Scrimshaw, or decorated whale's tooth, enscribed with a scene from Harper's Weekly depicting the sinking of the CSS Alabama by the USS Kearsage. The battle took place on June 19, 1864 in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Cherbourg, France.
Lefaucheux/Lafacheux show pistol, civilian model, post-Civil War period. Has the name John Olson stamped on the barrel, along with what appears to be 2 royal crowns and "U" on the cylinder. French-designed but manufactured in Belgium and France.
Two-barrelled revolver (pistol & short-barrel shotgun) used by Confederates and made in Paris, France. Ramrod intact. "1781 LM" incised in plate. "Col LeMat Bte S.G.D.G [French abbreviation for Brevet rank] Paris" incised on top of octagonal barrel.
Civil War era field glasses made in Paris, France. The following markings are visible on the field glasses: Vendome, Paris; Day & Night; Signal Glass. The item may have been issued to the signal specialist working for Union forces.
Gold pocket watch, serial no. 6047, manufactured by Francois Dubois & Co. The face is engraved with a town landscape. A harbor scene and a dog are engraved on the back and inside cover, respectively. According to family legend, Nathaniel Scott,...