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Oval Engraved Butter Dish, English Silver Plate - Circa 1860

Oval Engraved Butter Dish, English Silver Plate – Circa 1860

Dimensions: 8.5″ x 6.25″ x 5.75″. This vintage item has been shined and is in pristine condition. 23 more words

On this day: Mississippi Secedes

To this day, Mississippi’s state¬†flag retains Confederate imagery.

On the 9th of January, 1861, Mississippi followed the direction of South Carolina to become the second state to secede from the Union in the American Civil War. 66 more words

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Andover in the Civil War

The Spirit and Sacrifice of a New England Town

They departed Boston in August 1861 to a cheering crowd and the tune of “John Brown’s Body.” Though some of these Andover soldiers would not “see the elephant” (gaining experience in of the world though war) until¬†two years later, more than a quarter of them would never return to their beloved hometown. 391 more words

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Round Entree Dish, English Silver Plate - Circa 1860

Round Entree Dish, English Silver Plate – Circa 1860

This vintage item has been shined and is in pristine condition. Dimensions: 7″ x 4″. The time period attributed to this antique has been determined by an expert examination of its markings, design, style, engraving and… 7 more words

English Hand Engraved Pint Tankard With Glass Bottom - Circa 1860

English Hand Engraved Pint Tankard With Glass Bottom – Circa 1860

It is a great example of silver craftsmanship at its finest during the Victorian Era. 20 more words

Ribbed Pint English Tankard, Silver Plate - Circa 1860

Ribbed Pint English Tankard, Silver Plate – Circa 1860

Designed to grace the finest tables in Britain, this hard-to-find treasure is in perfect shape – no cracks, chips, nicks. 20 more words

Antique Mitchell Map of Texas - 1860

Antique Mitchell Map of Texas – 1860

Samuel August Mitchell Sr. (1792-1868) was a leading map publisher in the 1800s. Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. took over publication of Mitchell’s important « Universal Atlas » in 1850, and continued to produce updated…