA in 1917. Most members were from Western states. Fought many battles in WWl/WWll. A few nips but no holes. 33" L. (Cat. #17014)
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Corps Marked Civil War Drumsticks
$270.00
Hardwood sticks appear to be walnut. 17" l. with acorn shaped tips that have an early type taper. Head of each stick has a red inlaid 5th Corps cross. Out of a country Maine estate sale. Ex Gunsight Antiques, a CW dealer 
(Cat. #16201)
Hardwood sticks appear to be walnut. 17" l. with acorn shaped tips that have an early type taper. Head of each stick has a red inlaid 5th Corps cross. Out of a country Maine estate sale. Ex Gunsight Antiques, a CW dealer (Cat. #16201) Sale: Was $350.00, now $270.00
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Civil War Drum Beater
$80.00
13" turned maple beater has a bulbous end. Used by base drummers in CW marching bands. A type seen in Gettysburg museum & shown in CW musical instrument book. Ex Gunsight Antiques, a CW dealer 
(Cat. #16187)
13" turned maple beater has a bulbous end. Used by base drummers in CW marching bands. A type seen in Gettysburg museum & shown in CW musical instrument book. 
Ex Gunsight Antiques, a CW dealer (Cat. #16187)
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4 Marksman & Sharpshooter Medals
$49.99

Sharpshooter: a. Rifle bar. b. sharpshooter & carbine bars.  c. rifle, sub machine, carbine, hand grenade bars.  d. Marksman: Rifle & carbine bar. Two of the medals & five bars marked "sterling" (Cat. #12125)
Sale: Was $64.00, now $49.00 lot

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ID'd Sterling Military Bracelet
$39.00
Wings applied to cover. Inside is engraved name & serial #. Chain but no clasp. Body is 1 1/2" x 9/16". Patent & "Locketag" on back (Cat. #12115)
Sale: Was $55.00, now $39.00
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Military Motif Sweetheart Bracelet
$34.00

Pilot wings on ID section, engraved "Millie Kerr". Small links, 7" long w/ clasps. Gold plated. Small size (Cat. #12121) Sale: $45.00, now $34.00

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U.S. Cartridge Box Plate
$190.00
Oval plate, large "US" centered. Dark patina, corrosion on outer rim only. Back: Pits in lead & rust on both attachment loops, but complete. 3 3/8" x 2 1/8". Better than described 
(Cat. #16117)
Oval plate, large "US" centered. Dark patina, corrosion on outer rim only. Back: Pits in lead & rust on both attachment loops, but complete. 3 3/8" x 2 1/8". Better than described 
(Cat. #16117) Sale: Was $250.00, now $190.00
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1840 Heavy Cavalry Saber
$295.00
Called a "wristbreaker" due to its weight & size. Natural brass hilt, all grip leather but wire is gone. Thick, 36" imported gray blade marked "C&J" on ricasso. NO heavy pit. No scabbard. 
A good "wallhanger" (Cat. #11937)
Sale: Was $395.00,
$340.00 now $295.00
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Collins #1005 Bolo & Scabbard
$145.00
Type carried in the Philippines & WWI. 2nd variant: wooden handle, no ferrule between it & blade. 20"+ long. The blade was roughly finished at factory. "No 1005" & part of maker's name & city. Resharpened. 
Exc. cond. leather scabbard has brass throat & tip. (Cat. #12068)
 Sale: Was $190.00,
$160.00 now $145.00
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Minty Collins Machete & Scabbard
$140.00
Horn grips, bright blade has original polish. Sharpened once. Marked "Collins & Co./ Hartford/ Acero Fino/ Calidad/ Garantizada/ / Legitimus/ No. 28" & their logo. 26" L. Stamped scabbard has embossed design, co. logo. Worn thru at tip.
(Cat. #13208) Sale: Was $170.00, now $140.00
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Brass Kepi Wall/Desk Clock
$220.00
Resembles military kepi headgear. A paper labeled clock by " New Haven" rests in the hat's crown. (remove when setting clock). Exc., 4" x 2 3/4" x 2" H. Probably needs attention to clock works.
(Cat. #15628) Sale: Was $395.00, $290.00 now $220.00
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Custer Sheet Music
$95.00
Color cover: a bust of Custer & marching soldiers. "Camp Custer March-One-Step". 6 pages. 2 small edge cuts. Issued 1917. 
(Cat. #13615) Sale: Was $120.00, now $95.00
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PA WW I Fob
$45.00
Scalloped edges. Detailed eagle in flight clutching a shield & a riband. Back: "Presented to (blank) By the citizens of Kutztown in recognition of his part in the World War". Bronzed finish, like new. C.1920. Newer strap (Cat. #14794)
Sale: Was $70.00, now $45.00
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Presented WWI PA Fob
$90.00
Fob has Seated Liberty amid "Victory, 1917-1918". Back: "Presented to Roberty D. Nounemacher (name engraved), By The Citizens of Allentown (PA) and Lehigh County...his part in the World War". Newer strap (Cat. #14827) Sale: Was $125.00, now $90.00
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Adm. Dewey Photo Album
$210.00
Impressive indeed! The front cover is a full blown celluloid image of Dewey in his Naval jacket. The borders are U.S. Flags & shields. No breaks in main image, a small cracked area in left side. A fancy metal clasp & hook. Wear and fading to the cloth spine & back of album. 20 cabinet images of an unknown family inside. Most images from Wis. Not a mint album but Dewey, the focal point, is in excellent condition.
(Cat. #14454) Sale: Was $350.00 $240.00, now $210.00
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WWII Stationary Set
$45.00
Patriotic sleeve, 10 envelopes & 10 note pages. Sleeve & envs. have war mottos. All have "V' logos denoting Victory! Just as they were put away 65 years ago. 
(Cat. #16693)